Rob Holding explains how Arsene Wenger’s iconic apology motivates him

first_img Skip Ad Comment Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Top articles Full Screen Read More Coming Next Skip Video Settings 1 min. story Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Read More Metro Sport ReporterFriday 18 Oct 2019 5:36 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Rob Holding explains how Arsene Wenger’s iconic apology motivates himcenter_img PLAY SPONSORED Advertisement About Connatix V67539 by Metro Read More Read More / He said: ‘Unfortunately no one speaks about the performance of Rob Holding. You should be happy, he is English and 20 years old.‘I am sorry he didn’t cost £55 million, so he can’t be good. We don’t speak about the performances anymore and I think that is not right.’Holding, who his hopeful of forcing his way back into the first team having made a full recovery from a long-term knee injury, admitted he has never forgotten one of Wenger’s classic quotes and it still impacts his thinking today.‘I enjoyed his response and I do use it as motivation that I am who I am and hard work will get me where I want to be,’ he said during a Reddit AMA session.Holding could feature in a new-look Arsenal defence on Monday night against Sheffield United with Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin also in contention.‘He’s ready to play,’ said Unai Emery in relation to Kieran Tierney who is yet to make his Premier League debut following his summer move from Celtic.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘Now we have two options in that left-back role with Sead Kolasinac and him,’ Emery said. ‘We’re going to play a lot of matches after Monday. We will need every player.‘It depends how he comes into the first training with us, Sead, after his international matches.‘We now have two players in that position and we can use one on Monday, it depends how they are, one or the other.Should Rob Holding start against Sheffield United?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Juan Mata hails ‘great’ Arsenal star Mesut OzilMORE: Ainsley Maitland-Niles explains how Arsenal assistant Freddie Ljungberg has helped develop his game 1/1 Read More Rob Holding signed for Arsenal in the same summer John Stones joined Manchester City (Picture: Getty)Rob Holding admits Arsene Wenger’s iconic apology is a constant source of motivation.The 24-year-old joined Arsenal from Bolton for just £2.5million three years ago as a virtual unknown but was immediately pressed into first team action by his former manager.In what was just his second appearance for the club, Holding gave an assured performance and helped nulify the attack of the then Premier League champions Leicester City.Afterwards, Wenger was riled in his post match press conference by questions relating to his lack of action in the transfer market, prompting the club’s legendary manager to say ‘sorry’ that Holding did not cost £55m, referencing the money Manchester City spent on John Stones.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT Advertisementlast_img read more

Ryan Giggs offers advice to Mikel Arteta to solve Arsenal’s defensive woes

first_imgGiggs believes Arsenal should turn to their younger stars (Picture: Getty)With Mikel Arteta on the verge of joining Arsenal, Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has offered advice for the man to step into the Emirates hotseat.Giggs watched on as the Gunners were thrashed 3-0 at home by Manchester City, with the defending Premier League champions running riot.Freddie Ljungberg’s spell as caretaker manager – in which he has won just one game in five – continued, forcing Arsenal chiefs’ hand to appoint a new manager quickly. Metro Sport ReporterMonday 16 Dec 2019 7:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Comment Advertisement Ryan Giggs offers advice to Mikel Arteta to solve Arsenal’s defensive woes Advertisement Ljungberg reacts to Arsenal’s 3-0 thumping by Man CityTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:48FullscreenLjungberg reacts to Arsenal’s 3-0 thumping by Man Cityhttps://metro.co.uk/video/ljungberg-reacts-arsenals-3-0-thumping-man-city-2071064/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Manchester City assistant manager Arteta is set to join in the next 48 hours, leaving his role as Pep Guardiola’s right-hand man to return to the club he captained in his playing days, and he will arrive in north London to a side who are languishing in midtable with a -3 goal difference after 17 games played.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAnd Giggs, who coaches Wales, believes he would be well served throwing a few of Arsenal’s younger players into the mix to get the workrate so desperately lacking from their weak showing against City.‘It’s very difficult, watching that today I would just play the young players,’ Giggs told Premier League Productions.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘[Emile] Smith Rowe, [Bukayo] Saka, [Joe] Willock… if the big players aren’t doing it just put young players in because they will run, they will win tackles, they will sprint back.‘Because that performance was a joke defensively. Gaps everywhere, no talking, unorganised, not sprinting back – when the ball goes past you you sprint that, that’s the number one thing a fan will look at.‘You can misplace passes, you can have a bad day, but if you don’t work hard enough that’s inexcusable.‘That’s the one thing that Freddie Ljungberg could do. It was a very disappointing performance and when you play City you want them to work for their goals, they didn’t work for their goals.’Should Arsenakl hire Mikel Arteta? Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Arsenal confident of making Mikel Arteta appointment in next 48 hoursMORE: Europa League round of 32 draw: Arsenal vs Olympiacos; Man Utd vs Club Bruggelast_img read more

