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Sports Reporter — Guardian
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Football Weekly podcaster, TalkSport sidekick and purveyor of 'lazy', often 'biased' journalism. Would also trip if collecting an Oscar

Liverpool v Bolton Wanderers: FA Cup - live! — Minute-by-minute report: Will Bolton pull off an FA Cup upset by defeating Liverpool at Anfield? Join Barry Glendenning to find out

Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City: FA Cup - live! — Will the Championship club send top-flight Swansea tumbling out of the Cup in the fourth-round at Ewood Park? Join Barry Glendenning

Emile Heskey: Who’d have thought at 37 I’d be going back to Liverpool — The framed jerseys on the walls of the basement den in Emile Heskey's Cheshire home provide a reminder their owner is in the twilight of a fine career. Thirtysomethings all, El Hadji Diouf rubs shoulders with Nicolas Anelka just above Steven Gerrard. Robbie Keane's hangs over that of Harry Kewell.

Emile Heskey: 'It just clicked with Michael Owen at Liverpool' - video — Barry Glendenning meets Emile Heskey, to talk through his career, from his childhood in Leicester to the present, taking in his success with Liverpool and with England, as well as Heskey Cam, an initiative from his time in Australia which saw a camera trained on him for an entire game.

Kyle Walker hopes Tottenham disappoint his family of Sheffield United fans — Kyle Walker admits he has "mixed emotions" about Tottenham's Capital One Cup semi-final first leg against Sheffield United - his boyhood club from the age of six until he moved to White Hart Lane aged 19. In stark contrast, his family do not. "They're all Sheffield United fans," he laughs.

Liverpool v Chelsea: Capital One Cup semi-final - live!

Tottenham’s Emmanuel Adebayor hoping to repay Mauricio Pochettino — Emmanuel Adebayor insists the relationship between himself and Tottenham's manager, Mauricio Pochettino, could not be better despite rumours to the contrary, describing the Argentinian as one of the most understanding coaches he has played under.

Mauricio Pochettino: Roberto Soldado’s scoring problem is holistic — Mauricio Pochettino showed a marked improvement in his command of the English language when he used the word "holistic" to dismiss the notion that Roberto Soldado's problems in front of goal might be in his head.

The Joy of Six: public apologies — To err is human, to forgive is divine: athlete messes up, then fronts up before the media to express contrition and ask for mercy. In a world where even the most nimble feet are often made from metaphorical clay, the public apology has long been a sporting staple.

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend — Despite the emotional high of beating Everton on penalties in the FA Cup on Tuesday night, any cold analysis of West Ham United's overall performance would focus on the way they let a lead slip for the fourth successive match. Having conceded a late equaliser against Swansea City last Saturday, it was against 10 men this time.
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Jan 25, 2015

Nah, final on Stevie G's birthday. #fate "@tomdaviesE17: West Ham are gonna win the Cup aren't they? It's becoming that kind of season"

Jan 24, 2015

Or the world. Hell on the calves, mind. Sloping floor "@BHarmsworth: @bglendenning And it is probably the best live venue in London."

Jan 24, 2015

Interesting fact: the rent on Brixton Academy is a massive £50 per week til January 2029 and Parkes bought it for £1.

Jan 24, 2015

Chanced across book: Live At The Brixton Academy by Simon Parkes. Superb history of venue + area of Sarf Lahndan i now love

Jan 24, 2015

Ha! Superb! "@lugepravda: Separated at birth/never seen in the same room: Lallana and MacGowan? #LFC #Pogues"

Jan 24, 2015

@tomc_1984 Ha, thanks. It is very kind of you to overlook fact i pointedly didn't predict an upset!

Jan 24, 2015

@PalDosanj Well, @GreggBakowski is a bit nervous. He reckons Bolton will win with goals from Heskey and Spearing. The latter isn't starting

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