Nixon Behind 8 Ball

Author: 
Marc Purcell
Date Published: 
1998-11-25
Source: 
TTFOL

Jerren Nixon and FC Zurich find themselves behind the 8 ball in there return leg with AS Roma in two weeks. Zurich lost 1-0 on a controversial injury time penalty by Francesco Totti. Totti, who earlier this week admitted that he dived to earn a penalty in Seria A competition, converted from the spot. A bad call from the referee denied Zurich a chance to come away with a draw. The return leg is scheduled for December 8th at home.

Jerren Nixon and Zurich return to domestic action on Saturday when they play FC Lugano.

Trini duo in Hibernian win.

Russell Latapy and Tony Rougier powered Hibernian to a 4-1 win over St. Mirren on Tuesday. The encounter was a make up game that failed to take place last week due to a chemical spill on the highway. With the win Hibernian moves into top spot alongside Ayr United in the Scottish first division.

Hibernian is helping the Russell Latapy foundation raise funds for under privilege children in Trinidad. Read all about it. Latapy and Rougier are back in action this weekend when they take on Airdrie.

In the shooting range...

Here is something for all of you to ponder this weekend. Is Shaka Hislop going to play for Trinidad and Tobago? A few weeks ago the Globe and Mail here in Canada reported that Hislop was pondering whether to play for Trinidad or Canada. Two weeks ago while national head coach Bertile St. Clair was in England Hislop handed him his upcoming schedule to arrange games. Finally, ESPN has stated outright that he is or will be playing for Trinidad.

In the starting lineup...

Dwight Yorke and Manchester United play Leeds United on Saturday. Shaka Hislop and West Ham take on Tottenham Hotspurs.