Real Madrid’s French striker Karim Benzema celebrates his goal against Liverpool during their Champions League   match  at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Photograph: Javier Lizon / EPA

Real Madrid 1 Liverpool 0By the end, at least Brendan Rodgers could make a credible argument that he could have started with his best men and there wa(...)

Yaya Toure shields the ball from Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez during the Ivory Coast’s 2-1 World Cup Group C defeat, just hours before learning of the death of his brother, Ibrahim.

Manchester City have led the tributes to Ibrahim Toure, the younger brother of Kolo and Yaya Toure, who has died at the age of 28.His death was announ(...)

Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna a target for Manchester City. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Bacary Sagna has been offered a three-year deal by Manchester City and is to consider whether to become the latest Arsenal player to move betwe(...)

Liverpool’s Aly Cissokho and Kolo Toure in action against Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud at Anfield, a game the home side won emphatically 5-1.

Liverpool have scored four or more goals in nine of their 27 league games to date, a remarkable strike rate that last week enabled them to overtake(...)

Liverpool’s Daniel Agger: “I want to play every time in every single game.” Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty

Daniel Agger has spoken of his frustration at being sidelined at Liverpool but insisted he will not reconsider his Anfield future while he retains the(...)

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey after scoring  Arsenal’s goal against Borussia Dortmund with midfielder Mesut Ozil.

Arsene Wenger talked like a man who seemed to have forgotten he and Alex Ferguson were supposed to have called a ceasefire. What was the difference(...)

 Daniel Sturridge  and  Luis Suarez both scored in Liverpool’s victory over Crystal Palace. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez insists there is no competition with Daniel Sturridge to be top scorer this season and both are working for the good of (...)

 Luis Suarez of Liverpool is expected to face Manchester United on Wednesday after a 10-game ban.  Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers claims Luis Suarez has suffered from not playing football during his 10-match ban but does not expect that to have d(...)

Liverpool’s Kolo Toure (left) and Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke  battle for possession at Villa Park. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hailed a “terrific” 1-0 win over Aston Villa as the Reds continued their perfect start to the Premier League season.(...)