By Jove! Thanks for this Brian. Now you'll probably think I'm barking, but I used to play football with Michael Edwards. How do I know? Well, he used to do a similar job for Portsmouth and Spurs - I had no idea he had moved on until I read this. I remember a Saturday morning in 1992 when the manager of our un 14 team addresed the 20 man squad, then turned to me to see if I had my boots. "Yes," I said. "Then can you give them to Michael," came the reply. Cruel bastard.
I know it's early days, and it may be sacrilegous to say so, but at the moment shouldn't Liverpool be setting their sights rather lower? Like making sure, first of all, that they stay up? Many a team that believed that it was 'too good to go down' has done just that.