Academy

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2009: Liverpool players warm-up before the FA Premier Academy League match against Manchester City at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool stumbled past Middlesbrough in the League Cup on Tuesday night, but among the positives was the debut of Jordan Williams - who replaced...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2009: Liverpool players warm-up before the FA Premier Academy League match against Manchester City at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With the Liverpool Academy undergoing a thorough overhaul, Jack Lusby takes a look at the changes within the club’s set-up. Earlier this month, the pieces...
ANFIELD, ENGLAND - Friday, May 2, 2014: Liverpool's reserve team head coach Alex Inglethorpe looks dejected as he see his side lose 1-0 to Manchester United during the Under 21 FA Premier League Semi-Final match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool have reshaped their youth system, promoting under-21s manager Alex Inglethorpe to academy director. The reshuffle takes place following former academy director Frank McParland and...

Neil Poole is encouraged by the potential of Liverpool’s latest batch of up-and-coming youngsters. However, he explains how the pedestals built for such blossoming...
Jordan Rossiter of Liverpool poses with award during the Liverpool FC 2014 Players' Awards Dinner on May 6, 2014 in Liverpool, England.

Midfielder Jordan Rossiter collected Liverpool's academy player of the year award at the club's 2014 awards dinner on Tuesday night. We spoke to the...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2009: Liverpool players warm-up before the FA Premier Academy League match against Manchester City at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After reports last week that Liverpool are interested in West Brom starlet Tyler Roberts, Scott Taylor gives you the lowdown on the teenager. After hearing...

Liverpool Under 17s have just finished competing in the 2014 Aegon Future Cup, Scott Taylor (@ScottTaylorUK) reviews the tournament from a Liverpool perspective and...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, March 7, 2014: Liverpool's Jack Dunn [R} celebrates scoring the second goal against West Ham United during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at the Rush Green Stadium. (Pic by Nicky Hayes/Propaganda)

Liverpool under 21s moved a step closer to qualifying for the end of season play-offs with a hard fought 1-0 win away at Chelsea...

For many of you that watched Liverpool Under 21s recent 2-1 defeat to Fulham, you will have noticed that neither Yusuf Mersin or Ryan...
READING, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 12, 2014: Liverpool's players look dejected after losing 5-4 on penalties after a 4-4 draw against Reading during the FA Youth Cup Quarter-Final match at the Madejski Stadium. Jordan Rossiter, Harry Wilson, Daniel Trickett-Smith, Daniel Cleary, Jordan Williams, Sergi Canos, Sheyi Ojo (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool have bowed out of the FA Youth Cup after losing on penalties to Reading at the Madejski Stadium - the quarter final had...

Liverpool's under 18s progressed to the quarter-finals of the FA Youth Cup with a 2-0 victory against Watford at Vicarage Road on Wednesday evening. Promising...
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Friday, July 19, 2013: Liverpool supporters during a training session ahead of the club's preseason match against an Indonesian XI at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's under 17s drew an incredible crowd of 35,000 as they beat Frenz United at Sultan Agung Stadium in Indonesia on Wednesday. The famous kopites...

This is the final part of my look at the Liverpool academy. Thanks to all those that took time to read it and those...
BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 18, 2013: Liverpool's Jordon Ibe celebrates scoring the first goal against Blackpool during the FA Youth Cup 3rd Round match at Bloomfield Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jordon Ibe scored a superb solo goal as Liverpool beat Blackpool in the FA Youth Cup at Bloomfield Road on Wednesday night. The match, which...

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...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, August 17, 2011: Liverpool's director of academy and player development Frank McParland watches his side take on Sporting Clube de Portugal during the first NextGen Series Group 2 match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Frank McParland, who was sacked by Liverpool Football Club last month, has been appointed the Sporting Director of Brentford, it was confirmed on Wednesday. McParland...

Liverpool have taken 17 year old Joaquín Fernández on a 10-day trial from La Liga side Almeria, Scott Taylor provides the lowdown on the...

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...
ST HELENS, ENGLAND - Monday, October 7, 2013: Liverpool's Samed Yesil in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at Langtree Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool under 21s saw off Aston Villa courtesy of goals from forwards Michael Ngoo and Samed Yesil on Monday night, but it was the...
KIRKBY, LIVERPOOL - Tuesday, April 23, 2013: Liverpool Football Club's Ryan McLaughlin photographed at the club's Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

PJ Vaughn responds to the recent overwhelming praise of Liverpool's youth academy by asking, are Liverpoool actually doing it right? Every so often I read...

Frank McParland and Rodolfo Borrell left Liverpool Football Club last week despite what seemed to be a highly successful period of youth development under...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 28, 2013: Liverpool's reserve team head coach Rodolfo Borrell during the FA Youth Cup 5th Round match against Leeds United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool FC have today confirmed the departures of academy directors Rodolfo Borrell and Frank McParland. In a letter to the supporters upon his departure, Borrell...

Liverpool have, according to numerous reports today, parted company with academy directors Rodolfo Borrell and Frank McParland. The news has been seen as a huge...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 9, 2013: Liverpool's director of academy and player development Frank McParland, Phil Roscoe and reserve team head coach Rodolfo Borrell during the Premier League Academy match at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool Football Club has parted company with youth Academy director Frank McParland and the Academy's technical director/Head of coaching, Rodolfo Borell, according to numerous...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Monday, September 23, 2013: Liverpool's Adam Morgan celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester City during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at Ewen Fields. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool youngster Adam Morgan has been told he can leave the club on a free transfer, according to reports on Monday and the weekend. The...
COLWYN BAY, WALES - Tuesday, August 28, 2012: Wales' Harry Wilson in action against Poland during the International Friendly Under-16's match at Eirias Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool fans exploded with interest at the shock news that Liverpool U18s winger Harry Wilson had been called up to the Welsh first team...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, September 17, 2013: Former Liverpool players Michael Owen, Rob Jones and Steve McManaman during the Under 21 FA Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers' desire to get former Liverpool players more involved at the club is starting to come to fruition, with Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman...

In a new weekly series exclusively to This Is Anfield, ‘Where Are They Now’ is focusing on former players that have played for the...

Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has explained the club are looking into the possibility of bringing the club's youth programme back together with first...

Cameron Downer provides an interesting analysis of how, whether by design or coincidence, Liverpool are showing similarities with NBA franchises in their structure and...

Opinion

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 25, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers gives instructions to captain Steven Gerrard against Hull City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The debate around the captains's role within the team has reached fever pitch post-Palace, with Rodgers claiming that Gerrard's picked on merit, not sentiment....