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The UEFA Champions League final is one match on the annual footballing calendar which rarely disappoints. And Saturday’s fixture between Real Madrid and Liverpool promises much in terms of entertainment and drama. Real Madrid go into the match having lifted the trophy on three of the last four occasions, including last season’s competition, when the… Continue reading >

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Even for regular match-attending football fans, there are some games that generate a particular buzz. Liverpool v Roma in 2001 was one such game. Aside from playing one of the best teams in Europe, some of the excitement undoubtedly stemmed from a view that the match represented a return for Liverpool to the really big… Continue reading >

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With Barcelona securing their place in the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final on Tuesday night, Real Madrid last night had the chance to set up a fixture involving the two clubs that arguably make up the biggest rivalry in football. Cristiano Ronaldo’s first half penalty put Carlo Ancelotti’s men en route to overturning their first… Continue reading >

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It’s a sign of the modern game that each and every footballing defeat is treated with hysteria and calls for managers to be sacked. So it’s no surprise that the pressure on Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger intensified following their penalty shoot-out defeat to Bradford in the League Cup last night. Arsenal are without a trophy… Continue reading >

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The 20th Premier League campaign saw its final round of games yesterday and a chance to reflect on a mixed bag of pre-season predictions. Back in August, I picked Man United as title winners – purely based on Man City’s unique ability to shoot themselves in the foot whenever they seem to be making progress…. Continue reading >

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Four years ago, La Machine brought Liverpool’s streets to a standstill. And this morning marked the first of three days of Liverpool street theatre on an even bigger scale. Despite grim weather, tens of thousands lined the city streets to witness to awaking of Giant Uncle, as he began a march through the city towards… Continue reading >