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Victory for Liverpool fans, FSG apologise, club to address ticket price changes

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Principal owner John W Henry and chairman Tom Werner wereshocked to see around 10,000 Liverpool fanswalking out of Saturday's Barclays Premier League match against Sunderland in the 77th minute in a protest against the decision of increasing the match day ticket to £77 and the club's season ticket to over£1,000.

Has John Henry ALREADY Tried To SACK Brendan Rodgers?

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Liverpool have already tried to sack Brendan Rodgers on more than one occasion this season, according to Stan Collymore.

After getting knocked out of the Champions League in midweek, followed by Sunday's 3-0 defeat to bitter rivals Manchester United, there has been speculation that Rodgers could be under pressure to keep his job if things do not improve in the new year.

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.

So Liverpool Just Ignored Suarez Buy Out Clause?

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Interesting comments by Liverpool owner John Henry over the week that will not sit well with Arsenal.

Arsenal bid a pound over £40m for the 27-year-old last summer, believing it would force the Reds into a sale, but speaking at he MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference at the weekend Henry said:

"Arsenal offered £40m and one pound for him and triggered his buy-out clause.

Liverpool To Undergo £150m Anfield Revamp

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Liverpool's owners Fenway Sports Group say that they are set to finance a new £150m revamp of Anfield and that rebuilding is only being held up by property acquisitions, planning processes and other issues.

Although John Henry refused to speculate on the exact date a planning application will be put in, he said Fenway are making progress.

Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers: Suarez Won't be Going to Arsenal

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While in Ireland yesterday for Liverpool's preseason friendly with Scottish giants Celtic, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was once again asked about Luis Suarez and his future. Arsenal have made several bids for the Uruguayan striker, but statements from Rodgers as well as Liverpool owner John Henry have made it clear that the Merseyside club will not even consider doing business with Arsenal.

Liverpool Owner States Suarez Is Not For Sale

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Liverpool's owner, John Henry, has announced that star striker Luis Suarez will not be sold this summer for any price, according to reports.
BBC Sport reported comments made by Henry that seem to quell any transfer for the Uruguayan away from Anfield.
He said, "We are not going to sell Luis.

Liverpool stand firm on Suarez

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Liverpool Football Club owner John W Henry has dealt a major blow to Luis Suarez's hopes of leaving Liverpool and has criticized Arsenal over their pursuit of Uruguay striker.

Henry confirmed the Liverpool No 7 won't be allowed to leave at any price now as it is impossible to find a replacement so late in the Transfer window.

Suarez not going anywhere, insists Henry

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Despite constant media sources linking Liverpool forward Luis Suarez with a move to Premier League rivals Arsenal, Liverpool's American owner John Henry has dealt a massive blow to the striker's transfer hopes, insisting that Suarez will not be sold to the north London club at any price.

The Guardian is reporting that Henry described Suarez's potential move as "ludicrous" after calling the forward out for his lack of disrespect to the club following a series of public outbursts regarding the player's dissatisfaction with the manner in which Liverpool have handled his transfer request.

Friday Kickoff: Liverpool owner Henry won’t sell Suarez; Pirlo could leave Juve next summer; and more

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Luis Suarez's potential move away from Anfield is looking bleaker by the day.

A day after Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said that the Suarez transfer from Liverpool to Arsenal was on "standby," Liverpool's American owner John Henry came out with his first long-form public statements on the matter.

John Henry Tells Suarez He Is Going Nowhere

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Luis Suarez has been told by Liverpool owner John Henry that

"You're going nowhere".

Henry says that Suarez's infamous interview has hardened feelings within the club and that the striker will not be sold to ANY club this summer.

"We are not going to sell Luis.

Twitter Explodes over Liverpool Owner John Henry's Tweet About Arsenal

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As if the Luis Suarez to Liverpool saga isn't interesting enough as it is, Liverpool principal owner John Henry has taken to Twitter to express his opinions on the matter. Simple and to the point, the American tweeted, "What do you think they're smoking over there at Emirates?"

What do you think they're smoking over there at Emirates?

Is Luis Suarez bad for Liverpool?

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The antics of Luis Suarez on a sunny Sunday afternoon at Anfield have generated much brouhaha in the footballing world. Commentators on the game – ranging from ex-players to newspapers to various fan forums have been forthcoming and fulsome in their opinions on Suarez biting Chelsea's defender Branislav Ivanovic.

Suarez Lives On to Bite Another Day: Only Fined by Liverpool

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Luis Suarez will not be forced out of Liverpool after his latest character failure in the 2-2 draw with Chelsea. As we all know by now, Suarez bit Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic's arm. Today, Liverpool have confirmed that they ... Continue reading →

Liverpool Owner Pays Tribute To Hillsborough Families

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Liverpool's principal owner John Henry has praised the perseverance of the Hillsborough families in their campaign for justice, admitting he was "humbled" by their dignity.
The American, significantly making his first appearance at the annual service to remember those who died in the 1989 disaster, gave a reading before addressing thousands assembled on the Kop at Anfield.

