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Liverpool managing director nails Wigan chairman with killer quip

Sky Sports News-circling rent-a-quote compared to stand-up comic

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The higher-ups at Liverpool struggle to attract a positive press. Kenny Dalglish’s one-man war against inane post-match interviews hurried his exit. The owners are painted as impulsive and ignorant. Even Brendan Rodgers, after a fine first press conference, oozed underhandedness and disloyalty in his “we won’t pinch Gylfi Sigurdsson, unless he’d like us to” spiel.

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EWPL

Well done to Premier League new boys Swansea City!

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Bloody hell… that was a game of football wasn’t it? Swansea City became the first Welsh team to make the Premier League thanks to their 4-2 win over Reading yesterday.

There were loads of good things about the game and it has almost completely restored The [...]

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FOOTBALL CONSULTANT

Frank Lampard joins Watford

West Ham legend returns to work after seven-year hiatus

Frank Lampard Snr has started work as a “football consultant” at Watford, his first job in football since being axed by West Ham in 2001 after spending seven years as Harry Redknapp’s assistant.

The father of Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard (apologies if our cheeky headline gave [...]

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