Sometimes honesty is the best policy for an emerging footballer.
Rob Jones has been there and done it.
“Small five v five, three v three games. Indoors, cordon it off, no referees. ‘There’s the ball, there’s the goal – go.’ Proper street footy, no instruction, no drills.”
“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans,” goes the old John Lennon lyric.
The nature of David Roberts' job means every time there's a divot made for a goal-kick or knee slide at Anfield it brings about a sharp wince.
Jürgen Klopp considers Jack Robinson to be a lucky charm.
Football analytics are now so mainstream that it's not uncommon to hear terms such as 'low block' and 'high press' discussed in the stands or the pub.
Gemma Smith has always had one eye on the future.
It's clear Liverpool's U18s have thrived in the spotlight this season.