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Waking a sleeping football giantupdated: Sat Aug 18 2012 16:26:00

They delivered World Series titles for the Red Sox, but can Fenway Sports Group repeat the trick at Liverpool FC?

Campbell on Dalglish sackingupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 07:55:00

Sol Campbell discusses Kenny Dalglish's sacking by Liverpool and John Terry's selection by England for Euro 2012. Jen Chang: Liverpool needs to rethink approachupdated: Sat May 19 2012 11:14:00

After a season in which Liverpool narrowly missed out on the English Premier League title, it seems astonishing that the Reds, following their 2-1 loss to Manchester United on Sunday, are all but finished in the race for the final Champions League spot.

Kenny Dalglish sacked by Liverpoolupdated: Wed May 16 2012 18:05:00

Kenny Dalglish's name is synonymous with Liverpool, one of England's most successful football teams, but after a disappointing second spell in charge as manager he has been sacked by the club's American owners.

Miserable Anfield return for Torres as Liverpool thump Chelseaupdated: Wed May 09 2012 05:20:00

He might be one of the world's most expensive players but Fernando Torres endured a miserable return to Anfield as Chelsea were beaten 4-1 by Liverpool in the English Premier League.

Liverpool beaten at home by Fulham in Premier Leagueupdated: Wed May 02 2012 10:25:00

Martin Skrtel's early own goal gave Fulham a historic first win at Anfield on Tuesday and left Liverpool in danger of finishing outside the top eight in the English top flight for the first time since 1954.

Carroll fires Liverpool into FA Cup final at expense of Merseyside rivals updated: Sat Apr 14 2012 13:46:00

An 87th minute header from beleaguered striker Andy Carroll handed Liverpool a 2-1 victory over Merseyside rivals Everton in the semifinal of the English FA Cup on Saturday. Georgina Turner: Notable one-club players in Englandupdated: Thu Apr 12 2012 09:38:00

In the March 13 Merseyside derby, Steven Gerrard scored his 87th, 88th and 89th league goals for Liverpool, the club with which he signed his first professional contract 15 years and 400 first-team appearances ago. Gerrard is one of several one-club Premier League players in their 30s -- Jamie Carragher (also Liverpool), Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes (both Manchester United), Tony Hibbert (Everton), Ledley King (Tottenham Hotspur), and Chelsea captain John Terry (if you don't count the six appearances he made while on loan at Nottingham Forest at 20 years old) -- but they're few and far between in these days of big-money transfers. That wasn't always the case; here is a selection of more or less well-known one-club players from the recent and distant past of English soccer. Jen Chang: Time must be called on Roy Hodgson's tenure at Liverpoolupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 14:59:00

With the derisory and ironic chants of "Hodgson for England" from the Anfield crowd ringing fresh in his ears, following Liverpool's stunning and stultifying 1-0 home loss to then bottom-placed Wolves, coach Roy Hodgson committed probably the final fatal two verbal missteps in what has been a tortuous six-month reign.

Stadium hushed as medics workedupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 15:23:00

World Sport reporter Zayn Nabbi describes the scene inside the stadium as paramedics tried to revive Muamba.

Man United thrash Wolves to go four points clearupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 15:23:00

Premier League champions Manchester United have moved four points clear of rivals Manchester City at the top of the table after winning 5-0 at bottom club Wolverhampton on Sunday. Peter Berlin: Van Persie comes up clutch as Arsenal steals victory from Liverpoolupdated: Sat Mar 03 2012 19:57:00

Five things we learned in Barclays Premier League action Saturday: Jonathan Wilson: Liverpool hopes Carling Cup triumph is springboard for successupdated: Mon Feb 27 2012 16:04:00

As Cup final victories go, Liverpool's Carling Cup final success (3-2 in a penalty shootout) over Cardiff City on Sunday was particularly unconvincing. When a Premier League team plays a side from a lower division, even if it plays a team from lower down the same division, anticlimax is probably the best it can hope for; to win by a comfortable two- or three-goal margin.

Can dramatic cup success revive Liverpool's fortunes?updated: Mon Feb 27 2012 09:18:00

Manager Kenny Dalglish is determined to use Liverpool's first trophy win in six years as a catalyst for future success, following Sunday's dramatic penalty shootout win in the English League Cup final.

