Rain expected for all of Tuesday into Wednesday morning

first_imgRAIN — 14th Street, Hoboken. HUDSON COUNTY — Do you like rain? You’re in luck. Accuweather expects it to rain all of Tuesday and into the early hours of Wednesday, possibly until as late as 9 or 10 a.m.Take heart; we hear it brings May flowers.To find out the hourly forecast, go to the upper right of hudsonreporter.com and click the weather symbols. ×RAIN — 14th Street, Hoboken.last_img

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Demolition of Palermo’s Market Is Underway

first_imgA single excavator works to tear down the former Palermo’s Family Market at the corner of Fourth Street and Asbury Avenue in Ocean City on Tuesday morning (Aug. 18). Demolition of the long-vacant Palermo’s Family Market at Fourth Street and Asbury Avenue in Ocean City began on Tuesday morning.Temporary signs on Fourth Street prohibit parking near Palermo’s from Wednesday (Aug. 19) through Friday (Aug. 21).An excavator is making quick work of knocking down the single-story portion of the former supermarket and piling debris into a dumpster to be hauled away.Temporary signs prohibit parking on Fourth Street adjacent to the building from Wednesday through Friday, presumably when the three-story portion of the building (which includes upper-floor residences) will come down.Mick Duncan, owner of Duncan Homes at the Shore and Surfside Construction, won Planning Board approval in May to replace the abandoned supermarket with seven duplexes.City regulations typically prevent demolition work during the summer, but Duncan was granted an exception.Property owners on nearby Asbury Avenue questioned the accommodation for the developer, particularly so close to the end of the summer.“I just do not understand the need to start this before the end of the season and cause a real inconvenience to our renters,” John Giknis said.Ocean City Business Administrator Jim Mallon said last month that in certain cases involving public safety and public nuisance, the city has granted permission for summer demolitions. Neighbors have long complained about the eyesore, the pests that live there and the danger of the dilapidated building.A two-person crew works at Palermo’s Family Market on Tuesday morning.At least on Tuesday morning, the noise and dust appear to be minimal, though immediate neighbors on the 400 block of Asbury Avenue said they could feel the ground shake at some points.Duncan has agreed to demolish the dilapidated supermarket and upper-floor residences, and to pay $325,000 for the cleanup of an oil spill covering the first three lots of the property and a neighboring property (from tanks that already have been removed).He estimated that demolition work would take about a week.Remediation of the oil spill will begin after the demolition, and construction will not begin until the fall.The city required proof of full extermination of rodents and pests before work began. Dust-control measures will be enforced with water required to be on site. Crews will be required to follow regulations that set hours for demolition and construction work.__________Sign up for OCNJ Daily’s free Ocean City newsletter“Like” us on Facebook__________Duncan’s plans for the site include seven duplexes with each individual unit including three bedrooms and about 1,200 square feet of living space.Each unit will have two spaces for off-street parking, one in a garage and one in a driveway off the rear alley. Because an existing building that is not part of the Palermo property takes up a small part of the corner lot, Duncan received a variance to build the corner duplex on a 40-by-80-foot lot (the other lots are 100 feet deep). The corner unit has its garage in the front with a new curb cut to Asbury Avenue in his plan.But because about more than 90 feet of existing curb cut from the existing supermarket would be eliminated, two on-street parking spaces are expected to be added.All the units conform with an existing zone for residential duplexes with 30-foot frontages (R2-30) that was approved in August 2014.The plans showed a variety of designs for the front and rear facades.The business has been closed since 2009 and listed for sale since 2011.Duncan said he anticipates the new homes could be complete in spring 2016.Read more:Seven Duplexes on Palermo’s Property Get Green LightDeveloper Shows Plans for Palermo’s Market Propertylast_img read more

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Sales boost for Britvic

first_imgBritvic enjoyed strong sales growth in the half-year to April. The soft drinks company’s sales for the 28 weeks ended 13 April 2008 were up by 28.6% to £454.7 million, with pre-tax profit up 13.2% to £17.2m.Britvic enjoyed strong sales growth in the half-year to April. The soft drinks company’s sales for the 28 weeks ended 13 April 2008 were up by 28.6% to £454.7 million, with pre-tax profit up 13.2% to £17.2m.Chief executive Paul Moody said it has been “a period of modest growth” in the first half of the year for the overall soft drinks market, with growth evident in the start of the second half. “We are well positioned to drive group earnings growth through brand and product expansion, innovation, a continued close focus on cost control, and the realisation of the benefits of the outsourcing of retail distribution,” said Moody. “Britvic has delivered a resilient performance in the first half with market share gains across the majority of our brands. This is a positive result given the challenging trading environment. The board remains confident that we will deliver on our full year expectations.”last_img read more

