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The table toppers face their toughest test of the season on Boxing Day

Jamie Carragher with Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Kenny Dalglish surprised by Jamie Carragher's decision to retire

Liverpool defender will hang up his boots at the end of the season

The sporting week ahead (03/02/13)

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Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard is Liverpool's 'greatest ever player' says Jamie Carragher

Liverpool captain receives award from football writers

Michael Appleton

Roy Hodgson advised Michael Appleton to take 'disaster shipwreck' job at Blackburn

England manager had a stint at Ewood Park

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in action against Stoke

'He is not malicious, it is just his nature': Brendan Rodgers defends Luis Suarez's character

Liverpool manager unhappy about diving admission

Suarez goes down against Stoke at Anfield on 7 October

Luis Suarez's dive against Stoke unacceptable, says Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager pulls no punches after star forward admitted he ‘fell’ to win penalty

Kenny Dalglish

Liverpool want Kenny Dalglish to return

Anfield legend to be offered previous role as club ambassador

Brendan Rodgers will attempt to strengthen his squad in January

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers ready for Bill Shankly turn of his own

Rodgers' struggles reflect those of his most famous predecessor

Show of hands: The Everton-Liverpool tribute to the 96 created the most striking football image of the year

The Last Word: Why Hillsborough will mean Liverpool never walk alone

The Anfield club have their detractors, but not when it comes to the search for truth and justice

Sterling: Apologised for collision that broke Ben Watson’s leg

Raheem Sterling potential evident early in career says Liverpool first-team coach Mike Marsh

Winger is on the verge of agreeing a new deal with the Reds

<b>May 17 - Kenny Dalglish (Liverpool)</b><br/>
Despite winning the Carling Cup and taking Liverpool to the FA Cup final in his first full season in charge since returning to his role as manager at Anfield, Dalglish had his contract terminated. It would seem Liverpool's league form was what caused owners Fenway Sports Group to act, with the club finishing eighth. Dalglish, who took over from Roy Hodgson in January 2011, was allowed to invest heavily in the team, bringing in Andy Carroll, Stewart Downing, Luis Suarez and Jordan Henderson.

Definition of success has changed claims former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish

Dalglish was sacked by Liverpool's American owners

Andy Carroll and Charlie Adam, both of whom have departed Liverpool

Damien Comolli defends Kenny Dalglish's transfer record at Liverpool

Former director of football says mistakes were always likely to be made during £110m spending spree

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers admits to 'disastrous start' at Liverpool, but thinks his club are on the up

Reds endured worst league start for more than a century

John Terry covers his mouth after his flashpoint with Anton Ferdinand

Kick It Out chairman ready to quit as he accuses Chelsea and Liverpool of a 'morality and leadership' failure

Lord Herman Ouseley critical of handling of John Terry and Luis Suarez racism cases

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The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

It's not easy being Green

After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night

The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
China's wild panda numbers have increased by 17% since 2003, new census reveals

China's wild panda numbers on the up

New census reveals 17% since 2003