Liverpool hoping history doesn't repeat itself as they try to better Rafa

Eight wins from the opening 10 games. 26 points from 30. A best-ever start to a Premier League season. And a testing trip to North London on the horizon. Except we’re not talking about Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. Rewind exactly a decade ago today, and the Reds, then helmed by Rafael Benitez, were preparing for a …

Liverpool star is the full package – and could rival Sami Hyypia as Reds

Sami Hyypia is widely regarded as the biggest bargain Liverpool have picked up in the Premier League era. The giant Finn cost just £2.5million from Willem II in 1999 and served the Reds with distinction for a decade, making 464 appearances and securing a medal haul to cherish. Hyypia is a bona fide Kop legend …

Liverpool fans notice something about Mohamed Salah at Melwood – but there is

Liverpool ran out at Melwood to continue preparations for the weekend’s clash with Arsenal – with Mohamed Salah prompting fears by donning a splint on his hand. The Egyptian emerged for Wednesday evening’s training session with the protective cast around his wrist, leading to worries from some Reds supporters he would be a doubt for …

Fabinho has been brilliant for Liverpool – but Klopp will play Jordan

Liverpool are heading into a huge game against Arsenal this weekend, where will the match be won and lost? It is a massive game for Liverpool – and one that they probably have to win to prove their title credentials. That might sound a little dramatic, but if Manchester City were playing Arsenal away this …

Costco confirms it WILL be taking part in Black Friday 2018 with a whole week

Wholesale retailer Costco has announced it will be taking place in this year’s Black Friday, which takes place next month. The retailer has confirmed its plans on its website where it also promises its customers great savings and unbeatable prices. Black Friday officially takes place on Friday, November 25 but Costco is set to hold …

Xherdan Shaqiri shows his very best at Liverpool as Anfield embraces player

If Xherdan Shaqiri isn’t too careful, he’s going to find himself among the first names on the Liverpool teamsheet. Shaqiri had every right to feel a bit miffed when, having shone so brightly against Red Star Belgrade in midweek following an impressive display at Huddersfield Town a few days earlier, he was back among the …

Everton's summer signings showing their worth on the pitch – but proving

This was undoubtedly a massive summer for Everton. A major clearout was desperately needed at Goodison Park and a new injection of quality added into the squad along with it – not the easiest task for new manager Marco Silva and director of football Marcel Brands to achieve. Last summer was shocking by all accounts, …

Liverpool show first-team character in UEFA Youth League with Curtis Jones

Rhys Williams notched a stoppage-time winner as Liverpool snatched dramatic UEFA Youth League victory against Red Star Belgrade. Williams nodded home an Adam Lewis corner in the 92 minute as the young Reds came from behind to win 2-1 at Langtree Park in St Helens. It was nothing less than Barry Lewtas’ side deserved after …

Everton news and transfers LIVE – Alisher Usmanov 'wanted' at Goodison

Usmanov wanted? Alisher Usmanov’s name is again being linked in connection to Everton today. The billionaire, it is being claimed by The Mirror, is wanted at Goodison Park by chairman Bill Kenwright as he plots to have Usmanov team up with his friend Farhad Moshiri to “recapture the glory days of the 80s”. Alisher Usmanov …