Liverpool head coach Brendan Rodgers says team still have “a great chance to achieve what we want to achieve this year. We can’t afford to dwell on the Europa League.” Photograph: Ozan Koseozan/AFP/Getty Images

One route into the Champions League closed on Liverpool in Istanbul and Brendan Rodgers believes his players face a psychological challenge to enhanc(...)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was left to rue his side’s lack of cutting edge as they were knocked out of the Europa League on penalties by besiktas. Photograph: AFP

Brendan Rodgers was left to rue Liverpool’s lack of cutting edge against Besiktas as his team exited the Europa League via a penalty shootout defeat.T(...)

Tolgay Arslan  scores for  Besiktas in the Europa League second leg match against Liverpool at the Ataturk  Stadium in Istanbul. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Besiktas 1 Liverpool 0 (aet; 1-1 on aggregate; Besiktas won 5-4 on penalties)Liverpool lost their first European penalty shoot-out as Dejan Lovren was(...)

Raheem Sterling scored Liverpool’s second in their 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary’s. (Photograph: Reuters / John Sibley)

Southampton 0 Liverpool 2The Liverpool revival has propelled them to the cusp of the Champions League places. This was a hugely significant victory, a(...)

  Juan Mata heads home Manchester United’s second goal in the Premier League game against Liverpool at Old Trafford. Photograph: Peter Powell/ETA

Manchester United 3 Liverpool 0The indignities for Liverpool started with the banner “24 Years and Counting” that was unveiled in the old Scoreboard E(...)

Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren returns to partner Martin Skrtel in a forced defensive change for Liverpool. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Captain Steven Gerrard returned to the starting line-up for the must-win Champions League clash with Basle but manager Brendan Rodgers was forced i(...)

Ludogoret’s Georgi Terziev celebrates his late equaliser against Liverpool in Sofia

A Champions League campaign intended to showcase Liverpool’s return among the European elite has delivered only torment for Brendan Rodgers. There was(...)

Brendan Rodgers “drenched and despondent” during Liverpool’s defeat at Crystal Palace. Photograph: Reuters/Eddie Keogh

On stage at London’s Old Billingsgate on May 12th, LMA manager of the year award in hand, Brendan Rodgers thanked his peers for their recognition but(...)

Mile Jedinak’s brilliant late freekick sealed victory for Crystal Palace against Liverpool at Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace 3 Liverpool 1If Liverpool had arrived in this corner of south London haunted by last season’s capitulation here then they will feel pro(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa fires home their second goal during the Premier League clash against Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph:  Phil Noble/Reuters

Liverpool 1 Chelsea 2Diego Costa’s 10th goal of the season maintained Premier League leaders Chelsea’s unbeaten record and inflicted yet more pain on (...)