Rafael Benitez a homegrown solution to familiar Madrid problems
Rafael Benitez a homegrown solution to familiar Madrid problems

For the first time in 41 years Real Madrid will have a Madrid born and raised coach as Rafael Benitez`s career comes full circle after being officially appointed on Wednesday.

Zidane could replace Ancelotti as Real manager: Carragher
Zidane could replace Ancelotti as Real manager: Carragher

Carlo Ancelotti will not be manager of Real Madrid next season and Zinedine Zidane could be his replacement, feels Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher.

'Arsenal need a top goalkeeper to fight for EPL title'
'Arsenal need a top goalkeeper to fight for EPL title'

Former England footballers Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville believe Arsenal must buy a "proper number one" goalkeeper at the end of the current season if they are to be in contention to win the English Premier League (EPL) title next year.

Luis Suarez set for Anfield return in charity game
Luis Suarez set for Anfield return in charity game

Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez will return to Anfield later this month for a star-studded charity match, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.

Schalke vs Real Madrid: Iker Casillas ready for 150th European game
Schalke vs Real Madrid: Iker Casillas ready for 150th European game

Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas will make his 150th European appearance for the club on Wednesday night. The defending European champions will travel to Germany for their UEFA Champions League round of 16 match against Schalke 04. He will equal Liverpool's Jamie Carragher as the latest player to reach the landmark.

English Premier League TV deal sparks fan fears
English Premier League TV deal sparks fan fears

English Premier League clubs risk losing a generation of supporters if their record-breaking new television rights deal does not translate into cheaper ticket prices, fan groups warned on Wednesday.

Liverpool survive Bolton test to make FA Cup fifth round
Liverpool survive Bolton test to make FA Cup fifth round

Two late strikes helped Liverpool avoid cup-set against Bolton Wanderers to make FA Cup fifth round. In Wednesday's replay in Bolton, Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho goals rescued the Reds after a contentious Eidur Gudjohnsen penalty provided home side the lead at the hour-mark.

Liverpool face up to life without ageing Steven Gerrard
Liverpool face up to life without ageing Steven Gerrard

While the emotional bond formed of 17 years sterling service to his boyhood club ensures Steven Gerrard`s exit will be an emotional occasion, his ageing legs and dwindling reserves of energy mean the hero of yesteryear had already departed.

Wanted Steven Gerrard to stay at Anfield: Brendan Rodgers
Wanted Steven Gerrard to stay at Anfield: Brendan Rodgers

Manager Brendan Rodgers Saturday insisted that English Premier League (EPL) club Liverpool FC did all it could to keep captain Steven Gerrard at Anfield.

So much, so little for Liverpool great Steven Gerrard
So much, so little for Liverpool great Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard, who announced his departure from boyhood club Liverpool on Friday, is a player destined to be remembered as much for his extraordinary achievements as for his agonising near-misses.

Steven Gerrard criticism hugely unfair, says Brendan Rodgers
Steven Gerrard criticism hugely unfair, says Brendan Rodgers

Under-fire Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard may not be enjoying his best spell of form but he is still "a top class player", manager Brendan Rodgers said ahead of their Champions League clash with Ludogorets.

'Mario Balotelli needs support if striker is to come good at Liverpool'
'Mario Balotelli needs support if striker is to come good at Liverpool'

Former Liverpool midfielder Dieter Hamann has insisted that striker Mario Balotelli needs support if the Italian is to come good on Merseyside.

Drop Balotelli for Liverpool's Real clash, says Jamie Carragher
Drop Balotelli for Liverpool's Real clash, says Jamie Carragher

 Liverpool must drop Mario Balotelli because they cannot afford any "passengers" when they host Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, says former Anfield defender Jamie Carragher. 

Fiery Jack Wilshere slams critics
Fiery Jack Wilshere slams critics

 England midfielder Jack Wilshere has hit back at the `reckless` critics who claim the Arsenal star is failing to make the most of his talent.

International football academy comes up in Pune

Liverpool FC`s former player Jamie Carragher today inaugurated an international football academy here and recalled how he cut his teeth at the club`s academy for six years before donning its colours for 17 seasons.

Ex-Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher brands current Man Utd squad as worst side of generation

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has said that this is the worst Manchester United side of a generation following the club`s 2-0 loss to Everton during their Premier League clash.

Rodgers wants Carragher to re-think Liverpool retirement

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has called on veteran defender Jamie Carragher to delay his proposed retirement from the game.

Carragher calls Suarez Premier League’s best player

Veteran Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has claimed teammate Luis Suarez, who is Premier League’s leading scorer, is currently top flight’s best striker.

Carragher fires out a warning to UK Premier League

The Liverpool hero even went as far as to say that he is looking forward to a Carling Cup campaign.

Carragher fires out a warning to UK Premier League

The Liverpool hero even went as far as to say that he is looking forward to a Carling Cup campaign.