'Moore-gate' draws international storm

July 9, 2004
Rangers have come under fire from FIFA president Sepp Blatter and Australian prime minister John Howard for slapping axed skipper Craig Moore on the transfer list.

Ibrox manager Alex McLeish stripped the defender of the captaincy and told him to look for a new club after insisting that he wants to represent his country at the Olympics.

But Blatter told the Sydney Morning Herald: 'To participate in the Olympic Games is an honour.

'It is an honour for the player, ...

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