Liverpool beat Hoffenheim in Champions League first leg

Liverpool beat Hoffenheim in Champions League first leg

Liverpool will take a one-goal advantage back to Anfield for the second leg of their Champions League play-off tie with Hoffenheim after Trent Alexander-Arnold’s free-kick and an own goal earned them a hard-fought victory in Germany. Rookie full-back Alexander-Arnold demonstrated a cutting edge lacking in some of his more experienced team-mates with an expertly taken set-piece that found the bottom corner of the home net in the 35th minute to give him his first goal…

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Liverpool reject £90m Barcelona bid for Coutinho

Liverpool reject £90m Barcelona bid for Coutinho

Liverpool have rejected a bid of 100 million euros (£90m) from Barcelona for Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho. Barca’s second bid for the 25-year-old, which was rejected immediately, comprised an initial 85m euros (£76.8m) plus 15m euros (£13.5m) in add-ons. Liverpool have reiterated that Coutinho – who joined them from Inter Milan for £8.5m in 2013 – is not for sale. Barcelona sold Brazil forward Neymar to Paris St-Germain for a world record transfer of £200m…

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Liverpool want £70m-rated midfielder Keita

Liverpool want £70m-rated midfielder Keita

Liverpool are willing to pay a club record fee to bring RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita to Anfield. Leipzig insist the 22-year-old Guinea international will not be sold this summer after they qualified for this season’s Champions League. Keita has been touted as having a £70m price tag, although he has a £48m release clause in his contract that can be unlocked next summer. Liverpool are yet to bid for Keita, who scored eight league…

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Sugary cereals named and shamed by Liverpool health bosses

Sugary cereals named and shamed by Liverpool health bosses

Health officials have named and shamed what they say are the most sugary breakfast cereals. Some, including Kellogg’s Frosties and Coco Pops, contain three-and-a-half sugar cubes or more per 40g serving, Public Health Liverpool (PHL) found. A seven to 10-year-old’s recommended maximum daily allowance is six cubes. Kellogg’s said it had recently reduced sugar in Coco Pops by 14% and added the recommended portion size for its cereals was 30g. How much sugar is hiding…

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Southampton to report Liverpool over alleged illegal Van Dijk approach

Southampton to report Liverpool over alleged illegal Van Dijk approach

Southampton will report Liverpool to the Premier League over an alleged illegal approach for centre-back Virgil van Dijk, reports BBC Radio Solent. The 25-year-old wants to move to Anfield if he leaves St Mary’s. The £50m-rated Netherlands defender signed a new six-year contract last year, having joined Southampton from Celtic for £13m in September 2015. Liverpool are yet to formally approach Saints to ask for permission to speak to Van Dijk. The Reds refused to…

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Arsenal miss out on Champions League as Man City & Liverpool win

Arsenal miss out on Champions League as Man City & Liverpool win

Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years despite a 3-1 win over Everton on the final day of the Premier League. The Gunners began the day a point behind fourth-place Liverpool and were on course to displace the Reds when they took an eighth-minute lead. But Liverpool, needing a win to ensure fourth, broke Middlesbrough resistance just before the break, and won 3-0. Manchester City claimed third…

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Liverpool go third with Firmino winner at West Brom

Liverpool go third with Firmino winner at West Brom

Roberto Firmino scored a winner for the second weekend running as Liverpool beat West Brom to go third in the Premier League. The Brazil striker headed in at the end of the first half after Lucas Leiva had glanced on James Milner’s free-kick. Milner volleyed over after half-time, and Simon Mignolet saved with his legs from Matt Phillips at the other end. Late on, Alberto Moreno missed an empty goal from 40 yards after Albion…

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Man City to host Liverpool in Women's FA Cup last four

Man City to host Liverpool in Women's FA Cup last four

Manchester City Women will host Liverpool Ladies in the Women’s FA Cup semi-finals, while Chelsea are to visit Birmingham City. Birmingham, winners in 2012, knocked out holders Arsenal on Sunday in the last eight, while Chelsea beat fellow top-flight side Sunderland. Current league champions Man City, who have never reached an FA Cup final, earned a late win at Bristol City. Both semi-finals are scheduled to take place on Monday, 17 April. Liverpool have never…

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