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talisman

A token, charm or amulet that is believed by the wearer to have special power to ward off evil or avert danger.
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Felipe Contepomi also kicked a penalty before the talismanic centre retired with a knee injury.
London, July 4( ANI ): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said the club needs to keep hold of their talismanic captain Robin Van Persie at any cost, and the Frenchman also urged the club to break the bank to ensure the Dutch striker stays with them.
The talismanic midfielder was handed a start by Stuart Pearce, just 72 ?
The Blues' talismanic Wales and British Lions centre Roberts is set for his first appearance of the season after undergoing wrist surgery following the summer Test series in New Zealand - if the game survives the big freeze.
THE Blues have confirmed talismanic No 8 Xavier Rush will be remaining with the region next season.
But first they must dismiss a visiting team who have acquitted themselves well in the last couple of matches despite losing talismanic former Bees scrum-half Paul Knight to a serious knee injury.
He had an inspiring effect on all those that he met, a talismanic figure whose mere presence instilled confidence.
CAIRO: Ahly are set welcome back talismanic playmaker Mohamed Abou-Trika in this weekend's league game against Police Union.
South Africa, who inflicted a crunching 10-wicket defeat at Headingley were 38 for one after talismanic all-rounder Andrew Flintoff prised out Graeme Smith.
But asked whether the talismanic Flintoff would have been picked had he been fit, though, coach Peter Moores confirmed he would have been included.
Arsenal's first European tie since the departure of talismanic striker Thierry Henry will be a tough one too, against Czech side Sparta Prague.
is considerably stronger and remarkably confident, possessing talent all over the field -- especially up the spine, from goalkeeper Kasey Keller through captain Claudio Reyna and talismanic attacker Landon Donovan to inspirational striker Brian McBride -- and character imbued by its on-his-way-to- legendary coach Bruce Arena.