They may be failed to whet the appetite of football fans on the pitch as they once used to but off the pitch Liverpool have managed to replicate the glory they used to be regularly accustomed to. Brendan Rodgers may not exactly be seen as a prophet by all on Merseyside.
His most recent comment after his charges crashed out of the Europa League at the last 32 stage to Zenit St Petersburg: “The war going forward will very much be won if we keep performing like that” could ring very true for some of the Liverpool personnel past and present, maybe even an owner too.
Whether such comments from their Northern Irishman will be motivation for matchdays at Anfield is another matter….
If you don’t want to get all hot and bothered with envy at those who certainly were not walking home alone a few weeks ago on Valentine’s Day, then you may want to look away now.