Steve Nicol is shocked by how the current Liverpool side's attack constantly tries to get behind their opposition. Steve Nicol says Liverpool's attack needs to pick up even as the Reds continue to dominate the Premier League. Liverpool face the prospect of going a month without Mohamed Salah
Sadio Mane was named African Footballer of the Year for 2019 on Tuesday after winning the Champions League with Liverpool and leading Senegal to the Africa Cup of Nations final. Mane, 27, wins the award for the first time after finishing runner-up to his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah of Egypt
African football has stepped into a new decade, so ESPN remembers the defining moments of the past 10 years.
The Hand of Suarez
African football entered the previous decade upon a wave of optimism and amidst talk of a 'new dawn', with the continent set to host its first World Cup
That’s all from me. Algeria had a flood of first-half chances, but achieved little in the second period until Riyad Mahrez stepped up for that late, late free kick. It was enough. Bye!
What cool from Mahrez. What guts, what technique. He had a quiet game, but somehow he’s always there
1) The 106th edition of the Tour de France kicks off this weekend. You can get accustomed to this year’s route with this snazzy 3D snake through every stage, while here’s the best on board footage from 2018. The Tour was a different beast 70 years ago, when beer, cigarettes
Nigeria have become the first side to advance to the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria.
As with their opening Group B win over Burundi, the Super Eagles left it late to make a breakthrough against stubborn opponents. It was centre-back Kenneth Omeruo
1 min: We’re under way!
Anthems done, both teams are having a little pre-match huddle, and we’ll soon by under way.
The players are out, and the national anthems are being played. South Africa’s anthem starts superbly, I think, but then meanders along disappointingly before eventually giving up.
The sun is shining over
A reminder of how warm it is ...
Players’ health at risk in Africa Cup of Nations heat, says footballers’ union
My contribution to this year’s Afcon ...
Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan: ‘Salah is a brother. He is a role model for me and all Egyptians’
Pathetic planning, it would seem ...
Naby Keita's return from injury looks to have been short-lived, with Guinea announcing on Friday that he is set to miss their must-win final group game at the Africa Cup of Nations, against Burundi.
Liverpool's Keita started his first match in almost two months when he played for Guinea against Nigeria
Until recently it could have been said that the only way for Mauritania to reach the Africa Cup of Nations would be to dispense with qualifying and just wave every country on the continent into the finals. In other words Mauritania seemed a hopeless case. In December 2012 they lay