Football club – FC Zhemchuzhina http://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 00:57:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-1.png Football club – FC Zhemchuzhina http://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/ 32 32 Friendly: Woking 3-3 Fleet – Ebbsfleet United Football Club https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/friendly-woking-3-3-fleet-ebbsfleet-united-football-club/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 18:35:55 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/friendly-woking-3-3-fleet-ebbsfleet-united-football-club/ Fleet may have a blank weekend ahead in the calendar but that didn’t mean they would be anything but up to the vital month-end fixtures as a friendly was staged against National League Woking Earlier in the day. The morning kick-off at the Cards training ground in Surrey proved to be a competitive affair with […]]]>

Fleet may have a blank weekend ahead in the calendar but that didn’t mean they would be anything but up to the vital month-end fixtures as a friendly was staged against National League Woking Earlier in the day.

The morning kick-off at the Cards training ground in Surrey proved to be a competitive affair with six goals exchanged and Fleet taking the game against powerful opponents, particularly in the second half when the visitors superbly bounced back from a two-goal deficit. .

Dennis Kutrieb was able to give minutes to Michael West, Will Wood and Alex Finney, both named in the starting line-up, while second-half appearances from Lee Martin, Kreshnic Krasniqi and Kieran Monlouis were also welcome.

It was Woking who started the scoring, going ahead in the 10th minute with a close-range header after a ball was whipped in from the right. That first period was probably the best performance of the National League game, as they kept things tight and limited the fleet to raids down the left from Adam Mekki.

But it was on the other flank that the equalizer came on 18 minutes as Fleet more than matched their upper division opponents, Wood battling into a pocket of space before breaking free to fire an excellent shot from 25 yards that slipped into the bottom corner. .

Fleet held her head high with several set pieces through Mekki, but both teams ended the semi-square.

Will Wood scores the first goal for the fleet in the first half

The second half saw a number of substitutions before Tobi Adebayo-Rowling closed in on him when he raced up behind the right flank to launch an effort through goal that ran freely beyond the back post.

Woking regained the lead in the 56th minute, a touch from close range after a quick break on the pitch, but Fleet kept pressing and took advantage of most of the possession, Martin and Elliott Romain with decent chances after beat their men inside the box, while another shot backed off the post as the Cards pretty much maintained their lead.

They extended that lead in the 78th minute and looked like they had put the game to bed, but even though it may have been a friendly, Fleet refused to let their momentum count for anything and played an excellent pass soccer. Driven by Jack Paxman from midfield, and with Monlouis providing extra muscle in the middle, it was 3-2 with nine minutes left when Martin hit a shot on the post no less than he deserved after creating a couple. good opportunities.

And it was Martin who capped off the late comeback with his side’s third goal three minutes from time when he was knocked down in the box and got up to take the penalty home.

Alex Finney started in defense for the fleet in Friday’s friendly

The fleet is back in the same part of the world with our trip to Dorking Wanderers next Saturday, January 22. Get online tickets for that one here.

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Next stop: Liverpool – News https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/next-stop-liverpool-news/ Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:36:03 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/next-stop-liverpool-news/ Brentford face the third of their three away games in eight days this weekend, as they head to one of football’s best-known venues. The bees have visited Port Vale and Southampton over the past four days, with mixed results. Next up is a trip to Anfield to face Liverpool on Sunday, January 16, in a […]]]>

Brentford face the third of their three away games in eight days this weekend, as they head to one of football’s best-known venues. The bees have visited Port Vale and Southampton over the past four days, with mixed results. Next up is a trip to Anfield to face Liverpool on Sunday, January 16, in a game which starts at 2 p.m. ET.

The Bees won one and lost one of their two trips this week. A 4-1 Emirates FA Cup victory over Port Vale was followed by a 4-1 setback to Southampton last night. A goal from Vitaly Janelt was the culmination of a tough night for The Bees.

The loss has been Brentford’s heaviest of the season so far and has seen them slide below Southampton in the table. The Bees are 13th with 23 points in 20 games. They are at the back of the pack in a group of seven teams separated by six points.

The game at Liverpool is set to be one of the toughest of the campaign. Liverpool occupy third place in the Premier League table. They are one point behind Chelsea, with one game less, but are 11 worse off than leaders Manchester City. City, however, played a more game.

