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ESPN – Cheeky Steven Gerrard shirt on sale outside Old Trafford

With Robin van Persie back and firing and the imperious David De Gea doing his very best “You Shall Not Pass” act, Manchester United ran out comfortable 3-0 victors over old adversaries Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. TOE POKE: FOOTBALL FUNNIES – Pecs appeal: Crouch copies Ronaldo – Him again: Crouch goes crowd surfing – World Cup bonanza: Gotze's boot sells for millions – Pitch invading goat: Sign him up! – Dear Phil Jones: Christmas isn't in February – Star Wars: Ian Wright as a Storm Trooper? – Drink wine with Iniesta? Step right here As if the hefty defeat wasn't bad enough, the Liverpool fans in attendance were also forced to walk past stalls selling these pithy little beauties outside United's stadium — poking fun at Stevie G's infamous slip during last season's title run-in. This T-shirt is…

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GUARDIAN – Liverpool v Stoke City: Squad sheets

There will be contrasting styles on show but a change in results at Anfield has to be the priority for Brendan Rodgers. For all the appreciation of how he is trying to evolve Liverpool the fact remains Rodgers’ team have lost their last three games at home. Tony Pulis may claim to be aggrieved at Peter Crouch’s omission from the latest England squad but with the former Liverpool striker “on fire”, and Michael Owen available to face his former club, Stoke have the means to test an unconvincing home defence. Andy HunterVenue AnfieldTickets Sold outLast season Liverpool 0 Stoke 0Referee L MasonThis season’s matches 4 Y11, R0, 2.75 cards per gameOdds Liverpool 4-9 Stoke 6-1 Draw 16-5LiverpoolSubs from Jones, Carragher, Coates, Henderson, José Enrique, Downing, Assaidi, Morgan, Robinson, Suso, Yesil, Cole, PachecoDoubtful NoneInjured Lucas (thigh, Nov), Kelly (knee, Mar)Suspended Shelvey (third of three)Form guide WLDLDLDisciplinary record Y10 R2Leading scorer Suárez 6StokeSubs from Sorensen, Etherington, Whitehead, Jones, Upson, Owen, Edu, Shotton, Palacios, Ness, Delap, Jerome, PennantDoubtful NoneInjured NoneSuspended Wilkinson (third of three)Form guide WLDDDDDisciplinary record Y10 R1Leading scorer Crouch 4Match pointers• Liverpool have won just two Premier League games at Anfield in 2012 (W2 D4 L6), a run that started with their goalless draw with Stoke on 14 January• Stoke have won none of their last 12 Premier League away games• Luis Suárez has had the joint-highest shots on target (17, alongside Jermain Defoe) and the most shots off target (16) of any top-flight player this season• In eight Premier League meetings between Liverpool and Stoke, both teams have failed to score on five occasions eachLiverpoolStoke CityPremier Leagueguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds

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