Sport in Short: Football

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BRYAN ROBSON is set for a run-out in Manchester United's A team at Chester tomorrow, after almost two months out of action through injury.

SCOTT HOUGHTON, the 21-year-old Tottenham winger, has joined Charlton on a month's loan.

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE have acquired Tottenham's 'Young Player of the Year' Lee Hodges on a month's loan. The England youth striker scored 35 goals in the Spurs youth team last season.

THE Japanese club, Yokohama Marinos, have signed the Argentinian striker, Ramon Diaz, from River Plate for pounds 1.4m.

DIADORA LEAGUE CUP Fourth-round replay: Enfield 2 Hendon 0. Associate Members' Trophy second round: Southall 1 Northwood 2.

PONTINS LEAGUE First Division: Stoke 2 Wolverhampton 3; Bolton 1 Leicester 2. Second Division: Derby 10 Everton 3.

NEVILLE OVENDEN COMBINATION First Division: Portsmouth 0 Wimbledon 2.

FRENCH LEAGUE: Monaco 1 Marseille 0. Leading positions: 1 Monaco (P 27, Pts 37); 2 Marseille (27-37); 3 Paris St Germain (26-35).

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND UNDER-21 SQUAD (v Germany, European Under-21 Championship, Dalymount Park, Dublin, 9 March): Colgan (Chelsea), McKenna (UCD); Dunne (Dundalk), Hardy (Wrexham), McCarthy (Brighton), Green (Luton), Breen (Gillingham), Kinsella (Colchester), Dempsey (Gillingham), McGrath (Shamrock Rovers), Toal (Manchester United), Kavanagh (Middlesbrough), Turner (Tottenham), Sheridan (Coventry), Kelly (Leeds), Power (Norwich), Gallen (Watford), Broughan (Bohemians). Stand-by: Gillard (Luton), Bacon (Derry City).

WEDNESDAY'S LATE RESULTS: International friendly (Mar del Plata): Argentina 1 (Caniggia 29) Denmark 1 (Craviotto 12 og) (Argentina won 6-5 on penalties). Konica League of Wales: Flint 0 Holywell 2; Mold 2 Connah's Quay 1.

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