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Rodgers makes jibe over Man City wage bill

Mike Whalley | April, 17 2014

LIVERPOOL -- Brendan Rodgers has taken a tongue-in-cheek swipe at Manchester City’s wage bill by suggesting that such highly paid players might have expected to play better against Liverpool at Anfield last Sunday. • Marcotti: FFP's te...

Inter's Thohir wants Dzeko, Torres, Morata

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | April, 17 2014

Edin Dzeko, Fernando Torres and Alvaro Morata top a list of transfer targets Inter Milan president Erick Thohir has drawn up for the summer. • Wilson: Ignore the soap opera and appreciate Icardi's talents The Manchester City, Chelsea ...

Reds sweating on Sturridge fitness

Mike Whalley | April, 17 2014

LIVERPOOL -- Daniel Sturridge is “struggling” to return to fitness for Liverpool’s trip to Norwich on Sunday, according to manager Brendan Rodgers. • Usher: Rodgers must shuffle his pack Sturridge, 24, limped off with a h...

Rodgers takes pride in Liverpool 'class'

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has said in the Mirror he wants to win the Premier League title while maintaining the "values" on the club. • Kelly: Liverpool's success built on nous as well as cash The Reds are currently on ...

Ex-Ukraine coach Blokhin resigns at Dynamo

Associated Press | April, 17 2014

KIEV, Ukraine -- Former Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin has resigned from his job in charge of Dynamo Kiev following a 2-0 loss to bitter rival Shakhtar Donetsk in the domestic league. The 61-year-old former Dynamo and Soviet striker stepped down...

Sherwood lauds Bale, laments absence

Kevin Palmer | April, 17 2014

LONDON -- Tottenham Hotspur head coach Tim Sherwood has hailed Gareth Bale’s match-winning performance for Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final and lamented what might have been if the Welsh wizard was still in the Spurs squad. • Fitc...

Eastham: Best Prem bets of the weekend

James Eastham |

Liverpool’s thrilling 3-2 win over Manchester City at the top of the table on Sunday was the highlight of last round of EPL fixtures, and there has been a further twist in the title race title with City’s 2-2 midweek draw at home to Sunderland. ...

Fernandinho: Sunderland draw was a disaster

Richard Jolly | April, 17 2014

Fernandinho says Manchester City’s inability to beat Sunderland on Wednesday was “a complete disaster” and he and his teammates were guilty of making a major “mistake.” • Curtis: Time for Pellegrini to face...

Jones, Smalling praise Vidic influence

Richard Jolly | April, 17 2014

Manchester United duo Phil Jones and Chris Smalling have praised Nemanja Vidic as a “great teacher” who has given them an invaluable education in the art of defending. • Payne: Will United learn? Vidic, 32, is in the final f...

Van der Vaart tipped to leave Hamburg

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | April, 17 2014

Rafael van der Vaart is set to miss Hamburg’s upcoming clash with Wolfsburg through injury, amid speculation that the midfielder could leave the club this summer. It has not been a season to remember for either Die Rothosen or captain Va...

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