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Opinion: Merseyside overshadowed by Goldenballs

Opinion: Merseyside overshadowed by Goldenballs

| July 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Team GB squad has been announced and just one Merseyside-based player has been named in the final selection; Liverpool’s experienced striker Craig Bellamy. This means no place for Everton’s Jack Rodwell, whose injury woes and loss of form have seen the poster boy for Team GB miss out on a place at the tournament. [...]

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Opinion: New Mayor for Liverpool, new manager for England?

Opinion: New Mayor for Liverpool, new manager for England?

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Columnist Dave Smithson takes a look at a hectic few days for Merseyside and the wider football world.

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Opinion: Another Saturday on the sofa

Opinion: Another Saturday on the sofa

| February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dave Smithson rues the postponement of Prescot Cables’ tie against Wakefield Town and settles down for an afternoon in front of Sky Sports News.

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Big interview: Derek Mountfield

Big interview: Derek Mountfield

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

In an age when the integrity of some professional footballers is likened to that of RBS Chief Executives former Everton centre half Derek Mountfield is a breath of fresh air, reports Dave Smithson

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As ex-Liverpool star thrives, what next for Becks?

As ex-Liverpool star thrives, what next for Becks?

| November 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Can ex-Liverpool star Robbie Keane match David Beckham’s popularity in the states? And what is next for perhaps England’s best-known footballer? Dave Smithson muses on the future of ‘Becks’.

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Opinion: Racism row highlights FA’s failures

Opinion: Racism row highlights FA’s failures

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

FIFA President Sepp Blatter looks set to ride out the storm surrounding his wholly inappropriate and offensive remarks over racism in football.

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