Sport in Short: Football

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NEXT Saturday's Second Division derby between Stoke and Port Vale will be played before a capacity crowd of just under 25,000 at the Victoria Ground. Vale sold their allocation of 6,750 tickets yesterday.

THE DIRECTORS of Halifax Town are holding a crisis meeting today after an ultimatum from their local council. Calderdale Council are demanding the directors of the debt-ridden Third Division club make personal guarantees over the thousands of pounds owed by the club, or it will withdraw the licence for Halifax to play at The Shay.

FA TROPHY Third qualifying round draw: Fleetwood Town v Blyth Spartans; Goole Town v Bishop Auckland; Emley v Spennymoor Utd; Warrington Town v Stockton; Morecambe v Southport; Horwich RMI v Winsford Utd or Buxton; Mossley v Frickley Athletic; Guisborough Town v Peterlee Newtown or Shildon; Whitby Town v South Bank; Accrington Stanley v Tow Law Town; Billingham Synthonia v West Auckland Town or Consett; Northallerton Town v Newcastle Blue Star; Nuneaton Borough v Burton Albion; Hendon or Grays Athletic v Atherstone Utd; Heybridge Swifts v Halesowen Town; Wealdstone v Solihull Borough; St Albans City v Purfleet; Stourbridge v Leek Town; Stafford Rangers v Wembley; Harrow Borough v Stevenage Borough; Sutton Coldfield Town v VS Rugby; Chesham Utd v Leicester Utd; Slough Town v Bromley; Poole Town v Bashley; Newport AFC v Sutton Utd; Weston-super-Mare v Windsor and Eton; Basingstoke Town v Dulwich Hamlet; Abingdon Town v Dorking; Kingstonian v Fisher Ath or Canterbury City; Yeading or Maidenhead Utd v Walton and Hersham; Worcester City v Salisbury; Hastings Town v Wokingham Town.

(Ties to be played on 28 November).

CONCACAF Zone second round: Group B (Kingston): Jamaica 1 (Wright 70) Canada 1. (Mitchell 85).