‘Man United to name Mourinho as new manager’

first_imgJose Mourinho will be appointed Manchester United manager next week to replace Louis van Gaal despite Saturday’s FA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace, British media have reported.The 53-year-old Portuguese will take over at United, according to the reports, even though the Dutchman, who steered United to a 2-1 extra-time win over Crystal Palace at Wembley, has a year left on his contract.When asked about the reports at his post-match press conference, Van Gaal walked out, waving the FA Cup at the media and saying “thank you for the congratulations.”Mourinho, sacked by Chelsea in December after his second spell in charge of the west London club, has also managed Porto, Inter Milan and Real Madrid.BBC Sport broke the news shortly after the FA Cup trophy presentation and the Daily Telegraph also reported on its website that the deal to bring Mourinho to Old Trafford was reached at the end of last week with an official announcement due in the next few days.last_img read more

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Move over Charlie Sheen, Jay Hill’s getting roasted

first_imgHe will be honoured by a banquet, roast and dance at a party on October 15 at the Quality Inn Northern Grand. The event will be emceed by the Honourable Chuck Strahl, and will also hear from Preston Manning. His service to Canada will be celebrated from 5 – 11 p.m. The party is open to the public, but pre-registration is required by this Friday, October 7. Tickets costs $75.- Advertisement – For more details visit www.PrinceGeorgePeaceRiver.ca or call Chad Anderson at 250-719-6419.last_img

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Nobody hurt in small explosion in UCLA building

first_imgA small explosion in an equipment room at UCLA caused minor damage Wednesday, officials said. The blast occurred about 11:44 a.m. in Building 114, which houses the California NanoSystems Institute, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. Firefighters and two hazardous-materials crews responded after an automatic fire alarm went off, he said. Humphrey said no one was injured and investigators were trying to determine the cause of the blast. He said two gallons of Freon refrigerant had spilled in the area, but it was unclear whether that was related to the explosion. An operator with the UCLA police said the explosion occurred after equipment apparently malfunctioned at the Institute, which is on the south side of campus near the Medical Center and Student Union. The Institute is a collaborative project on nanotechnology, which is the science and technology of building devices such as electronic circuits from single atoms and molecules. jason.kandel@dailynews.com 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

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Lakers’ Buss gets probation for DUI

first_imgThe 74-year-old Lakers owner entered his plea in state court through defense attorney David Manning Chodos. Chodos declined to comment after the hearing. Buss released a statement through the team after his arrest saying he drove only a short distance but recognized it was a bad decision. “I was wrong to do it. It was a mistake I will not make again,” he said in the statement. Judge Martin Staven ordered Buss to take part in a first-conviction program and attend a program administered by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. A telephone message left for a Lakers spokesman was not immediately returned.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! He also admitted he drove with a blood-alcohol level of .13 percent, above the state limit of .08 percent. Buss owns a home in northern San Diego County and was arrested in nearby Carlsbad in May after being stopped for driving his gold Mercedes-Benz on the wrong side of the road. Buss was under the influence of alcohol or an unspecified drug but refused to take a chemical test, according to a criminal complaint filed by the district attorney’s office. He was arrested after failing a field sobriety test. Prosecutor William Wood said Tuesday there was no evidence that Buss had used any drugs. COURTS: Basketball team’s owner pleads guilty and is fined $1,900 for May incident. By The Associated Press VISTA – Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor drunken driving. Buss was sentenced to five years’ probation and fined $1,900. He was not required to appear in court. last_img read more

