The former France Under-21 star, 23, was signed from Toulouse for £22million in June 2018. He recovered from scoring an own goal on his debut – a 3-1 defeat at Arsenal – to establish himself in the Irons defence where he has become a fans’ favourite. Yet the Hammers could sell him for the right price in order to fund new manager David Moyes’ squad rebuilding plans. Read Also:Mourinho to boost squad with new players Jose Mourinho famously labelled Diop a “monster” after his dominant aerial performance inspired the Hammers to a 3-1 win over Man Utd in 2018. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content20 “The Big Bang Theory” Moments Only A Few Fans Knew About7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your MindYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeWhat Are The Most Delicious Foods Out There?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year7 Thailand’s Most Exquisite Architectural Wonders8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtIt Looks Like An Ordinary Doughnut, But It Glows In The Dark! The United boss is weighing up a £40million swoop for the Hammers defender, who is also attracting interest from Chelsea. In fact, some prankster has already changed Diop’s Wikipedia page to say he already pays for Blues. Solskjaer knows he needs to strengthen his Red Devils’ defence – which looked all at sea when Manchester City thumped them 3-1 in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday. And Diop would certainly do that, based on the evidence of his outstanding displays for the Hammers this season.Advertisement Loading… Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is eyeing West Ham’s Issa Diop as a possible solution to Manchester United’s defensive woes.
On Jan. 28, the affected areas areVilla Homes, Buena Park, Glenwood Subd., Villa Angela, Villa Angela RelocationSite, Regent Pearl, River Walk, Helvetia Heights, Savemore, Hi Strip building,Panasiatic Solutions, East Block, Lopue’s East Annex (bowling center), PatriaVillage, Trinity Christian School, New Government Center (NGC), Lopue’s EastBuilding, Gonzaga Subdivision, Morata’s Photography, Burgos Street (from CircumferentialRoad to Lopez Jaena), Rio Compound, Chinese Temple, portion of Megaworld(Burgos Entrance). Jose Taniongon, Cenecoofficer-in-charge, said the power outage will start from 5 a.m. until 9 a.m. BACOLOD City – Some areas here and inBago City, Negros Occidental will experience a four-hour power interruption fortwo days, Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Cenenco) announced Sunday. This is due city due to maintenanceactivities, explained Taniongon, saying that Ceneco wants to ensure reliabilityof distribution lines to avoid further serious damages that could result tomajor interruptions. Taniongon advised Cenecomember-consumers in the event of any power interruption, electrical switchesshould be turned-off for safety reasons. on Jan. 28 and 30. When electricity supply resumes,please provide allowance of about 10-15 minutes before switching on allelectrical appliances and facilities to avoid power surge, he added./PN For the second day, areas that willexperience power outage include Sum-ag Substation along Abuanan Road (Sum-ag)to portion of Bago, Barangay Tabunan, Barangay Dulao, Barangay Atipuluhan and,Barangay Abuanan, Sayson Piggery, Quiet Place Resort, GC&C Crusher, PurokSambag, Purok Cadena de Amor, Purok Rose 1 and 2.
The victim’s body was fished out of the river around 7:35 a.m. on July 20. BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGA BACOLOD City – An eight-year-old boy was found dead at the Luguay River in Barangay 3, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental.Philippine Coast Guard Negros Occidental chief Lieutenant Commander Jansen Benjamin identified the fatality as Jerome Guguan, a police report showed. According to Benjamin, the boy was swimming alone at the Himamaylan River in Barangay 1 when he was swept by a strong current brought by heavy rains around 3 p.m. on July 19. Last week, three teenagers in this city also died of drowning./PN
VERSAILLES, Ind. – The Ripley County Sheriff’s Office released department statistics for the month of October.Deputies responded to 39 traffic accidents including three that involved a person with injuries. The remaining crashes were limited to property damage.The sheriff’s office investigated 39 criminal cases in October with 21 being closed or resulting in arrest. The remaining 18 cases are still being investigated. Data shows 38 percent of October cases involve theft.On average, the Ripley County Jail was 87 percent full during the month of October, housing an average of 91 inmates per day.Male inmates accounted for approximately two-thirds of the daily jail population.Deputies performed numerous arrest warrants resulting in 29 captures of individuals wanted not only in Ripley County, but across the nation.The office served 252 civil process papers last month and reserve deputies also assisted in department efforts volunteering over 213 hours.
SHAWANO, Wis. (May 2) – Due to saturated grounds, Shawano Speedway has pushed its opener back one week.Shawano will hold an open practice session Friday, May 9 beginning at 6 p.m. and the 2014 racing season will kick off Saturday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. Sanctioned divisions running at Shawano this season are the IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods.
Press Association Benitez made his complaints immediately after the 2-2 draw at Old Trafford last Sunday. The Chelsea interim manager claimed he had been waiting for Ferguson, who then completely ignored him. However, whilst there is little love lost between the pair, the United manager insists he would never ignore a handshake. Ferguson said: “It is absolute nonsense.” He continued: “Why wouldn’t I shake hands? Have you ever seen me not shake hands with anyone? “I never saw him. I was signing autographs at the front and there was an Indian lad who always wants to shake hands before a game because he says it brings me luck. “If he (Benitez) wanted to shake my hand he could have stood in front of me. “I don’t know why he has said that. It is nonsense.” Sir Alex Ferguson has branded allegations that he refused to shake Rafael Benitez’s hand ahead of Manchester United’s FA Cup tie with Chelsea last week as “absolute nonsense”.
