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Arsenal star Dani Ceballos produces stunning pre-assist for Spain vs Romania

first_img Full Screen Comment by Metro Advertisement Top articles PLAY Arsenal star Dani Ceballos impressed in Spain’s win over Romania on Thursday (Picture: Getty)Dani Ceballos has already established himself as a firm favourite of Arsenal fans following his loan move from Real Madrid and he took his domestic form onto the international stage during Spain’s win over Romania on Thursday.The elegant midfielder starred for Spain’s Under-21 side during the summer, but despite being named player of the tournament at the European Championships Zinedine Zidane could find no room for the former Real Betis star in his side.Arsenal pounced at the opportunity to take Ceballos on loan for the season and he has quickly made himself almost indispensable to Unai Emery following a series of impressive displays, most notably against Burnley when he created both goals in a 2-1 win and left the field to standing ovation.AdvertisementAdvertisementCeballos was rewarded with his seventh full international cap by Spain manager Roberto Moreno last night and he looked at ease alongside the likes of Sergio Busquets and Saul Niguez.ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED Arsenal star Dani Ceballos produces stunning pre-assist for Spain vs Romania Metro Sport ReporterFriday 6 Sep 2019 8:46 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link279Shares Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE About Connatix V67539 Video Settings Read More Advertisement Read Morecenter_img 1 min. story Still that pass tonight 🤙💥💥💥💥👌#ceballos— Wale_AFC (@Deuce_kidd) September 5, 2019 1/1 Skip Skip Ad Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling / Read More Read More More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityA Sergio Ramos penalty put Spain ahead just before the half hour mark and Ceballos helped make the game safe two minutes after the re-start with a sublime pre-assist.The Arsenal star picked up the ball just outside the D and played a stunning pass with the outside of his right foot inside the full-back, finding rampaging left-back Jordi Alba who crossed low to provide an unmissable chance for Paco Alcacer.It was the Borussia Dortmund striker’s 10th goal for his country but Arsenal fans new who deserved the credit…That split pass by Dani Ceballos yesterday against Bulgaria leading to a goal is quite something 💯💯#Arsenal— E-ny (@mchenrio) September 6, 2019 Read More Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Coming Next More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenallast_img read more

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Three groups take on AN remains

first_imgWinning bidders for the three main elements of Australian National offered for sale to the private sector were announced on August 28 by Federal Minister for Transport & Regional Development John Sharp.Combined gross value of the successful bids is A$95·4m, but Sharp said the government could have raised A$30m more had price been the only consideration. Bidders were also judged on quality, he emphasised. ’The end deal was best for jobs, regional development and expansion of the rail system.’ Collectively, the buyers are committed to capital expenditure of A$97m over the next four to six years.US regional railroad Wisconsin Central, with its New Zealand partners which already own TranzRail, will take over AN’s 1067mm gauge Tasrail network in Tasmania. Under the deal, the government will provide A$10m for land restoration and A$5m for track upgrading, making the net sale value only A$7m. Residual freight and engineering operations in South Australia go to a grouping led by US short line investment group Genesee & Wyoming Inc with local firms Clyde Engineering and Transfield. According to the minister, the group has agreed to retain 42 apprentices taken on by AN and make Port Augusta its main engineering base, ’ensuring the town’s future’.Winner of the passenger operations is Great Southern Railway, a consortium of British train operating franchisee GB Railways with Serco Bank Asia and Sydney-based Macquarie Bank. According to GSR, the company is committed to expanding and improving the passenger routes it has acquired. It is committed to routing the Sydney – Perth Indian Pacific via Melbourne, extending the Alice Springs – Adelaide The Ghan to Sydney and Melbourne, improving Adelaide connections for the Overland and providing additional services to Broken Hill. These plans are backed by a A$13·4m capital expenditure programme. oThe Australian National saleLong-distance passenger servicesGreat Southern Railway (GB Railways, Serco Asia Pacific, Macquarie Bank). A$16mSouth Australia Intrastate Freight and MaintenanceGenesee & Wyoming Inc with consortium including Clyde Engineering and Transfield. A$57·4mTasrail Wisconsin Central/Tranz Rail. A$22mlast_img read more

