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Karl Matchett

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

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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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Liverpool's Loan Stars To Watch
The Liverpool Players Out On Loan Who Still Have A Future At Anfield
Jurgen Klopp’s side is performing admirably this season and stand a great chance of going all the way in the Champions League—but there’s still more…
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Have These Reds Done Enough To Earn A World Cup Spot?
The 7 Liverpool Players Still Fighting For A World Cup Place
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side are flying high, impressing domestically and in European competition — but not everybody in the squad has enjoyed a perfect season.…
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Clyne's Return Will Be A Real Boost For Liverpool's Defence
Nathanial Clyne's Return Could Help Both Young Defenders At Liverpool
Saturday’s win at Crystal Palace was obviously notable for Liverpool for the three points, a temporary 10-point buffer down to fifth and for yet another…
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Moreno Has Thrived Under Pressure From Robertson...
Liverpool€™s Left-Back Battle Shows Perfect Example Of Positive Competition For Places
Squad depth is a big issue for many clubs, and it’s one which can work both ways. On the one hand, managers—especially at bigger sides,…
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