Chelsea’s John Terry has said he will happily take criticism off the chin from former pros, but not from the likes of Robbie Savage. Photograph: Getty

John Terry has hit back at Robbie Savage’s criticism of his form for Chelsea, claiming the BBC pundit is not qualified to pass judgment. Terry, 35, ha(...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts in the weekend’s match against Southampton at Anfield. Photograph: EPA

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are ahead of where he expected them to be as he aims for a first win in his fourth match in charge. The German must hav(...)

Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan dejected after losing his UFC fight against  Louis Smolka. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan could teach us all how to deal with sporting setbacks, and gawd almighty we’ve had our fair share of late, the final stra(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho feels that there is an inherent “culture of vultures” in modern football. Photo: Tony O’Reilly/Reuters

Here we are then, José Mourinho and your correspondent, ensconced in the “penthouse” suite in Harrods. Before you ask: oh yeah, all the time. (...)

 Brendan Rodgers looks dejected during his final game as Liverpool manager. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

It was the quarterback Peyton Manning who once declared that “pressure is something you feel when you don’t know what the hell you’re doing”. If that(...)

Dublin’s Philly McMahon clashes withMayo’s Aidan O’Shea during an often fraught All-Ireland semi-final  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

From “a big load of shite” to “absolutely brillint!”, the RTÉ panel travelled much the same journey as ourselves yesterday, losing the will to draw br(...)

Brendan Rodgers has shown a remarkable thirst for on-the-hoof rebuilding. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

  It is no more than a handy coincidence but there was an unavoidable resonance about Liverpool’s first post-Balotelli performance at the (...)

Liverpool insist manager Brendan Rodgers’ role at the club is safe. Photo: Dave Howarth/PA

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will begin planning for next season after a positive meeting with the club’s owners Fenway Sports Group. Rodgers met(...)

Newcastle United caretaker manager John Carver celebrates after Newcastle United’s Argentinian midfielder Jonas Gutierrez scores during their Premier League match against West Ham United at St James Park. Photograph: AFP

It was “Squeaky Bum Tyne”, as one headline rather excellently put it yesterday ahead of Hull (and their Geordie manager) and Newcastle’s efforts to cl(...)

Liverpool’s  Raheem Sterling: his days look numbered at Anfield as agent insists he won’t sign a new deal with the club.  Photo: Oli Scarff/AFP

Raheem Sterling’s contract dispute with Liverpool descended into open conflict during an extraordinary day of acrimony and finger-pointing that has(...)