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Bartomeu’s ERTE shoots tension with the dressing room

first_imgFC Barcelona communicated through a statement issued after the meeting of its board of directors that it will initiate a Temporary Employment Regulation (ERTE) process both with its sports personnel (starting with the football team and affecting all professional sections) as well like non-sports staff. The club explained that “the need to implement measures to adapt to the contractual obligations of the Club staff to the new and transitory circumstances that we are experiencing lead us to present different files related to the sports area (soccer and other professional sports) as well as the rest from non-sports staff. ” But soccer, women’s soccer and basketball professionals do not end up agreeing. Although some media such as Mundo Deportivo go over the announcement of ERTE by Barça and prioritize Coutinho on the cover, it is the news of the week and Sport assures that there is “tension” due to the salary cut.Barça announced last Thursday that it was activating an ERTE that will reach all professional players, quarry players (and coaches) who charge more than 50,000 euros and ordinary employees, who represent less than four percent of expenses. .The negotiation of the president, Jose Maria Bartomeu, with the players is pending before the presentation of the ERTE. But, as Sport summarizes on its cover, the “tension” between the parties exists.last_img read more

BYC Needs Nil-tie to Qualify

first_imgLiberia’s lone representative in the continental football party of the CAF Champions Club League is expected to host Real de Banjul on Saturday, March 7, at the KG5 Mini-Stadium in Banjul, The Gambia.The anxiously compelling second-leg match between the two sides would kick-off at 4:30 local time.Statistically, the Liberian football giant, FC BYC, merely needs a nil-tie because of the away goal, or at most a win, to progress to the next level of the preliminary stage to face African champions Entente Sportive de Sétif of Algeria.Many Liberians believe that with the stubborn resistance of the Blues (FC BYC) the odds are in their favor to unleash the magical wand to give Liberians that projected smiles to consummate the gradual victory against the spread of infections of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).Liberians are optimistic that the Robert Lartey’s men are well placed to advance to the next stage after Lamin Jabateh netted a vital away goal, and although Modou Lamin Saho’s and Real de Banjul showed enough for BYC to be wary tomorrow.Saturday’s game in Banjul instead of Monrovia is owing to the mandate from CAF delocalizing football from Ebola-hit countries.According to a dispatch from Banjul, the Blues are in high spirit to advance to the next stage.The report stated that Coach Larteh is thinking of attacking, as a way of defending to seal the team’s ambition.Reasonably, a 4-4-2 plot is being anticipated, and if well executed, the red-white-and-blue’s flag would be flown high.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Brothers get life terms in murder

first_imgA second jury convicted the Robinsons of murder and robbery in October 2002. Two were sentenced to life in prison without parole two months later. An appellate panel from the 2nd District Court of Appeal reversed the murder convictions in October 2004, saying a Pasadena Superior Court judge erred in excluding evidence that someone else could have been responsible for Hussain’s death. Avila said jurors were allowed to hear the omitted evidence in the third trial, which took less than two weeks to complete. “It took some time, but I think the victim’s family finally found justice,” Avila said Friday after the hearing.No family members testified at the sentencing. Hussain, 51, was shot twice about 12:25 a.m. Nov. 23, 1998, in the 7-Eleven store at 1802 Huntington Drive in Duarte. molly.okeon@sgvn.com LOS ANGELES – Two brothers were sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of a Duarte 7-Eleven store clerk during a 1998 robbery. On March 9, a jury found Cory Robinson, 26, and his 27-year-old brother, Brandale Robinson, guilty of first-degree murder in the Nov. 23, 1998, shooting death of Syed Hussain, a father of five. Jurors also convicted the brothers of second-degree robbery and determined that Cory Robinson fired the handgun that killed Hussain. Both men had an additional three years tacked onto their sentence for the robbery. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Curtis B. Rappe also added another 25 years to life to Cory Robinson’s prison sentence for discharging the weapon. Rappe denied a motion for a new trial for the brothers. Attorneys for both have already filed papers to have the convictions appealed. This was the third trial for the Robinsons. The first trial ended in a hung jury, with nine of the 12 jurors voting guilty, said L.A. County Deputy District Attorney Victor Avila. (626) 578-6300, Ext. 4496160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Datebook 4/19

