Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi nominated for top FIFA award

Soccer Aug 1, 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi nominated for top FIFA award

Five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were among the 10 candidates for the FIFA best player award announced Wednesday. United States forward Megan Rapinoe is the favorite for the women's award. Ronaldo and Messi were joined by three Liverpool players, Mohamed Salah, Virgil van ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ronaldo, Salah, Modric finalists for top FIFA honor

Soccer Sep 4, 2018

Ronaldo, Salah, Modric finalists for top FIFA honor

Lionel Messi was left off the shortlist for the FIFA's men's player of the year award on Monday as his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo was named alongside Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah. Messi has dominated the award along with Ronaldo over the past decade, but ...

Salah helps Liverpool ease past Newcastle

Soccer Mar 4, 2018

Salah helps Liverpool ease past Newcastle

Liverpool moved into second place in the Premier League as Egyptian international Mohamed Salah continued his remarkable scoring run in a 2-0 victory at home against Newcastle United on Saturday. Salah scored in his seventh consecutive match and took his Liverpool total for the season ...