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Eric Krasno Joins Dave Matthews Band At MSG [Video/Photo]

first_imgPhoto: Matt Rea On Thursday night, Dave Matthews Band kicked off his first of two nights at Madison Square Garden in New York City. On just the second night of tour, the band continues to ride a wave of momentum behind their 2018 release, Come Tomorrow, which marked the band’s record-breaking 7th-straight record to hit #1 on the Billboard charts.Dave Matthews Band kept the audience captivated for a 15+ song set, featuring an exciting mix of newer material (“Samurai Cop (Oh Joy Begin)” and “Again and Again”) and a heaping portion of old-school Dave, including favorites “#41”, “Satellite”, and “That Girl Is You”, as well as a cover of Aerosmith’s “Sweet Emotion”. Toward the middle of the extended set, Lettuce/Soulive guitarist Eric Krasno joined the band on stage for “Lie In Our Graves” from 1996’s Crash. For the encore, Dave Matthews and his amazing Band returned for “What You Are” and “Ants Marching”.Dave Matthews Band w/ Eric Krasno – “Lie In Our Graves”  11/29/18[Video: Gregory Marcus]After tonight’s show at MSG, DMB will make stops in ten more cities on their fall arena tour, which will hit venues along the east coast in addition to a stop in Canada. through early December. For more information on Dave Matthews Band tour, head to his website.In related news, Eric Krasno announced a last-minute show at the Blue Note in New York City, NY with his E3 Organ Trio this Saturday, December 1st at 12:30 a.m. The jazz trio consists of drummer Eric Kalb and organ player Eric Finland, with Krasno on guitar and vocals. Special guest John Scofield, one of Krasno’s “all time heroes,” will also join the late-night show. Head here for more information.Setlist: Dave Matthews Band | Madison Square Garden | New York, NY | 11/29/18Seek Up, That Girl Is You, Why I Am, Samurai Cop (Oh Joy Begin), Kill The King, #41, Satellite, Again and Again, Sweet Emotion (Aerosmith cover), Minarets, Can’t Stop, Lover Lay Down, Lie In Our Graves (w/ Eric Krasno), Sleep To Dream Her, Typical Situation, Funny the Way It Is, You and Me, You Might Die TryingE: What You Are, Ants Marching Load remaining imageslast_img read more

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Teachers as part of the solution

first_imgIf Randi Weingarten had her way, the teaching profession would look a lot like the National Football League (NFL).In the NFL, said the president of the American Federation of Teachers, the countless hours spent off the field practicing, training, and reviewing game day tapes are vital to preparing athletes to perform at their best.“Does anybody really think that football players only work during the period of time that they are on the field?” she asked a crowd at a Harvard Graduate School of Education Askwith Forum on March 31. The same needs to be true for teachers, she said, and unions play a critical role in making that sports model a reality in schools.During the discussion, Weingarten laid out her organization’s four-point “theory of action” on how to turn the American public school system from an industrial to a knowledge-based model, in which teachers are fully supported.Quality is a big part of the puzzle. The importance of the union is about “having a voice, it’s about being able to say ‘this is what I need to do my job,’” said Weingarten, adding that unions need to not only support teachers, but also to weed out those who aren’t performing, and to “ensure the quality of the services we deliver.”While her work includes negotiating working conditions, salaries, and benefits, it also involves examining the preparation, support, and evaluation of teachers, she said. To that end, her organization recently developed a framework for teacher evaluation based on practice and student learning.Ensuring teaching quality with a successful evaluation system, said Weingarten, is a “lever for change in our school systems.”School systems also need to address the issue of equity.“We can’t just say the kids with the least should get the most; we have to actually do something about it.”For Weingarten, that something involves emulating organizations like the Harlem Children’s Zone, a nonprofit that uses a comprehensive formula for a child’s well-being, including a network of medical, education, and social services.Accountability is also important, as is a fundamental need for collaboration, she said. When teachers, unions, superintendents, and parents work together, change is possible.She hailed a New Haven teacher contract of 2009 as a “national model.” The collective bargaining agreement addressed wages and benefits, but also “gave teachers voices in a number of decisions.”Weingarten offered other examples, including a New York school district that worked with unions to scrutinize spending decisions to avoid layoffs, and one in California where unions and superintendents collaborated on professional development events, parent nights, and anti-bullying campaigns. Across the country, people have been “using this collective bargaining and collaboration model to create problem-solving contracts that bring real reforms to schools and use quality, equity, [and] shared responsibility with collaboration.”She said “we need to actually follow the evidence,” citing recent studies indicating that more than 83 percent of students in charter schools did worse or no better than their peers in public schools, and reports that merit pay for teachers doesn’t improve student performance.“We have got to wean ourselves off of the silver bullets, the magic potions. … Let’s actually transform our whole system, let’s actually look and see what works. Let’s figure out if we can actually sustain that, replicate it, and let’s use collective bargaining and the voice of teachers as a mechanism by which we help transform schools.”Weingarten began the talk with a story about her own days as a teacher. She recalled wearing suits to class and the comments of her students who told her that her polished wardrobe made them feel important.“It reminded me what kids see in teachers,” she said, adding, “We need to be reminded all the time what we mean to them.”last_img read more

