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Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus jumps to control the ball during the English Premier League football match between Norwich City and Manchester City at Carrow Road in Norwich, eastern England on September 14, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP)

Manchester City stunned by Norwich as Liverpool stretch Premier League lead

Manchester City succumbed to a first Premier League defeat since January in stunning fashion to newly-promoted Norwich 3-2 on Saturday, as Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the table by beating Newcastle 3-1.
Mohamed Salah scores Liverpool’s third goal. Andrew Powell-Liverpool FC via Getty Images

Jurgen Klopp pleased with Liverpool’s ‘wonderful goals’ during Newcastle win

Liverpool survived an early scare to maintain their 100% record this season, beating Newcastle 3-1 today at Anfield today.
Mohamed Salah scores Liverpool’s third goal. Andrew Powell-Liverpool FC via Getty Images

Free-scoring Liverpool make Premier League history

Free-scoring Liverpool made Premier League history in a 3-1 victory over Newcastle inspired by Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.
Luis Abram's 85th-minute goal gave Peru a 1-0 win and handed Brazil its first defeat since the 2018 World Cup quarterfinals against Belgium.

Luis Abram strikes late as Peru down Brazil

Peru grabbed a slice of revenge for their loss to Brazil in the Copa America final on Tuesday, defeating the five-time World Cup winners 1-0 in a friendly in Los Angeles.
The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.
Liverpool would be lost without star forward Roberto Firmino, according to left-back Andy Robertson.

Andy Robertson: Liverpool would be lost without Roberto Firmino

Firmino continued his impressive start to the season on Saturday, scoring one to become the first Brazilian to 50 Premier League goals, and assisting another in a 3-0 win at Burnley.
Jordan Henderson insisted there was no issue between Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah after Liverpool’s victory at Burnley.

Liverpool skipper plays down Mane/Salah row after win at Burnley

Jordan Henderson insisted there was no issue between Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah after Liverpool’s victory at Burnley.
Roberto Firmino set history as Liverpool thrash Burnley 3-0 at Turf Moor in the week four Premier League encounter on Saturday late kick-off.

Firmino set history as Liverpool thrash Burnley at Turf Moor

Roberto Firmino set history as Liverpool thrash Burnley 3-0 at Turf Moor in the week four Premier League encounter on Saturday late kick-off.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has vowed Liverpool will be ready for an open and attacking match when unbeaten Arsenal travel to Anfield on Saturday.

Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool prepared for attack-minded Arsenal at Anfield

Trent Alexander-Arnold has vowed Liverpool will be ready for an open and attacking match when unbeaten Arsenal travel to Anfield on Saturday.
Sadio Mane is “making a great case to be considered Liverpool’s main man above Mohamed Salah”, says Jamie Redknapp.

Jamie Redknapp: Sadio Mane making a case to be ‘Liverpool’s main man above Mo...

The Senegal international has become a talismanic presence for the Reds and, though he is far from the only one in Jurgen Klopp’s squad, he has been able to maintain the standards he set in the second half of the 2018-19 campaign.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp joked that Adrian's howler on Saturday against Southampton was a rite of passage for shotstoppers with the Anfield club.

Jurgen Klopp backs Adrian after Southampton howler

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp joked that Adrian's howler on Saturday against Southampton was a rite of passage for shotstoppers with the Anfield club.
Sadio Mane feels he is just a lucky boy and that Roberto Firmino deserves the credit for Liverpool's UEFA Super Cup triumph, although it was the Senegal star who struck twice.

Sadio Mane credits Roberto Firmino for UEFA Super Cup double

Sadio Mane feels he is just "a lucky boy" and that Roberto Firmino deserves the credit for Liverpool's UEFA Super Cup triumph, although it was the Senegal star who struck twice.
Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino scores on Liverpool return after Alisson Becker error against Lyon

The European champions welcomed back Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Alisson Becker from their international exertions, but the latter was culpable as Lyon took a fourth-minute lead through Memphis Depay in Geneva.
Divock Origi scored Liverpool's second goal in the Champions League final against Tottenham. GETTY IMAGES

Divock Origi scores again, Bruno Fernandes shines as Liverpool held by Sporting

Divock Origi scored again as Liverpool were held to a 2-2 draw by Sporting CP, with Bruno Fernandes impressing in the friendly on Wednesday.
Liverpool should be in the market for Gareth Bale if they can afford him, says Paul Ince, with the Wales international told he can “reinvent himself” at Anfield on the back of his Real Madrid struggles.

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale told to ‘reinvent himself’ at Anfield

Liverpool should be in the market for Gareth Bale if they can afford him, says Paul Ince, with the Wales international told he can “reinvent himself” at Anfield on the back of his Real Madrid struggles.
Taiwo Awoniyi

CSKA set to meet Liverpool’s £15 million price tag for Nigeria U23 forward

CSKA Moscow ready to meet Liverpool's £15 million asking prices on Nigerian U23 forward Taiwo Awoniyi after another successful loan spell at Belgian side Royal Excel Mouscron.

Copa America: Alisson Becker calls for focus from Brazil after nervy shoot-out success

Star goalkeeper Alisson has urged Brazil to quickly turn their attention to the Copa America semi-finals following a "deserved" victory over Paraguay on penalties in Porto Alegre.
Brazil’s Neymar gestures during a friendly football match against Qatar at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia on June 5, 2019, ahead of Brazil 2019 Copa America. (Photo by EVARISTO SA - AFP)

Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off

Brazil should have been gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a 12-year trophy drought.

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Tanko Yakasai: Lawan Dambazau an exceptional politician

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Florentino Perez: Real Madrid must recover hunger for ‘Madridistas’ to dream

Real Madrid's supporters will only be able to dream about new titles and trophies once the club meet the demands placed on themselves to succeed again, according to club president Florentino Perez.
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David Alaba to miss Champions League clash with thigh injury

Bayern Munich full-back David Alaba is set to miss out on Wednesday’s Champions League opener against Red Star Belgrade after picking up a thigh injury, the club confirmed Sunday.

Group asks court to order President Buhari to appoint NDDC chairman from Delta

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Community Watch of Nigeria (CWN), has prayed a Federal High Court for an order restraining Federal Government from appointing any other person representing any state of the Niger-Delta other than from Delta as Chairman of Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).