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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40860 on: May 17, 2018, 10:14:52 AM »
Confirmed. Fair play to the lad - first year outta minor too.

Wait till he returns from the WC with his fragile confidence shot to bits by the media expecting miracles from him.

God forbid he makes a mistake which costs a goal, he'll be hounded.

Unfortunately thats the issue with TAA (& Gomez) most young players . Very good for 95% of the game but liable to make a naive mistake and get caught on the wrong side/ball watching that leads to a goal.

Makes you appreciate just how good Steve Finnan and Rob Jones (for some of you older lads  ;) ) were.
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« Reply #40861 on: May 17, 2018, 10:58:01 AM »
Confirmed. Fair play to the lad - first year outta minor too.

Wait till he returns from the WC with his fragile confidence shot to bits by the media expecting miracles from him.

God forbid he makes a mistake which costs a goal, he'll be hounded.

Unfortunately thats the issue with TAA (& Gomez). Very good for 95% of the game but liable to make a naive mistake and get caught on the wrong side/ball watching that leads to a goal.

Makes you appreciate just how good Steve Finnan and Rob Jones (for some of you older lads  ;) ) were.

He left himself exposed when they played Man Utd and Rashford took full advantage
I havenít seen him do it since. Heís only a pup be learning very fast. Not the finished product yet but will get there.

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40862 on: May 17, 2018, 10:58:57 AM »
Confirmed. Fair play to the lad - first year outta minor too.

Wait till he returns from the WC with his fragile confidence shot to bits by the media expecting miracles from him.

God forbid he makes a mistake which costs a goal, he'll be hounded.

Unfortunately thats the issue with TAA (& Gomez). Very good for 95% of the game but liable to make a naive mistake and get caught on the wrong side/ball watching that leads to a goal.

Makes you appreciate just how good Steve Finnan and Rob Jones (for some of you older lads  ;) ) were.

He left himself exposed when they played Man Utd and Rashford took full advantage
I havenít seen him do it since. Heís only a pup be learning very fast. Not the finished product yet but will get there.
He was all over the place in Rome as well in fairness.

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40863 on: May 17, 2018, 11:06:53 AM »
Heíll hardly play? Be better for the young fella if he was in Ibiza with his mates for a couple of weeks Iíd have thought..

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40864 on: May 17, 2018, 11:10:20 AM »
Confirmed. Fair play to the lad - first year outta minor too.

Wait till he returns from the WC with his fragile confidence shot to bits by the media expecting miracles from him.

God forbid he makes a mistake which costs a goal, he'll be hounded.

Unfortunately thats the issue with TAA (& Gomez). Very good for 95% of the game but liable to make a naive mistake and get caught on the wrong side/ball watching that leads to a goal.

Makes you appreciate just how good Steve Finnan and Rob Jones (for some of you older lads  ;) ) were.

He left himself exposed when they played Man Utd and Rashford took full advantage
I havenít seen him do it since. Heís only a pup be learning very fast. Not the finished product yet but will get there.
He was all over the place in Rome as well in fairness.

I thought that as well. He was outstanding against Sane in both games but in Rome he was poor. I take Blewuporstuffed point about all young players but for TAA it always seems to be the same mistake, a poor starting position against a wide player cutting in. With Gomez its the ball watching at the back post. Yes a coach should be helping these young guys to address this but at a certain point they need to cop on as well and 19 is old enough to do this.

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40865 on: May 17, 2018, 12:02:53 PM »
Think long term he'll be midfield but yes, plenty to learn at full back.
Best scenario for him would be squad player with little playin time comes home from wc reputation intact etc

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40866 on: May 17, 2018, 02:46:36 PM »
Confirmed. Fair play to the lad - first year outta minor too.

Wait till he returns from the WC with his fragile confidence shot to bits by the media expecting miracles from him.

God forbid he makes a mistake which costs a goal, he'll be hounded.

Unfortunately thats the issue with TAA (& Gomez). Very good for 95% of the game but liable to make a naive mistake and get caught on the wrong side/ball watching that leads to a goal.

Makes you appreciate just how good Steve Finnan and Rob Jones (for some of you older lads  ;) ) were.

I'll take it all with a pinch of salt. Amazing how the attitude changes once England are involved.  ::)

The lads first full season and wasn't even a regular the whole season at that, he has done extremely well, of course he is going to make mistakes, what young (or old) player doesn't!! It's how he improves is the key. Fact remains he has been a regular in the team the last few months against some of the best players he is going to come up against. Look at Carragher, he was an absolute bombscare in midfield and right back especially when he started, and improved vastly in a quick period. TAA has started off a lot better than this already. Added to the fact he is probably best suited in midfield, he's doing ok! Doubt he will get too much game time due to Walker/system England will play. But so be it.

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40867 on: May 17, 2018, 03:31:01 PM »
I wouldn't worry too much about the young lad making mistakes. He'll only be making them in training games.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40868 on: May 17, 2018, 06:21:40 PM »
He has the best right foot in that squad. Could defo see him being a weapon, playing wing back for them.

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40869 on: May 17, 2018, 08:02:53 PM »
He's been poor since the second leg of the man city game.

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40870 on: May 18, 2018, 12:37:09 PM »

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40872 on: May 19, 2018, 09:03:09 PM »
Text from a United supporting friend of mine after the game today. I don't care that we lost all that matters is Liverpool don't win next week..
That about sums them up imo.

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Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« Reply #40873 on: May 19, 2018, 09:12:33 PM »
Text from a United supporting friend of mine after the game today. I don't care that we lost all that matters is Liverpool don't win next week..
That about sums them up imo.

Sums you up more like....
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 10:04:25 AM by StGallsGAA »

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