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Liverpool-Atletico match linked to '41 additional' virus deaths – report

May 25, 2020 - 7:02 PM

The Liverpool-Atletico match was the last major football fixture played in England before the coronavirus lockdown

HIATUS. Liverpool players have been on a break since the coronavirus forced sports leagues to shut down. Photo from Twitter/@LFC

UEFA president says Liverpool should be awarded Premier League title

Apr 07, 2020 - 12:57 PM

'Theoretically, they still haven't earned the title but they almost certainly will,' says UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin

VIRTUAL CHAMPIONS. Liverpool's English midfielder James Milner (center) celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Liverpool at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on December 26, 2019. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Liverpool's Milner goes viral, snaps coronavirus gloom

Mar 19, 2020 - 3:55 PM

Premier League star James Milner's 'boring chores' turn into a social media hit as football players find novels way to past time

SENSATION. Liverpool midfielder James Milner (center) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal in a match. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Liverpool left to wait and wonder after coronavirus strikes

Mar 16, 2020 - 8:34 PM

Liverpool is on pace to winning its first Premier League title in 30 years, but the season has been suspended due to the coronavirus

UNSTOPPABLE. Liverpool has been the runaway winner in the Premier League with 27 wins in 29 games. Photo from Instagram/@liverpoolfc

Liverpool left to wait and wonder after virus strikes

Mar 15, 2020 - 5:29 PM

'If it's a choice between football and the good of the wider society, it's no contest,' says manager Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool's title bid grounds to a halt

FULL CONTROL. Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Salah (right) celebrates with teammate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after scoring in their Premier League match against Bournemouth.Photo by Geoff Caddick/AFP

Liverpool bounces back, Arsenal closes gap on top 4

Mar 08, 2020 - 12:28 PM

Liverpool is on the brink of claiming the Premier League title as the Reds bounce back from their 1st Premier League loss this season

BOUNCING BACK. Liverpool is 9 points away of ending its Premier League title drought. Photo from Twitter (@LFC)

'It is not over': Liverpool warns after unbeaten run ends

Mar 01, 2020 - 5:17 PM

‘We don't think it is the biggest catastrophe in world football,’ says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

UPSET. Liverpool's star midfielder Mohamed Salah (left) vies with Watford defenders Craig Cathcart (center) and Christian Kabasele in the showdown that resulted in a shocker. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

Liverpool the team to beat as Champions League returns

Feb 17, 2020 - 5:55 PM

Liverpool is on course for a potential five-trophy haul this season after winning the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup

ENDING LONG DROUGHT. Jordan Henderson and Liverpool coast towards a first Premier League title in 30 years. Photo from Twitter/@LFC

Liverpool in a hurry to end 30 years of hurt

Jan 13, 2020 - 5:18 PM

Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool solidify their hold of the top spot in the Premier League with their 20th win in 21 games this season

ON TOP. Roberto Firmino and Liverpool have collected a league-leading 61 points in the Premier League so far. Photo from Twitter/@LFC

Liverpool thrashes Leicester to open up 13-point Premier League lead

Dec 27, 2019 - 9:07 AM

Still looking unstoppable, Liverpool tightens its grip on the Premier League title race

MAGNIFICENT. Liverpool's English defender Trent Alexander-Arnold (left) puts up a spectacular showing against Leicester. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Liverpool caps memorable year as Firmino seals Club World Cup triumph

Dec 22, 2019 - 11:10 AM

The Club World Cup title is Liverpool's 3rd piece of silverware to go with the Champions League and UEFA Supercup

WORLD CHAMPIONS. Liverpool adds a Club World Cup trophy to its stellar collection in 2019. Photo from Mohamed Salah's Twitter

Japanese star Minamino signs for Liverpool

Dec 19, 2019 - 7:29 PM

The 24-year-old forward Takumi Minamino is believed to have signed a four-and-a-half-year contract

DREAM FULFILLED. Takumi Minamino says it is a dream come true to play in the Premier League. Photo from Twitter/@LFC

