Sporting Digest: Football

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Charlton Athletic have appointed the director Bob Whitehand as their new director of overseas recruitment. Whitehand has also taken up the new role of deputy chairman of Charlton Athletic Plc.

Aberdeen's Scottish Premier League curtain-raiser against Celtic will be screened live on Sky TV on Sunday 1 August.

Brazil have named eight European-based players for their opening Copa America match with Venezuela today. The match takes place in the Paraguayan city of Ciudad del Este, and the Internazionale striker Ronaldo will line up alongside his Serie A rival Amoroso, of Parma.