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Aaman is Shore Coaches 2012 Player of the Year

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first_imgRaritan High School forward Michael Aaman and Colts Neck High School head coach Lou Piccola were honored by the Shore Basketball Coaches Association. Aaman, to no one’s surprise, was the Player of the Year in the Shore Conference while Piccola was chosen by his peers as the Coach of the Year.Aaman averaged a double-double this winter as he led the Rockets to a second straight division crown despite the loss of four starters from the 2010-11 season. Aaman is the school’s alltime leading scorer (1,330) among boys and also pulled down more than 1,000 rebounds. Piccola’s Cougars enjoyed their finest season with a single-season record 23 wins (23-4). The Cougars shared the B North title with Neptune after the two teams split their regular-season games. Colts Neck made the SCT final for the first time (losing to Neptune) and was beaten by Middletown North in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group IV championship game.The Cougars achieved this despite having the roster depleted by injuries.Colts Neck’s Hunter Wysocki, Middletown North’s Jason Huelbig, Neptune’s Ike Calderon and St. Rose’s Mark Kukoda are the All-Shore First Team.Manalapan’s Anthony Firkser heads the Second Team with Point Pleasant Boro’s Shaun Cooke, Manasquan’s Jimmy Walsh, Neptune’s Jaheem Woods and Jackson Memorial’s Brandon McDonnell.Aaman, headed to Wagner College, averaged 21.9 points and 16.3 points a game for the Rockets this year as they went 17-8 and defended their A Central Division crown.Wysocki was the go-to player for Colts Neck, averaging 17 points a game and graduating as the program’s all-time leading scorer.Huelbig led the Lions to the CJ IV title and a 25-win season while Calderon’s Scarlet Fliers won the SCT and Central Jersey Group III titles. Kukoda averaged 19 points and seven assists a game for the Purple Roses.As for the All-Division teams, Huelbig and Firkser head the All-North First Team with Freehold Township’s Casey Skieveski, Middletown North’s Eric Youncofski and Tim Frawley, and Christian Brothers Academy’s Kieran Hughes. Freehold Township’s John Horrigan, Manalapan’s Bryan Adams, CBA’s Jim Dengler and Middletown South’s James Dzugan are the Second Team picks. Freehold Township’s Brian Golub, whose team won the division title, was the A North Coach of the Year. Aaman heads the A Central First Team with Rumson-Fair Haven’s Jack Donnelly, Matawan’s Larry Smith, St. John Vianney’s Arick Sodini and Holmdel’s Christian Vikse. Second Team selections were: Holmdel’s Kyle Nodes, Red Bank Regional’s Seph Williams and Asim Jules, RFH’s J.J. Conklin and Shore Regional’s R.J. Bohnert. Holmdel’s Sean Devaney was the Coach of the Year. In B North, Wysocki was joined by teammates Sean O’Reilly and Brandon Federici on the First Team along with Calderon and Woods and Monmouth Regional’s Terrel Cox.Second-Teamers were Freehold’s Pat Mullin, Ocean Township’s Nick Gallombardo and Dan McGuckin, Neptune’s Fuguan MacDonald and Keith Kirkwood, and Long Branch’s Dwight Clarke.Long Branch’s Don Covin was the Coach of the Year.Keyport’s Alex Thompson was a First Teampick in B Central, and Mater Dei Prep’s Ryan Yetman made the Second Team. Colts Neck’s Piccola COY last_img read more

Puara Jnr still out, Amean back from injury

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first_imgCoach of the SP Hunters, Michael Marum, said Puara will miss another two weeks while Amean makes his return to the squad from injury.Marum will announce the final squad tomorrow morning before the team departs for Cairns at 9am.The 20 man squad:1.         Bland ABAVU2.         Butler MORRIS3.         Justin OLAM4.         Thompson TETEH5.         Adex WERA6.        Ase BOAS7.         Watson BOAS8.         Enoch MAKI9.         Warren GLARE10.       Esau SIUNE11.       Timothy LOMAI12.       Adam KORAVE (captain)13.       Brandy PETER14.       Silas GAHUNA15.       Ishmael BALKAWA16.       Benjamin HETRA17.       Atte Bina WABO18.       Philemon KIMISIVE19.       Edward GOMA20.      Stargroth AMEANlast_img read more

