JOHN HARTSON, the Luton striker, is one of several withdrawals from the Welsh Under-21 squad for next Tuesday's friendly against Austria in Gotzis. Hartson, who misses the match at Port Vale today, has a sore Achilles tendon. Sheffield Wednesday's Ryan Jones and Robert Page, of Watford, have also withdrawn.
TRANSFERS: Barry Wilson (winger) Ross County to Raith Rovers (undisclosed fee); Scott Houghton (forward) Luton to Walsall (loan); Paul Harford (midfielder) Blackburn to Wigan (loan).
ITALY SQUAD (for European Championship Group Four v Slovenia, Maribor, Wednesday): Goalkeepers: Marchegiani (Lazio), Pagliuca (Internazionale). Defenders: Apolloni, Mussi (both Parma), Baresi, Panucci, Costacurta (all Milan), Favalli (Lazio). Midfielders: Albertini, Donadoni (both Milan), D Baggio (Parma), Berti, Bianchi (both Inter), Evani (Sampdoria). Forwards: R Baggio (Juventus), Casiraghi, Signori (both Lazio), Zola (Parma).
ENGLAND UNDER-18 SQUAD (Friendly v France, Reading, Tuesday): Allen (Everton), Beresford (Oldham), Bowyer (Charlton), Broomes (Blackburn), Cooke (Manchester Utd), Cutler (WBA), Davies (Chesterfield), Furnell (Peterborough), Hughes (Arsenal), Murphy (Crewe), Neville (Manchester Utd), O'Connor (Everton), Plummer, Power (Queen's Park Rangers), Spencer (Tottenham), Taylor (Arsenal), Thompson (Liverpool), Tyler (Peterborough).
GERMAN LEAGUE: Duisburg 0 Bayern Munich 3; Freiburg 1 Werder Bremen 3; Borussia Monchengladbach 2 Dynamo Dresden 0.
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