Andy Lonergan Soon in Liverpool

Uncategorized / Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Liverpool is facing a goalkeeping crisis and this has given Andy Lonergan an unlikely start in the Premier League start. This is happening after 19 years of his  professional debut.

Andy Lonergan who is a renowned goalkeeper may be glad about the symmetry as an unpredicted bend in his career twilight mirrors the very moment he has his professional burst through. As the keeper of Liverpool finds bizarre ways of being injured, so surely there is a deja vu sense for the back-up of 35-year-old.

The Lonergan competitive debut was for the Preston North End when the team was facing goalkeeper crisis, some 19 years ago, he was summoned by his then manager David Moyes from the youth team for a League Cup tie at Coventry City. All three senior keepers were not available for the game and thus an emergency call was made to Lonergan and he took the responsibility as Preston was beaten by the score 4-1.

Although the beginning of the game was tough, the Preston-born stopper enough impressed to feature in promotion bid of that year, he was rewarded as the young player of the club for that year. Preston was scouted regularly scouted by Premier League clubs he was trained with Everton when Moyes, who was also his ex-coach was the manager and was also the subject of number of disqualified bids by West Bromwich Albion he never played a game of top-flight.

For some financial reason he was sold by Preston. This was the year 2011. After that over the last decades, he has been seen in many games. He has been seen for Leeds United, Fulham, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Bolton Wanderers. There are many things associated with his game and his performances, but as if now, it is great news for Preston as well as his lovers that he has again got the opportunity to show his talent as a goalkeeper.