Following the departure of Liverpool’s club doctor in the summer, the Reds have been left without a head for their medical staff for the start of the 2022-23 season. While other members of the medical team remain, some have questioned whether that absence could have played a role in the club’s injury struggles to start the year.
Now, however, that void has been filled, and when the players report to the mid-season training camp in Dubai in the weeks before the season resumes after the World Cup, they will be doing so under the watchful eye of new club doctor. Jonathan Power. That’s today’s news from club-bound reporter Paul Joyce at The Times.
Power, who grew up in the Liverpool area, has spent much of the past decade as England’s performance medicine doctor. He has also worked with England youth teams and has previously been matchday doctor for Brentford and a handful of English rugby clubs.
Liverpool’s previous club doctor was Jim Moxon, who had been with the Reds since 2016 before his departure in August and was promoted to the role of first-team doctor in 2020, subsequently overseeing the club’s response to Covid amid their title winning 2019. -20 campaign.