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Liverpool footballer Jon Flanagan sentenced for assault

Image copyright PA Image caption Jon Flanagan has been handed a 12-month community order Liverpool footballer Jon Flanagan has been sentenced to 40 hours of unpaid work and a community order for assaulting his girlfriend. The 25-year-old defender pleaded guilty to common assault by beating of Rachael Wall at an earlier hearing. Liverpool Magistrates’ Court […]

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Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool sent ‘right statement’ with win over Man City

Liverpool 4-3 Manchester City: We could talk about this game in 20 years – Jurgen Klopp Liverpool sent out the “right statement” by ending Manchester City’s Premier League unbeaten run in their first game since selling Philippe Coutinho, says manager Jurgen Klopp. Coutinho’s £142m transfer to Barcelona went through on Monday. Six days later, and […]

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Iago Aspas: Former Liverpool striker denies racially abusing Jefferson Lerma

Jefferson Lerma (left) told Spanish TV after the game: “These racist actions shouldn’t happen” Celta Vigo’s former Liverpool striker Iago Aspas has denied an allegation he racially abused an opposition player. Levante midfielder Jefferson Lerma, 23, claimed Aspas used a racial slur during Celta’s 1-0 La Liga victory on Sunday. After he told Spanish television […]

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Liverpool v Man City: Select your combined XI

Liverpool and Manchester City face each other on Sunday in what will be a meeting of the Premier League’s two most prolific attacks. Leaders City have notched up 64 goals from 22 games this term, while fourth-placed Liverpool have scored 50 times. Mohamed Salah has contributed 17 of those goals for the Reds, while Raheem […]