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Soccer Feb 8, 2019

Liverpool reveals record profit of £162 million

Liverpool has reported pre-tax profit rising to a record £125 million ($162 million), fueled by last season's run to the Champions League final. Turnover rose by £90 million to £455 million in the year ending May 31, 2018, according to extracts of the annual ...

Manchester United dismisses embattled coach Jose Mourinho

Soccer Dec 18, 2018

Manchester United dismisses embattled coach Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho was fired by Manchester United on Tuesday, two days after English soccer's biggest club reached a new low in its disappointing season by losing to Liverpool in the Premier League. Assistant coach Michael Carrick will take charge of the team on an interim ...

English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League

Soccer Dec 12, 2018

English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League

It ended England 2, Italy 0 on a tense night of decisive Champions League group games on Tuesday. Liverpool advanced to the round of 16 by beating Napoli 1-0, though it relied on a stoppage-time save by goalkeeper Alisson Becker. Tottenham is also in Monday's ...

Mohamed Salah goal keeps Liverpool on pace with City

Soccer Oct 21, 2018

Mohamed Salah goal keeps Liverpool on pace with City

Manchester City brushed aside Burnley 5-0 on Saturday but Liverpool kept pace with the champions after Mohamed Salah rediscovered his scoring touch to fire his team to victory against lowly Huddersfield. Earlier, Chelsea — which had been level with City and Liverpool before the weekend ...

Manchester United risks derailment as Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba feud

Soccer Sep 28, 2018

Manchester United risks derailment as Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba feud

Jose Mourinho's astonishing feud with Paul Pogba will take another twist when Manchester United's warring duo head to West Ham, while Chelsea's Eden Hazard bids to inflict more misery on Liverpool. On any other weekend, the showdown between Premier League leader Liverpool and title rival ...

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson signs contract extension

Soccer Sep 4, 2018

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson signs contract extension

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson signed a new long-term contract with the Premier League leaders on Monday. Henderson has emerged as a key figure under Reds boss Jurgen Klopp and the new deal is a reward for the England midfielder's fine form. The 28-year-old has made 283 ...

Torres hopes to put Tosu on map

Soccer / J. League Jul 15, 2018

Torres hopes to put Tosu on map

Fernando Torres wants to put the small southwestern city of Tosu on the soccer map, the former Atletico Madrid and Liverpool striker said Sunday. Speaking at a press conference shortly after landing at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, the new star for J. League side Sagan Tosu ...

Liverpool icon Kenny Dalglish knighted

Soccer Jun 9, 2018

Liverpool icon Kenny Dalglish knighted

Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish was knighted on Friday. The Anfield icon was honored by Queen Elizabeth II for services to soccer, charity and the city of Liverpool. Dalglish, 67, was the only sportsperson knighted in the Queen's Birthday List, while Bournemouth striker Jermain ...