By Umarah Naz. Remember that one, single week in January that Liverpool had to recuperate from a packed fixture list? Well, it’s been filled. The Reds were held to a 0-0 draw today in the third round of the FA Cup by a Plymouth Argyle side that offered next to nothing at Anfield. After having made £600,000 for this tie alone, Plymouth backed it up by earning a replay at Home Park to be played a few days after the Premier League game against Manchester United. Embed from Getty Images Most people thought that it would be a walk in continue reading
Born 16 November, 1999, Ben Woodburn is a highly regarded youth player at Liverpool. So much so, that by the age of 15 he was training and playing with the club’s under-18 side.
Ben attended Bishop Heber High School near his hometown of Tattenhall near Chester, before moving to Rainhill High School in Liverpool.
The versatile attacking midfielder/forward has chosen to represent Wales at national level, and has appeared for their youth sides on numerous occasions, and has even captained their under-17s.
He’s scored some spectacular goals while playing for Liverpool’s youth teams, including an overhead kick against Manchester United, and a well taken lob over the keeper against Cardiff in difficult weather conditions.
He continued to rise to prominence during some 2016/17 pre-season matches, where he impressed alongside some first team players against both Tranmere Rovers and Fleetwood Town.
Liverpool kicked off their first full season under the management of Jurgen Klopp with a friendly away to local side Tranmere Rovers. An impressive, surprisingly sharp display from Danny Ings was the highlight of the game, but there were plenty of encouraging signs from a few of the club’s academy players. Embed from Getty Images The German manager attended the game fresh from signing a new six year contract, and used 22 players during this training exercise against National League (5th tier) opposition. Klopp’s 4-3-3 formation surprised a few people, but this fairly simple system is one which is often continue reading