Brendan Rodgers looked like a man who suspected a wind-up when he was asked, half an hour after his side had defeated Manchester United on 1 September, whether he harboured hopes of winning the Premier League. There was a brief, uncharacteristic silence, then a little laugh before he managed to put together a reply. “It’s a fair enough question,” he said, before dismissing it.
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Friday 04 June 2010
Alan Hansen has warned the new Liverpool manager faces years of rebuilding following Rafael Benitez's departure.
Wednesday 02 June 2010
Argentina captain Javier Mascherano has defended his national team's decision to arrive early in South Africa for the World Cup finals.
Saturday 15 May 2010
Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano's contract negotiations are unlikely to be resolved until after the World Cup. The Argentina captain has been in discussions over a new deal for three months and it was anticipated an agreement would be reached by the end of the season.
Friday 14 May 2010
Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano's contract negotiations are unlikely to be resolved until after the World Cup.
Friday 30 April 2010
Posterity once imbued Steven Gerrard with mixed feelings of what has always been known as the Uefa Cup where he comes from. "It's nothing special," Liverpool's captain said in his autobiography, "an ugly kid brother compared to the handsome Champions League." Those words were written in the rosy afterglow of victory in Istanbul five summers ago.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez believes midfielder Alberto Aquilani may be able to flourish if he is given more freedom and less responsibility.
Monday 12 April 2010
Liverpool remain determined to finish the season strongly despite all but admitting defeat in their Champions League chase.
Sunday 28 March 2010
Friday 26 March 2010
Midfielder Javier Mascherano has praised Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez for making him "a better player and a better person".
Thursday 25 March 2010
Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano has pledged his future to the club and expects a new contract to be signed "in the next few weeks".
Monday 22 March 2010
Friday 19 March 2010
Sir Alex Ferguson has accused the Football Association of running a "dysfunctional" disciplinary system.
Thursday 18 March 2010
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Tuesday 09 March 2010
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