Sport in Short: Football

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SIX Blackpool players have all rejected weekly contracts after being offered only the minimum required under League regulations. Yet the Blackpool six - Steve McIlhargey, Paul Groves, Andy Garner, Phil Horner, Gary Briggs and Dave Burgess - say they do not want to leave Bloomfield Road.

WOLVES are to receive a grant of pounds 1.45m from the Football Trust towards the cost of redeveloping Molineux.

SCARBOROUGH have signed the former Leeds captain, Brendan Ormsby, on a three-month contract.

FRIENDLY MATCHES: Stranraer 2 Gretna 1; Falkirk 1 West Ham 1; Portadown 0 Chelsea 3; Kilmarnock 2 Southampton 3; Ayr 1 Motherwell 2; Brechin 0 Dundee Utd 1; Stenhousemuir 3 Dunfermline Second XI 3; Morton 1 Rangers 8; Dunfermline 2 Rangers 3 (Rangers fielding two teams).