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LFC News 6.1.12: New Beginning Edition

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Here's to more of these celebrations in the future
Here's to more of these celebrations in the future

Today marks the beginning for LFC in many different aspects. Brendan Rodgers will be announced bringing with him a solid support staff. Also, the official release of the new Warrior kit is today. By the way what a classy looking strip. Also, there are rumors that stadium naming rights could be a possibility. There are other rumors of an Anfield expansion announcement. Massive steps are being taken in the right direction. These are definitely exciting times to be a Reds fan.

On to the news.

Jordan replaces Lampard at Euros - Liverpool FC
Liverpool look set to have more players in England's Euro 2012 squad than any other club after Jordan Henderson was called to replace the injured Frank Lampard. Congrats to Hendo! Keep up the good work!

Swansea fear Joe Allen will follow Brendan Rodgers to Anfield... but Liverpool will have to pay at least 10m | Mail Online
Liverpool expect to unveil Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers as their manager and he is believed to be considering a bid for the Welsh club’s young midfielder Joe Allen. Allen could cost 10M. Perhaps that is a deal he is very young and knows the Rodgers system.

Bellamy becomes Warrior's first ambassador, signing deal to support charity work in Africa | Mail Online
Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy has signed a deal with the club's kit manufacturer Warrior which will see his sponsorship fee used to support his charity work in Africa. Not only is Bellers a bad ass but he is a charitable person. Kudos Craig.

Richard Jolly: Rodgers dethrones The King at Anfield - ESPN Soccernet
It is a tantalising thought what Brendan Rodgers could accomplish at Anfield, writes Richard Jolly. Good article by Jolly.

Swansea City FC - Match Analysis - YouTube#at=67#!#!
Chris Davies explains how Match Analysis works at Swansea City and how it plays an important part for the team (2010/2011) Give credit to Jason B on this one. Great video!

Brendan Rodgers’ Tactical Approach: Will Liverpool adapt to Tiki-Taka? | The Path is Made By Walking Another great find by Jason B. Fantastic article on Rodgers tiki taka philosophy and how he could incorporate it into LFC

Football premier-league: Barcelona set fee for Tottenham and Liverpool target | Radio talkSPORT
Liverpool and Tottenham target Ibrahim Afellay could be available for as little as £6m this summer, according to reports in Spain. The Barcelona star missed six months with a knee ligament injury sustained in September and now it has been suggested that Barca are ready to let him go.

Football premier-league: Liverpool set to miss out on Dutch winger | Radio talkSPORT
Liverpool target Eljero Elia looks set to snub a move to Anfield in favour of joining Schalke. Rapid winger Elia has been on Liverpool's radar for some time but uncertainty over the managerial position at the club might have hampered their chances of landing him.

Brendan Rodgers' hard Liverpool task includes players who wanted Rafa Benitez to return and signs Luis Suarez is unsettled - Mirror Online I think Pepe could flourish under Rodgers. Hopefully he can regain his form and do well under Rodgers.

Brendan Rodgers could raid Swansea for three players once he becomes Liverpool manager - Mirror Online
Midfielders Sigurdsson and Sinclair and centre-half Williams are in the frame to move north to Anfield in their manager's footsteps. Sigurdsson would be nice. Other two perhaps not. Never Leave College has me wanting Allen.