Sport Andrei Yarmolenko celebrates scoring Ukraine's winner

Ukraine kept up the pressure on England at the top of Group H but also ensured Roy Hodgson’s side will face an eliminated team on Tuesday when they beat Poland 1-0 in Kiev last night.

Benitez makes Champions League vow

Rafael Benitez has vowed to take Liverpool back into the Champions League as they prepare for the embarrassment of a dead rubber against Fiorentina tomorrow.

Ancelotti untroubled by Chelsea defeat

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti was untroubled by Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Manchester City, after their lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League was cut to two points.

Lacklustre Liverpool fire blanks without Torres

Blackburn Rovers 0 Liverpool 0

Benitez and Moyes vow to fight on

Rival managers in defiant mood ahead of Merseyside derby after nightmare week

Benitez wants Vieira to rescue Liverpool

Rafa Benitez will attempt to breathe life into Liverpool’s crumbling season by making a move for Patrick Vieira.

Aquilani due for Liverpool derby role

Liverpool striker Fernando Torres is likely to miss Sunday's match at near-neighbours Everton but midfielder Alberto Aquilani will be given his first taste of a Merseyside derby.

Ngog strike not enough as Liverpool face grim reality

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Ngog's goal not enough to save Liverpool

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Who will go fourth and conquer?

Today Liverpool meet City – the main threat to their status in the 'Big Four'. Ian Herbert reports on two clubs, with two starkly different football philosophies, caught in battle for the same prize

Johnson responds to placenta treatment

Glen Johnson's encounter with placenta specialist Marijana Kovacevic appears to have elicited some rapid results, with the right-back, whose defensive weaknesses are "not as bad as people think" according to his manager, Rafael Benitez, ready to start for Liverpool against Manchester City tomorrow lunchtime.

Aquilani desperate for Liverpool start

Italian midfielder Alberto Aquilani may have to be patient for a little longer before getting his first start for Liverpool since his £20m summer move from Roma.

Aurelio and Johnson join the pilgrimage to 'placenta guru'

Two more Liverpool players turn to alternative healer in Belgrade as Benitez tries to solve injury crisis

Benitez would quit Liverpool if Torres was sold

Rafael Benitez will quit as Liverpool boss if star striker Fernando Torres is sold against his will.

Liverpool search for Agger cure

Liverpool will work feverishly during the international break to find a solution to Daniel Agger's on-going back problem.

Benitez calls for 'realism' at Liverpool

Rafael Benitez has for the first time played down Liverpool's title dreams and asked for "realism" as the club fight to end a run of disastrous results.

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