Jermain Defoe scored in the 89th minute to give Sunderland a 2-2 draw at Anfield. Photograph: PA

Liverpool 2 Sunderland 2 Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe scored an 89th-minute equaliser as Liverpool — without their ill manager Jurgen Klopp — squ(...)

Jurgen Klopp has missed Liverpool’s trip to Sunderland through illness. Photograph: PA

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp missed the visit of Sunderland to Anfield on Saturday after coming down with suspected appendicitis. The German undert(...)

Jamie Vardy celebrates his wonder goal against Liverpool during the week, with Dejan Lovren’s face saying it all. Leicester meet Manchester City and Arsenal in their next two games but after that will play five of the current bottom seven. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

‘It gets closer. It gets ever harder.” Sam Allardyce said that. He said it with some exasperation on Tuesday night after his Sunderland side had made (...)

 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: “You cannot create stories and then ask me.” Photograph: Tim Keeton/EPA

Jürgen Klopp has refused to comment on claims that Daniel Sturridge wants to quit Liverpool and insisted his only concern is having the striker fit f(...)

Dejan Lovren looks on as Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring the opening goal at King Power Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Leicester 2 Liverpool 0 It is the story that keeps on giving and to think that the Hollywood screenwriter who plans to make a film about Jamie Vard(...)

Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp says Pep Guardiola will have high expectations in England. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has welcomed the arrival of Pep Guardiola as Manchester City’s next manager and expects the Catalan to come to England (...)

Liverpool  midfielder Joe Allen has his shot blocked by West Ham  goalkeeper Darren Randolph during the  FA Cup fourth-round  match  at Anfield. Photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

FA Cup 4th round-up: Liverpool were held to a goalless draw at home to West Ham, adding yet another fixture to their packed schedule. A replay in eas(...)

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is no closer to a return. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

Jurgen Klopp has said he does not know when Daniel Sturridge will be fit after ruling the Liverpool striker out of the next two games against West Ham(...)

Jürgen Klopp: “Going to Wembley is the best thing you can do in football.” Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp has described a cup final appearance at Wembley as the “best thing you can do in football” but said the prospect of an all-Merseyside co(...)

Adam Lallana scores Liverpool’s winner deep in injury time in the Premier League game against Norwich City at carrow Road. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Norwich City 4 Liverpool 5 Adam Lallana’s last-minute strike gave Liverpool an astonishing first Premier League win of 2016 in a nine-goal thriller a(...)