Bill Shankly

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Liverpool celebrate winning the 1965 FA Cup in their famous all red kit. File photograph: PA

Ian St John was six years old and his father, Alex, was being carried down the stairs of their Motherwell tenement wrapped in a blanket, a red blanket(...)

Ian St John in action for Liverpool at Anfield in 1968. File photograph: Getty Images

The former Liverpool and Scotland forward Ian St John, who went on to co-host the popular television show Saint and Greavsie with Jimmy Greaves, has d(...)

 Ray Clemence with the England team when they took on  world champions Argentina in a friendly  at Wembley in 1980. Photograph: PA Wire

Former Liverpool, Tottenham and England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has died at the age of 72, the English Football Association has announced. Clemence, (...)

Thiago Alcântara: he should allow Liverpool better to control games without expending the same levels of energy. Photograph: Matt Dunham/EPA

All great sides are haunted by entropy. Even in their most transcendent moments, it is there in the shadows, hissing its insistent question: “What nex(...)

In his 2016 autobiography there’s a typical line from Jack Charlton. He saw someone drinking Coke and said: “What are you drinking that s*** for? Guin(...)

 A Liverpool  fan poses next to Jürgen Klopp street art in the city on Friday. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp has said he is not interested in a statue in his honour or comparisons to great managerial figures in Liverpool’s past because his priori(...)

Robinson in action for Ireland in 1984. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Michael Robinson won. It is important to remember that in the week he lost his life to cancer. Robinson won at football – the medals on the table, cap(...)

Kevin McManamon comes on for Paul Mannion during a Super Eights game against Donegal at Croke Park in 2018. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

For something so obvious, it still came as a bit of a surprise. In early 2016, Dublin’s Kevin McManamon was being interviewed at a league launch event(...)

It has been an absolutely tumultuous start to 2020, to the point where I have informed those around me that I will be turning 24 in 2021 rather than t(...)

Visitors wearing masks take photos near the Olympic rings in Tokyo. The coronavirus outbreak has forced several major events to be cancelled in Japan, which could see the 2020 Summer Olympic Games postponed until later in the year. Photograph: Christopher Jue/EPA

As of Friday lunchtime, all underage Gaelic games in Co Clare have been cancelled in response to the arrival of the coronavirus. But, as things stand,(...)

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