Liverpool faces Atletico in Champions League last 16

Dec 17, 2019 - 1:47 PM

Defending champion Liverpool opens the Champions League knockout stage against Atletico Madrid

TITLE DEFENSE. Liverpool aims to defend its Champions League title. File photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Liverpool beat Man City to boost hopes of historic title triumph

Nov 11, 2019 - 4:22 PM

Liverpool solidify their bid for a first Premier League title in 30 years with a nine-point lead over defending champion Manchester City

TRIUMPHANT. Liverpool take down titleholders Manchester City. Photo from Twitter/@LFC

'They just defend': Klopp frustrated as stubborn Man Utd hold Liverpool

Oct 21, 2019 - 7:58 PM

Liverpool see their 17-game winning run in the Premier League snapped

MISFORTUNES. Jurgen Klopp says "pretty much everything went against" Liverpool against Manchester United. Photo from Twitter/@LFC

HIGHLIGHTS: Salah powers Liverpool past Salzburg scare

Oct 03, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Mohamed Salah scores twice to save Liverpool from blowing a three-goal lead

BRACE. Mohamed Salah scores a brace to ensure Liverpool of a win. Photo from Twitter (@LFC)

'We fight for everything': Klopp salutes Liverpool's perfect start

Sep 23, 2019 - 2:25 PM

Liverpool notch their sixth straight league win to move 5 points clear of defending Premier League champion Manchester City

LONG OVERDUE. Liverpool chase their first club title since 1990. Photo from Twitter/@LFC

5 things we learned from the Champions League

Sep 19, 2019 - 10:57 AM

Defending champion Liverpool crashes early as PSG shrugs off the absence of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to tear apart Real Madrid

DOMINANT. Angel Di Maria (center) scores twice against his former club as Paris Saint-Germain thrashes Dani Carvajal and Real Madrid. Photo by Lucas Barioulet/AFP

Liverpool interested in Neil Etheridge

Jun 05, 2019 - 10:39 PM

The 2019 Champions League winner joins the race for Etheridge's signature

BIG TIME. Neil Etheridge is now the center of attention of several Premier League clubs. Photo from Instagram (@neil38etheridge)

HIGHLIGHTS: Alisson Becker stars in Liverpool's Champions League win

Jun 02, 2019 - 8:07 PM

Alisson Becker takes over late in the game to become one of the key players in Liverpool's 2019 UEFA Champions League title run

BEST DECISION. Alisson Becker cops a UEFA Champions League title with Liverpool in his first year with the team. Photo from Liverpool FC

IN NUMBERS: Liverpool's 2018-2019 Champions League win

Jun 02, 2019 - 4:58 PM

Liverpool brings the UEFA Champions League trophy back to Anfield for the first time in 14 years

SIXTH. Liverpool wins the club's sixth Champions League title in Madrid. Photo from Liverpool FC

Liverpool too strong for Tottenham, rules Champions League

Jun 02, 2019 - 9:08 AM

After an injured Mohamed Salah left in tears in last year's final loss, the Egyptian star relishes playing a full role in Liverpool's title romp

GLORY. Mohamed Salah (center) and Liverpool celebrate winning their sixth European crown. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

WATCH: Alisson Becker 'on the other side' in Champions League final

May 31, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Alisson shares what it's like to play for Liverpool – the team that beat his former team in last year's Champions League semis

TRUSTED KEEPER. Alisson Becker relishes his good decision to transfer to Liverpool. Photo from Alisson Becker's Instagram

Liverpool, Tottenham to finally reap rewards of coaches' good work

May 28, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Either Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp and Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino will claim the biggest prize in European football

WATCH: Firmino shoots for Liverpool return in Champions League final

May 27, 2019 - 9:30 PM

Roberto Firmino recovers from injury to nab a slot in Jurgen Klopp's starting 11

THE RETURN. Roberto Firmino is determined to win Liverpool's first UEFA Champions League crown in 14 years. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

'We will go again': Liverpool eye Champions League glory after pain

May 13, 2019 - 1:06 PM

Liverpool fall one point short of winning their first league title since 1990 as Manchester City triumph anew

