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first_imgTo motivate the champions further, no lesser person than Kenya’s Deputy President, William Ruto, footed the cost of return air tickets to and from Kisumu for the champions to jet to their spiritual home without added rigours of road travel.With the mouth watering contest expected to be a high paced encounter going by the attacking nature of both sides, Nuttall said his focus is not on sustaining the unbeaten run but guide K’Ogalo to their third title in a row.“We will approach the game just like any other regardless of where the season is. Our focus is to try and pick maximum points and just as Kimanzi said it’s just like any other game.“I’m not interested on records, unbeaten or milestones and as professionals we know we have to continue being consistence and that’s what we are looking at,” Nuttall told Capital Sport.Gor will be motivated in the match that will be televised live by SuperSport 9 East after Ruto heeded their call to arms with  Sh500, 000 worth of incentive to the self supporting community club that is bereft of the corporate largesse enjoyed by the brewers.Kimanzi who won his first match in three outings last weekend against Sony Sugar, is out to stop K’Ogalo’s party at a venue where they are yet to lose.“It’s just a normal league fixture. We will pick the positives from Sony match and try to work depending on our strength. We go to Kisumu knowing we can give ourselves a good show,” Kimanzi, who is having a disappointing season so far said.K’Ogalo are yet to beat Tusker in four and switching the game to Kisumu, is meant to intimidate the 2012-13 champions since Gor draw fanatical bedrock support in the lakeside city.Nuttall will likely not make changes from his established starting XI that will see former Tusker favourite Oluoch continue with his duty in between the sticks.The back-four of Rwandan Abuoba Sibomana, Burundian Karim Nzigiyimana, skipper Musa Mohammed and Harun Shakava will be tasked to keep Brewer’s top scorer Jesse Were as well as attacking understurdies Clifford Alwanga and Ismael Dunga silent.Okoth, Aucho, Abondo will be looking to steal a match on former team-mates Brian Osumba, Osborn Monday and Kelvin Kimani in midfield.At the rear Kimanzi defenders, Jockins Atudo, James Situma, Lloyd Wahome and Donald Mosoti will have a rough time stopping speedy Michael Olunga and Rwandan Meddie Kagere who will be out to fire past Faruk Shikhalo who took over from Oluoch in the Tusker goal.Other Saturday fixtures will see Western Stima welcome Ushuru in Kisumu’s early kick-off, Chemelil Sugar will be away to Muhoroni Youth whilst struggling Nakuru All Stars take on Mathare United at Nakuru’s Afraha Stadium.Sony Sugar will be up against Nairobi City Stars in Awendo while on Sunday, AFC Leopards will battle it out with Sofapaka at Nyayo National Stadium as Ulinzi Stars host KCB in Nakuru.Thika United will be away to face Bandari in Mombasa.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000NAIROBI, June 6 – Gor Mahia’s 14 match unbeaten run will be put to test this weekend when the back-to-back champions host 10-time winners Tusker FC at Kisumu’s Moi Stadium in the highlight of the final Kenyan Premier League first-leg fixtures.Inform K’Ogalo who enter the titanic clash at the back of three consecutive wins will see head coach Frank Nuttall have at his disposal keeper Boniface Oluoch, midfielders, Ali Abondo, Collins Okoth and Khalid Aucho who played under Tusker coach Francis Kimanzi last season.last_img read more

first_imgHowever, former United and England captain Beckham – who stars in a brand new advertisement to promote the Premier League on Sky Sports– believes Mourinho’s experience of winning titles all over Europe will help him return United to the summit of the game in England.“I fully expect it to work,” Beckham said in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports News HQ. “With Jose leaving Chelsea and now coming back into the Premier League with United, for me it is a great move.“I had huge respect for Van Gaal, but it did not work out the way people expected it to. But I think at the end of the day, now it is a new start for United.“We have had a couple over the last three or four years, which is not the Manchester United style, who are used to a manager like Sir Alex Ferguson being in there for so many years.”Mourinho has won trophies at every club he has coached at and it is that winning experience which Beckham thinks will enable the ‘Special One’ to bring the good times back to United.“We have had quite a lot of change over the last few years,” he said. “So now with Jose in there, he knows what he wants and how to get it, he knows how to win titles.“I think that is what Man United definitely need to get back to and they need to get back to being feared again. Because we were always a club and are still a club that when teams come to Old Trafford, they know they are going to be up against it and they know they are probably going to lose. So that is what we need to get back to.”In fact, Beckham feels Mourinho can win the Premier League in his debut campaign in charge at United.“I am going to have to say United,” Beckham said when asked who will win next season’s title. “I will always be on that side of the fence.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000David Beckham backs Manchester United maanger Jose Mourinho to bring success back to the club. PHOTO/FILELONDON, United Kingdom, July 21 – David Beckham has tipped Jose Mourinho to be a success as manager of Manchester United, calling his arrival at the club “a great move”.Mourinho replaced Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford in May, with the Portuguese agreeing a three-year contract with the Red Devils.last_img read more

