Liverpool unveil kits for next season


A year after releasing the travesties known as Liverpool’s away and third kits, the Reds’ official kit supplier Warrior have apparently stepped their game up!

If these leaked images are indeed the team’s new kits for 2014/15, then Liverpool supporters can look forward to playing in the Champions League in style.

Images via Twitter/@Kop305


Luis Suarez shows his nice-guy side

Liverpool star Luis Suarez hasn’t always had the best behavior on the pitch, but Monday he proved that even he can be charming.

According to Reddit user benjibean, his 7-year-old cousin, who has Down Syndrome, was playing in the park with a Liverpool ball when a man came over and took the ball off his cousin.

It turns out that man was indeed Luis Suarez.


Suarez then kicked around with the boy, even letting the youngster nutmeg him. Not many people get to say they’ve nutmegged a footballing super star!

Not only will the child have this wonderful memory, it is immortalized in a truly precious photo. Whatever your opinion of Suarez may be, it’s hard not to smile looking at it.

(Photo and story via benjibean)


SAS reloaded as Sturridge return lifts Liverpool in thriller

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SAS, the devastating duo of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, is finally back in action, and it didn’t take long for them to rekindle their chemistry.

Two minutes after coming on as a second-half substitute, Sturridge — who returned from a two-month injury layoff — promptly assisted on Suarez’s second goal of the match to make it 4-2 Reds. Eighteen minutes later, the comeback kid netted one on his own to make it 5-3. Game, set, match.

For SAS, that’s all par for the course. Prior to Sunday, Sturridge and Suarez had only been on the pitch together for seven of the first 20 Premier League games, but scored 14 goals between them in those seven. They quickly established themselves as the most fearsome partnership in the league.

Indeed, Liverpool’s rivals should really count their blessings that SAS has, until now, been held back by Sturridge’s sprained ankle and, of course, Suarez’s “Bitegate.” Had both featured all season long, the Reds may very well be at the top of the table right now. Then again, it’s not like Liverpool has been struggling. Without one, the other half of SAS has carried the load.

Sturridge scored in each of the first four games of the season as Suarez sat out for his bite attack on Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic. And once Sturridge went down — after that teasing, seven-match parade of perfect synergy — Suarez has, well, done Suarez things. That is to say, score breathtaking goals almost every week.

Now that the two are reunited at long last — and clearly enjoying each other’s company — this video seems all too appropriate:


Great players take each other to school

Even some of the greatest players in the world are made to look like fools at times.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta, Alessandro Nesta and many more are given a some footballing lessons by their fellow greats. Nutmegs, rainbows, cuts and flicks are just a small part of the arsenal these players use to trick their illustrious opponents. Sit back, relax and enjoy watching these seemingly untouchable soccer stars get taken to school.

(H/T r/soccer)


Luis Suarez makes history with Norwich hat trick


Canary killer Luis Suarez scored a first-half hat trick against Norwich in a span of just 20 minutes on Wednesday, making him the first Premier League player ever to score three hat tricks against the same side. Suarez previously scored two hatters against Norwich in April and September of last year.

The fact Suarez needed just five career meetings to accomplish this feat against the Canaries is simply astounding. The way he did so, too, is breathtaking. Suarez’s first goal was an audacious 40-yard strike that lobbed the keeper, while his third was a brilliant blend of control, technique and power, making a defender looks very silly in the process.

Watch Suarez’s goals below:

Just for good measure, the Uruguayan added a fourth goal in the second half with yet another masterfully taken direct free kick. That brought his career goalscoring tally against Norwich to 11 goals.

Suarez now leads the league in scoring with 13 goals, two more than Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero. And remember, Suarez sat out the first six games of the season for his bite attack on Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic last season.

Is there any doubt that he is the league’s best player at the moment?


United to get third-time lucky with Baines


Manchester United are thought to be finally ready to sign Leighton Baines from Everton in January, according to one of the UK papers. The England international has already been subject to two offers from United but now it seems the Red Devils have finally landed their man. We’ve also got the latest news on the futures of John Terry and Xabi Alonso, plus a very interesting story about Luis Suarez and two Liverpool targets from Juventus. Click here for the latest speculation.  


Balotelli, Alonso linked with Chelsea moves

Chelsea could be set for a very interesting summer judging by the latest gossip from the UK press. Mario Balotelli’s agent has said the AC Milan striker could be reunited with Jose Mourinho. The Chelsea boss described Balotelli as “unmanageable” during their spell together at Inter Milan and the Italy striker’s antics don’t seem to have improved much!

The Blues are also thought to be interested in Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, who is on the comeback trail from injury. We’ve also got the latest on Luis Suarez. Find out Real Madrid’s latest plan to land the Liverpool striker by clicking here.