Sporting Digest: Football

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Lawrie McMenemy has named the Nigerian-born Dele Adebola in his Northern Ireland squad for his first match in charge against Slovakia, after he discovered the Birmingham striker is qualified to play for any of the four home nations as a British passport holder.

Norwich City are to sign the veteran striker Paul Wilkinson from Millwall.

John Rudge, the Port Vale manager, is set to sign Dunfermline's English centre half Dave Barnett today. The defender is due to speak to Rudge about a pounds 100,000 move.