Football racism: Not Black & White act 1updated: Mon Feb 27 2012 09:18:00

The Best -- One of the first black football pioneers, Clyde Best

Arsenal fight back to win sensational north London derbyupdated: Sun Feb 26 2012 14:32:00

England winger Theo Walcott scored twice as Arsenal fight back from going two goals behind to sensationally thrash north London rivals Tottenham 5-2, a result that lifts Arsene Wenger's side back into fourth place in the Premier League table.

Suarez saga a PR nightmare for Liverpoolupdated: Sun Feb 19 2012 18:41:00

Senior Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl is surprised at how Liverpool FC has handled the Suarez case.

Liverpool's Suarez apologizes for Evra handshake snubupdated: Sun Feb 12 2012 11:43:00

Liverpool striker Luiz Suarez apologized Sunday for refusing to shake hands with Manchester United's Patrice Evra before the start of an English Premier League match.

Suarez fails to inspire as Liverpool are held by Tottenhamupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 18:47:00

Luis Suarez returned to Liverpool colors after an eight-game ban but the Uruguay striker couldn't transform his side's home fortunes as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Tottenham in the English Premier League.

Soccer agent on tight moneyupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 04:45:00

Football agent says wealthy Europeans aren't investing in soccer as they once did.

Arrest spotlights racism concerns in English soccerupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 12:04:00

Police in England arrested a man Saturday on suspicion of making a racially abusive gesture at a high-profile soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United earlier that day, they said Sunday.

FIFA President denies racism in footballupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 12:04:00

FIFA President Sepp Blatter on past corruption scandals, reforms, Brazil's World Cup preparations and racism in football.

Liverpool send Man Utd crashing out of FA Cupupdated: Sat Jan 28 2012 14:27:00

Liverpool dumped Manchester United out of the English FA Cup with a dramatic late winner from Dirk Kuyt at Anfield on Saturday.

Misfiring Chelsea draw blank at Norwichupdated: Sat Jan 21 2012 19:11:00

Chelsea's title chances took another dent on Saturday as they dropped points away to Norwich City in the English Premier League.

Gerrard penalty gives Liverpool leadupdated: Thu Jan 12 2012 07:20:00

Captain Steven Gerrard scored the only goal from the penalty spot as Liverpool beat Manchester City 1-0 in Wednesday's first leg of their English League Cup semifinal.

Liverpool apologize after opposing player abused by supporters in FA Cup tieupdated: Sun Jan 08 2012 15:56:00

English football club Liverpool apologized Sunday after an opposing team's player complained of being abused by supporters.

Anti-racism chief wants Liverpool actionupdated: Fri Jan 06 2012 05:03:00

The head of a football anti-racism group has called for the English Football Association to charge Liverpool with bringing the game into disrepute over the club's response to Luis Suarez's eight-match ban for using racist language at Patrice Evra.

Manchester City extend lead at top of English Premier League updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 04:40:00

Manchester City moved three points clear at the top of the English Premier League with a convincing 3-0 home win over sixth-placed Liverpool on Tuesday. Peter Berlin: Five things we learned in the Premier Leagueupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 18:21:00

Five things we learned from the week's action in the Barclays Premier League

Liverpool up to fifth after victoryupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 16:52:00

Liverpool recovered from going a goal behind to defeat Newcastle 3-1 on Friday, a result that lifts them up to fifth place in the English Premier League table.

Manchester clubs move clear in EPL as Liverpool lose groundupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 17:41:00

The Manchester clubs City and United moved further ahead in England's Premier League on Wednesday, while Luis Suarez's Liverpool lost ground on the leaders after dropping points at Wigan. Peter Berlin: Five things we learned in the Premier Leagueupdated: Sun Dec 18 2011 15:31:00

Five things we learned from the weekend's action in the Barclays Premier League.

