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Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds finish pre-season campaign by making light work of Serie A side

Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds finish pre-season campaign by making light work of Serie A side

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LOOKING GOOD Goals from Roberto Firmino, Georginio Wijnaldum and Daniel Sturridge helped Jurgen Klopp's men past Torino Liverpool rounded off their productive pre-season campaign with a satisfying 3-1 victory over Torino at Anfield. It spells the end of a summer which has seen Jurgen Klopp’s men record some impressive victories including a 4-1 triumph over Manchester United as well as a 5-0 demolition job of Serie A giants Napoli. Daniel Sturridge got himself on the scoresheet to continue his impressive pre-season The Reds, who were playing their first match at their home ground for the first time in almost three months started well and won a penalty when Sadio Mane was upended by Gleison Bremer. However, Fabinho, a penalty-taking speci...
Joey Votto: Reds star apologizes for bashing Canadian baseball

Joey Votto: Reds star apologizes for bashing Canadian baseball

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May 16 (UPI) -- Cincinnati Reds star and Canada native Joey Votto apologized Wednesday for negative comments he made about Canadian baseball. The five-time All-Star was a guest on a Yahoo Sports podcast Tuesday when he made the comments. Votto was asked about fellow Canadian James Paxton throwing a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays on May 8 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. "I don't care almost at all about Canadian baseball," Votto said on the podcast. "I wasn't raised inside of Canadian baseball really ... I'm coming up on half of my life being in the United States working and being supported by American baseball." Votto later repeated that he didn't "care at all" about the fact that the Seattle Mariners pitcher threw the no-no on Canadian soil. "As far as Toronto, and Canadi...
Swansea 1-0 Liverpool: Reds suffer shock loss in Wales

Swansea 1-0 Liverpool: Reds suffer shock loss in Wales

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Swansea produced one of the shock results of the season as Virgil van Dijk's Premier League debut for Liverpool turned into a nightmare.Alfie Mawson struck the 40th-minute winner for bottom club Swansea, pouncing on a poor Van Dijk clearance from a corner that Liverpool's £75million record signing possibly should not have conceded.Liverpool came into this contest unbeaten in 18 games and on a high after ending the unbeaten record of league leaders Manchester City, so few saw this 1-0 defeat coming.It was a frustrating night for Liverpool but they almost rescued a point in stoppage time when Roberto Firmino's header, from a Van Dijk cross, came back off a post.Jurgen Klopp's side dominated possession and territory throughout, but their usual invention and spark were badly missing, with 24-g
Liverpool FC: Virgil van Dijk completes Anfield switch and says Reds are 'perfect match'

Liverpool FC: Virgil van Dijk completes Anfield switch and says Reds are 'perfect match'

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Virgil van Dijk says Liverpool is the "perfect match" for him after his world record move from Southampton was officially completed.The 26-year-old's switch from the Saints was agreed last week, but with the January transfer window now open his deal, understood to be worth £75million - the highest fee ever paid for a defender, is now sealed.The Dutchman told Liverpool's official website: "With the history at the club and everything around it - even the training ground and stuff - it is just a perfect, perfect match for me, and for my family as well."Van Dijk, who has signed what Liverpool have said is a "long-term contract" at Anfield, is not concerned about his price tag weighing heavy.The transfer fee eclipses the £54m spent by Manchester City to sign England full-back Kyle Walker from T
Liverpool FC: Jurgen Klopp delighted Reds created history with 7-0 win over Maribor

Liverpool FC: Jurgen Klopp delighted Reds created history with 7-0 win over Maribor

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Jurgen Klopp was delighted by Liverpool's win over MariborTuesday, October 17, 2017Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp felt his players fully deserved their record-breaking 7-0 Champions League victory in Maribor.Two goals apiece from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino and efforts from Philippe Coutinho, a first club strike from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Trent Alexander-Arnold completed the Reds' best ever away win in European competition.After one win in eight matches, having created but not converted numerous chances, Klopp was delighted to make the breakthrough in style."It will give the players a lot of confidence," he said."I was told about the record after the game and I didn't know about it."The wonderful history of this club can feel like a back-pack at times so it is nice to write our...