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Impossible we would let Everton hero go, says Roberto Martinez

first_img1 Steven Naismith Everton boss Roberto Martinez says hat-trick hero Steven Naismith was too good to let go in the summer transfer window – despite not commanding a place in his starting XI.Naismith started the match against Chelsea at the weekend on the bench but made a stunning substitute appearance, downing the champions with a well-taken treble.It has since emerged that the Scotland international wanted to quit the club after a deadline-day bid from Norwich.But Martinez insists there was never any chance of the Toffees letting the 29-year-old go in the summer.“It’s only natural as a footballer that you want to play games,” Martinez told evertontv. “But, in the same way, we all know and we’re all well aware of what Steven brings to the side.“When you’ve got a player who has that experience, that know-how, that footballing intelligence, it’s very difficult to replace in the squad.“Contact happened but it was impossible for us to be able to allow Stevie to go because he’s too important for the squad and that was proven on Saturday.“Clearly now our competition for places is fantastic and we’re only going to be as good over the course of the season as that competition for places is.“You can’t rely on 11 players to perform week in and week out – you need to have that sort of talent that is challenging each other. And Stevie, as the pristine professional that he is, does that.”last_img read more

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‘Klopp’s on to something special and Clyne knows it!’ – Reds fans rubbish rumour

first_img Nathaniel Clyne: The 25-year-old has made the right-back position his own at Liverpool 1 A transfer rumour linking Nathaniel Clyne with a move to Manchester City emerged on Thursday, sending Liverpool fans into panic.The England right-back, 25, has played in all nine of the Reds’ Premier League matches this season, helping them to go level on points with leaders City.The source of the story is something of a msytery, as it stands, but it is clear fans do not want to see one of their most consistent defenders sold to their league rivals.Clyne has made 64 appearances in all competitions since moving to Anfield from Southampton in 2015 for a reported £12.5m fee.City currently have right-backs Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta – both over 30 years old – sidelined with injury and the pair are out of contract at the end of the season.But if they were to prize Clyne away from Merseyside, it would surely take a hefty fee and the majority of Liverpool fans do not want to see this deal happen – see some reaction from Twitter, below…last_img read more

