Baird's unlikely double allows Hughes to breathe easily again

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Gerard Houllier offers backing to Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson

Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier returns to Liverpool tonight backing Roy Hodgson to revive the fortunes of the Merseysiders.

Nasri double sends Arsenal top

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Stoke midfielder Dean Whitehead is concerned the controversy over comments made by Fulham captain Danny Murphy about the Potters' playing style may be impacting on their season.

Fortune favouring brave Albion's rise to dizzy heights

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Johnson to finally return for Fulham

Fulham striker Andy Johnson will make his comeback in tomorrow's Barclays Premier League clash with West Brom.

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Sunderland manager Steve Bruce has launched a passionate defence of his Blackburn counterpart, Sam Allardyce, amid the ongoing debate over reckless tackling.

Pick on the big boys, Pulis tells Fulham captain as row continues

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Pulis critical of 'selective' Murphy

Stoke boss Tony Pulis today accused Danny Murphy of picking on "easy targets" and suggested the Fulham captain may have deliberately shied away from criticising bigger clubs when speaking about dangerous tackling last week.

Players must take responsibility says Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes it is too easy for players to hide behind their manager when they commit X-rated challenges - and maintains everyone is responsible for their own actions.

Wolves motivated by criticism

Wolves midfielder Kevin Foley believes criticism of the team's style of play will motivate the players in their battle to stay in the Barclays Premier League.

Allardyce rages at Murphy over 'outrageous' tackles claims

Blackburn manager seeks apology from Fulham captain who criticised team for 'no brains' challenges

Allardyce hits out at Murphy claims

Sam Allardyce today challenged Danny Murphy to be "man enough" to publicly apologise for his claims that players are being injured because certain managers are sending their teams out too fired up.

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