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the new paper FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2003 Singapore Press Holdings Website: I Email: tnp@$ Hotline: 1800- 7 33 44 55 MITA (P) 02S/03/2003 60 CENTS XXXXXXXXXX001 the new paper

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KL MURDER PLOT Aussie stepdad slashed to death, Malaysian sisters arrested Accusations: Affair with older man, teens hired for attack Q WE'RE SINGAPORE'S N0.1 TABLOID NOVEMBER 14, 2003 new "C* V n a > m r,cj Wr y. i <* Ji L <w'V ST r\ m W m 2 <V

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Did teen sisters plan stepdad's murder? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Did teen sisters plan stepdad's murder? MALAYSIA Aussie man slashed at home by intruder with parang Stepdaughters arrested, said to have hired hitman for $1,300 Accusations: Stepdad too strict, one teen had affair with older man A BUSINESSMAN is slashed to death at home by an intruder. His wife screams

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Something rotting in fridge leads to this... [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Something rotting in fridge leads to this... Foul smell alarms neighbours, cops prise open locked door SINGAPORE By Teh Jen Lee NEVER leave your fridge door open. It could bring down the cops. As a family learnt to their cost, having to change door locks and fix their grille gate.

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'Kai ma' to Malay godson and friend to others [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'Kai ma' to Malay godson and friend to others rAt 82, she'll oldest receipient of volunteering L award. She's a 150... a Report and picture/ Sim Chi Yin SHE was lonely and rarely left her one-room flat. Volunteers from Lions Befrienders visited her and brought her food rations. But now


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MY HOUSE, MY MUSEUM Nearly every corner of the Tans' 3-room Jurong East flat is taken up by antiques Mr Tan sold his car to finance his collection, and threw away furniture to make space By Leow Si Wan OVER the past 20 years, a man in Jurong East has

'He spent $80 on old pail. I was so mad' [ARTICLE]

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'He spent $80 on old pail. I was so mad' IT was only 10 years ago that Madam Yeo began to support her husband's hobby whole-heartedly. Madam Yeo, who organises the Far East Square flea market, said: "It was a long struggle before I grew to love antiques as much

His bo-chap attitude cost him his leg *Cannot be bothered [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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His bo-chap attitude cost him his leg *Cannot be bothered Mother and brother died of diabetes Another brother had both legs amputated HE knows all about diabetes. And that's the irony. Despite his knowledge of the disease and seeing first hand how it claimed the lives of two loved ones,

Take diabetes seriously [ARTICLE]

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Take diabetes seriously THE Director of the Diabetes Centre at Alexandra Hospital, Dr Sum Chee Fang, says people should take diabetes more seriously. "The thing about diabetes is that even if you don't feel the symptoms, it doesn't mean you're well. More than half the people with diabetes are not

His illegal move to blame? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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His illegal move to blame? Bus rams their car in Malaysia I By Cynthia Low THE story of how their Toyota Picnic MPV was hit by a bus in Malaysia is all over the news, but is it the whole story? The Chews admitted to The New Paper that they

Stolen in M'sia Shipped through S'pore Sold in Indonesia [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Stolen in M'sia Shipped through S'pore Sold in Indonesia CAR-THEFT RACKET By Joycelyn Wong THE mastermind of the car smuggling syndicate would inform his middlemen what vehicles he wanted. These middlemen would then get others to steal them in Malaysia. The syndicate even formed a forwarding company to facilitate the


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'I'm so bleeding inside' Priest's diary reveals Jackie's agony after JFK's assassination WORLD AP. TO a grieving US, Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy was stoic following the assassination of her husband, President John F Kennedy 40 years ago this month. But over games of tennis with a priest who counselled her, she

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NY serial 'bride' [ARTICLE]

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NY serial 'bride' Woman 'wed' 27 illegal immigrants WORLD SHE has said "I do" dozens of times over two decades. To her, marriage was a paying job. Dezerrie Cortes, 40 described as New York's most persistent serial bride has pleaded guilty to lying about her marital status as part of

