Coutinho, Ibe, Sterling and Aspas secure the win in the first match of Liverpool’s 13-14 pre-season schedule against Preston North End in a match celebrating the centenary year of the legendary Bill Shankly, whose face adorns one of the stands at Deepdale where he played before creating his legacy at Anfield.
Ah pre-season ! The sun is out, the transfer window has swung open like a barn door in a twister and the players are back sweating off their holidays. And for us fans we eagerly await to see our heroes old and new parade out in new kits in exhibition matches in foreign lands.
(Sorry for the delay in my first entry !)
This time of the year is a bit weird for football fans. The dust is still settling on last year but already we look towards the future. This year more than ever as there is a sizable change from last season. First of all we must address the fact that it seems that at the last LMA meeting someone shouted “Change Places” and the managers all ran around and hoped they didn’t get QPR…
(Open with a coding joke, immediately alienating 99% of the internet…)
Hello and welcome to Matt of the Day, a wittily titled blog by me, Matt Lockey.
As the intro on the right says it will be about many a topic but mainly football & Liverpool FC. I have decided to write a blog just to share my views and vent my proverbial spleen as and when. If you enjoy, follow this blog or myself on twitter @MattyLockey and if you want to learn more about me, click the button on the top right of the page.
Any-hoo here goes, see you on the other side Inter-peeps. ( I’ve decided to call you lot Inter-peeps, hope you don’t mind…)