Monthly Archives: October 2023

Why Do Liverpool Have So Many 12:30pm Kick Offs?

- - Matches

Grey Clock Showing Half Past TwelveHow long is a piece of string?

If anything is possible, is it possible for anything to be impossible?

Can you really expect the unexpected?

These are examples of unanswerable questions; so-called because there isn’t an answer available without additional context.

Presumably somebody, somewhere – at the Premier League, most likely – knows why Liverpool play so many of their games at 12:30pm on a Saturday, and why that is so commonplace immediately after the international break.

But getting an answer….well, it feels like another of those unanswerable questions.

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Who Will Be the Next Liverpool Manager?

- - Managers

Red Tie Icon Against Grey BackgroundIt’s sad to think that, one day, Jurgen Klopp will leave Liverpool for good.

The German is the fourth longest-serving manager in Premier League history, closing in on 3,000 days in charge in the Anfield hotseat. He is, of course, Liverpool’s longest-serving manager of the modern era, too.

But all good things come to an end, one way or another, and there will be a time when the Reds faithful have to wave Klopp behind for good.

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Jurgen Klopp’s Right: Games CAN Be Replayed Due to VAR Malfunction

- - Matches

Red Circular Replay Button Against Football Pitch SidelineThe main talking points of any Premier League weekend should be amazing goals, audacious pieces of skill and thrilling games.

And yet, more often than not it’s VAR – whether it’s questionable overrules, a lack of intervention or just downright human error – that dominates the back pages and social media discourse.

Over the course of a season, you’d like to think these things even themselves out – sometimes you’ll be on the right side of an officiating gaffe, other times you’ll be the victim. That’s modern football’s ying and yang.

But when the error is as cataclysmic as the breakdown in communication that cost Liverpool a goal against Tottenham, it’s hard not to feel extremely hard done by.

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