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Soccer Shorts; Swede swaps Milan for Paris.

STRIKER Zlatan Ibrahimovic has completed his transfer from AC Milan to Paris St Germain.

The Swedish international has signed a three-year deal with the French club who will fork out a fee of pounds 15.7million to the Italians.

Ibrahimovic, who scored 33 times in 40 matches for AC Milan last season, said: "This is a new chapter in my career, a dream come true."

AFORMER Dundee midfielder Ross Chisholm is expected to sign for Bulgarian Second Division club Schumen 2010 today.

AMALAGA could face severe sanctions after four players reported the club to the Spanish Footballers' Association for unpaid wages.

If they fail to sort the problem out, the club could be relegated to the Second Division and thrown out of the Champions League under rules implemented after last season's player strike.

AWEST HAM have completed the signing of Sochaux forward Modibo Maiga, 24, on a four-year contract.

AJIMMY BONE is looking for Scotland's football stars of the future.

The 62-year-old, who played for clubs such as Partick Thistle, St Mirren and Celtic before becoming a manager, has a new coaching role with the SFA's School of Football project.

Based at Wallace High School in Stirling, he will teach selected kids about fitness, a healthy lifestyle, diet and team work.

ASTENHOUSEMUIR have promoted coach Martyn Corrigan to manager following the departure of Davie Irons.

AMICHAEL HART, the former Aberdeen and Hibs full-back, was a trialist for Alloa against Falkirk.

AKEIGHAN PARKER, whose overhead kick for Ayr United against Dundee was voted SFL goal of last season, has joined Cork City.

ACOACH John Coughlin has brought fans' favourite Craig Donaldson back to East Stirling. The 24-year-old former Inverness Caley Thistle midfielder played more than 100 times for the Shire in a four-year spell that began in 2007 before sitting out last season to recover from an ankle injury.

AFORMER Aberdeen and Dunfermline midfielder Derek Young was one of nine trialists used by Queen of the South in their 2-0 friendly win over Queen's Park.

AMORTON have added ex-Hibs defender Scott Taggart and former Dunfermline midfielder Martin Hardie to their squad.

ASCOT Bobby Madden will be the referee in Serbia tonight for the Europa League qualifier Vojvodina v Suduva.

FOOTBALL TODAY (6.0 unless stated) Europa League 2nd qualifying round 1st leg - Eskisehirspor v St Johnstone, Spartak Trnava v Sligo, Slaven Belupo v Portadown, Siroki Brijeg v St Patrick's (8.0).

Pre-season friendlies - Dundee Utd v Everton (7.45), Muir of Ord v Inverness Caley Th (7.30), Dunfermline v East Fife (7.30).

LAST NIGHT Europa League 2nd qualifying round 1st leg - AEL 3, Linfield 0. Pre-season friendlies - Ayr Utd 1, Bolton 1; Wrexham 3, Kilmarnock 1; Wick Acad 3, Aberdeen U-20 3; Lierse 1, Hibs 1; Ross Co 1, Coventry 0; Deveronvale 0, Inverness CT 6; Falkirk 1, Hearts 0. OFF: Dundee Utd v Everton, Arbroath v Motherwell, Turriff Utd v Peterhead, Dunfermline v East Fife.
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Date:Jul 19, 2012
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