Liverpool have lost a fraction of the pace in recent weeks. They have taken just two points from their last three games and have seen a game against Leeds United postponed. Those three games, however, all took place away from home.

Liverpool are undefeated at home in the league this season, winning six of nine games. Only Manchester City, Chelsea and Brighton and Hove Albion avoided defeat. Liverpool have also beaten Shrewsbury Town at home in the FA Cup, are six out of six wins in their UEFA Champions League group and are in the Carabao Cup semi-finals. The first leg of this semi-final, against Arsenal, will be played tomorrow at Anfield, Thursday, January 13.

The teams have previously met in West London and shared the spoils in a thrilling 3-3 draw. Brentford scored first, thanks to Ethan Pinnock, then had to hit back. Vitaly Janelt and Yoane Wissa both scored goals in the second half to reduce the score to 2-2 and then 3-3.

Teams are infrequent enemies and this will be the first time they’ve played in the same division since 1947, when Brentford was relegated from the top flight, making just one comeback this season. The teams met ten times in five seasons in the 1930s and 1940s, Brentford winning three and Liverpool four. The Reds have won four cup games since, the last being an FA Cup sixth round game in 1989. It will be Brentford’s first visit to Anfield since that game in 1989.

Tickets for the match are sold out and it will not be shown live on UK TV, but Brentford fans can listen to it live on Bees Player. Complete information about the service can be found here. Fans of bees living abroad should check it out this page to see if they can watch the match live

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Singapore Warriors Football Club fined $ 26,000 for non-payment of player salaries and other offenses https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/singapore-warriors-football-club-fined-26000-for-non-payment-of-player-salaries-and-other-offenses/ Tue, 11 Jan 2022 06:26:36 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/singapore-warriors-football-club-fined-26000-for-non-payment-of-player-salaries-and-other-offenses/ SINGAPORE – Warriors FC, formerly known as Singapore Armed Forces Football Club and nine-time Singapore Premier League (SPL) winner, were fined $ 26,000 on Tuesday January 11 after pleading guilty to 134 charges. release equivalent to an acquittal. The majority of the charges against them – 133 out of 137 – related to non-payment of […]]]>

SINGAPORE – Warriors FC, formerly known as Singapore Armed Forces Football Club and nine-time Singapore Premier League (SPL) winner, were fined $ 26,000 on Tuesday January 11 after pleading guilty to 134 charges. release equivalent to an acquittal.

The majority of the charges against them – 133 out of 137 – related to non-payment of their employees’ salaries from July 2019 to December 2019 and fell under the employment law.

Four other charges were linked to an incident in March 2016 in which the club failed to notify the Police Licensing and Regulatory Department of its hiring of four security officers to perform bag security checks. during an SPL match. These fell under the Public Security Industry Act (PSIA).

The Warriors were fined a total of $ 21,000 for the charges against the Employment Act and $ 5,000 for those under the PSIA.

The club, which have been crippled by financial difficulties that have forced them to cancel the 2020 and 2021 SPL seasons, are authorized to pay the fine in installments over 15 months, which will end in May 2023.

In their mitigating plea, their attorney Azri Imran Tan of IRB Law said the club would “not apologize for its conduct, especially regarding the charges (employment law)” and “accept responsibility wholeheartedly”.

The club have done their best to rectify the problem, he added, including reimbursing the affected staff in full, with the last payment of money owed to affected employees having been made in July of last year.

In total, including charges, the club did not pay nearly $ 350,000 in salaries to 35 employees.

The Warriors remain in debt, with nearly $ 560,000 owed to Singapore’s Inland Revenue Authority and the Central Provident Fund (CPF). However, payment plans “that are both usable and manageable” are in place with the two authorities.

Tan added that the current Warriors management intends to weather this storm, address all issues and shortcomings and noted: “The long term goal will be for the club to be able to resume competition in football competitions. of Singapore, on a sustainable financial basis. “

Originally under the tutelage of the Ministry of Defense (Mindef), the Warriors are the most successful club here in the professional era that began in 1996 although their last triumph for the title was in 2014.

