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I think this shows how well we can progress but also shows that a little more genuine quality aged 24-27 to take us further next season
RedRivelino
3rd Apr 2013 11:02
rosso76
3rd Apr 2013 11:07
"... and this is a thing we have to be proud of! Let's keep nurturing our youngsters with work ethic and tips! YNWA"
Tank8
3rd Apr 2013 11:09
"Strangely (or not) the mancs are mid table ! balanced then?"
kopking100
3rd Apr 2013 11:44
"I would prefer not to be the lowest age in the league and take out sterling and we probably arent. Doesnt matter on ages really, its the quality of player we need young or older. a couple more experienced signings and we should be aiming for the top of the table dont mind the bottom of an age statistic. "
goodbyeasf
3rd Apr 2013 12:05
"Bear in mind this includes Carra at 35 and Stevie at 32 - so with Carra out our average age for next season is already even lower!! This bodes well, especially seeing the young talent we have got - players who will only get better. We must be patient, but LFC is definitely heading in the right direction. Let's all get behind FSG and BR. YNWA."
SkyZA
3rd Apr 2013 12:23
"we need to boast about more miningful stats, like league position than just the lowest age average.infect this stats simply points out that we need some experience in the squad, and that is something that Gerrard has been preaching since the last transfer window.BR and FSG,now the ball is in your court"
AndyPanda
3rd Apr 2013 12:27
"I Think this is about One of the Only Tables that I'm REasonably Happy to Come Bottom of. YNWA REDS."
Micksir
3rd Apr 2013 12:34
"So if we change nothing and our team gets another2 seasons under there belt they will all be experienced premier league players and all avaerage 25.. and be worth a fortune.. Happy with that alone.. still looking forward to new faces tho :P"
CommanderCool
3rd Apr 2013 13:12
"knew this before... Still need some quality players in summer!!"
don0124lfc
3rd Apr 2013 13:17
"would be a nice stat if we were top four, otherwise means nothing scholes giggs rvp ferdinand look set to win the le "
81-82-83-84
3rd Apr 2013 14:41
"They haven't peaked yet then. Maybe we should try to keep hold of them?"
Aspas9Coutinho10
3rd Apr 2013 14:54
"Signing experienced players is the key over the summer with the exception of Thomas Ince. "
Champions Of Europe
3rd Apr 2013 15:12
"Just goes to show what BR & FSG have achieved with such a young squad. 'You can't with the league with youngsters' was once famously quoted & rightly so; with at least 4 cultured signings, we could be fighting for the t!tle next season."
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 15:23
"Hate to use Manu as an example. At start of season questions where raised about their defence. Young dodgey keeper, 2 centre halfs the wrong side of 30 an aging LB and then youngsters with potential but barely any experience. "
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 15:24
"Compare that to LFC. Exprienced top class keeper, 2 experienced yet still youngish CB's. 2 international full backs (ok Enrique may not get picked for Spain but he would no doubt get into any other country's squad). Which club has been appalling in defence and which club barely leaks goals? "
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 15:26
"We are the team leaking goals, the team with the supposed great defence, the team with bags of experience. This age thing is nonsense. It's all about ability. Carra has had to come in to shaw things up. He has abilty, Agger apart I think teh rest of defence is inconsistent and prone to errors"
LFC THRU THICK + THIN
3rd Apr 2013 16:49
"IN MY OPINION SOME OF OUR YOUNGSTERS WERE THROWN IN AT THE DEEP END BECAUSE OF CIRSTANCES. MAINLY DUE TO THE LACK OF DEPTH IN THE SQUAD AND HAVING TO PLAY EUROPA LEAGUE QUALIFIERS ON A THURSDAY NIGHT. IT'S NO COINCIDENCE THAT SINCE COUTINHO AND STURRIDGE CAME IN CERTAIN PLAYERS HAVEN'T FIGURED MUCH. GOOD EXPERIENCE FOR THE FUTURE THOUGH."
Buddha130654
3rd Apr 2013 17:03
"It augers well for the future that kids like Suso, Sterling, Jonjo etc have plenty of premier games under their belt which will hold them in good stead next season. We can thank BR for thinking ahead and we will benefit from this. We have an exciting crop of kids and we should all be enthused..."
