Mimes for the thirties

first_imgThe Barca has up eight thirty what is going to they’ve particular cares on this come againso particular person to coaching, way more after the very early damage of Samuel Umtiti. Of the eight footballers who’ve crossed the threshold of 30 years, six have suffered accidents this season. Probably the most severe, these of Suarez (soleus and meniscus of the proper knee, operation included in January); Dawn (three muscle accidents, two on the left leg and one on the proper); Messi (damage and relapse in the soleus of the proper leg); and Internet (Scaphoid fracture of the left hand and damage to the left ankle). Rakitic you may have had Achilles tendon issues and Pique, on the left calf and ankle of the identical leg). Single Vidal and Busquets have survived with slight issues. The Chilean suffered a blow on the left leg earlier than the recreation in opposition to Levante; and Busquets had dizziness the Slavia day in Prague and fever earlier than the December Traditional in opposition to Madrid, through which he was not in eleven.Setien feels optimistic as a result of it considers a bonus that the first coachings be particular person. That can enable every of the veterans to do a selected job and that the readaptation is simpler for when the time comes to coach in a gaggle. It’s straightforward to see in the preseason how the youthful gamers (now it might be the case of Ansu, but in addition of Semedo, Junior, De Jong) take the approach lengthy earlier than than veterans. The distinction is clear and typically that distinction in the set-up it could possibly trigger bodily issues. That’s why that is first part of coaching at Barça could have loads to do with the work that’s often carried out by bodily trainers when the season progresses, through which every participant calls for a selected preparation that, on this case, might be carried from the first days. The Alba’s case is a type of extra worriesAs a result of if the competitors resumes you might be subjected to matches each three days. The biceps femoris overload is a menace for your breaks. Junior might have a particular position if the season ends finishing to finish the aspect. Suarez has already declaredFor his half, he must show himself in turns and in touch with colleagues, however apparently his Restoration has been good. Messi too a labored intensively throughout confinement. He is aware of that, at the age of 33, he wants to guard himself loads. The soleus has began to assault him this yr; and he has recognized methods to bear his outdated discomfort in the abductor. In fact, he will probably be one among the gamers in focus consideration. He has appeared very high quality on the return, exemplary as at all times.Piqué, Busquets or Vidal have been proven to have privileged physicist. The primary two have a decrease physique that has prevented many muscle accidents. The Chilean, immediately, he’s a “savage” as outlined by Eder Sarabia. The one who has toned down this yr has been Rakitic, after some spectacular seasons. The Croatian had a nice element with the membership in November, when regardless of not having an excessive amount of Valverde I stop voluntarily play with croatia to recuperate from discomfort in the Achilles tendon. That allowed him to begin enjoying, and effectively, though then he stopped once more somewhat.To this present day, and regardless of key additions to the spine of Barça as Ter Stegen, Lenglet, De Jong or Griezmann, the thirties nonetheless carry the singing voice Barça and their care and efficiency will depend upon the way forward for Barça in the League and Champions if the season resumes.last_img read more

Exclusive – Europa League exit boosts Tottenham and Liverpool’s top four chances, claims former Spurs boss

first_imgHarry Redknapp insists Tottenham and Liverpool’s Europa League exits are a blessing in disguise – as it means the clubs can concentrate on a top four spot.Spurs were beaten 3-1 by Fiorentina over two legs in their last 32 clash with the Serie A side, while the Reds were knocked out on penalties to Turkish side Besiktas.Mauricio Pochettino’s side are currently seventh in the Premier League table, three points behind fourth placed Manchester United, while Brendan Rodgers’ steads are sixth.And former White Hart Lane chief Redknapp claims Tottenham, along with Liverpool, will be better off after being dumped out of Europe’s secondary competition.“The race for a top four place is wide open,” he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show. “Liverpool have been done a favour going out of the Europa League. Tottenham are the same.“They only have the league to concentrate on. In terms of getting into the top four it will give them a better opportunity being out of the Europa League.”last_img read more


