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Barcelona youngster Cristian Tello: ‘Liverpool tried to sign me’

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Cristian Tello has revealed that Liverpool tried to sign him during the summer transfer window. The Barcelona winger claims he rejected the advances of Brendan Rodgers' side to focus on cementing a regular starting place at Camp Nou. The 22-year-old has two subsitute appearances to his name so far this season but is happy to [.

Liverpool at Hearts 08.23.12

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2:45pm ET, live in the US on FSC

Previous rounds:
Liverpool: 3-0 Gomel (h), 1-0 Gomel (a)
Hearts: n/a

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 0-3 West Brom (a); 3-0 Gomel (h); 1-0 Gomel (a)
Hearts: 2-2 Inverness CT (h); 1-1 Hibernian (a); 2-0 St.

Carroll Plans To Grab Chance

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Andy Carroll is determined to make the most of his England opportunity, with there every chance that he will lead Roy Hodgson's line at Euro 2012.
The Liverpool striker was handed a starting berth on Saturday as Hodgson's reign as Three Lions boss began with a 1-0 win over Norway.
Carroll's fine form towards the end of the Premier League season has earned him international recognition, and the burly frontman is ready to prove that he can cut it at the very highest level.

Liverpool 0-1 Fulham

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Goals:
Skrtel (OG) 6'

Well, that was embarrassing. On Hodgson's big day, a performance reminiscent of his horrific tenure, against another of his former clubs.

Because of Liverpool's multiple, frequent failures earlier this season, the result's basically meaningless.

Liverpool at QPR 03.21.12

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4pm ET, live in the US on Fox Soccer Plus

Last four head-to-head:
1-0 Liverpool (h) 12.10.11
2-1 Liverpool (a) 02.11.96
1-0 Liverpool (h) 08.30.95
1-1 (h) 02.11.95

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 2-1 Stoke (h); 3-0 Everton (h); 0-1 Sunderland (a)
QPR: 1-2 Bolton (a); 1-1 Everton (h); 0-1 Fulham (h)

Goalscorers (league):
Liverpool: Bellamy, Suarez 6; Gerrard 5; Carroll 3; Adam, Maxi, Skrtel 2; Henderson, Johnson, Kuyt 1
QPR: Helguson 8; Mackie 4; Barton, Bothroyd, Cisse, Smith, Young, Zamora 2; Buzsaky, Campbell, Faurlin 1

Referee: Howard Webb

Guess at a line-up:
Reina
Kelly Skrtel Coates Enrique
Henderson Gerrard Spearing Downing
Suarez Carroll

No matter how well Liverpool's consistent line-up has worked over the last two matches, three games in a week makes the same XI unlikely.

Team Lineup Vs Manchester United – Suarez recalled to starting lineup

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Suarez has been recalled to the starting lineup in what promises to be a heated encounter against Manchester United.

Liverpool: Reina, Enrique, Johnson, Agger, Skrtel, Spearing, Gerrard, Henderson, Downing, Kuyt, Suarez.

Subs: Doni, Carragher, Bellamy, Carroll, Adam, Shelvey, Kelly.

Team Lineup Vs Manchester United – Suarez recalled to starting lineup

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Suarez has been recalled to the starting lineup in what promises to be a heated encounter against Manchester United.

Liverpool: Reina, Enrique, Johnson, Agger, Skrtel, Spearing, Gerrard, Henderson, Downing, Kuyt, Suarez.

Subs: Doni, Carragher, Bellamy, Carroll, Adam, Shelvey, Kelly.

Video: Craig Bellamy’s line dancing skills (Liverpool 2-1 Manchester United)

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Hoedown with Bellamy Liverpool sub Craig Bellamy might have given an insight into why the injury problems that once blighted his career seem to have cleared up: line dancing. That's right, a bit of country and Western is the perfect pitchside warm-up to make sure you don't pull any muscles when you do get onto [.

Liverpool v Manchester City 01.25.12

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Liverpool lead 1-0 on aggregate.

