The Brazilian looked like he would be sacrificed when David Luiz was sent off (Picture: Getty)Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta insists he was not considering taking off Gabriel Martinelli after the Gunners were reduced to 10 men and praised his performance in Tuesday night’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea.The teenager hit double figures for the season – the first Arsenal teenager to do so since Nicolas Anelka – after a lung-busting run in the second half, capitalising on a slip from N’Golo Kante before placing the ball in the bottom corner.But he might not have been on the pitch to equalise for the visitors, with Arteta getting ready to bring on Rob Holding to fill in for David Luiz following his sending off. Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 22 Jan 2020 8:28 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5kShares The teenager ran the length of the pitch before levelling the scores (Picture: Getty)Martinelli appeared to be the player that would make way, though Arteta is adamant the Brazilian would have stayed on even before he had a re-think over the substitution.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAsked if he was thinking of taking off Martinelli off, Arteta explained: ‘Not Martinelli but I changed my mind. I was thinking about that and I said, “I don’t want to send that message to the team”.‘And we decided to keep us as we were and give them a chance. And I wanted to see how they could respond to that, you know? Don’t make the response for them.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘Because I asked them to be accountable for what they do and I didn’t want to make a decision that didn’t let them decide for themselves. So great response from them.On Martinelli’s performance, he continued: ‘To play in this stadium the way he’s done, with 10 men, and play against Azpilicueta – who is in my opinion one of the best defenders in the league – and he was going against him every single time. You need courage to do that. Mikel Arteta praises Arsenal starlet Gabriel Martinelli and explains substitution confusion Arteta was delighted with Martinelli and the entire team’s effort (Picture: Getty)‘And then his energy is… I wanted to take him off a few times [after the goal] because he looked knackered and he was cramping, and then next minute he was sprinting 60 yards again.’Asked if Martinelli had stepped up in the absence of the suspended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, he added: ‘Not just him. I think Laca is playing a really good level even if he’s not scoring and Nico (Pepe) as well. And everybody that’s coming in.‘They are fighting really hard in training, fighting to convince us to play more. When they question some things, I say to speak on the pitch. And this is speaking on the pitch.’MORE: Frank Lampard blames Emerson Palmieri for Arsenal equaliser and slams his Chelsea teamMORE: Bruno Guimaraes breaks silence on Arsenal transfer links as Edu attempts to close dealMore: 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 Advertisement Advertisement
Mr. Jack Lee Chase, age 62, of Fairview, Indiana, entered this life on April 22, 1954, in Milan, Indiana, the loving son of, Darrel Edwin and Betty Jean (Scott) Chase. He was raised in Switzerland County where he was a 1972 graduate of the Switzerland County High School. Jack was united in marriage to Jill Lynn Scudder on December 26, 1971, by Rev. Velma Manuel at the East Enterprise Wesleyan Parsonage in East Enterprise, Indiana. This happy union was blessed with four daughters: Tina, Cassandra, Crystal and Cayla. Jack and Jill shared nearly 45 loving years of marriage together until his death. Jack was formerly employed for the US Shoe Factory, Randall’s Textron and Bears Furniture Store in Vevay, Indiana. He was employed as a milkman for Thompson Dairy in Dillsboro, Indiana. He was currently employed as a truck driver for Trade & Industry Supply in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, for the past 36 years, until his health no longer permitted. Jack will be remembered for his love of NASCAR racing, riding his motorcycle, playing euchre, baseball, softball and croquet. But most of all, Jack enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his loving daughters and his grandchildren. Jack will be dearly missed by his family, friends and his community. Jack passed away at 5:30 am, Monday, July 11, 2016, at his residence in Fairview, Indiana.Jack will be dearly missed by his loving and devoted wife of nearly 45 years: Jill Lynn (Scudder) Chase of Fairview, IN; his daughters: Christina Lynn “Tina” (Chase) Girton and her husband: Jerry of Vevay, IN, Cassandra Rachelle Chase of Pleasant, IN, Crystal Joy (Chase) Richmer and her husband: Andy of Madison, IN and Cayla Lee (Chase) Rogers and her husband: Ben of Bennington, IN; his grandchildren: Christopher David Girton, Samuel Christian Girton, Carson Thomas Byrd, Caleb Jasper Byrd and soon to arrive baby Rogers and baby Richmer; his loving parents: Darrel Edwin and Betty Jean (Scott) Chase of Fairview, INHe was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Hershel and Ethel Chase; his maternal grandmother: Clara White; his brother: Jerry Dale Chase, died February 24, 1968 and his mother-in-law: Rachel (Scudder) Luke.Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 16, 2016, at 11:00 am, by Pastor KC Banta at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.Friends may call 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Friday, July 15, 2016, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.
