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Peter Handyside, the Grimsby defender, is recalled to Scotland Under-21 against Finland tomorrow. Handyside and Dundee United's Christian Dailly return to Tommy Craig's side for the vital tie at Clyde's Broadwood Ground.

Stoke City expect to sign Rick Holden, Oldham's former Manchester City winger, on a free transfer after they return from tonight's Anglo-Italian Cup match at Foggia. Stoke have also been quoted a fee of pounds 175,000 for Willie Falconer, the Celtic striker.

Mark Kennedy has suddenly found himself in Jack Charlton's senior squad for the Republic of Ireland's vital European Championship qualifier against Austria tomorrow, after Jason McAteer's withdrawal through injury. His promotion means that Maurice Setters must now rethink his plans for the European Under-21 Group Six qualifier in Amstetten.

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