Raheem Sterling heads in Liverpool’s opening goal in their 3-1 League Cup win over AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth 1 Liverpool 3Liverpool at last have some respite. A side left traumatised in the Champions League and so horribly off the pace in the (...)

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard dejected after that miscontrol and slip against Chelsea. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

“Right, this does not f*****g slip. Hey! Listen to me, this does not f*****g slip. This is gone, we go Norwich exactly the same. We go again.”When Liv(...)

Basel’s Ivan Ivanov and Marek Suchy½ battle with Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic during their  Champions League Group B clash  in October. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers has claimed Liverpool have shown Champions League quality this season and can handle the pressure of a must-win game against Basel to (...)

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli: club assistant manager Colin Pascoe was giving little away as to Balotelli’s chances of retaining his starting spot for tonight’s Capital One Cup fourth round clash with Swansea. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Mario Balotelli is not affected by the scrutiny he is under and has the hunger to succeed as a Liverpool player, according to assistant boss Colin Pas(...)

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli (right) walks off the pitch at half-time with Real Madrid’s Pepe, before swapping shirts in the tunnel, during their Champions League Group B match at Anfield. Photograph: Phil Noble / Reuters

Brendan Rodgers is planning to reprimand Mario Balotelli after another disappointing night for Liverpool in the Champions League and the latest demons(...)

Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren (left) will miss two of Croatia’s qualifiers because of injury. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren has withdrawn from Croatia’s squad with an abdominal injury to give club manager Brendan Rodgers a potential defen(...)

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli attends a training session with teammate Steven Gerrard  ahead of their Champions League Group B match against FC Basel. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Daniel Sturridge has failed to recover from a thigh injury in time for Liverpool’s Champions League tie in Basel on Wednesday.The Liverpool striker wa(...)

Injured Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool has not travel to Switzerland to face Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday.  Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers denies there is unrest within the camp after a stuttering start to the season but admits he has warned defender Mama(...)

Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho has apologised for leaving the Merseyside derby early. Photograph: EPA

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has apologised for making “a bad choice” by leaving Anfield before the Merseyside derby against Everton.The French in(...)

Mario Balotelli of Liverpool scores the opening goal past Milan Borjan of  Ludogorets Razgrad at Anfield.  Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Liverpool 2 Ludogorets 1Mario Balotelli has always had a sense of timing, and waiting until eight minutes from the end of a delicately poised Champion(...)