Graeme Souness and Gary Neville slam Granit Xhaka after ‘disgraceful’ foul against Tottenham

first_imgGraeme Souness was scathing with his assessment of Granit Xhaka (Picture: Getty)‘It’s a an obvious penalty. it’s such an invitation for Son to go to ground – even if he doesn’t make contact with him and then the penalty is sublime.‘It’s not a case of putting it in the corner for Kane. It’s a case of hitting the side netting.‘But Xhaka has got to have a look… he’s 26 years old! Graeme Souness and Gary Neville slam Granit Xhaka after ‘disgraceful’ foul against Tottenham Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Unai Emery press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:47FullscreenArsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Unai Emery press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘That’s something you learn in your first week as a professional footballer. Disgraceful.’Manchester United legend Gary Neville was similarly unimpressed, accusing the Swiss of consistently making the same mistakes without learning.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘Madness from Xhaka. An experienced player who never becomes experienced,’ the former right-back said.‘I’ve seen him do the same thing week in, week out, season in, season out.‘He doesn’t seem to learn.’MORE: Gary Neville lays into ‘terrible’ Sokratis Papastathopoulos for mistake against Tottenham Metro Sport ReporterSunday 1 Sep 2019 5:54 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link330Shares Commentcenter_img Advertisement Granit Xhaka’s foul gave Spurs the chance to double their lead over Arsenal (Picture: Sky Sports)Granit Xhaka has received criticism from pundits Graeme Souness and Gary Neville after his reckless challenge inside the penalty area allowed Harry Kane to double Tottenham’s lead in their 2-2 draw with Arsenal.The Gunners started positively in the north London derby as makeshift right-back Davinson Sanchez struggled in the early stages of the match, but Spurs scored against the run of play to break the deadlock in the 10th minute at the Emirates.Bernd Leno parried Erik Lamela’s tame shot directly into Christian Eriksen’s path and the Dane made no mistake from close range. Arsenal’s first-half implosion had only just begun.AdvertisementAdvertisementWith five minutes remaining until the break, Xhaka lunged in with an idiotic challenge on Son Heung-min inside the box and referee Martin Atkinson immediately pointed to the spot.ADVERTISEMENTMore: 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 CityKane made no mistake from 12 yards to increase the deficit before Alexandre Lacazette dragged Arsenal back into the game with a classy solo effort in the dying moments of the first half.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang equalised for Arsenal in the 71st minute, volleying home Matteo Guendouzi’s through ball, and the points were shared between the two bitter rivals.On Xhaka’s dreadful tackle, Sky Sports pundit Souness said: ‘Harry Winks does really well here, sends Matiland-Niles for an ice cream.‘But what about this?! [Xhaka’s foul]. This is something you learn in your first week when you become professional football stay on feet at all times, especially in your box. That’s such a big invitation. Advertisementlast_img read more

Governor Wolf’s Tour of Historic Philadelphia

first_imgGovernor Wolf’s Tour of Historic Philadelphia DNC,  The Blog,  Videos On Sunday, Governor Wolf toured the beautiful Philadelphia Historic District. With visitors from all over coming to the city for the Democratic National Convention, the governor decided to join tourists on the historic Philadelphia trail.After all, the Declaration of Independence was debated and signed in Independence Hall on July 4, 1776, as was the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.The Democratic National Convention this week is the eighth time Philadelphia has played host to a party convention since 1856. But only one president, James Buchanan, has ever hailed from our state.William Penn founded our state as a refuge for people of different faiths, nationalities, and opinions, and in that spirit we welcome you.So whether you’re visiting for the Democratic National Convention or to immerse yourself in history, we invite you to pursue your happiness in Philadelphia. By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf July 25, 2016center_img Read more blog posts on the Democratic National Convention.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook:   SHARE  TWEET SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Second situational analysis workshop planned for Dominica

first_img Sharing is caring! Tweet Share Share LocalNews Second situational analysis workshop planned for Dominica by: – December 14, 2011center_img 6 Views   no discussions Share Severin McKenzie. Photo credit: thedominicannetDominican Manufacturers are expected to meet this week for the second situational analysis workshop. The workshop which is organized by the Dominica Manufactures Association (DMA) is aimed at addressing the challenges facing manufacturers, including port charges, financing, quality control, shipping, and customs duties.Public Relations Officer of the DMA Severin McKenzie says the association is hoping to gain a better understanding of the challenges confronting the manufacturing sector and also be better equipped to tackle such challenges in the interest of its membership and national development.“Quite a number of challenges were identified and what we decided to do was conduct phase two which will meet the institutions who can help resolve some of the problems we are facing. We will be having the financial institutions to discuss finance and arrangements, we should be having the Bureau of Standards, DEXIA for shipping, customs and the ministry of trade,” he said.He is hoping that Thursday’s situational analysis workshop will be beneficial to both the manufacturers and stake holders.“We are hoping that we will have a better response from the stakeholders because we will be having a face to face with them and we will be presenting them with some of the challenges and we are hoping to have a reaction from them. It is not an antagonistic relationship,” he added.Phase two of the situational analysis will be held on December 15th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

Ex policeman sentenced to 17 years for rape

first_imgA 63-year-old former policeman was sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment Thursday on a charge of raping a woman at his home in 2010.Justice Hayden St Clair-Douglas imposed the sentence on Andy Allan, after he was found guilty of the offence by a nine-member jury at the Hall of Justice in Port of Spain last December. The judge had initially considered a15-year sentence but in weighing the both the aggravating and mitigating factors, he increased the sentence by two years.St Clair-Douglas said there were no mitigating factor to consider. The judge said there were a number of aggravating factors including the convict’s former profession, and the fact that he put her through the trauma of testifying at the trial.Allan, who represented himself was charged with raping the woman at his home on March 27, 2010. The prosecution argued that at the time of the incident, he was a netball coach and that the victim was a member of the team. On the day in question, the woman had gone to Allan’s home to collect uniforms she and her teammates needed to take part in a competition that was to take place the next day.During the trial, the woman testified that Allan told her she could go to his bedroom and try on the uniform but while doing so, he entered the room and proceeded to rape her.In his defence, Allan claimed that he and the woman shared a close relationship and that on a monthly basis, he would deposit money into her bank account. He admitted having intercourse with the woman on the day in question but denied he had forced her into doing so and that he even dropped her off at her home afterwards.Allan also contended that it was only after the woman’s boyfriend found out about their secret relationship that she went on to report to incident to police. All of these claims were denied by the woman.last_img read more