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  • Iran's protest over Iraqi player rejected
    Iran's protest over Iraqi player rejected

    Iran's protest that Iraq fielded an ineligible player in their stormy Asian Cup quarter-final was shot down following lengthy deliberation by tournament organisers on Sunday. Iran lodged a formal complaint, claiming that midfielder Alaa Abdulzehra failed a drugs test while playing for an Iranian club last year, but it was rejected by the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) disciplinary committee. "Iraq tomorrow can play ... tomorrow morning we fly (home)," he added. An AFC statement released later said that the protest was "unfounded", without giving further details.

  • FA Cup holders Arsenal emboldened by Man City win
    FA Cup holders Arsenal emboldened by Man City win

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his side have been strengthened by their victory over Manchester City last weekend, as they continue their FA Cup defence at Brighton and Hove Albion. Wenger believes that landmark success -- Arsenal's first away win against either City, Manchester United or Chelsea since October 2011 -- will allow his side to become better as the season progresses.

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