Sporting Digest: Football

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JONAS WIRMOLA, bought by Sheffield United for pounds 50,000 from Spaarvaegen in Stockholm in the summer, is set to move to Malmo.

ALAN HUDSON, the 42-year-old former Chelsea, Stoke and England midfield player, is joining the Beazer Homes League club, Burton Albion, on a short-term coaching contract.

JOCKY SCOTT, the former manager of Dundee and Dunfermline, has taken charge at the Scottish Second Division club, Arbroath, in succession to Danny McGrain, who resigned at the weekend.

FA VASE Fifth-round draw: Hinckley Athletic v Canvey Island or Newbury; Atherton Laburnum Rovers or Thackley v Bridgnorth; Oadby v Arlesey; Whickham or Dunkirk v Tiverton; Torpoint or Diss v King's Lynn; Whitehawk v Radcliffe Borough or Boston; Aldershot Town v Wimborne; Belper v Taunton or Banstead. (Ties to be played 5 February).

TRANSFERS: Martin Buglione, striker, St Johnstone to Sittingbourne ( pounds 10,000); Marcus Crocker, striker, Plymouth Argyle to Weymouth (loan); Miguel De Souza, striker, Dagenham & Redbridge to Birmingham ( pounds 25,000).

NEVILLE OVENDEN COMBINATION First Division: Swindon Town 1 Watford 2.

PONTINS LEAGUE First Division: Leicester City 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1.

DIADORA LEAGUE CUP Third round: Carshalton 1 Bishop's Stortford 0.

BEAZER HOMES LEAGUE Dr Martens Cup third round: Postponed: Hednesford v Gloucester.

PORTUGUESE LEAGUE: Porto 3 Estoril 0.