Virgil van Dijk

Champions League: Liverpool ride luck as own goal secures win at Ajax

Ajax fullback Nicolas Tagliafico turned the ball into his own net in the 35th minute to ensure a winning start in Group D for the English champions.

Oct 22, 2020, 15:47 PM IST

English Premier League: Liverpool's defensive talisman Virgil van Dijk to undergo knee surgery

Van Dijk had hobbled off the field in the 11th minute of Liverpool's 2-2 derby draw against Everton after a wild challenge from keeper Jordan Pickford

Oct 19, 2020, 00:35 AM IST

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp dismisses concerns after Virgil van Dijk sustains injury in friendly match

Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool's defensive rock, had to come-off in the 55th minute of The Reds friendly encounter against RB Salzburg 

Aug 26, 2020, 16:20 PM IST

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk feels massive Premier League lead doesn't mean anything yet

Liverpool has 64 points in Premier League with a 16-point lead over the second-placed club Manchester City. 

Jan 21, 2020, 16:13 PM IST

You can't compare me and Lionel Messi, says Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk after FIFA awards

Van Dijk was nominated for the Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year award after guiding Liverpool to Champions League glory with a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the final. 

Sep 24, 2019, 18:54 PM IST

Football is made for strikers: FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique

Van Dijk is also expected to be a contender for the Ballon d'Or later in the year as he had played a significant role in helping Liverpool win the Champions League last season.

Aug 31, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

Would love to have dinner with Lionel Messi: Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo, who plays for Italian giants Juventus, left Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid last summer to end nine years of intense rivalry with Messi who is a FC Barcelona icon.

Aug 30, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

UEFA to recognise Burnley fan who ran to every away game for charity

While no Premier League player ran more than 450 km on the pitch in the 2018-19 season, Scott Cunliffe covered nearly 5,000 km as part of the aptly-named `RunAway Challenge` and raised nearly 60,000 pounds ($73,662) for various charities.

Aug 28, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

Virgil Van Dijk, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo vie for UEFA Player of the Year award

While Ronaldo, a three-time winner, has been ever-present in the final three since the award was created in 2011, centre back Van Dijk makes his first appearance after helping Liverpool win the Champions League title last season.

Aug 15, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk backs Adrian to cover for injured Alisson

Brazil goalkeeper Alisson suffered the injury after slipping in the 36th minute of their 4-1 opening day victory over Norwich City and was replaced by Spaniard Adrian, who joined the club as a free agent four days earlier.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

Jurgen Klopp hopeful about Roberto Firmino's fitness for Barcelona clash

Firmino has featured in 46 games for Liverpool this year in all competitions, scoring 16 goals with eight assists.

Apr 27, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

''Outstanding'' Virgil Van Dijk deserves PFA award, says Jurgen Klopp

Dutchman Van Dijk has transformed Liverpool`s defence since joining the club from Southampton in Jan. 2018, and has been key in the Merseyside club keeping 18 clean sheets in the league this season.

Apr 21, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Passionate Jurgen Klopp gets straight to the point: Virgil Van Dijk

Premier League leaders Liverpool are chasing their first league title since 1990 and Van Dijk said Klopp could be brutally honest when assessing their performances. 

Mar 24, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

Dutch not favourites against struggling Germany: Virgil van Dijk

The Dutch beat the Germans 3-0 at home last October and came from behind with two late goals to force a 2-2 draw away in Gelsenkirchen one month later to win a place in the Nations League finals.

Mar 23, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Memphis Depay double leads Netherlands to easy 4-0 win over Belarus

The home side were ahead inside 50 seconds as Igor Shitov’s risky back-pass was latched on to by Depay and his shot trickled into the net off the post.

Mar 22, 2019, 08:56 AM IST

Liverpool's goalscoring threat has added dimension to attack, says Georginio Wijnaldum

Defender Virgil van Dijk rose high to head home in their 3-1 win at Bayern Munich on Wednesday as the Merseyside club reached the Champions League quarter-finals.

Mar 17, 2019, 09:01 AM IST

Liverpool need improved away show for Champions League progress : Virgil van Dijk

The Merseyside club travel to Germany for the second leg of their last-16 tie after the sides played out a 0-0 draw at Anfield in last month's first leg.

Mar 12, 2019, 10:20 AM IST

Rock-solid Virgil van Dijk deserves player of the year award: Andy Robertson

Van Dijk is one of the bookmakers' favourites for the accolade alongside Manchester City trio Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling and David Silva and his Liverpool team mate Mohamed Salah.

Mar 01, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

Premier League January transfer spending fell for first time since 2012

Thursday`s deadline day spending accounted for 50 million pounds ($65.49 million) -- bringing the month`s spending to 180 million pounds.

Feb 01, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Liverpool made hard work of Napoli, says Virgil Van Dijk

The English giants spurned several clear chances either side of Mohamed Salah`s 34th-minute strike but held on to finish second in Group C, ahead of Napoli on goals scored, after the clubs were tied on nine points with the same head-to-head record.

Dec 12, 2018, 13:07 PM IST