Lee departs Anfield as Clarke's influence grows

Sammy Lee, the Liverpool assistant manager, whose influence at Liverpool diminished when Steve Clarke was brought in as Kenny Dalglish's first-team coach, has left Anfield just over three years after returning.

Sammy Lee to leave Liverpool according to reports

Liverpool assistant manager Sammy Lee is reported to have parted company with the club after three years in the role.

Xabi Alonso explains Liverpool depature

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has admitted he felt compelled to leave Anfield two years ago after losing the backing of manager Rafael Benitez.

Rafael Benitez agent denies approach from Turkey

The agent of Rafael Benitez has denied reports his client has held talks with Turkey about taking over the national team from coach Guus Hiddink.

Dare Hiddink risk what can be a graveyard for reputations?

The men who do Roman Abramovich's bidding at Chelsea wasted no time yesterday in toppling the sixth manager to work for the Russian billionaire - which makes you believe that the next candidate has already been lined up.

Rafael Benitez 'dreams' of returning to Liverpool

Rafael Benitez admits "it would be a dream" to manage Liverpool again in the future.

Fernando Torres was worth £70m says Rafael Benitez

Rafael Benitez has claimed Liverpool could have sold Fernando Torres for £70million during his time in charge.

Liverpool hint Kenny Dalglish will become permanent manager

Liverpool's principal owner John Henry has hinted Kenny Dalglish could be given the manager's job on a permanent basis as a result of the impact he has had in just one month.

Sunderland set for talks with Sulley Muntari

Sunderland have been granted permission to discuss a deal to sign long-time target Sulley Muntari.

Kenny Dalglish in the dark over Liverpool transfers

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish insists he has not discussed potential transfer targets for the current window and does not even know whether the subject is up for discussion with principal owner John Henry, who is in town for this weekend's Merseyside derby.

Kenny Dalglish says Liverpool successor must be 'better'

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish may have stressed he would be happy to stand aside at the end of the season but suggested the club would have to find a "better" candidate to replace him.

New owners turn to Dalglish in search of strong leadership

The Liverpool owner John W Henry spoke of Kenny Dalglish being among the club's top three managers of all time after the Scot replaced the departed Roy Hodgson until the end of the season.

Football: The moments of 2010

With 2010 drawing to a close, we asked our sport correspondents to cast their minds back over the last 12 months in their specialist fields to recount their moment of the year.

Inter confirm end of Benitez's brief era

Internazionale have confirmed the departure of Rafael Benitez after days of speculation over his future. A statement released on the club's website yesterday announced that they had reached "a mutually satisfactory agreement for the early termination of his contract".

Hodgson: Time for Cole to start performing

Roy Hodgson, the Liverpool manager, is not a man used to pointing out the brutally obvious, usually leaving it to the public's wider intelligence to see what is in front of their eyes.

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