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  • 18 Jul 2018
    After Russia’s wildly successful World Cup, the eyes of the sporting world have turned to the next host, Qatar – and a recent event in London gave an indication of the scrutiny that lies ahead for the controversial organisers, and of the Middle Eastern diplomatic battle that will shadow the tournament.Journalists who attended the launch of the Foundation For http://www.pacersprostore.com/WOMENS-LANCE-STEPHENSON-JERSEY.html Sports Integrity at the Four Seasons hotel were ushered through security to watch a series of panels featuring high-profile guests. The former Manchester United footballer Louis Saha appeared in a discussion alongside the former FA chairman Greg Dyke. Other guests included Damian Collins MP and the former US women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo. But as well as the guest list and the glamorous surroundings, there was another striking feature of the event: questions over the funding of the previously unknown organisation, which was unveiling itself at short notice with a lavish conference and a public commitment to stamping out corruption in world sport. Several guests received fees in the thousands of pounds and stayed in expensive hotels. Substantial sums appeared to have been spent staging the event and producing , which regularly questioned the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. “We believe that sport belongs to the people and should not be exploited by those in positions of authority, be they individuals, officials, corporations or nation states,” the foundation announced in its mission statement. It pledged to fund “research into sports corruption and related matters” and to support whistleblowers. That was in May. Today, questions remain over who funded the Sports, Politics and Integrity conference given its own commitment to transparency - and whether it was linked to the proxy war between Qatar and regional rivals, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in an attempt to turn the media against the 2022 hosts. There is no suggestion that it is illegal to refuse to disclose funding sources. But even Steve Rabinowitz, a Washington-based publicist who helped book guests and promote the event, highlighted the seeming paradox, telling the Guardian: “It is ironic that they’re all about transparency in sport and yet they’ve not been so transparent in their finances. “A couple of speakers spoke pro bono but most got paid. If they got flown in, they got flown business class. Fancy hotels. First-rate production. Not a bazillion pounds, but you know, they did it right, they did it nice. It cost money.” The event was hosted by Jaimie Fuller, an Australian businessman who campaigns for Fifa reform. Fuller has repeatedly declined to identify the main source of funding and there is no detail on the trustees of his organisation. Despite the lack of transparency, the coverage of the event was substantial. The Nyheim Hines Jersey day before the conference it had obtained from the foundation and suggested it could force Fifa to reconsider the Qatar decision. News outlets and social media supporters and the Emirates gave substantial coverage, with the Authentic Demarcus Walker Jersey ifa as result. Other coverage appeared on the , and dozens of sites including the Guardian, . Although the foundation has a remit across all sport, discussion at the conference focused on Doha’s activities. Topics included “an exercise in corruption”, which discussed the selection of Russia and Qatar as World Cup hosts; a panel featuring Geoffrey Robertson QC which discussed whether sport was responsible for safeguarding human rights, with a focus on Qatar; and two discussions on the future of Fifa which regularly referenced http://www.officialredwingsauthentic.com/authentic-33-kris-draper-jersey.html Qatar. http://forum.shakingtree.com/viewtopic.php?p=8662#8662 http://www.blablamotard.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=79&t=6300&sid=092177e5bb805bd62c972c0dfe01be1a http://www.horsezipsworld.com/megabbs/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=94907&posts=1#M108322 http://100trucspour.forumcrea.com/viewtopic.php?pid=34315#p34315
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  • After Russia’s wildly successful World Cup, the eyes of the sporting world have turned to the next host, Qatar – and a recent event in London gave an indication of the scrutiny that lies ahead for the controversial organisers, and of the Middle Eastern diplomatic battle that will shadow the tournament.Journalists who attended the launch of the Foundation For http://www.pacersprostore.com/WOMENS-LANCE-STEPHENSON-JERSEY.html Sports Integrity at the Four Seasons hotel were ushered through security to watch a series of panels featuring high-profile guests. The former Manchester United footballer Louis Saha appeared in a discussion alongside the former FA chairman Greg Dyke. Other guests included Damian Collins MP and the former US women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo. But as well as the guest list and the glamorous surroundings, there was another striking feature of the event: questions over the funding of the previously unknown organisation, which was unveiling itself at short notice with a lavish conference and a public commitment to stamping out corruption in world sport. Several guests received fees in the thousands of pounds and stayed in expensive hotels. Substantial sums appeared to have been spent staging the event and producing , which regularly questioned the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. “We believe that sport belongs to the people and should not be exploited by those in positions of authority, be they individuals, officials, corporations or nation states,” the foundation announced in its mission statement. It pledged to fund “research into sports corruption and related matters” and to support whistleblowers. That was in May. Today, questions remain over who funded the Sports, Politics and Integrity conference given its own commitment to transparency - and whether it was linked to the proxy war between Qatar and regional rivals, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in an attempt to turn the media against the 2022 hosts. There is no suggestion that it is illegal to refuse to disclose funding sources. But even Steve Rabinowitz, a Washington-based publicist who helped book guests and promote the event, highlighted the seeming paradox, telling the Guardian: “It is ironic that they’re all about transparency in sport and yet they’ve not been so transparent in their finances. “A couple of speakers spoke pro bono but most got paid. If they got flown in, they got flown business class. Fancy hotels. First-rate production. Not a bazillion pounds, but you know, they did it right, they did it nice. It cost money.” The event was hosted by Jaimie Fuller, an Australian businessman who campaigns for Fifa reform. Fuller has repeatedly declined to identify the main source of funding and there is no detail on the trustees of his organisation. Despite the lack of transparency, the coverage of the event was substantial. The Nyheim Hines Jersey day before the conference it had obtained from the foundation and suggested it could force Fifa to reconsider the Qatar decision. News outlets and social media supporters and the Emirates gave substantial coverage, with the Authentic Demarcus Walker Jersey ifa as result. Other coverage appeared on the , and dozens of sites including the Guardian, . Although the foundation has a remit across all sport, discussion at the conference focused on Doha’s activities. Topics included “an exercise in corruption”, which discussed the selection of Russia and Qatar as World Cup hosts; a panel featuring Geoffrey Robertson QC which discussed whether sport was responsible for safeguarding human rights, with a focus on Qatar; and two discussions on the future of Fifa which regularly referenced http://www.officialredwingsauthentic.com/authentic-33-kris-draper-jersey.html Qatar. http://forum.shakingtree.com/viewtopic.php?p=8662#8662 http://www.blablamotard.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=79&t=6300&sid=092177e5bb805bd62c972c0dfe01be1a http://www.horsezipsworld.com/megabbs/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=94907&posts=1#M108322 http://100trucspour.forumcrea.com/viewtopic.php?pid=34315#p34315