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Duterte signs law granting salary hike to gov’t workers

first_imgThe Salary StandardizationLaw of 2019 raises the minimum basic salary or SalaryGrade 1, for government workers from P11,068 to P13,000. The existing yearend bonus equivalent toone month basic salary and cash gift of P5,000 must also be released inNovember of every year. “The law is aimed at benefitting thosehardworking men and women in the government, including our teachers and nurseswho unfortunately have been neglected in the past,” Panelo said. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the Salary Standardization Law of 2019 at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. With the President is Senator Christopher “Bong” Go. PCOO Government employees under Salary Grades10 to Salary Grades 15 will have the largest increases ranged from 20 to 30percent while the smallest increase would be 8 percent for government workersunder Salary Grades 23 to 33, which includes President Duterte. President Duterte earlier certified thebill urgent allowing the Senate and House of Representatives to skip thethree-day rule and approve the measure on third and final reading./PN Aside from salary increases, the measurealso mandates the grant of midyear bonus to government workers equivalent toone month salary as of May 15 of a given year, provided that they have renderedat least four months of service and are still in service by the same day. A total of P34.2 billion has beenallocated under the 2020 national budget for the implementation of the firsttranche of the pay hikes. SSL V would give public school teachers salarieshigher than their private sector counterparts by around 65 to 87 percent. MANILA – President Rodrigo Dutertesigned into law a measure seeking to increase salaries of more than 1.4 milliongovernment employees starting this year. Presidential spokesperson SalvadorPanelo said that Duterte’s signing of the law is pursuant to his desire toupgrade the standard of living of government employees.last_img read more

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John H. Beneker, age 91

first_imgJohn Henry Beneker, age 91, of Brookville, Indiana died Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville, Indiana.Born September 27, 1925 in Franklin County, Indiana he was the son of the late John H. Sr. & Emma (Minneman) Beneker. On October 22, 1949 he was united in marriage to Magdalene Lamprecht, and she preceded him in death on July 13, 1994.Mr. Beneker was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and the Franklin County Farm Bureau Co-Op Association. He was a retired farmer and had also drove a school bus for the Franklin County Community School Corporation for many years.Survivors include five children and their spouses, Amy (Mike) Martino, David (Jackie) Beneker, and Ned Beneker, all of Brookville, Indiana, Beth (Ron) Maxwell of Vincennes, Indiana and Diane (Reinhard) Weiss of Cincinnati, Ohio; a sister, Viola Hughes of Plainfield, Indiana; 10 grandchildren & 8 great-grandchildren.Besides his parents and wife, Magdalene, he was preceded in death by a son, Charles Beneker; three brothers, Raymond, Harold, and Martin Beneker, and 5 grandchildren.Family & friends may visit from 5 until 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Ave., Brookville.Rev. Ladona Webb, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, will officiate the Funeral Services at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 4025 Highland Center Road, Brookville. Burial will then follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church.Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Beneker family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .last_img read more

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Manchester City aren’t only big spenders — Guardiola

first_imgIf there is one thing that still riles Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, it is the suggestion that his English Premier League success is down to money.Manchester City were cleared on Monday of breaking UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The court overturned the club’s two-year European ban.But the club’s manager was in a fiery mood as he railed against the idea that cash was behind the club’s two Premier League titles.For the Spaniard, who won back-to-back titles in 2018 and 2019, Manchester City are by no means unusual when it comes to spending big on players.Guardiola, whose side are still fighting this season for their first UEFA Champions League title, said Manchester United and Arsenal had also invested heavily to win previous Premier League titles.“When Chelsea start (started) to win Premier Leagues, they (had) invested more money than the other ones,” he told reporters. “I’m a good manager, but I don’t win titles if I don’t have good players and good players are expensive. But all the clubs spend a lot of money.”Manchester City have spent more than a billion pounds on acquiring players since the club was bought by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan in 2008.Guardiola took over the team in 2016 and has spent heavily in the transfer market, including nine players who cost more than 45 million pounds ($56.46 million) each.He said: “We can spend as much money as our chairman or our owners want, but always, always in the Financial Fair Play rules and we show it, we were there.“We were exonerated for something we were accused of, all the time. That is the reality. “When we won, it was on the pitch. All the good things we have done, all the bad things we have done it was on the pitch, in the grass, in the green, there.”Guardiola pointed out that neighbours Manchester United outbid them to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal and Harry Maguire from Leicester City and highlighted big-spending from other eras.The former FC Barcelona manager said the pressure of the UEFA investigation had brought him closer to Manchester City.He said: “I love this club. I love, because I know the people here and I’m working (with them) for a long time. We have our history.RelatedPosts Pirlo not out to copy anyone after Juventus’ comfortable opening win Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ Ings not interested in leaving Saints, Southampton manager says “I don’t know if it’s better or worse, it doesn’t matter, it’s our history. I love it.”Reuters/NAN.Tags: Court of Arbitration for SportFFPManchester CityPep GuardiolaPremier LeagueUEFAlast_img read more

