Sporting Digest: Football

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Huddersfield have transferred the defender Sam Collins (22) and the striker Ian Lawson (21) to Bury. The players have been allowed to move - no fees were disclosed - because of limited first-team chances.

Derby will play their only pre-season game at Pride Park against CSKA Moscow on Friday, 30 July.

Kilmarnock's Uefa Cup game against KR Reykjavik has been switched to the national stadium in Iceland because of the interest in the qualifying round tie. KR's ground only holds 2,500 spectators. The first leg is on 12 August with the return at Rugby Park two weeks later.

Hristo Stoichkov has left the Japanese side Kashiwa Reysol. The 33-year- old Bulgarian told the club that his motivation to play has declined.

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP Quarter-final (San Jose, Calif): China 2 (Pu Wei 37, Jin Yan 56) Russia 0. Norway 3 (Aarones 51, Pettersen 58, Riise 72) Sweden 1 (Mostrom 91).

COPA AMERICA Group B (Ciudad Del Este, Par): Brazil 7 Venezuela 0 (Ronaldo 27, 63, Amoroso 48, 81, Emerson Ferreira 40, Ronaldo Assis 74, Rivaldo 83). Mexico 1 (Luis Hernandez 60) Chile 0.

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER: New York/New Jersey MetroStars 1 Tampa Bay Mutiny 1 (New York/New Jersey win Shootout 3-2); Columbus Crew 3 San Jose Clash 3 (Columbus win SO 2-1).

TRANSFERS (Free unless stated): Gordan Petric (defender) Crystal Palace to AEK Athens (Gr); Paul Mortimer (midfielder) Charlton Athletic to Queen's Park Rangers; Michael Stensgaard (goalkeeper) Southampton to FC Copenhagen (Den); Jamie Hughes (forward) Connah's Quay Nomads to Cardiff City.

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