Antoine Griezmann leaves Manchester United F.C. fans guessing ahead of Europa League final

first_imgAtletico Madrid star striker Antoine Griezmann might have dropped the biggest hint yet regarding his much talked about move to Manchester United in the summer.The French superstar was a guest on the French TV programme Quotidien where he made the surprising admission regarding his future.He was asked by the host about his future and he replied that he will know about in the coming two weeks. When asked about a move to Manchester United, the 26-year-old said with a straight face that it’s possible. He was asked if he understood what he is talking about, he promptly said ‘Yes’ with a smile. Griezmann was pushed further by the host to rate his move on a scale of 10, he replied ‘6’.Antoine Griezmann Manchester ? Possible rpond lintress, qui estime ses chances dy jouer lan prochain 6 sur 10. #Quotidien pic.twitter.com/a6XuihJWVG- Quotidien (@Qofficiel) May 22, 2017Now this comes as a surprise to many as he always maintained that he is happy at Atletico Madrid and would like to stay. While his move has always been talked about in the media, especially after his close friend Paul Pogba’s world record transfer last season, he kept saying that he would love to stay at Madrid.Griezmann, who rose to fame after joining Atletico back in 2014, has been in good form and attracting interest around the world for quite some time now. Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona and Real Madrid are also interested in him but he ruled out potential transfer to a Spanish club earlier, thus paving the way for United and PSG to lure the attacker in.advertisementGriezmann has scored 26 goals for his club this season and was a star performer in France’s Euro 2016 campaign as well, where France reached the final. He won the golden boot for scoring six goals.His brother Theo is an avid United fan and supports the English club and is very vocal about it. Griezmann himself is a big fan of David Beckham and has revealed in the past that he wears No. ‘7’ and full sleeves is because of the England star.There are reports coming out in Spain that a 85 million pounds move depends on United qualifying for the Champions League and on the club if they’re ready to trigger the Frenchman’s release clause which is believed to be around 85-90 million pounds.While United fans will be happy to see this, they will also be hoping for their team to beat Ajax and lift the Europa League, a trophy that has eluded them till now. It will also mean that they will qualify for the Champions League.United have finished sixth in the league and winning the Europa League is the only way by which they can play in Europe’s biggest competition. Not only that, a CL spot will also boost Jose Mourinho’s chances of landing the most sought after French star at the moment and many more players.This is a rough translation of the interview:Presenter: Where will we be next season?Griezmann: We’ll know in 2 weeks.Presenter: That’s not bad as answer. Ok so if I tell you Man United as David Beckham? What do you say?Griezmann: Possible.Presenter: On a scale of 1 to 10. 10 meaning you’ve signed.Griezmann: 6.last_img read more

Snow wind to increase avalanche danger in southern BC mountains

first_imgVANCOUVER – Adventurers are being warned to use caution in the mountains north of Vancouver as a winter storm sweeps through the region, increasing the avalanche risk.Joe Lammers, a forecaster with Avalanche Canada, says as much as 50 centimetres of snow is expected to fall on mountains in the South Coast by Friday.Environment Canada has issued snowfall and winter storm warnings for Metro Vancouver, saying a frontal system will bring flurries and freezing rain to the area.Lammers says the snow and strong winds could create unstable slabs in the mountains, and the avalanche danger rating is likely to climb to the considerable level or even to a high rating in the alpine.He says anyone venturing into the backcountry should be trained in avalanche safety, know how to recognize dangerous terrain and carry appropriate equipment, including shovels, beacons and probes.Lammers says even experienced back country users should stick to conservative terrain and lower-angle slopes, and be aware of overhead hazards.Anyone without proper gear or training should stay within bounds at ski resorts, he added.“It’s all about choosing terrain that’s appropriate for the conditions,” Lammers says.Avalanche Canada’s danger ratings for the Sea to Sky region north of Vancouver and the South Coast Inland region to the east are also set to go up to considerable by Friday as wintry weather moves across the province.Unstable snow in British Columbia’s mountains is known to be deadly.In April, five hikers crossing an unstable snow ledge in the mountains north of Vancouver fell 500 metres to their deaths. Rescuers said it appears the group stepped out on the ledge and the snow collapsed beneath them.last_img read more

