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Johnson can provide home comfort Liverpool need

August 24, 2009

Last season, Liverpool dropped too many points against teams from the bottom half of the table and finally it cost them that long awaited title.

Premier League predictions: your chance to put us right (Update)

August 21, 2009

UPDATE: Have added the panel predictions that were emailed to me on Friday night/Saturday before kick-offs. (Mike Collett loses 10 points for shamelessly trying to predict Saturday’s scores on Sunday morning … and getting them all spot on.)

Midweek Premier League special. Can you beat the panel?

August 17, 2009

Never let it be said that we at Reuters Soccer Blog shirk a challenge. Our attempts at score prediction on the opening weekend produced results that were modest at best but never fear, we’re straight back in for another shot (that’ll doubtless be blasted over the bar).

Liverpool have a lot to be concerned about

August 17, 2009

Last November Spurs beat Liverpool 2-1 at White Hart Lane just after Harry Redknapp took over a side that had slumped to the bottom of the table. Redknapp admitted after that game that Spurs had been lucky to win after being battered by Liverpool, who squandered an early lead and then hit the woodwork three times before losing.

Premier League predictions, week one … the reckoning

August 17, 2009

How did you get on? I expect it was better than most of us… As a look back to Friday lunchtime’s post will attest, our efforts at predicting the score on the opening weekend of the Premier League covered few of us in any glory.

Are Liverpool right to sell Alonso to Real Madrid?

August 4, 2009

At last, Real Madrid have got their man. Liverpool agreed on Tuesday to sell Xabi Alonso, a Real target going back at least six years, for a reported 30 million euros.

Benitez spends big, but does Johnson fit the bill?

June 23, 2009

Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez fought long and hard for greater control of the Anfield club’s transfer funds and first through the door since he agreed his new contract¬†is Portsmouth’s Glen Johnson. He didn’t come cheap, either.

First round of the title battle: United v Arsenal, Aug 29

June 17, 2009

The new Premier League season kicks off on August 15 and the first real eye-catching fixture is at Old Trafford a fortnight later when Arsenal visit champions Manchester United for the first twist in the title race.

Manchester United seal Premier League title – your views

May 16, 2009

Manchester United have captured their 18th English league title after securing the point they needed in a 0-0 draw at home to Arsenal.