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POSSIBLE LIVERPOOL V PALACE WITH STURRIDGE BACK

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This is my take on Liverpool's possible line-out against Crystal Palace for next weekend:



Created that image on Word.

Lets hope the return of Sturridge will finally spark us into life.

Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea: Back-to-back wins at Anfield and an excellent three points!

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Seven months on, and with a Bus nowhere in sight, Jose Mourinho took his unbeaten Chelsea side to Anfield looking to inflict back to back defeats on Brendan Rogers' men. Goals from Gary Cahill and Diego Costa delivered exactly that!

Make no mistake, Chelsea were (for the most part) a class apart and dominated Liverpool as a total contrast to the previous encounter back in April.

Blatant Gary Cahill Handball v Liverpool No Penalty?

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With Chelsea 2-1 up at Anfield late into the game Gary Cahill blocked a Steven Gerrard shot with his arm in the area which could be blatantly seen by everyone bar the referee who waved play-on much to the annoyance of Liverpool fans!

STOP PASSING THE BALL BACKWARDS REDMEN

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Liverpool come face-to-face with the team that destroyed their Title ambitions in such dramatic fashion last season.

Chelsea come to Anfield on Saturday afternoon as League-leaders, unbeaten in the 2015 campaign so far.


Liverpool, then and now were guilty of passing the ball around the back too much and it was Momo Sakho's ill-fated back-pass towards Steven Gerrard who slipped as we all know, letting in Demba Ba to score an unlikely goal against the run of play.

Possible Chelsea Starting XI Against Liverpool

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Chelsea travel to Anfield in the early kickoff on Saturday to take on a Liverpool side extremely low on confidence. The Blues are unbeaten in all competitions so far, having escaped with a draw on Wednesday in the Champions League away at Maribor despite trailing for a short period in the second half.

Can Chelsea return to Anfield and take three points?

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Chelsea's fantastic start to the season will come under the spotlight once again as they travel to Anfield to face a Liverpool team who have yet to recover from letting the Premier League title slip in May. The Blues' 2-0 victory will remain infamous for the Steven Gerrard slip which let in Demba Ba for the opening goal, but the result served a body blow to Liverpool's chances at the top.

Watch Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid Match Highlights [VIDEO]

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sublime goal for Real Madrid against Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday to open up the scoring at Anfield.

Ronaldo netted the goal in the 23rd minute at Anfield to score his first-ever goal at the stadium. With Liverpool looking more threatening in the first 20 minutes, Real Madrid's goal was against the run of play, but who other than Cristiano Ronaldo would score the goal to open up the scoring?

LIVERPOOL FACE DAUNTING TASK AT ANFIELD

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Liverpool face a mammoth task in the Champion's League this evening when they face the might of Spain's Real Madrid at Anfield.

Madrid are scoring goals for fun under Carlo Anchellotti with 5-0 wins aplenty. Cristiano Ronaldo is leading the way with 15 goals in seven games already this Season, while Liverpool have only kept one clean sheet (against Spurs) this term.

WHO'S TO BLAME FOR LIVERPOOL CONCEDING ALL THESE GOALS?

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After another sloppy display at the back by the Reds at QPR on Sunday where we let in two more sloppy goals in a lucky 3-2 victory, its high-time people were held to account for the amount of goals Liverpool have consistently conceding over the past year or more.


It arguably cost us the Premier League last Season and it will cost us a lot more this year with no Luis Suarez to bail us out.

PROBABLE LIVERPOOL TEAM TO PLAY QPR

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Liverpool suffered a cruel blow this week when key forward Daniel Sturridge suffered a calf-strain, just as he was on the brink of returning for the Reds following an injury with woe-full Roy Hodgson's England in August.

Now Brendan Rodger's Liverpool will have to persist without him for another few weeks as QPR and Real Madrid lie in wait, not easy.

