SHAUN BROOKS, the 31-year-old former Crystal Palace midfielder, is joining Barnet on a trial basis from Salisbury of the Beazer Homes League.
AUSTRALIA'S captain, Paul Wade, should recover from an ankle injury in time to play against Argentina in the second leg of the World Cup qualifying play-off in Buenos Aires on 17 November. Wade marked Diego Maradona in the first leg, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
WEST HAM are giving trials to Yeovil's 18-year-old striker, Malcolm McPherson, although he will play for the GM Vauxhall Conference side on Monday in the FA Cup first-round tie against Fulham.
WATFORD are set to sign Darren Robson, a 23-year-old midfielder, for pounds 40,000 from Worthing, the Diadora League club managed by their former player, Gerry Armstrong.
ALLBRIGHT BITTER WELSH CUP Third round (corrected result from Tuesday): Swansea City 0 Merthyr Tydfil 0.
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