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Ewan MacKenna: Liverpool may have fallen at the last, but theirs is the story of the season.

11th May, 2014

There’s nothing like past predictions for a bit of present perspective. And perspective is badly needed after Liverpool finally gave up a chase as unlikely as it was entertaining in midweek. A rummage through some old newspaper clippings puts their season-long achievement – rather than a season-ending 11 minutes – into the context it deserves.

Back in August, with the countdown on, the media in England gave their views on what was to unfold....

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