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This three bedroom Brisbane home is on the market for $279,000

first_img1 Mattocks Street Goodna Qld 4300 This home 38 minutes from the Brisbane CBD is $279,000.THIS three bedroom Brisbane home is just $279,000 – that’s half the median price across the region.The highset home sits in an elevated position on a large corner block at 1 Mattocks Street, Goodna, 38 minutes from the Brisbane CBD via the M7 motorway.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours ago1 Mattocks Street Goodna Qld 4300Agent Mark Taylor of Raine & Horne Ipswich/Goodna/Springfield was marketing it as “a great opportunity to purchase in a growing area”.The home has hardwood timber floors throughout, a large balcony that wraps around half the home and twin street frontage. 1 Mattocks Street Goodna Qld 4300A concrete slab under the home provides storage and the home already has a long term tenant in place providing options for investors. The home sits on a 1,107sq m block.last_img read more

Area High School Basketball Scores

first_imgWRBI Area High School Basketball Scores.Tuesday (1-27)Girls Scores.Oldenburg Academy  66     Milan  58Franklin County  50     South Dearborn  39Jac-Cen-Del  55     Shawe Memorial  35Hauser  56     North Decatur  46Switz. County  56     Rising Sun  39Edinburgh  45     Waldron  34SW Shelby  55     Brown County  52Boys Scores.South Ripley  62     Seymour  44Rushville  64     Northeastern  52last_img

Allardyce: Carroll swayed by loan

first_img “He came to us in a difficult frame of mind and had suffered with injuries but the support the coaching staff and the rest of the boys that work so hard behind the scenes was something he felt very comfortable with in the end. “He met new team-mates over the year and enjoyed their company and I think that definitely helped him to make the decision to return to West Ham. So not only did the loan pay off by us finishing 10th in our first season back in the Premier League but it has paid off by him choosing us.” Carroll struggled for form at Anfield after completing a £35million switch from Newcastle and was farmed out to West Ham when it became apparent he did not fit into the new approach taken by Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. He has now penned a six-year deal at West Ham, with Allardyce hoping he will lead the line for his side in the coming seasons. “The size of the contract is a statement of West Ham’s belief in Andy and Andy’s belief in West Ham,” he said. “We expect him to enhance his reputation even further with West Ham and become one of the major strikers in the country and become an England regular – we hope he will produce for West Ham and England as we prepare to move into the Olympic Stadium in 2016. “We’ve acquired a player who was recently the most expensive British player in the history of football. We haven’t done it cheaply, but we have definitely done it wisely. “I told him we will improve him at West Ham while we’re at the helm and will give him a chance to become a better player. It will reap rewards for us all. He can now put his experience of Liverpool behind him and show them what they missed by letting him go.” Carroll, 24, was signed for an undisclosed club-record fee by the Hammers on Thursday after impressing for large spells of a season-long loan deal at the club last season. The former Newcastle forward was identified by Allardyce at the start of the summer as his main priority ahead of a second successive Barclays Premier League campaign. With Carroll’s close friend Kevin Nolan captaining West Ham, and relationships struck up during his spell in east London, Allardyce believes the experience of the loan move was invaluable in enticing Carroll to the club. “Our relationship over the 12 months he was here was key to this deal,” he told the club’s official website. West Ham boss Sam Allardyce believes the year Andy Carroll spent on loan at Upton Park swayed the England striker’s decision to complete a permanent move from Liverpool.center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Fellaini angered by Riether stamp

first_img Riether was not punished for his actions by referee Lee Probert, which came in the last minute of Fulham’s 3-1 defeat to United, but on the face of it it did look like the type of incident new Football Association chairman Greg Dyke wants to clamp down on. “For me it was a red card for the right back,” the Belgian told MUTV. Marouane Fellaini has called for retrospective action to be taken against Fulham defender Sascha Riether for his apparent stamp on Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj at Craven Cottage on Saturday. “I hope the referee looks at the video later.” United manager David Moyes was more philosophical as his team extended their unbeaten run. “We are never going to ask for (protection),” said Moyes. “We want him to get up. We don’t want him to go down easily. “He is a really honest boy and I thought there were a couple of times when fouls should have been given against him but they weren’t.” center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Reported bid sparks Rojo row

