Steven Gerrard

  • Liverpool fans need to stay calm for run-in, says Suarez 17-04-2014 04:57 PM

    Luis Suarez has told Liverpool fans to stay calm as the Premier League club attempts to overcome the pressure of the title run-in and clinch their first championship in 24 years. The Uruguayan striker, whose 29 league goals have underpinned Liverpool's challenge, admitted he cannot bring himself to follow the...
  • Steven Gerrard's tears 'were for Hillsborough 96' 15-04-2014 03:26 PM

    Liverpool are close to a first league title since 1990 but Steven Gerrard's tears after Sunday's win over Manchester City were a mix of joy and sadness, the 3-2 triumph coming close to the anniversary of one of English football's darkest days. Tuesday marks 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster,...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes 13-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool became the favourite to win the Premier League after beating title rival Manchester City 3-2 on Sunday, with Philippe Coutinho's late goal settling a thrilling and emotionally charged match at Anfield. The Brazilian playmaker pounced on City captain Vincent Kompany's poor clearance to curl home a 78th-minute winner,...
  • Victory sets up Liverpool for hugely emotional week ahead 07-04-2014 09:29 AM

    Liverpool prepared themselves in the best way possible for a hugely significant week when they beat West Ham United 2-1 on Sunday and returned to the top of the Premier League table. An incident-packed match at Upton Park finished with Liverpool taking all three points thanks to Steven Gerrard's two...
  • Gerrard strikes twice as Liverpool return to top of Premier League 06-04-2014 10:58 PM

    Steven Gerrard scored two penalties as Liverpool went back to the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win at West Ham United to complete a Merseyside win-double over London clubs on Sunday. Earlier Everton crushed a woeful Arsenal side 3-0 at Goodison Park to boost their chances of...
  • England will be brave and risk defeat in Brazil, says Roy Hodgson 05-04-2014 10:01 AM

    England manager Roy Hodgson has promised to be brave, risk defeat and allow his talented young players to express themselves at the World Cup in Brazil in June. Under his predecessor Fabio Capello, England were sterile and defensive at the previous edition in South Africa four years ago before being...
  • Liverpool hang on to beat Sunderland, keep title dream alive 27-03-2014 08:17 AM

    Liverpool: Liverpool stayed firmly in the hunt for a first league title in 24 years as superb strikes from Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge fired them to a 2-1 win over an obdurate Sunderland side at Anfield on Wednesday. The Merseyside club's seventh successive Premier League victory, achieved without the...
  • Sign Rodgers up for long term, Gerrard urges Liverpool 18-03-2014 03:31 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has urged the club's American owners to agree a new deal with manager Brendan Rodgers as soon as possible. High-scoring Liverpool are second in the Premier League, four points adrift of Chelsea but with a game in hand, and Gerrard said the Northern Irish manager...
  • Gerrard, Suarez score as Liverpool sink Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford 16-03-2014 08:55 PM

    Steven Gerrard converted two penalties and Luis Suarez also scored as Liverpool confirmed their new-found superiority over Manchester United with an accomplished 3-0 victory over their great rival in the Premier League on Sunday. After the darkest day of David Moyes' tumultuous first season at Old Trafford, United are virtually...
  • Liverpool form can benefit England, says Steven Gerrard 04-03-2014 11:46 PM

    England can benefit from the feelgood factor generated by Liverpool's Premier League title challenge, captain Steven Gerrard said on Tuesday in tipping flying winger Raheem Sterling to make his international mark. The five-strong Liverpool contingent - Gerrard, Sterling, Glen Johnson, Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson - could all feature when...
  • Arsenal defeat won't hold us back, says Gerrard 17-02-2014 05:05 PM

    London: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says Sunday's defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup will not halt his team's momentum as they head into the crucial final stretch of the season. Goals to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Lukas Podolski gave Arsenal a 2-0 advantage soon after halftime, before the German tripped...
  • Only Zidane better than Gerrard, says Michael Owen 16-02-2014 11:43 AM

    London: Steven Gerrard is second only to Zinedine Zidane in terms of his world-class status, says former England and Liverpool striker Michael Owen. Gerrard, the current England and Liverpool captain, has recently converted to playing a deeper role for his club, a transformation that is paying dividends and should offer...
  • Liverpool must toughen up at the back, says Gerrard 13-02-2014 06:29 PM

    Liverpool kept their top-four ambitions alive with a dramatic 3-2 victory over Fulham on Wednesday, but match-winner Steven Gerrard acknowledged they cannot afford to keep giving away goals if they want to play in Europe next season. Gerrard converted a last-minute penalty after Sascha Riether sent Daniel Sturridge tumbling at...
  • Liverpool beef up title bid with last-gasp win at Fulham 13-02-2014 06:30 AM

    London: Steven Gerrard scored a last-minute penalty as Liverpool followed up their weekend thrashing of Arsenal with a gritty 3-2 win at last-place Fulham in the Premier League on Wednesday to revive their title campaign. Gerrard stroked home the spot kick after Sascha Riether floored Daniel Sturridge with a rash...
  • Liverpool and Gerrard acknowledge failings 20-01-2014 11:27 AM

