Category: Liverpool

Liverpool star Oxlade-Chamberlain ‘likely to miss whole season’

London (AFP) – Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to miss the whole of the forthcoming season, with the Premier League club saying Wednesday that they were already aware of the grim scenario. The 24-year-old suffered multiple knee ligament damage during the first leg of the Champions League semi-final against Roma in April and underwent successful surgery eight days later. “The estimated length of his lay-off was not revealed at the time at the request of Oxlade-Chamberlain, who did not want the news to distract from the Reds’ ongoing Champions League run and the excitement surrounding it,” said a Liverpool ... Read more

Liverpool tickets on sale for US summer tour

This season, Liverpool made it all the way to the UEFA Champions League Final. And after taking a break for the World Cup, the Reds will be heading to the United States for a summer tour against glamor opposition. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool team will face three of the most exciting teams in European soccer — Borussia Dortmund (in Charlotte, North Carolina), Manchester City (in New York City) and Manchester United (in Ann Arbor, Michigan). Tickets are now on sale for all three matches. The games will be part of the 2018 International Champions Cup, which will feature the best teams from ... Read more

Quick preview of the 2018 Champions League final

Today, Liverpool and Real Madrid will do battle to decide the winner of the 2018 UEFA Champions League. Liverpool, the tournament surprise package, enter the final looking for their first Champions League trophy since their famous 2005 triumph in Istabul and the failed attempt in 2007. Last year, Real Madrid became the first team to ever successfully defend their UEFA Champions League title and are going for an unprecedented third straight today. This game has everything: storylines, intrigue, and lots and lots of star power. The top 4 scorers in the Champions League should all be playing. With Real Madrid’s ... Read more

Liverpool new third shirt revealed for 2018/19 season [PHOTOS]

Leaked images of Liverpool’s third shirt for the 2018/19 season reveal that the design from New Balance will feature a unique pattern. Released by the experts at FootyHeadlines, the leaked photos and designs show a one-of-a-kind design that will be very interesting to see what it looks like in person and on television. Liverpool’s third shirt for the 2018/19 season has a dizzying design. It reminds me a little of the album cover for Dazzleships by the Liverpool pop-band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. Here’s what we know so far:

Bakayoko shows promise in Chelsea win over Liverpool

A crucial win for Chelsea on Sunday has ensured a battle for top four honors. The win over Liverpool keeps hope alive heading into the final week of the season. Meanwhile, Tottenham suffered a shock defeat to relegation-bound West Brom. The Blues close the gap to just two points, three points behind the Reds with a game in hand. Liverpool were clearly feeling the after-effects of their hard-fought Champions League semi-final clash with Roma. Despite going through to the final, Jurgen Klopp’s side lacked sharpness at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea taking full advantage. Antonio Conte opted for a midfield-three to ... Read more

Klopp confident Liverpool will seal Champions League spot

London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp is confident Liverpool will recover from a disappointing Premier League run to seal qualification for next season’s Champions League in their final game against Brighton. Defeat to Chelsea on Sunday, following damaging draws against Stoke and West Brom, has taken the race for Champions League football next season into the final week of the season. Unless Huddersfield can beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, Liverpool will go into Sunday’s home game against Brighton knowing they must at least match Chelsea’s result against Newcastle, managed by former Reds boss Rafael Benitez. Should they fail, they ... Read more

Goal machine Salah splutters after amazing scoring run

Paris (AFP) – Liverpool goal machine Mohamed Salah was shackled by Chelsea as the Champions League finalists lost 1-0 at the weekend — the third consecutive match in which the Egyptian failed to score. Salah has struck 31 English Premier League goals this season, four more than lone challenger Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur in the race for the Golden Boot. But after an astonishing scoring streak in all competitions this season, which overshadowed all other African stars in Europe, Salah fired blanks against Stoke City, AS Roma and Chelsea. ENGLAND MOHAMED SALAH (Liverpool) It is a measure of the ... Read more

Early predictions for next season’s Premier League title race

It’s not often mid-April when fans get to begin the annual rite of predicting next season’s Premier League champions. While Manchester City galloped out of the gates, they somewhat limped to the finish line. Will Manchester City pick up where they left off earlier this season steam rolling the competition? Or, will another side wrestle the trophy from the blue side of Manchester? Here are my predictions of the most likely title contenders: Manchester City This season’s title winners. Photo credit: AFP Without a doubt, Guardiola’s team will be odds-on favorites to lift the title again next season. They have ... Read more