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Singer charged with drink driving [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Singer charged with drink driving Reuters. COUNTRY music star Wynonna Judd (left) was charged early yesterday with drink driving after she was stopped near downtown Nashville for speeding. She then failed a sobriety test, the police said. The 39-year-old singer, whose August-released album, What The World Needs Now Is Love,

Wizard cut from movie [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Wizard cut from movie THE LORD OF THE RINGS HE plays the evil wizard Saruman (right) in The Lord Of The Rings films. But you won't see him in the latest movie The Return Of The King. Actor Christopher Lee was to appear in seven minutes worth of scenes but

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Shoes, books, toys from McKids DRAW in the children, and the adults will follow. Already well-known for its toy collectibles given free or at a nominal charge with certain set meals fast-food giant McDonald's now wants to take things further. Yesterday, it announced plans to launch a line of branded

Tricked into cutting hair [ARTICLE]

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Tricked into cutting hair THE letter was a hoax but the school failed to check. Instead, the principal packed 300 female students off to hair salons to get their hair cropped short, so that they would qualify for a special scholarship of 150 rupees ($5.70) a month. Mr Narasimha Rao,

Boy pushes school dress code to the limit [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Boy pushes school dress code to the limit WHEN 15-year-old Kevin Dougherty showed up for school one day last month wearing a floral skirt and matching scarf, complete with pantyhose, eye shadow and lipstick, the school sent him home. Now, the dispute looks set to become a court case in

Doctors buy medicine in market [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Doctors buy medicine in market va AFP. THE cure for diarrhoea is usually straightforward. Yet, 8,000 people have been hit in Malda, 500 km from Kolkatta. And 61 have died so far. This includes young children and babies. But why? The reason is simple. Yet painful. Authorities said they faced

HK school shut for bug clean-up [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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HK school shut for bug clean-up fA V A TOP primary school in Hong Kong has been ordered closed for a day by the government. More than 100 students of this school had fallen sick with a stomach infection and the health authorities have ordered a full clean-up of the

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I enjoy tennis, not politics [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Who's the happiest of them all? [ARTICLE]

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Who's the happiest of them all? HK study reveals it's... HOUSEWIVES are the happiest people in Hong Kong, revealed the country's "happiness index". They replaced retirees, who were the happiest people last year. This year, married women who stayed at home rated their happiness at 7.52 out of a possible

Making the bestsellers list? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Making the bestsellers list? Electronics giant Sony unveiled a prototype model of an electronic book player, steed to feel Just like a paperback, in Tokyo yesterday. Already, 13 puMhhing companies and Japan's piinHug giants, Toppan and DNP, are colaboratfag to publish electronic books which can be downloaded from the Internet.

UK town all abuzz [ARTICLE]

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UK town all abuzz Residents think Bush will visit pub there Wire services. THE people of Trimdon, a quiet north-eastern British town, believe this because their Prime Minister, Mr Tony Blair, has a home there. After all, Mr Bush had welcomed Mr Blair at his ranch in Texas earlier this

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Waste Important Time [ARTICLE]

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Waste Important Time WORK IMPROVEMENT TEAMS (BETTER KNOWN AS WITS): ONE of Singapore's highest-ranking civil servants used wit yesterday to hit out at what he perceived as one form of wastage in the civil service. Mr Bilahari Kausikan, second permanent secretary (Foreign Affairs) who chairs the PS2I ExCEL committee overseeing


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War? What War? OH THE RACK Edited extract from The Wall Street Journal: WHAT you won't see this fall or winter, or spring, or summer—is a single movie about the war on terror. Yes, we have had a small-screen documentary and the film version of a play (The Guys), both

Stock watch [ARTICLE]