Don’t Forget To “Fall Back” This Weekend

first_imgBATESVILLE, Ind. – Remember to adjust the clocks in your home and vehicle this weekend as the time changes Sunday.Daylight Saving Time offers an extra hour of sleep or an extended night out when clocks fall back at 2 a.m.Because the time returns to 1 a.m., alcoholic beverage vendors will gain an additional hour of business Sunday morning. State law dictates alcohol sales must end at 3 a.m.Indiana has observed Daylight Saving Time since 2006.We will spring forward an hour on Sunday, March 8, 2015last_img

Twisters Outscore Spartans For Win

first_imgThe Oldenburg Academy Twisters defeated The Southwestern Spartans 12-9 in Boys Varsity Baseball.OA          350 012 1             12    11    4SW         004 320 0             9       8      3For OA: Adam Huber 3-4, 2 runs, bb, double, sb; Andrew Oesterling 1-4, 2 runs, hbp, sb; Michael Hoff 2-4, 2 runs, bb, rbi, sb; Zach Wegman 0-4, bb; Matt Sedler 1-3, run, 2 bb, 2 sb; Dalton Mooney, 2-5, rbi; Patrick Thompson 1-3, run, bb, sb; Jordan Stenger 0-1, bb, run; Riley Schebler 1-1, double, rbi; Glenn Geraci 0-2, 2 runs, bb, sb.OA Pitching: Jordan Stenger   3.2 IP, 7 runs, 3 earned, 7 hits, 2 k, 3 bb, hbp; Hunter Sullivan .1 IP, 2 runs, 1 earned, 1 hit, bb, hbp; Riley Schebler 3 IP, 0 runs, 0 hits, 5 k, hbp    Win.OA Varsity Record: 1-2.   Next game: Thursday (4-12) at Jac-Cen-Del.Courtesy of Twisters Coach Doug Behlmer.last_img read more

Cerezo dismissed Cazorla link

first_img Reports in Spain and England suggested Atletico representatives have been in London in the last 24 hours with a view to persuading 28-year-old Cazorla to return to Spain after just one season at the Emirates Stadium. The versatile Spaniard scored 12 goals and provided 16 assists for the Gunners following his August move from Malaga. Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has described newspaper reports linking his club with a move for Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla as “invented”. But there is no truth to the story, according to Cerezo, who told Marca.com: “We have no news of Cazorla. These are invented stories that are made up every day.” The Madrid outfit have already tempered the loss of star striker Radamel Falcao to Monaco with the addition of David Villa and Leo Baptistao, and defender Martin Dimichelis, ahead of a Champions League campaign earned through a third-placed finish in the Primera Division. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

MSD survivor’s pro-gun control speech featured in Madonna’s new single

first_imgMadonna will reportedly receive the Advocate for Change Award at the GLAAD Media Awards, Saturday evening.Ahead of the ceremony, the queen of pop shared a new single from her upcoming album called “I Rise,” which includes lyrics that reference Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor Emma González’s speech from ‘March of Our Lives’ in 2018.Specifically, in the very beginning, the song includes audio from González’s extremely powerful 2018 ‘March for Our Lives’ speech about gun control.“[They say] us we’re too young to understand how the government works. We call BS,” a potent moment of the 19-year-old’s pro-gun control speech,” González’s is heard saying.“I wrote ‘I Rise’ as a way of giving a voice to all marginalized people who feel they don’t have the opportunity to speak their mind,” said Madonna. “This year is the 50th anniversary of Pride, and I hope this song encourages all individuals to be who they are, to speak their minds and to love themselves.”Listen to the new single “I Rise” below.last_img read more

Tipp Hurling boss critical of games schedule

first_imgTipperary hurling boss Michael Ryan has criticised the scheduling of games and their affect on players.Speaking on Extra Time with Ronan Quirke last night, Michael Ryan said he is concerned about the scheduling of games and in particular the inclusion of the quarter final in the league.From next year the National Hurling and football leagues will start earlier than previously along with extended provincial championships in hurling while the club player will for the first time have a clearly defined season. All will be revealed on Thursday and speaking to Ronan Quirke on Extra Time last night, Tipp boss Michael Ryan says it’s new territory for everyonelast_img

Tipp footballers prepare for baptism of fire in Division 2

first_imgLiam Kearns says they’re looking forward to getting the ball rolling… Tipp senior footballers are getting ready to begin their ‘baptism of fire’ in Division 2 of the National Football League.Manager Liam Kearns says he’s busy preparing the team for the opening game against Cork on the 28th of January.A number of new players on the panel, including former hurler Steven O Brien, will get a chance to impress tonight as Tipperary take on Cork IT in a challenge match in Dr Morris Park at 7.30.last_img

