Sean O’Driscoll is set to be the new Liverpool assistant manager. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts/Getty Images

Liverpool are expected to appoint the England Under-19 head coach, Sean O’Driscoll, as their new assistant manager as part of the overhaul of Brendan (...)

Champions, Chelsea start at home to Swansea City but the following week brings an early-season crunch match as José Mourinho’s team travel to Manchester City for a game that will give an indication of the ability of Manuel Pellegrini’s side to mount a stronger title challenge. Photograph: Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers will have to demonstrate immediate improvement at Liverpool as his team have been assigned a daunting set of away matches at the star(...)

Raheem Sterling would be better off staying at Liverpool says former Anfield star  Steven Gerrard. Photo: Ed Sykes/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has warned Raheem Sterling he risks stagnating as a squad player if he succeeds in forcing a move from Anfi(...)

Chelsea’s  striker Diego Costa (R) comes together with Liverpool’s  during the Capital One Cup semi-final, second leg at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Jose Mourinho defended Diego Costa after the striker twice appeared to stamp on opponents during Chelsea’s victory over Liverpool which earned a place(...)

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli: club assistant manager Colin Pascoe was giving little away as to Balotelli’s chances of retaining his starting spot for tonight’s Capital One Cup fourth round clash with Swansea. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Mario Balotelli is not affected by the scrutiny he is under and has the hunger to succeed as a Liverpool player, according to assistant boss Colin Pas(...)

Iago Aspas of Liverpool (right) in action against Hull City last weekend. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Liverpool’s Spanish summer signings have yet to impress but assistant manager Colin Pascoe insists that does not mean they should be written off as n(...)