first_imgA row has broken out between the representatives and part-owners of reported Manchester United target Marcos Rojo and his current club Sporting Lisbon. It is reported that Doyen is entitled to a payment from Sporting worth 75 per cent of any declined offer for Rojo. In this instance that would equate to £12million. In a lengthy statement, Doyen Sports has stressed it cannot interfere in transfer business and that Sporting have a right to retain the player. But it has pointed out that in such a scenario the club still have obligations to the company. The statement read: “Sporting is entirely within its rights not to transfer the player Marcos Rojo, knowing that it only has to make up for the fund under the terms and deadlines as contractually established since the beginning.” It added the company “will not hesitate to use all legal resources at our disposal to defend fully all our interests and rights”. Doyen holds strong rights over the player after paying 75 per cent of his transfer fee from Spartak Moscow in 2012. The statement added: “Without the intervention of Doyen, through financing, Marcos Rojo would not be a Sporting player.” Sporting have responded with their own detailed statement which alleges interference from Doyen. They insist they have had “just cause” to terminate their agreement with the company, therefore suggesting they do not intend to pay any fees. Sporting, who are reported to be holding out for a figure closer to the player’s £24million release clause, have also confirmed that Spartak are owed 20 per cent of any fee received for Rojo above £4million. Argentina defender Rojo is currently the subject of disciplinary action by the Portuguese club after apparently refusing to train amid reports of a £16million bid from United. Management company Doyen Sports, which owns 75 per cent of the player, has now hit back over Sporting’s stance and threatened legal action if fees due to it from any rejected bid are not paid. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Brendan Rodgers: Daniel Sturridge is fittest he has been for 18 months

first_img Last season they went to Old Trafford and enjoyed the majority of chances only to lose 3-0, but Rodgers is confident there will be no repeat of the shambolic defensive performance against the Hammers. Dejan Lovren came in for most criticism as his mistake led to the crucial second goal but his manager has backed the Croatia international, who endured a tough start to his Liverpool career last season, to bounce back. “Like all the players know we performed below our level in that game but it was a collective,” added Rodgers. “We can’t isolate any performance on to one player. Dejan knows he made a mistake and you have to live with that as a player. “We never stick the blame on to one player. We fell below the standards in that game. “In his first three games he showed he has that quality and consistency to defend well, so the key is letting go of the mistake and showing your character.” Liverpool will be without suspended playmaker Philippe Coutinho on Saturday after his red card against West Ham, so striker Danny Ings or winger Jordon Ibe are in contention to start. “There is no timeline as to when he will be fit to participate in the game but he is obviously back in training, which is good,” said Rodgers. “He looked really sharp in training, probably the best he’s looked fitness-wise for 18 months, and it will be really good when he gets back. “I can never say that (he is over the worst of his injuries) because I don’t want to sit here and something happens in a couple of months’ time. “I can only look at what I see and from my experiences in the past I don’t want to put any timeline on him coming back. “I am grateful for the work done in America, for our own medical team who have done a brilliant job to do everything they possibly could to get Daniel back to a level of fitness. “He has worked hard. He has joined in with the group and we will take it from there, day-by-day.” Liverpool go into Saturday’s game having been humiliated 3-0 at home by West Ham before the international break which saw them concede their first goals of the season. Having only scored twice in four matches – with those coming in the opening two games – the side are also struggling up front. The England striker, who spent most of the summer undergoing rehabilitation in the United States, returned to full training with the rest of the squad this week after recovering from a hip operation in May. He will not be ready for Saturday’s match against Manchester United at Old Trafford but his impending return will boost a goal-shy squad which has scored just two goals in four matches and none in their last two. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes striker Daniel Sturridge is the fittest he has been for 18 months, but will still handle him with caution. Press Associationlast_img read more

