Short passes: Liverpool quash Victory takeover talk, Mooy to join Heart?

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Reds quash Victory takeover talk

Liverpool have distanced themselves from reports they are in talks over a potential investment in Melbourne Victory.

"There is absolutely nothing in this whatsoever," a Liverpool spokesman told Fox Sports.

"I obviously can't speak for any future intentions the club might have but right now there is nothing in this at all."

Socceroos to face Bafana-bafana?

The World Game are carrying reports from Sowetan Live that Australia will host South Africa in a pre-World Cup friendly on May 26 at Sydney's ANZ Stadium.

Bresciano training with Heart, Mooy linked

Veteran midfielder Mark Bresciano is training with A-League side Melbourne Heart while he serves a FIFA-imposed ban preventing him from playing for Qatari club Al Gharafa until March 13.

Staying with the red and whites, Aaron Mooy has reportedly agreed to join the club from Western Sydney at the end of the season after turning down a contract offer from the Wanderers.

Moving on? | Sometime Socceroo Mooy is apparently leaving Parramatta

Sterjovski to retire, Mariners reinforce

Experienced forward Mile Sterjovski will call time on his playing career at the end of the campaign, while Central Coast signed Glen Trifiro, Isaka Cernak and Matt Sim from Sydney United 58, Sutherlands Sharks and Perth Glory respectively on deadline day.

Good retains World Cup hope

Promising young Newcastle United centre-back Curtis Good says the carrot of potentially earning a World Cup berth was behind his decision to choose a loan spell with Dundee United over the Mariners.

Abbas extends Sydney FC stay

The versatile Iraqi, capable of playing in midfield and defence, has signed a new two-year deal with the Harbour City club.

Perth hot under the collar

Glory coach Kenny Lowe has criticised Football Federation Australia for scheduling a game against Melbourne Heart during the heat of the day in Albury on Sunday. Surely if any team is used to dealing with searing conditions it's Perth?

Watson moved by Phoenix deal

Striker Hamish Watson, 20, says he cried tears of joys upon signing a professional contract with Wellington Phoenix on transfer deadline day.

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