When Bill Shankly Ruled Liverpool

One of the best books of 2013 will come out in its first American edition next week when Melville House publishes Red or Dead, David Peace's long, strange, and transfixing novel about Bill Shankly's career at Liverpool FC. The single most convincing fictional depiction of the endless repetition that makes for a… » 5/22/14 3:38pm 5/22/14 3:38pm

Gonzalo Higuain Signs With Napoli, And Now Arsenal FC Are Screwed

Last week, Italian runners-up Napoli sold their best player, striker Edinson Cavani, to French champions Paris Saint-Germain for €64 million. It was the fifth-highest transfer fee ever for a player, and there were sure to be implications all over Europe as international soccer inched through the summer transfer window… » 7/26/13 10:30am 7/26/13 10:30am

Watch All These Tottenham Players Choke The Game Away To Liverpool

Today's most notable Premier League matchup was between Tottenham Hotspur, currently third in the table with just two points over Chelsea, and eighth-place Liverpool FC. This game was vital. A week after beating bitter rivals Arsenal, Spurs are trying to get some separation from Chelsea, while a surging Liverpool… » 3/10/13 4:18pm 3/10/13 4:18pm

Liverpool Apologizes To Fake Rumormonger For Threatening His Family

Sean Cummins was just a regular guy with too much time on his hands, and a pseudonymous Twitter account, and a knack for guessing at soccer transactions. Liverpool executives believed that "Duncan Jenkins" was a real journalist, with sources inside the club, who drove up the team's transfer costs by leaking upcoming… » 10/30/12 4:11pm 10/30/12 4:11pm

Story About LeBron Promising Liverpool A Vegas Party Was Too Fake For…

Liverpool is...not having the best of starts. The high-priced, high-expectation club has gotten out of the gate at 0-2-1, which is only the second-most disastrous performance of the year for a Fenway Sports Group team. But another Reds owner was reportedly not so sanguine about the results. LeBron James, who owns a… » 9/04/12 1:40pm 9/04/12 1:40pm

Adidas Won't Re-Up Sponsorship Deal With Liverpool Because They're…

With a six-year, $18.5 million sponsorship deal coming to an end, everyone expected Liverpool to sign a new contract with Adidas, which has supplied the Reds since 1985. But Adidas was having none of it, claiming the numbers Liverpool asked for would be more in line with a club that has a few trophies with less than… » 1/19/12 11:10am 1/19/12 11:10am

LeBron James Gets Stake In Liverpool, Joins Unofficial Club For The…

LeBron James is smiling because even after an embarrassing hour-long ESPN special this summer that maligned him to the majority of humans not residing in South Beach, and even after his hometown fans burned his Cleveland jerseys and turned his name into a curse word, and even after his new team faced scrutiny all… » 4/06/11 5:55pm 4/06/11 5:55pm

Most Metal Pilot Of All Time Flies Soccer Team To Italy

Iron Maiden's frontman Bruce Dickinson's a pilot—he even moonlights for an airline! I had no idea—but I didn't know there was an Iron Maiden plane either. What I do know: it's badass he flew Liverpool FC to Italy. » 10/20/10 2:15pm 10/20/10 2:15pm

Samuel L. Jackson Is The New Face Of Liverpool Fans’ Anti-…

A pair of big-hitting movie industry Liverpool fans are rumoured to have roped in Samuel L. Jackson and Mike Myers to front a viral internet campaign of hate against Reds owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett. » 9/30/10 11:30am 9/30/10 11:30am

Should Stuart Attwell Have Let Dirk Kuyt’s Goal Stand?

The suits at the Professional Game Match Officials organisation reckon so, yesterday issuing a statement confirming Attwell had not broken the Laws of the Game. But what do YOU think? Consider the following: » 9/27/10 12:00pm 9/27/10 12:00pm

Real Madrid Man Announces Liverpool Move On Facebook (UPDATE: It's A…

Of course, in the parallel universe known as "cyberspace" there are no secrets, so whilst Liverpool appear to be keeping schtum on any recent transfer activity, the Dutchman Royston Drenthe thought he'd throw caution to the wind, and announce his new job to his Facebook "friends". » 7/27/10 1:05pm 7/27/10 1:05pm

Hicks Jr. Out At Anfield

Tom Hicks Jr. resigned as Liverpool director after those embarrassing emails came to light. Just goes to show the only acceptable time to use "fuck face" is on Billy Ripken's baseball card. [Guardian] » 1/11/10 12:40pm 1/11/10 12:40pm

"Blow Me F**k Face" — Great Moments In Fan Relations

Tom Hicks Jr., the Texas and Liverpool exec, might be rethinking his decision to make his contact info public after a foulmouthed response to one concerned fan. We've got the emails. » 1/10/10 6:10pm 1/10/10 6:10pm