It is nine years since Fenway Sports Group – then New England Sports Ventures – completed their purchase of Liverpool.
Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore believes adding a long-awaited league title to their Champions League triumph is the “barometer of success” by which the club is judged.
England captain Harry Kane has called for “stronger punishments” for racism after the Three Lions were caught up in an abuse storm on Monday night.
N’Golo Kante and Emerson Palmieri are targets for their former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri at Juventus, the Daily Express reports. Sarri is keen to lure France midfielder Kante, and Italy defender Palmieri, as he looks to strengthen his side. Sarri will have a battle on his hands, however. Kante is considered ‘un-transferrable’ by Chelsea manager Frank Lampard, while Palmeiri is in talks for a new contract at Stamford Bridge.
The group which helps UEFA monitor instances of racism at matches across Europe will help it build a “legally safe” case to prosecute Bulgaria after the abusive chanting during their match against England on Monday night.
Gareth Southgate felt England’s players made a “major statement” on and off the pitch by refusing to let the racists win in Bulgaria.
Paddy McNair drew rave reviews from Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill after his brace powered the Green and White Army to a 3-2 friendly win over the Czech Republic in Prague.
Mick McCarthy has admitted he will be thrilled if the Republic of Ireland are locked at 0-0 with Switzerland with 20 minutes remaining of their Euro 2020 qualifier.
Tyrone Mings revealed he heard racist abuse in the warm-up ahead of his England debut as a 6-0 thrashing of Bulgaria was overshadowed by abhorrent behaviour from the home fans.
France coach Didier Deschamps praised Olivier Giroud for delivering under pressure but admits a lack of game time with Chelsea is damaging his international chances.