LIVERPOOL LEGENDS SET TO FACE OFF WITH UNITED LEGENDS

March 1st, 2022

Over the past years, the rivalry between two of English football’s most successful clubs; Manchester United and Liverpool has been a thrilling one. It has involved a lot of clashes and player rivalries but things have changed quite a bit in recent times because City have become the bigger club from Manchester in the recent years. This has been as a result of United largely spending the last couple of seasons delivering somewhat underwhelming and unconvincing performances that have seen them fail to win the English Premier League title in almost ten years now since Sir Alex Ferguson last did so and retired back in 2013.

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The Manchester United vs Liverpool fixture has witnessed a lot of great players in the past, including Cristiano Ronaldo (during his first stint), Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Jamie Carragher, Steven Gerrard, Fernando Torres, Carlos Tevez, the Neville Brothers, and many more. There was always something to look forward to whenever this fixture was fast approaching as it always promised some fierce atmosphere and some heated scenes as well.
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SALAH EXTENDS GOLDEN BOOT RACE

December 22nd, 2021

The Premier League Golden Boot race is Mohamed Salah’s to lose as he continues to show why he’s regarded by many as the best player in the Premier League.The Liverpool attacker has 14 goals in the Premier League this season and he’s five clear of anyone at least.Liverpool talisman Salah went into into the Aston Villa game at the weekend with 13 goals in the league and he was able to take his tally to 14 league goals with the only goal of the game at the midway stage in the second half.

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The pre-match thoughts ahead of the Premier League encounter between hosts Liverpool and Aston Villa was dominated by the return of club legend Steven Gerrard to Anfield in a managerial capacity in the colours of Villa. His team gave a good account of themselves on the defensive front during the game as the Reds needed the brilliance of Salah to unlock the Villa defence. Salah was too tricky for Villa skipper Tyrone Mings who brought him down in the box and was thereafter penalised. Salah made no mistake from the spot kick to give Liverpool a slim win over Villa.
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KLOPP, LIVERPOOL TARGET WIN AT LEEDS

September 26th, 2021

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would be hoping to return to winning ways when he takes his team to face Leeds United at Elland Road later this week. The two clubs face off in a match week four clash billed to take place on Sunday evening.

Klopp and Liverpool began the new Premier League campaign with two straight wins over Norwich City (away) and Burnley (home) before that winning run was halted by title rivals Chelsea in their last game. Liverpool would be hoping to show the winning form in the first two matches of the season when they take on the Whites. The target is to return to winning ways at the expense of Leeds United. Read the rest of this entry »

BENITEZ WANTS TO SIGN BARCA DEFENDER THIS SUMMER

July 17th, 2021

Everton manager Rafa Benitez has reportedly set his sights on Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet and wants to sign him this summer, according to reports from multiple sources. The former Liverpool manager was announced as the new manager of Everton some days ago following the departure of Carlo Ancelotti to Real Madrid some days before. Benitez’s appointment as Everton boss had a lot of tongues wagging, with fans of the Toffees voicing their displeasure at the club’s decision to appoint someone who has once managed their Merseyside rivals, Liverpool.

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However, some of the club’s players, including the management, have all responded to the fans’ concerns, insisting that Benitez has come with the purest of intentions and is eager and willing to work for the success of Everton Football Club. The Spanish manager has, of course, started his duty as the club’s manager and has also started looking out for players that he can sign this summer in a bid to turn the club into a better side next season.
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LIVERPOOL CONFIDENT ARNOLD WILL BE FIT FOR PRE-SEASON

June 15th, 2021

English Premier League giants Liverpool were made two swear earlier this week over the fitness of their defender Trent Alexander-Arnold after the England international right-back suffered a worrying injury while away on international duty with his country. Before being called up to link up with the England national team, Arnold’s performances for Liverpool came under question as England head coach Gareth Southgate questioned whether he would be a good addition to the squad if eventually selected.

