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Spotlight on UWI FC, Waterhouse clash

first_imgTomorrow’s game: In a week which sees things just as tight at the bottom as they are at the top, the focus today will be on the UWI FC-Waterhouse clash at the UWI Bowl.In this encounter the promoted UWI FC, who are sitting in sixth position on 30 points, host former champions Waterhouse, who are sitting in 12th position in the 12-team league on 21 points. While the table may show that UWI FC should be the more fancied of the two, recent events may cause some amount of worry for the University boys, while Waterhouse could be convinced that they have a good chance of taking all three points.Prior to Monday night, UWI FC were looking quite stable with goalkeeper Amal Knight putting in commanding performances, their defenders kept it tight, while Girvon Brown and company kept the goals coming as they recorded two wins and two draws in their previous four matches. Against Harbour View on Monday, though, they looked very porous in the back, Knight looked unsure of himself, while their forwards were unable to breach the ‘Stars of the East’ who spanked them 5-0.Waterhouse, despite sitting at the foot of the table, are looking up positively with coach Paul Young being convinced that things are coming together and that they are primed for a lift. In their last four games, they have had three draws and one win – away over fourth-placed Humble Lion. Two of their three draws in that time were against current third-placed team Montego Bay United.”I am very much optimistic about our chances from here. Today, one of our central players, Dale Reid, was out because of asthma attack yesterday, so we had to make an adjustment in the defence line. In the midfield, we had Dominic James out and there are some other key players out who we are trying to get back healthy just to get the system going but it is a work in progress and we are going; to be fine,” Young said last week at the end of their second 0-0 draw with Montego Bay United.Young also said that while his team did not play, their best football that day, they showed great character to stand up to the opponents who ended the game with a one-man advantage following the expulsion of Theo Brown. The team, he said, had a good balance with the experienced Hughan Gray, the returning Weston Forrest, Kevin Lamey and Devon Hodges providing leadership for the youngsters such as Reid, goalkeeper Akeem Chambers and Nicholas Nelson among others.”We were brought back down to earth as we were having a good run for the previous six games … but it is better now than later,” Marcel Gayle, UWI FC’s coach about their big loss to Harbour View.He added: “Consistency is not the order of this league. All teams have had their ups and downs and it was our time to have a down. The good thing, though, is that we will be at home and we are looking to make amends.”Today’s games:3 p.m: Reno vs Rivoli United – Frome Complex3 p.m: Montego Bay United vs Humble Lion – Wespow Park3 p.m: Portmore United vs Boys’ Town – Juici Park, Clarendon3 p.m: Tivoli Gardens vs Harbour View – Edward Seaga Sports Complex3 p.m: UWI FC vs Waterhouse – UWI Bowl, Mona 8:40 p.m: Cavalier vs Arnett Gardens – Stadium Eastcenter_img Points standingTeam P W D L GF GA GD PtsArnett 23 13 4 6 35 20 15 43Portmore 23 13 4 6 28 20 8 43MoBay United 23 11 9 3 34 13 21 42Humble Lion FC 23 9 8 6 21 18 3 35H View 23 8 9 6 28 22 6 33UWI FC 23 8 6 9 24 34 -10 30Cavalier SC 23 7 6 10 18 23 -5 27Boys’ Town 23 7 6 10 25 33 -8 27Reno 23 6 9 8 22 30 -8 27Tivoli 23 6 5 12 26 32 -8 22Rivoli 23 5 7 11 24 32 -8 22Waterhouse 23 4 9 10 20 28 -8 21last_img read more

June Mar Fajardo scores 40, surging Beermen sink Batang Pier

first_imgGretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lady Eagles soar past Lady Maroons 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 The reigning five-time MVP had everything going for him offensively as he hit 14 of his 15 attempts from the field and went 12-of-16 from the free throw line.Four other Beermen scored in double figures with Terrence Romeo firing 23 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the field that went with six rebounds and three assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsMarcio Lassiter added 15 points built on four 3-pointers while forwards Arwind Santos and Kelly Nabong had 11 points apiece for San Miguel, which claimed solo third place with a 6-3 record.The Beermen took a 103-92 lead after a basket by Fajardo with 5:13 remaining but the Batang Pier fought back and came within three, 110-107, with still 36 seconds left. MOST READ Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netJune Mar Fajardo was a force to be reckoned with as San Miguel Beer held off NorthPort, 113-107, in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Fajardo couldn’t be stopped, unleashing 40 points and hauling down 19 rebounds to lead the Beermen to their fourth consecutive win.ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentscenter_img LATEST STORIES Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Chris Ross, however, came through in the clutch for the Beermen as he knocked down a triple to put the game out of reach, 113-107, with 12 ticks to go. Ross finished with nine points and seven assists.Mo Tautuaa led NorthPort with 28 points and 13 rebounds. The Batang Pier have now dropped their last five games after opening the season with a pair of victories.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship historylast_img read more

