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Patrick aims to lift Waterhouse in Red Stripe Premier League

first_img Standings Today’s Games In a bid to go forward and change their fortunes in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), former champions Waterhouse have gone back to where they were last season – under the guidance of Anthony Patrick. His first assignment is against Cavalier Soccer Club. Patrick, who quit the club at the end of last season, returned on Thursday last, following the resignation of Calvert Fitzgerald, with the team rooted in the relegation position. This time around, though, Patrick, who first joined Waterhouse in 2007 and remained with them until earlier this year, will work alongside technical director Paul Young, when he becomes available in November. “It was a very warm welcome Thursday morning. It has given me the confidence that I need to go and do the job that is required. The feeling that you are wanted and that you have the support of the players and management is very important,” Patrick said of his return. That welcome, though, will be short-lived, and there is a rescue mission to perform. “The game will be an interesting one. We are at the bottom of the table, so we have to roll up our socks and work hard. “They (the players) have shown a willingness to do that in the two sessions I have had with them, so that is a good start,” added Patrick, who was promoted to the position of head coach at the beginning of last season after assisting the previous season and working with the youth teams in his earlier years. Today’s opponents are in seventh position on eight points, four more than Waterhouse. However, Patrick is confident his group of players have what it takes to win. The veteran, Jermain Anderson, is a proven scorer and a willing servant of the club. The addition of Kemar Beckford and the return to fitness of Kenroy Howell and Gary McIntosh, he said, are major pluses. “I am going for a win. I have seen Cavalier. They are a good, talented bunch, but we are confident that we have what it takes. “It will be tough, but as long as we do what we are capable of doing, we will get the three points,” the confident Patrick said. Cavalier’s technical director, Rudolph Speid, gave some insight into Patrick’s confidence. “Waterhouse owned us last season. We led in all three games last year, and they came back and won. They are like a bogey team for us, added to that the fact that Patrick was the coach last season. That is not a good sign for us,” he said. Despite that fact, Speid said the intention is to make this game a season-defining one for his team. “This is a game that could shape our season. We have played well in all departments, with the exception of our goalscoring. “We have tried, but we are still not scoring the goals and that is why we are where we are. We have to do much better in that area. We have some young players who we are persevering with,” Speid noted. In previous seasons, Girvon Brown and Claudious Blackburn led the team in goalscoring, but both departed for UWIFC and Harbour View, respectively. Interestingly, they are yet to find the back of the net so far this season. “We do not have a lot of good strikers in Jamaica, more so Cavalier, but we are hopeful that we will get it right. We have O’Shane Jenkinson returning to form, there are some quality young players who could be involved, and we have Akeem Shackleford with us. Shackleford is our most prolific scorer in training, so it is just for him to carry that over into the games,” explained Speid, whose top player is Chevonne Marsh. Tomorrow’s game n 8:45 p.m.: Arnett Gardens vs Tivoli Gardens at Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex n 4 p.m.: Montego Bay United vs Harbour View at Wespow Park n 4 p.m.: Portmore United vs Humble Lion at Middlesex Int’l College (Clarendon) n 4 p.m.: Rivoli United vs Reno at Spanish Town Prison Oval n 3:30 p.m.: UWI FC vs Boys’ Town at UWI Bowl, Mona n 4 p.m.: Waterhouse vs Cavalier at Drewsland Stadium Teams P W D L GF GA GD Pts MoBay Utd 6 4 1 1 13 4 9 13 Portmore 6 4 1 1 6 2 4 13 Reno 6 3 2 1 8 5 3 11 Arnett 6 3 1 2 9 2 7 10 Tivoli 6 2 2 2 9 5 4 8 Humble Lion 6 2 2 2 4 5 -1 8 Cavalier 6 2 2 2 3 5 -2 8 Rivoli 6 2 1 3 4 7 -3 7 H View 6 1 3 2 4 7 -3 6 Boys’ Town 6 1 3 2 6 12 -6 6 Waterhouse 6 1 1 4 4 9 -5 4 UWI FC 6 1 1 4 1 10 -9 4last_img read more

