Football in Brief: Heskey in clear after tunnel fury
Tuesday 10 May 2011
The Aston Villa striker Emile Heskey will face no disciplinary action in relation to his behaviour during Saturday's Premier League match with Wigan. The former England forward barged into referee Mike Jones during the first half at Villa Park and was cautioned.
Heskey felt he was not being given sufficient protection and was still angry at half-time and had to be restrained in the tunnel. Jones could have issued another card had he felt Heskey's behaviour was unacceptable during the interval but he did not. It is anticipated that will be the end of the matter.
Doyle 'on track' to tackle Sunderland
Kevin Doyle has given Wolves a boost ahead of their remaining two Premier League games by revealing he is "on track" to make his comeback against Sunderland. The forward has been out of action for six weeks with a medial knee ligament injury but he told the club's official website he could return to the squad this Saturday.
Blatter pledges cash to fight corruption
Fifa has announced that it will donate £17.5m to Interpol to help fight match-fixing and illegal betting. Fifa president Sepp Blatter said the grant would help set up a dedicated anti-corruption unit in Singapore. "Match-fixing shakes the foundations of sport," he said.
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