DC United deny MBU historic first

first_imgDino Williams was left a broken man after Montego Bay United (MBU) allowed DC United a three-goal comeback to deny them their first-ever win in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday night at the Montego Bay Sports Complex.MBU’s left midfield player JermaineWoozencroft, fired them into the lead just after the midway point of the first half, and Williams struck either side of the half to give the hosts what appeared to be a comfortable 3-0 lead.In what head coach Timothy Hankinson described as the best first half of any side he has coached, his MBU suffered badly in the second half and imploded, as Michael Farfan, Kofi Opare and Jairo Arrieta all scored to earn DC United a share of the points.’we should have won'”It was a game we should have won. We wanted to win and reverse that loss in DC,” a teary-eyed Williams said.”It’s hard to take because we had them,” he continued.Had them indeed; as Woozencroft controlled a quickly taken free-kick midway the DC United half by Dwayne Ambusley to drill a low shot past the advancing Andrew Dykstra in the DC United goal for the lead in the 27th.Then in the 30th, the rampaging Donovan Carey’s speed took him beyond his defender and found the centre forward in a pocket of space and Williams let fly a thunderous shot to beat Dykstra.Williams converted from the penalty spot just after the half-time interval, when Carey was brought down inside the area.Pride was on the line for the host, having already been dumped from advancing to the quarter-final stage of the league with losses to both DC United and Arabe Unido previously, but no one saw what was about to unfold.the comebackUnited, which had already sealed a place in the quarter-final round and were merely playing for seeding, responded to their coach’s half-time speech. Arrieta gave them belief when he responded quickest to MBU goalkeeper Jacomeno Barrett’s initial block to score.On the 79th minute marker, Opare netted, to further dent the MBU lead at 3-2 with a diving header at the far post.The comeback was complete when defender Perry Kitchen’s wayward shot found Farfan and the midfielder curled his shot inside the far post, leaving the home crowd and the MBU players disappointed.”A draw is an improvement against DC for us, but we are disappointed. The first half was simply beautiful football from us, but I think we suffered in the second half because of the lack of concentration,” said MBU’s Hankinson.”Dino and Woozecroft had a great game and Carey did well. It’s not always about winning these tournaments; it’s about learning and getting that experience,” stated Hankinson.MBU will end their fixtures in the Champions League with the return leg against Arabe Unido on October 22.last_img read more

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6 robbed by gunmen in separate attacks

first_imgA lone gunman is now being pursued by the Police after he reportedly attacked an accountant and taxi driver, robbing them of their valuables on Tuesday.The accountant, Lauren Thomas, 29, of Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD) left the Regent Street bank where she worked in a taxi which was being driven by the second victim, 43-year-old Mark Hogobin of Kitty, Georgetown.According to reports, Hogobin arrived at Providence, at around 20:20h when suddenly he was stopped by a male on a motorcycle who stopped in front of his taxi.After Hogobin was forced to stop the vehicle, the perpetrator came off his motorcycle and walked to the driver’s side of the car, drew a gun and struck the driver to his head.He then relieved both Hogobin and Thomas of their valuables amounting to over $90,000. The perpetrator then made good his escape in a northern direction. The matter was reported and the Police are investigating.In the meanwhile, 21-year-old Dominique Garraway was attacked at around 20:00h on Tuesday and robbed of over $50,000 worth of valuables including a gold band.The incident occurred at Crown and New Garden Streets, Georgetown, as Garraway and friends were leaving Churches Chicken.They were stopped by two men, one of whom was armed and Garraway was robbed while his friends ran away.Also, Boodram Hemraj, 61, and Ramdin (only name given) both of Independence Street, West Bank Demerara (WBD) were robbed of one weeding machine by gunmen.The incident occurred at around 05:30h at Church Street in the vicinity of the Lodge building.Enquiries revealed the victims had stopped at Church Street to begin working when the gunmen rode up on a motorcycle and showed the men a gun before escaping with the weeding machine.That matter was reported and the Police are investigating.And finally, Shafeek Azeez, a 51-year-old supervisor at Pretty Paul Singh Investment and of CC Eccles, EBD was robbed of his bird and birdcage along with cash by two men; one of whom attempted to spray him with pepper spray.The incident occurred at Providence, EBD at round 06:45h on Wednesday.That matter was reported and is also being investigated. (Kizzy Coleman)last_img read more

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WELL-KNOWN DONEGAL PRIEST CELEBRATES HIS BIG 5-0 – IN PICTURES!

