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#Virgil van Dijk

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Van Dijk 'quite a big fan' of 'fantastic goalkeeper' Kelleher
# Endorsement
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# Endorsement

Van Dijk 'quite a big fan' of 'fantastic goalkeeper' Kelleher

Jan 2nd 2022, 9:15 PM 53,112 Views 18 Comments

The 23-year-old from Cork started for Liverpool in this evening’s Premier League game against Chelsea.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Liverpool need to improve before Chelsea clash, says Van Dijk
# Mind The Gap
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# Mind The Gap

Liverpool need to improve before Chelsea clash, says Van Dijk

Dec 29th 2021, 10:58 AM 2,568 Views 0 Comments

Leaders Manchester City can extend their advantage to nine points they beat Brentford tonight.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Virgil van Dijk blasts 'awful, outrageous' Dutch performance
# Unimpressed
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# Unimpressed

Virgil van Dijk blasts 'awful, outrageous' Dutch performance

Nov 14th 2021, 4:21 PM 13,316 Views 7 Comments

The Netherlands could only draw 2-2 against Montenegro.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 20 September, 2021

James Milner: Being careful with Virgil Van Dijk is a necessity
# Dutch Gold
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# Dutch Gold

James Milner: Being careful with Virgil Van Dijk is a necessity

Sep 20th 2021, 9:11 AM 4,624 Views 0 Comments

Van Dijk was rested last week for the win over Milan.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 17 September, 2021

'It’s a short-term thing' - Klopp explains decision to rest Van Dijk
# Easing Him Back In
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# Easing Him Back In

'It’s a short-term thing' - Klopp explains decision to rest Van Dijk

Sep 17th 2021, 5:00 PM 5,387 Views 2 Comments

The Reds defender will start against Crystal Palace after he missed the midweek win over AC Milan.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Virgil Van Dijk reassures Jurgen Klopp he is ‘100% fit’ after fresh injury scare
# Good To Go
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# Good To Go

Virgil Van Dijk reassures Jurgen Klopp he is ‘100% fit’ after fresh injury scare

Sep 9th 2021, 8:10 PM 4,239 Views 0 Comments

The Holland captain went down holding his ankle after a tackle by Turkey’s Halil Dervisoglu in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 13 August, 2021

5 key questions as the new Premier League season begins
# Analysis
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# Analysis

5 key questions as the new Premier League season begins

Aug 13th 2021, 6:02 PM 4,619 Views 3 Comments

Will Virgil van Dijk retain his world-class status and other talking points.

Virgil van Dijk commits future to Liverpool with new long-term deal
# VVD
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# VVD

Virgil van Dijk commits future to Liverpool with new long-term deal

Aug 13th 2021, 10:15 AM 4,647 Views 3 Comments

The fit-again centre-back put pen to paper this morning.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

'After the Hertha game, I was empty, drained. I’d played 20 minutes'
# Getting There
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# Getting There

'After the Hertha game, I was empty, drained. I’d played 20 minutes'

Aug 4th 2021, 5:20 PM 13,759 Views 2 Comments

Van Dijk opens up on recovery struggles and admits he’s unsure if he will be ready for start of Premier League next week.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Van Dijk and Gomez make long-awaited Liverpool returns in pre-season defeat
# Virgil Through Hell
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# Virgil Through Hell

Van Dijk and Gomez make long-awaited Liverpool returns in pre-season defeat

Jul 29th 2021, 10:09 PM 8,326 Views 8 Comments

The Reds were beaten 4-3 by Hertha Berlin in Austria.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 26 July, 2021

Van Dijk in contention to make long-awaited Liverpool return as Tyrone teenager handed new deal
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Van Dijk in contention to make long-awaited Liverpool return as Tyrone teenager handed new deal

Jul 26th 2021, 4:12 PM 8,775 Views 5 Comments

The Dutch defender, who has been out of action since October, could play a small part against Hertha Berlin on Thursday.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 9 July, 2021

Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez join Liverpool squad for Austria training camp
# G'day Mate
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# G'day Mate

Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez join Liverpool squad for Austria training camp

Jul 9th 2021, 11:25 AM 6,247 Views 17 Comments

Van Dijk and Gomez have not played since October and November respectively after sustaining serious knee injuries.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Van Dijk rules himself out of Euros to focus on being fit for Liverpool's pre-season
# Looking Forward
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# Looking Forward

Van Dijk rules himself out of Euros to focus on being fit for Liverpool's pre-season

