After the incredible celebrations on the pitch at Estadio Metropolitano, the manager reflected on the achievement at his post-match press conference. The Reds boss also revealed that after a disappointing Champions League final defeat last year, it was a relief to finally bring back the trophy. Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Champions League Final! Liverpool hoisted the Champions League trophy after topping Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Madrid. Of course this young Reds fan said "Yes". "Now we won something and we will carry on. When you leave Kiev after a night like that, you wonder when will you return to another final? Liverpool Players Celebrate reacting Winning The Premier League Ft. Sadio Mané , Virgil Van Dijk , Oxlade ChamberlainTURN ON … A statement from Thomas Cook said: “We have been working closely with Stansted and Madrid Airports, air traffic control and government transport authorities to finalise flight times during an exceptionally busy day for Madrid airport.Â, “Five of our six flights will land at least six hours before kick-off so supporters will have plenty of time to soak up the atmosphere and head to the stadium. Speaking to David Lynch ahead of the match, Andy Robertson has insisted Liverpool ‘deserve nothing’ from this season if they fail to put in a performance worthy of Champions League final victory on Saturday. The Mayor of Liverpool estimates 500,000 people have turned out to greet the players. Links with tick mark at the end are already checked and working. With Kane and, perhaps, Winks coming back in Pochettino has some tough decisions to make, the biggest coming up top with semi-final hero Lucas Moura likely to have to make way for the England captain. Liverpool victory parade RECAP: Champions League Final celebrations see 750,000 line route. (most starts closer to kickoff)  fans outside the Liver Building waiting for the bus. Our respective Tottenham and Liverpool correspondents, will be in Madrid today as the managers address the media on the eve of the big match. It has come really soon, but I didn't doubt that it would," he told ESPN. Next Video. Liverpool: 2,000 fans celebrate outside Anfield after side win Premier League. They are working hard behind the scenes to try to get the best solution possible and are fully aware of the unacceptable provisional flight times and ongoing distress caused to their fans.”, Alexander-Arnold: I new we would return to the Final. Watch Live. The ECHO will provide live coverage of the trophy lift today as Liverpool celebrate their first championship since 1990. Liverpool 'We're Premier League champions!' The party is on. NewsNow aims to be the world's most accurate and comprehensive Liverpool FC news aggregator, bringing you the latest LFC headlines from the best Liverpool sites and other key national and international news sources. Premier League – Liverpool Celebration Show. Live Crowds line the streets in Liverpool as Champions League heroes return home. The Reds returned to Merseyside after securing the club's sixth European Cup following Saturday's 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid. Everyone is in good spirits as the celebrations heat up... 14-year-old Elijah is waiting to give goal-scorer Mo Salah a wave when he comes past during the parade. (He appears to be wearing a mankini, by the way....and, of course, socks). Tiring stuff, waiting for your returning football heroes. Sky's Mike McCarthy looks in his element... Young player Rhian Brewster pays tribute to Hillsborough victims, Crowds line the streets in Liverpool as Champions League heroes return home, Liverpool's team paraded through their home city on an open-top bus. Blue and Red scarves all around the city as Catalan giants come to town Have your say - cast you vote in our poll here. It's less than an hour until the victory parade begins and crowds are lining the streets. We want to win things, 100 per cent. Thousands of Reds fans celebrated in the city centre on Friday night despite warnings from police and politicians. "One of my friends is a singer and my assistant coach we sang a song: 'We saw the European Cup, Madrid had all the luck, we swear we'll keep on being cool, we'll bring it back to Liverpool'. That ends our live coverage of Liverpool's day of celebration as the club brought home a sixth European crown. Watch the tour bus' transformation into a vehicle fit for kings... Merseyside Police encourage crowds to 'show why we're proud of our city'. Liverpool fans’ celebrations ‘wholly unacceptable’, says club. - Liverpool players and fans celebrate ending 30-year drought. We certainly never expected that we would come back to the final again in the very next season. The Premier League shows that.Â, “A lot of people would say 97 points deserves the Premier League, but it didn’t because Manchester City got 98. 