Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa pressures Liverpool’s German midfielder Emre Can during the English League Cup semi-final second leg football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge . Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association following his clash with Emre Can in Chelsea’s Capital One Cup semi-fina(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s manager Mauricio Pochettino: his experiences in the Copa Libertadores mean he is not unduly worried by a trip to face Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Sitting in the pristine environment of Tottenham’s training ground, where everything is clean and serenely quiet, Mauricio Pochettino goes through the(...)

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli will stay and fight for his place. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has again insisted Mario Balotelli does have a future at Anfield and expects him to fight for his place.The striker’(...)

Liverpool’s Jordan Rossiter could be in the starting line-up in S\turday’s FA Cup tie with Bolton. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard could be rested for the FA Cup fourth round visit of Bolton on Saturday after featuring in the club’s mid-week League(...)

John Terry:  “You have to forget form and where they [Liverpool] are, and everything else. That kind of goes out of the window.” Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Brendan Rodgers has accepted it is time to embellish his Liverpool reign with silverware but hinted that progress in the Capital One Cup would furth(...)

Sheffield Wednesday’s players reacts after Manchester City scored their second goal  at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Phil Noble / Reuters

Manchester City 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1Dust off the cliches: romance, magic and all the other old FA Cup chestnuts are in the rudest of health after b(...)

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers looks after defeat at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Brendan Rodgers says there is no unrest inside the Liverpool dressing room despite the club’s miserable campaign.Liverpool head to Bournemouth, the Ch(...)

Manchester United’s Robin van Persie (centre) celebrates scoring his sides second goal against Southampton   with team-mates Ashley Young (right) and Ander Herrera   at St Marys, Southampton. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Louis van Gaal and his flexible system may enhance his squad’s Premier League hopes but an ever-growing injury list and the lack of European football(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard (left) celebrates after scoring the winner from the   penalty spot against  Queens Park Rangers. Photograph: Toby Melville / Reuters

Chelsea survived a scare to maintain their four-point lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League with a 2-1 victory over neighbours QPR. Charlie A(...)