Man City loses 1st game of Premier League season at Chelsea

first_imgGretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Buoyed by going in front, Chelsea controlled the second half and David Luiz headed the hosts further in front in the 78th.It ended City’s 21-game unbeaten run in the league stretching back into last season when Pep Guardiola’s side won the title with 100 points.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 Chriss“They had minimum chances and scored,” Guardiola said. “It is emotional for me to see these players do what they do every three days. It is the level that it is. We were outstanding except for five (or) eight minutes.”Liverpool moved a point ahead of City after beating Bournemouth 4-0 earlier Saturday with Mohamed Salah scoring a hat trick. Chelsea is eight points behind Liverpool. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom 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. Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major leaguers Chelsea’s David Luiz, left, celebrates after scoring his side’s opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in London, Saturday Dec. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)LONDON — Chelsea inflicted Manchester City’s first loss of the Premier League season on Saturday, winning 2-0 as the champions were replaced by Liverpool in top spot.After losing two of its last three league games, Chelsea was forced to repel waves of City attacks before N’Golo Kante scored from the team’s first shot on target in the 45th minute.ADVERTISEMENT City was without key players Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero at Stamford Bridge and manager Guardiola may have further injury concerns to contend with. With the busy festive period approaching, midfielder Fernandinho required treatment in the first half before the influential David Silva limped off with an apparent hamstring issue in the second half.For all of their possession and pressing in attacking areas, City created little and couldn’t recover from conceding. While the visitors had a handful of decent openings, they failed to register a meaningful attempt on goal until Gabriel Jesus’ effort in injury time.Strikers were conspicuous by their absence, with Hazard and City’s Raheem Sterling deployed in the false nine position.Maurizio Sarri explained his deployment of Hazard, without a goal in 11 matches for club and country, as being for “faster football.” The Belgian showed his class in the crucial moments of the match by creating both goals.Chelsea struck on the counter-attack. Luiz’s long ball found Pedro Rodriguez, whose crossfield ball to Willian did not create the intended shooting chance. Willian found Hazard, who slid the ball through for the late-arriving Kante to blast in for his second league goal of the season.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia LATEST STORIES Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? The second came from a set piece. Hazard’s inswinging corner was met by Luiz, who rose highest to send a looping header into the net off the underside of the crossbar.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View commentslast_img read more

Stewart makes space food gourmet for BFF

first_imgSamantha Schabel, a spokeswoman for Stewart, declined to elaborate on the relationship, saying only, “They’re best friends.” The founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., a multimedia empire dedicated to stylish living, Stewart ranks third on’s list of “The 20 Richest Women in Entertainment,” with assets of $638 million. In March 2005, she completed a five-month prison term for lying to federal investigators about a stock sale. After arriving at the gritty spaceport set in the seemingly endless Kazakh steppes, she shared a private moment with Simonyi, 58, through a plate glass window protecting him and his crewmates from germs. “He’s in excellent spirits,” Stewart, 65, told The Associated Press after their tete-a-tete. “He’s very fit and very well-trained.” Stewart’s arrival in Baikonur inspired wide speculation that the two would announce their engagement before liftoff. A spokeswoman for Space Adventures, the company that arranged Simonyi’s trip, declined to comment on Stewart’s visit, other than to say she would watch the launch. Baikonur, a collection of worn concrete buildings, would seem extremely low on Stewart’s list for an ideal place to announce her betrothal. But she’s already made an attempt at sprucing up the space trip. Stewart chose the menu for a gourmet meal that Simonyi will be taking to the space station as a treat for his comrades in space. They plan a celebratory feast for April 12, which Russia observes as Cosmonauts’ Day. The menu includes quail roasted in Madiran wine, duck breast confit with capers, shredded chicken parmentier, apple fondant pieces, rice pudding with candied fruit, and semolina cake with dried apricots. It was to be prepared by celebrity chef Alain Ducasse’s consulting and training center, ADF, according to Space Adventures. Born in Hungary, Simonyi began programming on a bulky Soviet computer called Ural-2 as a teenager. He went to Denmark to work as a programmer and moved in 1968 to the United States, where he worked at Microsoft Corp. developing Microsoft Word and Excel and eventually founded his own software company. Simonyi, who lives in the Seattle area, said at the space travelers’ final news conference that his friend Microsoft chairman Bill Gates was excited about the adventure. Simonyi said he had spoken with the two most recent space tourists, Gregory Olsen and Anousheh Ansari, “and they gave me a lot of advice not to move my head and not to drink too much before the launch.” While at the space station, Simonyi will be conducting experiments that include measuring radiation levels and studying biological organisms.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan – Martha Stewart is sending gracious living into orbit, picking a gourmet space meal of duck breast confit and semolina cake with dried apricots for her billionaire space tourist “best friend” and his comrades in the International Space Station. Stewart came Friday to the bleak space town of Baikonur to say goodbye to Charles Simonyi, a software engineer and developer of Microsoft Word who paid between $20 million and $25 million for a 13-day trip to the space station. Simonyi – one of the 400 richest Americans, according to Forbes Magazine – was scheduled lift off today aboard a Soyuz space capsule with two Russian cosmonauts. Stewart and Simonyi have been friends for about a decade, and some celebrity-gossip publications have suggested they’re romantically linked. last_img read more

