Brendan Rodgers talks about Liverpool’s opening game of the 2012/13 season, away against West Bromwich Albion. He discusses the preparations for the game including pre season games, and also discusses Stewart Downing, Andy Carroll and Daniel Agger.
Andy Carroll has been burdened with a one dimensional tag after experiencing, to put it nicely, a slow start to his Liverpool career. A season of balls lumped to him from deep with both Liverpool and England have left the big number nine with a target man label which will be difficult to shake off. Enter Brendan Rodgers, a manager who has a philosophy of football in which a long ball forward might see you dropped or even sold, and you begin to see the problems faced by Liverpool’s record signing. Newcastle used Andy Carroll’s strengths, and they weren’t necessarily continue reading