Liverpool have made progress this season, insists Kenny Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish insists Liverpool have made progress this term despite the Reds' disappointing Premier League form

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
kenny dalglish
Kenny Dalglish's men are seventh in the Premier League table PA Photos

kenny dalglish

Kenny Dalglish remains adamant Liverpool have made progress this season despite the Reds’ disappointing league form.

Liverpool are outsiders to secure Champions League football for next term following a run of just one victory in seven top-flight games, leaving the Reds trailing fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur by 13 points.

But the 61-year-old Reds boss still considers the campaign to be a success after winning the Carling Cup and guiding them into the FA Cup semi-finals.

“It depends how people view success,” said Dalglish at his weekly news conference on Thursday. “I view success as the club moving forward – and that’s what we’re doing.

“We certainly have made progress over the year, in lots of areas – not just the first team.

“Maybe at times it isn’t always apparent, but on the pitch the club is moving forward, in and around Melwood it’s moved forward, off the pitch it’s moved forward, the Academy has moved forward.

“We just need to get our league results in better order and it’ll be a happier story.

“We want to compete equally in every competition we’re in. We’ve done tremendously well in the cups and we’ve got to recreate it in the league.

“It’s not been that way this season. There have been a lot of fantastic performances but we’ve not got the results.

“The players are as disappointed as anyone else when we lose a game but we’ll keep doing what we do day in, day out in training. At some stage I’m sure it’s going to come right.

“We’ll keep going the way we believe in.”

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Nitto ATP Finals: David Goffin ends Roger Federer’s dream season for shot at own fairytale ending
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
The Sport Review
Eden Hazard fires message at Man City after Chelsea thrashing
The Sport Review
Ex-striker reacts to Mohamed Salah’s display in Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Southampton
The Sport Review
Gary Neville hails two ‘fantastic’ Arsenal stars after 2-0 win over Tottenham