Dons' plan to relocate to Milton Keynes thrown out

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The Football League has rejected Wimbledon's application to relocate to Milton Keynes. The First Division club had plans to build a 28,000-capacity stadium in the Buckinghamshire town.

Supporters of the Dons, who share Crystal Palace's Selhurst Park, protested against the proposal during last Saturday's win over Birmingham.

The League also rejected Brentford's application to ground-share with Woking, and ruled that they would not accept the winner of the Football Conference's play-off system into the Football League.

Argentina have secured their place at the World Cup with a 2-0 win over Ecuador in Quito thanks to goals from the Manchester United midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron and Hernan Crespo. Brazil put themselves back on course by beating Paraguay 2-0. They stay fourth in the group but close the gap on third-placed Paraguay.

Ipswich have completed the £3.1m signing of Real Mallorca's Nigerian winger Finidi George, who is eligible to play at Sunderland tomorrow.

Leicester's captain Matt Elliott has signed a one-year extension to his contract, which has three years left.

The Football Association will not take any action against Sheffield Wednesday after four fans ran on to the pitch in Sunday's defeat by Burnley. Wednesday banned one fan for life from Hillsborough after he approached Burnley's Paul Cook.

Hearts' Slovakian midfielder Robert Tomaschek will miss the rest of the season with cruciate knee ligament damage.

Monaco have signed Everton's Ghanaian midfielder Alex Nyarko on a one-year loan deal.

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