Liverpool to face Napoli – Juventus clashes with Atletico Madrid

Holders Liverpool will face Napoli, Salzburg and Genk in the Champions League group stage this season. Premier League champions Manchester City were drawn alongside Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb and Atalanta. Last year’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur are in a group with five-time European Cup winners Bayern Munich, plus Olympiakos and Red Star Belgrade. Chelsea must negotiate […]

Klopp urges Liverpool to ‘stay greedy’ for more trophies

Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to ‘stay greedy’ as they look to build on last season’s Champions League triumph. Liverpool were pipped to the English Premier League title by Manchester City – but went all the way in Europe’s elite club competition, beating Spurs in the final in June. But the Anfield boss insists his […]

Liverpool sign goalkeeper Adrian on a free transfer

Liverpool FC have signed former West Ham goalkeeper Adrian following the departure of Simon Mignolet. The Champions League winners announced that Mignolet had left them for Club Brugge in a deal worth £6.4million. That was soon followed by news that Adrian, who was available on a free transfer after leaving the Hammers at the end […]

Peter Crouch retires from football

Former England striker Peter Crouch has ended his playing career aged 38 after more than 21 years as a professional. The former Portsmouth, Aston Villa, Liverpool and Stoke striker was out of contract at Burnley in June. Crouch played for a total of 11 clubs and earned 42 England caps. “If you told me at […]

Fernando Torres retires from professional football

Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old Spaniard has been playing in Japan since leaving Atletico Madrid last year. He scored 81 goals across four seasons with Liverpool and won the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup with Chelsea. A World Cup winner with Spain in […]

Premier League releases fixtures for the 2019-2020 season

Manchester City will start the defence of their Premier League title at West Ham. The 2019-20 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola’s team an opening match at a venue which has proved to be productive for them since 2017. City, who have won successive Premier League titles, have picked up three points in […]

Liverpool to offer Jurgen Klopp new bumper contract

Liverpool are set to extend Jurgen Klopp’s contract following their incredible Champions League triumph. The Anfield manager delivered the club’s sixth European Cup, their first major trophy for seven years, and guided them to a second-place finish in the English Premier League with a record runners-up points tally of 97. Klopp, 51, has three years […]

Fit-again Firmino returns to Liverpool training

Roberto Firmino has given Liverpool a Champions League final boost by returning to training. The Brazil international has missed the last three matches with a thigh problem but was able to take part in the first session of the squad’s pre-final camp in Marbella. Firmino was the first player to arrive on the south coast […]

Liverpool boss refuses to give up on Champions League

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted his side can still reach the Champions League final despite a bruising defeat in Barcelona. The Reds were beaten 3-0 in the first leg of their semi-final tie on Wednesday evening as the hosts’ superior finishing made the difference across a largely well-balanced contest. Having failed to register an away […]

Robbie Fowler named Brisbane Roar manager

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler says his lack of managerial experience ‘doesn’t matter’ after being appointed as the new boss of Brisbane Roar. The 44-year-old – who won 26 caps for England – has signed a two-year contract with the Australian club. Fowler, who scored 183 goals in 369 matches for the English Premier League […]

Liverpool release new 2019/20 home football kit

Liverpool have released their new home kit for the 2019/20 season with a classy nod to the club’s history. The New Balance kit has been modelled on the strip the Reds wore in the 1982-83 season and pays homage to legendary manager Bob Paisley. The red shirt comes with white pinstripes and is accompanied by […]

Spurs and Liverpool reach semi-finals after dramatic night

Tottenham and Liverpool booked their places in the Champions League semi-finals as Man City and Porto exit. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino said: ‘It was unbelievable – the way it finished. I am so happy, so proud.’ ‘In a moment many things happened in your head, the disappointment was massive but they changed the decision.’ ‘That […]

Liverpool’s Shaqiri pulls out of Switzerland squad

Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri has pulled out of Switzerland’s squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Denmark. The national team reported the 27-year-old had a groin problem and had been replaced by Young Boys’ Kevin Mbabu. Despite featuring in every one of Jurgen Klopp’s last seven matchday squads, Shaqiri has not made an appearance […]

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: We’re down to 8

The Champions League quarter-final draw was held at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland, as the remaining teams have learned their fate in the competition. Champions League quarter-final DRAW: Ajax vs. Juventus Liverpool vs. Porto Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester City Barcelona vs. Manchester United The Semi Final path was drawn as well as […]

‘Liverpool are among Europe’s elite again’ – Jurgen Klopp

Last year’s finalists eased into the quarter-finals thanks to two goals from striker Sadio Mane and another from Dutch centre back Virgil van Dijk. “The second half was very mature,” said German manager Klopp. “In the moments we did play football we immediately destroyed the organisation of Bayern. It’s absolutely deserved.” Meanwhile, treble-chasing Barca qualified […]

Mo Salah is Africa’s number one – again

Mohamed Salah has been named African Player of the Year for the second time in succession. Salah defended his crown after scoring 44 goals for Liverpool and Egypt in 2018. He finished as the 2017-18 Premier League Golden Boot winner with 32 goals. ??? K I N G M O [email protected] has been named CAF African Player of the Year for […]