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Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp admits Loris Karius will continue to face criticism after howler in Tranmere friendly

Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp admits Loris Karius will continue to face criticism after howler in Tranmere friendly

Sports
in the spotlight The Reds goalkeeper made another mistake in a pre-season friendly against Rovers Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepts goalkeeper Loris Karius is going to be regularly scrutinised and criticised until he puts together a string of good performances. The German’s handling was back in the spotlight after he spilled a free-kick which allowed Tranmere to score in the Reds’ 3-2 friendly win at Prenton Park. Karius has not had the stress-free pre-season he would’ve wanted Tranmere’s official Twitter account initially posted a video of the howler but quickly took it down. Karius was at fault for two of Real Madrid’s three goals in May’s Champions League final defeat – after which it was reve...
Jose Mourinho responds to Paul Scholes' criticism of Paul Pogba and praises Frenchman's 'top performance'

Jose Mourinho responds to Paul Scholes' criticism of Paul Pogba and praises Frenchman's 'top performance'

Sports
Jose Mourinho has spoken out in defence of Paul PogbaWednesday, April 18, 2018Jose Mourinho has rejected stinging criticism from Paul Scholes on Paul Pogba, insisting the France midfielder produced another "top performance" at Bournemouth.Manchester United prevailed 2-0 in Wednesday's Premier League clash, with Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling on target.Former Red Devils midfielder Scholes insisted Pogba's below-par showing in Sunday's 1-0 home loss to West Brom was "disrespectful" to united boss Mourinho.But Mourinho rejected that critique, choosing instead to praise Pogba for returning to form on the South Coast.Asked to comment on Scholes' criticism of Pogba, Mourinho replied: "I don't agree. I agree that it wasn't a good performance at all (against West Brom); with that I agr...
Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

Technology
Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids, despite child experts who have pressed the company to shut it down and others who question Facebook's financial support of some advisers who approved of the app. Messenger Kids lets kids under 13 chat with friends and family. It displays no ads and lets parents approve who their children message. But critics say it serves to lure kids into harmful social media use and to hook young people on Facebook as it tries to compete with Snapchat or its own Instagram app. They say kids shouldn't be on such apps at all — although they often are. "It is disturbing that Facebook, in the face of widespread concern, is aggressively marketing Messenger Kids to even more children," the Campaign For a Commercial-Free Childhood said in a statement t
North Korea threatens inter-Korean relations could suffer amid criticism

North Korea threatens inter-Korean relations could suffer amid criticism

World
SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- North Korean media has warned its relations with the South could suffer, heavily criticizing Seoul's position on denuclearizing the Korean peninsula.The daily Rodong Sinmun, issued by the North's ruling Workers' Party, published a commentary on Sunday, blasting the South Korean Defense Minister's remark last week that "the North's leadership will be wiped off the map, should it use its nuclear weapons."Defense Minister Song Young-moo had said the South will "strongly respond to North Korea's provocations" while utilizing measures such as sanctions and talks to achieve denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.He called on the international community to "proactively implement sanctions" against the North which he said poses the "most serious and imminent" ...
New Year Honours attract praise and criticism

New Year Honours attract praise and criticism

Entertainment
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been awarded a knighthood for services to music and charity work as the Queen's New Year Honours are announced.It comes 20 years after his bandmate Paul McCartney was knighted, and 17 years after George Harrison turned down an OBE.In a short message, signed off with his trademark phrase, 77-year-old Mr Starr said: "It's great! It's an honour and a pleasure to be considered and acknowledged for my music and my charity work, both of which I love. Peace and love. Ringo."McCartney congratulated his former bandmate on Twitter. He wrote: "Huge congrats Sir Ringo! Sir Richard Starkey has a nice ring to it. Best drummer best pal!"Video:Fab facts about Sir Ringo StarrThere are also knighthoods for Bee Gees co-founder Barry Gibb, former deputy prime minister Nick Cleg...