Football: Five in a row for for Marseille

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MARSEILLE completed their fifth consecutive French title triumph with a 3-1 home over Paris St Germain last night, writes Rupert Metcalf. The visitors' Vincent Guerin opened the scoring, but Rudi Voller, Basile Boli and Alen Boksic hit back to add the domestic championship to the European Cup they won on Wednesday.

Trouble flared when smoke bombs and missiles were hurled on the pitch and the game was stopped for a few minutes after visiting fans rioted.

Roy Keane, Nottingham Forest's coveted midfielder, took just 14 seconds to find the back of the net for the Republic of Ireland in David O'Leary's testimonial against the Hungarian national side at Lansdowne Road, Dublin, yesterday. Niall Quinn added a second, but the Hungarians hit back to win 4-2.

Barnsley have agreed a fee of pounds 200,000 for the Sheffield Wednesday midfielder, Danny Wilson, who is expected to be named as the First Division club's player- coach. His Hillsborough team- mate, Viv Anderson, is likely to follow him to Oakwell in a player- manager's role.

The German Bundesliga title race will be settled in next Saturday's final round of matches, after Werder Bremen hammered Hamburg 5-0 yesterday to take over at the top of the table from Bayern Munich - with a goal-difference advantage of one. Bayern beat lowly VfL Bochum 3-1.

Leicester City yesterday announced their team to play Swindon in the First Division play-off final at Wembley tomorrow.

LEICESTER CITY: Poole; Mills, Whitlow, Smith, Walsh, Hill, Oldfield, Thompson, Joachim, Agnew, Philpott. Subs: Ormondroyd, Gibson.

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