Soccer-Swedish match rescheduled for singing midfielder (Reuters)

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STOCKHOLM, Sept 28 (Reuters) – A decision to shift a Swedish second-tier soccer match to allow a player to take part in a televised talent contest has struck a sour note with a rival club and soccer pundits. GIF Sundsvall’s 24-year-old midfielder Kevin Walker has taken TV4’s ‘Idol’ talent show by storm and, luckily for him, the television company that broadcasts the programme also owns the rights to show matches from Sweden’s Superettan. “I’m living a Bruce Wayne life at the moment,” Walker told news agency TT referring to the Batman character. …

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