Messi may play in Club World Cup final

first_imgYOKOHAMA, Japan (AP):Lionel Messi could still play for Barcelona in tomorrow’s Club World Cup final.The Argentina forward missed yesterday’s training, and was absent from the 3-0 semi-final win over Guangzhou Evergrande, sick with renal colic, a type of abdominal pain commonly attributed to kidney stones.”All the situations are open. What the manager (Luis Enrique) said is that we have to evaluate, hour after hour, how he is feeling,” Barcelona media officer Chemi Teres said. “I don’t know if it is renal colic or kidney stones, or something else in this area.”Neymar’s prospects of playing in the final against Argentine club River Plate appear to be improving.The Brazil striker sat out Barcelona’s training on Monday and Tuesday before doing some workouts at the start of Wednesday’s session.Neymar came on as a substitute in the semi-final match, but stepped up his training routine yesterday, running the perimeter of the field with a coach. He then did some dribbling drills and sprinting with the ball, isolated from the other players.Dani Alves missed yesterday’s practice with a bruised foot, but is expected to be fit for tomorrow’s match.Barcelona are bidding to win the tournament for a record third time after titles in 2009 and 2011.last_img read more

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JOE TO MARRY MAYO SWEETHEART JUST HOURS BEFORE CROKER SHOWDOWN

first_imgA Donegal man is crossing enemy lines tomorrow when he marries his Mayo sweetheart – just a couple of days before the All Ireland final.What makes matters worse is that Joe O’Donnell is a huge Donegal supporter and was even the mascot for the All Ireland team back in 1992.However Joe has put aside his love of Donegal GAA and will marry Fiona O’Toole at the Radisson Hotel in Sligo tomorrow. The happy couple are planning to head to Westport for the after-party on Saturday before making it to the big game on Sunday.Joe’s close friend Thomas Kane said the couple are looking forward to a great weekend and a great start to married life.However, Thomas said there is only one condition that many of the Donegal guests have agreed to go to the wedding and that’s the guarantee that ‘Jimmy’s Winning Matches’ is played at the reception!    JOE TO MARRY MAYO SWEETHEART JUST HOURS BEFORE CROKER SHOWDOWN was last modified: September 20th, 2012 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

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