Sporting Digest: Football

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IAN WILSON, 35, the former Leicester City and Scotland midfielder, has resigned as the manager of the Highland League club, Peterhead, to become the assistant to Gordon Milne, the manager of Gary Lineker's Japanese club, Nagoya Grampus Eight.

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY (Fresno, Calif): Mexico 2 (Hernandez 32, Rodriguez 57) Sweden 1 (Mild 81).

KONICA LEAGUE OF WALES: Postponed: Connah's Quay Nomads v Bangor City.

SMIRNOFF IRISH LEAGUE: Postponed: Ballymena v Larne.

GERMAN LEAGUE: Werder Bremen 2 Nuremberg 2.

BELGIAN LEAGUE: Standard Liege 2 Charleroi 0.

FRENCH LEAGUE: Metz 0 Marseille 0; Caen 0 Nantes 0; Lille 1 Bordeaux 1; Lyon 2 Cannes 2; Srasbourg 2 Saint Etienne 0; Montpellier 3 Toulouse 1; Angers 1 Monaco 1; Martigues 1 Lens 2; Sochaux 4 Le Havre 2.

PORTUGUESE LEAGUE: Boavista 2 Pacos Ferreira 0.

UNDER-15 INTERNATIONAL (Sunderland): England 5 Northern Ireland 1.

TRANSFERS: Mark Gayle, goalkeeper, Crewe to Liverpool (loan); Kevin Brock, midfielder, Newcastle to Cardiff (loan); Tony Barras, striker, Stockport to Rotherham (loan); Gerry Harrison, midfielder, Bristol City to Bath City (loan); Graham Kavanagh, midfielder, Middlesbrough to Darlington (loan); Scott Sloan, striker, Falkirk to Cambridge United (loan).

WALES SQUAD (Friendly international v Norway, Ninian Park, Cardiff, 9 March): Southall (Everton), Roberts (Queen's Park Rangers); Melville (Sunderland), Young, Coleman (both Crystal Palace), Blackmore, Giggs, M Hughes (all Manchester United), Phillips (Nottingham Forest), Perry (Cardiff City), Symons (Portsmouth), Horne (Everton), Speed (Leeds United), Goss (Norwich City), C Hughes (Luton Town), Blake (Sheffield United), Rush (Liverpool), Saunders (Aston Villa).