The name change to Warriors in 2013 preceded the transfer of control of the club by Mindef in January 2017, apparently to allow an unnamed new private sponsor to gain more leverage in the management of the club.

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“He galvanized an entire football club and won the hearts of a fan base that had grown disillusioned.” https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/he-galvanized-an-entire-football-club-and-won-the-hearts-of-a-fan-base-that-had-grown-disillusioned/ Mon, 10 Jan 2022 10:39:00 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/he-galvanized-an-entire-football-club-and-won-the-hearts-of-a-fan-base-that-had-grown-disillusioned/ Celtic’s sliding door moment clearly came last summer, when, after months of protracted negotiations, Eddie Howe ended his transfer to Celtic and Angel Postecoglou stepped in. Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe attends the Emirates FA Cup third round match between Newcastle United and Cambridge United at St James’ Park on January 8, 2022 (Photo by […]]]>

Celtic’s sliding door moment clearly came last summer, when, after months of protracted negotiations, Eddie Howe ended his transfer to Celtic and Angel Postecoglou stepped in.

Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe attends the Emirates FA Cup third round match between Newcastle United and Cambridge United at St James’ Park on January 8, 2022 (Photo by Stu Forster / Getty Images)

Now Kris Commons writes in his Daily mail Column believes Celtic may have dodged a bullet, after Eddie Howe, after taking over from Newcastle United, lost in the FA Cup 3rd round to Cambridge United an English League 1 side who, before heading to St James’ Park, even managed a goal in their last three outings.

“I’m sure there were a lot of Celtic fans chuckling watching the highlights on Saturday night and who can blame them?” The communes have started. “Howe was offered the Celtic post on a plate. The club went out of their way to try to accommodate him and provide him with everything he needed.

“But he pushed it away largely on the basis that the makeup of his back room and scouting team wasn’t quite what he wanted. Or, in other words, he bottled it.

Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe (l) with assistant Jason Tindall during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St. James Park on December 27, 2021, England. (Photo by Stu Forster / Getty Images)

We’ll never know if Eddie Howe “bottled up” Celtic work or if his own expectations weren’t met by Celtic and there was simply an amicable separation, but there was a real sense that ‘Eddie Howe chained Celtic, and that’s where, shall we say, an element of satisfaction emerges as Howe’s new career change already seems to be unraveling.

And the reason for our own satisfaction is, whether by accident or on purpose, Celtic’s choice, which would have been on the recommendation of DOF summer target Fergal Harkin, ended up being Angel Postecoglou and Kris Commons believes he did. There are similarities in the jobs of both Angel and Eddie Howe has taken over. “Compare that with the man who finally took the job. Ange Postecoglou went to Celtic without any of his own coaches or backroom staff and picked the club up on his knees.

Photo: Jeff Holmes

“There are parallels to be drawn here. Some people will say Howe inherited a club’s hopeless case and deserves more time to straighten the bar. They will say the team Bruce left was a mess and in dire need of improvement in almost every department.

“Still, the exact same could be said about Celtic last summer when Postecoglou walked through the door. In fact, I would say Celtic was in even worse shape last summer than Newcastle were when Howe was. took up his post a few months ago.

Photo Jeff Holmes

“But Postecoglou found a way to make it work. He galvanized an entire football club and won the hearts of a disillusioned fan base. “

Commons also makes an interesting point regarding Howe’s abilities to deal with high-profile personalities on a training ground rather than enhancing the little lights that work their way into the game. That just might be a weakness in the game. de Howe after all, he took his Bournemouth side through the leagues in England, but it was rare for him to have to deal with the ego that you’ll likely see in the Newcastle locker room, nor the demands of winning every week there. possibly faced at Celtic.

Newcastle manager Eddie Howe (left) and his assistant Jason Tindall react on the sideline during the Emirates FA Cup third round match between Newcastle United and Cambridge United at St James’ Park on 8 January 2022. (Photo by Stu Forster / Getty Images)

“The charge against Howe is that while he may be a gifted coach who can improve lower league players, he struggles to cope with high profile players. He struggles to deal with players. who have played at the highest level. That doesn’t mean big Charlie’s or egos, but just players who maybe need a little more man management.

