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ESPN – Liverpool shouldn’t let FA Cup final chance slip vs. Aston Villa

The ESPN FC panel debate whether or not Liverpool have a chance to usurp Manchester City's spot in fourth in the Premier League. Liverpool travel to Wembley for the FA Cup semifinal against Aston Villa on Sunday as the favourites to win the match. League position, the history between the clubs in knockout matches and the Reds' recent record against all the sides below them in English football all back up the bookmakers on this one but if there's one thing than can scare a Liverpool fan it's a “sure thing” involving their own side. It's not even as though they see their team as prone to arrogance or complacency. Far from it….

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ESPN – Premier League’s top teams have all seen their fortunes change in 2015

Big, big, big, big game in the Premier League. The boys are joined by Radamel Falcao and the “Special One” ahead of Chelsea's clash with Manchester United. The mood has changed in the Premier League. Forget almost everything you were hearing even a few months ago. Back then, so we all thought, Manchester City had such a talented squad that they might easily overhaul Chelsea at the top. Manchester United were a disjointed outfit that surely could not make the top four as Louis van Gaal groped hopelessly for a winning formula. Arsenal fans were, as usual, bombarding radio stations with calls for Arsene Wenger to go. Liverpool were labouring in a midtable…

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ESPN – Jurgen Klopp leaving Dortmund adds to uncertainty over Hummels’ future

ESPN FC's Stewart Robson believes Jurgen Klopp's decision to leave Borussia Dortmund has come at a strange time. It had to happen one day but Jurgen Klopp's decision to quit Borussia Dortmund, announced at a news conference on Wednesday, hurt the club's fans. It's the end of an era. With Klopp, Dortmund has risen from an indebted mid-table Bundesliga side to the top of European football, collecting plenty of silverware along the way. Back-to-back titles, the double and runners-up in the 2013 Champions League final were highlights, but there is much more to it than that. Which club will Jurgen Klopp manage next? Arsenal Liverpool Man City Real Madrid Other 13% Arsenal 12% Liverpool 59% Man City 5% Real Madrid 12% Other $('.article-module.poll[data-poll-id=”4785266″]').each(function(i) { var pollId = $(this).data('poll-id'); FC.Poll.polls[pollId] = new FC.Poll().init($(this), pollId); }); Klopp was initially hired to install…

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