The race to make it to the finals of the FA Cup 2017 has really heated up! Gone are the days when English football was dominated by a few big teams – now, even though the playing field is not really level, there is much greater competition. The ‘smaller” teams are really challenging for the top spots.
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Jurgen Klopp’s decision to go into the game against Exeter City with a second string XI did not work well, but, the manager has hinted that he would not hesitate to put a similar sort of young line up on the pitch again in future.
Given the fact that almost half the Liverpool side was injured, the changes were always going to be made, but, nobody would have thought that it would be a totally different starting XI on the park. None of the players, who had started for Liverpool in their previous League Cup game against Stoke City, played on Friday. Continue reading
Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has said that the goal Andy Carroll scored in the FA Cup semi-final against Everton is alone worth more than £ 35 million.
Andy Carroll has been ridiculed in various quarters following his £ 35 million move to Liverpool last January. Since then, the England striker has struggled for both form and fitness, but he once again showed that he is close to getting back to his best by scoring the winner against Everton in the FA Cup semi-final at the new Wembley. Continue reading