Venezuelan remanded for boat theft

first_imgTwenty-one-year-old Venezuelan national Moses Chappelle, who was for the last two months residing with his uncle at Moruca, North West District, was on Monday remanded to prison by Georgetown Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on an allegation that he had stolen a boat.It is alleged that on May 31, 2018, at Moruca, NWD, he stole one engine valued $631,560 and one boat valued $300,000, properties of Orlando Charles and Terrence Henry.Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield said the items were recovered, but he still objected to the defendant being granted bail, describing the accused as a flight risk.Chappelle denied the allegations levelled against him, but was denied bail, and the case has been set to continue on June 11.last_img

Ptolemy Reid Centre gets much needed computers

first_imgStarr Computer Inc on Thursday donated six desktop computers to the Information Technology (IT) Department of the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre to strengthen its capacity.An employee of Starr Computer teaches a student of the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre how to use the InternetSpeaking at the handing over ceremony, Starr Computer General Manager, Rehman Majeed recalled that the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre on several occasions requested assistance for its IT Department.Majeed added that he is impressed with the maintenance of the Rehabilitation Centre’s IT Department.The six computers donated will greatly impact the implementation of the curriculum, since the children at the Rehabilitation Centre are usually taught through the audio and visual methods in contrast to the chalk and talk method.Additionally, speech therapy is a huge aspect of learning conducted at the Centre and the computers will expose the students to the use of language through social networks, particularly YouTube.The members of the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre expressed gratitude to the company and highlighted that the donation was a timely one, adding that it will greatly assist the children in their everyday work programmes.last_img read more

Manchester City defender close to Schalke switch, says general manager

first_imgManchester City defender Matija Nastasic is close to agreeing a move to Bundesliga club Schalke, according to the club’s general manager Horst Heldt.The 21-year-old has failed to impress Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad, with the Serbian international yet to make a single Premier League appearance this season.Nastasic has been linked with a move to Inter Milan, but according to reports from Germany in December, the German club are favourites to land the defender.And Heldt told Germany’s Sport Bild magazine that a deal to bring Nastasic to Schalke could be done within a few days.“We are negotiating back and forth, that’s how it goes,” Heldt said. “You get closer and closer and in this case we are no longer far apart from each other. I am optimistic that we will get this done in the coming days.”Heldt added the deal would be “a loan with an option to buy”. Matija Nastasic in action for Manchester City 1last_img read more

Arsenal star rated ’50/50′ to be fit for Chelsea clash

first_img1 Per Mertesacker Arsene Wenger says Per Mertesacker has a “50-50” chance of facing Chelsea this weekend after being forced to leave the field during the FA Cup semi-final with an ankle injury.Mertesacker escaped serious ankle ligament damage during the 2-1 victory over Reading at Wembley, but he still suffered a sprain and has been receiving intensive treatment in an attempt to get him fit for the big game at Emirates Stadium.The German international will not want to miss facing the Premier League leaders and he will be given every chance to prove his fitness ahead of the match on Sunday.Wenger said: “Per Mertesacker got injured and he has been out since. He’s still in the treatment room and I don’t know if he will be available or not.“[He is] 50/50 [to start against Chelsea] at the moment. He’s not trained at all.”last_img read more

Already a much more balanced midfield? Chelsea line-up with £28m signing

first_img It is being claimed Chelsea will seal Radja Nainggolan’s transfer from Roma for £28m What other areas do you think Chelsea need to strengthen? Do you think Juan Cuadrado will still be there when Conte arrives? Will Willian be moved on?Click here to stay up to date with all transfer rumours. Roma’s Radja Nainggolan is reportedly close to agreeing a £28m transfer to Chelsea.It is thought the midfielder will become new manager Antonio Conte’s first signing when he takes control of the club after Euro 2016.Here, talkSPORT looks at how Chelsea could look with Nainggolan in the middle of what is already looking like a much more balanced midfield. 1 1last_img

