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West Ham’s dynamic attacking full-back grew up a Liverpool fan but was released by the club as a teenager. Yet, before his first game at Anfield today, he tells Simon Hart rejection was the making of him

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Gareth Bale of Real Madrid

Transfer news and rumours - LIVE: Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool latest, including Gareth Bale talk

The latest news and all the transfer rumours on Sunday, 18 January

Gareth Bale scores for Real Madrid against Getafe on Sunday

Aston Villa 0 Liverpool 2: Brendan Rodgers claims his team are almost back to their best

Misfiring pair Fabio Borini and Rickie Lambert on target

Rickie Lambert celebrates his goal against Villa

Aston Villa vs Liverpool match report: Fabio Borini and Rickie Lambert deepen Villa gloom

Aston Villa 0 Liverpool 2: Paul Lambert struggles for answers as  his team’s League goal drought approaches nine hours

Steven Gerrard and Mario Balotelli in action for Liverpool

Aston Villa vs Liverpool team news: Steven Gerrard and Mario Balotelli absent for Reds as Villa welcome back Fabian Delph

Delph is a reported transfer target for Liverpool and will get a chance to show them first-hand what he's capable of

Newcastle v Southampton live

Newcastle vs Sunderland LIVE: Latest score and Premier League updates as Chelsea beat Swansea and Manchester United see off QPR

Follow all the goals and action with Aston Villa vs Liverpool; Burnley vs Crystal Palace; Leicester vs Stoke; QPR vs Manchester United; Swansea vs Chelsea; Spurs vs Sunderland and the late game between Newcastle and Southampton

Antonio Sanabria in action for Roma's Under-19s

Arsenal transfer news and rumours: Krystian Bielik 'will not face Manchester City'; Hector Moreno £6m bid plus Mario Suarez latest

The latest transfer news and speculation surrounding the Emirates

Andreas Weimann vs Lazar Markovic: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Aston Villa and Liverpool

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Villa Park

Liverpool manager Brendan Rogers

Aston Villa vs Liverpool: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this Saturday's crunch game at Villa Park

Raheem Sterling: 'Eden Hazard's the best player I've played against. He's ridiculous'

Liverpool winger also revealed his love of the Sony PlayStation 3...

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Defoe joins Sunderland, Falcao must prove himself at Manchester United, Arsenal agree Bielik fee

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Friday 16 January

Kevin Strootman, Mats Hummels, Gonzalo Higuain and Nathanial Clyne
Gonzalo Higuain

Gonzalo Higuain to Liverpool: Agent reveals not contact has been made over Napoli striker

Gonzalo Higuain's brother and agent insists he has not spoken to Liverpool and claims the Argentina striker is happy at Napoli.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee