Sport in Short: Football

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CARL HODDLE, the younger brother of the Chelsea manager, Glenn, has returned to Barnet eight weeks after being given a free transfer by the financially troubled Second Division club. The caretaker player-manager, Gary Phillips, has successfully recruited a 14-man squad for friendly matches at Hampton tomorrow and Lincoln on Tuesday.

DUNDEE UNITED have lost their assistant manager, Shaun O'Neill, after just two days. The former Chesterfield full- back, appointed by manager Ivan Golac last week, has left apparently due to a disagreement about terms.

FRIENDLY MATCHES: Hartlepool 0 Newcastle United 2 (Sellars 17, Beardsley 43); Arbroath 0 Dundee 3; Aylesbury United 2 Tottenham Hotspur XI 4; Ayr United 3 Coventry City 2; Ballyclare Comrades 3 Partick Thistle 8; Barrow 1 Montrose 3; Bath City 1 Reading 2; Berwick Rangers 1 Rangers XI 1; Brechin City 0 Dundee United 2; Buckie Thistle 0 Aberdeen XI 3; Burnley 4 Blackpool 3; Bury 1 Wigan Athletic 1; Carlisle United 1 St Johnstone 0; Clydebank 1 Stirling Albion 2; Dover 2 West Ham XI 1; Dumbarton 2 Falkirk 1; Elgin City 1 Aberdeen 6; Enfield 1 West Bromwich Albion 1; Forfar 1 Dunfermline 3; Gala Fairydean 1 Hibernian 5; Gloucester City 1 Bristol Rovers 3; Gretna 0 Stranraer 3 (at Queen of the South FC); Halesowen Town 1 Hereford United 4; Hampton 1 Brentford 2; Kingstonian 2 Gillingham 3; Northampton Town 1 Ipswich Town 2 (at Corby Town FC); Preston North End 3 Manchester United XI 1; Queen of the South 2 Albion Rovers 2 (Albion won 6-5 on penalties); Queen's Park 0 St Mirren 5; Stenhousemuir 0 East Stirlingshire 1; Telford 1 Birmingham City 1; Trowbridge 5 Yeovil Town 1; Whitby 1 Cowdenbeath 1; Wimborne 1 Charlton Athletic 7; Worthing 2 Wycombe Wanderers 8.

J LEAGUE: Gamba Osaka 0 Kashima Antlers 1 (after extra time); JEF United Ichihara 1 Shimizu S-Pulse 0; Yokohama Marinos 3 Verdy Kawasaki 0; Sanfrecce Hiroshima 4 Urawa Red Diamonds 0; Nagoya Grampus Eight 1 Yokohama Flugels 2.

FRENCH LEAGUE: Nantes 1 Monaco 0.

AFRICAN NATIONS' CUP Group Two: Nigeria 6 (Inenger 29, Yekini 33, 44, 64, Ugbade 50, Rufai pen 90) Ethiopia 0

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