Sporting Digest: Football

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JON NEWSOME, the 23-year-old defender, has joined Norwich City from Leeds United for pounds 1m.

RANGERS are to stage a pre-season tournament on 5-6 August at Ibrox featuring Manchester United, Newcastle United and Sampdoria as well as the Scottish champions.

BRYAN ROBSON, the Middlesbrough player-manager, will make his first home appearance for the club in a pre-season friendly against the Scottish Premier League side Hearts on Saturday 6 August.

NIGEL WORTHINGTON, the Northern Ireland international defender, has rejected Sheffield Wednesday's offer of a two-year contract.

ANDRE CRUZ, the Brazilian defender, has been loaned to Napoli for one season by Standard Liege of Belgium.