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Benfica's Estadio Da Luz ahead of a game against FC Porto (Creative Commons License, Vincenzo Togni,

Liverpool react to Man City signing Haaland with Darwin Núñez

Liverpool signing Darwin Núñez would be the perfect reaction to Manchester City’s acquisition of Erling Haaland. However, Sam McGuire from Twenty3Sport suggests it is simply a result of the Reds well-planned scouting approach rather than an impromptu reaction.
Jordan Henderson and Mohamed Salah speak to the press ahead of the Champions League final 2022 (Declan Carr)

Liverpool captain Henderson doesn’t care who scores in UCL Final… but who do journalists...

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is not bothered who scores in Saturday night’s Champions League final as long as his side win. “It can be anyone. I don’t really care, could be an own goal, as long as we win the game,” he told Merseysportlive.

Samuel Bhatti – the 17-year-old Merseysider breaking through at Crewe

Talented young footballers often find themselves playing a couple of age groups above their own. That's no different for Merseyside-born Samuel Bhatti, who is making his mark at Crewe Alexandra.
Tranmere v Swindon Picture owned by Matt Gilby (author)

John Achterberg on playoff-chasing Tranmere as League Two’s final fixture looms

Tranmere Rovers head into the final weekend of the League Two season knowing that they will need favours from elsewhere if they are to make the playoffs. They must also make sure that they win themselves as they travel away to Leyton Orient for their Matchday 46 fixture.

Klopp criticises UEFA for Champions League final ticket allocation

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised UEFA for only allowing 20,000 Liverpool fans attend the Champions League final in Paris, despite the Stade de France holding an 80,000 capacity. Liverpool confirmed their allocation of 19,618 to supporters yesterday afternoon and it is fair to say it wasn't well received.
Jurgen Klopp during Liverpool 2-0 Atletico Madrid.

“Feeling of euphoria” – Peter Hooton on Klopp’s contract extension

Liverpool fans will be "feeling euphoric" after manager Jurgen Klopp signed a contract extension until 2026. That's the view of Peter Hooton, who spoke to Merseysportlive after Klopp agreed to extend his stay at Anfield to beyond a decade.
Annabel Blanchard for Blackburn 2

Blackburn Ladies star Blanchard calls for more participation in women’s game

Formby's Blackburn Rovers Ladies star Annabelle Blanchard has called for greater opportunities for young girls in football. The 19-year-old emphasised the importance of allowing young girls to have to the chance to seek new sports and interests in school.

Liverpool take 2-0 lead to Spain against Villarreal

Liverpool took a massive step towards the Champions League Final with a 2-0 victory over Villarreal at Anfield in the semi-final first leg. The first real chance of the game came in the 12th minute when Sadio Mane put a...

Merseyside comes together on derby day to tackle food poverty

Liverpool and Everton fans came together to tackle food poverty on derby day, amidst the growing cost of living crisis. The day was characterised by hostility and rivalry on the pitch. However, tribalism was put aside off the pitch as both sets of supporters collected for North Liverpool Foodbank.
Liverpool Under 18's celebrating - courtesy of Lee Jonas

Lee Jonas: “Liverpool U18s have definitely under-achieved this season”

Liverpool Under 18s have lost out on the league to Manchester City in an under-whelming season for the young Reds. Centre-half Lee Jonas looks back on the season with Merseysportlive's Chris Magee.




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