North West England http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23219/all en Soccer-Liverpool's Enrique faces lengthy lay-off http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/soccer-liverpools-enrique-faces-lengthy-lay <p>LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Liverpool defender Jose Enrique faces a six-week lay-off with a torn hamstring, the Premier League club's manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday.</p> <p>The <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/spain">Spanish</a> left back was injured during his side's 3-0 victory against Queens Park Rangers last week.</p> <p>"He has looked fantastic in the games but it looks like he'll probably be out for up to six weeks with his hamstring," Rodgers told the club's website (www.liverpoolfc.com).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/soccer-liverpools-enrique-faces-lengthy-lay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brendan Rodgers CDATA Contact Details Jose Enrique Liverpool Local government in England Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Person Career Quotation Technology XML Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:31:36 +0000 5731125 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Liverpool defender Wisdom signs new long-term contract http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-liverpool-defender-wisdom-signs-new-long-term-contract <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom has signed a new long-term contract, the Premier League soccer club said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The 19-year-old has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign in which he has made 14 appearances after making a goal-scoring debut against Young Boys in the Europa League in September.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-liverpool-defender-wisdom-signs-new-long-term-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> North West England Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:45:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732160 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Suarez admits dive but says is picked on by media http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-soccer-suarez-admits-dive-says-picked-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds comment from Liverpool manager)</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Controversial Liverpool striker Luis Suarez believes he is picked on by the British media but admits that he did dive earlier this season in a Premier League match.</p> <p>In an interview with Fox Sports Latin America, the Uruguayan said he often made headlines because his name sold newspapers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-soccer-suarez-admits-dive-says-picked-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football English footballers Luis Suarez North West England Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:15:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735640 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Liverpool's Sterling charged with assaulting woman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/soccer-liverpools-sterling-charged-assaulting-woman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Liverpool and England winger Raheem Sterling has been charged with assaulting a woman and the case will go to court later this month.</p> <p>The 18-year-old was summonsed to Liverpool Youth Court on Friday on a charge of common assault, the Press Association reported.</p> <p>The Jamaica-born teenager, who lives in Woolton, Liverpool, did not attend the hearing and lawyer Mick Hogan appeared on his behalf.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/soccer-liverpools-sterling-charged-assaulting-woman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom Merseyside North West England Raheem Sterling Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:00:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743273 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Liverpool's Kelly signs new long-term deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/soccer-liverpools-kelly-signs-new-long-term-deal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Liverpool defender Martin Kelly has signed a new long-term contract, the Premier League club said on Friday.</p> <p>The 22-year-old, who has been used primarily at right back since making his debut in 2009, has made 54 first-team appearances for the Merseyside club.</p> <p>"I'm delighted to have signed. It means everything to me and my family. I've been at Liverpool since I was seven, so it's in my heart and I love the club," Kelly said on the club website (<a href="http://www.liverpoolfc.com" title="www.liverpoolfc.com">www.liverpoolfc.com</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/soccer-liverpools-kelly-signs-new-long-term-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English footballers Martin Kelly North West England Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:00:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750397 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Zenit to end Liverpool's European dream - Witsel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/football-zenit-end-liverpools-european-dream-witsel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel believes the Russian champions, with a 2-0 first leg advantage, can progress to the Europa League last 16 at Liverpool's expense on Thursday.</p> <p>Last week Brazilian striker Hulk and verteran midfielder Sergei Semak struck in the space of three second half minutes to leave Liverpool with a mountain to climb at Anfield in the return leg.</p> <p>And Witsel said: "Liverpool are a very good team but we were the better side last Thursday. We clinched a two-goal advantage keeping our net clean in the first match.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/football-zenit-end-liverpools-european-dream-witsel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Belgium Local government in the United Kingdom North West England AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:00:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5759708 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Rising England star given court date http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/football-rising-england-star-given-court-date <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool's rising star Raheem Sterling will stand trial in May over the alleged assault of a woman in the city, a court was told on Friday.</p> <p>Winger Sterling, 18, who made his senior England debut in November, has been charged with common assault after a 27-year-old woman, known to the player, suffered "slight" facial injuries, according to police.