Swansea Manager Garry Monk Avoids FA Sanction For Criticism of Referee

Swansea boss Garry Monk has avoided punishment after accusing Stoke winger Victor Moses of “clear cheating” – and saw his wife rally to his support on Wednesday. The Football Association announced Monk will not face any further action following his post-match comments on October 19, when he was incensed over Moses winning Stoke a penalty from which they equalized on their way...
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Liverpool-Swansea City Verdict: Unlikely Heroes Rescue Reds In League Cup

Liverpool was five minutes away from despair when a trio of unlikely heroes lifted it into a state euphoria. At very least, Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Swansea City on Tuesday in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup eased some of the tension and pressure in the atmosphere at Anfield. On paper, the victory books Liverpool’s passage to the quarterfinal of a competition that isn’t...
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Liverpool-Swansea City Live: Reds, Swans Meet In League Cup Fourth Round

1 p.m. ET: It’s always special when Brendan Rodgers leads Liverpool against Swansea City. After all, Rodgers left Swansea City to take the job as Liverpool manager in summer 2012. Rodgers meets his former team once again Tuesday in the fourth round of the 2014-15 Capital One Cup (or Football League Cup) at Anfield. The teams have rich recent histories in this competition. Liverpool...
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Coutinho vows to improve

Philippe Coutinho is ready to step up his performances in a bid to kick-start Liverpool’s lacklustre season. Despite currently sitting […]
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Time for Philippe Coutinho to bury the ghost of inconsistency

Time for Philippe Coutinho to bury the ghost of inconsistency - originally posted on One of the positives that came out from Liverpool’s 3-2 victory over QPR apart from the victory itself, is the return to form of Philippe Coutinho. A decisive cameo from the Brazilian after coming on as a sub provided the necessary impetus for Brendan Rodgers’s side to claim full...
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Daniel Sturridge’s Latest Injury Will Prolong Liverpool’s Scoring Woes

Fact: Liverpool is much better with Daniel Sturridge in the lineup than it is without him. The Reds score more goals, win more games and earn more points when Sturridge, their leading man in the attack, plays. Sturridge, 25, suffered a calf injury last Thursday, which probably will sideline him for the next month. Simply put, Liverpool will be worse off than it otherwise would have...
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Barclays Premier League: Game week 8 talking points

Cheeky: Southampton fan Samuel Foyle mocks disgruntled Santiago Vergini after his spectacular own goal. With the international break over the dramatic goal fest of the Premier League resumed. Here are this weekend’s talking points. Stunning Southampton steamroll shell shocked Sunderland Sunderland fans had probably worked out that this wasn’t going to their day when their own...
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Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool were 'lucky' to defeat QPR

Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool were 'very, very lucky' to leave Queens Park Rangers with three points following a dramatic 3-2 win. The visitors struggled to get going at Loftus Road and failed to match the energy of a home side rooted to the foot of the Premier League table. QPR twice hit the woodwork in the first-half through Leory Fer, with fortune very much on Liverpool’s...
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Coutinho happy to discuss new Liverpool deal; Malouda joins Metz

Liverpool F.C. midfielder Philippe Coutinho says he would be delighted to discuss a new contract with the club, as he […]
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool transfer rumors: Johnson, Coutinho, Odegaard

Yesterday exposed just how punchless the Liverpool attack is without both Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez. Brad Guzan put a clean sheet on The Reds. Obviously, Anfield devoted much of their summer transfer window to strikers, and rightfully so. Sturridge will return soon enough, but he needs help. So we’ll talk some Liverpool transfer rumors on this Sunday. We’ll see what they...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho ready to discuss Liverpool deal, excited about Europe

Philippe Coutinho says he would be happy to open talks about a new contract at Liverpool as he looks forward to the prospect of playing in the UEFA Champions League. Coutinho made the move to Anfield in January 2013 and has established himself as a key part of Brendan Rodgers' squad in his first 18 months at the club. He helped Liverpool finish second in the Premier League last...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool’s inconsistent little magician

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool’s inconsistent little magician - originally posted on Philippe Coutinho claimed his second cap for Brazil during the Selecao’s 1-0 victory over Colombia in Miami on Friday night. He came on as a 72nd minute sub in Dunga’s first game back as Brazil manager and will be delighted to be back in the international groove after frustratingly...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Philippe Coutinho deserved a call-up for the Selecao

