Mixed emotions for Reds trio
There were contrasting emotions for Liverpool stars Dirk
Kuyt, Ryan Babel and Daniel Agger on Thursday evening as
Holland powered into the last 16 of the World Cup, but
Denmark were sent crashing out.
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Liverpool set to announce
Roy Hodgson as manager
Liverpool expect to finalise the appointment of Roy Hodgson
as the club's new manager following his return from South
The Fulham manager, who has been commenting at the World Cup
for the BBC, has been the frontrunner for the Liverpool job
since Rafael Benítez left Anfield this month and could be
confirmed as the Spaniard's successor within days.
Skrtel's Slovakia stun Italy
Martin Skrtel's Slovakia produced one of the shocks of the
World Cup as they beat defending champions Italy 3-2 on
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Juventus planning bid for
Liverpool winger Riera
Juventus are keen on Liverpool winger Albert Riera.
Sport Italia says Juve are preparing a £6.5 million offer
Hodgson to meet with Liverpool FC
Roy Hodgson is to return to England following his brief
stint commentating for the BBC at the World Cup.
With Capello’s men safely through to the last 16 his high
hopes that the FA may call on him to take up the England job
appear to have receded and it is believed the Liverpool FC
board have now decided that Roy is Liverpool’s number
Liverpool are believed to have interviewed Martin O’Neill,
Manuel Pellegrini and Alex McLeish as part of the search but
are now shifting their focus back on to the Fulham boss.
Liverpool to hand new manager
£50m summer transfer kitty
Roy Hodgson is expected to have £50 million to play with
when he takes charge of Liverpool.
The Mirror says Liverpool hope to name Fulham boss Hodgson
their new manager in the next 48 hours.
Reds eye up Rijkaard
Skysports.com understands Liverpool have lined up a move for
Galatasaray boss Frank Rijkaard as they search for a new
Sources in Turkey claim Liverpool have approached
Galatasaray twice in the last week to seek permission to
talk to Rijkaard, but that the Turkish club have rejected
Liverpool FC will tell Barcelona
Fernando Torres is not for sale
Liverpool will resist any offers for Fernando Torres.
Reports from Spain claim Barcelona are preparing a £40
million plus bid for
the Spain international.
Torres is said to be new Barcelona president Sandro Rosell’s
number one target.
Barcelona’s interest in Torres has come to light just days
after defender Gerard Pique urged his club to try and
capture the former Atletico Madrid man.
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Gerrard salutes fighting spirit
England captain Steven Gerrard believed he and his
team-mates demonstrated their ability to triumph in
adversity after a 1-0 victory over Slovenia booked a place
in the last 16 of the World Cup.
"When you need to win a game and you don't get that second
or third goal, you are going to be really anxious at the
end," said the 30-year-old after the final whistle at the
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
"But I thought the lads were terrific today. Everything we
asked; passion, fight, team spirit, togetherness and quality
as well. We thoroughly deserved
to go through."
Jovanovic not certain
to join Liverpool
Serbia striker Milan Jovanovic has revealed he could pull
out of his proposed move to Liverpool.
Jovanovic, whose contract at Standard Liege came to an end
this summer, has already signed a pre-contract agreement
However, there has been speculation newly-appointed Inter
Milan coach Rafael Benitez, manager of Liverpool when
Jovanovic signed the pre-contract agreement in February, may
try to hijack the deal.
"There is an agreement signed with Liverpool, but if either
party wants to end it, it's not impossible,'' Jovanovic told
Italian website Tuttomercatoweb.
Sotirios Kyrgiakos's World Cup adventure is over.
Greece were eliminated after losing their final group game,
2-0 to Argentina
Maxi Rodriguez played just over an hour while Javier
Mascherano was rested with Argentina already qualified.
Spain boss backs Torres
Vicente Del Bosque has backed Fernando Torres to hit the
World Cup goal trail after the Reds striker drew a blank in
Spain's 2-0 win over Honduras
on Monday night.
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Liverpool in race to sign
Roy Hodgson before England are tempted
Liverpool hope to agree a deal with Roy Hodgson to become
their new manager before England's make-or-break game
against Slovenia tomorrow, despite concerns the appointment
will prompt Kenny Dalglish to reconsider his future at the
Royal Bank of Scotland turn up
the heat on Liverpool FC owners
The Royal Bank of Scotland are ready to turn up the heat on
George Gillett and Tom Hicks to pursue a quick sale of
Liverpool Football Club.
The RBS have made it clear they are prepared to be patient
to maximise Liverpool’s hopes of obtaining a successful sale
of the club but they do not want it dragging on
unnecessarily – as they want to see the Reds flourishing.