CAMEROON left for South Africa yesterday for a tour marking the Republic's return to international football after 28 years of exclusion because of apartheid.
SOUTH AFRICA will play a friendly in Botswana in Gaborone on 30 September.
READING have signed 24-year-old Bury midfielder Phil Parkinson for pounds 50,000.
AUSTRALIA beat Croatia 1-0 in front of 12,000 at Olympic Park, Melbourne, yesterday in the first of a three-match series of friendly internationals.
TRANSFERS: John Thomas and Nigel Greenwood, both strikers, Preston to Halifax, free.