3-day programme for Independence Day celebrations in Assam

first_imgGuwahati, Aug 11 (PTI) The Assam Government will observe the 71st Independence Day with a three-day programme in a befitting manner throughout the state.All the Deputy Commissioners and Sub-Divisional Officers are directed to celebrate the occasion by organising various programmes in their respective Headquarters for three days beginning August 13.As per the programme, events such as extempore speech, drawing, music and other similar competitions will be held among school students and the prizes for the winners will be given at the Independence Day function, said a government release here today.Similarly, on August 14 Run for National Integrity will be organised in all Circles, Blocks, District and Sub-Divisional Headquarters.Sports competitions will also be organised among children and youth on the 13th and 14th of this month with the prizes distributed in the main function of Independence Day on 15th August, the release added. PTI ESB RGlast_img read more

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Mood of the Nation January 2019: Complete findings

first_imgWho does India want as its next prime minister? Is India’s mood in favour of Narendra Modi? Or is a change in the country’s political order in the offing? Soon, the country will hold general elections that will provide definite answers to these questions.But before that, India Today brings you,Who does India want as its next prime minister? Is India’s mood in favour of Narendra Modi? Or is a change in the country’s political order in the offing? Soon, the country will hold general elections that will provide definite answers to these questions.But before that, India Today brings you the Mood of the Nation poll, an extensive country-wide survey that aims to gauge the nation’s, well, mood. The Mood of the Nation poll was conducted by Karvy Insights Limited from December 28, 2018 to January 8, 2019.The survey was carried out across 97 parliamentary constituencies in 194 assembly constituencies in 19 states. A total of 12,166 interviews were conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.69 per cent of these interviews were in rural areas while the remaining 31 per cent were carried out in urban areas. An additional 1,103 interviews were carried out in 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the politically important state of Uttar Pradesh, which sends the most number of parliamentarians to the Lok Sabha.So, what is the nation’s mood? Here are the complete findings of the India Today-Karvy Insights Mood of the Nation January 2019 poll.1. Mood of the Nation poll: If elections were held today, what would be PM Modi’s fate?2. Mood of the Nation poll: Will UPA storm back to power if elections are held today?3. Mood of the Nation poll: How will UPA fare with help from Didi, Bua and Bhatija?4. Mood of the Nation poll: If not Modi, who would be next PM of India?advertisement5. Mood of the Nation poll: Who can fill Narendra Modi’s place as PM from the BJP or the Sangh Parivar?6. Mood of the Nation poll: How has Narendra Modi’s performance been as PM?7. Mood of the Nation poll: From taking risks to sabka vikas, what voters think of PM Modi’s style of functioning8. Mood of the Nation poll: How satisfied are voters with the overall performance of the Modi government?9. Kya hua tera vaada: Only 33% Indians believe Modi’s Achhe Din have come for them, finds MOTN poll10. Mood of the Nation poll: 35 per cent say Narendra Modi helped Reliance Defence get Rafale deal11. Mood of the Nation poll: Amit Shah’s popularity as BJP president dips12. Didi jaisi koi nahi: Mamata most popular CM 4th time in a row, finds Mood of the Nation survey13. Modinomics losing favour with India, finds Mood of the Nation poll14. 46% feel black money has returned in form of new currency notes: MOTN poll15. Mood of the Nation Poll: Did demonetisation cause more pain or gain?16. Rahul Gandhi only PM choice from Congress, finds Mood of the Nation poll17. Mood of the Nation poll: 55% believe Rahul Gandhi can revive Congress’s fortunes in 201918. 53% feel mahagathbandhan will say yes to Rahul Gandhi as PM: MOTN poll19. Shiv bhakt Rahul foiling BJP’s Hindutva politics, finds Mood of the Nation poll20. 46 per cent feel govt not doing enough to create jobs: Mood of the Nation poll21. India gives thumbs up to farm loan waivers, 68% think it will solve farmer distress: Mood of the Nation poll22. CBI vs CBI row boosted people’s trust in agency, say 41% polled Indians: Mood of the Nation poll23. Mood of the Nation poll: RBI vs Modi govt compromised central bank’s autonomy, feel 43% polled Indians24. Bhai, bhai, bhai: Salman Khan is India’s Hero No. 1, says Mood of the Nation poll25. Deepika Padukone is Bollywood’s queen after Padmaavat: Mood of the Nation poll26. India bleeds blue for sportperson of the year Virat Kohli, finds Mood of the Nation poll27. No country for minorities in India, finds Mood of the Nation poll29. Equality over faith: India bats for women’s rights on Sabarimala, triple talaq in Mood of the Nation poll30. Where is the love: 62 per cent Indians say same-sex marriages not accepted, finds Mood of the Nation poll31. Mood of the Nation poll verdict on India-Pakistan relations: Where there’s terror, there’s no talks32. Mood of the Nation poll: What does India think about the availability of clean water, electricity?33. Home is where the heart is: Rajnath Singh best minister in Modi cabinet, finds Mood of the Nation pollWATCH | Mood of the Nation poll: India heading for a fractured mandatelast_img read more