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National Open Casting Calls to be Held for Titular Role in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

first_img Beautiful: The Carole King Musical View Comments Featuring songs written by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and a book by Douglas McGrath, Beautiful tells the story of King from her early days as a Brooklyn teenager (named Carol Klein) struggling to enter the record business to her years spent as a chart-topping music legend. The current Broadway cast of Beautiful also includes Scott J. Campbell as Gerry Goffin, Anika Larsen as Cynthia Weil, Jarrod Spector as Barry Mann, Paul Anthony Stewart as Don Kirshner and Liz Larsen as Genie Klein. Related Showscenter_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 27, 2019 Calling all natural women out there! Casting directors for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will hold a nationwide open casting call for the title role in the Broadway tuner, currently played by Tony winner Jessie Mueller. Directed by Marc Bruni and choreographed by Josh Prince, the show is playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The search will also be for other roles for the Broadway production as well as company members for the touring and international productions of the hit musical. The first open call for Carole King will take place at New York City’s Ripley Grier Studios on January 16, 2015. Additional open calls will be held for all roles in Seattle on January 24, Orlando on February 7, Pittsburgh on February 21 and Chicago on February 28.last_img read more

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Colombia Extradites Woman with Ties to Mexican Sinaloa Cartel

first_imgBy Dialogo August 09, 2012 On Aug. 7, Colombia extradited to the United States a woman believed to have ties to Mexican Sinaloa Cartel, whose leader is Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. Dolly Cifuentes Villa, 48, is charged with drug-trafficking and money laundering crimes by a U.S. court, informed the Colombian Police. Cifuentes Villa was handed over to the DEA on Aug. 2, at the Catam Military Airport in Bogotá, to later be transported to the Florida Southern District Court, said the Colombian Police in a press release. The woman, known as “La Meno,” was detained in Aug. 2011, during a police operation in the municipality of Envigado, near the city of Medellín (Northeast). Alias “La Meno” is Francisco Cifuentes Villa’s sister. According to local authorities, Francicso Cifuentes Villa (killed in April 2007), was kingpin Pablo Escobar’s personal pilot. The latter was the highest chief of the Medellín cartel, and died in December 1993. Since the death of Francisco Cifuentes, his siblings Alexander, Jorge Milton and Dolly assumed control of his illegal business and joined forces with “El Chapo” Guzmán. According to the police, the Cifuentes Villa siblings sent close to 30 tons of cocaine to the United States in the last three years. What a way of taking care of Viceroy Uribe. You miss all the information on the link between Uribe, his brother, the drug dealers, and this lady, or they do not have any relationship? Yours are pure lies!!!last_img read more

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FARC Violates Ceasefire, Kills 11 and Injures 18 Colombian Soldiers

