Open training session as Liverpool prepare for Napoli
Champions League holders Liverpool begin the defence of their sixth European Cup title on Tuesday when they travel to Napoli, and Jurgen Klopp’s side prepared for their trip with an open training session at their Melwood base. Liverpool beat Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur in June’s final, and in... Read more
How a club operates on Transfer Deadline Day…
Ever wondered what actually happens on transfer deadline day? Football clubs try, often in vein, to bring in new recruits throughout the summer, but it regularly comes down to the eleventh-hour before their chase ends in success or failure. Transfer deadline day is silly season for teams looking to... Read more
History Lesson: Danny Welbeck scores his first England goal
England flew off to the Euro 2012 finals in confident mood after Danny Welbeck scores his first England goal in a 1-0 win over Belgium at Wembley on this day four years ago. On This Day – 2 June 2012 England 1 – 0 Belgium Friendly Wembley Stadium, London... Read more
History Lesson: Steve Bull scores on England debut
On this day in 1989, Steve Bull scores on England debut to help the Three Lions beat Scotland at Hampden Park in the last ever Rous Cup match… On This Day – 27 May 1989 Scotland 0 – 2 England Rous Cup Hampden Park, Glasgow England travelled to Hampden... Read more
Steven Gerrard scores against Salt Lake
He may have missed an early penalty, but watch as Steven Gerrard scores against Salt Lake to help LA Galaxy to a 5-2 MLS victory. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England skipper, popped up in stoppage time on Saturday to glide through the Real Salt Lake defence and slot... Read more
Sweet Skill and Strike from James Rodriguez in Real Madrid training
Check out this Sweet skill and strike from James Rodriguez in Real Madrid training this week. The Colombian ace clearly knows where the goal is as he smashes home a delightful volley at the Madrid training base. Rodriguez, who has notched 20 times for the Spanish giants in La... Read more
Rio Ferdinand’s words of wisdom for England young lions
It’s not easy to keep a group of 15 and 16-year-old lads quiet, but that’s exactly what Rio Ferdinand did. The former England captain gave the latest crop of international hopefuls some words of wisdom before they headed out to take on USA, Brazil and Holland at the Nike Tournament... Read more
He’s hung that one up – Venezuelan levitation celebration!
Who knows what this is all about, but after bagging a fairly decent goal for Venezuelan Primera Division team Zamora, Cesar Martinez’s next bit of magic was during his celebration. And it’s because of that, not his 70th-minute volley, that you have to watch this video clip. Check it... Read more
‘A magical night’ for Wayne Rooney after skipper scores his record 50th goal for England
Wayne Rooney admitted to being nervous as he took his “magical” record-breaking penalty at Wembley Stadium. The England skipper’s 84th-minute spot-kick secured victory over Switzerland and top spot in Group E, but more notably took him to 50 goals for his country, finally surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton’s long-standing record.... Read more
Steven Gerrard retires from international football
Steven Gerrard admitted his decision to retire from international duty was “one of the toughest” of his career but the skipper loked back fondly at his 14-year England career. And while he says he would love to be able to continue playing for his country, with Champions League football... Read more