Sporting Digest: Football

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Stoke have signed Danny Tiatto, an Australian winger, on a month's loan from the Italian Serie B club Salernitana. The Potteries club have also confirmed their interest in taking the Barnet striker Sean Devine on loan with a view to a permanent transfer.

Dean Jones, the Barnsley reserve defender, has tested positive for amphetamines. The 20-year-old failed a random test at the club's training ground on 27 October.

Jaime Moreno, the Bolivian international striker, is to rejoin Middlesbrough on a three-month loan spell from the American club, Washington DC.

Newcastle have been fined 4,000 Swiss francs (pounds 1,710) by European football's governing body, Uefa, after an incident which occurred before the kick- off of their Champions' League tie with PSV Eindhoven on 22 October. The fine concerns a logo being worn by a couple of players on their warm-up gear before the kick-off. Newcastle are likely to appeal.