Luton to play testimonial against West Ham for Julian James

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Luton will play a testimonial match against West Ham at Kenilworth Road on 5 August for their former England Under-21 defender, Julian James, who joined the club 10 years ago as a 16-year-old.

England midfielder Paul Ince and Newcastle's French winger David Ginola have been selected for a Fifa All Stars world squad to face Brazil in New York on 14 July. The match will form one half of a double-header at the Giants Stadium and will be followed by a US Major League East v West select fixture.

FIFA WORLD ALL-STAR SQUAD (v Brazil, New York, 14 July): Goalkeepers: Campos (Mex), Higuita (Col). Defenders: Desailly (Fr), Hierro (Sp), Fish (SA), Matthaus (Ger), Zelic (Aus). Midfielders: Balakov (Bul), Ginola (Fr), Harkes (US), Ince (Eng), Redondo (Arg). Forwards: Klinsmann (Ger), M Laudrup (Den), Miura (Japan), Pele (Ghana), Romario (Br), Vialli (It), Weah (Liberia), Zola (It).

Manchester City, relegated last season, will help kick-off Sky Sports' live coverage of the Nationwide Football League next season. City's First Division game against Ipswich at Maine Road on Friday 16 August will be the first of 60 live games from across the three divisions that Sky will screen.

NATIONWIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Live games on Sky Sports: Fri 16 Aug: Manchester City v Ipswich; Sun 18: Birmingham v Crystal Palace; Tues 20: Swindon v Wolves (Coca Cola Cup); Fri 23: Portsmouth v QPR; Sun 25: Barnsley v Huddersfield; Fri 30: West Brom v Sheffield United. Sun 1 September: QPR v Bolton; Fri 6: Wolves v Charlton; Sun 8: Reading v Oxford; Fri 13: Huddersfield v Oldham; Sun 15: West Brom v Wolves; Fri 20: Ipswich v Charlton; Sun 22: Stoke v Huddersfield; Fri 27: Swindon v Wolves; Sun 29: Port Vale v Bradford; Fri 4 Oct: Stoke v Norwich; Sun 6: Crystal Palace v Sheffield United; Fri 11: Norwich v Ipswich; Sun 13: Southend v Wolves; Fri 18: Oxford v Birmingham; Sun 20: Tranmere v QPR; Fri 25: Barnsley v Bolton; Sun 27: Manchester City v Wolves; Sun 3 Nov: Grimsby v Sheffield United; Fri 8: Huddersfield v Bradford; Sun 10: Crystal Palace v QPR; Fri 13 Dec: Preston v Blackpool; Sun 15: Bristol City v Bristol Rovers.

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