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  • 18 Jul 2018
    Even as Cristiano Ronaldo settled in for his first Juventus press conference it somehow did not quite feel real. There he was, flesh and blood, sharp suit and immaculate haircut, grinning and whipping out his phone for a photograph as his family settled http://www.officialauthenticknights.com/Adidas-Authentic-Tyler-Wong-Jersey into the front row.It was not just a fanciful summer rumour, as the story of his potential move to Juventus had seemed http://www.officialnationalstore.com/Joaquin_Benoit_Jersey when the first murmurs began to leak out a few weeks ago. It was not a mirage, as he appeared when he touched down at Caselle airport at half-time of the World Cup final, wrongfooting the many fans and journalists expecting him on Sunday morning, not even, as the newspaper Tuttosport had billed him on its front page, “an extra-terrestrial”. Simply he was a 33-year-old footballer with a clear and convincing message about why he had left Real Madrid, where he won four Champions League titles, – three of them in the last three years – to start afresh in Turin. “I want to leave my mark on the history of Juventus,” he said. “This is one of the best teams in the world and I’ve had my mind set on coming here for a little while. They have a great president, a great manager.” Only a club like this Cameron Artis-Payne Authentic Jersey could offer a player like him the platform he craved for the next step in his career. “I really want to show that I’m not like the others, that I’m different,” Ronaldo continued. “This is a big club and usually players of my age go to Qatar or to China, with all due respect, so coming to such an important and outstanding club at this point in my career makes me very happy. I’m very grateful to Juventus for this opportunity.” They are equally grateful to have him. How could they not be, with a player who has scored 450 goals since 2009-10 – only four fewer, according to Opta, than all of Juventus’s strikers combined in the same time. Before even kicking a ball Ronaldo has created a buzz around Juventus for which there is no easy comparison in Italian football this century. Within 24 hours of his transfer being made official last Tuesday, Juventus had sold 520,000 shirts with his name on. The club added a million Twitter followers overnight. Turin is known as a reserved city, not prone to overexcitement, yet there was talk of lighting up one of its most famous landmarks, the Mole Antonelliana, with a CR7 logo. Those plans were eventually shelved, together with a gala unveiling for supporters at the Allianz Stadium. No official reason was offered, though the popular hunch was that they had not wanted to convey the impression that any one player was bigger than the team. Instead what we had was 24 hours of hide and seek in Turin. Having arrived early, Ronaldo slipped away immediately to La Mandria Park, an exclusive spot to the north of the city, for dinner with club directors and his entourage. This transfer was all that people here could talk about and yet, with no single event on which to concentrate their enthusiasm, you could also have walked through the centre of Turin on Monday and missed it all. At least until you stopped at a pedestrian crossing and heard an eighty-something couple arguing about what the signing meant for Gonzalo Higuaín or passed the window of the gelateria offering CR7-flavour ice cream. Ronaldo has mostly been kept separate from it all, though there were reports that his arrival at La Mandria did throw one wedding into joyous disarray. He was met by a crowd of 300 or so fans before his medical on Monday morning, and left singing along to their chants Ameer Abdullah Youth jersey – though Italian media were quick to delight in his pronunciation, transforming “Yuve” into “Giuve”. cheap jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys
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  • 17 Jul 2018
    Ivan Perisic has done more than most to ignite Croatia’s World Cup adventure, to carry them into uncharted territory and to allow this small nation with big hearts to dream of the ultimate triumph.The imposing winger gilded his legend with a lovely first-half goal that showcased not only his touch and ruthlessness but the never‑say-die attitude of Womens Tage Thompson Jersey him and his teammates. Croatia were level at 1-1, they were the better team at that point in the final – around the half-hour – and it was easy to imagine the frenzied scenes back in Zagreb. Fate would then deal the card that broke Perisic and each one of his four million compatriots. When Blaise Matuidi jumped for and missed an Antoine Griezmann corner, Perisic was about a yard behind him and in no position to whip his arm back. The ball‑to‑hand contact was there and when the impassioned French appeals came, the referee, Néstor Pitana, agreed that he ought to have a second look. The slow-motion replays looked bad for Perisic and it became clear what kind of a conclusion Pitana would reach. Griezmann scored the penalty and Croatia could smoulder with injustice. It was a borderline decision and, this time, there would be no way back for Zlatko Dalic and his band of fighters. Didier Deschamps’s team are not in the business of relinquishing leads. They might have done so once but, with the game tailored to their counter-attacking style, they were not going to do so again. They expertly moved it beyond their opponents and, when it was all over, the heartbreak belonged to those in the red-and-white check. Dalic called a huddle of his players, speaking to them from the heart of it and, when they broke, it was to a tremendous ovation from the Croatia supporters behind the goal. There was barely a dry eye, even from Womens Tre'Davious White Jersey the tough guys such as Dejan Lovren. It was impossible not to be http://www.panthersofficialonlinestores.com/panthers+thomas+davis+jersey moved during the post-match ceremony in which Luka Modric, deservedly, collected the award for player of the tournament. The Croatia captain looked shattered, choked. There would no smiles from him upon an individual honour. The Croatia fans reserved their Womens Roberto Luongo Jersey fury for Pitana, when the Argentinian went up to collect his medal and there will doubtless be mutterings of conspiracy from them. Why do the small nations find themselves on the wrong side of the big decisions? In the end, though, as the rain lashed down, the golden confetti settled and the fireworks exploded, there could be pride. Dalic and his players had been http://www.redskinsofficialonlinestores.com/Tress_Way_Jersey_Cheap shadowed during the tournament by the achievements of the Class of 98, the great Croatia team that reached the semi-final of the France World Cup. They had consistently said they would emulate them. They did more than that, tearing down psychological barriers in the process. Not since 1998 had Croatia won a knockout tie at a major tournament. It was a final that pulsed with colour and noise, with the tone set by the pre-match show which featured Will Smith, Ronaldinho banging the samba drums and all sorts of capering about. The energy crackled and even the elements appeared to reinforce the feel of a primal epic. The rain teemed down in bursts while the thunder rumbled and the lightning flashed. Croatia’s progress through the knockout rounds was characterised by slow starts. They conceded early against Denmark and, although they equalised immediately, it took them time to find their stride. Against Russia and England, they were second best in the first half. Not here. Dalic’s players pressed and hustled during a stirring opening and the first concession was a bitter pill. cheap jerseys cheap jerseys china cheap jerseys free shipping cheap nfl jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys
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  • 16 Jul 2018
