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Women’s Football: Liverpool Ladies Share Secrets Of Success As Steven Gerrard Invites Them To Melwood Breakfast

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The Liverpool Ladies enjoyed their own victory parade at Anfield earlier this month when the club celebrated its first silverware of the season. During halftime of the Liverpool-Crystal Palace match, captain Gemma Bonner did a lap of victory with the WSL Champions to thank the supporters.

More interestingly, Steven Gerrard and co' were "so impressed" that they invited the entire women's team to Melwood for breakfast to discuss their success.

Photos: Liverpool training ahead of Sunderland trip

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Photo: Luis Suarez getting ready for his Barclays Premier League return pic.twitter.com/wtiSvpTAx6 Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 27, 2013 Liverpool's squad have been in training ahead of their visit to Sunderland on Sunday. Striker Luis Suarez is preparing for his long-awaited Premier League comeback after he biting ban following his return to action in the [.

Photos: Mamadou Sakho, Tiago Ilori, Victor Moses and Steven Gerrard in Liverpool training

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Mamadou Sakho trains at Melwood on Friday afternoon #LFC pic.twitter.com/mZIHSnGVl0 Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 13, 2013 Some of Liverpool's new signings and one or two old timers have been in training at Melwood today. Victor Moses trains with his new teammates at Melwood #LFC pic.twitter.com/eNQDJpTHVg Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 13, 2013 [.

Photo: Luis Suarez SMILING in Liverpool training!

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A smiling Luis Suarez in training at Melwood just now: #LFC pic.twitter.com/i1WxpKOjmJ Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 22, 2013 Luis Suarez has been photographed smiling while training with Liverpool. The image was so unexpected that even the club's official Twitter account felt obliged to draw attention to it.

Robbie Fowler and Jamie Carragher train with Liverpool ahead of Steven Gerrard testimonial

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We can reveal that @Robbie9Fowler and Jamie Carragher will both feature for #LFC in #GerrardTestimonial v Olympiacos on Saturday. Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 2, 2013 Liverpool legends Robbie Fowler and Jamie Carragher both trained with the current first-team today to prepare to play in Steven Gerrard's testimonial.

Kolo Toure Officially Unveiled As Liverpool Player

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Liverpool has wrapped up a deal for Kolo Toure at their training ground Melwood on Tuesday.
The 32-year-old Ivory Coast international represents the Reds' fourth summer acquisition having already signed Iago Aspas, Simon Mignolet and Luis Alberto.
The centre back signed a two-year contract at Melwood in the presence of the club's managing director Ian Ayre.

Liverpool finally seal Aspas signing

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Liverpool football club today announced the completion of striker Iago Aspas from Celta Vigo.The Reds earlier had agreed a fee of 7.5 million with Celta Vigo but the signing was not complete due international clearance issues.

The 25-year-old, who scored 12 goals with 8 assist for Primera Division club Celta last season, has signed a 4 year contract with the club after passing his medical at Melwood.

Player Spotlight: Increase your Knowledge on Liverpool’s Andre Wisdom

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Emerging from a proverbial nadir, Liverpool FC has striven to eradicate the mediocrity within the squad this season and bring in fresh new faces that actually deserve to play for the famous Red shirt. Manager Brendan Rodgers' no-nonsense approach has certainly been a plus point this season, with the former Swansea manager not giving an iota of time to sentimentality as Kenny Dalglish perhaps did and dished out the cold hard truth to average performers of last season such as Stewart Downing and Jordan Henderson.

LFC Launch Garuda Partnership

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Liverpool FC's Global Official Airline partners Garuda Indonesia were at Anfield for the ceremonial launch of their three-year partnership with the club.
Managing director Ian Ayre joined Emirsyah Satar and Elisa Lumbantoraun of Garuda Indonesia and His Excellency T. M. Hamzah Thayeb, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, for a press conference before the visitors headed on to a stadium tour and then a tour of the club's Melwood training base.

Liverpool’s Combination of Youth and Established Veterans Will Pull Them Through

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"If you are good enough, you are old enough." This adage can be heard around the halls of Liverpool's training ground, Melwood. Along with an inclusion of youth, the Liverpool squad of 2012/13 has already seen drastic changes for the ...

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SAHIN DEAL COMPLETE & WILL WE BEAT MAN CITY?

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Nuri Sahin has finally completed his medical at Melwood and signed his one year deal with Liverpool FC.

He becomes the first Turkish player ever to join LFC and I wish him all the best for the Season ahead. He is a skilful central mid-fielder with a great range of passing to his game, take note Charlie Adam.

LFC Complete Assaidi Transfer

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Liverpool Football Club has completed the signing of Oussama Assaidi from Dutch side SC Heerenveen.
The 24-year-old winger passed a medical at Melwood before signing a long-term deal with the club.
Assaidi, who has represented Morocco 22 times, told Liverpoolfc.com: "I'm very happy to play for this big club.

