Sporting Digest: Football

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The Independent Online

The final of the European Championship in 2000 will be held at Feyenoord's stadium in Rotterdam on 2 July.

Javier Clemente, sacked last month as the Spanish national team coach, is the new coach of Real Betis, bottom of the Spanish First Division.

North Ferriby, of the Northern Counties League, have been thrown out of the FA Cup after being found guilty of fielding an ineligible player in their third qualifying round tie against Runcorn on 17 October. Runcorn, who lost the match, have been reinstated to the competition in their place.