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 ...

West Ham ousts Liverpool in Cup

Feb 10, 2016

West Ham ousts Liverpool in Cup

Angelo Ogbonna headed home a winning goal in stoppage time of extra time to give West Ham a dramatic 2-1 victory over Liverpool in their F.A. Cup fourth round replay on Tuesday. Ogbonna’s strike in the 121st minute at Upton Park earned West Ham ...

City starlet Iheanacho takes chance in F.A. Cup

Jan 31, 2016

City starlet Iheanacho takes chance in F.A. Cup

Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham eased into the fifth round of the F.A. Cup on Saturday, as the English Premier League title contenders showed their strength in depth. Though many fringe players got a rare chance to start, none made more of the opportunity ...

Liverpool reaches League Cup final

Jan 27, 2016

Liverpool reaches League Cup final

Juergen Klopp sat behind a wall of Liverpool players and coaching staff, using the reaction of fans to gauge the ebb and flow of the penalty shootout. In the end, the eruption inside Anfield told him everything he needed to know: Liverpool was heading ...