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Liverpool ‘child asylum seekers’ found to be adults

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government say age-disputed cases are “challenging” Twenty-four asylum seekers who claimed they were children after being sent to Liverpool were found to be adults, the city’s council has said. The authority said another 15 asylum seekers “should have been identified as children” by the government and accommodated in London instead. A Home Office spokesman said age-disputed cases remain “a very challenging area”. Liverpool City Council wants to recover £657,000 for supporting the children. A council document said 39 asylum seekers sent to Liverpool…

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Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool – BBC Sport

Mohamed Salah scored more than once in a league game for the first time since 17 March, when he scored four against Watford Mohamed Salah scored his first hat-trick since March to help Liverpool to an emphatic victory over Bournemouth and send Jurgen Klopp’s side above Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table. Salah was in an offside position when Roberto Firmino hit a 30-yard shot that home keeper Asmir Begovic carelessly pushed out in the direction of the Egypt forward. Salah’s eighth top-flight goal of the…

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Joe Gomez: Liverpool defender out for up to six weeks with fractured leg

Joe Gomez (left) was taken off on a stretcher following a challenge with Ben Mee (right) Liverpool defender Joe Gomez could be out for six weeks after fracturing his left leg during Wednesday’s victory over Burnley. The 21-year-old England international was taken off after 23 minutes following a challenge with Clarets captain Ben Mee. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp complained about Burnley’s tackling during the 3-1 Premier League win at Anfield. Burnley boss Sean Dyche said it was a “fantastic tackle” by Mee. A Liverpool statement on Thursday said “initial indications”…

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Burnley 1-3 Liverpool – BBC Sport

Liverpool remain unbeaten in the Premier League since 6 May Substitute Roberto Firmino scored with his first touch as Liverpool came from behind to beat struggling Burnley and stay in touch with leaders Manchester City in the Premier League table. Jack Cork gave the hosts a surprise lead after Alisson could not gather the ball following a corner but Jurgen Klopp’s side hit back with three goals. James Milner equalised with a superb low finish from distance and Firmino, one of seven players left out from the side that started…

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager charged with misconduct for derby celebration

Liverpool 1-0 Everton: Klopp apologises for running on pitch after winner Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been charged by the Football Association with misconduct for running on to the pitch after his side’s 96th-minute winner against Everton at Anfield. Klopp ran on to hug goalkeeper Alisson after Divock Origi’s bizarre goal in Sunday’s Merseyside derby. Liverpool won 1-0 to move two points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City. Klopp, who later apologised, has until 18:00 GMT on Thursday to respond. The German, speaking after Sunday’s game, said: “I have to…

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Liverpool 1-0 Everton: Jordan Pickford error gifts Divock Origi late winner

Liverpool’s Joe Gomez scrambled the ball off the line in the first half Liverpool’s Divock Origi scored a bizarre 96th-minute goal in sensational circumstances as a terrible Jordan Pickford error gifted the Reds victory over Everton in the Merseyside derby at Anfield. The 232nd meeting between the city rivals looked set to be heading for a draw when Pickford mishandled a high ball that seemed to be heading over his bar and spilled it out to Origi. A late substitute making his first Premier League appearance since August 2017, all…

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Champions League: PSG 2-1 Liverpool

Neymar is now the highest scoring Brazilian in Champions League history Liverpool face a nervy battle to reach the Champions League knockout stage after suffering a damaging 2-1 defeat against an impressive Paris St-Germain. As things stand Jurgen Klopp’s side, who were beaten finalists last season, are third in Group C and need to beat first-placed Napoli at Anfield next month to progress, with the Serie A side defeating Red Star Belgrade 3-1 in the other game. The Premier League side were outplayed for large periods of the game in…

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England v Uganda: Roses edge out She Cranes 50-46 in Liverpool

Helen Housby takes a shot in the last game between the two sides at the Commonwealth Games in April England avoided a shock home defeat by Uganda with a 50-46 win in their first match of the series at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. The Roses took a nine-goal lead into half-time but an error-strewn third quarter allowed the She Cranes back in. A resurgent Uganda levelled the score to 43-43 in the final quarter but Tracey Neville’s side held on. “We made vital errors and we missed vital shots,” England captain…

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Sean Cox: Liverpool v Roma attack victim’s wife on impact of serious assault

My husband went to a match and never came home – Martina Cox speaks to BBC sports editor Dan Roan “Sean went to a match in April and he never came home, that’s the reality of it.” This is the stark truth Martina Cox is facing, after her husband Sean Cox was attacked before Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final against Roma in April, outside Anfield. She says the attack lasted just 17 seconds. But that 17 seconds will have a lifetime effect on her 53-year-old husband, who now cannot talk, walk…

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Boy, 2, dies a week after window fall in Liverpool

Image copyright Google Image caption The boy fell from a house in Fairnburn Road A two-year-old boy has died a week after falling from the upstairs window of a house. It is believed the boy was playing with children before the fall in Fairnburn Road, Tuebrook, Liverpool, on 17 November. He was taken to hospital with serious head injuries but family members told Liverpool Echo that a decision was made to switch off his life-support machine. Merseyside Police confirmed he died at Alder Hey Hospital on Friday. Source link

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