Job Vacancy: In-House graphic designer & marketing assistant

first_imgWant to have a major impact on the world of nightlife and entertainment?We are looking for an experienced, passionate, and dedicated graphic designer with a flair for marketing to join our team.In this role, you’ll play a key role in creating all visual assets for a number of different businesses within the group, assist with all aspects of marketing, social media and a wide variety of other marketing and advertising elements. On a daily basis, you’ll work directly with senior management and venue management, the ideal candidate should have experience working in nightlife, and possess a passion for music, current trends and the world of social media.You are:• A jack-of-all-trades with a passion for good design• Versatile, curious, and self-motivated• Experienced with working in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment• Able to juggle the needs of multiple businesses while still keeping an eye on process and quality• Adept at reading between the lines to simplify the over-complicatedYou should have: • A minimum of 3 years of experience working on an in-house or agency marketing or creative team• A portfolio demonstrating your skills• A thorough understanding of the nightlife industry• Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch or something similarA positive attitude and interest in being part of diverse teamApplicants must submit a portfolio to be consideredJob Type: Full-timeLocation:• Pulse Venue & Voodoo Venue Letterkenny – Co. Donegal• Please send Cvs to Pulseniteclub@gmail.com Job Vacancy: In-House graphic designer & marketing assistant was last modified: January 15th, 2019 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:donegalGraphic DesignerPulse NightclubVOODOOlast_img read more

GOSSIP: Man United plot £50m Spurs raid, Costa to STAY at Chelsea and MORE!

first_img Transfer rumours and paper review 1 talkSPORT.com bring you all the latest headlines and top transfer-related stories in Saturday’s newspapers…Manchester United have agreed a fee with Everton for Romelu Lukaku, the Old Trafford club has announced – FULL STORY HEREEverton are expected to confirm the free-transfer signing of Wayne Rooney by the end of the week – FULL STORY HEREChelsea boss Antonio Conte is apparently ‘livid’ at the failure to land Romelu Lukaku, which has left his future at Stamford Bridge ‘in doubt’ – FULL STORY HEREUnited will turn their attention to signing 23-year-old Tottenham and England midfielder Eric Dier for a fee in the region of £50m once the Lukaku deal is completed. (Daily Telegraph)Diego Costa could remain at Chelsea this summer with the Spanish striker reportedly willing to have talks with manager Antonio Conte over his future, despite being told by the boss via text that he does not feature in the first-team plans. (The Sun)However, contrasting reports claim Costa has started to say his goodbyes to his team-mates, with Chelsea now facing a striker crisis. (Telegraph)The Blues want more than £60m for Costa and will let him go even if they fail to sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton. (Daily Mail) Chelsea will move for Torino striker Andrea Belotti to replace Costa this summer, but will have to pay about £90m to sign the Italy international. (Daily Mirror)Inter Milan want to make Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez the “poster boy” for the club’s new era. (Gazzetta dello Sport)The Gunners are adamant they will NOT sell forward Alexis Sanchez or Liverpool-linked Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to a title rival, even though the pair are heading into the final year of their contracts. (Daily Star)Arsenal are awaiting a response from Monaco after making a £40million bid for France winger Thomas Lemar, 21. (Football London)Meanwhile, reported Arsenal target Riyad Mahrez has been told by Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare that “if he doesn’t show commitment he won’t play”. (Daily Telegraph)Liverpool have received a number of enquiries about defender Mamadou Sakho and are confident a club will meet their £30m asking price. (Liverpool Echo)Swansea City are braced for a revised £32m bid from Everton for midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 27. (Daily Mail)West Ham have cooled their interest in Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart. (The Sun)Manchester City are hoping to recoup around £14million for striker Wilfried Bony, who is attracting interest from a number of Chinese Super League clubs. (The Independent)And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…?Danny Higginbotham believes Chelsea would need to change their style of play if they sign Romelu Lukaku whereas the Belgian would suit Manchester United perfectlyLeyton Orient’s new owner Nigel Travis outlined his plans for the club when he joined Jim White on talkSPORT on Friday afternoonCrystal Palace are ready to make a move for Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper CillessenFenerbahce have made a loan offer for Liverpool and Southampton target Emre Mor – the man dubbed ‘the Turkish Messi’Paris Saint-Germain are open to selling Juventus and Manchester United target Serge Aurier – but want to bring in a replacement firstArsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United target Jose Gimenez has revealed it is his dream to play in the Premier Leaguelast_img read more

LADIES GAA: DONEGAL V KILDARE PREVIEW

first_imgBord Gáis Energy Ladies National Football League Division 1…….Donegal v Kildare, O’Donnell Park, 2.00, (J Niland)This is a crucial game for both sides but for vastly different reasons.Donegal remain just three points behind top of the table Monaghan and will be looking to push for a home semi-final with two wins in their final two games, while Kildare can ease the pressure of relegation with a much needed win. Kildare will be encouraged by the number of points conceded by Donegal’s defence this year but will need to be wary of the Donegal attack with the likes of young Geraldine McLaughlin in superb scoring form, scoring 10-09 in Donegal’s five League games to date.LADIES GAA: DONEGAL V KILDARE PREVIEW was last modified: March 25th, 2011 by gregShare 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 ladies gaakildaremclaughlinlast_img read more