North Peace Cultural Centre to reduce operating schedule

first_imgThe goal of the Cultural Centre is to assure that they are no longer in a cost recovery model and therefore the operating model needed to change. Executive Director of the Cultural Centre Bettyanne Hampton says Monday made the most sense for the change because a number of areas of the Cultural Centre are already closed to begin with.“The library is closed, the gallery is closed so Monday is our softest rental day. In terms of operations that’s the day which would impact the least both staff and public,” she explains. “There are some programs that have been running on Monday’s that we will continue during this transition but from this point on effective immediately we are no longer taking bookings for Monday. We are honouring the existing contracts. It’s important that we don’t uproot some of the things that have been existing all year such as Play Arts.”Hampton adds that the Cultural Centre has faced cuts of over $70,000 in the past fiscal year including a $33,000 cut from the City of Fort St. John.- Advertisement -“We’ve sustained a total of $73,000 of losses for this fiscal year. There are funding cuts, there is a cost for unionisation certification that will take that revenue out of this fiscal cycle,” she says. “[There’s] grant funding cuts. The only grant funding cut we’ve received thus far is from the City.”The Cultural Centre estimates a $20,000 loss as a result of union certification. The remaining loss in the past fiscal year stems from the Peace Arts Gallery Society shifting their art auction from the spring to the fall.Other factors that the Cultural Centre has endured involves a significant increase in repairs to the building itself, and an increase in snow removal.Advertisementlast_img read more

Sierra Leone files appeal against FIFA suspension

first_img0Shares0000Sierra Leone suspended by FIFAFREETOWN, Sierra Leone, Oct 9 – Sierra Leone has appealed against its suspension by world football’s top body on charges of government interference.After a crisis meeting on Monday with the government, the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) sent a letter to FIFA asking it to lift the suspension so that the country can play Ghana in looming qualifiers for the Africa Cup of Nations. It said it would dispatch a delegation to FIFA headquarters in Zurich for talks.The West African nation was rocked last week when FIFA suspended it for government interference.The bustup is rooted in a move by the country’s anti-corruption commission to sack SLFA president Isha Johansen and general secretary Christopher Kamara during an ongoing probe into corruption and mismanagement.The meeting on Monday took place in State House, the official residence of President Julius Maada Bio, in the capital Freetown, ministers said.“(The) government met with Isha and (her) secretary general so as to commence the mediation process for the lifting of the FIFA ban,” Sports Minister Ibrahim Nyelenkeh told AFP.“We want FIFA to reverse the suspension to enable us (to) participate in a CAF pending game with Ghana this month,” he said.“We are very hopeful that FIFA will lift the suspension after our mediation process.”– Reinstated? –The letter to FIFA, seen by AFP, carried the SLFA letterhead and was signed by Johansen, although it was unclear whether she had been reinstated to her job.On September 20, her deputy, Brima Mazola Kamara, had said that he had replaced her.In addition, Nyelenkeh said that both Johansen and Kamara will be part of the delegation heading to Zurich.Johansen and Kamara were arrested in September 2016 over alleged corruption offences.A year later, they were indicted by the anti-graft agency on six counts of abuse of office and corruption. They deny any wrongdoing.“I want us to resolve all outstanding issues before going to FIFA in Zurich or else it will be difficult to lift the suspension,” Johansen said after the meeting.Sierra Leone play away to Ghana on Thursday, with the return match next Monday.The crisis within Sierra Leone football has been rumbling on for years.Fifteen Sierra Leonean players and officials were suspended in July 2014 over suspect matches including a 2010 World Cup qualifier against South Africa.However, the scandal has taken on the dimension of a political emergency in the light of the showdown with FIFA, which threatens Sierra Leone’s participation in the Cup of Nations.Bio, the opposition challenger, narrowly won a hotly-contested presidential election in March.“We want to organise a high-level delegation to FIFA with all critical football stakeholders involved,” Chief Minister David Francis, the country’s top minister, told reporters.“As a new government we inherited the football problem,” he said, and made a reference to FIFA’s own scandal-ridden recent past.“We are also aware that  FIFA too have been embroiled in series of corruption allegations,” he said.0Shares0000(Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Video: Girls react to Roy Keane’s beard

first_imgLet’s face it, for all the supposed revelations in Roy Keane’s new, updated autobiography, nothing has captured the public imagination quite like that beard.Barely stubble just a few weeks ago, now that Keano is unable to thunder through tackles on the pitch, he’s demonstrated his immense masculinity by growing a massive beard in no time at all.It is, frankly, amazing.So we hit the streets of Blighty to canvas opionion on Roy’s beard, asking the views of the erudite female public.For lots more sports entertainment and frivilous nonsense, in video format, check out read more

