Liverpool end Asia swing with 1-1 draw in Malaysia
Liverpool end Asia swing with 1-1 draw in Malaysia

Rising Liverpool star Jordon Ibe mustered a superb solo effort to equalise against a spirited Malaysia XI side on Friday and salvage a 1-1 draw as the Reds wrapped up an unbeaten Asia summer tour.

James Milner marks first start with Liverpool winner
James Milner marks first start with Liverpool winner

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers hailed James Milner as a "class act" after the England midfielder scored the winner on his first start for the Premier League club in a 2-1 friendly win over Brisbane Roar on Friday.

Liverpool agree to sign Brazil forward Roberto Firmino
Liverpool agree to sign Brazil forward Roberto Firmino

Liverpool have agreed to sign Brazil international Roberto Firmino pending a medical that will take place after his participation at the Copa America, the Premier League club confirmed on Wednesday.

Liverpool sign goalkeeper Bogdan from Bolton
Liverpool sign goalkeeper Bogdan from Bolton

Liverpool have signed Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bogdan on a free transfer, the Premier League club said on Friday.

Will Raheem Sterling stay at Liverpool?
Will Raheem Sterling stay at Liverpool?

Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling's future is becoming interesting day by day as recent reports suggest that the Reds have dismissed a potential move to rivals Manchester United.

Yaya Toure double lifts Man City to win at Swansea
Yaya Toure double lifts Man City to win at Swansea

Yaya Toure scored twice to lift Manchester City to a 4-2 win at Swansea City in an entertaining Premier League game on Sunday in which the hosts fought back from 2-0 down to level the scores. 

Manchester City aim to avoid West Ham blow in top-four bid
Manchester City aim to avoid West Ham blow in top-four bid

Manchester City`s attempt to remain in the top four of the Premier League has been hampered by a five-man injury list and the news that captain Vincent Kompany may not play again this season.

Depleted England lose Danny Welbeck for Italy friendly
Depleted England lose Danny Welbeck for Italy friendly

England manager Roy Hodgson will be without in-form striker Danny Welbeck and three other players for Tuesday`s friendly against Italy in Turin due to injuries. Arsenal striker Welbeck limped off during England`s 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley on Friday with a knee problem after scoring his sixth goal in five Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Trio to leave England squad, Danny Welbeck doubtful
Trio to leave England squad, Danny Welbeck doubtful

England manager Roy Hodgson revealed on Friday that Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines and James Milner will all drop out of the squad for next week`s friendly with Italy.

Manchester City vs Burnley: Citizens look for 1000th Premier League goal
Manchester City vs Burnley: Citizens look for 1000th Premier League goal

English champions Manchester City will look to score their 1000th Premier League goal when they play Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday. James Milner scored their 998th goal in the last league outing, against Leicester on March 5.

Manuel Pellegrini urges Manchester City scorer James Milner to commit
Manuel Pellegrini urges Manchester City scorer James Milner to commit

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini again urged James Milner to sign a new contract after he scored in the Premier League champions` 4-1 win at Stoke City.

Seven-point lead means nothing in England, says Jose Mourinho
Seven-point lead means nothing in England, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said the Premier League title race is still open despite his team stretching their lead over Manchester City to seven points on Saturday.

Manchester City short of ideas, says Manuel Pellegrini
Manchester City short of ideas, says Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City were short of ideas in their damaging 1-1 home draw with Hull City in the Premier League on Saturday, manager Manuel Pellegrini said.

Yaya Toure absence not cause of slump: Manuel Pellegrini
Yaya Toure absence not cause of slump: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini refused to blame the continued absence of Yaya Toure for his team`s collapse in 2015 following their 1-1 home draw with relegation-threatened Hull City.

Manchester City slip lets Chelsea go seven points clear, Spurs beat Arsenal
Manchester City slip lets Chelsea go seven points clear, Spurs beat Arsenal

Manchester City`s 1-1 draw at home to Hull City allowed Chelsea to establish a seven-point lead in the Premier League by winning 2-1 at Aston Villa on Saturday.

David Silva steps up as Manchester City reel Chelsea in
David Silva steps up as Manchester City reel Chelsea in

David Silva filled in for Manchester City`s absent strikers as the champions beat Crystal Palace 3-0 on Saturday to move level on points with Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Manchester City fans take Frank Lampard to their hearts
Manchester City fans take Frank Lampard to their hearts

Former Chelsea stalwart Frank Lampard has been voted Player of the Month for September by fans of Premier League champions Manchester City after an impressive start to his loan spell at the club.

Aston Villa vs Manchester City Preview: City Premier pick-me-up against Villa
Aston Villa vs Manchester City Preview: City Premier pick-me-up against Villa

Manchester City have the chance to put their Champions League concerns to one side and move within two points of Premier League leaders Chelsea when they travel to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Dependable Milner could play key role for England

In an England squad with several exciting young players James Milner likely won`t set pulses racing, but the versatile Manchester City midfielder could play a vital role in Roy Hodgson`s plans in Brazil.

City break annoys England boss Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has said there is nothing he can do to stop Manchester City taking members of his World Cup squad on a post-season tour of the United Arab Emirates.