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 17:14
"Buddha. Can't thank BR for fast tracking youngsters to the first team mate. He had no choice. 1 recognised striker. As soon as the balance was addressed in Jan these youngsters haven't got a look in. Agree it give's great experience and bodes well for the future but much to circ-u-m-stances as opposed to being a masterstroke"
Champions Of Europe
3rd Apr 2013 17:55
"ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road 3rd Apr 2013 17:14 Point well made. BR worked with what he had; fortunately due to KKs development, BR had a good crop of young talent to help keep us in the top half of the table. But credit where its due, BR still had to keep them developing, & as SG said recently, 'the youngsters haven't achieved anything yet'."
melissa96
3rd Apr 2013 18:39
"i actually thought villa had the youngest team but i guess sterling,suso,andre n shelvey all 20 n below have lowered the average age. on experienced players i think we have enough reina,jones, enrique, johno,agger lucas, stevie,stewie n suarez. thats quite a number of them compared to arsenal.so we cant give the excuse that we dont have enough experiencedd players "
melissa96
3rd Apr 2013 18:48
"its up to these experienced players to lead the younger ones that we already have and that we buy in the coming seasons."
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 18:48
"Looks good for the future shame we have idiots sla ging off certain young players on a daily basis trying to make themselves feel important."
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 18:54
"These young players have to keep improving all the time or they just stay ordinary players, especially if we want to get back to the top."
Buddha130654
3rd Apr 2013 19:04
"Ani, BR gets full credit. He could have played it safe and kept the old guard of Kuyt, Maxi etc but he showed his intent by doing a mass cull. He then gave Sterling, Suso and Jonjo their wings and next season we will reap the benefits. His purchase of Coutinho and Sturridge will go down as brilliant. "
Buddha130654
3rd Apr 2013 19:36
"Budbudhaha, change your name will you, its too close to mine and you are giving it a bad reputation with your constant whining and sheep following antics. You should try making your own points, but if that proves difficult I suggest you go away get life experience and come back and try again. See you later..."
LFC THRU THICK + THIN
3rd Apr 2013 19:37
"ANI RD, 17.14. ABSOLUTELY 100% CORRECT. NO WAY WOULD SUSO, SHELVEY, WISDOM AND STERLING PLAYED AS MANY MINUTES AS THEY DID IF THE SQUAD WAS BETTER EQUIPPED. DEFINITELY NOT A "MASTERSTROKE" !!!"
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 19:46
"You can't bully me mr needy go away and support chelski you sad excuse for a lfc fan ,"
Buddha130654
3rd Apr 2013 20:00
"Change your name as its very odd copying mine??? And cut out the bullying rubbish you clown. I guess you resort to sniping and being a follower because being yourself is a drag. But you won't shake off your short-comings with your constant carping and whinging. It must be hard for you getting up in the mornings."
Buddha130654
3rd Apr 2013 20:05
"The point about LFC being better equipped is a process that takes time and credit to BR for doing this in a sensible fashion whilst blooding the youngsters who will be a real assets next season. We should be celebrating these golden youngster as they are the envy of every club. BR had the choice to either keep the oldies or promote talented kids, thankfully he chose the latter. "
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 20:05
"The only one on here wringing is you mr needy mostly about JH , you print same rubbish every day many times, why don't you change your name try putting boring in front, and get a life you clown."
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 20:08
"Wringing I meant,"
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 20:11
"W h i n g i n g "
Buddha130654
3rd Apr 2013 20:23
"Change your name and develop your personality and stop mentioning me all the time. I get it that you are some sort of stalker but to to be a constant pest to someone you profess not to like is very odd. Now that you have garnered a bit of attention by using my name lets hope you use it wisely and make viable comments about the topics at hand. Take care now.."
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 20:29
"It's not your name did you not go to school that explains why you keep repeating yourself every day, I think you have too much time on your hands and no real friends that's why your life is on here being repeive ."
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 20:32
"R e p e t i t i v e"
sisurya
3rd Apr 2013 20:49
"we have a bright future, but i think we still need a experienced player, that can teach the youngster."
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 20:57
"sisuray you are spot on, I would love to see fellani in a Liverpool shirt."
LFC THRU THICK + THIN
3rd Apr 2013 21:25
"NOT SO SURE THAT BR HAD MUCH OF A CHOICE WHETHER TO "KEEP THE OLDIES" OR NOT. IT'S COMMON KNOWLEDGE THAT LFC'S WAGE BILL HAD TO BE CUT. ADD TO THIS THE AUGUST TRANSFER DEBACLE AND IT IS CLEAR AS DAYLIGHT THAT BR HAD NO OTHER CHOICE BUT TO BLOOD THE YOUNGSTERS. IT'LL BE INTERESTING TO SEE HOW MANY MINUTES SUSO, WISDOM OR SHELVEY GET WHEN THE REDS ARE BETTER EQUIPPED IN AUGUST."
