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The fact Italian hitman di Canio's goal was the one moment of true quality in the game and Frenchman Frederic Kanoute was man of the match will have been slightly disappointing for onlooking England boss Sven Goran Eriksson.
NOT LIKE THIS: Diver Nick Robinson Baker entertains the onlooking swimmers INSPIRING A GENERATION: Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson shows off his prized medal to Cameron Jacobie, 10, at Liverpool Aquatics Centre Pictures: COLIN LANE
Only for Sanchez to let it be known in a stage whisper, in front of onlooking fans, that the reporters he had just spoken to needn't bother phoning him during that break.
The trio, all aged 23 or under, were presented with their medals after a sixth consecutive gold medal in the three-woman, three-kilometre event before a spontaneous rendition of Hey Jude led by the onlooking Paul McCartney.
A group of onlooking men stepped in and a second fight broke out as they tried to restrain the attacker.
It was attacking midfielder Fordyce's second strike in six games for the club following his recent release by Portsmouth and subsequent arrival in east Belfast - much to the delight of the onlooking McDonald.
The trio were presented with their medals before a spontan-eous rendition of Hey Jude led by an onlooking Sir Paul Mc-Cartney.
At half time in Portlaoise yesterday, the Rebels were six points clear (0-11 to 0-5) and full value for that advantage, having produced a half hour of attacking football that must surely have pleased onlooking senior manager Billy Morgan.
Quite what the onlooking Sir Alex Ferguson made of it all, goodness knows, as the Swansea-scouting Fergie went from frantically scribbling notes to sharing a laugh and a joke with his assistants.
AS Murray practiced ahead of his match yesterday, he received some light-hearted abuse from a group of onlooking Australians.
Meanwhile McAuley, whose display at both right-back and centre-half may have caught the eye of onlooking Sunderland coach Ian Evans, hopes to clarify his club career in the coming months.
Incredibly though, there was no penalty awarded with the onlooking linesman ignoring King's disbelief.