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Ander Herrera makes ‘promise’ to Manchester United fans after PSG defeat

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first_imgAnder Herrera makes ‘promise’ to Manchester United fans after PSG defeat Wenger believes United lost the first leg in midfield (Picture: Getty)Wenger added: ‘The difference technically, and speed of understanding of the game, between the two teams was huge and became bigger as the game went on.‘Man United played at home and had one shot on goal in a Champions League game – that tells you about the difference between the two teams.’MORE: Jan Vertonghen adamant that Spurs can beat anyone ahead of Borussia Dortmund clash Ander Herrera hasn’t given up hope just yet (Picture: Getty)Ander Herrera insists Manchester United have not given up hope in the Champions League and has promised to make fans ‘proud’ in the second leg against Paris Saint-Germain.Quickfire goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe stunned United after the break at Old Trafford and United were unable to respond in what was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s opening defeat as interim manager.The Red Devils now face an uphill battle in qualifying for the quarter-finals and must pull off a near-miraculous comeback in Paris without Paul Pogba after the Frenchman’s sending off.Rio Ferdinand believes United will have learned a lot from the defeat and Herrera has reassured supporters that the tie is far from being over.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘We knew it was going to be impossible to be unbeaten forever,’ the Spanish midfielder posted on Instagram.‘But we wanted to give to our fans a special Champions League night and we couldn’t.‘We promise we will keep working hard to make you all proud.’Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes PSG were able to gain the upper hand by overpowering United in midfield.‘In the Champions League it is an important thing that you cannot be dominated in midfield and the whole evening Man United were dominated in midfield,’ Wenger told beIN SPORTS after the final whistle.‘Paris Saint-Germain played with five midfielders and they never lost the ball. Manchester United could never win the ball back and when they had the ball they lost it very quickly because Paris Saint-Germain dominated the midfield to win the ball back.‘And they lost the battle there, in midfield. When you play at home and you cannot keep the ball, you’re always in trouble and that’s what happened.‘Man United looked very poor in midfield compared to the class of PSG. And basically it was a little advantage for Paris Saint-Germain to play with five midfielders tonight and with less offensive players.’ Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 13 Feb 2019 12:02 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link656Shares Comment Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Chester Robert Baylor, 97

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first_imgChester Robert Baylor 97, of Milan, Indiana passed away Tuesday evening, January 24, 2017. Chester was born September 25, 1919. Chester was drafted as part of the first troop from Indiana in 1941 to serve our country in WWII. After serving in the South Pacific, Chester returned to Milan and married Ruth Hamilton on December 20, 1945. Chester Baylor is the founder of Baylor Trucking, Inc. He started the family business hauling furniture from the Milan Furniture Factory. Chester and his wife Ruth developed the company with an entrepreneurial spirit and hard work hauling freight throughout the Midwest and to the East Coast. Chester was a proud member of the American Legion, the United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge and Shriner’s Club. He enjoyed being active in the community; supporting local activities, dancing at the Legion, golfing with friends, driving a semi-truck in parades and creating a scholarship fund. Chester is preceded in death by his wife Ruth and his son, Robert (Bob). Surviving are his daughter, Bonnie Hammond, son, Steve (Judy) Baylor, and daughter in law, Beth Baylor. Chester was blessed with five grandchildren; Cari Baylor, Ben (Suzy) Hammond, Kelly (Bill) Shelton, Katie (Dan) Petrossi, Jenny (Chris) Swisher, and Adam Baylor. He often smiled in adoration at his eight great grandchildren. Funeral Information: Visitation will be held Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Milan United Methodist Church located at 306 S Main Street, Milan IN 47031. Funeral Services will be held at the church immediately following the visitation with Reverend Pamela Wooden officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery following the funeral service. Donations Information: In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Milan Legion Post 235, 385 E Indian Trail Milan IN 47031 or the Milan United Methodist Church.last_img read more

