Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez fires Champions League warning to PSG

first_img Metro Sport ReporterSunday 10 Feb 2019 6:45 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez fires Champions League warning to PSG The Red Devils are flying in the Premier League (Picture: Getty)‘I think we can do that and I see this United team with a lot of chances to score in Paris.’Sanchez has never won the Champions League, having joined Barcelona in 2011, the year after they lifted the title.But the Chilean, who joined Manchester United from Arsenal last January, hopes to experience European glory at the Theatre of Dreams.‘The Champions League is a dream for any footballer,’ he added.‘I lived with that dream at Barcelona and saw what it was like. I hope I can win it one day and why not here?’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Alexis Sanchez wants to win the Champions League with Manchester United (Picture: Getty)Alexis Sanchez has warned PSG that Manchester United are ‘capable of beating any rival’ ahead of the much-anticipated Champions League clash.French champions PSG will travel to Old Trafford on Tuesday evening for the first leg of the last-16 tie.United scraped through the Champions League group stage under former manager Jose Mourinho, but are unbeaten under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.The Red Devils proved too strong for Fulham on Sunday to move above Chelsea and into the top four of the Premier League.ADVERTISEMENTMore: 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 CitySanchez says PSG will provide a ‘big test’ but is confident United will progress, especially if they win the home leg without conceding.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We have got through the group stage and PSG is next,’ Sanchez told the Sunday Mirror. ‘It’s a big test but it’s 180 minutes of football – anything can happen.‘United is a club with so much history and is capable of beating any rival.‘If we win at Old Trafford and we don’t concede, then I think we would be favourites for the second leg. Comment Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

32-team Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ tourney starts tomorrow at California Square

first_imgAMID much expectation and excitement, the 2017 edition of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Championship, was officially launched yesterday at the Thirst Park Sports Club.The event which will commence tomorrow at the East Ruimveldt Community Centre tarmac (California Square), comprises 32 teams battling in an initial round-robin format, comprising eight groups of four teams.Upon the conclusion of the group stage, the top two finishers from each pool, will advance to the round of 16 elimination section.The event will feature new rules. The most important addition will occur in the final three minutes, as any goal scored in that period, will result in the team being awarded two goals. It is called a ‘Guinness Goal’.Similarly, each team will only be allowed two fouls per half, with the third infraction and every foul thereafter, resulting in a penalty kick being awarded to the opposition.Also, if any player intentionally kicks the ball outside of the arena, based on the judgement of the referee, that individual will have to leave the match for three minutes, effectively reducing their team to three players for that period.The other playing dates are November 23, 25 and 30, December 2, 5, 7, 9 and 16. Also, the other venues that will be utilised are Albouystown, Burnham Court, National Cultural Centre and Demerara Park.Lee Baptiste, Guinness Brand Manager, declared,that the event is testimony to the company’s commitment to organising social activities in the communities.He noted that street football has been an avenue to identify talents in the world, especially in England, noting, “Banks DIH Limited remains committed to social activities in the communities. I wish all the teams the best of luck to show that your community is made of more.”Colours Boutique representative, Creanna Damon, affirmed that her company is once again proud to be associated with the tournament.Rawle Welch, representative of Three Peat Promotions, thanked the company for the affording his organisation the opportunity to coordinate the championship, declaring that the record number of team submissions for the recently concluded playoff section, indicates that the event is growing in popularity.Welch added that he expects a very competitive tournament, affirming that many of the teams possess the necessary talents to emerge victorious.Winners of the overall event will walk away with $500 000 and the championship trophy along with automatic qualification for the National Playoffs.The runners-up, third- and fourth-place finishers will receive $250 000, $200 000 and $100 000 respectively.The event is also sponsored by Colours Boutique.last_img read more

How to Handle Content Marketing Miscues Like a Pro

first_imgMistakes will always happen. But the problem is that when you’re in the business of content production, those mistakes are seen by all of your readers. Once something goes online, it’s indexed for the world to see. Time and time again, high-profile content blunders have placed people and companies in vulnerable situations. The fallout was different in every case because people were able to control the collateral damage.Adam Barber of the Content Marketing Institute says that this is accomplished through a careful approach and contingency plan. By anticipating gaffes, you can be better prepared to deal with them. Barber emphasizes the importance of never assuming that your content marketing will always go as planned.Another important point made by Barber? Always own up to your mistakes. If you’ve made a blunder, it’s best to handle it. Otherwise, it will more than likely fester. For more on handling content marketing snafus, read the full article by Barber.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more