first_imgTODAY Dog stunt show, 7 p.m., Burbank Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St. Call (818) 238-5620. Reseda Neighborhood Watch meeting, 7 p.m., Bertrand Avenue School auditorium, 7021 Bertrand Ave. Call (818) 419-2513. Mail entries – including time, date, location and phone number – to Daily News City Desk, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills, CA 91365. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Lax Kw’alaams First Nation ask to relocate LNG terminal – cite potential harm to salmon

first_imgMalaysian energy giant Petronas is leading the $36 billion terminal, pipeline and northeast gas development project, and the Liberal government hopes this project will start a new natural gas export industry to Asia.As First Nations in BC find themselves with an increasing say over natural resource projects from mounting court decisions, the move to find a new site could remove a big obstacle for the project if it is successful. The Lax Kw’alaams First Nation may be searching for a new site for the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal, in hopes of finding one that would not affect the salmon-rearing habitat in the nearby Skeena River.As reported in The Vancouver Sun, the Lax Kw’alaams rejected a $1.15-billion benefits package offer from the company and the BC government over concerns of LNG distribution harming young salmon that rear on Flora Bank in northwestern BC.If another site was chosen, it would be certain to further delay a decision on the project by the company, originally expected to be reached at the end of last year.- Advertisement -If the site of the terminal changes, the provincial and federal government would likely do more reviews of the project.The First Nation said in a message to its members posted on its Facebook site on Monday that, while the federal government has been a disappointment, the provincial government appeared to be making a effort to understand the concerns of the Lax Kw’alaams.“A protocol has been established to do investigative drilling in aid of determining an alternative site, away from the Flora Bank, for the shipment of any LNG from Prince Rupert harbour,” the message reads. “That exploratory work is to commence soon.”Advertisementlast_img read more

The Community Development Institute makes a presentation to City Council

first_imgNext Morris, addressed the Social and Economic Development Framework and its purpose, to provide guidance, focus, and the tools to build a strong foundation that will support the future social and economic development of Fort St. John. The framework is like a roadmap, to help things keep going, having indicators to where you may have gone wrong and to help navigate detours.Advertisement For the Development to be realized, capacity must be built, develope connections and build resilience, as well as fostering flexibility and adaptability. Fifteen aspects where you see the two facets working together in Fort St. John include; – Advertisement -The Social and Economic parts of the Framework are interwoven and work together in order to work. Making the presentation was Marleen Morris a Co-Director of the CDI. Morris started her presentation with a refresher to date of the research and the community engagement the CDI has done to gather information from the community and what has been learned. HousingWorkforceInclusion and BelongingPersonal and Family ServicesVulnerable people and familiesArts and CultureSports and RecreationInfrastructureOils and GasForestryAgricultureRetail and ServicesTourismTransportationPublic and Government Services Morris says, Social and Economic Development takes place on three levels, individual, group and community. To watch the presentation you can; CLICK HERE Advertisement FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Community Development Institute (CDI) made a presentation to Council on the Social and Economic Development Framework. Once the final report is prepared it will be presented to the public and Council the report will include more information and provide questions that will help determine which initiatives are a good fit for the city.last_img read more

Newcastle midfielder joins Championship club on loan

first_img1 Sammy Ameobi has joined Championship side Cardiff on a season-long loan deal after signing a new two-year contract at St James’ Park, Newcastle have confirmed.The 23-year-old, who was out of contract at the end of June, put pen to paper on a two-year deal before heading for South Wales.Ameobi, the younger brother of former Magpies striker Shola, has made 67 senior appearances for the club but is yet to hold down a regular first-team place on Tyneside.A club statement said: “Sammy Ameobi has joined Cardiff City on a season-long loan deal, after signing a new contract with Newcastle United.“The 23-year-old winger has put pen-to-paper on a two-year deal at St. James’ Park, and will now spend the 2015/16 campaign in South Wales, turning out for the Bluebirds in the Championship.”The former England Under-21 international had a spell on loan at Championship outfit Middlesbrough during the 2012/13 campaign, making nine appearances and scoring one goal. Newcastle midfielder Sammy Ameobi last_img read more

