Phil Thompson

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 Liverpool’s players with the Champions League trophy on board a parade bus   in Liverpool, England. Photograph:  Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp predicted one title within four years on his first full day as Liverpool manager in October 2015. He never promised it would be pretty b(...)

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson  warms up with team-mates during a training session at Anfield on Monday ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

The mood in the Liverpool team hotel was understandably bleak following defeat by Sevilla in the 2016 Europa League final. Players were allowed to dri(...)

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(...)

Marco Silva’s Watford have enjoyed a very good start, but not much more than that so far. Photograph: Reuters

Ambitious, astute, broodingly handsome, compared, inevitably, to Jose Mourinho: Portugal’s latest managerial tyro is, according to a report in these p(...)

One of the three goals conceded by  Emma Byrne of Ireland in her side’s defeat to Germany. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Whatever side of the fence you’re on, or even if you’re sitting atop it, the GAA/Sky Sports deal sounded highly majestic on Mario Rosentock’s Giftg(...)