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Anfield Banter: Paul Anderson scores in debut, McClown approaches Carra again, & Benitez warns agents

* Apparently Paul Anderson scored an impressive goal in his official debut for Swansea. As described in the link: "the young sensation showed his Premiership potential with a fantastic half-volley which flew inside Clayton Ince's right-hand post." The Swans defeated Walsall 2-0 in the opening round of the League cup with Anderson scoring the go-ahead goal in the 22nd minute. If I can find a video of it, I'll post it later.

* Steve McClown refuses to give up on trying to lure Carra back to the England squad and visited the Liverpool camp earlier this week to speak with him. I for one am hoping Carra stays adamant about retiring from international play, especially since he'll probably only be used for the August 22nd Germany friendly anyhow. Sol Campbell wants to play and there's always Wes Brown (ha ha ha), so McClown can go piss off.

* Rafa has warned agents not to interfere with his squad by telling their players that going elsewhere would benefit them more. If you want to read an interesting article about how much rubbish the reaction to Rafa's rotation policy actually is, Paul Tomkins wrote an interesting article about it on the official site. He compares the rotating and tinkering of Benitez with Sir Alex and Mourinho and comes up with some surprising conclusions. Turns out, they do it just as much, but for some reason don't get the same negative feedback from the press, pundits, and fans. I'm personally am no longer going to bash it especially since I enjoy seeing the variety of talent and ability that we have on our squad.

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