    Chelsea plan to resist any attempt by Real Madrid to prise Eden Hazard away this summer despite the Belgium forward having suggested the time may be right for him to http://www.authenticbostonredsoxshop.com/Rusney-Castillo-Jersey move on after six successful years at Stamford Bridge.Hazard, fresh from captaining his country to a third-place finish at the World Cup, cast doubt over his future straight after Saturday’s victory over England. That was swiftly followed by his compatriot and club-mate Thibaut Courtois intimating that his own performances at the tournament were evidence he is worth more than the £200,000-a-week deal on the table at Chelsea since the end of last year. Although the club may be willing to sell Courtois, with the goalkeeper having drifted into the last 12 months of his deal, and Chelsea loth to lose him for nothing, there is no desire to part with Hazard. The 27-year-old is contracted until 2020 and Chelsea had hoped to tie him to new terms worth a club-record £300,000 a week. That may be optimistic in the short term but they are ready to reject any bid in this transfer window from Real, who have long coveted Hazard and are likely to be in the market for an attacker after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus. Hazard has long stated that he sees a future for himself at the Bernabéu, though Chelsea http://www.hockeyofficialonline.com/T-Shirts/Montreal_Canadiens.html do not anticipate him agitating for a transfer. He, like Courtois, attended a reception with King Philippe in Brussels on Sunday to mark Belgium’s successful World Cup and will be granted holiday before reporting back to Chelsea, now under the stewardship of Maurizio Sarri, at the beginning of August. Courtois will discuss his future with the club then, but has suggested that he will be seeking an improvement on the terms offered midway through last season. He kept three clean sheets in Belgium’s seven matches in Russia, including two against England. The 26-year-old, secured from Genk in 2011 and hugely impressive initially through a three-year loan at Atlético Madrid, is settled in London but his former partner lives in Madrid with the couple’s two children, and Real have long retained an interest in bringing him back to Tommylee Lewis Jersey La Liga. That interest has never been formalised but alarmingly for Chelsea, Courtois has not ruled out remaining at Stamford Bridge for the final year of his deal if the new contract offer does not meet his expectations. “I will be coming back, for sure, and I will see what they want [to do]and how they say it,” said Courtois on Saturday. “Obviously with this World Cup, I think what was on the table obviously is different than what I can have, maybe. In this World Cup I have ignored all the speculation, all the rumours. But now, in the next few days, I will have a chat with my agent and see what Chelsea told him, and then we will talk. “But I feel happy at Chelsea. It’s not that I necessarily want to leave. People always complain that players don’t comply with their contracts but maybe they do. I don’t think they will keep someone with my qualities on the bench, even if I don’t sign [a new contract]. But maybe [staying] is possible because I like it in London.” The landscape has changed at Chelsea since Courtois, Hazard and their teammates celebrated their FA Cup success in May, with Antonio Conte and his staff relieved of their duties and Sarri installed as head coach. That protracted process was concluded last week, though Courtois implied that the club’s board had long since informed the players that Conte would be leaving. “It’s hard to talk about [the appointment of Sarri] because I don’t know exactly what happened,” he said. “But the decision that was made a few days ago. I think as a group we expected that to happen a longer time ago because we heard what the board said to us already after the season. Then it takes until now [to happen]. I don’t think it’s easy for a new manager to Shaquil Barrett Jersey come in and shape us in a few weeks. cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys from china wholesale jerseys from china
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    The life of the little football geniuses sometimes has all kinds of discord and anger. Kylian Mbappé has been through this and is bound to be held responsible for the conflicts in his early career. But this kid, deeply devoted to the game, seemed stronger than anything, on the field and off it, as he prepared from a young age to navigate the pitiless environment of football.“His father Wilfried Eric Staal Authentic Jersey has videos of him as a child, in which he tells his story,” says family friend Alain Mboma. “He is four years old – four years old! – and he described the journey he wanted to take.” I was a dreamer when I was younger,” Mbappé confided to us a few weeks ago. “My parents did care a bit about ‘my mouth’. But now they are the ones in the wrong position.” He had to fight to get there, guided by his own impatience, which in this case may have had some virtues. In 2015-2016, his third season in http://www.officialtigerstore.com/Michael_Fulmer_Jersey Monaco, Mbappé entered his last year as a youth team player and did not understand why Leonardo Jardim did not include him in the professional group. He had the ability, he knew it. But Jardim did not know, until the international week of November 2015. “I remember very well the first training session Kylian had with Jardim,” says Luis Campos, Monaco’s former technical director who used to work as José Mourinho’s scout. “At the end of the session, Leonardo calls me and says: ‘This kid, he must not go down to the youth team anymore, he will work with us and when he gets his chance, I think he’ll get there.’ Leonardo was a little late, that’s the truth.” The period is crucial, for the player and for the club, who feared losing its prized asset for free at the end of that season. Behind the scenes, moves were going on. Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool and Arsenal had already made multiple approaches. Arsène Wenger met him in person to try to convince him to join the London club. Mbappé falters, he is especially on the brink of answering PSG’s call. But, in Paris to sign the contract, he is finally convinced that Laurent Blanc, the PSG coach at the time, will not give him a chance. “We were not very far away. There were two clubs in the final – AS Monaco and PSG,” said Olivier Létang, http://www.dolphinsfootballofficialshop.com/Byron-Maxwell-Jersey.html then deputy sports director of the latter. “What was missing was the feeling he would get playing time. Because Kylian wanted to play and it http://www.nflbrownsofficial.com/WOMENS_YOUTH_DERRICK_KINDRED_JERSEY.html was his feeling that he would have more opportunity to play at Monaco than PSG.” It was finally Campos, tasked by the Monaco’s owners to resolve the situation, who tipped the decision in their favour. “I remember perfectly when Vadim [Vasilyev, vice president of AS Monaco] gave me the green light,” he recalls. “It was like a light from God, because just after, I left the changing room and I saw Kylian’s mom. I went up in the stands and spent 40 minutes with her. I explained to her, with my experience of big clubs, the advantages of Kylian staying in Monaco. I told her the most important thing is that the day Kylian gets into the changing room of a big club, he hears the other players say: ‘Hello Kylian, welcome, we love you a lot.’ If he had left Monaco at that time, he would have arrived in a large changing room, with great ego, like a stranger. They would have looked at him and said: ‘Who is this kid?’” On March 6 2016, it’s official: Mbappé signed his first professional contract and committed to Monaco until 2019, with a signing-on bonus of about €3m and an evolutionary monthly salary: €85,000 the first year, €100,000 the second and €120,000 the third. Considerable sums for a Dillon Brooks Authentic Jersey player of his age. Not everyone is so impressed, however. The coach of France’s under-17 team, Jean-Claude Giuntini, who did not respond to our requests for an interview, considered Mbappé to be an inconsistent talent. In 2015, he did not even summon the striker to compete in the European Championship in Bulgaria that was won by the Les Bleuets. He preferred Odsonne Édouard (now at Celtic), who was crowned Womens Shawn Kelley Jersey top scorer of the competition. The following season, in the under‑18s, Giuntini still did not select the Monaco player. He did not believe in him and criticised Mbappé for a lack of defensive involvement and his attitude. Suddenly, Ludovic Batelli, the under‑19 coach, decided to gazump him. http://forum.narodedin.com/yaf_postsm135522_Walton-was-sidelined--Jackson.aspx#post135522 http://forum.myopengrid.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=30784&sid=ab8b3fb2a8de655aafa0078dcf9365c7 http://598315.xobor.com/t662936f4-Warriors-heat-up-in-third-quarter-send-Suns-to-th-straight-loss.html#msg33625 http://greenpoint.green/blogs/view/10515 http://forum.archeologiapolska.pl/viewtopic.php?p=26043#26043 http://www.njsas.org/phorum/read.php?2,152275
