LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Premier League West Bromwich Albion and Watford were knocked out in the League Cup second round by lower-league opponents on Tuesday as a strong Liverpool side crushed championship Burton Albion 5-0. West Brom lost 4-3 on penalties to Northampton Town following a 2-2 draw and Watford were beaten 2-1 at home after extra time by Gillingham Town, also a third-tier side. Premier League Chelsea, Everton, Stoke City, Crystal Palace, Swansea City and Hull City progressed. Gillingham came from behind to upset Watford. ...
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* Roma fail to make CL group stage * De Rossi sent off before halftime * Celtic, Legia Warsaw, Monaco and Ludogorets also through (Adds details) By Brian Homewood BERNE, Aug 23 (Reuters) - AS Roma suffered another European humiliation on Tuesday when they had two players sent off, lost 3-0 at home to Porto and missed out on the Champions League group stage. After drawing 1-1 in Portugal in the first leg of the playoff tie, Roma started as favourites but never recovered after Felipe gave the visitors an eighth-minute lead.
Yahoo - 8/23/2016 11:35:44 PM
Aug 23 (Gracenote) - Results from the English League Cup 2nd Round matches on Tuesday 2nd RoundTuesday, August 23Crystal Palace - Blackpool (IV) 2-0 (halftime: 1-0) Still being played (GMT): 2nd RoundTuesday, August 23Blackburn Rovers (II) v Crewe Alexandra (IV) (1845) Chelsea v Bristol Rovers (III) (1845) Derby County (II) v Carlisle United (IV) (1845) Everton v Yeovil Town (IV) (1845) Luton Town (IV) v Leeds United (II) (1845) Newcastle United (II) v Cheltenham Town (IV) (1845) Queens Park Rangers (II) v Rochdale (III) (1845) Wolverhampton Wanderers (II) v Cambridge United (IV) (1845) ...
Yahoo - 8/23/2016 10:25:46 PM
The Football Association has charged Burnley striker Andre Gray with misconduct over comments he made on social media in 2012. "It is alleged the comments were abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute," the FA said in a statement on Tuesday. "It is further alleged these breaches include reference to an 'aggravating factor' namely sexual orientation and/or gender and/or colour and/or race." Gray, 25, who has until Aug. 31 to respond to the charge, scored his first Premier League goal when promoted Burnley beat Liverpool 2-0 on Saturday.
Yahoo - 8/23/2016 5:52:05 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A court in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday said that no date has been set for a hearing for Patrick Hickey, the former top European official at the International Olympic Committee, after his arrest last week on accusations that he took part in illegal ticket sales for the Games.
Reuters - 8/23/2016 5:42:17 PM
Clint Dempsey led the charge for the Sounders as his brace led Seattle over Portland 3-1 Sunday night. ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno reflects on the news of Sigi Schmid parting ways with the Seattle Sounders. Former Sounders goalkeeper Kasey Keller talks about the coaching change in Seattle. Sigi Schmid doesn't think he lost the Seattle Sounders locker room during his final days in charge, but he admitted that at times his relationship with star forward Clint Dempsey "wasn't as productive as it needed to be." After Schmid was let go last month during his eighth season with the club, Soccer Wire reported that there had been considerable unrest inside the Sounders' locker room. A 3-0 defeat at Sporting Kansas City was also pointed to as evidence that not all the players were on board under...
ESPN - 8/23/2016 2:21:00 PM
Aston Villa have signed defender Ritchie De Laet from Premier League champions Leicester City on a three-year contract. "I'm pleased to have brought Ritchie to the club," manager Roberto Di Matteo told second-tier Villa's website (www.avfc.co.uk) on Tuesday. "He is ... a player who not only has Championship experience but has also played a part in helping a team win promotion back to the Premier League." The 27-year-old Belgian full back, who made 129 appearances for Leicester after leaving Manchester United in 2012, moved to Middlesbrough on loan in January and helped them finish second in the Championship.
Yahoo - 8/23/2016 1:15:19 PM
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has urged striker Sergio Aguero to help his side maintain pressure on opponents and not "disappear" when his side do not have possession of the ball. The Argentine scored twice in City's 4-1 win against Stoke City on Saturday to take his season's tally to six goals in all competitions. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager said Aguero must help his team mates with his movements off the ball.
Yahoo - 8/23/2016 10:59:20 AM
West Ham defender Reece Burke signed a new four-year contract on Monday, tying him to the Premier League club until 2020. The 19-year-old centre back spent last season on loan at Bradford City but is hoping to play in Thursday's Europa League play-off round, second-leg match against Romania's FC Astra, having played in the away leg earlier this month. "I'm hoping to be involved and if Slaven (Bilic, the manager) asks me to do a job anywhere on the pitch I'll definitely be up for it," Burke told West Ham's website (www.whufc.com).
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