The week in review: Sport

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The Independent Online
IN STARK contrast to the seedy goings-on in football and the yawnsome preamble to the Lewis- Bruno fight, golf's Ryder Cup proved that sport can be wholesome. The Americans retained the Cup 15-13 but the European team can look to two failed opportunities to win in the final day singles by Costantino Rocca and Barry Lane and the failure of their big guns - Ballesteros, Olazabal and Langer - to gain a point.

ITV's World in Action had more accusations of football corruption. This time Brian Clough was in the TV dock though he has since made an eloquent denial.

On the field, Rangers conceded a last-minute goal to Levski Sofia to go out of the European Cup but Manchester United had no such problems, coasting to a 2-1 win (5- 3 on aggregate) against Kispest- Honved. Arsenal and Aberdeen went through in the Cup-Winners' Cup though Cardiff did not. Aston Villa, Norwich and Celtic proceeded to the second round of the Uefa Cup. Dundee United and Hearts did not.

Richard Webster became the first Welsh rugby union international to go to rugby league for almost three years. The 26-year-old flanker has joined Salford.

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