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TWITT: Gary Deegan fell foul of Twitter and was fined by the club.
Summary: Blackpool manager Ian Holloway will have to wait to pit his wits against Manchester United after their clash fell foul to a frozen pitch.
The 40-year-old headed home in the Bees' 1-0 League Two win over Bournemouth, but fell foul of referee Clive Penton.
Flint has an unassailable lead and the only way he could lose would be if he fell foul of the stewards, in which case he would lose points.
Clarke had been left kicking his heels as Rotherham's previous three matches all fell foul of the weather.
Fulham tried to buy the Gabon international during the January transfer window but fell foul of FIFA rules, which prevent a player representing more than two clubs in one season.
Just five months after winning the Commonwealth 400 metres gold medal, Ohuruogu fell foul of the anti-doping regulations and received a 12 month ban.
Bungling burglars almost fell foul of the law when they crashed their stolen cars into each other.
But the plan fell foul of UK Customs officials, who said Mr Berriman was in breach of tax laws.
Fortunately, Jencks is fully engaged now on further landscape projects: the one for Libeskind's Imperial War Museum in Salford was noteworthy but fell foul of budgetary slicing.