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 ...

Liverpool, City win to set up duel for EPL title

Soccer Feb 28, 2019

Liverpool, City win to set up duel for EPL title

The Premier League title race looks to be a duel between Liverpool and Manchester City after the top two collected contrasting home wins on Wednesday and third-place Tottenham lost at Chelsea for a second defeat in five days. Just when questions were starting to be ...