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Aboriginal Affairs cant produce data for onreserve First Nation student spending

first_imgAPTN National NewsOTTAWA–The department of Aboriginal Affairs can’t say how much it spends per-student for on-reserve First Nation education.A department official told APTN National News the department didn’t have the data readily available showing how much the department spends on First Nations students attending schools on-reserve.APTN requested the information Wednesday.Earlier this week, in an effort to undercut First Nations leaders’ demand for more education funding, Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan released a series of numbers he said showed Ottawa gave more per-student for First Nations education than the provinces. Despite the government research, officials don’t have information on the amount of money spent on reserve students alone.Without that data, the numbers are misleading because they include how much Aboriginal Affairs spends on putting First Nations students into the provincial system, according to the Assembly of First Nation.  And that inclusion would inflate the department’s $13, 542 per-student figure because about 36 per cent of First Nations students attend provincial schools, said the AFN.The Assembly of First Nations says the department only spends $7,101 per student for on-reserve education.Statistics Canada says the average Canadian student receives $10, 439.The AFN claims there is an about $3 billion funding gap between on-reserve education and the rest of the country.A department and AFN commissioned blue-ribbon panel found that at least 100 on-reserve schools provided unhealthy learning environments for students.First Nations leaders gathered this week at an education summit in Gatineau, Que., across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill. Chiefs rejected the Harper government’s plan to introduce legislation on First Nations education and are now mulling a plan of action that could include blockades or an occupation of Parliament Hill.last_img read more

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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

first_imgSome of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,095.02, up 218.02 points).Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Up 13 cents, or 6.1 per cent, to $2.26 on 28 million shares.Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 22 cents, or 2.74 per cent, to $8.25 on 11 million shares.Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up 11 cents, or 4.66 per cent, to $2.47 on 7.5 million shares.Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up four cents, or 0.88 per cent, to $4.60 on 6.5 million shares.Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 12 cents, or 0.56 per cent, to $21.42 on 6.4 million shares.Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $1.52, or 3.54 per cent, to $44.50 on 5.6 million shares.Companies reporting major news:Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU). Up $1.31 or 3.1 per cent to $44.13. The grocery chain’s sales grew more than 15 per cent in its first full quarter since acquiring the Jean Coutu Group pharmacy chain. The acquisition helped boost Metro’s sales by 15.7 per cent to $3.74 billion for its fourth quarter, a 12-week period ending Sept. 29, compared to the same quarter the previous year, which lasted 13 weeks. Sales rose 2.5 per cent excluding Jean Coutu and the extra week. Food same-store sales, a key retail metric, increased 2.1 per cent, while pharmacy same-store sales advanced 1.8 per cent.Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Up $2.12, or five per cent to $44.64. Alberta’s cannabis Crown corporation has stopped issuing any new pot retail licences after only receiving 20 per cent of the stock it ordered amid a Canada-wide supply shortage. The Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission had ordered enough cannabis product to stock up to 250 recreational pot shops for the first six months of legalization. The commission has also contacted all cannabis growers with federal licences to sell cannabis but has had “no success” due to the shortage.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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Akhara seeks neutral place for mediation procedure

