Sunday Express - Sun 16 Dec 2001 - Page 101
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Leeds star may take FA to court
GET SMART: Lee Bowyer's behaviour on the pitch will have to be exemplary if he is to realise his World Cup dream Picture: STEPHEN HIRD From Back Page Elland Road club had taken the same stance, then neither player would have been available for selection at any level.
court, now he must prove he's worthy of an England place STORY: JIM HOLDEN LUCAS RADEBE ON THE LESSONS TO BE LEARNED l Pages 8-9 101
PORTSMEN always talk of the perilously fine line that exists between glory and ruin, but never has that been more true than in the case of LeeS Bowyer. Acquittal, in the starkest of contrasts, would allow him the chance to become a World Cup star and a national hero. His emotions can hardly be imagined, and as the jury said not guilty on both counts, Bowyer's response was to puff air into his cheeks and blow a small sigh of relief. Will he emerge as a more mature sportsmen.