STERLING SUFFERING FROM EXHAUSTION: ASKS NOT TO PLAY

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Liverpool's Raheem Sterling excused himself from England duty against Estonia on Sunday by telling Roy Hodgson that he 'was tired.'

England boss, Roy Hodgson, in his wisdom, decided to release the news in his post-match press release, ill-advised Roy.

With Sterling at age 19 having burst onto the scene in Liverpool's chase for the Title last Season and then playing in every game in Brasil 2014 for England, all of that playing time and pressure was bound to tell on a player, especially one so young.

Liverpool Granted Permission To Redevelop Anfield By City Council

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It was reported last week that Liverpool Football Club had submitted a proposal to the city's council to expand Anfield's capacity.

The redevelopment which is only phase one of the project would focus on the Main Stand and would add an additional 8,500 seats, taking its capacity to nearly 21,000 and the overall capacity of the stadium to 54,000.

Everton Put Wheels In Motion Ahead Of Stadium Move

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The historic Goodison Park has been home to the blue half of Merseyside since 1892 with the ground having hosted more top-flight English football matches than any other, however Everton Football Club yesterday officially outlined plans which will see the club move away from their historic home to a new ground based on the Walton Hall Park site.

Barry Davies to Return to Match Of The Day As Part of 50 Year Anniversary

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August 22nd, 1964. Anfield. Liverpool, lining up with the legendary Roger Hunt up front, defeated Arsenal in a thrilling 3-2 match where both sides were separated by a last minute Don Howe own-goal.

It was another strong showing from the defending champions in front of their home supporters who were growing used to their team delivering full points in their own patch.

Top 5: Retro Liverpool Shirts

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When Liverpool dismantled Arsenal last season at Anfield, 5-0, many fans across the globe thought the time had finally come to claim their 19th league title, and draw back on level terms with Manchester United. The fluidity and menace posed by Brendan Rodgers' side was unlike anything the league has seen before, with not even the great Liverpool sides of yesteryear able to play at such a vibrant, devastating tempo.

Liverpool Sign Dejan Lovren

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Liverpool have once again plundered Southampton with the news they have signed center back Dejan Lovren for a reported £20 million. Lovren is their third signing from the Saints this summer following striker Rickie Lambert and midfielder Adam Lallana move to Anfield.

Signing a top quality center back has been Brendan Rodgers top priority this summer after Liverpool conceded 50 goals in the Premier League last season, something that probably cost them the title.

Napoli Close In On Lucas Leiva Loan

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Napoli are close to completing a loan deal for Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, Goal understands.
The Serie A side has reached an agreement with Liverpool over a season-long move for the Brazilian, who could reunite with former Anfield boss Rafa Benitez at Anfield.
The deal would also involve a permanent transfer clause, which would be triggered once Lucas has played a certain number of games for Napoli.

Lazar Markovic Arrives In Liverpool For Medical

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Lazar Markovic will take Liverpool's spending towards £60million on Tuesday when he is confirmed as Brendan Rodgers' fourth summer signing.
The Serbia international arrived on Merseyside on Sunday night ahead of completing a two-part medical at Spire Liverpool Hospital and the club's Melwood training ground after Liverpool triggered the £20million release clause in his Benfica contract.

Dejan Lovren Hopes To Be Heading to Anfield Next Season

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Southampton's Dejan Lovren has expressed interest in leaving St. Mary's, stating that Liverpool has made an offer on the centre back for £20 million and admitted that his head, "is already at Anfield," as told to Croatian website Sportske novosti. Lovren is looking for a move before the beginning of the 2014-2015 season despite only being in the Premier League for one season.

Pepe Reina Heading Back To Anfield

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Pepe Reina's agent says the goalkeeper will not return to Napoli on loan and plans to spend the upcoming season at Liverpool.

Reina spent last season with Rafa Benitez's side, making 43 appearances in all competitions, but Napoli and Liverpool could not agree on a transfer fee for the Spanish international.

