An extra-time goal gave Tanzania’s Young Africans victory over their great rivals Simba in the final of the Cecafa Club Cup on Sunday. Young Africans, known as Yanga, claimed their first title in the East and Central African event since 1999. Ghana’s Kenneth Asamoah rose unchallenged to head home a Rashid Gumbo cross in the
• Liverpool manager is pleased with attacking options • Reds have taken 16 points from the last seven games Kenny Dalglish takes his side to Fulham knowing victory will move Liverpool closer to European qualification. Photograph: Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images Kenny Dalglish insists Liverpool are no longer reliant on two players to carry
Kenny Dalglish has revealed the secret behind Luis Suarez’s blistering start to his Anfield career – an eagerness to embrace the Liverpool way. The Uruguayan has established himself as a firm favourite on the Kop after hitting three goals and contributing countless assists in his 10 appearances since completing a switch from Ajax on January’s
PA Photos Maxi Rodriguez opens the scoring for Liverpool A Maxi Rodriguez hat-trick inspired Liverpool to their biggest win of the season and further prove, if anyone was still in doubt, that Kenny Dalglish is the man to lead the club forward. The little Argentinian was not necessarily brilliant but just put himself in the
Kenny Dalglish, the Liverpool manager, has escaped Football Association punishment despite being heard to swear at Arsène Wenger during an altercation in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal. Hot head: Kenny Dalglish confronts Arsene Wenger on the touchline during Arsenal v Liverpool Wenger had walked down the touchline to complain at the award of an equalising
Dirk Kuyt secured a point for Liverpool with the last kick of the game following a dramatic encounter at the Emirates. The contest was set to end 0-0 until Robin van Persie fired an injury-time penalty. Minutes later referee Andre Marriner again pointed to the spot, with Kuyt converting to give the visitors a share
Arsenal XI :Szczesny, Eboue, Koscielny, Djourou, Clichy, Diaby, Wilshere, Walcott, Fabregas, Nasri, Van Persie. Liverpool XI: Reina, Flanagan, Aurelio, Carragher, Skrtel, Lucas, Spearing, Meireles, Kuyt, Suarez, Carroll. Subs: Gulacsi, Cole, Kyrgiakos, Shelvey, Ngog, Maxi, Robinson. Subs: Gulacsi, Cole, Kyrgiakos, Shelvey, Ngog, Maxi, Robinson.
Rio Ferdinand was riled by Mario Balotelli’s taunts at Manchester United fans at the end of the FA Cup semi-final. Photograph: Tom Jenkins Rio Ferdinand has criticised Mario Balotelli for taunting Manchester United fans after Manchester City‘s FA Cup semi-final win at Wembley but apologised for his spat with the Italian striker. The Italian incensed
• Dutch forward to remain at Anfield until 2013 • ‘Since the day I first walked in, I felt welcome’ Dirk Kuyt has agreed an extension to his Liverpool contract until 2013. Photograph: Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar Dirk Kuyt has agreed a one-year contract extension to remain at Liverpool until 2013, his management company have announced.
Liverpool were as good as Manchester City were appalling last night. The hosts were inspired by Andy Carroll, who scored twice, either side of a Dirk Kuyt strike on an evening which provided another stirring reminder of how Liverpool have been revived by Kenny Dalglish. As well as further evidence of the potency of the
Stan Kroenke, left, with the Arsenal chairman, Peter Hill-Wood. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA The American businessman Stan Kroenke has taken a controlling stake in Arsenal and has agreed terms for the purchase of the remaining stock which values the club at £731m. Kroenke Sports Enterprises, which has gradually built its stake in the club since first