Former Liverpool striker may be on his way from AC Milan  to boyhood club Atlético Madrd. Photograph: Getty Images

Milan have opened negotiations with Atlético Madrid as they seek to dispense with the services of Fernando Torres, who is currently on a two-year loa(...)

 Manchester City’s Joe Hart in action against Crystal Palace  at the Etihad Stadium, a game in which City registered their eighth win in sucession. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Joe Hart is expecting Manchester City to go toe-to-toe with Chelsea for the title in what could be a titanic tussle but the goalkeeper said defending(...)

Christmas arrivals and departures at Ireland West Airport Knock, in Co Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Four sisters had the happiest of Christmas reunions in the arrivals hall at Knock airport on Monday. Claire, Roisin and Noreen Burke, from Rosan Glas(...)

 Sami Hyypia has resigned his position   at Brighton & Hove Albion. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Sami Hyypia has resigned as manager of Brighton and Hove Albion just six months into his tenure at the Amex Stadium.The former Liverpool defender took(...)

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with a fan last month.  Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 (€13,000) fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with a fan last (...)

Manchester United’s Angel Di Maria could return for this weekend’s Premier League fixture with Aston Villa. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

SATURDAY Aston Villa (13) v Manchester United (3) On-loan Tom Cleverley, who would not have been allowed to play for Aston Villa against hi(...)

Steven Gerrard:  “It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster, so to get a good win at Bournemouth is a big lift and a lift that is very welcome.” Photograph:Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Steven Gerrard has urged his Liverpool team-mates to “roll up your sleeves and fight for the club” as the side attempt to inject some momentum into th(...)

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: Raheem is a real catalyst and talisman for this team.  Photo:  Martin Rickett/PA

Brendan Rodgers believes Raheem Sterling will not be tempted to follow Luis Suarez out of Liverpool despite conceding the club have “come off the pat(...)

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers looks after defeat at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Brendan Rodgers says there is no unrest inside the Liverpool dressing room despite the club’s miserable campaign.Liverpool head to Bournemouth, the Ch(...)