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Liverpool Re-enter The Top Ten In Deloitte Money League

Liverpool Football Club have re-entered the top 10 of the Deloitte Money League after a one-year absence. The Merseysiders finished second last season which helped them boost their revenue. Liverpool’s revenue increased by a total of £49.6m and stood at £255.8million compared to the previous campaign. In addition, they benefited from the improved television deal agreed with Sky and BT Sport as did the other Premier League clubs. Liverpool also received the highest central distribution of any English club – £97.5m, which lead to a 58% increase in overall broadcast revenue, which includes prize money for finishing second to League winners Manchester City. Liverpool’s commercial revenue stands at 40.48%, Matchday revenue at 19.94% and Broadcasting revenue at 39.48%. Liverpool’s rip-roaring season did not go unnoticed either as Deloitte state that the club’s international reach is among the strongest of all Money League clubs. There was a 6% increase in the figure last season, up to £103.8m. Deloitte’s Sports Business Group’s […] Read more »

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Lazio Preparing A January Offer For Liverpool Outcast Mario Balotelli – Report

Reports in Italy suggest Lazio are ready to make an offer for Mario Balotelli. Lazio are reportedly interested in bringing Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli to the Stadio Olimpico on loan. The 24-year-old has endured a frustrating debut season at the Reds and has not started a game for the club since the beginning of November. He has strongly been linked with a move away from Anfield and according to Sport Mediaset, Lazio have made an offer to take him on loan. The Italy international was not even on the bench for tonight’s 1-1 League Cup draw against Chelsea and has regularly been dropped in favour of Fabio Borini. There has already been contact between Lazio’s president Lotito and Balotelli’s agent Mino Raiola. The capital side want to loan Balotelli while Liverpool cover 30% of the striker’s wages. It is reported that Serie A strugglers Parma asked for Mario Balotelli, but were turned down by the player. The Ducali are bottom […] Read more »

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Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea: Mourinho Says Liverpool Did Not Deserve To Win Despite Dominating

Chelsea held on for a draw in the first leg of their semifinal clash against Liverpool and will now fancy their chances in the return leg. The Merseysiders dominated the game but could not take their chances and will now have to score at Stamford Bridge if they are to progress to the final. Eden Hazard’s penalty gave Chelsea the lead in the first half, but a brilliant Raheem Sterling goal pegged them back in the second half. Mourinho told Sky Sports, “We played to the top of our potential and so did Liverpool, it was a proper semi-final. I think it was a fair result. Liverpool did not deserve to win this game, but we were in control. The way they played with three defenders we had a lot of space to counter-attack, but we were not very efficient in our passing. “We had plenty of half-chances with the space we had, but with more quality we would have […] Read more »

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Liverpool FC V Chelsea – Team News, Tactics, Line-Ups And Prediction

LIVERPOOL v CHELSEA Anfield, Liverpool Tuesday 20th Jan, 2015, 19:45 GMT  *** Liverpool and Chelsea go head-to-head in the League Cup semi-final, with Brendan Rodgers hoping his team’s upturn in form continues. He will be hopeful Liverpool continue their recent resurgence in Tuesday’s League Cup semi-final first leg against Chelsea. Rodgers found himself under increased scrutiny at Anfield following an indifferent start to the season. However, Liverpool have now lost just one of their last 14 games in all competitions and are unbeaten in eight following their defeat at Manchester United in mid-December. Immediately after that loss at Old Trafford, Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-1 in the League Cup quarter-finals – setting up a semi-final tie with Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea. The Liverpool boss was delighted after Saturday’s 2-0 win at Aston Villa, but knows there is still room for improvement ahead of Chelsea’s visit to Anfield on Tuesday. Chelsea, who beat Derby County in the last round, have been looking imperious for […] Read more »