“In that regard, he’s in a bad job at Newcastle. They seek to bring together a galaxy of football superstars under their new Saudi owners, as long as they aren’t relegated first.

“But Celtic fans must now look back on last year’s events with a smile. As Howe struggles to make any impact at Newcastle, it looks like they’ve dodged a bullet. And a very bullet. expensive at that, given the size of the salary package I heard was offered to Howe.

December 19, 2021; Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland; Scottish League Cup Final, Hibernian vs Celtic: Celtic Manager Angelos Postecoglou celebrates with the trophy

“Look, maybe he would have done well in Glasgow. In the end, we’ll never know. But, if he had accepted the post, there would have been neither Kyogo nor Angeball. Right now, if given a choice between Howe and Postecoglou, there isn’t a Celtic fan in the country who wouldn’t choose Big Ange all day long.

Dealing with strong personalities will only be an ongoing issue for Eddie Howe as Newcastle roll out the checkbook this month, but the big concern, looking back, is whether he’ll have time to get his point across and if he’s going to face in an environment where your every move is under the microscope and the pressure to win will soon be increased.

Ange Postecoglou seems to have thrived under similar pressure and there can’t be many people who would swap our manager for Eddie Howe now, so in that regard maybe Kris Commons is right, maybe the Eddie Howe saga to Celtic was a near miss. . The one we are now thankful for.

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And for those who missed this one yesterday on The Celtic Star, here’s a catch-up chance to check out the photographs given to this site by former Celtic manager Tom Grant of the demolition of former Celtic Park and in its stead. emergence of the New Celtic Park we know and love today. These photographs are fascinating and worth the detour …

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Report: Stevenage 3-1 Walsall – News https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/report-stevenage-3-1-walsall-news/ Sat, 08 Jan 2022 17:07:54 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/report-stevenage-3-1-walsall-news/ Stevenage Football Club’s two-goal lead is reinforced by a third at the last minute as Paul Tisdale’s men walk away with three points… In Stevenage’s first game at Lamex in 2022, Paul Tisdale introduced three new hires into the starting XI. Christie Pym, Luke O’Neill and the return of Michael Bostwick were all part of […]]]>

Stevenage Football Club’s two-goal lead is reinforced by a third at the last minute as Paul Tisdale’s men walk away with three points…

In Stevenage’s first game at Lamex in 2022, Paul Tisdale introduced three new hires into the starting XI. Christie Pym, Luke O’Neill and the return of Michael Bostwick were all part of the squad.

After just twenty-four seconds, Boro took the lead. Rookie right-back Luke O’Neill scored a cross which was slapped by Walsall’s Rollin Menayese. An incredibly bright for the men of Tisdale.

The momentum would continue to go in Stevenage’s direction as eight minutes later the lead was doubled. A nice passage of play outside the box led Jake Reeves to pick up the ball on the right side and cross Chris Lines at the far post who nodded.

The next ten minutes of the game became disjointed as the sky opened and the rain began to fall. Neither team pressed hard on the opposing keeper as Boro looked to keep their lead.

Just before the half hour mark, Walsall saw the goal for the first time. A corner was initially cleared with Stephen Ward waiting at the edge of the box, but his first effort deflected for another corner.

Scott Cuthbert received Stevenage’s first yellow card for pushing a Walsall player back to the edge of the box. The resulting free kick was sent into the box but eventually cleared by Boro’s determined defense.

With five minutes left before the break, Stevenage was forced into a substitution as Michael Bostwick fell with what appeared to be a cramp. To replace him was another new signing, central midfielder Ed Upson.

In the dying moments of the first half, Stevenage tried to score again. The ball fell to Jake Taylor, who was playing a more attacking role in that game, but his left-footed effort flew just off the post.

Moments after the start of the second half, Boro created another scoring opportunity. Jake Taylor starred in Luke Norris in the box whose powerful strike was well captured by Carl Rushworth.

Six minutes later, Walsall was in the spotlight as he aimed to get back into the game. Conor Wilkinson sought to retrieve one, but Christy Pym was able to watch his tame effort role after the post.

Charlie Carter was brought onto the Lamex pitch after the hour mark for the first time since August, replacing Bruno Andrade.

