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      Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Feb 19, 2024 12:58:18 pm
      Well this is going to be a tough one

      Looking like down to the bare minimum

      Kelleher

      Bradley
      Konate/Quansah
      VVD
      Gomez

      Endo
      Gary Mac
      Gravenburch

      Diaz
      Gakpo
      Elliot


      Hopefully

      Nunez and Mo are ok for the bench
      « Last Edit: Feb 20, 2024 06:39:04 pm by RedPuppy »
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #1: Feb 19, 2024 01:27:04 pm
      How quickly ones hopes of picking up a relatively comfortable 3 points can go down the shi**er.

      Kelleher Gomez Quansah Virgil Kostas Endo Mac Grav Salah Gakpo Diaz

      Bradley Ibou Robbo Nunez rested for the final.

      Ideally Mac and Mo will only play 60-70mins tops.

      « Last Edit: Feb 19, 2024 01:34:45 pm by The-AllMightyReds »
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #2: Feb 19, 2024 01:32:38 pm
      If Mo is available ....

      Kellerher
      Bradley
      Gomez
      Virg
      Robbo

      Endo
      Mac
      Elliott

      Diaz
      Gakpo
      Salah

      This is simply a game we can't afford to take our eye off.

      Get it won and make alot of changes 2nd half.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #3: Feb 19, 2024 03:41:43 pm
      Watched the second half of Luton V Man.U; Luton worked hard and had a lot of the ball, but not much quality going forward and they were wide open at the back on numerous occasions....the scoreline flattered them. Whatever team we put out we should be winning this one comfortably...especially at our place.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #4: Feb 19, 2024 03:58:20 pm
      Watched the second half of Luton V Man.U; Luton worked hard and had a lot of the ball, but not much quality going forward and they were wide open at the back on numerous occasions....the scoreline flattered them. Whatever team we put out we should be winning this one comfortably...especially at our place.
      The way Utd set up also played into their hands, amd they still couldn't score. Utd sit back and allowed them to have the ball and then used Rashford and that jester looking kid to hit on the counter. Their keeper doesn't handle the counter press well either. He was bailed out after getting passed by on two occasions
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #5: Feb 19, 2024 04:08:17 pm
      It is fortunate the side seem to be able to provide goals from all positions at present, except from the keeper. It will be interesting who Jürgen Klopp has available, but as ever someone should come up with the goods and score, maybe 2  1 for the walking wounded.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #6: Feb 19, 2024 04:28:03 pm
      Well this is going to be a tough one

      Looking like down to the bare minimum

      Kelleher

      Bradley
      Konate/Quansah
      VVD
      Gomez

      Endo
      Gary Mac
      Gravenburch

      Diaz
      Gakpo
      Elliot


      Hopefully

      Nunez and Mo are ok for the bench
      Lot of youth on the bench. I hate that we have so many injuries, as I feel we need to rotate Macca and Diaz. Feel like they've been going HAM for a minute.

      Hope Salah and Darwin aren't too hurt.

      I'd go Quansah too
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #7: Feb 19, 2024 05:02:19 pm
      This will be tougher than it looks, we took a while to dispatch Burnley. I can see this being the same kind of game especially with the injury's we now have. 3 1 with a bit of a struggle.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #8: Feb 19, 2024 05:15:22 pm
      This will be tougher than it looks, we took a while to dispatch Burnley. I can see this being the same kind of game especially with the injury's we now have. 3 1 with a bit of a struggle.

      We did but you could say that about most teams we've faced this season home or away. We like to work our way slowly into games and then 2nd half is when we shift gears and get going.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #9: Feb 19, 2024 05:45:30 pm
      Please just don’t underestimate these due to their league position. They could have had 4 before utd missed their chances.
      Who ever starts needs to be on it from the off, not growing into the game. We do that and we could come unstuck !
      Funny old game ain’t it 😱
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #10: Feb 19, 2024 06:51:13 pm
      I’m not going to lie, I feel this game on Wednesday is more important then our league cup final. I want #20 in the worst way, and to end Klopps time with us on the biggest high. We were robbed from celebrating in 2020, can’t even imagine the celebrations if we win #20.