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Wenger pleased with turnaround

first_img “We’re going through a patch where it’s a bit more difficult, but part of a successful season is how you deal with that,” the Frenchman said. “The spirit of the players is unbelievably focused. There’s a great desire. “But let’s be serious: if after the first game against Aston Villa I’d told you we’d be top of the league at Christmas, you’d have told me I was absolutely mad. “We are where we are. The last three games have been a bit more difficult, but we have played Everton, Man City and Chelsea.” Arsenal were unable to break down a stubborn Chelsea and Wenger believes the 6-3 loss at Manchester City played on his players’ minds. “We have to find a way to sort that problem out,” Wenger said. “I feel we were a bit edgy because we conceded six goals at Man City and it played a part in our heads at the start of the game. “The fact that Chelsea gave us that problem, we want to be strong enough to deal with that.” Arsene Wenger is content with Arsenal’s Christmas Day position level on points with Barclays Premier League leaders Liverpool despite being frustrated by the goalless draw with Chelsea which ended the Gunners’ hopes of taking sole possession of top spot. Press Association Decisions went against Arsenal as John Obi Mikel and Ramires escaped serious punishment for high tackles on the ankle of Mikel Arteta. Mourinho believes referee Mike Dean had a good game; Wenger disagreed. The Arsenal boss said: “I don’t think he had a great game at all.” Wenger declined the opportunity to elaborate and did not criticise Dean for failing to take clear action on Mikel’s tackle. “I have to watch that again on television,” Wenger said. “On the pitch it looked bad, but the referee was in a good position.” Wenger felt Arsenal deserved a spot-kick in the first half when Willian appeared to trip Theo Walcott. He said: “I think it was a penalty. Honestly. If I’m wrong, I apologise. “I’ve not seen it again, but it looked like a penalty. They defended well, were well organised, and we didn’t find our zippy movements to play between the lines as we can.” Mourinho was content with a point, but Wenger wanted more. He added: “Overall, they were happy with a point and we weren’t. But we couldn’t take our few chances we created. “We dropped two points tonight and that’s what we want to focus, to win the next game (at West Ham) on Boxing Day.” Arsenal began their league campaign with a 3-1 home loss to Aston Villa which saw Wenger’s position come under scrutiny. Wenger’s men are now without a win in four games, but trail Liverpool in the standings only on goal difference. last_img read more

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Devonshire added to Guineas field

first_img “The owners have been very sporting,” said McCreery. “She seems in good form and the conditions won’t bother her. “I don’t particularly think she needs soft ground ground to be seen at her best, but she seems to handle it a lot better than others. “It could be very tacky by the weekend and we know she goes through it. “We don’t know that much about her sire as yet, but I’ve a few and they seem like milers to me. “She was staying on strongly the other day, though, and later in the season she might get a bit further than that. “We’ll see how she gets on this weekend and then take it from there.” David Wachman’s Legatissimo and Jim Bolger’s Lucida, first and second in the Guineas at Newmarket, were among the fillies taken out at the forfeit stage. Press Association The Fast Company filly has been second on both of her outings in Group Three company this season and, in an open year, connections felt it was worth taking the plunge. Having chased home Dermot Weld’s Stormfly over seven furlongs in April, she turned that form around but was beaten by Kissed By Angels a month later. A total of 21 fillies are still in contention, including Aidan O’Brien’s Kissed By Angels. O’Brien could also run Found, Outstanding, Qualify and Wedding Vow. Jessica Harrington has two strong candidates in Jack Naylor and Bocca Baciata while Jim Bolger has left in Pleascach, Mainicin and Steip Amach. Mick Channon’s Malabar ran well to finish fourth at Newmarket while Mick Halford’s Raydara was one of the best juveniles last season. Dermot Weld has a couple of interesting contenders in Joailliere and Stormfly. James Given’s pair of Pastoral Girl and Russian Punch and the Clive Brittain-trained Teosroyal are others still engaged. Willie McCreery feels Devonshire deserves her place in the line up after she was supplemented by Godolphin for Sunday’s Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.last_img read more

