Ighalo not the right player for Man United – Warnock cautions

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first_imgFormer Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock has blasted Manchester United for signing ex-Super Eagles and Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo on transfer deadline day. United were eager to land an attacking options following Marcus Rashford’s back injury, and opted for the former Watford striker on a six-month loan deal.Advertisement Promoted ContentFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtTop 6 Iconic Supercar MoviesWhy Go Veg? 7 Reasons To Do ThisWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?A Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now7 Netflix Shows Cancelled Because They Don’t Get The Ratings8 Ways Drones Will Automate Our Future10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top Ighalo completed a switch away from the Premier League in 2017 to join Changchun Yatai in the Chinese topflight where he spent two seasons before joining Shanghai last February.And while news emerged of a possible return to England continue to swirl, Warnock disclosed that Ighalo is not the right option for Man United as he recounted his previous experience with his representatives during his stint at Cardiff.Neil WarnockRead Also: Man Utd boss Solskjaer backs ‘Experienced’ Ighalo to shine at Old Trafford“I tried to sign Ighalo when I was at Cardiff. His salary was over six figures a week, £100,000, something like that. His agent tells you one thing, then the other,” Warnock told Sky Sports News .“Manchester United won’t have that problem with the terms. I’m not sure he’s the right player for United. He’s not consistent and isn’t the right type of player.“They want young players. Why didn’t they go for Danny Ings? He’s someone similar to Marcus Rashford. It’s desperation,” Warnock cautioned.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading… last_img read more

Greg Martin earns national ranking

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first_img Latest posts by Hugh Bowden (see all) Hugh BowdenExecutive EditorHugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American’s editorial department. When he’s not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected] GSA surges in 4th to win Northern Maine title – February 26, 2017 Greg MartinELLSWORTH — Husson University golfer Greg Martin of Ellsworth has earned national ranking in NCAA Division III.In the report issued on Oct. 6, Martin ranked third in the nation with an average score of 69.5.The Ellsworth junior had a good summer of tournament play.In July, Martin took top honors at the 47th Coca-Cola Spudland Amateur Golf Tournament at the Presque Isle Country Club.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textMartin finished with a two-day total of 145, giving him a one-shot victory over Matt Madore for the tournament championship.“Ive had a lot of top finishes in the past two years in a lot of tournaments,” said Martin after his Spudland win. “I’d been competing with the leaders, but I hadn’t been able to get a win. It feels good to finally get one, and hopefully this can lead to more in the future.”It did just that.In early September, Martin shot a two-day total of 153 to finish 11th in a field of 64 golfers at the Bowdoin Invitational.But a week later, he earned medalist honors with a best-of-tournament three-under-par total of 139, leading Husson to the Maine Intercollegiate Championship at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course.The Eagles had a two-day total of 597 to outdistance the University of Southern Maine with 616. Biocenter_img Like he did in the ’60s, Noel Paul Stookey sings out in troubling times – December 27, 2017 Is this the kind of government we deserve? – July 10, 2017 Latest Postslast_img read more

Agyemang Badu nominated for FIFA Best Goal Award, 2012

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first_imgGhana International Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has been nominated for the 2012 Puskas Award.The award, instituted by world football governing body FIFA is to award the player, male and female, judged to have scored the most aesthetically significant and “most beautiful” goal of the year.Emmanuel Agyemang Badu’s goal scored in Ghana’s final group D match against Guinea at the Stade de Franceville in Guinea at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations will compete with nine others for the FIFA Puskas Award 2012 and the player with the highest number of votes wins the award.The midfielder who turns 22 on December 2 will have to beat competition from Brazil’s Neymar, Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Radamel Falcao, Moussa Sow and five others.He believes his good work is yielding fruits. “First of all I thank the almighty Father for this wonderful nomination. It came by surprise, I wasn’t expecting anything of the sort. Let’s just say the good work I have done so far is paying off. I am very happy and privileged for this opportunity. This will encourage me to push very hard in my carrier.”On his chances of winning, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu said “I believe I have a chance but it all depends on the votes and the category of selection of the winner. Competing with such great footballers is not going to be easy because I watched the goal Lionel Messi scored against Brazil, I saw the one Radamel Falcao scored, I saw Neymar’s goal as well and I think it will be difficult. But nothing is impossible so let’s keep praying and see what the good Lord will do.” Emmanuel Agyemang Badu appealed to all of his fans to vote for him. “I know what my fans have done in the past, what they are doing now and what they will do in future for me and I will not let them down.Visit FIFA 2012 Puskas Award to vote for Agyemang Badu to win this award for all of us.”Emmanuel Agyemang Badu was part of Ghana’s Black Satellites squad that won the 2009 U-20 world cup in Egypt. Below is the full list of nominees for the2012 FIFA Puskas award: According to FIFA, the best goal is decided according to the following criteria:1) aesthetics (a subjective criterion – long-range shots, team moves, acrobatic goals etc)2) the importance of the match (an objective criterion – in descending order: national teams, continental tournaments, domestic first divisions)3) the absence of luck or an opposition mistake as a factor making the goal possible4) fair play: the player must not have conducted himself poorly during the game or, for example, have been found guilty of dopingAccordingly, the nominees for the 2011 Puskas Award are as follows: (Vote in our poll below)1. Hatem Ben Arfa (Newcastle) v Blackburn2. Gaston Maella (Nacional Potosi) v The Strongest3. Radamel Falcao (Atletico Madrid) v America de Cali4. Olivia Jimenez (Mexico) v Switzerland5. Lionel Messi (Argentina) v Brazil6. Moussa Sow (Fenerbahce) v Galatasaray7. Miroslav Stoch (Fenerbahce) v Genclerbirligi8. Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Ghana) v Guinea9. Eric Hassli (Vancouver) v Toronto10. Neymar (Santos) v InternacionalPrevious winners include Cristiano Ronaldo (2009), Hamit Altintop (2010) and Neymar (2011).last_img read more