Sporting digest: Football

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CANNES won promotion to the French First Division last night when they drew 1-1 with Valenciennes in the second leg of a promotion play-off. They won the first leg 2-0.

BOLTON WANDERERS have signed Owen Coyle from Airdrie, but the two clubs have yet to agree a fee for the striker. They will negotiate in the hope of avoiding a transfer tribunal.

J LEAGUE: Kashima Antlers 3 Urawa Red Diamonds 1; Yokohama Flugels 1 JEF United Ichihara 0; Shimizu S-Pulse 1 Yokohama Marinos 2; Nagoya Grampus Eight 3 Verdy Kawasaki 1; Gamba Osaka 1 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1 (Hiroshima won 4-3 on penalties). Leading positions: 1 Kashima (P 8, Pts 12); 2 Hiroshima


SPANISH CUP Semi-final first leg: Real Madrid 1 Barcelona 1.