May 12th 2021, 12:01 PM 6,117 Views 8 Comments

The centre-back has been out for the last seven months following a knee injury.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Virgil Van Dijk 'not likely' to play again this season
# Absence
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# Absence

Virgil Van Dijk 'not likely' to play again this season

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:57 PM 4,841 Views 3 Comments

Liverpool’s defensive rock has been out with an ACL injury since mid-October.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Klopp: Van Dijk recovery looks 'really promising'
# Battling Back
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# Battling Back

Klopp: Van Dijk recovery looks 'really promising'

Jan 21st 2021, 11:35 AM 6,104 Views 8 Comments

The Liverpool boss has also called for more resilience from his players, amid their winless run.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 1 January, 2021

Liverpool hope Thiago return will give them a cutting edge in 2021
# Difference Maker
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# Difference Maker

Liverpool hope Thiago return will give them a cutting edge in 2021

Jan 1st 2021, 5:05 PM 6,127 Views 6 Comments

The Spain international midfielder made his comeback from a knee injury against Newcastle.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 30 October, 2020

Liverpool say Van Dijk's operation was a success but don't give return date
# Virgil Van Dijk
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# Virgil Van Dijk

Liverpool say Van Dijk's operation was a success but don't give return date

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 1:37 PM 5,241 Views 3 Comments

Jurgen Klopp also confirms that Fabinho is out of this weekend’s game against West Ham.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 26 October, 2020

Klopp impressed with Liverpool response to being without Virgil van Dijk
# Talisman
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# Talisman

Klopp impressed with Liverpool response to being without Virgil van Dijk

Oct 26th 2020, 5:18 PM 9,213 Views 2 Comments

The central defender faces several months out due to a knee injury.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Wijnaldum leads the criticism as Liverpool fuming at 'stupid' Pickford challenge
# Seeing Red
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# Seeing Red

Wijnaldum leads the criticism as Liverpool fuming at 'stupid' Pickford challenge

Oct 20th 2020, 9:44 PM 18,815 Views 18 Comments

The Reds have lost the ‘best centre-back in the world’ in Virgil van Dijk, says Jurgen Klopp.

'We will wait for him like a good wife is waiting when the husband is in jail'
# Van The Man
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# Van The Man

'We will wait for him like a good wife is waiting when the husband is in jail'

Oct 20th 2020, 11:28 AM 10,349 Views 17 Comments

Words of encouragement from Jurgen Klopp for Virgil van Dijk as he sets out on the road to recovery.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk faces long rehabilitation after knee surgery
# Treatment Table
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# Treatment Table

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk faces long rehabilitation after knee surgery

Oct 18th 2020, 6:22 PM 65,391 Views 92 Comments

The Dutchman damaged knee ligaments during Saturday’s derby draw with Everton.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Liverpool ask Premier League to review VAR decisions from derby
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Liverpool ask Premier League to review VAR decisions from derby

Oct 17th 2020, 7:33 PM 16,247 Views 32 Comments

Jordan Pickford’s tackle on Virgil Van Dijk and Jordan Henderson’s late disallowed goal have been called into question by the Reds.

Furious Klopp angered by disallowed goal in Liverpool derby draw with Everton
# Fuming
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# Fuming

Furious Klopp angered by disallowed goal in Liverpool derby draw with Everton

Oct 17th 2020, 4:30 PM 11,395 Views 27 Comments

Klopp admits the injury suffered by Virgil Van Dijk is “not good”. Dutch ace and Thiago Alcantara were both injured by poor challenges.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Virgil van Dijk takes blame amid Liverpool loss
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Virgil van Dijk takes blame amid Liverpool loss

Jul 15th 2020, 11:58 PM 8,478 Views 24 Comments

Just a third league defeat of the season for Jurgen Klopp’s men means the Reds cannot now match Manchester City’s record.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Virgil van Dijk says Premier League win could help Liverpool reach ‘next level’
# Ambition
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# Ambition

Virgil van Dijk says Premier League win could help Liverpool reach ‘next level’

Jun 21st 2020, 3:13 PM 3,539 Views 11 Comments

The imperious Holland centre back is itching to drag the Reds across the line.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Van Dijk fears Liverpool will win title in empty stadium
# Concern
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# Concern

Van Dijk fears Liverpool will win title in empty stadium

Mar 15th 2020, 11:05 PM 9,428 Views 26 Comments

All Premier League games have been postponed until at least April 3 due to the spread of the global pandemic.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Van Dijk slams 'negative' critics after latest Liverpool loss
# Heard Enough
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# Heard Enough

