A look ahead to this weekend's fixture at Upton Park
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Thursday 02 August 2012
Brendan Rodgers believes that Liverpool will benefit from launching their Europa League campaign so early in the season. Rodgers' reign as Reds manager will begin in earnest against FC Gomel in tonight's third-qualifying round first-leg encounter in Belarus's second largest city.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Tom Carroll, a 27-year-old who works in PR, will never forget when the riots came to Birmingham. Around 50 rioters had stormed a leisure complex in the trendy heart of the city where he and his girlfriend were renting a flat. The concierge was trying to fight them back with a hammer and a fire extinguisher, but they stormed through the back doors and began rampaging through the corridors.
Friday 20 July 2012
Sir Alex Ferguson has challenged Danny Welbeck to break the 20-goal barrier this coming season to prove he can be a top-class striker for Manchester United.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
You will understand why I was not able to discuss publicly the technical qualities of Wayne Rooney while I was with Liverpool! But now is the time to examine the aspects of his play which we can look out for and enjoy against Ukraine tonight. They make him an even better player than the one he was a few years ago.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Roy Hodgson was last night considering unleashing Theo Walcott upon Ukraine in England's final Euro 2012 group game, after the Arsenal winger was passed fit.
Sunday 17 June 2012
England striker 'knows how to deal with the pressure' and 'lack of match fitness is not a worry'
Saturday 16 June 2012
Man-for-man marking from the Euro 2012 match at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev
Monday 11 June 2012
The England manager Roy Hodgson declared last night that his side could not have been more prepared for tonight's opening European Championship match with France, despite his mere 40 days in charge, and said his own belief in the players has surprised him.
Friday 11 May 2012
Liverpool's disappointing league campaign is almost at an end but manager Kenny Dalglish has seen a number of positives to take forward into next season.
Sunday 06 May 2012
With each new disputed "goal" in a major match, the football authorities' tardiness in instituting the technology that would settle matters conclusively becomes all the more regrettable.
Monday 20 February 2012
The Good, The Bad and The Odd
Wednesday 08 February 2012
There is no denying he is supremely gifted, but a top striker must net more than five out of 76 goal attempts
Thursday 02 February 2012
Since the implementation of a transfer window during the 2002/03 season, 'deadline day' has become something of a highlight during the football season.
Thursday 19 January 2012
Alan Shearer has told Newcastle new boy Papiss Demba Cisse all he has to do to be worthy of the number nine shirt is score goals.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Newcastle will try to sign Paris-St Germain's Turkey striker Mevlut Erding in this transfer window.
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