Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez poses with his PFA Player of the year award during the 2016 PFA Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. Photo: Barrington Coombs/PA Wire.

Riyad Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year award and then dedicated the prize to all his Leicester team-mates. Mahrez was presented with the prestig(...)

Alexis Sánchez of Arsenal takes on Dani Alves of Barcelona during their Champions League clash which Barca won 2-0: “What surprised was the level of Barcelona’s superiority.” Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

It was a German managed by a French man but it said something stereotypical about English football: Arsenal versus Barcelona on Tuesday night and as t(...)

James Milner under the watchful eye of Jurgen Klopp. The midfielder has played in a number of different roles since arriving at Anfield. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Much has been made of Jurgen Klopp’s touchline behaviour at Liverpool, those sudden cartwheeling appearances, grasping at the air, forming weird geome(...)

Real Madrid’s new French coach Zinedine Zidane. Photograph: Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

You’d have to have a heart of stone not to feel sympathy for Rafa Benítez this week: as if receiving the most unceremoniously crude axe imaginable fro(...)

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling will face Liverpool for the first time sinc ehe left in the summer. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Days after joining Liverpool in 2010, a diminutive 15-year-old was welcomed to Merseyside with an eye-watering foul from an Everton defender in the(...)

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has said heavy investment makes Liverpool favourites for Sunday’s Merseyside derby. Photograph: PA

Roberto Martínez has put the pressure on Brendan Rodgers for Sunday’s Merseyside derby by claiming Liverpool’s “huge investment” makes them favourites(...)

Leinster interim head coach Leo Cullen at an open training session at Edenderry RFC yesterday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leo Cullen has a sensible face. Elderly, almost. It’s always been like that. The prospective Leinster head coach is just one of those chaps of whom(...)

 Danny Ings looks on during the England Under-21 Training Session on Monday in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Photograph: 	Michael Regan/Getty Images

Danny Ings is wary of taking a historically significant Liverpool shirt number and insists he must earn the right to wear one of those worn by Anfield(...)

Brendan Rodgers oversaw a humiliating 6-1 defeat at Stoke City, Liverpool’s worst result since 1963. Photograph: Ed Sykes/Reuters

Brendan Rodgers’ job as Liverpool manager is not under threat, with the club having no plans to review his position despite their dismal end to the s(...)

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(...)