Henry: Liverpool ahead of schedule

by Goal.com News - Liverpool on April 19, 2014

Liverpool owner John W Henry

The American admits the Reds' surprise title challenge has come quicker than even he anticipated, with Champions League qualification the limit of his ambitions this season

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Leaders Liverpool ‘ahead of schedule’

April 19, 2014

Liverpool owner John W Henry is surprised by their title bid after initially aiming for a top-four finish this season.

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Gerrard the best ‘controlling midfielder’ in Europe, says Rodgers

April 19, 2014

The Liverpool manager feels many overlook the 33-year-old’s intelligence and claims he would not swap his captain for any other holding midfielder on the continent

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Rodgers: Gerrard best around

April 19, 2014

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has hailed Steven Gerrard as the best holding midfielder around and insists he would not swap him for anyone.

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Rodgers: Suspended Henderson still vital for Liverpool

April 19, 2014

The England international will miss the Reds’ next three matches after being given a straight red card for a reckless challenge late on against Manchester City

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Norwich City-Liverpool Betting Preview: Back the Reds to go on another scoring spree on Sunday

April 19, 2014

Brendan Rodgers’ men know that four more victories will be enough to claim the Premier League title and our tipster is backing them to score at least three times on Sunday

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Norwich City – Liverpool Preview: Suarez closes in on Premier League record

April 19, 2014

The Uruguayan has netted 11 times in just four appearances against the Canaries and is on the verge of breaking the record number of goals scored in a 38-game season

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Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers says Steven Gerrard is Europe’s best anchor man

April 18, 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hails the ease with which his talismanic captain has switched to the holding role

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Flashback: Justin Fashanu’s wondergoal for Norwich which prompted a £1m move to Brian Clough’s Forest

April 18, 2014

As Liverpool prepare to visit Carrow Road, memories come back of the day a youngster announced himself with a remarkable goal

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Norwich will be Liverpool’s banana skin

April 18, 2014

Liverpool travel to Norwich this Sunday as the league leaders look to continue their unbelievable run of ten wins on the bounce…

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Liverpool trio up for gongs

April 18, 2014

Reigning FA Women’s Super League champions Liverpool Ladies dominate the nominations for the PFA Women’s Player of the Year award with Natasha Dowie, Lucy Bronze and Nicole Rolser all up for the gong.

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Rodgers determined to show fight

April 18, 2014

Brendan Rodgers is taking inspiration from the Hillsborough families as Liverpool enter the final weeks of their title pursuit…

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Norwich City v Liverpool: match preview

April 18, 2014

Read a full match preview of the Premier League game between Norwich City and Liverpool at Carrow Road on Sunday April 20, 2014, kick-off 12.00 (BST)

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Liverpool trio up for PFA gong

April 18, 2014

Liverpool trio Steven Gerrard, Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez have been shortlisted for this year’s PFA Players’ Player of the Year award.

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Gerrard, Sturridge & Suarez nominated as Liverpool dominate PFA Player of the Year shortlist

April 18, 2014

The winner will be announced on Sunday, April 27 and Suarez is favourite to be crowned the top footballer in England following a blistering season

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PFA Player of the Year 2014 award: Who should win?

April 18, 2014

Our writers make the case for the six nominees, plus all their statistics and your chance to vote

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Liverpool lead award shortlist

April 18, 2014

Luis Suarez is one of three Liverpool players nominated for the Professional Footballers’ Association’s player of the year award…

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Sturridge & Hazard among the nominees for the PFA Young Player of the Year award

April 18, 2014

The award, which is open to players who were 23-years-old or younger on July 1 2013, will be handed out next Sunday at Grosvenor House in London

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PFA Player of the Year 2014: Three Liverpool players nominated for award with Luis Suarez favourite

April 18, 2014

Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard, Daniel Sturridge, Yaya Toure, Eden Hazard and Adam Lallana nominees for Player of the Year award

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Norwich v Liverpool preview

April 18, 2014

Struggling Norwich City are the next side charged with the task of trying to halt Liverpool’s surge towards the Premier League title.

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Liverpool trio on PFA award list

April 18, 2014

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge are among six nominees for the PFA’s player of the year title.

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Norwich City v Liverpool

April 18, 2014

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday’s Premier League game between Norwich City and Liverpool.

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Michael Owen’s Premier League team of the season: in pictures

April 18, 2014

Michael Owen: With the PFA player of the year shortlist out today, it’s a good time to look at the best XI in the top flight this season – and five Liverpool players get the nod

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Filling the void

April 18, 2014

The roar that greeted the final whistle at Anfield last Sunday said it all. It had been a near perfect afternoon for Liverpool. Victory over Manchester City had given any Kopites who doubted their side’s title credentials belief that they could end their 24-year wait to be crowned champions.