With twenty minutes to go, Walsall recovered a goal. Brendan Kiernan’s weak effort on the left managed to get past Pym in goal, with the Saddlers now within one comeback.

Matt Taylor’s men continued to put the pressure on as Conor Wilkinson nearly equaled seven minutes behind. His impending effort seemed to slip into the far post, but Christy Pym denied.

Nine minutes remained and Luke Norris was replaced by Terence Vancooten in a defensive substitution, hoping to maintain his lead.

A few minutes later, Boro came very close to killing the match. Charlie Carter’s header bounced off the crossbar, giving the Saddlers hope.

The fourth official said there were four minutes to go at the end of the game as Boro appeared to remain strong defensively. Finally, the hard work paid off as Stevenage added a third. Jake Taylor drove the ball to the signing before passing it past Rushworth to secure his first of the season.

Seconds later, Mr. Oldham blew his whistle to end an entertaining clash at Lamex and send smiles to Boro’s faithful back home. Paul Tisdale scored his first victory as Stevenage Boss and his team kicked off 2022 at Lamex in the right way.

Attendance today was 2167 with 338 Walsall supporters.


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English football club Chester feared to close after being warned of violating Welsh coronavirus rules https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/english-football-club-chester-feared-to-close-after-being-warned-of-violating-welsh-coronavirus-rules/ Fri, 07 Jan 2022 17:45:00 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/english-football-club-chester-feared-to-close-after-being-warned-of-violating-welsh-coronavirus-rules/ An English football club outside the league is fearful of closing its doors after being warned it violated COVID regulations due to the fact that its stadium was apparently located in Wales. Chester FC said they were called to a meeting with representatives from North Wales Police, Chester Police and two Welsh councils following matches […]]]>

An English football club outside the league is fearful of closing its doors after being warned it violated COVID regulations due to the fact that its stadium was apparently located in Wales.

Chester FC said they were called to a meeting with representatives from North Wales Police, Chester Police and two Welsh councils following matches played over the Christmas period.

The meeting discussed potential violations of Welsh law COVID rules in Vanarama National League North’s matches against AFC Fylde on December 28 and AFC Telford United on January 2.

The games were followed by crowds of 2,075 and 2,116 respectively.

While there are no rules on how many people can attend a game in England, in Wales Sporting events must be played behind closed doors according to rules to combat the spread of the Omicron variant.

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But isn’t Chester in England?

Chester is an English town, but the border with Wales runs through it in the center, including through the club’s Deva Stadium, leaving the ticket office in England and the pitch in Wales.

By law all fans could meet in the parking lot and the club wouldn’t break any rules, but as soon as they set foot in the ground they are governed by Welsh law.

What does the club say?

The club said they had received a letter, on behalf of North Wales Police and Flintshire County Council, outlining their possible violation of the rules, and are now seeking legal advice.

In a statement, he added that the letter warned that if the team continued to play matches in front of fans on their home ground while the current restrictions remained in place, they could “commit other potential violations.”

President Andy Morris told the PA news agency: “As a club we rely on receipts from the gate. If the app is that we have to play behind closed doors, we are not a Welsh club, we are therefore not entitled to financial support.

“The whole future of the club could be in doubt. There is no financial support for English clubs playing behind closed doors at the moment. It could be the end of the club.”

Mr Morris said: “While acknowledging that the border crosses the stadium, the club, for 30 years, have been treated like an Englishman with the address registered in England.”

“It’s amazing that all of a sudden we found out that we are Welsh,” he added.

Chester will next play at home when he takes on Brackley Town on January 15.


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James Sands signs for Rangers https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/james-sands-signs-for-rangers/ Wed, 05 Jan 2022 19:02:16 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/james-sands-signs-for-rangers/ The RANGERS are today delighted to announce the signing of US international James Sands from New York City FC on an initial 18-month loan agreement subject to a work permit and international clearance. The Rangers have an exclusive purchase option. The 21-year-old arrives in Glasgow as the winner, having made the MLS playoffs last season, […]]]>

The RANGERS are today delighted to announce the signing of US international James Sands from New York City FC on an initial 18-month loan agreement subject to a work permit and international clearance. The Rangers have an exclusive purchase option.