Why Philippe Coutinho deserved a call-up for the Selecao - originally posted on Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been called up, for the first time since he made his debut, for new Brazil coach Dunga’s first squad.  Dunga stated: “History shows that you can’t start from scratch, it’s important to keep some of the previous structure in place. Slowly...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brazil Announces 23-Man Squad For September Friendlies in US

Brazil’s new head coach, Dunga, has announced his 23-man squad that will face Colombia on September 5 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami followed by a friendly against Ecuador on September 9 at Met Life Stadium in New York. Dunga has made several big changes to Luis Filipe Scolari’s World Cup roster, including the addition of Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho who will likely earn his...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho Recalled To Brazil Squad For Exhibitions In United States

Philippe Coutinho is coming back to America less than two months after his last stateside visit. Coutinho was recalled to Brazil’s national team for a pair of exhibition games that will take place in the United States in September. Brazil will face Colombia on September 5 in Miami and Ecuador on September 9 in New Jersey, and newly installed Brazil head coach Dunga selected the...
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rodgers tips Coutinho for greatness

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes the “magical” Philippe Coutinho can take the UEFA Champions League by storm. Brazilian playmaker Coutinho […]
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool tears past Dortmund in preseason friendly at Anfield

Liverpool continued their preparations for the new season with an impressive 4-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund. Brendan Rodgers' men made a habit of starting strongly in the Premier League last term and they began quickly at Anfield as Daniel Sturridge opened the scoring after ten minutes from Philippe Coutinho's excellent pass. Dejan Lovren, one of three summer signings...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool Looking to Retain 22yr Old Starlet with Long Term Contract

According to The Telegraph, it looks like manager Brendan Rodgers and owner John W. Henry may give Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho a new long term contract. The deal comes at a good time for the 22-year-old, as he is coming off a ... Read More
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool To Offer Philippe Coutinho New Contract Soon, Brendan Rodgers Says

Liverpool wants to keep its “brain” in place, so Philippe Coutinho should expect some news in the coming weeks. On Monday, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said that the club wants to sign Coutinho to a contract extension before the start of the 2014-15 season (Aug. 17 against Southampton). “A new contract for Philippe is something we will look to do over the summer,” Rodgers...
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool transfer rumors: Bony, Coutinho, Manquillo, Reina

Just 26 more days until the summer transfer window closes, which means the gossip and rumors are flying fast. Time to talk Liverpool transfer rumors. -According to the Daily Mirror, Swansea are set to scrap Wilfried Bony’s £19 million release clause to help sell the unsettled striker. Both Spurs and Liverpool have been heavily linked to him this summer transfer window. -Liverpool...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rodgers hopeful over Coutinho deal

Brendan Rodgers is eager for Philippe Coutinho to sign a new contract but is unsure when the Liverpool midfielder will […]
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Red hot Liverpool star targeted by Real Madrid BUT…

Red hot Liverpool star targeted by Real Madrid BUT… - originally posted on Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho is on Real Madrid’s wish-list in the coming summer according to Gianluca Di Marzio’s notable staff journalist Fabrizio Romano. The Brazilian has been in superb form for the Reds this season with six goals and five assists to his credit in 26 appearances...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vincent Kompany’s Error Allows Philippe Coutinho To Score Winner (GIF)

Vincent Kompany betrayed his reputation as the Premier League’s top defender when he made a high-profile error in Manchester City’s 3-2 defeat against Liverpool on Sunday. The game was tied at 2-2 in the 78th minute, when Manchester City defender Gael Clichy headed a throw-in backwards toward Kompany. The Manchester City captain tried to boot it upfield but missed, setting up...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Coutinho dreaming of Premier League title

Philippe Coutinho is confident Liverpool will move a step closer to Premier League glory with victory over Manchester City on […]
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool Must Reproduce Best Performances During Run-In

Philippe Coutinho insists Liverpool’s recent Anfield displays against Everton and Arsenal have set the benchmark for the team to try and emulate over the remainder of the campaign, as it tries to secure a successful finale to 2013-14. The Reds swept both the Blues and the Gunners aside in their last two games on home soil, winning 4-0 and 5-1 respectively, to bolster their push...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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