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Stock watch S'PORE COMPANIES ON NASDAQ (Close in US$/Change) Pacific Internet 6.98/-0.18 Creative Technology 10.57/+0.02 Flextronics 15.39/+0.22 Chartered Semiconductor 9.28/-0.14 Stats 12.75/+0.001 Yesterday's Percentage Close action change Dow Down 0.11% (10.89 pts) 9.837.94 Nasdaq Down 0.29% (5.76 pts) 1,967.35 S+P 500 Down 0.01% (0.12 pts) 1,058.41 ST! Up 1.17% (29.38

Home-loan rate up [ARTICLE]

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Home-loan rate up DBS, UOB and HSBC have joined OCBC in hiking interest rates on their fixed-rate home loans. All four now charge the same interest rates for the first two years of their fixed-rate packages: 2 per cent for the first year, and 3 per cent for the second

Model bus fare system [ARTICLE]

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Model bus fare system HONG KONG is looking to Singapore as a model for a new bus fare system. The government is urging bus companies to adopt a Singapore-style fare system to help commuters save money, but it has met resistance from bus operators. Reasons range from the high cost

Terrorist-pirate link-up? [ARTICLE]

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Terrorist-pirate link-up? WHAT if terrorists link up with pirates to hijack fuel-laden ships and crash them into ports, including in the Straits of Malacca? Sounding this warning during his visit to France, Deputy Prime Minister Tony Tan has called on the United Nations and regional governments to take urgent action.

M'sian toll cards here [ARTICLE]

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M'sian toll cards here MALAYSIA'S Touch 'n Go contactless smart card, used mainly to pay road tolls, carpark charges and light-rail fares in Kuala Lumpur, is now available at 22 Maybank branches here. Users can top up the card at Maybank ATMs. The service is restricted to those with Maybank

Focus on delinquency [ARTICLE]

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Focus on delinquency THE annual festive season crime prevention campaign by the police and National Crime Prevention Council will focus on juvenile deliquency this year. The highlight of the campaign, to be launched tomorrow, will be a movie After School which focuses on the activities of juvenile delinquents and the

S'pore girl leaves CNN [ARTICLE]

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S'pore girl leaves CNN NEWS anchor Jill Neubronner, who had joined Time-Warner's Cable News Network (CNN) in March 2001, left the network last Monday. A CNN spokesman confirmed Ms Neubronner had left to "pursue other interests" and declined to comment when asked if she is joining another broadcaster. The ex-Channel

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Home lab or photo lab? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Home lab or photo lab? LAN TAN gives you the lowdown on digital photo printing DIGITAL camera enthusiasts are bugged by one abiding question print in a professional lab or at home? Photo enthusiast Wong Mun Kai said: "Frankly, I still don't know which is the better choice. "My inkjet


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'If you can name it, this probably has it' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'If you can name it, this probably has it' The 02 XDAII is an all-in-one handphone, digital camera, organiser, MP3 player, pocket PC By I Desmond Ng THE last thing I need in my life now is another funky state-of-the-art handphone. Especially one thatll render my trusty Nokia phone obsolete.

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LEADING JOCKEYS 1st 2nd 3rd J Saimee 78 57 33 M du Plessis 62 56 58 J Geroudis 34 23 25 L Cassidy 27 28 24 G Cooksley 25 29 22 KB Soo 26 22 26 E Wilkinson 23 24 29 B Woodworth 21 24 22 S John 18 23

Lord Of The Rings [ARTICLE]

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Lord Of The Rings (Race 3 No. 1) BEST BET There's a lotto like about this Lord Ballina gelding. At only his second start on Oct 24, he gave a commanding display to win a 1,200m event by 4 V2 lengths in a good time of lmin 10.6sec. He is


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TAN THEAN LOON'S GUIDE TO KRANJI TRACKWORK WORKOUTS, on a track rated good, by horses engaged at Kranji tonight: RACE l:ChaeGo pace work. Slow work: Pecos Bill, fit as a fiddle, Saint Isaac (trainer Tim Pinfield). RACE 2: Everest Sunrise pace work. Slow work: Good Businessman, looking forward, Lamp Post,


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BARRIER TRIALS RESULTS of four barrier trials conducted over I,ooom on the fibresand track at Kranji yesterday morning. The going was good. TRIAL 1:1 Ikley Moor (T Ong) 2 Pacific Maestro (M Hairin) 3 Black Beret (J Saimee) 4 Zinniah (V Sivan). Official margins and time: 6 I A, 1%,


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TOP TIPS RACING FRI Racing Editor RACE Marc Tan Danny Khoo Tan Thean Loon Michael Lee S£lSa tPfccosBJH 10 Allocated fSkyPrmils 6 Pecos Bill 10 Allocated 12 Sky Luck 3 Light Of Glory 8 Twinkle Stars 6 Pecos Bill 7*n 14 Allinghi 3 Good Businessman 6 Lim'sTriller 3 Good Businessman


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TODAY'S KRANJI (LONG COURSE, B) RACE CARD GOING FORECAST: GOOD MAN WITH THE MIDAS TOUCH: Jockey Mark du Plessis, who captured last Sunday's $1.5 million Singapore Gold Cup with Zlrna, can keep up his excellent trot atKranJiwhen he legs up on Blue Meteor (Race 5), Cincinnati Express (Race 6), Speedy

Sunline in foal to Fergie's champion [ARTICLE]

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Sunline in foal to Fergie's champion AP. CHAMPION New Zealand mare Sunline is in foal to the dual hemisphere stallion Rock Of Gibraltar, formerly raced by Sir Alex Ferguson, manager of English Premiership soccer giant Manchester United. Sunline became the richest stakes-winning female racehorse in history when she took more

Thwaites keeps mum on plans [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Thwaites keeps mum on plans THE guessing game continues. Sorry, trainer Malcolm Thwaites (right) has not announced his next move yet. The multiple champion had made a puzzling remark "It's my last" after winning the Singapore Gold Cup with Zirna last Sunday and told The New Paper that he would


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GUIDE TO IPOH TRACKWORK GOING: HEAVY NST. FLYING ACE geared up well for the National Stud Farm Sprint Vase over the Ipoh 1,100m straight in Race 5 on Sunday with a nice workout yesterday. Taken out by a track rider, the four-year-old Australian-bred gelding by Rory's Jester was kept on


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GOLF: TIGER SKINS Tanah Merah Country Club, Sat-Sun By Brian Miller IF you're a betting man, Retief Goosen has two tips for you. Bet on the New Zealand All Blacks winning next week's Rugby World Cup in Sydney. Closer to home and starting tomorrow, bet on him bagging a whole


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ALL ABOUT TIGER SKINS: THIS year's Tiger Skins will be worth US$lBO,OOO ($315,000). It will be played over two days (nine holes a day) at the Tanah Merah Country Club, starting tomorrow. The four golfers in this year's competition are Annika Sorenstam, Jesper Parnevik, Retief Goosen and Lam Chih Bing.


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GOOSE FEATHERS: V RETIEF Goosen won his first European Tour title in 1996. In 2001 he topped the European Order of Merit and he repeated that feat last year. This year has seen him finish in the Top an five occasions in Europe and in the United States. He was

Can All Blacks grab torch from Wallabies? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Can All Blacks grab torch from Wallabies? TOMORROW SUNDAY RUGBY WORLD CUP 2003: SEMI FINALS SUDDENLY, it is 1991 all over again. In that World Cup, played in Britain, the semi-finals were, as this weekend's will be, contests between the best of the northern hemisphere and those of the south.