Mapua forces Game 3 in NCAA juniors Finals

first_imgCoco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson MOST READ Mapua’s Clint Escamis. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDefending champion Mapua refused to let go of its crown and held off College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills, 91-81, in Game 2 Thursday to force a winner-take-all duel in the NCAA Season 93 juniors basketball Finals at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Clint Escamis pumped in 25 points, four rebounds, four assists, four steals, and one block, including back-to-back layups in the final two minutes to douse La Salle Greenhills’ fightback late.ADVERTISEMENT Lillard’s 26, Napier’s hot hands lift Blazers past Magic Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. “I just told them to stay aggressive. That’s it,” said coach Randy Alcantara in Filipino, as Mapua survived a foul-plagued showing from Most Valuable Player Will Gozum.The hulking Gozum only got 10 points, six rebounds, and two blocks before fouling out early in the fourth quarter as the Red Robins saw their 13-point cut down to just one, 69-68.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneHowever, Escamis had other plans for Mapua as he anchored a superb 17-8 blast that brought the lead back to10, 86-76 with 2:06 remaining.Warren Bonifacio tallied a double-double of 18 markers and 14 rebounds for the Red Robins, while Erick Jabel came off the bench to pour 17 points. “Unlike last game where we’re rushing things, this time we focused on the game possession-by-possession,” shared Alcantara.Game 3 is on Tuesday, still at the Big Dome.CSB-LSGH had to play the what could’ve been the clincher without Inand Fornilos, who served his one-game suspension after his Game 1 ejection.Joel Cagulangan paced the Junior Blazers with 16 points.The Scores:MAPUA 91 – Escamis 25, Bonifacio 18, Jabel 17, Goum 10, Garcia 8, Enriquez 6, Lacap 4, Dennison 3, Ramos 0, Sarias 0, Socias 0.CSB-LSGH 81 – Cagulangan 16, David 12, Marcos 12, Lepalam 10, Mosqueda 9, Perez 9, Sangco 5, Morales 4, Lao 4, Belgica 0, Pedrosa 0, Dela Cruz 0, Cruz 0.ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ SEA Games 2019: Rubilen Amit finally beats Chezka Centeno for 9-ball gold (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 05:05SEA Games 2019: Rubilen Amit finally beats Chezka Centeno for 9-ball gold (HIGHLIGHTS)02:51SEA Games 2019: PH’s Josie Gabuco boxing light flyweight semi final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)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 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Quarters: 25-19, 55-46, 67-67, 91-81. LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Familiarity makes for smooth buildup for new PVL team Petro Gazz

first_imgPetro Gazz coach Jerry Yee.Newcomer Petro Gazz is ready for spread its wings in its foray into the Premier Volleyball League starting this May.Angels head coach Jerry Yee said the team is maximizing every second to prepare for the new season which tentatively starts on May 6 with the players committing every ounce of allowed free time they can give.ADVERTISEMENT Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Fajardo gets inspiration from Fernandez sitting courtside Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina “We like to be ready as we can be. Of course the other teams have been training hard as well and I hear that they are also practicing every night,” said Yee in Filipino during the team’s launch Friday at Kamayan Edsa.“All the teams have been maximizing their time and actually it’s been hard to schedule tune-up games this time because we’ve all been pretty busy.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkPetro Gazz is composed of players from De La Salle and College of St. Benilde and all have either played with or against each other the prior years.Petro Gazz Angels.And the captains Stephanie Mercado and Chie Saet were both Lady Spikers during their collegiate years. Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback View comments In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Long lines in Venezuela to pay with ‘Petro,’ the state cryptocurrency PLAY LIST 03:36Long lines in Venezuela to pay with ‘Petro,’ the state cryptocurrency02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “They’ve known each other before becoming teammates and so far in practice their transitions in offense and defense have been smooth, so we just have to polish this,” said Yee.The seasoned coach is confident of the team’s composition and is satisfied with the work they have put in despite the players being tied up to school or their day jobs.And although the team is new, the players have known each other for a few years already and Yee said that familiarity has been beneficial for the team’s chemistry buildup.“As for the situation with our team, we will work with all the pieces that we have,” said Yee. “So far every night we haven’t missed a beat.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Vendors again bemoan rapid deterioration of Stabroek Market Wharf

first_imgBy Ramona LuthiThe promised restoration of the dilapidated Stabroek Market wharf by the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has not yet begun and vendors on Monday expressed worry as the structure continues to weaken rapidly.A section of the dilapidated structure at the Stabroek Market wharfAt the beginning of the year, Town Clerk Royston King had announced that there will be a “massive upgrade” at the facility.However, when Guyana Times visited the area Monday, no work had yet commenced and vendors registered their disappointment at the delay in restoration.According to vendors, though the area was recognised as a danger hazard, they continued to ply their trade there since it was their only means of income.One vegetable vendor at the wharf told this publication: “This wharf propa scary fuh deh pon but I got to come. It shaky at times. I don’t have anyone to mine me. I have to work. They said they gon repair the place six months ago. Now is July and nothing ain’t even start yet.”Another merchant who identified himself as “Dhillip” noted that sections of the wharf had “caved in” during September of 2014 and March of 2015 and nothing had been done to better the situation.“When the wharf been collapse, they didn’t do nothing fuh help. All we getting in empty promises. They keep talking but aint doing nothing. I fed up with talk, man. They just waiting fuh somebody dead here. Then they gon tek things serious,” he predicted.Meanwhile, during the latter part of June, King had declared that the Mayor and City Council solicited assistance from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure and is waiting on the “go ahead” to begin the rehabilitation on the Stabroek Market Wharf.King acknowledged the deterioration of the wharf and so related that preparations are being made to have the vendors relocated, while further highlighting that the Market Office will be temporarily transferred to the Kitty Market.last_img read more

