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  • Liverpool can win all their games, says Brendan Rodgers 7 hours 12 minutes ago

    Liverpool have found a way to recover from a tough start to the season and with the race for a top-four finish hotting up they are going into matches believing they can win them all, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Monday. Last season's Premier League runners-up struggled to cope with the...
  • Retaining title 'difficult', says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini Yesterday

    A dejected Manuel Pellegrini said it would be "difficult" for Manchester City to catch leaders Chelsea at the top of the Premier League after they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. Champions City could have closed the deficit to two points with the west London side...
  • Philippe Coutinho's curler earns Liverpool 2-1 win over Manchester City Yesterday

    Liverpool: Two superb curling efforts from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho handed Liverpool a 2-1 home win against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday to deliver a thumping blow to Manuel Pellegrini's title aspirations. Henderson, who passed a late fitness test to feature in the match, bent in an...
  • Europa League: Liverpool knocked out by Besiktas in shootout, holders Sevilla win 3 days ago

    London: Liverpool's Europa League campaign ended at the scene of one of their greatest European triumphs as they lost 5-4 on penalties to Besiktas in the Ataturk Stadium on Thursday on a woeful night for British clubs. Brendan Rodgers's side were the highest profile casualties of the last 32, where holders...
  • Coutinho, Sterling score as Liverpool beat Southampton 2-0 in Premier League February 23, 2015

    A goal in each half from Philippe Coutinho and Raheem Sterling gave Liverpool a hard fought 2-0 win over Southampton at St. Mary's in the Premier League on Sunday. Coutinho collected a pass 25 yards out before curling a tremendous strike beyond the reach of outstretched Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster in...
  • Steven Gerrard accuses Mario Balotelli of disrespect after penalty swipe February 20, 2015

    London: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard accused team mate Mario Balotelli of showing disrespect after the Italian found himself at the centre of controversy despite scoring a winning penalty against Besiktas on Thursday. Balotelli stroked the ball home in the 85th minute to secure a 1-0 win at Anfield but only after...
  • Europa League resumes with two big British-Italian matchups February 19, 2015

    Two matches between teams from Britain and Italy headline the last 32 of the Europa League as the continent's second-tier competition resumes at the knockout stage on Thursday. When Celtic and Inter Milan met for the first time, they contested the final of the 1967 European Cup to win the biggest...
  • Liverpool's Lazar Markovic gets four-match ban for red card February 17, 2015

    London: Liverpool's Lazar Markovic has been suspended by UEFA for the next four European matches after being sent off in the Champions League group stage match against Basel in December. He will miss both legs of the Europa League last-32 tie against Besiktas and both Round of 16 matches if Liverpool...
  • The 'penny's dropped' for revived Mario Balotelli, says Brendan Rodgers February 15, 2015

    London: Brendan Rodgers watched Mario Balotelli break into a rare smile after his latest major contribution to a Liverpool triumph on Saturday and reflected with satisfaction: "I think the penny's dropped." 'At last', the Liverpool manager might have been tempted to add. After the wholly underwhelming start to life at Anfield,...
  • Liverpool edge past Palace to advance to FA Cup quarterfinals February 15, 2015

    London: Liverpool came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday, keeping alive the chances of captain Steven Gerrard finishing his career at the club with a final trip to Wembley Stadium. Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana scored early in the second half as...
  • Mario Balotelli rescues Liverpool as top-4 race intensifies February 11, 2015

    Mario Balotelli went from forgotten man to match-winner at Liverpool as his late goal against Tottenham tightened up the race for Champions League qualification in the Premier League on Tuesday. The maverick Italy striker came off the bench for just his second appearance in a month, and pounced for an 83rd-minute...
  • Substitute Balotelli grabs late Liverpool winner against Tottenham February 11, 2015

    Liverpool: Mario Balotelli came off the bench to grab a late winning goal for Liverpool in a 3-2 victory over Tottenham in the Premier League on Tuesday, boosting his team's chances of hauling in its rivals for Champions League qualification. Out of favor at Anfield in recent months, Balotelli entered in...
  • Former Ukraine and Liverpool forward Andrei Voronin quits February 10, 2015

    Kiev: Former Ukraine and Liverpool forward Andrei Voronin has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35. "It's difficult to talk about this but I have finished my career as a professional," he said in an interview with Sport Express. "It was not an easy decision to make. I made...
  • Liverpool offer Sterling 'incredible deal' to stay at Anfield February 9, 2015

    London: Liverpool's exciting young forward Raheem Sterling has been offered "an incredible deal" to stay at Anfield for the foreseeable future, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Monday. Sterling, 20, who has made 112 appearances for the club, is now a regular starter with nine goals in 33 appearances this season, but...
  • EPL: Liverpool, Everton play out goalless Merseyside derby February 8, 2015

    Liverpool and Everton played out a goalless draw in a subdued Merseyside derby at Goodison Park in Saturday's late Premier League match. The draw damages Liverpool's Champions League hopes. They are four points behind fourth-placed Manchester United, who can move further away from Brendan Rodgers' side with a win against West...
  • Philippe Coutinho can be biggest star in England, says Neymar February 6, 2015

    London: Brazil captain Neymar has tipped Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho to become the biggest star in England after some eye-catching displays in the Premier League. The fleet-footed Coutinho has played an important part in Liverpool's resurgence in recent weeks, with the Brazilian adding greater consistency to his burgeoning bag of tricks. Barcelona...
  • Liverpool come from behind to beat Bolton 2-1 in FA Cup February 5, 2015

    Bolton: Philippe Coutinho struck a stoppage-time winner for Liverpool as they beat Bolton 2-1 in the FA Cup fourth round replay on Wednesday. Last season's Premier League runners-up were on the verge of exiting the competition after Eidur Gudjohnsen converted a second-half penalty in the 59th minute. However, Raheem Sterling struck in...
  • Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho agrees to five-year contract February 3, 2015

    London: Midfielder Philippe Coutinho has committed his future to Liverpool after agreeing a double-your-money pay rise to almost 70,000 pounds a week in a five-year contract that will keep him at the English club for what should be the best years of his career. The 22-year-old Brazilian international has taken some...
  • No angel but not guilty, says banned Chelsea striker Diego Costa February 1, 2015

    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 January 31, 2015

    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 January 30, 2015

    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 January 30, 2015

    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 January 30, 2015

    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 January 28, 2015

    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 January 25, 2015

    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 January 25, 2015

    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 January 25, 2015

    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...