first_img . Clearing will continue in the transmission corridor. Wood waste may be chipped, mulched, spread as coarse woody debris, hauled off-site, or burned.. Maintenance and upgrade work will continue on roads that provide access to parts of the transmission corridor.. Construction of temporary roads within the transmission line right-of-way will continue.. Material and equipment are being delivered to the marshalling yard at Moberly Lake and the temporary field office on Jackfish Lake Road.. The transmission line contractor will continue assembling towers on the ground, and installing and testing helical pile foundations at various sites along the right-of-way.. The transmission line contractor will continue installing transmission towers on the foundations.. Site investigations, including stripping and data recovery of archaeological sites, geotechnical work, and structure staking, may take place.. Upgrades will continue at Peace Canyon Generating Station.Other areas . Work is occurring downstream of the dam site for the Peace River side channel enhancements..  Aggregate and riprap production will continue in West Pine Quarry. Material will be transported by rail and road to the dam site.What to expectWork will take place during the day, night, and on the weekend, until the project is completed. During this time, residents can expect the following:                                       . Heavy machinery will be in the transmission line corridor assembling electrical towers. For your safety,please stay clear of the work areas.. There will be project-related traffic on public and resource roads, including petroleum development roads..  Trucks with heavy loads will be accessing the dam site and other project areas. This includes Old Hope Road and along Highway 29 at Cache Creek and Halfway River. Please use caution when meeting a pilot car and observe all warning signs..  Helicopters and commercial drones may be used to support investigative and construction works.. Some noise and vibration may occur near the dam site and work areas, including the quarries. Pile driving may take place near the 85th Avenue Industrial Lands..  There may be smoke in various areas as a result of planned burning. Burning will only take place when permitted by the fire danger rating and when venting windows are available..  For your safety, please stay clear of active in-river work areas along the Peace and Moberly rivers. These areas are clearly identified with signage and markings.Note: In BC Hydro’s technical documents, the north bank may be referred to as the left bank and the south bank may be referred to as the right bank.To view the Bulletin; CLICK HERE FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. –  With 3,107  people working on the project in December, work continues on the Site C Dam project.Below is a copy of the construction schedule for the next two weeks.The following construction activities are scheduled to occur March 4 – March 17:- Advertisement -Dam site area – north (left) bank and south (right) bank . Contractors will continue to move equipment and material to site. This includes deliveries by rail.. Contractors are continuing construction and operations in their work areas. This includes the main civil works, generating station and spillways civil works, turbines and generators, and substation.. Water management activities may take place.. Excavation, including in-river excavation, will progress on both banks of the Peace River.. Construction activities, such as drilling, blasting, crushing, earth moving, tunnelling, concrete placement, and road maintenance, will continue. Tower and mobile cranes will be used on site.. Site preparation will continue at the 85th Avenue Industrial Lands. Work has begun on building the conveyor that will deliver fill material to the dam site.Highway 29 . At Halfway River, clearing and vegetation removal is continuing. Environmental and wildlife monitoring is taking place to support clearing.. At Farrell Creek and near Dry Creek west of Farrell Creek Road, geotechnical investigations may begin. This could include drilling, digging test pits, surveying, minor vegetation removal, and some traffic control.                                                                   . At Portage Mountain Quarry, site investigations and surveys have started in preparation for site clearing.                                                                                                            . Wood waste may be chipped, mulched, spread as coarse woody debris, hauled off-site, or burned. Burning may take place, as permitted by ground conditions, the fire danger rating, and venting conditions. Electrical distribution poles will be temporarily moved in the Cache Creek West area.Reservoir area. Forestry and access road data collection and site investigations will continue near and along the reservoir area.. Clearing activities are taking place in the eastern and lower reservoir areas (dam site to Cache Creek), Moberly River area and Cache Creek area. This includes access road upgrades, logging, log hauling and debris disposal.. Some clearing activities may begin in the middle reservoir area around Cache Creek and Halfway River on BC Hydro-owned properties. This includes road upgrades, log hauling and debris disposal.. Wood waste may be chipped, mulched, spread as coarse woody debris, hauled off-site, or burned. Burning may take place, as permitted by ground conditions, the fire danger rating, and venting conditions.Transmission worksAdvertisementlast_img read more

