Jurgen Klopp feels the return of Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson “brings quality” to Liverpool as the Anfield side prepare to take on Manchester United. Coutinho made his comeback in Liverpool’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of Southampton on Wednesday after a six-week spell on the sidelines due to an ankle injury, while Henderson is
Former England manager Graham Taylor has died, aged 72. Taylor enjoyed successful spells in charge of Watford and Aston Villa, both of whom he led to second-place finishes in the English top-flight. Those exploits landed him the England job, succeeding Bobby Robson after the national team’s run to the semi-finals of the 1990 World Cup.
Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain spent the most on transfers during the 2015 financial year, while Barcelona and Real Madrid had the game’s highest wage-bills. UEFA’s annual club licensing benchmarking report, released on Thursday, provided a wealth of information on the state of clubs’ finances. It highlighted net transfer spending from Spain’s big two that
Jose Mourinho slammed the FA for not protecting Wayne Rooney after the Manchester United captain became the centre of a media storm while on England duty. The 31-year-old was pictured at a wedding party late at night following the World Cup qualifying win over Scotland. England interim manager Gareth Southgate is believed to have been
Gareth Southgate denied Wayne Rooney’s absence from England’s 2-2 friendly draw against Spain had anything to do with a tabloid story alleging he took part in a heavy drinking session at the team’s hotel. Rooney captained the Three Lions in their 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Scotland on Friday but sustained a minor knee