Jurgen Klopp rejects claims that Liverpool don't have the right characters on the pitch to reverse their poor form. Steve Nicol breaks down where his former club Liverpool are going wrong with their defensive issues under Jurgen Klopp. Joel Matip believes Liverpool's attacking style of football is not an excuse for their well-documented defensive issues.
Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson discuss how ex-Argentina international Luciano Figueroa will adapt to his new role at JDT. Four-time Malaysian league champions Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) received a boost in their quest to win the 2017 Malaysia Cup after meeting with Manchester United legend David Beckham, who congratulated the club on their latest league
Experienced Paraguay midfielder Cristian Riveros, a veteran of the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups, speaks about La Albirroja's hopes of salvaging their Russia 2018 campaign, as the final qualifiers loom.
Darijo Srna says he's taking some time off to look into how he failed a drugs test. Shakhtar Donetsk captain Darijo Srna has tested positive for a banned substance and will miss next week's Champions League meeting with Manchester City. The 35-year-old right-back, Croatia's most capped player with 134 appearances, has denied intentionally doping, but
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has taken a significant step in his recovery from a thigh injury by running outside for the first time
Paul Mariner reflects on how Chelsea's agreement to move Diego Costa to Atletico is mutually beneficial for club and player. Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes discuss how Alvaro Morata will succeed Diego Costa at Chelsea. If there is one word in the English language that could sum up Diego Costa, it's "disruptive". Disruptive to opposition
Spartak Moscow fans face possible UEFA sanctions after a projectile was launched in the direction of the referee during their draw against Maribor. UEFA has banned Spartak Moscow from selling tickets for their next Champions League away game after a rocket-like flare was fired towards a referee. The ticket ban will apply to Spartak's trip
Fabio Lucioni helped Benevento win promotion to Serie A last season. Benevento captain Fabio Lucioni risks a four-year ban from football after testing positive for a banned substance. Lucioni was provisionally suspended by Italy's national anti-doping organisation on Friday after the steroid clostebol was found in a sample taken after Benevento's 1-0 loss to Torino
Isha Johansen's indictment comes two days after she announced her intention to stand for a second term. Sierra Leone Football Association president Isha Johansen has been indicted on six counts of corruption, deepening the problems for football in the West African country. Johansen, one of the few female presidents in international football and a popular
The ESPN FC crew predict the weekend's matches in the Premier League. There's some tricky-looking away fixtures for Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham this weekend. Spurs travel to West Ham in Saturday's early kickoff while Manchester United face a trip to Southampton, Chelsea take on Stoke at the bet365 Stadium and Liverpool are at