2:45pm ET, live in the US on FSC

Last four head-to-head:
1-0 Liverpool (a) 01.11.12
0-3 City (a) 01.03.12
1-1 (h) 11.27.11
3-0 Liverpool (h) 04.11.11

Previous rounds:
Liverpool: 2-1 Chelsea (a); 2-1 Stoke (a); 2-1 Brighton (a); 3-1 Exeter (a)
City: 1-0 Arsenal (a); 5-2 Wolves (a); 2-0 Brum (h)

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 1-3 Bolton (a); 0-0 Stoke (h); 1-0 City (a)
City: 3-2 Tottenham (h); 1-0 Wigan (a); 0-1 Liverpool (h)

Goalscorers (Carling Cup):
Liverpool: Suarez 3; Maxi 2; Bellamy, Carroll, Gerrard, Kelly, Kuyt 1
City: Dzeko 2; Agüero, Balotelli, Johnson, Hargreaves, Nasri 1

Referee: Phil Dowd

Guess at a line-up:
Reina
Johnson Skrtel Agger Enrique
Gerrard Spearing
Downing Henderson Bellamy
Kuyt

What exactly did Dalglish mean by "If that's the level they [the players] expect this football club to play at, they won't be here long"?

Liverpool LINE-UP vs Stoke: Kenny picks the strangest line-up of the season...

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Liverpool face Stoke at Anfield today, and manager Kenny Dalglish has made 5 changes to the team that started against Man City. Daniel Agger is out injured, and Craig Bellamy joins Andy Carroll on the bench. Once again, Maxi is not even in the squad, which is strange considering Dalglish confirmed on Friday that there were no new injury worries.

Mancini Advises Balotelli Against Smoking

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Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli is once again making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The 21 year old Italy international missed City's 1-0 loss to Sunderland yesterday for reasons that still remain very unclear.

According to City manager Roberto Mancini, Balotelli was not included in City's line up because of an 'ankle problem'.

Luis Suarez Will Admit Calling Evra ‘Negro’ Once, No More Offensive Than Calling Kuyt ‘Blondie’

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By Chris Wright

The FA have opened a two-day disciplinary hearing into the accusations, counter-accusations and subsequent charges of alleged racist abuse that were levelled at Luis Suarez by Patrice Evra following Manchester United's trip to Anfield back in October.

Luis Suarez Will Admit Calling Evra ‘Negro’ Once, No More Offensive Than Calling Kuyt ‘Blondie’

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By Chris Wright

The FA have opened a two-day disciplinary hearing into the accusations, counter-accusations and subsequent charges of alleged racist abuse that were levelled at Luis Suarez by Patrice Evra following Manchester United's trip to Anfield back in October.

Acceptance and Andy Carroll

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David N'gog, born April 1st, 1989, turned 22 earlier this year. Andy Carroll, born January 6th, 1989, also turned 22 earlier this year. Last season with Liverpool, N'gog started nine matches in the league and made a further 16 substitute appearances, playing a total of 1057 minutes. He scored twice, once every 529 minutes—or roughly once every six games.

Fulham v Liverpool – as it happened | Simon Burnton

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Fulham v Liverpool as it happened | Simon Burnton

Jay Spearing replaced Lucas Leiva in Liverpool's line-up and his second-half red card turned the game in Fulham's favour Those who got here earlier than I did were rewarded with this excerpt from Andy Hunter's match preview .

Chelsea

Oscar, Eden Hazard and Willian set to be Chelsea’s first-choice attacking midfield trio

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One of the most interesting selection dilemmas of the season is likely to be how Jose Mourinho chooses to deploy the wealth of attacking midfielder options at his disposal. The Chelsea boss has Oscar, Willian, Juan Mata, Eden Hazard, Kevin de Bruyne and Andre Schurrle all vying for the three slots likely to be available [.

Drogba Signs For Indian Club! WTF?!