first_imgGaeil Fhánada GAA News:No jackpot winner. Lotto Results numbers drawn 07, 09, 10, 14, 16. Bonus 06. €100 winner Susan Peoples Keerykeel, €50 winner Conor McConigley c/o Noreen , Doaghbeg. Jackpot €4,450 next week.Gaeil Fhánada A.G.M.: Election of OfficersHon President: Cathal Mac A’tSaoirChairperson: Brendan McATeerVice Chair: Martin McAteer Secretary: Fiona ShielsAssistant Sec: Rachel McAteerJoint treasurers: Mark Dorrian and Máire McAteerPRO and Registrar: Margaretta McConigleyAssistant PRO: Áine Friel Health & Wellbeing Officer: Sinéad CallaghanCultural Officer: Michéal O FrílAssistant Cultural Officer: Máire Ní CheallacháinScór Officer: Declan Dorrian General Committee: Bridie Doherty, John McConigley, Eamon Friel, John Blaney, Lisa McConigley, Bernard McGettigan & Hughie Shiels.Membership:Adult; €40Student (over 18) €25Juvenile (under 18) €15Membership should be paid by March 1st. All players in training should pay immediately.Senior Ladies FootballGaeil Fhánada are seeking those interested in applying for the position of Senior Ladies manager to show their interest in writing to secretary.fanadgaels.donegal@gaa.ieScórMembers interested in taking part in Scór Sinsir should contact Declan Dorrian on 086 2070468. He would be delighted to hear from anyone interest in the question time, instrumental group, solo singing, ballad group or recitation. All members over 17 are eligible to take part. The competition takes place on January 30th and 31st.Gaeil Fhánada Presentation Dinner/ Supper NightFebruary 21st is provisionally set for our Senior Presentation Night. Keep this date free in your diary to share the great work/play of all our adult members and celebrate another good year in Gaeil Fhánada.Donegal Year BooksA limited number of Donegal Year books are on sale in Shiels’ Shop, Fanavolty priced €10. A lovely gift for GAA supporters. Lots of news and pics from the year that was. You could be lucky enough to have been pictured at one of many GAA events. A lovely annual to treasure for adults and children alike.Support Your ClubCheck out www.opelkitforclubs.com to earn points for Club gear. If you purchase a car from them you earn 200 points for your Club, if you get a service done to your car or even just have a test drive, you earn 10 points. Come on support your Club.GAA NEWS: GAEIL FHÁNADA SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR LADIES SENIOR MANAGER was last modified: January 13th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:fanad gaelsGAANoticesSportlast_img read more


first_imgA Letterkenny couple are to make a courageous journey to Hungary to help give their little girl a better quality of life.Ray McFeely and partner Bronagh Colhoun will travel to the famous Peto Institute in Budapest later this summer with their little daughter Sarah.Sarah, 3, was born with a rare form of Cerebral Palsy called Dyskinetic. Her condition means that, although she looks like every other mischievous three year old, she cannot do many of the basic things in life.She is dependent on her mum and dad for many of the simple thing such as eating and getting dressed.However Ray and Bronagh, from Carraig Craobh in Creivesmith, are hopeful the month long visit to the Peto Institute will give Sarah a better shot at life.Ray told Donegaldaily.com “They have a different way of looking at things. We known the therapy will be intense but we have to do it to give Sarah all the help we can. “She’s a great little girl and she has smiled through all her darkest days and she has had many of them.“We are so proud of her and we just want to help her have as normal a life as possible,” he said.Although Sarah cannot speak, proud Ray says she has a great Donegal accent and just loves to eat ice cream.The cost of the month long treatment course, known as Conductive Education, at the Peto Institute will cost a total of €6,000.Ray, Bronagh along with their families and friends are now fundraising to gather the money to hopefully travel to Hungary in June or July. “All the treatment will help Sarah is some way. If she could eventually walk on her own then our lives would be fulfilled.“She may never walk like other children but we wouldn’t care about that. We just want to give her every shot at life,” added dad Ray.Anybody who wishes to donate to the couple’s fundraising appeal can log onto www.sarahssmile.com and find the donate section.And take it from us – Sarah really does have a terrific smile. DONEGAL COUPLE PLAN JOURNEY OF HOPE TO GIVE THEIR DAUGHTER A NEW LIFE was last modified: January 19th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Bronagh ColhounMcFeelyPeto InstituteRaySarah McFeelylast_img read more

