Football - O'Shea out of Liverpool clash

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill will be without defender John O'Shea for the Barclays Premier League trip to Liverpool.

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The Republic of Ireland international damaged a hamstring during Saturday's 2-1 home defeat by Tottenham, in which he had earlier given the Black Cats the lead, and is ruled out.

Full-back Danny Rose returns to the squad after being ineligible against his parent club, but skipper Lee Cattermole and central defender Wes Brown (both knee) remain on the sidelines.

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