The Outcomes of Groups A And B Will Be Decided Today

Monday marks the end of the beginning of the World Cup: the simultaneous matches phase. At 4 p.m. EDT, all teams from Group A will kick off: Brazil will play Cameroon in Brasilia, Brazil, while Mexico will play Croatia in Recife. FIFA schedules these matches simultaneously so that no team might benefit from knowing the score of the other match ahead of time, which could potentially impact strategy.These are the final matches of the group phase and therefore will determine who advances. Sometimes, working through the permutations is easy — as it is in Group B, where the Netherlands and Chile have already guaranteed advancement and are playing only to determine who finishes first in the group. But other cases, like the United States’ Group G, are more complicated.FiveThirtyEight’s World Cup forecasts project the results in a probabilistic fashion, showing each team’s odds of winning and advancing from its group. But we’ll also be working through the possibilities in a more detailed way with matrices, such as the one you see below:That was the simple case I mentioned before: Group B, which will play its matches at noon Monday. The Netherlands will advance first in the group if it beats Chile or draws with it; Chile will do so if it beats the Netherlands by any margin. Australia and Spain are already mathematically eliminated from the tournament, and their game won’t make any difference.But the Chile-Netherlands game matters more than you might think: Up for grabs is the right not to have to face Brazil in the Round of 16, which the second-place team from Group B will probably have to do.Brazil’s Group A is more complicated, even though most scenarios result in Brazil finishing in first place. Cameroon has been eliminated. Brazil is almost certain to advance, but there are wild-card scenarios where it might not. Mexico can guarantee advancement with a win or draw against Croatia. A Croatia win means that it advances while Mexico almost certainly does not. This is what that group looks like:I’m assuming, as a default, that all wins come by a 2-1 scoreline while all draws are 1-1. Cases where the exact score matters are highlighted in yellow.Brazil and Mexico, for instance, are tied atop Group A with four points, but Brazil is ahead on the goal-differential tiebreaker. If both teams win their matches Monday, both will advance with seven points. Will Brazil advance as the first-place team? Yes, if both wins come by our default 2-1 scoreline or under most other realistic scenarios. But it’s theoretically possible that Mexico could surpass Brazil — for example, if it beats Croatia 3-0 while Brazil beats Cameroon 1-0.The more treacherous case for Brazil — albeit extremely unlikely because it’s so heavily favored to beat Cameroon — is if Brazil and Mexico lose. In that case, Croatia will qualify first in the group. Brazil and Mexico will be stuck on four points and tied for second. If Brazil lost by a wider margin than Mexico, it could fail to advance.There’s also one case where Brazil would be denied advancement outright. That comes if it loses to Cameroon, and Mexico and Croatia draw. Then the group standings would be: Mexico 5 points, Croatia 4, Brazil 4, Cameroon 3. Mexico qualifies first and Croatia and Brazil are tied for second. But Brazil would be guaranteed to lose the goal-differential tiebreaker because it and Croatia currently have the same goal differential (+2) and Brazil’s would worsen with its loss while Croatia’s would stay the same with its draw. Fortunately for Brazil, the probability of this happening is only about 0.5 percent. read more

Marine Forecast 18th August 2015

first_img Noon Bahamas Marine Forecast Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppMARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24HOURS FROM 6PM TUESDAY 18TH AUGUST 2015 ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 2100 UTCWARNINGS: BOATERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF WATERSPOUTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.GENERAL SITUATION: THE COMBINATION OF A TROPICAL WAVE AND A MID LEVEL TROUGH IN THE VICINITY OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND FLORIDA IS CREATING UNSETTLED WEATHER OVER THE NORTHWEST BAHAMASALL AREAS:ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS. BOATERS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.WINDS: SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS…15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND TURKS AND CAICOSSEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL AND 4 TO 6 IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMASWEATHER: SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TOMORROW.MOONSET: 10:08 PM HIGH TIDE: 11:09 PMMOONRISE: 10:52 AM WED LOW TIDE: 05:26 AM WED HIGH TIDE: 11:35 AM WED LOW TIDE: 05:48 PM WED TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK : SEE NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM DANNY Sizzling weekend for Provo Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Recommended for you Bahamas Marine Forecast – 10th August 2015 Related Items:bahamas weather, marine forecast, Tci weather, turks and caicos weathrlast_img read more

Ruptured water main leaves elementary school several businesses without water

first_img October 2, 2018 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Ruptured water main leaves elementary school, several businesses without water Posted: October 2, 2018 KUSI Newsroom SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A ruptured 12-inch water main left affected businesses and an elementary school Tuesday in the Southcrest area.The break was reported around 6:20 a.m. on National Avenue near 36th Street, city spokesman Arian Collins said.Utility crews arrived shortly before 7:30 a.m. and shut off the leak, Collins said. It was not immediately known how long it would take to make the repairs.The leak left several nearby businesses and Emerson-Bandini Elementary School without water service, Collins said.The city notified the school of a 12-hour water service outage and school officials arranged for bottled water, portable restrooms and hand- washing stations to be brought to the school, San Diego Unified School District spokeswoman Maureen Magee said, adding that classes were not disrupted by the outage.San Diego police closed eastbound National Avenue between 35th and 36th streets due to the break, public-affairs Officer Billy Hernandez said. KUSI Newsroom, last_img read more