Cymro The White
- Mar 1, 2006
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.Liverpool owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett have confirmed their intention to sell the debt-ridden Premier League club by appointing a new chairman.
British Airways boss Martin Broughton will oversee the sale of the Anfield club, which is Â£237m in debt.
"They've recognised a complete sale is the right thing to do at this stage in time," Broughton told BBC Sport
Paul Ince has resigned as MK Dons manager and will stand down from the role at the end of the season.
Ince said a reduction in funds for next season was the reason behind his decision to leave.
He told the club website: "I don't feel it will be possible to take the team forward as I would have liked due to the budget cutbacks."
Liverpool striker Fernando Torres will miss the rest of the season following knee surgery.
The 26-year-old, who saw a specialist in Spain on Sunday, has been troubled by the problem for a number of weeks.
A Liverpool spokesman said: "It was decided that he would need surgery on a torn cartilage in his right knee.
"This will be carried out later on Sunday and, as a guide, the usual rehabilitation period for this type of procedure is around six weeks."
Lens insist Pompey are liable for a Â£3.5m payment if the 29-year-old on-loan striker plays against Chelsea.
"The Lens chairman has dug his heels in," Pompey's administrator Andrew Andronikou told BBC Radio 5 live.
"I've asked the player and his agent to go and see Lens and I hope something positive will happen from a meeting."
"MAXWELL, ISN'T THAT A COFFEE?"
"JEAN-CLAUDE DASSIER, HE IS ADORABLE, BUT HE DOESN’T KNOW WHERE A BULL P***** FROM."
"I'D RATHER MY SONS GOT INVOLVED IN SPORT THAN CLASSICAL MUSIC. THAT BORES ME SENSELESS. I’VE GOT NOTHING AGAINST IT, BUT I’D RATHER WATCH CURLING THAN LISTEN TO MOZART."
"I PREFER [ROLLAND] COURBIS TO [CARLO] ANCELOTTI ... GREAT COACHES ARE THE ONES THAT WIN TITLES WITH HALF-GOOD PLAYERS. WITH COURBIS, HE WON PROMOTION TO LIGUE 1 WITH A HALF-MONGOLOID TEAM."
"I COULDN’T CARE LESS, SO LONG AS HE GETS ME INTO THE TOP DIVISION. IF HE’D BEEN SELLING DRUGS OR RAPING YOUNG GIRLS, I WOULDN’T ACCEPT THAT. BUT I DON’T WORRY ABOUT SUCH SILLY THINGS."
"WELL DONE BASTIA. THEY HAVE BIGGER BALLS THAN US. WE HAVE SHRIVELLED OLIVES."
"MONTPELLIER CHAMPIONS? IMPOSSIBLE. ALL I’M WORRIED ABOUT IS THAT WE MIGHT QUALIFY FOR THE EUROPA LEAGUE. THAT’D P*** ME OFF. WHAT A RUBBISH COMPETITION!"
"PEDRETTI RAN THAT GAME IN MIDFIELD. BUT THAT GUY, WHEN HE COMES TO MONTPELLIER, WE’LL LOOK AFTER HIM. HE’S A LITTLE F*****."
"THEY LEAVE MORE BIRDS FOR THE REST OF US."
"MONTPELLIER CHAMPIONS OF FRANCE? IF I WAS MARSEILLE, PARIS, LYON, LILLE OR RENNES, I’D STAB MYSELF IN THE A*** WITH A SAUSAGE! WHAT AN EMBARRASSMENT IT WOULD BE FOR THEM."
What are your thoughts on Paolo di Canio's rant against his young goalkeeper Wes Foderingham?
Good man management which will teach the player a lesson? or complete overreaction to ridicule the goalkeeper in public and has ruined the youngster's career?
Well that is Di Canio's managment style, it didnt work for Leon Clarke last season. It depends on the players temprament, is he going to be devastated by the comments or determined to prove Di Canio wrong.