Charlie take early lead in Group E

first_imgCharlie Smith jumped into the early lead in Group E of the FLOW-ISSA Manning Cup competition after scoring a 4-0 win over Clan Carthy at the Tony Spaulding Sports Complex yesterday.Tyrick Reid led the way for the former champions with a goal in each half, while Zemario, Sinclair and Omario Fisher netted the other goals for the Jerome Waite-coached team.Reid, who scored with the last kick of the first half, scored again six minutes into the second half to take his tally to three for the season, following his opener in their 2-1 win over Mona High in their first match on Monday. The midfielder is hoping his goals can continue to push the Arnett Gardens based school all the way this season.”My goals were very important today, I scored right at half time and score the other just after the break. I feel very good about the performance.NOT IMPRESSED”It means a lot to me to know that my goals can push the team forward, and I look to do the same in upcoming games. We are going for the Manning Cup and the Super Cup and we will be trying our best,” he told The Gleaner.Although happy for the points, Charlie Smith’s coach, Waite, was still far from impressed with his team’s performance.”It was a little lacklustre, but in the end, we got four goals. It’s a young team and we are still struggling, but we are going to see how we can get them focused and see how far we can go. It’s a lot of room for improvement in all areas, but they are doing what they can manage. We now have to focus on the next game against Waterford,” he said.In the group’s other game, Holy Trinity stopped Mona 4-0 with double strikes from Jabari Lawrence and Shai Smith. Charlie Smith lead the group with six points, followed by Waterford and Mona with three and Mona on none.In other games, St George’s beat Tivoli 2-0, Greater Portmore outscored Tarrant 4-3, Kingston Technical beat Edith Dalton James 2-1, while St Andrew Technical and Eltham drew 0-0.last_img read more

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France advances to World Cup final, beats Belgium 1-0

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments LATEST STORIES Two years ago at home, the French surprisingly lost to Portugal 1-0 in the Euro 2016 title match. In 2006, they were beaten in a penalty shootout by Italy in a World Cup final that was overshadowed by Zidane headbutting opposing player Marco Materazzi in the chest in extra time. Zidane was sent off in what was his final match.In a tournament dominated by goals from set pieces, France’s took the lead from a corner. Antoine Griezmann curled in the ball from the right and Umtiti got in front of tall Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini to knock in his header at the near post.Up in the corporate seats, French President Emmanuel Macron reacted to the goal by shaking the hand of King Philippe of Belgium as FIFA president Gianni Infantino watched on between them.The goal capped an impressive display by Umtiti, who helped to shut out the most productive attack in the World Cup with 14 goals, and meant three defenders have now scored on France’s route to the final. Benjamin Pavard and Raphael Varane scored in previous matches.In search of the equalizer, Belgium repeatedly sent over crosses from both wings but Umtiti and Varane, both center backs, used their bodies cleverly to hold off Fellaini and Lukaku.ADVERTISEMENT 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 France coach Didier Deschamps has faced some criticism for being too pragmatic and functional despite having so many stars in his squad, but the organization of the team was superb and Belgium was largely restricted to only minor chances that were kept out by the flying Lloris.Deschamps now has the chance to become the third person to win the World Cup as a player and a coach, after Germany great Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil’s Mario Zagallo. As France captain, Deschamps won soccer’s most prized trophy in 1998.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team France’s Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — France is back in the World Cup final for the first time since Zinedine Zidane’s headbutt in 2006.Twelve years after one of soccer’s most infamous moments, Samuel Umtiti used his head to score from a corner kick in the 51st minute and earn France a 1-0 victory over Belgium on Tuesday in the first of the all-European semifinals.ADVERTISEMENT The French players danced on the field after the final whistle and shook the hand of Thierry Henry, who helped Les Bleus win the World Cup in 1998 and is now Belgium’s assistant coach.France will face either Croatia or England in the final on Sunday in Moscow. Those two teams play in the other semifinal match on Wednesday, also in Moscow.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris produced a great save in each half, denying the potent Belgian attack of Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku the chance to advance the country to its first major final. Belgium reached the quarterfinals at the 2014 World Cup and the European Championship in 2016 but has yet to fulfil its lofty expectations.The world now gets to see France’s luxury squad, collectively valued in excess of $1 billion and headlined by teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, in another major final. ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs PSL: Foton ends 3-game skid with win over UP Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding MOST READ Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to Westlast_img read more

