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'The way he's playing at the moment, it's difficult to see anyone coming close to him.
Liam Daish's Blue Square Premier outfit started well and came close early on with Michael Gash and Jamie Hand both coming close.
DON'T even think of coming close to me next Monday.
Nuneaton had the best chances with Andy Parker and Jason Fairchild both coming close to giving Nuns the opener but it was Rugby who raced into a three-goal interval lead.
Wick tested their hosts early, with Philip Green coming close with a 25- yard shot in 32 minutes before keeper Don MacMillan made a brilliant save from Huntly's Richard Craig soon after.
For a moment I thought it was some sort of reunion, but as their various owners paid and moved off in different directions, I realised that we must surely be coming close to market saturation.
Yesterday, flames 60 feet high raced towards Sydney, blackening bushland and coming close to suburbs within a mile of the city's central area.
East Stirling started well and dominated the first 20 minutes with Brown Ferguson coming close.
As elsewhere, technology shares came in for an early battering with Eircom performing particularly badly by coming close to its 12-month low.
Both sides had chances to win the game with Cheltenham coming close through a 30-yard piledriver from veteran Alan Wright and a Steven Gillespie effort which came back off a post with Budtz beaten.
Accies came into it after the break, with tricky winger Jose Quitongo coming close with a drive which flew just past, but Jags spurned a great chance on 70 minutes to extend their lead.
BARNSLEY defender Scott Jones was last night rewarded with a new three-and-a-half-year contract - just 12 months after coming close to turning his back on the Tykes.