</p> <p>Sterling did not attend Friday's hearing at Liverpool Magistrates' Court but entered a formal not guilty plea through his lawyer, Mick Hogan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/football-rising-england-star-given-court-date" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom Merseyside North West England Winger Sterling AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:31:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5770879 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Liverpool have chance of Champions League - Suarez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-soccer-liverpool-have-chance-champions-league-suarez <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds Rodgers quotes)</p> <p>March 8 (Reuters) - Liverpool's pursuit of a top-four Premier League finish this season can really take off with a win against third-placed Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, according to red-hot striker Luis Suarez.</p> <p>Liverpool, in seventh, are 10 points behind fourth-placed Chelsea and 12 in arrears of Spurs with 10 games to go in another mediocre season where Suarez's goalscoring has been the highlight.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-soccer-liverpool-have-chance-champions-league-suarez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in the Netherlands Luis Suarez North West England Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 17:30:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777373 at http://www.globalpost.com Liverpool's Allen set for surgery, misses rest of season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130320/liverpools-allen-set-surgery-misses-rest-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen will have surgery on a long-standing shoulder injury that has ruled him out for the rest of the season, the Merseyside club said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Allen, who pulled out of the Wales squad for their World Cup qualifiers against Scotland and Croatia on Monday, will have an operation on Thursday in an effort to be fit for the start of the next Premier League campaign.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130320/liverpools-allen-set-surgery-misses-rest-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:00:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5788859 at http://www.globalpost.com Liverpool "100 percent" certain Suarez will stay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/liverpool-100-percent-certain-suarez-will-stay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool striker Luis Suarez will remain at Anfield next season, according to the club's managing director Ian Ayre, who has dismissed quotes from the Uruguayan saying he would consider offers from Champions League clubs.</p> <p>According to British media reports, the 26-year-old, who is currently on international duty, said he was very happy at Anfield but if a club "with more prospects of competing in international club competition games" approached him, "they are very welcome".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/liverpool-100-percent-certain-suarez-will-stay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Merseyside North West England Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:46:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5789854 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Rodgers calm over Suarez exit talk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130329/football-rodgers-calm-over-suarez-exit-talk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers on Friday insisted he has no intention of panicking over Luis Suarez's future after the Uruguay striker hinted he would consider an offer from a more successful club.</p> <p>With Liverpool unlikely to qualify for next season's Champions League, many reports have claimed Suarez will be targeted by big-spending Paris Saint Germain, Juventus and Manchester City.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130329/football-rodgers-calm-over-suarez-exit-talk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Football in the Netherlands Local government in the United Kingdom Luis Suarez North West England AFP Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:15:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5797213 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Liverpool announce Thailand visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool announced on Tuesday that they will play a friendly game in Thailand as part of their pre-season tour ahead of the 2013-14 campaign.</p> <p>The five-time European champions will face as yet unnamed opposition in Bangkok's Rajamangala National Stadium on July 28.</p> <p>"We first went to Thailand in 2001 and this will be our fourth visit to the country, which we feel demonstrates our commitment to our fans in Thailand," said Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Religion Technology AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 09:45:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5799122 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Liverpool announce Thailand visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool announced on Tuesday that they will play a friendly game in Thailand as part of their pre-season tour ahead of the 2013-14 campaign.</p> <p>The five-time European champions will face as yet unnamed opposition in Bangkok's Rajamangala National Stadium on July 28.</p> <p>"We first went to Thailand in 2001 and this will be our fourth visit to the country, which we feel demonstrates our commitment to our fans in Thailand," said Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Religion Technology AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 13:46:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5799271 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Liverpool announce Thailand visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool announced on Tuesday that they will play a friendly game in Thailand as part of their pre-season tour ahead of the 2013-14 campaign.</p> <p>The five-time European champions will face as yet unnamed opposition in Bangkok's Rajamangala National Stadium on July 28.</p> <p>"We first went to Thailand in 2001 and this will be our fourth visit to the country, which we feel demonstrates our commitment to our fans in Thailand," said Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Liverpool Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Religion Technology AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:15:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5799292 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Lucas extends Liverpool contract http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/football-lucas-extends-liverpool-contract <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has signed a new long-term contract, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday, without specifying the length of the deal.</p> <p>The Brazil international arrived at Anfield from Gremio in July 2007 and has since made 208 appearances for the club.</p> <p>His progress over the last two seasons has been hampered by injuries, however, and he recently spent four months on the sidelines with a thigh problem.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/football-lucas-extends-liverpool-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brazilian footballers Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Technology AFP Wed, 10 Apr 2013 17:00:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5809133 at http://www.globalpost.com