Sporting Digest: Football

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PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES: Liverpool 1 (Ruddock) Newcastle United 0 (Ronnie Whelan testimonial); Sheffield United 0 Sheffield Wednesday 1 (Hirst) (Derek Dooley testimonial); Crawley 4 Gillingham 2; Derby County 2 Dukla Prague 2; Hednesford 1 Walsall 2; Oxford City 3 Oxford Utd 1; Portsmouth 3 Real Sociedad 0; Harrogate Town 2 Accrington Stanley 2; Southport 0 Blackburn Rovers XI 6.

WORLD CUP South America Group A (Asuncion): Argentina 3 (Bello 15, 78, Redondo 65) Paraguay 1 (Struway 45). (Lima): Peru 0 Colombia 1 (Rincon 45). Positions: 1 Argentina (P 2, Pts 4); 2 Colombia (2-3); 3 Paraguay (2-1); 4 Peru (2-0). Group B (La Paz): Bolivia 3 (Sanchez 80, Etcheverry 82, Melgar 86) Uruguay 1 (Francescoli 90). (Quito): Ecuador 5 (Munoz 23, Hurtado 40, 50, 75, Chala 60) Venezuela 0. Positions: 1 Bolivia (P 3, Pts 6); 2 Ecuador (3-4); 3 Brazil (3-3); 4 Uruguay (3- 3); 5 Venezuela (4-0).

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY (Maceio): Brazil (Santos 49) Mexico (Garcia Aspe pen 67).

TRANSFERS: Micky Gynn, midfielder, Coventry to Stoke, free transfer; Jason Lee, striker, Lincoln to Southend, pounds 150,000; Andy Legg, midfielder, Swansea to Notts County, pounds 275,000.

TRIBUNAL VERDICTS: Gary McSwegan, striker, Rangers to Notts County, pounds 400,000; Owen Coyle, striker, Airdrieonians to Bolton, pounds 250,000; Ian Baird, Heart of Midlothian to Bristol City, pounds 295,000.

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