Computer predicts table if season does not end and it’s good news for Man Utd

first_imgMANCHESTER UNITED will qualify for the Champions League… according to a Premier League predictor.The season remains shrouded in doubt following its postponement due to the deadly spread of the coronavirus.2Chiefs have set a date to restart the campaign on April 3 although it remains likely that it could be even later.Before its postponement, the race for the Champions League places was heating up as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side maintained their impressive form.With nine games to go, they are three points behind Chelsea in fifth with Wolves and Sheffield United a further two points behind.And according to a ‘Super Computer’ that is where the Red Devils will remain.Produced by, ‘the table is made by analysing a number of market outcomes including top four, top six, top 10 and relegation, which makes the prediction an accurate indication of the final standings.’Liverpool unsurprisingly go on to lift the title with Manchester City in second.Leicester and Chelsea occupy the top four spots but with Man City’s Champions League ban, the red half of Manchester is set to profit with fifth place seemingly enough to qualify next campaign.City have appealed but their CAS meeting has been suspended due to the coronavirus.Wolves will finish above Tottenham while Arsenal are braced for more disappointment with a ninth-place finish.2most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50’ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himNICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kidsREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’Down the bottom half of the table it is bad news for Bournemouth, Aston Villa and Norwich, who are likely to be playing Championship League football next season.Watford are set to stay up by the skin of their teeth.A spokesperson for the company said: “While it is tight at the bottom of the table, Norwich, Aston Villa and Bournemouth will not have enough to beat the drop when the Premier League returns.”Comedian Paddy McGuiness says that teams should only win the Premier League officiallylast_img read more

Mourinho the ‘hero’ saved teammate from burning car during playing days

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO once saved a teammate’s life by pulling him from a burning car.The Special One was 23 at the time and was called a hero after pulling Portuguese striker De away from flames engulfing the vehicle.1 Jose Mourinho was called a hero after pulling a teammate from a burning car in the 80sThe heroic revelation came in a new book ‘Mourinho: Behind the Special One, from the origin to the glory’ by French journalist Nicolas Vilas.Mourinho, now 57, was playing for Portuguese club Comercio e Industria in his homeland in 1986 when the incident occurred.De had arrived at training when his car inexplicably burst into flames as he parked in the stadium car park.Tottenham boss Mourinho is said to have rushed to the motor to pull his teammate away before the flames could get him.De said: “He saved my life.”Give now to The Sun’s NHS appealBRITAIN’s four million NHS staff are on the frontline in the battle against coronavirus.But while they are helping save lives, who is there to help them?The Sun has launched an appeal to raise £1MILLION for NHS workers.The Who Cares Wins Appeal aims to get vital support to staff in their hour of need.We have teamed up with NHS Charities Together in their urgent Covid-19 Appeal to ensure the money gets to exactly who needs it.The Sun is donating £50,000 and we would like YOU to help us raise a million pounds, to help THEM.No matter how little you can spare, please donate today club president at the time Fernando Lage added: “He was heroic.”The book also details how Mourinho said yes to Liverpool before joining Chelsea in 2004.His former adviser Jorge Baidek said: “Mourinho should have gone to Liverpool.”Rick Parry [then chief executive] was in charge of transfers and we had an agreement.”They asked us to wait for 15 days as Houllier was still the Reds’ manager.”MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’PicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidMourinho played for Portuguese sides Rio Ave, Belenenses, Sesimbra from 1980-85 before before his two year stint at Comercio who he left in 1987.After he stopped playing, Mourinho went on to become one of the greatest football managers of the modern age.He took charge of Porto between 2002 and 2004 before moving on to have two spells at Chelsea and also manage Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United and now TottenhamTottenham star Son Heung-min arrives at marine boot camp to start military national service including live-fire drillslast_img read more

Bisini lawn bowl greens get tested

first_imgSo far in terms of venue preparations, the Taurama Aquatic and Indoor stadium was also tested on the weekend. The Sir John Guise Outdoor and Indoor Stadiums were officially opened yesterday.The Caritas multi-purpose hall has been officially opened and handed over to the Games Organising Committee. The Games village will start accommodating athletes by next Monday.Testing of the lawn bowls greens was done by the PNG Defence Force’s bowling club on the weekend.It was a trial for technical officials and the sports specific volunteers to run through and have a feel of the field of play.Team PNG bowlers were not able to use the new facilities as they are training from their provinces and Australia.Six countries will compete in lawn bowls at the Games namely PNG, Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Norfolk and Tonga.The competition will run from the 13-18 July and tickets are selling for ten kina per person for day passes.Golden girl Geua Tau who won the country’s first Commonwealth Games gold medal in 1990 in Auckland, New Zealand is among the team of technical officials who will umpire during the Games.last_img read more

Security clear stadium for closing ceremony

first_imgSoon after beach volleyball and hockey matches and medal presentation ended, the crowd was moved out in preparation for the closing ceremony.Those in the Royal PNG Constabulary started their briefing right after the crowds were moved out. Pictured are members of the police force receiving instructions before the gates opened for the at 5pm. At down town Port Moresby, giant TV screens have been put up at the Sir Huber Murray stadium at Konedobu for residents in the town area to follow the closing ceremony free of charge.People have started moving into the venue in an excited but orderly fashion.Policemen who spoke to Loop PNG said, the public will only be allowed to sit in the middle grandstand (stand opposite IPA Building) to control public safety.last_img

