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The Final Word: Syracuse defeats Western Michigan, 52-33

first_img Published on September 22, 2019 at 1:04 am Comments Facebook Twitter Google+center_img For a second straight year, Syracuse avoided a scare against Western Michigan. Like 2018, the game was a high-scoring affair. While Syracuse’s secondary weathered injuries, it held its own to give the Orange a point cushion. And first-year starter Tommy DeVito had his best overall game at SU with 287 yards and four passing touchdowns.Here’s what our beats writers had to say after the 19-point win.last_img read more

A.J. Pollock starting to hit stride for Dodgers after coming off injured list

first_imgLOS ANGELES – Dodgers outfielder A.J. Pollock is starting to feel more and more like himself.After a rocky April in which he batted .186 with one home run in 86 at-bats, the seven-year veteran landed on the injured list with an elbow injury that developed complications and required surgery.Pollock didn’t return to the field until after the All-Star break, but has started to look more and more like the player the Dodgers signed to a four-year deal in the offseason.His three-run home run in the seventh inning of Sunday’s 9-0 win over Miami was Pollock’s fourth in nine games. He finished Sunday’s contest with three hits in four at-bats and two runs scored. “When I came back, I felt pretty good with my bat path. But the timing, taking so much time off, wasn’t there,” Pollock explained. “Just keeping good routines. Not taking it too seriously. Just showing up and having some fun and things have been working so far.”Part of it is mechanical. Pollock said that he worked to improve his posture in his batting stance and feels he’s operating at a better tempo in the box.But another aspect is that Pollock is finally getting used to his new surroundings in Los Angeles after spending the first six years of his career in Arizona. He joked that getting hurt allowed his some time to get to know the names of everyone in the Dodgers’ organization and start to feel more at home in the clubhouse.“I feel like I’m in a better place. It’s hard to tell you exactly what that means, but I feel much better,” Pollock said. “Not getting too up, not getting too down. … There’s a lot that goes into it from an emotional standpoint. I feel really good. Excited just to be back and playing in this stadium.”PATIENCE IS A VIRTUEAfter collecting seven hits in the first four games back from the All-Star break, Dodgers outfielder Alex Verdugo has hit a bit of a cold streak, going 2-for-18 in the succeeding five games. Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire But Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has still been pleased with the work Verdugo is doing in the box. The manager pointed to the amount of pitches the outfielder has taken in recent games as an indicator.“That’s a good sign for him. That’s saying that he’s swinging at strikes, taking balls and spoiling some pitches,” manager Dave Roberts said before Sunday’s series finale against Miami, which Verdugo sat out. “In this series in particular, there have been some good pitches he’s been spoiling to then get on base. When he does that, he’s really good.”Verdugo has had a strong first full year with the Dodgers after spending fractions of the previous two seasons with the big-league club. The 23-year-old is batting .300 in 307 plates appearances with 12 home runs and 44 RBIs.DAY OFFRelated Articlescenter_img Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco Sunday’s win marked the 10th game in as many days for the Dodgers since the All-Star break. The Dodgers went 7-3 in that time, but after a couple of cross-country flights and some rain-delayed affairs on the East Coast, the team was excited to get a day off on Monday ahead of a two-game series with the Angels.“We’re looking forward to that off day, for sure,” Pollock chuckled. “It’s good to win and take the series going into the off day. I think everyone feels good about it.” Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

Let’s wear red to work this Friday…

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — With a new era about to be ushered in for Crusader football, Sumner Newscow is encouraging everyone this Friday to wear red to work if you live in Wellington or even if you are working elsewhere to show our support for the Crusaders.This was a tradition that started in the late 1990s, but has kind of lost its luster over recent years. Time to bring it back in a big way. Wear a red shirt this Friday! Bosses let your employees wear red to work!Wellington hosts Clearwater Friday night at Sellers Park at 7 p.m.Now if someone could just build a new football sign like the late and great Roger Stallbaumer Sr. used to put up in his front yard in downtown Wellington during game day, then we would really be set.Go Dukes! Follow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more

