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12:00 a.m. ET: English soccer's biggest rivalry resumes Saturday, when Liverpool meets Manchester United at Anfield. The FA Cup fourth round game between these longtime foes will undoubtedly be played at a fever pitch, and surrounded by an electric atmosphere. The last game between the two teams -- a 1-1 draw on Oct. 15 -- produced controversy that will be front and center Saturday. Luis Suarez will serve the seventh of his eight-game ban for allegedly racially abusing Patrice Evra. The United captain is expecting a frosty reception from the Anfield crowd. United is the most successful club in FA...

Why Liverpool Need Bellamy, and Manchester United Need Evra

Why Liverpool Need Bellamy, and Manchester United Need Evra - originally posted on Soccerlens.comWe preview Liverpool v Manchester United ahead of their match this Saturday in the FA Cup. The analysis highlights Craig Bellamy and his striking rivals, as well as comparing José Enrique and Patrice Evra. BELLAMY DESERVES HIS CHANCE IN ABSENCE OF SUAREZ Manchester United and Liverpool...

Do Liverpool Fans Dislike Patrice Evra More Than Any Other Manchester United Player in History?

This one is for all the ABUs (anyone but United) out there. But it goes out especially for Liverpool fans around. Which Manchester United player -- of all the players who have ever stepped on the field for its youth, reserve or first teams -- do you most dislike? Now LFC fans may find it necessary to vote early and often in this one, and that's okay. The Reds meet the Red Devils...

Dalglish: Focus on the football

While an FA Cup fourth-round tie between England's two most decorated clubs who share such a bitter rivalry would be enough to crank up the tension, a new element has been introduced in recent months. The two sets of supporters have taken opposite stances in the wake of Reds striker Luis Suarez's eight-match suspension after being found guilty of racially abusing United...

Ferguson: Players must behave

The sides meet this weekend for the first time since the spat between Luis Suarez and United left-back Patrice Evra, for which the Liverpool striker was banned for eight matches after being found guilty of racist comments. Ferguson is eager for the game to make headlines for the right reasons, though. "As (Liverpool captain) Steven Gerrard said, there is a responsibility on...

Luis Suarez hails 'spectacular' Liverpool fans after FA Cup win over Manchester United (

The striker publicly celebrated the 2-1 win by posting a picture and a note to fans on his website, while match-winner Kuyt enjoyed scoring against rivals in front of the Kop again

Fan arrested over alleged racist gesture

A 59-year-old man was arrested following an alleged racially aggravated public order offense at Saturday's FA Cup soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United. Merseyside Police said the man from North Wales had been taken to a police station, where he would be questioned by officers, Sky News reported. Police made the arrest after studying TV footage following the...

Police investigate Liverpool fan racism

Merseyside Police are investigating an alleged racist gesture made by a Liverpool fan which was captured on TV footage during the FA Cup fourth-round match with Manchester United at Anfield. It was the first game between the rivals since the eight-match ban imposed on Liverpool striker Luis Suarez after England's Football Association found him guilty of racially abusing United...

Police investigate Liverpool fan

Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round tie between the Reds and Manchester United was the first game between the rivals since the eight-match ban imposed on Liverpool striker Luis Suarez after the FA found him guilty of racially abusing United captain Patrice Evra. Following Liverpool's 2-1 win, it emerged that police were investigating the alleged racist gesture. The image was...

Liverpool v Man Utd reaction

Off-field matters had dominated pre-match proceedings as both sides tried to ease tensions ahead of the first meeting of the two sides since Luis Suarez's eight-match ban for racially abusing Patrice Evra. However, there were very few flashpoints in a game which lacked a little of the ferocity usually seen in such encounters. Dirk Kuyt's 88th-minute goal proved decisive...

Liverpool Fans Stood Out in Saturday's FA Cup Victory Over Manchester United

Liverpool knocked Manchester United out of the FA Cup on Saturday, downing its eternal rivals by a score of 2-1. Although a few players delivered top-notch performances, the LFC supporters at Anfield easily won "man of the match" honors. As with any game between LFC and United, Saturday's meeting was filled with subplots. But none was bigger than Patrice Evra's...

Liverpool Fan Arrested for Impersonating a Monkey

FA Cup clash at Anfield -- A 59-year-old Liverpool fan allegedly impersonating a monkey in what officials are calling a racial taunt aimed at Manchester United's Patrice Evra was arrested today. Spot... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

QPR wants Wigan pair Rodallega and Moses

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... DAILY MIRROR Patrice Evra is ready to step into Saturday's red-hot FA Cup cauldron at Liverpool. Arsene Wenger has called for a ban on Premier League clubs loaning out players over the age of 21....

Merseyside Police confirm they are looking into alleged racist gesture made by fan during Liverpool - Manchester United clash (

Patrice Evra was jeered by sections of the Anfield crowd, but the game passed largely without incident off the field, although allegations have been made against one fan
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