‘Don’t be scared of having a big ego’ – Arsenal legend Thierry Henry sends advice to James Maddison

first_imgThierry Henry and James Maddison discussed a range of topics for PUMA Football’s Instagram pageMaddison said he had taken Henry’s advice on board and insisted it has never been his intention to come across as arrogant.‘Brendan Rodgers is good like that because he always says that it’s important to play with personality, you have to show that you’re a big player because big players show that they’re big players,’ Maddison replied.‘I never want to come across as arrogant and I know there’s a fine line and I always believe in myself and in interviews maybe I come across a little bit like that but that’s not me… I’m a humble and nice guy if you know me. AdvertisementAdvertisement‘But on the pitch I always believe that you have to have that attitude, you have to have want to be a big player and I’m still learning and I’m still getting there so i’ll take your advice on board.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorsHenry responded: ‘Listen, I call it confidence. ‘The only time that people think you’re going to be arrogant is when they’re not confident themselves. ‘So when they see your confidence they see it as arrogance because they cannot be confident themselves.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Thierry Henry reveals why he was ’embarrassed’ after scoring hat-trick for ArsenalMORE: Robert Lewandowski gives transfer advice to Manchester United and Real Madrid target Erling Haaland Comment James Maddison is reportedly one of Manchester United’s top transfer targets (Picture: Getty)Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has told James Maddison to continue playing with confidence at Leicester and not to ‘be scared of having a big ego’ as long as it’s channelled towards the team.Maddison, 23, was following on from an impressive debut season in the Premier League when the coronavirus crisis brought English football to a halt and the midfielder’s outstanding performances have reportedly made him one of Manchester United’s top targets ahead of the summer transfer window.However, many have accused Maddison of having an ego problem and it was rumoured to be the reason Gareth Southgate took so long to hand him his senior England debut, which eventually came against Montenegro last November. ‘Don’t be scared of having a big ego’ – Arsenal legend Thierry Henry sends advice to James Maddison Metro Sport ReporterFriday 15 May 2020 8:30 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.6kShares FIFA and WHO team up to give you five ways to tackle spread of coronavirusTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 1:43FullscreenFIFA and WHO team up to give you five ways to tackle spread of coronavirushttps://metro.co.uk/video/fifa-team-five-ways-tackle-spread-coronavirus-2131812/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Ex-Arsenal striker Henry, renowned for unwavering self-confidence during his playing days, sat down for a chat with Maddison this week and urged the midfielder to continue playing with swagger as long as it was for the good of the team.‘Keep on doing what you’re doing because I love the way you’re playing,’ the iconic Frenchman said on PUMA Football’s Instagram page.‘I like to watch players like you that think. Thinking is important in the game and there is one thing that we don’t use often which is our brain. The best camera that we have is our brain, we take pictures every day. And so whether you remember what you took or not as a picture, your brain will have it in the back of your head.‘Carry on doing what you’re doing, love the way you’re playing, think about the team – it’s the most important thing – but remember if you don’t have a big ego channelled well towards the team, towards your goal and what you need to do to help the team, you will never succeed. ‘People always say, “big ego this guy” and he should [have one] but towards what the team needs. Put your individual work into the good of the team. ‘Brendan Rodgers, I’m not trying to say anything to your player! But I’m just telling you it’s the most important thing. Don’t be scared of having a big ego.’ Maddison has racked up six goals and three assists for Leicester in the league this season (Picture: Getty)Brendan Rodgers even had to defend Maddison, stressing that Leicester’s No.10 was not ‘arrogant’ off the pitch and that he knew he was not entitled to England caps. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘He’s a young player and he’s been doing great and playing well and he understands he is not entitled to anything,’ the Leicester manager said.‘I’m sure in time he will show he has the attributes to play for England. He plays with a lovely arrogance but he’s not like that off the field.’ Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

