Kostas Tsimikas

Kostas Tsimikas and Mohamed Salah provide contrasting nods to history in Liverpool triumph

The echoes of the past had been unwanted until, at the last, there was a welcome nod to history. Liverpool can savour the sight of a left-back deciding a penalty shootout. Alan Kennedy won the 1984 European Cup in that way and, 38 years on, Kostas Tsimikas secured the FA Cup in similarly nerveless style. Kennedy’s place in Anfield folklore was already secure before he finished off Roma. The unglamorous figure for the big occasion had scored the only goal of the 1981 European Cup final to beat Real Madrid.Others at Liverpool have less fond memories of Real. As Liverpool...
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Liverpool edge Chelsea again to win FA Cup on penalties as Kostas Tsimikas settles thrilling final

Liverpool go the full distance, to ensure – just about – they can still do the maximum.Edouard Mendy could save from Sadio Mane, but he couldn’t prevent Chelsea becoming the first ever club to lose three successive FA Cup finals, and the second to lose both domestic finals in a single season. Both, of course, were on penalties to Liverpool. History repeats itself, and may go to new peaks. Liverpool win their eighth FA Cup, and Jurgen Klopp’s first, to become both the third most successful in the competition’s history as well as just the third team to win both domestic...

Kostas Tsimikas shares hilarious image of Thiago Alcantara after he orchestrated a fabulous 4-0 victory over Manchester United

Game time hasn’t been readily available to Kostas Tsimikas of late but that hasn’t diminished his involvement in Liverpool life. As well as sharing a training pitch and dressing room with the lads who have been handed more game time by Jurgen Klopp, our back-up left-back has also been leading the fringe players’ cheer-leading from the sidelines.

Liverpool ready themselves for bids for Kostas Tsimikas as rival teams circle for our second-choice left-back

It’s been a surprise to so many supporters to see how well Kostas Tsimikas has settled into Liverpool’s squad and his performances are attracting attention. As reported by Greek reporter Giannis Chorianopoulos (via LFC Transfer Room): ‘Many clubs are interested in Kostas Tsimikas but he is 100% happy at #Liverpool. There is ‘zero chance’ he leaves at the moment. Jurgen Klopp is also happy with the Greek international’s performance and the way he plays’.