Liverpool sunk by late Dempsey goalupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 17:41:00

Liverpool's hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League have taken a knock after a shock 1-0 Premier League defeat at struggling Fulham on Monday. Ben Lyttleton: Comolli helps to guide the statistical revolution at Liverpoolupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 12:21:00

This Saturday will mark the anniversary of Fenway Sports Group's takeover of Liverpool and it comes just a few days after UK magazine FourFourTwo published its annual Football Rich List. The magazine ranked FSG owner John W Henry at 20th in the list, and calculated that each Premier League point Liverpool had earned since the purchase has cost Henry a whopping £7.5 million ($11.7M). (The team it beat last week, local rivals Everton, comes in at £48,000 per point, given that owner Bill Kenwright paid £20M for it in 2004.) Georgina Turner: Premier League weekend in reviewupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 09:18:00

Dalglish has a sip of the managerial whine

Liverpool sweep past Bolton to top tableupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 18:31:00

A dominant display by Liverpool earned them 3-1 win over Bolton Wanderers at Anfield on Saturday to send them top of the English Premier League.

Aquilani joins AC Milan from Liverpoolupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 14:48:00

Italy international midfielder Alberto Aquilani has left English Premier League side Liverpool to join AC Milan on loan for the rest of the season.

Late Liverpool goals sink Arsenal at the Emiratesupdated: Sat Aug 20 2011 15:44:00

Liverpool won the first heavyweight clash of the English Premier League season as an Aaron Ramsey own goal and a late strike from substitute Luis Suarez gave Kenny Dalglish's men a 2-0 win over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium Saturday.

Gervinho sees red as Gunners draw blankupdated: Sat Aug 13 2011 16:14:00

New striker Gervinho was sent off on his Premier League debut as Arsenal drew 0-0 against Newcastle United at St James Park in their opening match of the season on Saturday. Georgina Turner: English Premier League season previewupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 08:41:00

The new Barclays Premier League season is upon us and the teams are jockeying for position on the starting line. Here are my thoughts on how the pack is likely to break up this season: the top six, the bottom five, and the tight bunch in the middle. The clubs are not necessarily listed in order but I'm tipping Manchester United to take the title:

Liverpool agree Enrique dealupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 11:52:00

English Premier League team Liverpool announced on Thursday they have agreed a deal with Newcastle United for left-back Jose Enrique.

Liverpool spending continues with capture of goalkeeper Doniupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 13:57:00

Liverpool have continued their pre-season spending spree by signing Brazilian international goalkeeper Alexander Doni from Roma on Friday.

Liverpool agree fee for Villa's Downingupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 10:57:00

Liverpool have agreed a fee with Aston Villa for winger Stewart Downing, the English Premier League club have announced. Raphael Honigstein: Transfer activity this summer is frenzied so far despite FFP rulesupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 17:55:00

This summer is quickly turning into one of the most frenzied transfer periods in recent years. In the Premier League alone, Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool have already spent a combined £77 million ($122.9M) on new players, a figure that could easily double before the end of August, as even bigger moves (Samir Nasri to Man Utd, Wesley Sneijder to Man Utd, Ezequiel Lavezzi to City, Stewart Downing to Liverpool) potentially come to fruition. Then there's Chelsea, yet to sign a new high-profile recruit, and Arsenal, who'll be eager to add to the £9 million ($14.3M) outlay for Gervinho in the wake of some high-profile departures. It's feasible that total spending among the 20 first division English teams will top £400 million ($638.8M) this year. Jonathan Wilson: Tournament of all-time great club teams Part IIIupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 10:18:00

Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a four-part imaginary tournament between 16 of the all-time greatest club teams in soccer history. Parts 1 and 2 can be found here.

Liverpool close to Henderson deal; Rooney hails Man Utd target Jonesupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 13:32:00

Liverpool are close to sealing the first big-money move of the English close season after agreeing a fee for Sunderland midfielder Jordan Henderson. Georgina Turner: Dalglish's transformation of Liverpool is undeniableupdated: Fri May 13 2011 10:13:00

For the last few months, Liverpool has emitted a perceptible hum. In the red half of the city, groups of people chatter like charged particles, each collision redoubling the thrill, heightening the pitch of the buzz. It is not often in modern soccer -- where the phrase "results driven business" justifies every half-cocked decision -- that recruitment must grasp at something so ethereal, so wishy-washy or impressionist, as mood. But the swell of feeling around Anfield is so great as to pop your ears before you are through the turnstile: crown King Kenny.

Dalglish handed fulltime Liverpool jobupdated: Thu May 12 2011 15:03:00

Kenny Dalglish has been rewarded for restoring Liverpool's fortunes this season with a three-year contract to manage the English Premier League club on a permanent basis.