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So i was browsing through the internet today looking to get updated on the latest happenings across the world of sport. Other than football, i am a big fan of basketball, golf, and tennis. As a matter of fact, did you know that the world's richest horse racing event (Dubai World Cup) happened yesterday?

Napoli Out To Wreck English Football

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With the Blues current performances in the league, many are writing them off in tonight's Champions League knockout stage first leg fixture against Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo.

Truth be said, Chelsea have a mountain to climb in Italy tonight and if reports doing the rounds stating that AVB will start Torres are true, i would urge all Chelsea fans to expect another disappointing outcome.

Napoli Out To Wreck English Football

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With the Blues current performances in the league, many are writing them off in tonight's Champions League knockout stage first leg fixture against Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo.

Truth be said, Chelsea have a mountain to climb in Italy tonight and if reports doing the rounds stating that AVB will start Torres are true, i would urge all Chelsea fans to expect another disappointing outcome.

Videos

Video: Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski scores after 6 seconds (Germany vs Ecuador)

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Arsenal's Lukas Podolski opened the scoring after just six seconds as a second-string Germany side beat Ecuador 4-2. He nipped in to pinch the ball off defender Gabriel Achilier and stroke it into the far corner of the goal to grab one of the fastest goals of the year and the fastest of his career. [.

Spector taketh away, then he giveth

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Mere moments after clearing his keeper's line to save a goal, Birmingham right back Jonathan Spector worked a nice combo to level their League Cup tie at Coventry at 2-2 near halftime.The clip may take a while, we'll see...- Greg Seltzer

Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin offers to fight a journalist

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Oleg Blohkin offered a Ukrainian journalist the chance to 'step outside' after a row at his post-match press conference. The Ukraine coach was not pleased with the reporter's line of questioning after his side's 1-0 defeat to England and Euro 2012 exit. He said: "Respect my job. Let's go this one on one.

English Premier League

Chelsea set for midfield revolution

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Chelsea secured a memorable FA Cup and Champions League double last season after interim manager Roberto Di Matteo led Roman Abramovich's side to a strong finish amid a disturbed league campaign.

The Russian billionaire responded by spending almost £60 million on players this season, which should increase further following the expected arrival of Wigan's Victor Moses.

Chamakh Vows To Fight For A Place In Arsenal Squad

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I had high hopes for Marouane Chamakh when he joined Arsenal back in 2010, however, he has failed to live up to his billing and a move away from the Emirates does not look forth coming any time soon.

I thought Chelsea striker Fernando Torres was struggling until i had a look at Chamakh's stats.

Manchester City

Holland v Germany – The First Must-Win Book Of The Euros

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After their shock 1-0 defeat to Denmark on Saturday, the Netherlands faces a must-win game against rivals Germany tomorrow. Lose, against a Germany side that comprehensively outplayed them in a November friendly, and the Dutch can forget about becoming European champions. Holland will be the first casualties of the Euros "group of death".

Who Will Replace Terry?

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Their is a lot of uncertainity over who will be the next England Captain after John Terry was sensationally axed from the position last week. Favourites for the job United's Rio Ferdinand ruled himself out of the running while Man City's Joe Hart has down played his chances of replacing Terry.

City Players In Training Pitch Bust-Up Ahead of Arsenal Match

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After having a relatively quiet couple of weeks, Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli is making headlines once again for a bust up with team mate Micah richards during the team's training session on Thursday.

This comes at a time when the club is preparing to face Arsenal on Sunday in a must win fixture if they want to continue leading the table.

Curbs thinks Parker talented has been wasted by England

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Former Charlton and West Ham manager Alan Curbishley believes England have failed to utlise the talents of midfielder Scott Parker during his career.

The 31-year-old has only just begun to play for England regular after winning his first four caps while with four different clubs across eight years.

City Midfielder Toure Keen On Wining Premier League

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City are proving to be a strong contender for the Premier League title this season and one player who has been instrumental in the Club's unbeaten run and fantastic form is Yaya Toure.

