DUBLIN -- Liverpool concluded their preseason schedule with a convincing 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday evening.
Second-half goals from Ben Woodburn and Dominic Solanke proved to be the difference at the Aviva Stadium after Inaki Williams cancelled out Roberto Firmino's opener from the penalty spot in the first half.
It was the last of Liverpool's warm-up fixtures before they head to Watford next weekend in their Premier League opener, before then travelling to Hoffenheim for the first...
The whole Athletic Bilbao squad have shaved their heads in solidarity with one of their teammates who has just undergone chemotherapy for the first time.
Defender Yeray Alvarez, 22, was first diagnosed with testicular cancer last year and underwent surgery in December. However, a routine post-op medical conducted last month revealed an "anomaly."
Yeray has since begun his treatment, with his teammates vowing to stand beside him every step of the way.
Athletic Bilbao defender Yeray Alvarez has left Spain's under-21 squad after a medical check-up revealed that his testicular cancer has returned, his club announced on Tuesday.
Yeray, 22, will undergo chemotherapy in the coming days and is expected to be out of action for three months. He had been due to take part in the upcoming European Under-21 Championship with Spain.
An Athletic statement said of Alvarez's medical report: "During a radiological check-up done on June 12, the latest of the follow-up...
Barcelona have confirmed the appointment of Ernesto Valverde as their new coach.
Former Athletic Bilbao boss Valverde replaces Luis Enrique and has signed a two-year contract, with the option for an additional year included.
Luis Enrique, who announced that he would leave in March, took charge of the last game of his three-year tenure as Barcelona beat Alaves 3-1 to win the Copa del Rey on Saturday.
"Ernesto Valverde is the new coach of Barcelona. I have spoken personally with him this afternoon,...