I know how to beat All Blacks [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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I know how to beat All Blacks Wire Services. THE Wallabies believe they have uncovered some defensive chinks in the New Zealand armour which they can exploit in tomorrow's World Cup semi-final. Australia coach Eddie Jones said he was encouraged that Wales had already exposed some weaknesses in the All


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FRANCE v ENGLAND: FREDDY'S READY Reuters. WHEN France last faced England in the Six Nations in February, Frederic Michalak was not at Twickenham. Instead, he was playing with the Under-21 team at scrumhalf. On Sunday, Michalak (above) will wear the No 10 jersey in the World Cup semi-final and will

'Rain' spoils A-Rod parade [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'Rain' spoils A-Rod parade HOUSTON TENNIS: MASTERS CUP RED GROUP: 6-Rainer Schuettler (GER) M 1-Andy Roddick (US) 4-6,7-6,7-6 Wire Services. RAINER Schuettler (right) spoiled Andy Roddick's coronation celebration as ATP year-end world No 1 this morning (Singapore time). He beat the US Open champion 4-6, 7-6, 7-6 at the Masters


We are getting desperate [ARTICLE]

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We are getting desperate Wire Services. DERBYs Pablo Mills believes tomorrow's Pride Park clash with Burnley is a must-win fixture. The club has failed to pick up a victory in their last eight outings. A 2-2 home draw over Ipswich last time out had at least brought an end to

Robson for Bradford? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Robson for Bradford? PA Sport. BRYAN Robson (left) is one of three names short-listed for Bradford City's manager's job, according to a story on the Valley Parade club's official site. Robson has been out of management since leaving Middlesbrough almost three years ago, where he was replaced by Terry Venables.



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MAD WITH MILAN Rivaldo hits out at being on bench PERU ZIL Reuters. NEVER have you seen Brazilian World Cup winner Rivaldo so aggressive in venting his frustration. But he just cannot hold it back any longer of his very unhappy days at Italian Serie A club AC Milan. He

Kaka to take over Rivaldo's role [ARTICLE]

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Kaka to take over Rivaldo's role AFP. YOUNG ami promising Kaka is the name on everyone's tips to replace Rivaldo. llie altar king starlet is expected to <fiBplani bm ■mm experienced colleague for tke tussles with Peru and Uruguay, after appearing in coach Carlos Alberto Parreira's first-choice side in training.



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SAD WITH FANS Crespo lets fly at Argentinian impatience ARGENTINA v BOLIVIA Reuters. WHEN the going gets tough, the fans get going. The impatience of the Argentinian fans in wanting instant results has been criticised by Chelsea's in-form striker Hernan Crespo on the eve of the tough South American Qualifier


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URUGUAY: NO RECOBA? Reuters. URUGUAY* captain Alvaro Recoba (left, celebrating with Diego Forlan) looks a doubtful starter against Chile because of a pulled hamstring. "It's the one in the left leg, which I shoot with, and experience tells me that if it hasn't improved, I won't play," said the Inter-Milan


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ECUADOR: NO DELGADO PA Sport. SOUTHAMPTON has denied injury-plagued Agustin Delgado permission to play for Ecuador. The Saints fear he might be played even though he is well short of fitness following back surgery. Southampton said on their website that the surprise call-up to play in the South American Qualifiers


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FIXTURES TOMORROW Uruguay v Chile Paraguay v Ecuador Colombia v Venezuela Argentina v Bolivia SUNDAY Peru v Brazil TUESDAY Venezuela v Bolivia Chile v Paraguay WEDNESDAY Brazil v Uruguay Ecuador v Peru Colombia v Argentina


I'd like to be first choice [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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I'd like to be first choice ENGLANDv DENMARK PA Sport JOHN Terry has set his sights on "putting little doubts" into the mind of Sven Goran Eriksson over England's No 1 centre-back pairing as he strives to break up the Rio Ferdinand-Sol Campbell combination. Terry has started England's last four


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ENGLAND'S BLUES PA Sport JOHN Terry shot back at critics who say that Chelsea doesn't have enough English players, pointing out that there are five players in the current national squad. Terry said he is pleased to be with Frank Lampard, Joe Cole, Wayne Bridge and Glen Johnson. He continued:

Gerrard, Vassell out, Smith in [ARTICLE]