first_imgWell-known Letterkenny priest Fr Eamonn Kelly celebrated his 50th birthday in style last night.The much loved cleric started the night with a beautiful mass at St.Eunan’s Cathedral. The night then moved to the Mount Errigal Hotel for a concert and a dance which saw hundreds of people turned up to wish FrKelly congratulations.Many thanks to Tony Duffy for the pictures.WELL-KNOWN DONEGAL PRIEST CELEBRATES HIS BIG 5-0 – IN PICTURES! was last modified: September 13th, 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) Tags:50th birthdayFr Eamonn KellyletterkennySt Eunanslast_img read more

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Liverpool and Man City in four-way FIGHT to sign £16m-rated Roma playmaker

first_imgJuventus and Monaco have both joined the race to land Liverpool and Manchester City target Leandro Paredes.The Argentinean’s future has been a hot topic this summer, with a move away from AS Roma expected.Both Premier League clubs have hoped to lure him to England but he has so far stayed put in the Italian capital.Schalke had then appeared his most likely destination, however reports in Italy suggested that he did not fancy the switch to Germany.The 22-year-old, who spent last season on loan at Empoli, would reportedly prefer to remain in Italy – and they have approached Roma about a second loan.But now both Juventus and Monaco are weighing up offers, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport, and could be about to make their moves for the £16million rated star. Roma playmaker Leandro Paredes is wanted by Liverpool, Man City, Juventus and Monaco this summer 1last_img read more

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Mario Melchiot says Antonio Conte ‘discipline’ behind Chelsea’s success – LISTEN

first_imgMario Melchiot has hailed Antonio Conte’s intense approach as the key to Chelsea’s outstanding Premier League season.Conte is close to leading the Blues to the title in his first season at the helm, with Sunday’s 3-0 victory at Everton keeping them four points clear at the top with four games left to play.The Italian has been a passionate figure on the touchline in every match this season pushing his team on and, according to Melchiot, the club’s success is very much down to the drive and demands of their manager.“The key factor that he really puts in this team is discipline and making sure that they keep on doing what he wants them to do,” said the former Chelsea and Netherlands defender, speaking exclusively to talkSPORT.“If you look at the touchline and how he goes about it – they have 11 guys on the pitch and one guy down on the touchline who keeps them going for 90 minutes.“He makes sure they keep on doing what he wants them to do. That is exactly what he does on the training ground and he continues on the field when they are playing.“It is one of the key factors – that he won’t allow anybody to slip-up.”last_img read more

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ULSTER CLUB SFC LIVE: GLENSWILLY V BALLINDERRY

first_imgRefreshIt’s all over. Glenswilly’s dream of an Ulster title has just fallen short. Congratulations to Ballinderry and best wishes to them for the All-Ireland semi-final.3 minutes injury time.Ballinderry add another point. It’s 1-13 to 2-06. Four points ahead. Last minute. Glenswilly need a goal and a point, just to level.6 minutes left: Darren Conway, the Ballinderry sub with a good score. 3 in it again. Glenswilly need another Murphy goal…. 8 Minutes left: Michael Murphy scores again. Just two points behind now. 1-11 to Ballinderry; 2-06 to Glenswilly. Lovely finish from out on the right by Murphy.Keeper O’Donnell pulls off magnificent save to keep Glenswilly in this game. Conor Nevin can’t believe he has missedBallinderry 1-11, Glenswilly 2-05. Derry men lead by three points. A lot of tired legs out there. 12 minutes left. Daniel McKinless and Aaron Devlin with the points.15 minutes gone in second half – Enda Muldoon, the Derry legend, on for Ballinderry.Another chance for Copper, but ball goes wide.Ballinderry go back into the lead. They work the ball from defence..and Collie Devlin scores again for Ballinderry. It’s 1-09 to 2-05. Gary McFadden with a shot….and it is saved on the line. 10 minutes gone in second half.Ballinderry square the match. It’s a battle out there at Healy Park today.GLENSWILLY back in the lead. Ciaran Bonner point: 2-05 to 1-07. Neil Gallagher with superb block and led to point.GOAL for Glenswilly. Followed by a point. 1-02 already in the second half.Match Square. 2-04 to 1-07. Caolan Kelly with the goal, set up by Murphy, followed by a superb point from the Donegal captain himself. Second half: a point each. 1-07 to 1-03.Both sides miss opportunities; Ciaran Bonner miss. But Dermot McGuckin scores at the other end.HALF-TIME 1-06 to 1-02.3 mins injury time at the end of first half29th minute – pushing and shoving out there….no need for this.27th minute GOAL for Ballinderry. McIvor fists to the net. Glenswilly protest but goal stands. It’s Ballinderry 1-05 to 1-02.25th Minute: Conleth Gilligan levels the game from another free. All square: Glenswilly 1-02, Ballinderry 0-05.24th Minute: Back to a point. It’s 1-02 for Glenswilly and 4 points to Ballinderry after a converted free for Derry champs.22nd minute Caolan Kelly scores a great point for Glenswilly after pass from Murphy. 2 in it again20th minute: Dermot McGuckin points for Balinderry. 1 point in it. Getting tight.Ballinderry being forced to shoot from distance and after several missed chances, the Derry champions get another point. Score Glenswilly 1-01, Ballinderry 0-02. James Conway with a good score.Murphy booked. Looked as though the Co Derry player was playing for that.Glenswilly putting in a huge effort to keep Ballinderry out.15th Minute: Murphy goes close…but it’s wide againGlenswilly playing well, closing down the Derry champions at every opportunity.12th minute: Murphy puts free wide.10th minute – Ballinderry get their first score, to reduce the deficit to three. Colly with the score.7th Minute – Murphy again, this time with a point. Donegal men 4 points ahead.FIRST minute goal for Glenswilly. MICHAEL MURPHY!!! Get in.Donegal champions lead 1-00 to no score.ULSTER CLUB SFC LIVE: GLENSWILLY V BALLINDERRY was last modified: December 1st, 2013 by John2Share 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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Liverpool prepare bid for PL keeper, Gotze rumours, Rodgers to leave Celtic?

