Rafa Benitez has NOT beaten Liverpool since 2002 and faces an uphill battle in the Merseyside derby

Liverpool and Everton clash for the 239th time tonight, with Toffees boss Rafa Benitez achieving a feat not seen since 1894 when he takes to the dugout at Goodison Park. The Spaniard, 61, is the first manager in 127 years to take charge of both Merseyside clubs in a derby. Yet Benitez will have little … Read more

Liverpool and Everton copy Klopp & Benitez’s famous facial hair

FAN-TACHE-TIC! Liverpool and Everton fans will copy Klopp & Benitez’s facial hair at tonight’s Merseyside derby with a ‘Battle of the Beards’ By MailOnline Reporter Published: 02:52 EST, 1 December 2021 | Updated: 02:52 EST, 1 December 2021 Everton and Liverpool supporters will clash in a ‘Battle of the Beards’ ahead of the Merseyside derby tonight. … Read more

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp snaps at question after saying Everton derby games are ‘too physical’

A new spin on the term ‘media briefing’ was provided by Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool’s training ground yesterday lunchtime. Klopp, ahead of a big game, is usually garrulous. Even during the era of Zoom — of which Liverpool’s manager was no fan — he could spend 30 minutes in front of the camera dealing with … Read more

Rafa Benitez asks Everton fans to back their out-of-form side in Merseyside derby with Liverpool

Rafa Benitez asks angry Everton fans to back their out-of-form side in Wednesday’s Merseyside derby with Liverpool after Toffees booed their own team after seventh game without a win at Brentford last week Everton go into Wednesday’s Merseyside derby with Liverpool in horrid form A 1-0 loss at Brentford last Sunday was Everton’s seventh game … Read more

Former Liverpool legend Ray Kennedy dies aged 70

Premier League: Former Liverpool and Arsenal legend Ray Kennedy dies aged 70 Premier League: Liverpool and Arsenal legend Ray Kennedy has died aged 70, the Merseyside club confirmed on Tuesday. Kennedy suffered from Parkinson’s disease in the latter stages of his career and for the rest of his life. A statement from Liverpool read: “The … Read more

PETER CROUCH: Liverpool can’t stay under the title radar, but AFCON is a problem

There was an interesting dynamic to the title conversation at the start of this season. Liverpool are always around it these days, and suggesting they had been forgotten would be wrong, but everybody’s eyes seemed to be diverted elsewhere. The headlines came at the other super clubs. Romelu Lukaku returning to Chelsea, Cristiano Ronaldo’s romantic … Read more

Liverpool: Thiago can FINALLY kick on for Jurgen Klopp after two injuries since joining side

As Thiago Alcantara wheeled away in celebration in front of the Kop, arms stretched wide after netting a sumptuous volleyed daisy-cutter against Porto, the Spanish maestro must have had only one thought running through his mind. Surely, this had to be third time lucky.   It has been a frustrating year and a half for the … Read more

Liverpool vs Southampton – Premier League: Live score, team news and updates

Liverpool vs Southampton LIVE: Jurgen Klopp’s men eye chance to go second in the Premier League as Saints look to recovery from Norwich humiliation… plus updates from the rest of the 3pm games By Will Griffee For Mailonline Published: 13:22 GMT, 27 November 2021 | Updated: 14:05 GMT, 27 November 2021 Liverpool welcome to Anfield … Read more

Klopp urges Mané to ‘pay back with football’ when opponents provoke him | Liverpool

Jürgen Klopp has told Sadio Mané to control his emotions when provoked by opponents and “pay them back with football”. The Liverpool manager believes opposition players regularly attempt to antagonise the striker, and was embroiled in a furious row with Mikel Arteta last weekend after the Arsenal bench appealed for a card when Mané caught … Read more