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Liverpool lifted the FA Youth Cup for the first time with a 2- 1 victory over West Ham in front of 20,600 in the second leg at Anfield last night, giving them a 4-1 aggregate win. Michael Owen and Stuart Quin struck for Liverpool after Frank Lampard, son of the Hammers' assistant manager, had opened the scoring.

Leyton Orient have signed the veterans Alvin Martin and Les Sealey on free transfers from West Ham.

Rochdale have named Graham Barrow, formerly in charge at Wigan and Chester, as their new their manager in place of Mick Docherty, sacked this week.

Tony Cascarino, the Republic of Ireland striker, scored with a penalty to complete a 3-1 win for Marseille over Sochaux last night that ensured the former European champions' promotion to the French First Division after an absence of two years.