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NEWS

Do business like they do [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Do business like they do HERE'S HOW YOU CAN BE SUCCESSFUL AND WELL-LIKED... By Dawn Chia WHAT's the secret to running a good business? It's more than just about making profits. It's also about caring for the people who work for the company and buy its products. Take well-known cosmetic

Singapore's X-factor keeps us on top [ARTICLE]

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Singapore's X-factor keeps us on top By Azhar Ghani Did you know that... There are more than 6,000 multi-national companies here. Sixty per cent of these MNCs including The Body Shop and Hewlett-Packard locate the brains of their regional operations here. Seventy-five per cent of the MNCs use Singapore to

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What's on TV? Pages 42 43 News IQ: Page 31

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Baby Alfian's life is one heartbreak after another [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Baby Alfian's life is one heartbreak after another Born premature, has hole in abdominal wall, now has liver failure. Father visits only on his days off, mum missing By Genevieve Jiang FOR the last three months, little Muhammad Noor Alfian (right) has been fighting for his life, lying on a

This rare disorder... [ARTICLE]

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This rare disorder... TEN to 12 children are born with gastroschisis in Singapore every year, said Dr Sim Chiang Khi, a paediatric surgeon at the Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. There is no known cause, said Dr Sim, who has 25 years experience. Babies with the disorder are born with a

Convincing his dad to run it was tougher [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Convincing his dad to run it was tougher SETTING UP BUSINESS WAS EASY FOR STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR... By Lee Sze Yong IT may be a small step for Mr Jack Tan's entrepreneur ship dreams. But it is a big change in dad Tan Seong Hin's life. Inspired by his experience preparing

We won the contest but not the prize... [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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We won the contest but not the prize... CONTEST WOES IT was a 10-man effort that won the team a trip to Germany. But only six of them may get to go. Ten students from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) took part in the Singapore leg of the Students in Free

A meeting of the best young business minds [ARTICLE]

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A meeting of the best young business minds STUDENTS in Free Enterprise or Sife is a global, non-profit organisation that supports student teams on more than 1,400 college and university campuses in 33 countries. It encourages students to come up with creative projects to teach the principles of free enterprise.

Take our organs after death? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Take our organs after death? say most S'poreans polled by The New Paper By Lee Tee Jong and Lee Sze Yong NOT all Singaporeans have heard of the proposed changes to the Human Organ Transplant Act (Hota), but most of them support it. That is what a street poll of

What has changed [ARTICLE]

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What has changed Under the 1987 Human Organ Transplant Act, kidneys from Singaporeans who die in accidents are automatically harvested unless they have opted out. The amendment, which may take effect by the end of the year, will include organs such as the liver, cornea and heart. Other changes are:

THE HEALTH MINISTRY SAYS [ARTICLE]

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THE HEALTH MINISTRY SAYS YOU can give your feedback on the proposed changes to the Human Organ Transplant Act (Hota). Simply log on to www.moh.gov.sg/hota to input your comments by Oct 31. The Health Ministry expressed its appreciation for the support shown by respondents in The New Paper's straw poll.

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It's now a longer walk to the movies [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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It's now a longer walk to the movies Will it succeed in drumming up more business for shopkeepers? By Tan Mae Lynn IT was never that quick to get to the cinemas at the top of Orchard Cineleisure. It used to take a few minutes to ride the escalators all

Job: Pastry chef Pay: $1,750 a day [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Job: Pastry chef Pay: $1,750 a day BY Lee Tee Jong YES, that's what this roly-poly chef pocketed a day in the five days that he was in Singapore. In addition, he received admiring looks from women while on the job. And he got to stay at the five-star Meritus

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5,000 vie for phone [ARTICLE]

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5,000 vie for phone ONLY IN THE NEW PAPER Exclusive extracts from Beckham's tell-all book SINGAPORE ABOUT 5,000 readers took part in our Beckham Quiz promotion on Sunday. Stuart is the answer to the first quiz question who was Victoria's boyfriend when she met Beckham? The winner is izza Ishak

