Sport in Short: Football

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SKOL CUP Third round draw: St Johnstone v Partick Thistle; Stranraer v Rangers; Celtic v Dundee; Brechin City v Hearts; Dundee United v St Mirren; Kilmarnock v Hibernian; Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic; Motherwell v Falkirk. Ties to be played on 18 or 19 August. Fourth round draw: Dundee United or St Mirren v Stranraer or Rangers; Brechin City or Hearts v Celtic or Dundee; Kilmarnock or Hibernian v St Johnstone or Partick Thistle; Motherwell or Falkirk v Aberdeen or Dunfermline Athletic. (Ties to be played on 25 or 26 August).

TRANSFERS: Clive Mendonca, striker, Sheffield Utd to Grimsby Town pounds 85,000; Paul Edwards, defender, Coventry to Wolves, loan; Aaron Callaghan, defender, Crewe to Preston, pounds 10,000; Scott Ollerenshaw, striker, Sydney Olympic to Walsall, free.