Vardy accepts FA charge

first_img Former BPL player wins appeal LONDON (AP): A British court overturned the rape conviction of former Premier League player Ched Evans yesterday and ordered a new trial. Evans, a former Sheffield United and Wales striker, was in the packed London courtroom with his girlfriend when the verdict was read out by the Court of Appeal. Evans was convicted in April 2012 of raping a 19-year-old woman at a hotel in Rhyl, north Wales. He was released from prison last year after serving half of his five-year sentence. The 27-year-old Evans had always maintained his innocence and took his case to the Criminal Cases Review Commission. Hodgson backs Vardy LONDON (AP): England coach Roy Hodgson backed Jamie Vardy on Wednesday, saying the Leicester striker did not dive in the incident that led to him being sent off last weekend and sympathising with his angry response to the referee. Hodgson’s employer, the English Football Association, charged Vardy with improper conduct over his reaction to the red card in Sunday’s 2-2 draw with West Ham. “I don’t see that as a dive,” Hodgson said. “I think he was unbalanced. I don’t think it was a penalty either, I think he was unbalanced, running at that speed. “I think there was a very slight sort of contact with the defender, who was trying to cover.” Vardy confronted referee Jon Moss, jabbing a finger at the match official while appearing to express his anger at receiving his first red card of the season. “I sympathise with him, I think he was very, very unlucky,” Hodgson said. “But now he has had to swallow the fact that he has been made to leave the field and then, unfortunately, he has reacted like sometimes human beings react. “He hasn’t just said to the ref, ‘Thanks very much, I understand’ and shakes hands and ‘Have a good game’. He has called him a few names, but he is a human being and that can happen.” Vardy seems certain to be in Hodgson’s plans for the European Championship in June and July after leading Leicester’s stunning pursuit of a first-ever top flight title. LEICESTER, England (AP): Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has accepted an English Football Association improper conduct charge over his reaction to being sent off against West Ham. Vardy’s standard one-match ban could now be lengthened, potentially hitting Leicester’s bid for a first Premier League title. The team is five points ahead of Tottenham with four games remaining. Vardy tangled with Angelo Ogbonna before going down in the penalty area early in the second half on Sunday. Vardy angrily confronted referee Jon Moss after receiving his first red card of the season. At the time, Leicester were leading through Vardy’s 22nd goal of the season and went on to draw 2-2. Leicester also tweeted that it accepted an FA charge of failing to control its players after West Ham was awarded a late penalty.last_img read more

Kings of the NCAA

first_imgLATEST STORIES Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene View comments PH cagers reinforce Southeast Asian clubs in regional tourney Davon Potts contributed 15 points anew with three triples, while Javee Mocon and AC Soberano had 14 and 11 points, respectively for the Lions, who outscored the Pirates, 27-16, in the final quarter.Reigning MVP CJ Perez finished with 22 points, but he was held scoreless in the final period as the Pirates lacked the finishing kick that became a hallmark of their elimination round sweep.“Well, again, this championship will not be a reality if not for my players,” said Fernandez.“They deserve to win this championship, they worked hard for it, they sacrificed. We knew in the course of our season, people doubted us, but the circle of this team never doubted each other. At the end of the year, the important one is the championship.”Earlier, Mapua sent the juniors championship series into a deciding Game 3 after whipping La Salle Green Hills, 91-81.The winner-take-all clash is set on Tuesday at 1 p.m., also at the Big Dome.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFar from perfect for most of the season, San Beda College saved its finest performances for the games that mattered most in NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball.Turning the championship series into a showcase of their grit, poise and composure, the mighty Red Lions completed a sweep of erstwhile league-leading Lyceum with an emphatic 92-82 victory on Thursday night before a huge Smart Araneta Coliseum crowd.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 It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Robert Bolick proved unstoppable down the stretch, Donald Tankoua was a force inside the paint all series long, and returning coach Boyet Fernandez seemed to press all the right buttons under pressure as the Lions came out victorious in one of their most challenging seasons since their dynasty started 12 years ago.For the past four months, the Lions played in the shadows of the Pirates, the upstarts from Intramuros who blitzed their way to 18 straight wins en route to a historic finals appearance.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneThe Pirates did offer a stiff resistance in the finals, keeping the game close until the final minutes of the two games, but this was a stage that always brought the best out of the Lions, who went full throttle down the stretch.It was San Beda’s 21st crown overall and 10th in 12 years. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? “They (Lyceum) really made us earn it (this championship),” said Bolick, who had 18 points, five rebounds and six assists in the title-clincher.“This is the finals and if we only we can have two champions, I would be glad to give it to them too.”Coming out strong in the second half of the season after struggling with a knee injury, Tankoua was named finals Most Valuable Player after tallying 22 points and 18.5 rebounds in the two games.The game was hanging in the balance heading into the final two minutes, but just like in Game 1, Bolick took charge with a lay-up and a big triple that sewed up the win, 89-82, with 50 seconds remaining, after Mike Nzeusseu put the Pirates within, 82-83, with a three point play.“I always visualize that it will always be close games,” said Bolick. “I was comfortable making that three because I’ve been practicing hard for it.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ MOST READlast_img read more