Last-gasp defeat hard to accept for Uganda coach

first_imgUganda’s players react at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Egypt and Uganda in Port-Gentil on January 21, 2017. AFP PHOTOPort-Gentil, Gabon | AFP | Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic admitted the way in which his side were knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations with a last-gasp defeat to Egypt on Saturday was a crushing blow.“We tried our best but unfortunately it was not enough,” said “Micho” after Abdallah El Said’s 89th-minute strike, from a Mohamed Salah assist, gave Egypt a 1-0 win in the Group D encounter in Port-Gentil.“This level of competition demands total focus of concentration on details that decide games.“We couldn’t keep that concentration up to the last moment — when we were supposed to close the game out we allowed a counterattack and the experience and quality of Salah made the difference.”The result left Uganda bottom of the group without a point or a goal after a previous 1-0 loss to Ghana, and their first appearance at the Cup of Nations since 1978 will stop at the group stage.“We have come after 39 years and paid for the lesson in a hard way. If you lose in a convincing way you accept it, but in this way it is very hard to accept.“We came here to play three Cup finals — the first we lost on a penalty to Ghana and the second we lost in the last minute on the counterattack.” Uganda will now only have pride to play for in their last game, against Mali on Wednesday.“Now we need to pick up the pieces and look forward in order to see who will play the last game — it is hard to say who will play in the last game, we have certain injuries like (goalkeeper Denis) Onyango.“We will see how we play the last match but the ambition remains that we want to go home with pride and with a win.”Total Man of the MatchAbdullah El Said (Egypt)ReactionsHector Cuper I think all the groups are complicated not only ours. We had a difficult game against a very tough opponent. Our qualification is not guaranteed yet, so we have to fight till the end.At the Africa Cup of Nations every match is difficult. I wished to have a bigger scoreline and better performance but I thank my players who did all their best in tough circumstances. I respect Uganda and commend them for their performance today. Every game has its own strategy and we always adjust our plans to our opponents. Abdullah El Said deserves the Man of the Match award. Our target for every game is to win, so it’s accepted to make some risk but not in an irrational way.Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic It was a moment of experience that made the difference. I want to thank my players who gave their best and made their people proud. We came here to play three finals, we lost to Ghana by a penalty, lost to Egypt in the last minute and our ambition is to win against Mali and return home with pride.At this level of competition, we have to be focused at the maximum level. I believe we were perfect on the tactical aspect, but we couldn’t keep our concentration till the last moment. We played against a very good and talented team. We are coming back after 39-years and we are learning lessons and gaining experience but in a very hard way.Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