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Bandits creating havoc in Berbice

first_img… break into Mosque, Mandir, Church at Gay ParkBY ANDREW CARMICHAELBandits over the past few weeks have forcefully made their way into three religious buildings at Gay Park, East Bank Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) and took away valuable pieces of electronic devices, among other items.The most recent incident occurred between Sunday night and Monday evening, at a Mosque at Gay Park. During that burglary, entry was made through an unsecured door. The perpetrator(s) climbed into the main part of the building which housed most of the valuable items belonging to the Mosque.Imam of the Mosque, Boyie Mohammed, told Guyana Times that members would normally visit the building during the evening period, and on Monday afternoon when they did, they noticed something amiss.“Things were not in place as we would have left them the previous night and when we looked for the amplifier that we would use to call the Azam with, it was gone. We started to look around and then we realised that there were other things missing. The prayer mats, speaker boxes which we bought recently at very exorbitant prices for the benefit of the Masjid; even that was gone.”The amplifier was secured in a grill cage and bolted onto the wall. The bolts were unscrewed and the amplifier taken.According to the Imam of the Providence/Gay Park Mosque, it is not the first time thieves broke into the building and stole items. Back in 2002, a generator valued at close to $1 million was stolen along with cooking utensils which were used for religious functions along with kitchen wear.A man who resides a few houses away was arrested and placed before the courts for the crime but the case was subsequently dismissed for want of evidence.“One time we would have bought material to do work on the Mosque and when we went back the next day all of the material gone. The surprising thing is that nobody knows anything; nobody sees anything. Nobody is willing to cooperate and this also happened at the Mandir that is close by and also with the Christian Church that is there… when you can go into a house of worship and steal, it means you have no fear of this world or fear of what will happen to you,” Muhammad added.Meanwhile, President of the Gay Park Mosque Feroz Jaffarally is appealing to the person/s who stole from the Mosque to return the items. He related to this publication that all of the items stolen are used by worshipers on a daily basis.last_img read more

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Father of 5 drowns after saving daughter, grandson

first_imgA family outing on Saturday at Bushy Park Beach, East Bank Essequibo turned tragic when 42-year-old Farook Bacchus perished by drowning after saving his daughter and grandson from being swept away by a “big wave” in the mighty Essequibo River.Dead: Late Goldsmith Farook Bacchus of La Grange, WBDThe dead man had been a goldsmith who resided at Lot 65 Old Road, La Grange, West Bank Demerara. At his home on Sunday, grieving family members were contemplating their next moves as they considered plans for burial.Bacchus’s wife of 27 years, Chandai Singh, recalled the horror that unfolded around 16:30h when the father of five lost his life. According to the housewife, her daughter and grandson were sitting on a rock when a heavy wave swept them off. Her spouse was nearby, and responding to their screams, he went to their rescue.“When meh husband jump for them, he put them on he shoulder and tell them stay up; and then me see the wave carry he out,” she noted.Housewife Chandai Singh and her grieving family members. To her immediate left is her daughter and grandson whom her husband died saving (Shemuel Fanfair photo)Singh explained that her son-in-law and another male present on scene jumped into the river to relieve the man of the children. However, by the time they attempted to grab Bacchus, he had already disappeared. She said they did not know that the tide would have risen at such a fast rate.Bacchus’s body was later fished out of the water, and is presently at the Ezekiel Funeral Home, awaiting a post mortem.Singh pointed out that three of her five children are attending school, and she expressed great uncertainty over the upcoming school term.last_img read more

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PTA president arrested in alleged ID theft

first_imgSheriff’s officials identified Mahaffey as the PTA president. No further details were immediately available. – Brian Day NORWALK – The president of the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District PTA was arrested Thursday after a search warrant was served at her house, officials said. Kelly Mahaffey, 43, was arrested about 6:45 p.m. on suspicion of identity theft as the result of an ongoing investigation, said Norwalk sheriff’s Sgt. Craig Harman. Checks and other materials linking her to identity theft were found inside her house, Harman said. She has been booked at the Norwalk Sheriff’s Station and bail has been set at $20,000. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Picture special: Christmas Spirit LK launches ‘Put a Little Love in Your Heart’ video