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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #11: Feb 19, 2024 06:58:18 pm
      I’m not going to lie, I feel this game on Wednesday is more important then our league cup final. I want #20 in the worst way, and to end Klopps time with us on the biggest high. We were robbed from celebrating in 2020, can’t even imagine the celebrations if we win #20.
      I know I'm going to personally go on a bender myself that would make wven Aussie blush
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #12: Feb 19, 2024 10:59:06 pm
      The injuries will boost Luton. They might just come out thinking they can get at us early on and we'll need to be ready but also exploit their bravado. So they might chance their arm but stretch out a bit too far.

      Get control, get a lead. hold it and keep control. 2-0.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #13: Feb 19, 2024 11:58:11 pm
      I’m not going to lie, I feel this game on Wednesday is more important then our league cup final. I want #20 in the worst way, and to end Klopps time with us on the biggest high. We were robbed from celebrating in 2020, can’t even imagine the celebrations if we win #20.

      Wednesday absolutely without a shadow of a doubt is the bigger game.....because it's the one we play next  ;)

      From Wednesday 10pm onwards, that title will be passed onto the EFL cup final.
      « Last Edit: Feb 20, 2024 01:22:57 am by The-AllMightyReds »
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #14: Feb 20, 2024 08:24:50 am
      Hopefully Luton are more knackered than our lads having played on Sunday and put in a  lot of running vs the mancs. Our squad is so stretched and with the final on Sunday we could really do with an early goal, lots of possession and a comfortable win. But we are LFC so i imagine it won't go quite like that! Deffo makes sense to rotate a little but e.g bring Gomez in, maybe Quansah. In midfield I really don't understand how Gravenburch gets in ahead of Elliott. I hope Harvey starts our next two games.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #15: Feb 20, 2024 08:27:16 am
      Dont think I have ever been as apprehensive waiting for a presser
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #16: Feb 20, 2024 08:30:30 am
      How is it we have to play a game midweek  before the final yet Chelsea dont. Ok were in the Europa but why do the F.A. put obstacles in our way
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #17: Feb 20, 2024 08:53:41 am
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      I would play in a fluid front line-up and a diamond.

      I would not risk Mo or Nunez if they aren't 100% fit. I would rest Konate too. I would not risk Szoboszlai against Luton at all.

      We need to just win and move on without no new injuries.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #18: Feb 20, 2024 09:06:01 am
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      I would play in a fluid front line-up and a diamond.

      I would not risk Mo or Nunez if they aren't 100% fit. I would rest Konate too. I would not risk Szoboszlai against Luton at all.

      We need to just win and move on without no new injuries.

      Easier said than done at the moment and for me the priority has to be the league at this point.

      Have to say at this point I'm done thinking we're unlucky with injuries and I have to believe we must seriously look at what is going on within.
      « Last Edit: Feb 20, 2024 09:11:12 am by __Tickle__ »
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      Reply #19: Feb 20, 2024 10:11:59 am
      I think this could well be the time for someone from the academy (a forward) to step here and make themselves a hero, whether it be Danns, Koumas or someone else.

      I hear Koumas and Kone-Doherty are pretty quick and score/assist a shedload for the u21s, would they be more useful to us in a front 3 to a Harvey?
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #20: Feb 20, 2024 10:15:49 am
      I think this could well be the time for someone from the academy (a forward) to step here and make themselves a hero, whether it be Danns, Koumas or someone else.

      What happened to Gordon?
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      Reply #21: Feb 20, 2024 10:17:58 am

      Yes or Gordon....he naturally plays on the right doesn't he, I think he's been about with the u21s but not sure he quite has the rhythm or form as the others.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #22: Feb 20, 2024 10:54:46 am
      How is it we have to play a game midweek  before the final yet Chelsea dont. Ok were in the Europa but why do the F.A. put obstacles in our way

      Because they can 🤷‍♂️
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #23: Feb 20, 2024 10:55:36 am

      Still recovering from Injury I believe 🫤
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #24: Feb 20, 2024 11:27:15 am
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      I would play in a fluid front line-up and a diamond.

      I would not risk Mo or Nunez if they aren't 100% fit. I would rest Konate too. I would not risk Szoboszlai against Luton at all.

      We need to just win and move on without no new injuries.

      Initially that looks quite narrow but then Bradley plays RB more traditionally and Robbo on the left could balance that and your selection looks good.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #25: Feb 20, 2024 11:30:55 am

      And I think Doak is back up and running doing bits in the reserves.

