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Gérard Houllier: the man who nearly died making Liverpool great again

The Frenchman had a profound impact on Liverpool and arguably deserves more adoration from the Anfield faithfulRadio is a terrible way to follow football. There will be those who disagree – they call themselves ‘purists’ – but commentary, even at its m…

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David Moyes admits West Ham could lose Declan Rice in the summer

• Manager hails Rice as England’s best holding midfielder• ‘Declan is carrying a lot of the West Ham team at the moment’David Moyes believes Declan Rice is the best holding midfielder in the country and admitted West Ham’s struggles on and off the pitc…

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‘The men were screaming. They made me feel I should not be a referee’

Sanaa Darawsha overcame adversity and abuse to become Israel’s top female Arab official. Now she wants to help other women in the country achieve their dreamsSanaa Darawsha is recalling the most violent experience of her life, the moment in 2013 when s…

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20 for 2020: the unmissable sporting events over the next 12 months

The Tokyo Olympics is the main event but with England in the Euros and Tiger Roll attempting an unprecedented third straight Grand National fans are spoilt for choice in 2020An ever-fascinating tournament takes on an extra edge given it represents a po…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær admits Manchester United are behind in their development

• United have fewer points than at same stage of last season• ‘Hopefully we can speed up the process’ says SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær has admitted Manchester United are behind in their development under his management but believes the team will improv…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær admits Manchester United are behind in their development

• United have fewer points than at same stage of last season• ‘Hopefully we can speed up the process’ says SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær has admitted Manchester United are behind in their development under his management but believes the team will improv…

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Javier Tebas: the clásico must always be for people in Asia or the US

La Liga’s president wants Spain’s top division to become the most popular in the world and says the scheduling of games between Barcelona and Real Madrid is key to that“We broke the traditions of football in Spain,” Javier Tebas says in a manner so mat…

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Liverpool v Everton to be first Women’s Super League game played at Anfield

• Fixture to take place at Anfield on Sunday, 17 November• ‘This is an historic moment’ says Liverpool chief executiveAnfield will host a Women’s Super League game for the first time next month – and making the occasion particularly special, the fixtur…

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John Barnes: ‘I was seen as the voice of reason on race. I haven’t changed’ | Sachin Nakrani

The former England and Liverpool winger on why he is no apologist for racism and how it can be tackled at its roots“Football, and you can put this in your article,” John Barnes says as he leans forward and points at the dictaphone on the table between …

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Unai Emery challenges youngsters to become Arsenal regulars

• Willock, Martinelli and Nelson all impressed in Europa League• Emery: ‘We can be excited with the young players’Unai Emery has challenged Arsenal’s young players to push their development to the point where they are genuine, and regular, contenders f…

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Derby’s Richard Keogh out for season with injury after ‘alcohol-related’ car crash

• Mason Bennett and Tom Lawrence charged with drink-driving• Club heavily condemn ‘group of players’ involved in incidentDerby County have confirmed that their captain, Richard Keogh, is out of action until the end of the season due to a serious knee i…

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Derby’s Richard Keogh out for season with injury after ‘alcohol-related’ car crash

• Mason Bennett and Tom Lawrence charged with drink-driving• Club heavily condemn ‘group of players’ involved in incidentDerby County have confirmed that their captain, Richard Keogh, is out of action until the end of the season due to a serious knee i…

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Liverpool FC fail in move to trademark the word ‘Liverpool’

• Club wanted to protect ‘football products and services’• Bid rejected due to ‘geographical significance’ of cityLiverpool FC’s attempt to trademark the word ‘Liverpool’ has been rejected by the government’s Intellectual Property Office due to the “ge…

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Watching England at Wembley: no songs, no togetherness, not a lot of fun | Sachin Nakrani

Saturday’s qualifier against Bulgaria had the feel of a family day out – which was fine but hardly made for an exciting experienceI was raised in Kingsbury, north London. In case you’ve never been, it’s one of those places that you would describe as pe…

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Chris Smalling describes racism as ‘unacceptable’ as he settles in at Roma

• Racism a live issue in Italy following abuse of Romelu Lukaku• On-loan United defender excited about playing in Serie AChris Smalling has described racism as an “unacceptable” and “sad” problem that affects all parts of the world but is hopeful that …

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Graeme Souness reminds media of the need to think before speaking | Sachin Nakrani

The pundit may not have meant any harm but he strayed into hurtful territory when speculating on Moise Kean’s characterMany years ago I was a told a joke that, looking back, could well have been my first experience of racial stereotyping. I can’t remem…

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Yan Dhanda: ‘I was racially abused as a child but I never let it affect me’

The Swansea City midfielder is one of the few Asians playing professionally in this country and he wants to inspire others to do the sameThere is a word that all Asians hope never to hear but many cannot avoid. The P-word. It came Yan Dhanda’s way when…

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Yan Dhanda: ‘I was racially abused as a child but I never let it affect me’

The Swansea City midfielder is one of the few Asians playing professionally in this country and he wants to inspire others to do the sameThere is a word that all Asians hope never to hear but many cannot avoid. The P-word. It came Yan Dhanda’s way when…

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Yan Dhanda: ‘I was racially abused as a child but I never let it affect me’

The Swansea City midfielder is one of the few Asians playing professionally in this country and he wants to inspire others to do the sameThere is a word that all Asians hope never to hear but many cannot avoid. The P-word. It came Yan Dhanda’s way when…

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Football transfer rumours: Dani Alves to join Manchester City?

Today’s fluff is not a direct descendant of Ulysses S GrantManchester City are looking to put the band back together. Well, the Spanish lead singer and the funky Brazilian bassist, as it emerges Pep Guardiola wants Dani Alves on a free transfer.Alves i…