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Liverpool’s 1-0 defeat to Norwich in 1994

April 18, 2014

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Liverpool embark on title advance at Norwich

April 18, 2014

Liverpool visit Norwich City this weekend, determined to maintain focus on the task in hand despite growing national excitement about their bid to be crowned Premier League champions…

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Liverpool’s Kenny Dalglish, Ian Rush and Roy Evans on title chances and 24-year wait

April 17, 2014

Exclusive interview: Kenny Dalglish, Ian Rush and Roy Evans recall club’s last title triumph… and long 24-year wait for another

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Norwich v Liverpool: Brendan Rodgers urges team to heed lesson of Manchester City’s Premier League slip-up

April 17, 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers expects Norwich to fight for their lives on Sunday – just as lowly Sunderland did at the Etihad

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Ronnie O’Sullivan is one thing but Dr Steve Peters has his work cut out to solve England’s penalty problem

April 17, 2014

Matthew Norman: The mental health guru tamed Ronnie O’Sullivan but England’s footballers present a different problem

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Liverpool’s revival has fighting spirit at its heart

April 17, 2014

Paul Hayward: Anger over Hillsborough verdicts and refusal to accept decline are key to Anfield’s remarkable reprise

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Rodgers hopeful on Sturridge return

April 17, 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says striker Daniel Sturridge is likely to make a quick return from a hamstring injury

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Ochoa to consider options

April 17, 2014

Guillermo Ochoa is to leave Ajaccio as a free agent in the summer and claims he will consider offers from across Europe.

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Luis on Liverpool

April 17, 2014

We catch up with Reds cult hero Luis Garcia ahead of his Anfield return on Easter Monday.

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Rodgers: Liverpool must heed ‘warning sign’

April 17, 2014

The Reds boss has warned his side to be wary of shock upsets as the Premier League season draws to a close

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Betting: Enhanced price of 7/1 on Tottenham, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man City to win

April 17, 2014

Paddy Power are offering new customers the chance to back all four teams to collect three points this weekend at the price of 7/1 instead of 2/1

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‘Fuming’ Sturridge aims to be back for title run-in

April 17, 2014

The striker was forced to come off injured in the 3-2 victory over Manchester City but wants to play a part in the final few games of the season

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Rodgers: Nothing guaranteed

April 17, 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Sunderland’s 2-2 draw at Manchester City has provided a stark reminder for his side that nothing can be taken for granted in the remaining four games of the season.

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Rodgers feels no pressure

April 17, 2014

Brendan Rodgers insists there is no extra pressure on Liverpool despite their status as clear Premier League title favourites…

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Premier League preview

April 17, 2014

Super Sunday provides a triple bill of Premier League action featuring massive games for Liverpool, Arsenal and Everton.

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Sterling must go to World Cup

April 17, 2014

Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling is a must for Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad for the World Cup in Brazil, according to one of his former mentors.

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Rodgers: Liverpool must maintain class in title bid

April 17, 2014

In light of the league leader’s involvement in controversial refereeing decisions during the season, their manager has urged his squad to finish first “the right way”

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Betting: Punters gamble on Pulis for Manager of the Year award but Rodgers remains favourite

April 17, 2014

Many consider Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers a worthy favourite for the accolade but a number of bets have come in for Tony Pulis to scoop the prize

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Sterling work

April 17, 2014

From man on the fringes to a key player, could Raheem Sterling now decide the destination of the title?

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Hamburg plan to keep Hakan

April 17, 2014

Hamburg have ruled out selling highy-rated starlet Hakan Calhanoglu and insist they have had no offers for the midfielder.

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Suarez urges fans to be calm

April 17, 2014

Luis Suarez has told Liverpool fans to stay calm as the club attempts to win its first top-flight title in 24 years.

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Suarez v Norwich

April 17, 2014

Luis Suarez has 11 goals in his last four games against Norwich. Can he improve that total?

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Sublime Suarez is just one star leading Liverpool’s title charge this season

April 17, 2014

The forward is likely to break Premier League records but his efforts should not overshadow the contributions made by his team-mates to create Brendan Rodgers’ “collective” side

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Rodgers: Let’s win in style

April 17, 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has called on his side to try and win the Premier League title “in the right way”.

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Manchester City drift to 6/1 for the Premier League title after Sunderland stalemate

April 17, 2014

Manuel Pellegrini’s men failed to get the better of Gus Poyet’s struggling side and have seen their title odds pushed out as Chelsea and Liverpool shorten in the betting

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Liverpool’s 1989-90 champions – where are they now?

April 17, 2014

Liverpool are close to winning their first English league title for 24 years – but what happened to the 1989-90 champions?

