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Champions League draw — your views

March 20, 2009

So, here we go again. For the fifth successive season, Liverpool will face Chelsea in the Champions League.

Benitez deal comes at perfect time for Liverpool

March 19, 2009

The news that Rafael Benitez has agreed a new deal that will keep him at Liverpool until at least 2014 could not have been better timed for the club.

Real’s Ramos unlikely to stay despite successful spell

March 18, 2009

Quite a few sceptical eyebrows were raised when Real Madrid gave Bernd Schuster the boot back in December and brought in Juande Ramos.

Nothing’s gonna stop United … just look at the fixture list

March 17, 2009

My colleague Patrick Johnston has been wondering aloud about the effect a 4-1 defeat by Liverpool is going to have on Manchester United. He’s in good company, because Guus Hiddink also believes the door is open a little bit.

Real’s problems begin in the boardroom

March 12, 2009

The Spanish press have one question on their minds following Real Madrid’s Champions League humiliation at the hands of Liverpool.

A European night at Anfield is a trip back in time

March 11, 2009

I had heard a great deal about the fabled Anfield atmosphere on European nights but nothing quite prepared me for my first visit.

Vlog on the Pitch: table football special

March 10, 2009

Owen Wyatt has invested in new 3-D technology to provide a fresh look at Real Madrid chances of knocking Liverpool out of the Champions League.

Galaxy rewarded by playing hard ball over Beckham

March 8, 2009

So often in the past we have seen transfer deals go through simply because the player asks to leave. Clubs fear the players won’t play to their full potential if their wish is denied so they cave in and take the transfer fee.

Premier League deja vu creeping in again

March 6, 2009

As Dimitar Berbatov sluggishly rolled in Manchester United’s winner at Newcastle United on Wednesday it suddenly occurred to me that the Premier League season that threatened a different story is heading for a very familiar ending.