Sporting Digest: Football

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Gary McCutcheon, the Kilmarnock forward, has signed a new three- year contract with the Scottish Premier League side.

Uefa yesterday rejected an appeal by Roma, the Serie A club, against a fine of SFr50,000 (pounds 21,000), handed out for crowd disturbances during the team's Uefa Cup match against Atletico Madrid on 16 March, and increased the fine to SFr75,000.

The Argentinian Carlos Aimar resigned yesterday as Tenerife coach after joining the Spanish club in late December. His arrival made little difference as Tenerife lie in 19th place in the 20-team first division and are poised for automatic relegation, four points adrift from a play-off position with six games to play.