Football: Chelsea sign Channel 5 deal

Monday 19 May 1997 23:02

Chelsea have signed a deal with Channel 5 for exclusive live coverage of their European Cup-winners' Cup campaign next season.

Arnold Laver, president of Sheffield United, died in hospital on Saturday evening, aged 74. He had been suffering from leukaemia.

The struggling German First Division side Hamburg have dismissed their coach, Felix Magath. Hamburg's league form this season has been poor and a dismal 4-0 home defeat by Cologne on Saturday left them in 15th place, one above the relegation zone.

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