Stoke set for surprise swoop for €6m-rated Iran international
Dec30

Stoke set for surprise swoop for €6m-rated Iran international

Stoke City have been reportedly linked with a move for Iran international Sardar Azmoun. The Premier League side, who thrillingly defeated Everton 4-3 on Monday inside Goodison Park, are understood to be keen on bringing in the FC Rostov forward during the forthcoming January transfer window. The 20-year-old, who already has 14 international caps for his country, has scored three goals in 13 league games for the Russian Premier League...

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Round-up: Europa League – Liverpool and Tottenham win but Celtic are on the brink
Nov06

Round-up: Europa League – Liverpool and Tottenham win but Celtic are on the brink

Tottenham survived a scare from Belgian side Anderlecht as they ran out 2-1 winners at White Heart Lane, thanks to a superb late strike from Mousa Dembele. Clearly heartened by taking three points off Spurs at home, the Belgians should have probably been ahead inside four minutes, but Jan Vertonghen recovered well to make a crucial tackle on striker Stefano Okaka inside the six-yard box, before Steven Defour also went close. Spurs...

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Preview & Prediction: Rubin Kazan vs Liverpool
Nov05

Preview & Prediction: Rubin Kazan vs Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool travel to Rubin Kazan hoping to claim their first win in this season’s Europa League. The German picked up his first Premier League victory as Reds boss at Chelsea on Saturday and has yet to taste defeat in any of his five matches in charge. However, the Russian side, who also go into the match looking for their first European win of the campaign, are yet to lose at home to an English side in competitive...

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Round-up: Europa League – Liverpool held on Klopp’s Kop debut
Oct23

Round-up: Europa League – Liverpool held on Klopp’s Kop debut

Week 3 of the Europa League was not kind to the British teams involved in this year’s competition, with Tottenham and Celtic suffering away defeats, while in Jurgen Klopp’s first home match in charge, Liverpool failed to beat a Rubin Kazan side that had ten-men for the majority of the game. Klopp held on Kop debut The German’s Anfield bow started poorly, with Ukrainian striker Marko Devic brilliantly beating Simon Mignolet...

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Preview & Prediction: Liverpool vs Rubin Kazan
Oct22

Preview & Prediction: Liverpool vs Rubin Kazan

Jurgen Klopp will manage Liverpool at Anfield for the first time when his side take on Russian side Rubin Kazan on Thursday. The Reds secured a goalless draw at Tottenham in their first match under the German but now their attention turns towards securing their first European win of the season. In their opening two Europa League Group B matches – under the guidance of Brendan Rodgers – the Reds were held 1-1 by both Bordeaux and...

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