first_imgBy Rachel Jones STAFF WRITER Following a dedication ceremony that drew more than 1,200 people, students and administrators at Mary Star of the Sea High School are hoping to move in to their new campus sometime this month. Although the 27-acre grounds of the Catholic school are not quite ready for use, the new campus was dedicated Sunday, with Cardinal Roger Mahony celebrating Mass. “It was better than I could have ever dreamed,” principal Rita Dever said of the dedication ceremony. She was pleased to see so many members of the community at the event, including those who are not affiliated with the school or parish. “It really brought the community of San Pedro together,” she said. The Rev. Nicholas Tacito, the school’s rector, agreed. “Everything went really smooth,” he said. “The students were so excited. They said, `When can we move over?”‘ The high school was originally scheduled to move from its current Eighth Street home in August, but construction delays pushed the move back. Tacito and Dever estimate they will move into the new facilities sometime this month. “We’re keeping our fingers crossed, and right now things are going very well,” Dever said. Junior Phil Lantz, who toured the new classroom building with friends, said the students have been waiting a long time to move in. “We’re kind of bummed out that \ got postponed, but it seems well worth it, actually,” he said. Senior Glenna O’Connor agreed. “We like the space. It’s so much bigger than our campus now.” The new air-conditioned facility includes a large gym and 26 classrooms, including modern science labs. The next building phase will bring softball and baseball fields and possibly a football stadium, depending on funding. Booster Club president Mike Ringelman explained his vision for the future football field, which is planned for the north edge of the property on the dirt lot where he stood directing traffic Sunday. “We’re going to be in the press box in Stellamara Stadium, looking out over the fields, over the scoreboard and the Vincent Thomas Bridge all lit up,” he said. “It might be five to seven years from now when we get the phase two and three funding going.” Bob and Corina Congelliere, who have lived at the corner of Sandwood and Taper for 45 years, stood in their driveway watching a line of visitors pass through Mary Star’s gates Sunday. “There’s going to be a parade of cars going by at 8 a.m. and 3p.m.,” Bob Congelliere said. “But I don’t care.” Corina Congelliere agreed that the change would be a welcome one in the quiet neighborhood. “We love kids and we love the action,” she said. Not everyone was in a celebratory mood at the dedication. A handful of demonstrators from SNAP, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, stood at the school’s entrance with signs and leaflets. Mary Grant, the Western regional director for SNAP, said they were demonstrating because seven known and accused child molesters worked at the school over a period of 40 years. “The main reason we’re here today is to reach out to the wounded, protect the vulnerable, and educate Catholics,” Grant said. Grant said she hoped that those attending the dedication would learn more about the history of abuse at the school and speak up if they were victims. “We’re here to help the police; Cardinal Mahony is here to help himself,” she said, noting that the organization sees Mahony as an enabler. Tacito said he did not think the dedication was an appropriate venue for the demonstrators. “It was a celebration of our young people,” he said. rachel.jones@dailybreeze.com160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

first_imgTo the delight of Man United fans, David De Gea is still their player. Spain international De Gea has won two fans’ Player of the Year awards and was strongly tipped to join Real Madrid in the summer transfer window.DE GEA: ‘I SAW VAN GAAL PUT MY MADRID CONTRACT IN THE BIN’However, there are numerous reports the goalkeeper will be offered an extension to a deal set to expire at the end of next season.Here, talkSPORT looks at a selection of tweets from Man United fans on the possibility of De Gea remaining at Old Trafford beyond the 2016/17 campaign. David De Gea will reportedly be offered a new contract at Man United 1last_img read more

first_img1 Arsenal fans on Twitter hit out at their team following Wednesday’s Champions League defeat to Dinamo Zagreb. Gunners fans are renowned for having a moan on social media and they were out in force after this latest defeat.. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain last_img

