“I saw him today on the pitch doing his rehab stuff outside, so that looks already good, but I cannot decide when this rehab stuff is finished. I take the players only in the moment when I get the green light and that didn’t happen yet. But from my rather experienced eye from what I saw today, it will not be that long anymore with Trent.” … [Read more...] about Jurgen Klopp issues Liverpool injury update
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More money for employees Labour metro mayors – including Andy Burnham in Greater Manchester, Liverpool city region’s Steve Rotheram, Sheffield city region’s Jarvis, and Jamie Driscoll of North of Tyne – have asked for support under the government’s local furlough scheme to be increased from two-thirds of each employee’s salary – or 67% – to 80% of wages. … [Read more...] about Lockdown: what do England’s frustrated regional mayors want?
One council leader described the call with Jenrick and Boris Johnson’s chief strategic adviser, Sir Eddie Lister, as “very strange”. Another said it started positively, with talk of a new “hardship fund” to help the lowest paid, but the idea was killed before the meeting ended as government officials said the Treasury would not provide any more cash. “It was crazy. Something collapsed on the government’s side during the meeting,” said one. … [Read more...] about Greater Manchester given midday Tuesday deadline for tier 3 deal
Looking to score in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time since September 2019, Tammy Abraham missed three presentable opportunities as Chelsea had the better of the second half, with Olivier Giroud also fluffing his lines late on as the points were shared. … [Read more...] about Premier League: Chelsea 0-0 Tottenham: Lampard and Mourinho cancel each other out at Stamford Bridge