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Steven Gerrard: Essential for Liverpool to finish in the top four this season

Steven Gerrard: Signed a new contract in the summer

Steven Gerrard has told Sky Sports News it would be an anticlimax if Liverpool failed to achieve their pre-season target of a top-four finish. Brendan Rodgers’ side go into Christmas top of the Premier League, and no team since Liverpool in 2008 have failed to win the title from such ...

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Premier League preview: Hull face Manchester United at the KC Stadium

Steve Bruce: Hull boss hoping to celebrate another memorable win

Hull City manager Steve Bruce will be aiming to put a dent in former club Manchester United’s mini-revival at the KC Stadium on Boxing Day. Premier League champions United head to Hull on the back of a four-match winning run in all competitions which has helped to secure top spot ...

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Arsenal frustrated by Chelsea in goalless stalemate Premier League


LONDON – Arsenal missed their chance to return to the top of the Premier League after being held to a bruising 0-0 draw by title rivals Chelsea in a spiteful London derby on Monday. This was the final English top-flight fixture before Christmas, but there was little festive cheer on ...

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South Africa seek better fortunes at Kingsmead

South Africa dismal Durban

DURBAN – South Africa will seek to arrest a dismal Durban run of four straight defeats at Kingsmead when they host India in the second and final Test on Thursday, four days after their epic draw in Johannesburg. The Proteas are at a loss to explain their miserable run at ...

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Debutants Lyallpur FC contain Baloch FC at the Faisal Town Ground in Lahore Pakistan Premier Football league (PPFL)

The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) official said that the match was a real test for the referee and both the penalties given to KESC and Wapda were a good call. PHOTO: FILE

Lyallpur FC and Baloch FC Noushki drew their match 2-2 at the Faisal Town Ground in Lahore on Monday KARACHI: The weakest teams in the Pakistan Premier Football league (PPFL) made a strong return to the competition after an 11-day break. Lyallpur FC and Baloch FC Noushki drew their match 2-2 ...

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English Premier League: Rooney on verge of legendary status, says Moyes

Manchester United manager David Moyes

MERCURIAL: Striker Wayne Rooney has scored 207 goals for Manchester United so far, and is one of the only 25 players to have made 400 appearances for the club MANCHESTER: Manchester United manager David Moyes has suffered a stuttering start to life at Old Trafford, but it could have been far ...

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