BBC Sport pundit hails Liverpool FC midfielder after Leicester win - football

BBC Sport pundit hails Liverpool FC midfielder after Leicester win



Garth Crooks singled out James Milner for special praise following his performance in Liverpool FC’s 2-1 win over Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Reds took the lead at Anfield thanks to Sadio Mane’s opener in the 40th minute, but they were pegged back when James Maddison netted an equaliser in the 80th minute on Merseyside.
However, Milner ended up scoring the all-important winner for Jurgen Klopp’s men from the penalty spot in the 95th minute, after Marc Albrighton brought down Mane in the box.
The 33-year-old vice captain has been a key part of the Liverpool FC team in recent games, and he has scored one goal and made two assists in the top flight this term.
And BBC Sport pundit Crooks has singled out the midfielder for special praise following his important display on Saturday at Anfield. Writing in his column for BBC Sport, Crooks said: “James Milner is back: back in the Liverpool team and back among the goals. The ball from Milner for Sadio Mane to slot home was just glorious.
“However, the pressure to score a 95th-minute penalty when your team have underperformed, and knowing a victory keeps your unbeaten run alive, must have been excruciating.
“It is Milner’s coolness under extreme pressure that is so impressive and should Liverpool lift the title, he is a player that can seriously be considered for the Footballer of the Year award, if only for his service to the game. Or should that be an OBE"̶...
URL source: http://www.thesportreview.com/tsr/topics/liverpool/

--------------------------------
 

Tottenham appoint Jose Mourinho as new manager, replacing Mauricio Pochettino

20-11-2019 08:45 - ( Totthenham )


Clarets explain Mumbongo news

(Video) Spurs’ Dele Alli sex tape leaked after Liverpool dive, fans react hilariously

Just when you thought that nothing could distract you from the current state of disequilibrium at Stamford Bridge, Dele Alli’s nudes appear on your Twitter timeline. Alli felt the full wrath of the Liverpool faithful having dived during Spurs’...
05-02-2018 16:46 - ( Chelsea )
Clarets explain Mumbongo news

FC Barcelona News: 20 November 2019

Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images Bara players through to Euro2020 | FC BarcelonaThe international break is now over and Euro2020 is taking shape with regards to the teams that are now through to the final stages....
20-11-2019 12:51 - ( barcelona )
Clarets explain Mumbongo news

Antoine Griezmann?s natural position doesn?t exist at Barcelona

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images The Frenchman likes to play as a second striker A lot has been written about Antoine Griezmann?s start at Barcelona, to the point that perhaps it?s a bit overdone. With four goals and three...
20-11-2019 08:51 - ( barcelona )
Clarets explain Mumbongo news

UEFA Champions League Preview & Predictions: Group B winners and losers

Can Inter Milan or PSV Eindhoven upset the ?easy? prediction that Barcelona and Tottenham will advance out of Group B" The 2018-19 UEFA Champions League is upon us, and Bavarian Football Works is here for your preview and predictions. Our...
08-09-2018 16:49 - ( Bayern Munich )
Clarets explain Mumbongo news

West Ham remove Twitter video taunting Jose Mourinho

West Ham have removed a video which appeared to goad the newly-appointed Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho. Mourinho has taken over from Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs and his reign begins with a derby at the London Stadium on Saturday lunchtime. And...
20-11-2019 19:51 - ( West Ham )


Clarets explain Mumbongo news

Tottenham have sacked Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham have sacked Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday night. Only five months since he guided them to their first ever Champions League final, the Spurs boss finds himself out of a job. I have a feeling Tottenham may live to regret this...
20-11-2019 08:52 - ( Newcastle )
Clarets explain Mumbongo news

Joe Cole assesses Chelsea FC’s Premier League title hopes

Joe Cole says that Chelsea FC are “quietly chipping away” at Liverpool FC as they bid to haul themselves into the Premier League title race. The Blues have been in fantastic form in recent weeks and they have won their last six games in a row...
20-11-2019 08:45 - ( Chelsea )
-------------------------------------