Advantage Liverpool in title race as Champions League draw sets up nightmare Man City fixture list

JURGEN KLOPP has rarely been short of a smile. But when he watched the Champions League draw his grin would have been as wide as the Mersey. It was not just that Liverpool got the last eight opponents everybody else wanted – Porto. Even having to play the first leg at home will have been a minor inconvenience. The Estadio […]

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Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk next big-money target for sportswear giant Puma

The Liverpool centre-back, 27, has become a global star since arriving at Anfield last season and has put himself in the frame for a lucrative deal. Puma landed a £650million kit deal with Manchester City last week and are looking for players with the right profile for boot contracts. Van Dijk usually uses Nike and wore their boots when he […]

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Liverpool fans go nuts as they realise new Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers can finally win them the league by beating Man City

Rodgers, 46, infamously missed out on the 2013-14 Premier League title with the Reds as they threw away a massive lead at the top the table to hand the crown to Manchester City. A supremely talented team including Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge, Philippe Coutinho and Steven Gerrard came agonisingly close to breaking their Prem duck. However, shock results against Crystal […]

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Liverpool did NOT include recall option in Clyne loan as Klopp facing growing injury list

Jurgen Klopp is fearing a growing injury list can derail his team's Premier League title challenge with three defenders on the sidelines. Clyne had played only 108 minutes for Liverpool in the Premier League this season before completing his move to Bournemouth in January. But the 27-year-old defender would now be a huge help for Klopp, who has to cope […]

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Liverpool Aren't Making This Easy

It was all good just a month ago. In the run-up to Liverpool’s marquee match-up against Manchester City on January 4, the focus wasn’t on staving off its primary challenger, but rather on how much they could distance themselves from Pep Guardiola’s side. Even with a close away loss, Liverpool still had to be the favorites to claim its first […]

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Mock trial for teens aims to encourage them to avoid crime

Teenagers from high crime areas take part in mock crown court trial to show how gangs exploit youngsters and why they should stay on right side of law Fifteen teens spent week with Merseyside Police pretending to be detectives  Group interviewed suspects, played by actors, and looking at DNA evidence Police hope experience will show how gangs exploit youths and […]

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Liverpool ace Ejaria to join Reading after failed link-up with Gerrard at Rangers

Ejaria, 21, will have a medical this morning ahead of a six-month loan to the Madejski Stadium. He returned early from his season-long move to Rangers after growing unsettled in Scotland but is now heading to the Championship. The London-born midfielder was highly rated by Steven Gerrard at Ibrox but allowed him to return when the move did not work […]

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Five Gaelic football teams to watch in 2019

Ahead of the new year, we pick out five teams to watch as they aim to improve on their respective 2018 campaigns. Galway While 2018 finished on a disappointing note for the Tribesmen, the year presented some important milestones: a League final appearance upon their return to Division 1, a Connacht title, and breaking an 18-year wait for both an […]

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Michael Smith beats John Henderson at World Darts Championship

Michael Smith remained on course for a second quarter-final appearance at the World Darts Championship with a 4-2 win over John Henderson. Bully Boy won nine of the last 10 legs to see off The Highlander who had kept pace with the 10th seed but had no answer to the scoring power of Smith, who powered away to a fourth-round […]

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Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson in action on Thursday at World Darts Championship

Michael van Gerwen, Gary Anderson and Michael Smith headline Thursday’s World Championship action, as the third-round comes to a close and the fourth-round gets underway. Here’s what’s in prospect on Thursday at the World Darts Championship… Devon Petersen v Steve West (R3) Devon Petersen and Steve West will sense a huge opportunity to progress through their quarter of the draw, […]

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