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‘He created things on a field. That made him a target in a way I was not.’ Viv Anderson on Cyrille Regis, his friend and trailblazer.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-5272529/VIV-ANDERSON-Cyrille-laughed-racist-sent-bullet.html 
Eight years next month since an 18-year-old Jack Rodwell’s late goal against #mufc for Everton. Now this. Football is a precarious career.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-5271217/Sunderland-offer-let-Jack-Rodwell-leave-free.html 
For all the abuse and bigotry he faced down, Cyrille Regis was a beacon of tolerance. He was a winner in every way.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-5271907/The-late-Cyrille-Regis-brushed-bigots.html#ixzz54HIpNuEN 
Mark Hughes' assistant Eddie Niedzwiecki - Stoke's caretaker - on their woes: 'I know our goal difference is horrific... We’ve not been able to play the same back 3, 4, 5 over time.' #scfc
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