Alex Ferguson of Manchester United speaks with Kenny Dalglish of Liverpool ahead of the FA Cup match at Old Trafford in 2011. Photograph: John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

The Centenary Stand at Anfield becomes the Kenny Dalglish Stand on Friday and the guest list for the renaming ceremony both confirms and challenges th(...)

Wayne Rooney is held off by Luis Suarez at Anfield in 2011. Photograph: John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

Liverpool host arch-rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Saturday. Here’s a look back at some memorable encounters on Merseyside between England’s (...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is massively popular among fans. Photograph: PA

Welcome back, then, the Premier League. Now. Where were we? Tasked with hitting the big dramatic notes from the start after two weeks of international(...)

Barcelona say they are going to make another attempt to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool in January. Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Barcelona are ready to mount a new bid for Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho in January, the club said on Wednesday. The Catalan side made multip(...)

 Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini will miss their trip to Anfield. Photograph: Reuters

Jose Mourinho insists the loss of Marouane Fellaini is not an issue ahead of Manchester United’s trip to Liverpool on Saturday. United are unbeaten s(...)

 Kenny Dalglish speaks during the memorial service marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool will officially unveil the newly-named Kenny Dalglish Stand at the home match against Manchester United on October 14th. Work on branding a(...)

German fans celebrate in Windsor Park. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

World champions Germany may have won 3-1 at Windsor Park on Thursday night but Northern Ireland are still parading, if not yet to Russia, then almost(...)

Republic of Ireland Under-21s midfielder  Declan Rice during training. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Declan Rice’s credentials make him worthy of senior squad inclusion but while Martin O’Neill’s side work out whether their campaign ends or continues (...)

Harry Kane: “Growing up as a kid you dream about playing for your country and being captain as well.” Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Raheem Sterling will return to England’s starting line-up for the qualifier against Slovenia, operating in the number 10 position, with Alex Oxlade-C(...)

False widow spiders.

For the past 20 years Ireland has been subjected to an invasion of false widow spiders that are wiping out their indigenous cousins and are now threat(...)