Maxi scores another hat-trick as Liverpool thrash Fulhamupdated: Mon May 09 2011 17:28:00

Maxi Rodriguez scored his second hat-trick in three matches to help Liverpool thrash Fulham 5-2 at Craven Cottage, a result that lifts them back up to fifth place in the English Premier League table.

Dalglish plans 'good business' for Liverpool in off-seasonupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 10:04:00

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish said he is looking to conduct "good business" in what will be a "very important" off-season as the Anfield club prepare to challenge for the English Premier League title in 2011-12.

Arsenal suffer late, late Liverpool blow; Stoke cruise into finalupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 04:44:00

Arsenal's hopes of winning the English Premier League title were dealt a severe blow as Arsene Wenger's team conceded a heartbreaking 102nd-minute equalizer in a pulsating climax to Sunday's 1-1 draw with Liverpool.

Mancini takes blame for Liverpool loss; Tevez to miss derby clashupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 10:18:00

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has accepted the blame for his team's 3-0 English Premier League defeat at the hands of Liverpool on Monday.

Carroll hits double as Liverpool defeat Man Cityupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 04:49:00

Andy Carroll scored twice, his first goals for Liverpool, to help his club comfortably defeat Manchester City 3-0 in Monday's Premier League encounter at Anfield.

LeBron James becomes minority shareholder in Liverpool FCupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 11:43:00

NBA star LeBron James has become a minority shareholder in English soccer team Liverpool after penning a representation deal with the club's owners.

Brazilian magic lifts Chelsea above City; Liverpool beat Sunderlandupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 07:10:00

Late goals from Brazilian duo David Luiz and Ramires gave Chelsea a 2-0 home win over Manchester City in the English Premier League on Sunday. Iain Macintosh: When taunting by the fans goes too farupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 07:39:00

As anyone who has ever experienced one will know, a soccer match in England is not for the fainthearted. Even in these safer, more sanitary days, you'll still hear things shouted from the anonymity of the crowd that you might not hear over the dinner table. And that's a wonderful thing. For who among us did not giggle like schoolboys when the intricacies of David and Victoria Beckham's love life were openly speculated upon? Or when one man's struggle with schizophrenia gave us the classic, "there's only two Andy Gorams"? Association Football, borne out of the anarchic crush of the preindustrial village game, is chaotic, passionate and, at times, just plain rude, which is of course why so many of us are in thrall to it all. But is there a line that shouldn't be crossed or is everything up for grabs?

Villarreal come from behind to beat Bayer Leverkusen; Liverpool loseupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 17:40:00

An injury-time goal from substitute Nilmar secured Villarreal a 3-2 at Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg of their last-16 Europa League tie on Thursday.

West Ham halt Liverpool's unbeaten run under Dalglishupdated: Sun Feb 27 2011 16:15:00

West Ham moved off the bottom of the English Premier League with a 3-1 win over Liverpool at Upton Park Sunday.

Liverpool held in Prague; Ajax take command against Anderlechtupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 04:34:00

New Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish's first taste of European football ended in a goalless draw with Sparta Prague in the Europa League.

Torres: I couldn't wait for Liverpool revivalupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 12:49:00

Chelsea's British record-signing Fernando Torres said on Friday he left Liverpool because the Merseyside club are not yet ready to match his ambitions. Sid Lowe: Torres' exit leaves a bitter tasteupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 11:43:00

By the time Fernando Torres actually signed his contract with Chelsea on Monday, there were less than 15 minutes of the transfer window remaining. The clock was ticking, and when he put pen to paper, there was relief more than joy. His situation had reached a point of no return, he was in a corner, and yet the risk of having to return felt real. At times during deadline day, Torres had doubted the deal would go through. But a tense and difficult day -- a tense and difficult few months -- finally ended well for Torres. He got what he wanted.

Torres puts in transfer request as Chelsea bid to sign star strikerupdated: Sat Jan 29 2011 07:03:00

Chelsea target Fernando Torres has submitted a transfer request at Liverpool, but the English Premier League club still insist he is staying with them.

Liverpool seal deal for Ajax striker Suarezupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 14:25:00

English Premier League club Liverpool have agreed a $36 million deal with Ajax for Uruguay striker Luis Suarez.

