Allegri Barcelona are the Champions League favourites

first_imgJuventus boss Massimiliano Allegri reckons Barcelona are favourites to claim the Champions League title this seasonFollowing Cristiano Ronaldo’s blockbuster summer arrival at Turin, hopes are high that Juventus will end their 22-year wait for European glory.But Allegri feels that, at best, Juventus are currently amongst the top four candidates at the moment.“This year the favourite for the Champions League is Barcelona, but we are amongst the top four,” Allegri, according to FourFourTwo.However, the Italian’s main focus lies with this Saturday’s game against Cagliari, where Juventus are hoping to maintain their unbeaten start to the Serie A campaign.“Tomorrow, we have to win and winning is never an easy thing as we saw against Empoli,” added Allegri.“Our opponents have their objectives and they will give their all against us. We can’t afford to drop any points.“You have to focus more on Serie A, because in the Champions League focusing happens automatically as there are not as many matches and they are all tough.Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.“Therefore we must always show respect and concentration.“Cagliari are a difficult opponent. They are the team that has covered the most ground in the league and are dangerous in the box.“We have to win and prepare ourselves for Wednesday’s game.Allegri will be able to count on the services of Mario Mandzukic and Sami Khedira for this weekend.Although the Italian confirmed both captain Giorgio Chiellini and winger Federico Bernardeschi are out.Ronaldo along with midfield duo Miralem Pjanic and Blaise Matuidi will play, while goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is set to start in goal.The match between Juventus and Cagliari will begin at 20:30 (CEST) on Saturday at Turin.last_img read more

David Wagner leaves Huddersfield by mutual consent

first_imgDavid Wagner has left Huddersfield by mutual consent with the club bottom of the Premier League, Sky Sports reports.Wagner joined Huddersfield Town as coach in November 2015 following the departure of Chris Powell.He also came along with his Borussia Dortmund friend Christoph Bühler to be his assistant at Huddersfield. In the summer of 2016, Wagner reinforced the club with acquisistion of 13 players from across the continent.FC Schalke 04 v FC Bayern Muenchen - BundesligaMatch Preview: Schalke 04 vs Bayern Munich Boro Tanchev – August 24, 2019 Bayern Munich travel to Gelsenkirchen for their first away game of the 2019-20 Bundesliga campaign.Some of the players include Danny Ward, Chris Löwe, and Aaron Mooy and whom Wagner took on a bonding tour of Sweden, where they had to survive with only basic equipment for a few days after which the bond was assumed to have given the team success in early 2016-2017.They visited Austria and returned with two clean sheets in matches against Bundesliga sides Werder Bremen and FC Ingolstadt. Huddersfield entered top of the table at the start September 2017, securing a win at St James’ Park against Newcastle United.Wagner has received praises for his achievements in keeping Huddersfield in the Premier League at the end of the 2017–18 season.last_img read more

Prince Harry Meghan Markle win crown for fastest to 1M Instagram followers

first_img 0 On Wednesday, the couple also shared a post of Prince Harry meeting with people as part of his work in mental health.  Post a comment About an hour after the couple’s account launched, Instagram “partially crashed, preventing most users from being able to follow the account on first clicking the follow button,” according to journalist Benjamin Wareing.K-Pop star Kang Daniel previously held the Guinness record after joining Instagram earlier this year. He reached 1 million followers in 11 hours 36 minutes. Pope Francis, who got 1 million followers in 12 hours, held the record in 2016. The Royal Family is quite familiar with the social network. Its Instagram account has more than 5 million followers and over 2,400 posts. Even Queen Elizabeth herself has posted content to the account. Last month, the Royal Family shared a set of social media guidelines asking people to show “courtesy, kindness and respect” on its accounts. This came after Duchesses Kate Middleton and Markle became the target of hateful comments online. In January, Kensington Palace reportedly asked Instagram and Twitter to help curb abusive comments. Before her wedding to Prince Harry, Markle had deleted her social media accounts. It’s safe to say many people are happy to have her back. Instagram It may not be a crowning achievement, but Prince Harry and Meghan Markle broke an Instagram world record for reaching 1 million Instagram followers in under 6 hours. Anwar Hussein/Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle broke the Guinness World Record for being the fastest to get 1 million Instagram followers. The couple launched their account sussexroyal on Tuesday, reaching 1 million followers in 5 hours and 45 minutes, according to Guinness. At the time of publication, the account had 3 million followers. “Welcome to our official Instagram; we look forward to sharing the work that drives us, the causes we support, important announcements, and the opportunity to shine a light on key issues,” reads the account’s first post, which has more than 1 million likes.  Tags Online Share your voicelast_img read more

Medical Examiner Anticipates It Could Release Larry Greens Cause Of Death Within

first_img Share Photo via Twitter @PolicyMapperThe Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences anticipates it could release the cause of death of Houston Councilman Larry Green sometime around the first week of April.The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS) anticipates it could release Larry Green’s cause of death within four weeks, according to the Institute’s Forensic Investigations and Emergency Management office.Dr. Jason Wiersema, director of the Forensic Investigations and Emergency Management office, detailed in an email that the autopsy of the deceased Houston Councilman, who was 52 years-old, was performed on March 7 and “the determination of Mr. Green’s cause and manner of death is pending ancillary analyses.” Those analyses, including toxicology testing, are ongoing and “after this testing is complete,” Dr. Wiersema noted in his email “HCIFS expects to have the information necessary to classify the cause and manner of death within a 4 week period.”A visitation and reception is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at Sugar Land Mortuary, located in the 1800 block of Eldridge Road, as reported by KHOU-CBS Channel 11, while Green’s funeral will take place at Brentwood Baptist Church located in the 13000 block of Landmark St. on Monday, March 12, starting at 11:30 a.m.last_img read more