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  • Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could miss rest of season 20 hours 45 minutes ago

    England: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could miss the final month of the season because of his ongoing injury problems, depriving the Premier League club of their most potent scorer as it chases Champions League qualification. The England international has been out since April 8 with hip and thigh injuries, after already...
  • EPL: Manchester City, Leicester win as Liverpool draw 2 days ago

    Leicester City continued to do their best Houdini impression on Saturday as they escaped the Premier League drop zone for the first time since November while Manchester City went up to second spot with a thrilling win. A battling 1-0 triumph at bottom club Burnley gave Leicester their fourth consecutive league...
  • Liverpool's Champions League hopes take another hit with a 0-0 draw at West Brom 2 days ago

    Liverpool's chances of qualifying for the Champions League took another hit with a 0-0 draw at West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard played in his 500th Premier League match but it ended in disappointment, with Jordon Ibe coming closest to snatching victory for the...
  • Liverpool need 'top-level striker', says Brendan Rodgers 2 days ago

    Liverpool need a top-level striker who can play every week and Daniel Sturridge could lose his role as the club's leading man after an injury-hit season, manager Brendan Rodgers has said. Liverpool scored 101 Premier League goals last season, with Sturridge and Luis Suarez netting 52 between them to help Rodgers's...
  • Jordan Henderson signs new long-term deal with Liverpool 4 days ago

    Liverpool vice-captain Jordan Henderson has committed his future to the Reds by signing a new long-term contract, the Premier League club said on Thursday. No details were given on the Liverpool website but media reports indicated the midfielders' deal was for five years and worth at least 100,000 pounds ($150,000) a...
  • Liverpool renew Standard Chartered sponsorship deal 6 days ago

    Liverpool have extended their sponsorship deal with Standard Chartered Bank for three more years to the end of the 2018-19 season, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. The bank signed up as Liverpool's main sponsor in July 2010, and its logo has been on the team shirt for five seasons. The...
  • Liverpool lose FA Cup semifinal to Aston Villa April 19, 2015

    London: Aston Villa came from behind to beat Liverpool 2-1 in the semifinals of the FA Cup on Sunday to clinch a title match next month against Arsenal. Though fighting to stay up in the Premier League, Villa was superior for most of the game at Wembley Stadium against a team...
  • Aston Villa seek FA Cup glory against Liverpool April 19, 2015

    Aston Villa, who have not won the FA Cup for nearly 60 years, face Liverpool in the semi-final on Sunday seeking a bit of glory in a season which has been marked by a desperate fight to retain their top-slight status. Villa have lost the last six FA Cup meetings between...
  • Raheem Sterling faces Brendan Rodgers talks over nitrous oxide allegations April 14, 2015

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will speak to striker Raheem Sterling after footage emerged of the England international apparently taking nitrous oxide. Images published on The Sun's website appeared to show the 20-year-old Sterling passing out unconscious after taking the substance, which is described as a legal high. Sterling, who scored the opening...
  • Liverpool will fight to the end, says Brendan Rodgers April 14, 2015

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers stressed that his team would give everything to qualify for the Champions League after a 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Monday left them four points behind Manchester City in the Premier League. With fourth-placed City reeling after Sunday's defeat by Manchester United continued a torrid...
  • Liverpool beat Newcastle but still 4 points away from top four April 14, 2015

    Liverpool: Raheem Sterling and Joe Allen scored in each half to give Liverpool a 2-0 win over Newcastle in the Premier League on Monday that puts the club four points from the last Champions League place. Sterling opened the scoring in the ninth minute when he downed a long cross on...
  • Philippe Coutinho goal sends Liverpool into FA Cup semi-final April 9, 2015

    Philippe Coutinho thumped home a second-half winner as Liverpool broke the resistance of Championship Blackburn Rovers to reach the FA Cup semi-finals with a gritty 1-0 replay victory on Wednesday. Brendan Rodgers's side, who came into the game after back-to-back Premier League defeats that all but ended their hopes of a...
  • Liverpool target FA Cup glory in bid to salvage season April 7, 2015

    London: With Premier League results on the slide and Champions League qualification hanging in the balance, Liverpool's season seemingly rests on FA Cup glory, starting with a quarter-final replay against Championship side Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday. Back-to-back league defeats by Manchester United and Arsenal have slowed Liverpool's pursuit of a top-four...
  • Manager Brendan Rodgers rubbishes Liverpool crisis talk April 6, 2015

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has defended his players amid media reports of an acrimonious squad meeting following the 4-1 loss at Arsenal at the weekend, their second Premier League defeat in a row. Speaking to reporters ahead of Wednesday's FA Cup quarter-final replay at Blackburn Rovers, Rodgers praised "a great bunch...
  • Arsenal overwhelm listless Liverpool with 4-1 league win April 4, 2015