State Deploying Additional Resources to Supplement Erie Winter Storm Response

first_img December 26, 2017 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Press Release,  Weather Safety Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today said that multiple state agencies are working with county and local authorities to supplement the winter storm response in northwestern Pennsylvania as state and local agencies tackle a record amount of snow fall across the area over the last several days.“Our primary concern is for the safety and well-being of people in the area,” said Governor Wolf. “Multiple agencies are working with local officials to address the snowfall and ensure that requests for state help are processed quickly and so there’s no delay in delivery of whatever is needed. Please help first responders by being safe and avoiding travel if possible.”The Department of Transportation has deployed additional plow trucks, heavy equipment and personnel to Erie County to assist with snow removal for the duration of the storm. At the same time, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency is working closely with Erie County emergency management personnel to assist the county with any needs.PennDOT has restricted commercial vehicle travel on Interstate 86 and a portion of Interstate 90 in Erie County. The restriction is in place for Interstate 86 and Interstate 90 from the New York state line to the Interstate 79 interchange. Included in the restriction are lightly-loaded or empty semi-trucks, double trailers, recreational vehicles, non-commercial vehicles towing trailers, and motorcycles.State officials are urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel but those who must head out will see speeds reduced to 45 mph on Interstate 90, Interstate 86, and Interstate 79.Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.PennDOT reminds motorists to pack an emergency kit for their vehicles. A basic kit should include non-perishable food, water, blanket, small shovel and warm clothes. When preparing an emergency kit, motorists should take into account special needs of passengers such as baby food, pet supplies or medications and pack accordingly.center_img State Deploying Additional Resources to Supplement Erie Winter Storm Responselast_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

first_imgWellington Police notes Wednesday, December 17, 2014•8:51 a.m. Jeffrey Paul Jackson, 19, Denver, was issued a notice to appear charged with speeding 53 mph in a 40 mph zone.•11:47 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of checks in the 800 block N. Washington, Wellington.•11:55 a.m. Roberto C. Reyes, 37, Wichita, was issued a notice to appear charged with speeding 53 mph in a 40 mph zone.•2:35 p.m. Timothy G. Williams, 44, Wellington was arrested, charged and confined with possession of stolen property, illegal registration, no insurance and failure to signal a turn.•3 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 900 block N. B, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by juvenile female, 15, Wellington and a parked and unoccupied vehicle owned by Ryan L. Hilt, Wellington.•3:05 p.m. Juvenile female, 15, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for improper backing.•4:30 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 800 block S. Washington, Wellington.last_img read more

Coronavirus updates: Miami is now epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic, says doctor

first_imgUniversity of Miami infectious disease doctor: “Miami is now the epicenter for the virus”A group of Miami-area medical experts joined Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez on a Zoom news conference Monday morning and made clear that South Florida is in a dire position when it comes to the spread of COVID-19.“Miami is now the epicenter for the virus,” said Lilian M. Abbo, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist at the University of Miami Health System and the Chief of Infection Prevention for Jackson Health System. “What we were seeing in Wuhan [China] five months ago, we’re now seeing here.”The experts were speaking minutes after Florida announced 12,624 new cases of COVID-19 — a day after Florida set a record for any state with 15,300 new cases.The experts stressed the need to restrict large gatherings of people in indoor spaces, and Gimenez said the biggest thing that needs to be done is residents following the safety guidelines.“The reason [for the spike] is us. There’s no Boogeyman. The reason is us,” he said. “We have to change our behavior. The no. 1 reason is our behavior.”last_img read more

At The Finish Line…Where Only the Truth Matters

first_imgBILL NEALWell, this is The Finish Line and not a more comparative statement to be had when talking about Charles “Buddy” Allie. When it comes to The Finish Line, few cross more times in first place than he does. And trust me, the rest of what I am about to tell you is the truth.The World Masters Athletic Council has selected Charles Allie as the world’s best male track athlete in 2013 in the World Masters Division.  He was presented the award in Monaco this past November in the company of none other than the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt.Allie won five gold medals in the XX World Masters Track and Field competitions held in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He won the 100m, 200m, 400m and ran the leg of two relay teams.He is the current World Record Holder in the Outdoor 200m and 400m.We leave this saga with the chant of the greatest of all time and remind you that you have just crossed over The Finish Line, but this time you crossed over with Buddy . . . Allie . . . Allie . . . Allie . . . Allieee !!!last_img read more

