Ben Woodburn

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.

Jan 082017
 
Liverpool 0, Plymouth Argyle 0 - Match Report

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

Jul 092016
 
Match Report & Tactics: Liverpool's 1-0 Friendly Win at Tranmere Rovers

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

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