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  1. Agree with this RT @TonyBarretTimes: Shane Long's a great signing for West Brom. He'll do well there.
  2. So, to recap. PL/FL/Met review/announcement on Thurs re London weekend fixtures. No threat to non-London weekend fixtures at this point
  3. Joint Premier/Football League statement: "with info currently available ... no reason to think any matches outside London will be affected"
  4. Joint Premier/Football League statement: "ongoing discussions with London-based clubs and Met" re weekend fixtures. Review on Thursday
  5. Just been sent this. Amazon reporting 5,000% increase in sales of baseball bats over past 24 hrs
  6. RT @thefadotcom: Information on ticket refunds for England v Holland -
  7. RT @ColinUdoh: BREAKING: Ghana v Nigeria called off ----> Was due to be played at Watford
  8. @nmundy Totally agree. Would be a great gesture (though sone would doubtless accuse them of doing it for publicity ...)
  9. Club England's @abevington: "Wouldn't be fair on players to be dissecting social debate. They've issued a statement and a strong message"
  10. Bernstein: "Incredibly sad that major sporting event would be postponed in this way, but safety has to be put first. No choice in situation"
  11. Club England's @abevington says plan is to rearrange fixture asap in light of Dutch FA talk re compensation
  12. Squad statement: "We’ve all seen the terrible pictures. At this time the squad would like to appeal for calm and an end to the disorder"
  13. FA chairman David Bernstein: "The England team and the Football Association are unified in calling for calm"
  14. Entire England squad has turned up to attend FA press conference re riots/match cancellation
  15. Not just about using footballers to "appeal for calm". Unlike most commenting on it, Rio has been talking about inner-city issues for years
  16. Did that sound sycophantic re Rio? Hope not. Yes he's a very wealthy footballer, but he has a great grasp on and passion for these issues
  17. At England hotel for FA press conf. Unlikely we'll hear from a player. Shame. @rioferdy5 better than most politicians re inner-city issues