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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Arsenal icon Thierry Henry wants managerial job after leaving punditry role

first_imgThierry Henry has left his role as a pundit for Sky Sports to pursue his ambition of becoming a manager.The former Arsenal and Barcelona star has been working with the sports broadcaster for the past four years. 2 Henry helped Belgium secure their best ever World Cup finish this summer, with the Red Devils knocking out favourites Brazil on their way to the semi-finals.They lost to eventual winners France in the last four but went on to seal third place in Russia, beating England 2-0 in Saturday’s play-off match.Henry is Arsenal’s all-time top goalscorer and was linked with the manager’s job at the north London club after Arsene Wenger’s departure, before the Gunners appointed Unai Emery. Thierry Henry has been a coach of Belgium since 2016 He has been combining his work in the media with his role as part of Roberto Martinez’s backroom staff with the Belgium national team for the past two years.But the Frenchman now wants to commit full-time to his coaching career as he looks to land a top managerial job in the future.He said: “Over the last four years I have had some extremely rewarding coaching experiences in football. These experiences have only made me more determined to fulfil my long-term ambition to become a football manager.“It is with sadness, therefore, that I have decided that I must leave Sky Sports to enable me to spend more time on the pitch and concentrate on my journey to achieving that goal.“I would like to thank everyone at Sky for making me feel so welcome and at ease throughout my time with them and I wish them all the best for the future. Great memories.” 2 Thierry Henry was part of a successful World Cup campaign for Belgium last_img read more

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