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Jurgen Klopp: We have fulfilled our dream

Liverpool 4 Hoffenheim 2 (Liverpool win 6-3 on agg): Liverpool overpowered Hoffenheim 4-2 at Anfield to ease into the Champions League group stages with a 6-3 aggregate play-off victory last night.

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Time was right to bow out, says Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney, England’s all-time top scorer, has announced his immediate retirement from international football.

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RTÉ secure broadcast rights for Euro and World Cup qualifiers

RTÉ Sport confirmed yesterday it has secured exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights to the Republic of Ireland’s qualifying matches for the Euro 2020 finals and the 2022 World Cup.

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Jurgen Klopp ‘okay’ with Philippe Coutinho

Jurgen Klopp insists the transfer saga surrounding Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho has not damaged their relationship and the Barcelona target will be welcomed back with open arms once he is over injury and illness.

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Unwanted stress for Rodgers as Celtic survive Astana scare

Brendan Rodgers admits he endured another night of Champions League qualification worry after Celtic progressed into the group stage despite a 4-3 defeat in Astana.

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Delaney: No rush for O’Neill talks

While stating he thinks it’s “logical” to hold off on negotiations with Martin O’Neill until the road to Russia has run its course, John Delaney has declined to specify whether a new contract offer for the manager is actually dependent on Ireland qualifying for the 2018 World Cup Finals.

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Buckley breaks Harps resistance

Cork City continue to edge towards the Airtricity League Premier Division title but they had to work hard before finally seeing off a battling relegation-threatened Finn Harps at Finn Park last night.

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Rooney haunts City once again

Wayne Rooney’s 200th career league goal was cancelled out by Raheem Sterling as Pep Guardiola and his 10-man City received a timely reminder of how tough this season will be.

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Brendan Rodgers: We’re not there yet

Brendan Rodgers claims complacency is not an issue as Celtic prepare to defend their healthy 5-0 Champions League play-off lead in Astana.

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Thibaut Courtois predicts more Wembley woe for Spurs

Thibaut Courtois has warned Tottenham that opposing teams will raise their game at Wembley - and also poked fun at the lack of atmosphere at their temporary home.

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