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Football world mourns after fatal crash

first_imgNEW YORK, (AP): From Lionel Messi to Neymar, from Pele to FIFA, the world of sports expressed its sorrow following the crash of the plane carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense on Monday. The short-haul charter crashed in Medellin on its way to Colombia for the Copa Sudamericana final. At least 75 of the 81 people on board died, authorities said. “It’s impossible to believe this tragedy, impossible to believe what happened, impossible to believe that the plane crashed, impossible to believe that athletes, human beings were on this plane, impossible to believe that these people left their families. … Today the world cries, but heaven rejoices in receiving Champions.” – Barcelona and Brazil star Neymar on Instagram. “My deepest condolences go to all of the families, friends and supporters of the Associacao Chapecoense de Futebol squad. #FuerzaChape.” Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi on Facebook. “Brazilian football is in mourning. It is such a tragic loss. My sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Rest in peace.” Brazilian legend Pele. “This is a very, very sad day for football. We are so sorry to hear about the airplane crash in Colombia, it is shocking and tragic news. At this difficult time our thoughts are with the victims, their families and friends. FIFA would like to extend its most heartfelt condolences.” FIFA President Gianni Infantino on FIFA’s website.last_img read more

‘The greatest thing to happen to Liverpool in the last five years’

first_img Martin Skrtel had been out of action since December 20 2 A lot has changed since Martin Skrtel joined Liverpool eight years ago, not least his popularity among fans of the club.Once viewed as an integral part of the first team, these days the 31-year-old Slovakian centre-back has fallen down the pecking order.Since getting injured at Watford on 20 December, Skrtel has had to watch Mamadou Sakho and Dejan Lovren form a promising partnership at the back.But against Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp opted to bring Skrtel back into the fray as a second half substitute for Lovren. 2 Take a look at some of the reaction from Liverpool fans on social media…[View the story “Liverpool fans discuss Martin Skrtel” on Storify]last_img read more

Sportsday Podcast on talkSPORT 2: May 19, 2017

first_imgThis Friday morning on Sportsday we bring you your essential round-up of the morning’s top sports stories.last_img

SOCCER – LAGAN HARPS CLUB NOTES

first_imgLagan Harps FcOur under 12’s completed their season when they lost 1-0 to Ballyraine in the cup. In a good all round team performance Tiernan Brown and Jack Parke were best. Our u/14 girl’s got their league campaign off to a good start with a good win away to Dunfanaghy. Our ladies team were due to start their season this week. Our u/16 girl’s travel to Castlebar on Saturday to play Castlebar Celtic in the national cup. In our weekly lotto the numbers drawn were 4,12,17 and 18. Darren Boyle, with three numbers, was again the winner this week. Next weeks jackpot is €4125.  Schoolboys Presentation Night. Our schoolboys presentation night, for u8’s, u12’s, u/14’s and u/16’s are on this Friday 17th May at 8.00pm, in the Resource Centre. The u/10 presentations will be at a later date as their season is still ongoing.  Lagan Harps Draw. Tickets for our E100 draw are still available from committee members and parents. The top prize is E10,000 and the total prize fund is E18,000. The draw takes place in December. Tickets can be paid for in instalments.SOCCER – LAGAN HARPS CLUB NOTES was last modified: May 13th, 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:Lagan Harps Club noteslast_img read more

