Crystal Palace sends Liverpool to fourth straight loss

Nov 24, 2014

Crystal Palace sends Liverpool to fourth straight loss

Liverpool’s rapid downfall continued with a fourth successive loss on Sunday, with Crystal Palace adding to Brendan Rodgers’ woes with a 3-1 victory. The pressure, though, eased on Mauricio Pochettino after his Tottenham team came from behind to beat Hull 2-1 in the Premier ...

Benzema lifts Real Madrid

Nov 5, 2014

Benzema lifts Real Madrid

A goal by Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win against an under-strength Liverpool side in the Champions League on Tuesday as Cristiano Ronaldo was held scoreless for the first time in 13 games. Madrid piled the pressure on from the start and ...

Reds' woes run deeper than Balotelli

| Oct 25, 2014

Reds' woes run deeper than Balotelli

by Christopher Davies

Jose Mourinho called him “unmanageable” at Inter Milan. Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini ran out of patience with him. He lasted 18 months of his 4½-year contract at AC Milan. Despite a history of controversy, red cards and underachieving too often, Liverpool manager Brendan ...

Arsenal exits League Cup; Reds outlast Boro

Sep 24, 2014

Arsenal exits League Cup; Reds outlast Boro

Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in a marathon penalty shootout in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday, after Arsenal and Everton both bowed out of the competition. Liverpool squeezed through after Patrick Bamford had scored a penalty for Middlesbrough in the third ...

Balotelli set to join Liverpool

Aug 22, 2014

Balotelli set to join Liverpool

Mario Balotelli’s roller-coaster career took another twist on Thursday when he said goodbye to his AC Milan teammates after training before an expected transfer to Liverpool. In a brief statement on its website, the Italian club said: “Mario Balotelli drove out of Milanello at ...

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 ...