Jürgen Klopp bewildered by criticism of ‘world-class’ Trent Alexander-Arnold | Liverpool

Jürgen Klopp has issued a staunch defence of Trent Alexander-Arnold and claimed criticism of the “world-class” right-back betrays a misunderstanding of how Liverpool play. The Liverpool manager refused to be drawn into a public row over Gareth Southgate’s decision to drop Alexander-Arnold from the England squad that faced Germany, or his insistence that Kieran Trippier’s … Read more

Why a 2021 F1 tactic means Verstappen is unconcerned by Red Bull’s poor practice

Carlos Sainz and Ferrari led the way in the only practice session that really matters for Formula 1’s returning Singapore Grand Prix, while Red Bull was off the pace and lacking laps. But, as we’ll explain, the Marina Bay track’s nature negates these issues for Max Verstappen’s squad and the Dutchman himself is unconcerned. The … Read more

Man City XI vs Manchester United: Predicted lineup, confirmed team news and injury latest for derby

The centre-back was forced off with what appeared to be a hamstring injury while playing for England against Germany during the international break. Pep Guardiola told reporters on Friday: “He is injured. He will be back when he is ready. I don’t know when he will come back but I think maybe 10 days, two … Read more

Christopher Nkunku move lined up after ‘secret medical’

It is thought new head coach Graham Potter has been consulted over the possibility of signing Nkunku next summer, but the 47-year-old understandably steered clear of the subject ahead of his first Premier League game in charge of Chelsea against Crystal Palace today, when he will be without influential N’Golo Kanté and first-choice goalkeeper Edouard … Read more

John Fury says Battle of Britain clash won’t take place until NEXT year

EXCLUSIVE: John Fury says son Tyson and Anthony Joshua won’t fight until NEXT YEAR because a defeat would be ‘financial suicide’ for AJ’s team… but did reveal the Gypsy King WILL battle Luis Ortiz, Andy Ruiz or Filip Hrgovic on December 3 John Fury says Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua won’t take place until next … Read more

The Dolphins failed Tua Tagovailoa. Will any change come of it? | NFL

There was a football game Thursday night between the Cincinnati Bengals and Miami Dolphins. The Bengals won. Tyreek Hill had a gazillion receiving yards. There were plenty of highlight-reel moments. But who cares? All the play calling and blocking and stats pale in comparison to the night’s main storyline. Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa left the … Read more

Arsenal XI vs Tottenham: Confirmed team news, predicted lineup and injury latest for Premier League derby

A rsenal boss Mikel Arteta was coy during Friday’s press conference ahead of the north London derby against Tottenham, with injury question marks over several key players. Thomas Partey (knee), Kieran Tierney (head) and Takehiro Tomiyasu (unknown) all returned early from international duty, while Oleksandr Zinchenko did not join up with Ukraine after missing the … Read more

GRAEME SOUNESS: Harry Maguire has become a lightning rod for Man United’s problems and failings

I certainly knew what getting stick looked and sounded like when I was player. I was part of a very successful team but the way I played — and the perception that I had been naughty on the pitch at times — got me flak. When people are part of a gang or a crowd, … Read more