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Inspiration.  RIP Anne.
Inspiration. RIP Anne.
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If you didn't know, Anne Williams, the campaigner in chief for justice passed away on Wednesday. Here is a fantastic tribute to her and what a strong wonderful woman she was. YNWA Anne, go on and give your son a hug now.

A great interview of Ian Ayre by Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl. They discuss everything from Suarez to Anfield renovations.

Somehow there are more than three players on the shortlist for PFA player of the year. I'm not quite sure how. In all reality it is likely only a two person race based on RvP's recent slump. Since Bale is also nominated for young player of the year, it might be the easiest thing for them to just split the two, one for Suarez, one for Bale.

The Uruguayan FA have backed Suarez over "the punch" claiming he was, among other things, being groped during the game. Here is the punch if you haven't seen it:

The new kit is set to be launched on the second of May. Here is more info if you are interested. Judging by the leaks, I would hold off on ordering anything but the home kit until you see it. This year's jersey are massively discounted in the online shop right now.

Liverpool announced their preseason tour for 2013, no it doesn't include another trip to the US which is disappointing. However, depending on where they fall out with Europa League qualification, this might be a short preseason. If they get in based on FFP, Liverpool would start their qualifiers in July most likely.