Liverpool

  • Celebrated but unfulfilled, Gerrard calls time on England 22 hours 47 minutes ago

    At his best a midfield marauder who inspired team-mates and scored goals in equal measure, Steven Gerrard on Monday retired from England duty as the country's third most-capped player after an international career that promised more than it delivered. His relatively disappointing tally of 21 goals in 114 appearances, including several...
  • Sunderland agree fee with Liverpool for Borini 3 days ago

    London: English Premier League club Sunderland have agreed a fee with Liverpool for Italian striker Fabio Borini. Sunderland on Friday agreed to pay 14 million pounds for the striker who impressed on loan last season, reported Daily Mail. The 'Black Cats' were finding it hard to match Liverpool's evaluation for the former...
  • Liverpool sign Lazar Markovic from Benfica 6 days ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool signed versatile forward Lazar Markovic from Benfica on Tuesday as the Premier League club spends the windfall from Luis Suarez's sale. Liverpool paid 12.5 million euros ($17 million) for Benfica's 50 percent share in Markovic, the Portuguese club said. Details were not disclosed about a deal to buy out...
  • Barcelona reach agreement for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez July 12, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona reached agreement with Liverpool on the transfer of Luis Suarez on Friday, giving the troubled striker a chance to rehabilitate his image when his latest biting ban is over. Suarez will travel to Barcelona next week for a medical and to sign a five-year contract. "It is with a heavy...
  • Liverpool eyeing Alexis Sanchez to replace Luis Suarez July 7, 2014

    Madrid: English football club Liverpool are eyeing Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez as a good alternative to replace Uruguay's Luis Suarez, who will move to Barcelona. According to AS newspaper, this issue has become even more apparent following the news that Barca and Liverpool have reached a deal for Luis Suarez to...
  • Saints defender Dejan Lovren keen on Liverpool move: reports July 6, 2014

    Croatia international defender Dejan Lovren wants to leave Southampton and complete a move to Liverpool, British media reported on Sunday, quoting the 25-year-old as saying his "head is already at" the Merseyside club. Liverpool coach Brendan Rodgers has already signed Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana from Southampton in the last two...
  • Barcelona to open Suarez talks with Liverpool - reports July 2, 2014

    Barcelona officials will meet their Liverpool counterparts in London on Wednesday to open negotiations on a possible deal for disgraced Anfield striker Luis Suarez, according to British media reports. Barcelona appear to be leading the race among clubs linked with the 27-year-old Uruguayan, who was expelled from the World Cup and...
  • Liverpool confirm arrival of England's Adam Lallana July 1, 2014

    Liverpool confirmed on Tuesday the arrival of England midfielder Adam Lallana from fellow Premier League side Southampton on a long-term deal. No transfer fee was announced but British media estimate Liverpool paid around 25 million pounds ($42.54 million) for the 26-year-old, a member of the side who failed to progress to...
  • Liverpool to start pre-season tour in Denmark June 19, 2014

    Liverpool(England): Liverpool will start their pre-season tour next month with a friendly game in Denmark against Brondby. The Premier League club said it will take on the Danish side on July 16 in the first of seven warm-up games. Following the trip to Denmark, Liverpool will return to England to face Preston...
  • EPL 2014-15 schedule: Manchester City draw Liverpool at home in 2nd round June 18, 2014

    London: Champions Manchester City begin the defence of their English Premier League title away to Newcastle then face Liverpool at home. Manchester United, with new Dutch manager Louis van Gaal, have a favorable start, playing all three newly promoted sides in their opening five games. United play Chelsea on October 25, before...
  • Premier League clubs earned record revenue in 2012-13 June 5, 2014

    London: English Premier League clubs earned a record $4.23 billion in revenue in the 2012-13 season to lead the "big five" leagues in the world. An annual review conducted by consultants Deloitte shows that revenues among the 20 Premier League sides grew by $276 million with over 60 percent of the...
  • Liverpool agree to sign Emre Can from Leverkusen June 5, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool say they have agreed a deal in principle with Bayer Leverkusen to sign midfielder Emre Can. A German youth international, the 20-year-old former Bayern Munich player had a big part in Leverkusen's fourth-place finish last season in the Bundesliga, scoring three goals in 29 league appearances. Liverpool say the deal...
  • Rickie Lambert signs for Liverpool from Southampton June 2, 2014

    England striker Rickie Lambert has joined Liverpool from Southampton for a reported fee of 4 million pounds ($6.7 million), strengthening the team's attacking options ahead of its return to the Champions League. Released by his boyhood club as a 15-year-old, Lambert returns to Anfield after spending most of his career as...
  • Suarez focuses on World Cup after heartbreak with Liverpool May 20, 2014

    Barcelona: Luis Suarez is urging his Uruguayan teammates to learn from the fallout of Liverpool's season with the World Cup looming. Suarez says Liverpool's title run was wrecked because they "lacked concentration" in a 2-0 loss to Chelsea. He has warned his international colleagues to not get caught looking too far ahead,...
  • Liverpool fail to win EPL title despite win over Newcastle May 12, 2014