Two River Pride Takes Center Stage

first_imgBy John BurtonRED BANK – Borough Councilman Edward Zipprich had a message for the younger audience members participating in last week’s celebration of Two River Pride. Zipprich, who is openly gay, wanted participants to know that things are getting better.“I think we’ve begun to see a lot more tolerance,” Zipprich said at the June 20 event, held in at the Two River Theater.Organizers of Two River Pride expect the event to become an annual gathering in recognition of National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.While Zipprich said things have gotten better, he admitted there is still much work to be done on obtaining equality for the LGBT community. “We also have to get ready for the next generation,” he said.The evening was in large part geared toward a younger audience, giving them an opportunity to talk about their experiences in a nurturing and friendly environment, with positive role models offering their own experiences.A portion of the theater space at 21 Bridge Ave. was transformed into a makeshift coffeehouse – with coffee provided by Coffee Corral on Drs. James Parker Boulevard. There was an open mic session for musical and theatrical performances and reflections by some guest speakers. There was also a chance for participants to have their thoughts and reflections videotaped for use at a later time during various programs in local high schools.Kate Okeson, who helped Zipprich, Borough Council­woman Kathy Horgan and a handful of others organize the event, teaches art at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School. She is an activist and is co-founder of Make It Better For Youth, a group that works with LGBT youth. She said the event was aimed at “trying to open the network up” for younger people who, while facing the traditional travails of adolescence, are looking to come to terms with their sexuality and deal with peer and familial issues.Okeson and Zipprich said it is good that young people are finding the strength to come out at an earlier age and it allows them to find their place in life. Zipprich, who is 53, said he didn’t come out until he was 37.“That common experience of ‘what will happen if I declare this?” Okeson said. “It can be all consuming, definitely.”“It took me a long time,” Zipprich said, recalling the trepidation he felt about how friends, family and colleagues would feel about his decision. “Was I really willing to give up my relationships with them to live openly?”Sue Fulton and the Giving Voice Choir from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County.Brenda “Sue” Fulton graduated in 1980 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in the first class to allow women. She became an Army captain before resigning her commission to come out. Now, with the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, those wishing to serve can do so and not be denied the opportunity, she said.Joshua Fontanez of Browns Mill is an Army lieutenant who attended a military college in Vermont, where he says being gay wasn’t easy. “You can wish, hope and want,” he said, “but eventually, you have to put your foot down,” and fight for what you believe is right. Fontanez joined a group of gay students whose motto was “You’re not alone.” The school’s administration was surprised with the growth of the organization. “I knew we were doing the right thing when Fox News started attacking us,” he said.Mayor Pasquale Menna offered a formal proclamation from the borough council honoring the event, and advised the audience to use their vote to get their message across. “Equality is not something that just happens,” he told the mostly youthful audience. “You have to work for it.”After the evening’s events, Jordan Pollak, 19, of Manalapan described himself as a transsexual male, who will enter Rutgers University in the fall and will major in psychology and neurology. “I’m an expanding advocate,” Pollak said. “I’m trying to do everything I can to bring about change.“I actually think events like this can be lifesaving,” Pollak said. “These events can show people they aren’t alone.”Chris Hennessy, a 19-year-old Oceanport resident describ­ed herself as “gender queer.” Hennessy, who is attending Fordham University, said she came out to friends and family while a student at Rumson-Fair Haven High School. “Before I came out, high school was harder for me than after I came out,” she said.The revelation gave her confidence. As for her family, “Before I came out I didn’t know how they would respond,” but they have been quite supportive, Hennessy said. “When I heard about this event I thought I wished there was this type of event when I was younger,” Hennessy said.“We want to thank our youth,” said David Pasquale, chairman of the borough’s Human Relations Commission, and an organizer for the event, “because they always show us the best example.”last_img read more

Bombers drop 111 on Wildcats in High School Hoop action

first_imgThe Cats are shooting for a provincial berth at the A-Boy’s tournament in Chilliwack March 7-11 while the Bombers are hoping to make a return trip to the AA finals in Kamloops.Bombers beat up on J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks at the HangarThe L.V. Rogers Bombers turned up the defence, holding the Hawks to two first-half points en route to a convincing 66-15 West Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball victory over J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail Wednesday night at the Hangar.The Bombers outscored the Hawks 49-2 in through two quarters to put an exclamation point on the Silver City squad.Jesse Zak led the Bomber charge with 12 points — all coming from three-point land.Center Adam Berg added 10 points while Jack Sturrup and Ethan Perkins each had eight.The Bombers get right back onto the court to conclude the regular season Wednesday in the South Slocan against the Mount Sentinel Wildcats.Game at the Mount Sentinel gymnasium is 6 p.m.OVERTIME: The road to the B.C. High School AA Basketball Championships for Kootenay teams goes LVR as the Bombers play host to both girl’s and boy’s tournaments February 22-23 at the Hangar. Schedules and teams will be announced in the next week. Bomber coach Ross Naka let the boys out of the barn in the last tune-up game before playoffs.Matt Zukowski dropped in a game-high 30 points and Jesse Zak added 20 to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a 111-46 West Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball victory over the Mount Sentinel Wildcats Thursday in South Slocan.The Bombers broke open a close game in the third quarter, out scoring the Cats by a 32-9 margin.Cail Spencer chipped in with 15 points for the Bombers.Replying for the Cats were Devon Kabatoff  with 17 and Adam Twible with 13.Both teams now prepare for the Kootenay playoffs.last_img read more


