Mane's double brings joy back to Anfield

Feb 12, 2017

Mane's double brings joy back to Anfield

The smiles were back at Anfield on Saturday and none was wider than Sadio Mane’s. While the Senegal forward was at the African Cup of Nations in January, his Liverpool teammates plunged into a prolonged slump that has cost them any realistic chance of ...

Hazard, Chelsea run circles around Arsenal

Feb 5, 2017

Hazard, Chelsea run circles around Arsenal

Fusing strength, aggression and pace, Eden Hazard received the ball inside Chelsea’s own half and just kept on running, fending off every frail barrier of Arsenal’s resistance. Laurent Koscielny was the first opponent brushed aside and Francis Coquelin was left spinning, trying forlornly to ...

Chelsea comfortable after Liverpool draw

Feb 1, 2017

Chelsea comfortable after Liverpool draw

Diego Costa’s missed second-half penalty cost Premier League leader Chelsea a victory at Liverpool on Tuesday but a 1-1 draw did little damage to its title prospects as closest rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur dropped points. Spain striker Costa was denied by Liverpool keeper ...

Wolves knock free-falling Liverpool out of F.A. Cup

Jan 29, 2017

Wolves knock free-falling Liverpool out of F.A. Cup

Liverpool’s season continues to implode after second-tier side Wolverhampton Wanderers inflicted the latest setback in the F.A. Cup on Saturday. Wolves won 2-1 at Anfield to cap a week of misery for manager Juergen Klopp. First the team’s challenge for the English Premier League ...

Southampton ousts Liverpool to reach League Cup final

Jan 26, 2017

Southampton ousts Liverpool to reach League Cup final

Liverpool’s season is in danger of unraveling after Juergen Klopp’s team missed out on a place in the English League Cup final following a 1-0 loss to Southampton at Anfield on Wednesday. Substitute Shane Long scored on the counterattack in injury time to seal ...

Rooney's record-setting strike salvages point for United

Jan 22, 2017

Rooney's record-setting strike salvages point for United

Deep into stoppage time with Manchester United facing defeat, Wayne Rooney bent a free kick high over the defense and into the Stoke goal. A point was salvaged for United but the moment carried a far greater significance. It was Rooney’s 250th goal for ...

Jan 21, 2017

Gerrard to coach at Liverpool academy

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard will return to coach at its academy next month, the Premier League club said on Friday. Gerrard had been widely tipped to join the Anfield coaching staff following his decision to leave LA Galaxy after 18 months with the MLS ...

Liverpool advances in F.A. Cup

Jan 19, 2017

Liverpool advances in F.A. Cup

Liverpool managed to eliminate Plymouth on the second attempt in the F.A. Cup on Wednesday, edging past the fourth-tier club 1-0 to reach the fourth round. Liverpool’s Brazilian duo combined for the goal with Lucas heading in from Philippe Coutinho’s corner in the 18th ...

City loses big; United earns draw

Jan 16, 2017

City loses big; United earns draw

Pep Guardiola suffered the largest league defeat of his managerial career as Manchester City was thrashed 4-0 by Everton, while across town Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s late equalizer gave Manchester United a 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday. Goals from Romelu Lukaku and Kevin Mirallas put ...

Jan 13, 2017

Liverpool's Gerrard awaits special civic honor

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is set to receive the Freedom of the City after his outstanding career with the Premier League club. Gerrard, 36, captained Liverpool to Champions League and F.A. Cup triumphs after emerging from the youth academy to become one of the ...