      I also like watching Trent Kone Doherty for the unders
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #26: Feb 20, 2024 12:11:05 pm
      And I think Doak is back up and running doing bits in the reserves.

      I also like watching Trent Kone Doherty for the unders

      Doak still out , not expected to be back training until end of season at best , was expected to be out for 6 months after the surgery

      Gordon is fit and played very well the other night in the U21a
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #27: Feb 20, 2024 12:14:41 pm
      Doak is another big blow now we come to think of it, almost been the forgotten kid amongst all our injuries and setbacks.

      He'd have been the ideal candidate to slot in for Mo and make a bigger name for himself with his pace and directness. Hopefully he can still play a part before the seasons over (even if it's just back with the 21s).

      Back onto Luton, Diaz and Gakpo are gonna have to step it up a whole lot more than they've shown the next 3-4 games and prove they're capable of spearheading the attack.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #28: Feb 20, 2024 12:47:58 pm
      Doak is another big blow now we come to think of it, almost been the forgotten kid amongst all our injuries and setbacks.

      He'd have been the ideal candidate to slot in for Mo and make a bigger name for himself with his pace and directness. Hopefully he can still play a part before the seasons over (even if it's just back with the 21s).

      Back onto Luton, Diaz and Gakpo are gonna have to step it up a whole lot more than they've shown the next 3-4 games and prove they're capable of spearheading the attack.

      From what I've seen of doak this season he's nowhere near ready to be stepping into Mo's boots let alone at a vital stage of the season.

      Elliott is the only candidate or move Diaz to the right. Not sure who plays left though if gakpo needs to play centre and nunez/jota injured.

      But if you move Elliott in there we've only 3 senior midfielders available then.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #29: Feb 20, 2024 12:49:10 pm
      When is jurgens presser today?
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      Reply #30: Feb 20, 2024 12:52:59 pm
      When is jurgens presser today?

      In approx 35-40mins.
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      Reply #31: Feb 20, 2024 12:58:17 pm
      From what I've seen of doak this season he's nowhere near ready to be stepping into Mo's boots let alone at a vital stage of the season.

      Elliott is the only candidate or move Diaz to the right. Not sure who plays left though if gakpo needs to play centre and nunez/jota injured.

      But if you move Elliott in there we've only 3 senior midfielders available then.
      He looked a lot better in pre-season than when he's played competitively this season, but it's been a very small sample size....he's had 10 mins in the league on the opening day where I thought he looked ok against Chelsea, otherwise it's been a few starts in the EL playing in unexperienced sides (games where even Bradley didn't look great in). Sometimes it's not until you throw them into a game like the 1 we have tomorrow, where he's able to play with more seniors around him and blossom.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #32: Feb 20, 2024 04:04:06 pm
      Initially that looks quite narrow but then Bradley plays RB more traditionally and Robbo on the left could balance that and your selection looks good.

      Exactly, and Endo can cover for them.
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      Reply #33: Feb 20, 2024 04:19:37 pm
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      Reply #34: Feb 20, 2024 04:35:22 pm

      I'll be very happy if we can line up like this, then maybe draft in Gomez Ibou and Kostas for the cup final.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #35: Feb 20, 2024 04:58:03 pm
      Decent guy is Rob Edwards...don't remember much of him as a player but in the media he comes across as a genuinely humble guy, seen bits of his presser today and speaks quite fondly of us.......which is reciprocated by Klopp.

      Confirmed their top scorer Adebayo is out and won't travel, Brown Nakamba and Lockyer are the others unavailable to them.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #36: Feb 20, 2024 06:17:22 pm
      Kelleher

      Bradley Quansah VVD Robbo

      Mac Endo Grav

      Elliott Gakpo Diaz
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      Reply #37: Feb 20, 2024 07:20:41 pm
      Where the heck is bajetic ?- our players are out for seasons not weeks -arsenal can field the same team every week for 2 seasons it seems.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #38: Feb 20, 2024 07:30:07 pm
      Where the heck is bajetic ?- our players are out for seasons not weeks -arsenal can field the same team every week for 2 seasons it seems.

      Think we're waiting for him to grow some pubes before we allow him back in training.

      Jokes aside it's some kind of growth related issue of the muscle and bone in his body rather than a specific body part he's struggling with.....for me he's the 1 that'll be affected the most, I don't see a new manager wasting any time for these guys to get back....he's gonna want to hit the ground running.
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      Reply #39: Feb 20, 2024 07:40:33 pm
      Where the heck is bajetic ?- our players are out for seasons not weeks -arsenal can field the same team every week for 2 seasons it seems.

