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Rangers have signed Stephen Wright, Aberdeen's utility defender. The fee for the 23-year-old Scottish international, likely to be in excess of pounds 1.5m, will be decided by an independent tribunal.

Benfica have paid Paris St-Germain pounds 1.25m to re-sign the Brazilians, Valdo and Ricardo Gomes.

Dynamo Dresden, who won the old East German championship eight times, were demoted to the regional leagues from the Bundesliga yesterday for financial irregularities.

Kennet Andersson, the Swedish striker for whom Birmingham City had a pounds 1.4m offer rejected, is set to join Bari in Italy from Caen of France for pounds 2m.

TRANSFERS: Chris Hargreaves (striker), Hull to West Brom (free transfer); Jae Martin (striker), Southend to Birmingham (free); Tony Norman (goalkeeper), Sunderland to Huddersfield (free).

FA CARLING PREMIERSHIP Sky Sports live matches: Sun 20 Aug: Arsenal v Middlesborough (4.0). Mon 21 Aug: Leeds v Liverpool (8.0). Sun 27 Aug: Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle (4.0). Mon 28 Aug: Blackburn v Man Utd (8.0). Sun 10 Sept: Manchester City v Arsenal (4.0). Mon 11 Sept: West Ham v Chelsea (8.0). Sun 17 Sept: Nottingham Forest v Everton (4.0). Sunday 24 Sept: Newcastle v Chelsea (4.0). Monday 25 Sept: QPR v Tottenham (8.0). Sun 1 Oct: Manchester Utd v Liverpool (4.0). Sun 15 Oct: Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough (4.0). Mon 16 Oct: Wimbledon v West Ham (8.0). Sun 22 Oct: Southampton v Liverpool (4.0). Sun 29 Oct: Tottenham v Newcastle (4.0). Mon 30 Oct: Bolton v Arsenal (8.0). Sunday Nov 5: Everton v Blackburn (4.0). Sun 19 Nov: QPR v Coventry (4.0). Mon 20 Nov: Southampton v Aston Villa (8.0). Sun 26 Nov: Arsenal v Blackburn (3.0). Sun 3 Dec: Wimbledon v Newcastle (4.0). Mon 4 Dec: Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry (8.0). Sun 10 Dec: Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa (4.0). Sun 17 Dec: Liverpool v Manchester Utd (4.0). Sun 24 Dec: Leeds Utd v Man Utd (12.0). Tue 26 Dec: Blackburn v Manchester City (8.0). Wed 27 Dec: Bolton v Leeds (8.0).

COPA AMERICA Group A (Montevideo): Uruguay 4 (Fonseca 15, Otero 26, Francescoli pen 74, Poyet 85) Venezuela 1 (Dolguetta 53).

TRANSFERS: Tony Norman (goalkeeper) Sunderland to Huddersfield (free).

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