Allen Completes Liverpool Move

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Liverpool Football Club is delighted to announce that midfielder Joe Allen has completed his transfer from Swansea City.
The Wales international signed a long-term contract after passing a medical at Melwood.
After finalizing the deal, Allen told Liverpoolfc.com: "I feel incredible. Everyone knows the history of this club, it's a massive club, and I'm delighted to have joined.

Liverpool Transfer Update

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Liverpool Football Club have today confirmed that Craig Bellamy has completed a move to Championship side Cardiff City. Family reasons have been cited as the cause of his departure.
The 33 year old's family has lived in Cardiff throughout his long career as a footballer which has seen him travel a lot due to the large amount clubs he has been at.

Marsh Promoted To Liverpool First-Team Coaching Staff

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Mike Marsh has been promoted to the Liverpool first-team coaching staff, manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed.
The 42-year-old will leave his old role as coach on the Under-18 setup to join up with Rodgers' staff at the club's Melwood training base after helping in first-team matters over the summer.

Brendan's First In Front Of Kop

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Carra played his 700th game in Belarus...Gomel will be the opposition at Anfield on Thursday evening as Brendan Rodgers looks to send Liverpool through to the next round of the Europa League in his first match as manager in front of the Kop.

The first leg ended in a Liverpool win after Stewart Downing found the back of the net but it wasn't an easy victory for the Reds as Gomel provided the defence with several problems.

Rodgers Outlines Tour Benefits

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Brendan Rodgers could not hide his excitement at the prospect of embarking on Liverpool's pre-season tour of North America when he spoke to Liverpoolfc.com just before the squad departed from John Lennon Airport.
Rodgers and his team will spend two weeks stateside preparing for clashes against Toronto FC in Canada on July 21, AS Roma at Fenway Park on July 25, and Tottenham in Baltimore on July 28.

Reds Bag Fabio Borini

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On international duty...
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It's felt like an age waiting for the transfer window to fully be pushed open and whilst it has been clear for a week or so that Brendan Rodgers had his eye on a few players it was difficult to judge when he would seal his first new signing as Liverpool manager.

Liverpool’s new striker- Fabio Borini

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The 21 year old has agreed personal terms to join Liverpool and according to Tony Barrett of the Times, Liverpool and Roma have agreed on a £10.6m fee for the Italy international. Papers such as the Daily Mirror and Liverpool Echo also report that Fabio is heading to Liverpool, with the Mirror suggesting that the clubs agreed on a £12m deal and the Liverpool Echo reporting that the fee involved is £11m.

Rodgers on Sigurdsson and Cole

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Brendan Rodgers is monitoring the future of midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson but he insists former club Swansea must be given a chance to persuade the Icelandic star to remain at the Liberty Stadium.

In an interview at Melwood, where he is already making plans for next season, the new Reds manager spoke to Liverpoolfc.

Rodgers to speak to Joe Cole and Aquilani

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Brendan Rodgers has confirmed he will speak with both Joe Cole and Alberto Aquilani about their futures at the club.

England international Cole enjoyed a successful loan in France with Lille last season while Italian international Aquilani spent the campaign with AC Milan.

The pair are due back at Melwood for pre-season training and the new boss is well aware of their qualities.

BRENDAN RODGERS, SECOND IRISHMAN TO MANAGE LIVERPOOL FC

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Northern Ireland's Brendan Rodgers has become only the second Irishman to manage Liverpool's famous football club.

He follows in the illustrious footsteps of compatriot, John Mc Kenna, who was Liverpool's first Manager from 1892-1896.

He was a friend of Liverpool founder John Houlding and remained with him after some directors left and founded Everton football club at Goodison Park.

Kenny Aims To Maintain Momentum

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Kenny Dalglish hopes Liverpool can carry the momentum from their FA Cup semi-final victory over local rivals Everton into the remainder of the season.
The Reds triumphed 2-1 against the Toffees in last weekend's derby encounter at Wembley to book a spot in the final against Chelsea - their second cup decider this season after lifting the Carling Cup.

Dalglish hails Bellamy impact

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Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has hailed Craig Bellamy part in the club's 2-1 FA Cup semi-final victory over Everton, specifically his ability to deliver crosses, adding that it has hugely benefited the club during the entire season.

Dalglish revealed that it was a case of practice makes perfect for the man who hones his free-kick taking capabilities each week at Melwood.

Kenny insists Liverpool have moved forward – Have your say.

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Kenny Dalglish is convinced that the Reds have made significant progress over this season, despite a dire performance in the Premier League.

