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  1. Given could be back for start of season

    Soccernet staff

    Manchester City are hopeful that goalkeeper Shay Given will be fit for the start of next season after undergoing shoulder surgery.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2010
  2. Doyle: My honesty cost me a penalty

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    Wolverhampton striker Kevin Doyle says he will not resort to diving despite his honesty working against him as he attempted to stay on his feet under illegal pressure from Richard Dunne in his side's 1-1 draw with Aston Villa.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2009
  3. Robin Van Persie: Sometimes I exaggerate falls

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    Robin van Persie has admitted he has exaggerated a fall if he feels the challenge warrants a penalty as the issue of diving continues apace.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2009
  4. Mark Venus: We must put Eduardo Da Silva incident behind us

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    Celtic assistant manager Mark Venus has insisted The Hoops must not get dragged into UEFA's decision to over-turn Eduardo's two-match ban for diving.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2009
  5. Arsenal's Eduardo wins appeal over Champions League ban

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    Arsenal striker Eduardo has won his appeal over a two-match ban for diving during the Champions League play-off win over Celtic.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2009
  6. Beckham: Eduardo saga should be put to bed

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    David Beckham has called for an end to the vilification of Arsenal striker Eduardo.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2009
  7. Fergie: UEFA right to punish Arsenal star Eduardo

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    Sir Alex Ferguson has thrown his weight behind UEFA's decision to punish Eduardo with a two-match ban for 'deceiving the referee', with the Manchester United manager claiming the governing body's decision will send a strong anti-diving message to the football community.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2009
  8. Eduardo's diving ban "worth it" says Scot

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    Scotland international Craig Gordon believes Eduardo's two-match ban for diving against Celtic was "worth it" because it helped to secure Arsenal a place in the lucrative group stages of the Champions League.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2009
  9. Rooney denies diving after Arsenal incident

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    Wayne Rooney has vehemently denied accusations that he is guilty of diving following a week in which the contentious issue of simulation has been high on the football agenda.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2009
  10. Gunners set to appeal Eduardo's "diving" ban

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    Angry Arsenal look set to launch an appeal against UEFA's decision to hand striker Eduardo a two-match European ban for diving to win a penalty against Celtic in a Champions League qualifier.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2009
  11. Wenger fumes over Eduardo "witch-hunt"

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    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has slammed UEFA's decision to charge Eduardo with diving as a "complete disgrace" and a "witch-hunt" against the striker.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  12. Guardiola says Barca to appeal Messi booking

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    Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has confirmed the club will appeal against the yellow card issued to Lionel Messi for diving during their incredible 4-0 rout of Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2009
  13. City defender Dunne hits out at Drogba over diving

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    Manchester City's Richard Dunne has claimed that Chelsea striker Didier Drogba 'cons' referees with his diving antics and says it makes it difficult for defenders to stay on the pitch.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2009
  14. Ronaldo insists final ref was wrong to book him

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    Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed referee Chris Foy was wrong to book him for diving during the Carling Cup Final.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2009