Sporting Digest: Football

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LUIS FERNANDEZ, the former French international midfielder, has been confirmed as the new coach of Paris St-Germain. Fernandez, who has been coaching Cannes, replaces Artur Jorge.

VASCO DA GAMA have won the Rio de Janeiro championship for the third year running, beating Fluminense 2-0 in the league's decisive game in front of 80,000 at the Maracana stadium on Sunday.

JUPP HEYNCKES has been named as the new coach of Eintracht Frankfurt, after two seasons in charge of Athletic Bilbao.

FRANK GRAY, the former Scotland and Leeds full-back, has been re-appointed as manager of the Northern Premier League club, Harrogate Town.

SWEDEN WORLD CUP SQUAD: Goalkeepers: Ravelli (IFK Gothenburg), L Eriksson (IFK Norrkoping), Hedman (AIK Stockholm). Defenders: P Andersson (Borussia Monchengladbach); M Nilsson, Bjorklund, Kamark (all IFK Gothenburg), J Eriksson (Kaiserslautern), R Nilsson (Helsingborg), Ljung (Galatasaray). Midfielders: Ingesson (PSV Eindhoven), Thern (Napoli), Schwarz (Benfica), Blomqvist, Rehn (both IFK Gothenburg), Limpar (Everton), Mild (Servette). Strikers: Larsson (Feyenoord), Brolin (Parma), Dahlin (Borussia Monchengladbach), K Andersson (Lille), Erlingmark (IFK Gothenburg).

MARK HUGHES TESTIMONIAL

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WEST MIDLANDS LEAGUE Premier Division Cup final: Ilkeston 2 Paget Rangers 0 (at Oldbury United FC).

CARLING NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE Challenge Trophy final: Atherton Laburnum Rovers 2 Rossendale United 0.

KONICA LEAGUE OF WALES: Ebbw Vale 2 Flint 1 (at Abergavenny Thursdays FC).

NEVILLE OVENDEN COMBINATION Second Division: Exeter City 2 Cardiff City 2. Leading final standings: 1 Birmingham City (P 18, Pts 40); 2 Plymouth Argyle (18-38); 3 Swansea City (18-37); 4 Torquay United (18-35); 5 Bournemouth (18-27).

PONTINS LEAGUE First Division: Newcastle 3 Manchester United 2. Second Division: Bradford City 2 Preston 0.

SUNDAY'S LATE RESULTS: International friendly (Fullerton, Calif): United States 1 (Klopas 64) Armenia 0. Friendly (Bogota): Colombia 2 (Valenciano 18, De Avila 23) Bayern Munich 0.

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