Tolgay Arslan  scores for  Besiktas in the Europa League second leg match against Liverpool at the Ataturk  Stadium in Istanbul. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Besiktas 1 Liverpool 0 (aet; 1-1 on aggregate; Besiktas won 5-4 on penalties)Liverpool lost their first European penalty shoot-out as Dejan Lovren was(...)

Raheem Sterling scored Liverpool’s second in their 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary’s. (Photograph: Reuters / John Sibley)

Southampton 0 Liverpool 2The Liverpool revival has propelled them to the cusp of the Champions League places. This was a hugely significant victory, a(...)

Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert turned down the chance to move to Aston Villa. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert has revealed he came “very close” to signing for Aston Villa on transfer-deadline day, only to pull out at the last m(...)

Daniel Sturridge scored Liverpool’s equaliser as they came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1. (Photograph: AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS)

Crystal Palace 1 Liverpool 2Liverpool exorcised some demons at Selhurst Park by reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals with an impressive win against Crys(...)

Manchester United’s only arrival of transfer deadline day was Andy Kellett from Bolton. Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images

Manchester United’s only arrival of transfer deadline day was Andy Kellett from Bolton … with the 20-time English champions pipping Plymouth Argyle to(...)

Newcastle’s Italian defender Davide Santon completed a loan move to Inter Milan while Rangers used their links with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to loan five Magpies players.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Chelsea signed Colombian star Juan Cuadrado in the biggest move of a slightly underwhelming transfer deadline day.Chelsea announced Cuadrado had signe(...)

Liverpools Italian striker Fabio Borini shoots to score the opening goal against  Aston Villa   at Villa Park. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images

Aston Villa 0 Liverpool 2 Fabio Borini scored his first Liverpool goal in almost two years as they comfortably despatched Aston Villa 2-0 in th(...)

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:(...)