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Time to stop getting shirty over celebrations
By L Dunsire |

As Rudi Skacel ended Hearts’ goal drought last month, firing a typically clinical finish past Inverness keeper Ryan Esson, something considerably more poignant was celebrated by the Czech midfielder. As he turned to receive the adulation from the Gorgie faithful he lifted his maroon jersey over his head, revealing a t-shirt underneath emblazoned with the [Read more]

Is this more convincing than simulation
By A Alexander |

There is a growing tendency amongst professional footballers to try to force a penalty from referees by running straight at an opponent in the box, before touching the ball past him and bouncing off him to go to ground , knowing full well that the opponent can not possibly get out of the way. There [Read more]

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Do players cheat?
By A Alexander |

How modern footballers bend the rules to gain an advantage.

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