Liverpool claim second successive winupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 17:30:00

Liverpool claimed their second successive victory under new manager Kenny Dalglish, beating Fulham 1-0 at Anfield to move up to seventh place in the English Premier League table.

Torres double as Dalglish gets first win; Manchester Utd stay topupdated: Sat Jan 22 2011 14:32:00

Liverpool secured their first win under returning manager Kenny Dalglish while north-west rivals Manchester United cemented their place at the top in English Premier League action Saturday. Gabriele Marcotti: Liverpool struggling mightily, but not all is lostupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 17:13:00

If you're a Liverpool fan, you're probably pretty angry right now. You've won one game since September (albeit a pretty important one, against Manchester United), qualification to the knockout stage of the Champions League seems extremely improbable right now and you're sixth in the English Premier League, after finishing second last year.

10-man United earn Spurs drawupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 06:18:00

Manchester United returned to the top of the Premier League on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Jonathan Wilson: Dalglish's ability to adapt the key to his second coming as coachupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 14:00:00

On Sunday, Kenny Dalglish's wife, Marina, tweeted that for the first time in 20 years, she had woken up next to the Liverpool manager. Later that afternoon, at Old Trafford, for the first time in 20 years, Sir Alex Ferguson walked out for a game against Liverpool alongside a manager who had won the League.

New year, new Rooney as United stay topupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 16:19:00

Wayne Rooney scored his first goal in open play since March last year to help Manchester United to a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Saturday.

Hodgson says sorry to Liverpool fansupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 07:09:00

Under-pressure Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson has apologized to the English Premier League side's fans after appearing to criticize them following Wednesday's defeat at home to struggling Wolverhampton.

Liverpool finish top despite bore drawupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 17:49:00

Liverpool have qualified for the last 32 of the Europa League as winners of Group K, despite being held to a dour 0-0 draw by Dutch side Utrecht on Wednesday.

Liverpool ease past struggling Villaupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 16:59:00

Gerard Houllier's return to Anfield ended in a heavy defeat on Monday night as his Aston Villa side were beaten 3-0 by former club Liverpool.

Liverpool go through to last 32updated: Thu Dec 02 2010 17:24:00

English club Liverpool qualified for the knockout stages of Europe's second-tier Europa League on Thursday along with Paris St. Germain, Besiktas and Dynamo Kiev.

Hodgson: Light at the end of the tunnel for Liverpoolupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 11:52:00

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson said his side's 1-0 away win over Bolton Wanderers on Sunday, which saw the English Premier League club move out of the relegation-zone, could be the catalyst for a Reds' revival this season.

Late win lifts Liverpool out of drop zoneupdated: Sun Oct 31 2010 14:32:00

Liverpool have moved out of the bottom three of the English Premier League table after Maxi Rodriguez scored a late goal to give them a 1-0 win at Bolton.

Four Liverpool fans attacked in Naples ahead of Europa League gameupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 12:25:00

Four English football fans were attacked in Italy on the eve of a game Thursday between Liverpool and Naples, Naples police told CNN. Georgina Turner: Silva shines as City and United head in opposite directionsupdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 15:02:00

Thoughts on the weekend's action in the Premier League: Georgina Turner: Eyes back onto the field for Merseyside derbyupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 17:11:00

In the thick of the Anfield soap opera, which has brought to the sports pages of British newspapers the orgy of hairdresser's-chair gossip usually confined to the TV mags, Sunday's Merseyside derby has become a minor subplot. New England Sports Ventures' stop-start and now concluded takeover, Tom Hicks' desperate interventions, anguished supporters' pleas ... the chronic uncertainty of Liverpool's future has left barely a column inch for the soccer.

U.S. company seals takeover of Liverpool Football Clubupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 13:44:00

One of England's most famous soccer clubs has been sold to the American owners of baseball's Boston Red Sox following a protracted Trans-Atlantic legal battle.

John Henry: 'We have a lot of work to do'updated: Fri Oct 15 2010 13:44:00

NESV owner John W. Henry comments on his completed and protracted takeover of Liverpool Football Club. Michael McCann: Liverpool sale dispute could hinge on the removal of restraining orderupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 19:50:00

Can a Texas court block a British court from allowing the sale of Liverpool FC to the owners of the Boston Red Sox? If that sounds like a strange question, it's because it concerns a curious mix of conflicts of law, international banking law, and the fate of one of soccer's most storied franchises. It is also a question that could lead to a legal showdown at 7 a.m. Friday, Texas time.