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  • The life of the little football geniuses sometimes has all kinds of discord and anger. Kylian Mbappé has been through this and is bound to be held responsible for the conflicts in his early career. But this kid, deeply devoted to the game, seemed stronger than anything, on the field and off it, as he prepared from a young age to navigate the pitiless environment of football.“His father Wilfried Eric Staal Authentic Jersey has videos of him as a child, in which he tells his story,” says family friend Alain Mboma. “He is four years old – four years old! – and he described the journey he wanted to take.” I was a dreamer when I was younger,” Mbappé confided to us a few weeks ago. “My parents did care a bit about ‘my mouth’. But now they are the ones in the wrong position.” He had to fight to get there, guided by his own impatience, which in this case may have had some virtues. In 2015-2016, his third season in http://www.officialtigerstore.com/Michael_Fulmer_Jersey Monaco, Mbappé entered his last year as a youth team player and did not understand why Leonardo Jardim did not include him in the professional group. He had the ability, he knew it. But Jardim did not know, until the international week of November 2015. “I remember very well the first training session Kylian had with Jardim,” says Luis Campos, Monaco’s former technical director who used to work as José Mourinho’s scout. “At the end of the session, Leonardo calls me and says: ‘This kid, he must not go down to the youth team anymore, he will work with us and when he gets his chance, I think he’ll get there.’ Leonardo was a little late, that’s the truth.” The period is crucial, for the player and for the club, who feared losing its prized asset for free at the end of that season. Behind the scenes, moves were going on. Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool and Arsenal had already made multiple approaches. Arsène Wenger met him in person to try to convince him to join the London club. Mbappé falters, he is especially on the brink of answering PSG’s call. But, in Paris to sign the contract, he is finally convinced that Laurent Blanc, the PSG coach at the time, will not give him a chance. “We were not very far away. There were two clubs in the final – AS Monaco and PSG,” said Olivier Létang, http://www.dolphinsfootballofficialshop.com/Byron-Maxwell-Jersey.html then deputy sports director of the latter. “What was missing was the feeling he would get playing time. Because Kylian wanted to play and it http://www.nflbrownsofficial.com/WOMENS_YOUTH_DERRICK_KINDRED_JERSEY.html was his feeling that he would have more opportunity to play at Monaco than PSG.” It was finally Campos, tasked by the Monaco’s owners to resolve the situation, who tipped the decision in their favour. “I remember perfectly when Vadim [Vasilyev, vice president of AS Monaco] gave me the green light,” he recalls. “It was like a light from God, because just after, I left the changing room and I saw Kylian’s mom. I went up in the stands and spent 40 minutes with her. I explained to her, with my experience of big clubs, the advantages of Kylian staying in Monaco. I told her the most important thing is that the day Kylian gets into the changing room of a big club, he hears the other players say: ‘Hello Kylian, welcome, we love you a lot.’ If he had left Monaco at that time, he would have arrived in a large changing room, with great ego, like a stranger. They would have looked at him and said: ‘Who is this kid?’” On March 6 2016, it’s official: Mbappé signed his first professional contract and committed to Monaco until 2019, with a signing-on bonus of about €3m and an evolutionary monthly salary: €85,000 the first year, €100,000 the second and €120,000 the third. Considerable sums for a Dillon Brooks Authentic Jersey player of his age. Not everyone is so impressed, however. The coach of France’s under-17 team, Jean-Claude Giuntini, who did not respond to our requests for an interview, considered Mbappé to be an inconsistent talent. In 2015, he did not even summon the striker to compete in the European Championship in Bulgaria that was won by the Les Bleuets. He preferred Odsonne Édouard (now at Celtic), who was crowned Womens Shawn Kelley Jersey top scorer of the competition. The following season, in the under‑18s, Giuntini still did not select the Monaco player. He did not believe in him and criticised Mbappé for a lack of defensive involvement and his attitude. Suddenly, Ludovic Batelli, the under‑19 coach, decided to gazump him. http://forum.narodedin.com/yaf_postsm135522_Walton-was-sidelined--Jackson.aspx#post135522 http://forum.myopengrid.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=30784&sid=ab8b3fb2a8de655aafa0078dcf9365c7 http://598315.xobor.com/t662936f4-Warriors-heat-up-in-third-quarter-send-Suns-to-th-straight-loss.html#msg33625 http://greenpoint.green/blogs/view/10515 http://forum.archeologiapolska.pl/viewtopic.php?p=26043#26043 http://www.njsas.org/phorum/read.php?2,152275
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  • 15 Jul 2018
    Samuel Umtiti was first up, with Paul Pogba to follow, as France looked ahead to Sunday’s World Cup final against Croatia with a press conference out by the magnificent New Jerusalem Monastery to the west of Moscow. If Umtiti had any illusion about his warm-up act status, he was disabused of it within seconds of pulling his chair to the table.“Ladies and gentleman, I present Paul Umtiti,” the France federation media officer said, before wishing he could have his time again. To be fair to Umtiti, who has been in fine form at the tournament, he took it well. The Barcelona centre-half stood straight up and, to no little laughter from the audience, strode off in mock diva fashion. He would return. Everybody was waiting for Pogba and it was ever thus but particularly so before this World Cup, after his erratic season at Manchester United. What sort of Pogba would turn up? The smart money was on the celebrity midfielder, who must give free rein to his talent Authentic Braden Holtby Jersey and, if that means overlooking the dirtier aspects of the job, then fine. It was the attitude that had driven the United Womens Javon Hargrave Jersey manager, José Mourinho, to distraction and it was one that helped to place a significant wedge between them. The Pogba that has shown in Russia has been a revelation. It has not been on the same scale as Kylian Mbappé, who has electrified France’s progress to a fifth major final in 20 years, but it has been a revelation nonetheless. “It’s a pleasure to defend,” Pogba said, early on in his Q&A session and at that point one almost had to rub one’s eyes. Mourinho, from his seat as a pundit for RT, has to have been doing the same. How has Didier Deschamps managed to draw such discipline and balance from him? Or, to put it another way, how has the France manager succeeded where Mourinho has so often failed? “Pogba played with great maturity,” Mourinho said of his performance in the 1-0 semi-final win over Belgium. “When he had to hold his position and keep control of the game, he did. When Deschamps took off Olivier Giroud for Steven Nzonzi, Pogba had more freedom but freedom not to do silly things. Freedom to keep the ball away from the dangerous areas. To keep the ball, to assist Antoine Griezmann for a great chance. He was very, very mature.” The impression has been that a penny has somehow dropped