first_img1 [View the story “‘Jose Mourinho: From Special One to Special Once’” on Storify] Jose Mourinho will want to forget October 23rd in a hurry.The Portuguese tactician returned to Stamford Bridge for the first time since he was sacked by Roman Abramovich for the second time in December last year.Mourinho was all smiles before kick-off as he shared a cuddle with Chelsea captain John Terry and a host of his former players.But his warm attitude was replaced with a scowl as he watched his Red Devils fall to defeat.The result marks Mourinho’s heaviest ever Premier League defeat and will do nothing to improve his falling reputation as one of the game’s outstanding managers.Fans took to social media to react to yet another poor result for United as the visitors expensively assembled squad floundered again. center_img The result marks Mourinho’s heaviest ever Premier League defeat last_img read more

first_imgTUESDAY Lupus International Support Group meets, 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in Palmdale. Call Information and location: Danielle Duffey at (888) 532-2322, Ext. 4. Business Network International B2 Bombers chapter will meet, 12:15 p.m. at Eduardo’s restaurant, 819 W. Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale. Call (661) 609-1288 or e-mail audmill@qnet.com. The organization’s Web site is at www.bni-scav.com. Prostate Cancer Support Group meets, 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Lutheran Church of the Master, 725 E. Ave. J, Lancaster. Call Susan Baker at (661) 273-2200. Caregiver Support Group will meet, 5:30-7 p.m. in Conference Room 1 at Lancaster Community Hospital in Lancaster. Sponsored by ProCare Hospice. Call (661) 951-1146. Tears in My Heart Support Group will meet, 10:30 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m. at ProCare Hospice, 42442 10th St. W., Suite D, Lancaster. Call (661) 951-1146. Rocketeers Toastmasters meets, 1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Call Pam Raneri at (661) 275-5287. Pancho Barnes Composite Squadron 49, Civil Air Patrol, will meet, 6-8:30 p.m. at Rosamond Sky Park, 4171 Knox Ave., Rosamond. Call (760) 373-5771. Antelope Valley Archaeology Club will meet, 9:30-11 a.m. at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, 38350 Sierra Highway, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5656. Grief Support Group will meet, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Hoffmann Hospice, 1832 W. Ave. K, Suite D-1. Call (661) 948-8801. Toastmasters Sand Creek Orators Club meets, 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 2500 Orange St., Rosamond. Call Miik Miller at (661) 256-0328. Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet, 9-10:30 a.m. Call (661) 272-0207 or (661) 947-7672. Snyders Dance Groove meets, 6-8:30 p.m. the first and second Tuesdays of each month at the Antelope Valley Senior Center, 777 W. Jackman St., Lancaster. Cost: $2. Call (661) 609-6510. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meets, 9-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month for brunch, speakers and crafts at Central Christian Church, 3131 W. Ave. J, Lancaster. Cost: $6 per meeting, plus $2 per child for child care. Scholarships are available. Call (661) 945-7902. 12-Step Recovery Group for alcohol and drug addiction will meet, 7 p.m. at Desert Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 1011 E. Ave. I, Lancaster. Call (661) 945-2777. American Indian Little League will meet, 7 p.m. at HomeTown Buffet, 422 W. Ave. P. Call Harry Richard at (661) 267-2259. High Desert Woodworkers Club meets, 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Denny’s restaurant, 2005 W. Ave. K, Lancaster. Call (760) 240-4705. Grief/Bereavement Group will meet, 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at ProCare Hospice, 42442 10th St. W., Suite D, Lancaster. Call (661) 951-1146. Youth Anger Management Group for ages 8-11 will meet, 6:30-8 p.m. at Family Resource Foundation, 38345 30th St. E., Suite A-2, Palmdale. Call (661) 266-8700 or (800) 479-CARE, or visit the Web site: www.frf.av.org. Plane Talk Toastmasters will meet, noon-1 p.m. at the Lockheed Federal Credit Union, 1011 Lockheed Way, Palmdale. Call (661) 572-4123. Harmony Showcase Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will rehearse, 7:30 p.m. at 44857 Cedar Ave., Lancaster. The group is part of an international organization of women who sing four-part harmony. Call (661) 273-0995, (661) 285-1797 or (661) 940-3109. Al-Anon will hold a discussion, noon at 1737 E. Ave. R, Room 104, Palmdale, and at 7 p.m. at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, Room 704, Palmdale. Call (661) 274-9353 or (800) 344-2666. Cardio Knockout Blast, a workout for seniors, 8-9 a.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Bring a floor mat. Call (661) 267-5551. Billiards Gang for seniors, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551. Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program representative will be available, 1-3 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551 for an appointment.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Toddler story time for children ages 2-6, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 39228 10th St. W., Palmdale. Call (661) 272-9134. Celebrate Discovery, a Christian-based 12-step program, will meet, 6:30 p.m. at Palmdale United Methodist Church, 39055 10th St. W., Palmdale. Call (661) 947-3103. Jazzercise classes, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at George Lane Park, 5520 W. Ave. L-8 in Quartz Hill. Call (661) 722-7780. Successful Anger Management course, 7-9 p.m. in Lancaster. Call (661) 538-1846. Sand Creek Orators, Toastmaster International meets, 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Hummel Hall, 2200 20th St. W., Rosamond. Call Miik Miller at (661) 256-0328. last_img read more

