Liverpool

  • Mario Balotelli warned by Italy coach Antonio Conte 16 hours 15 minutes ago

    Milan: Mario Balotelli has some work to do to earn the respect of Italy coach Antonio Conte. Conte tells the Gazzetta dello Sport that he's not sure Balotelli's decision to move back to England is positive or not, "but I do know that whoever joins the national team must then deserve...
  • Liverpool gamble on mischief-maker Balotelli to replace Suarez 2 days ago

    Having just waved goodbye to a player who constantly courted controversy, Liverpool rolled out the welcome mat to Mario Balotelli on Monday, whose maverick if inconsistent talent is perhaps only rivalled by his ability to cause mischief. Following the departure of Luis Suarez on the back of a third suspension for...
  • Stevan Jovetic double helps Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-1 2 days ago

    Manchester: A Stevan Jovetic double and a third to Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City send out an ominous warning to those with designs on their Premier League crown, routing Liverpool 3-1 in the first heavyweight clash of the new season on Monday. With new signing Mario Balotelli watching from the...
  • Liverpool sign AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli 3 days ago

    England: Italy striker Mario Balotelli has joined Liverpool from AC Milan on a "long-term" deal, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 24-year-old is the big signing Liverpool fans have craved since selling last season's top scorer Luis Suarez to Barcelona in July but Balotelli's famous on and off field...
  • Champions Manchester City host title pretenders Liverpool 5 days ago

    Liverpool's regrets about missing out on a first English league title for 24 years last season will be stronger than ever on Monday when they visit champions Manchester City, who pipped them by two points. The meeting of last term's top two is the highlight of the weekend Premier League programme,...
  • Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli 1 week ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another. Italy international Mario Balotelli has been lined up by the Premier League club as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who left Anfield to join Barcelona for $130 million. Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan over the permanent signing...
  • Luis Suarez pledges not to bite again August 19, 2014

    Barcelona: Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him. The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans on Tuesday at an event delayed for more than five weeks because of his suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup. Suarez said he was ready to "erase" his history...
  • Michael Owen sees good times ahead for Manchester United and Liverpool August 19, 2014

    Manchester United will return to the top four of the Premier League this season but it is only Liverpool that can challenge for the title, according to former England striker Michael Owen who played for both clubs. After contrasting campaigns last season and differing fortunes in their opening league matches this...
  • Sterling, Sturridge get Liverpool off to winning start in EPL August 17, 2014

    Daniel Sturridge ensured Liverpool began the post-Luis Suarez era in victorious fashion, scoring a late goal to seal a 2-1 win over Southampton in their first match of the Premier League season on Sunday. Much will be expected of Sturridge this season after the summer departure of his strike partner and...
  • Liverpool sign Spain defender Alberto Moreno August 16, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool say they have signed Spain defender Alberto Moreno from Sevilla on a "long-term deal." The 22-year old Moreno, who has played three times for Spain, says on the club's website that "in my view, Liverpool are the best club in England" and that "I couldn't waste an opportunity to...
  • Liverpool will benefit from new belief , says manager Brendan Rodgers August 15, 2014

    Liverpool can take confidence from last season into the new campaign starting this weekend despite missing out on a first English championship for 24 years, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday. With three games to play last April, the Merseyside club were hot favourites to win the title for the first...
  • Liverpool sell England defender Martin Kelly to Palace August 14, 2014

    London: Former England defender Martin Kelly has been sold by Liverpool to Crystal Palace after falling down the list of full backs at Anfield. Liverpool have signed Javier Manquillo from Atletico Madrid and agreed to the transfer of Alberto Moreno from Sevilla in the offseason, meaning Kelly's chances would have been...
  • Liverpool confirm Moreno set to sign from Sevilla August 13, 2014

    Liverpool have reached an agreement to sign Spain fullback Alberto Moreno from Sevilla, the Premier League club said in a statement on Tuesday. The 22-year-old defender, who has played three times for his country, will cost the Anfield club about 12 million pounds ($20.17 million) according to local media in Spain...
  • EPL Team Preview: Liverpool look to go one better without Suarez August 12, 2014

    Liverpool: Back in the Champions League and back in the Premier League title conversation, Liverpool have come a long way in a short time under Brendan Rodgers. Yet, to satisfy the lofty expectations of one of England's two biggest clubs, it's time for Liverpool to make the next step. And that means...
  • Liverpool eyeing shock move for Samuel Eto'o August 12, 2014

    London: English football club Liverpool are considering a shock move for former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o. The Cameroon striker is available for free after his one-year contract with Chelsea expired and Liverpool see him as a potential candidate to bolster their attack, according to Daily Mail. Liverpool have a huge void to...
  • Liverpool players confident despite loss of Suarez August 11, 2014

