Liverpool were facing meltdown last night after their dire financial crisis was exposed.
Rafa's transfer misery as Reds cash worries made clear
Also: The international cricket career of troubled Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds finally seemed to be over yesterday after he was sent home for breaking team rules, including one related to alcohol.
Over and out: Disgraced Symonds sent home for the last time
Get him in a white shirt for good: Real Madrid will lose 30m euros by not signing Cristiano Ronaldo
Liverpool were facing financial meltdown last night.
Also: Carlo Ancelotti has revealed he cannot stand "surly" Fabio Capello.
Manchester United will sell Cristiano Ronaldo - if Real Madrid president Florentino Perez comes up with a stunning £75million.
Also: Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill is facing his second crisis in a week - as a battle looms to keep £20million England winger Ashley Young.
Cristiano Ronaldo will pick up a staggering £26m if Real Madrid do not sign him by the end of the month, it was claimed last night.
Also: England new boy Gary Cahill was involved in a training ground bust-up with former Aston Villa team-mate Gareth Barry yesterday.
Gareth Barry and Gary Cahill clashed in training yesterday on the eve of England's World Cup qualifier here in Kazakhstan.
Also: Wayne Rooney
has warned Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson he is ready to get selfish and demand to be the club's main man next season.
The full extent of Liverpool's financial troubles is laid bare today in a stark warning from the club's auditors about the struggle to meet soaring interest payments.
Also: Playing for England has never been so pleasurable for Wayne Rooney
, but it seemed like a clear message to Sir Alex Ferguson, rather than just another endorsement of Fabio Capello, when they Manchester United forward talked yesterday of national service as a kind of release.
Liverpool's owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett have been warned by their auditors that failure to refinance a £350million loan due next month will threaten the club's ability to operate as a going concern.
Also: Australian cricket was rocked yesterday by the news that Andrew Symonds, thetroubled all-rounder, had been thrown out of their World Twenty20 squad afterbreaking drinking rules in London over the past few days.
Tom Hicks and George Gillett have been warned their ownership of Liverpool will be in "significant doubt" should they fail to refinance their debts on the club next month, after it emerged their parent company, Kop Football (Holdings) Limited, suffered a £42.6m loss last year.
Also: The Football Association and Premier League are under intense pressure to solve a potential fixture list meltdown ahead of next year's World Cup.
Real Madrid are preparing to step up their campaign to sign Cristiano Ronaldo amid suggestions that not signing him would cost the club 30m euros.
Also: Wayne Rooney
said yesterday that after months spent sacrificing his best attacking instincts for Manchester United, he was ready to be more selfish with England.