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Clarke could ask Gerrard to address Europe’s Ryder Cup team

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard removes the captains armband after being sent off by referee Martin Atkinson during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Darren Clarke says he could ask Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard to address Europe’s Ryder Cup team before it takes on the United States at Hazeltine next year.

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Nadal to play at Queen’s Club ending three-year absence

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, leaves the court after losing to Milos Raonic, of Canada, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 20, 2015 in Indian Wells, Calif. Raonic won, 4-6, 7-6 (10), 7-5. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal says he will play at this year’s Queen’s Club, ending his three-year absence at the grass-court tournament.

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Skrtel charged for stamp on goalkeeper De Gea

Manchester United's goalkeeper David De Gea, right, reacts after a challenge with Liverpool's Martin Skrtel during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has been charged with violent conduct by the FA following an incident with Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.

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New English work permit rules to curb foreign soccer imports

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham and Leicester City at White Hart Lane, London, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — The number of foreign players in English Premier League squads is set to be reduced under new rules designed to prevent the development of homegrown youngsters being stifled by imports.

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The week in Europe and Africa sports photos

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 file photo Barcelona's Gerard Pique kicks the ball with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos, left, and Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right, during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)

LONDON (AP) — European football leagues are fast approaching the crucial end of the season. In Spain, Barcelona just got the better of Real Madrid with a 2-1 victory at the Camp Nou while in France, Monaco moved into fourth position in La Ligue with a 2-1 victory over Reims. In England, young striker Harry Kane celebrated his call-up to the England squad with a hat-trick in Tottenham’s 4-3 win against Leicester..

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