Liverpool to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

Soccer Dec 16, 2019

Liverpool to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

Reigning champions Liverpool will return to the scene of last season's Champions League triumph after they were drawn against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the competition on Monday, with Manchester City to face 13-time winners Real Madrid. Jurgen Klopp's side will travel to ...

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 ...

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 outlasts Roma, advances to Champions League final

Soccer May 3, 2018

Liverpool outlasts Roma, advances to Champions League final

Liverpool reached the Champions League final after riding its luck to contain a fired-up AS Roma in a 4-2 defeat at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night that sent them through 7-6 on aggregate. The five-time European champion, whichwill face holder Real Madrid in the ...