first_img Rodgers has won domestic trebles in his two seasons as Celtic manager Pope is part of the England squad for this summer’s World Cup Mario Gotze has not ruled out moving to Liverpool to link up again with Jurgen Klopp. Gotze played under Klopp at Borussia Dortmund. (Independent)Manchester City may give up on signing Jorginho, the Napoli midfielder, and instead focus their attention on Nice man Jean Michael Seri. (Sunday Mirror)Wolves are continuing their preparations for their return to the Premier League by making a move for Imrane Bouchema, the 18-year-old defender who is available for free after leaving Tours. (Birmingham Mail)Leicester City have earmarked Brendan Rodgers, the Celtic manager, as a potential replacement for Claude Puel. (Sun) 2 Here’s a round-up of all the top football headlines and transfer-related gossip from Sunday’s newspapers and online…Liverpool are set to make a £15m bid for Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope as Jurgen Klopp seeks to solve the club’s goalkeeping problems. (Sun) 2 Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, the Serbia midfielder, will decide upon his future after the World Cup. The Lazio star has been linked with a summer move to Manchester United. (Mail)And here are the top talkSPORT.com stories…Lyon announce Nabil Fekir will not be moving to Liverpool and is staying in FranceEngland Under-21s seal Toulon title hat-trick with comeback victory over MexicoLiverpool legend Ian Rush believes Reds can challenge for the Premier League title next seasonEngland news: Ryan Bertrand blames Gareth Southgate ‘oversight’ for World Cup omissionTottenham duo Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen set to sign new contractslast_img read more

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Derry police given more time by Courts to question man over murder of Donegal mother

first_imgPOLICE have been given more time by a court in Derry to question a man arrested on suspicion of the murder of a mother on a boating holiday.Luna McKinney, aged 35 and from Co Donegal, was in a hired cruiser in Co Fermanagh with her husband and their two young children when the incident happened early in the morning last April. After a review of the circumstances, police arrested a 41-year-old on suspicion of murder on Thursday.Detectives from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team went to Derry courthouse around 9 pm on Friday night.After a short court hearing during which the suspect was present, MIT detectives were granted a further 36 hours to question the suspect.He was taken by handcuffs and whisked back to the PACE custody suite at Strand Road police station.The boat was moored at Devenish Island, a popular visitor attraction near Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh.Emergency services found her body but intensive attempts to resuscitate her failed.The PSNI is working with the Garda in the Republic to investigate the death.They have appealed for anyone with information to contact their officers.Derry police given more time by Courts to question man over murder of Donegal mother was last modified: December 3rd, 2017 by Staff WriterShare 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:devenish islanddonegalFermanaghluna mc kinneylast_img read more

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Nick Bosa in San Francisco? His Twitter shows it could be a tough cultural fit

first_imgOhio State pass rusher Nick Bosa’s measureables opened eyes at the NFL combine in March. He clocked 4.79 seconds in the 40-yard dash, 7.1 in the three-cone drill, and 4.14 in the 20-yard shuttle.Of concern: He was a few steps slow in the Twitter scrub.Bosa has not been shy about his political leanings. According to Kevin Van Valkenburg of ESPN, Bosa called then-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick “a clown” in a 2016 tweet, at the height of the kneeling social justice protests on the part of …last_img

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