Man Utd and Arsenal on red alert as Pochettino claims he wants quick return

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO has put Manchester United and Arsenal on red alert after claiming he is ready to return to management straight away.The Argentine was sacked by Tottenham after a poor start to the season – but is still held in high regard after the magnificent job he did over his first five years at White Hart Lane.2 Pochettino’s availability will have Man Utd and Arsenal on red alertAs well as Man United and Arsenal, Pochettino has also found himself linked with the likes of Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.And having made a trip back to Argentina after his sacking, Pochettino told Fox Sports Argentina: “There are a lot of clubs and attractive projects for me to take on.”But, for the time being, the most important thing is for me to clear my head after five-and-a-half incredible seasons with Tottenham.”My aim is to seek the ability to rebuild myself and get my self-motivation back.”It is my intention to return to manage in Europe. It is hard for me to imagine a project in Argentina. However for the sake of my family, I would not refuse to work over here.”But now I need to be calm for a few days and see what happens. I haven’t had a lot of time to digest what has happened with me.”My first decision was to come back to Argentina, return to my home and see family and friends. But I expect to return to Europe to make decisions on my future.2″My best decision was to come to Argentina to switch off for ten days.”At my age I don’t need a lot of time to recover. I am open to listen to projects put before me.”While Pochettino has emerged as a genuine candidate for the Arsenal job – it remains very unlikely to happen.If the 47-year-old were to take another job in the Premier League this season – he would have to pay Tottenham back the £12.5million compensation he was paid when sacked.As well as this, Pochettino would be unlikely to betray his principles to accept a job with Tottenham’s fiercest rivals.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleTHEIR CALLReferees in Northern Ireland will be given choice on coming back says union bossHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotLive BlogTOON LATESTNewcastle takeover LIVE: Follow all the latest updates in Saudi sagaManchester United are long-term admirers of the Argentine’s work, but for now Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains in the Old Trafford hotseat.Bayern Munich, managerless since sacking Niko Kovac last month, are thought to be very keen on Pochettino – despite having beaten Poch’s Spurs 7-2 earlier this season.The much sought after manager yesterday visited Newell’s Old Boys in Argentina – where he is a club legend as a player. Interim Arsenal boss Freddie Ljungberg thanks fans for support but is disappointed they didn’t winlast_img read more

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All Liberian Athletes Reunion in Minnesota, USA June 19-21

first_imgThe Liberian Athletes Reunion announces activities marking its 2nd annual reunion scheduled in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA from June 19-21. The three-day event will feature a meet & greet program, general assembly, sport activities, award ceremony and a goodbye cocktail. The Theme of the 2015 reunion is “Fostering unity among Liberian Athletes.” Former Assistant Minister at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Hon. Joyce Newman, will serve as this year’s guest speakers. The annual reunion is designed to offer Liberian athletes, sport promoters, sport administrators, entertainers, and enthusiasts the chance to come together, reminisce the past, foster peace and unity, create new friendships and celebrate the many experiences of representing the motherland (Liberia). In addition, the reunion will honor Liberians who have contributed immensely to the development and promotion of various sporting disciplines in Liberia. The reunion’s general assembly intends to bring like-minded people together to formulate a strategic concept document that will serve as a basis for the development and promotion of various sport disciplines in Liberia. “We are thrilled to bring this exciting event to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-Saint Paul as we celebrate the camaraderie and enduring legacies of our former, current and future athletes,” said veteran Liberian journalist Al-Jerome Anasta Chede. “The reunion will provide a great opportunity to share sportsmanship as we look forward to reenergizing the game in Liberia thereby maintaining a fraternity of love.”“Minnesota is excited to be the host of this year reunion,” said George Harris, local 2015 planning committee chair and one time Invisible Eleventh striker. “All is now set to welcome an array of sportsmen and women from across the United States, Africa, Europe, and Asia to the city of 10,000 lakes.”“Minnesota is famous for its ability to host special gatherings, and we are thrilled to welcome this group of extraordinary people to our iconic city,” said Stephen Wreh-Wilson. “This year reunion will be a golden opportunity to treat these past and present athletes to a world-class hospitality and entertainment in Minnesota.”“The last reunion in Philadelphia in 2014 was great, but Minnesota should be even more fun,” said Ahmadu Sarnor, national chairperson of the Athletes Reunion. “We want to make sure that all athletes, irrespective of the sport they played or are playing, know about the annual reunion and encourage them to join the festivities.” At the 2014 reunion program held in Philadelphia, Liberian Ambassador to the United States, Jeremiah Sulunteh, along with former Liberia national team football player Benedict Wisseh, aka Mama Musa and basketball players Eric Daniels, presented distinguished awards to 34 sporting personalities from Liberia. Those honored in football included Garretson Sackor, Borbor Gaye, Dr. Charles (Babe Ray) Wolful, Jadeh Williams, Tarpeh Roberts, Josiah N. Johnson, and Philip Robertson. In the male basketball sector Nathaniel Seto, William Bill Flowers, Leon Clark, Tarr Harris, and Charles Wordsworth were also honored.In the female basketball sector Andrea Kiahon-Knowlden, Linda Collins, Dawn Tolbert, Gbour Wilson, Alice Holder Anderson, Dr. Ophelia Weeks, and Florence Kamara received their awards.In the table tennis category, Mr. Joseph Sherman, Charles Collins, K. N. A. Best, and George Dunbar received their honors. In sponsor/team president category, the late Sam Burnette, Thelma George, Asa Made Kaba, and Johnathan Mason were awarded while in track & field, Mr. Joseph Narmah, Dr. George Johnson, and Mr. Edward Kai received honors.In the last category, the following personalities received honors in sports media and broadcasting: Mozart Dennis, Jerry Wion, J. Garsuah Yamento, and the late Herbert Grisby.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Go back to the enewsletter Four Seasons Resort

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter >Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai announces the completion of a lavish upgrade to its sixty-four signature Lanna-style Pavilions.Re-imagined to complement the rice paddy fields that surround the Resort, each pavilion fuses signature Four Seasons elegance and comfort with the culture and art of Northern Thailand, giving the upgraded pavilions a real sense of place. Custom-crafted furniture and fabrics, along with original art specially-commissioned for the Resort conveys a feeling of harmony.Housed in two-storey clusters and set amid the paddy fields, the Upper Rice Terrace Pavilions offer a luxurious living space with vaulted ceilings while the Rice Terrace Pavilions offer similar indulgences from the ground level.The Upper Garden Pavilions feature high ceilings, sweeping views from the Resort’s organically-tended paddy fields to the Suthep mountain range, and extra privacy. Set amid vibrant tropical gardens, the Garden Pavilions are perfect for those who want to enjoy the unique indigenous landscape of the Resort.All of the upgraded pavilions allow guests to enjoy the outdoors in a tasteful yet rustic outdoor sala (shaded outdoor relaxation area) with a plush swing set, perfect for sundowners, private dinners or enchanting breakfasts.Each guest room is created as an integrated sleeping sanctuary in which the carved teak-framed bed is the focal point. In partnership with the celebrated Simmons Bedding Company, Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai invites guests to experience the latest innovation in comfort with an all-new mattress and topper collection designed exclusively for Four Seasons. The fully customisable collection allows guests to choose their desired level of firmness by selecting from one of three options, each designed with maximum comfort in mind.The large bathrooms complement the overall design of each room, with the added advantages of fixtures enhanced with charming vanity counters and La Bottega bath amenities.“We are delighted that our redesigned and comprehensively upgraded Pavilions are now ready to welcome guests with an original touch of Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai luxury,” says General Manager Michael Branham.Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img read more

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