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Great news for Harry Redknapp, but bad news for Liverpool FC?

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp was cleared of tax evasion charges earlier today, and whilst that's great for him and Spurs, it could be bad news for Liverpool FC. The jury in the case - which was heard at Southwark Crown Court - delivered a unanimous verdict in favour of Redknapp and former Portsmouth Chairman Milan Mandaric, and afterwards, Redknapp blasted the decision to bring the

Nicol admits: 'Desperate' Suarez was 'naive' against Spurs. Is he right?

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Controversy is seemingly never far away when it comes to Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, and during the recent Spurs game, he was booked for a dangerous kick on Scott Parker. After the game, Man United thug Wayne Rooted tweeted that Suarez should've been sent off, and I'm sure there are people out there that share that view.

England star claims: Struggling ex-LFC hero is still a 'top class player'...

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Since signing for Chelsea in a £50million deal over a year ago, former Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has mustered up a paltry three premier league goals. Clearly, he's still struggling to make the grade at Stamford Bridge, which is mystifying considering his undeniable talent and quality.

Milan Legend: Fiorentina Star 'will leave in June'. Should Kenny bid?

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Liverpool will probably be in the market for a new striker in the summer, and one player who will almost definitely be available is Fiorentina's Stevan Jovetic. The Montenegrin has been consistently linked with a move to the Premier League over the years, and Liverpool were definitely interested in him at one point.

Hamann warns: Liverpool simply cannot afford to miss out...

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Liverpool's top four hopes are delicately balanced at the moment. The club is only four points behind Chelsea, and with 42 points still to play for, fourth place is still very much in the club's hands. However, Kenny Dalglish's team has struggled for consistency this season, and has regularly failed to capitalise on the inconsistency of Chelsea and Arsenal.

LFC Legend: Kenny Dalglish should sign this prolific striker...

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Liverpool's goalless draw with Spurs on Monday night once again underlined the pressing need for Kenny Dalglish to buy a striker capable of *regularly* scoring goals. Last week, Anfield legend Steve Nicol argued that Fulham's Clint Dempsey could do a good job for one of the league's top sides, and now he has gone one step further and suggested that Liverpool should actually think about buying him

Ex-Liverpool Star reveals: I turned down Ancelotti and PSG...

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Former Liverpool striker Nicolas Anelka left Chelsea for Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua in January, and for a brief period prior to signing, the Frenchman was dubiously linked with an improbable return to Anfield. Anelka could've also joined Carlo Ancelotti at Paris St Germain, but as he now reveals, the move held no interest for him.

LFC hero: He was great against one of the 'best players in the world'...

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With Glen Johnson ahead of him in the Anfield pecking order, Martin Kelly has been warming the bench more often than not this season, which is a shame because he rarely lets Liverpool down when he plays. As a result of Jose Enrique's injury, Kelly got his chance against Spurs last night, and he was arguably one of the best players on the pitch.

Liverpool legend John Barnes returns to management...

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Former Liverpool winger John Barnes has agreed to manage one of the 'franchise' teams in India's first professional football tournament. The tournament - scheduled to begin on th 24th March — will contain six 'franchises', and will be organised by Celebrity Management Group and the Indian Football Association.

Lawro warns: No need to 'cut off your nose to spite your face...'

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Manchester City's Carlos Tevez is one of the most maligned players in the Premier League at the moment, and Liverpool legend Steve Nicol recently argued that "the football world would think a lot less about Mancini if he does decide to let him come back". Nicol's former team-mate Mark Lawrenson seems to be a lot more forgiving though, and he believes Tevez could still play an important role for

120 years? The brutal truth that Liverpool fans will not want to face...

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Liverpool drew their 8th Premier League home game of the season against Spurs last night, and whilst the club is only four points off a champions league place at the moment, history suggests that a top four finish is now practically impossible.Liverpool have dropped a staggering 16 points at home this season.

LFC Legend slams 'awful' Liverpool attacking play...

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Liverpool drew their 8th home league game of the season against Spurs last night, and after the game, Kenny Dalglish declared that he was 'really pleased' with the way the team played. Dalglish's former team-mate Steve Nicol had the opposite reaction, and bemoaned the quality of Liverpool's play in the attacking third of the field.

LFC Hero: Liverpool fans will think Kenny has 'lost his marbles...'

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Luis Suarez is back for Liverpool, and most fans will be hoping that he goes straight back into the starting line-up to face Spurs tonight. Is that going to happen though? Liverpool are in a great run of form, and is breaking up a winning team the best thing to do at this stage? For Liverpool legend Steve Nicol, it's not even up for debate: Suarez must start.

Hansen: "I never would've believed" it could happen, but he's done it...

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Over the weekend, Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish publicly praised returning striker Luis Suarez, gushing that he is 'loved and revered' at Anfield. Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher aside, the last non-Liverpudlian player to receive such acclaim and adulation was (arguably) Fernando Torres, but legend Alan Hansen believes that Suarez has now eclipsed the Spaniard's popularity.