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So young, so deep in debt [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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So young, so deep in debt WORLD More under-35 HDB dwellers in money trouble The number issued writs for debt up 46 per cent compared to 2000 Worst hit are those in newer estates Experts say they take loans for weddings and renovation, then cannot pay IT seems this air

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How CPF cuts will affect your pay [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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How CPF cuts will affect your pay ASK DR MONEY DR MONEY LARRY HAVERKAMP Ql make $2,000 per month and I figure the CPF changes will cost about one-fourth of my monthly salary. Is that correct? I have good news. The CPF cuts which will kick in on Oct 1

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Her ex-husband gave her part of his liver His new fiancee i asked him to do so WORLD AP. IT would be unthinkable for a newly-engaged woman to consider sharing her man with another woman especially if that woman is the ex-wife. But Ms Rita Weaver did just that. She

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Sex questions 'inappropriate' [ARTICLE]

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Sex questions 'inappropriate' NEW STUDENT TELLS HK UNIVERSITY ONE University of Hong Kong entry requirement has been described as a breach of personal privacy laws. The health questionnaire in which they have to disclose their HIV status and details of their sex lives an entry prerequisite contravened the Personal Data

Strange man, strange trial [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Strange man, strange trial Heir to one of the biggest fortunes in US admits killing drifter But he's caught only after stealing sandwich—with $900 in his pocket His life as a mute woman exposed when wig catches fire Friends also suspect him in killings of best friend and missing first

Polynesians helped Reagan accept sex [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Polynesians helped Reagan accept sex NEW BOOK OF EX-PESIDENT'S LETTERS BEING RELEASED TODAY Wire services. IN a letter written to a recently-bereaved friend former US President Ronald Reagan said he experienced feelings of guilt about sex, even within marriage. But he was able to get over this thanks to a

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Chained sisters escape home and join gang [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Chained sisters escape home and join gang MALAYSIA THE two sisters can't go far without the other far behind. That's because the girls from Miri, Malaysia, have their legs chained to each other. Their mother, the girls told Guangming Daily, did it to restrict their movement. But the siblings, who

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UK heart doctors so successful, surgeons running out of work [ARTICLE]

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UK heart doctors so successful, surgeons running out of work IT USED to be in the UK that the risk of heart patients dying on the waiting list was higher than that dying on the operating table. Patients could wait for up to 18 months for an operation. So the

Man, 90, left lying on floor [ARTICLE]

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Man, 90, left lying on floor Paramedics 'not allowed' to pick him up FOR two hours, the frail 90-year-old man was left lying on the floor while paramedics stood by and watched. Sir Patrick Dunn, who was a fighter ace during World War 11, had tripped at his Berkshire home

Fries falling out of favour [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Fries falling out of favour French fries, America's favourite side dish, is in serious trouble. Consumers are getting more health conscious and ordering less fries, leading to the largest annual decline in sales in 15 years, reported USA Today. Sales have plummeted 5 per cent at wholesale and at least

US teen dies 'after taking abortion pill' [ARTICLE]

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US teen dies 'after taking abortion pill' AP. TWO weeks ago, San Francisco resident Holly Marie Patterson went into a Planned Parenthood clinic. A week later, the 18-year-old lay dying on an emergency room table, the victim of complications after she took the abortion pill RU-486. The pill was approved

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Quicker entry for poly students [ARTICLE]

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Quicker entry for poly students NUS, NTU PLAY CATCH-UP WITH FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES UNIVERSITIES abroad and other tertiary institutions here have been attracting them by the droves. The reason? Quicker entry and no obligatory wait of almost a year to begin their university courses. Several hundred of the best polytechnic graduates

Coming: Entry by finger [ARTICLE]

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Coming: Entry by finger A NEW security system, developed by Hitachi and which identifies a person by the veins in his fingers, is going to be used in Hitachi Tower at Raffles Place. By year's end, the building's 1,500 employees can enter the office block by placing their index fingers

Can't be tougher [ARTICLE]

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Can't be tougher THE Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal for a tougher sentence for Norhisham Mohamad Dahlan, 23, over the murder of soccer player Sulaiman Hashim in 2001. It was troubled his sentence of 10 years and 16 strokes of the rotan was lighter than his accomplice who

