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Kenny Dalglish did not get Liverpool back into the Champions League

Kenny Dalglish sacked due to poor league form reveals Liverpool owner John Henry

Lifting the FA Cup would not have spared Kenny Dalglish the sack, according to Liverpool owner John W Henry.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard excited to be working with Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has revealed his excitement at getting to work under new manager Brendan Rodgers.

Andy Carroll was sold for £35m to Liverpool just 18 months ago

Andy Carroll's Liverpool future up to Brendan Rodgers says chairman Tom Werner

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has insisted manager Brendan Rodgers will have the final say on the future of £35million striker Andy Carroll.

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The Last Word: Ibrahimovic is no sissy – and Carroll is no Cissé, either

Newcastle needed no more than £10m to fit Carroll's No 9 shirt on to Cissé

Brendan Rodgers is a passionate student of the Spanish style

John Henry vows not to put pressure on Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool principal owner John Henry is being realistic in his expectations of new manager Brendan Rodgers and will not set him a target of Champions League qualification.

Ryan Giggs is currently on duty with Team GB

Alex Ferguson tips Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs to join Premier League's over-40s club

Sir Alex Ferguson has tipped Ryan Giggs to join the Premier League's exclusive over-40s club.

Andy Carroll will get a chance to impress on Liverpool's pre-season tour

Liverpool look to loan deal to avoid £20m hit on Carroll

Liverpool would have to accept a £15m deal, at best, to sell the striker Andy Carroll this summer. With no optimism at Anfield about him commanding even that price, a loan deal is seen as a way of building up the value of a player whose £35m purchase was instrumental in the dismissal of the club's former director of football, Damien Comolli.

Andy Carroll will get a chance to impress on Liverpool's pre-season tour

Liverpool would take £20m hit to move on England striker Andy Carroll

A £10m Newcastle bid to buy their former striker back cannot be ruled out

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher 'vital' to Liverpool says manager Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes captain Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher have a vital role to play in the club's future.

Liverpool: Potential summer transfer targets

Having finished the season in eighth place last season, Liverpool will be desperate for some improvement this coming season.

West Brom manager Steve Clarke

Steve Clarke 'delighted' to begin management career with return to Liverpool

New West Brom boss Steve Clarke is "delighted" to be facing former employers Liverpool in his first game in charge and insists there are no hard feelings following his Anfield exit.

Joe Cole has impressed since making the switch to Lille

Joe Cole features in Liverpool plans says Brendan Rodgers

After meeting with the Liverpool coaching staff, Brendan Rodgers has said he is keen to fully assess his entire first team squad.

Steve Clarke pictured during his time as Liverpool assistant

Steve Clarke appointed as new West Brom manager

New West Brom head coach Steve Clarke plans to use the very best of what he has learned from the likes of Jose Mourinho, Sir Bobby Robson and Kenny Dalglish to be a success at the Hawthorns.

Steve Clarke (left) followed Kenny Dalglish out of Liverpool this week

Clarke moves up to the frontline as latest Albion appointment

Steve Clarke will take his first full managerial job today if he is confirmed as Roy Hodgson's replacement at West Bromwich Albion. Clarke has held various coaching roles, most recently at Liverpool, and after leaving Anfield this week he appears set to take over at the Hawthorns.

Stewart Downing speaks to the media

Stewart Downing claims to be stronger after 'up and down' season

Stewart Downing is adamant he will be stronger because of the criticism he has endured during an "up and down" debut campaign for Liverpool.

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