Sporting Digest: Football

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The Independent Online
incoln City equalled their club record fee when they paid pounds 75,000 to Bury for the striker Tony Battersby. The 22-year-old has been on loan at Lincoln for the last week and has signed a three-year contract.

Bristol Rovers have taken the French full-back Stephane Leoni on trial from Metz. Leone joins the Cameroon striker Guy Ipoua, the former Atletico Madrid and Seville player, who is also on trial.

Alan Brazil, the Former Ipswich, Manchester United and Spurs striker, has been appointed director of football at the troubled non-league side Slough Town.