Guardiola unamused by Bayern’s Sane pursuit

first_img0Shares0000Pep Guardiola made clear his determination to keep Leroy Sane © AFP / HECTOR RETAMALSHANGHAI, China, Jul 19 – Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola took a swipe Friday at Bayern Munich over their pursuit of Leroy Sane and said there had been no contact from them about the winger.Former Bayern star Lothar Matthaus was quoted as saying that the German can become the “new face” of the Bundesliga champions. But Guardiola has made clear his determination to keep Sane, who has been offered a new contract at City but found himself out the Premier League champions’ side at times last season.“For a long time they are talking about their interest in Leroy Sane,” said an unamused Guardiola, who joined City from Bayern in 2016.Speaking in Shanghai on the eve of City’s Asia Trophy final against Wolves, Guardiola said there had been no contact from Bayern over the highly-rated German international.Sane came on as a second-half substitute in a 4-1 win over West Ham on Wednesday in Nanjing and Guardiola is adamant he wants the 23-year-old to stay.“He is our player and we hope that he can stay here this season and next season and next season.”The Spaniard, who backed by money from the Middle East has made City a formidable outfit, did not rule out buying a replacement for central defender and captain Vincent Kompany.The Belgian left in the summer to take over as player-coach of Anderlecht.City have since been heavily linked with Leicester City’s England international Harry Maguire, who is also interesting Manchester United.“There’s a chance (they could buy a defender) but I don’t know it will be possible,” he said.“We have three incredible centre-backs who can play in that position so… we will see.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Championship trio placed under transfer embargo for breaking FFP rules

first_imgChampionship clubs Fulham, Nottingham Forest and Bolton have all been placed under a transfer embargo for the rest of the season after breaking Financial Fair Play rules during the 2014-15 campaign, the Football League has announced.Fulham and Nottingham Forest were sanctioned after exceeding an adjusted loss of £6million – the maximum rules allow – while Bolton were punished after being unable to submit their FFP return owing to their current off-field situation which has seen them served with a winding-up petition by HMRC over an unpaid tax bill.The punishment means all three clubs will be unable to sign players in next month’s transfer window.Last season’s Championship winners Bournemouth also posted losses of more than £6million and will face a fine, the amount of which is yet to be revealed.Millwall, who were relegated to League One last term, also went over the maximum deviation of losses, but will not be punished.A Football League statement read: “An initial analysis of Financial Fair Play submissions from clubs that played in the Sky Bet Championship last season has resulted in three clubs being subject to sanctions, under rules agreed with league clubs in April 2012.“All three exceeded the maximum permitted deviation of £6m – consisting of a maximum adjusted loss of £3m plus a further maximum of £3m of shareholder investment.“Champions AFC Bournemouth will face a financial sanction to be finalised in due course, while Fulham and Nottingham Forest will be subject to an ‘FFP embargo’ for the remainder of the current campaign. Both clubs will have the opportunity to have their FFP embargo lifted at the end of the season by demonstrating that they have stayed within the maximum permitted deviation of £13m (£5m loss plus £8m shareholder investment) for the 2015/16 season.“A further club, Millwall, also exceeded the maximum permitted deviation but will not face any further sanction, in line with Championship FFP regulations, following the club’s relegation to League One as it was not deemed to have gained any significant advantage.“The Football League is currently in discussions with a number of other clubs over their FFP submissions and will confirm any further FFP embargoes, if any, in due course.“Bolton Wanderers did not submit an FFP return owing to the club’s ongoing financial difficulties. As a result, the club will not be permitted to sign any players until it has complied with its obligations under the Championship’s FFP regulations.” 1 Championship trio placed under transfer embargo for breaking FFP rules last_img read more

