The Skiff: October 13, 2016

first_imgFacebook The Skiff: Dec. 5, 2019 ReddIt ReddIt The Skiff by TCU360TCU Box 298050Fort Worth, TX [email protected] printFailed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more infoVolume 115, issue 08: Fun times in CowtownAlso: Neeley renovations, haunted house, sexual assault awareness and more. The Skiff Volume 115, issue 08 Facebook Life in Fort Worth Twitter Linkedin The Skiff The Skiff Linkedin Previous articleTCU takes a new step to help sexual assault victimsNext articleFort Worth homeless struggle with mental illness The Skiff RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Skiff The Skiff: Nov. 7, 2019 The Skiff Twitter + posts The Skiff: Nov. 14, 2019 The Skiff Welcome TCU Class of 2025 A fox’s tail: the story of TCU’s campus foxes The Skiff: Nov. 21, 2019last_img read more

Emiliano Martinez demands massive Arsenal pay-off as he’s left out of squad vs Fulham

first_imgMartinez is Arsenal’s longest-serving player, having joined in 2010 (Picture: Getty)The shot-stopper’s agent, Lucas Martinez Quarta, confirmed his desire to leave to TyC Sports, saying: ‘The most likely scenario is that Emi Martinez leaves Arsenal because he wants to play.‘He dreams of being the starting goalkeeper for the national team and he is willing to leave his home [at Arsenal] for the worthy cause of being Argentina’s number one.’MORE: Emiliano Martinez’s agent explains why the Arsenal star is looking to leaveMORE: Arsenal make improved verbal offer for Odsonne Edouard as Alexandre Lacazette seeks moveFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 12 Sep 2020 1:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link8.5kShares Martinez helped Arsenal win the FA Cup and Community Shield (Picture: Getty Images)Although Arteta had tried to play down talk of Martinez leaving before facing Fulham, even suggesting he was in contention to play, the 28-year-old did not make the matchday squad on Saturday or even travel to Craven Cottage.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMartinez is believed to have already agreed personal terms with Villa, though Dean Smith’s side need to up their offer to get closer to Arsenal’s £20m valuation.Asked about Martinez’s absence, Arteta told BT Sport shortly before the game: ‘We have a special situation in goal. The transfer market is open. We know rumours. We made the decision to play Bernd today.’Now The Athletic report there is another twist in the sage, with Martinez believing he is owned a seven-figure bonus by the club.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalThe Argentine only has two years left on his current Arsenal contract with the club postponing a renewal on several occasions.Martinez and his representatives say the club committed to retroactively paying him a bonus once he signed a new deal and wants Arsenal to uphold that agreement even if he leaves to join Villa. The Argentine is on the verge of leaving the Emirates after a decade at the club (Picture: Getty)Emiliano Martinez has moved a step closer to leaving Arsenal after being left out of the matchday squad that takes on Fulham, while he is at odds with the club over a massive bonus he believes he is owed.The Argentine shot-stopper gave a string of superb displays after the restart last season but Mikel Arteta has opted to restore Bernd Leno as his number one after the German recovered from injury.With Martinez not given any assurances over his playing time, he has sought a move away from the club so he can get regular minutes, with Aston Villa having lodged a £15million bid. Commentcenter_img Advertisement Emiliano Martinez demands massive Arsenal pay-off as he’s left out of squad vs Fulham Advertisementlast_img read more

Clonmel Celtic in positive mood ahead of cup semi-final

first_imgKick-off on Saturday is at 5pm in Cooke Park, Tipperary Town. Clonmel Celtic manager Kenny O’Shea says his side are on a run of good form heading into tomorrow FAI Junior Cup semi-final where they face tournament favourites Sherriff YC.The Dublin outfit ended St Michael’s run in the competition in the last round.Sitting on top of the South Tipp Premier Division and after last weekend’s five one victory over Glengoole United, O’Shea says his side are looking forward to the contest.last_img read more

Governor Emmanuel Honoured at NSA, Reaffirms Commitment to Sports Devt

first_imgGovernor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has reaffirmed his commitment to sports development in Nigeria particularly having been part of Super Eagles eventful qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and supporting Akwa United to AITEO Cup victory.Governor Emmanuel was unanimously voted the Sports Governor of the Year at the 20017 Nigeria Sports Award held at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos and attended by crème-de-la-crème of Nigeria sports and captains of industry Represented at the event by the Chairman of Akwa United FC and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Sports, Mr. Paul Bassey, he expressed his satisfaction with the Eagles’ qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup while pledging his continued support for sports development.“We are proud to be part of the Nigeria’s qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and we will not relent in our effort to support sports. We are committed to empowering our youth and also use sports to support their dreams. We are delighted to recieve this award from the organisers of the Nigeria Sports Award and this will surely spur us to do more for sports in the country,” Bassey said. Recall that since assumption of office, Gov. Emmanuel has championed the drive for sports revolution in Nigeria. Through the efforts of the sports loving Governor, Akwa Ibom has become the emerging football capital of Nigeria playing host to the National Team; the Super Eagles all through the team’s successful qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.The state-owned football team; Akwa United FC has over this period been the most funded and best managed state-owned team which has seen the team emerge winners of Nigeria FA Cup twice in 3 years. The female team, Ibom Angels also emerged runners up in the female FA Cup for the first time ever in 2017.The sixth anniversary edition of the prestigious sports awards ceremony saw Gov. Emmanuel emerging as winner of the award for the visionary changes his tenure has brought to sports development in Akwa Ibom State, resulting in the state’s growth in sports infrastructure, vast increase in its sports programmes and a significant improvement in the winning of medals by its athletes in national and international competitions. This feat is indeed a recognition of his immense contributions to sports development in Nigeria.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more