28 April–16 June, Boat Race 2021: Cambridgeshire locals vow to defy spectator ban, Clashes as thousands of protesters descend on central London, Klopp shocked by Alexander-Arnold omission and praises big reaction, Liverpool XI v Arsenal: Confirmed team news and starting lineup, Klopp has ‘no idea’ if Henderson will be fit in time for the Euros, Have your say - cast you vote in our poll here, exclusive interview with the Liverpool Echo, Boris Johnson to make four big announcements on Monday, Expert suspects link between AstraZeneca jab and rare blood clots, Starmer criticised by LGBT+ campaigners for controversial church visit. That’d be stupid of us.”. The Red stars were keen to make up for lost time having had to wait 30-yea… Our focus is on bringing that trophy back to Liverpool this year.”. After waiting 30 years to return to the top of English football, Liverpool held their long-awaited celebration on Wednesday as … David Lynch will bring you live updates from Liverpool's press conference at 3.45pm this afternoon with Jurgen Klopp, while Dan Kilpatrick will be at Tottenham's with a scheduled start time of 5.45pm. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS LIVE Liverpool Direct; Instagram; YouTube; LFCTV GO One Month Free Use Code 2021GOFREE during checkout JOIN NOW . An incredible turnout for Liverpool's Champions League winners... Sky News follows the parade's movements live... James Milner and captain Jordan Henderson lift the trophy in celebration of their historic win.Â, 'You'll Never Walk Alone' plays as fans wait for the parade to pass. That, there, was Liverpool chairman Tom Werner who - in an exclusive interview with the Liverpool Echo - has outlined what winning the Champions League would mean to the club. The Reds' excellent season came to an unforgettable conclusion as Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi fired Jurgen Klopp's men to Europan glory on Saturday night. Watch the latest session from the AXA Training Centre, as the Reds begin preparations for the weekend's game against … "Nobody thought in that moment it would happen. 22:39 25/06/2020 . “I don't think LFC have done that since the mid-1980s. L. iverpool fans have been urged to stay at home to celebrate their club's win after part of the Liver Building caught fire during wild celebrations over the city’s Premier League triumph. Liverpool: It's all about a day of celebration. Can't see the Liverpool parade 2019 blog? Chaos at Madrid airport led to delays in sending out timetables to fans and many did not receive their itineraries until late last night. The celebrations among the Liverpool fans kicked off around a month ago, but they'll be going long into the night this evening. The team celebrates from the top of their victory bus as crowds cheer. Thanks for joining us. Thousands descended on Madrid for a legacy-defining encounter at the end of a scarcely-believable continental campaign, with both sides narrowly making it through the group stage and then completing jaw-dropping semi-final wins. “We saw the players after the final last year and you could see how much that defeat hurt,” said Werner. Read our full story on today's parade here. Liverpool is a city that has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and local government budget cuts, but today is a celebration - even for some Evertonians. Supporters have come out in force to welcome their heroes home. It could be a long night of celebrations ahead for the Champions League winners. "Being honest, I believed I'd get the opportunity to do it again. I thought 'this is where we deserve to be as a club' and I was convinced that there was only going to be a climb up, that we'd get better and come back more solid. Tottenham XI: Lloris; Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Winks, Sissoko, Eriksen; Son, Alli, Kane. Let's just hope all the fans can get there... We'll have an update on that shortly from Giuseppe Muro. Some fans have been camped out for hours to welcome their heroes home. Fans can be seen perched on rooftops and ledges. Liverpool vs Wolverhampton Premier League Match starts at around 16:30 uk time with Skysports will have live coverage in the UK while NBCSN will broadcast the game live in the US. 'Half a million' line the streets to welcome back the Liverpool squad, Players carrying the Champions League trophy on an open-top bus, Liverpool beat Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid in the final last night, The Reds have won the Champions League and European Cup six times. I felt the club was in a strong, healthy position and it wasn't like we got to the final by luck and that we had to be grateful for just getting there. Supporters waved flags and sang "we've gone and won the league" - many wore face masks and some lit flares. Liverpool celebrations: CCTV images released over attacks on police. Roberto Firmino, however, has returned to training ahead of the final as he steps up his recovery from a groin injury and will be a big boost. AFP from Afp. The match starts at 9pm local time so you have four-and-a-half hours, but there is genuine concern that if there are any delays then people might not get there. With Liverpool already hosting the Bordeaux Wine