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Liverpool confident Daniel Sturridge will shake off knock and be fit for title run-in – starting at Norwich

April 16, 2014

Liverpool striker, who limped off against City, expected to be fit for title run-in as Brendan Rodgers lauds side’s disciplinary record

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Southgate eyes on Flanagan

April 16, 2014

England Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate admits that Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan could be called into the senior England squad.

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Aspas to stay at Liverpool, says agent

April 16, 2014

The Spaniard has struggled to secure a regylar spot in Brendan Rodgers’ starting XI this season but his representative has dismissed any talk of a potential summer exit

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Sturridge could face Norwich

April 16, 2014

Liverpool are optimistic striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit for this weekend’s game against Norwich.

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Reds hopeful over Sturridge fitness

April 16, 2014

Title-chasing Liverpool are hopeful striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit for this weekend’s Barclays Premier League trip to Norwich…

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Sturridge in contention for Liverpool’s clash with Norwich

April 16, 2014

The club have confirmed the forward has suffered a “small strain” but will be given the chance to prove he is fit to play in Sunday’s match at Carrow Road

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Liverpool set for record Barkley bid

April 16, 2014

Reports …

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Six graphs that show this is the most competitive Premier League season in history

April 16, 2014

Jonathan Liew investigates: These six graphs explain why it’s so tight at the top and bottom of the league this season

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Sense of justice pervades Anfield as Liverpool & British football pay respects at Hillsborough memorial service

April 15, 2014

There was an uplifting feeling at Anfield as the families of the 96 football fans who died at Hillsborough 25 years ago, and the city as a whole, move closer to the truth

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Hillsborough memorial: Andy Burnham joins Brendan Rodgers and Roberto Martinez in leading tributes at Anfield

April 15, 2014

Liverpool and Everton managers among those at Anfield to remember the 96 who died at Hillsborough on the 25th anniversary

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Liverpool remembers Hillsborough victims

April 15, 2014

A sombre memorial service took place at Anfield to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool fans…

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Hillsborough victims’ parent ‘devastated’ by loss

April 15, 2014

Speaking on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, Trevor Hicks, who lost his two daughters in the tragedy, says “the loss of all your children is devastating”

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Hillsborough: Families told ‘you’ll never walk alone’ 25 years on

April 15, 2014

A sombre memorial service was held at Anfield stadium on Tuesday to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool fans

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Hillsborough memorial: Brendan Rodgers and Roberto Martinez lead tributes at Anfield

April 15, 2014

Liverpool and Everton managers among those at Anfield to remember the 96 who died at Hillsborough on the 25th anniversary

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FIFA fly flags at half-mast in tribute to Hillsborough

April 15, 2014

FIFA asked for all its member associations to fly flags at half-mast to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster…

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Anfield pays tribute to 96

April 15, 2014

Brendan Rodgers and Roberto Martinez led the tributes as thousands gathered at Anfield to remember the 96 Liverpool supporters who died at Hillsborough.

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Hillsborough survivor: ‘I should’ve been dead’

April 15, 2014

Stuart Littlewood, who survived the Hillsborough tragedy in 1989, describes his experience on this day 25 years ago, saying he believes he “should have been dead”

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Hillsborough behind emotional Gerrard reaction

April 15, 2014

The Liverpool captain shed a tear after Sunday’s victory and he has now admitted that his reaction was down to the memory of the victims of the tragedy

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Hillsborough stadium disaster: April 15 1989

April 15, 2014

Six minutes into the 1989 FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, the match was called off as it became clear there was a problem in the stands; ninety-six Liverpool fans died that day crushed against a barrier

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Liverpool remembers 96 Hillsborough victims

April 15, 2014

A poignant minute’s silence is held at Anfield during a memorial service marking 25 years since the Hillsborough tragedy

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Watch Hillsborough memorial service

April 15, 2014

Watch live as loved ones of victims join players, staff and senior representatives at Anfield to remember the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster. The memorial service is scheduled to begin at 2.45pm BST

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Liverpool remembers 96 Hillsborough victims

April 15, 2014

Flowers, wreaths and scarves are placed at the Hillsborough memorial in Liverpool on the 25th anniversary of the disaster

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Hillsborough disaster memorial pictures

April 15, 2014

In pics: Hillsborough Memorial, marking 25 years since the tragedy which killed 96 football fans, at Anfield

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Hillsborough disaster memorial pictures – a gallery of Tuesday’s action at Anfield

April 15, 2014

In pics: Hillsborough Memorial, marking 25 years since the tragedy which killed 96 football fans, at Anfield

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Hillsborough memorial service: latest

April 15, 2014

Follow updates and watch live stream as Anfield hosts the annual memorial service for the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster on the 25th anniversary

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Manchester United lead clubs’ Hillsborough tributes to Liverpool

April 15, 2014

The Red Devils offer their support to the families of the victims as other Premier League teams also send messages of tribute on the 25th anniversary of the disaster

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Manchester United lead clubs’ Hillsborough tributes to Liverpool

April 15, 2014

The Red Devils offer their support to the families of the victims as other Premier League teams also send messages of tribute on the 25th anniversary of the disaster

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Manchester United lead clubs’ Hillsborough tributes to Liverpool

April 15, 2014

The Red Devils offer their support to the families of the victims as other Premier League teams also send messages of tribute on the 25th anniversary of the disaster

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Barkley rumour dismissed

April 15, 2014

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has laughed off suggestions that Liverpool are preparing to make a £38million offer for Ross Barkley.