      Arsenal field that same team because they have F**k all depth and it catches up on them when they run out of steam


      Bajetic they are allowing him to take his time - seems he is having the same growing issues that Gerrard did
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      Reply #40: Feb 20, 2024 07:42:37 pm
      Where the heck is bajetic ?- our players are out for seasons not weeks -arsenal can field the same team every week for 2 seasons it seems.


      Bajcetic was pushed too much too early which resulted in quite a serious injury which took a good 6/7 months to recover from. Then he had a setback. I've no doubt he will be back ... but with a whole career infront of him there's no point rushing it.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #41: Feb 20, 2024 07:47:14 pm
      Where the heck is bajetic ?- our players are out for seasons not weeks -arsenal can field the same team every week for 2 seasons it seems.
      Jesus has been injured for ages....(not a sentence I thought I'd ever write!)
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #42: Feb 20, 2024 08:06:52 pm
      I have this feeling all these unfortunate injuries will only help galvanise the team even more. Klopp will use this to get everything from the players that come in. I'm confident of a good win against Luton and then roll on Sunday..
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #43: Feb 20, 2024 08:28:05 pm
      This injury issue is becoming vastly overstated, you would think we only had two players available....This is a decent squad and most of the key players are fit. On recent form you could argue Kelleher is playing better than Alisson....Bradley better than Trent...We should beat Luton.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #44: Feb 20, 2024 09:33:56 pm
      This injury issue is becoming vastly overstated, you would think we only had two players available....This is a decent squad and most of the key players are fit. On recent form you could argue Kelleher is playing better than Alisson....Bradley better than Trent...We should beat Luton.


      Ali, Szobo, Jota, Salah, Nunez, Jones, Trent ... potentially 6 or 7 of our current best 11 out including our first choice front 3, ... and it's overstated ... come on ....

      Take 6 or 7 from city's first 11 or arsenals and see how they get on.  Not to mention thiago and matip who are also out.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #45: Feb 20, 2024 09:35:20 pm
      Just. F***ing. Win.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #46: Feb 20, 2024 09:37:10 pm
      This injury issue is becoming vastly overstated, you would think we only had two players available....This is a decent squad and most of the key players are fit. On recent form you could argue Kelleher is playing better than Alisson....Bradley better than Trent...We should beat Luton.

      Maybe fans have grown sick of the squad not being able to go 2 weeks without hearing of a new injury.

      Every single player in the squad with the exception of Virgil and Endo this season has been out to injury one way or the other, it's a F***ing joke. It's cost us title challenges and top 4 places in recent years, we won't forget it.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #47: Feb 20, 2024 09:38:41 pm
      Blessing in disguise: Grav gets some minutes to prove and to improve. Because with all our injuries guys like him better get some practise and confidence.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #48: Feb 20, 2024 09:39:35 pm
      Ali, Szobo, Jota, Salah, Nunez, Jones, Trent ... potentially 6 or 7 of our current best 11 out including our first choice front 3, ... and it's overstated ... come on ....

      Take 6 or 7 from city's first 11 or arsenals and see how they get on.  Not to mention thiago and matip who are also out.

      Is Nunez definitely out? Salah? There was no definite mention of either? Surely if they had been definitely injured it would have been released? Thought the Boss said 'the rest we take it day by day'. (that could mean the entire squad!!!)  Or did I misunderstand?
      Am not interested in the Cheaters/Arse or anyone else's injury list.  Stop being a harbinger of doom!
      « Last Edit: Feb 20, 2024 09:46:41 pm by RedBelle »
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #49: Feb 20, 2024 09:42:13 pm
      Maybe fans have grown sick of the squad not being able to go 2 weeks without hearing of a new injury.

      Every single player in the squad with the exception of Virgil and Endo this season has been out to injury one way or the other, it's a F***ing joke. It's cost us title challenges and top 4 places in recent years, we won't forget it.