Caring for Mother Earth

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first_imgThe 18th century “European Enlightenment” was supposed to have ushered in a new age: when man’s activities would be guided by reason and rationality, as opposed to the “superstitions” prevailing before.Unfortunately, while leading to great progress in most areas of learning and the production of new goods for our consumption, it also led to the most destructive wars in the history of mankind, and to the creation of weapons which can literally destroy all life on Earth overnight.By the 20th century, however, another threat to life on Earth was conceded, after the evidence accumulating since the previous century finally became incontrovertible: pollution and poisoning of the land and waters by the effluents from the industrial production and use of the same goods that were supposed to deliver the good life to all mankind.The USA by then had clawed its way to become the most “advanced” country in the world, and it was therefore not surprising it had produced the most pollutants and became the most polluted country. By 1970, exactly one century after the Industrial Revolution” was accepted to have been launched, an American senator started a campaign for “Earth Day” to be commemorated annually on April 21, to publicise the need to reduce pollution of the Earth.At that time, the leaching of fertilisers and dumping of industrial wastes into rivers were seen as the most potent polluters. The US and other developed countries have since done much to reverse that trend.On the other hand, the Third World, in its quest to become First World, has now not only picked up the slack in the production of pollutants, but has surged past the polluters previously mentioned. In addition, it has been discovered that pollution of the Earth had been much more insidious and pervasive.The burning of petroleum and other fossil fuels, such as coal, all produce the gas carbon dioxide, which accumulates in the atmosphere and acts to prevent radiant energy impinging on the earth from the sun from escaping into space. As such, with the onset of progress in the production of goods by the Industrial Revolution, its carbon dioxide waste was leading to the steady and inexorable warming of the atmosphere. This, in turn, unleashed all kinds of deleterious effects, such as a change in weather patterns and raised sea levels, caused by ever faster melting ice caps.While “global warming” was fought by many, especially by those that benefited from the production of fossil fuels, the UN made a fin de siècle warning that we could not afford to go beyond a 2C rise from the temperature of the 19th century. This would push global warming beyond its tipping point, with its concomitant climate change that could lead to an even more rapid rise in sea level, crop failures, and the collapse of coral reefs and invaluable ecosystems. According to the report, the world can only continue to emit carbon for roughly another 23 years at current levels before it will have a more than two-thirds chance of going over the 2C limit.But the theme for this year’s Earth Day highlighted yet another facet of our unwitting destruction of the Earth’s delicate ecosystem that permits life as we know it: ending plastic pollution by 2020. The production of plastic – a completely new substance never produced in the billions of years of Earth’s existence — was seen as a wonder of the Industrial Revolution. Today, its use is ubiquitous, but so is its disposal; and since it is not “biodegradable”, it is now seen as a pollutant from several angles.In Guyana, we should all be aware of its effects in clogging up canals and causing massive flooding on our coasts. But a new threat has been revealed: the amount of plastic in the oceans will soon exceed that of marine life, and pose a threat to the latter’s survival.Maybe the old “superstitious” belief of regarding and treating Earth as our “mother” should be revived?last_img read more

Unsuccessful candidates appear before Dawson Creek city council to raise issues

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first_imgCouncillors also heard that morning from Doug Ragan, who urged them to resist any temptation to privatize the city’s water system. Ragan cited the federal government’s push to have major infrastructure projects funded through so-called public-private partnerships (P3s) as something the city should be wary of. He cited an example in Abbotsford, where residents there rejected a proposed P3 water project, and the $65 million in federal grants that were tied to the project, out of concerns over private ownership of a public utility.Dawson Creek council had made the sustainability of the water system a top priority this year following the vulnerabilities that were identified during last year’s severe drought. The City has already purchased land for a new water reservoir, although the City is not close at all to having the funding to build the project. There have also been calls from some in the community, including newly-elected councillor Shaely Wilbur, for the City to start investigating another source for potable water outside of the Kiskatinaw River, and perhaps through partnerships with private companies.However, Mayor Mike Bernier said that he wasn’t aware that council has ever contemplated privatization, in whole or in part, of the water system or any other public utility. Chief administrative officer Jim Chute confirmed that statement.Bernier also assured Ragan that in regards to the Water Reclamation Project, which is a partnership with Shell Canada, there is no requirement for the City to provide Shell with potable water in any circumstance where there is not enough treated effluent water to meet the company’s 3,400-cubic-metre-per-day allocation under the agreement.Advertisement David MacDonald made a short appearance before council on Monday to ask council what it was doing to prepare for the potential implications of the proposed construction of the Site C Dam.“I haven’t really seen any asks from the City, and I was wondering if we have approached them (BC Hydro) in relation to low-income housing for the community, instead of the work camps they plan to set up, or any sort of funding to upkeep and upgrade our infrastructure,” said MacDonald.Mayor Mike Bernier responded that he does sit in on a Site C Working Group that is looking at those implications, adding that those issues have also been discussed thoroughly around the board of the Peace River Regional District.- Advertisement -“We know there are going to be issues, but right now there are not going to be any concrete answers from the Province or BC Hydro,” said Bernier.Councillor Sue Kenny added BC Hydro has facilitated community information sessions where the issues of housing an infrastructure have been discussed.The Site C Project is currently under a joint federal-provincial environmental review process, and even if it does receive regulatory approval, construction of the dam is expected to take several more years to complete. However, the regional district board continues to bring concerns forward about the project, and has initiated discussion about the possibility of a legacy fund being created to help local municipalities deal with increased pressures on infrastructure should the dam go ahead.Advertisementlast_img read more

