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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...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 10, 2011: Liverpool supporters in festive Santa hats during the Premiership match against Queens Park Rangers at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Kopites have got some tasty festive fixtures to get their teeth into as a complement to the Christmas turkey. Up to this point, Liverpool supporters...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, August 27, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Football League Cup 2nd Round match against Notts County at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Liverpool play the first of five games in eighteen days when they visit White Hart Lane on Sunday with question marks over the team...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Wednesday, November 28, 2012: Liverpool's Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premiership match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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The Reds visit Spurs on Sunday, hoping to pick up all three points there for the first time since 11th May 2008. Henry Jackson...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Wednesday, November 28, 2012: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling in action against Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen during the Premiership match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Liverpool face a tough test of their ambitions with the trip to White Hart Lane this weekend - having lost the last 5 meetings...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, November 24, 2013: Tottenham Hotspur's goalkeeper Hugo Lloris in action against Manchester City during the Premiership match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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The Reds travel to White Hart Lane to face Tottenham on Sunday, in a vital clash for both in their quest for Champions League...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 7, 2013: Liverpool's Joe Allen in action against West Ham United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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There's seemingly a simple formula for the 'average' football fan - hear something on TV, believe it as gospel and repeat it ad nauseum. That's...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 7, 2013: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard pulls up injured against West Ham United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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With Steven Gerrard’s hamstring injury ruling him out for up to six weeks, Jack Lusby looks at three possible solutions for Brendan Rodgers in...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 5, 2003: Liverpool's manager Ge?rard Houllier walks out to face Manchester United during the Premiership match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Monday marked 12 years since Gerard Houllier's Liverpool side were named Team of the Year at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards....
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 7, 2013: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard pulls up injured against West Ham United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Steven Gerrard's absence for the rest of 2013 is a major blow for the Reds, and while some fans have been quick to criticise...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 7, 2013: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling in action against West Ham United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Jack Lusby looks at the progress of Raheem Sterling's career at Liverpool, urging fans and media to remember that he is only 19-year-sold. Since his...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 7, 2013: Liverpool's Jordan Henderson in action against West Ham United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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The east London club visit Anfield on Saturday, and Henry Jackson looks back at how the last five contests between the two sides have...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 4, 2013: Liverpool's Luis Suarez gets a standing ovation from the supporters after his four goals helped seal a 5-1 victory against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Joseph Copeland on the immense talent of Luis Suarez and where his sizzling form leaves Liverpool. The Liverpool gravy train was beginning to wobble. First,...
OLDHAM, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 27, 2013: Liverpool's captain new signing Daniel Sturridge and Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz in action against Oldham Athletic during the FA Cup 4th Round match at Boundary Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Daniel Sturridge's injury has rocked Liverpool's season, with the 24-year-old ruled out until the end of January. With a lack of top quality players...
SWANSEA, WALES - Monday, September 16, 2013: Liverpool's Victor Moses celebrates scoring the second goal against Swansea City, on his debut, with manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premiership match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Liverpool have brought in two players on loan but two who they have out on loan would surely have been better options at the...
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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It's said that a person’s bookshelf can often be a window into the owner’s mind; showcasing their loves, politics, ambitions, philosophies and identity. Books reflect...

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PJ Vaughn looks at previous restructuring of Liverpool's youth academy and discusses whether the clubs' latest changes are a new vision for success. The sackings...
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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A dismal performance last time out is likely to see Brendan Rodgers ring the changes for the visit of Norwich City. Ben Twelves explores the potential...

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Steven Speed, author of the Liverpool book 'Ex-Reds Remembered', recalls the enigmatic Czech forward who won the European Cup in Istanbul. Milan Baros was...