ANDERS LIMPAR TO MISS SWEDEN'S EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH THROUGH INJU RY

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Anders Limpar, the Everton midfielder, will miss Sweden's European Championship qualifier against the group three leaders, Switzerland, tonight through injury.

Jamie Cureton, the 20-year-old Norwich striker, who has yet to start a match under his new manager, Martin O'Neill, is joining Second Division Bournemouth on a month's loan.

Eric Young, the 35-year-old former Welsh international central defender, who was released by Crystal Palace during the summer, has joined Wolves on a two-week trial.

Uli Stein, the former German international goalkeeper, could face disciplinary action if his recent allegations about bribery in the Bundesliga turn out to be untrue. Stein told German officials last week that he was offered money by Hannes Bongartz , the former Kaiserslautern coach, to throw a game during the 1986-1987 season, when he was playing for Hamburg.

David Bellotti, the Brighton chief executive, has revealed to supporters that the Second Division club is pounds 6m in debt and says that the only way out is to sell the Goldstone ground. Supporters, angry at a plan to share Portsmouth's ground from next season, staged a sit-down protest at half- time during Saturday's first win of the season against Notts County.

Rod Wallace, the Leeds winger, may need an operation on his shin, which has affected him for the past two years, that would rule him out of Leeds' Uefa Cup trip to Monaco next Tuesday.

Gerard Gili, who led Marseille to their first European Cup semi-final in 1990, signed a deal with the troubled French club yesterday to coach them for the next two seasons.

IFK Goteborg, the Swedish champions have been ordered to play their next European game 200km away from home after fans hit a linesman with coins in the Champions Cup against Poland's Legia Warsaw on 23 August. UEFA also banned one player, Veselin Popovic of Yugoslavia's FC Obilic, for three years for spitting at a referee and another, Russia's Alexandre Rytchkov, for two years for violently pushing an official.

Scotland will play Sweden in a friendly in Stockholm on 11 October, with the countries meeting in a 'B' International at Gavle, the previous evening.

MONDAY'S LATE RESULTS: FA Cup preliminary round replay: Rossington Main 1 Immingham 4. Preliminary round second replays: Barwell 3 Leicester Utd 4; Stamford 1 Halstead 2; Bedfont 0 Langford 4; Kingsbury 1 Bracknell 1 (after extra time); Brockenhurst 1 Swanage 0; Chippenham 0 Paulton 2. Icis League Guardian Insurance Cup First Round: Croydon 3 Witham 0; Purfleet 0 Boreham Wood 1.

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