first_imgHoyos described how the night of terror began around 11 p.m. as Troops were spending the night at the coliseum. The Soldiers’ sleep was suddenly interrupted by by explosions and bursts of gunfire. While the peace talks will continue, their tone will no doubt be impacted by the deadly ambush. However, President Santos did not walk out of the peace negotiations. Instead, he said that “acts of this nature and seriousness demonstrate once more the need to accelerate the negotiations to put an end to this conflict.” By Dialogo April 16, 2015 Following the unilateral ceasefire declared on December 20 between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas and Colombian Military forces, the peace process suffered a major setback when at least 11 Soldiers were killed late Tuesday night in an attack the government said was carried out by the FARC. Following the unilateral ceasefire declared on December 20 between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas and Colombian Military forces, the peace process suffered a major setback when at least 11 Soldiers were killed late Tuesday night in an attack the government said was carried out by the FARC. “This implies a clear break of the unilateral cease-fire pledge,” President Santos said in a televised news conference. “This is a reprehensible action that will not remain unpunished and demands decisive measures, and it will have consequences for those involved.” Impact on the peace talks The “complex” peace process will not be resolved “overnight,” the security analyst explained. He noted that successful peace talks in other parts of the world, such as those in Ireland, have taken years to bear fruit. The outburst of violence may threaten what had been promising developments in the peace process. On December 20, the FARC declared a unilateral and indefinite ceasefire and promised to stop recruiting fighters under 17 years of age. The government and the FARC agreed to work together to find and destroy the thousands of land mines that have killed more than 11,000 civilians, including 1,100 children, during five decades of armed conflict. Is living in harmony with others the best choice or not? Awful The Colombian people take this opportunity to request the President of the Republic of Colombia to step down, Mr. Juan Manuel Santos who was unfortunately reelected. It is shameful that he continues to occupy that borrowed post. The Colombian armed forces are offering the guerrilla fighters protection and status for a better societal and financial life. Turn yourself in, your life will be respected, you who never respected the lives of Colombian soldiers. The peace is the way. THE FARC HAS A FEW LOOSE WHEELS. THAT’S DANGEROUS. Everyone has the right to be happy. What I’m looking for isn’t here Good afternoon I am requesting help, please, for my son. He was admitted into the Kennedy Hospital on May 3rd at 11:00 p.m. with the following symptoms: sunken ribs, lots of congestion. My son urgently needs an operation to take out his tonsils which are very big, keeping him from being able to eat almost or to breathe. The ear, nose and throat doctor Mauricio Monje wants me to take my son home. He says he cannot do anything else for my child because he has not shown any improvement and rather has tried to go into respiratory arrest and he has sleep apnea. If I take my son home, who is going to help me? Please if you could help me my number is 3204431967 Diana Esmeralda Bueno Hernandez. I BEG YOU TO HELP ME SINCE MY SON IS JUST 2 YEARS OLD. It’s said that all that’s talked about is violence. How are we supposed to achieve peace when all that’s inculcated in war and violence all the time? There are no other subjects on social networks or the media except for violence. There are interesting, valuable and worthy subjects in our country, Colombia, which we all need to know about, but sadly the government has become a monopoly which manipulates us however it wants to. I don’t like it I don’t need this The peace talks are a distraction for Colombians. The FARC is divided. Those who are in our territory don’t get along with the negotiators n Cuba and the FARC negotiators in Havana are looking for personal benefits because they have no trade in Colombia. They can the years – and they want financial bonuses and to live in other countries. The negotiations should be held in our own territory and that way no one escapes and we go straight to the point, quick broadcasting, release kidnapping victims and be accountable for so many people missing because of the FARC. THERE IS AN UNDERCURRENT OF DECEPTION and the President should not fall into this trap because in truth we the Colombians are the ones affected. PRESIDENT! Don’t be fooled, the ones in HAVANA are one group; the ones in COLOMBIA ARE ANOTHER. Latin America will not see full progress or peace until the FARC and all nuclei remnants of the radical left on the continent are destroyed first. These forces receive covert support from almost all the leftist governments that have plagued us for decades and remain on standby until countries reach a “breaking point”. In order to get rid of these nuclei, we need to put down the “Gramsci maniacs”, who thrive in universities, trade unions and among students – these tireless and persistent indoctrinators, who aim to turn Latin America into the “Great Homeland”, a Communist agglomerate headed by Fidel Castro and his cohorts in their respective governments. The Armed Forces in each country are slowly and covertly being appeased, their honour deceived, icons vilified, equipment scrapped and indoctrination occurring in training schools. If we fail to react in time, the martyrdom of the Russians, Eastern Europe, Cuba and North Korea will be repeated under the command of this clan from the 21st century onward. Wake up! The FARC called the attack a serious but isolated incident, and said it would continue to participate in the peace talks. The deadly attack complicates the ongoing peace talks. While the peace talks will continue, their tone will no doubt be impacted by the deadly ambush. “Those who reacted in time