    Liverpool's players oozed confidence in the post-Luis Suarez era as they began their final countdown to the start of the Premier League season. England midfielder Jordan Henderson and defenders Martin Skrtel and Dejan Lovren, of Slovakia and Croatia respectively, all said they had completed an excellent pre-season preparation with Sunday's...
  • Liverpool: Will they overcome last season's near miss? August 9, 2014

    Even the most ardent Liverpool fans would agree that Liverpool's title challenge last season was a surprise to all. At the beginning of the season, Brendon Rodgers would have happily taken a top-4 finish but the season shaped up even better, though ended in disappointment as the Reds narrowly missed...
  • Pepe Reina joins Bayern Munich on three-year contract August 8, 2014

    Munich: Bayern Munich have signed Spain goalkeeper Pepe Reina on a three-year deal. Bayern said Reina signed his contract with the Bundesliga champions on Friday, joining as a backup to first-choice goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, who is also Germany's No. 1. Reina passed a medical on Thursday evening. The 31-year-old Reina spent...
  • Liverpool sign Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo August 6, 2014

    England: Liverpool have completed the signing of Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo on loan with a view to a permanent deal. The Anfield club announced the deal on Wednesday and Manquillo becomes manager Brendan Rodgers' seventh summer signing. Manquillo says "I'm very happy to have signed for a club like Liverpool. I...
  • Bayern Munich close to signing Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina August 6, 2014

    Berlin: Bayern Munich are poised to sign Spain goalkeeper Pepe Reina from English Premier League club Liverpool, the Bundesliga champions said on Tuesday. "The player is due to come to Munich in the next few days for a medical and to sign his contract," Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said on the...
  • Manchester United beat Liverpool to win International Champions Cup August 5, 2014

    It's only a preseason tournament, and the trophy isn't exactly steeped in soccer history. None of that mattered to Manchester United. Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata scored two minutes apart in a second-half flurry, Jesse Lingard added an insurance goal in the final minutes and Manchester United rallied to beat longtime rival...
  • Rodgers 'pleased' with Liverpool's comeback win over City July 31, 2014

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was delighted with his side's positive response to tactical changes after they twice rallied against Manchester City to edge out the Premier League champions in a New York friendly on Wednesday. Stevan Jovetic gave City, who finished two points ahead of Liverpool last season, the lead twice...
  • Steven Gerrard says last three months 'worst of my life' July 30, 2014

    Steven Gerrard says the slip that arguably ended Liverpool's title hopes and England being knocked out the World Cup in the group stages have contributed to what has been "probably the worst three months of my life". Speaking to reporters on Liverpool's pre-season tour of North America, the 34-year-old addressed the...
  • EPL: Belgium striker Origi signs for Liverpool July 29, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool say they have signed Belgium striker Divock Origi from Lille and will loan him back to the French club for the whole of next season. The 19-year-old forward, who impressed during Belgium's run to the quarterfinals of the World Cup, completed his transfer in the United States - where...
  • Liverpool sign defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton July 28, 2014

    London: Liverpool's raid on Britain's south coast continued with the capture of Southampton's Croatian defender Dejan Lovren on Sunday for a reported 20 million pounds ($33.95 million). "The 25-year-old Croatian international today put pen to paper on a long-term deal with the Reds after completing his medical," the Premier League club's...
  • Liverpool pull out of Loic Remy deal after failed medical: reports July 28, 2014

    Liverpool have pulled out of signing France international striker Loic Remy from promoted Queens Park Rangers, according to media reports in England and the United States where Liverpool are on tour. Remy, 27, flew to Boston last week to join up with the Liverpool squad and undergo a medical examination but...
  • Time was right for Liverpool to sell Suarez: owner July 25, 2014

    Liverpool chose the right time to part ways with the prolific-but-controversial striker Luis Suarez and the Premier League side will have no trouble coping without the Uruguayan, the club's principal owner John Henry said. Suarez joined Barcelona on a five-year-deal despite receiving a nine-match international ban and a four-month suspension from...
  • Roma beat Liverpool 1-0 in preseason friendly July 24, 2014

    Boston: Marco Borriello scored in the 90th minute to give Roma a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in a preseason friendly Wednesday night at Fenway Park. There were limited chances until Borriello volleyed in a corner from in front of goal. "Both teams played with young players," Roma coach Rudi Garcia said...
  • Rodgers praises Suarez, says Liverpool moving on July 23, 2014

    Boston: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the team is moving on after Luis Suarez' departure to Barcelona for a $130 million transfer fee. "He gave everything for Liverpool," Rodgers said on Tuesday when asked if Suarez had let the club down. "Of course there have been issues, but they're in the...