Festival and River Festival today, a potential parade threw up a number of logistical challenges. ", Supporters are going to all lengths to catch a glimpse of the players. Liverpool City Council confirmed before the final that a parade would begin at 4pm BST on the day after the final. Liverpool's last league title before this season came in the 1989-90 campaign. For the first time in 30 years, Liverpool FC are the champions of England’s top-flight league. A spokeswoman for Liverpool City Council has estimated 500,000 people have turned out for the parade, with crowds "10 and 20 deep" along parts of the route. Hundreds of Tottenham fans face a race to make the Champions League Final after Thomas Cook confirmed one of its chartered flights will not land in Madrid until 4.30pm tomorrow. Featuring squad and player updates, live match coverage, injury and transfer news and … The latest Liverpool FC news from Liverpool.com. June 3rd, 2019 7:34 am. 'Was it the best day of your life so far?'. I've said it, this is only the start for this group," he said. Follow all the action from the Champions League victory parade through Liverpool as the winners return with the trophy. iverpool will hold a homecoming parade this afternoon after beating Tottenham in the Champions League Final. People are understandably livid.”, Thomas Cook are in contact with Madrid airport to move the late flight to an earlier time.Â. Kat Law from the Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust [THST] said: “This is the biggest games of all of our lives and fans just want to know they can get there. David Lynch will bring you live updates from Liverpool's press conference at 3.45pm this afternoon with Jurgen Klopp, while Dan Kilpatrick will be at Tottenham's with a scheduled start time of 5.45pm. Previous Video. Live Scores. Follow the celebrations with Standard Sport LIVE! “It's such a challenge to get that far. The team arrived at Liverpool Airport ahead of the open-top bus parade. Photo: Getty ImagesThe Tottenham boss has been without talisman Harry Kane since he picked up a second ankle injury of the season during the Champions League quarter-final, first leg, tie against Man City. The England captain has been slow to return to full fitness when coming back from ankle injuries and has not played a competitive game for nearly two months, but his burning desire to play whatever the cost and his record for the club make him near impossible to leave on the bench. Read a summary of Klopp’s verdict on the final below… On what made the difference in this final… The result, obviously. He said: “I’ve heard a few people say that, but for me we don’t deserve anything yet. Liverpool Football Club, Premier League Champions for the 2019/20 season. Thomas Cook then faced further criticism after hundreds discovered they are due to land in Madrid less than five hours before kick-off, leaving them fearing they could miss the match. Ox's screamer, intense competition & Alisson's new look. Share. Published 9 July 2020. We are working to bring forward the 6th flight and we will update fans as soon as we can.”, The THST said on Twitter this morning: “Just spoken with a Director at the club regarding the Thomas Cook situation. After Liverpool won the league on Thursday night, thousands of people flocked to Anfield to celebrate, flouting social distancing rules with blasé disregard for the pandemic. For one of the few times this season the Spurs boss has almost a fully fit squad to call upon with Harry Winks, Harry Kane and Davinson Sanchez all looking likely to be available. Liverpool beat Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid and flew home to be welcomed by 750,000 fans at the victory parade We've shown that across the last two seasons especially and we just need to get over the line now.Â, "I'm sure soon as we get one, we'll be unstoppable and that's the focus for us: becoming a formidable team that is unbreakable. Half a million people, the city council says, crowds 10 to 20 deep in places. Mauricio Pochettino and his squad touched down in Madrid on Wednesday evening and will train at Real Madrid’s complex on Thursday and Friday. Nice touch, guys. But only one could emerge triumphant at the Wanda Metropolitano and Liverpool would be crowned champions of Europe for a sixth time as Salah's early spot-kick was followed by a strike from semi-final hero Origi in a 2-0 win. ", In Pictures | Liverpool homecoming and parade | 02/06/2019, More than 5 million Brits have received two doses of a Covid vaccine, UK ticket-holder claims £122 million Euromillions win, UK records 10 coronavirus deaths - the lowest number since September, London Rising: Register for FREE here. The Reds will try to win, of course, and that will make the celebration sweeter, but it doesn't really matter much in the end. They were that little bit better than us in the end.