Sporting Digest: Football

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LEE POWER, the out-of-favour Norwich City striker, is poised to join Second Division Bradford City in a pounds 275,000 deal. Power, 21, had talks with the Bradford manager, Frank Stapleton, last night after the two clubs had agreed on a fee.

RAY WILKINS has had to withdraw as QPR's representative in next Monday's Bobby Moore memorial match, because of his involvement with the England Under-21 squad.

TRANSFERS: Jason Lee, striker, Southend to Nottingham Forest ( pounds 200,000); Kevin Russell, striker, Burnley to Bournemouth ( pounds 125,000); Paul Wood, striker, Bournemouth to Portsmouth ( pounds 25,000); Nicky Reid, defender, West Bromwich Albion to Wycombe Wanderers (free); Nicky Limber, midfielder, Manchester City to Doncaster (free); Dariusz Kubicki, defender, Aston Villa to Sunderland (loan); Richard Crisp, midfielder, Aston Villa to Port Vale (loan); Shaun Bradbury, striker, Wolves to Telford (loan); Mark Burke, midfielder, Wolves to Luton (loan); Peter Beadle, striker, Tottenham to Southend (loan); Mike Small, striker, West Ham to Charlton (loan); Jamie Hoyland, midfielder, Sheffield United to Bristol City (loan); Ted McMinn, winger, Birmingham to Burnley (loan).

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND SQUAD (v Russia, Dublin, 23 March): Bonner (Celtic), A Kelly (Sheff Utd); G Kelly (Leeds Utd), Phelan (Man City), Carey (Leicester City), Kernaghan (Man City), Moran (Blackburn), Babb (Coventry City), Whelan (Liverpool), McGoldrick (Arsenal), McLoughlin (Portsmouth), Milligan (Oldham), Sheridan (Sheff Wed), Cascarino (Chelsea), D Kelly (Wolves), Coyne (Motherwell), Coyle (Bolton W), Staunton (Aston Villa), O'Brien (Tranmere), McCarthy (Oldham), Byrne (Celtic), Aldridge (Tranmere).


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NEVILLE OVENDEN COMBINATION First Division: Norwich City 2 Queen's Park Rangers 0.

KONICA LEAGUE OF WALES: Afan Lido 2 Llanelli 2. Postponed: Porthmadog v Connah's Quay Nomads.

BORD GAIS LEAGUE OF IRELAND Premier Division Group B: St Patrick's Athletic 1 Drogheda 3.

BELGIAN LEAGUE: Seraing 2 FC Liege 0.

BUNDESLIGA: Duisburg 2 Wattenscheid 1; Dynamo Dresden 1 FC Cologne 1.