Daniel Collins looks at the whole issue of theatrics and diving in light of the latest high profile Premier League incident.
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Neil O’Hara shares his thoughts on the growing influence of diving in the modern game.
There’s nothing in this world I hate to see more than a player diving. As has been said many times before me, it brings the game into disrepute; it’s ill mannered and is just plain cheating. Players do it in all forms, and whilst there is a supposed clamp down on simulation, it’s becoming more [...]
Last night there was a signigficant incident at Letzigrund in Zurich. Alexandre Alphonse won a penalty for his side after English referee Martin Atkinson believed he saw a foul by Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas. However, on further inspection and after numerous replays from different angles, there appears to be another case of deception on UEFA’s [...]
John Terry believes England players are too honest to dive, sometimes to their own disadvantage. In the build-up to next Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier the England captain said it was clear that the Croatia striker Eduardo da Silva dived to earn a penalty for Arsenal against Celtic and that diving to win penalties is not [...]