Brendan Rodgers backs Raheem Sterling to answer critics
Brendan Rodgers backs Raheem Sterling to answer critics

Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to silence the critics as the Liverpool midfielder looks to put a difficult week behind him at QPR on Sunday.

New captain Wayne Rooney yearns for England glory
New captain Wayne Rooney yearns for England glory

As he prepares to lead England as captain against Norway on Wednesday, Wayne Rooney says he will not consider his tenure a success unless it sees him lift a trophy.

Gerrard could play at Euro 2016: Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has not given up hope of persuading captain Steven Gerrard to lead the team in their quest to qualify for the 2016 European Championship.