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Gerrard, Vassell out, Smith in Wire Services STEVEN Gerrard has been ruled out of England's friendly against Denmark with a back strain, the Football Association said yesterday. The Liverpool midfielder withdrew after consultations between England medical staff and his club, the FA's website said. Injured Middlesbrough defender Gareth Southgate pulled


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SMITH ARRESTED, OUT ON BAIL AFP LEEDS United striker Alan Smith had a remarkable day yesterday. Hours after he was picked for the England squad, he was arrested, then released on bail over allegations that he threw a bottle into the crowd during a match on Oct 28, the BBC

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RUSSIA v WALES: THE KEY BATTLES (1st Leg) RUSSIA v WALES PA Sport. JOHN HARISON (taft) v VlKnm ONOPKO: Hartson has been in the form of his life at Celtic, and has produced a stream of brave performances for Wales. z.-f He is crucial to Mark Hughes' plans because the

Cash will follow, if goals flow [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Cash will follow, if goals flow PA Sport. WALES are in for a cash bonanza if they make it to the Euro 2004 Finals. If Wales successfully complete their Playoff conflict with Russia tomorrow in Moscow and next Wednesday back in Cardiff, the game could be boosted by at least

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Lovely Beyonce knocked me out EXCLUSIVE By MARIO MELCHIOT CHELSEA/HOLLAND How did the MTV Europe awards function go? On Nov 61 flew up to Edinburgh after training, to attend the MTV Europe awards. I was with Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and some friends of ours. From the moment we arrived in


Tight match-ups in race for last Euro spots [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Tight match-ups in race for last Euro spots (1st Leg) AP. IF Scotland need any more motivation against Holland, Clarence Seedorf s comments should do the trick. The teams meet in the Euro 2004 Playoffs tomorrow in Glasgow, and Seedorf is already picturing the Dutch playing in next year's tournament.

We'll quit if Dutch get dumped [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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We'll quit if Dutch get dumped Wire Services. DICK Advocaat and Jaap Stam (right) will quit international football if they fail to qualify for Euro 2004. The former Rangers manager has not had an easy ride since taking charge of the Dutch national side. And failing to overcome Berti Vogts'


'Good for us that Carew and Solskjaer are out' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'Good for us that Carew and Solskjaer are out' (1st Leg) SPAIN v .NORWAY EXCLUSIVE: THE STAR COLUMN By RAUL GONZALEZ REAL MADRID Do you think that Spain having to make it to Portugal through Playoffs b a kind of shame? We are, of course, disappointed that we did not


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to the REDS2 IN THE EPL SHOPPING WINDOW SPAIN v (1st Leg) NORWAY Wire Services. SPANISH club Se villa's winger, Jose Antonio Reyes, believes his virtuoso display against Real Madrid last Sunday has lent further weight to his claims he is a top-class player. Top English clubs, such as Liverpool,

Pedro for England? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Pedro for England? PA Sport REAL Sociedad midfielder Javier de Pedro (left) has given the clearest indication yet that his future lies in England. The Spain international was close to securing a move to Southampton during the off-season but the transfer fell through when his club were unable to agree

Scots' luck [ARTICLE]

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Scots' luck PA Sport. SCOTLAND have been handed a lucky omen for their Euro 2004 Playoff against Holland. It was announced yesterday that Norwegian referee Terje Hauge will take charge of the showdown. The 38-year-old will make a sentimental return to Hampden Park where he made his international debut as

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RUGBY WORLD CUP SEMI-FINALS N ZEALAND v AUSTRALIA Ch 24, Ch 5, spm, tomorrow FRANCE v ENGLAND Ch 24, Ch 5, spm, Sunday NBA S ANTONIO v PHILADELPHIA Ch 23,9 am, tomorrow EURO 04 PLAYOFFS SCOTLAND v HOLLAND Ch 22,10.55pm, tomorrow RUSSIA v WALES Ch 21,11.55pm, tomorrow CROATIA v SLOVENIA

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