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Make Shankly Proud

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It's the big one on Sunday, the bitter clash with Manchester United, the perch thieves. This game needs no introduction really but I'm going to give you one anyway in this match preview. Sunday's fixture is made even more special as the great Bill Shankly would have been 100 years old this Monday. It's said too often but they seriously don't make managers like him anymore or even men for that matter, he truly was and always will be a legend at Liverpool Football Club and here's hoping the Reds can pull a massive win out the bag for his memory this weekend.
Injuries for Liverpool mean they are without Coates, Allen and new signing Cissokho. There is also a massive doubt hanging over Kolo Toure though being the machine he is don't be surprised if he starts! Suarez again is obviously also missing. For United they are unable to call upon Rafael, Hernandez and Nani, some key names especially for a fixture like this.

The last time the two sides met at Anfield was…

Footballistically...

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Liverpool welcome the 'sexy football' of Arsenal tomorrow in what should be an exciting clash at Anfield. As we all know last time out a certain Andrey Arshavin put 4 past a bewildered Pepe Reina in a game which ended 4-4. As Arsene Wenger might say "footballistically" it should be a good game.

With Liverpool's frequent inconsistency so far this season it is hard to try to predict what might happen in a game such as this. Arsenal at the moment are going pretty well and although they have suffered a big blow in the loss of Robin Van Persie they will still have many attacking options and will no doubt be a problem for the defence and Pepe.

This is a big fixture for Liverpool, just like the Manchester United game, and the Everton one. A win will again send out a positive message but you can almost guarantee after what happened in the last two big fixtures that we will not continue to capitalize into the next game.

With the possibility that Aquilani and Torres could bot…