Brianne Stefani represents Glacier Gym Club at BC Winter Games

first_imgBrianne Stefani of the Glacier Gymnastics Club will join approximately 1700 of her closets friends next week at the Penticton 2016 BC Winter Games.Stefani, 11, qualified for the BC Winter Games at the recent Zone one trials February 9 in Cranbrook.The Glacier gymnast performed near flawless routines on all four events, taking first place on the team by almost a full point. “Brianne worked very hard preparing and perfecting her skills for the trials,” said Glacier Gymnastics Head Coach, Sandra Long.Long said the level of gymnastics at the BC Winter Games is very high but says Stefani is up for the challenge“Brianne is dedicated to doing her best at the Games,” Long said, adding Stefani is competing against gymnasts that train four to eight hours more per week.”She is an accomplished gymnast and has a very good chance to come home to Nelson with 1 or 2 BC Winter Games Medals.”The BC Winter Games takes place in Penticton, February 26-28.Some of the other competitors from Nelson include Keiran Marchand in Biathlon, Troy Bellman, Sophie Hickson, Aliza Jones, Liam Lazier, Henry Lieshman andYael Oosthuizen in alpine skiing; and Sophie Edney and Rohan Moola in cross country skiing.Haley Olinyk of Salmo is competing in alpine skiing while Jessica Rideout of Crawford Bay is on the boards in cross country skiing.last_img read more

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CBSE Class 10, Class 12 Board Exam 2018 likely to begin in February from this date

first_imgThe Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to conduct the Class 10 and Class 12 board exam from February 26, 2018.The board might consider starting the exams from February 26 or 27 taking into account the festival of Holi, as reported by Odishatv.in. However, there is no confirmation in this regard from CBSE.Meanwhile, CBSE is likely to release the class 12 and class 10 date sheet in the month of January, 2018. Last year, the date sheet was released on January 9.Here’s how to check the date sheet:Go to the official websiteClick on the relevant linkAfter clicking the same, the date sheet will be released on the screenCandidates can take a print-out for future use.This year, the class 12 exams were held from March 9 to April 29, while class 10 exams were held from March 9 to April 10.Further, a total of 10,88,891 students applied for class 12, out of which 6,28,865 were boys and 4,60,026 were girls, while over 16 lakh students appeared for class 10.CBSE will conduct Class 10, Class 12 board exam in February:In June this year, CBSE announced to conduct class 10 and class 12 board examinations one month early from next year onwards.This means, CBSE will conduct the board examination in February instead of March.Why change in the age old practice of board?As reported by TOI, the board has taken this step to advance the cycle of exams and related activities from 2018-19 as a part of reforms focused on “error-free evaluation.”About CBSE:The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) was founded on November 3, 1962. It’s headquartered at Preet Vihar, New Delhi. CBSE regulates and supervises the development of education in the country. Its primary function includes preparing academic programmes and organising examinations, especially for Class 10 and Class 12 students. CBSE was established in 1962. CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools and most of the schools approved by central government of India.advertisementCandidates are advised to visit the official website.Read: Supreme Court directs UP to promote mainstream education for specially abled childrenRead: Sports enthusiasts in schools to get financial aid by Delhi governmentFor more updates, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at [email protected]last_img read more

QLD – Brisbane City Cobras U/18s Trials, Kedron

first_imgContact: Gary Madders, Brisbane City Cobras TouchPhone: (07) 3247 1733Email: [email protected]: http://www.brisbanecitycobras.com.aulast_img

10 months agoLyon midfielder Houssem Aouar: I had Liverpool offer at 16

first_imgLyon midfielder Houssem Aouar: I had Liverpool offer at 16by Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLyon midfielder Houssem Aouar has revealed he could’ve joined Liverpool before turning pro.Aouar is a target for Manchester City after impressing in the Champions League this season.He said, “Before signing my first professional contract with Lyon in July 2016, Liverpool was interested in me. “I was really thinking about the decision I needed to consider things carefully, what was best for my development.”And I chose Lyon because it is the club in my heart and my goal was to succeed here.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img