Man City, Liverpool start new campaign with victories

Aug 18, 2014

Man City, Liverpool start new campaign with victories

Two days into the English Premier League season there is a familiar sight at the top of the standings. Manchester City began the defense of its title with a 2-0 away victory over Newcastle on Sunday, with star forwards David Silva and Sergio Aguero ...

Suarez welcomes fresh start with Barcelona

Jul 11, 2014

Suarez welcomes fresh start with Barcelona

Barcelona reached agreement with Liverpool on the transfer of Luis Suarez on Friday, giving the troubled striker a chance to rehabilitate his image when his latest biting ban is over. Suarez will travel to Barcelona next week for a medical and to sign a ...

Liverpool squanders three-goal lead, title hopes vanish

May 6, 2014

Liverpool squanders three-goal lead, title hopes vanish

Luis Suarez dropped into a crouch after the final whistle and sobbed, his chest heaving, until Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard walked over, pulled him up and tried to console him. The star forward pulled his jersey over his face, not wanting the world to ...

Liverpool turns focus to Chelsea showdown

Apr 21, 2014

Liverpool turns focus to Chelsea showdown

Brendan Rodgers is confident his Liverpool players possess the necessary ingredients to get the better of title rival Chelsea when the two teams meet at Anfield this weekend. Liverpool will go into that game five points ahead of Jose Mourinho’s side following its 3-2 ...

Jan 11, 2014

Suarez vows to steer clear of trouble

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez insists he has finally learned how to keep his explosive temper and cynical instincts under control. Suarez has played a key role in Liverpool’s emergence as surprise contenders for the Premier League title this season after surviving one of the ...

Liverpool gives Suarez new deal

Dec 21, 2013

Liverpool gives Suarez new deal

Only four months after publicly pleading to leave the club in the hope of joining Premier League rival Arsenal, Luis Suarez has completed a remarkable U-turn and signed a new long-term contract at Liverpool. The 26-year-old complained in August that Liverpool had broken an ...

Suarez stars as Premier League top four all win

Dec 5, 2013

Suarez stars as Premier League top four all win

Luis Suarez’s stunning quadruple for Liverpool capped a goal-laden night in the Premier League that saw the top four all win, but Manchester United lose 1-0 to Everton to be cut adrift in the title race. Arsenal preserved its four-point lead as Nicklas Bendtner ...

Masterful ode to Liverpool's Shankly

Aug 31, 2013

Masterful ode to Liverpool's Shankly

by Frank Cottrell Boyce

‘Red Or Dead” is a masterpiece. David Peace already has a considerable reputation but this massive, painstaking account of the career of Bill Shankly towers above his previous work. It’s usual when praising a sports novel for critics to claim that “it’s not really ...