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Karl Matchett

European and MLS football journalist for Bleacher Report, ITV, and others.

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Liverpool Striker Makes Strong Case For Inclusion
Why Daniel Sturridge Should Start Liverpool€™s First Game Of The Season
An intensive pre-season has seen Liverpool take in four countries, nine matches and a enough players to fill two squads, and it has been an…
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Spurs Should Go For This Manchester United Man
Tottenham Could Go All-In For Deadline Day Signing Of Manchester United's Anthony Martial
An early transfer window closure; full focus on the Premier League campaign. That was meant to be the trade-off, allowing clubs to take care of…
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Big Money Spent As Liverpool Play Catch-Up On The Rest
Liverpool Spending Big Off The Field As Well As On It
Eyebrows have raised, jokes have been made. For years, Liverpool supporters have had to endure rival fans suggesting they’ve been ‘shopping at Tescos while others…
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Liverpool Can Rely On This Man Next Season...
Could James Milner Play The Gary McAllister Role For Liverpool This Season?
It might not be the most obvious comparison, nor one James Milner might be thankful for being made, but the Liverpool vice-captain could end up…
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Should Liverpool Give Naby Keita Free Reign?
How Do Liverpool Get The Best From New Signing Naby Keita?
One of the most eagerly anticipated arrivals at Anfield in recent years, Naby Keita is finally a Liverpool player after more than a year of…
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Mbappe Takes His Chance On The Big Stage
How France Youngster Kylian Mbappe Has Lit Up The World Cup
We’ve come a long way from teams playing with two big front men, or even one target man and one runner. We have false nines,…
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Klopp & Kopites' League Aspirations To Come To The Fore In 18/19
Jurgen Klopp€™s Greatest Challenge: Transforming Liverpool From A €˜Cup Team€™ Into League Winners
Jurgen Klopp might not have won any silverware yet with Liverpool, but trophies are far from the only way to measure improvement in performance of…
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Premier League Stars Face Each Other As England Take On Belgium
Will Premier League Familiarity Hand Final Group Stage Clash Advantage To England?
The final round of group stage matches sees England facing Belgium, with top spot up for grabs in Group G after both nations qualified early…
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Which Club Would Suit Ajax's Hakim Ziyech?
Liverpool & Tottenham Rumoured For Morocco's Impressive Hakim Ziyech
Out of the World Cup after just two games, it’s easy to dismiss Morocco as an also-ran at the 2018 finals, but the truth is…
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Who Else Should Gerrard Take To Rangers?
Three More Liverpool Starlets Steven Gerrard Should Take To Rangers
He’s only been north of the border a matter of weeks, but it’s no surprise to see that Steven Gerrard has already returned to Liverpool…
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Who Should Liverpool Go For?
Oblak, Butland, Alisson, Cillessen: Which Linked Goalkeeper Best Suits Liverpool?
Debate has raged ever since the Champions League final, over whether Liverpool should sign a new goalkeeper to replace Loris Karius, and over whether his…
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Russia's Long Term Plan Went Down The Pan And Now They Are Facing Embarrassment
Home Comforts Are The Last Remaining Hope After Russia€™s Failed Long-Term Plan
In late 2010, it was announced: Russia would hold the FIFA World Cup in 2018. A full eight years to prepare, to improve, to put…
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Which Liverpool Players Will Shine At The World Cup
Ranking The Liverpool Players Likely To Have The Biggest World Cup Impact
Liverpool have eight players on the plane to Russia—well, on several planes actually—and each will be hoping to play a major part for their respective…
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Who Fits Into Liverpool's Midfield Next Season?
Henderson, Wijnaldum or Oxlade-Chamberlain? Which Current Liverpool Player Loses Out Most After Fabinho Signing?
There’s no question that Liverpool needed to make good additions this summer if they were to take another step forward in their development under Jurgen…
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Who Have Been Liverpool's Top Performers This Season?
Reviewing The Most Important Performer In Each Area Of The Pitch For Liverpool This Season
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has gradually worked towards moulding a squad in his own image: aggressive, fast-paced, capable of exciting football and of making the…
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