Category Archives: Match reactions

Photos: Liverpool lose out in Champions League final

Chris Shaw Liverpool’s valiant Champions League run ended at the final hurdle in Kiev as Real Madrid claimed a 3-1 victory. Karim Benzema pounced to put the holders in front but Sadio Mane quickly restored parity with a close-range finish … Continue reading

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Reds suffer Champions League final heartbreak to Real

James Carroll Liverpool’s dreams of Champions League glory ended in heartbreak as they were beaten 3-1 by Real Madrid in the final in Kiev on Saturday evening. After an impressive opening to the contest, the Reds were handed a huge … Continue reading

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Kings of Europe: 1978

Steve Hunter The second chapter of our daily flashback to Liverpool’s five previous European Cup triumphs takes us to Wembley and a moment of genius from Kenny Dalglish in 1978. It was 40 years ago this month that the Reds … Continue reading

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Report: Ladies edged out by Chelsea in season finale

20th May 2018 Steve Hunter It was a frustrating end to 2017-18 for Liverpool Ladies as they lost 3-2 to Chelsea Ladies at Prenton Park on Sunday afternoon. Having built up a 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Jess Clarke … Continue reading

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‘Do it for the boss!’ – the drama of LFC’s 2001 trip to Kiev

20th May 2018 Steve Hunter Liverpool’s trip to the Olimpiyskiy Stadium for the Champions League final brings back memories that will never leave Phil Thompson. In October 2001, the 1981 European Cup-winning captain led the Reds to become the first … Continue reading

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Real Madrid latest: Squandered lead and Ronaldo returns

20th May 2018 Chris Shaw Real Madrid squandered a two-goal lead as they signed off their La Liga season with a 2-2 draw at Villarreal on Saturday night. In their last fixture before facing Liverpool in the Champions League final … Continue reading

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McAuley on the mark as young Reds beat Ajax

19th May 2018 Steve Hunter It was a fine end to the season for Liverpool U23s as they completed their 2017-18 programme with a 3-2 win away at Ajax in a friendly encounter on Saturday afternoon. Neil Critchley’s side played … Continue reading

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