    London: Arsenal produced a three-goal burst in eight minutes on Saturday to beat Liverpool 4-1, making Champions League qualification look increasingly likely for the London club and keeping their faint title hopes alive. The gulf between the sides was exposed in a commanding first-half by Arsenal which ended with Hector Bellerin,...
  • EPL: Liverpool look to stay in top-4 race April 4, 2015

    Liverpool could slip out of realistic contention for Champions League qualification with a loss at Arsenal on Saturday as the Premier League returns from the international break with a significant match in the race for the top four. A 2-1 home defeat to Manchester United ended Liverpool's 13-match unbeaten run in...
  • Liverpool won't be selling Raheem Sterling, says Brendan Rodgers April 3, 2015

    England forward Raheem Sterling is not for sale and will not be leaving Liverpool at the end of the season despite media speculation over his future, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday. "I'm quite relaxed about it. It's part of the modern game. He has got two and a half years...
  • I am no money-grabber, says Liverpool's Raheem Sterling April 2, 2015

    Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling has denied he is a "money-grabbing 20-year-old", but is in no rush to sign a new contract, he told the BBC on Wednesday. England international Sterling has been offered an eye-watering 100,000 pounds ($148,300) a week to sign a new deal with Liverpool, according to media reports,...
  • Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge faces spell out with muscle tear March 27, 2015

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is facing another spell on the sidelines after England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed he had suffered a muscle tear in his hip. Sturridge, who has already missed five months of the season through injury, was sent home from international duty earlier this week ahead of Friday's Euro...
  • Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel gets 3-match ban for stamp March 25, 2015

    London: Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has been banned for three matches after failing to overturn a charge for stamping on the leg of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea during a Premier League game. The Football Association's Independent Regulatory Commission rejected Skrtel's appeal on Wednesday, leaving Liverpool without its most consistent...
  • Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana out of England games March 24, 2015

    London: Liverpool pair Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana have withdrawn from the England squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania and a friendly against Italy because of injury. Striker Sturridge sustained a hip injury and midfielder Lallana a groin problem in Liverpool's 2-1 defeat by Manchester United at Anfield on...
  • Liverpool defender Skrtel charged with violent conduct March 24, 2015

    Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel was charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea during Sunday's Premier League clash, the FA said. The incident, in stoppage-time of United's 2-1 victory at Anfield, was missed by match officials. Slovakia international Skrtel appeared to tread on De Gea's...
  • Liverpool can qualify for Champions League despite defeat, says Rodgers March 23, 2015

    London: Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool's target of Champions League qualification is a 'big challenge' after Sunday's 1-2 defeat to Manchester United in an English Premier League match, but maintains belief in his side's chances. The loss at the Anfield stadium that saw Steven Gerrard sent off for a stamp on Ander...
  • Juan Mata enjoys 'best game' for Manchester United March 22, 2015

    Juan Mata, it appears, has struggled to make a lasting impression on Louis van Gaal at Manchester United just as he failed to woo Jose Mourinho at his previous club Chelsea. The Spanish playmaker's two well-taken goals in a 2-1 Premier League victory at the home of arch rivals Liverpool on...
  • Juan Mata's brilliant brace helps Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 March 22, 2015

    Steven Gerrard was sent off less than a minute after coming on as Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 on Sunday in the Premier League with two goals from Juan Mata. The 34-year-old Gerrard was shown a straight red card for stamping on Ander Herrera after replacing Adam Lallana at the start...
  • Battle for Champions League spots hot up as Liverpool host Manchester United March 21, 2015

    London: Something will have to give when in-form Liverpool and bitter rivals Manchester United clash in one of the Premier League's showcase fixtures at Anfield on Sunday. Liverpool have won their last five league games and eight of their last nine and meet a United side who have won their last...
  • Van Gaal turns whistleblower before Manchester United face Liverpool March 20, 2015

    London: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has been refereeing training games to help his players keep their emotions in check for the Premier League top-four showdown with Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. The Dutchman has a reputation as a disciplinarian who keeps his players on a tight leash but has...
  • Steven Gerrard return hands Liverpool boss selection headache March 20, 2015

    Leaving a fit Steven Gerrard out of a Liverpool team to face Manchester United would until recently have been considered an act of madness, but it is a genuine dilemma facing boss Brendan Rodgers on Sunday. The Liverpool captain came back from injury as a second-half substitute in Liverpool's 1-0 win...
  • EPL: Henderson's freak goal keeps Liverpool flying high March 17, 2015

    Midfielder Jordan Henderson's fluke second-half goal kept Liverpool firmly in contention for a Premier League top-four finish with a 1-0 win at Swansea City on Monday. Liverpool got lucky on 68 minutes when Jordi Amat slid in ahead of Henderson to try and clear but the ball ricocheted back off the...
  • Liverpool forced to play FA Cup replay after being held to draw March 8, 2015

    Liverpool were left frustrated by Championship side Blackburn Rovers who defended heroically to draw 0-0 at Anfield on Sunday and force a replay in their FA Cup quarter-final. After an even first half Liverpool dominated after the break but wave after wave of attack was thwarted by a Blackburn side who...