State Of The Reds: Sign Of The (Financial) Times

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Liverpool owner John W Henry-Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

As the demand for exposure has increased over the last decade, so too has the need for knowledge. More specifically, the knowledge of how those previously anonymous billionaires are running the team that you support. With the fall of the ITV digital deal, the ownerships of Hicks and Gillett as well as the the Glazers, and everything that's gone on at Portsmouth and Blackburn, it's not just another aspect of the club.

John Henry Defends Dual Ownership

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Liverpool's principal owner John Henry has defended his dual tenure of the Merseyside club and the Boston Red Sox amid claims of being overburdened with responsibility for the sporting giants.
While Liverpool supporters have never been overly concerned that their owners have alternative concerns - in fact, their successful running of the Red Sox was considered a major asset in their favour when they bought the club - it has evidently caused rancour in Boston.


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Liverpool head up the road to Manchester this Sunday to face their arch-rivals Man Utd in the Premier League.
While Utd are sitting on top of the table, Liverpool are down in 8th place at the turn of the year.
Yet, that will count for nothing once the whistle is blown for kick-off at 1:30pm.

Liverpool Comment: Is Brendan Rodgers’ Future at Liverpool in Danger?

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

If you watched the hit series, "Being: Liverpool," you know that Brendan Rodgers is a genuinely good guy. A family man with a positive attitude about life and football, Rodgers is a player's manager with good ideas and strong experience for such a young coach.

John W. Henry Reportedly Looking To Sell Stake In Fenway Sports Group: The Nightly EPL

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It's the story that won't go away. FOX Business reported late last week that John W. Henry is interested in selling a stake in Fenway Sports Group. FSG's spokespeople deny it. Where there's smoke, there's fire? We'll have to wait and see.

Here are the Premier League news headlines tonight:

  • John Henry Reportedly Looking To Sell Stake In FSG — FOX Business
  • Liverpool must soothe restless residents before expanding Anfield — The Guardian
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Liverpool Fly-On-The-Wall Documentary Reveals Rodgers' Methods And Philosophy

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Liverpool players could barely contain their laughter as they took part in a meditation and relaxation class to help them "deal with the stresses of club football", a new fly-on-the-wall documentary capturing life behind the scenes at Anfield has shown.
The six-part series, due to be aired in the United States later this month, documents the arrival of manager Brendan Rodgers and sheds light on his methods.

Spirit of Shankly Calls On LFC Owners To Appoint Liverpool-Based Chief Executive

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Liverpool FC supporters union Spirit of Shankly has released a statement calling for American owners Fenway Sports Group to increase their presence on Merseyside and appoint a Liverpool-based chief executive.
The club face playing half the season with only two senior strikers after failing to replace loaned-out Andy Carroll before the end of the transfer window and principal owner John Henry yesterday wrote an open letter to supporters explaining the club's transfer policy and admitting to 'mistakes' made in the owners' first 23 months in charge.

Spirit Of Shankly Group Hit Back At FSG

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This is starting to get really messy. A day after Liverpool owner John Henry penned a letter trying to pacify the criticism of Liverpool's summer transfer dealings, the Supporters' group Spirit of Shankly have fired back, calling for Liverpool chairman Tom Werner to be held accountable for the way the club is being run.

Spirit Of Shankly Group Hit Back At FSG

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This is starting to get really messy. A day after Liverpool owner John Henry penned a letter trying to pacify the criticism of Liverpool's summer transfer dealings, the Supporters' group Spirit of Shankly have fired back, calling for Liverpool chairman Tom Werner to be held accountable for the way the club is being run.

Roma serves notice dismantling Inter, 3-1

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Antonio Cassano scored his debut goal for Inter but it was not enough to keep Zdenek Zeman's Roma team plundering three in return. Check out Marquinho's goal from the tightest of angles. A sliver of daylight and that is all that was needed.

Michael Bradley is out with a quadriceps injury and will not feature in the US national side's upcoming World Cup qualifier against Jamaica.

John Henry's Open Letter to Liverpool Fans (A Parody)

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I am as disappointed as anyone connected with Liverpool Football Club that we were unable to buy anyone of talent in this summer transfer window, but that was not through any lack of desire or effort on the part of all of those involved. They pushed hard in the final days of the transfer window on a number of forward targets and it is unfortunate that on this occasion we were unable to conclude

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Instead Of A Striker Liverpool Fans Get An Open Letter From John Henry

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It's been quite summer for Fenway Sports Group owner Jon Henry as he has managed to alienate the fans of both the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool.

After a disastrous transfer window that has left Brendan Rodgers with only two strikers and painfully thin in midfield, John Henry today penned an open letter to Liverpool fans, published on liverpoolfc.