first_imgDecember 1st was a special date in Letterkenny.To a team of people it signified the culmination of over three months of hard work, but to the people there it was much more: it was the start of Christmas.Christmas Spirit LK launched their music video ‘Put A Little Love In Your Heart’ for the #letterkennycares project in aid of the Donegal Hospice and Pieta House to a 120-strong crowd at the magical setting of An Grianan Theatre’s front plaza with an amazing outside projection show. The night included mulled wine and mince pies provided by An Grianan Theatre for the charity event to put people in that Christmas mood and of course Santa Claus himself arrived to greet the kids with some chocolatey goodness.A little girl called Sarah gave a whole months worth of pocket money to start off one of the donation buckets.The event kicked off with showing some videos, from backers of the project such as Irish international goalkeeper Shay Given, Fergal D’Arcy, Jason Quigley and Mickey Joe Harte, who was there on the night.After the promos were done, the Christmas Spirit LK team decided to start a sing along to get the crowd in the mood and displayed the word on the massive screen of the projector for everyone to sing along. After the four songs with the words, they decided to test out the level of Christmas spirit in the crowd by doing ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’: It was loud and it was brilliant.Then came the main event – the video – explaining that all money raised would be split between the Donegal Hospice & Pieta House.The video features 16 businesses from around Letterkenny as well as UHG, the Credit Union, the Donegal Hospice, Pieta House and the Letterkenny Gardai.Famous faces Daniel and Majella O’Donnell, Jason Quigley, Michael Murphy and Mickey Joe Harte all make an appearancehttps://www.facebook.com/christmasspiritlk/videos/1328619390537295/ People laughed clapped and sang along. It was a great night for Letterkenny, said organiser Pete Rose.The Christmas Spirit LK team would like to thank An Grianan Theatre, Unit 7, Celtronic Stuidios, 4 Lanterns, C&M Embroidery, Shay Given, Mickey Joe Harte, Daniel and Majella O’Donnell, Fergal D’Arcy, Jason Quigley, Joe Langan, Laura and Crew from UHG, Angie Kirk, Tina, Nicola and Maria for all their help with the launch.They would also like to thank everyone who has donated so far.You can donate online here: https://www.gofundme.com/christmas-cpiritlkletterkennycares?ssid=832583950&pos=1 or in person at the donation station at reception in An Grianan Theatre. Christmas Spirit LK launch nightPicture special: Christmas Spirit LK launches ‘Put a Little Love in Your Heart’ video was last modified: December 8th, 2016 by Chris McNultyShare 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

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Graeme Souness launches stinging attack on England after Croatia defeat

first_img 3 “Then they play a team in Sweden who were in awe of England. Both played a similar sort of game; long ball and feed off the bits.“Tonight is the first time, other than the Belgium game, that they have come up against a team who wants to pop it around and keep possession – and they really, really were shown up for being a back-to-front team playing very basic football.”Former Republic of Ireland international Roy Keane also said England lacked the quality to beat the Croats while working as a pundit for ITV sparking a debate with Ian Wright which nearly spilled over into an argument.The game also saw top scorer of the 2018 World Cup so far Harry Kane fail to make a real impact on arguably England’s biggest game in 28 years – something that fans noticed on Twitter.Souness added: “Harry Kane never got a kick tonight. Prior to tonight, he had five shots on target in all the games.“Harry Kane does not get shots on target because nobody is passing him any quality passes.“He’s not getting any supply. Harry Kane will come back from that with the Golden Boot, but I don’t know the boy he might be happy, but Harry Kane will not be happy playing in that style of football.”While their hopes of winning their second World Cup are over, England still have one more game to play in Russia when they take on Belgium in the third place play-off in St Petersburg on Saturday afternoon – a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT from 3pm.Meanwhile, Croatia march on to their first World Cup final where they face France on Sunday afternoon – a game you can also see live on talkSPORT from 4pm. 3 “And the make-up of the team was all wrong tonight. All wrong tonight. When they come up against a decent team, I think it’s inevitable that they were going to struggle tonight.“Let me explain. They played the worst team in the tournament in Panama. They played, along with Saudi Arabia, probably the second worst team in the tournament, Tunisia.“Put a line through the Belgium game, that doesn’t count.“Then they play Colombia and in the second half, Colombia were much better than them. England came back in extra-time but only after a Colombia player hit the crossbar.“They get through on penalties. Souness was dismissive of England’s record-breaking victory over Panama England struggled to deal with the likes of Luka Modric during the loss 3 Southgate’s men made the perfect start with a brilliant free-kick by Kieran Trippier in the fifth minute.But Ivan Perisic levelled the game midway through the second-half before Mario Mandzukic’s poacher’s goal won the match in the second-half of extra-time.England’s World Cup campaign won the hearts of many supporters but Souness was not having any of it, suggesting the Three Lions’ path to the last four of the tournament was relatively simple.Working as a pundit for Qatar-based BeIN Sports, he said: “I want to emphasise the midfield. Graeme Souness v @SteffenFreund!An incredible argument about #ENG’s #WorldCup performance.#beINRussia #beINFWC #CROENG pic.twitter.com/vou6KPZIu8— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) July 11, 2018“You can’t win the big trophies, you can’t dominate football matches, you can’t put yourself in a position where you are not giving the ball away unless you’ve got good players in midfield who can keep the ball.“I come back to Lingard and Dele Alli – two players who want to get on the end of things after there has been clever play by somebody else.“They don’t want to get involved in keeping the ball and dominating possession.“They want to be involved in scoring the goals and getting on the end of things. This is the furthest England have got at a World Cup since 1990 Graeme Souness did not hold back on his criticism of England players Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard as well as manager Gareth Southgate after their World Cup semi-final exit.The former Liverpool star – who made 54 appearances for Scotland between 1974-86 – claimed the Three Lions were punished in midfield after getting their system wrong against Croatia in the 2-1 semi-final defeat.last_img read more