ICC World Cup ECB announces 15-member squad for World Cup, Jofra Archer misses out, check full list here

first_imghighlights England became the fifth team to name their 15-member squad for World Cup. Jofra Archer and Sam Curran didn’t find a place in World Cup squad. Before the World cup, England will play against Pakistan and Ireland.  New Delhi: The England Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup which is scheduled to begin on May 30 as the host England take on South Africa at Kennington Oval, London. England team have left out Jofra Archer and Sam Curran from their squad. However, the door for Archer is still not closed as the young sensation has been picked for upcoming Ireland and Pakistan series and he could potentially, based on his performances, still make it to the final squad in time for the first World Cup match on 30 May. The pace options for the Eoin Morgan-led preliminary squad thus remain Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Tom Curran, and Ben Stokes.England’s selectors clarified that the squad announced on Wednesday, 17 April, was a “preliminary” one and that England would finalize their final 15-man World Cup squad after the five-match ODI series against Pakistan, which culminates on 19 May. “In line with ICC regulations, we have to name a preliminary squad of 15 for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup before April 23. However, all 17 players named in the Royal London ODI against Pakistan can stake a claim to be in the final 15-man squad, finalized at the end of that series,” said Ed Smith, the national selector. For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Here’s the 15-member squad for World Cup: Eoin Morgan (c), Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Alex Hales, Adi Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Liam PlunkettSquad for Pakistan ODIs:  Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Chris Jordan, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood,Squad for Ireland ODI and Pakistan T20I: Eoin Morgan (c), Jofra Archer, Sam Billings, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Chris Jordan, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, James Vince, David Willey, Mark WoodHere’s the tweet: last_img read more

Massiah leads Floodlights X1 to easy win

first_imgLED by responsible batting from Shawn Massiah, Floodlights X1 secured a convincing six-wicket win over Parika Defenders in an arranged T20 match under lights at the Demerara Cricket Club ground last Friday night.Massiah made an unbeaten 59, and got valuable support from Patrick Khan, with 33, and an unbeaten 25 from Ricky Deonarine, as the hosts chased down the winning target of 150, with ease.The visitors won the toss and elected to bat first. They lost opener M. Chatram without scoring and M. Balgobin for three.However, Jerome Basdeo joined the other opener Dubraj Singh, and added 103 runs for the third wicket which eventually was the backbone of their total of 149-6 off their allotted 20 overs.Singh made 60 and Basdeo 45. Bowling for Floodlights X1, Beharry snared 3-10. Surendra Nauth and Khalid Baksh took a wicket apiece.In reply, the hosts lost both openers Yusuf Uniss and Rabindra Singh without scoring, but Massiah and Khan then added a third-wicket partnership of 58 before the latter went for 33.Rakesh Arjune was then dismissed for two, but thereafter Ricky Deonarine and Massiah took full control of the chase.The duo put together an unbeaten fifth-wicket partnership of 68 to seal the win with five balls to spare.Bowling for the visitors, Basdeo completed a fine all-round performance taking 3-34.last_img read more