first_imgNew Delhi: Nirmohi Akhara, one of the original litigants in the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, has requested the Supreme Court to consider moving the mediation panel proceedings from Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh to New Delhi or some other “neutral place” due to the sensitive nature of the issue.It has also said that an amicable resolution would be possible only through “direct dialogue” between the UP Sunni Wakf Board and the Nirmohi Akhara. Besides, it has further requested that two more retired judges of the apex court be appointed to the mediation panel which is exploring the possibility of an amicable settlement of the land dispute. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had on March 8 referred the land dispute case for mediation by a panel headed by former apex court judge F M I Kalifulla for exploring possibility of an amicable settlement. The bench had said that spiritual guru and founder of Art of Living foundation Sri Sri Ravishankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu, a renowned mediator, will be the other two members of the panel of mediators and the proceedings will be held at Faizabad. In its application dated March 25, 2019, Nirmohi Akhara has said that the original parties claiming title — The Panch Ramanandi Nirmohi Akhara Ayodhya and The UP Sunni Central Waqf Board — can be encouraged to have a dialogue under the aegis of the panel of mediators without requiring them to give proposals in writing. Further, the application said: “Due to the sensitive nature of the issue, and other local pressures, this court may consider moving out the mediation proceedings from Faizabad to New Delhi or some other neutral place where adequate and genuine security could be provided to the concerned parties and their representatives to enable them to participate in the proceedings without any threat, persuasion or hindrance.” It said Nirmohi Akhara had participated in proceedings before the mediation panel on March 13 but “the proceedings left a lot to be desired”.last_img read more

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India planning to attack Pakistan again this month Qureshi

first_imgIslamabad: Pakistan has “reliable intelligence” that India is planning to attack again between April 16 and 20, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Sunday, amid tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours following the February 14 Pulwama terror attack. Tensions flared up between India and Pakistan after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) killed 40 CRPF personnel in Kashmir’s Pulwama district in February. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince ‘snubbed’ Pak PM, recalled jet from USAmid mounting outrage, the Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out a counter-terror operation, hitting the biggest JeM training camp in Balakot, deep inside Pakistan on February 26. The next day, Pakistan Air Force retaliated and downed a MiG-21 in an aerial combat and captured an IAF pilot, who was handed over to India on March 1. Addressing a press conference in his home town of Multan, Qureshi said the government had “reliable intelligence that India is devising a new plan”. Also Read – Record number of 35 candidates in fray for SL Presidential polls “A new mishap could be staged…And its purpose will be to justify their [India’s] offensive against Pakistan and to increase diplomatic pressure against Islamabad,” he alleged. “If it happens, you can imagine the impact of the occurrence on the peace and stability of the region. According to our information, the action could be taken between 16-20 April,” Qureshi said, adding that preparations were being made for the attack against Pakistan. The foreign minister said Pakistan had already briefed the United Nations Security Council’s permanent members over the issue and stated Islamabad’s apprehensions. “We want the international community to take notice of this irresponsible behaviour and reprimand them [India] for taking this route,” he said. He said the Indian action would have impact on peace and stability of the region. The foreign minister also criticised the global community for keeping silent when India violated Pakistan’s territory on February 26. However, Qureshi’s remarks were not taken seriously by the Opposition. The Pakistan People Party (PPP) accused the government of using war threat by India to hide its failures. “The government has failed to deliver and now using the threat of war by India to distract public attention from issues faced by the people,” PPP leader Nafeesa Shah said.last_img read more

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March Madness Crib Notes Welcome To The Elite Eight

