Sporting Digest: Football

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Manchester United's final Premiership game of the season, at home to Coventry, and Blackburn's home game against Ipswich, will both be played on Sunday 8 May (4pm), instead of the previous day. If the title is still at stake, both matches will be televised live by Sky TV. The entire Endsleigh League First Division programme has already been switched to the same Sunday.

RICHARD ORD of Sunderland has been suspended for three matches and fined pounds 100 by a Football Association disciplinary commission after reaching 41 disciplinary points. It is his third ban of the season.

TRANMERE ROVERS reported a loss of pounds 843,650 for the last financial year.

FA CARLING PREMIERSHIP Manager of the month award: Joe Kinnear (Wimbledon).

ENDSLEIGH LEAGUE Manager of the month awards: First Division: Frank Clark (Nottingham Forest). Second Division: Alan Little (York City). Third Division: John Duncan (Chesterfield).

WEDNESDAY'S LATE RESULTS: International friendly (Szombathely): Hungary 0 Slovenia 1 (Katenec 25). Libertadores Cup Group Two: Cruzeiro (Bra) 2 Boca Juniors (Arg) 1.

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