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It smacked of a desperate attempt to put out the fire but it's only added fuel to the flames
Yet regardless of the integrity of the injury, his absence only added fuel to the flames of speculation over his future after a week in the headlines over interest from overseas.
Baggio's departure to Juventus in 1990 added fuel to the flames. For years, Baggio had been a fan favorite in Florence and a large section of ultras took to the streets to voice their anger when it appeared certain that their idol was being sent to Juventus.
Mercedes team chief Ross Brawn added fuel to the flames as he confirmed Hamilton was the perfect calibre to follow in the footsteps of the German superstar.
German coach Oliver Bierhoff added fuel to the flames by calling the Argentines aggressive and provocative on the pitch.
BRITISH Gas parent Centrica added fuel to the flames over record price rises yesterday after announcing a pounds 144.6m dividend payout for its shareholders.
BRITISH Gas parent Centrica added fuel to the flames over record price hikes yesterday after announcing a pounds 144.6m dividend payout for its shareholders.