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A timely undertaking

first_imgJust 10 years ago, the little cemetery in the foothills of Sierra Madre was in bad shape. Weeds choked some of the more-than-century-old plots, a decrepit chain-link fence surrounded the grounds, and the money in the cemetery’s endowment fund was dwindling fast. Today, the Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery features neatly manicured lawns and a computerized directory listing the location of every grave in alphabetical order. Revenue for upkeep is flowing thanks to creative internment options such as a memorial garden and ash plots. Sierra Madre Cemetery is an example of what can happen when dedicated community volunteers take charge of their city’s historical resources, said Silver. Now, the same daunting challenge is being faced by the new board of directors of the 150-year-old Savannah Memorial Park in Rosemead. “Sierra Madre is probably closer to how things are hoped to progress with Savannah,” Silver said. “But it is not going to happen overnight.” Savannah, with 3,000 grave markers, is nearly full. With few remaining plots to sell, the new board is pursuing historic status for the cemetery to help access grant money for the $35,000 annual maintenance costs. They hope to form a support group to spearhead preservation. Like Savannah today, Sierra Madre was almost out of space when George Enyedi and a new board took over the Sierra Madre Cemetery Association in 1995. “The cemetery was pretty much sold out, with nothing really available for sale,” said Enyedi, president of the association that runs the cemetery. Started in 1881 by Sierra Madre founder Nathaniel Carter, the cemetery contains the remains of Civil War veterans and members of the city’s first 17 families and their descendants. After raising donations from the community over two or three years, Enyedi and the board were able to hire a professional maintenance man and install new wrought-iron fencing, as well as an automatic sprinkler system. A memorial garden was established in the corner of the cemetery where, for $200, people can have their ashes spread and for $100 more can have their names placed on a plaque on a memorial wall surrounding the garden. “We have roughly 200 people on the wall so far,” Enyedi said. The construction of a 400-foot-long retaining wall on the east side of the property added 250 additional plots and 650 ash plots, 40-by-40-inch spaces that can each hold two urns of cremated remains. “We have been able to quadruple our endowment fund and can now generate sufficient income from our investments to pay for all our expenses and have a little left over for our reserves,” Enyedi said, adding that upkeep for the cemetery costs $25,000 to $30,000 per year. One option for Savannah, which so far has been rejected, would be to allow the city or county to take control of it. City officials in Industry did this with the famous El Campo Santo, located behind the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum. The small, private cemetery is home to the final resting places of the founding families of the San Gabriel Valley, the Workmans, Temples and Rowlands, as well as California’s last Mexican governor, Pio Pico. But the Temple family lost the property in the Great Depression and it was eventually acquired by the city in 1963. There is no more room in the 70-plot cemetery, except for some of the last Temple descendants, said Paul Spitzzeri, collections manager at the Homestead Museum. “All capital work, restorations of the mausoleum, come out of the city’s capital budget and general maintenance is done by a company contracted by the city,” Spitzzeri said. “Of course, City of Industry is in a much better financial position than other cities around here, and this is a small cemetery compared to Savannah.” Industry will spend about $1.3 million for the Homestead House and El Campo Santo in 2006-07, said Chief Financial Officer Vickie Gallo. “It all comes from the city’s general fund,” Gallo said, adding the city does not charge residents an assessment to maintain the museum or the grounds. fred.ortega@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2306 • Photo Galleries: Sierra Madre Cemetery | Founders Memorial Park | El Campo Santo Cemetery | Savannah Memorial Park • Slideshow: Pioneer Cemeteries WHITTIER – When it comes to preserving the many historic cemeteries that dot communities in the Whittier area and the San Gabriel Valley, Founders Memorial Park is good example of what cities ought to avoid, according to one preservationist group. In 1968, Whittier city officials took over the long-neglected Mount Olive and Broadway cemeteries, removed the gravestones and replaced them with two monuments listing the names of the 2,380 people buried there. “The cemeteries had fallen into disrepair, the vaults were caved in, tombstones were tipped over and it was a very hazardous situation,” ex- AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREFrumpy Middle-aged Mom: My realistic 2020 New Year’s resolutions. Some involve doughnuts.plained Sheryl Dugas, office specialist with Whittier’s parks department. “Now there is landscaping and benches, but no restrooms, barbecues or play equipment, out of respect for those buried there,” she added. But Sue Silver of California Saving Graves, an Internet group that assists communities in preserving their historic cemeteries, said cities looking to maintain the burial grounds of their first residents should look elsewhere for examples of how to do it right. “Whittier has a nice vacant cemetery that it now calls a park,” Silver said. “Put `Memorial’ on it, if you like, but there’s not much memorialization of those pioneers’ lives going on.” She cites Pioneer Cemetery in Sierra Madre as a better success story. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Click on Images for more InfoNotable Pioneer Cemeteries Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery 601 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre El Campo Santo 15415 E. Don Julian Road, Industry Savannah Memorial Park 9263 Valley Blvd., Rosemead Memorial Park 6031 Citrus Ave., Whittier last_img
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Aston Villa targeting Chelsea starlet on loan with view to permanent deal

first_img Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Colkett captained Chelsea’s youth side to domestic and European success REVEALED huge blow Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won ADVICE 1 RANKED Latest Football News MONEY center_img BEST OF Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REPLY His loan spells away from the club have not been overly impressive, and his two previous temporary exits from Stamford Bridge were both cut short early.In 2017/18 Colkett joined Vitesse in the Netherlands but was recalled in January after only appearing 11 times, while his spell at Shrewsbury this season ended last month having not played any League One football since the opening day of the campaign. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Chelsea starlet Charlie Colkett is being tracked by Aston Villa who want to sign the young midfielder on loan with the view of a permanent deal.Villa are battling Swedish side Ostersunds for the 22-year-old, according to The Mirror, with a tug-of-war set to ensue between the two clubs.Colkett, the England youth international, was part of the Chelsea academy side which recorded back-to-back wins in both the UEFA Youth League and FA Youth Cup in 2015 and 2016, but he has not kicked on since. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade shining no dice Nonetheless, he remains highly-rated and Villa and Ostersunds are going head-to-head to secure his signature.Villa are ready to offer Colkett guaranteed first-team football over a 12-month loan spell, with the view of signing him on a permanent basis next January.last_img read more

