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The demise of Liverpool FC

For the Mighty Reds, it was a steep and long fall from the top. Now careening at number eight, Liverpool founders on despite coach Gerard Houllier’s experimental tactics.

England's victory: Blood, sweat and beers

England, world champions. Sounds good doesn’t it? Clive Woodward and his team have battled through one of the world’s most demanding tournaments to give England something it has missed for almost 40 years.

Chick-chucking fan ruffles Romário

Brazil's former superstar striker, Romário, received an odd protest on Tuesday when a fan - frustrated at his "poor form" - threw live chickens at him.

Our game in shame

Recent events in English football have brought the beautiful game to the brink, writes Kevin Mitchell.

Red mist at Old Trafford

Patrick Viera became the 54th player to be sent off for Arsenal in a match that has once again shrouded the game in controversy.

Spoiled for choice: Digital TV's own goal

This week saw the introduction of Sky Digital's interactive Champions League football coverage, but the leap in viewing choice may not be best for the beautiful game…

The Champions League is back

Europe's premier club competition returns this week with all the continental swagger we have become accustomed to.

Seaman's agony as Arsenal capitalise on mistake

Arsenal remained the only Premiership team with a 100 per cent record as they summoned Manchester City to a 2-1 defeat, their first at the City of Manchester Stadium.

F1 excitement mounts in 2003 season

Things really are looking up for formula one. The new rule changes introduced this season are resulting in one of the most exciting championship run-ins for years with three main rivals all bidding for the sport's highest accolade.

The Premiership strikes back

It has only been away for a couple of months but it feels like a lifetime to a football fan: the Premiership is back and Saturday afternoons will once again become a time of contrasting emotions, swinging from euphoria to despair within the space of 90 minutes.


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