Eduardo dive storm

Taylor denies Scots old pals' act over Eduardo

September 9, 2009
UEFA's general secretary David Taylor has insisted there was no old pals' act surrounding the disciplinary action against Arsenal striker Eduardo for diving against Celtic.

Taylor is the former chief executive of the Scottish FA, and his successor Gordon Smith had led calls for UEFA to ban Eduardo.

The striker was given a two-match ban by European football's governing body. Arsenal are appealing and Gunners manager Arsene Wenger claimed there had been "a witch-hunt" with the ...

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