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Jose Reina has pointed to the stability provided by the owners

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Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish believes the whole team can share the credit for goalkeeper Jose Reina moving to the top of the pile in terms of Barclays Premier League clean sheets.

TV pundit suspended over tweets

The broadcaster CNN has suspended a political analyst for "anti-gay" tweets made during the Super Bowl.

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Vieira: Red cards are meant to stop City

Manchester City's Patrick Vieira has suggested that a sequence of refereeing decisions which have gone against Roberto Mancini's side may reflect football's general bias against the club and a sense that "people don't want us to win the league."

Redknapp's work at Spurs has been brilliantly constructive and at times sublime

James Lawton: After court case, Harry will find England job a pleasure

His work at Spurs has been brilliantly constructive and at times sublime

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Mowbray's fearless Boro hit by late Sessègnon sickener

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Aston Villa supporters plans pre-match protest against Alex McLeish

Aston Villa supporters are being urged to attend a pre-match protest against manager Alex McLeish ahead of Sunday's home clash with Manchester City.

Matt Phillips celebrates giving Blackpool the lead last night

Holloway inflicts black Tuesday on Wednesday

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Robert Huth saw red against Sunderland

Stoke lose appeal over Robert Huth red card

Stoke have lost their appeal to the Football Association against defender Robert Huth's red card received during Saturday's home clash with Sunderland and the player must now serve a three game ban.

Patrice Evra and Luis Suarez battle for the ball during the October fixture

Glen Johnson backs Luis Suarez ahead of Old Trafford trip

Liverpool defender Glen Johnson believes Luis Suarez's strength of character will get him through the trial which awaits him at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Fabio Capello gave controversial interview to Italian television

James Lawton: Where's old Fabio, the one of solid judgement?

Those of us who celebrated so enthusiastically the appointment of Fabio Capello had one moment of sadly fleeting vindication. It came in Zagreb when it was as though the authority and discipline and flair of England, against the Croatian team that had done so much to expose the ineptitude that preceded the Italian's appointment, was nothing so much as a confirmation of new standards, new coherence.

Barton was happy with the result on Saturday

Barton spared but warned over Terry tweets

Joey Barton will not face any legal action over his observations about the John Terry racism case.

Suarez kicked Parker in the stomach

Rooney raises tension with tweet on Suarez

United striker says Liverpool man should have seen red in 0-0 draw with Spurs at Anfield

Fabio Capello gave controversial interview to Italian television

James Lawton: Where's the old Fabio, the one of safe hands and solid judgement?

That he should indicate his unhappiness to the Italian media is more than a mere breakdown in etiquette

Patrice Evra’s complaint of racial abuse by Liverpool’s Luis Suarez earlier this season was upheld

Taylor: have no fear of standing up to racism

Players' union chief Gordon Taylor fears the recent crowd abuse suffered by Patrice Evra and Rio Ferdinand could deter footballers from complaining about racial discrimination.

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