Klopp's Liverpool surges ahead in title bid

Soccer Nov 11, 2019

Klopp's Liverpool surges ahead in title bid

Even Jurgen Klopp cannot quite believe Liverpool's lead over Manchester City this early in the season. "That's crazy, nine points," the Liverpool manager said. "You cannot imagine that something like this can happen." It's very real after Liverpool beat City 3-1 on Sunday thanks to goals ...

Liverpool's Harvey Elliot cited for mocking Harry Kane

Soccer Oct 12, 2019

Liverpool's Harvey Elliot cited for mocking Harry Kane

A teenage Liverpool player was banned for two weeks on Friday for using a derogatory term during an abusive post on social media mocking Tottenham striker Harry Kane. Harvey Elliott, who is 16 and plays for England's Under-17 side, admitted to a charge of misconduct ...

Liverpool, Man City continue strong starts

Soccer Sep 1, 2019

Liverpool, Man City continue strong starts

Liverpool maintained its perfect start to the Premier League season with a 3-0 win at Burnley to retake first place from Manchester City, which beat Brighton earlier Saturday. Liverpool has now won 13 straight Premier League games, a club record, dating back to last season ...

Ex-England striker Peter Crouch announces retirement

Soccer Jul 12, 2019

Ex-England striker Peter Crouch announces retirement

Former England striker Peter Crouch announced on Friday his retirement from soccer after more than two decades as a professional. The 38-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Stoke City striker spent last season at Burnley but his contract ended last month. Crouch was capped 42 times ...

Soccer Jun 27, 2019

Liverpool sign Dutch teenager Sepp van den Berg

Liverpool on Thursday completed its first signing of the summer with the capture of 17-year-old Dutch defender Sepp van den Berg from PEC Zwolle. The European champions have paid just £1.3 million ($1.7 million) for van den Berg, beating Bayern Munich to the youngster's signature. Van ...

Sagan Tosu's Fernando Torres announces retirement

Soccer / J. League Jun 21, 2019

Sagan Tosu's Fernando Torres announces retirement

Sagan Tosu forward Fernando Torres, a former Atletico Madrid, Liverpool and Chelsea star who won the 2011 World Cup with Spain, announced Friday he was retiring. "I have something very important to announce. After 18 exciting years, the time has come to put an end ...

Liverpool, Tottenham boast loyal Japanese support

Soccer May 29, 2019

Liverpool, Tottenham boast loyal Japanese support

by Dan Orlowitz

When Liverpool and Tottenham enter the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium pitch on Saturday night for the UEFA Champions League final, the 67,000 fans in Madrid won't be the only ones rapt with anticipation. Nearly 10,000 km away, Japanese supporters of the two English Premier League clubs ...

Liverpool moves back into top spot

Soccer Apr 27, 2019

Liverpool moves back into top spot

Beating Manchester City to the title might not be the only thing occupying the minds of Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane heading into the final two weeks of the Premier League season. They are battling each other for the Golden Boot, too. Salah and ...