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Editor's Column: Ramblings of a confused fan - Getting to the bottom of this horrible Liverpool run

Posted On: 25 Feb 2021   |   Posted By: The Empire of The Kop

Editor's Column: Ramblings of a confused fan - Getting to the bottom of this horrible Liverpool run

I remember being sat on the sofa, December 19 2020, and texting my pal in the fourth minute after Taki Minamino opened the scoring at Selhurst Park.
He thinks Taki is awful and we have a running joke regarding his performances - so I found his early goal hilarious and let him know on WhatsApp. I'd previously offered him a £20 bet after the Lincoln game in which Minamino scored twice that he'd reach eight for the season - and he turned it down, worried the Japanese would hit that target from the bench. He'd regretted not taking the bet after the barren run Minamino went on from that point, so we had some craic regarding our latest predictions for Taki's overall tally in 2020/21.
I didn't so much as celebrate the goal, but laugh it off. Then, with one eye on the phone, chuckled as the second went in. Then the third, the fourth, the fifth. By the sixth and the seventh, half my attention was on other things.
What a spoilt arsehole, eh? How I regret not celebrating our beautifully worked goals with the passion...

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