    Liverpool: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has rarely suffered criticism in an illustrious career but accepted he deserved some flak for his below par performance on Saturday - even if manager Brendan Rodgers did not agree. Rodgers is attempting to transform the 33-year-old into a deep-lying midfielder but Gerrard was overrun...
  • Liverpool held to a 2-2 draw by Aston Villa 19-01-2014 07:14 AM

    Liverpool: Liverpool came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Aston Villa at Anfield on Saturday in the English Premier League. Gabriel Agbonlahor should have given the visitors the lead inside the opening sixty seconds. The striker raced clear after Christian Benteke flicked on, but he poked the...
  • Rodgers says Gerrard could continue sitting deep 13-01-2014 05:19 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says captain Steven Gerrard could continue in a deeper midfielder position as the 33-year-old enters the twilight of his career. Gerrard made his 650th appearance for the Merseyside club in Sunday's entertaining 5-3 Premier League win over Stoke City, scoring a 51st minute penalty as the...
  • Steven Gerrard set for return for Liverpool 30-12-2013 11:45 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard could make his return to action against Hull in the Premier League on Wednesday after almost a month out with a hamstring injury. Gerrard is back in full training and Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said on Monday that he will assess the midfielder's fitness being...
  • Luis Suarez is best player in the world, says Gerrard 24-12-2013 09:21 PM

    England captain Steven Gerrard has acclaimed Liverpool team mate Luis Suarez as the best player in the world on current form. In 12 appearances this season the red-hot Uruguay striker has scored 19 goals to fire Liverpool to the top of the Premier League. That is six more than his...
  • Steven Gerrard out for a month due to hamstring injury 13-12-2013 09:05 AM

    Liverpool: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will be sidelined for at least four weeks with the hamstring injury he picked up last weekend, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday. Gerrard suffered the problem during Liverpool's 4-1 win over West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday and had to be...
  • Gerrard and Walker to miss England friendly against Chile 13-11-2013 08:03 PM

    London: England captain Steven Gerrard and defender Kyle Walker will miss the international friendly against Chile at Wembley, according to media reports on Wednesday. Liverpool midfielder Gerrard, who has 107 caps, aggravated a hip injury during his club's Premier League win over Fulham at the weekend. Tottenham Hotspur's Walker was...
  • Arsenal beat Liverpool to increase lead 03-11-2013 02:06 AM

    London: Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey fired Arsenal to an impressive 2-0 win over Liverpool that extended their lead to five points in the English Premier League, while Chelsea also lost ground with a 2-0 loss at Newcastle on Saturday. Arsenal have taken 25 points out of 30 possible this...
  • Gerrard delighted at 100th goal but regrets dropped points 19-10-2013 08:50 PM

    London: Steven Gerrard rounded off a near-perfect week with his 100th Premier League goal on Saturday but said he was frustrated Liverpool only took a point from a 2-2 draw with Newcastle United. Gerrard, 33, who netted England's second goal in a their 2-0 win against Poland at Wembley on...
  • Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard send England to World Cup 16-10-2013 08:31 AM

    London: Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard scored to send England to the World Cup finals with a 2-0 victory over Poland on Tuesday that gave them top spot in qualifying Group H on a thrilling and nervy night at Wembley. Rooney's 41st-minute breakthrough was brilliantly created and executed after a...
  • Red-hot Sturridge can be England sharpshooter, says Gerrard 11-10-2013 10:06 AM

    Watford: Fit-again striker Daniel Sturridge can fire England into the World Cup finals if he replicates his blistering domestic form at international level, England captain and Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard said. Sturridge missed last month's qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine with a thigh injury but is expected to start alongside...
  • Brazilian carrot drives Lampard towards 100th cap 08-09-2013 11:52 PM

    London: Evergreen midfielder Frank Lampard said signing off his international career in Brazil was a huge "carrot" as he prepares to earn his 100th cap in a match England dare not lose. England face Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday with a one-point lead at the top of Group H but...
  • Sturridge secures Liverpool's 1-0 win over United 01-09-2013 08:07 PM

    Liverpool: Daniel Sturridge scored Liverpool's winner for the third straight Premier League game to condemn fierce rival Manchester United to a 1-0 loss on Sunday, handing David Moyes his first defeat as manager of the champions. The England striker flicked home a close-range header in the fourth minute to maintain...
  • Liverpool top Thailand 3-0 to complete Asian Tour 29-07-2013 12:19 AM

    Bangkok: Liverpool completed its Asian Tour on a high note with a 3-0 victory over Thailand at the Rajamangala National Stadium on Sunday. The victory gave the Premier League club a hat-trick of wins in their pre-season tour of the region, after 2-0 wins against Indonesia and Melbourne. Playing in...
  • Liverpool beat plucky Melbourne 2-0 in friendly 24-07-2013 06:40 PM

    Melbourne: Goals from captain Steven Gerrard and newly-signed striker Iago Aspas earned Liverpool a 2-0 win over a A-League side Melbourne Victory in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday watched by more than 95,000 fans. Despite dominating from the outset with numerous shots on goal, Liverpool was unable to find the...
  • Steven Gerrard signs new Liverpool contract 15-07-2013 07:44 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has signed a two-year contract extension with the Premier League club where he has spent his entire career. By signing the new two-year contract, he is set to be at Anfield until 2015. The midfielder, who had 12 months remaining on his previous deal, will...