first_imgDrayden Van Dyke444829%32%$276,620 (Current Through Sunday, Jan. 15) Norberto Arroyo, Jr.4173117%27%$315,085 Martin Pedroza3565417%43%$204,345 Rafael Bejarano4555911%42%$414,213 Jerry Hollendorfer3457715%56%$568,454 MALDONADO WINS FIRST RACE IN COMEBACKEdwin Maldonado is back.The 34-year-old Ohio native won his first race Sunday since recovering from painful injuries suffered more than four months ago in a morning accident at Del Mar Sept. 4.Maldonado piloted first-time starter Pomp and Party to a 3 ½-length victory in Sunday’s second race for owner/breeder H & E Ranch Inc. and trainer Phil D’Amato.A three-year-old chestnut filly sired in Arizona by the Pulpit stallion Parading, Pomp and Party paid $3.40 as the no-secret favorite.Maldonado suffered six broken ribs and a collapsed lung in the mishap, but said he was “like a little kid” as he neared his return.“That was the ice-breaker,” said his agent, Joe Griffin, who has represented Maldonado in the past. “Edwin was tickled to death to win. The horse had been working well and he liked him, so things are looking good.”Added D’Amato: “When he’s on his game, Edwin is as good as any rider out here. He’s come back, he looks focused, he always looks good on horses, they run for him, and hopefully we’ll put him on some more winners.” ARROGATE COULD WORK AT SANTA ANITA AGAIN SUNDAY, IF . . . Despite curve balls thrown at him by the weatherman, Arrogate remains sitting on a fastball as he awaits a rematch with the People’s Horse, California Chrome, in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28.Arrogate, who defeated California Chrome in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. 5 by a dramatic half-length after a stretch-long battle that resulted in the race becoming an instant classic, worked six furlongs late Sunday morning on a “fast” main track in 1:12.29.“He’s fine, he looks good,” a relieved to the point of being affable Bob Baffert said Monday morning. “It was good for him. I was happy with the breeze. The track was deep, it was heavier, which is good. He got a lot out of it. He did it the right way.“He kept going out strong on his own, so he didn’t have to be urged (by Martin Garcia). We’re good right now. He’s got to breeze at Santa Anita one more time (before shipping to Florida). I was planning on Sunday, but looking at this weather . . . I quit looking at this damn Weather Channel. It’s unbelievable.“For the first time in California, these weathermen have been right. I can’t believe it. They’re usually so wrong. The important thing in his next work is to have him coming up to the Pegasus in peak form.” John Sadler1654531%88%$250,649 Richard Baltas3756514%43%$325,923 TrainerSts1st2nd3rdWin%ITM%Money Won Corey Nakatani2142119%33%$208,420 Mike Smith1541327%53%$417,995 JockeyMts1st2nd3rdWin%ITM%Money Won SANTA ANITA STATISTICS Victor Espinoza2244518%59%$245,970 J. Keith Desormeaux1442329%64%$310,595 William Spawr1050250%70%$154,341 Stewart Elliott3965615%44%$210,190 Bob Baffert2043320%50%$356,216 Doug O’Neill4966912%43%$302,738 Tyler Baze64158623%45%$504,272 Kent Desormeaux3985521%46%$610,263 Flavien Prat53105919%45%$679,533 ARROGATE LOOKS GOOD AFTER PEGASUS BREEZEEDWIN MALDONADO RETURNS TO WINNER’S CIRCLEKOBE‘S BACK WORKS FOR THE GRADE I TRIPLE BEND Philip D’Amato1944421%63%$373,950 Peter Miller2676427%65%$344,860 FINISH LINES: Santa Anita’s iconic Paddock Captain, John Shear, who will celebrate his 96th birthday on Tuesday, will be honored in the Winner’s Circle following today’s fourth race . . . Horsemen continued to take advantage of the dry weather with 265 recorded workouts at Santa Anita Monday, including 31 on the dirt training track. Both courses were labeled “fast.” Multiple graded stakes winner Kobe’s Back went four furlongs on the main track for trainer Peter Eurton in 48.60. “We were going to run him in the Palos Verdes on Feb. 4, but the rain killed us,” Eurton said. “Now we’re looking at the (Grade I) Triple Bend on March 11.” . . . There is a single Pick Six Jackpot ticket carryover of $198,939.08 into today’s races . . . Leading rider Tyler Baze (15-10 over Flavien Prat) has been suspended three days (Jan. 21, 22 and 26) for causing interference on Winning Causeway in Saturday’s third race, resulting in a disqualification from first to second . . . Corey Nakatani has been suspended the same three days for causing interference at the start of Saturday’s first race aboard Place des Voges . . . Santa Anita will be dark for live racing Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Live racing resumes on Friday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m. Admission gates open at 11 a.m. -30-last_img read more

