Tolgay Arslan  scores for  Besiktas in the Europa League second leg match against Liverpool at the Ataturk  Stadium in Istanbul. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Besiktas 1 Liverpool 0 (aet; 1-1 on aggregate; Besiktas won 5-4 on penalties)Liverpool lost their first European penalty shoot-out as Dejan Lovren was(...)

Raheem Sterling scored Liverpool’s second in their 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary’s. (Photograph: Reuters / John Sibley)

Southampton 0 Liverpool 2The Liverpool revival has propelled them to the cusp of the Champions League places. This was a hugely significant victory, a(...)

Daniel Sturridge scored Liverpool’s equaliser as they came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1. (Photograph: AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS)

Crystal Palace 1 Liverpool 2Liverpool exorcised some demons at Selhurst Park by reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals with an impressive win against Crys(...)

Steven Gerrard will leave Liverpool at the end of the season, with manager Brendan Rodgers unable to guarantee him a place in the side. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

‘This has been the toughest decision of my life and one which both me and my family have agonised over for a good deal of time.”Considering that the d(...)

After 16 games last season Luis Suárez and Daniel Sturridge had scored 28 league goals between them; without them, Liverpool have scored only 19 goals in the same number of games. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

There are certain managerial cliches that we really do not like, phrases which we view with suspicion, sayings that seem to come too easily. One is: ‘(...)

  Juan Mata heads home Manchester United’s second goal in the Premier League game against Liverpool at Old Trafford. Photograph: Peter Powell/ETA

Manchester United 3 Liverpool 0The indignities for Liverpool started with the banner “24 Years and Counting” that was unveiled in the old Scoreboard E(...)

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(...)

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(...)

When Liverpool’s new signings arrived, they appeared to increase the options available to Rodgers, but in fact, between them, they don’t offer as many options as Suárez did by himself. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Brendan Rodgers made it all sound so simple. “It’s not so hard to bring the ball out from the back on the floor, you know.” The new Liverpool manager (...)

Richard Dunne of QPR scores an own goal past Alex McCarthy during the Barclays Premier League match against Liverpool at Loftus Road. Photograph:  Paul Gilham/Getty Images

QPR 2 Liverpool 3According to the Queens Park Rangers support, Raheem Sterling sleeps when he wants. Not here. Not when he had the presence of mind to(...)