DONEGAL TOWN COMMUNITY BAND WILL BE DRESSED TO KILL FOR BIG PARADE

first_imgThe Donegal Town Community Band will unveil their new uniform at this Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in their home town.Chairman of the band, Pauric Kennedy said “the uniform is long overdue and the children are delighted” Martina O Donnell who is a former band member and current instructor said ” it marks a new beginning for the Donegal Town Band,, it’s great for the kids, it will bring them on in leaps and bounds”Linda O Donnell who is probablly the main reason the Donegal Town Parade is now the biggest in the South West said this year’s Parade promises to be “the best yet” with entries and interest “well up on last year’s”The Parade kicks off at 3pm. Vehicles and floats are asked to assemble at Donegal Town Business Park at 2pm while bands and walkers are asked to assemble at the Green beside Mc Phillemy’s Furniture Store on the Mountchrles road at the same time.The Parade will enter the Diamond from Bridge St whenst it will go around the Diamond (anti clockwise) and head up Main St. It will do a u turn at Donegal Community Hospital and come back down again.onto the Diamond. All vehicles require their own insurance. “The Parade is all about family, culture and tradition and everyone is welcome”, Linda told Donegaldaily.comPicture and story by kind permission of Paul O’Sullivan. DONEGAL TOWN COMMUNITY BAND WILL BE DRESSED TO KILL FOR BIG PARADE was last modified: March 14th, 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:Donegal Town Community Bandlast_img read more

Football Stages Picture and Youth Day

first_imgPrint Friendly Version Saturday afternoon was busy for the Drake University football team as the program staged its annual team photo day and Youth Day at Drake Stadium.The Bulldogs hit the turf at 11 a.m. for individual posed shots, position group photos and the 2016 team picture. The Bulldogs then hosted Youth Day which included a punt, pass and kick contest, as the final’s will take place during halftime of Drake’s season opener on Sept. 3 at 6 p.m.last_img

Herder and Petushkova Named MVC Women’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week

first_imgHerder and Petushkova improved to 12-1 at Drake’s No. 1 doubles spot with convincing wins over Montana State (6-1) and GCU (6-2) and helped Drake win the doubles point in both matches.The Bulldogs’ top doubles team previously received the league’s weekly honor on Jan. 30 and Feb. 13. ST. LOUIS – Tess Herder and Liza Petushkova were named Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week for the third time this season, the league office announced on Tuesday, March 13. The Bulldogs travel to Southern California for a pair of matches against CSUN and UC-Riverside on Tuesday and Friday, respectively. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

HUNDREDS OF NEW JOBS AS MINISTER IN DONEGAL FOR PRAMERICA ANNOUNCEMENT

first_imgFrank Ryan, Chairman – IDA Ireland, Minister Richard Bruton, Martin Shanahan, CEO – IDA IrelandJOBS Minister Richard Bruton will make a rare jobs announcement outside of Dublin today when he visits Donegal to give recognition to one of our huge successes.Pramerica, the Letterkenny-based financial company, will formally unveil plans for its new premises in the town – with hundreds of new positions.The company has been so stretched for space that 200 employees currently work from home. Company boss Caroline Faulkner will formally announce the plans to staff and the Minister today.It follows our story three weeks ago when plans for the new premises were approved by Donegal County Council.The IDA is backing the multi-million euro expansion plans.  HUNDREDS OF NEW JOBS AS MINISTER IN DONEGAL FOR PRAMERICA ANNOUNCEMENT was last modified: July 22nd, 2015 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) Tags:AmericaIDAinvestmentletterkennypramericalast_img read more

Vigilance urged as suspicious activity raises alarm in Killea

first_imgResidents and business owners in Killea have been urged to be vigilant after reports of suspicious activity tonight.A Vauxhall van, described as being similar in size to a Transit, and a Volkswagen Bora were spotted driving around the area through today and into tonight.At 10 o’clock tonight, the two vehicles were sighted near to the site of the former Country Club before taking off when locals approached. Vigilance urged as suspicious activity raises alarm in Killea was last modified: February 12th, 2018 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)last_img read more

Raiders at the quarter turn: Five things to watch

first_imgALAMEDA — The Raiders enter the second quarter of the season at 1-3 after beating the Cleveland Browns, a record which has earned plenty of potshots. Some deserved, some not deserved.Here are five first-quarter storylines and what you might expect going forward as the Raiders visit the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday:1) Mack, Mack, Mack, Mack . . . Coach Jon Gruden said the trade which sent one of the NFL’s premiere defenders to the Chicago Bears would be debated “until the cows come home.” And …last_img read more