GAA News: Malin now level with Naomh Mhuire on three points

first_imgMalin drew away in Naomh Muire in the championship last Sunday, a result which sees them level on three points with Naomh Muire – Sean Mac Cuimhaills have two points with this weeks opposition Glenfin on zero.Malin will know that a win will guarantee a quarter final spot and hope to see a large crowd at Connolly Park to support them. Adam Byrne got Malin off the mark before the home side raced into a four point lead with a goal and two points.Final score: Naomh Muire 1-08 Malin 1-08 Malin came back with a goal from Kieron McColgan, who has scored a good few goals this year from his half back position. The home side edged ahead again but were kept in check by Matthew Byrne and the half time score read Naomh Muire 1-05 Malin 1-03. The second half was a low scoring affair with Seamus Houghton, Declan Walsh and Brendan McLaughlin’s three points helping Malin to a share of the spoils.The team on the day was Darragh McLaughlin, Michael McLaughlin, Conor Farren, Gary Farren, Kieron McColgan (1-00), Damien Harkin, Paul McLaughlin, Adam Byrne (0-1), Declan Walsh (0-01), Stephen McLaughlin, Matthew Byrne (0-02), Darren McLarkey, Brendan McLaughlin (0-03), Seamus Houghton (0-01) and Michael Byrne. Subs used Ryan Doherty for Matthew Byrne (50 mins).The reserves lost out in their game.Michael Murphy Sports Donegal Senior Championship Fixture: Malin V Glenfin on Sunday 4th of September in Connolly Park at 2:00pm,reserves at 12:30pm. All Support welcome. UnderageThe minor girls have training every Monday at 8:00pm. All girls from aged 15 upwards and new members are welcome to attend. The minor boys were beaten last week by Fanad and are playing at home to Letterkenny Gaels on Tuesday at 7:00pm in the championship. The under 13’s are away to Cloughaneely on Wednesday at 7:00pm. The under 16 girls are playing away against Moville on Wednesday at 6:30pm.LottoThere was no winner of this week’s jackpot of €800. The numbers drawn were 6-3- 7-5- 1-24. The €50 winner was Christopher Doherty (PM), Middletown, Malin Head. Next week’s jackpot is €850.Pool Room Our new pool room is now open every Saturday and Sunday evenings from 8:00pm to 11:00pm in the clubhouse for anyone looking to play a game of pool. Pool competitions will be run in the Autumn. Everyone welcome.Jiving LessonsJiving Lessons will re-commence in the Clubhouse on Monday 12th September from 9pm to 10pm for 6 weeks with Josie & Catriona. €5 per person. Everyone welcome.Shop The club shop is open every Saturday from 12.00 – 2.00 and Sunday from 11.20 – 2.00 or alternatively contact Susan Byrne on 9370638 or 0867832242 .The shop has a great range of stock in all sizes including coats, jackets, hoodies, tracksuits, socks, shorts, hats, new gear bags and much more club merchandise.GAA News: Malin now level with Naomh Mhuire on three points was last modified: August 29th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:championshipMalin GAANaomh Mhuirelast_img read more

David Moyes: ‘Man United are still struggling – I should have been given more time’

first_img Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Sir Alex Ferguson personally recommended fellow Scot David Moyes as his successor at Manchester United deals Jose Mourinho has often cut a glum figure at Old Trafford this season 4 tense But United had more points under Moyes after 13 games than they have this season under Jose Mourinho – with the Red Devils currently sitting in seventh place.In fact, United have endured their worst start to a league campaign for 28 years since the 1990-91 campaign, before the formation of the Premier League.They were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday, with United winning just three times at Old Trafford in all competitions this term.Joining the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast in the studio on Monday, Moyes said: “Do I feel I should have been given more time? Of course I do. Moyes was sacked before finishing his first season as United boss huge blow REVEALED 4 David Moyes has told talkSPORT he should have been given more time at Manchester United, saying the club have still not recovered following the exit of Sir Alex Ferguson.Moyes was axed after just ten months in charge at Old Trafford having been chosen to succeed the legendary manager. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Moyes began his reign as Manchester United manager in July 2013, and was sacked the following April with the club seventh in the Premier League Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Latest Premier League news on talkSPORT.comcenter_img The club have appointed two world-renowned coaches since then and yet are still struggling to compete for a top-four spot, let alone the Premier League title.Current boss Jose Mourinho is under pressure to deliver top trophies this season having spent over £300million on new players since his appointment in 2016. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won REVEALED Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT 4 4 Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars gameday cracker shining no dice “To go to a club like Manchester United and follow someone like Sir Alex after the time he had been there, to stay for ten months…“It couldn’t be a revolution at Manchester United, it had to be evolution. It had to take time.“I wasn’t going to come in and change all the things Alex had done, but there were lots of things that had to be changed at the club.“You look at the way Chelsea and Man City had been doing things and changing things along the way – Manchester United had been winning because they had a special manager and a special group of players. “But when that all changed, it was going to take time to find its way.“I still think they’re having difficult times at the moment.”Listen back to a clip of David Moyes on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast above! Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in Januarylast_img read more


