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Stan Collymore will earn his former club, Southend, around pounds 800,000 when he completes a British record move to Everton or Liverpool for Nottingham Forest's pounds 8.5m asking price. Crystal Palace will receive pounds 115,000 from Southend after selling the player for pounds 80,000 in 1992.

Sheffield United yesterday completed the pounds 250,000 signing of Paul Holland, the Mansfield midfielder.

Jose Dominguez, Birmingham City's Portuguese winger, has turned down a pounds 2m move to Seville.

Gabriel Batistuta, of Argentina, last season's leading scorer in Italy's Serie A, has signed a new contract that will keep him with Fiorentina until 1999.

The organisation that oversees clubs' budgets on behalf of the Italian federation yesterday recommended that the federation starts moves to put the debt-ridden former champions Napoli into liquidation.

Bradford Park Avenue, the North West Counties League champions, will play in the Unibond (Northern Premier) League next season after appealing successfully against their ground-grading yesterday.

Wimbledon will play their Intertoto Cup tie against Turkey's Bursaspor at Brighton on 24 or 25 June.

TOULON UNDER-21 TOURNAMENT Final: France 0 Brazil 1 (Leandro 78).

RUSSIAN CUP Final: Moscow Dynamo 0 Rotor Volgograd 0 (Dynamo won 8-7 on penalties).