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New Liverpool CEO Peter Moore on plans for future development of Anfield and the commitment of the club's owners

Peter Moore today embarks on his first day as Liverpool Football Club's new CEO.

Moore was born in Liverpool and is a life-long supporter of the club. He moves to Anfield from gaming giants EA Sports.

He spoke to ITV Granada's Mike Hall about plans for Anfield and the commitment of the club's owners, Fenway Sports Group.


Win all our games and play Champions League football next season - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he has not set his side a points target this season.

The Reds are chasing a top four finish in the Premier League which brings Champions League qualification. Ahead of today's match at West Brom they are in third place on 63 points - six points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United.

The average points tally for a top-four finish in the last 10 years is 67.

Manchester City accept FA charge

Manchester City have accepted a Football Association charge of misconduct relating to the behaviour of players in last weekend's game against Liverpool.

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The club were charged with failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion following a controversial penalty decision in the second half of Sunday's 1-1 Premier League draw at the Etihad Stadium.

City, who were given until Friday to respond, have now indicated they will plead guilty. The case will be heard by an independent regulatory commission in due course.


Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he's 'no clown'

Liverpool face Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday evening. The two sides met on the opening day of the season at the Emirates Stadium. That match was a thrilling encounter which Jurgen Klopp's side edged 4-3.

The Liverpool manager admits his mood has changed significantly since then with just two wins in 12 matches in all competitions since the turn of the year.

Liverpool FC to leave Melwood training ground

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Liverpool Football Club are planning to leave their Melwood training ground. The club have been at the site in West Derby since the 1950s. A new state of the art training ground will be built at their academy ground in Kirkby. The project would cost around £50m. If the development's approved, it could be completed in two years time.

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“We recognise that Melwood has played a significant role in the club’s success and forms an important part of our history. However, the Melwood site is limited in space and is unable to accommodate our longer-term ambitions, which is why we are exploring options on the Academy site.

– Andy Hughes, LFC

A public consultation is being held next month for local residents and businesses to discuss the proposed plans in more detail.

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