Since Brendan Rodgers  took over at Liverpool, he has won only five of 26 matches against the big four of Chelsea, Arsenal and the Manchester clubs. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

There’s a good reason why football managers love nothing more than to gather their players together and make them listen to Al Pacino’s “inches” speec(...)

An acrobatic Juan Mata scores his and Manchester United’s second goal at Anfield. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It was a performance from Manchester United that has been a long time in the making and, for Steven Gerrard, another personal ordeal in an expanding (...)

Juan Mata’s stunning scissor kick put Manchester United two ahead in their 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2It was the kind of performance from Manchester United that has been a long time in the making and, for Steven Gerrard, (...)

Mario Balotelli of Liverpool has hit back at critics in an Instagram post. Photograph: Ed Sykes/Reuters

Mario Balotelli has courted further controversy angrily by attacking his detractors in an angry online video.The Liverpool striker uploaded the video (...)

 Jordan Henderson puts Liverpool ahead in the premier League clash against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/EPA

Swansea 0 Liverpool 1Manchester United are back in view as the Liverpool bandwagon rolls on, courtesy of a huge slice of good fortune on what could pr(...)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has said club captain Steven Gerrard isn’t guaranteed a return to the first team. Photograph: PA

Brendan Rodgers has said Steven Gerrard does not have an automatic route back into the Liverpool team as the club captain aims to make his comeback at(...)

Leicester City  manager Nigel Pearson: his side face a proverbial six-pointer against Hull City. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

It’s a 10-game season, so they say. There will be lots of that kind of talk in relegation land, and it’ll be a nine-game season by Monday morning. By (...)

Liverpool’s Kolo Toure is unsure of his Liverpool future. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure admits he has a difficult decision to make about his future.The Ivory Coast international’s current deal expires this su(...)

Emre Can challenges Blackburn Rovers’ impressive Rudy Gestede during their 0-0 FA Cup quarter-final draw at Anfield. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool 0 Blackburn Rovers 0“One Jack Walker” reverberated from the Anfield Road Stand as 6,000 Blackburn Rovers fans marked their club’s Premier Le(...)

Blackburn striker Joshua King on his way to scoring a hat-trick during the 4-1 fifth-round win over Stoke City. King will miss the Anfield clash. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Blackburn Rovers have found a new way to embarrass the Premier League and it is a darn sight more dignified than the last one. This season the Champi(...)