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  1. May 17, 2013

    What David Moyes and Sir Alex really do

    Sometimes as a journalist you get lucky. In March I spent a day at Everton Football Club’s training ground at Finch Farm. I...

  2. January 28, 2012

    England’s overachieving managers

    The first of Szymanski’s lists ranks each English club’s wage spending relative to the other 91. This is the “total wage...

  1. January 17, 2009

    Round-up

    FOOTBALL Rafael Benitez has rejected Liverpool's new contract offer after being told he would not have overall control of...

  2. December 27, 2008

    Round-up

    FOOTBALL Aston Villa's fight for Champions League qualification was given a significant boost as Zat Knight scored an...

  3. December 19, 2008

    Liverpool decries cult of the goalscorer

    Liverpool have done their best of late to lose the leadership of the Premier League, but a week before Christmas they...

  4. November 8, 2008

    Round-up

    FOOTBALL Northampton earned an FA Cup replay yesterday after holding Leeds 1-1, in spite of having Giles Coke sent off...

  5. October 3, 2008

    Liverpool display credentials

    Is it possible to win a league title by stealth? Will England suddenly wake in May and find, to general surprise, that...

  6. August 30, 2008

    Benitez faces frustration at every turn

    Tomorrow's Premier League meeting between Aston Villa and Liverpool was always going to be a crucial match for Gareth...

  7. August 29, 2008

    Benitez faces frustration at every turn

    Sunday’s Premier League meeting between Aston Villa and Liverpool was always going to be a crucial match for Gareth Barry....

  8. April 12, 2008

    Feathers fly in Anfield power struggle

    Even by the standards of the absurd power struggle that has raged at Liverpool Football Club for the past nine months, this...

  9. April 11, 2008

    Liverpool chief executive is urged to stand down

    Tom Hicks has asked Rick Parry to resign as chief executive of Liverpool FC as the spat between the soccer club's American...

  10. April 11, 2008

    Parry asked to resign at Liverpool

    Tom Hicks has asked Rick Parry to resign as chief executive of Liverpool FC as the spat between its co-owners intensifies....

  11. April 10, 2008

    Liverpool FC chief asked to resign

    Tom Hicks has asked Rick Parry to resign as chief executive of Liverpool FC as the spat between its co-owners intensifies....

  12. January 26, 2008

    Refinancing against the roar of unhappy fans

    Negotiating a £350m loan in a tumultuous market is a stiff enough task. Doing so against the sound of fury and hatred from...

  13. January 26, 2008

    Liverpool's US owners secure £350m loan to aid refinancing

    The US owners of Liverpool Football Club have completed its long-awaited refinancing, securing a £350m loan from Royal Bank...

  14. January 25, 2008

    Refinancing against the roar of unhappy fans

    Negotiating a £350m loan in a tumultuous market is a stiff enough task. Doing so against the sound of fury and hatred from...

  15. January 25, 2008

    Liverpool complete £350m refinancing

    The US owners of Liverpool Football Club have completed its long-awaited refinancing, securing a £350m loan from Royal Bank...

  16. January 21, 2008

    US owners working on Liverpool refinance deal

    The US owners of Liverpool Football Club are working towards a conclusion of a refinancing deal with their lenders by the...

  17. January 6, 2008

    Luton secure a lifeline

    Who needs the FA Cup? Well, clubs such as Luton do. Sunday’s draw against Liverpool earned them about £500,000, even before...

  18. December 16, 2007

    Gallas winner signals two-horse race for title

    Jose Mourinho is gone, so too is Chelsea’s run of success against Arsenal and the championship looks once again like being a...

  19. December 16, 2007

    Gallas winner signals two-horse race for title

    Jose Mourinho is gone, so too is Chelsea’s run of success against Arsenal and the championship looks once again like being a...

  20. December 3, 2007

    Bolton warm hearts of their relegation rivals

    At Anfield, it seems, the storm has passed. Yesterday's simple 4-0 victory was Liverpool's fifth in a row - a run in which...

  21. December 2, 2007

    Storm seems to have cleared for Benitez

    At Anfield, it seems, the storm has passed. Sunday’s simple 4-0 victory was Liverpool’s fifth in a row – a run in which they...

  22. September 15, 2007

    Towering Babel unawed by Liverpool's football temple

    Ryan Babel still lives alone in Liverpool - or accompanied only by the Lord, as he sees it - but he needs company. "We're...

  23. August 11, 2007

    Premiership promises a season of attack

    Optimism in English football has a tendency to spring unwarranted at this time of year, but this time the expectation of...

  24. August 10, 2007

    Best feet forward

    Optimism in English football has a tendency to spring unwarranted at this time of year, but on this occasion the expectation...

  25. April 18, 2007

    Sussex feel pressure as season opens

    Sussex begin the defence of their county championship as the domestic cricket season opens today. Coach Mark Robinson...

  26. April 13, 2007

    Man United put seven past Roma

    There are some performances so good that, long before they are finished, you realise they will stand indelible through...

  27. April 9, 2007

    SPORT

    *FOOTBALL Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez insists there will be no hint of complacency heading into Wednesday's Champions...

  28. March 3, 2007

    United hope M62 offers shortcutto the title

    In the troubled waters of the turn of the year, the lifebelt to which Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho clung as Manchester...

  29. February 19, 2007

    City leave it late to reach quarter-finals

    Late goals by striker Georgios Samaras and midfielder Stephen Ireland gave Manchester City a 3-1 win at Preston North End on...

  30. January 6, 2007

    West Ham capture Boa Morte

    New West Ham manager Alan Curbishley made his first signing of the transfer window yesterday, capturing Fulham captain Luis...

  31. November 13, 2006

    Arsenal pile on misery for Benitez

    There was almost nothing good about Liverpool on Sunday, but the most distressing thing for them will be that Arsenal did...

  32. October 20, 2006

    Liverpool wait patiently for more Benitez magic

    In each of the last two seasons Chelsea have dropped just 17 points before sealing the Premiership title. Liverpool this...

  33. June 3, 2006

    ROUND - UP

    *Alexandrova turned the Vodafone Oaks into a procession with an easy victory at Epsom. The Aidan O'Brien-trained filly came...

  34. April 21, 2006

    Mourinho sets tone for uncivil semi-final

    For a man who maintains he does not regard Liverpool as a particular rival, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has an oddly tart...

  35. January 31, 2006

    Liverpool face United in Cup

    Sir Alex Ferguson and Rafael Benitez are relishing meeting in the FA Cup after Manchester United and Liverpool were pitted...

  36. January 13, 2006

    Liverpool land £5.8m Agger

    Football's January transfer window got into full swing on Thursday with Liverpool and Portsmouth spending £12m between them....

  37. December 6, 2005

    Pompey rule out Redknapp

    Milan Mandaric, Portsmouth's chairman, has ruled Harry Redknapp out of the running to become the Premiership club's new...

  38. October 26, 2005

    Palace knock out Liverpool

    Crystal Palace caused the shock of the night in the Carling Cup third round as Marco Reich's second-half strike knocked out...

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