Soccer

Klopp instructed to take Troy Deeney's brutal Liverpool comments on board

Jurgen Klopp has been instructed to take Troy Deeney's Liverpool comments on board following defeat by Watford. The Reds' unbeaten run in the Premier League was dramatically ended when the relegation-threatened Hornets put three past Liverpool without response. Deeney was asked to reveal how Watford worked out a way of doing the one thing no other team has been able to do in the English top-flight this season. And the

Pep Guardiola's touchline reaction after John Stones' Man City mistake

Pep Guardiola is said to have “stormed to his bench” after John Stones’ mistake allowed Mbwana Samatta to hand Aston Villa a lifeline in the Carabao Cup final. Manchester City had earned themselves an early 2-0 lead at Wembley, before Stones tripped over his own feet and sent Anwar El-Ghazi free down the left-hand side. The Egyptian’s cross was then headed home by Samatta, sparking a fightback from Villa which

Georginio Wijnaldum sends message to Liverpool teammates after Watford defeat

Georginio Wijnaldum has told his Liverpool teammates to 'learn and improve' from the Watford defeat that ended their unbeaten run. Liverpool were out of sorts from the side which has raced 22 points clear at the top of the table, as they were beaten convincingly by the Hornets in a 3-0 scoreline . The Reds had gone 44 Premier League games unbeaten prior to the loss, having not lost in

Everton vs Manchester United: Premier League confirm why VAR ruled out Dominic Calvert-Lewin goal

Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s late goal for Everton against Manchester United was disallowed as Gylfi Sigurdsson was considered to be offside and interfering with play, the Premier League has confirmed. Calvert-Lewin believed he had taken all three points for his side at Goodison Park when his stoppage-time shot deflected off Harry Maguire and beat United goalkeeper David de Gea. Sigurdsson was sat on the ground in front of De Gea in an

Sampdoria v Hellas Verona to be behind closed doors due to coronavirus

Sampdoria clash with Hellas Verona becomes first Serie A clash to be held behind closed doors due to coronavirus outbreak as Liguria region look to restrict spread of disease Sampdoria’s Serie A match vs Hellas Verona will be played behind closed doors  It becomes the first Serie A match to have no fans due to coronavirus outbreak  Some officials still fear the Serie A season will fail to finish due

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer responds to Roy Keane's brutal criticism of David De Gea

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists David de Gea is still "the best goalkeeper in the world" after Roy Keane suggested he could lose his place in the Manchester United first team. The shot-stopper dropped a clanger in the Red Devils' 1-1 draw with Everton on Sunday when his goal kick was deflected into his net by Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Former United captain Keane slammed the keeper at the half time break, saying

St Johnstone 0-1 Celtic: Ryan Christie strikes late in Scottish Cup

St Johnstone 0-1 Celtic: Ryan Christie strikes late to send defending Scottish Cup champions into the semi-finals, setting up clash against Aberdeen Celtic have reached the Scottish Cup semi-finals after a narrow win on Sunday St Johnstone gave as good as they got for large periods, but Celtic won it late Ryan Christie’s free-kick might have grazed Christopher Jullien on its way in Amid a truly extraordinary palaver about the identity

Steven Gerrard dealt timely boost as Rangers end Man Utd and Arsenal transfer hopes

Rangers have beaten off interest from Premier League clubs, such as Manchester United and Arsenal, to keep hold of Leon King. King is considered among the most exciting young talents in Scotland and that has impressed a raft of esteemed clubs, like Manchester City, Tottenham as well as United and the Gunners. It’s the worst I’ve felt by a long way since I came into the job Rangers boss Steven

Premier League European permutations as Man City win Carabao Cup after UEFA ban

Manchester City's Carabao Cup success has offered a European lifeline to the Premier League clubs who are battling for a place in the top four. Pep Guardiola's side beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Wembley on Sunday afternoon , with first half strikes from Sergio Aguero and Rodri eventually settling the final in City's favour. City's victory effectively transfers the European spot on offer for winning the Carabao Cup back to

Graeme Souness backs Chelsea to launch shock move for Manchester United star

Graeme Souness has tipped Chelsea to launch a shock transfer move for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea. Frank Lampard is known to be frustrated by Chelsea’s goalkeeping situation at Stamford Bridge, with 38-year-old Willy Caballero currently starting ahead of £72m club-record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga. De Gea has been a mainstay in Manchester United’s team for almost a decade but he has ensured a frustrating season and made another mistake