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Dalglish unhappy at scheduling

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Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has launched a blistering attack on the "disgraceful" fixture scheduling which will see his side play two matches in 48 hours.

The Reds face Manchester City in a 4pm kick-off on Sunday, November 27 before travelling to London for their Carling Cup quarter-final with Chelsea the following Tuesday. Despite attempts to have one of the matches rescheduled the club's efforts have fallen on deaf ears.

"It is disgraceful in this day and age that players are being asked to play a key Premier League game and then a League Cup quarter-final in London just 48 hours later," he told liverpoolfc.tv.

"It seems totally irresponsible as well that the Quarter-finals are scheduled in the same week as Europa League games.

If Stoke had beaten us in the last round and were through to face Chelsea then the tie gets rescheduled for another date - it's as simple as that.

"But when we ask the Football League to move our game to a later date, we're told it's impossible. Where's the logic in that?

"What would have happened if all four of the English clubs playing in the Europa League had got through to the Quarter-finals?

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