      What does that mean? We won't forget it?
      Seems a bit of a daft statement to make! And as a lifelong fan of more than 60 years you just have to accept that injuries happen - even if you don't like it! I am not sick of hearing about them I just get disappointed and hope they recover quickly!
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #50: Feb 20, 2024 09:53:22 pm
      Is this game not on the telly tomorrow?
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #51: Feb 20, 2024 09:54:10 pm
      What did Mo's t-shirt say sitting in the stands back during the Barca battering: "Never Give Up"

      Chill - Klopp's Redmen have got this!
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #52: Feb 20, 2024 10:04:16 pm
      Is this game not on the telly tomorrow?

      Not in the UK no as it was rescheduled originally from a saturday 3pm kick off, plus don't think Prem games ever get shown on CL nights.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #53: Feb 20, 2024 10:06:19 pm
      What does that mean? We won't forget it?
      Seems a bit of a daft statement to make! And as a lifelong fan of more than 60 years you just have to accept that injuries happen - even if you don't like it! I am not sick of hearing about them I just get disappointed and hope they recover quickly!

      There's nothing more to it than what you see, just means the difficult seasons we've had under Klopp will be remembered mainly due to us being injury hit all over the place......that's what has prevented us from being even more successful under his management, well of course aside from a club that's been allowed to cheat their way to success.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #54: Feb 20, 2024 10:16:51 pm
      Is Nunez definitely out? Salah? There was no definite mention of either? Surely if they had been definitely injured it would have been released? Thought the Boss said 'the rest we take it day by day'. (that could mean the entire squad!!!)  Or did I misunderstand?
      Am not interested in the Cheaters/Arse or anyone else's injury list.  Stop being a harbinger of doom!


      Doom? I was merely responding to a post that stated our long injury list is overstated ... because it isn't

      Its a good job you're not interested in the cheaters injury list or the arse injury list as they've not got one Jesus and grealish aside.

      We are down to the bare bones now ... its just kids to come in.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #55: Feb 20, 2024 10:50:48 pm
      Is Nunez definitely out? Salah? There was no definite mention of either? Surely if they had been definitely injured it would have been released? Thought the Boss said 'the rest we take it day by day'. (that could mean the entire squad!!!)  Or did I misunderstand?
      Am not interested in the Cheaters/Arse or anyone else's injury list.  Stop being a harbinger of doom!

      They are both major doubts bench at best but probably not even that . Be lucky to make Sunday I reckon especially Darwin who seems to pick niggles up quite often
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #56: Feb 20, 2024 11:15:02 pm
      There's nothing more to it than what you see, just means the difficult seasons we've had under Klopp will be remembered mainly due to us being injury hit all over the place......that's what has prevented us from being even more successful under his management, well of course aside from a club that's been allowed to cheat their way to success.
      Injuries (some serious, others less so) may impact results but they don't decide who wins the league. If Villa hadn't give up 3 goals in the last 15 mins a year or so ago we'd have won it. If Everton had of been given THAT penalty against City...we'd have likely won the league...nothing to do with injuries...I'm fed up listening about them...ALL players (except Cristiano R.) get injured at sometime.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #57: Feb 20, 2024 11:21:20 pm
      Doom? I was merely responding to a post that stated our long injury list is overstated ... because it isn't

      Its a good job you're not interested in the cheaters injury list or the arse injury list as they've not got one Jesus and grealish aside.

      We are down to the bare bones now ... its just kids to come in.

      Kids have done alright so far don't yer think?
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #58: Feb 20, 2024 11:35:07 pm
      Take one game at a time, starting with a win, however narrow against Luton. Players available will have a great chance to claim a place in the starting lineup at Wembley on Sunday.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #59: Feb 21, 2024 07:14:11 am
      Injuries becoming overstated?

      I'd expect that sh*te from the likes of Garth Crooks, not actual Liverpool supporters.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #60: Feb 21, 2024 08:00:35 am
      We have a lot of injuries but we should still be able to put out a team strong enough to beat Luton reasonably comfortably at Anfield.
      They are missing their best striker, captain and a few other players. They had a difficult game on Sunday.
      We have a much deeper squad than them and have experience of playing twice a week.

      We are obviously going into a busy part of the season and need to be careful to avoid further injuries. A relatively easy Europa league draw on Friday would be helpful.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #61: Feb 21, 2024 08:17:08 am
      Injuries becoming overstated?

      I'd expect that sh*te from the likes of Garth Crooks, not actual Liverpool supporters.