Amongst all its history, Liverpool enters Year Zero

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By Joseph Milord

And so, it has come to this. 22 years after Kenny Dalglish left his throne vacant, with Liverpool still high upon the mountain top of world football, the Reds have been left staring at the dawn of a new, but uncertain, era after the second coming of the king failed to deliver the success of his first.

WBA makes Rodgers's Liverpool debut a miserable one, 3-0

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szólj hozzá: WBA vs Liverpool 3:0 FULL MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

Oy vey! This was not supposed to be. Ten man Liverpool sank like a stone in the second half at the Hawthorns. A stunning goal to the good by Zoltan Gera and then Daniel Agger is sent off for a touchy feely push on Shane Long as the West Brom striker enters the box.

FSG showdown: Roma beat Liverpool, 2-1 as Bradley scores opener

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In a showdown between two teams with Fenway Sporting Group connections; Liverpool, the John Henry owned team had to bow before the Thomas De Benedetto led faction which took over Roma last year.

Michael Bradley who joined Roma earlier this month scored from a tight angle after Erik Lamela put him through.

‘It Wasn’t Handled In The Right Way’ – Sir Alex Believes Suarez Palaver Cost Kenny Dalglish His Job

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By Chris Wright

"You just wouldn't let it lie would you? You just wouldn't let it lie..."

Yep, this crap again. Why the embers are being raked over again we're not entirely certain but days after Luis Suarez appeared on Uruguayan television to whittle about his eight-game ban and Manchester United's 'political influence' in England and such like, Sir Alex Ferguson has piped up to tell all and sundry that he believes the way Kenny Dalglish handled the whole dismal Suarez-Evra furor ultimately cost him his job at Liverpool.

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Suarez Deal Off? Top 3 Striker Options Arsenal Should Consider

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The on again off again nature of the Luis Suarez transfer saga this summer has dominated headlines. Along with Wayne Rooney and Gareth Bale's uncertain futures, the Suarez saga has been slow-moving and even comical at times. As Brendan Rodgers waits for his star-striker to apologize, however, Arsenal and Arsene Wenger need to decide whether or not they are willing to wait for something to change in the situation.

Gervinho gone as Mugsmashers dig in

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Good morning my transfer starved friends, welcome to another Friday.

I know there's stuff going on with El Piraña this morning and new comments from the Head of Mugsmasher Corp, but we'll come to those in a little while. Instead, we'll start with actual, real transfer news, and yet another player has gone out the door in the Great Arsenal Cull of 2013.

Liverpool Hunt New Managing Director After Disastrous Deadline Day

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Liverpool will restart their search for a new managing director next week following a disastrous transfer deadline day at the club, can reveal.
Owners Fenway Sports Group have revived their plans after Ayre was deemed culpable for Brendan Rodgers being left with only two recognized strikers when the transfer window closed on Friday night after their pursuit of Clint Dempsey fell through.

Fergie: Suarez Incident Got Dalglish Sacked

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Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed Kenny Dalglish's attrocious handling of the Luis Suarez incident after he was found guilty of racially abusing Patrice Evra.

"I wasn't surprised at Kenny leaving," said Ferguson. "I think John Henry has obviously looked at the Suarez incident and felt it wasn't handled in the right way.

Kenny Dalglish

Match Report: Liverpool 0 - 2 Arsenal

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Liverpool was condemned to their worst start to a season for half-a-century as Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla gave Arsenal victory at Anfield.
On what would have been Bill Shankly's 99th birthday, the Reds equalled the record of his newly-promoted side in 1962-63 by collecting just one point from their opening three games.

How Scars of Past Years Have Left Liverpool Fans Ponderous Over New Season

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Within the last four years Liverpool have had four different managers; a fact you would never have before associated with a club which has prided itself on being patient and allowing managers time. A mantra synonymous with ‘The Liverpool Way'.

However it would be naive to not look past the surface of this fact and the events that have surrounded this famous club over recent years.

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Playing Moneyball with the New England Revolution

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Basically, I am the Billy Beane of MLS. Except I don't actually work for MLS or a team. Last year, upon seeing the movie Moneyball - which, by the way, I found to be a film as dull as baseball itself - I thought that something like Moneyball (the philosophy, not the movie) would be interesting when applied to the meager finances of MLS.

Henry Wants Fair Play Regulations

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Liverpool's principal owner John Henry insists his club and others in the top flight are ready to commit to financial fair play regulations in the Premier League.
It has been reported that the Premier League is considering adopting its own set of rules to supplement the existing statutes brought in by the sport's European governing body UEFA, which are designed to ensure that clubs spend within their means and penalize those that do not.

USA goes for gold, KC wins OC, more news

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The USWNT faces Japan today for Olympic gold. Canada wins bronze with stoppage time goal. Kansas City wins US Open Cup final. Hoppenot says he's good to go on Sunday despite broken nose. Hackworth says Hoffman and Martinez are options for suspended McInerney. New US women's pro league announced. More news