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first_imgEVERTON VS BOURNEMOUTH, GOODISON PARKEverton have won only four home league games – only relegated Villa have won fewer (2) – and they last won in front of their home fans in the Premier League in early February against Newcastle. Since then, Everton have taken one point from a possible 12 at home. Bournemouth have lost four of their last five.NEWCASTLE VSCRYSTAL PALACENewcastle are unbeaten in their last three league games, winning just one, but remain in a perilous position, in 19th spot and a point from safety. Importantly, the two teams immediately above them, Norwich City and Sunderland, have a game in hand. Palace reached the FA Cup final thanks to Sunday’s 2-1 semi-final win over Watford, and while they have 39 points, they need another win to be sure of their top-flight status.STOKE CITY VSSUNDERLANDSunderland have lost just one of their last seven Barclays Premier League game though five have been drawn, including last Sunday’s 0-0 stalemate with Arsenal. Sunderland travel to Stoke having conceded 39 away goals this season. Only Newcastle (41) have let in more away from home. But they have kept three clean sheets in their last four – after conceding in each of their previous 16.WATFORD VSASTON VILLAWatford return to Vicarage Road, where they have both scored and conceded 15 goals. Only Villa, with 14, have scored fewer home goals, but the 15 conceded is two fewer than league leaders Leicester City. Relegated Villa have lost their last 10 league games. The club record for straight defeats is 11, set between March 23 and May 5, 1963.WEST BROM VSWEST HAMOn Monday night, WBA drew 1-1 at Tottenham, a point which takes them 10 points clear of the relegation zone. West Ham, meanwhile, are sixth on 56 points. If they stay there, it will be the Hammers’ highest place since they came fifth in 1998-99. The 57 goals they have now scored is their best return ever in the Premier League, beating their previous record of 56 goals scored during the 1997-98 season.SWANSEA CITY VSLIVERPOOLLiverpool are flying high with three wins and two draws from their last five games in the Barclays Premier League. Swansea are 15th in the Premier League on 40 points, nine points clear of the relegation zone with three games to go. They have scored only 34 goals, 10 fewer than their previous fewest in the Premier League, in 2011-12.last_img read more

Arrest warrant issued for traffic cop

first_imgAn arrest warrant has been issued for a rank attached to the Tactical Services Unit (TSU) of the Guyana Police Force by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, after he failed to attend court to answer a charge of obtaining money from road users to drop a traffic charge.Mark Collins and his colleague Chris Brown were summoned to appear in court after they allegedly accepted a ‘bride’ to drop a traffic charge.The court heard that on December 7, 2017, at the Ruimveldt Police Station, while being employed by the state, Collins and Brown obtained a sum of $10,000 from Iyana Hutson as inducement or reward to forego instituting charges against Dwayne Dover for a traffic offence he had committed.On Friday, Collins did not make his court appearance, but Brown appeared. Brown’s attorney, George Thomas, in a submission for bail, told the court that his client is innocent, and is also unaware of the allegations that were made against him.Brown was placed on bail in the sum of $5,000, and the matter was adjourned to August 5.last_img read more

GTT signs MoU with UG to install ‘top up’ machine on campus

first_imgStudents and faculty members at the University of Guyana (UG) Turkeyen Campus will soon be able to access quick GTT credit on campus, as GTT on Tuesday signed an agreement with the tertiary institution to have a vendor ‘top up’ machine installed there.GTT Sales Manager Richard Das and UG TMC Chairperson, Dr Paloma Mohamed Martin sign the MoU between GTT and the University of GuyanaGTT Sales Manager Richard Das explained the installation of the machine would help strengthen the company’s self-service and 24-hour ‘top up’ programme to some 14,000 persons.After months of negotiations between the two parties, UG Deputy Vice Chancellor (PACE), Dr Paloma Mohamed Martin, who is also Chairperson of the Transitional Management Committee (TMC), expressed delight in the signing of the agreement, and said the installation of the kiosk would go a far way in benefiting those on campus.“We have had a long history of partnerships with GTT since I took office about four to five years ago … We are looking forward to closer and more meaningful collaborations with GTT and we are thankful for this first step,” Dr Martin stated.The Deputy Vice Chancellor explained that the University looked forward to the installation of many more kiosks, since the campus was vast and there was another campus in Berbice. “There is scope for growth, once we are able to test this and see how it is going to work,” Dr Martin said.Das stated that the GTT team would take on the University’s hope to have more kiosks installed at more points on campus.This will be the first GTT ‘top up’ kiosk to be set up at the University by GTT.last_img read more

