SHAMROCK ROVERS secured the Bord Gais League of Ireland title - their first for seven years - when they beat Shelbourne 2-1 at the RDS ground in Dublin on Wednesday. With one match remaining, Rovers have an unassailable four-point lead over last year's champions, Cork City.
IAN KNIGHT, the former England Under-21 defender, is to take legal action against Gary Bennett, the player involved in the incident which eventually ended his career. Knight, then 20, had his right leg broken in seven places by a tackle from Bennett, then with Chester but now with Wrexham, in 1987. After an abortive comeback, he retired in 1991.Reuse content