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MATCH REVIEW: LIVERPOOL 1 CRYSTAL PALACE 3

16 May 2015

YOU turn up vaguely unsure. Because it is a football match and it is an occasion. Football matches are occasions you believe but this is different. The occasion and the match are separate entities. The occasion will be the occasion …
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MATCH REVIEW: CHELSEA 1 LIVERPOOL 1

10 May 2015

TERRY’S header hits the net and Steve Graves turns to me and says: “What next?” What next indeed. What the hell next? What could be next? A wrecking ball sweeping through the boozer. A personalised rainstorm like in The Truman …
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MATCH REVIEW: LIVERPOOL 2 QPR 1

3 May 2015

COUTINHO swings it in and he rises resplendent, red resplendent, and he nods it across goal and it is there, it is there, and we are there and I surge forward and fall backwards and I am seven and I …
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HULL CITY v LIVERPOOL: MATCH REVIEW

29 April 2015

IT OCCURS to me that this is an example of a game where a match review might need to be that bit more of a match report. We have a non-televised game in the UK where around half of Liverpool’s travelling …
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