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Liverpool reject Torres transfer request

Liverpool reject Torres transfer request

LONDON – Liverpool have turned down a transfer request from Fernando Torres, the English Premier League club said Saturday, following an audacious bid from Chelsea for the Spanish international. “Fernando Torres tonight submitted a written transfer request, which has been rejected by Liverpool,” Liverpool said in a statement on its website.
“Fernando is under a long-term contract and the Club expects him to honour the commitment he made to Liverpool FC and its supporters when he

Own-goal gives Liverpool another chance

LIVERPOOL – John Pantsil’s second half own goal helped Liverpool to a nervous 1-0 win over Fulham at Anfield on Wednesday. It was Liverpool’s first back-to-back victories since beating Bolton and Chelsea almost three months ago as Kenny Dalglish savoured his first win at Anfield in his second spell as Liverpool manager.
Liverpool’s 3-0 win at Wolves last weekend proved that Dalglish can get the best out of the same squad Hodgson failed to inspire in his brief reign and they are

Blackpool double overcomes Liverpool

BLACKPOOL – Goals from Gary Taylor-Fletcher and DJ Campbell helped Blackpool to another sensational 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Bloomfield Road here on Wednesday.
Blackpool came from a goal down after Fernando Torres’s early finish to prove their win by the same scoreline at Anfield in October was no fluke as they pulled off one of the most unexpected ‘doubles’ in the history of the Premier League — their first over Liverpool for 47 years.
The Tangerines are now ninth in

Liverpool sack Hodgson, recall Dalglish

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool on Saturday announced that manager Roy Hodgson has left the club by mutual consent, with Kenny Dalglish put in charge for Sunday’s FA Cup tie against Manchester United. Hodgson leaves Anfield after an unhappy six month reign after taking over from Rafael Benitez with Liverpool having suffered a ninth Premier League defeat on his watch at Blackburn this week. That left the embattled side languishing in 12th position, four points above the relegation zone.

Liverpool legends back manager

LONDON – Former Liverpool stars rallied to the support of beleaguered manager Roy Hodgson on Thursday as speculation mounted that the Anfield boss could be fired after yet another defeat. Kevin Keegan and John Barnes insisted Hodgson was capable of turning around Liverpool’s season in the wake of a 3-1 loss at Blackburn on Wednesday which edged him closer to the exit.
Keegan believes the 63-year-old can revitalise the club’s fortunes, starting with Sunday’s FA Cup tie against

Hodgson says sorry to Liverpool fans after rant

LONDON – Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson has apologised to the club’s supporters after criticising them in an angry outburst following Wednesday’s shock 1-0 defeat against struggling Wolves at Anfield. Hodgson was furious after sections of the Liverpool support showed their displeasure at his reign with a sarcastic chant of “Hodgson for England” before calling for Reds legend Kenny Dalglish to be installed as manager. The former Fulham boss,
who only replaced Rafael Benitez as

Anderson visits hospital in Liverpool

Pamela Anderson thrilled her young fans with an early Christmas treat as she visited ill children at a hospital in Liverpool on Thursday.
The Baywatch beauty is currently in the UK performing in Aladdin in a traditional festive pantomime at the city’s Empire Theatre.
She took time out of her busy schedule to visit Liverpool’s renowned children’s hospital Alder Hey to spread some Christmas cheer. She said it was sad to see that children had to be in hospital over Christmas.

Newcastle sink lax Liverpool

NEWCASTLE: Alan Pardew enjoyed the perfect start to his controversial reign at Newcastle as late goals from Joey Barton and Andy Carroll clinched a 3-1 win over Liverpool at St James’ Park on Saturday.
Pardew replaced the sacked Chris Hughton as Newcastle boss this week and the Toon Army vented their anger at the appointment both inside and outside the stadium with a string of chants aimed at unpopular owner Mike Ashley. The former West Ham and Charlton manager was dismissed by

Adebayor treble fires City, Liverpool hold Napoli

Emmanuel Adebayor, making a rare start for moneybags Manchester City, scored his first goals of the season on Thursday to secure a 3-1 win over Lech Poznan and give his club an excellent chance of qualifying from Europa League Group A.
Spoilt for choice City boss Roberto Mancini brought in David Silva and Shaun Wright-Phillips and benched Carlos Tevez and James Milner with French veteran Patrick Vieira replacing Gareth Barry – but it was Adebayor who bagged the