Liverpool Are In Advanced Talks to Sign Southampton’s Adam Lallana

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England international Adam Lallana is reportedly in Liverpool for a medical ahead of a transfer from Southampton to Liverpool.

The 26-year-old Lallana has been a Liverpool target for weeks, and it looks like the Reds will bring him to Anfield for a reported £25 million transfer fee. If they do make a move, Lallana will join his former Southampton teammate Rickie Lambert and Emre Can (formerly of Bayer Leverkusen) as new additions to the club.

Top 4 Transfer Targets for Liverpool This Summer

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Liverpool's collapse in this season's Premier League title race will haunt fans for a long time in the future. After Steven Gerrard's unfortunate slip that allowed Demba Ba to race through on goal, giving Chelsea the advantage at Anfield, the title was back in Manchester City's hands. Last Monday's 3-3 draw with Crystal Palace all but ended Liverpool's hopes of the title; requiring three points against Newcastle United and praying that City would lose at home against West Ham United.

Snapshot: Man Utd Fans Fly ‘United 20 – Gerrard 0′ Banner Over Anfield To Mock Liverpool Captain’s Trophyless Season

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Withplane banners being the badinagedu jourof the epic footballing banter merchant, a group of Manchester United fan spaffed upwards of £850 on having a banner flown over Anfield this afternoon to mock Steven Gerrard's lack of title silverware.

Liverpool 0-2 Chelsea: Jose Mourinho and his team spoil SKY's Anfield Love-In!

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Despite the fact that I had belief that Chelsea could go to Anfield and win this afternoon, everyone thought that Jose Mourinho would field a team that would just roll over. They were wrong! Jose's team delivered the perfect performance and beat Liverpool with goals from Demba Ba and Willian to blow this title race wide open.

WATCH Jose Mourinho’s Post-Match Interview After Chelsea Defeat Liverpool 2-0 [VIDEO]

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Chelsea completely blew the Premier League title race wide open today with a negative, cynical and gritty 2-0 win at Anfield, smashing Liverpool's hopes of winning the title and putting the race firmly in the hands of Manchester City — if City can win all of their remaining games.

After Willian scored the second goal in the last few minutes of the game, Mourinho jogged down the touchline toward Anfield and celebrated in front of the Chelsea fans, thumping his chest and being the center of attention, again.

Liverpool Unveil New Designs for Anfield Expansion [PHOTOS]

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Liverpool Football Club have released new designs for the planned expansion of Anfield.

The regeneration of Anfield will see £260million invested into the local community as well as creating hundreds of jobs. The club will submit the new plans to the Liverpool City Council this summer. And if approved, construction will start next year and would be completed in time for the 2016-17 season.

Images: Liverpool’s planned redevelopment of Anfield

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Anfield will look like the image above by 2018 if Liverpool are able to proceed with a planned redevelopment of their stadium. The Reds have spent...

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Snapshot: Liverpool’s Plans For New 60,000-Seater Anfield Redevelopment Leaked…

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By Chris Wright

Whereas they're not the finished article by any means, a set of renderings showing one of the final-ish designs for the proposed redevelopment of Anfield have been leaked this week, showing just how John Henry and his posse intend to boost Liverpool's current 45,000-seater home up to a capacity approaching 60,000 in 2018 or so.

Rodgers: Reds Must Stay Grounded

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Boss Brendan Rodgers says it is important Liverpool keep their feet on the ground as they prepare for a huge game against Chelsea.
The Reds took another step closer to their first Premier League title as they defeated Norwich 3-2 at Carrow Road, but Rodgers says they cannot get carried away.
England World Cup hopeful Raheem Sterling scored twice and Uruguay hitman Luis Suarez broke the 30-goal barrier as the Reds moved five points clear of Chelsea, who they host at Anfield next weekend.

