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NICKY PLATNAUER, the Leicester utility player, yesterday made Scunthorpe his ninth club, signing on a free transfer. Scunthorpe have failed in an attempt to recruit Peter Fox, the Stoke keeper, who was born in the town.

TENNENTS SCOTTISH CUP Semi-final venues: Rangers v Hearts (Celtic Park, Saturday 3 April, 3.0); Hibernian v Aberdeen or Clydebank (Tynecastle Park, 3 April, 3.0).

WOMEN'S FA CUP Semi-final draw: Arsenal v Bromley Borough; Doncaster Belles v Bronte (both at Cambridge City FC, 3 or 4 April).

VICTORY SHIELD England U-15 squad (v Scotland; Saturday, Wembley, 2.45): M Broomes (Erdington and Saltley and FA School), J Cassidy (Liverpool and FA), S Clemence (Lea Valley and FA), J Curtis (Nuneaton), A Ducros (Redditch and FA), A Duncan (Gateshead and Blaydon), J Dungey (Plymouth), A Fotiadis (North Herts), A Futcher (Lea Valley and FA), D Hilton (Barnsley and FA), L Hodges (Newham), J Kyte (North Kent), M Millett (Wigan), E Omoyinmi (Newham), R Wright (Ipswich and South Suffolk), J Wynter (Islington and Camden).