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Liverpools potential title clincher could be held at neutral ground due to police advice

[ad_1] 2The Premier League is considering staging up to six fixtures at neutral venues -- including Liverpool's potentially title-winning game at Everton next month -- on the advice of police chiefs.Plans were revealed on Thursday for the league to provisionally resume on June 17 but concerns have been raised by officers over the possibility of policing issues and crowd gatherings if certain matches are played in the conventional home-and-away format.-
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Is Man United in 1999 or Liverpool in 2005 the most epic?

[ad_1] They are the two most dramatic Champions League finals of the modern era: Manchester United's stoppage-time victory against Bayern Munich to seal the Treble in 1999 and the so-called "Miracle of Istanbul," when Liverpool overturned a 3-0 half-time deficit against AC Milan to win their fifth European Cup in 2005. One was achieved by a team -- United -- that recorded their club's finest hour; the other was a
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Premier League leaders Liverpool might beg to differ that corners are overrated for scoring

[ad_1] Corner kicks can seem pointless, can't they? Over the past decade in Europe's top five leagues, about 3% of all corners have led to goals. If goals are so unlikely, why even try? If it's a choice between lumping the ball into the penalty area, with the faint hope that this is one of the three times out of 100 that your team miraculously converts, or playing it short
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Premier League stars return to group training, and Son Heung-Min looks delighted

[ad_1] Premier League players have returned to group training for the first time in approximately two months after clubs were allowed to reopen their premises this week.2 RelatedTraining was allowed to commence in small groups, with players forced to observe social distancing protocol throughout.Still, just being back on a football pitch obviously came as a blessed relief to most after being cooped up at home since early March.- Stream new
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Premier League confirm six positive tests

[ad_1] The Premier League has confirmed on Tuesday there were six positives from three clubs for coronavirus after tests were carried out on 748 players and staff.On Monday, the league announced that clubs would be allowed to restart training in small groups within the next 24 hours with no date set for league fixtures to restart.- Stream new episodes of ESPN FC Monday-Friday on ESPN+- Stream every episode of 30
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Liverpool fans on what a first league title in 30 years would mean: ‘There’s always a twist’

[ad_1] The coronavirus pandemic has delayed a celebration in Liverpool 30 years in the making. Mike Egerton/PA Images via Getty ImagesIn March, when Liverpool were 25 points clear at the top of the Premier League, I traveled to the city and was surprised to hear the team on everyone's lips: Manchester United. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side had just upset Manchester City 2-0, which meant that Liverpool needed only two wins to
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Balotelli at Liverpool, Veron at Man United, De Bruyne at Chelsea among top transfers we wish had worked

[ad_1] Top clubs don't always get transfers right, but which deals from history do we wish had worked out better than they did?10. Kevin De Bruyne at ChelseaDe Bruyne and then-Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will tell you different stories about what happened to the Belgian at Stamford Bridge in 2012-14. Either way, De Bruyne made only nine appearances for the Blues before being shipped out on loan and was eventually
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Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale re-creates famous Champions League final goal vs. Liverpool at home

[ad_1] With almost all football postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic, star players have found themselves at a loose end.2 RelatedWith many training grounds off-limits, clubs have sent footballers home, where they're adhering to an isolation period for the next few weeks. How are they passing the time?ESPN will be keeping a daily eye on what the world's best are up to, as well as how clubs are keeping
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Liverpool’s Champions League parade among stunning soccer images honoured by 2020 Photo of the Year awards

[ad_1] This week the World Press Photo Foundation announced the winners of its 2020 Photo of the Year awards, with an iconic image of Liverpool among those honoured in the sport category.- Stream new episodes of ESPN FC Monday-Friday on ESPN+- Stream every episode of 30 for 30: Soccer Stories on ESPN+A fantastic picture captured by photographer Oli Scarff during the Reds' Champions League victory parade on June 2, 2019,