Journalism Training Program Gets MOE Accreditation

first_imgA locally established journalism institute, the Peter Quaqua Journalism Training Program, has received accreditation from the Ministry of Education (MOE) to operate fully as a training institute for journalists in Liberia.The newly established program, to be operated by the MediaAid Foundation, is named in honor of Peter Quaqua, former Press Union of Liberia (PUL) president, who now serves as president for the regional journalists group, the West African Journalists Association (WAJA).The program will offer a nine-month intensive certificate program comprising 27 major Journalism courses to aspiring, beginner and mid-level journalists in Liberia.According to MediaAid, the program is in response to the lack of an established Journalism school in the country.Furthermore, the group says there is also no sustained training for middle-level journalists.MediaAid, the sole operator of this training program, cautioned that it will not admit high school drop outs.In addition to its training curriculum, the Peter Quaqua Journalism Training Program will conduct seminars, workshops, field trips, students/trainers foreign exchange and compulsory internship for students.MediaAid began this year and is operated by some Liberian journalists.  The group, in partnership with the Indonesian oil palm company, Golden Veroleum-Liberia, has trained workers of about 15 community radio stations in the voice-editing program, Adobe Audition of Cool Edit.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Teen charged for stealing cleaning supplies

first_imgNineteen-year-old John McKenzie of Leopold Street, Georgetown, an employee of Cheeze Pleaze restaurant, appeared on Wednesday before Senior Magistrate Fabayo Azore, charged for stealing a quantity of cleaning supplies from that entity.Unrepresented by legal counsel, the teen denied stealing from the restaurant a gallon of Jeyes Fluid, four bottles of Fabuloso, a pack of sliced cheese, three cans of Fish spray, and other items to the total value of $12,543.The teenager was placed on $15,000 bail, and the case was set to continue on August 16.last_img read more

Guyana remains unbeaten after Yadram’s heroics

first_imgCWI Regional U-19 One Day Championships– Sinclair, Anderson, Karim amongst the runsGuyana Captain Bhaskar Yadram propelled the defending champions to a comfortable 5-wicket win over Jamaica when action in the 3rd round of the U19 50 Overs tourney continued on Monday.Bhaskar YadramAt Cumberland, the Windies U19 all-rounder Yadram bagged 4-19 from 7.3 overs, Joshua Jones captured 3-38 from 10 while Windies Under-19 left-spinner Ashmead Nedd returned 2-16, as the Guyanese bowled out Jamaica for 166 in 48.3 overs.Carlos Brown defied the Guyana attack to lead the Jamaican batting with an enterprising 79 from 91 balls that was studded with four fours and four sixes. Five of the Guyanese batsmen – including top-scorer Sachin Singh, a former Windies Under-15 captain and Yadram – got starts without carrying on, but the reigning champions successfully chased the target and comfortably won with 87 balls remaining.Singh made 32, Kevelon Anderson and Yadram 25 apiece, Kevin Sinclair 31 and Javed Karim 20; all helped in a successful pursuit of the total. Roberto Simpson who grabbed 3-42 was the best bowler for the Jamaicans.Javed KarimMeanwhile, Matthew Forde and fellow fast bowler Nyeem Young shared eight wickets to set things up before opener Shian Brathwaite hit his second straight half-century to help Barbados formalise a 7-wicket victory over hosts Windward Islands, keeping up the pressure on the Guyanese.Forde grabbed 5-38 off nine overs and Young took 3-46 off 9.4 overs, as the Barbadians dismissed the Windwards for 153 in their contest. Brathwaite then followed up his resolute 72 in Barbados’ first match with a solid, unbeaten 73 from 103 balls that included five fours and five sixes to lead Barbados past the home team with 96 balls remaining.Kevin SinclairA miserly bowling from Jemuel Cabey inspired Leeward Islands and they rebounded from two straight defeats to crush Canada by eight wickets. At Sion Hill, Cabey bagged 3-7 from six overs to lead the demolition of the Canada who were flattened for 59 in 25.4 overs. Leewards then overcame a crisis of confidence and cleared their target easily with 141 balls remaining.The fourth round of matches on Thursday will see the Windwards taking on Trinidad & Tobago at Park Hill, the Leewards battling Guyana at Cumberland and Canada squaring off with Barbados at Arnos Vale; Jamaica has drawn the bye for this round.last_img read more

