Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish looks to evade Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel and Emre Can during an impressive display in the FA Cup sem-final. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Xavi Hernandez is one of those players of whom people say: he makes the game look easy. He’s also the first one to argue that it’s not really like (...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has talked to both Raheem Sterling and Jordon Ibe over off the field incidents. Photograph:   Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers called for a sense of perspective after a week when young players Raheem Sterling and Jordon Ibe were splashed all o(...)

Liverpool’s Kolo Toure comes on for the injured Mamadou Sakho as manager Brendan Rodgers looks on. Photo: Carl Recine/Reuters

Liverpool could be without Mamadou Sakho for up to four weeks after scans confirmed the extent of the hamstring injury he suffered in the FA Cup sixth(...)

Manchester City’s  Vincent Kompany is a doubt for the Manchester derby on Sunday.

Saturday, April 11thBurnley (19) v Arsenal (2)Burnley’s Matt Taylor could return from a seven-and-a-half month Achilles injury lay-off but fellow midf(...)

Brendan Rodgers’s side lost 4-1 at Arsenal on Saturday to leave Champions League qualification a remote possibility. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Brendan Rodgers has said the FA Cup represents Liverpool’s last realistic chance of success this season and warned their involvement will be over wit(...)

Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates afteer scoring his team’s fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Arsenal 4 Liverpool 1Arsenal kept up the pressure at the top of the Barclays Premier League as Liverpool were blown away 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium.A(...)

Martin Skrtel’s appeal against an FA violent conduct charge for stamping on Manchester United ’keeper David de Gea has been rejected. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has failed in his bid to overturn a three-match suspension for standing on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.(...)

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has denied a charge of violent conduct after he stamped on David De Gea during Manchester United’s 2-1 at Anfield on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has denied a Football Association charge of violent conduct for standing on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea(...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel challenges Manchester United’s David De Gea. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Football Association has charged Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel with violent conduct following his clash with Manchester United goalkeeper David(...)

An acrobatic Juan Mata scores his and Manchester United’s second goal at Anfield. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It was a performance from Manchester United that has been a long time in the making and, for Steven Gerrard, another personal ordeal in an expanding (...)