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      Brian78
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      Average players that you liked
      Feb 11, 2019 07:24:58 pm
      Just seen Emike Heskey on sky. Always liked him as a person an was an honest player though not spectacular.

      Got me thinking of this topic. What players who werent top class did you have a lot of time for
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #1: Feb 11, 2019 07:35:36 pm
      Just seen Emike Heskey on sky. Always liked him as a person an was an honest player though not spectacular.

      Got me thinking of this topic. What players who werent top class did you have a lot of time for

      Got a lot of time for big Emile. He notched 22 goals in all comps in the treble winning season. His hat trick against Derby springs to mind. Good man.

      I recall Erik Meijer giving everything although was pretty useless in terms of scoring goals 😂
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #2: Feb 11, 2019 07:35:49 pm
      Just seen Emike Heskey on sky. Always liked him as a person an was an honest player though not spectacular.

      Got me thinking of this topic. What players who werent top class did you have a lot of time for

      Erik meijer and titi camara
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #3: Feb 11, 2019 07:45:52 pm
      Dirk Kuyt
      Paddy Berger
      Ray Houghton
      Steve Finnan
      Stephan Henchoz
      Sean Dundee 😁


      YNWA
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #4: Feb 11, 2019 07:57:46 pm
      Titi Camara hugely likeable. Some talent as well
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #5: Feb 11, 2019 08:02:18 pm
      Kevin Macdonald
      Maxi Rodriguez ( where did he go? )
      Christian Ziege
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #6: Feb 11, 2019 08:11:26 pm
      Maxi Rodriguez ( where did he go? )

      Think he's still kicking in Argentina.

      What was it he got, 7 goals in 3 games or something?

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      Reply #7: Feb 11, 2019 08:19:21 pm
      Think he's still kicking in Argentina.

      What was it he got, 7 goals in 3 games or something?



      The beauty of google tells me he's still playing for Uruguayan club Penarol at the age of 38.
      Great little player he was for us, and we signed him on a free !
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      Reply #8: Feb 11, 2019 08:22:46 pm
      Liverpool wise, Lucas Leiva post Chelsea injury.

      Also Aurelio.

      Other clubs, always liked Tadic me for some reason, even tho he has never did anything of note!
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #9: Feb 11, 2019 09:03:03 pm
      Loved the wee man Spearing..

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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #10: Feb 11, 2019 09:09:19 pm
      Good thread this.

      There will be loads of good shouts in this thread.  I always loved Momo Sissoko and think we got rid a little too early. No idea where he even went after us!
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #11: Feb 11, 2019 09:10:11 pm
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      Maxi! Exactly who I was going to say. Not average but didn’t quite hit it for us (or wasn’t allowed) good player!!
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #12: Feb 11, 2019 09:26:59 pm
      Speedie
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #13: Feb 11, 2019 11:41:35 pm
      Tough one because many players that I adore and saw as greats maybe considered average by others.
      So to play along I would go with;
      Murphy
      Finnan
      Maxi
      Bellamy
      Heskey
      Kuyt
      Yossi
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #14: Feb 12, 2019 02:46:32 am
      Kuyt
      Crouch
      Agger

      I doubt anyone would class these as world class, but I f**king loved them when they wore Red!!  Think Klopp would have loved Dirk too....
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      Reply #15: Feb 12, 2019 07:41:34 am
      Forgot Kyriagos!
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #16: Feb 12, 2019 08:24:25 am
      So so many average players over the last 30 years :-(. There haven't been many I've really disliked apart from a few like Djibril Cisse.

      Always had a soft spot for Kuyt who gave 100% every game but was also incredibly frustrating especially when he first started and played as a striker, so many fluffed shots! Heskey was similar to this, should have been an absolute beast of a player with his power and strength but was just to nice a guy.

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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #17: Feb 12, 2019 08:46:57 am
      When I was a much younger boy, and to my shame, I was a bit of a fan of Neil Ruddock before I got older and realised that adults can be absolute pricks.

      Thought Suso's career at Anfield could have gone a little bit differently with more opportunities.

      Kolo Toure wasn't as bad as a lot of people made out either IMO.

      Recently - Klavan.  Good defender, and in hindsight I think he should have stayed with us this year.
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #18: Feb 12, 2019 09:31:14 am
      Thinking now, Luis Garcia is one that most people would go for I’d think, given some of the goals he scored for us.

      Other days he was absolute w*nk and the most frustrating player on the park, but he would always be there in the big games.
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #19: Feb 12, 2019 10:10:39 am
      Garcia
      Kuyt
      Crouchie
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #20: Feb 12, 2019 10:41:32 am
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      Reply #21: Feb 12, 2019 10:48:49 am
      Jimmy Case .

      Was at the time the only player in the Liverpool team without a full International cap.

      True Scouser from Allerton had a helluva shot on him and scored one of my favourite goals in 77 final v The Scum.

      Local Hero..... a bit more than average.

      Some stuff on him ....

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Case



      Brian Hall was another from the era who went about his job and put a shift in.


      Dirk Kuyt.
      Always gave 100% and sadly was shipped out of Liverpool in the 2012 close season without a chance for us all to say a proper goodbye to him.

      BR appointed 1/6/2012.       Kuyt sold 5/6/2012.
      « Last Edit: Feb 12, 2019 11:08:52 am by MIRO »
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #22: Feb 12, 2019 10:52:09 am
      Definitely “bang-on-average one season wonder, penalty cheating c**t” Mo Salah.  :action-smiley-035:
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #23: Feb 12, 2019 10:59:31 am
      Jimmy Case .

      Was at the time the only player in the Liverpool team without a full International cap.

      True Scouser from Allerton had a helluva shot on him and scored one of my favourite goals in 77 final v The Scum.

      Local Hero..... a bit more than average.

      Some stuff on him ....

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Case



      Brian Hall was another from the era who went about his job and put a shift in.

      Two crackers there Miro.

      Bumped into Brian Hall c.2011 when I took my boys on their first stadium tour.

      He was just in filming a segment for the offal. Was about the time he stepped down after being diagnosed with Leukaemia. An absolute gent - was tickled pink we were down from Glasgow.

      Jimmy. Loved him. I’ll let you tell him the title of the thread, mind ;)
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      Re: Average players that you liked
      Reply #24: Feb 12, 2019 11:12:21 am

      Jimmy. Loved him. I’ll let you tell him the title of the thread, mind ;)

      Was well 'ard our Jimmy.  Used to play for Garston Dockers   Blue Union.

      https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/merseyside-hardmen-liverpool-fc-legend-3433299

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