Steven Gerrard

  • Steven Gerrard says last three months 'worst of my life' 2 days ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • Celebrated but unfulfilled, Gerrard calls time on England July 22, 2014

    At his best a midfield marauder who inspired team-mates and scored goals in equal measure, Steven Gerrard on Monday retired from England duty as the country's third most-capped player after an international career that promised more than it delivered. His relatively disappointing tally of 21 goals in 114 appearances, including several...
  • England captain Steven Gerrard announces international retirement July 21, 2014

    England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international soccer, the Football Association said on Monday. The Liverpool midfielder won 114 caps for his country after making his debut in a 2-0 win over Ukraine at Wembley in 2000. "I have enjoyed every minute of representing my country, and it is...
  • As it happened: World Cup 2014, Uruguay vs England June 20, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the Group D match between England and Uruguay at the Arena de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) With their World Cup fates already in jeopardy, Uruguay and England will be counting on their unpredictable strikers to revive their campaigns...
  • World Cup 2014: Defence will win Uruguay game, says Steven Gerrard June 19, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Much of the focus ahead of England's World Cup Group D clash with Uruguay has been on the attacking talent set to light up the Corinthians arena on Thursday, but for English captain Steven Gerrard the game will be won and lost in defence. Luis Suarez, who scored 31...
  • FIFA World Cup: England fretting about Brazil heat, humidity June 12, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: English football players can deal with the weather if it's wet and bleak, or cold and grim. But the heat and humidity is a different story, seen almost as a hostile environment. Hot and sticky will be the conditions on Saturday when England face Italy in the steamy...
  • FIFA World Cup: Steven Gerrard struggles in England training June 10, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: England captain Steven Gerrard managed only light training on Monday ahead of the World Cup as he struggled with what was termed as a minor groin strain. Gerrard, 34, did only a few runs down the touchline as the main squad was put through a punishing schedule at...
  • World Cup: Steven Gerrard revels in England captaincy June 7, 2014

    Steven Gerrard will captain England at a World Cup for the second time but believes Brazil will be the first tournament he holds the role 'for real' having not felt that previous manager Fabio Capello truly believed in him as skipper. Liverpool midfielder Gerrard captained England in South Africa four years...
  • England thrash Peru 3-0 in football World Cup warm-up May 31, 2014

    England survived defensive lapses to overcome Peru 3-0 on Friday in their final game at Wembley Stadium before the World Cup. Daniel Sturridge provided the friendly match's only standout moment when he put England ahead in the 32nd minute with a shot into the top corner of the net. "They defended well...
  • Frank Lampard named England vice-captain in Brazil May 20, 2014

    London: Frank Lampard will be England's vice-captain at next month's World Cup in Brazil, manager Roy Hodgson said on Sunday. The 35-year-old Chelsea midfielder, who has played 103 times for his country and skippered the team six times, was chosen as Steven Gerrard's deputy ahead of striker Wayne Rooney. "Frank's been the...
  • Liverpool fail to win EPL title despite win over Newcastle May 12, 2014

    England: Liverpool came up short in their bid for a first league title in 24 years despite a come-from-behind 2-1 win over nine-man Newcastle that left the team two points behind champion Manchester City on Sunday. With City winning 2-0 against West Ham, even a victory at Anfield would not have...
  • Allardyce wants to deny City title for Gerrard's sake May 9, 2014

    London: Strapping Sam Allardyce doesn't look the sentimental type, but the West Ham boss says he'd like his team to deny Manchester City the Premier League title in the final match of the season on Sunday because Liverpool's Steven Gerrard deserves to win it. City, who have already beaten West Ham...
  • Gerrard to get new Anfield deal until 2016: Rodgers May 3, 2014

    Liverpool will offer captain Steven Gerrard a new contract at the end of the season to keep him at Anfield until at least 2016, according to manager Brendan Rodgers. The 33-year-old midfielder, whose current contract expires at the end of next season, has played a major role in the club's drive...
  • Steven Gerrard's cruel slip could end Liverpool's title hopes April 28, 2014

    While Luis Suarez's 30 goals have provided much of the impetus behind Liverpool's remarkable rise to Premier League title contenders this season, captain Steven Gerrard has been the beating heart at the centre of the Merseyside revival. Unfortunately for the 33-year-old midfielder, who has spent his entire professional career at the...
  • EPL: Luis Suarez wins PFA Player of the Year award April 28, 2014

    Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in English football, capping a season in which his scoring prowess helped erase memories of previous bans for racism and biting. The 27-year-old Uruguay international became the first South American to collect the Professional Footballers' Association...
  • EPL: Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-0 to leave title race wide open April 27, 2014

    Liverpool: Chelsea dented Liverpool's Premier League title hopes and maintained their own pursuit of the trophy with a 2-0 victory against the leaders on Sunday. A resilient Chelsea successfully nullified a team on an 11-game winning streak, and Demba Ba seized on Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's slip in first-half stoppage...
  • Liverpool trio on shortlist for PFA player of the year April 19, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool trio Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge are on the shortlist for the English Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) player of the year award. Striking duo Suarez and Sturridge have scored 49 league goals between them this season, with Uruguay international Suarez leading the Premier League scoring charts with...
  • Liverpool fans need to stay calm for run-in, says Suarez April 17, 2014

    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 climax...
  • Steven Gerrard's tears 'were for Hillsborough 96' April 15, 2014

    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, when...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes April 13, 2014

    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, leaving...
  • Victory sets up Liverpool for hugely emotional week ahead April 7, 2014

    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 penalties...
  • Gerrard strikes twice as Liverpool return to top of Premier League April 6, 2014

    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 a...
  • England will be brave and risk defeat in Brazil, says Roy Hodgson May 20, 2014

    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 March 27, 2014

    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 swaggering...
  • Sign Rodgers up for long term, Gerrard urges Liverpool March 18, 2014

    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 had...
  • Gerrard, Suarez score as Liverpool sink Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford March 17, 2014

    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 assured...
  • Liverpool form can benefit England, says Steven Gerrard March 4, 2014

    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 England...
  • Arsenal defeat won't hold us back, says Gerrard February 17, 2014

    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 Luis...
  • Only Zidane better than Gerrard, says Michael Owen February 16, 2014

    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...