Woodland Hills firm gives printer users a new option

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first_imgWHY DID YOU START THIS BUSINESS? Because we want to help the environment and educate people about recycled ink and toner. WHERE DID YOU GET THE IDEA? I’ve been remanufacturing ink cartridges for the wholesale market for six years. I decided to try and make local consumers aware of recycled ink and toner. HOW LONG WAS IT FROM CONCEPT TO OPENING? Six months. WHAT DID YOU DO DURING THAT TIME? Continued my wholesale business and set up the retail store. WHAT WERE YOUR STARTUP COSTS AND HOW DID YOU FINANCE THE BUSINESS? Roughly $50,000 from personal funds. WHO DID YOU RELY ON FOR ADVICE? My own experience. WHAT HADN’T YOU CONSIDERED BEFORE OPENING? The cost of marketing on a continual basis. WHAT IS YOUR EXPECTED REVENUE THIS YEAR? $50,000-$75,000 WHAT GOALS DO YOU HAVE FOR THE COMPANY? To expand and continue to help the environment with recycling cartridges.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! OWNER: David Manham ESTABLISHED: 2005 NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: One DESCRIBE YOUR BUSINESS: We sell remanufactured ink and toner cartridges for printers as well as photo paper and a variety of recycled papers. IS THIS YOUR FIRST BUSINESS? No BUSINESS NAME: Planet Ink BUSINESS ADDRESS: 22741 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364 PHONE: (818) 222-2820 WEB SITE: www.planetinkonline.com last_img read more

LYIT COURSE GETTING TOP MARKS FROM JOB-SEEKERS

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first_imgIt’s difficult to find a course that has found all of its students a guaranteed job.But the Financial Services Technologies (FST) conversion course at Letterkenny Institute of Technology is offering a chance for people to re-skill with promise of certain employment.The Higher Diploma in Financial Services Technologies course has had a 100% employment for all of its graduates so far. The Letterkenny IT is now offering this 10 month conversion programme in technologies for people who hold a degree or have relevant experience in this area.However people who may not have a background in computing will be considered. It can also be studied part-time over 2 years. Deadline for applications is 17 May, 2013.According to Michael Carey, Lecturer, “We now accept all disciplines, students come from business, accounting and other technical disciplines and people who don’t have a computer background with very little knowledge of the mainframe.“We also consider people who have worked in the “real world” for many years and may in fact not have a Primary Degree, but are able to demonstrate great enthusiasm for mainframe and programming, through RPL(Recognition of Prior Learning).” The programme was originally developed by LYIT to meet the needs of financial software companies and was developed in collaboration with a number of key employers from the financial services industry in the region. Work placement is a feature of the programme.“When Allstate and Pramerica teamed with LYIT, the result was an active collaboration that produced an enterprise computing curriculum, complete with all of the relevant details and syllabi needed to support it,” outlines Michael Carey, Lecturer on the programme. “So far the course has gone from strength to strength continuously adapting to meet the needs of industry which is one of the reasons for its highly successful employment rates of graduates.”The aim of The Higher Diploma is to develop a desirable a employable skills set in mainframe business systems and quality testing for the financial services sector with a strong emphasis in systems development using the business language COBOL. The programme adds a complementary future-orientated skills-set in client server business systems development, including database-driven and mobile platforms.Deadline for applications is 17 May 2013.To find out more contact Rory McMorrow Business School Administrator 074 9186210. or visit www.lyit.ieLYIT COURSE GETTING TOP MARKS FROM JOB-SEEKERS was last modified: April 12th, 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:LYITlast_img read more