South Africa calls for restraint in Syria

first_img6 February 2012 South Africa has condemned the violent loss of life in Syria and called for maximum restraint from all parties to the conflict, which has continued to escalate despite calls from the international community for the Syrian government and opposition to settle their differences peacefully. “We urge the parties to immediately stop the violence and commit themselves to finding a peaceful political solution through a Syrian-led and owned, transparent and all-inclusive political process that will fulfil the legitimate aspirations of the Syrian people,” International Relations spokesperson Clayson Monyela said in a statement on Monday. Pretoria believes that the political process should ensure people’s fundamental political rights and freedoms, and restore the people’s dignity through the delivery of democracy, political reform, justice, human rights and socio-economic development. “We believe that such a solution will ensure long-term peace and stability,” Monyela said, urging the Syrian government to speed up the implementation of the reforms already announced. Monyela urged the opposition to commit to fully participating in the implementation of these reforms.South Africa backs UN resolution UN Security Council members were unable to agree over the weekend on a resolution backing an Arab League plan to resolve the crisis in Syria. Thirteen of the Council’s 15 members voted in favour of a draft text submitted by Morocco, but China and Russia exercised their vetoes. A veto by any one of the Council’s five permanent members means a resolution cannot be adopted. South Africa was one of the countries who voted in favour of this draft resolution. During the vote, Pretoria said it believed that it had the potential to help facilitate a Syrian-led political dialogue between the Syrian parties to bring long-term peace and stability to that country in accordance with the aspirations of the Syrian people. “Fundamentally, no foreign or external parties should interfere in Syria as they engage in the critical decision-making processes on the future of their country,” Monyela said on Monday. “Any solution must preserve the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria.” Pretoria also believes that the efforts of the League of Arab States, as the organisation with knowledge of and proximity to the situation in Syria, should be supported and given the necessary political space to find a solution to the Syrian crisis. The Arab League plan, as outlined in the draft, calls for “a Syrian-led political transition to a democratic, plural political system, in which citizens are equal regardless of their affiliations or ethnicities or beliefs, including through commencing a serious political dialogue between the Syrian government and the whole spectrum of the Syrian opposition under the League of Arab States’ auspices, in accordance with the timetable set out by the League of Arab States”. Source: BuaNewslast_img read more

Infographic: 2016 Medium-term Budget numbers

first_imgThe medium-term budget presented by finance minister Pravin Gordhan this week is somewhat optimistic. He has released funds to tackle some of South Africa’s more urgent concerns, particularly reforms in education.        Finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s medium-term budget is making the best of a challenging situation. (Image: GCIS)Words: Shamin ChibbaDesign: Sandile KhumaloThe 2016 medium-term budget set out by finance minister Pravin Gordhan is somewhat optimistic. While the growth rate has dwindled in recent months, Gordhan expects it to rise next year.He is looking to ease the burden of social grantees, giving them R10 extra a month, and is also trying to make education more accessible to all in the foreseeable future.Below we break down the numbers of this year’s medium-term budget.For more on the mini-budget, check out:Mini-budget 2016 quotesFull text: the mini budgetClick image for larger view.last_img read more

