Sporting Digest: Football

Click to follow
RICHARD MONEY, the former Scunthorpe United manager, is Nottingham Forest's new reserve-team coach in succession to Archie Gemmill, who was sacked last week.

FRANK GRAY, the former Leeds and Scotland defender, is resigning as the manager of the Northern Premier League club, Harrogate Town, one week after accepting the post. He is to manage Alwehda of Bahrain on a one-year contract.

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY will visit Hibernian for a pre-season friendly on 7 August.

OLDHAM will play Everton at Boundary Park on 9 August in a testimonial match for their former striker, Frank Bunn, who retired from the game because of a knee injury.

UNITED STATES WORLD CUP SQUAD: Goalkeepers: Meola (United States Soccer Federation), Sommer (Luton Town), Friedel (Newcastle United). Defenders: Lapper, Burns, Balboa, Caligiuri, Clavijo, Lalas (all USSF), Kooiman (Cruz Azul). Midfielders: Dooley, Perez, Jones, Reyna, Sorber (all USSF), Harkes (Derby County), Ramos (Real Betis). Forwards: Klopas, Moore (both USSF), Stewart (Willem II Tilburg), Wegerle (Coventry City), Wynalda (Saarbrucken).

ARGENTINA WORLD CUP SQUAD: Goalkeepers: Goycochea (River Plate), Islas (Independiente), Scoponi (Newell's Old Boys). Defenders: Vasquez (Universidad Catolica), Ruggeri (San Lorenzo), Borelli (Racing Club), Caceres (Real Zaragoza), Sensini (Parma), Chamot (Foggia), Diaz (River Plate). Midfielders: Redondo (Tenerife), Basualdo (Velez Sarsfield), Perez (Independiente), Mancuso (Boca Juniors), Maradona (no club), Rodriguez (Atalanta), Simeone (Seville). Forwards: Caniggia (Roma), Batistuta (Fiorentina), Balbo (Roma), Medina Bello (Yokohama Marinos), Ortega (River Plate).

ROMANIA WORLD CUP SQUAD: Goalkeepers: Stelea (Rapid Bucharest), Prunea (Dinamo Bucharest), Preda (Petrolul Ploiesti). Defenders: Petrescu (Genoa), Belodedici (Valencia), Prodan (Steaua Bucharest), Mihali (Dinamo Bucharest), Selymes (Club Bruges), Papura (Universitatea Craiova). Midfielders: Popescu (PSV Eindhoven), Hagi (Brescia), Lupescu (Bayer Leverkusen), Chirita (Rapid Bucharest), Panduru, Gilca (both Steaua Bucharest), Stinga (Universitatea Craiova), Munteanu (Club Bruges). Forwards: Raducioiu (Milan), Ivan (Brasov), Moldovan (Dinamo Bucharest), Dumitrescu (Steaua Bucharest), Vladoiu (Rapid Bucharest).

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES (Vienna): Austria 1 (Polster pen 77) Germany 5 (Sammer 22, Moller 50, 66, Klinsmann 62, Basler 90). (Tampere): Finland 1 (Jarvinen 17) Spain 2 (Felipe 11, Salinas 15). (Montreal, Wednesday): Canada 1 (Doliscat 90) Morocco 1 (Chaouch 58).

TOULON UNDER-21 TOURNAMENT Group A (Cannes): France 0 Russia 0. (Arles): England 3 (Dyer 14, Fowler 60, Redknapp pen 79) United States 0. Final standings: 1 France (P 3, Pts 5); 2 England (3-4); 3 Russia (3-3); 4 United States (3-0). France and England qualify for Sunday's semi-finals.

PORTUGUESE LEAGUE: Sporting Lisbon 3 Pacos de Ferreira 1; Boavista 1 Benfica 0; Porto 0 Beira Mar 0; Guimaraes 0 Maritimo 1; Uniao Madeira 3 Braga 1; Farense 1 Estoril 2; Estrela da Amadora 3 Salgueiros 1; Gil Vicente 1 Famalicao 0; Belenenses 1 Setubal 2. Leading final standings: 1 Benfica (P 34, Pts 54); 2 Porto (34-52); 3 Sporting (34-51); 4 Boavista (34-38); 5 Maritimo (34-38). Relegated: Pacos de Ferreira, Famalicao, Estoril.

Comments