in Pogba but why should it be? How has he come to strip things back to what truly matters, a theme he reinforced when he considered Mbappé’s outrageous touch and backheel that almost laid on a goal for Giroud against Belgium? “If you do a great move and it’s efficient, it’s good,” Pogba said. “But if you lose the ball, it’s bad.” Perhaps it is the magnitude of what http://www.footballgiantsproshop.com/Orleans-Darkwa-Jersey is at stake or, maybe, the effect of having N’Golo Kanté alongside him. It is fair to say that Pogba has not always played with this degree of control in a central midfield two for United. Another theory is that there are 89 million reasons for Pogba to feel he has to turn on the style at Old Trafford – equating to the fee that the club paid to http://www.seahawksfootballofficialonline.com/Nazair-Jones-Jersey.html take him from Juventus. Yet another is that it is simply down to greater experience; this is not Pogba’s first World Cup, rather his second. Whatever it is, self-sacrifice has been the theme for him. “It is a World Cup and we have to sacrifice,” Pogba said. “We have to defend. It’s not what I do best but I do it with pleasure. We have the same objective and it is to win. I think I have become more mature and all the other players help Authentic Daniel Winnik Jersey me a lot on that. “Antoine Griezmann, for example, is a forward but he talks to me. He tells me to go back to defence. If I get better, it’s thanks to the team and the coach. The second World Cup is different from the first one. You play against teams with experience, against great players and I also cannot play the same way as I play for my club. We have found a balance with everyone and with N’Golo Kanté. cheap nfl jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys from china wholesale nfl jerseys from china
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  • Samuel Umtiti was first up, with Paul Pogba to follow, as France looked ahead to Sunday’s World Cup final against Croatia with a press conference out by the magnificent New Jerusalem Monastery to the west of Moscow. If Umtiti had any illusion about his warm-up act status, he was disabused of it within seconds of pulling his chair to the table.“Ladies and gentleman, I present Paul Umtiti,” the France federation media officer said, before wishing he could have his time again. To be fair to Umtiti, who has been in fine form at the tournament, he took it well. The Barcelona centre-half stood straight up and, to no little laughter from the audience, strode off in mock diva fashion. He would return. Everybody was waiting for Pogba and it was ever thus but particularly so before this World Cup, after his erratic season at Manchester United. What sort of Pogba would turn up? The smart money was on the celebrity midfielder, who must give free rein to his talent Authentic Braden Holtby Jersey and, if that means overlooking the dirtier aspects of the job, then fine. It was the attitude that had driven the United Womens Javon Hargrave Jersey manager, José Mourinho, to distraction and it was one that helped to place a significant wedge between them. The Pogba that has shown in Russia has been a revelation. It has not been on the same scale as Kylian Mbappé, who has electrified France’s progress to a fifth major final in 20 years, but it has been a revelation nonetheless. “It’s a pleasure to defend,” Pogba said, early on in his Q&A session and at that point one almost had to rub one’s eyes. Mourinho, from his seat as a pundit for RT, has to have been doing the same. How has Didier Deschamps managed to draw such discipline and balance from him? Or, to put it another way, how has the France manager succeeded where Mourinho has so often failed? “Pogba played with great maturity,” Mourinho said of his performance in the 1-0 semi-final win over Belgium. “When he had to hold his position and keep control of the game, he did. When Deschamps took off Olivier Giroud for Steven Nzonzi, Pogba had more freedom but freedom not to do silly things. Freedom to keep the ball away from the dangerous areas. To keep the ball, to assist Antoine Griezmann for a great chance. He was very, very mature.” The impression has been that a penny has somehow dropped in Pogba but why should it be? How has he come to strip things back to what truly matters, a theme he reinforced when he considered Mbappé’s outrageous touch and backheel that almost laid on a goal for Giroud against Belgium? “If you do a great move and it’s efficient, it’s good,” Pogba said. “But if you lose the ball, it’s bad.” Perhaps it is the magnitude of what http://www.footballgiantsproshop.com/Orleans-Darkwa-Jersey is at stake or, maybe, the effect of having N’Golo Kanté alongside him. It is fair to say that Pogba has not always played with this degree of control in a central midfield two for United. Another theory is that there are 89 million reasons for Pogba to feel he has to turn on the style at Old Trafford – equating to the fee that the club paid to http://www.seahawksfootballofficialonline.com/Nazair-Jones-Jersey.html take him from Juventus. Yet another is that it is simply down to greater experience; this is not Pogba’s first World Cup, rather his second. Whatever it is, self-sacrifice has been the theme for him. “It is a World Cup and we have to sacrifice,” Pogba said. “We have to defend. It’s not what I do best but I do it with pleasure. We have the same objective and it is to win. I think I have become more mature and all the other players help Authentic Daniel Winnik Jersey me a lot on that. “Antoine Griezmann, for example, is a forward but he talks to me. He tells me to go back to defence. If I get better, it’s thanks to the team and the coach. The second World Cup is different from the first one. You play against teams with experience, against great players and I also cannot play the same way as I play for my club. We have found a balance with everyone and with N’Golo Kanté. cheap nfl jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys from china wholesale nfl jerseys from china
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  • 14 Jul 2018
    Southgate you’re the one. England’s single greatest upgrade at this World Cup: they have a manager who sweated the small stuff that makes the big stuff. The great skill of Gareth Southgate has been to manage the details around this team, to implement the “elite sport” habits of British Olympic and cycling success through sports science, psychology, useful gimmickry. A carefully-schemed team culture has been fostered. Players have been picked on the basis of ability to “buy into” this, as well as physical types: fit, athletic, good habits. England borrowed the http://www.officialbullsonlinestore.com/Authentic-Bobby-Portis-Jersey “No Dickheads” rule from the All Blacks. And they’ve become likeable. This isn’t surprising. They haven’t got any dickheads. The fact this kind of quality is being rewarded is progress in itself. But still not quite whole again.Southgate talks constantly about development. 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From the overdue ousting of Wayne, to the refusal to take anyone to Russia who wasn’t fit or in form, there has been a heartening element of coldness to the manager’s judgment calls. That must now be applied to his group, to the next step. No favourites. No favours. Keep on pruning back the dead heads. Keeping the ball, passing carefully. This was the revelation of England’s tournament, a genuine first right up to the moment they started sending it long and trying to hit Raheem at the Luzhniki. This was modern. This was progressive. This actually looked like international football. Don’t turn back now. At what point does going on about how you don’t go on about your team become going on about your team? How easy is to remain humble when everyone talks constantly about how http://www.giantsshopfootballonline.com/Authentic-Lawrence-Taylor-Jersey wonderfully, spectacularly humble you are? 