Graeme Souness

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Graeme Souness: "Liverpool have to stick with Jurgen Klopp"
Graeme Souness believes that a top-four finish is now the best former side Liverpool can hope for, but insists that the club "have to stick with Jurgen Klopp".
Oct 26, 16:54
Graeme Souness during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2013
Graeme Souness: 'Do not write Manchester United off'
Former Liverpool midfielder Graeme Souness believes that Manchester United should not be written off as Premier League title challengers.
Oct 22, 20:31
Neymar and Edinson Cavani embrace during the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux on September 30, 2017
This weekend's biggest games in world football
Ahead of another packed weekend of football, Sports Mole rounds up the biggest matches to be taking place around the world.
Oct 20, 14:05
Graeme Souness during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2013
Graeme Souness: 'I missed out on Peter Schmeichel, Eric Cantona'
Graeme Souness reveals that Liverpool missed out on signing Eric Cantona and Peter Schmeichel - who became Manchester United legends - while Reds manager.
Oct 8, 18:19
Jonjo Shelvey for Newcastle United during the Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Report: Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey breaks finger in training
Jonjo Shelvey has reportedly been cleared to play a part in Newcastle United's trip to Southampton next weekend, despite breaking a finger in training.
Oct 6, 19:52
Jonjo Shelvey for Newcastle United during the Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Graeme Souness backs Jonjo Shelvey for England recall
Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has all the required abilities to add to his six England caps in the future, according to Graeme Souness.
Oct 1, 22:32
Graeme Souness during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2013
Graeme Souness questions Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho stance
Former Liverpool midfielder Graeme Souness says that the Reds should have sold Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in the summer transfer window.
Sep 3, 20:54
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho crosses the ball during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'I would take the money and sell Philippe Coutinho'
Graeme Souness believes that Liverpool should sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona amid reports that the Spanish club are offering £138m.
Aug 23, 10:17
Graeme Souness during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2013
Graeme Souness slams Newcastle United defending in loss to Huddersfield Town
Graeme Souness describes Newcastle United midfielder Mikel Merino's defending for Huddersfield Town's winner on Sunday as being like "kids' football".
Aug 20, 20:59
Jonjo Shelvey for Newcastle United during the Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'Jonjo Shelvey has gone from captain to clown'
Graeme Souness believes that Jonjo Shelvey went "from captain to clown in 10 seconds" after he was sent off in Newcastle United's 2-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 13, 17:05
A general view of Vicarage Road Stadium under going Renovations to the East Stand prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Sheffield Wednesday at Vicarage Road on December 14, 2013
Preview: Watford vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's Premier League meeting between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road.
Aug 10, 18:46
Graeme Souness during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2013
Graeme Souness: 'Liverpool will not challenge for major honours'
Graeme Souness expects Philippe Coutinho to leave Liverpool for Barcelona and insists that his former club do not have what it takes to challenge for the Premier League.
Aug 9, 20:52
Daniel Sturridge warms up ahead of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on December 31, 2016
Graeme Souness blasts "pathetic" Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge
Graeme Souness questions Daniel Sturridge's attitude, accusing the Liverpool striker of lacking the right attitude to be a success at Anfield.
Jul 19, 16:39
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Graeme Souness: 'Jose Mourinho wrong man for Manchester United'
Liverpool great Graeme Souness insists that Jose Mourinho 'is not right' for Manchester United and was only appointed because the club were rushed into action.
Jun 27, 15:27
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'Gordon Strachan deserves new Scotland deal'
Graeme Souness calls on the Scottish Football Association to hand Gordon Strachan a new deal as he remains the best candidate to continue leading the national side.
Jun 10, 21:48
Jose Mourinho watches on during the FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Sam Allardyce feels sympathy for Jose Mourinho
Sam Allardyce says that Jose Mourinho made a valid point when questioning why Crystal Palace's final-game meeting with Manchester United was not brought forward by a day.
May 18, 11:38
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Graeme Souness hits out at Jose Mourinho over 'fatigue' claims
Graeme Souness insists that Jose Mourinho must simply "get on with it" rather than constantly complain over Manchester United's gruelling fixture schedule this term.
May 18, 09:59
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Jamie Carragher brands Arsenal players "cowards" following Crystal Palace defeat
Jamie Carragher hits out at 'cowardly' Arsenal players following Monday night's 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace.
Apr 11, 09:11
The Liverpool Football Club emblem is displayed on the gates of Anfield Stadium on September 17, 2012
Former Liverpool captain Ronnie Moran dies at the age of 83
Former Liverpool captain Ronnie Moran dies at the age of 83 after a short illness.
Mar 22, 09:06
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri at the FA Cup match against Millwall on February 18, 2017
Graeme Souness: 'Leicester City players will fall off their perch again'
Graeme Souness accuses Leicester City's players of betraying Claudio Ranieri and believes that it is just a matter of time before they do so again with the new boss.
Mar 15, 20:49
A general view prior to the Clydesdale Bank Premier League match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on July 23, 2011
Rangers confirm Pedro Caixinha appointment
Rangers confirm the appointment of Pedro Caixinha as their new manager on a three-year deal.
Mar 11, 15:31
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and West Ham United on March 13, 2016
Graeme Souness criticises "dodgy" Dimitri Payet
Liverpool legend Graeme Souness slams Dimitri Payet for his "dodgy" behaviour in trying to force a move away from West Ham United.
