What the papers say: Arsenal prepare Eduardo appeal as UEFA makes a rod for its own back

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The Sun Manu: Bring it on, brother
EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR says it will be like a family at war when he lines up against Arsenal in 10 days' time. 


The Daily MailNow ban the lot! Time to root out all divers as UEFA punish Eduardo
Eduardo, the Arsenal striker, has been banned for two matches for deceiving a referee. Sportsmail congratulates UEFA for taking a lead in the fight against diving, but now we demand more action. It must not stop with one isolated incident.


ARSENAL were last night locked in a furious stand-off with UEFA as they attacked the decision to hand striker Eduardo a two-match ban for his dive against Celtic as “perfunctory” and “arbitrary”.

ARSENAL are set to appeal against UEFA’s decision to hand Eduardo a two-match ban for diving.

The Times - Arsenal to appeal Eduardo’s two-match ban
Arsenal are preparing an appeal against the two-match Champions League ban for diving handed to Eduardo da Silva by Uefa yesterday — after a disciplinary hearing that lasted under an hour.

The Independent - Arsenal fury at Eduardo suspension
Arsenal are furious that Uefa's disciplinary commission took just 50 minutes yesterday to find Eduardo da Silva guilty of "deceiving the referee" despite the club having submitted a 19-page dossier and supporting video evidence for them to examine.

The Daily Telegraph - Arsenal set to appeal Eduardo's two-match ban by Uefa for dive against Celtic
Arsenal are almost certain to appeal against Eduardo’s two-match Champions League ban after they accused Uefa of following a “perfunctory and apparently arbitrary” process in suspending their player.

The GuardianArsenal consider appeal against Eduardo's ban for diving
Arsenal's fury at the two-game Champions League suspension handed down to Eduardo da Silva for diving has been deepened by confirmation from Uefa sources that any player who commits the same offence and is seen by the referee will escape with no greater punishment than a booking.

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