Luis Suárez

Suarez-Sturridge combo the best, lauds Liverpool boss

Suarez sends a message of love to his family and new-born son Benjamin after scoring one of his first goals. Photo: Reuters

Brendan Rodgers insists Liverpool have the best strike pair in the Premier League after watching Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge cement their growing partnership.

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013, 1:36am

Brendan Rodgers hails Liverpool win over Newcastle

Jordan Henderson, who scored two goals for Liverpool, battles with Mathieu Debuchy, who was later sent off. Photo: AFP

In their first game since Suarez was given a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic, Liverpool destroyed Newcastle at St James' Park to record their biggest league win since a 6-0 rout of Derby County in September 2007.

29 Apr 2013 - 3:25am

'Cannibal of Ajax' is tearing Liverpool's moral and ethical fibre

Luis Suarez bites the arm of Branislav Ivanovic. Photo: AFP

'Oh to be England now that April's there," declared poet Robert Browning in his famous verses celebrating this glorious month of spring. English literature teachers struggling to hold the attention of their pupils might do well to compare Browning's poem with Robin van Persie's volley against Aston Villa that sealed Manchester United's 20th title. An English spring and that magical goal are both fine examples of poetry in motion.

27 Apr 2013 - 4:17am

Rodgers slams severity of Luis Suarez’s punishment

Luis Suarez. Photo: AFP

Aggrieved at the severity of Luis Suarez’s 10-match ban for biting an opponent, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers launched a robust defence of the striker Thursday and said the punishment was given “against the man rather than the incident.

26 Apr 2013 - 8:53am

Who said it?

Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing

I do not wish to see the money fall into the pockets of corrupt officials

Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing on a HK$100 million donation to earthquake relief in Sichuan


Do you know my name? … You're about to be on national news

Actress Reese Witherspoon to a police officer arresting her and her husband in Atlanta

23 Apr 2013 - 5:34am

'Cannibal of Ajax' back for another bite

Luis Suarez bites into Branislav Ivanovic.

Suarez sunk his teeth into Ivanovic's right arm during the 2-2 draw at Anfield with the Uruguayan adding insult to injury by netting the equaliser that could cost Chelsea a place in next season's Champions League.

23 Apr 2013 - 6:47am

I've made mistakes, admits Liverpool striker Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez admitted he has made mistakes on the pitch that have earned him a bad reputation, but the controversial Uruguayan star defended his "slyness" and "character".

21 Mar 2013 - 3:50am

Short Soccer, March 4, 2013

Luis Suarez

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes in-form striker Luis Suarez should be named player of the year after the Uruguayan grabbed a hat-trick in the 4-0 win at Wigan. 

4 Mar 2013 - 3:12am

Brendan Rodgers pleased with Luis Suarez-Daniel Sturridge pairing

Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has praised the immediate impact of the partnership between Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, who both scored in the 5-0 win over Norwich City.

Sturridge, 23, arrived from Chelsea in a £12 million (HK$148 million) deal earlier this month and is just the seventh player in Liverpool history to score in each of his first three games for the club.

21 Jan 2013 - 3:54am

Liverpool batters Norwich 5-0

Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring against Norwich City at the Anfield stadium on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Luis Suarez put aside the latest controversial episode in his checkered Liverpool career by doing what he does best, scoring in the team’s 5-0 thrashing of Norwich in the English Premier League on Saturday.

20 Jan 2013 - 12:30pm

Suarez faces action by Liverpool over 'diving'

Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez could face sanctions from Liverpool after re-opening the row over his alleged diving, as the team prepare to face Norwich City at Anfield today.

The Uruguayan striker gave one of his finest performances of the campaign at Norwich in September when his hat-trick inspired a 5-2 victory for Brendan Rodgers' team.

19 Jan 2013 - 3:22am

Short Soccer, January 18, 2013

Luis Suarez

Controversial Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 25, believes he is picked on by the British media but admits he did dive earlier this season in a Premier League match.

18 Jan 2013 - 4:27am

Manchester United favourites but Suarez capable of upsetting Fergie

It's all about tomorrow as the English Premier League resumes with a Super Sunday blockbuster packed with star names and plot lines.

12 Jan 2013 - 4:08am

More than points at stake as Liverpool and Manchester United go head-to-head

Referee Howard Webb will have his eyes peeled for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez's crude sleight of hand.

The Oxford English Dictionary defines sportsmanship as "fair and generous in one's behaviour or treatment of others, especially in a game or sporting contest".

12 Jan 2013 - 4:07am

Liverpool boss Rodgers backs Suarez in handball row

Liverpool hero Luis Suarez. Photo: Reuters

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers begrudgingly admits that if there's controversy, his star striker Luis Suarez is always in the thick of it after the latest storm to engulf the Uruguayan.

Suarez was at the centre of events as the Reds survived a rocky ride at fifth-tier Mansfield Town in the FA Cup third round, handling the ball in scoring what proved to be the winner in a 2-1 victory.

8 Jan 2013 - 3:04am