Sporting Digest: Football

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Manchester United will play a friendly at Northwich Victoria on Tuesday 27 January to mark the opening of the GM Vauxhall Conference side's new Danebank Stand.

The former Manchester United defender William Prunier has signed Hearts until the end of the season. The 30-year-old Frenchman has just been released by the Italian club Napoli.

Fulham are set to sign the Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Wayne Collins.

The former Aberdeen striker Scott Booth has been linked with a move from Borussia Dortmund to their German Bundesliga rivals MSV Duisburg.

Scarborough's new director Martin Schwillens, an 18-year-old Dutchman, has become the youngest director in English football.

Albion Rovers and ground-sharers Hamilton will have to play their matches in daylight after an electrical fault was detected at Cliftonhill stadium. The Scottish Third Division club were doing preparatory work to install new floodlights when a major cable fault was discovered in the old system.