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English Premier League Allowed to Restart in June Without Fans – UK Government

  The English Premier League will be allowed to resume the 2019-20 season from June 1 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the UK Government. A report Monday from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson states that "cultural and sporting events ...

Henderson Named Player of the Year as Liverpool Dominate BBC Awards

  Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson won the BBC Premier League Player of the Season award Thursday after topping a vote among BBC.com visitors. Henderson received 23 percent of the vote, edging Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane, who garnered 17 percent, and third-place...

Daniel Sturridge says he’s devastated and heartbroken over worldwide football ban

  Daniel Sturridge has been handed a worldwide football ban until June and fined £150,000 after being found guilty of breaching the FA's gambling regulations. The former Liverpool striker,  earlier on Monday terminated his contract with Turkish side Trabzonspor, admitted he is...

Liverpool chief executive says no plans to sign Philippe Coutinho

  Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore has appeared to distance the club from a reunion with Philippe Coutinho by suggesting that the midfielder would no longer fit their style of play under Jurgen Klopp. "If you recall, when he left two...

Liverpool star Sadio Mane named 2019 African Footballer of the Year

  Senegalese international, Sadio Mane, is the CAF African Player of the Year 2019. He won the award beating Liverpool’s teammate, Mohammed Salah and Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez at a ceremony held in Hurghada on Tuesday. Mane, a forward,  has been a...

Liverpool draw Atletico Madrid in Champions League last 16

  Liverpool face a mouthwatering tie against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.   The draw in Nyon has handed Jurgen Klopp a return to the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium where they lifted the European Cup last season.   It represents...

Liverpool ranked third in world ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid

Liverpool have been ranked as the third best team in the world, ahead of the likes of Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. The global football club power rankings have been devised by statistics website FiveThirtyEight. Manchester City are ranked top...

Mohamed Salah’s popularity has caused Islamophobia to drop by 19% – Study

A new study by Stanford University has found that instances of Islamophobia in the city of Liverpool have dropped by 18.9% since Egyptian star Mohammed Salah joined the Anfield giants in 2017. Salah is undoubtedly one of the most popular players...

Mohamed Salah: We’ll fight with everything again next season

Mohamed Salah insists he and his Liverpool teammates will give all they have again next season in pursuit of the Premier League trophy. The Reds ended a record-breaking 2018-19 league campaign in second place with a points total of 97...

Liverpool to play FC Porto in the Champions League quarter-finals

Liverpool have been drawn against FC Porto in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, with the Reds playing home in the first leg. The Reds reached this stage after progressing from a group of Paris Saint-Germain, Napoli and Red Star...
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    After several weeks of sending a ``Save-Our-Souls’’ to the Federal Government, the 286 Nigerians stranded in China as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown...

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  Instead of quelling some of the outrage expressed by demonstrators near the White House who were protesting the killing of George Floyd, President Trump...