Steven Gerrard

Rooney Becomes The 22nd Post-War England Captain

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Sport

Wayne Rooney will become the 22nd full-time England captain when he leads the side out at Wembley against Norway next Wednesday. SEE MORE HERE: Ro...

Čech Trolls Gerrard During Twitter Q&A

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Sport

Petr Čech could lose his place in the Chelsea team for the first time in 10 years tonight but the goalkeeper hasn't lost his sense of humour, judging...

Samuel Luckhurst

Young Rescues His United Career, Lambert Has Crouchitis And More: Talking Points From United-Liverpool

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United made it five wins in five under Louis van Gaal with a 3-1 victory against Liverpool in the International Champions Cup final in Miam...

Wenger Taunts Gerrard Over Suárez Remark

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Sport

Arsène Wenger offered a subtle put-down of Steven Gerrard as he dismissed the Liverpool captain's claims Luis Suárez was too good to move to Arsenal...

Gerrard Leaves Another Liverpudlian Fan In Tears... But He Didn't Slip This Time (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport

Steven Gerrard might have reduced a fair few Liverpool fans to tears in April when his slip gifted Demba Ba that seminal, momentum-shifting goal again...

Rocking on Heaven's Door

Jamie Stangroom | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Jamie Stangroom

What is it about rock stars that won't make them quit while they're ahead? ... I mean, just think of some of the more hedonistic behaviour - eating bats (Ozzy Osbourne), the shark episode (Led Zepellin), urinating on the Alamo (Osbourne again) - if any of them behaved like that in a nursing home then they'd be dosed up and diagnosed with senile dementia.

The #Glasgow2014 Opening Ceremony, Ed Miliband, Prince George And More: The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Comedy

What a week! The week of the brilliant, bonkers and brilliantly bonkers opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow... The inspiration f...

Watch Liverpool's Steven Gerrard Tries Hand At Baseball

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard looks to be getting in the swing of things on the club's tour of the USA. The club's skipper, who recently announced he ...

Why Liverpool Will Struggle to Replicate Last Season's Success

Chris Deeley | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

Last season they came in under the radar, with very few people talking them up as title contenders until relatively late in the season. When they finally bashed the door down and sat atop the Premier League table, the players seemed to see everyone looking at them, panicked and promptly fell.

Why Must It Be Left to Players to Call Time? Is the National Set-Up Too Weak

Aaron Gratton | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Sport
Aaron Gratton

Steven Gerrard announced his international retirement to a chorus of fans and experts claiming he did the right thing, but why is it left to players to make the call? After captaining England at their most disappointing World Cup, Gerrard has opted to call time on his international career, just as he was expected to do.

WATCH: Gerrard Quits International Football

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Sport

England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football, the Football Association has said. The 34-year-old, who le...

The World Cup's Woeful XI

Joe Pennell | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Pennell

Tired of hearing the praise heaped upon Robin van Persie for that header against Spain? Fed up with analysis about how Manuel Neuer has perfected the art of the 'sweeper-keeper', or the inspired performances of Javier Mascherano in the 2014 World Cup? Here we assess the failures, disappointments, and downright dunces of football's showpiece in Brazil.

Is This The Worst Liverpool Away Kit Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool expect to earn £300 million from their six-year kit deal with Warrior but they cannot buy their dignity back. Warrior have surpassed the...

James Rodríguez Goal V Uruguay: Colombian Commentary (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Sport

Yes, it's belated but James Rodríguez's belter against Uruguay is timeless and rivals Maxi Rodríguez (what is it with that name?) for the greatest e...

Is the England Cricket Captaincy Becoming an Impossible Job?

Jonathan Cook | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Sport
Jonathan Cook

Under such tremendous scrutiny, the pressure on Cook to perform, both personally and as a leader - a role for which his insular personality seems ill-suited - may be too great. Perhaps, in the modern era, the job of England cricket captain really is impossible.

Baines' Guitar Gently Weeps As England Return Home After Dismal World Cup

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Sport

England returned home on Wednesday after a winless World Cup campaign in Brazil. Coach Roy Hodgson presided over the worst finals performance by th...

Samuel Luckhurst

Hodgson Is To England What Moyes Was To United

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Sport

By presiding over two defeats and the worst England campaign at a World Cup finals since 1958, Roy Hodgson had already trod in Copacabana beach's quic...

Big Mouth Silenced: Redknapp Won't 'Name Names' After Gerrard's England Demand

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Sport

Harry Redknapp has refused Steven Gerrard's demand to name and shame the ex-Tottenham players the Premier League boss claims skipped England duty. ...

Internet Reaction: The Best Suárez Virals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Sport

Racial abuser, biter, diver and a cheater, Luis Suárez is a level above pantomime villainy, as England will attest after their World Cup defeat to Ur...

Uruguay 2-1 England: What The Papers Say

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Sport

You have to admire the Sun's optimism. Their front page splash consists of an upset Kai Rooney sat beside mum, with the opening "Don't cry, Kai. If It...

Uruguay V England: What The Papers Say

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Sport

The Sun go all Alan Partridge today, urging England to "bite back", retaining their toothy theme after Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturrid...

And They're Off to a Standing Start

Nick Abbot | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Sport
Nick Abbot

Who will win the World Cup? McDonald's, Coca Cola and Budweiser. And the Chinese, who are the ones making all those shortly to be discarded fluttering plastic national flags...

Why England Could Surprise Everyone in Brazil

Joe Difford | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

When the World Cup comes around every four years, it is easy to be optimistic about England's chances of success, but hopes quickly come crashing back down to Earth, usually following a penalty shootout. But could the Three Lions actually surprise everyone this summer?

LOOK: Happy Birthday, Steven Gerrard!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Sport

Not only can Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard look forward to tonight's World Cup warm-up against Peru, he's also celebrating his 34th bir...

Suárez Warns Liverpool Teammates He's Ready For England

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Sport

Luis Suárez has reportedly warned his English Liverpool teammates he will be fit to face them at the World Cup next month. Suárez, the PFA and F...