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LIVERPOOL

Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Aug 25, 2017
Hard facts difficult to pin down in Coutinho transfer saga
Amid a mountain of rumors, denials, exclusive (even world-exclusive) stories and endless hours of discussion, Philippe Coutinho remains a Liverpool player. Many will congratulate owners FSG for keeping to their word (which most doubted it would keep) and not sell the forward to Barcelona whose third...
Japan Times
SOCCER
May 22, 2017
Liverpool, City deny Arsenal top-four finish
Manchester City and Liverpool claimed the last two Champions League qualifying spots with comfortable wins on Sunday that meant Arsene Wenger's Arsenal missed out on Europe's elite club competition for the first time in 20 years.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
May 19, 2017
Premier League season winds down to underwhelming finish
A Premier League season that began with justified hopes of a competitive, high quality battle between six heavyweight clubs with some of the finest coaches in football ends with a whimper on Sunday.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 5, 2017
Liverpool rolls over Arsenal
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Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Mar 3, 2017
Liverpool's erratic play this season difficult to decipher
Jürgen Klopp knows what is wrong with Liverpool. He just does not know how to fix it.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Feb 10, 2017
Liverpool out of title chase after recent run of poor form
Given Liverpool's dreadful league form this year — three draws and two defeats — it is remarkable that victory over second-place Tottenham at Anfield on Saturday will see Jürgen Klopp's team only one point behind the visitors.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Feb 1, 2017
Chelsea comfortable after Liverpool draw
Diego Costa's missed second-half penalty cost Premier League leader Chelsea a victory at Liverpool on Tuesday but a 1-1 draw did little damage to its title prospects as closest rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur dropped points.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Jan 27, 2017
Constant blaming of referees is becoming farcical
Lunch with a former Premier League referee was going well until the chat about his forthcoming holiday was interrupted by another customer. "You didn't give Arsenal a penalty in 2011 against Manchester United. It was nailed on. You cost us three points," he told my lunch companion.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Jan 13, 2017
Man United takes momentum into Liverpool match
According to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, the Premier League title will be decided by how the top six teams fare against each other.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Dec 16, 2016
Teams with best goalkeepers likely to decide title race
The Premier League title race is becoming a little like an Agatha Christie play. Initially there are six suspects, then one by one they disappear for whatever reason.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 12, 2016
Costa returns Chelsea to top of league
Chelsea striker Diego Costa's class shone through as he fired his team back to the top of the Premier League on Sunday with a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion as the previous day's goal glut turned into a trickle.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 5, 2016
Errors cost Liverpool, United points
Premier League heavyweights Liverpool and Manchester United were caught by late sucker punches in two games that finished far more dramatically than they began on Sunday.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 26, 2016
Sturridge double helps Liverpool down Spurs
Daniel Sturridge sent Liverpool into the League Cup quarterfinals and gave his manager a reminder of his talents with two clinical goals in a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Oct 21, 2016
Mourinho's match tactics not the most entertaining
If Jose Mourinho sets up Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday as he did against Liverpool on Monday, his return to Chelsea should carry a government health warning: "Watching Manchester United can severely damage your health."
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Oct 14, 2016
Man United needs win over Liverpool for title hopes
Jürgen Klopp would have been the perfect fit for Manchester United.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Oct 8, 2016
Designer Tony Crosbie: 'Do what you want to do, not what's expected of you'
British stylist on interviewing soccer star Pele and hanging out with Jack Nicholson.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 2, 2016
Liverpool regroups in second half to rally past Swansea
Liverpool recovered from a poor start to beat Swansea 2-1 and move up to second in the Premier League table on Saturday, while Chelsea got back to winning ways against Hull.
SOCCER
Jul 22, 2016
Liverpool acquires veteran goalkeeper Manninger
Liverpool has signed veteran goalkeeper Alex Manninger on a short-term contract, the Premier League club said on Friday.
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Jan 15, 2016
Liverpool-Man United battle a difficult one to forecast
It remains the fiercest rivalry in English football, but when Liverpool plays Manchester United on Sunday the main interest is how boring or enjoyable the game will be. Not whether we shall see a blood and thunder clash or two managers who do not like each other (notably Rafa Benitez and Alex Ferguson)...
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CULTURE / Art
Dec 15, 2015
'Pre-Raphaelite and Romantic Painting from National Museums Liverpool'
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