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LIVERPOOL'S PRE-SEASON MATCHES

Judging by the lack of comments on the Tranmere game blog I thought I would post a general blog so Kopfans can comment on all the pre-season games which are coming thick and fast, starting with Bradford City tomorrow.  I don't know much about Bradford but surely they must give Liverpool a harder game than Tranmere did.  Although more players are back in training the new arrivals will not be considered for Bradford, though Lovren who has trained for a few days should get a game.  Otherwise the first and second half teams should be similar to Tranmere though Klpp may choose to swap the line-ups around a bit.  A similar performance to Tranmere would be welcome as would a good attendance since the match is raising money for sufferers of motor neurone disease, an awful condition that has sadly struck our former player and former Bradford skipper Stephen Darby.

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  • Fairplay Huytonian for keeping it ticking over, been really busy lately and don't get on the laptop much.
    As far as i know we play Dortmund tomorrow night so a much tougher test than our first two games, a report on this game would be great if any of you get to see it.
  • I saw some highlights of the Bradford game and the players that really caught my eye were Kent, Wilson and Brewster. Surely these players are ready to play in a first team somewhere if not at Liverpool? I can see why Klopp's been holding on to Brewster, the angle from which he scored showed genuine talent, but I thought Kent and Wilson were equally as good with their buildup play.
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