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  • Southgate you’re the one. England’s single greatest upgrade at this World Cup: they have a manager who sweated the small stuff that makes the big stuff. The great skill of Gareth Southgate has been to manage the details around this team, to implement the “elite sport” habits of British Olympic and cycling success through sports science, psychology, useful gimmickry. A carefully-schemed team culture has been fostered. Players have been picked on the basis of ability to “buy into” this, as well as physical types: fit, athletic, good habits. England borrowed the http://www.officialbullsonlinestore.com/Authentic-Bobby-Portis-Jersey “No Dickheads” rule from the All Blacks. And they’ve become likeable. This isn’t surprising. They haven’t got any dickheads. The fact this kind of quality is being rewarded is progress in itself. But still not quite whole again.Southgate talks constantly about development. He will know the tactical, game-management part of his World Cup was less of a feature. This is understandable. Southgate is still inexperienced. England don’t have much on the bench Brandon Williams Youth jersey to play with. Still, though, England’s substitutions were a non‑event. The tactic of pumping long passes forward in the semi-final became predictable. The entropy after half‑time against Croatia was reminiscent of other tournament deaths. Back in 2002 Southgate himself noted that England needed Winston Churchill but got Iain Duncan Smith from Sven Goran Eriksson. Watching on Wednesday night from his latest franchise-league outpost as England ran out of ideas, Sven might just have sighed a little to himself. There is much to ponder, as well as build on.The best thing about the past year has been Southgate’s understated ruthlessness. From the overdue ousting of Wayne, to the refusal to take anyone to Russia who wasn’t fit or in form, there has been a heartening element of coldness to the manager’s judgment calls. That must now be applied to his group, to the next step. No favourites. No favours. Keep on pruning back the dead heads. Keeping the ball, passing carefully. This was the revelation of England’s tournament, a genuine first right up to the moment they started sending it long and trying to hit Raheem at the Luzhniki. This was modern. This was progressive. This actually looked like international football. Don’t turn back now. At what point does going on about how you don’t go on about your team become going on about your team? How easy is to remain humble when everyone talks constantly about how http://www.giantsshopfootballonline.com/Authentic-Lawrence-Taylor-Jersey wonderfully, spectacularly humble you are? 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    Jul 14, 2018 0
  • 13 Jul 2018
    Your goals, your numbers and everything we’ve won together speak for themselves,” Sergio Ramos said once the news finally broke. Real Madrid’s players had doubted that it would come to this, that he would really do it and that they would really let him, but this time it was real. Barely minutes after the Travis Benjamin Youth jersey Champions League final, before the trophy had been handed over, Cristiano Ronaldo said that it had been – past tense – nice being at Madrid. Moments later Florentino Pérez, the president with whom there was little warmth, said he had heard before and in the end nothing ever happens. But he had not, not like this, and in the end it did.The announcement Anthony Munoz Womens Jersey was made at 5.34 Spanish time. After nine years at the Santiago Bernabéu Cristiano Ronaldo was joining Juventus for €100m (£88.3m), plus €5m to be paid to his former clubs. The 33-year-old has signed a four-year deal reportedly worth around €30m a year, after tax; the total cost is estimated to be €345m.That is a lot of numbers, and there are many more. Sometimes it can feel as if that is all there is. As Real Madrid’s captain put it in his farewell to the ‘Bicho’, the Beast: your goals, your numbers speak for themselves. These are not, it appears, days for poetry, which is a pity. If a picture paints a thousand words – and the sports daily AS marked the occasion by leading on one last photo of Ronaldo topless, this time from the Greek island where the deal was closed – then it sometimes seems numbers make them obsolete. The stats say it all – especially when they are like these, so absurd. When Ronaldo was presented at Madrid, the club’s nine European Cups were lined up at the Bernabéu. He looked at them, impressed. Nine years on, four more have been added – including three in a row, four in five years. This is their most successful era, the best any club has had in the competition since they won the first five titles, led by Alfredo Di Stéfano – the man who changed their history and made them what they are, the man who sat watching Ronaldo that night, clutching his walking stick. Ronaldo also won two league titles, two Copa del Reys and three Club World Cups. More importantly – and there may be something telling in those two words – Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or five times and may well make that six this winter, and is the all-time top scorer in the Champions League, unsurpassed in each of the past six seasons. He scored 311 in the Spanish league. He scored 44 hat-tricks, for goodness sake. He scored more goals at Madrid than anyone else, ever. He overtook Emilio Butragueño, Hugo Sánchez, Carlos Santillana, Raúl and Di Stéfano. He averaged more than a goal a game (1.029); only Ferenc Puskas on 0.92 came close. Ronaldo scored 450 goals in 438 games. 451, according to the sports daily Marca (a deflected free-kick from 2010 remains disputed). Four-hundred-and-fifty-one-flippin-goals. Marca bade “farewell to a legend”, declaring “there won’t be another like him”, by printing the goals across a double-paged front cover: 451 little footballs, one for each strike, marked with the badge of the club that conceded them. The balls fill every space, peppered all across the page; a telling image expressing the indiscriminate nature of it, the relentlessness that defines him, the magnitude of it all. It is a useful image too: it can be exhausting just looking at the figures, a sea of digits, and it can also be easy to gloss over them. Some variation on that old line, supposedly introduced by Stalin: one goal is a triumph but 450 of them is a statistic. And while statistics brook little argument, they also leave little room for lyricism. They can reduce everything to numbers and risk making the extraordinary routine. They normalise it – just another goal, just another hat-trick – when it is not normal. They also make it too easy to leave the analysis there, the eulogies too, failing to invite imagination or a full appreciation of an astonishing footballer who marked an era. “It was nice while it lasted,” http://www.buccaneersshopnfljersey.com/Alex-Cappa-Jersey one headline said, as if it had not lasted long when this was an entire decade of dominance at the biggest club of them all. This is part of the problem: it is as if what http://www.officialflamesauthentic.com/Daniel_Pribyl_Jersey makes it Karl Mecklenburg Jersey so magnificent also makes it http://www.pittsburghpenguinsofficialonline.com/Adidas-Bryan-Rust-Jersey oddly mundane: Ronaldo? Stupid amounts of goals. And that’s it. But it is not it. Even the one that Ronaldo said was his best, the overhead kick that he scored against the club that is now his own and the goal that sits in the middle of the sea of balls on Marca’s cover, while “framed” by picture desks and declared a work of art, ended up being quantified. Diagrams purported to show how high he had leapt, the angle of his body, like something from an engineering analysis. Man becomes machine. A beast, perhaps. An extraterrestrial, Álvaro Arbeloa called him. wholesale jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys
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  • Your goals, your numbers and everything we’ve won together speak for themselves,” Sergio Ramos said once the news finally broke. Real Madrid’s players had doubted that it would come to this, that he would really do it and that they would really let him, but this time it was real. Barely minutes after the Travis Benjamin Youth jersey Champions League final, before the trophy had been handed over, Cristiano Ronaldo said that it had been – past tense – nice being at Madrid. Moments later Florentino Pérez, the president with whom there was little warmth, said he had heard before and in the end nothing ever happens. But he had not, not like this, and in the end it did.The announcement Anthony Munoz Womens Jersey was made at 5.34 Spanish time. After nine years at the Santiago Bernabéu Cristiano Ronaldo was joining Juventus for €100m (£88.3m), plus €5m to be paid to his former clubs. The 33-year-old has signed a four-year deal reportedly worth around €30m a year, after tax; the total cost is estimated to be €345m.That is a lot of numbers, and there are many more. Sometimes it can feel as if that is all there is. As Real Madrid’s captain put it in his farewell to the ‘Bicho’, the Beast: your goals, your numbers speak for themselves. These are not, it appears, days for poetry, which is a pity. If a picture paints a thousand words – and the sports daily AS marked the occasion by leading on one last photo of Ronaldo topless, this time from the Greek island where the deal was closed – then it sometimes seems numbers make them obsolete. The stats say it all – especially when they are like these, so absurd. When Ronaldo was presented at Madrid, the club’s nine European Cups were lined up at the Bernabéu. He looked at them, impressed. Nine years on, four more have been added – including three in a row, four in five years. This is their most successful era, the best any club has had in the competition since they won the first five titles, led by Alfredo Di Stéfano – the man who changed their history and made them what they are, the man who sat watching Ronaldo that night, clutching his walking stick. Ronaldo also won two league titles, two Copa del Reys and three Club World Cups. More importantly – and there may be something telling in those two words – Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or five times and may well make that six this winter, and is the all-time top scorer in the Champions League, unsurpassed in each of the past six seasons. He scored 311 in the Spanish league. He scored 44 hat-tricks, for goodness sake. He scored more goals at Madrid than anyone else, ever. He overtook Emilio Butragueño, Hugo Sánchez, Carlos Santillana, Raúl and Di Stéfano. He averaged more than a goal a game (1.029); only Ferenc Puskas on 0.92 came close. Ronaldo scored 450 goals in 438 games. 451, according to the sports daily Marca (a deflected free-kick from 2010 remains disputed). Four-hundred-and-fifty-one-flippin-goals. Marca bade “farewell to a legend”, declaring “there won’t be another like him”, by printing the goals across a double-paged front cover: 451 little footballs, one for each strike, marked with the badge of the club that conceded them. The balls fill every space, peppered all across the page; a telling image expressing the indiscriminate nature of it, the relentlessness that defines him, the magnitude of it all. It is a useful image too: it can be exhausting just looking at the figures, a sea of digits, and it can also be easy to gloss over them. Some variation on that old line, supposedly introduced by Stalin: one goal is a triumph but 450 of them is a statistic. And while statistics brook little argument, they also leave little room for lyricism. They can reduce everything to numbers and risk making the extraordinary routine. They normalise it – just another goal, just another hat-trick – when it is not normal. They also make it too easy to leave the analysis there, the eulogies too, failing to invite imagination or a full appreciation of an astonishing footballer who marked an era. “It was nice while it lasted,” http://www.buccaneersshopnfljersey.com/Alex-Cappa-Jersey one headline said, as if it had not lasted long when this was an entire decade of dominance at the biggest club of them all. This is part of the problem: it is as if what http://www.officialflamesauthentic.com/Daniel_Pribyl_Jersey makes it Karl Mecklenburg Jersey so magnificent also makes it http://www.pittsburghpenguinsofficialonline.com/Adidas-Bryan-Rust-Jersey oddly mundane: Ronaldo? Stupid amounts of goals. And that’s it. But it is not it. Even the one that Ronaldo said was his best, the overhead kick that he scored against the club that is now his own and the goal that sits in the middle of the sea of balls on Marca’s cover, while “framed” by picture desks and declared a work of art, ended up being quantified. Diagrams purported to show how high he had leapt, the angle of his body, like something from an engineering analysis. Man becomes machine. A beast, perhaps. An extraterrestrial, Álvaro Arbeloa called him. wholesale jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys
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    One of the main qualities of leadership is to make the players around you perform better,” beamed an ecstatic Steve McClaren. “You can’t have too many players like that in your team.”It was 11 July, 2001 and the new Middlesbrough manager had just unveiled his new £6.5m club record signing from Aston Villa, beating off competition from Chelsea. Within five years in which Boro won the League Cup and reached the Uefa Cup final with him as captain, Gareth Southgate took his first tentative steps in coaching in replacing McClaren, as the Sam Mills Authentic Jersey former England assistant stepped up to succeed Sven-Göran Eriksson at the helm of the national team. Dustin McGowan Youth jersey The two managers’ careers have been inextricably linked. And now for Croatia. McClaren’s brief tenure with England will always be defined by that damp night at Wembley in November 2007. Needing only a point to qualify for Euro 2008 against Slaven Bilic’s side at Wembley, he mysteriously opted to leave a recalled David Beckham on the bench and instead started with Chelsea’s Shaun Wright-Phillips in a defensive 4-5-1 formation – a decision he later admitted was his biggest regret. Trailing 2-0 after http://www.seahawksofficialfootballonlines.com/WOMENS_YOUTH_JARRAN_REED_JERSEY.html 14 minutes following an error from Scott Carson in which the goalkeeper failed to stop a tame shot from Niko Kranjcar, McClaren introduced Beckham for the second half and saw England battle back to equalise through a Frank Lampard penalty and Peter Crouch volley. But a brilliant goal from Mladen Petric 15 minutes from time meant England would miss out on qualification for a major tournament for the first time since 1993, with McClaren lampooned as the “Wally with the brolly” after the match for a decision he had taken minutes before kick-off. “I always like to see the warm-up but I walked out and it was chucking it down with rain,” he explained to FourFourTwo in April. “I saw Slaven Bilic with a beanie hat on and thought, ‘I’m not going to wear one of those. I’ll get killed for that!’ There was this FA umbrella lying around so I thought, ‘I’ll use that, support the FA and keep myself dry!’ After thinking I’d get killed for wearing a beanie, instead I got killed for holding a brolly.” Croatia – featuring a young Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic pulling the strings in midfield – went on to win all three group games at Euro 2008 against the hosts Austria, eventual finalists Germany and Poland before losing to Turkey in the last eight in a penalty shootout, while Russia, who had pipped England to qualification, went out to Spain in the semi-finals. Yet McClaren’s failure was treated in much the same manner as Graham Taylor’s had been 14 years earlier after the doomed 1994 World Cup qualification campaign, though the tabloid newspapers stopped short of turning his head into a vegetable. Spells out of the spotlight in the Netherlands – where McClaren Ray Lewis Authentic Jersey led FC Twente to the Eredivisie title for the first time in their history http://www.chicagoblackhawksofficialonline.com/Adidas-Connor-Murphy-Jersey – and Germany followed before a series of short-lived appointments back in English football where he has struggled to replicate his earlier success which had begun as an assistant at Derby and then under Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. But it was the influence of McClaren, who had two spells with Eriksson for England between 2000 and 2002 and another two years after Southgate had retired in 2004, that had persuaded the current England manager to leave Villa that summer 17 years ago. “I was extremely impressed with the manager and what he wants to achieve at the club,” he said at his unveiling. ”There is never any guarantee of success, but there is a new era starting at the club which I want to be part of.” Southgate was an experienced mainstay of the England team when he first met McClaren and fulfilled the same role at Middlesbrough in an unprecedented era of success. He has the opportunity to make history against opposition who must still send shivers down the spine of the man he eventually succeeded again. http://www.bsh-ridercare.com/t663605f39-Virgil-van-Dijk-warns-Manchester-City-that.html#msg193485 http://www.blogghy.com/blog.php?user=pinkpink¬e=1915035 http://ourmed.org/wiki/Special:AWCforum/st/id1917 http://www.musikspiele.eu/forum/showthread.php?tid=1194 http://todoajedrez.com.ar/foro/viewtopic.php?p=22869#22869
