SPORTWORD

Rossendale Free Press - - Puzzles -

A test of knowl­edge for the sport­ing en­thu­si­ast

ACROSS

1. Ri­cardo ........, for­mer Por­tu­gal and Chelsea de­fender (8) 7. Em­manuel ....., for­mer Ivory Coast and Arse­nal player (5) 8 & 17 Across Mi­lan-born for­mer man­ager of Crewe Alexan­dra (5,5) 9. Den­nis ......, 1985 world

snooker cham­pion (6) 10. The mid­dle com­po­nent of

a triple jump (4) 12. Ra­mon ...., for­mer Switzer­land de­fender who played in the Premier League for Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur from 1997-01 (4) 14. Lyon right-back for­merly

with Man United (6) 17. See 8 Across 18. One of three weapons

used in fenc­ing (5) 19. Nick­las ........, Den­mark and Not­ting­ham For­est striker born in 1988 (8)

DOWN

1. Charles ....., 1971 US Masters golf cham­pion (5) ...... Sta­dium, name of Bolton Wan­der­ers home ground from 1997-2014 (6) .... Cad­dick, for­mer Eng­land and Som­er­set crick­eter (4) 4. Ge­off ....., 1966 World Cup

Fi­nal hat-trick hero (5) 5. Span­ish team that qual­i­fied from the 2000 In­ter­toto Cup to the UEFA Cup (5,4) 6. For­mer Stade Français and Eng­land lock born in 1979 (3,6) 11. John ......, F1 driver who won the 1981 Bri­tish GP (6) 13. WG ....., Eng­land cricket cap­tain whose nick­names in­cluded ‘The Doc­tor’ (5) 15. Claret and ....., team colours of Brad­ford City and Mother­well (5) 16. Brian ...., Black­burn boss 1998-99 who was a mem­ber of the Manch­ester United 1968 Euro­pean Cup-win­ning team (4)

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