Heung-min Son ‘chosen’ as Fifa 20 cover star ahead of Ronaldo and Messi

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first_img Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury no dice Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card 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 REVEALED LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS ADVICE Cristiano Ronaldo finished second in the poll 2 He scored twice in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final with Manchester City as they made it to the last four.The 26-year-old appears to be popular both on and off the pitch as he pipped Cristiano Ronaldo to the top of the FIFPlay poll.The poll asked players which famous face they would like to see on this year’s instalment of the popular game. China superstar Wu Lei, who currently plays for Espanyol, was chosen by five per cent of people.At the other end of the list Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Andy Robertson were bottom with 39 and 42 votes respectively.The poll has no bearing on who will be chosen as the cover star but may give EA Sports something to think about. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions shining 2 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Gamers want Tottenham Hotspur star Heung-min Son to be the cover star of Fifa 20.The South Korea international has been sensational for Spurs this season and has 20 goals in all competitions this season. Heung-min Son is popular among Fifa players huge blow Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REPLY There were 50 top names to choose from with both Son and Ronaldo achieving 17 per cent of the vote.The Tottenham forward was chosen more than 207,000 times while the Juventus star has 204,000 votes.Lionel Messi was not far behind with 192,000 votes while Neymar had more than 182,000. REVEALED BEST OF last_img read more

Burnley vs Man City: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time, talkSPORT coverage

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first_img Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star Bernardo Silva and Man City take on Burnley today Burnley vs Man City: Kick-off timeThe Premier League clash takes place on Sunday, April 28 with kick-off at 2:05pm.These side have met each other twice already this season with City winning both games 5-0.Burnley vs Man City: TV channel and live streamThe match will be on Sky Sports Main Event, Premier League and UHD this weekend with their coverage getting underway at 2pm.Alternatively, you can stream it on Now TV – day passes are available for £8.99 if you don’t already have a subscription. Pep Guardiola’s men will head back to the top of the table if they can see off the Clarets.It’s another vital game in this year’s thrilling title race and here’s everything you need to know about it. tense Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won 2 Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Sean Dyche’s Burnley face Man City today no dice deals Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Manchester City face a must win game when they make the trip to Burnley today.Liverpool thumped Huddersfield on Friday night to pile the pressure on title rivals City ahead of their trip to Turf Moor. LATEST PREMIER LEAGUE NEWS whoops Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT REVEALED shining Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City gameday cracker Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars REAL DEAL Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Burnley vs Man City: talkSPORT coverageMark Saggers will bring you updates in our Sunday Exclusive show on talkSPORT.To tune in just click here for the live stream or click the radio player below.Burnley vs Man City confirmed teamsBurnley: Heaton, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Hendrick, Westwood, Cork, McNeil, Barnes, WoodSubs: Gudmundsson, Gibson, Hart, Ward, Vydra, Long, Driscoll-GlennonMan City: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Zinchenko, Bernardo Silva, Gundogan, Silva, Sterling, Aguero, SaneSubs: Danilo, Stones, Mahrez, Otamendi, Gabriel Jesus, Foden, Muric 2 huge blow REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? last_img read more