were the ones that survived,” said Soldier Luis Humberto Hoyos, a member of the Mobile Brigade 17 Apolo Task Force of the Army, which was the target of the attack. “What it will change is the feeling around the time in the talks,” Cuervo explained. “There are two critical variables in the peace talks: trust and time. The trust has deteriorated, and with respect to time, people ask how long will this take?” “What it will change is the feeling around the time in the talks,” Cuervo explained. “There are two critical variables in the peace talks: trust and time. The trust has deteriorated, and with respect to time, people ask how long will this take?” On the night of April 14, a group of well-armed attackers, allegedly from the Miller Perdomo column of the FARC, ambushed a Platoon of Colombian Soldiers in La Esperanza, Cauca Department, in the country’s north. The assailants attacked with grenades, gunfire, and explosive devices. In addition to the 11 Soldiers who were killed, the attackers injured another 18 Soldiers. Troops returned fire, and a FARC member was killed in the battle. “Those who reacted in time were the ones that survived,” said Soldier Luis Humberto Hoyos, a member of the Mobile Brigade 17 Apolo Task Force of the Army, which was the target of the attack. On the night of April 14, a group of well-armed attackers, allegedly from the Miller Perdomo column of the FARC, ambushed a Platoon of Colombian Soldiers in La Esperanza, Cauca Department, in the country’s north. The assailants attacked with grenades, gunfire, and explosive devices. In addition to the 11 Soldiers who were killed, the attackers injured another 18 Soldiers. Troops returned fire, and a FARC member was killed in the battle. center_img “Most of those who lost their lives were not able to react, died instantly,” Hoyos, dressed in muddy clothes, said the day after the assault as he met with Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzón at a Mobile Brigade 17 outpost in the village of Potrerito, near the scene of the attack. The “complex” peace process will not be resolved “overnight,” the security analyst explained. He noted that successful peace talks in other parts of the world, such as those in Ireland, have taken years to bear fruit. “In northern Cauca, specifically in the municipality of Buenos Aires there are activities related to illegal mining and smuggling routes, and the logic and dynamics that occur at this time in the Cauca are very distant from what is happening in Havana,” Cuervo said. “Once the attack is a fact the FARC can’t say that they have nothing to do with it.” President orders the Armed Forces to respond President orders the Armed Forces to respond “This implies a clear break of the unilateral cease-fire pledge,” President Santos said in a televised news conference. “This is a reprehensible action that will not remain unpunished and demands decisive measures, and it will have consequences for those involved.” President Juan Manuel Santos decried the “deliberate attack” by the FARC and, within a few hours of the assault, ordered the Military to resume bombing guerrilla encampments. By ordering the bombardments, Santos lifted a ban he imposed in March to go in line with the peace talks and extended just a week before the attack. The deadly attack complicates the ongoing peace talks. Hoyos described how the night of terror began around 11 p.m. as Troops were spending the night at the coliseum. The Soldiers’ sleep was suddenly interrupted by by explosions and bursts of gunfire. Impact on the peace talks However, President Santos did not walk out of the peace negotiations. Instead, he said that “acts of this nature and seriousness demonstrate once more the need to accelerate the negotiations to put an end to this conflict.” “It is a blow to trust in the peace process,” said Jorge Iván Cuervo, a researcher at the Center for Research and Special Projects (CIPE) of the Externado University of Colombia.. “A trust that is quite shabby. This contributes to undermine the negotiations and reduce the confidence of President Santos to continue the dialogue. In political terms it is a pretty hard blow to the peace process.” The FARC called the attack a serious but isolated incident, and said it would continue to participate in the peace talks. The outburst of violence may threaten what had been promising developments in the peace process. On December 20, the FARC declared a unilateral and indefinite ceasefire and promised to stop recruiting fighters under 17 years of age. The government and the FARC agreed to work together to find and destroy the thousands of land mines that have killed more than 11,000 civilians, including 1,100 children, during five decades of armed conflict. “It is a blow to trust in the peace process,” said Jorge Iván Cuervo, a researcher at the Center for Research and Special Projects (CIPE) of the Externado University of Colombia.. “A trust that is quite shabby. This contributes to undermine the negotiations and reduce the confidence of President Santos to continue the dialogue. In political terms it is a pretty hard blow to the peace process.” “Most of those who lost their lives were not able to react, died instantly,” Hoyos, dressed in muddy clothes, said the day after the assault as he met with Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzón at a Mobile Brigade 17 outpost in the village of Potrerito, near the scene of the attack. President Juan Manuel Santos decried the “deliberate attack” by the FARC and, within a few hours of the assault, ordered the Military to resume bombing guerrilla encampments. By ordering the bombardments, Santos lifted a ban he imposed in March to go in line with the peace talks and extended just a week before the attack. “In northern Cauca, specifically in the municipality of Buenos Aires there are activities related to illegal mining and smuggling routes, and the logic and dynamics that occur at this time in the Cauca are very distant from what is happening in Havana,” Cuervo said. “Once the attack is a fact the FARC can’t say that they have nothing to do with it.” last_img read more

