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MATCH PREVIEW: Liverpool V Blackburn

The Reds welcome Blackburn to Anfield on Sunday evening as Brendan Rodgers aims to steer his side through to the semi-finals of the FA Cup. After being knocked out of the Europa League by Besiktas, this competition remains Liverpool's only hope of silverware this season.

The Reds will be unable to call upon Jordan Ibe for this fixture and the game may come just too soon for the likes of Steven Gerrard and Mamadou Sakho. For Blackburn they are unable to call upon Josh King who has a hamstring problem.
The last time the two sides met was in April 2012.  The game was filled with goals as the Reds eventually won the tie 3-2.  Maxi Rodriguez and Andy Carroll were on the score sheet that day for Liverpool.
Blackburn's last trip to Anfield ended in a 1-1 draw with Charlie Adam gifting the visiting team an equaliser on that occasion.
The last time Blackburn won at Anfield was actually in the FA Cup in 2000. Perhaps an omen for the weekend's game. Nathan Blake scored the only goal…

"The Liver Bird" 21 Questions

Hi folks, I just thought it would be a good idea to do a little blogger Q&A to help you learn a bit more about The Liver Bird and about me the author. If you've read my "About Me" section and follow me on Twitter then you'll already know the basics but I figured it would be a nice little post to fill up the gaps what with us all waiting for the football season to fully start!

So here goes...

1) Blogging since...

September 2009.

2) Was there any event, incident or anecdote in your life that pushed you to start blogging?

I'd just finished my A Levels and had a lot more spare time on my hands. I'd always been a fan of reading blogs, especially about Liverpool, loved trawling through the forums too and eventually figured, why don't I give it a shot?

3) Did you follow any blog before creating yours?

I didn't really follow any as I wasn't publicly signed up to any site that allowed me to do so but I often read blog posts after Google searches.

4) What i…