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Salah stars as Liverpool put Porto to the sword

Mo Salah notched up his 30th goal of the season as Liverpool’s first knockout Champions League game in nearly a year saw them demolish Porto in Lisbon.

Senegal international Mane became the first Reds player to score a European away hat trick since Michael Owen in 2002, netting in the 25th, 53rd and 85th minutes of the game Continue reading

Sadio Mane sent off against City for kicking Ederson in the face

The seventh red card for Sadio Mane, and it wasn’t a happy return from international duty for the Senegalese as he got himself sent off v Liverpool with his side 1-0 down. Looking at the angles, you could perhaps sympathise with Mane a bit, but there was little Jon Moss could do but give him a red Continue reading

Sadio Mane named Liverpool Players’ Player of the season

Sadio Mane has been voted as Liverpool’s Players’ Player of the season for 2016/17. The Senegalese star beat off competition from Adam Lallana and Roberto Firmino (who finished second and third respectively)

Other winners

Goal of the season- Emre Can

Academy Player of the Season- Benjamin Woodburn

Young Player of the Season- Trent Alexander Arnold Continue reading

Sadio Mane to undergo knee surgery, ruled out for the season

Liverpool’s top four hopes have been hit by the news that key player Sadio Mane will require surgery, ruling him out of the remainder of their campaign. Mane sustained the injury in their 3-1 derby win over Everton, a fixture in which he scored the club’s opening goal.

Liverpool were hampered by Mane’s absence during the Africa Cup of Nations and now face some serious challenges in the last two months, with the current absences of Lallana and Henderson adding to Jurgen Klopp’s woes.

Liverpool are currently third in the league, but fourth place Man City are just two points behind the Reds with a game in hand. Arsenal and Man Utd are both six points behind the Reds, but have TWO games in hand. Continue reading

Sadio Mane nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named in the BBC’s five player shortlist for African Footballer of the Year. Mane is one of four Premiership players in the shortlist, with Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the only one from outside England. Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez, Man City’s Yaya Toure and West Ham’s Andre Ayew are the other PL based players in the list.

Mane will be attempting to become the second LFC player to win the award after El Hadji Diouf Continue reading