Sporting Digest: Football

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AIRDRIEONIANS, the Scottish Premier Division club, are planning to share a ground with their Lanarkshire neighbours, Albion Rovers. Airdrie have already sold their Broomfield Park home to a superstore group, and Albion are putting their Cliftonhill stadium on the market. Airdrie have picked out a new site on the edge of town and hope to be in a new shared stadium by 1996.

WORLD CUP African Zone first round (Group C): Lyons, Fr: Egypt Zimbabwe 0 (Zimbabwe qualify for second and final round).

WORLD CUP Asian Zone first round (Group F): Tokyo: Japan 5 (Takagi 10, 49, Hashitani 18, Miura 34, 51) Sri Lanka 0. Yokohama: United Arab Emirates 1 (al-Balooshi 53) Bangladesh 0.

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY (Singapore): Australia 1 (Trimboli 10) Kuwait 0.

LIBERTADORES CUP Second round, second leg: Barcelona (Ec) 3 Universitario (Peru) 0 (agg: 4-2); Nacional (Col) 2 Universidad Catolica (Chile) 1 (agg: 2-3); Olimpia (Par) 3 Nacional (Urug) 0 (agg: 5-1); Minerven (Ven) 0 Flamengo (Bra) 1 (agg: 2-9); Cobreloa (Chile) 0 Cerro Porteno (Par) 2 (agg: 1-3); Sporting Cristal (Peru) 4 Nacional (Ec) 0 (agg: 4-3); Bolivar (Bol) 1 America (Col) 1 (agg: 2-3); Sao Paulo (Bra) 4 Newell's Old Boys (Arg) 0 (agg: 4-2).

WEDNESDAY'S LATE RESULTS: European Under-21 Championship Group Three (Copenhagen): Denmark 1 Germany 4. Portuguese Cup semi-final: Sporting Lisbon 0 Boavista 1 (after extra time).

SCOTLAND UNDER-21 SQUAD (v Portugal, European Championship Group Four, 27 April): Will (Arsenal), Reid (Hibernian), Howie (Clyde); Bernard (Oldham), Bollan, Dailly, McLaren, G Johnson (all Dundee United), Burley (Chelsea), Deas (St Johnstone), Dickov (Arsenal), Bain, Dow (both Dundee), D Ferguson (Manchester United), Flannigan (Clydebank), Murray, Hagen, Pressley (all Rangers), Hood (Ayr), F Johnston (Falkirk), Lavin (Watford), O'Donnell (Motherwell), O'Neil (Celtic), Roddie (Aberdeen), Skilling (Kilmarnock), Telfer (Luton), Tweed (Hibernian).

WALES UNDER-21 SQUAD (v RCS, Frydek Mistek, European Championship Group Four, 27 April): Margetson (Manchester City); D Coyne (Tranmere), Hughes (Bury), Searle, Blake (both Cardiff), Ready (Queen's Park Rangers), Davies (Hereford), Neilson (Newcastle), Chapple (Swansea), Bowen (Swansea), Edwards (Bristol City), Pugh, Owen (both Wrexham), L Jones (Liverpool), Powell (Southampton), Robinson (Charlton).

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND UNDER-21 SQUAD (v Denmark, European Under-21 Championship Group Three, Tolka Park, Dublin, 27 April): Colgan (Chelsea), McKenna (University College Dublin); Dunne (Dundalk), Hardie (Wrexham), McCarthy (Brighton), Greene (Luton), Kinsella (Colchester), McGrath (Shamrock Rovers), Kavanagh, Moore (both Middlesbrough), Turner (Tottenham), Sheridan (Coventry), Kelly (Leeds), Power (Norwich), J Gallen (Watford), S Gallen (Queen's Park Rangers), Bacon (Derry City), Carr (Coventry), O'Connor (Drogheda).

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