Kroos is another

first_imgHis goals (4) and assists (6) have unblocked several games this season. Specifically they have been six points in the League and four in the Champions League. Ten in total. Its version is the same as always and not the last one, the worst of its target. This season has been four times more than the previous season.The fans love Kroos again, something that did not happen a few months ago. When last May the German renewed until 2023 (his previous contract ended in 2022) the fans did not understand (in a post-news survey 64% said they wanted his departure). He was ‘rewarded’ after his worst performance season. A decision that hid the blind faith that Zidane has in him. A confidence that the ‘8’ Real Madrid player is giving back to his coach on the grass … Kroos has recovered its best version and He is one of those responsible for the good moment that Madrid is going through. The German is the extension of Zidane in the field, untouchable for the French, as evidenced by the fact that one of the first decisions taken after Zizou’s return to the bench was his renovation until 2023.Against Valladolid, Kroos was once again the lighthouse of Madrid in a complicated encounter for midfielders due to the pressure of Valladolid. The German had a very high precision in all his shipments: 97.8% of success in your passes, the most of the whole encounter. Even greater merit if you consider that it was, by far, the one that passed most (90 in total and 88 of them good). The second that gave more was Modric and the Croatian distributed 19 less than Kroos (71). In addition, his ability in the lateral centers unblocked the encounter when it was more complicated for Zidane’s. The center was born from his right boot from the right that caused Nacho’s goal.last_img read more

Albion Estate workers protest 75% wage reduction

first_imgA group of enraged workers attached to the Albion Sugar Estate in Berbice on Wednesday protested their employer, the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) for its decision to reduce their earnings for canal cleaning by some 75 per cent. The workers expressed great frustration over the wages, having observed that to clean a four-foot canal, they are being paid $56 to clean each rod.One of the operators, Gopaul Singh, told Guyana Times that the workers are being offered less money even though they are cleaning wider canals.“The rate before was $225 per rod and somebody came from the office inWorkers protesting at Albion on Wednesday, following GuySuCo’s decision to cut their wagesGeorgetown and set that rate down. They cut it by 75 per cent without saying one word to us that they paying you that; no consultation,” Singh highlighted.Singh added that management at the Estate promised that there would be full consultation in the future. However, the workers staged a two-day strike on Monday and Tuesday and when they informed management that they were going to resume work on Wednesday; they were reportedly told that the Estate had no work for them.“We are contending that they should pay the $225 until they have such matters resolved as to a rate they want to pay,” Singh stressed.Another worker, Nazir Hussain told this publication that what was done to workers was us unfair.“They did not ask us anything. They just came to a conclusion at $56, which is wrong and we and management tried to discuss it but it going in a circle,” he said.Meanwhile, security at the Albion Estate called in the Police when this publication met with the aggrieved workers. The security personal also allegedly threatened a private poultry farmer that they will stop him from using the estate dam if he allowed this news entity to use his private land to access the area.The sugar industry has been encountering significant challenges over the last several years with European markets having shelved preferential payments for sugar. Government after assuming office has implemented several austerity measures including the closure of several estates – Wales, East Demerara, Skeldon and Rose Hall. However, many of thousands of workers who lost employment say they have been finding great difficulty in garnering alternative employment.For those who remain, they have been complaining about not seeing wage increases or Annual Production Incentives (API). The three estates that remain in operation are Uitvlugt, Albion and Blairmont. The others which were closed over the last two years have ceased operations to attract investors.last_img read more

Richard Neufeld is now a Senator

first_imgRichard Neufeld was officially sworn in as a Senator this morning in Ottawa.Just prior to Christmas Stephen Harper announced 18 new people would be appointed to the Senate, including Richard Neufeld. [asset|aid=844|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=7d00e080f46566978a8af1b500e78818-Senator Slick_1_Pub.mp3] Neufeld was first elected to represent the riding in 1991, and held the seat for more than 17 years, serving under the BC Social Credit, Reform, and Liberal banners. He was appointed the Liberal government’s Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, in 2001. Mr. Neufeld says he welcomes the challenge, to do something more for the area… [asset|aid=845|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=7d00e080f46566978a8af1b500e78818-Senator Slick_2_Pub.mp3] – Advertisement -Mr. Neufeld is one of three BC residents on the Prime Minister’s apppointment list, which also includes CTV’S, highly popular veteran broadcast journalist, Mike Duffy.last_img read more

