Tag: Virgil Van Dijk

Premier League referee Michael Oliver regrets not sending off Pickford for his tackle on Virgil van Dijk

Premier League referee Michael Oliver who officiated the league match between Liverpool and Everton on October 17, 2020, said he should have sent off Everton’s goalkeeper Jordan Pickford for his challenge on Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk. Recall that during the Merseyside derby which ended 2-2 at Goodison Park, Jordan Pickford made a harsh tackle on […]

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Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund names three of his best center-backs in the world

Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund has named his best center-backs in the world and based his yardstick for selecting them on their physicality and intelligence. Erling Haaland’s best three center-backs are Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk, Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, and Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly. “The best [center-backs] are Sergio Ramos, [Virgil] Van Dijk, and [Kalidou] Koulibaly. […]

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Virgil van Dijk is “Working harder than ever” to recover from injury

Liverpool’s defender Virgil van Dijk stunned the fans of the club on Friday when he took to social media to share pictures of his rehabilitation process at the newly constructed Liverpool’s AXA Training Centre. In the caption of the pictures he shared on both Instagram and Twitter, the 29-year-old Netherlands defender wrote: “Working harder than […]

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David Coote won’t longer officiate Liverpool v Leicester game, this could be why

David Coote will no longer be in charge of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) control room when Liverpool football club plays Leicester City on Sunday, November 22. His inclusion in the list of people that will officiate the match sparked wide-ranging criticism from football fans across the world because it is believed that David Coote […]

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Virgil van Dijk undergoes successful knee surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament damage

Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk has undergone successful knee surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament damage he sustained against Everton. This was confirmed by the Merseyside club. The Dutch defender sustained the injury in a collision with Everton goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park on October 17. The goalie escaped […]

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Southampton’s Ralph Hasenhuttl says Pickford’s tackle on Van Dijk is “absolutely disastrous”

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has described the tackle Everton’s goalkeeper Jordan Pickford carried out on Liverpool’s defender Virgil van Dijk has “absolutely disastrous”. The Portuguese tactician passed this judgment on Saturday at a post-match conference ahead of Southampton meeting with Everton on Sunday. On October 17, Jordan Pickford ended Virgil van Dijk’s time in Merseyside […]

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Everton Apologize for Virgil van Dijk’s injury

Everton has apologized for the injury their goalkeeper Jordan Pickford inflicted on Liverpool’s defender Virgil van Dijk on Saturday, October 17, during the first Merseyside derby of the 2020-2021 season. Pickford jumped into Virgil van Dijk in the 6th minute of the Premier League match involving Everton and Liverpool football club at Goodison Park. Unfortunately […]

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Knee ligament Injury: Virgil van Dijk might not play for Liverpool for a long time after his surgery

Virgil van Dijk will embark on a knee ligament injury which could keep him out of the Liverpool squad for a very long time if not for the rest of the 2020-2021 season. The 29-year-old Netherlands defender sustained the injury in the early minutes of the Everton vs Liverpool match which ended 2-2. The goalkeeper […]

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