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 (...)

 Real Madrid’s French striker Karim Benzema celebrates his goal against Liverpool during their Champions League   match  at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Photograph: Javier Lizon / EPA

Real Madrid 1 Liverpool 0By the end, at least Brendan Rodgers could make a credible argument that he could have started with his best men and there wa(...)

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli after scoring his side’s equaliser to make it 1-1 during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match at Anfield, Liverpool. Photograph: PA

Centre of attention as usual, only this time it was for the right reasons for Mario Balotelli and Liverpool. The maligned striker helped turn the tie (...)

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Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren has withdrawn from Croatia’s squad with an abdominal injury to give club manager Brendan Rodgers a potential defen(...)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