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Liverpool players celebrate Philippe Coutinho's winning goal in the 3-2 victory over Manchester City

Liverpool title bid: Robbie Fowler starting to believe Reds can win Premier League

Former striker admits Chelsea remain a threat to Liverpool hopes

David de Gea wants to 'ensure' Manchester United qualify for Europa League

Goalkeeper says it is important United take part in European competition, despite the possible benefits of failing to do so

Manager Arsène Wenger yesterday said that his Arsenal side has plenty of experience

Arsenal: Four remaining fixtures - will they beat Everton to the final Champions League place?

A look at the Gunners' remaining games this season

Fulham beat Norwich at the weekend to close the gap on those above them

Fulham so grateful to faithful fans the players have been calling them to say thanks for renewing their season tickets

Sacha Riether and Scott Parker among those to call a few supporters

Steven Gerrard can't contain his emotions after Liverpool's 3-2 victory over Manchester City on Sunday

Steven Gerrard claims Liverpool will treat Norwich 'like the best team in the world'

Captain says complacency will not be an issue as Reds close in on first title for 24 years

Eden Hazard is likely to miss some of the run-in with an injury

Chelsea: Four remaining fixtures - can they beat Liverpool and Manchester City to the Premier League title?

A look at the remaining league games facing Jose Mourinho's side

Stevan Jovetic is congratulated by Samir Nasri after scoring City's fourth in the 4-1 win over Southampton

Manchester City: Six remaining fixtures - can they battle back to the top of the Premier League table?

Manuel Pellegrini's side remain well in contention for the title - but which teams have they still got to play?

Philippe Coutinho celebrates his wining strike for Liverpool with Steven Gerrard

Liverpool: Four remaining fixtures - can they stay top of the Premier League table?

A look at the remaining opponents for Liverpool as they look to win their first title since 1990

World Cup 2014 countdown: The Battle of Santiago in 1962

Counting down the 100 greatest moments in the history of the World Cup

World Cup 2014 countdown: Sweden reach the final in 1958

Counting down the 100 greatest moments in the history of the World Cup

Day In a Page

Homelessness: Why is the supported lodgings lifeline under threat?

Why is the supported lodgings lifeline under threat?

Zubairi Sentongo swapped poverty in Uganda for homelessness in Britain. But a YMCA scheme connected him with a couple offering warmth and shelter
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: When the world’s biggest shed took over Regent’s Park

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments

When the world’s biggest shed took over Regent’s Park
The pain of IVF

The pain of IVF

As an Italian woman vows to keep the babies from someone else’s eggs, Julian Baggini ponders how the reality of childbirth is often messier than the natural ideal
Supersize art

Is big better? Britain's latest super-sized art

The Kelpies are the latest addition to a growing army of giant sculptures. But naysayers are asking what a pair of gigantic horse heads tells us about Falkirk?
James Dean: Back on the big screen

James Dean: Back on the big screen

As 'Rebel without a Cause' is re-released, Geoffrey Macnab reveals how its star perfected his moody act
Catch-22: How the cult classic was adapted for the stage

How a cult classic was adapted for the stage

More than half a century after it was published 'Catch-22' will make its British stage debut next week
10 best activity books for children

10 best activity books for children

Keep little ones busy this bank holiday with one of these creative, educational and fun books
Arsenal 3 West Ham United 1: Five things we learnt from the battle between the London sides

Five things we learnt from Arsenal's win over West Ham

Arsenal still in driving seat for Champions League spot and Carroll can make late charge into England’s World Cup squad
Copa del Rey final: Barcelona are paying for their complacency and not even victory over Real Madrid will put things right

Pete Jenson on the Copa del Rey final

Barcelona are paying for their complacency and not even victory over Real Madrid will put things right
Rafa to reign? Ten issues clay courts will serve up this season

Rafa to reign? Ten issues clay courts will serve up this season

With the tennis circus now rolling on to the slowest surface, Paul Newman highlights who'll be making the headlines – and why
Exclusive: NHS faces financial disaster in 2015 as politicians urged to find radical solution

NHS faces financial disaster in 2015

Politicians urged to find radical solution
Ukraine crisis: How spontaneous are the pro-Russian protests breaking out in Ukraine’s east?

Ukraine crisis

How spontaneous are the pro-Russian protests breaking out in Ukraine’s east?
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: The first execution at the Tower of London for 167 years

The first execution at the Tower of London for 167 years

A history of the First World War in 100 moments
Fires could turn Amazon rainforest into a desert as human activity and climate change threaten ‘lungs of the world’, says study

New threat to the Amazon rainforest:

Fires that scorch the ‘lungs of the Earth’
Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City: And the winner of this season’s Premier League title will be...

Who’s in box seat now? The winner of the title will be ...

Who is in best shape to take the Premier League prize?