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Best friends, rival coaches: Klopp, Wagner go head-to-head

They’ll stand meters from each other in the technical areas, both wearing tracksuits and maybe baseball caps, both bespectacled, both with similar facial hair, both exuding lots of passion and kicking every ball with their players. Juergen Klopp and David Wagner will be rival managers for 90 minutes at Anfield on Saturday when Liverpool takes…



Germany, England seal World Cup qualification; Poland close

Germany and England booked places at the World Cup in Russia next year, while Poland was made to wait for qualification in Europe despite thrashing Armenia 6-1 on Thursday. Defending champion Germany never looked like missing out as early goals helped it to beat Northern Ireland 3-1 in Belfast, maintaining its perfect record with nine…


Spartak Moscow charged for racist abuse in Liverpool game

NYON, Switzerland — UEFA has charged Spartak Moscow with racist behaviour following alleged monkey chants at a junior game against Liverpool. The charge relates to a UEFA Youth League match in Moscow on Sept. 26, hours before Spartak and Liverpool played in the Champions League. British media reported the monkey chants were believed to be…


A Close Look at Gareth Barry’s Career

On Saturday Gareth Barry racked up his 600th Premier League start when he started for West Bromwich Albion against West Ham in a goalless draw. In doing so, he also overtook Ryan Giggs’ all-time record of 632 appearances in the league, a formidable trait for a professional footballer. But Barry has surpassed that. In 2017, […]


Watch Live Premier League Football as Tottenham host Swansea City at Wembley on BT Sport 1, Saturday 16 Sep 2017, 5:00pm http://tidd.ly/d29b876f

Watch Live Premier League Football as Tottenham host Swansea City at Wembley on BT Sport 1, Saturday 16 Sep 2017, 5:00pm http://tidd.ly/d29b876f


‘It’s Wales, we should expect to win!’ Former Ireland star’s bizarre dig ahead of huge World Cup clash

The Irishman believes Martin O’Neill’s men should travel to Cardiff expecting to win next month via Wales http://ift.tt/2jg8cPB


Ederson a doubt for City Champions League opener after clash

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has allayed concerns over his condition after being carried off during Saturday’s match against Liverpool but he could still miss his team’s Champions League opener. Sadio Mane was shown a straight red card after accidentally catching Ederson in the face with a high boot in a fast-speed collision…


Watford ends Southampton’s unbeaten EPL start with 2-0 win

SOUTHAMPTON, England — Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat gave Watford a 2-0 victory at Southampton on Saturday, ending the south-coast club’s unbeaten start to the English Premier League. Doucoure struck from long range in the 38th minute and Janmaat netted four minutes after coming on as a substitute in the second half. Southampton failed to…


Kane nets first goals of season as Tottenham beats Everton

LIVERPOOL, England — Harry Kane scored his first goals of the Premier League season to help Tottenham beat Everton 3-0 on Saturday. Kane, who has never scored in the top flight in August, struck his 100th goal for Tottenham in all competitions when an unintentional cross-shot swerved into the top corner in the 28th minute.…


Klopp’s worst day as Liverpool coach as Man City wins 5-0

LONDON — Liverpool went from dishing out a humiliation to being on the receiving end of one. A 5-0 loss at Manchester City on Saturday handed Juergen Klopp his biggest loss in two years managing Liverpool. And it quickly punctured the optimism gathering around Liverpool following a 4-0 victory over Arsenal before the international break.…