Bradford Bulls push on with funding

Bradford Bulls, fresh from two wins over Easter, are in talks to raise the second half of the £1m they need to stay in business.

Liverpool owners want to restore 'lustre' says chairman Tom Werner

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner insists owners Fenway Sports Group are working hard to restore the "lustre" of the club and they are prepared to continue investing in players to achieve that.

Damien Comolli impressed by Liverpool owners

Liverpool's director of football Damien Comolli believes the Fenway Sports Group have already laid the right foundations for success.

Dalglish looks back to move forward

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish is keen for the club to rediscover the style of their glory days - as it is the only way he knows how to play football.



Liverpool accept bid for Ryan Babel

Ryan Babel is set to leave Liverpool after the club announced they had accepted an undisclosed bid from Bundesliga side Hoffenheim for the Dutch striker.

Ryan Babel fined by FA for Twitter rant at Howard Webb

Liverpool forward Ryan Babel has been fined £10,000 and warned about his future conduct for posting comments and a doctored picture of Howard Webb on Twitter.

Kenny Dalglish defends Ryan Babel over Twitter

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has warned his players of their responsibilities when going on social networking site Twitter, but does not feel Ryan Babel should be punished further by the Football Association.

Liverpool players need to raise spirits before derby, admits Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish has admitted that the confidence of his Liverpool players needs lifting ahead of this weekend's Merseyside derby. His team lost 2-1 at Blackpool on Wednesday night and face Merseyside rivals Everton at Anfield on Sunday afternoon in front of principal owner John W. Henry, who will be flying into the country for the game.

Ryan Babel accepts charges over Twitter remarks

Liverpool forward Ryan Babel has admitted a charge of improper conduct in relation to him posting remarks about, and a picture of, referee Howard Webb on Twitter.

PFA says FA overreacting to Ryan Babel tweet

Players' union chief Gordon Taylor has questioned the Football Association's decision to charge Liverpool's Ryan Babel over his Twitter post on Sunday, suggesting they have "much more serious" issues to focus on such as the assault on Stevenage player Scott Laird.

Ryan Babel charged by FA for Twitter jibe

Liverpool forward Ryan Babel has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association for posting a picture of referee Howard Webb on Twitter.

Alex McLeish wants reinforcements at Birmingham for relegation battle

Alex McLeish is looking to bring in a maximum of two players during January to enhance Birmingham's hopes of climbing clear of relegation trouble.

Liverpool youth gamble paying off says Roy Hodgson

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson believes his decision to play a less experienced side in the Europa League is starting to pay off.

Pacheco faces Anfield exit after missed opportunity

Liverpool are ready to reduce their wage bill in January with Daniel Pacheco, the 19-year-old Spaniard considered one of the Barcelona academy's rising stars when he signed three years ago, among those manager Roy Hodgson may be prepared to lose.

Roy Hodgson to field strong Liverpool team against Napoli

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson has pledged to field a strong team in tomorrow's Europa League clash at home to Napoli as he seeks to take a major step towards qualification for the knockout stages.

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