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Why Celtic vs. Rangers is called the ‘Old Firm’ derby

Rangers and Celtic are set to lock horns for the 412th time this weekend. The Old Firm derby is revered globally as one of the biggest and best derbies in the world of football – up there with El Clasico, Superclasico and the North-West Derby. But have you ever wondered how it got its name?… Continue reading Why Celtic vs. Rangers is called the ‘Old Firm’ derby

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My ‘most appearances’ Liverpool XI (2002-17)

Like most people with families filled with sports fans, I started to enjoy football at around the age of seven. I was born in 1995 and so 2017 earmarks 15 years of football for me. It got me thinking – I wonder, who has been lucky enough to pull on the famous red shirt of… Continue reading My ‘most appearances’ Liverpool XI (2002-17)

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Sean Dyche reckons he doesn’t get top jobs because he’s ginger 

Sean Dyche believes he doesn’t get the top managerial jobs because the world is ‘gingerist’. The Burnley boss has only lost on five occasions this season, despite only joining the Premier League at the beginning of the season. The Clarets sit 15th in the Premier League table, with a clash with West Ham still to… Continue reading Sean Dyche reckons he doesn’t get top jobs because he’s ginger 

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Scout Report: Piotr Zieliński

Piotr Zieliński was strongly linked with a move to Merseyside last summer but Udinese turned down Liverpool’s £12million bid for the attacking midfielder and he eventually opted to join Napoli. Jürgen Klopp still wanted a creative midfielder to add to the Reds’ roster and set out to prise Gini Wijnaldum from newly-relegated Newcastle but, according… Continue reading Scout Report: Piotr Zieliński

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England players better represented at Liverpool than any other “big six” club

According to Unibet’s Big Six Premier League Squad Study, Liverpool currently have the most English players out of Chelsea, Arsenal, Man City, Man United, Spurs and themselves.  The aforementioned teams will now be referred to as the Big Six from this point onward. As the graph above shows, the Premier League heavyweight’s reliance on British… Continue reading England players better represented at Liverpool than any other “big six” club