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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, August 27, 2013: Liverpool's Aly Cissokho in action against Notts County during the Football League Cup 2nd Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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With the January transfer window fast approaching, Brendan Rodgers and his transfer committee will surely have assessed every angle available to them to add...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 19, 2013: Liverpool's Glen Johnson during the final Premiership match of the 2012/13 season against Queens Park Rangers at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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The 29-year-old right-back has been a shadow of his former self in recent weeks, and Henry Jackson (@OnFootballTweet) takes a look at the worrying...

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Brendan Rodgers' already thin squad suffered two further injuries in the defeat at Chelsea on Sunday, Joe Allen coming off with half an hour...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 1, 2009: Liverpool's Jamie Carragher and Chelsea's Nicolas Anelka during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Mandatory credit: David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Liverpool and Chelsea have had some wonderful tussles over the years, whether it be in the Premier League or domestic and European cup competitions....
DUBLIN, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND - Friday, August 9, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a press conference at Mansion House ahead of the preseason friendly match against Glasgow Celtic. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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With Luis Suarez's contract secured, manager Brendan Rodgers is likely to follow him soon in extending his deal at Anfield. Tom McMahon explains why...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Boxing Day Thursday, December 26, 2013: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected as Manchester City score the second goal to make the score 2-1 during the Premiership match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Matt Marchese gives the North American perspective on the Reds, reflecting on Liverpool's defeat at Manchester City, realising that the Reds, despite defeat are...
CARDIFF, WALES - SUNDAY, AUGUST 13th, 2006: Liverpool's Boudewijn Zenden celerates after beating Chelsea during the Community Shield match at the Millennium Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Ahead of this Sunday's meeting at Stamford Bridge, Henry Jackson (@OnFootballTweet) takes a look at the five best players to have played for both...

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The last 12 months have seen Jordan Henderson go from improving youngster to key player under Brendan Rodgers. Henry Jackson (@OnFootballTweet) takes a took...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 2, 2013: Liverpool's Jon Flanagan in action against Arsenal during the Premiership match at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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With news that Jon Flanagan will be out for several weeks with a hamstring injury, Jack Lusby analyses at how much Liverpool will miss...
Liverpool, England - Wednesday, November 27th, 1996: Liverpool's Robbie Fowler in action during the 4-2 victory over Arsenal during the 4th Round of the League Cup at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Aaron Cutler profiles one of Liverpool’s all-time greats, God himself. Every kid needs a hero, someone to inspire, imitate and idolise. For myself and thousands...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 3, 2013: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring the second goal against Manchester City during the Premiership match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Liverpool FC face a daunting trip to the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day, but they will be buoyed by some excellent results there over...
DUBLIN, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND - Friday, August 9, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a press conference at Mansion House ahead of the preseason friendly match against Glasgow Celtic. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Jack Lusby looks ahead to the January transfer window and the areas of Liverpool's team that need to be reinforced if they are to...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 21, 2013: Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring the first goal against Cardiff City during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Kopites everywhere were given an early Christmas present last Friday when Luis Suárez signed a new contract, which will keep him at Anfield until...
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 27, 2008: Manchester City's Daniel Sturridge on his debut during the FA Cup 4th Round match against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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There have been a number of top players who have represented both clubs during their illustrious careers, and Henry Jackson (@OnFootballTweet) picks his top...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, August 27, 2013: Liverpool's Aly Cissokho in action against Notts County during the Football League Cup 2nd Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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With Aly Cissokho becoming somewhat of a forgotten man at Anfield, Ben Twelves discusses the on-loan defender's future on Merseyside. Since arriving at Anfield...

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This is the final part of my look at the Liverpool academy. Thanks to all those that took time to read it and those...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 21, 2013: Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring the first goal against Cardiff City during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Following the exceptional 5-0 win over Spurs last weekend, a home fixture against Cardiff City was approached with a sense of great optimism, along...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 26, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premiership match against West Bromwich Albion at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Liverpool fans got used to hearing Rafa Benitez stress the importance of controlling the game and the early days under Brendan Rodgers saw him...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 1, 2013: Liverpool's Daniel Agger in action against Manchester United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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With Daniel Agger losing his place in Liverpool's defence this season, and Rodgers building for the future, is there a fair argument for the...
05.12.2012, Stadio Friuli, Udine, ITA, UEFA EL, Udinese Calcio vs FC Liverpool, Gruppe A, Training, FC Liverpool, im Bild Brendan Rodgers (Trainer, Liverpool FC), Luis Suarez (# 07, Liverpool FC) // Brendan Rodgers (Trainer, Liverpool FC), Luis Suarez (# 07, Liverpool FC) during Training of Liverpool FC before the UEFA Europa League group A match between Udinese Calcio and Liverpool FC at the Stadio Friuli, Udinese, Italy on 2012/12/05. EXPA Pictures © 2012, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ Juergen Feichter

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Reports in recent weeks have suggested that Liverpool are set to leave new contracts under the Christmas tree for both Brendan Rodgers and Luis...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MONDAY, JANUARY 30th, 2006: Liverpool's new signing Robbie Fowler with manager Rafael Benitez at Anfield following his free transfer from Manchester City back to his home town club. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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The January transfer window has seen some terrific players sign for the Reds over the years, and Henry Jackson picks his top 5. Do...

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PJ Vaughn brings you part two of his assessment of Liverpool's youth academy, this time focusing on the current set up and any problems...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 15, 2013: Liverpool's captain Luis Suarez in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premiership match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Neil Collins reflects on Liverpool's rampant victory at Tottenham on Sunday and says there's lots of reasons to be optimistic over the busy Christmas...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 15, 2013: Liverpool's Jon Flanagan celebrates scoring the third goal against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premiership match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Adam Griffies (@whatahitsonlfc) responds to Sunday's victory over Tottenham with glee as Liverpool go from strength to strength. Sunday was real. Everything that happened, did...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 15, 2013: Liverpool's captain Luis Suarez celebrates scoring the first goal against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premiership match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Kopology dissects Liverpool's fantastic performance to sink Tottenham on Sunday and poses the whispered question about Steven Gerrard. Liverpool and Tottenham were two clubs in...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 15, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Tottenham Hotspur's manager Andre Villas-Boas during the Premiership match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Jack Lusby explains how Brendan Rodgers got Liverpool's trip to Tottenham on Sunday tactically spot on, and calls for optimistic caution going forward. Following Liverpool’s...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 15, 2013: Liverpool's players applaud the travelling supporters after the 5-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur during the Premiership match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Brendan Rodgers' side produced an unforgettable display at White Hart Lane on Sunday, getting to within two points of Arsenal at the top of...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 7, 2013: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, captaining the club for the 300th time, shakes hands with West Ham United players before the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Craig Rimmer looks at the remarkable progress of Liverpool as they prepare to enter a "mini-season" over the festive period. It is mid-December and Liverpool...
HULL, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 1, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premiership match against Hull City at the KC Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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As Liverpool FC enter a decisive Christmas period, Aaron Cutler reflects on the team's progress and what may be holding them back. The modern manager...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 3, 2013: Liverpool's Daniel Agger in action against Olympiakos CFP during a preseason friendly match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Rebecca Parry looks at the decline in action of Liverpool's Daniel Agger this season. Although having rumoured niggling injuries and fitness test stumbling blocks, Vice...