Around Whittier

first_imgfor Bridge of Faith WHITTIER – “Tea Time” is a fundraiser to benefit Bridge of Faith’s H.O.M.E. from noon to 2 p.m. June 9 at the East Whittier Women’s Club, 14148 E. Second St. Visitors are asked to wear their favorite hat for the “Hat Parade” contest. Vendors will also be on hand. Doors will open to shoppers at 11 a.m. Cost is $25 per person, if reservations are made by Monday. After Monday, the cost is $30 per person. For more information, call (562) 907-0783. Local students get scholarships MONTEBELLO – Students from Schurr, Pioneer, Montebello, El Rancho and Bell Gardens high schools have received environmental scholarships from Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley. The students were among 13 recognized by Cooley for their participation in community clean-up projects, recycling drives and other ecology-related programs. Funding for the scholarship program comes from a $270,000 settlement in a criminal case, Cooley’s office said in a statement. The local scholarship winners were Jasmine Andrade of Pioneer High School in Whittier; Genesis Gonzalez of El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera; Janderee Garcia, Aaron Ruvalcaba and Charlotte Cabeza of Montebello High School; and Johana Lozano, Tammy Lee and Selene Solis of Schurr High School in Montebello. Lecture scheduled on addiction care WHITTIER – First Friends Church, 13205 Philadelphia St., will host guest speaker Pat Kelly, a certified addiction treatment counselor, speaking on the topic, “Intervention: How to get a loved one into treatment before they are ready.” The presentation begins at 7 p.m. June 10. A $5 donation will be asked at the door. For more information, call (562) 777-1222. Aquatic Center opens registration SANTA FE SPRINGS – The Aquatic Center is conducting priority registration via mail for Santa Fe Springs residents. All mailed-in registrations for swim classes must be postmarked by Thursday. Walk-in registration for residents begins at 9 a.m. June 6 at Town Center Hall, 11740 E. Telegraph Road. Non-resident walk-in registration begins at 9 a.m. June 13 at Town Center Hall. For more information, call (562) 863-4896. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – A fundraising concert aimed at raising awareness about the problem of human trafficking will be held from 9 to 11 p.m. tonight at Bluebird Arthouse, 6747 Bright Ave. Tickets are $5 at the door. The event is sponsored by Sojourn-Uptown, LA LOVES and other sponsors. For more information, call (562) 900-3788. Safety urged for holiday weekend WHITTIER – California High Patrol officials remind motorists to drive safely this Memorial Day weekend. The CHP will increase enforcement during the three-day holiday, officials said. Last Memorial Day weekend, 36 people were killed on California roads, and drunk driving arrests by CHP officers were up 6.5 percent over the 2005 Memorial Day weekend. “The summer driving season may be busy, but it doesn’t have to be bloody,” CHP Commissioner Mike Brown said in a news release. “Keep yourself and your family save, buckle up, watch your speed and never drink and drive.” Benefit to be held last_img read more

Robben nets twice as Bayern power into Cup semis

first_img0Shares0000Arjen Robben tears apart the Paderborn defence as Bayern march into the German Cup semi-finals © AFP / Patrik STOLLARZBERLIN, Germany, Feb 6 – Arjen Robben scored twice as Bayern Munich breezed into the last four of the German Cup with a 6-0 quarter-final romp at third-division Paderborn on Tuesday.Kingsley Coman, Robert Lewandowski, Joshua Kimmich and Corentin Tolisso all hit the target for Bayern before Robben added two late goals as the Bavarian giants continued their quest for a record 19th German Cup title. “We only need one more step to Berlin and we really want the double,” said Robben, with the German Cup final to be played in the capital on May 19.“We’re really happy, it was a team effort. We created and finished some nice goals.”But Bayern could be without Thomas Mueller for Saturday’s Bundesliga clash against Schalke after the Germany forward limped off injured during the first half.Mueller bruised his thigh after colliding with Paderborn’s goalkeeper in the build-up to the opening goal from Coman on 19 minutes, after Paderborn had seen an earlier effort ruled out for offside.“We hope he’ll be okay to play against Schalke, we took him off as a precautionary measure,” said Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes.Bayern went 2-0 up on 25 minutes when Coman lobbed the defence and striker Lewandowski finished clinically.It was the 25th time the prolific Polish star has hit the net for Bayern this season in all competitions.Mueller played on until just past the half-hour mark before being replaced by Tolisso.With Paderborn’s defence then distracted by Lewandowski free in the middle of the box, Bayern right-back Kimmich fired home inside the near post to make it 3-0 at the break.Tolisso kept the scoreboard ticking over when he headed home a James Rodriguez cross 10 minutes into the second half.Paderborn, who had never previously got this far in the competition, nearly grabbed a consolation goal when Sven Michel hit the post on 57 minutes.But Robben inflated the scoreline with two goals in the dying stages.Sebastian Rudy squared a Tolisso cross and Robben curled his shot home for his first goal on 86 minutes.Then two minutes later Robben grabbed a second when replacement Franck Ribery drew the goalkeeper and passed across to the Dutchman who tapped home.Bayern are 18 points clear in the Bundesliga and will be joined in the semi-final draw by Bayer Leverkusen or Werder Bremen who meet later on Tuesday.Eintracht Frankfurt host Mainz and Schalke are at home to Wolfsburg in all-Bundesliga clashes on Wednesday.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Lopetegui sacked as Real Madrid coach