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Amazon Series ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Will Film In Miami

first_imgAmazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a show about a 1950’s housewife-turned stand-up comedian in New York City is headed to Miami. The show will film some scenes in Miami for its third season this summer. The role of Miriam “Midge” Maisel is played by actress Rachel Brosnahan.Actor Tony Shalhoub who plays the role of Madge’s father said in an interview, “I think I’ve heard that we’re going to Miami in June. That’s all I know…it’s about [Midge’s] tour but that’s all I got.”There’s no word yet on which cast members will be in Miami during the time of filming.last_img

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Murray scores 21 as Nuggets beat short-handed Bucks 109-95

first_img March 9, 2020 Seconds earlier, a slam by Murray was waved off with an offensive charge call even though D.J. Wilson left his feet trying to prevent the basket. Denver didn’t challenge the call.Antetokounmpo got hurt in a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, and on Sunday afternoon the Bucks said he had a minor sprain of his left knee and would miss at least two games. Milwaukee’s 141-130 loss at Phoenix on Sunday marked the first time the Bucks dropped back-to-back games this season.Now it’s a three-game skid. QUOTE OF THE NIGHT“I played Division III basketball so I can definitely imagine that,” Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer on imagining Italian sports leagues playing games without fans because of the new coronavirus. Murray scores 21 as Nuggets beat short-handed Bucks 109-95 Nuggets: At Dallas on Wednesday night.___Follow Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/arniestapleton___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/tag/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports TIP-INSBucks: Milwaukee got back into the game with eight easy points off five Nuggets turnovers in the second quarter, when the Bucks trimmed a 52-36 deficit by closing the first half on an 18-10 run. … The Bucks play seven of their next eight in Milwaukee. Nuggets: Jokic continued a recent trend of non-assertive play on the offensive end as he made just one basket in the first half. … The Nuggets play seven of their next eight on the road — and their only home game during that stretch is against the Clippers, who beat them by 29 points this month.UP NEXTBucks: Host Boston on Thursday night.center_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditDENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 21 points, Paul Millsap had 20 and Jerami Grant added 19 as the Denver Nuggets sent the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks to their third straight loss and fourth in five games, 109-95 on Monday night.The NBA-leading Bucks (53-12) were without reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, who has a knee injury, as well as starters Eric Bledsoe and Khris Middleton and key backup George Hill.Altogether, the Bucks played without their top six scorers, and despite a valiant effort by their backups led by Kyle Korver (23 points), the team sorely missed that firepower during its fourth consecutive road loss and third in a row on this trip. Associated Press The Bucks were swept by Denver in the two-game season series. The Nuggets won 127-115 in Milwaukee on Jan. 31 for their signature win this season.Nuggets leading scorer Nikola Jokic took just two first-half shots, made one, and continually passed up opportunities to get to the basket and instead distributed the ball. After a poor third quarter, Jokic came on strong down the stretch and finished with 10 points, half his average.Grant and Millsap picked up the slack with 15 first-half points each as the Nuggets raced out to a 16-point lead before Milwaukee cut it to 62-54 at the break.In the third quarter, Jokic missed five straight shots — a hook, a jumper and three 3-pointers — stretching his drought to 13 consecutive misses from beyond the arc before he sank one in the closing minutes.The third quarter ended with Mason Plumlee’s fast-break layup for a 76-71 Denver lead after Monte Morris blocked Frank Mason III’s pull-up 3 from behind.last_img read more

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Joe Boy Gets New Opponent for Commonwealth Title

first_imgNigeria’s Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph has got a new opponent for the Commonwealth Africa lightweight title fight at the GOtv Boxing Night 12.The new opponent, Israel Kammwamba of Malawi, replaces South Africa’s Dillon Youle who pulled out from the fight on account of injury.The event, which holds at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, will feature seven bouts, including three other international title bouts.The boxers are in line to earn a total of N20million in prize monies. The winner of the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Award for the best boxer will go home with N2.5million. The two runners-up will win N1million and N500,000 respectively.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img