Arsenal transfer report: Could Gunners move again for ‘fed up’ Madrid star?

first_img Karim Benzema 1 Arsenal may be tempted into making another move for Karim Benzema after the striker revealed he is ‘fed up’ with the amount of times he is substituted by Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez.The Frenchman scored his seventh goal of the season as Los Blancos were held to a 1-1 draw in the Madrid derby on Sunday.But Benzema was taken off six minutes before Real conceded an 83rd-minute equaliser and the 27-year-old was left bemused by his manager’s decision.“Substitutions are what the coach decides, I’m just there to help my team-mates,” Benzema told AS.“It’s true I’m fed up of being taken off. I’m calm and will continue to work so I’m not always substituted. He took me off to get a result, for defensive reasons.“It’s true that the electronic board always shows the No.9. Ask Benitez why that is.”last_img read more

Icebreakers prove to be a hot favourite at House

first_imgEstablished Donegal musicians, Icebreakers – decided to treat old friends and new to an exclusive showcase event in House Wine Bar & Tap Room last Friday night. A full room of guests experienced a taste of the live Icebreakers set, where the lads entertained everyone with a lively performance playing a range of genres – in the beautiful, ambient setting that is House, a unique venue perfect for this special gig! The lads themselves (Daireann McGee, Convoy – Keys, and Guitar, Tony Laird, Raphoe –   Drums, Rudi Feenstra, Fanad – Guitar, Darren Carr, Fanad – Bass, and Vocals) have been gigging in venues across the county and beyond over the last 15 years, a highly energetic and professional live covers band who specialise in events and weddings. This social evening with Icebreakers was a hit with all who came along and was a fantastic opportunity for couples searching for their wedding band to see Icebreakers perform in Letterkenny.For anyone that happened to miss out on the event, and is seeking a live band for an event – or wedding, Icebreakers are bringing the band to Voodoo Lounge this bank holiday on Saturday the 1st of June, starting around 12:30Check out Icebreakers on Facebook and Instagram, or head over to www.icebreakers.ie Icebreakers prove to be a hot favourite at House was last modified: May 30th, 2019 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:eventshouse wine bar and tap roomicebreakerslive bandVOODOOwedding bandlast_img read more

A’s fall short in series finale against Tampa Bay

first_imgClick here if you’re unable to view the gallery on your mobile device.OAKLAND — Tampa Bay sits 2.5 games atop the American League Wild Card standings, a definitive 8-2 win over the A’s on Sunday thickening that cushion under the throne.The A’s will settle for a series split against a team they’ll be hunting down as the 2019 season’s second half looms; the team had plenty of time to come to terms with a loss essentially sealed after the fourth inning.“One of those days where what could go …last_img

Asean Schools Games: PH undefeated en route to girls’ basketball title

first_imgMOST READ Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Photo from Ministry of Education, Singapore/ASG.The results gave the Philippines two points to finish at the top of the table for the round-robin competition with eight points and no losses.Meanwhile, Thailand took home the silver medal after beating bronze medallists Malaysia 78-52.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsIndonesia finished fourth and Singapore fifth. Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant LATEST STORIES Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Philippines’ girls basketball team in ASEAN Schools Games. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/EDSTER SYSINGAPORE – The Philippines clinched the girls’ basketball championship at the Asean Schools Games on Wednesday.On the final day at Our Tampines Hub, they put in a dominant performance to beat host Singapore, 82-32.ADVERTISEMENT View comments FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ PH gets bronze in Asean Schools Games girls’ volleyball Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelolast_img read more

10 months agoReading defender O’Shea offers advice to Man Utd ace Pogba

first_imgReading defender O’Shea offers advice to Man Utd ace Pogbaby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveReading defender John O’Shea says the jury should still be out for Paul Pogba and his revival at Manchester United.Ahead of today’s FA Cup tie, O’Shea believes the midfielder must now discover consistency.”I remember Paul from the youth team. He was so bubbly, everybody knew he was a fantastic talent. He will be a huge star for United because there’s that ability. And once he concentrates on that, he’ll be a fantastic player for years to come. He won the World Cup, so he’s doing enough talking on the pitch, but he’s got to make sure he keeps doing it.”The best players maintain that level consistently season after season, and the attributes that he has, if he can maintain that, he will become like he’s showing at the minute — that player who scores goals, creates goals. And if he does that I’m sure the United fans will get right behind him.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

a month agoAC Milan chief Maldini: We’d have signed Lozano if…

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say AC Milan chief Maldini: We’d have signed Lozano if…by Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveAC Milan chief Paolo Maldini admits they were interested in Napoli midfielder Hirving Lozano.Lozano left PSV Eindhoven for Napoli over the summer.“We looked at him and thought about buying him,” Maldini told TUDN.“We talked to his agent [Mino Raiola], but in the end there was a problem concerning his position on the field.“We played with a 4-3-3 last season, the perfect formation for him, but now we play in a different way.“He was an option for us over the summer, but he made the decision to go to another big club like Napoli, and the factor of working with [Carlo] Ancelotti, who is a maestro, helps him play in his best and natural position.” last_img read more

a month agoMan Utd boss Solskjaer not bothered by media claims

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Man Utd boss Solskjaer not bothered by media claimsby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he feels no pressure from what is reported by the media.Solskjaer insists he is unconcerned by what the press write about United, although he believes for a club as big as them it is their “rightful place” to be making headlines.He said, “I don’t worry about what the press writes about other teams, I don’t worry about what they say about Manchester United because we focus on what we have to do – that’s keep improving.”Reading the papers doesn’t really change my view. Sometimes I see stuff, my kids sometimes ask ‘What’s this about?’ That’s just part and parcel of this club and it has always been the same.”When I was a player it was always Man United, you do have the headlines, and it is a great position to be in. We wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. That’s our rightful place.” last_img read more

Sherwood calls for introduction of feeder clubs

first_imgFormer Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood has called for the introduction of feeder clubs in the lower leagues for Premier League teams to help young players develop in a first-team environment.The former England captain who spent time as a youth coach with Spurs before becoming manager believes too many young players miss out on the experience of first-team football because leading clubs stockpile players to safeguard their expensive investments.The feeder club is seen across many European leagues – the most notable being Barcelona B who play in the second tier of Spanish football but cannot be promoted.Cristiano Ronaldo, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester UnitedVidic: “Ronaldo is the most professional footballer I’ve seen” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Nemanja Vidic opened up on how a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism left him stunned at Manchester United.Sherwood, who is credited with the development of Harry Kane at Tottenham, thinks a radical change to the league system which would see clubs part-own teams in the lower leagues would help young English players develop.“Why other countries bring their young players through so well is because they have feeder clubs,” he told The Debate on Sky Sports.“People don’t want to hear this but to accelerate the development of young English players we need to have feeder clubs in League One and League Two. There is enough clubs out there who are willing enough to do it for their clubs, who are dying a slow death and haemorrhaging money. Clubs will be willing to open their arms out to Premier League teams and say ‘you can use this club for your young player’ but the FA has to allow it to happen.”last_img read more