Tigers pounce on Eagles, 5-2

first_imgThe Tigers led 2-1 at halftime when Davis slid a pass to Paige O’Conner, who finished for a 3-1 lead in the 45th minute. O’Conner returned the favor minutes later by setting up Davis for a goal in the 50th minute for a 4-1 lead. Perhaps the most fitting goal came from the Tigers’ so-called big three. The trio of senior sisters Annie and Kate Thorne and Davis teamed to seal the victory over the Eagles, a result they were hoping for last season when they lost in the second round of the playoffs to Monrovia on penalty kicks. Kate Thorne’s long throw-in was headed backward by Annie Thorne to Davis, who knocked in a right-footed shot for a 5-1 lead in the 58th minute. The Tigers (12-2-5) will play No. 2 seed Mayfair, a 3-0 winner over Riverside Poly, in the quarterfinals Thursday on the road. “We changed our lineup to put more players in attack, and it’s creating a lot of opportunities,” said Davis, who scored her third and fourth goals of the playoffs. “(Freshman) Michelle Stathatos has been a huge help up front, and so has Liz Bridges. It’s so much fun when we’re attacking and scoring goals like this.” PASADENA – For a team that has struggled to score goals most of the season, the Westridge girls soccer team is attacking with a vengeance in the playoffs. Katie Davis had two goals and an assist for the Tigers, who blew past visiting Pac-7 League champion Arroyo Grande 5-2 on Tuesday in the second round of the CIF-SS Division III playoffs. center_img The three senior captains were winning balls all over the field in making it clear they’re not ready to hang up their jerseys. “We don’t want it to end,” Davis said. “Since our freshman season, we’ve never been to the quarterfinals, so it’s a big deal for us.” Tigers coach Jason Windass predicted early in the season that when the goals come, they would come in bunches. Bridges opened the scoring in the 16th minute and Annie Thorne scored 10 minutes later for a 2-0 lead. fred.robledo@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 4485 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

Guard killed in Texas prison break

first_imgOne of the prisoners, John Ray Falk, was recaptured within the hour. The second, Jerry Martin, was found several hours later hiding in a tree after a manhunt that included a helicopter, Stetson-hatted lawmen on horseback and bloodhounds. Martin and Falk were working outside the Wynne Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice just north of Huntsville when they overpowered the officer about 10:30 a.m. along Interstate 45, took her weapons and stole a Huntsville city truck that was nearby, corrections department spokesman Jason Clark said. “They ran over the officer,” Clark said. “We can confirm she did die.” The guard, Susan Canfield, 59, had been a corrections officer for seven years, Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokeswoman Michelle Lyons said. After the inmates took the truck, they at some point stole another vehicle and ditched it, too, Lyons said. Martin, 37, had been imprisoned since 1997 and was serving a 50-year sentence for attempted murder. Falk, 40, had been serving a life sentence since 1986 for murder. Based on his record in prison, Martin was classified as a minimum security inmate and assigned to do field work outside the prison under supervision. “In this case, obviously, something went wrong,” Lyons said. She said Martin did not appear to be hurt, and would face felony escape charges “at the very least.” The Wynne Unit, established in 1883, is one of the oldest in the Texas prison system. It holds about 2,600 inmates of various custody levels.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! MANHUNT: Escaping inmates overpowered an officer and then ran over her as they fled. By Michael Graczyk THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Two inmates working in a prison field overpowered a female guard Monday and killed her when they ran her over in a stolen pickup truck as they fled, prison officials said. last_img read more

