ROBERT LEE WINS CARLING PLAYER OF THE MONTH AWARD

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Robert Lee, the Newcastle United and England midfielder, has won November's Carling Player of the Month award. It is the second time Lee has won the Player of the Month award, after being named as the panel's choice in September 1994.

The Aberdeen midfielder, Stephen Glass, has ended speculation over his future by signing a new two-and-a-half-year contract. The talented teenager had attracted attention from both Nottingham Forest and Tottenham Hotspur after his impressive display in the Dons' Coca-Cola Cup final win against Dundee last month.

TRANSFERS: Leigh Jenkinson (forward) Coventry to St Johnstone; Tony Philliskirk (forward) Burnley to Cardiff City; Peter Beadle (forward) Watford to Bristol Rovers; Terry Fleming (defender) Preston to Lincoln; David D'Auria (midfielder) Scarborough to Scunthorpe; John Robertson (defender) Wigan to Lincoln.

LOAN TRANSFERS: Gary Blissett (forward) Wimbledon to Wycombe; Aidan Newhouse (forward) Wimbledon to Torquay; John Kenworthy (forward) Tranmere to Chester; Craig Midgley (forward) Bradford City to Scarborough; Ben Roberts (goalkeeper) Middlesbrough to Wycombe; Neil Mitchell (midfielder) Blackpool to Rochdale; Michael Harle (defender) Millwall to Bury.

REARRANGED FIXTURES: Endsleigh League First Division: Sat 23 Dec: Stoke City v Sheffield Utd (from 20 Dec). Tue 16 Jan: Crystal Palace v Tranmere Rovers (from 2 Sept). Second Division: Wed 10 Jan: Stockport County v Bradford City (from 6 Jan). Auto Windscreens Shield Northern quarter-final: Sat 6 Jan: Carlisle v Burnley (from 9 Jan).

THURSDAY'S LATE RESULTS: Uefa Cup third round second leg: Sparta Prague 0 Milan 0 (Milan win 2-0 on aggregate); Lens 0 Slavia Prague (Poborsky 95) (after extra time; Slavia Prague win 1-0 on aggregate). Pontins League First Division: Stoke City 3 Nottingham Forest 3; Everton 5 Newcastle 0. Second Division: Huddersfield 2 Rotherham 0. FA Youth Cup second round: Birmingham City 5 Basildon Utd 0.

The Bell's Scottish League Third Division fixture between East Stirlingshire and Albion Rovers, scheduled for Saturday 16 December, has been postponed because Albion will be now playing Deveronvale in a Tennent's Scottish Cup first-round tie, which will not be played today due to bad weather.

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