Stem-cell heart repair [ARTICLE]

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Stem-cell heart repair EARLY research from a Singapore-based cardiac surgeon suggests that an injection of human stem cells can repair a failing heart so that patients do not have to seek a transplant. Dr Ye Lei, 30, from Shanghai, carried out the preliminary experiments on pigs, using stem cells from

Top OCBC man resigns [ARTICLE]

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Top OCBC man resigns OCBC Bank's deputy president Ooi Sin Teck, 52, has given notice to quit the bank. His sudden departure on Oct 31, leaves the bank with one deputy president, Mr Tan Ngiap Joo. An OCBC spokesman said there are no plans for any other changes. The bank

That 'Beckham' ad [ARTICLE]

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That 'Beckham' ad A DAVID Beckham lookalike model has been used in an advertisement by credit card company Compass in Hong Kong, of which the Development Bank of Singapore is a shareholder. But it may have raised the question of intellectual property rights to images. And Beckham's lawyers are mulling

Lawyers appointed [ARTICLE]

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Lawyers appointed AGGRIEVED AIA policy holders in the dispute over the "critical year" feature sold by the insurance giant have appointed legal counsel for the coming showdown. The first of a number of writs of summons on behalf of policy holders is expected to be filed in the Subordinate Court

Is that 'lost bread' really French? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Is that 'lost bread' really French? OH THE RACK Edited extract from Slate: Extending an olive branch to France, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, Democrat-Texas, wants the House cafeteria to go back to listing "French toast" on the menu; the breakfast staple was rechristened "Freedom toast" in protest over France's opposition

Stock watch [ARTICLE]

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Stock watch STORE COMPANIES ON NASDAQ (Close In US$/Change) Pacific Internet 8.56/Unch. Creative Technology 10.65/-0.2 Flextronics 15.12/-0.22 Chartered Semiconductor 8.63/-0.16 Stats 14.39/-0.111 Yesterday's action Percentage change Dow Down 1.13% (109.41 pts) 9,535.41 Nasdaq Down 1.63% (31.08 pts) 1,874.62 S+P 500 Down 1.3% (13.48 pts) 1,022.82 ST1 Down 0.2% (3.23 pts)

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'Don't walk away from me' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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'Don't walk away from me' FERGUSON TO BECKHAM Third part of our series EXCLUSIVE EXTRACTS FROM DAVID BECKHAM'S BOOK Brought to you by: SANSUNG Because of the speculation about my future, people pointed to the boss leaving me out against Arsenal as proof things weren't right between us... I remember

The flying boot [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The flying boot EVERYBODY in the dressing room could hear what was going on. Surely, everybody else knew I was right: you could have pointed your finger at half a dozen of the team in the build-up to Arsenal's second goal. But it was all down to me, according to

'My blood ran cold' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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'My blood ran cold' Brought to you by: SAMSUNG RONALDO destroyed us... He scored a fantastic hat-trick in the hour he played. I got the call from the coach Mike Phelan to go on a couple of minutes sifter Ronaldo's third goal. I was desperate to be out there. Not

WIN A MOBILE PHONE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WIN A MOBILE PHONE WANT to win this Samsung ClOO colour-screen mobile phone? You can if you follow our Beckham series, which will be published daily until Sunday. Every day, one Samsung phone will be up for grabs. Just answer this question: 1) Which Real Madrid player asked David Beckham

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Supermodel boot camp [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Supermodel boot camp Showtime&Lifestyle By Yeoh Wee Teck LEAVE 20 young girls together on an island over a weekend, and what do you get? Competition especially when these girls are the finalists of this year's Ford Model's Supermodel of the World contest. The search is for a supermodel to represent

Now showing but made 2 years ago [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Now showing but made 2 years ago MY BOSS'S DAUGHTER By Jeanmarie Tan YOU may be wondering why "It" dude Ashton Kutcher looks so boyish in his latest movie, My Boss's Daughter. Well, that's because the comedy wrapped up filming two years ago, but was released only recently. Which makes

