Football in Brief

By Craig Silver, January 22, 2009

Nick Blackman made a flying start to his Blackburn Rovers career, scoring on debut for the reserves in the 3-0 Lancashire Senior Cup over Oldham Athletic.

Ben Sahar scored the winner 17 minutes into his debut as De Graafschap beat Willem II.

Former Chelsea coach Avram Grant turned down the chance to manage Bulgaria after failing to agree a salary.

Scott Shulton has returned to Wycombe following a month’s loan at Ryman League Hendon.

Grays Athletic midfielder Sam Sloma has been transfer listed after failing to agree a new deal.

Paul Hakim is the Harpenden Construction Ltd Player of the Month.

Last updated: 12:15pm, January 22 2009