___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Associated Press SAVVY VETERANS: Each of these teams has relied heavily on their seniors this year. Markus Howard, Sacar Anim, Koby McEwen and Brendan Bailey have collectively accounted for 73 percent of Marquette’s scoring this season. For Butler, Kamar Baldwin, Sean McDermott and Bryce Nze have scored 54 percent of the team’s points this season, including 74 percent of all Bulldogs points over their last five.CREATING OFFENSE: Howard has either made or assisted on 50 percent of all Marquette field goals over the last five games. Howard has accounted for 44 field goals and 19 assists in those games.STREAK STATS: Marquette has won its last three home games, scoring an average of 81 points while giving up 68.3.PASSING FOR POINTS: The Bulldogs have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Golden Eagles. Marquette has 32 assists on 74 field goals (43.2 percent) across its past three contests while Butler has assists on 33 of 74 field goals (44.6 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: The Marquette offense is ranked 30th in the nation by scoring 78.3 points per game this season. Butler has only averaged 69.4 points per game, which ranks 213th. February 7, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNo. 19 Butler (18-5, 6-4) vs. Marquette (16-6, 6-4)Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee; Sunday, 12 a.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: No. 19 Butler presents a tough challenge for Marquette. Marquette has won one of its three games against ranked opponents this season. Butler snuck past Villanova by three points on Wednesday. Marquette faces tough test vs No. 19 Butler
Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom says he will fancy a move outside Ukraine before the summer transfer window closes.The Former Asante Kotoko defender has re-joined his side Dnipro for their pre-season tour in Austria after last season’s second half loan stint with French Ligue 1 side Bastia.The 24-year old made a return to international football last month when he played in Ghana’s Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Sudan and Lesotho.Inkoom says will not hesitate to make move if a good deal is reached.“Every player wants to go forward and play for the biggest clubs in the World and as a player you need to achieve something in life so if a club comes and a good deal is reached I might move,” he told Joy sports“I have my agent who is working on that and so far I have been told two premiership clubs have shown interest, two from Turkey, one from France and Germany and my agent is still on so let’s see maybe I can go or stay Dnipro.”
Thursday was quite a special day for a volunteer at Delray Medical Center.Charles Carroll, who is the oldest volunteer at the hospital, turned 107 years old and received a drive-by parade party for the occasion.Volunteers are currently not allowed to visit the hospital due to the coronavirus pandemic.Nonetheless, workers there wanted to make sure Carroll knew they were thinking about him.They surprised him with a party outside his home, using social distancing guidelines.The Delray Fire and Police departments also dropped by and added to the fun.Photo courtesy: WPTV NewsChannel 5Staff at the hospital say Carroll is beloved by everyone for his smile, quick wit and positive attitude.He attributes his long life to those elements.Delray Medical Center CEO Maggie Gill said everyone misses seeing Carroll around the hospital.“We are grateful for him and can take a lot of joy from his spirit,” said Gill.Carroll is a World War II veteran who served all over the world for a total of 27 years.He started volunteering at the hospital 12 years ago in order to give back to others, after recovering there from a heart attack.