Buddha130654
3rd Apr 2013 21:37
"I think you will see that the kids will be very important next season as there won't be too many elite players coming in the summer. Suso and Jonjo are going to be top players and will be ready next season to stake a claim. As we all know age has nothing to do with ability. "
Buddha130654
3rd Apr 2013 21:53
"Lets see if some can stay on topic and not court undue attention. I guess one can only live and hope, lol."
Lfcamms
3rd Apr 2013 22:07
"Try and support our players not slating them especially the younger ones."
cordoso
3rd Apr 2013 22:26
"Does this stat show that southampton have a great chance of top four next season? Quality is what really matters and we do have a lot of hope for many of our young stars. "
cordoso
3rd Apr 2013 22:37
"it's hard to say why br played so many of the young players earlier in the season. He has said that he put a lot of faith in them and they fell short. Is he challenging them to step up or did he just get it wrong, we cannot afford to make the same mistake again. "
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 22:40
"Oh Buddha I am not sure if BR give consent for Maxi, Bellers, Dirk and even Aqua to leave. It was well known they where leaving. Think Kuyt had even signed a pre-contract with Fenerbarche before BR arrived? "
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 22:42
"Think BR may of agreed to send AC on loan, he did say before that he didn't want a £35m striker on the bench or words to that effect- All speculative though. Still, i am sure if he would of known what was in store he would of kept Andy. "
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 22:43
"I know this been said many times by me that it maybe boring, but I do blame FSG for the fact we played the youngsters. Who knows it may be inspired? But even then I wouldn't give them the credit but BR for making the most of what resources he had. "
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 22:44
"He din't inherit a mess, but it wasn't ideal but I am sure he like us expected the owners to fork out the cash based on how much money they generated and how much they saved. "
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 22:50
"I know Buddha that you may reply with the owners being cautious after KD. Or the FFP that myself and many others are dubious about. But FSG could of got us relegated this season. Yeah, that serious. Imagine if Luis hadn't found his scoring boots or had been injured. "
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
3rd Apr 2013 22:52
"Who else would of taken up that mantle? By the time January came and reinforcements arrived we could of had a dejected team, shy of goals being threatened with relegation. That is not me being dramatical at all. Take away Luis's goals, particulalry before Jan and see where we would be. Excuse spelling btw. Not proof reading and ain't got my spell check. Just in case in doesn't make sense."
Buddha130654
4th Apr 2013 0:04
"Ani, its well doented that BR had the final say in releasing the older players. There were meetings to lay out his plans and the policy was to shift out older and non-performing players. We should be rejoicing that the kids got outings as it will auger well for theirs and our future. "
Buddha130654
4th Apr 2013 0:07
"Ani, I am not sure why you put a spin on what BR inherited, its clear he was bequeathed a royal mess. What would anyone call having ageing players, Kuyt, Maxi, Bellers and non performers, Adam, Hendo, Downing, Spearo and AC making up the bulk of the first team squad. The fact that BR shifted out 6 out of 8 ill-fits says a lot about his skill, cont..."
Buddha130654
4th Apr 2013 0:11
"If any team had to jettison 6 first teamers they would struggle in the first year to make an impact. To BR credit he has produced a better team - which is growing in stature; sure as expected there are teething problems, but the potential is scary. A few cute buys this summer and the kids one year wiser will bring fruitful dividends, cont..."
Buddha130654
4th Apr 2013 0:16
"Ani, you fail to grasp that every team plans to have their top scorer as their talisman, so your analogy is flawed when you ask where we would be without Suarez. The same could be said Barca/Messi; Manure/Van Persie; Madrid/Ronaldo; Spurs/Bale. The fact is we do have Suarez and BR had justifiable faith in him and was secure with his presence cont..."
Buddha130654
4th Apr 2013 0:21
"Take out Suarez in our team and yes we would be weaker, but take out Messi, Ronaldo, Van Persie or Bale and the same would be said of their respective teams - so its a flawed argument. Anyway, next year is BR year and there will be no excuses. I fully expect him to deliver...Rock and roll!"
Fari
4th Apr 2013 5:47
"so it means at average year of 'early' 25, LFC will challenge for EPL champion position"
ArtistFormelyKnownAsAni-road
4th Apr 2013 12:06
"You make good points Buddha. But equally speculative... Spearing and Adam wasn't Liverpool standard. A youth player like many before moved on and a transfer deal which in hindsight was wrong. Just realised the time. Be back later "