Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Diving issue will never go away.

I doubt Eduardo will have realised what a hornets nest he would stir up when he went crashing to the Emirates turf against Celtic last month.

The angry reaction of the Scottish Football Association and UEFA’s subsequent two-match ban put ‘diving’ under the spotlight. Given the attention it now haS it was inevitable that the weekend’s football action would be put under the microscope, with everyone secretly hoping something else would happen to further fuel the debate. Queue Wayne Rooney and his fall, or was it a dive, for Man United’s penalty against, ironically, Arsenal.

But when is a dive a dive? Is it just professionalism? Should Rooney be banned?

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