A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club on New Year's Eve.
Garth Crooks has praised Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld.
Charlie Nicholas seems to be a fan of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.
Rangers trio Jason Holt, Barrie McKay and Martyn Waghorn have been praised by Arthur Numan.
Manuel Lanzini was joined at West Ham training by his brother, Tomas.
Paul Walsh suggests that he was impressed with Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tom Carroll when he was at Queens Park Rangers.
Jeremain Lens came off the bench for the final half hour at Sunderland chased the game against Liverpool.
Winger Jordan Botaka is upbeat despite his recent absences from the Leeds United squad.
West Ham United captain Mark Noble has proved he has not lost touch with reality after sending a heartfelt message to the club's fans on Twitter.
Liverpool edged to a win over Sunderland thanks to Christian Benteke.
Andy Murray is through to the second round at Wimbledon – but he will be mildly concerned that, for 20 minutes against Mikhail Kukushkin on Centre Court, he utterly lost his way before winning 6-4, 7-6 (3), 6-4 in two hours and 12 minutes.
Musicians call it the difficult second album. For Eugenie Bouchard, last year’s Wimbledon finalist, the equivalent is second-season syndrome, or the sophomore slump – the affliction whereby players struggle to emulate a breakthrough year.
If his opponents imagine Rafael Nadal is a reduced force at Wimbledon because of his poor run of form on clay this summer, the Spaniard reminded them on Tuesday that the weapons that won him two titles are still functioning efficiently.