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A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at Anfield

Ngog leads Reds' Europa charge

Liverpool 4 Steaua Bucharest 1

Hodgson sets deadline for Mascherano move to Barça

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson yesterday gave Barcelona a deadline of Sunday if they are to sign midfielder Javier Mascherano. The Argentina international was not in the squad that lost 3-0 to Manchester City on Monday night, and will play no part in tonight's Europa League second leg tie with Trabzonspor in Turkey.

Gerrard and Torres to miss Liverpool play-off

Liverpool will be without captain Steven Gerrard and striker Fernando Torres for their Europa League play-off second leg against Trabzonspor in Turkey tomorrow.

Arsenal scrape draw after Reina howler

Liverpool 1 Arsenal 1

Cole pulls the strings as Liverpool breeze past Rabotnicki

Liverpool 2 Rabotnicki 0 (Liverpool won 4-0 on aggregate)

Torres gives Hodgson grounds for optimism

The Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson said yesterday that he had received an indication from Fernando Torres that the Spaniard was ready to commit to Liverpool for another season and resist the temptation of a move to Chelsea or Manchester City.

Mascherano heads for exit as Drenthe claims transfer on Facebook

Argentine insists on move while Liverpool play down deal for left-back

Sorry, Premier League. Serie A is the new home of world talent

The Premier League has come in for a lot of criticism since England's ignominious exit from the World Cup and there is a further blow for the self-styled "best league in the world" with the news that it languishes in fourth among domestic competitions as the provider of players to the eight teams still left in the competition.

Pain of past defeats strengthens Mexican resolve, says Marquez

Argentina v Mexico, Tomorrow, 7.30, BBC1, Johannesburg

Goals will come says Messi

World footballer of the year Lionel Messi is not worried he has so far failed to score at the World Cup as long as Argentina keep winning.

Palermo fires Argentina to maximum points

Greece 0 Argentina 2

Argentina power into last-16 after beating Greece

Greece 0 Argentina 2

Higuain's hat-trick helps Argentina hit their stride

Argentina 4 South Korea 1

Maradona: Charming, combative – and a great manager too?

In Johannesburg, James Lawton enters the ever-surprising world of Diego Maradona

Maradona treads a cautious path with Veron injury

Argentina v South Korea; Today, 12.30pm, ITV1
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