Sunday, 13 June 2010

north korea's cunning plan fails

"The squad lists that the teams had provided to Fifa by 1 June 2010 are final and can no longer be changed. On the final lists must be no more than 23 players, three of whom shall be goalkeepers. The three players listed as goalkeepers can only play as goalkeepers during the World Cup and cannot play outfield. This will be communicated to the teams in the team arrival meetings and will be enforced on match days" - Fifa tells North Korea that their cunning plan to boost firepower by naming striker Kim Myong-won as a third keeper won't wash. Then again, the Fiver's pretty sure that North Korea doesn't like being told what to do ...
- Guardian Fiver email, Thursday 3 June