Sporting Digest: Football

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KLAS INGESSON, the Swedish World Cup midfielder, is set to join Sheffield Wednesday from PSV Eindhoven, according to Swedish press reports last night.

DUNDEE have been fined pounds 10,000 by the Scottish Football Association for their poor disciplinary record. Last year they were fined pounds 5,000. There were also pounds 1,000 fines for Stranraer, East Fife and Cowdenbeath.

ALBANIA and Georgia have been given the go-ahead by Uefa to participate in Group Seven of the European Championship qualifying tournament, which starts next week. Uefa has received guarantees over stadiums, hygiene conditions and transport facilities in Georgia, and a promise from Albania that all their players would return home after away matches and not seek asylum from their hosts. Wales play host to Albania on 7 September and travel to Georgia in November.

BERTI VOGTS, Germany's coach, has named two uncapped players in his squad for next week's friendly against Russia in Moscow: the 20- year-old Karlsruhe defender, Jens Nowotny, and the Freiburg midfielder, Jens Todt, 24.

GERMANY SQUAD (International friendly v Russia, Moscow, 7 September): Goalkeepers: Kahn (Bayern Munich), Kopke (Eintracht Frankfurt). Defenders: Berthold, Strunz (both VfB Stuttgart), Matthaus, Helmer (both Bayern Munich, Kohler (Juventus), Nowotny (Karlsruhe), Weber (Eintracht Frankfurt), Worns (Bayer Leverkusen). Midfielders: Basler, Eilts (both Werder Bremen), Hassler (Karlsruhe), Moller, Sammer (both Borussia Dortmund), Todt (Freiburg), Wagner (Kaiserslautern). Forwards: Klinsmann (Tottenham Hotspur), Kuntz (Kaiserslautern), Riedle (Borussia Dortmund).

SCOTLAND UNDER-21 SQUAD (European Under-21 Championship v Finland, Salo, 6 September): Stillie (Aberdeen), Kerr (Celtic); Baker, Lavety, Fullarton (all St Mirren), Dair, Crawford (both Raith Rovers), Dailly, Hannah (both Dundee United), Donnelly (Celtic), Handyside (Grimsby), Locke, A Johnston (both Heart of Midlothian), Jupp (Fulham), Lavin (Watford), McCann (Dundee), McNamara (Dunfermline), Pressley (Rangers), Robertson (Aberdeen), Scott (St Johnstone).

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