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The four former footballers do not think Costa should be banned retrospectively

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Adam Johnson vs Philippe Coutinho: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Sunderland and Liverpool

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' midfielders ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Stadium of Light

Daniel Sturridge with Brendan Rodgers during pre-season

Daniel Sturridge injury latest: Liverpool striker in 'final stages of rehab'

Striker nearing return to action after US trip

Liverpool midfielder Suso

Suso exit OFF - for now: AC Milan move for Liverpool midfielder will only happen at end of season

The Spaniard will be a free agent in the summer

Kobe Bryant and Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard: NBA superstar Kobe Bryant reveals excitement at seeing Gerrard play for LA Galaxy and tells him to 'kick some ass'

Bryant plays for the LA Lakers and admits he will be a regular in attendance to see Gerrard in action when he joins the MLS side

Steven Gerrard is leaving Liverpool

Steven Gerrard loan switch to Europe 'never been discussed' insist LA Galaxy

It's expected that the Liverpool captain will be playing back in Europe during the MLS off-season

James Milner celebrates scoring his team's first goal

Transfer news - LIVE: Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool latest rumours

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Thursday 8 January

David De Gea, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Petr Cech

#StevieLAG - the internet is unimpressed with hashtag confirming Steven Gerrard switch to LA Galaxy

The Liverpool captain's move to the MLS has been confirmed

Steven Gerrard to LA Galaxy: MLS side announce signing of Liverpool captain

Gerrard says he is going to 'compete for trophies' at his new club

LA Galaxy CONFIRM Steven Gerrard deal: Liverpool captain will join in July

Reds skipper will not fly to US as necessary paperwork can be done from the UK

Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar

Liverpool transfer news and rumours: Rickie Lambert heading for exit; Competition for Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke

A look at the latest transfer talk surrounding Anfield

Steven Gerrard celebrates giving Liverpool the lead with the first of his two goals against AFC Wimbledon on Monday night

Steven Gerrard to LA Galaxy: Liverpool captain on the brink of finalising move to MLS

Deal, worth around £6m, expected to be finalised this week

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is worth a staggering £68m more than Cristiano Ronaldo... and who is the only Englishman in the top 20 most valuable?

The CIES Football Observatory has listed the top 120 most valuable players in the world - and while Messi comes out on top, England players don't do well

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee