DANIEL STURRIDGE

  • Daniel Sturridge breaks down again with new thigh injury November 21, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has broken down again with another injury to his left thigh, extending the England international's long spell out of the team. Sturridge, who has not played since August because of injury, tore a muscle in a training session on Tuesday. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says it is...
  • Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge back in full training November 13, 2014

    Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge is back in full training for the first time since injuring his thigh on England duty in August, the 25-year-old said on Twitter. Sturridge, who has only played three games for Liverpool this season, scoring in a 2-1 opening day victory against Southampton, is expected to return...
  • Daniel Sturridge picks up new injury in training October 18, 2014

    Liverpool Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has picked up a new injury and will be sidelined for up to another four weeks. Manager Brendan Rodgers told the Liverpool Echo on Friday that Sturridge pulled his calf muscle in training as he prepared to return from a five-week layoff due to a thigh...
  • Daniel Sturridge in frame for Liverpool return October 17, 2014

    London: Daniel Sturridge could feature in Liverpool's Premier League trip to bottom club Queens Park Rangers this weekend, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday. The England striker has been unavailable since early September with a thigh injury picked up on international duty, but is close to making a return to the...
  • The Liverpool Connundrum October 3, 2014

    Last season, Liverpool did the unthinkable. With just three games to go, all they needed to win the league was a draw against Chelsea and two wins on the bounce in their last two games. Then they went on and blew it, and in some style unfortunately. An unfortunate incident now famously...
  • Sturridge won't be fit for England, says Rodgers October 1, 2014

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge won't be fit to play in England's Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia next week, according to his club manager Brendan Rodgers. He has not played since August due to a groin problem suffered in an England training session, which prompted an angry Rodgers to...
  • Liverpool face challenge to revive fluent form September 17, 2014

    Without the departed Luis Suarez and injured Daniel Sturridge, Liverpool returned to the Champions League with a win but face a challenge to recover the freescoring form that put them back among the European elite. A lastminute penalty converted by captain Steven Gerrard, after Dani Abalo had levelled for Bulgarian champions...
  • Aston Villa extend unbeaten start with win at Liverpool September 14, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool received a reminder of how tough life will be without last season's two leading goalscorers in a 10 loss to Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday. Gabriel Agbonlahor put Villa in front after 11 minutes at Anfield and the secondplaced visitors clung on to preserve their unbeaten...
  • Frustrated Brendan Rodgers slams England's treatment of Daniel Sturridge September 11, 2014

    London: Daniel Sturridge's thigh strain "could have been prevented" and the FA must do more to protect international players from injury, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday. Striker Sturridge played 89 minutes of England's 10 friendly win over Norway at Wembley last Wednesday before returning to training 36 hours later...
  • Daniel Sturridge ruled out of England qualifier September 6, 2014

    London: Daniel Sturridge has been ruled out of England's opening European Championship qualifier against Switzerland because of a thigh injury, further depleting coach Roy Hodgson's options for his team's toughest test in Group E. The Liverpool striker pulled up hurt during a training session on Friday and was withdrawn from the...
  • Injured Daniel Sturridge a doubt for England's Switzerland trip September 5, 2014

    London: England striker Daniel Sturridge is in doubt for the team's opening European Championship qualifier against Switzerland on Monday after getting hurt in training. The English Football Association says Sturridge, England's firstchoice central striker alongside Wayne Rooney, "felt an injury in training this morning and will go for a scan this...
  • Sterling, Sturridge get Liverpool off to winning start in EPL August 17, 2014

    Daniel Sturridge ensured Liverpool began the postLuis Suarez era in victorious fashion, scoring a late goal to seal a 21 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 00 draw with England June 24, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Costa Rica finished first in what many considered the World Cup's toughest group after a dour 00 draw against a secondstring England side on Tuesday. Costa Rica only needed a draw to top Group D and played that way, setting up in a defensive 532 formation. The result gives...
  • World Cup 2014: Balotelli winner helps Italy edge past England 21 June 15, 2014

    Manaus: Mario Balotelli scored with a secondhalf header on Saturday to give Italy a 21 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 30 in football World Cup warmup May 31, 2014

    England survived defensive lapses to overcome Peru 30 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 warmup match against Peru. Liverpool's Sturridge and Manchester United's Rooney were the highestscoring English players in the Premier League last...
  • Liverpool fail to win EPL title despite win over Newcastle May 11, 2014

    England: Liverpool came up short in their bid for a first league title in 24 years despite a comefrombehind 21 win over nineman Newcastle that left the team two points behind champion Manchester City on Sunday. With City winning 20 against West Ham, even a victory at Anfield would not have...
  • EPL: Liverpool draw 33 with Crystal Palace to leave title hopes hanging May 6, 2014

    London: Luis Suarez and his Liverpool teammates shed tears of despair after they blew a 30 lead with 11 minutes remaining to draw 33 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 27yearold 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 April 5, 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 topfour ambitions alive with a dramatic 32 victory over Fulham on Wednesday, but matchwinner Steven Gerrard acknowledged they cannot afford to keep giving away goals if they want to play in Europe next season. Gerrard converted a lastminute 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 freescoring Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez. Sturridge and Suarez have scored a combined 37 goals for fourthplaced Liverpool this season,...
  • Liverpool humble Everton with 40 derby rout January 29, 2014

    England: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge scored twice in a 40 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...