After a high-spending transfer window, Kenny Dalglish and Steve Clarke join forces with the new look Liverpool squad to take on Steve Bruce's re-assembled Sunderland in the season opener at Anfield.
Liverpool versus Manchester United is considered by many as the biggest club game in English football. As one of the oldest rivalries manifests into football, TheHardTackle previews the game.
It’s that time of the year once again for the management to reward performers with better contracts and an opportunity to clear out the deadwood. ThehardTackle looks at all the Manchester United players whose contracts, if not renewed, would expire in 2011 and 2012.
TheHardTackle's Nitin Goel takes a look at the worrying trend of footballers putting club over country, ostensibly preferring the lure of money to that of playing for national pride.