Sporting Digest: Football

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The Swiss champions, Grasshopper Zurich, yesterday fired their coach, Rolf Fringer, who took over from Christian Gross after his move to Tottenham.

WEDNESDAY'S LATE RESULTS

FA CARLING PREMIERSHIP: Man Utd 1 (Cole 45) Chelsea 1 (Zola 83).

SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Motherwell 2 (Coyle 34, McMillan 77) Dundee 1 (Adamczuk 37).

SCOTTISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE Second Division: Inverness CT 3 Alloa 2. Press & Journal Highland League: Postponed: Clachnacuddin v Cove Rangers; Forres Mechanics v Keith; Rothes v Peterhead. County Antrim Shield Quarter-finals: Cliftonville 3 Ards 1. Postponed: Dungannon Swifts v Distillery. FA Carlsberg Vase Third round: Postponed: Bowers v Diss (playing tomorrow). Abandoned (floodlight failure 76 min): Bedlington Terriers v Mickleover Sports. Ryman League First Division: Molesey 3 Worthing 4. Second Division: Harlow 3 Abingdon Town 1. Dr Martens League Cup second round: Newport AFC 2 Weston- super-Mare 0; Solihull 2 Redditch 1; St Leonards 3 Crawley 2; Stourbridge 2 Gloucester 0. Postponed: Racing Warwick v Sutton Coldfield. Screwfix Direct League Premier Division: Postponed: Bridport v Taunton. Les Phillips Cup Second round: Tiverton 3 Bridgwater 2 (aet). Jewson Wessex League Cup Second round second leg: Cowes Sports 1 Downton 1 (agg: 4-2). East Cowes Vics 1 Hamble 1 (aet, agg: 2-2; Hamble win 3-2 on penalties). Postponed: Moneyfields v Bemerton Heath Harlequins. Winstonlead Kent League Premier Division: Canterbury 2 Cray Wanderers 1. Unijet Sussex County League First Division: East Preston 6 Selsey 2. Arnott Insurance Northern League First Division: Consett 0 Shildon 3. Pontins League Premier Division: Leeds 1 Blackburn 0; Aston Villa 1 Leicester 1; Derby 0 Everton 3. First Division: Bolton 1 Manchester City 1; Port Vale 3 Coventry 2; Burnley 1 Tranmere 1; Middlesbrough 0 Oldham 2. Second Division: Rotherham 1 Wrexham 2; Shrewsbury 1 York 2; Stockport 0 Newcastle 2. Third Division: Carlisle 1 Halifax 2; Chester 0 Scunthorpe 0; Darlington 1 Hull 1; Hartlepool 3 Rochdale 3. Avon Insurance Combination First Division: Fulham 0 Charlton 1; Southampton 2 Wimbledon 1; Watford 4 Norwich 2; Barnet 2 Arsenal 0. Postponed: Portsmouth v Swindon; Brighton v Millwall. The Times FA Youth Cup Third round: Bury 0 Newcastle Utd 0; Tottenham 0 Walsall 0; Crewe 2 Brentford 0; Bolton 0 Barnsley 0; Middlesbrough 2 Wolverhampton 1; Oxford Utd 1 Wimbledon 1. Italian Football Federation Centenary Match (Rome): Italy 6 Rest of the World XI 2. International friendly: South Africa 2 Egypt 1. Asian Games (Bangkok) Semi-finals: Kuwait 3 Thailand 0; Iran 1 China 0. German League: MSV Duisburg 3 Kaiserslautern 1; Borussia Monchengladbach 0 Bayern Munich 2. Standings: 1 Bayern Munich (P17 Pts41); 2 Bayer Leverkusen (17-35); 3 Kaiserslautern (17-33). French League: Le Havre 2 Rennes 0; Monaco 1 Toulouse 1; Lens 1 Sochaux 1; Lyons 2 Lorient 2; Paris St- Germain 0 Strasbourg 0; Nantes 2 Nancy 0; Montpellier 0 Marseilles 1. Standings: 1 Marseilles (P19 Pts44); 2 Bordeaux (19-41); 3 Rennes (19- 31). Dutch League: NAC Breda 2 Cambuur Leeuwarden 3; Roda JC Kerkrade 2 Twente Enschede 0; NEC Nijmegen 1 RKC Waalwijk 1. Standings: 1 Feyenoord (P17-Pts42); 2 Vitesse (18-36); 3 Ajax (18-33). Spanish Cup fourth round first leg: Villarreal 2 Seville 2; Tenerife 2 Benidorm 2; Deportivo La Coruna 1 Sporting Gijon 1; Racing Santander 2 Osasuna 0; Valladolid 1 Badajoz 1; Las Palmas 0 Levante 1.

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