LURGYBRACK PUPILS BAKE THEIR WAY TO CASH FOR AUTISM UNIT

first_imgTHEY’LL soon be off to Big School!But the 6th Class at Lurgybrack National School did their bit for those coming after them.They are pictured presenting a cheque to Ms Foxe (Principal) towards resources for the new Autism Unit which will open this September at Lurgybrack NS. The pupils held a Cake Sale in the school to raise the money.Apparently the chocolate ones sold out in minutes! LURGYBRACK PUPILS BAKE THEIR WAY TO CASH FOR AUTISM UNIT was last modified: June 22nd, 2013 by BrendaShare 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:LURGYBRACK PUPILS BACK THEIR WAY CASH FOR AUTISM UNITlast_img read more

MAN KICKED IN DOOR AFTER OBSCENITIES SHOUTED AT HIM

first_imgA man who kicked in the front door of house after a man shouted obscenities at him from an upstairs window of the premises has appeared in court.Joseph McCormack kicked in the front door of the Cornerstone House in Kilmacrennan on August 29th last.When he went inside, he was met by a young woman whom he pushed aside onto some stairs. Letterkenny District Court was told that McCormick had been passing outside the house when a man began shouting at him.There was ‘bad blood’ between both men going back as far as their schooldays, the court was told.Solicitor for McCormick, of Ballyboe, Kilmacrennan, Patsy Gallagher, said the man had been shouting obscenities from the pub provoking his client.However Judge Paul Kelly said he was not concerned about the history between the two men.“He can’t try kick in a door and violate property and a person and expect to be dealt leniently,” he said.The court heard that McCormick has a number of previous convictions for various offences including public order and not having insurance.Judge Kelly sentenced McCormack to 80 hours community service and fined him €300.MAN KICKED IN DOOR AFTER OBSCENITIES SHOUTED AT HIM was last modified: March 12th, 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

GAA NEWS: NAOMH PADRAIG COMPLETE LEAGUE CAMPAIGN AWAY TO PETTIGO THIS WEEKEND

first_imgCLUB LOTTOThere was no jackpot winner in last weeks lotto the numbers drawn were 7-2-6-4-5-1-3. There was three €35 winners who was as follows:Gertrude McColgan, Garrison.Golly G, Grove Cottages. Tossy Devenney, St Johnston.The Club would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support of the Lotto as it gives the club the essential means of continuing to give our local kids and adults the chance to avail of a great and healthy pastime.  If any kids would like to start selling lottos each week feel free to contact their coach for more information.Next Weeks Jackpot €350SENIORSThe Seniors play their last game of the season when they make the long trip to pettigo on Saturday evening. UNDERAGEParish LeagueThe parish league will commence on Sunday 27th September at 1pm due to the U13 team playing at 11.45am. Your support would be welcome. The Annual Cake Sale will take place in the ClubHouse on the  25th of  October after the Parish LeagueUnder 6 and Under 8 training finished up for the summer on Friday evening.Under 9 & 10 training will continue this Friday in Ture from  6.30pm to 7.30pm. This is for boys and girls born in the years 2005 and 2006. All new players welcome can all boys and girls bring water bottle and cost of the session is €2. For info contact Kevin on 0863576713.Under-13 training is on every Saturday from 11.30am to 1pm for details contact neil on 0863855855.Well done to the U-13s As who made two out of two in the Northern Board division 1 league on Friday night when they defeated cloughaneelly by a point in ture. The Bs suffered a  three point defeat at home to naomh colmcille on Sunday morning. CELI NIGHTThe club is hosting scor in St.Marys hall on Friday the 6th of November at 7pm.Anyone U-17 who wants to take part contact Eileen on 086 8720734.Events are as follows Ceili Dancing(8), Solo Singing, Ballad Group (3 to 5), Trad Group(3 to5), Quiz Team(4).Please let Eileen know if interested before the 5th of October. Quiz NightA very successful Quiz was held in the Point Inn last friday. Many thanks to all who helped in any way and contributed on the night. Keep a eye out for further fundraising activities for the U14 Trip to Scotland.CLUB APPOur new club app is now live on the App Store and google play store In the app you can play the clubs lotto every week through the games section and keep up to date with club events and wats happening within the club. Also there is direct links to Facebook and twitter. You can also share your photos of games you are at via the app. So get downloading and have a look for yourselfCLUB GEARThe club has a range of club gear for sale and are placing a order soon with O’Neills. If any one is interested in ordering new gear or purchasing  some for details contact Dermot Mc Colgan on 0879978968As always keep up to date with club activities through Facebook,Twitter,Club APP and through are website on www.naomhpadraig.comGAA NEWS: NAOMH PADRAIG COMPLETE LEAGUE CAMPAIGN AWAY TO PETTIGO THIS WEEKEND was last modified: September 21st, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:GAASportlast_img read more

