10 months agoMcGrath slams Man Utd players: I’ll go to grave knowing I gave my all

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say McGrath slams Man Utd players: I’ll go to grave knowing I gave my allby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United hero Paul McGrath says it’s time for the players to start playing for the fans.McGrath wrote for the Irish Independent: “Now the Manchester United players have to step up to the plate. And that’s from someone who knows what he is talking about.”You are reading here the words of a man who had a row with a Manchester United manager, someone he didn’t get on with.”But every time Alex Ferguson picked me to play in that famous red shirt, I went out and gave it my all. I will go to my grave certain of that.”And I played as hard as I could for three reasons.”Firstly, it was a matter of pure professional pride for me.”Secondly, because I wanted to show I was a half decent footballer.”And thirdly, and above all, because I was doing it for the supporters, those people who put their hands into their pockets for their hard-earned cash to watch the team and thus pay my wages.”That’s what I thought of when I was a Manchester United man, not that the manager wanted me out of the dressing-room.”There were Manchester United players who did not do those three things over the last few weeks and months.” last_img read more

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10 months agoBatshuayi reveals influence on Chelsea Pulisic deal

first_imgBatshuayi reveals influence on Chelsea Pulisic dealby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has hinted an influence on the deal for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic.Pulisic made a £58million switch to Chelsea on Wednesday, although he will return to Dortmund on loan for the remainder of the campaign.Batshuayi, who is currently on loan at Valencia, spent the second half of last season with Dortmund, where he formed a strong friendship with Pulisic.Batshuayi wrote on Instagram: ‘#AgentMichy. Happy for you bro @cmpulisic #specialtalent’.#AgentMichy@mbatshuayipic.twitter.com/2XpsW8ynAo— Jake Heasman (@jakeheasman) January 2, 2019 TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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6 days agoChelsea watching Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Chelsea watching Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyiby Paul Vegas6 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea are watching Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi.The Russia international, 26, only moved to Italy this summer from Genk.Sport Arena says his form has caught the eye of Chelsea scouts so far this season.Malinovskyi has thus far been able to play eight competition games for Atalanta.The 26-year-old’s contract with the Serie A club expires in the summer of 2024. last_img read more

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2 days agoZubizarreta: Arsenal attacker Pepe was in Marseille to sign

first_imgZubizarreta: Arsenal attacker Pepe was in Marseille to signby Paul Vegas2 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveOlympique Marseille chief Andoni Zubizarreta admits a past deal for Nicolas Pepe was close.Pepe eventually left Lille for Arsenal in a club record €80m deal this summer.But Zubizarreta revealed: “Nicolas Pépé was on our list, he came to Marseille and we almost agreed. “It could have been done, but it was finally Dimitri Payet who arrived because it was the right moment and we needed experienced players. “These are choices that are made at a specific time.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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Video: D’Angelo Russell Whiffed Horribly While Attempting To Drive A Golf Ball

first_imgD'Angelo Russell swings golf club and misses horribly.D’Angelo Russell GolfOhio State point guard D’Angelo Russell is a likely top-three pick in next month’s NBA Draft. The freshman floor general is incredibly gifted on the basketball court, but his golf game could definitely use some work.Maryland guard and NBA hopeful Dez Wells captured footage of Russell attempting to drive a golf ball this evening, and it was not pretty. Wells recorded two Russell tries; the first one was a whiff, and the second wasn’t much better.Don’t worry, D’Angelo, you’re young. There’s plenty of time to improve your skills on the links.last_img read more

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The Latest Retailers get hammered in premarket trading

first_imgNEW YORK — The Latest on retail sales (all times local):9:25 a.m.Unemployment hasn’t been so low in years, wages are rising, consumer confidence is high and gasoline is cheap, creating high expectations for department stores this holiday season.That’s not what investors got in numbers released Thursday.Department stores fell sharply before the opening bell Thursday, with bellwether Macy’s down nearly 19 per cent after posting worse-than-expected holiday sales.The Cincinnati company also cut its full-year earnings and sales forecasts. The chain reported that same-store sales rose about 1 per cent during November-December. Chairman and CEO Jeff Gennette said in a statement that holiday sales started out strong during Black Friday and Cyber Week, but softened in mid-December before picking up steam the week of Christmas.—The Associated Presslast_img read more

