Boy do Liverpool need this title. I think football romantics want Liverpool to win the league too, and why not? It would be a massive win for Liverpool obviously, but it would be a massive win for the Premier League around the world.
Last December, Tyson Fury was floored in the final round of his heavyweight bout with Deontay Wilder. It looked all over. But somehow, Fury beat the count and not only managed to get back on his feet, but threw a few punches before the bell as well.
The main headlines from an excellent win for Ireland last Tuesday centred on a load of balls, when they should have been about Conor Hourihane's wonderful free-kick and six points from the first two games of the Euro 2020 campaign.
It is only a matter of time before Manchester United announce Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their new full-time manager. I think a deal was already in place and agreed before the stunning Champions League win in Paris but that incredible result will have confirmed it's the right decision.
If Maurizio Sarri was to have any chance of regaining control of the Chelsea dressing room, there was no way he could have selected Kepa Arrizabalaga to play against Tottenham on Wednesday.Whether it was a misunderstanding, rebellion or a goalkeeper simply being a selfish idiot is irrelevant. Sarri might not have much time left at Stamford Bridge, but he still has to stamp his authority on his squad. He might even be tempted not to pick Kepa again this season, and who could blame him?
When the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League was originally made, I think we all feared for Manchester United after they were paired with Paris Saint-Germain. What a difference Jose Mourinho's departure has made to the club and its season.
If they are not already planning to, Manchester United should appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, let him get through this transfer window, help tie down David de Gea and Anthony Martial to new deals and start planning for the summer and next season.
I've lost count of the number of times I was quizzed by coaches and managers in the build-up to a fixture against an Irish team-mate. "Is your mate playing? Is he fit?" In other words, give him a ring and see what you can find out about their team.
Shay Given and Marcus Hahnemann were the best 'keepers I played with, but they were totally different. Shay was a brilliant shot-stopper who you always trusted in one-on-one situations and Marcus was the classic sweeper 'keeper.
If the rumours are true, James Milner won't even spread butter on his toast. It might not be the usual way to prove his professionalism and discipline to his younger team-mates at Liverpool, but I bet it works.
When the last transfer window closed, Tottenham Hotspur became the first club not to sign a single player. With the move from Wembley to the new stadium delayed, that was a big surprise and an even bigger gamble.
These are very testing times for Irish football. These are testing times for Martin O'Neill, his assistant, the players and the supporters. Trying to remain positive after the last two performances is not easy.
From experience, I always feel that in the opening stages of a competitive international it's important to unsettle the opposition, especially if they are missing big players like Denmark were last night.
Settle in. This is going to be another rollercoaster ride. Manchester City and Liverpool going at full pelt, with so many match-winners on show, so many capable of producing that moment of breathtaking brilliance - like Daniel Sturridge at Chelsea last week. And he'll be on the bench today.
Manchester United and Jose Mourinho desperately need a win in the Champions League on Tuesday after the defeat at West Ham yesterday. If they lose that, I don't think the manager will be far away from getting the sack.
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