More violence flares in Iraq

first_img “We ask the terrorists and the so-called mujahedeen: The people who were killed, what did they do?” cried Iraqi army Capt. Ahmed Jassim. Two American soldiers were killed Saturday when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in southern Baghdad, the U.S. command said. The third soldier died in a roadside bombing earlier Saturday near Beiji, 155 miles north of the capital, the military said. Four soldiers were wounded in the Beiji blast. Their deaths raised to at least eight the number of U.S. service members killed in Iraq since Thursday. At least 2,015 U.S. troops have died since the Iraq war started in March 2003, according to a count by The Associated Press. In his weekly radio address Saturday, President Bush said the war in Iraq has required “great sacrifice,” but that progress is being made and the United States must remain steadfast. “The best way to honor the sacrifice of our fallen troops is to complete the mission and win the War on Terror,” the president said. “We will train Iraqi security forces and help a newly elected government meet the needs of the Iraqi people. In doing so, we will lay the foundation of peace for our children and grandchildren.” Public support for Bush’s handling of Iraq is at its lowest point, 37 percent, roughly where it has been since early August, according to AP-Ipsos polling. Elsewhere, U.S. Marines clashed with insurgents Saturday in a cluster of volatile towns and villages along the Euphrates River valley near the Syrian border. Ten militants were killed, the military said. The U.S. Central Command also reported that Air Force jets struck a building in the same area Friday after intelligence indicated a Saudi member of al-Qaida in Iraq, known only as Abu Mahmud, was meeting with his lieutenants. The statement did not say whether Abu Mahmud was killed. However, Iraqi residents said some civilians died in the attack. Associated Press Television News video from the scene showed the bodies of at least four people, including a woman. Residents used a bulldozer to clear the wreckage of several destroyed brick homes. As of Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at least 2,015 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,567 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers. The figures include five military civilians. The AP count is 11 higher than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated at 10 a.m. EDT Friday. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! BAGHDAD, Iraq – A bomb hidden in a truck loaded with dates exploded Saturday evening in the center of a Shiite farming village northeast of Baghdad, killing 26 people and injuring at least 34. Three American soldiers died in separate bombings in Baghdad and northern Iraq. In the west of the country, U.S. Marines said they killed 10 extremists Saturday in villages near the Syrian border, where Air Force jets blasted a suspected militant safe house the day before. U.S. officials said an al-Qaida official from Saudi Arabia may have been killed in the airstrike. The surge in violence occurred as Iraqi political blocs unveiled their lists of candidates for Dec. 15 parliamentary elections, which the United States and its coalition partners hope will help restore enough stability that they can begin sending home their forces next year. The bomb in the Shiite village of Huweder, about 45 miles northeast of Baghdad, exploded as villagers were heading to the mosque for prayers or outdoors in the cool evening breeze to break the daylong fast they observe during the holy month of Ramadan. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week “It felt as if the earth was shaking underneath our feet,” said Hussein Mouwaffaq, whose brother Qahtan was killed in the blast. “The street was strewn with dates. Many people were killed and injured.” Police Lt. Ahmed Abdul Wahab, who gave the casualty figure, said the number of deaths could increase because several survivors were critically wounded. The village is in a religiously mixed area plagued by suicide attacks, roadside bombs and armed assaults on police checkpoints. Shiite civilians are frequent targets of Sunni extremists including Iraq’s most feared terror group, al-Qaida in Iraq, which considers members of the majority religious community to be heretics and American collaborators. Iraq’s security services are staffed mainly by Shiites and Kurds. At the hospital in nearby Baqouba, seriously wounded victims lay on stretchers on a blood-smeared floor as doctors and nurses in bloodstained white coats scurried about, trying to cope. Distraught relatives held intravenous bottles beside their loved ones’ beds. On one bed a child lay motionless with a bandage covering his knee, as a man sobbed next to him. A badly burned man writhed in agony on a stretcher as blood ran down his burned skin. last_img read more


first_imgMOVILLE’S Ladies added another trophy to their burgeoning cabinet at the weekend after winning the 13-a-side league.The closely fought final with St Eunan’s was a great spectacle for all turned up on Sunday.And in the end the winning margin was a single goal, Moville winning 3-09 to 2-09.  LADIES FOOTBALL: MOVILLE CROWNED 13-A-SIDE LEAGUE CHAMPIONS was last modified: January 5th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:13-a-side leaguefinalmovilleSt Eunanslast_img read more

Raiders face Packers without tackle Trent Brown

first_imgThe Raiders face the NFC North leading Green Bay Packers Sunday without right tackle Trent Brown.Brown, the NFL’s highest paid offensive lineman, went into Sunday listed as “doubtful” to play and was among the players listed as inactive by the Raiders 90 minutes before kickoff.It was apparent during warmups Brown wasn’t playing as he was reportedly wearing a team jacket and giving pointers to David Sharpe, the third-year tackle out of Florida who will presumably take his place.Brown played …last_img