Van Dijk slams 'negative' critics after latest Liverpool loss

Mar 5th 2020, 10:42 AM 8,631 Views 25 Comments

The Dutch defender isn’t impressed with those who say his side will win ‘just’ the Premier League title this season.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Van Dijk slams Liverpool after 'unacceptable' loss
# Unhappy
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# Unhappy

Van Dijk slams Liverpool after 'unacceptable' loss

Feb 29th 2020, 8:42 PM 15,579 Views 37 Comments

The team’s run of 44 games without defeat in the Premier League ended with a shock 3-0 loss away to strugglers Watford.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'We should not start lying to ourselves that everything is fine when it's not'
# Room To Improve
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# Room To Improve

'We should not start lying to ourselves that everything is fine when it's not'

Jan 2nd 2020, 1:24 PM 17,793 Views 5 Comments

Premier League leaders Liverpool are by no means perfect, according to manager Jurgen Klopp.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 29 December, 2019

'Decisions are killing us, it's constantly against us... it's ridiculous'
# So Near Yet So Var
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# So Near Yet So Var

'Decisions are killing us, it's constantly against us... it's ridiculous'

Dec 29th 2019, 10:13 PM 13,208 Views 27 Comments

Wolves were left hugely frustrated by two VAR calls at Anfield during this evening’s defeat to Liverpool.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 27 December, 2019

Liverpool recall youngster from loan spell amid defensive issues
# Needed
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# Needed

Liverpool recall youngster from loan spell amid defensive issues

Dec 27th 2019, 6:05 PM 14,879 Views 8 Comments

Nathaniel Phillips is back from German club Stuttgart in response to a sudden shortage of centre-backs at Anfield.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 20 December, 2019

Klopp: Flamengo were told to become heroes, Liverpool were told to play in the EFL Cup
# Dichotomy
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# Dichotomy

Klopp: Flamengo were told to become heroes, Liverpool were told to play in the EFL Cup

Dec 20th 2019, 4:07 PM 17,413 Views 9 Comments

The Reds boss has acknowledged the match is considered bigger for the opposition.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Klopp has 'no clue' if Van Dijk will return for Club World Cup final
# Potential Blow
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# Potential Blow

Klopp has 'no clue' if Van Dijk will return for Club World Cup final

Dec 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 16,030 Views 6 Comments

The defender was absent as Liverpool struggled past Monterrey in the semi-final.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Van Dijk 'respects greatness' after losing out to Messi
# Pipped
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# Pipped

Van Dijk 'respects greatness' after losing out to Messi

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 8,772 Views 11 Comments

He may have finished runner up to Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, but Virgil van Dijk had no qualms about losing out to the Barcelona star.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 2 December, 2019

Lionel Messi beats Virgil van Dijk to Ballon d'Or prize
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

Lionel Messi beats Virgil van Dijk to Ballon d'Or prize

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:31 PM 50,907 Views 61 Comments

The Argentine superstar has won the prize for a record sixth time.

Who should win the Ballon D'Or tonight?
# Poll
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# Poll

Who should win the Ballon D'Or tonight?

Dec 2nd 2019, 12:35 PM 15,979 Views 21 Comments

Lionel Messi, Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo battle it out for the men’s award, while Megan Rapinoe is favourite to claim the women’s prize.

Aaron Connolly reflects on his tussle with 'the best defender in the world'
# Acid Test
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# Acid Test

Aaron Connolly reflects on his tussle with 'the best defender in the world'

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:36 AM 10,760 Views 9 Comments

The Irish teenager started for Brighton & Hove Albion in their 2-1 defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 29 November, 2019

Gerrard insists 'faultless' Van Dijk deserves Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi
# Fantastic 4
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# Fantastic 4

Gerrard insists 'faultless' Van Dijk deserves Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi

Nov 29th 2019, 10:11 AM 5,157 Views 14 Comments

The Rangers manager is backing the Liverpool defender to win the award at the expense of the Barcelona star.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Virgil van Dijk provides heartwarming moment by surprising lifetime Liverpool fan
# Ynwa
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# Ynwa

Virgil van Dijk provides heartwarming moment by surprising lifetime Liverpool fan

Nov 26th 2019, 5:40 PM 16,350 Views 21 Comments

Reds supporter David was treated to a day he’ll never forget.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'We can do better': Van Dijk says performance shows 'obvious' need for improvement
# Room For Improvement
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# Room For Improvement

'We can do better': Van Dijk says performance shows 'obvious' need for improvement

Oct 3rd 2019, 7:15 AM 3,596 Views 4 Comments

The Reds were nearly undone by Red Bull Salzburg, and the defender admitted his side struggled on the night.

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