    England: Liverpool came up short in their bid for a first league title in 24 years despite a come-from-behind 2-1 win over nine-man Newcastle that left the team two points behind champion Manchester City on Sunday. With City winning 2-0 against West Ham, even a victory at Anfield would not have...
  • Manchester City clinch their second Premier League title in three years May 12, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City won the Premier League for the second time in three seasons on Sunday, completing their campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory over West Ham that lacked any of the drama of their previous title. Unlike the stoppage-time comeback required in the 2012 title decider, goals either side of...
  • This is only the beginning for Liverpool, says Brendan Rodgers May 10, 2014

    The Premier League title appears to have slipped through Liverpool's fingers but manager Brendan Rodgers is satisfied with the spirited campaign of a team he insists will return stronger next season. The Reds exceeded expectations to come tantalisingly close to ending their agonising 24-year title wait but defeats by Chelsea and...
  • Brendan Rodgers set to sign new deal with Liverpool May 9, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is set to sign a new contract at the end of the season after reviving the fortunes of one of England's biggest clubs. Rodgers said on Friday "there is the framework of a deal that is in place" and will be concluded after the season finishes...
  • Allardyce wants to deny City title for Gerrard's sake May 9, 2014

    London: Strapping Sam Allardyce doesn't look the sentimental type, but the West Ham boss says he'd like his team to deny Manchester City the Premier League title in the final match of the season on Sunday because Liverpool's Steven Gerrard deserves to win it. City, who have already beaten West Ham...
  • Manchester City's Zabaleta wary of repeating final day drama May 8, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City have one hand on the Premier League trophy but defender Pablo Zabaleta remains wary of allowing any repeat of the heart-stopping manner in which they claimed the title two seasons ago. Wednesday's 4-0 victory at home to Aston Villa sent them two points clear of second-placed Liverpool, and...
  • Watch: Luis Suarez crying after Liverpool's title dreams dashed by Crystal Palace May 6, 2014

    The Liverpool star striker and English Premier League leading goal scorer left the pitch in tears after his side threw away a three goal lead to leave their title hopes in tatters. ...
  • Manchester City will win the EPL title, claims Liverpool coach Rodgers May 6, 2014

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Manchester City will win the Premier League title but said his side had made great strides this season despite conceding three late goals to draw 3-3 at Crystal Palace on Monday. City's 3-2 victory at Everton on Saturday put them in control of the title race...
  • EPL: Liverpool draw 3-3 with Crystal Palace to leave title hopes hanging May 6, 2014

    London: Luis Suarez and his Liverpool team-mates shed tears of despair after they blew a 3-0 lead with 11 minutes remaining to draw 3-3 with Crystal Palace in an astonishing Premier League match at Selhurst Park on Monday that almost certainly ended their hopes of a first title for 24...
  • Luis Suarez named England's Footballer of the Year May 5, 2014

    Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was named England's Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association (FWA) on Monday, completing an award double after taking the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) accolade last month. The 27-year-old Uruguayan finished ahead of team-mate Steven Gerrard and Yaya Toure of Manchester City in the poll. The...
  • Nothing decided yet, says Manchester City's coach Manuel Pellegrini May 4, 2014

    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini warned his side not to take their eye off the ball despite a 3-2 victory at Everton on Saturday that put them in reach of the Premier League title. Edin Dzeko's double after Sergio Aguero had cancelled out Ross Barkley's early effort moved City above Liverpool...
  • Brendan Rodgers looks to bolster Liverpool squad in summer sales May 4, 2014

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is preparing a raid on the transfer market at the end of the season and believes the guarantee of Champions League football and the style of play he has developed at the club will make recruitment easier. The five-times European champions have been the revelation of the...
  • Gerrard to get new Anfield deal until 2016: Rodgers May 3, 2014

    Liverpool will offer captain Steven Gerrard a new contract at the end of the season to keep him at Anfield until at least 2016, according to manager Brendan Rodgers. The 33-year-old midfielder, whose current contract expires at the end of next season, has played a major role in the club's drive...
  • Brendan Rodgers confident Liverpool can rely on Everton for help May 2, 2014

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is confident local rivals Everton will not go easy against Premier League contenders Manchester City, in a pivotal fixture that could affect the destination of the title. If City win on Saturday, they will go back to the top of the table ahead on goal difference of...
  • Liverpool look to rivals Everton for big favour in EPL title race May 2, 2014

    London: For once, the biggest supporters of Everton will be on the red half of Merseyside this weekend, with Liverpool's Premier League title hopes on the line. If Everton can extend their four-year winning run at home to Manchester City, the balance of power in this enthralling title race will...
  • Steven Gerrard's cruel slip could end Liverpool's title hopes April 28, 2014

    While Luis Suarez's 30 goals have provided much of the impetus behind Liverpool's remarkable rise to Premier League title contenders this season, captain Steven Gerrard has been the beating heart at the centre of the Merseyside revival. Unfortunately for the 33-year-old midfielder, who has spent his entire professional career at the...