Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool reacts on the touchline during the Uefa  Champions League Group B match against  FC Basel 1893  at St. Jakob Stadium. Photograph:   Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

FC Basel 1 Liverpool 0Daniel Sturridge’s importance to England irrespective of fitness will be revealed when Roy Hodgson announces his latest squad on(...)

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli attends a training session with teammate Steven Gerrard  ahead of their Champions League Group B match against FC Basel. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Daniel Sturridge has failed to recover from a thigh injury in time for Liverpool’s Champions League tie in Basel on Wednesday.The Liverpool striker wa(...)

Injured Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool has not travel to Switzerland to face Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday.  Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers denies there is unrest within the camp after a stuttering start to the season but admits he has warned defender Mama(...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Arsenal (4) v Tottenham (9) Arsenal expect to have midfielder Mathieu Flamini back from a dead leg. Defenders Kieran Gibbs and Per Merte(...)

Raheem Sterling is reportedly a target for Real Madrid. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool are comfortable with Uefa’s investigation into a possible breach of the financial fair play regulations because they support the system, acc(...)

Aston Villa’s Gabriel Agbonlahor scrambles home the winning goal during the Premier League against Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph:  Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool 0 Aston Villa 1If Liverpool needed any needed a reminder how tough life will be without last season’s two leading goalscorers, it was provid(...)

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling (left) scores  against Tottenham Hotspur   at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Gerry Penny / EPA

Brendan Rodgers has said he will safeguard Raheem Sterling’s long-term career and avoid a repeat of Michael Owen’s misfortunes despite the growing imp(...)

England’s Daniel Sturridge during a training session at St George’s Park, Burton Upon Trent. Sturridge returned to Liverpool injured  Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has criticised England’s handling of Daniel Sturridge after the striker returned to Merseyside injured. The 25-year-(...)

 England manager Roy Hodgson leads a training session at the St Jakob-Park stadium in Basel, Switzerland, yesterday. Photograph: Walter Bieri/EPA

England manager Roy Hodgson said yesterday he would have liked today’s opening European Championship Group E fixture away to Switzerland – the team he(...)

 Danny Welbeck moves to Arsenal. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Arsenal sweated until beyond the final minutes of the transfer window to complete a deal to sign Danny Welbeck for £16m (€20,156,800) from Manchester (...)