Barcelona: FC Barcelona were far from their best but managed to make the most of their opportunities in a 3-1 La Liga victory over Rayo Vallecano.Gerard Pique, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored a goal apiece for the home side, who stormed back in this Matchday 27 contest after falling behind mid-way through the first half at Camp Nou here on Saturday, reports Efe news.Ernesto Valverde shook up his starting line-up with an eye on his team’s second-leg.Rayo manager Michel, meanwhile, made no secret of his defence-minded approach, placing five men in his squad’s back line in an attempt to stymie Barca’s lethal attack.The strategy was effective early on, as the Catalans struggled to find space and failed to mount any offense either from the wings or with Messi and Philippe Coutinho in the middle of the field.The hosts eventually started making their presence felt in Rayo’s area, although a header by Messi and shots by Suarez and Coutinho failed to open the scoring.Instead it was Rayo’s Raul de Tomas who landed the first blow in the 25th minute when he capped off a rapid counter-attack by curving a long-range, right-footed blast past keeper Marc-Andreter Stegen.Barca immediately stepped up their pressure in search of the equaliser and got their reward in the 39th minute on a dead-ball opportunity, with Messi sending a cross in from the right side and Pique breaking free from the wa ll of defenders to head it home.The goal by the Spanish defender, whose strong play was a major factor in two recent wins over Real Madrid, marked a turning point in Saturday’s contest .After the break, Barcelona kept pressing forward and won a penalty when Jordi Amat tripped up Nelson Semedo in the area.Messi, who was playing his 443rd La Liga game, second-most all-time appearances among Barcelona players after Xavi Hernandez (505), converted his attempt from the penalty spot in the 51st minute to record his 26th goal of the La Liga season.Barca then stretched their lead to 3-1 in the 82nd minute when Suarez scored off a pass from Rakitic, who had come on as a late substitute. IANSAlso Read: Sports News
NEW YORK: Second seed Dominic Thiem delivered a sublime performance to dismantle Australian Alex de Minaur 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday and canter into the semi-finals of the US Open.Thiem needed a little over two hours to record the win under the closed roof of Arthur Ashe Stadium despite being put under constant pressure by De Minaur, who is nicknamed ‘Demon’ and known for his never-say-die attitude and speedy court coverage. De Minaur advanced to the net at every opportunity to disrupt Thiem’s baseline game and while the plan worked initially the 27-year-old Austrian adjusted and started finding winners past his advancing opponent. De Minaur’s serve was vulnerable all night and Thiem, who amassed 43 winners, converted seven of his 13 breakpoint opportunities. De Minaur could take only two of the seven chances he had to break Thiem’s serve. Thiem, the highest surviving seed at Flushing Meadows, had beaten the Australian in their two previous encounters and started their third meeting on a brisk note, breaking De Minaur’s serve three consecutive times to win the opening set. De Minaur started on a more positive note in the second, winning 11 straight points on serve to lead 40-0 in the fifth game with the score tied at 2-2. However, Thiem fought his way back into the game and broke the Australian to lead 3-2, then won three straight games to take the set. The Austrian’s early lead in the third set evaporated as De Minaur rallied to level things but a second break of serve sealed the match for Thiem. Thiem will meet Russian Daniil Medvedev for a place in his fourth Grand Slam final. Daniil Medvedev continued his march towards a first Grand Slam title on Wednesday, powering into the US Open semi-finals with a clinical 7-6(6), 6-3, 7-6(5) victory over childhood friend Andrey Rublev. The first Russian duo in the quarter-finals at a Grand Slam since Igor Andreev and Nikolay Davydenko at Roland Garros in 2007, Medvedev showed no fear during a ruthless display that sent him through to the last four without losing a set. No player in the Open Era has won the US Open men’s title without dropping a set. With Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal missing, and top seed Novak Djokovic having been disqualified for hitting a line judge with a ball, Medvedev showed why he is now the bookmakers’ favourite to win in New York. AgenciesAlso Watch: Special Trains from September 12: Here are the Details
By Elroy StephneyTHE spotlight has always been reserved for the coastland where most of the facilities and recreational activities are being managed.This has resulted in the systematic and continuous isolation of sports in the districts of the Upper and Lower Pomeroon River.It is indeed quite difficult to traverse the rough terrain of the plantation fields, some of which have been developed into playgrounds.Notwithstanding, maintaining them – from flooding and weeds – remains a monumental task and in the process has stymied the development of sports in those areas.There are very few established youth organisations within the Pomeroon area that are engaged in community enhancement to facilitate the promotion of sports or to provide an opportunity for the youths to exhibit their potential.The Jacklow Youth Organisation, however, is an exception. Currently the multi-faceted group has in excess of sixty members whose main objective is to promote youth empowerment through sports, training and education.The members seek to foster community partnerships, establish institutional networks, care for the elderly and engage in economic ventures that will aid in sustaining their existence and progression.The group was formed in 2012 with Mr Reyaz Roopnarine serving as its current president. Members are involved in several sporting disciplines, including football, cricket, volleyball and circle tennis.Only recently the team participated in a volleyball tournament involving teams