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  • One of the main qualities of leadership is to make the players around you perform better,” beamed an ecstatic Steve McClaren. “You can’t have too many players like that in your team.”It was 11 July, 2001 and the new Middlesbrough manager had just unveiled his new £6.5m club record signing from Aston Villa, beating off competition from Chelsea. Within five years in which Boro won the League Cup and reached the Uefa Cup final with him as captain, Gareth Southgate took his first tentative steps in coaching in replacing McClaren, as the Sam Mills Authentic Jersey former England assistant stepped up to succeed Sven-Göran Eriksson at the helm of the national team. Dustin McGowan Youth jersey The two managers’ careers have been inextricably linked. And now for Croatia. McClaren’s brief tenure with England will always be defined by that damp night at Wembley in November 2007. Needing only a point to qualify for Euro 2008 against Slaven Bilic’s side at Wembley, he mysteriously opted to leave a recalled David Beckham on the bench and instead started with Chelsea’s Shaun Wright-Phillips in a defensive 4-5-1 formation – a decision he later admitted was his biggest regret. Trailing 2-0 after http://www.seahawksofficialfootballonlines.com/WOMENS_YOUTH_JARRAN_REED_JERSEY.html 14 minutes following an error from Scott Carson in which the goalkeeper failed to stop a tame shot from Niko Kranjcar, McClaren introduced Beckham for the second half and saw England battle back to equalise through a Frank Lampard penalty and Peter Crouch volley. But a brilliant goal from Mladen Petric 15 minutes from time meant England would miss out on qualification for a major tournament for the first time since 1993, with McClaren lampooned as the “Wally with the brolly” after the match for a decision he had taken minutes before kick-off. “I always like to see the warm-up but I walked out and it was chucking it down with rain,” he explained to FourFourTwo in April. “I saw Slaven Bilic with a beanie hat on and thought, ‘I’m not going to wear one of those. I’ll get killed for that!’ There was this FA umbrella lying around so I thought, ‘I’ll use that, support the FA and keep myself dry!’ After thinking I’d get killed for wearing a beanie, instead I got killed for holding a brolly.” Croatia – featuring a young Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic pulling the strings in midfield – went on to win all three group games at Euro 2008 against the hosts Austria, eventual finalists Germany and Poland before losing to Turkey in the last eight in a penalty shootout, while Russia, who had pipped England to qualification, went out to Spain in the semi-finals. Yet McClaren’s failure was treated in much the same manner as Graham Taylor’s had been 14 years earlier after the doomed 1994 World Cup qualification campaign, though the tabloid newspapers stopped short of turning his head into a vegetable. Spells out of the spotlight in the Netherlands – where McClaren Ray Lewis Authentic Jersey led FC Twente to the Eredivisie title for the first time in their history http://www.chicagoblackhawksofficialonline.com/Adidas-Connor-Murphy-Jersey – and Germany followed before a series of short-lived appointments back in English football where he has struggled to replicate his earlier success which had begun as an assistant at Derby and then under Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. But it was the influence of McClaren, who had two spells with Eriksson for England between 2000 and 2002 and another two years after Southgate had retired in 2004, that had persuaded the current England manager to leave Villa that summer 17 years ago. “I was extremely impressed with the manager and what he wants to achieve at the club,” he said at his unveiling. ”There is never any guarantee of success, but there is a new era starting at the club which I want to be part of.” Southgate was an experienced mainstay of the England team when he first met McClaren and fulfilled the same role at Middlesbrough in an unprecedented era of success. He has the opportunity to make history against opposition who must still send shivers down the spine of the man he eventually succeeded again. http://www.bsh-ridercare.com/t663605f39-Virgil-van-Dijk-warns-Manchester-City-that.html#msg193485 http://www.blogghy.com/blog.php?user=pinkpink¬e=1915035 http://ourmed.org/wiki/Special:AWCforum/st/id1917 http://www.musikspiele.eu/forum/showthread.php?tid=1194 http://todoajedrez.com.ar/foro/viewtopic.php?p=22869#22869
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Compared with England’s thorough preparation for their shootout against Colombia, Croatia’s seems a Henrik Borgstrom Authentic Jersey joke. “Penalties are always a lottery; you never know what will happen,” the Croatia manager, Zlatko Dalic, said after the win against Denmark. “The day before, we shot two series of them, although it Giovanni Fiore Authentic Jersey wasn’t my intention to practise penalties because we always expect to solve everything within 90 minutes.” In some countries the manager might be criticised or even mocked for that kind of approach but in Croatia few seemed to care. “We went through, everything is great,” Subasic said, summing up the general mood before adding the old “lottery” shtick himself. And of course he got away with it, because that is the culture – no one should question you as long as you are winning; http://www.broncosofficialfootball.com/Brian_Dawkins_Jersey_Broncos those who do are denounced for “ruining the atmosphere”. But it was http://www.footballredskinsofficialstore.com/Daron_Payne_Jersey also symptomatic of a more general decision-making and preparation process in Croatian football. There is no long-term or medium-term plan, no blueprint, no established system. Croatians are masters of improvisation. People often ask how it is possible for a nation of only four million to produce so many class footballers. A proper answer, apart from the esoteric clichés of natural predeterminism or genetic predisposition, has never been offered by anyone. Sure, there are some good youth coaches – obviously, given all the talent developed in recent years – but there is no general programme in place that systematically educates or distributes young players across the country. Very few new stadiums have been built or properly renovated in the past three decades and the same goes for training grounds. The facilities almost everywhere are basic, at best; a lot of pitches are awful, the clubs struggling to make ends meet. For years Croatia’s youth national teams depended heavily on the output of one club’s programme. Lavishly funded by the city, the Dinamo Zagreb academy could afford http://www.losangeleskingsofficialonline.com/Adidas-Dave-Taylor-Jersey to have the best (and the most) coaches and broaden its catchment area throughout the country, and beyond. Thanks to Dinamo’s massive influence in the Croatian football federation, their youngsters have been almost automatically called up for Croatia – at one point two years ago, the under-17 team had 11 out of 11 players from Dinamo in their starting lineup – and only recently has their monopoly started to be broken up. Other clubs are slowly catching up, particularly Dinamo’s arch rivals, Hajduk Split, who are revamping their academy. 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