Sports News of Sunday, 12 August 2018
Hello and welcome to another day filled with plenty of football.
It is Super Sunday as Liverpool host West Ham in their first game of the season. Two-and-a-half months after Kiev, Liverpool are back in competitive action, and the feeling is good around Anfield.
For West Ham, Manuel Pellegrini’s takes charge for the first time as they look to build on last season’s 13th-place finish.
Liverpool’s game against West Ham kicks off at 12:30 GMT.
WEST HAM TEAM
Team to play Liverpool: Fabianski, Fredericks, Balbuena, Rice, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Noble, Wilshere, Anderson, Arnautovic, Antonio Subs: Adrian, Zabaleta, Snodgrass, Obiang, Hernandez, Yarmolenko, Diop
Team to play West Ham: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Gomez, Robertson, Keita, Milner, Wijnaldum, Mane, Salah, Firmino Subs: Karius, Clyne, Fabinho, Henderson, Sturridge, Lallana, Shaqiri
There is another 12:30 kick off as Southampton and Burnley lock horns.
Later this afternoon, Arsenal will also welcome defending Champions Man City to the Emirates in what will be the Match of the Day at 3pm GMT. Long day it will be but we love it.
Stay with us for all the updates.