Rodgers rues cost of Liverpool resurgence

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said his side had paid the price for their stunning recent form after they were held 0-0 by Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup quarter-finals. Having gone 12 games unbeaten in the league, winning seven of their last eight matches, Liverpool were expected to breeze past second-tier Blackburn and give captain[…]

Liverpool held 0-0 by 2nd-tier Blackburn in FA Cup quarters

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool was held 0-0 by second-tier Blackburn in the FA Cup quarterfinals as the Premier League’s in-form team lost its attacking sparkle at Anfield on Sunday. Blackburn came close to causing a huge shock, dominating parts of the first half after an eight-minute delay early in the game following an injury[…]

Breaking from top-4 tussle, Man United hosts Arsenal in cup

LONDON (AP) — The priority is returning to the Champions League for Manchester United. Winning the FA Cup, though, would provide a bonus prize at the end of a first stuttering season in England for coach Louis van Gaal. Knock out Arsenal in the quarterfinals and the path to Wembley Stadium would become a lot[…]

Liverpool beats Burnley 2-0, stays in touch with top 4

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge scored for Liverpool in a 2-0 win over Burnley that kept the Reds in the hunt for Champions League qualification on Wednesday. Henderson, standing in as captain for Steven Gerrard, slotted home in the 29th minute and Daniel Sturridge headed in the second in the 51st[…]