Bob Paisley

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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(...)

Liverpool’s rich history of success is always in the background for  manager Jurgen Klopp, often creating unhelpful expectations. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

“We are sometimes the clowns in a circus and you have to perform, perform, perform and if you do, that’s good, but if not . . . boof!” Jurgen Klopp,(...)

Andy King reacts after Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made a last-minute save to deny Leicester City a draw last weekend. – Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images.

If ever there was an example to give to the sponsored souls who believe the game somehow entered a new realm in 1992, and all previous drama was deeme(...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: “Adam Lallana is an important player,  but it is not about just him.” Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp says Liverpool’s rare struggles in front of goal are not connected to Adam Lallana’s absence as the creative midfielder continues his re(...)

The stadiums of Liverpool and Everton, Anfield (foreground) and Goodison Park respectively, separated by Stanley Park in the city of Liverpool. Photograph: Jonathan Webb/Getty Images.

Twenty-four hours in Liverpool: love and laughter, longing and belonging, blue and red, football, football. Never a chore. Scene One: Wednesday night(...)

Cork’s William Egan tackles Lee Chin of Wexford during round two of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship qualifiers. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There comes a time during every major soccer tournament, usually at around the last 16 stage, when the initial thrill of three games a day has passed (...)

Paul McGrath celebrates his goal with Liam Brady, Mark Lawrenson and Ray Houghton during the European Championship qualifier at Lansdowne Road on October 14th 1987. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

In the era of the “what if...” novel, it may be only a matter of time before somebody revisits Jack Charlton’s time as Republic of Ireland manager an(...)

 Stephanie Roche in action for Ireland against the US in a friendly in San Jose in May, a match the home side won 3-0. Photograph: Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Upstairs in the clubhouse named after Bob Paisley, Sunderland Ladies football team are tucking into post-match chicken and steamed veg. There is a col(...)

Gerrard is also only ever going to find himself suffering a crick in the neck gazing up at the Olympian pedigree of those who had the good fortune to play in the glory years. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Farewell then, Steven Gerrard. It has been emotional – not to mention glorious, thrilling and, by the end of a 16-year Liverpool career of operatic hi(...)

Jose Mourinho: Chelsea are not at the top because of an easy run, they are there because their rounded squad has been improved due to  astute buys by a  superb manager.

On August 16th Alexis Sanchez, all €40 million of him, made his Arsenal debut in a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace. Twelve weeks later, the man who bo(...)

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