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Saudis apologise over ‘disgraceful’ snub of minute’s silence

SYDNEY: Saudi Arabia football chiefs apologised Friday after the national team was accused of "a disgraceful lack of respect" for failing to observe a minute's silence in Australia in honour of victims of the London terror attack. When the stadium announcer in Adelaide called for silence before their World Cup qualifier against the Socceroos on Thursday evening, the Australian team lined up at the centre circle with arms on their team-mates' shoulders. But most of the Saudis milled around and spread out to various…