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Georginio Wijnaldum reveals extent of his illness before Liverpool victory

• Midfielder man of the match in 3-0 defeat of Bournemouth• 28-year-old suffered vomiting and diarrhoea ahead of gameGeorginio Wijnaldum has said Liverpool’s title fortunes rest on sustaining the form that dismantled Bournemouth on Saturday, when he sh…

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Troy Deeney’s sneering has got Everton players talking, says Marco Silva

• Blues manager feels Watford barbs can serve as motivation• Leave Silva alone, let us kick the shit out of them, captain saidMarco Silva has said Troy Deeney’s comments about intimidating Everton have been noted by his players and can serve as motivat…

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Are Liverpool feeling the pressure of Premier League title race?

Five of the club’s former players address the key question after Jürgen Klopp’s side surrender top spot to Manchester CitySteve McManaman, Liverpool 1990-99I think it’s nonsense, I really do. If Liverpool win by five against Bournemouth you aren’t goin…

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Jürgen Klopp denies title nerves and tells Liverpool fans to ‘fasten seatbelts’

• ‘I knew this would be a really tough race,’ says Klopp• Liverpool face Bournemouth at Anfield on SaturdayJürgen Klopp has told Liverpool fans to “fasten the seatbelts” and enjoy a title race he believes will go to the final day as he denied nerves ar…

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Liverpool report world-record £125m profit for 2017-18 financial year

• Champions League football helped beat Leicester’s £92.5m• Reds reinvested £190m in players, including agents’ feesLiverpool broke the world record for the biggest pre-tax profit made by a football club during the 2017-18 financial year, the club’s la…

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Liverpool slips have given Manchester City mental lift, says Bernardo Silva

• ‘We were all sad because we thought we had lost the league’ • Two-games-a-week schedule will benefit us, adds SilvaBernardo Silva has said Manchester City feared they had blown their defence of the Premier League title with last week’s defeat at New…

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Resolute Manchester City give rivals a demonstration of title-winning traits | AndY Hunter

Pep Guardiola’s side were assured and patient against an improved Everton – the return of last season’s champions to the top makes ominous reading for their rivalsGoodison Park was fairly empty three quarters of an hour before kick off when Pep Guardio…

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Everton look to help themselves not Liverpool by beating Manchester City

• The title race is not for us to look to, says Marco Silva• Everton have won only two league games at home since NovemberMarco Silva has said Everton’s only focus against Manchester City on Wednesday will be to improve their faltering season and not L…

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Andy Robertson believes fatigue not nerves causing Liverpool’s ‘wee blip’

Defender admits team were below par at West HamCity can go top if winning at Everton on WednesdayAndy Robertson has said Liverpool are not succumbing to nerves or pressure in the title race but must recover quickly from the “wee blip” that has cut thei…

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Marco Silva says under-performing Everton players need self-motivation

• Manager says team should motivate themselves to be better• Everton have lost six out of last nine Premier League gamesMarco Silva has claimed Everton’s players are failing to motivate themselves consistently and the resulting pressure on his position…

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Liverpool will not prioritise league title over Champions League, says Klopp

• First leg of last-16 tie with Bayern Munich is on 19 February • Klopp: ‘We will go for Champions League with all we have’Jürgen Klopp has said Liverpool will attack the Premier League and Champions League with the same intensity this month as the pur…

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Jürgen Klopp criticises Kyle Walker for mocking Liverpool on Twitter

• Klopp unimpressed with Walker’s Harry Maguire-meme• Manager denies gamesmanship during draw with LeicesterJürgen Klopp has responded to Kyle Walker trolling Liverpool on Twitter by insisting it is unacceptable to mock fellow professionals for droppin…

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Liverpool fans want title badly but must be patient, says Virgil van Dijk

• Defender says nerves are understandable but unnecessary• Van Dijk urges: ‘Keep pushing even if we have tough moments’Virgil van Dijk said he could feel the nervousness of the Anfield crowd during Liverpool’s draw with Leicester City on Wednesday but …

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Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp defends Mohamed Salah against diving claims

• Salah criticised after penalty against Crystal Palace• Liverpool to face Leicester at home without obvious right-backJürgen Klopp believes Liverpool’s high profile has fuelled accusations of diving against Mohamed Salah and the Egypt international kn…

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Marco Silva looks for response from Everton at intimidating Millwall

• Marco Silva says character of team is not in doubt in FA Cup tie• Everton have won only twice away this seasonMarco Silva has said the character of Everton’s players is not in doubt but faces a fierce examination away at Millwall on Saturday.Silva wa…

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Yannick Bolasie faces Everton departure despite return from loan

• Crystal Palace may offer Bolasie escape route from Everton• No bid from Paris Saint-Germain for Idrissa Gana GueyeMarco Silva has told Yannick Bolasie there is little prospect of him playing for Everton this season as Crystal Palace consider a move f…

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Behind the scenes at Accrington: ‘What people see as a dump has charm to us’

We spend a day with the key people at a revitalised Accrington Stanley before the FA Cup tie against Derby CountyA smell of toast fills the directors’ lounge at Accrington Stanley, where two large boxes of Daz and seven bottles of Bold sit in one corne…

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Liverpool favoured by fortune but fly to Dubai with defensive dilemma | Andy Hunter

Jürgen Klopp’s team showed again against Crystal Palace how adept they are at eking out victory but James Milner’s late red card exacerbates a defensive problemMention the title to Jürgen Klopp and he tends to go into meltdown but there are days and th…

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Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp wary of Crystal Palace after Etihad victory

• ‘In counterattacks, at set pieces, it is clear they are good’• Klopp dismisses speculation of Anfield return for CoutinhoJürgen Klopp has said Liverpool must heed the warning of Crystal Palace’s recent victory at Manchester City to avoid a similar sh…

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Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold out for up to month with knee injury

• Right-back hurt at Brighton but played full 90 minutes• Milner or Fabinho could fill in with Clyne out on loanLiverpool have suffered another defensive injury setback with Trent Alexander-Arnold facing up to a month on the sidelines with a knee probl…