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blinkers

1. rigid pieces of leather fitted to a head harness at a point where they will obstruct the horse's lateral vision.
2. a more sophisticated piece of harness worn by expensive horses consisting of a canvas head-covering with holes for the ears to protrude and two apertures for the eyes. These have saucer-shaped flaps which prevent the horse from seeing sideways. Called also winkers.
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Many of the Parekhead fans didn't see Blinker as the man to fill the Italian's multi-coloured boots.
But we weren't helped by what I thought was inconsistent refereeing - although I think Blinker deserved to be ordered off.
Blinker said: "When I was young I used to enjoy watching him play on the TV as in Holland we could pick up pictures from the BBC.
Gould 6; Boyd 7, Mahe 5, McNamara 7, Reiper 7, Stubbs 6, Larsson 7, BURLEY 9, Donnelly 6, Wieghorst 5, Blinker 6.
Larsson was heavily involved again, selflessly turning a Tosh McKinlay cross back for the in-rushing Blinker to fire a 15-yard shot past Rousset into the back of the net.
I think the way the players have been shuffled around shows how good the spirit and confidence of the team is," says Blinker, who was used in midfield in the 1-0 win over Kilmarnock in midweek.
But Blinker continued to shine in the second half and danced around Alan McManus before sending a fierce left-foot shot just wide.
Blinker joined Celtic last August as part of the deal which took fans' favourite Paulo Di Canio to Sheffield Wednesday.
In the fourth minute Blinker put Pembridge through to get in a cross only for Booth to miss an opportunity from two yards.
Their ban on Blinker has the effect of punishing Wednesday, who on FIFA's own admission are a totally innocent party.
Banned soccer star Regi Blinker has given his bride-to-be the boot and cancelled their wedding.