Sport in Short: Football

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KENNY DALGLISH'S return to Anfield - the FA Premier League game between Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers - will be screened live by BSkyB on Sunday 13 December. A week later, 20 December, the satellite channel will show Crystal Palace against Leeds United.

BERMUDA'S World Cup striker, Kyle Lightbourne, will join Scarborough on a six-month contract in December.

IAN ATKINS, Birmingham City's first- team coach and a former Colchester United manager, and Steve Harrison, the former England coach, have been interviewed for the managerial vacancy at Third Division Gillingham.

JOHN BECK, the unsettled manager of Cambridge United, will not be taking over at Preston North End. Beck watched the Deepdale club's 2-0 home win over Reading on Tuesday, after which he told his chairman at Cambridge, Reg Smart, that he was staying at the Abbey Stadium for the time being.

B & Q CUP Quarter-final draw: Kilmarnock v Morton; Hamilton Academical v Berwick Rangers; Stirling Albion v Montrose; Meadowbank Thistle v Queen of the South.

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