Half the Final Four will be set by the end of day Saturday, and it’s a very good bet one of the schools left standing will be named “Kentucky.” As for the other, the battle between Wisconsin and Arizona for the right to emerge out of the West is probably the best matchup of the entire tournament thus far.Here’s everything else to keep an eye on as the Elite Eight gets underway:No. 1 Wisconsin (39 percent win probability) vs. No. 2 ArizonaLocation: Los AngelesWhen to watch: At 6:09 p.m. EDT on TBSPower ratings: Arizona 94.5, Wisconsin 93.6Upset probability: 61 percentPlayer to watch: Frank Kaminsky, WisconsinIn a world where the FiveThirtyEight power ratings ruled all, this matchup would be happening in the Final Four, as Arizona and Wisconsin were Nos. 2 and 3 (respectively) in our pre-tournament team rankings. Instead, the selection committee placed the Wildcats sixth in its S-curve list, handing them the No. 2 seed out West and putting them on a collision course with the Badgers in the regional finals.Don’t let the seedings fool you: Our model favors Arizona by about 2.2 points on the Staples Center’s neutral floor. (Which is, in actuality, slightly less than neutral for Wisconsin due to the effects of travel distance.) We’re not alone, either; of the five different computer ratings that go into the FiveThirtyEight model, only ESPN’s Basketball Power Index ranks Wisconsin higher than Arizona, while the consensus line in Vegas also gives the edge to the Wildcats. So, in an interesting twist, it would be a clear upset if the No. 1 seed advances to the Final Four.And how does Wisconsin pull off said upset? It won’t be by creating havoc with takeaways on defense. Wisconsin ranked 327th out of 351 Division I schools in turnovers forced per possession, and 319th in steals per opponent possession. Nor will it necessarily be through a barrage of 3-point shooting — the Badgers are solid from long-distance, but it’s not the crux of their game plan. The Badgers play a great style for a favorite; they’re big, and they score well inside, hit the defensive glass hard and rarely commit fouls or turn the ball over. But what happens when they’re the underdog?One of the only things about Wisconsin that profiles well for creating the kind of variance necessary to boost one’s upset probability is their trademark slow pace. The fewer the possessions in the game, the fewer chances for Arizona to exert its talent advantage. And it’s more than possible that the Badgers dictate the pace against the Wildcats and grind out the win. (They did force a UNC team that averages nearly 70 possessions per 40 minutes to play, and lose, a 60-possession game Thursday night.) Whatever they do, as underdogs — seedings be damned — they’ll have to shake things up somehow. No. 1 Kentucky (87 percent win probability) vs. No. 3 Notre DameLocation: ClevelandWhen to watch: At 8:49 p.m. EDT on TBSPower ratings: Kentucky 99.7, Notre Dame 87.9Upset probability: 13 percentPlayer to watch: Karl-Anthony Towns, KentuckyCan Kentucky be stopped en route to 40-0? That’s a question 29 teams have tried — and failed — to answer in the affirmative so far this season. Notre Dame will become challenger No. 30 on Saturday, and the FiveThirtyEight model isn’t very optimistic about its chances, either. Our latest calculations say the Wildcats have a whopping 87 percent probability of dispatching the Fighting Irish just like all the other pretenders to their presumptive crown.For a little perspective on 87 percent probabilities, our model also gave Kentucky an 87 percent chance of beating West Virginia in the Sweet 16, and we know how that turned out. I even called the Mountaineers Kentucky’s “sternest test yet,” which, in a sense, was true — the Wildcats boasted rounded-off win probabilities of 100 percent and 94 percent in the tournament’s first two rounds — but just sounded silly after UK doubled up the score on WVU. Now both Las Vegas and our model have the Wildcats favored by about 11 points against Notre Dame, and somehow that feels too low.What little hope the Irish have rests on their efficient offense, which actually ranked better nationally this season (according to KenPom.com) than Kentucky’s. The Irish are a great shooting team that can knock down spot-up jumpers all over the court, and they also excel in the transition game. Kentucky usually possesses an air of unbeatability, but even it could fall to a hot shooting night from downtown, like the one Ole Miss almost used to stop UK’s winning streak in January. More than perhaps any other trait, good 3-point shooting is a great way for underdogs to engineer upsets.But before the Domers get too carried away, Kentucky’s defense boasts the best KenPom rating in the country, and the team is at its most effective when shutting down (you guessed it) spot-up jumpers and transition chances1According to Synergy data., meaning Notre Dame’s best hope plays right into the hands of Kentucky’s dominant defense. And at the other end of the floor, the 100th-ranked Irish defense looks downright porous next to the Wildcats’ No. 6 ranked offense. Even more than the team’s ability to execute offensively, Notre Dame’s upset chances might depend on whether it can punch above its weight on defense and slow down the Kentucky attack.Most likely, that won’t happen. Kentucky probably won’t win by 39 again — West Virginia’s risky playing style opened it up to a big blowout if things went sour — but it would be a tremendous shock if Kentucky isn’t penciled in as the Midwest’s Final Four representative by the end of the night.Check out FiveThirtyEight’s March Madness predictions. read more