DEAL AGREED! Monaco star heads to London to seal £35million Chelsea switch

first_img Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko is heading to Chelsea Chelsea are close to clinching the signing of Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko.The defensive midfielder is one of Antonio Conte’s top transfer targets and the Blues are understood to have made contact with the French club over a deal last month.Now, according to reports in France, Chelsea have made a breakthrough in negotiations with a €40million (£35m) fee agreed.Bakayoko is expected to travel to London this weekend to finalise his switch to Stamford Bridge.The 22-year-old will become the Premier League champions’ first signing of the summer.Bakayoko made 51 appearances for Monaco last season, playing a key role in their Ligue 1 title success and their run to the Champions League semi-finals.His impending arrival at Chelsea raises question marks over the future of Nemanja Matic, who is reportedly wanted by Manchester United.Despite winning the title, manager Conte is ready to overhaul his squad as he prepares to lead the club in the Champions League for the first time next season.As well as Matic, Cesc Fabregas could also be on his way out while Diego Costa has been told to find a new club.Conte wants to bring in a new striker – reported to be Romelu Lukaku – while he is also targeting a new full-back, as well as midfielder. 1last_img read more

ALL YOUR WEEKEND GAA RESULTS

first_imgGAA RESULTS – COUNTY DONEGALSenior League Div 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment 29-Jun-2014 Sean Mac Cumhaill 2 – 16 3 – 16 An Clochán Liath TBCSenior League Div 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment 29-Jun-2014 Four Masters 1 – 10 0 – 10 Malin Tir Chonaill Park Donegal TownSenior League Div 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment29-Jun-2014 Gleann Fhinne 1 – 16 1 – 9 Gaeil Fhánada TBCSenior League Div 3Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment 29-Jun-2014 Naomh Bríd 0 – 12 0 – 12 Naomh Columba TBCSenior League Div 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment29-Jun-2014 Naomh Conaill 0 – 9 1 – 14 Kilcar Glenties Davy Brennan Memorial Senior League Div 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment29-Jun-2014 St Naul’s 0 – 20 1 – 13 Na Dúnaibh/Downings TBCSenior League Div 3Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment29-Jun-2014 Burt 0 – 6 2 – 7 Naomh Colmcille Hibernian Park BurtSenior League Div 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment29-Jun-2014 Naomh Muire 1 – 8 0 – 10 CLG Na Cealla Beaga TBCSenior League Div 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment29-Jun-2014 Naomh Ádhamhnáin/St Eunan’s 0 – 10 0 – 8 Glenswilly TBCSenior League Div 3Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment29-Jun-2014 Buncrana 0 – 13 1 – 5 CLG Carndomhnaigh Buncrana ScarveySenior League Div 4Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment28-Jun-2014 Na Rossa 1 – 8 1 – 10 Convoy TBCSenior League Div 5Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment28-Jun-2014 Naomh Ádhamhnáin/St Eunan’s 4 – 8 1 – 8 Pettigo TBCSenior League Div 4Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment28-Jun-2014 Naomh Ultan 1 – 11 1 – 11 Letterkenny Gaels TBCSenior League Div 5Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment28-Jun-2014 Naomh Conaill 2 – 15 3 – 12 Sean Mac Cumhaill TBCSenior League Div 4Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment28-Jun-2014 Roibeard Eimid/Robert Emmets 2 – 10 1 – 8 Moville TBC28-Jun-2014 Naomh Pádraig Uisce Chaoin 4 – 8 3 – 6 Naomh Padraig Leifear TBCDONEGAL NORTHU16 League Group 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Buncrana 7 – 6 1 – 13 Termon Scarvey-BuncranaU16 League Group 4Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Burt 6 – 6 3 – 10 Malin Muff Inishowen B semi finalU16 League Group 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Sean MacCumhaills 4 – 10 0 – 6 Letterkenny Gaels Mac Cumhaill ParkU16 League Group 3Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Gaoth Dobhair 1 – 6 3 – 11 St Eunans Machaire GathlanU16 League Group 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Convoy 3 – 18 1 – 13 Red Hughs ConvoyU16 League Group 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Glenswilly 3 – 17 1 – 1 Naomh Colmcille Newtown Glenswilly-Pairc Naomh ColumbaU16 League Group 4Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Carndonagh 4 – 14 1 – 4 Urris Muff Inishowen B semi finalU16 League Group 3Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment24-Jun-2014 St Michaels 1 – 12 2 – 6 Gaoth Dobhair DunfanaghyDONEGAL SOUTHUnder 16 League Division 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment28-Jun-2014 Naomh Brid Four Masters B Naomh Brid VoidUnder 16 League Division 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Aodh Ruadh 3 – 18 2 – 9 Ardara Aodh Ruadh27-Jun-2014 Dungloe 5 – 14 4 – 7 Naomh Muire DungloeUnder 16 League Division 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment27-Jun-2014 Killybegs 5 – 13 4 – 13 Bundoran Killybegs27-Jun-2014 Naomh Ultan 10 – 6 9 – 9 Naomh Naille Naomh UltanUnder 14 Championship Division 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment25-Jun-2014 Naomh Ultan 4 – 14 4 – 4 Naomh Muire Naomh UltanUnder 16 League Division 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment24-Jun-2014 Four Masters B Naomh Columba Four Masters VoidUnder 12 Division 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment24-Jun-2014 Aodh Ruadh 3 – 8 2 – 6 Ardara Aodh RuadhUnder 16 League Division 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment23-Jun-2014 Bundoran 6 – 15 0 – 13 Naomh Ultan Bundoran23-Jun-2014 Kilcar 3 – 12 4 – 10 Killybegs KilcarUnder 16 League Division 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment23-Jun-2014 Four Masters 3 – 11 3 – 9 Aodh Ruadh Four MastersUnder 16 League Division 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment23-Jun-2014 Naomh Naille 10 – 14 3 – 8 Naomh Brid Naomh NailleUnder 16 League Division 1Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment23-Jun-2014 Ardara 5 – 7 0 – 13 Dungloe ArdaraUnder 12 Division 2Date Team 1 Score Score Team 2 Venue Comment23-Jun-2014 Naomh Ultan 12 – 13 2 – 5 Bundoran Naomh UltanALL YOUR WEEKEND GAA RESULTS was last modified: June 30th, 2014 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 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Crede comes through in clutch

