Martin Skrtel’s appeal against an FA violent conduct charge for stamping on Manchester United ’keeper David de Gea has been rejected. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has failed in his bid to overturn a three-match suspension for standing on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.(...)

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has denied a charge of violent conduct after he stamped on David De Gea during Manchester United’s 2-1 at Anfield on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has denied a Football Association charge of violent conduct for standing on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea(...)

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard is shown the red card by referee Martin Atkinson. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A list of Steven Gerrard’s red cards reveals a player whose rare flashes of indiscipline almost always come in the most heated circumstances. Seven t(...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel challenges Manchester United’s David De Gea. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Football Association has charged Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel with violent conduct following his clash with Manchester United goalkeeper David(...)

Since Brendan Rodgers  took over at Liverpool, he has won only five of 26 matches against the big four of Chelsea, Arsenal and the Manchester clubs. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

There’s a good reason why football managers love nothing more than to gather their players together and make them listen to Al Pacino’s “inches” speec(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish: was named under-21 player of the year at the 3-sponsored FAI International awards. Photograph: Reuters

Jack Grealish has signalled his intention to make himself available for the Republic of Ireland at the start of next season. Asked about his positi(...)

Steven Gerrard was sent off in the opening minute of the second half at Anfield over a tackle on Ander Herrera. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Oh, Stevie. What a way to say goodbye. Liverpool’s captain did at least on this occasion keep his footing. Unfortunately this was at the expense of A(...)

An acrobatic Juan Mata scores his and Manchester United’s second goal at Anfield. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It was a performance from Manchester United that has been a long time in the making and, for Steven Gerrard, another personal ordeal in an expanding (...)

Juan Mata’s stunning scissor kick put Manchester United two ahead in their 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2It was the kind of performance from Manchester United that has been a long time in the making and, for Steven Gerrard, (...)

Manuel Pellegrini: says he is very happy not to change the team’s style of play.

Manuel Pellegrini has defended his players by insisting full responsibility for Manchester City’s season lies with him. City were knocked out of the C(...)