Steven Gerrard:  “It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster, so to get a good win at Bournemouth is a big lift and a lift that is very welcome.” Photograph:Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Steven Gerrard has urged his Liverpool team-mates to “roll up your sleeves and fight for the club” as the side attempt to inject some momentum into th(...)

A  Swansea City mascot: the club charge €575 plus VAT to be a mascot on matchday. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

More than half the Premier League clubs have been accused of “excluding families from poorer backgrounds” after a Guardian study found that a few of t(...)

Mario Balotelli has been given a one-match ban and fined €32,000 for a social media post. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

(...).The Italy international last week accepted a charge of an aggravated breach of English Football Association(...)

Aston Villa midfielder Tom Cleverley has played down any incident with Roy Keane. Photograph:     Michael Regan/Getty Images

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has confirmed his former assistant Roy Keane did turn up at midfielder Tom Cleverley’s house this week.However, the V(...)

Galatasaray’s Wesley Sneijder is rumoured to be courting interest from a number of English clubs but will not be moving to Southampton

(...) understood several English clubs are amongst those to have recently shown interest in Sneijder, who is under(...)

 Johnny Sexton was one of three Ireland players to suffer head injuries during the Autumn Internatonal against Australia. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/INPHO

(...) average number of tackles in rugby has risen from 160 per match to 220. Research in English rugby also(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane (C) celebrates scoring a goal with Benjamin Stambouli (L) and Andros Townsend during their English League Cup quarter-final win over Newcastle United at White Hart Lane

Tottenham Hotspur 4 Newcastle United 0This time it was Newcastle United who switched off. A mere 34 seconds were on the clock at the beginning of the (...)

Raheem Sterling heads in Liverpool’s opening goal in their 3-1 League Cup win over AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth 1 Liverpool 3Liverpool at last have some respite. A side left traumatised in the Champions League and so horribly off the pace in the (...)

Radamel Falcao has admitted his Manchester United future will hang on his performances on during the rest of the season

Radamel Falcao has admitted his long-term Manchester United future is uncertain, with it depending on how much he plays and if the club want him to st(...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will continue his rehabilitation with the Boston Red Sox baseball team.  Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will continue his rehabilitation from a thigh injury in the United States over Christmas.The England forward spent (...)