‘My face is everywhere’ – Ashleigh Barty feels the love at Australian Open

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first_imgMELBOURNE: Ashleigh Barty is relishing the pressure at her home Australian Open — but joked on Sunday that she is sick of seeing pictures of herself everywhere.The world number one is bidding to become Australia’s first women’s singles champion in Melbourne since Chris O’Neil in 1978.Expectations of the 23-year-old are huge and she has become the face of the year’s first Grand Slam, her picture heavily featured on billboards around the city and in local newspapers.”My face is everywhere a little bit, isn’t it? I’m a bit sick of it, to be honest,” the down-to-earth Barty said with a smile on the eve of the tournament.”(But) there’s no extra pressure, I don’t read the papers, I don’t kind of look into any more than I need to. I’m here with my team trying to do the best that we can. It’s amazing to have so much support and so much love from the Australian public. I’ve really felt that in an exceptional way over the last 12 months. It’s been incredible.”Barty begins her Australian Open title assault on Monday against 120th-ranked Lesia Tsurenko — the Ukrainian beat her in their previous meeting, in Brisbane in 2018.Barty has since surged to the top of women’s tennis, winning her maiden Grand Slam last year at Roland Garros and carrying Australia’s tennis hopes.Her Australian Open preparations got off to a patchy start when she suffered a surprise defeat to American qualifier Jennifer Brady in Brisbane at the start of the year.But on Saturday she triumphed against another Ukrainian, Dayana Yastremska, to win the Adelaide International — her landmark first title on home soil.”Obviously it’s the perfect preparation,” Barty said. “But regardless of whether I won the title or not last week (Saturday), I feel like I’m well prepared.”I’m happy, I’m healthy, I’m coming into the first Grand Slam of the year with a smile on my face.”That’s all I can ask of myself.”Barty, who hopes to feed off the “electric” Melbourne crowd, is determined to enjoy herself and cannot wait to step out onto the imposing Rod Laver Arena on Monday evening. AgenciesAlso Read: Ashleigh Barty fights to title victory at Adelaide InternationalAlso Watch: Watch Bhogali Bihu preparation from Guwahati ahead ‘Uruka’ (Night before Magh Bihu)last_img read more

A-H-S Students Get A Dose of Reality from Guest Speaker

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first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlina Branscombe used to suffer from opioid addiction. She started using heroin at age 19. Her 20s were spent in and out of rehab. She made her way to Alpena 6 years ago with one last chance for rehab. She ended up cleaning up her act with the help of Geneva French, a Substance Abuse Therapist. Today, Alina, is 6 years sober, a college graduate, a mother of two boys, and inspiration for those battling addictions. She spoke with A-H-S health classes about her journey and ways to get help. The biggest thing both her and French said was to not keep addiction a secret. Whether it’s a friend or family member, seek help.Here are a few links to seek help if you or a loved one is suffering from addiction…http://www.alpenasunrisecentre.org/https://www.recovery.org/browse/alpena-mi/https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Alpena Senior Citizens Learn Hands-On CPR TrainingNext Field Trip Friday Goes On Their Biggest Adventure Yet!last_img read more

MLB hot stove: Craig Kimbrel looking for deal ‘north of $100 million,’ report says

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first_imgFormer Red Sox reliever Craig Kimbrel is one of the best closers of all time and he wants to be paid like it.According to The Athletic, the 30-year-old right-hander is looking for a contract of six years and north of $100 million. Kimbrel has amassed 333 saves in his career and sits 14th all time in saves in MLB history. MLB hot stove: Manny Machado’s ‘first choice’ is to sign with Yankees, report says I’ve heard execs from 2 teams say this week that Craig Kimbrel is looking for a deal north of $100 million for 6 years.He’s one of the greatest closers of all time. But is there a record deal out there for him? Hard to say in a bullpen market that has barely moved.— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) December 13, 2018That would be the biggest contract in total money for a reliever in MLB history. Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen signed a five-year, $80 million deal last season.It would be short of the most money made per year for a closer — that distinction belongs to Rockies closer Wade Davis who signed a three-year, $52 million deal in Dec. 2017 — but it would still be a huge sum of money. Related Newscenter_img MLB hot stove: Angels to sign slugger Justin Bour, report says The former Braves pitcher was the youngest player to ever reach 300 saves.His last contract was for four years and $42 million.last_img read more

Una Regatta to start on Wednesday and to last for 4 Days

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first_imgThis year, National Park (NP) Una is organizing the 43rd International Tourist Una Regatta, which will take place from Wednesday, the 29th of July, until Saturday, the 1st of August, as announced at a press conference where all the details of the event were presented, today in Bihać.After the arrival of the participants in the camp in Martin Brod, the grand opening of Regatta with entertaining program is planned for Wednesday evening. Participants will paddle around 100 kilometers in three different stages.On the first day, the first stage of Martin Brod, Kulen Vakuf through Štrbački buk will take place. The day after, participants will continue to paddle to Bihać, and on Saturday they will paddle to Bosanska Krupa, where the closing ceremony will take place. (Source: klix.ba)last_img read more

Weston Heath Farley, 24, Wellington: April 12, 1992 – Sept. 4, 2016

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first_imgWeston FarleyWeston Heath Farley, 24 of Wellington died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at his home in Wellington.Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Shelley Family Funeral Home in Wellington. A memorial has been established with the Future Farmers of America in Wellington and may be left with the Shelley Family Funeral Home in Wellington. For further information please visit www.shelleyfamilyfh.com.Weston Heath Farley was born on April 12, 1992 in Wellington, Kansas the son of Dennis and Dotty (McKellip) Farley. He enjoyed being outdoors hunting and fishing. He enjoyed guns, tinkering and loved his dogs.Surviving to honor his memory are his parents, Dennis and Dotty Farley of Wellington, brother, Dennis Wade and his wife Tonya Lynn Farley of Wellington and sister, Haley Nicole Farley of Wichita as well as numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.Weston was preceded in death by his grandparents.last_img read more