The Republic of Ireland will play Mexico in a friendly at Lansdowne Road, Dublin, on 23 May. They are also hoping to arrange a friendly against Yugoslavia at the same venue on 22 April.
The former Barnsley captain John Saunders has died at the age of 47. He had been suffering from cancer. A central defender, he led the Tykes to promotion from the Fourth Division in 1979. He also played for Mansfield, Huddersfield, Lincoln and Doncaster.
AUTO WINDSCREENS SHIELD Quarter-final draw: Northern Section: Blackpool v Wigan or Rotherham; Scunthorpe v Grimsby; Macclesfield or Preston v Mansfield; Burnley or Notts County v Carlisle. Southern Section: Fulham or Wycombe Wanderers v Luton or Brentford; Bournemouth v Bristol City; Bristol Rovers v Walsall; Peterborough v Northampton or Torquay. (Ties to be played week commencing Monday 26 January).
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