Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp during his side’s match against Manchester United at Anfield. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It had been a busy week for the players of Manchester United as they dutifully fulfilled their obligations to club sponsor Twentieth Century Fox by pl(...)

This wonderful photograph from a packed  Ireland versus Austria match  in 1963 is just one of many in   ’Dalymount Park,   Home of Irish Football’ by Colin White.

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Steven Gerrard of LA Galaxy talks with Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood on Monday. Photograph: John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard was back in familiar surroundings on Monday as he joined the first-team squad for training. The 35(...)

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling will face Liverpool for the first time sinc ehe left in the summer. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Days after joining Liverpool in 2010, a diminutive 15-year-old was welcomed to Merseyside with an eye-watering foul from an Everton defender in the(...)

Crystal Palace’s Scott Dann celebrates scoring their second goal as Liverpool players look on dejected. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Liverpool 1 Crystal Palace 2 “You must be sick of us,” sang the Crystal Palace fans, and Liverpool could only agree. Alan Pardew’s side inflict(...)

Jordon Ibe scores for Liverpool during the Europa League game against Rubin Kazan at The Kazan Arena. Photograph:  Henry Browne/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Rubin Kazan 0 Liverpool 1 Jürgen Klopp hailed Jordan Ibe’s contribution after his winning goal earned Liverpool a third successive victory and the clu(...)

 Juergen Klopp during a press conference in Kazan: Liverpool manager has  taken his strongest-possible side to Russia for the Europa League match against Rubin Kazan. Photograph:   Henry Browne/Reuters

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has ruled out any chance of Steven Gerrard playing for the club again. However, the German would be happy to welcome hi(...)

 Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool during a press conference at Kazan Arena. Photograph: John Powell/Getty Images

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp insists the door is always open to Steven Gerrard to train with the club. But the German stressed the Reds’ former capt(...)

Jurgen Klopp is close to becoming Liverpool’s new manager with the 48-year-old expected on Merseyside on Thursday to finalise terms with the Anfield club. Photograph: PA

Jurgen Klopp is close to becoming Liverpool’s new manager with the 48-year-old expected on Merseyside on Thursday to finalise terms with the Anfiel(...)

Work being carried out to increase the capacity of Anfield. Photograph: Getty Images

It is of course never a sign of good health for a club to be sacking a manager, especially when the leaves on the autumn trees are barely brown at the(...)