Damien Comolli

Jordan Henderson of Liverpool FC passes the ball during the international friendly match between Adelaide United and Liverpool FC at Adelaide Oval on July 20, 2015
Ex-Liverpool chief: 'Jordan Henderson signing got me sacked'
Damien Comolli puts his sacking as Liverpool's director of football down to stand-in England skipper Jordan Henderson's slow start to life at Anfield.
Oct 11, 18:20
Liverpool Director of Sports Strategy Damien Comolli looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on April 11, 2011
Damien Comolli: 'Liverpool making same mistakes'
Former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli says that the Reds are making the same errors in the transfer window as they did last year.
Jul 24, 06:11
Liverpool Director of Sports Strategy Damien Comolli looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on April 11, 2011
Aston Villa to appoint Damien Comolli as director of football?
Aston Villa are interested in appointing Damien Comolli as director of football, according to a report.
Feb 23, 09:48
Liverpool Director of Sports Strategy Damien Comolli looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on April 11, 2011
Damien Comolli: 'Liverpool owners told me Jordan Henderson was a mistake'
Damien Comolli reveals that Liverpool's American owners described the Jordan Henderson purchase as a "massive mistake".
Feb 5, 16:00
Gareth Bale, then of Tottenham Hotspur, celebrates scoring the winning goal against West Ham United on February 25, 2013.
Damien Comolli: 'Harry Redknapp tried to sell Gareth Bale'
Former Spurs director of football Damien Comolli says that Harry Redknapp is afforded too much credit for the radical transformation of Gareth Bale.
Nov 18, 00:35
Harry Redknapp, manager of QPR looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Harry Redknapp: 'Directors of football undermine managers'
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp feels that the role of a director of football can "undermine" the manager at a club, regarding decisions on recruitment.
Nov 15, 05:51
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on October 4, 2014
Damien Comolli: 'Jordan Henderson signing cost me my Liverpool job'
Damien Comolli believes that he was sacked from his position as sporting director at Liverpool due to Jordan Henderson's initial failure to settle at the club.
Nov 6, 08:21
A close-up of Luis Suarez holding his gnashers on June 24, 2014.
Damien Comolli: 'Luis Suarez wants to play for Barcelona or Real Madrid'
Former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli claims that Luis Suarez told him during their time at Anfield that he has always wanted to join Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Jul 1, 10:43
Uruguay forward Luis Suarez puts his hand to his mouth after clashing with Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group D football match on June 24, 2014
Damien Comolli: 'Liverpool should keep Luis Suarez'
Former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli says that the club should keep Luis Suarez at Anfield this season, despite his ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini.
Jun 30, 09:42
Tottenham chairman and businessman Daniel Levy looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on October 6, 2013
Damien Comolli: 'Daniel Levy didn't interfere with Tottenham team selection'
Damien Comolli insists that chairman Daniel Levy "never" interfered with team selection during his time as director of football at Tottenham Hotspur.
Dec 17, 10:53
Liverpool Director of Sports Strategy Damien Comolli looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on April 11, 2011
Damien Comolli: "Greg Dyke's speech was very poor"
Former Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli responds negatively to Greg Dyke's comments about the number of foreign players in the Premier League.
Sep 8, 10:28
Manchester United's Scottish manager David Moyes reacts during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Manchester United at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on September 1, 2013
Damien Comolli: 'Manchester United need a director of football'
Damien Comolli believes that Manchester United need a director of football following their lack of activity in the transfer window.
Sep 5, 09:08
Mesut Ozil of Real Madrid looks on during the pre-season match between Lyon and Real Madrid on July 24, 2013
Damien Comolli: Mesut Ozil is a "massive signing" for Arsenal
Former Tottenham Hotspur director of football Damien Comolli believes that Mesut Ozil will be a "massive" signing for Arsenal this season.
Sep 3, 20:35
Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring his second in the Europa League match against Lyon on February 14, 2013
Damien Comolli: '90% chance Gareth Bale will remain at Tottenham Hotspur'
Damien Comolli says that he is '90% sure' that Gareth Bale will stay at Tottenham Hotspur beyond this summer.
Mar 11, 09:47
Shaun Cummings, Raheem Sterling
Damien Comolli warns Raheem Sterling
Damien Comolli tells Raheem Sterling to stop worrying about money and sign a new deal with Liverpool.
Dec 20, 06:25
Franco Baldini
Franco Baldini being considered for Tottenham Hotspur role
Daniel Levy is reportedly considering former England assistant Franco Baldini for a recruitment role at White Hart Lane.