The 21-year-old arrives in Glasgow as the winner, having made the MLS playoffs last season, which saw NYCFC beat Portland Timbers to win the MLS Cup for the first time in its history.

Indeed, he was named “Young Player of the Season” for the NYCFC last season, having been the first designated “house” player for the club which was formed in 2013.

Sands has also already been selected seven times by the United States and played his part in their CONCACAF Gold Cup success this summer, including playing their final 1-0 victory over Mexico in full.

A versatile player, Sands can play in midfield and defense, and arrives in Glasgow ready to further strengthen Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s Rangers side.

He becomes the last American player to join the Gers and follows in the footsteps of Claudio Reyna, Maurice Edu and Carlos Bocanegra wearing both stars and stripes and light blue.

Manager of the Rangers, Giovanni van Bronckhorst commented: “James has been a player that I have known for quite some time. His versatility was a big draw and I was impressed with his attitude and mentality in the games I have watched recently.

“He is a talented young player with areas of his game that we will strive to develop through our coaching.

“I can’t wait to get him out there and start working with him.”

Sporting Director, Ross Wilson, added: “Signing James is a really exciting opportunity for us, and we are all delighted.

“We made an agreement a few weeks ago to have the transfer structured as a loan for this season and next, while we negotiated and secured an exclusive option to buy beyond the initial loan period.

“Our scouting team have followed their strong evolution over the season with the MLS champions New York and we have identified a lot of potential in James. Gio has taken a close look at what he can bring to Rangers and I know that by working with the manager and our staff, James will further develop his game here.

“Along with his qualities on the ball, his versatility and his tactical understanding, we also know that James is a bright character, a positive personality and despite his young age already shows impressive leadership qualities.

“Naturally we faced some competition from some excellent European clubs to sign James. I am delighted that he shares our belief that Rangers are the next step in his exciting journey.

“Finally, I thank David Lee of New York City FC for his help in making this deal happen.”

Speaking on his arrival in Glasgow, the young New Yorker Sands said: “I am very happy to join Rangers Football Club.

“It’s an incredible opportunity for me to join a club with such a winning history and a global fan base.

“In addition, I look forward to joining an ambitious and talented group of players and coaches. I’m sure the Rangers will take me forward both as a player and as a person.

“I also want to thank NYCFC for the role they have played in my development so far. I have received and continue to receive incredible support from everyone involved in the club.


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‘Take him out of our football club’ – Everton fans demand dismissal of manager Rafa Benitez https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/take-him-out-of-our-football-club-everton-fans-demand-dismissal-of-manager-rafa-benitez/ Tue, 04 Jan 2022 15:40:00 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/take-him-out-of-our-football-club-everton-fans-demand-dismissal-of-manager-rafa-benitez/ Without a win in Seven and sitting in a dismal 15th place, Rafa Benitez’s status as manager of Everton Football Club couldn’t be hotter. Rafa Benitez’s appointment as Everton manager in June sparked huge controversy due to his ties to rival club Liverpool as fans protested his arrival – around seven months later the mood […]]]>

Without a win in Seven and sitting in a dismal 15th place, Rafa Benitez’s status as manager of Everton Football Club couldn’t be hotter.

Rafa Benitez’s appointment as Everton manager in June sparked huge controversy due to his ties to rival club Liverpool as fans protested his arrival – around seven months later the mood is still the same.

Despite overseeing a promising start to reign that saw the Spaniard nominated for Manager of the Month after a three-game unbeaten start in August, the Benitez Toffees are currently in the middle of a seven-game streak. without victory.

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Everton are coming off a disappointing 3-2 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion at Goodison Park last weekend which saw them plumetted in 15th place in the league – eight points behind the dreaded relegation zone.

The atmosphere around the club grows increasingly hostile, with boos and taunts from Toffee fans evident at the final whistle of more or less every game for the past few months.

The ex-Newcastle blunderer is feeling the pressure and is currently the favorite to become the next Premier League manager to be given his marching orders.

The main favorites to take the Spaniard’s place in the hot seat are the childhood Evertonian and current Derby County manager Wayne Rooney (7/2) and Premier League icon and former Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard.

Everton fans have taken to social media to voice their frustrations with the clubs’ current plight, calling for Rafa Benitez to be removed from his post.

