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 (...)

Southampton’s €15m offer for Shane Long was too good for  Hull City to refuse.  Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long has completed his move to Southampton from Hull City and signed a four-year deal with the Saints. The Tipperary(...)

 Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho  scores the third goal during a pre-season friendly against  Borussia Dortmund  at Anfield.

Liverpool 4 Borussia Dortmund 0 The World Cup heralded misery for Liverpool’s forward line this summer, even the one not involved. Philippe Coutinho(...)

Olympiacos FC Coach Michel (L) and Liverpool Coach Brendan Rogers, who has signed Manquillo from Athletico Madrid. Photograph: David Banks/Getty Images

Liverpool have announced the signing of Spanish full-back Javier Manquillo on a loan deal from Atletico Madrid. The 20-year-old right-back has been wi(...)

 Mamadou Sakho  celebrates after Liverpool defeated Manchester City during the International Champions Cup 2014 at Yankee Stadium, New York. Photograph: Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is still keen to add to his six summer signings already but he will have to wait to begin work with one of his new (...)

Belgium striker Divock Origi has completed his move to Liverpool from  Lille. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Liverpool have completed the signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi but the 19-year-old will immediately be loaned back to French club Lille for next(...)