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History repeats itself OSU exits NCAA Tournament following Sweet 16 falter

NEWARK, N.J. — For the second consecutive season, Ohio State exits the NCAA Tournament in the Sweet 16 — and, for the second consecutive season, an SEC team showed it the door. Shooting a season-low 32.8 percent from the floor, the OSU men’s basketball team could not hold on, and fell to Kentucky, 62-60, on Friday in Newark, N.J., in the NCAA Tournament. “Some of the shots we missed are shots we have been making all year,” OSU senior guard Jon Diebler said. “It is one of those games you have to give them credit. … Those are shots that we make, and tonight they weren’t going in.” Though a 3-point basket from Diebler tied the game, 60-60, with 21.1 seconds left, Kentucky freshman Brandon Knight hit a jumper in the lane with 5.4 seconds remaining to give the Wildcats the win. “Today he struggled shooting, but he made that last one,” Kentucky coach John Calipari said. “If we are in another game and it is late, that coach will know we’re playing through Brandon.” The final attempt by OSU junior guard William Buford was off the mark. After averaging 18 points in the Buckeyes’ first two tournament games, Buford had just nine points on a dismal 2-for-16 shooting. “Will got a great look off, and we had enough time to make a play on it if it didn’t go in,” OSU coach Thad Matta said. “I don’t know who it was that tipped it away from us.” The contest opened with poor shooting from both teams in front of a crowd of 18,343. OSU and Kentucky had hit only one field goal each when the whistle was blown for the first media timeout with 15:35 remaining in the half. OSU had three turnovers to Kentucky’s two during that stretch, but the Buckeyes led, 4-2. Though OSU shot just 30.8 percent from the floor in the first half, it was able to remain in the game by putting multiple Wildcats in foul trouble and connecting on 12 of its 15 free-throw attempts. The teams went to intermission knotted, 30-30. “Well,” Matta said, “one of those games where we had a hard time putting the ball in the basket.” Kentucky entered the locker room with 11 team fouls — including two on starters Knight, freshman forward Terrence Jones, senior forward Josh Harrellson and junior guard Darius Miller. The Wildcats’ sixth man, junior guard DeAndre Liggins, also had two fouls at the break. OSU fifth-year senior forward David Lighty was able to stay in front of Kentucky’s dribble-drive offense, and drew three charges early, including one on each of Kentucky’s two leading scorers, Knight and Jones. Foul trouble aside, Harrellson led the way for Kentucky early with 12 first-half points to go along with seven rebounds. The senior finished the game with 17 and 10, respectively. Overall, the Wildcats used a balanced attack as all six players who logged minutes scored. Liggins nearly matched Harrellson’s output with 15 points of his own. The teams traded baskets and played evenly for much of the second half as the score was 53-53 with 5:38 remaining in the game. With Buford struggling, the team relied on Freshman of the Year forward Jared Sullinger, who tallied 21 points and 16 rebounds, both game highs. Diebler added 16 for the Buckeyes, while Lighty had 12. Nothing the seniors could do made up for the team’s overall poor shooting. Lighty leaves OSU as the program leader in wins, with 128, and Diebler’s 374 made 3-pointers are tops in Big Ten history. “(We had) an incredible season, an incredible run for these guys,” Matta said. “I told them I never had a team like this, and, you know, these two guys (Diebler and Lighty), as seniors, were incredible.” The 19-for-58 shooting from OSU was good for more than 20 percentage points below its average in its first two tournament games. “It hurts,” Diebler said, “just because we felt we could — we could make a run at the championship.” The Buckeyes will be forced to watch the remainder of the NCAA Tournament from home as they follow Duke and Pittsburgh as No. 1 seeds to make an early exit. read more