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The defender eventually proved that he was capable of representing his country and earned himself a deserved call-up by the boss. Following his inclusion in the initial 26-man squad, he was able to make the final cut and was confirmed to be joining the squad that will be representing England at the Euros.
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DO MANE AND SALAH NEED TO BE BENCHED?

May 5th, 2021

Even though Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp may not fancy the idea, he has been urged in recent weeks to bench his two star players Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah. Both attackers have not performed excellently in recent games and have wasted chances that have cost them games in recent weeks, including in their most recent game against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League.

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Following their mediocre performance for the Reds in the first leg of the tie at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium, Jurgen Klopp’s men fell to a 3-1 defeat in Spain before preparing for the return leg which they also failed to perform well in. Their recent run of poor form has raised questions about their current state of mind, with a lot of people claiming that they should be benched so they can understand that they are not entirely undroppable.
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CARRAGHER PREDICTS THRILLING TITLE RACE

February 7th, 2021

Jamie Carragher has disclosed his preference for a thrilling title race in the Premier League this season. The Liverpool legend talked about the Premier League title race in a chat with GOAL as he said that he wants to see a thrilling title race rather than the one-sided title race witnessed in the last campaign. Ex-Liverpool centre back Carragher was delighted last season when his beloved club ended the long wait for a league title. Liverpool had gone three decades without a league title before they won the Premier League trophy at a canter last term. At the end of last season, Liverpool had eighteen more points than nearest challenger Manchester City. However, Jamie Carragher wants a competitive title race for this season.


The Premier League is at the halfway stage this season and several teams have shown serious title form. The likes of Manchester United, Leicester City, Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have shown that they could challenge for the league title this season. As a matter of fact, nine teams have topped the Premier League this season. Other teams like Arsenal, Everton, Southampton and Chelsea have also spent some time at the Premier League summit in addition to the aforementioned five teams. Read the rest of this entry »

INJURY RETURN DATE SET FOR DEDENDER

December 12th, 2020

The date for the return of Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold from injury has been set according to the latest reports from the stables of the Liverpool Echo. Barring any injury setback, Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to return to the Liverpool squad ahead of the Champions League trip to play Danish topflight team FC Midtjylland in a matchday six clash on December 9.


Trent Alexander-Arnold has not played for either club or country since he sustained a calf injury during the league trip to Manchester City shortly before the international break earlier this month. He was subbed off for veteran player James Milner in the second half of the game as a result of the calf problem. The England international was then ruled out for at least a month due to the aforementioned calf injury.
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Keita, the Toast of Liverpool Fans

October 9th, 2020

 

Naby Keita is the latest player in the red shirt to impress Liverpool fans. Following the club’s 3-1 comeback win earlier this week the Guinea international has become the toast of the defending champion’s followers on social media. 25-year-old Keita started for the Reds and played for 79 minutes before being replaced. During his stay on the field, he looked nippy and impressive. He had 2 shots at the goal and made an equal number of crosses.


Keita has appeared in the starting line-up of all the 3 matches for Liverpool this season. ‘Brilliant’ was the common thread on social media while describing him. Some fans even compared him with the legendary Drogba. 25-year-old Naby Keita joined Liverpool in 2018 from FC Leipzig and in his short career with the Reds; he is already a winner of the prestigious Premiership title. Last season he made 18 appearances for Klopp’s army scoring 2 goals. He also assisted thrice in the club’s engagements in the EPL.
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EPL CLUBS BATTLE FOR WERDER BREMEN STRIKER

April 23rd, 2020

Werder Bremen’s Milot Rashica is attracting interest from the English Premier League. West Ham and Wolverhampton Wanderers are among the clubs who want to sign the 23-year-old at the end of the season.


The Kosovo international has spent over two years in Germany. He made a €7m move from Vitesse Arnhem to Werder Bremen in 2018. He is one of the most highly rated attacking players in the Bundesliga, thanks to his tally of 23 goals and 11 assists in just 64 games for his club. His form has attracted interest from clubs in the EPL.
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