Jan 16, 22:39
Diego Costa of Chelsea in action during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at St Mary's on October 30, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'Diego Costa big loss for Chelsea'
Former Liverpool midfielder Graeme Souness claims that the current situation surrounding Diego Costa could cost Chelsea the Premier League title this season.
Jan 13, 19:55
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League clash with Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'Jurgen Klopp will not leave Liverpool'
Graeme Souness is confident that Jurgen Klopp will remain at Liverpool for the long term, despite being linked with the Bayern Munich job in recent days.
Nov 28, 20:08
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan at a press conference on June 3, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'Scotland should keep faith with Gordon Strachan'
Former Scotland midfielder Graeme Souness believes that manager Gordon Strachan is still the best man for the job despite his side's 3-0 defeat to England.
Nov 13, 15:15
Graeme Souness during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2013
Graeme Souness concerned about Liverpool's defensive 'vulnerabilities'
Graeme Souness questions Liverpool's chances of winning the Premier League title because of their 'vulnerable' defence.
Oct 31, 16:49
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Everton and Chelsea on March 12, 2016
Romelu Lukaku hints at imminent Everton exit
Romelu Lukaku reveals that he is still seriously debating his Everton future, admitting that even talks with the club's new owner will not likely change his decision.
May 26, 12:02
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Everton and Chelsea on March 12, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'Romelu Lukaku would help Arsenal win title'
Graeme Souness believes that Arsenal would be closer to winning the Premier League title if they signed Everton centre-forward Romelu Lukaku.
May 8, 15:31
Jurgen Klopp smiles at a disinterested Sam Allardyce ahead of the game between Sunderland and Liverpool on December 30, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield.
Feb 4, 18:09
Jurgen Klopp smiles at a disinterested Sam Allardyce ahead of the game between Sunderland and Liverpool on December 30, 2015
Sam Allardyce: 'Jurgen Klopp underestimated ferocity of Premier League'
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce believes that Jurgen Klopp underestimated the ferocity of the Premier League, which has resulted in Liverpool's recent injury troubles.
Jan 6, 17:20
Adam Lallana of Liverpool FC looks to pass the ball during the international friendly match between Adelaide United and Liverpool FC at Adelaide Oval on July 20, 2015
Adam Lallana rejects Graeme Souness injury claims
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana believes that the club's recent spate of hamstring injuries is down to bad luck rather than their training regime.
Jan 6, 15:02
Philippe Coutinho sits injured during the League Cup semi-final between Stoke and Liverpool on January 5, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'Injury-hit Liverpool must alter training style'
Liverpool legend Graeme Souness believes that the club's recent spate of hamstring injuries is down to Jurgen Klopp's high-tempo style of play.
Jan 6, 14:34
Graeme Souness during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2013
Graeme Souness 'returns home from hospital after suspected heart attack'
Former Liverpool manager Graeme Souness reportedly returns home from hospital after undergoing minor heart surgery.
Nov 23, 10:53
Graeme Souness during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2013
Graeme Souness admitted to hospital
Former Liverpool and Rangers midfielder Graeme Souness is admitted to hospital in Bournemouth.
Nov 21, 14:55
Portrait of Benfica coach Graeme Souness in the dugout during the UEFA Champions League match against PSV Eindhoven at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal. Benfica won 2-1.
On this day: Benfica appoint Graeme Souness
Eighteen years ago today, former Liverpool midfielder Graeme Souness was appointed the new manager of Portuguese club Benfica.
Nov 1, 06:00
Aston Villa's English manager Tim Sherwood reacts after his team concede their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Swansea City at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on October 24, 2015
Graeme Souness: 'Tim Sherwood's Aston Villa sacking not a shock'
Former Liverpool midfielder Graeme Souness believes that Tim Sherwood's sacking at Aston Villa was not a surprise, as the side currently sit bottom of the Premier League.
Oct 25, 22:14
Peter Taylor, manager of Crystal Palace gestures from the sidelines during the Coca-Cola Championship match between Crystal Palace and Charlton at Selhurst Park on September 1, 2007
On this day: Crystal Palace part company with Peter Taylor
Eight years ago today, Peter Taylor was sacked as manager of Championship strugglers Crystal Palace.
Oct 8, 08:00
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Britannia Stadium on May 24, 2015
Graeme Souness: 'Brendan Rodgers should never have been Liverpool manager'
Graeme Souness says that Brendan Rodgers should have never been given the job as Liverpool manager.
Oct 4, 18:58
Liverpool FC coach Brendan Rodgers celebrates winning the international friendly match between Brisbane Roar and Liverpool FC at Suncorp Stadium on July 17, 2015
Graeme Souness: 'Brendan Rodgers must carry can for signings'
Graeme Souness suggests that Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is under pressure because of the signings that he made in the summer.
Oct 1, 11:51
Christian Benteke of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Brittania Stadium on August 9, 2015
Graeme Souness: 'Christian Benteke could star for Liverpool'
Liverpool legend Graeme Souness tips Christian Benteke to be a "superstar" for the Reds.
Sep 9, 16:14



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton114341111015
9Watford114341721-415
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke113351322-912
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham112361123-129
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
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