Portugal rely on Ronaldo to get better of Van Dijk
Portugal's meeting with the Netherlands to decide the first ever winners of the Nations League on Sunday sees the unstoppable force of Cristiano Ronaldo face the immovable object in Virgil van Dijk. Ronaldo sat out the early stages of UEFA's new competition to save his 34-year-old legs for his first season at Juventus, but returned…
'Tottenham must capitalise on Champions League run'
The silence at the final whistle lasted only a moment in that end of the stadium before Tottenham's fans stood up to applaud. Their immediate reaction had been disappointment, that Spurs had not played anywhere near to their potential or punished a Liverpool team that had also been subdued and strangely out of sorts. But…
Liverpool's Champions League party moves to England
Liverpool's celebrations stretched long into the night after they became six-time European champions with goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi to beat Tottenham -- and the party was set to move to England on Sunday where tens of thousands of fans awaited the team's return. The 2-0 win in the sweltering Metropolitano Stadium delivered…
'Only the start' - Klopp predicts more good times ahead for Liverpool
A first trophy in seven years for Liverpool, and a first win in seven finals for Jurgen Klopp. The European Cup is heading back to Anfield for the sixth time and their manager is confident there is much more to come. A beaming Klopp revealed after Saturday's 2-0 final victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid…
Mignolet laments sitting on Liverpool’s bench
Simon Mignolet accepts it is ‘not easy’ to be consigned to Liverpool’s bench following the signing of Alisson. The Brazil international became the world’s most expensive goalkeeper when he joined from Roma last July in a deal that could rise to £72.5million, although that fee was then eclipsed by Kepa Arrizabalaga’s switch from Athletic Bilbao…
Suddenly, nobody is talking about Eagles’ goalkeeping ‘crisis’
The goalkeeping department is the most crucial arm of a football team. Sometimes the performance of a goalkeeper determines the fate of his team in crucial games because he is the last...
'I let them down', Karius apologises to Liverpool after final flop
Heart-broken Loris Karius has apologised to Liverpool's shattered stars after his costly mistakes condemned the Reds to defeat in the Champions League against Real Madrid.
Karius relishing Liverpool goalkeeper battle
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has said he has no qualms battling for his place with Simon Mignolet as part of Reds manager Jurgen Klopp's rotation policy.
Klopp offers no guarantees to Karius
Jurgen Klopp has offered Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius no guarantee of a recall after dropping the error-prone German for his side's 3-0 win against Middlesbrough.