Daniel Sturridge

  • Sterling, Sturridge get Liverpool off to winning start in EPL 5 days ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • World Cup 2014: Costa Rica top Group D after 0-0 draw with England June 25, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Costa Rica finished first in what many considered the World Cup's toughest group after a dour 0-0 draw against a second-string England side on Tuesday. Costa Rica only needed a draw to top Group D and played that way, setting up in a defensive 5-3-2 formation. The result gives...
  • World Cup 2014: Balotelli winner helps Italy edge past England 2-1 June 15, 2014

    Manaus: Mario Balotelli scored with a second-half header on Saturday to give Italy a 2-1 win over England at the World Cup. The Italy striker was left free by his marker Gary Cahill and nodded a cross from Antonio Candreva past goalkeeper Joe Hart in the 50th minute. Claudio Marchisio scored first...
  • 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...
  • England's Hodgson backing Rooney and Sturridge to click May 30, 2014

    London: England manager Roy Hodgson expected strikers Wayne Rooney and Daniel Sturridge to have little problem clicking despite a lack of playing time together, he said ahead of Friday's World Cup warm-up match against Peru. Liverpool's Sturridge and Manchester United's Rooney were the highest-scoring English players in the Premier League last...
  • 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...
  • EPL: Liverpool draw 3-3 with Crystal Palace to leave title hopes hanging May 6, 2014

    London: Luis Suarez and his Liverpool team-mates shed tears of despair after they blew a 3-0 lead with 11 minutes remaining to draw 3-3 with Crystal Palace in an astonishing Premier League match at Selhurst Park on Monday that almost certainly ended their hopes of a first title for 24...
  • 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...
  • Daniel Sturridge hopeful of returning against Chelsea April 24, 2014

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is optimistic of returning from injury for the key clash against former team mates and title rivals Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday in a boost for the Premier League leaders. "Hopefully this weekend I'll be back," the league's second top scorer, with 20 goals to team mate...
  • 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...
  • Sturridge a doubt for Liverpool's trip to Norwich April 17, 2014

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is an injury concern ahead of the English Premier League leaders' trip to Norwich City on Sunday because of a muscle strain. The England forward was forced from the field after 66 minutes of the 3-2 win over title rivals Manchester City on Sunday with what appeared...
  • Liverpool boosted by diagnosis of Daniel Sturridge injury April 16, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool's Premier League title hopes have been boosted by a positive injury prognosis on striker Daniel Sturridge. The England international came off with a hamstring problem in the 66th minute of Sunday's 3-2 win over Manchester City but scans have revealed only a "small strain." Liverpool say Wednesday that Sturridge has...
  • 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...
  • Liverpool beat Swansea 4-3; Remy scores winner for Newcastle February 23, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool beat Swansea 4-3 on Sunday to maintain their Premier League title challenge thanks to two goals each from Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson. Sturridge's first came in the sixth minute, before the striker provided the assist for Henderson to double Liverpool's lead in the 20th from the edge...
  • Liverpool must toughen up at the back, says Gerrard February 13, 2014

    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 Craven...
  • Wilshere may return as Arsenal seek to dominate Liverpool February 6, 2014

    London: Arsenal hope to have midfielder Jack Wilshere back for Saturday's Premier League clash with Liverpool, a match manager Arsene Wenger says his side must "dominate" if they are to contain free-scoring Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez. Sturridge and Suarez have scored a combined 37 goals for fourth-placed Liverpool this season,...
  • Liverpool humble Everton with 4-0 derby rout January 29, 2014

    England: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge scored twice in a 4-0 win over Everton in the 222nd Merseyside derby on Tuesday, strengthening the club's place in the Premier League's top four. Captain Steven Gerrard headed Liverpool in front in the 21st minute before Sturridge netted twice in quick succession and Luis Suarez...
  • Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge out for up to eight weeks December 1, 2013

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will be sidelined for up to eight weeks with an ankle injury, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Sunday as he ruled the player out of a crucial period of the season. The 24-year-old England international has scored nine Premier League goals this season and has been instrumental...
  • Liverpool wait to know extent of Sturridge injury December 1, 2013

    Liverpool: Liverpool face an anxious wait to learn the extent of Daniel Sturridge's ankle injury after the in-form striker was hurt during training and appears certain to miss the Merseyside club's trip to Hull City on Sunday. The 24-year-old England international has scored nine league goals this season and has been...
  • Sturridge salvages draw for Liverpool at Everton November 24, 2013

    Liverpool: Daniel Sturridge scored a late equaliser to salvage a 3-3 draw for Liverpool in a pulsating Merseyside derby against fierce rival Everton in the Premier League. Sturridge scored with a glancing header from Steven Gerrard's free kick just 10 minutes after coming off the bench to cap an action-packed game...
  • In-form Liverpool to face Everton in Merseyside derby November 22, 2013

    Liverpool's Premier League title aspirations will be under scrutiny again on Saturday when they make the short trip across Stanley Park to face city rivals Everton. The last time Brendan Rodgers's side took on genuine contenders for the crown they were well beaten 2-0 at Arsenal, a defeat that deflated the...
  • Liverpool held to a 2-2 draw at Newcastle October 19, 2013

    Newcastle: Daniel Sturridge earned a point for Liverpool in a 2-2 draw with 10-man Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday, maintaining the England striker's prolific start to the season. Newcastle defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa was red-carded for hauling down Luis Suarez in the 40th minute, allowing Steven Gerrard to convert a...
  • England beat Montenegro to stay on course for World Cup October 12, 2013

    London: England's gamble on Andros Townsend paid off as the winger capped an impressive debut by scoring in a 4-1 victory over Montenegro on Friday that kept the host in control of its pursuit of World Cup qualification. Heading into the final round of matches in Group H, England have a...
  • Red-hot Sturridge can be England sharpshooter, says Gerrard October 11, 2013

    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 Wayne...
  • Liverpool go top despite draw at Swansea September 17, 2013

    London: Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey took centre stage against his former club as Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-2 draw at the Welsh club on Monday. Shelvey scored Swansea's opener and created their second but his two shocking passes set up both goals for...
  • Injured Sturridge out of England's trip to Kiev September 9, 2013

    London: England striker Daniel Sturridge has failed to recover from a thigh injury and will miss the away World Cup qualifier against Ukraine on Tuesday, the English FA said. The in-form forward also missed England's 4-0 victory over Moldova at Wembley on Friday, a game in which fellow frontman Danny Welbeck...
  • England have striker worries ahead of Moldova match September 6, 2013

    London: With Wayne Rooney and Daniel Sturridge ruled out through injury, England will be dipping into its pool of reserve strikers for goals against Moldova on Friday in World Cup qualifying. Rickie Lambert, who scored against Scotland last month on his international debut, will make his first start in the absence...
  • Sturridge secures Liverpool's 1-0 win over United September 1, 2013

    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 his...