Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool is hoping to shake off a  hamstring injury ahead of the Chelsea game on Sunday.  Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers is certain he will sign a long-term contract extension at Liverpool in the summer when he is expected to be rewarded for their (...)

Petr Cech: said his team need to ‘wait for one slip-up from Manchester City’ to give them a chance of winning the title

Petr Cech has warned Liverpool their sternest tests lie ahead as expectation steadily builds on the league leaders, with Chels(...)

Atletico Madrid striker  Diego  Costa is a transfer target for Chelsea this summer. Photograph: Reuters.

Chelsea’s Champions League semi-final was always going to conjure up intrigue of one kind or another. There was the prospect of Josè Mourinho (...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: “someone who engages in supporting referees”. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers intends to “fight his corner” after being asked by the Football Association to explain his comments about the referee Lee Mason follow(...)

 Jose Mourinho  with    Aitor Karanka when they were with Real Madrid.

DOMINIC FIFIELDThe former Real Madrid defender Aitor Karanka is in pole position to succeed Ian Holloway as manager of Crystal Palace as the Premier L(...)

Arsene Wenger seeks a first victory over a side managed by Jose Mourinho.

Arsene Wenger has admitted Arsenal’s collision with Chelsea in the League Cup tonight can have a “psychological influence on the team” as the Frenchma(...)