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Unai Emery sends Arsenal squad Manchester United reminder ahead of Newcastle clash

October 18, 2020 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: kkcykwsge.

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Unai Emery sends Arsenal squad Manchester United reminder ahead of Newcastle clash Arsenal moved to within a point of third placed Spurs before the international break (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery has reminded his Arsenal squad they must replicate the intensity they showcased in their recent win over Manchester United if they are to fulfil their objectives between now and the end of the season.The Gunners moved to within a solitary point of third placed Tottenham before the international break after inflicting a first league defeat on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, prior to overturning a 3-1 first leg deficit against Rennes to qualify for the Europa League quarter finals.A clutch of youngsters and senior first team stars not selected by their countries flew to Dubai last week for a warm weather training camp which culminated in a 3-2 friendly win over Al-Nasr on Tuesday.AdvertisementAdvertisementMore: 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 Metro Sport ReporterThursday 28 Mar 2019 1:42 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link341Sharescenter_img Denis Suarez made his first Arsenal start in the win over Al Nasr (Picture: Getty)‘Each match is our next objective and we think game by game. The next game is at home with our supporters against Newcastle, so it’s up to us to enjoy each match with the possibility of finding the three points.‘Afterwards, the second way of [qualifying for the Champions League] is through the Europa League.‘We can play for one title and then also to take another way to reach the Champions League. We are in a good moment in good confidence, and also in a good moment physically.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Alexandre Lacazette scored in Tuesday’s win over Al Nasr (Picture: Reuters)Arsenal are back in Premier League action on Monday night against Newcastle, and Emery admits his side cannot afford to take Rafa Benitez’s resurgent outfit lightly.ADVERTISEMENT‘It’s our objective but we know that we have to wait,’ said Emery after the win at the Al-Maktoum stadium when asked about the race for the top four.‘We are working and being competitive each match. Now, in these next eight matches, we need to play with a lot of personality like we did against Manchester United.‘We know it’s going to be difficult because we are surrounded by other big teams but I think we are working very well and we are taking confidence to have chances in the last matches. Advertisementlast_img read more

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The Daily Orange’s unofficial positional breakdown: No. 2: Running backs

September 17, 2020 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: dywkshhfy.

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on August 28, 2013 at 12:27 pm Contact Stephen: | @Stephen_Bailey1 Football beat writers David Wilson, Stephen Bailey and Trevor Hass are counting down the days until Syracuse football opens its season against Penn State on Aug. 31. They’ll show you what you can expect from each position as the Orange moves toward its Atlantic Coast Conference debut, with the top position showcased in the DO’s annual season preview guide to be released on Aug. 29.No. 10: Kick returners/punt returnersNo. 9: The secondaryNo. 8: The defensive lineNo. 7: Tight endsAdvertisementThis is placeholder textNo. 6: The quarterbacksNo. 5: Wide receiversNo. 4: Offensive lineNo. 3: Kickers and puntersPrince-Tyson Gulley would shake his dreads on the field before every game last season. It was a superstition that led to the best season of career.This summer he shaved his head.Now, with Syracuse entering the Atlantic Coast Conference for its first season, the biggest question concerning the running backs may be what his new good-luck charm might be.That’s how good the Orange backfield is.It could be the most potent in the ACC as Jerome Smith and Prince-Tyson Gulley collectively totaled more than 2,000 yards last season. Now after a summer of speed training, with a faster offensive line and joined by complementary backs in George Morris II and Devante McFarlane, the duo is poised for an even better 2013 campaign.Key returning playersThis is the only position the Orange has no turnover at. Smith ran for 1,171 yards and three touchdowns in 2012. Gulley scampered for 830 and nine.But the real breakout game came when Syracuse trounced West Virginia in the Pinstripe Bowl 38-14. Gulley dipped and dashed for a career-high 213 yards and two touchdowns, overshadowing Smith’s 152.Each back is known for a specific skill set—Gulley the speedy and shifty back able to cut runs back in our outside, Smith the downhill grinder with bursts of speed and a low center of gravity.But running backs coach DeAndre Smith said both will be used as all-around backs this season. And Gulley’s all for that.“Jerome has different things that he hasn’t shown anybody within his game just as I do too,” Gulley said. “People see that he’s a downhill runner, but he actually can make a couple of moves. As well as me making moves, I can run downhill as well.”Reasons for optimismGulley and Jerome Smith have proven themselves as the best offensive players on the team, save maybe center Macky MacPherson.And after a summer of speed work, DeAndre Smith has the backs poised for more outside runs this year.“He made us trust our speed,” Jerome Smith said. “If I ever get lazy or want to cut it back and not trust my speed, he’ll take me out immediately and let me know, ‘You need to go outside, it’s an outside play.’”Smith even got a late redshirt to become a junior. He may decide to come back for another season after this year. So the whole position is really a reason for optimism.First-year offensive coordinator George McDonald should give each back 15-20 carries per game with an unproven starter under center, whether it be Drew Allen or Terrel Hunt.Reasons for concernWith a depleted passing game, many teams will pack the defensive box with as many as eight players. The running backs are good, but without the quarterbacks’ ability to keep a defense honest, it won’t matter.Short, quick passes to H-back Ashton Broyld and tight end Beckett Wales will be key. Wide receivers Jarrod West, Adrian Flemming and Jeremiah Kobena will also have to step up on the outside.If the Orange can develop a couple consistent, legitimate outside threats, opponents will be forced to play a relatively balanced package and the SU backs will have room to operate.The verdictThe Syracuse offense is centered around its running game. And it should be.Smith, Gulley and even Morris and McFarlane have the ability to break big runs on any play. This group will turn heads in the ACC.Grade: A-Pick up The Daily Orange’s football guide tomorrow to read up on the top position on our list. Commentslast_img read more

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Another Triumph for Amel Tuka: BH’s Athlete the best at the Meeting in Switzerland

August 16, 2020 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: yzhnxslpc.

first_imgCurrently the world’s best athlete in the 800 meters, Amel Tuka, was unstoppable at the athletics meeting in the Swiss town of Bellinzona, where he won the 1st place.Tuka pleased all Bosnians once again winning the 800 meters held last night, and after Madrid and Monte Carlo confirmed his excellent form for the next big competition.Tuka finished tonight’s race with a time of 1: 45.80. The second runner was Amine El Manaoui, while Andreas Bube won the 3rd place.After tonight’s meeting, the best B&H athlete returns to the training base where he, together with his coach, will continue with preparations for the World Cup that will be held next month in Beijing. (Source:

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