Soccer: Corrected: European Golden Shoe leading rankings

Reuters, UK
May 24 2004

CORRECTED – European Golden Shoe leading rankings
Mon 24 May, 2004 16:24

In LONDON item headlined “Soccer-European Golden Shoe leading
rankings”, please read… 9= Ara Akopyan, Banants (Armenia)
…instead of… Ara Hakobyan …corrects spelling of surname.

A corrected repetition of follows.

LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) – Following are the leading rankings for the
Golden Shoe, awarded to the leading scorer in the European leagues,
after the completion of the major leagues at the weekend.

Thierry Henry is set to become the first Frenchman to win the Golden
Shoe, and the first player from the English premier league to win the
award since Kevin Phillips in 1999/2000.

The final list will not be issued until mid-June when all the
European domestic leagues have been completed. Player, Team Goals
Value Total 1. Thierry Henry, Arsenal (England) 30 2 60 2. Ailton,
Werder Bremen (Germany) 28 2 56 3. Djibril Cisse, AJ Auxerre (France)
26 2 52 4= Andriy Shevchenko, AC Milan (Italy) 24 2 48 4= Ronaldo,
Real Madrid (Spain) 24 2 48 6. Mateja Kezman, PSV Eindhoven
(Netherlands) 31 1.5 46.5 7= Roy Makaay, Bayern Munich (Germany) 23 2
46 7= Alberto Gilardino, Parma (Italy) 23 2 46 9= Ara Akopyan,
Banants (Armenia) 45 1 45 9= Henrik Larsson, Celtic (Scotland) 30 1.5

Note: A player’s league goals are multiplied depending on the “value”
of their league.

Only the leading five countries in the UEFA rankings are given a
multiple value of 2.