Champagne Appetites and Beer Budgets

first_imgSome of your prospective clients have champagne appetites and beer budgets. And not that fancy craft beer you drink now. I mean the cheap stuff you drank when you didn’t have any money.These prospective clients want you to create the greatest value that you are capable of producing for them. They want the very best products you offer. The want the platinum service and the accompanying service level agreements. And they expect you to invest massively in their program so that you can produce those results. But, unfortunately, they are unable or unwilling to pay for all the things they want.UnderinvestingSometimes you win a deal and then discover that your new client expects champagne after they paid for beer. They work hard to make you feel as if you are cheap, when they in fact have the beer budget. They pretend that they are investing for the results they need and that you are somehow failing them for not investing enough, when they are not investing enough. This can complicate your relationship.Let Them Eat CakeOne way to make sure your prospective clients gets what they want—and what they can pay for—is to show them a range of choices available to them. Show them the menu, and explain to them what investments are necessary to provide all the things that they say they want. Then show the other investment options that they might make, including the “just right” offering and the “too cheap” option.If they want the platinum-plated everything solution, make sure that is what they get. If they can only afford the “just right” option, then allow them to choose that option. If they later decide they want the platinum program, they can pay the difference and have everything they want.You can’t buy champagne with a beer budget. Champagne requires a greater investment.What do your clients want that they refuse to invest in and later expect?What options should you be showing them to help them understand the investment needed to give them what they want?When is the best time to present these options?How do you prevent beer budget clients from expecting champagne?last_img read more

10 months agoHysaj agent alerts Chelsea with fresh Napoli transfer warning

first_imgHysaj agent alerts Chelsea with fresh Napoli transfer warningby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveThe agent of Elseid Hysaj won’t rule out leaving Napoli in January.The fullback was close to joining Chelsea last summer.”He could have gone with [Maurizio] Sarri to Chelsea, but Ancelotti blocked everything,” Mario Giuffredi fumed on Radio Marte.“He even publicly said recently that he was counting on him for this last period, but the facts say that in the last four games, Hysaj has only played one.“Therefore that probably means he’s not too important for the Coach. If Ancelotti no longer considers him a starter, and wants to remove the disturbance, we’ll do it.“Hysaj doesn’t deserve this bad treatment, considering how much he’s given Napoli in the last three years, and also because it’s professionally correct to be clear in life.“Maybe it’s just a transitional phase, but every Coach makes his choices and it’s right that’s the case. So if Hysaj has become fourth choice it’s only right they communicate that to us.“If this is a transitional phase we’ll soon see Hysaj as a starter again, or at the very least playing more consistently, but if Hysaj is no longer valued by the Coach we’ll ask for a transfer in January.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

15 days agoDaniel James already feels settled at Man Utd

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Daniel James already feels settled at Man Utdby Paul Vegas15 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveDaniel James says he feels settled at Manchester United.Following his £15m summer move from Swansea City, James has been one of the stars of United’s difficult start to 2019-20.At 21, James will be one of the younger players in Wales’ starting XI in Slovakia, yet he feels at home in the red jersey.”I think I’ve grown into the Welsh team really well since that game against Slovakia,” he says.”A year ago I wasn’t really playing for Swansea, but everything just happened so quickly. It is just a case of how you grasp that.”If you’d said to me a year ago that I would now be playing regularly for Manchester United and Wales I’d have said: ‘Don’t be silly’.”But things happen so quickly in football and you have to be ready for anything.”It is a very proud moment for me to be playing for my country every time I’m picked. There is going to be pressure this week, but I’m used to that now.” last_img read more

DERRYS Guildhall is set to host the annual Guildh