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Zucker takes over Scary Movie HERE'S some pretty frightening news the Scary Movie franchise is back. And David Zucker has taken over the director's seat from the Wayans brothers, who helmed the first two instalments. But instead of spoofing teen slasher flicks like Scream or I Know What You Did

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PERAK TURF CLUB STIPENDIARY STEWARDS' REPORT HIGHLIGHTS LAST SATURDAY RACE 1: An inquiry into the running and handling of JERAM FIGHTER was adjourned for a day. A vet exam on JERAM FIGHTER, who was impounded, revealed no abnormality. RACE 2: KING SCORPION reared as the gates opened and lost considerable

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Sun also shines in 5,000m MANILA AFP. Xinhua. DISTANCE runner Sun Yingjie struck gold for the second time as China left the rest of the field flailing at the Asian Track and Field (AFF) Championships yesterday. The 24-year-old from Beijing, who is plotting to supplant her friend Wang Junxia as

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Watch out for him at the Hanoi SEA Games Singapore sprinter HAMKAHAFIKprofiIes Malaysia's fastest man Namizan Mohamad WATCH out for Malaysia's fastest man Namizan Mohamad (left). The 22-year-old will be a gold medal contender at the December SEA Games in Hanoi. Namizan who recorded a personal best of 10.38secs at

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Time to stand up for your club ROUND 29 HIGHLIGHTS S-LEAGUE 2003 BY Alvin Chua IF you don't want to see the Dolphins, Stallions or Jaguars become extinct, make your voice heard. That's the message from S-League CEO Chan King Fook to fans of Sengkang Marine, Sembawang and Tanjong Pagar.

'Old Lady' Sun Wen is still knocking them in [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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'Old Lady' Sun Wen is still knocking them in SOCCER: WOMEN'S WORLD CUP AP. SUN Wen and China are a force again at the Women's World Cup. Beaten by the United States on penalty-kicks four years ago in the final, the Chinese won their opener at this World Cup but

Wolves look for Cup redemption [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Wolves look for Cup redemption CARLING CUP: WOLVERHAMPTON v DARLINGTON PA Sport. PA Sport. THIRD Division outfit Darlington will hope to heap further misery on Wolves as they take on the Barclaycard Premiership strugglers in the Carling Cup tonight. Wolves have found life tough since promotion to the top flight,

His kicks test players' manhood [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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His kicks test players' manhood kBv' Wang Meng Meng «Jf OR the ultimate test of manhood, try facing a Iflf Roberto Carlos free-kick. Perhaps his vital statistics HFF will help you understand why this member of the Real Madrid Super 6 is rated as the best left-back in the mr

'I'm not jealous of Becks' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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'I'm not jealous of Becks' EXCLUSIVE STAR ALBERT LUQUE DEPORTIVO Are you pleased with Deporthro's Champions League draw? As I said before, there are no easy games in the Champions League. PSV, Athens and Monaco are very strong sides, so we shall not be taking anything for granted. As you

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KEEGAN KILL KEVIN Keegan has been accused of threatening one of his players. The Manchester City boss will be at the centre of a legal arbitration hearing in London this week over his dealings with midfield player Shaun Wright-Phillips. Keegan is accused of threatening 21-year-old Wright-Phillips to change his agent

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Hierro: No 23 on his back... FERNANDO Hierro (left) has put the pain of his abrupt Real Madrid exit behind him. For his first training session recently with his new dub, A 1 Rayyan Sports of Qatar, the former Madrid skipper, ran out grinning broadly with a big surprise. He

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No 'B' at Tour guides given strict guidelines YOU won't believe it...but Manchester United have banned the "B" word from Old Trafford's guided tours. Fans entering the plush home dressing room at Old Trafford always ask where David Beckham (left) was sitting when he was hit by that famous flying

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Speak Spanish r J Ji v*,'** I J.J lUVM i.*f' f */<».?. •*^4-'. HARD-LINE Real Madrid coach Carlos Queiroz (extreme right) is still giving David Beckham a hard time. Even though they aregood friends from their Manchester United days together. Beckham might have expected a few favours from Sir Alex

