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England-USA refs given swear word list

June 10, 2010
By Soccernet staff
The Brazilian match officials for the match between England and USA have been given a crash course in English swear words, according to a report in the Guardian.

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While unconnected with Wayne Rooney's antics during England's warm-up match against Platinum Stars on Monday, the officials have been given a list of 20 words and phrases to keep an ear out for.

"We have to learn what kinds of words the players say," linesman ...

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