      This
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #62: Feb 21, 2024 08:41:59 am
      The most eagerly awaited team sheet ever this evening around 6.30pm... ;D
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #63: Feb 21, 2024 09:20:59 am
      The most eagerly awaited team sheet ever this evening around 6.30pm... ;D
      Not "Ever"...That's just being silly.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #64: Feb 21, 2024 09:24:16 am
      We have a lot of injuries but we should still be able to put out a team strong enough to beat Luton reasonably comfortably at Anfield.
      They are missing their best striker, captain and a few other players. They had a difficult game on Sunday.
      We have a much deeper squad than them and have experience of playing twice a week.

      We are obviously going into a busy part of the season and need to be careful to avoid further injuries. A relatively easy Europa league draw on Friday would be helpful.
      Luton are Championship bound. Nothing to fear.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #65: Feb 21, 2024 09:30:27 am
      Anything, just not Harvey in a front 3 please Kloppo.

      But make no mistake about it, without Mo and Nunez this game promises to be a tough watch.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #66: Feb 21, 2024 09:49:02 am
      Anything, just not Harvey in a front 3 please Kloppo.

      But make no mistake about it, without Mo and Nunez this game promises to be a tough watch.
      I suspect Nunez will be a sub and used if and when needed...if were winning then he'll be kept back for the final on Sunday.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #67: Feb 21, 2024 11:19:46 am
      Gone for 2  0 win for the Reds over Luton. Remembering the Kop will be fully behind the lads this evening.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #68: Feb 21, 2024 11:29:12 am
      Only just realised the game isn’t on (in uk) absolute F***ing farce. I know the reasons why but this happens nowhere else. So so so stupid
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #69: Feb 21, 2024 11:43:48 am
      Luton are Championship bound. Nothing to fear.

      As were Leeds last season.

      Regardless where they are in the table, we need to show up and be our best to win. Anything less given our injury crisis gives them encouragement and belief, like Leeds last season where we had a stronger XI out than the 1 we'll be seeing tonight.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #70: Feb 21, 2024 12:16:38 pm
      Going for a nervy 2-0 win.

      As long as every player puts in a good shift, we really should have enough to beat them at Anfield.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #71: Feb 21, 2024 12:18:41 pm
      Assuming the reported injuries are accurate, I'm guessing this will be the side: 

      Kels
      Bradley -- Ibou -- VVD -- Robbo
      Endo
      Mac -- Grav
      Szobo -- Gak -- Lucho

      Not a bad 11 that.  Should certainly have enough to control the game.  Now is the time for Gak to step up and prove his worth!!
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #72: Feb 21, 2024 12:19:42 pm
      Assuming the reported injuries are accurate, I'm guessing this will be the side: 

      Kels
      Bradley -- Ibou -- VVD -- Robbo
      Endo
      Mac -- Grav
      Szobo -- Gak -- Lucho

      Not a bad 11 that.  Should certainly have enough to control the game.  Now is the time for Gak to step up and prove his worth!!

      Szobo?

      What have you heard the rest of us haven't  >:(
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #73: Feb 21, 2024 12:32:27 pm
      Kelleher, Bradley, Quansah, Virgil, Robbo, Endo, Macca, Gravenberch, Elliott, Gakpo, Diaz
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #74: Feb 21, 2024 12:39:44 pm
      Just leaving for the game cmon reds .
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #75: Feb 21, 2024 01:13:17 pm
      Szobo?

      What have you heard the rest of us haven't  >:(

      He's out too?  Damn....  I guess it'll be Elliott on the right then. 
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #76: Feb 21, 2024 01:26:39 pm
      Luton will smell blood tonight with us likely to be starting just 4 of our first choice eleven.

      Early goal would be massive.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #77: Feb 21, 2024 01:31:20 pm
      Just leaving for the game cmon reds .

      Enjoy the game, 2  0 for the Reds.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #78: Feb 21, 2024 01:58:08 pm
      Kelleher
      Bradley
      Ibou
      VVD
      Robbo
      Mac
      Endo
      Grav
      Elliott
      Diaz
      Gakpo

      Don't expect Mo or Darwin on the bench so won't even try and guess that
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #79: Feb 21, 2024 02:12:20 pm
      Luton are energy driven. What they lack in quality, they try to make up for it with commitment and energy. Our depleted team will have to put the foot to the floor, 'full steam ahead, Mister Boatswain, full steam ahead'..
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #80: Feb 21, 2024 02:12:45 pm
      Think you will see couple changes to the back line but I think the mid and attack picks itself since we only have so many available first team players.

