After 16 games last season Luis Suárez and Daniel Sturridge had scored 28 league goals between them; without them, Liverpool have scored only 19 goals in the same number of games. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

There are certain managerial cliches that we really do not like, phrases which we view with suspicion, sayings that seem to come too easily. One is: ‘(...)

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 manager Brendan Rodgers under pressure after Champions League exit.  Photograph: Eddie Keogh / Reuters

1 Brendan Rodgers is under renewed scrutiny The feedback was clear and correct after Liverpool’s miserable defeat at Crystal Palace on November 23rd:(...)

Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren returns to partner Martin Skrtel in a forced defensive change for Liverpool. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Captain Steven Gerrard returned to the starting line-up for the must-win Champions League clash with Basle but manager Brendan Rodgers was forced i(...)

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 (...)

Southampton’s Nathaniel Clyne could be on his way out of St Mary’s. Photograph: Darren Staples/ Reuters

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is unmoved by the speculation surrounding Nathaniel Clyne ahead of Monday’s match against apparent suitors Mancheste(...)

Liverpool have sent striker Daniel Sturridge to LA to continue his rehabilitation from a string of injuries

Liverpool have sent striker Daniel Sturridge to Los Angeles to continue his rehabilitation from the thigh injury which has sidelined him for most of t(...)

Mario Balotelli will submit evidence of the discrimination he has faced to the English FA as part of their investigation into the “Super Mario” contro(...)

 Steven Gerrard  celebrates   after scoring Liverpool’s second goal in Tuesday’s 3-1 win at Leicester. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Liverpool players have given unequivocal support to Steven Gerrard extending his Anfield career, with Rickie Lambert urging the captain to remain a on(...)

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates with team-mate Lucas Leiva after scoring his team’s second goal against   Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium . Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Leicester City 1 Liverpool 3 Maybe Brendan Rodgers got it right when he rested Steven Gerrard on Saturday. Reduced to a late cameo on the 16th anniver(...)