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  • No angel but not guilty, says banned Chelsea striker Diego Costa 15 hours 33 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea striker Diego Costa has denied he deliberately stamped on Liverpool's Emre Can but admitted to being no angel on the field. The Brazilian-born Spain international missed Saturday's top-of-the-table 1-1 draw with Manchester City after serving the first of a three-game ban for the incident during Tuesday's League Cup semi-final,...
  • Sturridge scores on return as Liverpool beat West Ham 2-0 Yesterday

    Liverpool: Daniel Sturridge scored within 12 minutes of his return from injury to help Liverpool beat West Ham 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Sturridge came on as a second-half substitute and his angled shot in the 80th found the bottom right corner after being set up by Philippe Coutinho. Earlier,...
  • Chelsea striker Diego Costa banned for 3 games after appeal fails 2 days ago

    London: Chelsea striker Diego Costa will miss Saturday's crucial English Premier League game against title rival Manchester City after being handed a three-match ban for stamping on an opponent's leg. The Spain international contested the English Football Association's decision to charge him with violent conduct for treading on the right ankle...
  • Steven Gerrard could manage Liverpool one day: Daniel Sturridge 2 days ago

    London: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is convinced that outgoing captain Steven Gerrard will one day become manager at the Anfield. Sturridge, who looks to make his return from a five-month injury lay-off on Saturday, has not played with Gerrard since the revelation that the long-time Liverpool captain will join Los Angeles...
  • Brendan Rodgers excited by Daniel Sturridge's Liverpool return 2 days ago

    London: Daniel Sturridge is set to make his Liverpool return on Saturday after five months out and for manager Brendan Rodgers there is hope for what he can bring and lingering disappointment over what might have been. When Sturridge was ruled out with a thigh injury on international duty in early...
  • Chelsea into Capital One Cup final after fiery win over Liverpool 4 days ago

    London: Branislav Ivanovic headed Chelsea into the Capital One Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool on Tuesday, settling an enthralling semi-final in extra time. After a 1-1 draw in the first leg, Ivanovic rose to meet Willian's free kick in the 94th minute at Stamford Bridge to secure Chelsea's...
  • Out-of-favour Balotelli must improve in training, says Rodgers 1 week ago

    London: Out-of-favour Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli needs to improve in training if he wants to get back into the squad, manager Brendan Rodgers has said. Italian Balotelli, who is yet to score a league goal in 12 appearances since his 16 million pounds ($23.98 million) move from AC Milan in August,...
  • Battling Bolton Wanderers hold Liverpool in FA Cup 1 week ago

    Liverpool: Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bogdan led a spirited defensive display as the Championship side earned themselves a fourth round FA Cup replay following a goalless draw at Liverpool on Saturday. The result left Reds manager Brendan Rodgers with the unwanted headache of another fixture, albeit it is only a short...
  • Daniel Sturridge set for Liverpool return, Rogers warns Balotelli 1 week ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is closing in on a return to action after more than four months out injured but Mario Balotelli's exile from the first team is set to continue. Sturridge, who has been out since August, will make his comeback in next weekend's home match against West Ham...
  • Liverpool require experience: Brendan Rodgers January 24, 2015

    London: Brendan Rodgers insisted Saturday Liverpool will not endure another summer of wholesale change as he outlined his intention to keep plenty of experience in his squad. Captain Steven Gerrard will leave a hole that cannot be easily filled when he joins LA Galaxy at the end of the season and...
  • Liverpool will challenge for title next season, says Brendan Rodgers January 22, 2015

    Liverpool will be back challenging for the Premier League title next season after slipping off the pace this time round, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday. The Northern Irishman took Liverpool to the verge of their first English title since 1990 last year before they faltered badly with the prize in...
  • Raheem Sterling in no rush to replace Gerrard as Liverpool talisman January 22, 2015

    London: Young Liverpool striker Raheem Sterling is the reluctant hero as Liverpool fans search for a successor to Steven Gerrard as Anfield's new idol. England forward Sterling, 20, already carries on his shoulders the burden of being the Reds' main attacking threat and his load will only increase when the 34-year-old...
  • Jose Mourinho jokes about possible loan bid for Steven Gerrard January 21, 2015

    Liverpool: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has joked that he could try to sign Steven Gerrard on loan next season following the former England captain's departure from Liverpool. Gerrard has agreed to sign for MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy in the United States. When asked if he would try to persuade Gerrard to...
  • Liverpool, Chelsea 1-1 after first leg of League Cup semi-final January 21, 2015

    Liverpool: Raheem Sterling found a way past formidable Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois with an exquisite solo goal to earn Liverpool a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their English League Cup semi-final on Tuesday. It needed something special to beat Courtois at Anfield and Sterling delivered in the 59th minute,...
  • Capital One: Semifinal with Liverpool revives bitter memories for Jose Mourinho January 20, 2015

    London: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is still haunted by the Anfield "ghost goal" as he prepares for the first leg of the League Cup semi-final against Liverpool on Tuesday. Ten years after Luis Garcia's controversial late winner at Anfield sealed Chelsea's fate in the 2005 Champions League semi-final, Mourinho has another...
  • Brendan Rodgers delights in Liverpool turnaround January 18, 2015