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Womens lacrosse continues to ALC Tournament semifinals with win against Vanderbilt

Like the strings of a guitar, the Ohio State women’s lacrosse team was plucked and pulled, but would not snap as it held off host Vanderbilt, 14-13, in the quarterfinals of the American Lacrosse Conference Tournament on Thursday in Nashville, Tenn. It is the Buckeyes’ first conference tournament win in the five-year history of the tournament, and their second one-goal victory against the Commodores this season. OSU defeated Vanderbilt, 17-16, in their April 10 regular-season matchup in Columbus. Senior attacker Brittney Zerhusen led the Buckeyes with seven points, netting five goals and assisting on two others. Annie Carruthers refused to relinquish the lead, as the senior goalie recorded 15 saves, including a clutch stop on a shot from Vanderbilt junior Courtney Kirk with 16 seconds remaining in the contest. Carruthers said the defensive plan set out during a timeout shortly before that play worked perfectly as the Buckeye defense forced Kirk to take a tough shot. “I had a good idea of where she was going to shoot,” Carruthers said. OSU coach Alexis Venechanos commended Carruthers’ play. “Annie came up huge this game,” Venechanos said. “She is definitely a leader for this team.” OSU led, 9-4, at halftime, but a 5-0 Commodores run tied the score just minutes into the second half. The Buckeyes regained the lead shortly thereafter, never allowing Vanderbilt to level the score for the remainder of the game. “I was very proud the way we were able to close the game out,” Venchanos said. “It showed a lot of character.” The fourth-seeded Buckeyes will play top-seeded Florida in the semifinals at 4 p.m. Friday. The Gators are ranked fourth in the latest Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association poll, while the Buckeyes are ranked 18th. Florida topped OSU, 10-8, when the teams met for their regular-season contest in Gainesville, Fla., on March 26. During that game, the Buckeyes trailed, 7-0, before fighting back to lose by just two goals. Venechanos said the team adjusted and handled Florida’s speed well during its comeback attempt in that game and that it is better prepared to face the Gators this time around. “We’re excited to move on, and we are looking forward to the opportunity to play a great Florida team,” she said. Carruthers said the previous game with the Gators sparked a “passion” in the team and that it is looking forward to the rematch. “We definitely had a chance in that (March 26) game,” she said. “From that point on we have been wanting to play them again.” In the other half of the ALC Tournament bracket, third-seeded Penn State knocked off fifth seed Johns Hopkins. The Nittany Lions will square off against second-seeded Northwestern in the semifinals Friday. read more

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Kewell sees red as County lose again

first_imgNotts County manager Harry Kewell was shown a red card during his side’s embarrassing defeat to Exeter City.The former Liverpool player has endured a terrible start to life in League Two with Notts County after his team was battered 5-1 by Exeter City and he was sent to the stands in his first league game in charge.“We went in at 2-1 and it was game on,” the Kewell told media after the game, according to ftbl.com“I was confident we were going to get something out of the game. But another set-piece and a mistake and we are 3-1 down. That is when the anger kicked in. I questioned the handball and you have to change a few other things because we are chasing the game.”Harry Kewell sacked by Notts County Andrew Smyth – November 14, 2018 English League Two club Notts County have fired Harry Kewell after just 14 matches in chargeThe former Liverpool star was announced as Kevin Nolan’s…“The eagle-eyed referee sees another handball, gives it to them and they miss it so we are still in it. Then there was a cross in the box and it was one of those ‘does it hit his hand, or does it not? The referee says no, we are complaining, they go up the other end and score a goal.”“That was disappointing and that is when I get my marching orders. I said ‘well done’ to the referee; I said you can see one in the far corner but not one straight in front of you.”“First and foremost I do give credit to my players, we have a lot of injuries. I’m frustrated because I knew what Exeter were going to bring. I was confident enough that we were going to get something out of the game – we started lively.”“I’m a winner, we are going to have to try things, and to be vulnerable at the back to get extra men in the box. I’m giving players a crash course in playing in certain positions – but we have to deal with what we are dealt with, we have a lot of players playing in places they aren’t used to.”last_img read more

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