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GUARDIAN – Luis García: I doubted Liverpool ‘ghost goal’, then I started screaming

Former Anfield star says he is still asked about the controversial Champions League goal he scored against Chelsea in 2005Luis Garca is still asked about the “ghost goal” and Jos Mourinho is still moaning about it. The Spaniard’s fourth-minute finish for Liverpool in the 2005 Champions League semi-final second leg against Chelsea was the strike that took Rafael Bentez’s team to Istanbul, where they came back from a 3-0 half-time deficit against Milan to be crowned European champions.From a few yards out Garca poked the ball towards the net and, despite Chelsea’s William Gallas hooking it away, Lubos Michel, the referee, decided that a goal had been scored. Continue reading…

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GUARDIAN – Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge hoping to return against Chelsea on Sunday

England striker fit to face former club if selected Sturridge missed 3-2 victory against NorwichLiverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is optimistic of returning from injury for the key clash against former team mates and title rivals Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday in a boost for the Premier League leaders.”Hopefully this weekend I’ll be back,” the league’s second top scorer, with 20 goals to team mate Luis Suarez’s 30, told children in a question and answer session at a sponsor event for the club. Continue reading…

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