first_imgTHE average price of a three-bedroom semi-detached home in Co Donegal has fallen an astonishing 64% since their height, and prices are still falling.The latest survey from shows only prices in Dublin are rising again.But Donegal has the cheapest homes in the country as prices continue to fall. The cheapest three-bed semis on the market are here with average price of €76,750.The same house in Dublin costs €250,000, the report says. DONEGAL HOUSE PRICES FALL 64% FROM BOOM was last modified: September 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:DONEGAL HOUSE PRICES FALL 64% FROM BOOMlast_img read more


first_imgArchaeological monuments at coastal locations such as those at Kilbarron Castle near Ballyshannon are particularly vulnerable during strong winds and high tides.Recent storms and coastal erosion may have caused damage to County Donegal’s archaeological heritage. The National Monuments Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht is interested in hearing of any damage to archaeological monuments in County Donegal as a result of recent storms and high tides.“Some of our archaeological monuments in coastal locations are particularly vulnerable during storm conditions,” explained Joseph Gallagher, County Donegal Heritage Officer. “The recent combination of strong winds and high tides may have accelerated coastal erosion in the vicinity of archaeological monuments, undermined them, caused collapse or even uncovered archaeological structures or objects.“The National Monument Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht is the statutory organisation charged with ensuring the protection of our archaeological heritage and is keen to hear of any recent damage caused to our archaeological monuments.”As of September 2013, there were 3,396 known archaeological monuments in County Donegal and most of them are in private ownership.Most of these archaeological monuments date from prior to 1700 and all are protected under the National Monuments Acts (1930-2004). Archaeological monuments in coastal locations in County Donegal include promontory forts, castles, tower houses, historic graveyards and holy wells. If you would like to find out what archaeological monuments are on your property, are in your guardianship or are in your area, you can search by townland, town or type of monument on the National Monuments Service website at: Some of these are also identified on the Ordnance Survey Discovery Series maps.If you have any information on damage to archaeological monuments in County Donegal, please contact the County Donegal Heritage Office on (074) 917 2576 / or the Donegal County Museum on (074) 912 4613 / with details as soon as possible.This information will be passed on to the National Monuments Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht. If you would like to find out more about our archaeological heritage, a free brochure entitled ‘Earthen Banks and Broken Walls: our legacy of ancient monuments’ produced by the Department of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht outlining some of the main types of archaeological monuments is available free-of-charge from the County Donegal Heritage Office, Donegal County Council on (074) 917 2576 or by e-mail at: COUNCIL SEEKS INFORMATION ON DAMAGE CAUSED TO DONEGAL’S ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES was last modified: February 4th, 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)last_img read more

FFA toy show this weekend

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The Arlington FFA Alumni is hosting their 6th annual toy show on February 14 in the Arlington High School Gymnasium, located at 336 S. Main, Arlington. The event will run from 10 am to 3 pm with admission being $3 for adults, $2 for students and under school age children are free. There will be toy show vendors from around the state exhibiting as well as a craft and home show vendors with homemade crafts, home decor, jewelry and more!There are several additional activities planned for the event including a children’s tractor pedal pull contest, registration for this will start at noon and the pull will start at 12:30 pm. There will also be a tractor simulator sponsored by DNC Hydraulics where all ages can see the difference between driving a tractor with GPS navigation what it is like to drive a tractor without this technology. The Arlington FFA Alumni group also plans to hold a 50/50 drawing (winning ticket to be drawn at 2pm), have door prizes throughout the day, and a variety of refreshments will be available.The Arlington FFA Alumni uses funds generated from the toy show to help support the Arlington FFA chapter with chapter trips to the State and National FFA Conventions, classroom and shop supplies and equipment, and a College Scholarship for an Arlington FFA graduating senior.For additional information, call Larry Inbody at 419-722-8222 or Brad Beach at 419-722-2857.last_img read more