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Willian responds to Arsenal transfer link and opens door for Chelsea exit

first_imgWillian says Jose Mourinho is the best coach he’s ever worked with (Getty Images)‘He is not only a great coach but also a great friend of mine. Sometimes we talk but regarding this situation, he totally respects it.‘I learnt a bit from each of them [my other managers] but I identified myself more with Mourinho for sure. ‘He trusted in my potential, liked my football, gave me full confidence to play. He is the best coach I have worked with.’MORE: Good strikers will click immediately with Chelsea signing Hakim Ziyech, says former team-mateFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Chris DavieFriday 1 May 2020 5:36 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.8kShares Advertisement Willian responds to Arsenal transfer link and opens door for Chelsea exitcenter_img Willian says he would be open to swapping Chelsea for Arsenal or Tottenham (Getty Images)Willian admits he would be open to leaving Chelsea this summer and says he would be ‘fine’ with a move to either Arsenal or Tottenham.The 31-year-old is set to become a free agent this summer as his contract with Chelsea expires at the end of June.Chelsea have offered a new two-year deal but Willian is holding out for a three-year contract.In an interview with Brazillian YouTube channel ‘Desimpedidos’, Willian was asked directly about the prospect of moving to either Arsenal or Tottenham once his contract with Chelsea ends.ADVERTISEMENT‘It really is a hard decision,’ said the winger. AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I identified myself a lot at Chelsea, I have a lot of love for everyone at the club, and the fans. Willian has been unable to reach a new agreement with Chelsea (Getty Images)‘However, it is like I said before, if I leave Chelsea with no trouble and leaving the doors open, it would be fine to move to a rival club.’Asked if he will stay in London, Willian replied: ‘I don’t know. I like London and so does my family. ‘However, this is a question that I still don’t know the answer, if I will stay at Chelsea, move to another team from London, or leave England.’Willian also denied that he intentionally linked himself with a move to Arsenal after his family dressed in red and released the video on social media.‘About that… there was no intention in creating rumours,’ he said.More: 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‘In England, we do not have this situation [like in Brazil] where a player from Corinthians can’t wear green or a player from Palmeiras can’t wear black and white, this kind of stuff. ‘So there was one day when my wife and kids dressed in red and she did not think it would create any rumours, there was nothing in it.’Willian also denied that Jose Mourinho had been in touch to discuss a move to Tottenham.‘No, no. I did not get anything from Mourinho even though I have a good relationship with him,’ said the Brazilian. Advertisementlast_img read more

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Bayern Munich, German FA urge UEFA to introduce salary cap

first_img Promoted Content2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayTop 6 Iconic Supercar Movies5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksNothing Compares To Stargazing Places Around The WorldWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Playing Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do8 Scenes That Prove TV Has Gone Too Far10 Greatest Disney Female Villains We Love Anyways DBF President Fritz Keller criticised the “absurd salaries and transfer fees” which he feels now characterise the top end of the game. Keller revealed that he has spoken with Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge about the idea and that the pair are in agreement, and will be making a proposal to UEFA as a result. “There are absurd salaries and transfer fees that are no longer credible,” Keller told reporters. “We have to talk about salary caps. I am glad that I agree with Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on this point. “Therefore, we will write a letter to UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin.” Rummenigge alluded to the idea in an interview with Sky at the weekend, noting that former UEFA President Michel Platini had suggested it years ago, touting the idea of following the salary-cap model used in the United States.Advertisement Loading… He said Platini had the support of Europe’s biggest clubs, but “we were told from the outset that this could not be brought into line with competition laws.” Keller added: “The end result must be a regulation that conforms to European law and also applies to Britain. “We must bring professional football closer to the people again. “The current crisis has brought to light problems in football that were previously overshadowed by ever new [transfer] records.” The current world transfer record is the €222 million (£198m/$263m) Paris Saint-Germain spent to sign Neymar from Barcelona. In a post-coronavirus world, it seems unlikely that record will be broken any time soon. read also:Bundesliga: Possible May 9 resumption behind closed doors Former Bayern president Uli Hoeness has said he doesn’t believe there will be €100m transfers in the coming years while Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has predicted that football will begin to resemble the NBA. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Bayern Munich and the German Football Association (DFB) want UEFA President Aleksandar Ceferin to introduce a salary cap in European football.last_img read more

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