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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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