Football: On the move

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Transfers

Viorel Moldovan (forward) Grasshopper Zurich to Coventry City (pounds 3.25m); Karel Poborsky (forward) Manchester Utd to Benfica (Por) (undisclosed fee); Brad Friedel (goalkeeper) Major League Soccer (US) to Liverpool (pounds 200,000); Jason Bowen (forward) Birmingham City to Reading (pounds 200,000); Jurgen Klinsmann (forward) Sampdoria (It) to Tottenham Hotspur (pounds 175,000); Chris Freestone (forward) Middlesbrough to Northampton (pounds 75,000).

Loans/trials

Paul Beesley (defender) Manchester City to Port Vale; Marco Gabbiadini (forward) Ethnikos (Gr) to Stoke City; Neville Southall (goalkeeper) Everton to Southend Utd; Bernard Lama (goalkeeper) Paris St-Germain to West Ham; Steve Jones (forward) Charlton Athletic to Bournemouth; Neil Thompson (defender) Barnsley to Oldham Athletic; Graham Branch (forward) Tranmere Rovers to Wigan Athletic; Stuart Thom (defender) Nottingham Forest to Mansfield Town; Paul Tait (midfielder) Birmingham City to Northampton Town; Jason Roberts (forward) Wolves to Torquay Utd; Marc Anthony (defender) Celtic to Tranmere Rovers; Leon Braithwaite (forward) Exeter City to Welling Utd; Neil Illman (forward) Plymouth Argyle to Exeter City (trial); Jens Risager (defender) Brondby (Den) to Southampton (trial); Thomas Andersson (forward) Vasteras (Swe) to St Johnstone (trial).

Managerial changes

Oxford Utd: Out: Denis Smith. In: Malcolm Crosby (caretaker).

West Bromwich Albion: In: Denis Smith.

East Fife: In: Steve Kirk.

Stalybridge Celtic: In: Mel Sterland.

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