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Who could Liverpool play in the Champions League playoff round?

I think, and I hope, for Jurgen [Klopp, Reds boss] to win qualification. Liverpool scored 78 goals in the Premier League last season . Qarabag had sealed their place in the draw on Tuesday with a win over Sheriff in Moldova. "So far it has been so good but we can do better and we need to show better (form)". Celtic are guaranteed European football at least until Christmas - regardless of the play-off result.


Aston Villa's Jack Grealish suffers kidney injury

Aston Villa's Jack Grealish suffers kidney injury

The FA have completed their investigation and Terry is now clear to begin his adventure in the Sky Bet Championship , with Hull City visiting Villa Park in their opening fixture. Having been substituted in the first half of the Graham Taylor memorial game, Grealish was taken to hospital and the Birmingham Mail confirmed last night that the freak injury left the 21 year old requiring a kidney operation and he could now be missing for upwards of three months of the new campaign.


Maria Sharapova withdraws from Bank of the West Classic

Maria Sharapova withdraws from Bank of the West Classic

She said: 'Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from today's match. "This is definitely tough for Maria", said Bank of the West Classic tournament director Vickie Gunnarsson. Early in the third, Sharapova fought off two break points to consolidate her lead, and wrapped up the match after two hours and two minutes. The Russian was slated to play seventh-seeded Lesia Tsurenko on Wednesday.


MLS Vote on David Beckham's Miami Team Expected Wednesday

MLS Vote on David Beckham's Miami Team Expected Wednesday

At the other end, keeper Kaylor Navas came up with a huge save when New York City FC striker David Villa took a point blank range shot but Navas palmed it out for a corner kick. The quartet of Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale , Mateo Kovacic , and Marcelo all buried their PKs to allow for no breathing room. Said Garber, "Everything really is in place for us to do what we need to do over the next couple of weeks, perhaps 30 days, to work with them to move forward".


Soccer star Neymar tells Barcelona teammates he wants to leave the club

Soccer star Neymar tells Barcelona teammates he wants to leave the club

He signed a new Barcelona contract to 2021 in October in which his buy-out clause was raised to €222m. Reports indicate that PSG through their president Nasser Al-Khelaifi are willing to pay his release clause to sign the Brazilian. "The player remains under contract at FC Barcelona but with temporary permission to not take part in training sessions". La Liga chief Javier Tebas believes that the French club can not make the deal happen without breaking Financial Fair Play ...


Beckham: Board gives green light to get Miami deal done

Beckham: Board gives green light to get Miami deal done

There had been reports of concerns of some MLS owners about the $25 million entrance fee David Beckham would pay - a franchise fee much lower than what a club would go for today, 10 years after he signed the agreement as part of his move to the LA Galaxy - and about the lack of parking at the stadium site in Overtown Miami Beckham United finally nailed down as a site its stadium.