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Teddy: Ready for recall TEDDY Sheringham (left) refuses to rule out playing for England again should he receive an SOS call from (manager) Sven-Goran Eriksson. The Portsmouth skipper, who has been scoring for fun in the Premiership this season, last appeared for England at the World Cup 2002 Finals. But

Gunners deal killer blow to Man U promise [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Gunners deal killer blow to Man U promise WEEKEND BETTING By Brian Miller SO you got bushwhacked at the betting window. Well, you don't have to tell me about it. I know. Because I was there on Sunday and I, too, got walloped as they say, left, right and centre.

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Best players, but not best team...yet |By CLAUDIO RANIERI CHELSEA Do you think Chelsea can win the Champions League this season? Of course it would be marvellous to win the Champions League. But at the moment my objective is to build the team. There are teams in this competition that

'Gambler' Ranieri hurts his men's Golden Boot chances [ARTICLE]

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'Gambler' Ranieri hurts his men's Golden Boot chances Wire Services. CLAUDIO Ranieri is affectionately known as "Tinkerman" because he changes his team so much. Soon, the Chelsea manager is also likely to be called the "Gambling Man" because he takes many chances with his strikers. That policy has affected the

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Tottenham Hotspur sacked their manager—former playing legend Glenn Hoddle (right) on Sunday after the 3-1 beating by Southampton, the same club they hired him from in 2001. ERNEST LUIS gets some reactions from local Spurs fans and others on the "Messiah" who failed NO DIFFERENCE EVEN IF SPURS HAD WATTED

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Pleat's mate is favourite for Spurs job Wire Services. FORMER Barcelona coach Raddv Antic has emeregdas the firm favourite to succeed sacked Glenn Hoddle as Tottenham manager. Celtic boss Martin O'Neill has also been tipped as a candidate. Although he has not denied his interest, strtne British bookmakers are refusing

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No backbone, Hoddle COMMENT ERNEST LUIS LIKE most football fans here, I supported the first team I saw on television. It was in 1980 and Spurs with the maverick Argentinian pair of Osvaldo Ardiles and Ricky Villa were like a footballing godsend to me. Glenn Hoddle was another favourite, for

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No antics, he's a team-builder By FRANK DE BOER GALATASARAY/EX-BARCELONA THE arrival of Raddy Antic at Barcelona last season had a big impact on all the players. He impressed us even though he did not change much of our daily routine and the way we approached training. He did not

ANOTHER FRACAS ...the time in the players' tunnel [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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ANOTHER FRACAS ...the time in the players' tunnel MANCHESTER UNITED 0 ARSENAL 0: THE AFTERMATH While the Football Association said it would be urgently reviewing the match report and video evidence after the ugly scenes among Arsenal and Manchester United players in Sunday's match, news got out that much more

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Vieira appeals to ref to overturn red card PA Sport. ARSENAL captain Patrick Vieira has appealed for referee Steve Bennett to overturn his red card for his Old Trafford clash with Ruud van Nistelroov. He has accused the Dutchman of "destroying the game" with his theatrics. Vieira also insisted that

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Can't we put all this behind us? ..MORE ON MANCHESTER UNITED 0 ARSENAL 0: THE AFTERMATH By RYAN GIGGS MANCHESTER UNITED I HAVE to admit I feel it's a shame that another match between United and Arsenal has been overshadowed by controversy. I'm not going to start pointing the finger

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Why are they so unfair to Vieira? By GILLES GRIMANDI Ex-ARSENAL MY thoughts at the moment though are with my friend Patrick Vieira. I spoke to him before Arsenal's game at Old Trafford, but I haven't had a chance yet to speak to him afterwards. I can only imagine he

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Ex-Gunner Frank McLintock: upset the Arsenal Stayers so much was when Patrick Vieira kicked out, Van Nistelrooy jumped backwards as though somebody had pulled him by a piece of elastic. Van Nistelrooy certainly didn't make life any easier for him, though. There are just so many players in the game

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