Spurs Legend admits: Liverpool FC are "serious contenders..."

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As a player, former Spurs and Newcastle winger Chris Waddle was on the winning side at Anfield only once during his entire playing career. The winger - nicknamed 'Magic Chris' by Marseille fans during his stint in France - hopes that Harry Redknapp's Spurs team can do the business in tonight's hotly anticipated game at Anfield, but irrespective of the result, Waddle believes Liverpool are moving

John BARNES warns: Liverpool have "too many squad players..."

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Liverpool are in the midst of a mini-resurgence at the moment; the Carling Cup Final awaits; hated-rivals Man United were recently dispatched with ease in the FA Cup, and it was back to winning ways in the premier league against Wolves last week. Things are definitely looking bright, but the plain fact is Liverpool are still seventh in the league, five points behind fourth placed Chelsea in.

Dirk Kuyt raves: He has been 'unbelievable' for Liverpool...

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Craig Bellamy has been fantastic for Liverpool so far this season, and with 9 goals and 7 assists to his name already, he is arguably the club's most important attacking player right now. Dirk Kuyt played alongside Bellamy during his first stint at Anfield, and he believes that the Welshman is an even better player now.

Lawro: UNSEEN Terry-Ferdinand footage exists, and it's "very damning..."

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The decision to strip Chelsea's John Terry of the England captaincy has polarised opinion across the football world, and many fair-minded people will be concerned by the FA's apparent failure to observe the principle of 'innocent until proven guilty'. On Friday, Liverpool legend Steve Nicol labelled the FA's decision as 'stupid', but his former team-mate Mark Lawrenson claims there may be more

LFC Legend: Kenny must DROP him and play this 'key player' instead...

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Liverpool midfielder Jay Spearing's bid to establish himself as a viable replacement for Lucas Leiva was disrupted recently with a red card and an injury in quick succession recently, but the homegrown midfielder returned to great effect against Manchester City and Wolves, and according to Liverpool legend Jan Molby, Spearing is becoming one of the most important players in Kenny Dalglish's team,

AGENT confirms: Exciting Argentina Star "will start to listen to offers..."

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Before the January transfer window closed, Liverpool legend John Barnes urged the club to sign 'classic centre-forward' Gonzalo Higuain, a player who has been regularly linked to Anfield over the last six months. The Real Madrid forward seems settled at the Bernabeau, but his Agent has now revealed that there are two circumstances that would make the striker think about leaving Madrid.

Angry LFC Legend: "It's a nightmare, and they're just asking for trouble..."

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Liverpool legend Steve Nicol has slammed the FA's decision to strip Chelsea's John Terry of the England captaincy. Terry is currently awaiting trial for the alleged racial abuse of QPR's Anton Ferdinand, and although he is innocent until proven guilty, the FA has take action that could be construed as a punishment.

LFC Legend: Kenny must get this right or Liverpool will be "ripped apart"...

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Liverpool face Spurs on Monday night at Anfield, and I'm sure fans of both clubs are excited about what could potentially be a fantastic game. Kenny Dalglish will have a major selection headache to deal with, namely what to do with Andy Carroll and Luis Suarez, and Mark Lawrenson has warned that the wrong decision could lead to dire consequences for Liverpool.

Alan Hansen admits: "He is under incredible pressure..."

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A few days ago, Mark Lawrenson argued that Arsene Wenger would probably 'fall on his sword' at the end of the season, especially if he failed to guide Arsenal into next season's Champions League. Liverpool legend Alan Hansen agrees with his former defensive partner, and believes the next 8-10 weeks could be the defining period of Wenger's reign.

TAYLOR: Give the England captaincy to Steven Gerrard, but only if...

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Who should replace Chelsea's John Terry as England captain? Former England and Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor believes that Liverpool talisman Steven Gerrard is the ideal candidate for the job, but only if he can prove that he's up to it. Speaking to BBC Sport, Taylor argued:"Gerrard's been captain before and I'd expect [Fabio] Capello to give it to him if he gets his top-class form back.

Liverpool FC hero hails Tottenham star's 'ridiculous ability'...

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During his playing career, Liverpool legend Graeme Souness played alongside some fantastically talented players, and according to the combative midfielder, Spurs legend Glenn Hoddle is as good as any of them.In an interview with TalkSport, Souness enthused:"He [Hoddle] was a star. "He had ridiculous ability, and in terms of sheer talent, he was up there with anyone you want to name.

LFC Legend: "For me, he lacks a bit of commitment..."

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Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish recently launched an impassioned defence of 20m winger Stewart Downing, arguing that he was a 'better player than he thought he was' when he signed for the club. Kenny's former team-mate Mark Lawrenson has a different view.Speaking on Today FM recently, Lawro was more truthful than Dalglish about Downing's impact at Liverpool so far:"The last few times I have seen

Revealed: The 10 Liverpool players who give the ball away the most...