Toure who joined City last summer after a misunderstanding with his former club FC Barcelona,has proved to be one of the club's most important signings with the 28 year old defensive midfielder going on to become a key player in Mancini's line up.

nowak

Reaction from both sides: A chat with the Brotherly Game

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I had the opportunity to sit chat with SBN's Brotherly Game's Scott Kessler about the recent trade between the Portland Timbers and the Philadelphia Union. I will break our chat into the questions I asked and the questions he asked of me.

Questions asked:

If memory serves me Mwanga has been in and out of Nowak's line-up.

The Danny Mwanga-Jorge Perlaza Trade: A Chat With Stumptown Footy

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The Brotherly Game spoke with Ryan Gates of Stumptown Footy about Jorge Perlaza and Danny Mwanga. The following is the transcript of the chat.

The Brotherly Game: Today's trade of Danny Mwanga for Jorge Perlaza leaves a lot of questions on both sides for how the deal benefits both sides and how the players will fit into their new teams.

MLS First Kick: Portland Timbers vs. Philadelphia Union Preview Interview with the Brotherly Game

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Tonight is the night. After an agonizing four-ish month break, tonight we finally get to watch the Timbers play in a meaningful game against meaningful opponents. No offense to AIK, the San Jose Earthquakes or Chivas USA. The tournament was great and we really enjoyed having it here, but it's just not the same as the regular season.

Major League Soccer

Obama jokes about David Beckham’s underwear line during LA Galaxy’s White House visit

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The MLS champion LA Galaxy visited the White House on Tuesday for the traditional winners' ceremony/photo op -- an event especially notable since it brought together the most powerful man in the world and the President of the United States. And President Obama's brief speech about the team quickly turned into a roast of David Beckham (who brought some impressive Three Musketeers style facial hair).

Episode 96 – He’s a Good Ball Handler

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Join the guys as they discuss the last couple of weeks in DC United history. They talk about the team's recent moves and the potential changes to the Black-and-Red's line-up. They also go over the rest of the changes across MLS in anticipation of the 2012 MLS Season.

Wayne Rooney

Carroll For England

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He's been dismissed as a £35million flop in some quarters, but Henry Winter believes Andy Carroll should be in the England squad for Euro 2012.
The Daily Telegraph's football correspondent was speaking on the Sunday Supplement after watching the Liverpool striker net two winners in a week, firstly against Blackburn in the Premier League and then in the FA Cup semi-final against Everton.

Alex Ferguson Knows Newcastle Will Be Tough Tonight

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Manchester United are likely to have Rio Ferdinand, Chris Smalling and Ryan Giggs back for tonight's game at St. James' Park, and that will add some experience to the Red Devil's line-up. Wayne Rooney in action against Newcastle last season And of course Wayne Rooney will be back tonight too, after being suspended and fined one week's wages (just £200K!

The Rest

FIFA 13 With Kinect Demo: Ready To Swear At Referees? [VIDEO]

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FIFA 13 with Kinect enables you to use voice commands to manage your club's line-up and tactics without pausing the game, shout directions on the pitch in Be A Pro, and forces you to temper the way you talk to ...

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Kickette Catch Up: Your Weekend Gossip Cheat Sheet

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Image:Â REUTERS/Benoit Tessier.

The animal kingdom had a good weekend, y'all.

First, Chelsea's John Terry, took his wife and kids to meet characters from the movie "Madagascar"Â at Chessington World Of Adventures in Surrey. Then, Zinedine Zidane graced France's Disneyland Resort with his presence to launch the new Disney Dreams show as part of the theme park's 20th anniversary celebrations.

Clint’s off the ball movement for the goal

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We've done this thing before, how tap-ins are only tap-ins because someone had the nous to get into the right position (e.g. Gera v Hamburg).

Note the following, then. Dempsey initially shapes towards the far post, then holds his ground in the middle, possibly in expectation of a Murphy cross.