England soccer manager Roy Hodgson gave Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez a first call-up to the national squad for games against Chile and Germany.
Liverpool agreed on a fee with Sunderland to buy its 20-year-old midfielder Jordan Henderson, the Premier League soccer clubs announced on their websites.
Liverpool came back to win 2-1 at Aston Villa yesterday to deepen its opponent’s relegation concerns in English soccer’s Premier League.
Liverpool and Hull needed extra time to defeat lower-division teams in the second round of the League Cup, while Fulham advanced in a penalty shootout and Crystal Palace was upset.
West Bromwich Albion beat Newcastle 3-1 yesterday to climb to eighth in English soccer’s Premier League, while Sunderland defeated West Ham 1-0.
Liverpool beat Chelsea 4-1 to rebound from its F.A. Cup final loss to the Blues and end their chances of a top-four finish in English soccer’s Premier League.
Liverpool’s spending on player trades indicates owner Fenway Sports Group’s desire to return the soccer club to trophy-winning ways, according to a senior executive at the company that also owns the Boston Red Sox.
Frank Lampard scored in each half as Chelsea rallied to win 2-1 at Everton yesterday and move into third position in soccer’s Premier League. Liverpool beat last- place Queens Park Rangers 3-0.
Liverpool beat Udinese 1-0 and Tottenham defeated Panathinaikos 3-1 to claim two of the final five spots in the round of 32 of soccer’s Europa League.
Liverpool routed Norwich 5-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, while Manchester City beat Fulham 2-0 to close in on first-place Manchester United.