The Latest: Italian soccer federation starts fund for clubs

first_img Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Italian soccer federation is launching a fund of nearly $25 million to help clubs and their members following the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Latest: Italian soccer federation starts fund for clubs The European championships for rhythmic gymnastics will stay in Kyiv, Ukraine, but are now set for Nov. 26-29. That is six months later than originally planned.All three championships were supposed to be tune-ups for the Tokyo Olympics but that event has been postponed to 2021.___Pope Francis is promoting a charity auction of sports items and experiences in support of two of the hospitals hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic in Italy.The “We Run Together” auction includes a personalized bicycle given to Francis by world champion Peter Sagan, a team jersey and captain’s armband signed by former Roma forward Francesco Totti and a swim suit and hat from Olympic champion Federica Pellegrini. June 4, 2020 ___The European gymnastics championships have been moved to December after being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.The men’s event will run from Dec. 9-13 and the women’s championships from Dec. 17-20 in Baku, Azerbaijan.Baku was originally supposed to host only the men’s championships but France couldn’t reschedule the women’s event after missing its planned dates in Paris in April and May.European Gymnastics president Farid Gayibov says the body will review the coronavirus situation and react accordingly “should the situation at a later date not be considered safe enough any more.” German soccer club Schalke has apologized to fans for asking them to justify their refunds for games played in empty stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic.Schalke had asked for evidence of financial hardship if fans wanted tickets refunded this year rather than waiting until 2022.Schalke says it used “impersonal formulations lacking empathy” and fans will no longer be asked to submit documentary evidence of their personal finances. But the club says the approach was legal under German law.The Bundesliga was suspended in March because of the coronavirus outbreak and spectators have not been allowed to attend any of the games since the league restarted on May 16.Schalke has been hit hard financially by the pandemic. Executive board member Alexander Jobst said in March the club faced an existential threat. The Save Soccer Foundation will need definitive approval at a federation meeting on Monday.Federation president Gabriele Gravina says “it’s an initiative which doesn’t have precedents and represents a great assumption of responsibility which the (federation) is taking in favor of the whole soccer system.”The fund consists of 21,700,000 euros ($24,500,000). It will give up to 5 million euros ($5.6 million) to each of the two divisions below Serie A as well as the same amount to support clubs from the amateur soccer league.It will also give up to 3 million euros ($3.4 million) to soccer players and the same amount to coaches and their staff.The fund will also provide 700,000 euros ($800,000) to help women’s soccer clubs that are set to complete the season. There are also experiences such as training sessions and dinners with various athletes.Francis says “the true values of sport are particularly important to face this period of pandemic and especially the difficult restart.”The auctions will take place on the site Charitystars.com starting Monday for two months. There will be a new one every week and each auction will last 10 days.All funds raised will go to the Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital in Bergamo and Fondazione Poliambulanza in Brescia.___ The team has also struggled on the field and hasn’t won a league game since January.___The Swiss soccer league will restart several days earlier than planned to help Europa League contender Basel cope with a backlog of matches in August.The restart amid the coronavirus pandemic was set for June 19-21 in the top two divisions.The Swiss soccer federation now says Basel’s Swiss Cup quarterfinal match against Lausanne Sport will be played without fans on June 14 instead of the Aug. 5-6 dates for the other quarterfinal matches. Basel is scheduled to resume play in the Europa League in early August. It holds a 3-0 lead over Eintracht Frankfurt from the first leg of the round of 16.Basel also faces a potential clash with this season’s Europa League possibly overlapping with next season’s preliminary rounds.Basel is currently in third place in the Swiss league and the third-place team should enter the Europa League qualifying rounds in late July or early August.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more

Kanu, Diouf, Other African Legends Play for IDPs in Kano

first_imgAlthough the game watched by a capacity crowd at the Sai Masu Gida ground ended 2-1 in favour of the NPFL team, the legends showed glimpses of what made them popular amongst African football fans.Akide Ibrahim scored both goals for Pillars while former Mokoena got the Legends’ consolation goal.Ex Nigerian players including Daniel Amokachi, Garba Lawal and Tijani Babangida played on the side of the legends with Super Eagles Brown Ideye also spicing up the team with fresh legs.Speaking shortly after the game, Kanu expressed his happiness being part of the game. He described the initiative aimed at bringing succour to persons made homeless as a result of the terrorist activities in North East as a laudable one.“It’s an opportunity for us (ex internationals) to show support for the internally displaced persons and we are glad to be here in Kano today.“The organisers have done a good job in arranging this game and bringing all these former African stars here. I want to say a big kudos to them,” concludes the former African player of the year who also has a foundation for taking care of children and persons suffering from heart diseases.One of the organisers of the event, Moo Mohammed Mustapha, had earlier described the game as “just more than a game.”He indicated that it was the first time in the history of football that a group of legends would be playing to raise funds and highlight the challenges of IDPs in Nigeria.Chairperson of the Local Organising Committee, Miss Abi Goodman, painted a pathetic picture of the disheartening condition of the IDPs. She urged the world to rise up to action to support the Federal Government’s efforts to make life meaningful for these displaced persons once again.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Ibrahim Shaibu in KanoFormer African football stars including Nwankwo Kanu; former Senegal and Liverpool forward, El Hadji Diouf; former South African Captain, Aaron Mokoena, and former Zimbabwe star, Benjani Nwaruwari were all in action thursday as some legend of the game in the continent played Kano Pillars FC in a charity game at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.These former stars trooped into the ancient city to play in the charity match put together to raise funds for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East of Nigeria.last_img read more