Sporting Digest: Football

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CHRIS MARSDEN, the Wolves midfielder, will miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken leg and ruptured ankle ligaments during Saturday's draw with Grimsby.

TWO Linfield players, Noel Bailie and Tommy McIlroy, have been added to Northern Ireland's Under-21 squad for tonight's friendly against Romania at Glentoran FC.

TRANSFERS: Keith Millen, defender, Brentford to Watford; Barry Ashby, defender, Watford to Brentford (exchange deal - Brentford receive pounds 65,000); Scott Marshall, defender, Arsenal to Oxford United (loan).

FRIENDLY MATCH (Utsunomiya, Japan): Kashiwa Reysol 1 Iceland 2.

ITALIAN TEAM (Friendly international v Germany, Stuttgart, tomorrow): Pagliuca (Sampdoria); Benarrivo (Parma), Costacurta, Baresi, Maldini (all Milan), Albertini (Sampdoria), D Baggio (Juventus), Donadoni (Sampdoria), Signori, Casiraghi (both Lazio), Mancini (Sampdoria).