Sep 20, 17:18
Fernando Torres
Liverpool pondered Fernando Torres return?
Former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli reportedly planned to lodge a bid to bring Fernando Torres back to the club from Chelsea last season before getting sacked.
Sep 18, 09:38
Brendan Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers demanded full control
Brendan Rodgers says that he demanded full control of the day-to-day running of the club, rather than working under a sporting director.
Jun 2, 03:30
Louis van Gaal
Liverpool meet with Louis van Gaal
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has reportedly held formal talks with Louis van Gaal over the Dutchman becoming the club's new sporting director.
May 27, 01:07
Louis van Gaal
Louis van Gaal in line for Liverpool role
Liverpool target Louis van Gaal for the new position of sporting director, according to reports.
May 22, 23:39
Kenny Dalglish
Kenny Dalglish on brink of Liverpool sack?
Kenny Dalglish could be in the Liverpool dugout for the final time today, according to reports.
May 13, 03:36
Andy Carroll
Damien Comolli predicts Liverpool success for Andy Carroll
Former Liverpool director Damien Comolli is confident that "incredible" Andy Carroll will be a success at Anfield.
May 10, 16:14
Damien Comolli
Damien Comolli: 'Clint Dempsey should be at a big club'
Former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli claims that Fulham's Clint Dempsey should be at a "big" Premier League club.
May 2, 00:10
Roy Hodgson
Roy Hodgson not expecting warm Anfield welcome
West Bromwich Albion manager Roy Hodgson is not expecting many pleasant greetings from the Liverpool faithful when he returns to Anfield on Sunday.
Apr 20, 23:03
Harry Redknapp
Harry Redknapp not a fan of directors of football
Harry Redknapp believes that it can be "difficult" for a manager to work with a director of football and does not expect the departure of Damien Comolli to hinder Liverpool's progress.
Apr 14, 02:44
Sir Alex Ferguson
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Apr 13, 09:54
Johan Cruyff
Johan Cruyff linked with Liverpool role
Johan Cruyff emerges as a surprise candidate to be named as Liverpool's new director of football.
Apr 12, 23:21
Tom Werner
Tom Werner explains Damien Comolli sacking
Tom Werner says that Liverpool 'needed' to part ways with Damien Comolli but continue to back manager Kenny Dalglish.
Apr 12, 16:42
Anfield
Liverpool's Dr Peter Brukner leaves club
Liverpool reportedly sack Head of Sports Medicine & Science Dr Peter Burkner after parting company with director of football Damien Comolli earlier today.
Apr 12, 16:18
Kenny Dalglish
Kenny Dalglish sad to see Damien Comolli leave
Kenny Dalglish admits his 'disappointment' in the departure of Damien Comolli and insists that the pair had a "fantastic" relationship.
Apr 12, 11:47
Damien Comolli
Liverpool director Damien Comolli departs club
Liverpool's director of football Damien Comolli will return to France for "family reasons" after leaving the Merseyside club by mutual consent.
Apr 12, 10:47
Kenny Dalglish
Liverpool owners order written evaluation from Kenny Dalglish?
Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group reportedly request that Kenny Dalglish provides written reasons behind the Reds' dire Premier League campaign.
Apr 3, 09:34
Luis Suarez
Liverpool to open talks with Luis Suarez
Liverpool are hoping to open talks with Luis Suarez regarding a contract extension.
Mar 22, 21:55
Liverpool players
Liverpool director Damien Comolli expects quiet summer
Liverpool director Damien Comolli insists that the Merseyside club will not make a repeat of last year's spending spree.
Mar 2, 09:33
Eden Hazard
Liverpool to swoop for Hazard?
Liverpool reportedly consider summer bids for Eden Hazard, Javi Martinez and Seydou Keita.
Feb 28, 09:02
Liverpool players
Damien Comolli: 'Big players want to join Liverpool'
Liverpool's director of football Damien Comolli says that a number of "big players" around Europe are interested in signing for the Reds.
Feb 27, 11:16
Marko Marin
Marin, Barrios linked with Liverpool
Liverpool target Lucas Barrios and Marko Marin as they look to strengthen their side in the transfer window.
Jan 29, 05:58
Raul Meireles
Comolli: Liverpool didn’t want to sell Raul Meireles
Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli denies Raul Meireles' claims that he was forced out.
Sep 13, 09:30
Charlie Adam
Liverpool close to Charlie Adam bid
Liverpool and Blackpool are expected to discuss a transfer for Charlie Adam this weekend.
Jun 24, 12:32



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