first_img0Shares0000Lopetegui was under pressure heading into the first Clasico of his reign at Real MadridMADRID, Spain, Oct 29 – Real Madrid have sacked their coach Julen Lopetegui after just 139 days in charge, the club confirmed on Monday. Lopetegui was appointed in June but five defeats in seven games, the last of them a 5-1 thrashing by Barcelona on Sunday, have convinced Madrid to make a change. Santiago Solari, the club’s B team coach, has been put in temporary charge.The decision was announced following a meeting of Madrid’s board of directors on Monday night.A club statement read: “This decision, adopted from the highest level of responsibility, aims to change the dynamics of the first team, when all the objectives of this season are still achievable.“The Board of Directors understands that there is a great disproportion between the quality of the staff of Real Madrid, which has eight players nominated for the next Golden Ball, something unprecedented in the history of the club, and the results obtained to date.”Solari will lead the first team from Tuesday and is expected to be in charge for the Copa del Rey game against Melilla on Wednesday.The Argentinian could also remain in post for Saturday’s La Liga match at home to Real Valladolid.In his two seasons with Castilla, Solari oversaw them finishing 11th and eighth in the Spanish third tier.Lopetegui’s time as coach of Real Madrid lasted just 139 days, with his decision to join the club also costing him his job as Spain boss at last summer’s World Cup.Real have managed only one win in their last seven matches, sit ninth in La Liga, and earlier this month went more than eight hours without a goal.Antonio Conte is the frontrunner to be Lopetegui’s permanent successor, although early talks have not gone smoothly, according to reports.Belgium coach Roberto Martinez and former Madrid midfielder Guti have also been linked with the position.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Liverpool set their sights on Paris Saint-Germain midfield star

first_imgLiverpool are keeping tabs on Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore, according to reports in France.The Argentine international has struggled with injuries this term and has made just 10 Ligue 1 starts for the French champions.As a result, Pastore’s future at the Parc des Princes has been cast in doubt, with Chelsea, Liverpool and Juventus all keen on making a bid for him this summer.And, according to France Football, Liverpool scouts were in France last Friday to get a closer look at Pastore during PSG’s 4-0 win over Rennes.Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has apparently identified Pastore as his prime target to strengthen his midfield next season and the 26-year-old could be tempted by a move to the Premier League having fallen out of favour with PSG manager Laurent Blanc.Pastore signed for PSG back in 2011 from Palermo and has amassed over 200 appearances for the club. 1 Jurgen Klopp has identified Javier Pastore as the Reds’ top target last_img read more


first_imgThe jury panel called for next Tuesday, 27th May, 2014 are NOT now required to attend at Letterkenny Courthouse.IMPORTANT COURTS NOTICE FOR JURY MEMBERS was last modified: May 21st, 2014 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:courtjury membersletterkennylast_img read more


first_imgIT’S a picture followers of social media thought they’d never see….Ulster rugby stars in County Donegal.Not that they are averse to coming here.It’s just that Twitter has been lit up today with questions over whether any of the squad would make it to Bundoran for a team trip. Stuart Olding, Neil McComb and Tom Court paid a visit to Bundoran Lifeboat Station earlier and are pictured with helm Kealan Mc Nulty.Their boss Mark Anscombe had told the players in Belfast this morning that they had to make their own way to Donegal.So squad members took to Twitter to ask for lifts….although some of the players got into all sorts of antics on the way.It started with this: Then quickly moved to Lavery’s Bar in Belfast.At some stage some of them ended up OUTSIDE Lavery’s here:And some decided to dress like this:Apparently most of them made it to Bundoran in time for dinner at 8pm.Would hate to see what shape they’re in now…….. ULSTER RUGBY STARS MAKE IT TO BUNDORAN (SOME OF THEM ANYWAY) was last modified: July 30th, 2013 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:ULSTER RUGBY STARS MAKE IT TO BUNDORAN (SOME OF THEM ANYWAY)last_img read more

Tottenham transfer news: No offers on the table for superstar duo

first_imgTottenham Hotspur have no bids on the table for either Danny Rose or Toby Alderweireld, talkSPORT have been told.The duo were linked with moves away in the summer transfer window and while a Premier League switch hasn’t happened a European deal is still a possibility for both. How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? gameday cracker Latest Football News Most Popular Premier League News Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion silverware England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT revealed 1 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won smart causal NEW ERA tense possible standings Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade smart causal Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener possible standings Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City predicted RANKED highlights Tottenham Hotspur defenders Danny Rose and Toby Alderweireld. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 impact gameday ALTERED But talkSPORT presenter Jim White has been told there are currently no bids for either of the defenders.He said: “Anyone who thinks this morning that with the European [transfer] deadline still to close there will be outgoing sales, ‘we’re damn sure they’re trying to sell some players’. I’m told this morning there are no offers on the table at Tottenham to be considered either for Danny Rose or for Toby Alderweireld.” Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade whoops MONEY Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Left-back Rose has been linked with Bundesliga side Schalke and had been holding out for a move to Paris Saint-Germain who held interest in his services.Meanwhile, Alderweireld, who started in the 3-1 Premier League win over Fulham, has been courted by Bayern Munich with a move to Manchester United off the cards. silverware latest Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade SORRY Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more last_img read more