However, Rafa Benitez is still Everton’s manager and hopes to turn things around when his side travel to Hull City in the FA Cup on Saturday before hosting Leicester City in the Premier League next Tuesday.


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POYA ASBAGHI ON THE NOTTINGHAM FOREST TEST – News https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/poya-asbaghi-on-the-nottingham-forest-test-news/ Sun, 02 Jan 2022 16:05:25 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/poya-asbaghi-on-the-nottingham-forest-test-news/ Poya Asbaghi ​​spoke to the press ahead of our first game of 2022 – a trip to the City Ground on Monday afternoon. ON THE CHALLENGE OF NOTTINGHAM FOREST“We faced West Brom, who are a team that should compete for the Premier League, and now Blackburn away, who are the best team in the league, […]]]>

Poya Asbaghi ​​spoke to the press ahead of our first game of 2022 – a trip to the City Ground on Monday afternoon.

ON THE CHALLENGE OF NOTTINGHAM FOREST
“We faced West Brom, who are a team that should compete for the Premier League, and now Blackburn away, who are the best team in the league, and I still think that even though we didn’t win Those games, in the middle of the second half against Blackburn, the game was about to be decided.

“We had a very good opportunity to counterattack to go forward and score a goal. Instead, we’ve lost the ball and they win – sometimes it’s football, but it also shows that we’re not miles away from battling for points against the toughest opponents.

“So that’s a bit of an encouraging thought for an away game against Forest, which we know is tough as well.”

ON THE CREATION OF CHANCES
“I think we created more chances against Blackburn than against West Brom. We also attacked in different ways, in order to be able to create while also surpassing their pressing, from a counterattack to the score.

“If you can do it in a tough away game, then I’m sure we can show it even more in other games. But it is important for us to progress by creating more opportunities; we were better offensively in our last game and we have to make sure it is priceless by losing the ball.

ON RECENT FORM
“Of course you want to win as a soccer manager, as a player and as a fan. The will to win a soccer match is as strong for the players as it is for the fans and me, but you know that you have to keep working hard and not wait for something to happen.

“You have to make sure that you, as a coach, feel that you are preparing the team as well as possible. When you do that in the long run, the table isn’t lying – it can lie game to game. other, but in the long run you get what you deserve.

“That’s all we can focus on; not feel sorry for yourself and let the frustrations get the better of you, instead of focusing 100% on the task.

ON PLAYER MENTALITY
“The belief is there for sure. I watch the players react and, when you concede a 1-0 away goal against Blackburn, it’s a tough time in a tough situation where we’re struggling in the game.

“But when they scored I saw Romal Palmer running to get the ball out of the net and the players right after clapping themselves in situations where it’s really easy to give up, look down, or get lost. feel sorry for himself.

“So for me it was good to see that they still have the hunger and the will – it’s about adjusting things in defense and attack to win.”


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22 derbies for the ’22 derby – Ebbsfleet United Football Club https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/22-derbies-for-the-22-derby-ebbsfleet-united-football-club/ Fri, 31 Dec 2021 15:21:15 +0000 https://fc-zhemchuzhina.com/22-derbies-for-the-22-derby-ebbsfleet-united-football-club/ A story as old as time … well, as old as the fleet and Dartford existed anyway. Our rivalry predates the formation of the current club in 1946, with the Darts being regular enemies of Northfleet United since the late 19th century and regular visitors to Stonebridge Road since the early 20th century. We feature […]]]>

A story as old as time … well, as old as the fleet and Dartford existed anyway. Our rivalry predates the formation of the current club in 1946, with the Darts being regular enemies of Northfleet United since the late 19th century and regular visitors to Stonebridge Road since the early 20th century.

We feature 22 previous Fleet and Darts clashes over the years as we look forward to the first match of 2022 – and the first Fleet-Dartford Derby with fans since New Years Day 2017.


N ° 1 – October 14, 1893: Dartford 3-1 Northfleet United

The very first meeting of the clubs was a friendly one, with Northfleet being a season and a half away from competitive Kent League football. Dartford’s field at Summers Meadow, Lowfield Street, was described as a bumpy swamp surrounded by water-filled ditches from which the ball had to be constantly retrieved. And in the days when the heavy balloon easily held water, it soon became nearly impossible to hit it from more than a few feet away. Darts fans were also not described favorably, with the local correspondent – perhaps with a hint of bias given the score – accusing them of being “rude thugs who constantly mistreated the referee”.

