from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Round one to Liverpool, but don’t believe Benitez rumours

February 26, 2009

Rafa Benitez celebrated a famous victory over his hometown club when Liverpool beat Real Madrid 1-0 in their Champions League last 16, first leg on Wednesday.He outfoxed his counterpart Juande Ramos with an astute tactical display, but anyone linking the Spaniard with a move to the Bernabeu in the near future would be mistaken.

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Real Madrid v Liverpool — what a difference two months make

February 23, 2009

Back in December, when the draw for the first knock-out round of the Champions League was made, Liverpool could be forgiven for feeling pretty pleased with the prospect of renewing their acquaintance with Real Madrid. How different things look now.

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Stat anoraks in a frenzy over Van der Sar

February 19, 2009

The anoraks have had to dig deeper and deeper into their stat books to deny Manchester United's Edwin van der Sar another goalkeeping record.

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Is Ferguson being generous saying it’s a two horse race?

February 19, 2009

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has dismissed Chelsea's Premier League title hopes, but given his side's run of form he is perhaps being generous to Liverpool by saying they still have a chance.

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Scolari sacked by Chelsea – your views

February 9, 2009

Chelsea have sacked manager Luiz Felipe Scolari after just over half a season in charge.