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  • New Liverpool manager Klopp is 'The Normal One'

    New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described himself as "The Normal One" as he faced the media for the first time on Friday following his appointment as successor to Brendan Rodgers. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho famously described himself as "a special one" in his first press conference in…

  • PREMIER LEAGUE: Chelsea fans express their delight on Twitter as Ivanovic suffers injury

    Stamford Bridge 'faithful' look on the bright side after Branislav Ivanovic is forced off during Serbia's 2-0 win in Albania

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  • Juergen Klopp wants to inject passion into Liverpool

    Renowned for being flamboyant and emotional, Juergen Klopp is ready to inject some of that passion into the Liverpool team. Klopp has signed a three-year deal to take over as manager from Brendan Rodgers, who nearly led the team to the Premier League title two seasons ago but struggled since. …

    The Associated Press
  • Juergen Klopp takes over as new Liverpool manager

    Liverpool hired Juergen Klopp as its new manager on Thursday, turning to one of Europe's most respected and charismatic coaches to reverse a slump in form and return success to the fallen English giant. The English Premier League club has called a news conference for Friday morning when Klopp will…

    The Associated Press
  • Messi to be tried on tax fraud charges

    Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his father Jorge are to stand trial on three counts of tax fraud that could carry prison sentences, a Spanish court confirmed on Thursday. The pair were accused in 2013 of defrauding the taxman out of 4.16 million euros ($4.69 million) in taxes related…

  • Liverpool confirm Klopp as new manager

    Liverpool confirmed German coach Jurgen Klopp as their new manager on Thursday in a deal worth a reported $6.1 million a year. Former Borussia Dortmund boss Klopp is understood to have signed a three-year contract with the Premier League giants and succeeds Brendan Rodgers, who was sacked by…

  • Looming tax fraud trial for Lionel Messi just the latest drama for Barcelona

    Lionel Messi faces 22 months of jail time for fiscal tax fraud after a Spanish judge denied prosecutors’ request to drop charges against the player and focus only on his father.

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  • Dream weaver Platini spins his way into trouble

    By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - As one of the greatest footballers in the history of the game Michel Platini was a dream weaver who created magic with the ball at his feet. When he swapped his blue France shirt for a business suit, that aura helped smooth his ascendancy towards the summit of…

  • Klopp to be unveiled as Liverpool manager

    Jurgen Klopp jetted into Liverpool on Thursday after the German agreed to become the struggling Premier League club's new manager. Former Borussia Dortmund boss Klopp was the first choice of Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group to succeed Brendan Rodgers, who was sacked on Sunday with the Reds…

  • Liverpool announces signing of manager Jurgen Klopp

    This article, Liverpool announces signing of manager Jurgen Klopp, originally appeared on

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  • AP Source: Klopp headed to Liverpool to become manager

    A person familiar with the situation says Juergen Klopp is headed to Liverpool to take over as manager of the Premier League club. The person says Klopp is due to land in Liverpool later Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Klopp has yet to sign a contract.

    The Associated Press
  • Klopp Will Bring fun to the EPL

    Jurgen Klopp has reportedly agreed to a deal that will make him Liverpool's newest manager. Considering he's one of the best managers in the world, it's a boon for the Reds, but Klopp's out-there style will also bring loads of fun to the EPL.

    Sports on Earth
  • Additional assistant refs get arm signal powers

    A blunder by Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has inspired a minor adjustment to the role of additional assistant referees, UEFA's chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina revealed on Thursday. In Arsenal's 3-2 Champions League loss at home to Olympiakos last month, Dutch goal-line official Danny…

  • Wolfsburg keep calm as VW review finances

    VfL Wolfsburg boss Klaus Allofs says there is no cause for concern, even though the new chief of main sponsors Volkswagen has stated the car manufacturer is reviewing its finances. Embattled Volkswagen are caught up in a massive pollution-cheating scandal, which threatens to cost the company…

  • Keita faces five more weeks on sidelines

    AS Roma's Malian midfielder Seydou Keita, who has already been out of action for two weeks, faces another five weeks on the sidelines as he recovers from a right thigh injury, the club announced Wednesday. Keita, 35, has enjoyed spells at Marseille, Barcelona and Valencia, winning two Champions…

  • Downpour spoils South Sudan World Cup debut

    Torrential rain spoilt the World Cup debut of South Sudan in Juba Wednesday with play abandoned early in the first half after they levelled at 1-1 against Mauritania. Officials hope to resume play Thursday morning at the national stadium in the capital city of the youngest African nation, which…

  • Klopp at Liverpool would boost Bundesliga, says Lehmann

    Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann believes it would be an endorsement for both the Bundesliga and German coaches if Jurgen Klopp is appointed as Liverpool's new manager. The 48-year-old ex-Borussia Dortmund boss is the hot favourite to replace Brendan Rodgers, who was sacked as Liverpool…