Some Bank of England regulators wanted lenders to be forced to raise even more fresh capital than the £25 billion they were told to produce last week, minutes from the latest meeting of the financial policy committee indicate.
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Thursday 12 February 2009
Eduardo returned to action for the first time since breaking his leg last February and created the winning goal as Croatia won 2-1 in a friendly against Romania in Bucharest. The striker has yet to play for Arsenal's first team since his horrific injury –he broke his fibula and dislocated his ankle in a tackle by Birmingham's Martin Taylor – but came off the bench for the last half-hour and set up Portsmouth's Niko Kranjcar for the decisive goal.
Monday 08 December 2008
Arsenal have ruled midfielder Tomas Rosicky out of action until March "at the earliest".
Wednesday 17 September 2008
Birmingham City continued their fine start to the season with a determined victory over Championship rivals Bristol City at Ashton Gate.
Monday 07 April 2008
Short of pulling on a No 4 shirt and scoring the two goals himself, it could hardly have been a more satisfying Saturday afternoon for Steve Bruce.
Sunday 06 April 2008
Martin Taylor has known worse afternoons, notably Saturday 23 February, the last occasion on which he pulled on a Birmingham City shirt. The big central defender was back in first-team action yesterday, six weeks on from the mistimed challenge that left Arsenal's Eduardo da Silva with a dislocated ankle and compound fracture of the left leg. He did not enjoy the happiest of returns as Birmingham's safety bandwagon ran up against the buffers of a superior Wigan team managed by the man who spent six years building the bulk of the side that remains at St Andrew's, Steve Bruce.
Friday 29 February 2008
Thursday 28 February 2008
The Arsenal striker Eduardo da Silva was released from hospital yesterday, four days after undergoing surgery on the horrific injury he suffered last Saturday.
Monday 25 February 2008
His manager at Blackburn once told Martin Taylor that all he lacked was a bit of physical spite. At 6ft 4in, he had the build of a bully, but not the mind of one.
Monday 25 February 2008
The man whose giant frame and placid demeanour has earned him the nickname "Tiny" Taylor was still dividing opinion yesterday as the football world absorbed the shock of Eduardo's horrifying injuries at St Andrew's on Saturday.
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