BY THE YOUTH FOR THE YOUTH – GenZ speaks out on pertinent issues they face

first_imgJohannesburg, Monday, 25 June 2018 – As Youth Month comes to an end young people commemorate the class of ‘76 in an exclusively structured dialogue on pertinent issues that they face on a daily in their communities.Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa, in partnership with Brand South Africa and the City of Johannesburg, will be hosting a uniquely youth panel discussion by the youth for the youth on Friday, 29 June 2018 at Brand South Africa, 103 Central Street Houghton, from 9am to 13pm.The aim of this engagement is to foster dialogue with young people, on the role they play in paving the future of South Africa. The panelists, all youth, will be discussing their thoughts on freedom and responsibility, being an active citizen and leaving your legacy. The selected youth come from various organisations throughout Johannesburg and represent the voice of the next generation.When asked why the event was aimed at this unique age group, Laura Parker, Director of Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa, said “It’s important for us in this sector to showcase the voice of our beneficiaries.  Boys & Girls Clubs provide access to education, mentorship, and to opportunities for youth daily, but today, we are providing a platform for our young people’s ideas and voices to be heard.”Brand South Africa’s involvement affords the organisation an opportunity to take a moment to interact and provide relevant feedback on research insights that is guided by citizens young and old on their role in Nation building and reputation management of the country.“Young people are of great importance to the future of this country and it is imperative that we hear how young people interpret their role in building a better South Africa and the legacy they would like to build. It is very timely that we have these dialogues during the centenary of Madiba – a man who left us all with a positive legacy: to improve the world”, said Brand South Africa’s Stakeholder Manager for Government Ms Toni Gumede. Notes to the Editor_______________________________________________________________________     About Boys & Girls Club of South Africa BGCSA is a registered non-profit organization provides facility based programs and activities for school aged and school going youth.  Kids come to our Clubs during non-school hours and develop a sense of belonging, influence, usefulness, and competence. BGCSA follows on the time-tested and proven model of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which supports 4 million youth annually in 4,000 Clubs, and boasts Denzel Washington, Usher, Jennifer Lopez, and Kerry Washington, among others, as alumni.Contact: sne@bgcsa.orgCall: 011 523 3192Twitter: @bgcsa_pimvilleFacebook: @bgcsouthafricaInstagram: @bgcsaWebsite: www.bgcsa.org_________________________________________________________________About Brand South AfricaBrand South Africa is the official marketing agency of South Africa, with a mandate to build the country’s brand reputation, in order to improve its global competitiveness. Its aim is also to build pride and patriotism among South Africans, in order to contribute to social cohesion and nation brand ambassadorship.About Play Your PartPlay Your Part is a nationwide programme created to inspire, empower and celebrate active citizenship in South Africa.  It aims to lift the spirit of our nation by inspiring all South Africans to contribute to positive change, become involved and start doing. A nation of people who care deeply for one another and the environment in which they live is good for everyone.Play Your Part is aimed at all South Africans – from corporates and individuals, NGOs and government, churches and schools, from the young to the not-so-young.  It aims to encourage South Africans to use some of their time, money, skills or goods to contribute to a better future for all.Contact: ntombin@brandsouthafrica.comCall: 011 712 5000last_img read more

Police detain separatists in Srinagar to foil meet

first_imgSenior separatist leaders in Srinagar were on Monday detained in a bid to foil their proposed meet to discuss the ongoing National Investigation Agency raids in Jammu and Kashmir.A spokesman of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who heads the All-Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), said the police surrounded his residence on Sunday evening. “The Mirwaiz was to attend a joint meeting at veteran leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s residence on Monday and later address a joint press conference.”JKLF chief Yasin Malik was also detained. The road leading to Mr. Geelani’s house was blocked with concertina wires.NIA has conducted raids on separatists and their backers, especially those involved in money transactions through hawala. It raided around 30 premises in the past two days. Several leaders and close aide of the separatists were also questioned.last_img read more

India-Pak ODI series may resume in December

first_imgThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has principally agreed to host Pakistan for one-day international (ODI) and Twenty20 (T20) series in December this year, sources told Headlines Today on Monday.According to sources, three ODIs and two T20 matches would be played between the two cricket-crazy neighbouring countries.On July 5, Indian foreign secretary Ranjan Mathai, after meeting his Pakistani counterpart Jalil Abbas Jilani, had said that the resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series was a matter to be decided by the BCCI and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). He had also noted that “there are issues of security as well”.The Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series stopped after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in 2008 even though the two teams have come face to face in multi-team events, including the ICC World Cup.The PCB has been pushing hard for the resumption of ties, but the BCCI was showing reluctance citing its team’s busy international schedule. A desperate PCB had offered to host the Indians on neutral venue because of the danger of touring the terror-hit nation, which has been facing considerable revenue loss due to international teams’ refusal to play in Pakistan.No international team has played in Pakistan since the Lahore terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009 in which some visiting players were injured in firing by terrorists.last_img read more