WEEKEND PREVIEW

Weekend preview: World Cup 2010 UEFA playoffs

Let’s get ready to rumble…

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Ignoring England‘s ridiculous, money-spinning, injury-ravaged jaunt to Brazil; and the baffling decision to put the first friendly anyone might have given a toss about for ages firmly out of physical reach of the average fan, there are some actually important games going on this [...]

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BRIBERY ROW

Jack Warner returns FA gift after ‘facing indignities’

Let’s hope they kept the receipt…

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Weeks after The FA was embroiled in a row over appearing to buy off the FIFA‘s executive committee (or at least their wives) with designer handbags, in the hope of securing some votes for England’s World Cup 2018 bid, FIFA vice-prez Jack Warner [...]

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Scottish Football

Are Rangers and Celtic set to drop the shoulder on the SPL?

World’s oldest question bounces back again

Typical Scottish football

Here is how the media works. Withdrawn from their regular diet of Premier League football, the football press find themselves with swathes of blank pages to fill on international weeks. To help fill the [...]

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Diving Straight In

Have UEFA opened up a diving can of worms?

The governing body’s U-turn could encourage more simulation 

Eduardo NOT doing a naughty dive

Following an appeal by Arsenal, UEFA have back-tracked on their controversial Eduardo ruling, deciding there was not enough evidence to prove simulation. The Arsenal forward – who has insisted he [...]

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Daily Democracy

Vote: Should Eduardo receive a ban for his dive?

Croat-Brazilian has outraged Scotland with his naughty play acting

Eduardo doing a naughty dive

Since the days of watching David Ginola throw himself around the pitch as if he only possessed limited command of his limbs, The Spoiler has held a disgust diving, and those who [...]

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