Raheem Sterling makes a point as Reds win thriller at QPR
Raheem Sterling makes a point as Reds win thriller at QPR

Liverpool`s Raheem Sterling ended a difficult week on a high as the teenager inspired his side`s dramatic 3-2 win over QPR in an incredible finish featuring three goals in stoppage-time at Loftus Road on Sunday.

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.

Frank Lampard tells critics to lay off `brave` Raheem Sterling
Frank Lampard tells critics to lay off `brave` Raheem Sterling

Frank Lampard came to the defence of Raheem Sterling on Wednesday, saying the Liverpool midfielder had been "brave" to admit to feeling tired.

Jamaican-born Raheem Sterling ignites debate in English football
Jamaican-born Raheem Sterling ignites debate in English football

Jamaican-born English winger Raheem Sterling has sparked a raging debate here over his decision not to start for England against Estonia in a European qualifier.

Liverpool defend approach after England rows
Liverpool defend approach after England rows

 A member of Liverpool`s coaching staff defended the club`s approach to player recovery on Tuesday following disagreements between manager Brendan Rodgers and England head coach Roy Hodgson.

Hodgson takes aim at Rodgers over Sterling's fitness
Hodgson takes aim at Rodgers over Sterling's fitness

England manager Roy Hodgson has risked inflaming his already simmering feud with Brendan Rodgers by criticising the Liverpool manager`s method of keeping Raheem Sterling fit.

Raheem Sterling hits back over tiredness criticism
Raheem Sterling hits back over tiredness criticism

England forward Raheem Sterling on Monday defended his decision not to start his side`s Euro 2016 qualifying win over Estonia on Sunday, saying: "Excuse me for being human."

Roy Hodgson denies plan to substitute Wayne Rooney before goal
Roy Hodgson denies plan to substitute Wayne Rooney before goal

England manager Roy Hodgson denied he had decided to substitute Wayne Rooney just before his captain scored what proved to be the decisive goal in England`s 1-0 victory in Estonia on Sunday.

Hodgson defends decision to rest `tired` Sterling
Hodgson defends decision to rest `tired` Sterling

Roy Hodgson insists Raheem Sterling`s complaints about tiredness left him with no choice but to rest the Liverpool midfielder for England`s spluttering 1-0 win over Estonia.

Jack Wilshere studying Xabi Alonso, Andrea Pirlo in his footballing education
Jack Wilshere studying Xabi Alonso, Andrea Pirlo in his footballing education

England midfielder Jack Wilshere has been watching clips of Xabi Alonso and Andrea Pirlo as he bids to fill the holding midfield void created by the international retirement of Steven Gerrard.

Forget Keane or Pietersen, Hodgson is a Dave Sexton fan
Forget Keane or Pietersen, Hodgson is a Dave Sexton fan

Autobiographies by former footballer Roy Keane and ex-England cricketer Kevin Pietersen have dominated the headlines this week but the best book England manager Roy Hodgson has read was by former Manchester United manager Dave Sexton.

Roy Hodgson vows to save Raheem Sterling from burnout
Roy Hodgson vows to save Raheem Sterling from burnout

England manager Roy Hodgson insists he won`t let rising star Raheem Sterling suffer from burnout on the road to Euro 2016.

England already in cruise control en route to Euro finals
England already in cruise control en route to Euro finals

England head to Tallinn for Sunday`s European Championship qualifying match against Estonia as even firmer favourites to win Group E after Switzerland, supposedly their biggest rivals, lost a second successive game on Thursday.

Roy Hodgson pleased by England's discipline in San Marino win
Roy Hodgson pleased by England's discipline in San Marino win

England manager Roy Hodgson was delighted almost as much by his players` professional approach to dismantling San Marino 5-0 in their Euro 2016 Group E qualifier on Thursday as he was by the victory itself.

Danny Welbeck has perfect chance to shine for England
Danny Welbeck has perfect chance to shine for England

In-form striker Danny Welbeck has a golden opportunity to underline his England credentials in the Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia, manager Roy Hodgson said on Wednesday.

Daniel Sturridge signs `long-term` Liverpool deal
Daniel Sturridge signs `long-term` Liverpool deal

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has committed his future to the club by signing a new "long-term" contract, the five-time European champions announced on Friday.

Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment
Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment

England manager Roy Hodgson has declared that he will continue to dictate his players` training schedules despite Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers`s reservations about his handling of striker Daniel Sturridge.

Roy Hodgson and Brendan Rodgers reach agreement over Daniel Sturridge
Roy Hodgson and Brendan Rodgers reach agreement over Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge will not join up with England for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers after England manager Roy Hodgson and Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers reached an agreement over the striker`s fitness.

Victor Wanyama sends Southampton second against 10-man Swansea
Victor Wanyama sends Southampton second against 10-man Swansea

Victor Wanyama`s first Southampton goal proved enough to finally end the resistance of 10-man Swansea on Saturday as the visitors won 1-0 to go second in the Premier League.

England stars could get under-21 call: Roy Hodgson
England stars could get under-21 call: Roy Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed young stars like Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley could be asked to play for England`s under-21s at next year`s Under-21 European Championship.