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McLeish Slaps Ban On Golf Before A Match

McLeish Slaps Ban On Golf Before A Match

Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has slapped a ban on his players.... from playing golf 48 hours before a game.

McLeish wants his players to get their full quota of rest and not do anything that would over-exert themselves before an important game.

It`s bad news for the likes of Stephen Carr, Maik Taylor, Roger Johnson and Craig Gardner who like nothing more than a few holes when not at work.

But McLeish insists that this new law is obeyed.

He told the Daily Mirror: 'It is not a day off, it is about recovery.

'Golfing so close to a football match, it stands to reason it is going to take it out of your legs.

'If you are marching around a golf course then it is quite demanding to go and play a game of football 24 or 48 hours later.

'We have a 48-hour ruling, it is in the club rules.

'It is so intensive a league rest is important and days off are also not about going out and getting drunk and sleeping the hangover off.'



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Writer:Foxxy
Date:Friday October 15 2010
Time: 4:12PM

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No doubt they will find something else to do like sex or even outdoor sex, maybe go dogging.
JJ McDuff
15/10/2010 17:20:00
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