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Was That The Merseyside Derby? Or Did I Tune In To A Sunday League Game?

Times up?...
Absolutely abysmal is probably putting it kindly but for Liverpool yesterday it was impossible to think of a positive word to say, unless of course your name is Roy Hodgson...
For a merseyside derby to be so lacking in passion from the red side was truly shocking. The poor performance would have at least had a silver lining if it looked as though the lads even gave a toss. The only player i personally felt deserved credit for yesterday was Steven Gerrard and as happens far too often, the pressure was piled on the captain to sort out the mess that the others had caused.
The starting line up to begin with made me feel some praise would be needed for Roy who appeared to have spotted his mistake and dropped Christian Poulsen, however i later found out that he was missing due to a family bereavement.
The rest of the side however, were more than capable of putting in a decent fight against Everton. More to the point, the sides fielded throughout our league campaign so far by Roy d…

Grind It Out At Goodison

"Why won't you work when my players kick you?!?!"
After some brilliant news yesterday for Liverpool fans, we look for a continuation of the feel good factor tomorrow when our boys face bitter blue neighbours Everton. Liverpool's record against the toffees is of course very good and the lads also did the double over Moyes's boys last season but after a poor start to our Premier League campaign and a loss at home to Blackpool to shake off us, well tomorrow's fixture could be a difficult one.
The plus side for Liverpool is that usually form can be thrown out the window in a game like this and everybody knows the Merseyside derby is always the one to watch. There's no doubt in my mind that someone at some point will get sent off and we could therefore be relying more so on luck and refereeing decisions rather than our performance.
Fernando Torres has passed fit for Liverpool which is a massive boost, in form or not i'd rather have Nando featuring in the derb…