Dalglish has spent around the £100M mark since succeeding Roy Hodgson in January 2011 and the Merseyside giants were expected to be serious contenders for a top four Champions League spot.

Liverpool Kids Have Earned Their Chance

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The future at Liverpool is looking bright. When you consider that the Reds went down to a 2-1 defeat against Wigan Athletic at the weekend, and have lost five of their last six games in the Premier League, it seems like an odd statement. But, looking past the first team's recent struggles in the English top flight, a core of young players are slowly emerging from the club's famed academy.

Five things Liverpool can improve on other than points

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"What other areas are there to improve on – apart from points?"

From any other manager, these would their famous last words. From Kenny Dalglish, however, it's merely an affirmation that Liverpool as a club has improved from last season.

Dalglish: Defender likely out for ‘few weeks’

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Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish has confirmed that center-half Daniel Agger is facing a few weeks on the sidelines after suffering a rib injury in Sunday's Carling Cup win over Cardiff City on penalties.

Dalglish refused to reveal whether there were any other players likely to miss out on this weekend's home fixture against Arsenal but in regards to Agger's availability, the manager acknowledged that the Dane has already been ruled out.

Reds boss rubbishes shocking swap

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Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has dismissed suggestions that the club approached Manchester City over the weekend with a proposal to swap Andy Carroll for exiled Argentine Carlos Tevez.

Carroll, who has struggled continuously with form and fitness since his £35 million move from Newcastle United in last year's January transfer window, recently spoke about his determination to make a mark at Anfield.

Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva Returns From Brazil In Crutches, Receives Warm Reception

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There's nothing like coming home! Just ask Lucas Leiva, who showed up to his first day of recuperation at Liverpool's Melwood training ground yesterday after spending six weeks back home in Brasil. The midfielder received a warm welcome from the club's staff and of course teammates Dirk Kuyt and Pepe Reina were also around to show their support.

Reds striker counting on midfield maestro

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Under-pressure Liverpool striker Andy Carroll admits that the return of skipper Steven Gerrard has boosted his hopes of performing more consistently for the Reds.

Carroll, who was signed for over £35 million from Newcastle United last January, has scored only four times in 25 appearances for the Merseyside outfit, leading to continuous criticism from both within and outside the club.

Gerrard Return Excites Carroll

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Andy Carroll is hoping Steven Gerrard's comeback can help kick-start the striker's difficult start to his Liverpool career.
Injuries to both players have resulted in Carroll and Gerrard starting just one game together - last week's Carling Cup semi-final first leg win at Manchester City - since the forward's £35million move from Newcastle last January.

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Lucas Impressed By Allen

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Lucas Leiva has revealed how Joe Allen is already impressing his new Liverpool team-mates in training.
The Wales international joined the Reds for a reported fee of £15million earlier this month and comes with a reputation for his excellent technique and ball retention skills.
Lucas admits that is already shining through at the club's Melwood training base.

Video: Alberto Aquilani v. Roma

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No player currently on the Liverpool squad divides opinion more than the enigmatic Italian Alberto Aquilani. Some see his intricate passing, silky touch and vision as exactly what Liverpool need to break down the more stubborn defences we so often struggle against. Others see an injury prone player on huge wages who's too lightweight to make it in the Premier League and would rather be sipping macchiato's in Rome than trotting about Melwood on a cold Winter's morning.

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Liverpool Ready To Appoint Comolli Successor

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Liverpool academy director Frank McParland is believed to be a strong candidate to replace Damien Comolli as the club's new director of football strategy.
McParland is being touted for the role according to the People, who claim that Kop boss Kenny Dalglish is keen on aligning himself with Liverpool's former chief scout.

Dalglish: No New Senior Players

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With Liverpool set to face Wolves on transfer deadline day, there was always some worry on our end as to how we'd manage to fit in both match coverage and any last-minute transfer insanity. Turns out that the club and Kenny Dalglish were fully sympathetic to our concerns, as today the official site put out a brief statement from Dalglish that under no circumstance will any new senior players be brought in before midnight in Paris on Tuesday.

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Luis Suarez takes control of his portrayal by the media

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If reading the Saturday papers has given you a troubling sense of deja vu, don't worry -- you're not losing your mind. You've probably just read some of the many Luis Suarez interviews that ran in various major newspapers all on the same day, containing some very similar points.

There have been accusations that Luis Suarez received unjustly harsh treatment from the British press when he was found guilty of racially abusing Manchester United's Patrice Evra last season.

Book Revie: The Didi Man

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First off, a confession: I don't like biographies. In particular, I don't like player biographies. Too often they're pretentious, ego-massaging,bank account boosting exercises in self-promotion that offer little in the way of genuine insight. Unless, of course, you consider tales of lads' nights out or those of puerile banter as falling under the category of insightful.