Britney, baby on People cover

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals Photos of Spears, Federline and their baby were published online last month, but were taken down within hours after Spears’ record label, Jive Records, issued a statement threatening legal action. The photos were alleged to have been stolen from a private photo session. The photos in People magazine are from that shoot, making them over a month old. Sean Preston is the first child for Spears, 24. Federline, 27, has two children with ex-girlfriend Shar Jackson. Spears is reportedly interested in starring in the Broadway musical “Sweet Charity,” but neither Spears nor the show’s producers have confirmed they are in talks. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Britney Spears has given the world its first glimpse of her baby boy. The pop star appears with infant Sean Preston and husband Kevin Federline on the cover of the latest issue of People magazine, on newsstands Friday. The headline proclaims: “Baby LOVE!” Spears says she’s “ecstatic” about being a mom and most enjoys “taking an afternoon nap in bed” with her 9-week-old son. last_img read more

Men’s Tennis Falls At Denver In Summit League Action

first_imgStory Links The Drake University men’s tennis team suffered its first conference loss of the season with a 4-3 setback at Denver Saturday afternoon in a contest that came down to the final match. Full Schedule Roster Doubles competition1. Matt Summers/James Davis (DEN) def. Bayo Philips/Barny Thorold (DU) 6-32. Mattia Ros/Pedro F. Del Valle (DEN) def. Vinny Gillespie/Calum MacGeoch (DU) 6-43. Daniel Krulig/Eric Morris (DEN) def. Tom Hands/Ben Clark (DU) 6-2 Drake (14-13, 4-1 Summit) fell behind early in dropping the doubles point and facing a 3-0 deficit. However, the Bulldogs rallied back with successive wins at No. 4, 6 and 2 singles to tie the match at 3-3. Preview Box Score (HTML) Match NotesDrake 14-13 (4-1)Denver 7-7 (2-0)Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (5,1,4,6,2,3)T-2:20 Print Friendly Version Next Game: The Bulldogs return to action next weekend with a doubleheader in the greater Chicago area April 6 starting with a Summit League match at Valparaiso followed by a match at DePaul. Denver 4, Drake 33/30/2019 at Denver, Colo. (Denver Tennis Park)Singles competition1. Matt Summers (DEN) def. Vinny Gillespie (DU) 6-4, 6-22. Tom Hands (DU) def. Mattia Ros (DEN) 6-3, 7-53. James Davis (DEN) def. Bayo Philips (DU) 7-6, 6-34. Calum MacGeoch (DU) def. Pedro F. Del Valle (DEN) 6-3, 6-45. Daniel Krulig (DEN) def. Barny Thorold (DU) 6-1, 7-56. Ben Clark (DU) def. Ignatius Castelino (DEN) 7-5, 6-3 at Valparaiso 4/6/2019 – 10 AM Calum MacGeoch started that run for the Bulldogs with a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 4 singles over Pedro F. Del Valle followed by a 7-5, 6-3 win from Ben Clark at No. 6 singles. Tom Hands tied the match for Drake at No. 2 singles with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Mattia Ros. Unfortunately, Denver then sealed the match with a 7-6, 6-3 win at No. 3 singles to win the match.last_img read more