Kavieng learning from netball champs

first_imgKavieng have sent an U21 team and a senior team to these championships.The U21 team lost five games but managed a win over Central (2).But coach Wendy Ugui says she is still pleased with the team’s performance, saying the players have gained a lot from the championships.“Most of the girls have never been out of their own province. We only won  one game but am still a happy coach.“We have quite a young team and we can take back what we have learnt and work from there to improve ourselves,” said Ugai.She added players like goal defence Rosey Ruin, centre Ada Ugui and goal keeper Salome Api had shown a lot of promise and were the future of Kavieng netball.last_img

Punishers ready to make their mark

first_imgBoasting 7 Digicel Cup players, coach Steven Gunua says his boys can’t wait to take the field.“We’ve been in training for over a month now. The boys are quick learners and are keen to take the field.“With our new uniforms, there’s a really good feeling in camp and we’re all looking forward to the tournament.“We have former Digicel Cup players in the likes of Lucas Kapinias, Mathew Wawe who will be led by Supa George in the front.“We have a good mixture of experience and talent with the boys who play in the Port Moresby competitions. I believe we have a strong side,” said Gunua.last_img

The staff of the Real passes from ‘Willian José case’ and focuses on the Cup

first_imgThey want to “pass” the matter of Willian José, because now only a concern in the heads of realistic players: the round of 16 Cup match against Osasuna. “It is an exciting competition and we can do something big, Osasuna is a rival that competes very well, so we have to assert the field factor, and for that reason our people will help us and they will be with us one hundred percent . We are convinced of that, “says Portu. “In the end when everything is even the factor of playing at home favors you, we have to take advantage of it, but that does not mean that it will be simple, quite the opposite. It is time to focus on us because if we are at our best level, we compete against anyone, “adds Zaldua. In the realistic template we want to naturally take the earthquake that has generated the entire ‘Willian José case’, because they understand that whatever happens, there are players with sufficient quality to continue defending with guarantees the colors of the Real. “The win against Mallorca due to Willy’s absence has no added value. Isak is at a great level and scoring goals. That is the important thing. We abstract from all that, we don’t think about that. “. Because Murcia is clear that the staff respects the Brazilian to the fullest. “We respect him, he is training to the fullest, and only he knows how his situation is. He is training normal and giving his best, respects his teammates, is as always, is an important player, is not left at any time. The main thing is that he has the maximum respect of his teammates and has not left and there is no bad vibes or bad faces. If that happens we would detect it and I am the first to recriminate it and say it publicly “. The players close ranks around Willian José, because they are clear about what they want. “We do not want to be in this situation. But the team is mentalized that we have to push forward, we are the ones that are here, and that is the important thing. Those of us in Real are because we want and because we love this club. In the locker room we are very calm, we know that these things can happen and you have to face them naturally“says Joseba Zaldua, one of the heavyweights of the locker room.center_img The staff of the Royal Society wants to turn the page of the ‘Willian José case’. Without knowing yet what their future will be, the Txuri-Urdin players close ranks around their still teammate to focus all their efforts on passing the Copa del Rey tie against Osasuna. The fact that it is a single game and that it is played in the ‘Reale Arena’ represents for the realists an unparalleled opportunity to return to reach a quarter-finals of the KO competition. Nobody wants distractions. “We are excited about the Cup, we have a very nice opportunity to do something big, we want to take advantage of it. Only Willian José knows what is behind his business, we respect him, they are football, and he respects us all in the locker room with his work, because he is like one more in Zubieta, “he says Portuguese Cristian ‘Portu’, one of the most prominent players in the game against Mallorca this past weekend. “We all think of the group, the individual is left out, that clear”, adds the Murcian.last_img read more

Sterling is injured just over 3 weeks after visiting the Bernabéu

first_imgThe attacker of Manchester City Raheem Sterling retired injured before the end of the match that his team lost at Tottenham Stadium in London, on the twenty-fifth day of the Premier. The City player, seven minutes from the end, He felt a pain in the back of his left thigh after trying a shot. The second top scorer of the Pep Guardiola team left the pitch below and It was replaced by Bernardo Silva.Medical tests to which Sterling will undergo in the next few hours they will specify the extent of the ailment and, if necessary, recovery time. Manchester City will face Real Madrid in the Champions League next February 26.Raheem Sterling was one of the protagonists of the match that the champion of the Premier lost against Tottenham (2-0). Sterling was reprimanded at twelve minutes for a strong entry to Dele Alli in an action where he could see the red and which was reviewed by the VAR.Afterwards, the video arbitration reviewed another action with Sterling as the protagonist. The attacker faked a penalty that technology tracked and ruled out. Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho claimed a new warning for the City player and his expulsion.last_img read more

ITF sanctions Spears with 22 months doping suspension

first_imgBecause the ITF signifies in its official assertion, “Prasterone and testosterone are unspecified substances, so they’re prohibited in class S1 (Anabolic Brokers) of the AMA Prohibition Listing 2019. “So, Spears’ suspension started on November 7, 2019 and can finish on September 6, 2021. New case of doping in tennis. Abigail Spears, veteran 38-year-old American participant, examined optimistic for doping management throughout the previous US Open This Wednesday, the ITF (Worldwide Tennis Federation) confirmed that it sanctioned Spears with a 22 month suspension since his urine pattern of August 31 analyzed by the AMA contained Prasterone, testosterone and metabolites.last_img