LFC Weekly Roundup – Europa League, Title Race, Hillsborough

LFC Weekly Roundup - Europa League, Title Race, Hillsborough

LFC Weekly Roundup - Europa League, Title Race, Hillsborough

It's been a poignant week at Anfield, as the Reds marked the 35th Anniversary of Hillsborough.  On the pitch, Liverpool suffered back-to-back defeats in the Europa League and Premier League, while Rubin Amorim distanced himself from the Liverpool manager job.

News Headlines

  • Liverpool suffer shock 3 - 0 defeat to Atalanta at Anfield in Europa League Quarter-Final first leg tie
  • The performance is one of the worst by a Liverpool team under Jurgen Klopp
  • Liverpool also lose at home to Crystal Palace in the Premier League
  • Arsenal suffer a 2 - 0 home defeat to Aston Villa on the same day
  • Results mean Man City top of the table, with just 6 games to go, and are now favourites to win the Premier League Title
  • Conor Bradley suffers ankle injury and may be sidelined for up to three weeks
  • Alisson, Diogo Jota, and Trent Alexander-Arnold all return from injury
  • Liverpool marks the 35th Anniversary of Hillsborough with a minute's silence before the Crystal Palace game
  • Reports suggest Liverpool have reached a verbal agreement with Sporting CP manager, Ruben Amorim, to take over from Jurgen Klopp next season
  • However, Amorim appears to distance himself from the Liverpool job, claiming he is only thinking about Sporting

Match Results

Liverpool 0 - 3 Atalanta (11/04/2024) - Europa League Quarter-Finals first leg

Liverpool 0 - 1 Crystal Palace (14/04/2024) - Premier League


  • Alexis Mac Allister voted Liverpool 'Player of the Month' for March
  • Grace Frisk wins Liverpool FC Women's 'Player of the Month' for March
  • 'Forever Reds' (the club's official former players association), raises £100,000 for local charities and former players
  • Lucas Pitt signs first professional contract with LFC


  • Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to be offered a new long-term contract at Liverpool
  • Ruben Amorim is still the favourite to replace Jurgen Klopp, despite his remarks about only being focused on Sporting CP
  • Niko Kovac has emerged as a surprise target to replace Jurgen Klopp in the summer
  • Liverpool are amongst several clubs interested in Fulhams defender Tosin Adarabioyo, who is a free agent this summer
  • The Reds are interested in Ecuador Centre-back, Willian Pacho, 22
  • Liverpool are set to re-appoint David Woodfine, as Assistant Sporting Director, less than a year after he left the club
  • Liverpool could sign Sporting CP centre-back Goncalo Inacio, 22,  for just £40million in the summer

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