Liverpool in the 2010s: The most dramatic decade in the Reds’ history

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The past decade has been the most turbulent and dramatic in Liverpool’s 127-year history. The Merseysiders have gone from being close to bankruptcy to worth over £1 billion. From relegation-threatened under Roy Hodgson, to Champions of Europe under Jurgen Klopp. From being owned by two men who refused to speak or sit next to each other, to being a model of how to run a football club under Fenway Sports Group.

Rafa Benitez was sacked, Kenny Dalglish returned, Brendan Rodgers became the club’s youngest ever manager, and then FSG surprised everyone by acquiring one of Europe’s top managers in Klopp.

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Matt Ladson is the co-founder and editor of This Is Anfield, the independent Liverpool news and comment website, and covers all areas of the Reds for FourFourTwo – including transfer analysis, interviews, title wins and European trophies. As well as writing about Liverpool for FourFourTwo he also contributes to other titles including Yahoo and Bleacher Report. He is a lifelong fan of the Reds.