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Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield after eight months in charge

first_img LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Campbell won eight of his 30 matches in charge of Macclesfield The former Tottenham and Arsenal defender took charge at Moss Rose in November last year, with the club rock bottom of League Two, and guided the Silkmen to safety against the odds.A club statement read: “This has been conducted in the most amicable of ways and there has been total transparency between the club and Sol regarding the challenges which face lower league clubs such as Macclesfield Town.”Two months ago, Campbell joined talkSPORT to reveal he faced serious difficulties behind the scenes at Moss Rose, where he said there was ‘non-stop drama’. latest deals He becomes the first manager in any of England’s top four divisions to leave his post this season.“Macclesfield Town provided me with a great beginning in the managerial side of the game, as well as a fantastic learning curve which I am truly grateful for,” said the former England defender.“I would like to thank all the players and staff for their support during my time at the Moss Rose and also all the loyal fans, whose belief at the end of last season ultimately played a tangible role in our success.” Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers LATEST “The early days in particular were very, very difficult. Coming into this environment I had to deal with a lot of things,” he explained. “There was no structure and cohesion and absolutely no foundations in place.”We revealed Campbell hadn’t been paid by Macclesfield for two months at that point – and the manager accused his club of disrespect.He added: “It doesn’t matter if it’s one pound or a thousand pounds. In the end it comes down to principle and respect. Forget the amount… it’s how you’ve been treated.“If you treat people the right way then they’ll show you that same respect back. I don’t know if respect is being fed through the club at the moment – I really don’t.” Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Getty Images – Getty Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ Sol Campbell did a remarkable job to keep Macclesfield in the Football League Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Getty Images – Getty Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas on target New job OFF Sol Campbell has parted company with Macclesfield by mutual consent following eight months in charge of the League Two club.The 44-year-old’s departure comes just two games into the new season, with the Silkmen sitting eighth on three points having beaten Leyton Orient 3-0 on Saturday. FAREWELL 2 BIG PRESENTS UP TOP 2last_img read more

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Snow Brings Accidents and Closings

first_imgSalem, East Washington and West Washington were all called off today along with most other schools in the WSLM Listening Area — Lawrence, Jackson, Scott, Madison, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Orange. “The line of snow ended with the northern counties of Lawrence, Washington and Scott,” said Becky White, WSLM General Manager and Owner. “I’ve been monitoring this for a couple of days so we could stay on top of the weather changes. The National Weather Service in Louisville is calling for a worse case scenario of 5 inches. I think we’ll get a couple of more inches.”The official reading this morning at 6a at WSLM was 2 inches. According to Washington County Deputy Sheriff Brent Miller they department has been working accidents since early this morning.“Since 4:45 am we have had 10 total accidents, 5 requiring reports, 2 with slight injuries, county roads are snow covered and slick, please travel with caution. We are currently working several accidents,” he noted in a Facebook message. Washington County Sheriff Roger Newlon spoke on WSLM this morning. “Take your time. Allow time — Leave early and take your time. The roads are passable but you need to use caution.”When asked for tips on staying in your vehicle after an accident, Newlon responded: “Hopefully they have a phone to call 911. It takes time to get to you this morning. We have all of our 4x4s out…we are working three accidents at the same time. It may take time, but we’ll get to you.” Newlon said the county highway has done a great job. “I will give them a pat on the back. They’ve been out since early this morning putting salt and sand on the county roads. I know they haven’t hit them all but they’re still out in full force.”Newlon said if you are in an accident in the snow, please stay in your vehicle.“If all possible….stay in the car. Carry a blanket in the vehicle. use your cell phone. If you’re not in the middle of the road, stay inside,” he said. The season’s first snow has descended on Kentuckiana, bringing with it plenty of accidents and school closings. Schools began calling off classes this morning by 5a. last_img read more

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