Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will continue his rehabilitation with the Boston Red Sox baseball team.  Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will continue his rehabilitation from a thigh injury in the United States over Christmas.The England forward spent (...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: Raheem is a real catalyst and talisman for this team.  Photo:  Martin Rickett/PA

Brendan Rodgers believes Raheem Sterling will not be tempted to follow Luis Suarez out of Liverpool despite conceding the club have “come off the pat(...)

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers looks after defeat at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Brendan Rodgers says there is no unrest inside the Liverpool dressing room despite the club’s miserable campaign.Liverpool head to Bournemouth, the Ch(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal:  “I think the most important match is always the next match. We have won six matches in a row which is fantastic.” Phil Noble/Reuters

Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United are fighting their way into the title race after securing a sixth consecutive Premier League victory with t(...)

Raheem Sterling of Liverpool goes down in the penalty area during the  Premier League match against Sunderland at Anfield. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Brendan Rodgers’s decision to rest Steven Gerrard failed to pay dividends as even the Liverpool captain’s emergence off the b(...)

Referee Kevin Friend shows a yellow card to Diego Costa of Chelsea after a clash with Sunderland’s Wes Brown during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images
The Sunday Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 30, 2014, 07:30

Diego Costa has missed enough Chelsea matches thanks to his dodgy hamstrings but the league leaders will miss him for Wednesday night’s league game(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers  looks on  as Steven Gerrard gets ready to be substituted onto the pitch during the  Premier League against Stoke City at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers had no idea it was the 16th anniversary of Steven Gerrard’s debut and felt bad leaving him out of the team for the 1(...)

Glen Johnson stoops to head in Liverpool’s late winner against Stoke City at Anfield

Liverpool 1 Stoke City 0Glen Johnson ensured Steven Gerrard’s demotion to the substitutes’ bench became a secondary talking point as the full-back pro(...)

West Bromwich Albion wonderkid Saido Berahino has been called up to Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia

Saido Berahino has been called up to the England squad for the first time.Berahino has been in good form for West Brom this season, scoring seven goal(...)

 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(...)