Court battle over future of Liverpoolupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 17:43:00

CNN's Phil Black reports on the court battle and bidding war for the Liverpool Football Club.

UK judge clears way for Liverpool saleupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 17:43:00

Liverpool's Football Club's proposed sale took another legal twist Thursday after a High Court judge in London condemned the English Premier League side's co-owners for attempting to block the sale in a Texas court.

Explainer: Liverpool in legal limboupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 10:38:00

The future ownership of Liverpool Football Club, one of the most famous and successful names in world sport, remains unclear as a power struggle involving the club board, its co-owners, its financial backers and prospective buyers plays out in courtrooms in London and Texas.

Liverpool deal in limbo as owners are granted injunction against saleupdated: Wed Oct 13 2010 18:25:00

A British High Court judge ruled against the American owners of Liverpool Football Club Wednesday in their bid to stop the team's sale to a U.S. group.

History of Liverpool in imagesupdated: Wed Oct 13 2010 07:00:00

Liverpool's decision to sell the English club Boston Red Sox owner John W. Henry will be welcome news to its fans, who have seen their beloved team sink to new lows in recent months.

Liverpool gets new offer amid court battleupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 17:26:00

The battle over the ownership of one of England's top soccer teams took a new twist Tuesday, as a businessman from Singapore put in a new offer for the team -- entirely in cash.

Liverpool sale saga goes to court on Tuesdayupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 03:46:00

Liverpool's American owners will contest the English football club's proposed sale in the British High Court on Tuesday, and if they win it could see the five-time European champions put into administration.

Liverpool ownership battle heads for London courtroomupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 14:08:00

The future of Liverpool Football Club will be decided in London's High Court next week after current owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett mounted a legal challenge to the proposed buyout by New England Sports Ventures (NESV).

Boston Red Sox owner to buy Liverpool Football Clubupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 08:07:00

Liverpool Football Club, one of England's most prestigious teams, announced Wednesday that its board has agreed to sell the team to New England Sports Ventures, the company that owns baseball's Boston Red Sox.

U.S. company to buy U.K. football teamupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 08:07:00

Liverpool FC have agreed in principle to sell the team to New England Sports Ventures. CNN's Alex Thomas reports.

Explainer: What does sale mean for Liverpool?updated: Thu Oct 07 2010 07:44:00

Liverpool Football Club, one of the most famous and successful names in world sport, was on Tuesday on the brink of being sold to the owner of the Boston Red Sox baseball team following months of uncertainty over the club's future. Jonathan Wilson: Expectations at Anfield proving to be overwhelming for Roy Hodgsonupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 12:45:00

Roy Hodgson always was likely to face two problems at Liverpool: that his football was too boring for the fans, and that his training was too boring for the players. A certain stodginess leading to long-term grumbling was perhaps to be expected, but what nobody predicted was that Liverpool would be as bad as it has been so far this season, and that there would be immediate outrage. Georgina Turner: League Cup letdown afflicts EPL clubs as they crash out in midweekupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 15:03:00

Although a top-flight club has won the League Cup every year since 1991, when Sheffield Wednesday beat Manchester United (and even then it was the first lower league club to spring such a surprise since 1975), Premiership clubs habitually feign indifference to winning it. Even if some of them want to, getting caught celebrating winning it is a no-no; a tacit admission that triumph in English soccer's secondary domestic knockout competition is the height of your ambitions.

Liverpool reject administration fearsupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 14:54:00

Liverpool have rejected fears they face plunging into administration if the club isn't sold by October. Georgina Turner: Manchester United makes Liverpool look averageupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 12:53:00

Little pleases Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson more than the chance to revel in victory over Liverpool. Perhaps nothing. He launches in like a hippo charging toward a mudhole, energetically rolling around and making as much of a splash as possible.

Liverpool sunk by Berbatov hat-trickupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 13:51:00

Dimitar Berbatov scored a stunning hat-trick as Manchester United recovered from throwing away a two-goal lead to defeat Liverpool 3-2 in a thrilling English Premier League game at Old Trafford.

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