Everton fight to keep star, Swansea in £15m swoop and Charlton starlet in demand

first_imgHere are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers and online…Christian Benteke’s agent has confirmed Liverpool have yet to receive any new offers for the Belgium striker but is hopeful of resolving his future before the end of the transfer window.  Crystal Palace have been eyeing the striker, along with Everton, West Ham United and Besiktas. (Guardian)Everton have been angered by Chelsea’s attempts to unsettle striker Romelu Lukaku. The Blues have yet to receive any bid for the 23-year-old despite reports of a £57m offer being rejected and they would not welcome an approach for their top scorer. (Liverpool Echo)And Everton will this week open new contract talks with Romelu Lukaku after insisting the striker will stay at the club. (Daily Express)Swansea City are ready to break their transfer record to bring Borja Baston to the Liberty Stadium. Francesco Guidolin revealed at the weekend that the Atletico Madrid striker’s arrival was “imminent” — and it is believed Swansea are prepared to pay £15 million for the highly-rated 23-year-old. (South Wales Evening Post)England Under-19 wonderkid Ademola Lookman is back on the radar of a host of Premier League clubs. The Charlton striker remains wanted by Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham and Southampton. Charlton protected their asset by tying Lookman, 18, to a first long-term deal earlier this year. But it won’t deter the clubs who are willing to pay upwards of £2million to poach Lookman before the transfer window closes. (Daily Mirror)Eliaquim Mangala and Wilfried Bony appear to be edging towards the exit door at Manchester City after being left at home for the pre-season game with Arsenal in Gothenburg. (Manchester Evening News)Southampton have approached Napoli over a deal for Italy forward Manolo Gabbiadini, 24. (HITC)And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…Jose Mourinho: Manchester United is ‘the perfect club’ for Paul PogbaPaul Pogba transfer: Massimiliano Allegri remains coy on Man United deal – ‘we will see tomorrow if he is a still Juventus player’West Ham United transfer news: Andre Ayew and Arthur Masuaku edge closer to Hammers move as Slaven Bilic admits ‘it’s only a matter of paperwork’Championship news: Marseille step up pursuit of out-of-favour Newcastle United midfielder Henri Saivetlast_img read more


first_imgBasket making classesIn the coming weeks there will be classes in traditional basket making running in Naomh Columba club house over the course of 6 weeks. There are 8 places still available. If you are interested or for more information please contact Martin Carr on 0876797995.Club newsQuiet weekend for on the playing front for all teams. Last Wednesday our U21 team were in action against Termon in the U21 A Championship in a fantastic game. Unfortunately our lads came away defeated but should take great pride in their performance on the day.Saturday Morning saw the U10 blitz cancelled due to the bad weather – it will be played at a later date.Saturday evening seen the Paddy Cunningham Memorial tournament play out in front of a large crowd in Pairc Na Geal, The Battle of the Legends saw victory to the Tir Chonaill Gaels team with Seamus Carr in charge.A fantastic evenings entertainment was had by all, with a few club legends rolling back the years. The organizers wish to thank to all those who took part and to everyone who donated to a very good cause.This coming Sunday our men’s teams are back in action away to St Naul’s on Sunday -throwing in at 1:30pm and 3pm in Mountcharles. Best of luck to the lads and management.Our U14 Boys are in the Championship Semi Final this Wednesday the 6th of July in Glenties at 7:30pm, We wish Noel, Olli and the Boys the best of luck.Ulster Final tickets can now be orderedTicket orders to be in to Martin Carr by 3.00 pm this Thursday the 7th of July. Ticket Orders will NOT be taken after this. U16s must be accompanied by an adult. Family tickets limited to 2 adults and 4 children. Tickets will be issued for all parts of the ground and all orders may NOT be fulfilled as requested.GAA NEWS: NAOMH COLUMBA TO HOST TRADITIONAL BASKET MAKING CLASSES was last modified: July 5th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:basket making classNAOMH COLUMBAulster final ticketslast_img read more