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(formerly) an attendant hired to carry a torch for pedestrians in dark streets

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Midfielder put in a shift of controlled aggression, snapping around the heels of Lyon linkmen as they failed to penetrate.
There were also spots for promising Wales Under-21 star Morgan, in a three-man defence, and linkmen Alex Smith and Dean Bennett.
An additional pounds 5m package might secure superb teenager Reo-Coker, defender Tapp, destroyer Gier plus linkmen Francis, and 20-year-old Morgan.
Ironically, though, the spine of the City team to face Notts County hasn't cost a penny in transfer fees - with defender Scott Young, linkmen Willie Boland and Bonner, and 29-goal hotshot Robert Earnshaw the prime examples.
United, despite a good first half from Ryan Giggs, found their main linkmen, Juan Sebastian Veron and Paul Scholes, closely shadowed by Steven Gerrard and Dietmar Hamann, who gave Liverpool the tightness they've lacked in more recent times.
Rival scrum-halves Kyran Bracken and Joost van der Westhuizen, both back to full fitness following serious injury problems, are key operators as linkmen in the quest for that wide 15-man approach.
Acting on details divulged by them, police arrested two other linkmen, the police said.