      --------------------Kelleher----‐-----------
      Gomez--Quansah---VvD---Robbo
      -------------Macca----Endo---Grav--
      -----Elliott---------Gapko----------Diaz
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #81: Feb 21, 2024 02:14:02 pm
      Crowd is massive tonight. We can't afford a library sat on their hands waiting to be entertained. It needs to be loud right from the off right until the end.

      Night games usually deliver the goods 
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #82: Feb 21, 2024 02:18:06 pm
      Just for the record if we don't win tonight, we're all blaming Andy right?
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #83: Feb 21, 2024 03:07:29 pm
      When our backs against the wall there is no team that does it better . Whoever starts or comes on tonight will run through brick walls to get the job done
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #84: Feb 21, 2024 03:07:34 pm
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #85: Feb 21, 2024 03:12:43 pm
      Early goal would be an absolute god send, they ran themselves into the ground on Sunday. Our lads need too come out of the blocks quickly, high press, lots of energy, score early and keep the ball.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #86: Feb 21, 2024 04:57:34 pm
      Wonder if there's a chance that Lewis Koumas might get in tonight at some point? He's a CF and isn't having too bad a season from all accounts
      Or there's Kaide Gordon who's a right winger - and Jayden Danns - they've been training with the first team.

      I know Harv is an obvious choice but he is so good as an impact sub with his energy and work rate. He never seems to have the same effect when he's in from the start. And - we don't want him injured as well before Sunday! Make no mistake I think this will be a hard match - what they lack in quality they make up in sheer hard work and yes they may be facing relegation but like all the others they're fighting for their lives and there ain't no better team talk than them being told we're without our superstars!
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #87: Feb 21, 2024 05:37:35 pm
      Reds, we are going win, it’s going to be nervy, that’s all. Nothing new to us.
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #88: Feb 21, 2024 05:45:42 pm
      Wonder if there's a chance that Lewis Koumas might get in tonight at some point? He's a CF and isn't having too bad a season from all accounts
      Or there's Kaide Gordon who's a right winger - and Jayden Danns - they've been training with the first team.

      I know Harv is an obvious choice but he is so good as an impact sub with his energy and work rate. He never seems to have the same effect when he's in from the start. And - we don't want him injured as well before Sunday! Make no mistake I think this will be a hard match - what they lack in quality they make up in sheer hard work and yes they may be facing relegation but like all the others they're fighting for their lives and there ain't no better team talk than them being told we're without our superstars!

      Think we may see one youngster in the front line - Gordon would be my bet
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #89: Feb 21, 2024 06:01:28 pm
      I'm gutted its not on TV, I hate it when I can't see what's going on  :( it's makes me nervous, but I'm hoping we have enough in the tank to beat them even with a depleted team, we've still got some top top players.

      I just hope we don't suffer any more injuries before Sunday.

      First 20 mins is important as we suss each other out but an early goal would be boss, keep the tempo up and get the Kopites singing all the way to Wembley.

      Come on you mighty REDS !!!
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #90: Feb 21, 2024 06:19:20 pm
      With Hope In My Heart
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #91: Feb 21, 2024 06:24:11 pm
      Only just realised the game isn’t on (in uk) absolute F***ing farce. I know the reasons why but this happens nowhere else. So so so stupid


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      I'm gutted its not on TV, I hate it when I can't see what's going on  :( it's makes me nervous, but I'm hoping we have enough in the tank to beat them even with a depleted team, we've still got some top top players.






      Too young for the ceefax days?


      Sitting intently watching a TV screen that refreshed every ten seconds or so.


      Was a time when I worked on Saturdays and would wait for the evening edition of the local paper to come out with the football scores in it.






      Brief digression.



      COYR!
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      Re: Pre Match - Liverpool vs Luton Wed 21st Feb 19:30 Kick
      Reply #92: Feb 21, 2024 06:35:40 pm






      Too young for the ceefax days?


      Sitting intently watching a TV screen that refreshed every ten seconds or so.


      Was a time when I worked on Saturdays and would wait for the evening edition of the local paper to come out with the football scores in it.






      Brief digression.



      COYR!

      Oh I remember Ceefax very well indeed  :D refreshing that page or huddled round Radio 5 Live listening to the commentary.

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