first_img “They put the good wood on the ball, tough situations and I was fortunate enough to get leather on it,” the low-key Crede said, typically brushing off accolades. His defense brought back memories of two other third basemen whose October exploits are still part of World Series lore – Brooks Robinson and Graig Nettles. CHICAGO – Joe Crede has two herniated discs in his back and he broke his finger in late August, though it was hard to tell in Saturday night’s World Series opener. The White Sox third baseman hit a go-ahead homer – his third of the postseason – and made two sparkling defensive plays to stop Houston rallies as Chicago emerged with a 5-3 victory in its first World Series appearance in 46 years. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week “To be able to perform on this stage and be compared to all those great players, it’s definitely an honor,” Crede said. Crede’s bat put the White Sox ahead in the fourth inning with a solo shot – he now has nine postseason RBI – and his glove preserved the lead in the sixth and seventh. “You got the nerves and butterflies going in and you know what, the game starts and you calm yourself down and realize you got a job to do, and that’s go out and win a ballgame,” Crede said. He made a stellar backhand stab of Morgan Ensberg’s hot shot with the tying run on third base in the sixth. And when the Astros had first and third in the seventh, again threatening to tie, Crede made another great stop and threw out Craig Biggio to end the inning. “We knew it would be a tight game the whole way,” Crede said. “You just don’t play for a blowout. You always play for the close game. We were playing aggressive style defense out there.” center_img His plays helped Jose Contreras get his third win of the postseason. “Joe Crede has been like this the whole year, he’s been great defensively and great offensively and today his two plays saved the game,” Contreras said through a translator. Manager Ozzie Guillen said Crede’s defense has always been there, even when he struggled at the plate. “His defense made up for his hitting early in the season,” Guillen said. “We built this team on pitching and defense and Joe is a big part of that. Joe had some big clutch hits this season. He always brings his defense with him to the ball field.” 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

J.J REID MOTORS ARE GIVING AWAY FREE FUEL!!!

first_imgPromoted postJ.J Reid Motors are giving away free fuel if you purchase a used car from its garage before the end of June.  The fantastic giveaway is part of the massive used car sale auction, which has been on-going for the entire month of June.Thousands have flocked to the award winning garage, which is located on the Canal Road in Letterkenny.If customers buy any used car before the end of business tomorrow they’ll receive a €300 fuel voucher.J.J. Reid Motors have been renowned for years in supplying quality and value to their loyal band of customers. If you’re looking for a new motor, and want some free fuel for the first few journeys, then get down to J.J. Reid motors this weekend and avail of some fantastic deals on offer.   J.J REID MOTORS ARE GIVING AWAY FREE FUEL!!! was last modified: June 27th, 2014 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:BusinessFeaturesnewsNoticeslast_img read more

Two men seriously injured following attack outside pub

first_imgTwo men sustained serious injuries after they were attacked by two other men outside a pub in Letterkenny.The attack happened at the back of the Glencar Inn in the early hours of Sunday morning last at around 2.20am.Another woman who tried to intervene was also attacked. Gardai have said they are following a definite line of enquiry following the attack.Management at the bar have stressed that the incident was not connected with the bar or its patrons.Gardai have appealed to anybody who may have seen the attack to contact them at Letterkenny Garda station on 074 9167100.Two men seriously injured following attack outside pub was last modified: October 17th, 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:assaultdonegalletterkennylast_img read more