Â, “We deserve nothing, only what we put into the game and what we get out. I Like This Unlike 0 Please Login to Vote. The event begins at 4pm BST, starting at Allerton Maze in the south of the city. Never. For almost the first time this season Pochettino has a full squad to pick from for the Champions League Final against Liverpool, leaving the Argentine with some desperately difficult decisions. “You don't get a lot of roses for coming in second. A spokeswoman for Liverpool City Council says some pubs and bars were running out of beer, with fans carrying bottles and cans bought from nearby off licences. Spurs fans travelling out to Madrid from Stansted Airport today are being given a warm send-off in today, with the 'Good Luck Tottenham Hotspur' messages displayed on the departure boards. Click here to access our desktop page. The crowds are going wild as the team passes byÂ. What a day for the Reds and indeed for the city. ... Live updates as murder investigation launched after body found in house. "We earned it. Watch: Liverpool lift the European Cup. Whether it's the very latest transfer news from Anfield, quotes from a Jurgen Klopp press conference, match … Goal . It began at Allerton Maze and ended near the waterfront after moving slowly through a sea of red. Kane has a penchant for returning ahead of schedule and has long been confident of featuring against Liverpool in Madrid. I Dislike This Un-Dislike 0 Please Login to Vote. The players and crowds chant together as celebrations continue... Liverpool Mayor hails the celebrations as 'truly amazing', Klopp predicts great things for the future, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp predicts his team will continue to win trophies and the squad still has its best years to come.Â. JOIN NOW T&Cs apply . Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that he will be without midfielder Naby Keita for the final following an adductor injury picked up during the first leg against Barcelona. “And we have had people who have fathers with heart conditions, diabetics, octogenarians who are now expected to spend six hours in an airport after the game, which is ridiculous. “I thought we played as well as Real Madrid until the unfortunate injury to Mohamed Salah. "There was nothing indicating that would be my one shot. 0. LIVE: Wild celebrations from Liverpool FC fans in city centre as Reds reach Champions League final. LIVERPOOL players shared their wild celebrations with fans on social media after finally lifting the Premier League title. It is understood Thomas Cook are furious with Madrid airport for failing to hold landing slots for official carriers, forcing one of their flights to arrive later tomorrow. close. July 3, 2020. Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Mane, Salah, Firmino. Below you can see the best pictures and videos of how Liverpool’s win over Flamengo unfolded and the celebrations after the final whistle went. Last updated 25/06/2020 . 0. Supporters who arranged their travel plans through the club's official supporter travel supplier have also been left outraged that they will have to sleep in Madrid airport tomorrow night because their return flight does not leave until 8am on Sunday. However, after the quarter-final performance from Heung-min Son, who scored in the first leg after Kane had hobbled off before notching two at the Etihad, and the heroic second-half hat-trick from Lucas Moura to send Spurs to the final at the death against Ajax, does he deserve to start? Crowds of Liverpool fans outside the Liver Building waiting for the bus. Supporters, who have paid £599 for what was advertised as an “early-morning flight”, will not depart from Stanstead until 1.30pm tomorrow and face a rush to get to the Wanda Metropolitano. To be back so quickly is wonderful but we haven't accomplished the goal we set out to achieve yet and that's to win. ESPN FC Show – 2 July 2020. The six-time champions are ready to set off... Sky's Mike McCarthy is in prime position on the parade bus, Fans holding inflatable trophies wait for the real deal. Liverpool will be embarking upon their Champions League homecoming parade on Sunday June 2, giving supporters the chance to bask in that Madrid win. If we have 100 per cent effort, and have a good game, play to our best, then we’ll deserve it.Â, “But we aren’t going into the game thinking we deserve it because we’ve had a good season and got 97 points. Liverpool celebrate Champions League win with bus parade. "It's still a wonderful age group, they all have the best times in their careers ahead of them so that's big.". In that moment it was only to lift our mood a little bit and now it happened actually, so we have to think about what we will sing now because obviously it means something. Liverpool won the 2019-20 Premier League title on Thursday, clinching the trophy after Chelsea's 2-1 win over Manchester City. Relive the joyous scenes as Jürgen Klopp's squad paraded the Champions League trophy around the city of Liverpool. And as if by magic, here is said update from Giuseppe Muro! From Allerton Maze, the parade will snake up Queens Drive before turning onto West Derby Road toward the city centre, with plans to finish up on Blundell Street.