Red-letter day for Class of 1951 graduate

first_imgCleo Mathis, 75, who has known the honoree since grade school, said his friend is deserving because of all the ways Heacock has served the community. “It’s the least they can do,” he said. Beside serving for 20 years on the board of education, Heacock, the co-owner of Homer R. Heacock Realty Inc., serves on the boards of the Montebello Chamber of Commerce, the Montebello-Commerce YMCA and the Beverly Hospital Foundation. He is also a member of the Montebello Kiwanis Club and the Montebello Christian Fellowship, among other organizations. “He is so respected and admired,” said former classmate Mary DeLapp Bowlin, 74. “It’s so well-deserved.” sandra.molina@sgvn.com (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3028 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! MONTEBELLO – Darrell Heacock finally got his letterman jacket – 56 years after he graduated from Montebello High School. He received it during his induction ceremony Thursday to the Montebello High School Hall of Fame. Heacock, 75, who admitted he wasn’t a big enough jock to earn a jacket while a student, was surrounded by family and friends at the ceremony in the school’s gymnasium. “I don’t know if I’ve done anything more than most to deserve this honor,” he said. “I’ve just met my responsibilities as a member of the community.” AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.The Montebello High School Alumni Association selected Heacock for installation because of his dynamic leadership and his true sense of love and service to young and old alike. “He is a true humanitarian committed to every cause he serves and actively contributes time, talent and resources when called upon,” said Katheryne Nighswonger of the alumni association. The former Montebello Unified School District board of education member joined an illustrious list of Montebello High hall-of-famers that includes actor Edward James Olmos, Nobel Prize winner for medicine Dr. Bruce Merrifield, world tennis champion Jack Kramer and last year’s recipients, Dr. Eugene Odou, who graduated in 1942, and Dr. Bruce Odou, who graduated in 1945. “I was here last year honoring the Odous, and I can’t believe I’m here this year for my induction,” Heacock said. He was joined at the barbecue by a dozen of his classmates from the Class of ’51. last_img read more

LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL ASSURED IT WILL GET FUNDING TO REFURBISH

first_imgManagement and staff of Letterkenny General Hospital have been assured it will get funding for full renovations.A fireman wades through the water outside the hospital last Friday.There have been serious concerns in recent days that the millions of euro in damage caused by torrential flooding could lead to some form of downgrading.But the Government has now moved to reassure staff that the hospital will be renovated fully. Senator Jimmy Harte met with hospital staff to assure them this will happen.“ I met with the Hospital manager , Sean Murphy, and staff members as well as HSE officials earlier today in the hospital.Senator Harte“I was in contact with the Tanaiste about the seriousness of the flood damage and the subsequent disruption to services. According the Mr Murphy the hospital has lost 40 % of it’s capacity after the flood on Friday last. This is unprecedentedLETTERKENNY HOSPITAL ASSURED IT WILL GET FUNDING TO REFURBISH was last modified: July 30th, 2013 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:FLOODINGfundingLetterkenny General HospitalSenator Jimmy Hartelast_img read more

Sheehan considers run for Senate

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card Sheehan, who emerged as an anti-war activist after her son Casey was killed in Iraq in 2004, gained international attention when she set up a protest camp near U.S. President George W. Bush’s ranch in Texas last year. Sheehan, 48, who lives in Berkeley, said she would make up her mind before the Feb. 14 deadline for candidates to submit their statements for inclusion in the June primary ballot pamphlets. “I have to get back to California. I have to talk with my family. I have to see what’s going on and I have a lot of things to think about and consider,” she said. Sheehan couldn’t be reached again for comment after Feinstein’s announcement that she would back the filibuster. But her sister and assistant Dede Miller, a co-founder of the group Gold Star Families for Peace, said that while it was good Feinstein would back the filibuster, Sheehan probably would still consider running. “We’ll see. There are still a lot of other issues,” Miller said, noting Sheehan strongly disagreed with Feinstein’s stance on Iraq as well. “Honestly, it wouldn’t surprise me if she did.”160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! CARACAS, Venezuela – U.S. peace activist Cindy Sheehan, whose son was killed in Iraq, said she was considering running against Sen. Dianne Feinstein because she thinks the California lawmaker has been too supportive of the war. Sheehan issued a statement Friday saying her decision to oppose Feinstein would also depend on whether the Democratic senator backed a filibuster of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. Later in the day, Feinstein announced she would support the filibuster, reversing an earlier position that she did not think the move was justified. Reached by telephone in Venezuela, where she was attending the World Social Forum, Sheehan criticized Feinstein for voting to send U.S. troops into Iraq in 2003 and for not demanding a troop withdrawal as the war has dragged on. “Somebody needs to get in there who can credibly challenge her on her war record,” Sheehan told The Associated Press. last_img read more

CONFIRMED: EUNAN IS WORLD RECORD HOLDER

first_imgTHE Guinness Book of Records today confirmed that Ballybofey man Eunan Devenney has set a new world record after consecutively hitting a punch bag for 45 hours and four minutes.The 43-year-old threw an incredible 372,650 punches during the weekend marathon.Said Eunan: “I’m feeling on top of the world! “It has been a long long journey from training to the final record being set. It was tough at the start because I knew what was ahead of me.”The record neats the previous time of 38 hours set by Englishman Tom Varley.CONFIRMED: EUNAN IS WORLD RECORD HOLDER was last modified: May 30th, 2011 by gregShare 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:Ballybofeydonegaldaily.comEunan Devenneyworld recordlast_img read more