The most disappointing Premier League summer signings after eight games

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first_img Oli McBurnie has one goal in eight Premier League appearances Liverpool transfer news live: Star man wanted by Real Madrid, Mbappe latest and more Here at talkSPORT.com, we have taken a look at the five worst summer signings so far.Nicolas Pepe – Lille to Arsenal (£72million)Arsenal broke their transfer record to sign Pepe from Lille but has so far not justified the exorbitant price tag.The forward has just one goal in 10 appearances and has struggled to adjust to life in the Premier League.The 24-year-old has been outplayed by some of the Gunners’ academy prospects and could be at risk of losing his place once Alexandre Lacazette returns to full fitness. Oli McBurnie – Swansea to Sheffield United (£17.5million)The Scotland international striker has done little to justify his price tag so far this season with one goal in eight Premier League appearances.The 23-year-old also suffered an embarrassing gaffe that angered Scotland fans.The Blades put up a video of the striker talking with John Fleck that sounded like he was not impressed with having to join up with the rest of the squad for international duty. Alex Iwobi has not been a regular starter since joining Everton The 29-year-old is on loan with the club until January but it is unlikely they will extended it unless something dramatically changes.Drinkwater’s career has taken a nosedive since he was signed by Chelsea in 2017 and has made just 24 appearances in all competitions since then. statement Alex Iwobi – Arsenal to Everton (£35million)The midfielder has not been setting the world alight since his £35million move to Goodison and has done little to justify that price tag.Iwobi has made three starts and another three appearances as a substitute and scored once.Everton are struggling this season and have taken just seven points from their first eight games. They have also lost their last four Premier League games. Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Getty Images – Getty Getty Images – Getty Nicolas Pepe has come in for criticism for his performances Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:53Loaded: 18.40%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:53 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis 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.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Moise Kean – Juventus to Everton (£27.5million)Another Everton signing who has failed to impress since moving to Goodison.The striker has mainly been used from the bench but has not scored in nine total appearances for the club.The Toffees’ recruitment over the summer was poor and may go some way to explain why they are struggling.There is no doubt the 19-year-old has potential and scored six goals in 13 Serie A games last season for Juventus.It may take him some time to adapt to the English football but Marco Silva’s side are in desperate need of someone to hit the ground running and start scoring some goals. Eight games into the Premier League season gives us enough of a chance to assess how the summer transfer window signings have performed.The 20 teams in England’s top tier spend approximately £1.4billion before the window closed in August.Some of those players have hit the ground running and justified those price tags but others have not. Getty Images – Getty Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ Danny Drinkwater has made one appearance for Burnley in the Carabao Cup Nicolas Pepe was Arsenal’s most expensive signing when he joined from Lille stalemate Getty Images – Getty LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS appointed Getty Images – Getty Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son Even former manager Arsene Wenger fears Pepe is at risk of being dropped.“I like the player and I thought it was a good decision (to sign him),” Wenger told Omnisport.“He’s not yet completely adapted and you have to give him some time.“He looks a little bit to be playing not with the freedom he did in France at the moment.“I see some characteristics of his game, especially off the ball, that don’t happen at the moment.“On the other hand, I must say we have good young players who can play on the flanks, (and) that he will have a fight to keep his position.” 6 Ray Parlour says Mesut Ozil’s Arsenal career is overDanny Drinkwater – Chelsea to Burnley (loan)The midfielder has made just one appearance for Burnley and that was in the Carabao Cup and is yet to feature in the Premier League.Drinkwater has made more headlines off the field after he was allegedly attacked by six men outside a nightclub where they tried to break his legs. Getty Images – Getty on target Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman rookie error 6 Moise Kean is yet to score for Everton Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti 6 Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff latest McBurnie quickly apologised for the incident and phoned manager Steve Clarke to explain the comments that were perhaps taken a little out of context.It is still early days for the forward in his Premier League career but Blades fans will want to see more from him.Brighton paid a similar fee for Neal Maupay over the summer, both are also the same age, and he has already scored three goals for the Seagulls in the same number of games. Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta update 6 6 targets 6last_img read more

Sancho to Man United for £100m, Mane backed for Ballon d’Or, Ajax ace to Spurs?

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first_img on target GETTY statement England star Jadon Sancho has been strongly linked with a return to the Premier League from Germany update Manchester City are set to make an approach for Napoli 23-year-old Spanish midfielder Fabian Ruiz. (CalcioMercato)Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce is planning a loan bid for Chelsea’s England Under-20 defender Reece James. (The Sun)Alexandre Lacazette has liked an Instagram post criticising Arsenal manager Unai Emery and club captain Granit Xhaka after the 2-2 home draw with Crystal Palace. (Daily Mail) Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship 2 Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff Hakim Ziyech has been linked with a move to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium GETTY 2center_img stalemate Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has backed Sadio Mane to be a front-runner for the Ballon d’Or and hopes the Liverpool star can become only the second African to win the award. (Daily Mail)Liverpool fans may miss out on their dream signing, Kylian Mbappe. Real Madrid are hoping to take advantage of the deteriorating relationship between the PSG star and manager Thomas Tuchel in order to sign the 20-year-old France international. (AS)Former Tottenham midfielder Rafael van der Vaart says he texted Daniel Levy to tell him Ajax attacker Hakim Ziyech would be perfect for Spurs – FULL STORYBarcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is “open to offers” over a January move away from the Nou Camp, with United and Juventus monitoring the 31-year-old Croatian. (Marca) targets Liverpool transfer news live: Mbappe latest, Lille star wants to join Reds in future appointed LATEST FOOTBALL HEADLINES rookie error talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Monday’s papers and online…Manchester United are prepared to meet Borussia Dortmund’s £100million price tag of England forward Jadon Sancho to bring the 19-year-old to Old Trafford. (Daily Mirror)Bayern Munich bosses have played down the chances of Thomas Muller leaving the club in January, amid links with a surprise move to Manchester United. (Daily Mirror) Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son latest Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta last_img read more