England’s Daniel Sturridge during a training session at St George’s Park, Burton Upon Trent. Sturridge returned to Liverpool injured  Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has criticised England’s handling of Daniel Sturridge after the striker returned to Merseyside injured. The 25-year-(...)

Gerry (Steven Warrington) and Tommy (The Full Monty’s Paul Barber) are two loveable Liverpool cabbies who dream of bringing their grown-up sons to the(...)

AC Milan are hoping to sign the Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window.Milan want to bring To(...)

Chelsea’s Marco van Ginkel (left) and Fernando Torres. AC Milan are hoping to acquire the Chelsea pair  before the end of the summer transfer window. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

AC Milan are hoping to acquire Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Rossoneri want to b(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal (R) shakes hands with Robin Van Persie. But another Dutch player, Daley Blind maybe in the sights of the Manchester United boss. Photograph:  REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Daley Blind’s agent says Manchester United are yet to launch a bid to sign his client. Blind is understood to be on Louis van Gaal’s transfer shortlis(...)

Mario Balotelli of Italy  confirmed as a Liverpool player. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Liverpool have sealed one of the shock signings of the summer after confirming Mario Balotelli’s arrival from AC Milan. The 24-year-old has agreed a “(...)

Former Republic of Ireland manager  Giovanni Trapattoni has compared Mario Balotelli to a ‘horse with uncontrollable desires’.  Photograph: Getty Images

Former Republic of Ireland managaer Giovanni Trapattoni has urged Mario Balotelli to make the most of his seemingly imminent move to Liverpool. The I(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal waves to the Old Trafford crowd. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

We were informed how he walked and where he walked. How he stood and where he stood. We had his facial expressions and the language of his body interp(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says no player will disrupt the ‘fantastic environment’ at the cub. Photograph: EPA

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists no incoming player will be allowed to threaten the “fantastic environment” at the club as Mario Balotelli’s pro(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says Liverpool game is a six-pointer. Photograph:  Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Monday’s meeting with Liverpool will be a six-pointer, according to Manchester City’s manager Manuel Pellegrini. The champions, who finished two poin(...)