Raheem Sterling has twice this week not reported for Liverpool training, citing illness. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Steven Gerrard has described the Raheem Sterling situation at Liverpool as “very disappointing”. The wantaway England international has been absent fr(...)

Wayne Rooney came within one goal of Sir Bobby Charlton’s England goalscoring record as his late strike gave England a 3-2 win away at Slovenia. Photograph: Reuters

Slovenia 2 England 3 At this rate, it cannot be long before someone in the camp suddenly announces that England are looking good to win Euro 20(...)

England’s Raheem Sterling (right) and Republic of Ireland’s Seamus Coleman battle for the ball during the international friendly at The Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

Ireland Keiren Westwood — Virtually nothing to do other than field a tame Wayne Rooney free-kick. 6. Marc Wilson — Resolute alongside skipper John O’S(...)

Jordan Henderson was given his Sunderland debut by Roy Keane. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Jordan Henderson says he “can never really repay” Irish assistant coach Roy Keane for giving him his first team debut with Sunderland seven years ago.(...)

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(...)

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling in action against Crystal Palace at Anfield stadium last Saturday. The former Liverpool winger John Barnes has given a damning verdict on Sterling’s stand-off with the club. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool’s owner, Fenway Sports Group, wants an end-of-season review with Brendan Rodgers over the club’s failure to qualify for the Champions Leagu(...)

Steven Gerrard strugled to live up to the occasion on his last appearance at Anfield. Photo: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits he was desperate to give the Anfield faithful one final flourish to add to his extensive back-catalogue of exp(...)

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard during his final game at Anfield. Crystal Palace won  the Premier League   encounter 3-1. Photo:  Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Liverpool 1 Crystal Palace 3 Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard’s final appearance at Anfield ended in disappointment as his side could(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho  leads the applause after Liverpool captain is substituted during the Premier League football match  at Stamford Bridge. Photo:   Ian Kington/AFP

Chelsea 1 Liverpool 1For Liverpool the game is up. An afternoon which had begun with the visitors lining up in a guard of honour for the newly crowned(...)

Michael Dawson celebrates after scoring Hull City’s winner against Liverpool at the KC Stadium. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Hull City 1 Liverpool 0 Michael Dawson scored his first goal for Hull City to help Steve Bruce’s team take another step towards Premier Leagu(...)