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Sport in Short: Football

THIRD DIVISION clubs are to receive pounds 10,000 compensation from the Football League to help with the loss of gate revenue after the collapse of Maidstone United and Aldershot Town.

TED McMINN, the Derby County winger, has gone back into hospital for treatment on an injured knee.

RON ATKINSON, the Aston Villa manager, yesterday insisted that he is in no rush to part with his reserve goalkeeper Les Sealey, a reported target for their Premier League rivals, Chelsea, who are looking to replace Dave Beasant.