Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren (left) will miss two of Croatia’s qualifiers because of injury. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren has withdrawn from Croatia’s squad with an abdominal injury to give club manager Brendan Rodgers a potential defen(...)

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson celebrates scoring the winner against West Brom at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admitted the win was all that mattered as his side squeezed past West Brom 2-1 to register a much-needed first victo(...)

 Liverpool’s Adam Lallana (right ) is congratulated by Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson (left), who scored the winner,  after his opener against West Bromwich Albion at  Anfield. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Liverpool 2 West Bromwich Albion 1Striker Mario Balotelli’s demotion to the bench coincided with Liverpool’s first win in four Barclays Premier Lague (...)

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard celebrates after scoring against bitter derby rivals Everton. But critics have wondered whether he has the mobility to cope with a league that is speeding up as he is slowing down. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Leighton Baines was clearly furious to have conceded the free-kick, but it was mostly because he thought Mario Balotelli had dived. As the Italian fel(...)

Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho has apologised for leaving the Merseyside derby early. Photograph: EPA

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has apologised for making “a bad choice” by leaving Anfield before the Merseyside derby against Everton.The French in(...)

West Ham United’s Diafra Sakho (unseen) scores a goal against Liverpool  at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Andrew Winning / Reuters

West Ham 3 Liverpool 1An exquisite lob from Diafra Sakho helped earn West Ham a second Premier League win of the season as a very poor Liverpool perfo(...)

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(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

 Raheem Sterling scores Liverpool’s  opening goal during the  Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Tottenham 0 Liverpool 3The Premier League has its reminder that Liverpool remain a potent force. That loss at the Etihad Stadium was exorcised here in(...)

Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren (left): When he was three years old his family had to flee Yugoslavia or “somebody would have been killed”. Photograph: PA

By Jamie JacksonSTANDFIRST: the refugee childhood of Liverpool’s new Croatia centre-back has inspired him to work hard and be strongWhen he was three (...)