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Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho suspended for 30 days as Uefa investigate failed drugs test

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho's season is officially over after he was suspended for an initial 30 days by Uefa for failing a drugs test.<p>The governing body has opened disciplinary proceedings and the ban is provisional pending the outcome of current investigations. The French defender faces a …

The best hotels for spa breaks in the UK

It wasn’t long ago that a “spa”, even in the flashiest of five-star hotels in Britain, meant a couple of pokey treatment rooms next to the lift shaft doing overpriced, mediocre massages and facials. Until recently, the UK lagged way behind the likes of Austria, Germany, Italy and Hungary – …

Lake District

In it to win it: the difference between Liverpool and Arsenal

<b>I tuned into 606 on the usually excellent BBC Radio Five Live on Sunday night only to be confronted by the worst substitution since Rafa Benitez</b> …

Can Liverpool Win the League?

<b>By Paul Tomkins.</b><b>Part One</b><b>Can Liverpool Win the League?</b>Nearing the halfway mark of the season, rumblings about Liverpool winning the title have begun – …

Satechi’s new compact USB-C hub adds 3 USB ports + SD card slots to single-port MacBooks

<b>Update:</b> Reviewed here.<p>We’ve already seen several crowdfunding campaigns for USB-C hubs to expand the capability of Apple’s 12-inch Retina MacBook, which features a single USB-C port for connecting accessories, and Satechi is joining the scene with its own USB-C hub available now.<p>Available in three …

Sir Alex Ferguson's respect for Eric Cantona revealed in a heartfelt letter he sent after the player's retirement

The former Manchester United manager wrote to the Frenchman after he retired in 1997: 'I keep hoping that I will discover a young Cantona, it is a dream!'<p>A letter from Sir Alex Ferguson to Eric Cantona from eighteen years ago has been revealed by Manchester United on the anniversary of the …

The SBI View: Klinsmann was right to drop Johnson from USMNT roster

Jurgen Klinsmann values having players playing at the highest levels in Europe and competing in the UEFA Champions League, so it couldn’t have been …

Neymar Opens Up About His Relationship with Lionel Messi, His Attitude, More

Barcelona and Brazil superstar Neymar has opened up to Barcelona's official YouTube channel about a myriad of topics.<p>Neymar explains his happy-go-lucky attitude ingrained in him through his Brazilian heritage, the lows of 2014 to the highs of 2015, his relationship with Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi …

Soccer

Jurgen Klopp: Furious football from a witty and winning coach

<b>Liverpool is a working-class club with a proud history but suffers from the burden of expectation - not unlike the Borussia Dortmund that Jurgen Klopp took over in 2008.</b><p>Back then, at Dortmund, there was a gradual, steady improvement rather than a quick fix.<p>Eventually, Klopp's Borussia would simply …

Liverpool made sense for Jurgen Klopp as Bayern Munich were not convinced

In an interview with German weekly paper Die Zeit in 2012, Jürgen Klopp was asked if there were any hopes he had given up on. His answer: "I never …

Soccer

For all Klopp’s undoubted qualities, he is not going to bring back Suárez, is he?

Nothing in Brendan Rodgers’ time at Anfield, with apologies to William Shakespeare, became him like the leaving it. Several dyed-in-the-wool Liverpool supporters of my acquaintance have been none too secretly praying for poor results this past month or so in order that the inevitable end might be …

Soccer

Watch Hugh Jackman Bring Back The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge For 2015

The always eager Hugh Jackman is here to remind us all that the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was not a one-off happening. The movement, which seemed pretty silly but ended up funding an ALS research breakthrough, reached fantastic viral heights only a year ago. Celebrities, civilians, animals, and …

World's Unfriendliest Cities 2015

Score: 76.403<p>Good weather and low-key vibes weren’t enough to keep this Florida city off the diss-list. Travelers expressed disappointment in their …

Luis Suarez names his favourite Premier League player, and it's a former Liverpool teammate

By Paul Morrissey Created on: August 27, 2015 9:26 pm Last Updated:<p>A guest of honour in Monaco today as one of the three nominees for the UEFA Player …