Liverpool star Mane can equal incredible Lampard statistic against Villarreal

Sadio Mane loves playing in the Champions League for Liverpool and he has equalled yet another fantastic record. In the first leg of Liverpool’s semi-final clash against Villarreal, the 30-year-old scored his 14th goal in the knockout stages of UEFA’s premier club competition. Getty Mane got Liverpool’s second in the first leg Getty And he […]

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Klopp reveals when Liverpool are expecting Salah and Mane to return from AFCON

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane have both been missed by Liverpool fans after a month away to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Reds duo both impressed for Egypt and Senegal respectively and ended up going all the way in the tournament before ultimately facing each other. Getty Mane and Salah both starred […]

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Mane attempts to console Liverpool teammate Salah as Senegal win first ever AFCON

It was penalty redemption for Sadio Mane as his decisive spot-kick saw Senegal win their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title. Mane slotted the ball home as Senegal got the better of Egypt, who have Mane’s Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah in their ranks. AFP Mane had a penalty saved in the opening minutes of […]

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Delight in Dakar and despair for Salah – How the final of AFCON 2022 unfolded

At last, Senegal are African champions. The Lions of Teranga went into the Africa Cup of Nations as pre-tournament favourites but their group form suggested they wouldn’t live up to their tag in Cameroon. AFP Senegal only amassed five points in their group but tournament football is a marathon, not a sprint A lot can […]

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Liverpool v Cardiff LIVE: Reds fortunate not to concede penalty at Anfield

Liverpool return to competitive action this lunchtime with an FA Cup fourth round clash against Cardiff City. The Reds are already in the final of one domestic trophy – the Carabao Cup against Chelsea – but have never won either competition under Jurgen Klopp. Liverpool are back in FA Cup action after the winter break […]

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Senegal v Egypt LIVE: AFCON final kick-off time, team news and how to follow

The Africa Cup Of Nations has thrown up plenty of entertainment and controversy in equal measure over the last few weeks and now the final is nearly upon us. The showpiece match will pit Liverpool teammates Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah in direct opposition as Senegal take on record-winners Egypt. Nations will be fighting it […]

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‘Love the passion’ – fans praise Mo Salah’s furious encounter with referee

Mohamed Salah hardly shows anger or irritation on the pitch, but when the Egyptian King had a heated exchange with a referee, fans were absolutely loving it.  In an intense match, the Pharaohs defeated hosts Cameroon 3-1 on penalties after 120 goalless minutes and saw themselves reach the AFCON final against Senegal.  Salah’s furious encounter […]

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‘You wouldn’t see Mane washing his own pants’ – Malawi boss slams AFCON treatment

Malawi manager Mario Marinica has hit out at the treatment of smaller countries at the Africa Cup of Nations following his side’s last-16 defeat to Morocco – and name-checked one of Liverpool’s stars. Marinica insisted bigger sides with more popular players get preferential treatment as he declared: “You don’t see Sadio Mane washing his own underpants”. […]

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Benjamin Tetteh sent off for punching opponent in the face after full-time whistle

Benjamin Tetteh received a straight red card long after Ghana’s 1-1 draw with Gabon finished at the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday. The Ghanaian striker, who plays for Turkish Super Lig club Yeni Malatyaspor, only came on as an injury-time substitute, but still managed to cause plenty of drama. Tetteh was sent off Ghana […]

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Best AFCON XI according to stats includes West Ham flop in place of Arsenal ace

The start of the Africa Cup of Nations is a celebration of an entire continent which is absolutely obsessed with football. Starting on January 9 and lasting until February 6, the tournament was twice postponed by Covid-19 and will now feature some of the best players from the Premier League and beyond. AFP The African […]

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