Aston Villa’s Gabriel Agbonlahor scrambles home the winning goal during the Premier League against Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph:  Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool 0 Aston Villa 1If Liverpool needed any needed a reminder how tough life will be without last season’s two leading goalscorers, it was provid(...)

Even when out of the spotlight, poor Moyesie is in it.

More Moyes misery When will the torture end for David Moyes? Even while on a sabbatical after his ill-fated tenure at Old Trafford he still ca(...)

 England’s head coach Roy Hodgson addresses a  press conference at the military fort in Urca,  Rio yesterday. Photograph; Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

Who will best capture Roy Hodgson’s forbearing expression coming through the side door? It is well past the appointed time when the England manager(...)

Tipperary’s Padraic Maher in action against Dublin’s John McCaffrey during the National League clash at Thurles. “Kilkenny are the only team to knock us out of championship hurling since I started playing with Tipp.” Photograph: Inpho

“He slipped. People say it is a mistake. But the man slipped. It is very harsh,” Pádraic Maher says of Steven Gerrard’s spectacularly unfortunate fall(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho keeps the ball from Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard during yesterday’s match at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

After a season in which they had threatened to rewrite the laws of football physics, Steven Gerrard and Liverpool were left to reflect that gra(...)

 Jordan Henderson  celebrates with hisLiverpool  team-mates after scoring the fourth goal during the  Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Liverpool 4 Tottenham Hotspur 0: It is all falling into place for Liverpool. ‘Bre(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers  during the win over Sunderland. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists his side are still behind Chelsea and Manchester City in the Barclays Premier League title race but a(...)

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.   Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised his side’s character after moving just four points off the Premier League summit with a last-gasp wi(...)

  Raheem Sterling  scores his second and Liverpool’s fifth goal  during the  Premier League game against Arsenal at Anfield. Photograph:   Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool 5 Arsenal 1: Liverpool produced one of the most stunning opening 20 minutes seen at Anfield – and arguably one of the best ever – to blow aw(...)

England captain Steven Gerrard celebrates his late goal during the World Cup qualifying game against Poland at Wembley.

Perhaps there is a lot to be said, in the end, for just refusing to fade away. Looking back at Steven Gerrard’s clinching second goal against Poland a(...)