Sporting Digest: Football

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WATFORD have named Stuart Timperley, a professor at the London School of Business, as their new chairman. Dr Timperley, who joined the Watford board in 1990, succeeds Jack Petchey, who resigned as chairman last week.

AFRICAN NATIONS' CUP (Tunisia): Group A: Tunisia 1 Zaire 1. Final standings: 1 Zaire Pl2 Pts3; 2 Mali 2 2; 3 Tunisia 2 1. (Zaire and Mali qualify for quarter-finals).

TUESDAY'S LATE RESULTS: International friendly (Riyadh): Saudi Arabia 2 (Al Jaber 65, Al Rehayan 87) Chile 2 (Leppe pen 29, Al Gharni og 55). European Cup-Winners' Cup semi- finals first leg: Benfica 2 (Isaias 7, Rui Costa 60) Parma 1 (Zola 13). Wilkinson Sword Irish League Cup quarter-finals: Coleraine 1 Glenavon 0; Linfield 2 Glentoran 1. Northern Premier League Premier Division: Colwyn Bay 3 Matlock 0; Leek 3 Winsford 1. First Division: Gretna 2 Great Harwood 1; Radcliffe 0 Lancaster 2; Warrington 1 Farsley 1. First Division Cup semi-final first leg: Bamber Bridge 4 Alfreton 3. Beazer Homes League Premier Division: Cheltenham 1 Farnborough 1; Crawley 0 Halesowen Town 1; Waterlooville 4 Hastings 1. Midland Division: Armitage 4 Grantham 3; Racing Club Warwick 2 Bedworth 2; Tamworth 1 Evesham 2; Weston-super-Mare 1 Stourbridge 2. Southern Division: Ashford 3 Braintree 2; Baldock 2 Witney 0; Buckingham Town 1 Newport (IoW) 1; Dunstable 0 Canterbury 2; Fisher 1 Wealdstone 1. Diadora League Premier Division: Grays 1 Stevenage 2; Hayes 1 Dulwich Hamlet 2. First Division: Abingdon Town 3 Maidenhead 1; Billericay 0 Worthing 0; Bishop's Stortford 2 Tooting 2; Leyton 1 Berkhamsted 3; Windsor and Eton 5 Croydon 3. Second Division: Aldershot Town 1 Newbury 0; Hemel Hempstead 2 Tilbury 0; Hungerford 0 Egham 1; Leatherhead 1 Banstead 2; Malden Vale 6 Lewes 1; Saffron Walden 0 Chertsey 1. Third Division: Clapton 3 Royston 0; Epsom and Ewell 4 Flackwell Heath 0; Kingsbury 0 Bracknell 0; Leighton 2 Northwood 2. Northern Counties East League Premier Division: Denaby 1 Hucknall 1; Glasshoughton 1 Maltby Miners' Welfare 3; Pickering 3 North Ferriby 2. League Cup fourth round: Stocksbridge Park Steels 0 Lincoln United 4. Fourth-round replay: Thackley 2 Ossett Albion 1. Federation Northern League First Division: Dunston 2 Consett 0; Durham 4 Chester-le-Street 2. League Cup fourth round: Blyth Spartans 3 Stockton 0. Carling North West Counties League First Division: Bacup Borough 0 Eastwood Hanley 1; Blackpool Rovers 3 Darwen 0; Bradford Park Avenue 2 St Helens 0; Flixton 1 Penrith 0; Glossop 3 Newcastle Town 3; Prescot 0 Salford 0. Tennents Trophy semi-final first leg: Bootle 3 Burscough 1. Lamot Pils Trophy semi-final first leg: Maghull 7 Ellesmere Port 2. Jewson Eastern League Premier Division: Halstead 2 Harwich 2; Haverhill 0 Felixstowe 2; March 1 Watton 0; Wisbech 0 Wroxham 0. West Midlands League Premier Division: Oldbury 2 Ilkeston 3; Rushall 0 Lye 2; Stourport 2 Westfields 0; West Bromwich Town 1 Darlaston 1. Hereward United Counties League Premier Division: Cogenhoe 3 Desborough 0; Daventry 1 Wooton 0; Northampton Spencer 7 Brackley 0. Unijet Sussex County League First Division: Arundel 0 Wick 1; Burgess Hill 2 Pagham 1; Stamco 5 Crowborough 2.

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