Sporting Digest: Football

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The BBC has secured the rights for live coverage of the first leg of Aston Villa's Uefa Cup quarter-final against Atletico Madrid on 3 March in Spain. Channel 5 will show the return at Villa Park a fortnight later.

Doncaster Rovers' fans have set up a consortium fund to raise pounds 1.7m to takeover the Third Division side. The current owner, Dinard Trading, is known to be keen to sell if there is a suitable bid.

LOAN: Darren Pitcher (midfielder) Crystal Palace to Leyton Orient.

SUNDAY'S LATE RESULTS: Italian League: Internazionale 1 Juventus 0. Spanish League: Atletico Madrid 2 Santander 1. French League Cup second round: Marseille 1 Chateauroux 0.

NATIONWIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE Re-arranged fixtures: Fri 16 Jan: Colchester v Torquay (from 17 Jan). Sat 24 Jan: Bradford City v Swindon (from 3 Mar).

FA CUP Re-arranged fixture: Wed 14 Jan: Port Vale v Arsenal (from 13 Jan).

THE TIMES FA YOUTH CUP Fourth Round draw: Portsmouth or Gillingham v Tranmere or Chelsea; Middlesbrough v Leeds or Crystal Palace; Hull or Bristol Rovers v Ipswich or Bradford City; Liverpool or Queen's Park Rangers v West Ham or Blackburn; Notts County or Arsenal v Bristol City or Swansea; Southampton v Peterborough or Wycombe; Watford or Fulham v Everton or Stoke; Crewe or Manchester City v Luton or Tottenham. (Ties to be played before 14 February).

AVON INSURANCE COMBINATION First Division: Postponed: Brighton v Crystal Palace.

WINSTONLEAD KENT LEAGUE First Division: Postponed: Erith Town v Greenwich Borough.

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