Caldwell-Pope carries Lakers past Kings

first_img“Those are easy points. I’m always willing to be that guy who takes those free shots,” Thomas said.Lakers rookie guard Lonzo Ball was held out after returning to the lineup and playing 17 minutes Friday night against Dallas. He had missed the previous 15 games with a sore left knee.NOTESCaldwell-Pope’s eight 3s were his most in a game this season and tied his career high. He also hit eight while scoring a career-best 38 points against New Orleans last season.Sacramento is struggling at home over the last seven weeks, winning just once there during that stretch to fall to 8-19 at the Golden 1 Center this season. The Kings are 10-22 on the road.ADVANTAGE LAKERSEven though the Kings and Lakers had some epic Western Conference playoff battles a decade and a half ago, the Lakers have dominated the series since both teams landed in their current homes, with the Lakers now holding a 94-45 advantage.FOX RETURNSKings rookie point guard De’Aaron Fox returned after missing a game with conjunctivitis. He started and played 30 minutes, scoring 13 points and handing out six assists without committing a turnover.UP NEXTLakers: Play at Atlanta on Monday. Los Angeles won its only previous game against the Hawks this season, 132-113 on Jan. 7 at home.Kings: Wrap up a three-game homestand against Minnesota on Monday. Sacramento has lost its two previous games this season against the Timberwolves, both of which were played in Minneapolis. PreviousSacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, left, uses a screen set by Zach Randolph, right, as he tries to elude Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers guard Isaiah Thomas, center, congratulates teammate Julius Randle after he scored and was fouled during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram dribbles up court during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsSacramento Kings head coach David Joerger questions referee Gediminas Petraitis about a call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram comes up with a loose ball against Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, behind, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic, right, shoots over Los Angeles Lakers center Brook Lopez during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers center Brook Lopez, left, is fouled by Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Sacramento Kings guard Garrett Temple, left, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Josh Hart scramble for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope flashes one finger after scoring against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Sacramento Kings guard Garrett Temple, left, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Josh Hart scramble for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle, center, goes to the basket between Sacramento Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein, left, and Buddy Hield during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram, right, uses a screen set by teammate Brook Lopez, left, to get away from Sacramento Kings forward Justin Jackson during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, left, shoots over Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph, right, goes to the basket against Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers center Brook Lopez reacts after being called for a foul during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton questions referee Mike Callahan about a call during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, left, uses a screen set by Zach Randolph, right, as he tries to elude Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Los Angeles Lakers guard Isaiah Thomas, center, congratulates teammate Julius Randle after he scored and was fouled during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)NextShow Caption1 of 16Los Angeles Lakers guard Isaiah Thomas, center, congratulates teammate Julius Randle after he scored and was fouled during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)ExpandBy ROB GLOSTERSACRAMENTO — During a five-minute span in the third quarter, everyone in the Golden 1 Center knew where the ball was going when the visiting Los Angeles Lakers were on offense. That didn’t mean the Sacramento Kings could do anything to stop Kentavious Caldwell-Pope from putting on a one-man shooting show.Caldwell-Pope scored 17 of his season-high 34 points in the third and the Lakers snapped a three-game road losing streak with a 113-108 win Saturday night against the Kings.Caldwell-Pope hit eight 3-pointers and the Lakers had 17 overall. Isaiah Thomas added 17 points off the bench in his fifth game since Los Angeles acquired him in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with Packers“It’s been a while since I’ve been that hot,” said Caldwell-Pope, who is in his first season with the Lakers after spending his first four NBA seasons with Detroit.Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic each had 21 points to lead the Kings, who have lost eight of their last nine home games. Willie Cauley-Stein added 18 points and 15 rebounds.The Kings took a 64-54 lead with two minutes gone in the third quarter, but Caldwell-Pope then hit five 3s in a five-minute span to lead the Lakers on a 33-19 run for the rest of the period.“He got a couple in transition, but he’s 6-foot-6 and he just shot it over the top of us,” Kings coach Dave Joerger said. “So once he got a catch, he could just get it up and he sent it over the top.”The teams traded the lead early in the fourth before the Lakers took control, though the Kings pulled within a point in the final minute. Thomas and Josh Hart each hit a pair of free throws in the final 12 seconds to seal it.last_img read more

Man points handgun at customer in deli line at Orlando Publix

first_imgSurveillance video matched the victim’s account and showed the gunman had his finger on the trigger “[d]uring the entire encounter,” Officer John Dalles’ arrest report said. Police are trying to identify a man who pointed a handgun at the face of a 73-year-old man who was in line at the deli counter of an Orlando Publix.According to the Orlando Sentinel, the 73-year-old man said he was just standing in line at the deli on Saturday evening when he noticed the man next in line glaring at him.The 73-year-old man then asked the glaring man “Sir, what can I do for you?” “Do we know each other?”, according to an arrest report.The man then stepped back, drew a handgun, and aimed it at the other man’s face. As he was pointing the gun, he told the other man not to mess with him, the report said.The 73-year-old man backed away with his hands up and the other man, who was wearing a mask and gloves, put the gun under his shirt before walking away.Other shoppers and employees fled the scene, police said.Police received several calls saying there was a gunman inside the store.When officials arrived to the scene, store employees told them the victim is a regular at the store. They said the gunman seemed “furious,” according to the police report.last_img read more