SPORTWORD

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Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

ACROSS

1 . ........ Al­bion, Scot­tish League Two side nick­named The Bi­nos whose home ground is the Forth­bank Sta­dium (8) 7 and 18 Across. Fault­less per­for­mance in show jump­ing (5,5) 8. Lionel ..... , 2015 FIFA Bal­lon d’or win­ner (5) 9. Richard ...... , New Zealand crick­eter who was the first to 400 Test wick­ets (6) 10. Da­mon .... , 1996 F1 world cham­pion (4) 12. Joe .... , played in mid­field for Eng­land, West Ham and Chelsea F.C., 1998-2010 (4) 14. Saïd ...... , 1984 Olympic men’s 5,000m gold medal­list (6) 17. Num­ber of times Spurs have won the FA Cup (5) 18. See 7 Across. 19. Steve ........ , Eng­land Test crick­eter who took 6-61 against West Indies at Port of Spain in 2004 (8)

DOWN

1. Jon ..... , for­mer Eng­land U-21 striker at Notts County since 2015 (5) 2. Coun­try that fin­ished bot­tom of Group 2 in their only foot­ball World Cup ap­pear­ance in 1970 (6) 3. Richard .... , 2001 World Cham­pi­onships 5,000m gold medal­list (4) 4. Samir ..... , West Ham mid­fielder signed from An­talyas­por in 2018 (5) 5. Team sport gov­erned by the IIHF (3,6) 6. Ball game as­so­ci­ated with Pankaj Ad­vani and Chris Shutt (9) 11. Cal­lum ...... , Ross County de­fender (6) 13 . ..... War­saw, 1969/70 Euro­pean Cup semi­fi­nal­ists (5) 15 . ..... Evans, Wales rugby union player who made his Test de­but against France in 1987 (5) 16. Jaap .... , Reading FC man­ager un­til March 2018 (4)

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