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GUARDIAN – Andrea Dossena on Harrods arrest: police treated me ‘like a terrorist’

• Former Liverpool player was arrested earlier this month at Harrods• Dossena denied shoplifting, and charges were dropped two days later• ‘I was obviously in disbelief –I didn’t know what was going on’The former Liverpool defender Andrea Dossena has described being treated “like a terrorist” during his recent arrest on suspicion of shoplifting in Harrods.The 33-year-old, who joined Leyton Orient in November 2014, was detained with his wife Deborah and young son Romeo at the Knightsbridge department store, but all charges were later dropped. Continue reading…

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ESPN – Premier League fantasy – dealing with the blank FA Cup weekend

Christian Benteke's recent performances have made him the game's in-form player. Just six gameweeks to go in the Premier League season and it's incredibly tight at the top of the fantasy leaderboard. Only one point separates the top two teams, with a mere 25 points between first and seventh. It means every transfer and selection decision is crucial, and now we have reached the point of the season when using transfers wisely can make a season. It's FA Cup semifinal weekend, so six teams will be without a match in this gameweek. Arsenal, Aston Villa and Liverpool will all be in…

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ESPN – Could Ian Rush, Steve Nicol or Steve McMahon fit into the modern game?

FATV takes you behind the scenes and right into the action with our Blackburn v Liverpool 'Snapshots', with exclusive tunnel cam and pitch side highlights. Comparing players from different eras is always difficult due to the way the game changes from generation to generation. For many football fans, it doesn't seem that long ago that Diego Maradona was blowing people's minds (and breaking English hearts) with his dazzling and dastardly play in the 1986 World Cup, but incredibly that's almost 30 years ago now. The changes to the game since then have been huge, and not just in terms of the wealth it generates for those involved. The rule changes have…

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