MORE TO SHOW. Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool are not at the peak of their powers yet. Photo from Liverpool FC's Twitter account (@LFC)

WATCH: Manchester City wins thrilling title race, breaks Liverpool hearts

May 13, 2019 - 12:01 PM

Manchester City becomes the first team in 10 years to retain the Premier League title

Manchester City's Belgian defender Vincent Kompany (C) holds up the Premier League trophy after their 4-1 victory in the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester City at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on May 12, 2019. - Manchester City held off a titanic challenge from Liverpool to become the first side in a decade to retain the Premier League on Sunday by coming from behind to beat Brighton 4-1 on Sunday. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. /

WATCH: Liverpool stuns Barca to make Champions League final

May 08, 2019 - 10:15 AM

Virtually written off, Liverpool shocks Spanish champion Barcelona to complete one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history

GIANTS. Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates with his teammates after scoring their third goal during their Champions league semifinal match against Barcelona. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

WATCH: Liverpool seeks new 'heroes' with Salah out vs Barcelona

May 07, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Liverpool tries to overturn a 0-3 Champions League semifinal deficit versus Lionel Messi and Barcelona

BIG BATTLE. Barcelona star Lionel Messi (right) challenges Liverpool defender Joel Matip in the Champions League semifinal first leg last week. Photo by javier Soriano/AFP

Concussed Salah out of Champions League semis for Liverpool

May 06, 2019 - 8:20 PM

Liverpool face a huge challenge of trying to overturn a 0-3 first leg deficit against Barcelona to reach the Champions League finals for a second straight season

SIDELINED. Mohamed Salah 'feels okay but it is not good enough from a medical point of view,' says Liverpool team manager Jurgen Klopp. File photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

WATCH: Magical Messi double leaves Liverpool on the brink

May 02, 2019 - 10:31 AM

Lionel Messi puts Barcelona within touching distance of the Champions League final

STELLAR. Barcelona star Lionel Messi (left) challenges Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson in another dominating show during the first leg of their Champions League semifinal match. Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP

Liverpool back on top as Man Utd, Arsenal falter in top 4 chase

Apr 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Liverpool blanks Cardiff as Manchester United and Arsenal suffer shock defeats

GOAL SCORERS. Geoginio Wijnaldum (left) and James Miller net in goals for Liverpool's win over Cardiff City. Photo from Liverpool Twitter

Liverpool can't wait for 'proper football' showdown vs Barcelona

Apr 18, 2019 - 5:54 PM

After disposing of Porto, Liverpool sets a semifinal clash versus Lionel Messi's Barcelona for the first time in over a decade in the Champions League

OVERPOWERED. James Milner (right) and Liverpool easily dispose of Jesus Corona and Porto in the Champions League quarterfinals. Photo by Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP

Liverpool oust Manchester City for Premier League's top spot

Mar 18, 2019 - 3:48 PM

Liverpool survive a scare from Fullham to be in the running of ending a 29-year title drought

PACK LEADER. Liverpool gain a two-point advantage over defending champions Manchester City. Photo from Twitter (@LFC)

Premier League's Fab 4 dominate Champions League quarterfinals

Mar 15, 2019 - 10:24 AM

For the first time in a decade, half of the Champions League quarterfinalists are from the Premier League

NEXT ROUND. Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva celebrates with his teammates as Manchester City advances to the Champions League quarterfinals. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

WATCH: Salah seals great day for Egyptian football

Jan 09, 2019 - 10:02 AM

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah bags the African Player of the Year title anew as Egypt wins the Cup of Nations hosting rights

SENSATIONAL. Liverpool star Mohamed Salah tallies 44 goals for Liverpool last season. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

Man City snap Liverpool's unbeaten run to reignite title race

Jan 04, 2019 - 5:21 PM

The champions are now trailing the Premier League leaders by just 4 points

UNBEATEN NO MORE. Fernandinho and Manchester City inflict Liverpool their first Premier League defeat this season. Photo from Twitter (@fernandinho)

