Sporting Digest: Football

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LOU MACARI made his first signing since rejoining Stoke as manager when he bought the Wolves midfielder Kevin Keen for pounds 300,000 yesterday. Keen, 27, joined Wolves from West Ham for pounds 650,000 in the summer of 1993.

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY'S Des Walker is to be charged by the Football Association over the head-butting incident after Wednesday's 2-1 Premiership win at Ipswich on Sunday.

A CROWD of 15,645 - Brighton's biggest for two seasons - attended Jimmy Case's benefit match against Liverpool last night. The 40-year-old Case is expected to collect around pounds 80,000.

UMBRO TROPHY Third qualifying round: Northallerton v Blyth Spartans; Warrington Town v Colwyn Bay; Lancaster City or Knowsley v Ashton Utd; Fleetwood v Spennymoor; Curzon Ashton v Gainsborough Trinity or Gresley; Barrow v Winsford; Frickley v Whitby; Guisborough v Accrington Stanley or West Auckland; Hyde v Boston; Dunston FB v Ilkeston; Bamber Bridge v Grantham; Droylsden or Hebburn v Leek; Gretna v Seaham Red Star; Rushden & Diamonds v Crawley; Cheltenham v Worthing; Aldershot v Rothwell; Sudbury v Carshalton; Gloucester City v Chelmsford; Grays v Heybridge Swifts or Chertsey; Hednesford v Trowbridge; Bedworth v Boreham Wood or Uxbridge; Worcester v Molesey; Moor Green v Marlow; Bashley v Yeading or Burnham; St Albans v Purfleet; Baldock v Walton & Hersham; Halesowen v Hitchin; Aylesbury Utd v Dorchester; Weston-super-Mare v Chesham; Kingstonian v Gravesend & Northfleet or Harrow Borough; VS Rugby v Salisbury or Bognor Regis; Atherstone v Forest Green or Newbury. (Ties to be played on Saturday, 26 November).

WOMEN'S FA CUP THIRD-ROUND DRAW (Sunday, 13 November): Villa Aztecs v Huddersfield Town; Preston Rangers v Cowgate Kestrels; Notts County v Nottingham Argyle; Oldham Athletic v Birmingham City; Wigan v Manchester United; Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday; St Helens/Garswood v Bronte; Radcliffe Borough v Calverton M W; Manchester Belle Vue v Solihull Borough; Berkhamsted & Hemel v Wimbledon; Maidstone Tigresses v Langford; Town & County v Brentford; Brighton & Hove Albion v Whitehawk; Leyton Orient v Lambeth; Enfield v Colchester Royals; Harlow Town v Surbiton Town; Ipswich Town v Horsham; Plymouth Pilgrims v Tongwynlais; Oxford United v Torquay United; Bristol City v Kidderminster Harriers; Truro City v Worcester City; Swindon Town v Newbury.

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