    It was a world away from the full-throttle entertainment of last-season's title charge, but Liverpool's 2-0 victory over Aston Villa was a step towards regaining the club's identity, according to manager Brendan Rodgers. Saturday's solid if unspectacular performance against the Premier League's bluntest strike force came courtesy of a goal in...
  • Liverpool beat Aston Villa 2-0 in Premier League January 18, 2015

    Birmingham: Fabio Borini and Rickie Lambert scored to give Liverpool a 2-0 victory at Aston Villa on Saturday that kept the team in touch with the European places in the Premier League. Borini volleyed in a cross from Jordan Henderson for his first league goal of the season in the 24th...
  • AC Milan sign Spanish winger Suso from Liverpool January 17, 2015

    AC Milan have signed Liverpool's little-used Spanish winger Suso, the Premier League club confirmed on Saturday. The 21-year-old moves to Italy for an undisclosed fee with British media reports claiming he has signed a four-year-deal with the Serie A club. Suso failed to establish himself at Liverpool after joining in 2010, making...
  • AC Milan set to sign Suso from Liverpool, says Adriano Galliani January 17, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan are on the verge of signing Liverpool's little-used Spanish winger Suso, chief executive Adriano Galliani said on Friday. "It is done 99.9 percent," Galliani told reporters, adding the 21-year-old would arrive in Italy in the "coming days". Suso joined Liverpool in 2010 but has never established himself, spending the...
  • Markovic strike gives Liverpool victory over Sunderland January 10, 2015

    London: Lazar Markovic scored his first Premier League goal for Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers's side beat 10-man Sunderland 1-0 at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. Markovic put Liverpool in front on nine minutes when the Serb bundled his way into the Sunderland area and fired a shot past Costel Pantilimon...
  • Steven Gerrard is irreplaceable for Liverpool: Luis Suarez January 10, 2015

    Barcelona: Barcelona star Luis Suarez on Saturday warned Liverpool that Major League Soccer-bound Steven Gerrard is "irreplaceable", but backed the club captain to return to Anfield in the future. The 27-year-old striker Suarez valued his close relationship with the 34-year-old Gerrard during his spell at Merseyside - crediting the skipper with...
  • Gerrard's Liverpool exit will leave a void, says Rodgers January 8, 2015

    Steven's Gerrard's departure to LA Galaxy at the end of the season will leave a void at Liverpool but will open the door for others, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday. The 34-year-old captain, who has spent his entire career at Anfield and is worshipped by the fans, agreed this week...
  • Steven Gerrard move part of new wave of imports to MLS January 8, 2015

    Major League Soccer enters its 20th season with Steven Gerrard, the latest high-profile signing completing an 18 month deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday, as a new wave of foreign players head to North American shores. It is no surprise that it was Galaxy who made the move, and...
  • Steven Gerrard confirms he will join LA Galaxy January 7, 2015

    Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard confirmed on Wednesday that he will join MLS champions LA Galaxy in July on an 18-month deal. "The time's right for myself and my family for the change, for the fresh challenge," the 34-year-old told the Los Angeles Times. "I want to finish my career very strong....
  • Bigger stadiums for Liverpool, Chelsea a step closer January 7, 2015

    London: Liverpool's famous Anfield Stadium has formally started a massive expansion project while architects of Beijing's Bird's Nest have been reported to be remodelling the Chelsea ground in London. The face of English top-flight football is changing, with work starting on the expansion of the Anfield Stadium. Meanwhile Chelsea is reported...
  • I would have signed new deal in the summer, says Steven Gerrard January 7, 2015

    Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has said he would have agreed to stay at the club if he had been offered a new contract in the close season. The 34-year-old announced last week he would leave at the end of this season and move to Major League Soccer in the United States...
  • Steven Gerrard gives Liverpool 2-1 win at FA Cup January 6, 2015

    London: Steven Gerrard gave Liverpool fans an instant reminder of what they'll be missing next season. Playing in his first game since announcing he will leave the club this summer, Gerrard scored twice to give Liverpool a surprisingly hard-fought 2-1 win over fourth-tier Wimbledon on Monday in the third round of...
  • Fewer Liverpool starts reason for quitting: Steven Gerrard January 4, 2015

    London: Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard had said the main reason for quitting his boyhood club was the fear of becoming a bit-part player. In a conversation with manager Brendan Rodgers, the Liverpool legend was informed that he would not start every game. After 17 years of playing for the senior team, Gerrard...
  • Steven Gerrard close to deal with LA Galaxy: report January 4, 2015

    Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard is close to signing an 18-month contract with Major League Soccer's (MLS) Los Angeles Galaxy, ESPN reported on Saturday. Earlier, captain Gerrard told Liverpool's TV channel that he would be moving to MLS at the end of the season but had yet to finalise a deal with...
  • Steven Gerrard moving to US but yet to decide on club January 4, 2015

    London: Captain Steven Gerrard will join a US Major League Soccer team when he quits Liverpool at the end of the season but has yet to commit to a club, he said on Saturday. The former England skipper announced on Friday that he was ending his time at Anfield and moving...