How Steven Gerrard conspired against self in Manchester United clash

Steven Gerrard. The name is synonymous with a certain section of Reds, which have dominated English football for a long time. But on Sunday, March 22, his image received an incorrigible hit. After all, not everyone is very forgiving.

'Liverpool can qualify for Champions League despite defeat'
'Liverpool can qualify for Champions League despite defeat'

Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool's target of Champions League qualification is a 'big challenge' after Sunday's 1-2 defeat to Manchester United in an English Premier League match, but maintains belief in his side's chances.

Louis Van Gaal beams after Manchester United storm Anfield
Louis Van Gaal beams after Manchester United storm Anfield

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal heralded his team`s 2-1 victory over Champions League qualification rivals Liverpool at Anfield as "one of the most important in my career".

Manchester United punish Steven Gerrard, Chelsea extend lead
Manchester United punish Steven Gerrard, Chelsea extend lead

Manchester United punished Steven Gerrard`s moment of madness as Juan Mata`s double secured a vital 2-1 win over bitter rivals Liverpool, while leaders Chelsea reestablished their stranglehold on the Premier League title race with a 3-2 victory at Hull on Sunday.

Steven Gerrard sorry for red card against Manchester United
Steven Gerrard sorry for red card against Manchester United

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard issued a frank apology on Sunday after being sent off during his side`s 2-1 Premier League defeat at home to arch rivals Manchester United.

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run
Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run

Steven Gerrard`s last game against Manchester United ended with an ignominious red card as Juan Mata`s superb double condemned Liverpool to a 2-1 defeat at Anfield on Sunday.

Steven Gerrard sent-off in Liverpool-Manchester United clash
Steven Gerrard sent-off in Liverpool-Manchester United clash

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard got an unceremonious red card in the high stake English League clash with eternal rivals Manchester United in front of a packed Anfield crowd on Sunday.

Roy Hodgson rues slim Champions League pickings
Roy Hodgson rues slim Champions League pickings

England manager Roy Hodgson has bemoaned the lack of English players at the country`s leading clubs after a bleak fortnight for Premier League teams in the Champions League.

EPL, Gameweek 30: Liverpool vs Manchester United - Preview
EPL, Gameweek 30: Liverpool vs Manchester United - Preview

Having inadvertently sparked Liverpool`s mid-season revival with a 3-0 victory at Old Trafford in December, Manchester United visit Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday determined to suppress it.

Steven Gerrard return hands Liverpool boss selection headache
Steven Gerrard return hands Liverpool boss selection headache

Leaving a fit Steven Gerrard out of a Liverpool team to face Manchester United would until recently have been considered an act of madness, but it is a genuine dilemma facing boss Brendan Rodgers on Sunday. 

Why have English teams flopped in Europe?
Why have English teams flopped in Europe?

Despite their new £5.1 billion ($7.8 billion, 6.9 billion euros) television rights deal, the blanket failure of Premier League clubs in the Champions League has left England looking like Europe`s poor relation.

Brendan Rodgers calls for Liverpool to seize initiative
Brendan Rodgers calls for Liverpool to seize initiative

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has urged his side to be on the front foot against Swansea as they continue their battle to finish in the Premier League top four.

Brendan Rodgers rues cost of Liverpool resurgence
Brendan Rodgers rues cost of Liverpool resurgence

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said his side had paid the price for their stunning recent form after they were held 0-0 by Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Blackburn intrude on Steven Gerrard`s FA Cup dream, earn Liverpool replay
Blackburn intrude on Steven Gerrard`s FA Cup dream, earn Liverpool replay

Steven Gerrard`s hopes of a Wembley send-off were put on ice on Sunday after Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw by Blackburn Rovers in their FA Cup quarter-final.

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.

Liverpool look to maintain Champions League charge
Liverpool look to maintain Champions League charge

Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool`s return to form in the league has coincided with Philippe Coutinho`s progression as a key player at Anfield.

Manchester City target Reds` Euro fatigue
Manchester City target Reds` Euro fatigue

Manuel Pellegrini believes Liverpool`s exertions in Europe will provide Manchester City with an advantage when the teams meet at Anfield in a crucial Premier League clash on Sunday.

Squabbling Liverpool seek solace at St Mary's
Squabbling Liverpool seek solace at St Mary's

The harmony -- or lack of it -- in Liverpool's squad will fall under the microscope on Sunday when Brendan Rodgers' side visit Southampton in a clash of Champions League qualification hopefuls.

Steven Gerrard accuses Mario Balotelli of disrespect after penalty swipe
Steven Gerrard accuses Mario Balotelli of disrespect after penalty swipe

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard accused team mate Mario Balotelli of showing disrespect after the Italian found himself at the centre of controversy despite scoring a winning penalty against Besiktas on Thursday.

FA Cup, 5th Round Preview: Jordan Henderson keen to shoulder more responsibility for Liverpool
FA Cup, 5th Round Preview: Jordan Henderson keen to shoulder more responsibility for Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson says he is ready to lead from the front as his injury-hit side aim to avoid more misery at Crystal Palace in the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday.