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nod

the nod Boxing informal the award of a contest to a competitor on the basis of points scored
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And two Brazil stars make up his five-man side, with former AC Milan goalkeeper Dida and ex-defender Roberto Carlos getting the nod.
GETTING THE NOD: Everton's Steven Pienaar celebrates his goal
It shows the players as they move closer to getting the nod from Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio and Orient boss Russell Slade.
First job for the committee was to elect a chairman, with FUW Carmarthenshire vice chairman Catherine Nakielny getting the nod.