“When I was at Atlético Madrid, I explained at heart that I am a fan of Galatasaray. I also did it at Barcelona. Belonging to this club is always a pride for me. Sometimes I have made mistakes and endured the consequences. But something that gives me A feeling of happiness is that I have never made a mistake against Galatasaray. The most important thing is Galatasaray, not Arda Turan. I respect the decision of the management and the president for me. I want to thank Fatih Terim, the fans and the board of directors. Terim has always helped me when I needed him. He is always with me in difficult times. It’s like my family, it’s always going to be there. “Now Arda Turan is looking for a destination, she only has a few days to find a team in Europe before the market closes. She doesn’t have the chance to train in Barcelona, not even on the sidelines of the team, his representative continues to contact some clubs, including Boca Juniors, to offer it.The Istanbul Basaksehir broke Arda’s transfer with Barcelona a few weeks ago and the player would have to theoretically return to Barcelona, but there They don’t count on him. Arda’s case has become a conflict between the president and the Galatasaray coach. The future of the Turkish player is still in the air a few days after the market closes in Europe. Today Arda has already made a written statement thanking Fatih Terim, who has expressed himself in favor of the return of the player to the Galatasaray, the fans of the Istanbul club and the president, despite the fact that the leader is against his back to the club Arda wanted to clarify that he has never acted with the intention of offending the Galatasaray and does not want the possibility of his return to generate an internal struggle in the club.
DECLINING AVERAGE West Indies cricket was once again rocked by controversy yesterday when batting star Darren Bravo was controversially sent home ahead of the Tri-Nations Series in Zimbabwe after the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) sensationally cancelled his match/tour contract over a contentious tweet deemed “disparaging” to president Dave Cameron. And in a letter to the player dated November 11, the board also gave Bravo until 3 p.m. (Jamaica time) yesterday to apologise for his actions and to remove the offending tweet from his Twitter account. Failure to do so, the WICB said, could result “in further disciplinary action, including referral to the WICB disciplinary committee”. Bravo, who was part of the camp in Potchefstroom, did not travel to Harare with the remainder of the squad yesterday. Instead, he headed for his native Trinidad and Tobago. A subsequent WICB release yesterday said Bravo had been dropped “due to inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour which is contrary to his contractual obligations to the WICB”. This was in reference to Bravo’s outburst via online social networking service, Twitter, when he slammed Cameron for comments critical of his recent batting performances. Speaking on regional sports channel, SportsMax, earlier in the week, Cameron said Bravo had been offered only a Grade C retainer contract because of his “poor performance” and declining averages. “His averages in the last two years have been declining, so what do you do? Reward poor performance or do you encourage him to get better?” Cameron said. In response, Bravo tagged Cameron via his Twitter handle, @davec51, as he tweeted: “You hav been failing 4 d last 4yrs. Y don’t u resign and FYI I’ve neva been given an A contract. Big idiot.” Bravo’s caustic response prompted a formal letter from the WICB, informing the player that his comments constituted a breach of the terms of his match/tour contract and that the contract would also be cancelled. The letter, a copy of which was obtained by CMC Sports, told Bravo his tweet had “disparaged” the WICB president and was “contrary to your contractual obligations to the WICB”. “We would expect, as a senior West Indian cricketer, that you would recognise that your decision to vent your frustrations online, as well as to denigrate the president of the WICB, was inappropriate and unacceptable, as well as contrary to your contractual obligations to the WICB,” said the letter, which was signed by director of cricket Richard Pybus. “In particular, we draw your attention to your agreement (in clause 126.96.36.199 of your match/tour contract) not to make any statement in or to any form of media (which shall include, without limitation, print media, television, radio, Internet or any social networking media), or any other public statement, which would bring yourself, WICB or any official or authorised representative of WICB or the game of cricket into disrepute and your agreement to use all such media in a responsible manner. “In addition, clause 9.3.1 of your match/tour contract provides that in default by you in respect of your obligations under the contract, WICB may in its absolute discretion cancel this contract by written notice to the cricketer. “In light, therefore, of your breach of your obligations to WICB in clause 188.8.131.52 of your match/tour contract, this letter serves as written notice that your match/tour contract is hereby cancelled.” In addition to ending the player’s involvement in the tour, the WICB also ordered Bravo to “immediately remove” the offending tweet from his Twitter account and to issue an apology via the same medium. “We also request that you immediately remove the highlighted tweet from your account and desist from tweeting about WICB officials in the future,” the letter said. “We further request that you acknowledge, via your Twitter account, the impropriety of your actions and your recognition that your decision to publicly express your views on social media was not conduct befitting of a West Indies cricketer. “I strongly discourage you from continuing to use Twitter or other social networking sites in a manner which might cause embarrassment to the West Indies cricket team, the West Indies Cricket Board or any officials of the West Indies Cricket Board, which can potentially bring the game into disrepute.” Bravo has been replaced in the squad by fellow Trinidadian Jason Mohammed, while leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo has been called up to replace off-spinner Sunil Narine, who has withdrawn from the party for “personal reasons”. West Indies face hosts Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka in the tournament, which runs from November 14-27.
Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Eden Hazard’s second goal against Liverpool inside 70 hours put the hosts in front in the 25th minute. The winger raced onto Mateo Kovacic’s throughball unchecked before netting past Alisson, who was briefly the world’s most expensive goalkeeper until Chelsea paid 80 million euros ($93 million) for Kepa in August.After beating Liverpool in the League Cup on Wednesday, Chelsea was preparing to inflict the team’s first loss of the season until Daniel Sturridge came off the bench to score against his former club. The striker’s swerving shot beat Kepa in the 89th minute after three minutes on the pitch.AGUERO CONCERNImmediately after scoring Manchester City’s second goal in a 2-0 victory over Brighton, Sergio Aguero was substituted in the 66th minute.“Sergio is struggling a little bit with some problems in his feet,” City manager Pep Guardiola said. “He is not 100 percent. He made an effort but he hasn’t recovered.”Still, the striker also managed to create the opener. Aguero played in Leroy Sane who crossed for Raheem Sterling to slide in and apply the finish in the first half.TOTTENHAM INJURIESHarry Kane’s double gave Tottenham a fourth away success out of five in the league but the 2-0 win at Huddersfield came at a price. Midfielder Mousa Dembele and defender Jan Vertonghen were both taken off in the second half and are doubts for the Champions League match against Barcelona on Wednesday.ARSENAL LATE SHOWArsenal left it late to seal a seventh successive victory in all competitions. A 2-0 victory over Watford was secured by Craig Cathcart’s 81st-minute own goal and Mesut Ozil’s strike. “We need to continue to improve with the control, with the possession, with the positioning,” Arsenal manager Unai Emery said.RARE VISITNewcastle owner Mike Ashley’s first home game since May 2017 was uncomfortable viewing. A 2-0 loss to Leicester, supplied by Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire, left Newcastle still winless. Ashley, who owns retail stores, departed his seat after some home fans chanted “Get out of our club,” and “Stand up if you hate Ashley.”INSTANT IMPACTIvan Cavaleiro, who missed the start of the season with a back injury, scored with his first touch in the Premier League after 94 seconds on the field in the 79th to set Wolverhampton on its way to a 2-0 victory over Southampton. Jonny Otto netted the second.SIGURDSSON DOUBLEGylfi Sigurdsson atoned for an earlier penalty miss with a second-half double, either side of Cenk Tosun’s header, as Everton beat Fulham 3-0.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Moving forward Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Leaving out forward Alexis Sanchez and starting Martial was portrayed by Mourinho as bowing to public demands. It’s a decision Mourinho suggested he regretted.“Something that you are asking for a long, long, long, long time (is) to play Martial,” Mourinho told reporters. “I left Alexis out and I think that Martial is not a player very, very, very focused on his defensive duties and to play him as a second striker and trying just to cover the area of (Declan) Rice would be much easier for him.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissUnited was ragged from the start at Olympic Stadium, conceding after five minutes when Felipe Anderson flicked in Pablo Zabaleta’s cross. The damage worsened just before halftime when Andriy Yarmolenko’s shot took a heavy deflection off Victor Lindelof to head in the opposite direction past goalkeeper David De Gea.United did pull one back in the 71st when substitute Marcus Rashford turned in Luke Shaw’s corner with his back to goal. But United’s defense was cut through with ease when Mark Noble passed to Marko Arnautovic, who struck past De Gea. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, left, and Manchester United’s Juan Mata, right, walk off the pitch after the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Manchester United at London Stadium in London in London, England, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)LONDON — After a third loss in seven English Premier League games so far, Jose Mourinho was quick to apportion blame for Manchester United’s collapse at West Ham.While the moans about refereeing decisions were predictable after the 3-1 loss on Saturday, holding the media partly responsible was a fresher excuse to pour scorn on another ineffective display by Anthony Martial.ADVERTISEMENT Less than two months into the campaign, United’s hopes of a first Premier League title since Alex Ferguson’s retirement in 2013 are already fading. With 10 points from seven games, Mourinho has matched the club’s previous worst Premier League start under Ferguson’s successor, David Moyes.Defending champion Manchester City and Liverpool are already nine points in front of 10th-placed United.There was a quartet of 2-0 victories on Saturday as City, Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester and Wolverhampton triumphed.STURRIDGE TO RESCUEChelsea and Liverpool remain unbeaten, along with City, after drawing 1-1 at Stamford Bridge .ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Heather Guino-o unloaded 20 points while rookie sensation Lycha Ebon had 15 for FEU.The Lady Tamaraws also got ample help from libero Buding Duremdes who covered the floor with 44 excellent digs on top of nine excellent receptions. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe Lady Falcons climbed from 3-8 to close in at 6-8 mainly through Joy Dacoron in the fifth frame. But they failed to sustain the rally to fall to 1-4. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history FEU Lady Tamaraws. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFar Eastern University endured Adamson’s gritty stand to prevail, 25-18, 17-25, 25-14, 22-25, 15-8, Sunday and extend its winning run to three in the UAAP Women’s volleyball at FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Against the Lady Falcons who refused to give up, the Lady Tamaraws pounded out their second straight five-set win for their fourth victory in six games.ADVERTISEMENT Undermanned Pasig Grindhouse Kings reign anew in Chooks 3×3 Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments
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“It’s a big win for us. The big prize is to go to England and what an opportunity it is for players to go to the UK and play against a Premier League team. It’s a great opportunity and I got to prepare my players mentally now for semis and hopefully get to the final and hopefully meet Simba,” the tactician said after his side’s win over JKU.Simba will book a slot in the semi-finals against Kakamega Homeboyz should they beat Kenyan side Kariobangi Sharks in their quarter final tie on Monday.If the Wekundu wa Msimbazi beat Homeboyz and Gor beat either Singida United or AFC Leopards who clash in the last semi on Tuesday, then Kerr’s dream final will fall in place.Kerr meanwhile was pleased with the performance of his charges against JKU though he admitted his players might have underrated the Zanzibaris who gave a good account of themselves despite suffering the 3-0 blanking.Gor Mahia winger George Odhiambo is tackled by JKU’s Suleiman Mwinyi during their SportPesa Super Cup clash at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on June 3, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu“Credit to JKU because they came over here and did their best. At the end of the day you got to look at Zanzibar league and the Kenya league and you have to give credit when they try,”“At the end it was a difficult game for us because psychologically in the players’ minds, they thought it was certain it will be an easy game. We didn’t start well and in the first 15 minutes we were really poor,” lamented the tactician.Kerr also lambasted the Afraha Stadium pitch, at some point referring to it as a cow field, noting that it made it difficult for his team to play their usual one-two passing game. The pitch had previously hosted a comedy show and with the rains, wasn’t at its best.Meanwhile, JKU tactician Salum Omar was pleased with his side’s performance, saying only three crucial moments decided the tie despite giving their all for the game.“It is how football is sometimes and we take the result and the lessons. We lost because Gor are physically stronger than us and it was difficult to challenge them, also consider that we are fasting as well though it is not an excuse,” the tactician noted.While JKU go back to Zanzibar to focus on the defense of their title, Gor will be shifting attention to the semis where they will play the winner between Singida United and AFC Leopards who clash on Tuesday afternoon.Gor Mahia’s Godfrey Walusimbi is congratulated by teammate Cercidy Okeyo after scoring during their SportPesa Super Cup clash against Zanzibar’s JKU at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on June 3, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu“Either team will be tough. AFC is always a tough game and considering they have just come from a Cup game, they might be tired. Singida have a new coach after their former left for Azam and you can’t really tell how they will line up but all in all any of them will be a tough opponent,” the coach said.The winner of the tournament not only walks home with Sh3mn, but also an opportunity to travel to England to face Premier League outfit Everton FC in a friendly match at their Goodison Park home ground.Gor won the title last time out and played Everton at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, losing 2-1.0Shares0000(Visited 4 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr shouts instructions from the touchline during his side’s SportPesa Super Cup clash against Zanzibar’s JKU at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on June 3, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAKURU, Kenya, Jun 4- Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr has jokingly said he wants to meet his former employers, Tanzanian Premier League champions Simba SC, in the final of the SportPesa Super Cup after his side booked a semi-final slot on Sunday.K’Ogalo made light work of Zanzibar league champions Jeshi la Kujenga Uchumi (JKU) beating them 3-0 with George Odhiambo, Godfrey Walusimbi and Meddie Kagere scoring while Simba will later on Monday afternoon face Kariobangi Sharks in their quarter final match.
