Bill Shankly

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Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, manager Jürgen Klopp  and Virgil van Dijk celebrate after the Champions League semi- final, second leg match against Barcelona  at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Good. Gawd. Almighty. As a man from Govan once put it, “football – bloody hell”. And even if you were raised to regard Liverpool as the Devil’s Sp(...)

A painted mural of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Jordan Street in the city’s Baltic Triangle. Photograph: Getty Images

Three weeks ago, amid a gripping Premier League title race, Phil Scraton and Margaret Aspinall walked into a room at Melwood, Liverpool’s training gro(...)

Then FAI chief executive - now executive vice-president - John Delaney in the crowd watching  Saturday’s game against Gibraltar. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bill Shankly, the late, legendary Liverpool manager, used to say a football team is like a piano. You need eight men to carry it and three who can pla(...)

The soon to be opened George Best hotel on Belfast’s Donegall Square

Only the Best memorabilia will be on display in a soon to be opened Belfast hotel named in honour of the city’s most famous son and one of the most ta(...)

 The Turf pub sign in Burnley  depicts an image of ex-player, Northern Ireland’s James McIlroy, who was instrumental to the club’s league title success in 1960. Photograph:  Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

When Jimmy McIlroy died in August, it was a moment to return to his autobiography, Right Inside Soccer. It was written in 1960 when Burnley had just w(...)

Real Madrid’s Mariano after scoring against Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph: PA

“It’s just a number,” Mariano Díaz said. But it isn’t. Over on the touchline, the fourth official held up the board. Coming off: No 11, coming on: N(...)

 Liverpool fans celebrating in Rome on May 2nd after the team  qualified for the Champions League final. Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

Monday morning, Albert Dock and the Museum of Liverpool is buzzing five minutes after opening. An exhibition, Double Fantasy, about John Lennon and Yo(...)

Arsène Wenger with the Premiership trophy after Arsenal’s unbeaten 2003/04 campaign. Photograph: PA

La Fin. And so the credits finally roll. Like reaching the end of some heaving biopic, it may take a while for Arsène Wenger to feel able to shake him(...)

Manchester City player warming up at Anfield. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

Before the cameras started rolling, Jürgen Klopp could be found in a quieter moment, leaning against the wall inside the tunnel, with the backdrop pro(...)

Swansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal shakes hands with Kyle Bartley after the match. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Carlos Carvalhal saluted his players and told them to dream of Wembley after booking Swansea’s first FA Cup quarter-final appearance for 54 years. Sw(...)

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