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L-PLATE TEENAGER WAS DOING 160KM/HR IN RUSH TO SEE GIRLFRIEND

first_imgEaton: Was doing 160km/hrA TEENAGER who didn’t have a full drivers’ license was caught doing 100mph on his way home to see his girlfriend.Farmer Stanley Eaton, who is 19, was stopped by Gardaí in townland of Sharon, Glebe, Newtowncunningham on February 13. Defence solicitor Frank Dorrian agreed with Judge Paul Kelly that the reading of 160km/hr was the equivalent of 100mph.Eaton had a learner’s permit, was not accompanied by an experienced driver and hadn’t displayed ‘L’ plates on his car, the court heard.“It was a case where he was driving from Tipperary on a long journey, was almost home and on his way to see his girlfriend,” said Mr Dorrian.“This incident occurred on a long stretch of straight road and he had allowed his speed to creep up.”Mr Dorrian said Eaton, from Glenmacquinn, Letterkenny, admitted the speeding offence which took place 11 days ago.“He is the youngest of six children and no-one from the family has ever been before the courts before and in that sense it is something of an aberration for the family,” said the solicitor.Judge Kelly told Eaton that he was “a very lucky man” that Gardaí had caught him speeding when they did before an accident happened.He fined Eaton a total of €400 and told him he must sit a driving test.Eaton said he hoped to do so in “the next couple of months.”L-PLATE TEENAGER WAS DOING 160KM/HR IN RUSH TO SEE GIRLFRIEND was last modified: February 24th, 2014 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:courtdangerous drivingletterkennyManorcunnighamStanley Eatonlast_img read more

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Traffic delayed after cow is killed in road accident

first_imgA cow has been removed from the road after it was struck by a vehicle outside Ballyshannon this evening.Gardai were alerted to the incident around 5pm at Tullyherk Crossroads on the N15 road.Traffic was delayed for a time as Gardai introduced traffic calming measures in the area. Traffic delayed after cow is killed in road accident was last modified: December 12th, 2017 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:accidentBallyshannoncowkilledlast_img read more

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ETB learners awarded certificates at evening of celebration – Pic Special

first_imgDonegal ETB’s Further Education and Training (FET) Service presented QQI certificates at an awards ceremony to over 175 learners in the Millpark Hotel on Tuesday evening last.Cróna Gallagher, Director of Donegal ETB’s Further Education and Training Service welcomed over 200 students, guest and staff to the awards presentation.Anne McHugh, Chief Executive congratulated the learners on their achievement and outlined the range of courses and services that Donegal ETB provides. She spoke about Donegal ETB’s Adult Guidance Service which provides guidance and information about both full and part-time courses that are available.Mr. Geoffrey Browne, Chairperson of Donegal ETB, congratulated each student on their achievement and spoke about how Donegal ETB’s FET Service has developed courses and programmes of learning that respond to the economic, cultural and social profile of the county.Mr. Browne described it as an innovative service and acknowledged the work of CE Anne McHugh and FET Director Cróna Gallagher for their work in ensuring that Donegal ETB FET’s service has both a strong national and local profile.Students were from a range of ETB courses and programmes: Youthreach, VTOS, Learning for Living, Recognition of Prior Learning, BTEI and Community Education. A number of students spoke about their experience and learning journey. Awards were presented in the following subjects: Digital and computer skills from introductory to advanced level, Business Administration, E-business, Customer Service, English and Communications, English language skills, Setting Learning Goals, Event Production, Entrepreneurial Skills, Mathematics, On-line Form Filling, Media Studies and Health Service Skills.The work and commitment of staff and tutors who facilitated and supported the teaching and learning process was also praised.Some of the courses presented this evening were co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.Further information on Donegal ETB can be found on its website (www.donegaletb.ie) or social media accounts – #GoFurtherWithDonegalETBYouTube (Donegal ETB) and LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/donegaletb).BTEI Business and Digital Skills Group Donegal Town. (John/jmac.ie)ECDL Group Donegal Town.Community Education Training and Development Group.BTEI Early Childhood care and Education and ECDL Group, Ballyshannon.Event Management and Entreprenural Skills, Castle Adventure Open Farm.Horticulture Group Killybegs and Donegal Town.CE Scheme participants, Donegal Town.IT Skills Donegal Town.IT Skills Bundoran.Farmers Group and ICT Donegal Town.ICT Group Killybegs.  Youthreach Ballyshannon Group.ETB learners awarded certificates at evening of celebration – Pic Special was last modified: November 28th, 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:awardsdonegalETBlast_img read more

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