from other villages. Additionally a coach from the coastland was recruited to further train and enhance their skills in the sport.They also boast of having quite a formidable cricket team which is being captained by Sherman Austin, who is also a founding member of the thriving organisation.Austin would have also represented the Pomeroon Cricket Committee in many tournaments and remains one of the more talented cricketers to have emerged from the Lower Pomeroon River.Given his exposure and an enduring passion to strategically serve the community with pride and commitment, the Jacklow Youth Organisation is beginning to rise above the mighty Pomeroon River and excel despite its limited resources.Significantly, the group sought and obtained financial and technical assistance from the Youth Empowerment Initiative to erect a pavilion and improve the physical condition of the ground.This has led to more activities being organised and it has sought to stimulate the interest of the youths, who can now be seen playing there on a daily basis. The organisation is also proud to promote literacy among its members and the community by conducting formal programmes.Members are also frequently engaging the community by volunteering to selflessly serve the elderly during special occasions, such as at Christmas or Easter. Such undertakings have brought tremendous delight to the community and have created a sense of responsibility and satisfaction.The organisation now intends to attract more youths to participate socially, culturally and through sports to organise more regular competitions and travel to other villages as well as the coastland to compete with other clubs.There is no shortage of talent there, according to Austin and while the River may need a bridge for them to cross, the Jacklow Youth Organisation is moving in different ways and gaining positive results through sports.
(BBC) – Arsenal’s David Luiz was sent off in a performance riddled with mistakes as Manchester City secured a comfortable victory behind closed doors on the first night of the Premier League’s return.Luiz, who came on as a first-half substitute, failed to clear the ball just before half-time and Raheem Sterling fired in City’s opener.The defender was then sent off after pulling back Riyad Mahrez in the second half to give away a penalty, which Kevin de Bruyne coolly slotted in for City’s second.Substitute Phil Foden netted a third for the defending champions, capitalising on a rebound from Sergio Aguero’s strike.There was concern for City late on as Eric Garcia needed several minutes of treatment on the pitch after a nasty collision with goalkeeper Ederson, and was carried off on a stretcher.Arsenal were second-best throughout as manager Mikel Arteta left Alexandre Lacazette on the bench and Mesut Ozil was kept out of the extended 20-man squad.There were bursts of energy from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Eddie Nketiah going forward in the first half but it was City who were more dangerous.De Bruyne, Sterling and David Silva were all denied by Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno, who produced an impressive display, but it seemed inevitable City would move ahead when Luiz’s mistake gifted Sterling a chance from close range.Victory for Pep Guardiola’s side means league leaders Liverpool remain six points away from winning the title – writing off any potential celebrations in Sunday’s Merseyside derby.On an evening in which thousands tuned in to watch a new-look Premier League on their TV screens, players from both clubs used their platform to support the Black Lives Matter movement for racial equality.All players and staff took a knee immediately before kick-off, mirroring the actions of those at Villa Park in the earlier match, and the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ replaced players’ names on the back of their shirts.After being left out of the starting line-up by Arteta, Luiz was handed his chance when he was brought on in the 23rd minute as Arsenal suffered their second injury of the match.Pablo Mari, making just his second Premier League start for the club, followed Granit Xhaka, who was taken off on a stretcher early on.But Luiz, prone to questionable decision-making, only confirmed his manager’s decision to leave him out initially had been for the best.Failure to clear the ball properly led to Sterling’s opener – the ball bouncing off Luiz’s knee from De Bruyne’s pass, landing straight into the path of the City forward.And Luiz completed a dreadful night four minutes into the second half when he tugged Mahrez’s shirt with no intention to play the ball, giving away a penalty and receiving a red card.De Bruyne reminds of his qualityFans were absent, players wore face masks in the dugout, there was enhanced crowd noise for television viewers and managers did post-match press conferences via Zoom.But some things remained the same. De Bruyne was the best player on the pitch.The Manchester City midfielder, widely regarded as one of the best in the business, reminded those watching at home of his quality with several intricate passes in the first half.He forced the first save of the match from Leno with a curling free-kick in the first three minutes and two of his defence-splitting passes again tested the keeper’s reactions half an hour later.It was ironic one of his poorer passes would lead to Sterling’s opener – helped by Luiz’s poor control – but De Bruyne stamped his mark on the game even further by scoring City’s second from the spot.He needed only 69 minutes to whet the appetite of those who feared football would not be the same on its return.Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, speaking to Sky Sports: “We are really concerned (about Eric Garcia). He responded quite well but we have to wait. He is conscious which is a good sign. We will make another test.“In the beginning it was a lot of energy. Everybody wanted the ball. It was not quiet. We had chances. It was important to score before halftime. I am happy with the performance of the team.”