Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Aug 24, 2016

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Watford and West Bromwich Albion were beaten by third-tier opposition in the English League Cup on Tuesday, while fellow Premier League sides Liverpool and Everton enjoyed big wins in the second round. Chelsea was pushed hard by third-tier Bristol Rovers before also advancing to ...

Jul 22, 2016

Liverpool acquires veteran goalkeeper Manninger

Liverpool has signed veteran goalkeeper Alex Manninger on a short-term contract, the Premier League club said on Friday. The 39-year-old Austrian, who spent five years with Arsenal from 1997-2002, signed on a free transfer after leaving German side Augsburg at the end of last ...

May 21, 2016

UEFA charges Liverpool, Sevilla

UEFA has opened disciplinary cases against Liverpool and Sevilla after fans fought in a poorly segregated section of the stadium before the Europa League final on Wednesday. Rival fans in neighboring blocks of seats clashed behind one goal 30 minutes before kickoff. Only then ...

Sevilla stuns Liverpool to retain Europa League crown

May 19, 2016

Sevilla stuns Liverpool to retain Europa League crown

Spain did it again, Sevilla did it again and Liverpool could do little to turn the tide as a Europa League title slipped away on Wednesday. Sevilla’s thrilling second-half comeback in a 3-1 win ensured the club’s third straight Europa League title, and a ...

Apr 26, 2016

Jury finds Hillsborough Stadium victims 'unlawfully killed'

A jury has found that 96 soccer fans were “unlawfully killed” in the 1989 Hillsborough Stadium disaster because of mistakes by the police. The verdicts mark the conclusion of inquests that lasted more than two years into Britain’s worst sporting disaster. The original verdicts ...

Liverpool stages rally to reach Europa League semifinals

Apr 15, 2016

Liverpool stages rally to reach Europa League semifinals

What the Europa League lacks in glamor it more than made up for in late drama on Thursday. Liverpool reached the semifinals through a stoppage-time winner and Sevilla’s pursuit of a hat trick of titles was kept alive with a shootout success. Shakhtar Donetsk ...

Liverpool eliminates Man United with draw

Mar 18, 2016

Liverpool eliminates Man United with draw

A stunning solo goal by Philippe Coutinho helped Liverpool eliminate great rival Manchester United from the Europa League, while titleholder Sevilla and tournament favorite Borussia Dortmund also reached the quarterfinals with ease on Thursday. Liverpool drew 1-1 with United at Old Trafford to seal ...

Liverpool beats United in first leg

Mar 11, 2016

Liverpool beats United in first leg

Liverpool outclassed Manchester United but relied on two defensive blunders to win 2-0 in a high-profile all-English match in the Europa League last 16 on Thursday, with only David de Gea’s brilliant saves sparing the visitors a heavier first-leg beating. Daniel Sturridge — from ...

United stumbles at West Brom; Liverpool wins

Mar 7, 2016

United stumbles at West Brom; Liverpool wins

Playing with 10 men proved to be no problem for Liverpool in the English Premier League on Sunday. The same cannot be said of Manchester United. Liverpool responded to James Milner’s sending-off in the 62nd minute against Crystal Palace by coming from 1-0 down ...

Man City lifts League Cup

Feb 29, 2016

Man City lifts League Cup

A week after letting in five goals, Willy Caballero made three saves in a penalty shootout against Liverpool to help Manchester City win the League Cup on Sunday and claim its fifth major trophy since 2011. Though the Argentine goalkeeper is the second-choice behind ...

Feb 16, 2016

Liverpool to sign Matip from Schalke

Liverpool has won its struggle to sign giant Cameroon central defender Joel Matip from Schalke on a free transfer at the end of the season, the Bundesliga outfit confirmed on Monday. The 24-year-old has made 239 appearances for Schalke since his debut at 18 ...

Feb 11, 2016

Liverpool owners scrap price hike

Liverpool’s American owners apologized to fans and reversed planned rises in ticket prices on Wednesday, insisting they were not “greedy.” The climb-down came after more than 10,000 Liverpool fans staged a walkout at Anfield during Saturday’s match against Sunderland. Their campaign reached the House ...