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Beirut summit highlights divisions turmoil in Lebanon

first_imgBEIRUT — An Arab economic summit in Lebanon has been marred by controversy days before delegates arrive for the gathering this weekend.Should regional outcast Syria be invited, as demanded by Lebanon’s powerful Hezbollah militia, an ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad? And should Libya get a seat at the table, despite the unresolved mystery surrounding the disappearance of a Lebanese cleric in Libya four decades ago?President Michel Aoun is hoping to use the platform to boost Lebanon’s sinking economic credentials. But Lebanon’s powerful parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, disagrees, saying a country paralyzed by its own divisions cannot successfully host a meeting of Arab nations.The turmoil is nothing new to Lebanon, a country fragmented along political fault lines.Zeina Karam And Bassem Mroue, The Associated Presslast_img read more

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Hospital Foundation raises 80000 on Bluey Day

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Fort St. John Hospital Foundation’s cancer care and treatment fund got an $80,000 boost over the weekend.Thirty five residents decided to “be brave and shave” at this year’s Bluey Day fundraiser, which took place last Saturday. The Foundation said that enough hair was collected from the shaves to make eight wigs.The Foundation’s events coordinator Colleen Fraser said that one of the highlights of this year’s Bluey Day was seeing councillor Larry Evans, as well as his son Neil and grandson Linden all shave their heads for the cause. Since 1998, Bluey Day has raised over $1.7 million for the Hospital Foundation.last_img read more

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9th Annual United Way of Northern BC Fire Truck Pull this Saturday

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The United Way of Northern British Columbia will be hosting its 9th Annual Fire Truck Pull this Saturday, September 14.The Fire Truck Pull is described as the ultimate tug-of-war challenge and a great team-building event.Teams of 10 will play tug-of-war with a 22,000 lb. fire truck to compete for awards and bragging rights. Awards will be given out to teams in the following categories:• Fastest time- Heavy Weight and Not so Heavy Weight• Most money raised• Most spirited/best-dressed teamRegistration is a minimum pledge of $250.00 per team, with all proceeds going to support the United Way of Northern B.C.A pledge form, money and acknowledgment of risk waiver must be submitted to the United Way by Friday, September 13.The 9th Annual Fire Truck Pull is taking place Saturday, September 14, at the Pomeroy Sport Centre parking lot.For team registration, and for more information, you can call Mahvish Parvez at 250-561-1040. Registration can also be completed online.last_img read more

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2 killed in separate road accidents

first_imgGhaziabad: A 42-year-old man was killed after an unidentified car hit scooter from behind on late Sunday night. Cops said that the deceased was on the way to his home in Modinagar area of Ghaziabad from Kavi Nagar when the incident took place.According to police, the deceased has been identified as Surinder Uppal, a native of Modinagar area. Gajendra Pal Singh, SHO of Modinagar police station said that the incident occurred at around 10 pm and a speeding car coming from Delhi hits Surinder scooty from behind and deceased fell on the road and died on the spot. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehicles”The body has been sent for the autopsy while the reports are awaited,” Singh said. Police did not receive any complaint from the family of deceased while they are performing necessary investigations. In another similar road mishap, a 60-years-old woman was killed by a truck driver, when she was going to her house after closing her vegetable shop. Cops said that the victim was identified as Ranjito, a resident of Loni. The lady also runs a vegetable shop in Loni area for the last 30 years. Also Read – More good air days in Delhi due to Centre’s steps: JavadekarSanjay Kumar Singh, Station House Officer of Loni police station said that the incident occurred around 8pm, when the lady was crushed by the wheel of the truck. The driver is absconding yet but police have seized the truck. “Police have lodged an FIR against the unknown person under the section of IPC of 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way) and 338 (Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others),” he added.last_img read more

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