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Goodnews Liverpool: Why Keita’s AFCON could be over

– – Ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations, Liverpool was expected to be the worst affected Premier League side, missing three key players. While Mohammed Salah (Egypt) and Sadio Mane (Senegal) were almost irreplaceable at Anfield, though, the Reds could do without Nabil Keita (Guinea). However, of the trio, the powerful midfielder has impressed the most. Mane and Salah… Read More
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Sadio Mane isolating after positive coronavirus test

– – Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating. The news comes three days after the club said midfielder Thiago Alcantara had tested positive for Covid-19. Liverpool say the Senegal winger has “displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall”. Mane, 28, played for the Reds in a 3-1 win over… Read More
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Mane fumes at Salah for failing to pass him a ball

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah was at the centre of an angry outburst from team-mate Sadio Mane on Saturday night. Mane was taken off with five minutes to go and was seen to be furious as he took his place on the bench. But it emerged that it was not his substitution that enraged him – but a pass that Salah… Read More
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Champions League draw: Holders Liverpool drawn with Napoli

Holders Liverpool will face Napoli, Salzburg and Genk in the Champions League group stage this season. Premier League champions Manchester City were drawn alongside Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb and Atalanta. Last year’s runners-up Tottenham are in a group with five-time European Cup winners Bayern Munich, plus Olympiakos and Red Star Belgrade. Chelsea must negotiate a group including 2019 semi-finalists Ajax,… Read More
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Salah visits fan who ran into lamp-post chasing his car

Footballers often inspire unswerving devotion, but one boy has felt the full force when he hit a lamp-post while running after Mohamed Salah. Louis Fowler, 11, was trying to get the Liverpool striker’s attention, who was driving out of the club’s training base on Saturday, when he ran into the post. The Reds fan fell and “busted his nose”, his… Read More
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Liverpool beat Norwich 4-1 in EPL opener

Liverpool scored four first-half goals as they started the new Premier League season with a blistering performance to demolish newly-promoted Norwich City at Anfield. Norwich captain Grant Hanley scored the opening goal of the top-flight season when he sliced Divock Origi’s cross into his own net before Mohamed Salah opened his account after a pass by Roberto Firmino. German midfielder… Read More
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Man City beat Liverpool to win Community Shield

Manchester City won the Community Shield on penalties after edging Liverpool in an entertaining game in front of a raucous Wembley. Georginio Wijnaldum’s penalty was saved by Claudio Bravo with Gabriel Jesus scoring the winning kick. The meeting between two outstanding sides did not disappoint. City’s Raheem Sterling finally scored his first goal against his old club when he turned… Read More