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LIVERPOOL

Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Oct 30, 2015
Mourinho's antics damaging once-revered reputation
The self-styled Special One goes head-to-head with the Sensible One on Saturday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Oct 16, 2015
Tall task for Klopp in trying to turn Liverpool around
Those who expect an underachieving Liverpool to suddenly become a Premier League powerhouse because Jürgen Klopp is in charge will be disappointed. The German is an excellent manager, but not a miracle worker as some of the hype would have us believe.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Sep 25, 2015
Outlook for Rodgers, McClaren not very promising
The noose is tightening round the neck of Brendan Rodgers. How long the Boston-based Fenway Sports Group, which owns Liverpool, will stay loyal to its manager remains to be seen, but it is becoming increasingly difficult to put up a valid argument that Rodgers can take Liverpool forward.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Sep 11, 2015
Manchester United-Liverpool rivalry always fierce, bitter clash
This is a game Louis van Gaal dare not lose. English football's clasico between Manchester United and Liverpool today is, like Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, not a derby, but it represents the fiercest and most hostile rivalry in English football.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Aug 7, 2015
Big guns set to rule the roost again as fun, games begin
Jose Mourinho mocks Arsene Wenger yet again; the high priest of pragmatic football accused Arsenal of being defensive as it beat Chelsea 1-0 in the Community Shield; the Hypocritical One also tells Señora Benitez she should put Rafa on a diet.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
May 1, 2015
Liverpool's long-term outlook not very promising
Brendan Rodgers is confident he can still attract the top names to Liverpool.
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Apr 17, 2015
Sterling doing self no favors with off-field activity
When Brendan Rodgers heard about a sportsman spraying an attractive Chinese girl with champagne, the Liverpool manager was probably relieved to learn it was Lewis Hamilton and not Raheem Sterling.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Mar 6, 2015
Premier League powers generate most interest in F.A. Cup
The F.A. Cup does not have a sponsor. Remarkably, football's oldest domestic knockout competition is the only tournament in the top tier not to have any naming rights.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 26, 2014
Rodgers admits Balotelli ill-suited to Liverpool's style of play
Mario Balotelli will return to Liverpool's squad for the festive program but manager Brendan Rodgers was hardly effusive in his praise of the Italy striker's credentials on Wednesday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Dec 12, 2014
Manchester United improving, but van Gaal still faced with many issues
A football club is like a family.
Japan Times
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Oct 25, 2014
Reds' woes run deeper than Balotelli
Jose Mourinho called him "unmanageable" at Inter Milan. Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini ran out of patience with him. He lasted 18 months of his 4½-year contract at AC Milan.
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Sep 26, 2014
Capital One Cup treated as nuisance by Premier League clubs
The League Cup is like a relative you do not get on with, but still have to ask to Christmas lunch. You would rather they were not there, but there is nothing you can do about it. And when they arrive you do little to make them feel wanted.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Aug 22, 2014
Balotelli set to join Liverpool
Mario Balotelli's roller-coaster career took another twist on Thursday when he said goodbye to his AC Milan teammates after training before an expected transfer to Liverpool.
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
May 2, 2014
Gerrard may end up tragic figure in Liverpool's title bid
One mistake during a 38-game season does not decide who wins the title, but Steven Gerrard will be haunted for the rest of his life if Liverpool does not win the Premier League.
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Apr 18, 2014
Liverpool, Chelsea going down to wire in title race
And then there were two.
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Apr 11, 2014
Liverpool, Man City most likely to emerge with title
Liverpool will win the title if it equals Arsenal's single-season Premier League record of 13 consecutive wins set in 2002-03.
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Dec 27, 2013
Suárez showing potential while harnessing personality
Six months ago, many believed, even hoped, that Luis Suárez had played his last game for Liverpool.
COMMUNITY / Issues / LEARNING CURVE
Dec 1, 2013
School yourself in the basics before picking an online course
There are many professions within the field of education and just as many online graduate programs to match them.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Aug 31, 2013
Masterful ode to Liverpool's Shankly
'Red Or Dead" is a masterpiece. David Peace already has a considerable reputation but this massive, painstaking account of the career of Bill Shankly towers above his previous work. It's usual when praising a sports novel for critics to claim that "it's not really about baseball/running/beach volleyball...
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Mar 26, 2013
'The day my mum looked after the Beatles'
In rock mythology, John Lennon was the cynical, acid-tongued Beatle, Paul McCartney was friendly and open, George Harrison was the quiet one and drummer Ringo Starr was the group's clown, always joking around. Satoko Condon remembers it a bit differently.

Longform

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