IT’S a glorious day across Co Donegal today – and the good news is it’s going to get better.Met Eireann forecasters say the county will have more lovely sunshine this weekend – with temperatures of 17c on Saturday and up to 18c on Sunday.“It will be exceptionally mild for this time of the year,” said a Met Eireann spokeswoman. “The weather will become settled with southeast winds stirring dry and very mild air from the continent towards Ireland.”And it gets better – with at this stage more of the same being forecast.The Met Eireann spokeswoman added: “Next week the weather is likely to stay settled and dry, with light winds. The days will be very mild, but the nights will be cool with some grass frost, as well as a few fog patches.”The good weather could give an early Easter boost for the tourism industry following a fine Bank Holiday weekend last week. WHAT A SCORCHER! DONEGAL SET FOR GLORIOUS SUNNY WEEKEND AND 18C, SAYS MET EIREANN was last modified: March 22nd, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:donegal weatherSAYS MET EIREANNWHAT SCORCHER! DONEGAL SET FOR GLORIOUS SUNNY WEEKEND AND 18C
Letterkenny Municipal District Mayor Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle has welcomed the launch of the UN Gift Box initiative at LYIT.The Gift Box is a UN initiative used to highlight the crime of Human Trafficking. The Box will be on display at LYIT until Friday and will be staffed each day by students and lecturers at the College.This is the first time that the Gift Box will be displayed in the Republic.Mayor Mc Monagle is asking people to call out to the LYIT and support the UN initiative. “This is something that we all must become aware of especially in light of the recent arrests in Letterkenny of people suspected of being involved in human trafficking.“Trafficking in Human Beings is a gross violation of human rights and is a very profitable business for crime gangs involved in people trafficking.“It is therefore very important that we all play our part in highlighting this terrible crime and helping the Gardai in anyway we can to crack down on the gangs involved in Human Trafficking,” he said. MAYOR McMONAGLE SAYS TRAFFICKERS MUST BE KEPT IN THEIR ‘BOX’ was last modified: October 20th, 2015 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)
Blessed with glorious sunshine and views that that can only be described as breath-taking, a group of 20 brave souls took up the challenge of jumping out of a plane to raise over €25,000 for one of Donegal’s most cutting-edge new charities. The jump over one of the world’s most scenic airports was completely astounding, rendering most of us utterly speechless as we floated back to earth. We were honoured to be joined by Ms Jennifer Smyth. Jenifer is a fun loving, adventure seeker from Eglington in Derry who also happened to be a quadriplegic. On touchdown, she described her jump “Today I had the most exhilarating experience of my life! I jumped out of a plane, skydiving from 12,000ft It was such an amazing feeling floating through the clouds and seeing the landscape from above.’’Johnny Loughrey and Jennifer SmythJennifer SmythNo Barriers was set up to raise funds for an Eskobionics Robotic Skeleton, this dynamic machine will improve the fitness and wellbeing of people living within our local communities. It will assist in the rehabilitation of individuals with spinal cord injuries, stroke and MS, allowing them to engage in Physiotherapy and exercise in their own local villages and towns. Keeping with our mantra #ExerciseisMedicine. No Barriers hopes to be able to give the community around Donegal access to this specialised piece of equipment in the not too distant future. A number of events have been run over the summer, including a Fun Day for All which was held in Aura LC in July, Reformathon in JT Loughery Physiotherapy and multiple table quizzes and culminating in a parachute jump in Carrickfinn Airport which raised in excess of €25,000.Carrickfinn Skydive 2017No Barriers would like to extend a massive Thank You to everyone who Jumped, donated and supported the various events over the summer. We also ask you to watch out for upcoming events that we are hoping to organise in the spring these include a golf classic (for those of you who don’t fancy jumping out of planes) and a charity ball.If anyone would like to find out more about the charity, the equipment or how to get involved, please contact Nobarriers.ie, or find us on facebook The No Barriers Foundation.Picture Special: Brave parachuters enjoy stunning scenic jumps for No Barriers was last modified: October 2nd, 2017 by Staff WriterShare 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:CarrickfinnDonegal Airportno barriers foundationparachute jump
This story was originally published on Sept. 30, 1996DENVER — Hank Greenwald called his final out as the Giants’ radio voice Sunday and, of course, he hit it perfectly.“Twenty-seven hundred and ninety-eight consecutive broadcasts have come to an end,” he told his listeners, “and I’m going home.”A sense of humor and a sense of history, these were the hallmarks of Greenwald’s 16 seasons with the Giants, and in one small sentence, he gave display to both. Greenwald’s final call was a take-off …