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Hillsborough memorial: Des Lynam remembers grimmest day of his career

April 15, 2014

Des Lynam remembers the grimmest day of his career and how the BBC told the tragic story of Hillsborough

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Martinez laughs off reported Liverpool bid for Barkley

April 15, 2014

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The Toffees boss says his side have no intention of selling to their city rivals – especially given his disdain for a reported £50 million bid from Manchester United this season

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Top 10 Worst Premier League Transfers: Liverpool and Chelsea feature with poor signings

April 15, 2014

#10: ALBERTO AQUILANI – ROMA TO LIVERPOOL – £20m – 2009 Alberto Aquilani was signed by Liverpool to join the already strengthened midfield ranks of the Reds including Steven Gerrard, Xabi Alonso and Javier Mascherano…

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Diame makes Liverpool claim

April 15, 2014

West Ham United midfielder Mohamed Diame has been quoted by several newspapers as saying he ‘thinks’ he is still on Liverpool’s wanted list.

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Pirlo almost joined Chelsea

April 15, 2014

Italian star Andrea Pirlo has revealed that he had agreed to join Chelsea in 2009.

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Liverpool to commemorate 25th Hillsborough anniversary

April 15, 2014

The 25th year since 96 fans were killed in a stadium crush will be marked by a scarf display and readings from both Brendan Rodgers and Roberto Martinez at Anfield

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Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea’s race for the title: form guide and remaining fixtures for season run-in

April 15, 2014

Complete breakdown of the games left for Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea in the race for the Premier League title

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Hillsborough behind Gerrard reaction

April 15, 2014

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reveals why he reacted so emotionally after Sunday’s victory over Manchester City.

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Gerrard: Norwich like Milan

April 15, 2014

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has told his team-mates they must all treat Sunday’s Premier League match against Norwich City “like it’s the last game of our careers”.

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Liverpool to pay respects at Hillsborough memorial service

April 15, 2014

Liverpool’s players will be in attendance as Anfield hosts the annual memorial service for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster…

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Gerrard eyes defining moment as Liverpool chase title

April 15, 2014

As Steven Gerrard soaked up the sunshine in the quiet Merseyside suburb of Formby on Monday, it was hard to imagine that just 24 hours earlier the unassuming man in the James Dean T-shirt had stoked up an emotional whirlwind which looks set to sw…

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Cech: Pressure is on Liverpool

April 14, 2014

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has questioned whether Liverpool can handle the pressure of leading the title race.

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Gerrard: Liverpool need spirit of Istanbul against Norwich City

April 14, 2014

The Reds are favourites to record an 11th consecutive Premier League win at Carrow Road on Sunday but their inspirational captain is taking nothing for granted

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Norwich game is huge – Gerrard

April 14, 2014

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has told his team-mates they must all treat Sunday’s match against Norwich “like it’s the last game of our careers”…

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Liverpool to remember 96

April 14, 2014

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has reflected on a emotional victory over Manchester City as his team-mates prepare to remember the victims and families of the Hillsborough disaster.

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‘They told me I was the guy who killed their son’

April 14, 2014

On the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, former Liverpool keeper Bruce Grobbelaar recalls a day – and an aftermath – he will never forget

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers to read at Hillsborough memorial

April 14, 2014

Henry Winter: A quarter of a century after Hillsborough and Anfield has found a man capable of comforting those who still grieve

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Steven Gerrard treats struggling Norwich City like ‘best team in the world’ as Liverpool close on glory

April 14, 2014

Title strain starts to take its toll on Liverpool midfielder while captain feels emotion of 25th anniversary of Hillsborough disaster

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Liverpool not champions yet – Whelan

April 14, 2014

Former Liverpool captain Ronnie Whelan expects more “twists and turns” in the Premier League title race.

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Hillsborough inquest: footage ‘too gruesome’ to be shown

April 14, 2014

BBC footage filmed on the day of the Hillsborough disaster may be “too gruesome” to be shown at the inquests of the football fans killed

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Liverpool awaiting Sturridge scan results

April 14, 2014

The England striker was forced off during Sunday’s win over Manchester City and the Reds are waiting to find out the extent of his injury ahead of their title run-in

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