Borini and Assaidi Help Liverpool's Title Tilt With Late Winners Against Chelsea

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Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge have grabbed the headlines for Liverpool this season, but Brendan Rodgers also has two of his other forwards to thank for his side's five-point advantage at the top of the Barclays Premier League.
Fabio Borini and Oussama Assaidi were both shipped out of the club on loan last summer after moving to Anfield a year earlier and, despite not playing for Rodgers' side this season, both have had their say on the title race with key goals against Chelsea.

OLD ENEMY FERGUSON WAS RIGHT

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Liverpool face Norwich City Sunday morning at
Carrow road, knowing that a victory there will leave the Reds within touching distance of the Premier League title.

With Sunderland having taken 4 points off our closest rivals Man City (draw) and a huge win at Chelsea on Saturday, surely the title is ours to lose now.

Winning in style

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With Manchester City failing to beat Sunderland yesterday Liverpool's title dream is getting closer to reality with every passing day.

The Reds have some tricky must win fixtures ahead starting with Norwich ,a home fixture against Chelsea ,away to Crystal palace and will wrap the season welcoming New Castle United to Anfield.

WILL LIVERPOOL FINALLY WIN THE PREMIER LEAGUE THIS YEAR?

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Norwich City v Liverpool
Having over-come the giant hurdle that was Man City last Sunday afternoon, Liverpool now have their Title Destiny in their own hands. With just four games remaining for the Reds, four wins will see them win their first-ever Premier League title thus ending a 24 year wait for a League since 1990.

Bad Kompany - AFR Voice Ep. 36 On this week’s show we’ll be...

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Bad Kompany - AFR Voice Ep. 36

On this week's show we'll be taking a look at what could be a season-defining win for Liverpool, after they came out on top of a 3-2 Anfield thriller against Man City. Can they really win fourteen games in a row and take the league title, should an unfit Vincent Kompany have played, and what will Fergie make of all this as he sits in the Old Trafford Directors' box?

Perspective on Manchester City’s Loss to Liverpool

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"We're not really here" is a mantra Manchester City fans sing with pride. That's why, despite the pain of a loss to Liverpool that might very well end our title hopes this season, we will continue to enjoy the soccer our club is providing and the indulgence in the club culture and ethos our ownership group provides.

Micky Thomas

A very happy 26th May Gooners

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1989. I was at my peak. A season ticket holder on The North Bank, and I hadn't missed a home game. Two more left at Highbury to Derby and Wimbledon, and we can wrap it up. We blew it, then watched in horror on the Tuesday as Liverpool put five past West Ham, leaving us having to win by two clear goals at Anfield.

A very happy 26th May Gooners

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1989. I was at my peak. A season ticket holder on The North Bank, and I hadn't missed a home game. Two more left at Highbury to Derby and Wimbledon, and we can wrap it up. We blew it, then watched in horror on the Tuesday as Liverpool put five past West Ham, leaving us having to win by two clear goals at Anfield.

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STURRIDGE RULED OUT AGAIN FOR 6 WEEKS

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Liverpool have been rocked with the news that Daniel Sturridge has suffered another injury to his thigh muscle which rules him out until January at the earliest.

This is a major blow for Liverpool's Season and the player himself.

With testing games to come in the Champion's League and the Premier League, we will sorely miss the goal-scoring forward as his teammates in Balotelli, Lambert and Borini have yet to score in the top division this Season.

Rooney snowballed journo behind Anfield then walked him to his car

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Wayne Rooney makes his 100th appearance for England tonight which has lead to several newspapers looking for weird and wonderful ways to mark the occasion.

Jeff Powell, a journalist who has been going since England won the World Cup, has remembered his favourite memory of United's striker.

The first day of March, 2006, was unusually wintry, even for Liverpool.

Were Gonna Win The League (World Soccer Talk Review Podcast)

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Again! Things have changed and Man City find themselves in the driving seat whilst Chelsea march on: where are Chelsea marching? At least they are marching out of the ‘middle-ages' with their buses in toe. Mourinho was rightly very happy with an Anfield victory and arguably outthought Brendan in many ways on Sunday.