first_imgCLICK HERE TO STREAM LIVE ATALANTA V EVERTON EUROPA LEAGUE COMMENTARY ON TALKSPORT 2, KICK-OFF 18:00Ronald Koeman takes his Everton side to Italy as they begin their Europa League group stage campaign away to Serie A side Atalanta.The Toffees will hope to bounce back from their humbling defeat to Tottenham last weekend and the former Southampton manager has said he is taking the Europa League very seriously. James McCarthy, Ross Barkley, Ramiro Funes Mori, Yannick Bolasie and Seamus Coleman are all currently on the treatment table, while winger Aaron Lennon has not travelled to Italy.Atalanta were one of last season’s surprise packages in Serie A but tonight’s game will be played 120 miles from their home – at Sassuolo’s Mapei Stadium – because their Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Itali ground is being renovated.So who will start tonight’s Europa League tie? The confirmed teams are available in full below.Confirmed line-ups:Atalanta XI: Berisha, Toloi, Palomino, Masiello, Hateboer, Cristante, Freuler, de Roon, Castagne, Petagna, Gomez Substitutes: Gollini, Orsolini, Cornelius, Caldara, Kurtic, Haas, BastoniEverton XI: Stekelenburg, Holgate, Jagielka, Keane, Baines, Besic, Schneiderlin, Rooney, Vlasic, Sigurdsson, Calvert-LewinSubstitutes: Pickford, Williams, Sandro, Mirallas, Martina, Gueye, Klaassen Tonight’s game will be played at the Mapei Stadium 1last_img read more

first_img“We currently have in excess of 22,500 Season Ticket Holders and our aim will be to retain as many of these as possible which would mean, should we be promoted, we will not be selling any additional Season Tickets to supporters – which is a huge step forward for Leeds United.”Season tickets for the ongoing campaign went on sale last April and were priced from £349 for an adult – equating to £15.18 per match. Leeds’ junior season tickets were available from as cheap as £72 for 2018/19.Leeds are currently on course to secure a return to English football’s top flight for the first time since their relegation in 2004. REVEALED no dice ADVICE Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card MONEY Leeds also announced the introduction of a new price category for supporters aged between 16-18, while all season ticket holders will receive a ‘special complimentary gift pack’ ahead of the start of next season to celebrate the Elland Road club’s centenary year.Angus Kinnear, the Leeds United chief executive, told LeedsUnited.com: “Following fan consultation we are really pleased to announce a price freeze for another season, our fans have shown unwavering support again this year with Elland Road boasting the highest average attendance in the Football League and we feel it is only right that we take this opportunity to reward their loyalty. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS shining RANKED BEST OF Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ 2 huge blow Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars REVEALED Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Elland Road will continue to provide one of the best atmospheres in English football Leeds United have frozen their season ticket prices for the 2019/20 campaign… regardless of a potential promotion to the Premier League.The Championship leaders have confirmed current General Admission Season Ticket holders will pay the same rate next term as they have for the better part of a decade, with this set to be the eighth year in a row season ticket prices have been frozen. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Leeds are flying high in England’s second tier REPLY 2 Under Marcelo Bielsa, the Whites sit top of the Championship table after 32 matches, though Norwich are just one point behind in second with Sheffield United a further two points back.Leeds are not in action this weekend having been knocked out the FA Cup, so they return to league football in eight days time with Bolton visiting Elland Road.last_img read more