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Burnley On Boxing Day For Reds

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Liverpool line up to face Burnley for their Boxing Day fixture this year and Brendan Rodgers will certainly be looking for a win after a hard fought draw against Arsenal last weekend. A bonus for the Reds boss is the return of Mario Balotelli who was serving a ban for the last match.

Injuries for Liverpool mean they are without Joe Allen and the usual list of long term absentees. Fabio Borini is also unavailable after picking up a red card against Arsenal. For Burnley they are without Stephen Ward and Michael Duff. There is also a doubt hanging over Matt Taylor who has recently returned from an Achilles problem.

The last time the two sides met was back in 2010. On the score sheet that day were Steven Gerrard, Maxi Rodriguez and Ryan Babel in the 4-0 win. Interestingly, the fixture at Anfield that season also ended 4-0 after a Benayoun hat trick and a Dirk Kuyt goal.

The last time Burnley got the better of us was after a win in the FA Cup in 2005.

Burnley currently find themselves 18t…

Festive Fun: Guess The Liverpool Players

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Merry Christmas to all my readers out there!

I just thought for a laugh and to get us all into the Christmas spirit i'd make a short and sweet post giving you the chance to have a bit of fun.

Below are ten Liverpool players from past and present but Santa, baubles, stars and all sorts of things have got in the way, can you guess who they are?

To find out the answer simply highlight the sections between the brackets. If you want to see the original photos simply click the link. See how many you can get and let me know how you get on!

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To view the answer highlight between ( John Barnes ) me. Link to original.

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To view the answer highlight between ( Steve McManaman ). Link to original.
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 To view the answer highlight between ( Abel Xavier ) me. Link to original.

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To view the answer highlight between ( Ray Clemence ) me. Link to original.

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To view the answer highlight between ( Steve Nicol ) me. Link to original.

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To view the answer highlight between ( Luis Suarez ) me. Link to o…