N ° 2 – October 12, 1895: Northfleet United 3-3 Dartford

Played at Northfleet’s Collins Meadow pitch, it was the two clubs’ first meeting in the FA Cup. What was extraordinary was that the fleet managed to erect a brand new 400-seat stand on the morning of the match! The installation company came from Bermondsey and started working at 8:30 am and seven hours later had finished the stand as well as the (arguably rudimentary!) Construction of the locker rooms! A 3-3 draw followed (goals from skipper Teddy Bundock, James Moody and Taylor) which meant a replay two days later at Dartford – Northfleet won this 3-2 with Bundock and Moody again on target.

The Fleet, 1895 style.

N ° 3 – January 27, 1906: Northfleet United 1-0 Dartford

Dartford’s very first visit to Stonebridge Road came over 115 years ago in this West Kent League game, with Parker scoring the only goal in the first season of operation on the then brand new pitch . It was a fairly insignificant game, with both teams stuck in the middle of the table and far behind champions Eltham.

N ° 4 – November 14, 1914: Dartford 4-3 Northfleet United

As the first Battle of Ypres was launched along the Western Front just across the English Channel, the fleet and the darts were still playing football! Since war broke out in the late summer of 1914, football authorities have assessed their initial desire to continue playing alongside the national interest. The Kent League season was due to unfold, but local newspapers said they would not report any results as the football was trivial given the escalating conflict. The fleet has advanced in the FA Cup, beating Cray Wanderers and needing three games to pass Sittingbourne, before this trip to Dartford in the second qualifying round. Northfleet scored the opening goal, but Dartford eventually took a 4-2 lead before a late consolation from the fleet. The 1,200-strong crowd wouldn’t see another such match for some time – Dartford’s draw with Chatham in the next round would never happen and Fleet Chairman Joe Lingham shut the club down in writing: “It is evident that the virility of our country will be required for service against the enemy. It usually feels like now is not the time to play games. Fleet’s two scorers in that last match both joined the military that month – Beldham served in the Norfolk Regiment and Arthur Seccombe in the Royal Artillery – he lost his brother and his teammate Northfleet Henry, killed at the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917.

N ° 5 – April 21, 1924: Northfleet United 1-0 Dartford

A crowd of 8,000 gathered on Maidstone pitch as the two North Kent clubs reached the Kent Senior Cup final. Ted Goldsmith’s sixth-minute goal gave the fleet the trophy, our first of five consecutive triumphs in this competition – still a record to date. It has been a hugely successful decade for the fleet, which also won two Kent League titles, were runners-up twice, returned to the Southern League and only finished below Dartford once in 10 year.

N ° 6 – September 2, 1939: Dartford 3-4 Northfleet United

Just as Northfleet went into hibernation at the start of World War I against Dartford, history repeated itself at the start of World War II. The score was even the same – 4-3 – although this time in favor of the fleet as Syd Roberts, Jack Browne, future Spurs League winner The Bennett and Simpson were all on track for the visitors at this time. Kent League match. The game was played the day after Germany invaded Poland and the day before Neville Chamberlain declared war – and once again was left to former player and president Joe Lingham of lock the gates to Stonebridge Road. The Kent League resumed later that year, but Lingham declined the offer to join – he died in 1943 and the club accompanied him, Northfleet United never resumed.

A familiar looking Stonebridge Road welcomes Dartford (stripes) in 1939

N ° 7 – September 11, 1946: Fleet 4-0 Dartford

The first reunion of the current incarnation of the fleet and the darts took place just 12 days after the launch of the new Gravesend & Northfleet. A crowd of 4,320 watched the Reds demolish Dartford in the Kent Senior Shield, with future darts player Len Wakeman scoring twice alongside Ron Palmer and an own goal. The two clubs have met five times this season, including the first festive matches, with two wins each (a 5-0 for the Fleet and a 6-0 for Dartford among them!) And a draw. (Click below to continue)


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