Sport in Short: Football

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DAVE BENNETT, the former Coventry and Manchester City striker, suffered a leg break for the fourth time in his career when playing for Swindon in a testimonial match at Yeovil on Monday.

DAVID LOWE, the former Wigan and England Under-21 striker, has left Ipswich Town for Leicester City for pounds 250,000.

LEE GLOVER, the Scotland Under-21 striker, has signed a new three-year contract with Nottingham Forest.

SHREWSBURY TOWN have had the capacity at their Gay Meadow ground cut from 15,000 to 7,500 by Shropshire's chief fire officer.

FOOTBALL LEAGUE TRANSFER TRIBUNAL FEES: Steve Castle, midfielder, Leyton Orient to Plymouth Argyle, pounds 195,000. Andy Gosney, goalkeeper, Portsmouth to Birmingham City, pounds 35,000 plus pounds 5,000 after 25 appearances and pounds 5,000 after 50 appearances.

TRANSFER: Jimmy Quinn, striker, Bournemouth to Reading, pounds 55,000.

FRIENDLY MATCHES: Altrincham 1 Tranmere Rovers 2; Atherstone 1 Barnsley 6; Ayr United 1 Southampton 0; Cork City 0 Celtic 2; Derry City 1 Chelsea 1; Dorchester 0 Wimbledon 5; East Fife 1 Dundee United 1; Elgin City 1 Aberdeen 2; Forfar Athletic 1 Sheffield United 2; Highgate United 2 Birmingham City 4; Peterhead 0 Partick Thistle 2; Queen of the South 1 Motherwell 4; Raith Rovers 0 Hibernian 3; Wick 0 Queen's Park Rangers 2.

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