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'Barca' Linesman Replaced

'Barca' Linesman Replaced

The linesman who was pictured in a local paper wearing a Barcelona shirt has been replaced for the UEFA Champions League Final.

The linesman, I forget his name, wore a Barca shirt in a local rag and says he was supossed to wear a Gunners shirt too, but with so much riding on this game, UEFA have decided to avoid all controversy ahead of time and elected to bring in another official.

I guess the decision is for the best, but could have worked in our favour if the said linesman had indeed made a genuine mistake, he wouldn't want his integrity called into question and would have thought twice about awarding any 50:50 decisions in Barca's favour.

Anyway, all is well with the world, and this time tomorrow, we'll be halfway through our first ever Champions League final.

COME ON YOU GUNNERS.


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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday May 16 2006
Time: 8:46PM

Comments

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the right decsion u cant have a ******* barca fan linesman
green giant 12
16/05/2006 21:40:00
0
I feel for the guy. Against Wigan we had a Tottenham fan on the line. It took his better half a week to get the skidmarks off his undies!
northwilts
16/05/2006 22:10:00
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Good decision....my nerves are shattered there is no way i am gonna be sleeping tonight
jsimmon6
17/05/2006 01:07:00
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Still up myself mate, even the mighty Stella can't put me to sleep tonight!!
Rocky7
17/05/2006 01:10:00
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Haha...i hear you there..i can not wait!
jsimmon6
17/05/2006 02:26:00
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How stupid are you linesman wearing a barcelona shirt.How could you not have a gunner shirt.
kenyanrudeboy
17/05/2006 07:30:00
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" it was a harmess bit of fun- but i can understand why he has been replaced"
millers4eva
17/05/2006 11:15:00
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" good luck for tonight- come on you can pull it off"
millers4eva
17/05/2006 12:26:00
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common Barca!!
huscarl
17/05/2006 12:46:00
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It all sounds pretty innocent if you ask me. I think its been blown out of proportion. Having said that, better he's replaced now than have questions of impartiality after the game.
pitythefool
17/05/2006 15:09:00
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