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Barcelona right-back Martin Montoya has once again been linked with a move to Liverpool, and Jack Lusby asks whether he is the solution this summer.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 3, 2013: Liverpool fans protest against high ticket prices with a banner '£nough is £nough [Enough is Enough]' during the Premiership match against Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With the UK General Election taking place on Thursday, Jeff Goulding explains why it's time to consider the politics of football - and why...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 18, 2014: Liverpool's owner John W. Henry, wife Linda Pizzuti and co-owner and NESV Chairman Tom Werner before the Premiership match against Aston Villa at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Andrew Ronan sees this summer as being a crucial one - perhaps the last throw of the last dice - if Liverpool are to...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 19, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the FA Cup Semi-Final match against Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Danny Gallagher backs the boss and says we should wait until after next season to review Brendan Rodgers' position as Liverpool manager, not convinced...
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After Liverpool were linked with a move for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Heung-Min Son, Jack Lusby outlines why the South Korean should be a prime target.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Monday, August 25, 2014: Liverpool's Glen Johnson injured during the Premier League match against Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

On the eve of his departure, Aaron Cutler reflects on the Liverpool career of Glen Johnson and asks how a once top player became a target for the boo boys.

As Liverpool U21s ran out 2-1 winners over Leicester City U21s on Monday, Jack Lusby shines the spotlight on five potential first-team hopefuls.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 2, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Queens Park Rangers during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool earned a valuable three points with a 2-1 win over QPR, Jeff Goulding offers his unique view of events, with much praise for Steven Gerrard.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 2, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring the winning second goal against Queens Park Rangers during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s 2-1 victory over QPR in the Premier League, Jack Lusby selects five talking points from an invaluable Reds win.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 2, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring the winning second goal against Queens Park Rangers during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Goals from Philippe Coutinho and Steven Gerrard earned Liverpool a late 2-1 victory over QPR at Anfield on Saturday, but how did each individual...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 22, 2015: Posters of Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge, captain Steven Gerrard and Philippe Coutinho Correia in front of the Paisley Gates pictured before the Premier League match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

There's a lot of questions on the minds of Liverpool supporters right now - about the owners, the manager, the structure of the club,...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 19, 2014: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling in action against Queens Park Rangers' Yun Suk-Young during the Premier League match at Loftus Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool return to Anfield on Saturday when they take on relegation battlers Queens Park Rangers. Ben Twelves discusses the Reds’ potential team selection ahead...
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Brendan Rodgers is coming under increasing pressure to be sacked this summer, but Reds supporters should look no further than potential replacement Jurgen Klopp...

With Villarreal’s on-loan Real Madrid winger Denis Cheryshev linked with a move to Liverpool this week, Jack Lusby measures whether his talent is worth it.
MADRID, SPAIN - Tuesday, November 4, 2014: Liverpool's Kolo Toure in action against Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following the announcement of Liverpool’s ten-strong shortlist for Performance of the Season, Jack Lusby ranks his top five. Who wins out?
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, September 15, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Dejan Lovren during a press conference at Anfield ahead of their opening UEFA Champions League Group B match against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Josh Sexton recalls Brendan Rodgers' three envelopes stunt and picks who he would have in them this season. Back in 2012, the fly-on-the-wall 'Being: Liverpool'...
WIDNES, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 26, 2015: Liverpool players before the FA Women's Super League match against Manchester City at the Halton Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool Ladies returned to winning ways in April, beating both Birmingham City and Manchester City in 2-1 home victories either side of a 1-0...
MADRID, SPAIN - Tuesday, November 4, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the UEFA Champions League Group B match against Real Madrid at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Neil Poole provides his We Are Liverpool fanzine editorial, as he addresses where this season (and last summer) has gone wrong. This time last season...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 31, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With pressure increasing on Brendan Rodgers as the Reds’ poor form continues, Ben Twelves takes a look at what the Liverpool owners could do...
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers is coming under increasing pressure as Liverpool manager following his side's 1-0 defeat to Hull City on Tuesday, and a past quote...
KINGSTON-UPON-HULL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, April 28, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers shouts orders from the touchline against Hull City during the Premier League match at the KC Stadium. (Pic by Gareth Jones/Propaganda)

Following the Reds’ abysmal 1-0 defeat against Steve Bruce’s Tigers, Ben Twelves picks a number of discussion points from a terrible evening at the...
KINGSTON-UPON-HULL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, April 28, 2015: Empty seats as Liverpool supporters boycott the game to protest at high ticket prices during the Premier League match against Hull City at the KC Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool fell to a miserable 1-0 loss away to Hull City in the Premier League on Tuesday night, Jack Lusby provides his player...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Friday, April 17, 2015: Liverpool's Samid Yesil celebrates scoring the third goal, his second, against Tottenham Hotspur during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With social media rife with speculation that Samed Yesil will start for Liverpool vs. Hull City on Tuesday night, Jack Lusby provides the lowdown...
WIGAN, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 2, 2013: Liverpool supporters protest against high ticket prices before the Premiership match against Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool supporters groups are boycotting Tuesday night's game at the KC Stadium. Jack Lusby explains why it's the right thing to do and why more clubs' fans must take action too.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 25, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Hull City's manager Steve Bruce during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool take on Hull City on Tuesday evening as they play their game in hand over top four rivals at the KC...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 19, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the FA Cup Semi-Final match against Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Si Steers assesses the structure of Liverpool FC, why managing the Reds demands sustained success, and adds to the calls for a Sporting Director. Let’s...
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers' tactical indecision has become increasingly evident in these last few weeks and the Liverpool manager must have a definite first-choice formation before...
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after missing a late chance against West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool failed to bounce back to winning ways on Saturday as they were held to a 0-0 draw at West Bromwich Albion in a game which will probably go down as one of the worst viewing spectacles of the season.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's vice-captain Jordan Henderson and captain Steven Gerrard in action against West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool's soulless 0-0 draw with West Brom on Saturday, Henry Jackson assesses each Reds performer on the day. West Brom 0-0 Liverpool Premier League –...
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Friday, July 26, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Managing Director Ian Ayre during a press conference at the Plaza Athenee Hotel ahead of their preseason friendly match against Thailand. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's transfer strategy has been the subject of much debate this week. Mark Pearson explains why we blew a huge opportunity last summer.