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As a team, Liverpool's passing accuracy in the Premier League so far this season is 81%, which is fairly good, but it means means that 19% of passes are being misplaced in every league game. Who are biggest culprits when it comes to giving the ball away?Before you read any further, try and guess who are the worst offenders.

Dalglish admits: "You're hurting someone, and it's difficult to do that..."

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Luis Suarez is back for Liverpool, and with no other problems to contend with apart from Lucas's long-term injury, Kenny Dalglish is in the enviable position of having a fully-fit squad available for Monday night's game at Spurs. Having so many players to choose from is obviously a positive, and it fosters great competition within the squad, but as Kenny admits, it can also be a double-edged

LFC Star: Forget the criticism - Kenny was right to react that way...

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After the recent defeat at Bolton, many fans were surprised by Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish's ferocious public attack on his players, but Jamie Redknapp - who was signed by Dalglish during his first spell in charge at the club - believes the public rebuke was the right tactic to employ, and he feels it will lay a positive foundation for the rest of the season.

£18m Striker admits: It is 'flattering' to be linked with Liverpool...

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Liverpool were linked with dozens of players during the January transfer window, and one of the names that kept popping up was Aston Villa's Darren Bent. With 164 goals and 39 assists in the last nine seasons, the England International definitely matches the type of player Liverpool need (and arguably still need), but the Bent has now revealed that a transfer was never realistically on the

Ex-Liverpool star attacked by racist 'idiots' on Twitter...

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Ex-Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse has been targeted by racist morons on twitter after moving from Lazio to QPR. Cisse is the latest in a long-line of players to be bombarded with racist abuse on Twitter, a site that does absolutely nothing proactive to stop anonymous idiots from engaging in all kinds of online bullying and abuse.

Midfielder raves: "Youngster's development at LFC has been STAGGERING"...

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Liverpool's Raheem Sterling is building up a very positive reputation in the club's youth set-up, with Ian Rush recently describing him as 'very similar to Michael Owen'. Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp is also a big fan of youngster, and hopes that he'll get a chance in the first team sooner rather than later.

Another ex-LFC striker scores on his debut. Did Liverpool miss out...?

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Former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse has a knack of scoring debut goals, and he's off to a flying start at his new club QPR with an excellent first-half goal against Aston Villa.Cisse - aka 'Lord of the Manor of Frodsham', the title he held when he played for Liverpool - scored 24 goals in 79 appearances during his time at Anfield.

ALDO: "I don’t know what’s wrong, but his form has DIPPED." - Is he right?

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Jose Enrique has been excellent for Liverpool football club since arriving from Newcastle United, and he has (arguably) proven to the most consistent of all Kenny Dalglish's summer signings. John Aldridge is a big fan of the player, but he believes the Spaniard's form has tailed off a little over the last few weeks.

LFC LEGEND blasts: "He doesn't give a damn about the club..."

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Liverpool legend Mark Lawrenson has launched a scathing attack on Andrei Arshavin, arguing that the Russian International striker no longer cares about playing for Arsenal. Arshavin was at fault for Manchester United's winning goal against Arsenal recently, and Lawro believes it's time for the player to leave the Emirates.

Irritated Kenny DALGLISH admits: "It's a little bit INSULTING..."

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In his press conference on Monday, Kenny Dalglish stated that Liverpool would not be buying any new players during the January transfer window, and he was true to his word as no new players signed in at Anfield last night. Transfer speculation is a normal and expected part of the month of January, yet this cuts no ice with Dalglish, who once again blasted the press for daring to ask perfectly

Dirk KUYT: "It was difficult and mentally challenging..."

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After a long barren spell in the premier league, Dirk Kuyt finally scored his 50th league goal for Liverpool last night. The Dutchman has been in and out of the team this season, but he's delivered at a time when the club really needed it, and he's confident that Liverpool can now push on and secure a coveted champions league place.

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LFC STAR: "I was disappointed, but I don't hold a grudge against Rafa..."

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Dietman Hamann will forever be remembered and revered by Liverpool fans for his impact in the Champions League final in 2005, but as the former German International revealed recently, he went into that match thinking it was his last game for the club, and he was even more disappointed to discover that he wasn't even in the starting line-up.

LFC LEGEND warns: "Liverpool should NEVER sign this MERCENARY..."

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Last month, I conducted a survey on this site asking if Liverpool fans would be happy if the club signed Carlos Tevez, and over 63% of fans who took part in the poll voted yes. Liverpool legend Steve Nicol was asked yesterday if he would like to see Tevez at Anfield, and he gave a completely different answer.

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Wayne Rooney: Luis Suarez should've been sent off against Spurs...

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Luis Suarez's return to action against Spurs last night was not enough to inspire Liverpool to victory, but once again, the Uruguayan sparked a major talking point. This time, Suarez kicked Scott Parker when trying to get the ball, and received a yellow card for his trouble. Any fair-minded person can see that it was clearly accidental, but as all Liverpool fans know, Manchester United thug