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It added fuel to the fire but we can't go into the game thinking about Diarra.
Hapoel skipper Yossi Abuksis added fuel to the fire by insisting he's worried that the Ibrox crowd will influence the referee.
Ex-Hollyoaks star Jeremy Edwards later added fuel to the fire saying said Bez was ``loopy'' and ``stressed''.
And Gil added fuel to the fire by insisting: "Jimmy has told me repeatedly that he wants to come back.
She has added fuel to the fire by announcing to fans in a message that she will 'tell the story she never told'.
She later added fuel to the fire when she said she knew a "very lovely psychiatrist" who helps homosexuals "trying to turn away from what they are engaged in".
Central Bank Governor, Yasin Anwar's disclosure yesterday regarding the foreign exchange depletion by half added fuel to the fire and the dollar surpassed all past records reaching at Rs93.
Bruni's decision to skip the Cannes festival for "private and professional reasons" has further added fuel to the fire and many are awaiting an official announcement by Sarkozy and Bruni.
Nani then added fuel to the fire by stating his injury wasn't serious and that he would be back within a week.
Now this latest decision has added fuel to the fire.
At the height of the outing scandals of the early 1990s, actor Tom Selleck added fuel to the fire by suing the tabloid the Globe for libel after it reported an activist group's allegation that he was gay.
And Madrid boss Sanz added fuel to the fire, confirming: "We have reached total agreement with the player to sign for Real.
On December 22 the American ambassador, Jean Kennedy-Smith, a member of the now notorious Kennedy family in Massachusetts, added fuel to the fire by announcing that she, too, had decided to attend at the Anglican Cathedral and receive communion.
AMFA said United has not taken the negotiations seriously and has added fuel to the fire by moving to terminate the mechanics' pension plan and making itself eligible for up to 40 percent bonuses while mechanics and other employees receive only five percent under the company's new success-sharing plan.
Norman has added fuel to the fire, declaring that the fallen US superstar can't keep up with the Northern Irishman who has now got the number of Woods.