The battle for Ben Woodburn’s international services

Ben Woodburn’s anticipated rise to fame has ignited a familiar battle over a young star’s international allegiance.  November’s League Cup quarter-final win over Leeds saw the 17-year-old break Michael Owen’s record to become Liverpool’s youngest ever goal scorer. His name has refused to go away ever since. The forward’s talent has been common knowledge amongst…

Philippe Coutinho, Ander Herrera, Liverpool, Manchester United

Dropping Philippe Coutinho deeper

A recent suggestion to ‘drop Philippe Coutinho’ during a discussion with a Liverpool fan online was greeted with bemusement and the kind of mockery only Manchester United fans who believe Wayne Rooney should be playing in central midfield, are worthy of. Aspects of my Mum’s personality threatened to break through; “No, no, let me explain”…