WATCH: Klopp hails 'brilliant' Liverpool in Arsenal thrashing

Dec 30, 2018 - 10:08 AM

Roberto Firmino hits a hat trick to take Liverpool 9 points clear at the top of the Premier League

HAT TRICK. Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino shoots from the penalty spot to score his team's fifth goal against Arsenal. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

WATCH: Liverpool tests new title favorite tag

Dec 28, 2018 - 1:06 PM

Arsenal and Manchester City look to challenge Liverpool's title credentials in the next Premier League games

UNBEATEN. Liverpool tries to sustain its perfect run behind star striker Mohamed Salah (right). Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

Liverpool back on top as Shaqiri sinks United, Arsenal's unbeaten run ends

Dec 17, 2018 - 4:13 PM

Xherdan Shaqiri fires two goals off the bench for Liverpool

SPARKPLUG. Xherdan Shaqiri comes off the bench to will Liverpool into victory. Photo from Twitter (@ChampionsLeague)

'Life saver' Alisson, Salah strike take Liverpool into last 16

Dec 12, 2018 - 11:10 AM

Liverpool marches into the Champions League knockout stage behind Mohamed Salah's goal and Alisson Becker’s stunning late save

GAME HERO. Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Salah runs past Napoli defender Mario Rui in their crucial Champions League match. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

Liverpool on the ropes as PSG nears qualifiers

Nov 29, 2018 - 11:24 AM

Paris Saint-Germain takes a big step towards qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages after Neymar helps sink Liverpool

STAR POWER. Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar (left) celebrates with fellow star teammate Kylian Mbappe after scoring a goal against Liverpool FC. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Liverpool to snag Champions League win away from Anfield over PSG

Nov 27, 2018 - 1:26 PM

2018 Champions League runner-up Liverpool needs to prove that it can still pack a punch on the road

REDEMPTION. Liverpool looks to eliminate Paris Saint-Germain from the Champions League playoffs contention. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

PSG optimistic over fitness of Mbappe, Neymar for Liverpool showdown

Nov 27, 2018 - 12:46 PM

Both injured PSG forwards Kylian Mbappe and Neymar are expected to be well in time for the Liverpool clash

GOOD SIGN. Thomas Tuchel says that Kylian Mbappe is getting better everyday. Photo by Valery Hache/AFP

Man City back on top with derby win as Liverpool maintains title pursuit

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:50 AM

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accepts there is now a different in class between the two Manchester clubs

ON TOP. Manchester City returns to the top of the leaderboards. File photo Paul Ellis/AFP

Barcelona through to last 16 as Liverpool suffers shock loss

Nov 07, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Still playing minus Messi, Barcelona qualifies for the knockout stage of the Champions League

DRAW. Inter Milan's Kwadwo Asamoah (left) and Barcelona's Malcom go for the ball during their UEFA Champions League Group B match. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

Chelsea ends Liverpool's perfect start

Sep 30, 2018 - 11:04 AM

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge hits late equalizer after Eden Hazard’s Chelsea strike

PULSATING. Chelsea's Marcos Alonso (bottom) vies for the ball with Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during their English Premier League football match. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Super sub Firmino hands Liverpool flying Champions League start

Sep 19, 2018 - 8:55 AM

Roberto Firmino's last-gasp strike secures Liverpool the win over the star-studded Paris Saint-Germain

THRILLER. Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (center) celebrates with Trent Alexander-Arnold (left) and Mohamed Salah. Photo by AFP

Liverpool signs Alisson in world-record deal

Jul 20, 2018 - 10:38 AM

Brazilian Alisson Becker becomes the world's most expensive goalkeeper after signing a deal worth 72.5 million euros

EXCITED. Goalkeeper Alisson Becker says it's a 'dream come true' to join Liverpool. Photo by Luis Acosta/AFP

Salah signs new long-term contract with Liverpool

Jul 02, 2018 - 7:20 PM

The Egyptian football star gets rewarded after a phenomenal season in the Premier League

DAZZLING. Mohamed Salah (right) holds the second-highest record for total of goals in a season in Liverpool's history. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP