Sporting Digest: Football

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KEITH HACKETT, the Sheffield referee, is to be called as a witness at the Uefa inquiry into allegations of corruption against Torino. Hackett and the Belgian referee, Guy Goethals, who both took charge of European matches involving the Italians, are to be questioned over claims that the club provided prostitutes for match officials.

SCUNTHORPE UNITED, who lost their manager, Richard Money, last week, announced yesterday that their physiotherapist, Dave Moore, will take charge of team affairs for the rest of the season.

LEICESTER CITY have agreed a fee of pounds 300,000 for the Middlesbrough central defender, Nicky Mohan.

WITTON ALBION, the GM Vauxhall Conference club, have appointed Bryan Griffiths, formerly in charge at Morecambe, as their manager in succession to Mike McKenzie, who resigned last weekend.

THE FA Vase semi-final second-leg tie between Boston and Taunton tomorrow week will kick off at 1.30pm, not 3pm.

NEVILLE OVENDEN COMBINATION First Division: Crystal Palace 2 Millwall 0.

KONICA LEAGUE OF WALES: Haverfordwest 2 Aberystwyth 3. Postponed: Bangor City v Mold Alexandra; Maesteg Park v Briton Ferry.

DUTCH LEAGUE: Heerenveen 1 Breda 3.

GERMAN LEAGUE: Duisburg 0 Hamburg 1; Leipzig 2 Cologne 3.

FRENCH CUP Third round:: Nantes 1 Bordeaux 0.

BELGIAN LEAGUE: Ghent 0 Club Bruges 0.

FRIENDLY (Dallas): Dallas Rockets 1 South Korea 7.

ITALIAN SQUAD (Friendly international v Germany, Stuttgart, Wednesday): Pagliuca (Sampdoria); Marchegiani (Lazio); Baresi, Maldini, Costacurta, Massaro (all Milan), Benarrivo, Minotti, Zola (all Parma), Mussi (Torino), Conte, D Baggio, R Baggio (all Juventus), Donadoni, Albertini, Evani, Mancini (all Sampdoria), Stroppa (Foggia), Signori, Casiraghi (both Lazio).

FRENCH SQUAD (Friendly international v Chile, Lyons, Tuesday): Lama (Paris St-Germain), Martini (Auxerre); Angloma, Di Meco, Deschamps (all Marseille), Desailly, Papin (both Milan), Ferri, Karembeu (both Nantes), Lizarazu (Bordeaux), Le Guen, Roche, Ginola (all Paris St-Germain), Martins, Vahirua, Cocard (all Auxerre), Djorkaeff (Monaco).

THURSDAY'S LATE RESULTS: Under-17 international friendly: Scotland 2 Northern Ireland 0 (at Kilmarnock). Libertadores Cup first round (Group Two): Velez Sarsfield (Arg) 1 Palmeiras (Bra) 0.

TRANSFER: John Keeley, goalkeeper, Colchester United to Chelmsford City (free).

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