Hyderabad, Apr 8 (PTI) The five pillars of the new education policy will be accessibility, equity, quality, affordability and accountability, Union HRD MinisterPrakash Javadekar said here today.”All these five pillars are important for new education policy. We need to add value education, sport activity, yoga. Yoga is our own narrative which has been accepted across the world. Now there is Samata day also. Ambedkar Jayanti also (being observed) by United Nations,” he said, speaking at silver jubilee celebrations of Pragna Bharati, tonight.The Centres draft education policy was released last year.Stressing on the importance of innovation, he said innovation is changing lives fast and it can ensure sustainable way of prosperity.The Centre has come up with Uchtar Avishkar Yojana to promote innovation and also organised a hackathon, he said.Government is making efforts to set up 20 world-class universities in the country, ten each in private and public sector, Javadekar said.The government is also launching Global Research Interactive Network (GRIN) programme, which will provide scholarship and opportunity to students to work with reputed foreign laboratories and enjoy the liberty of returning to India to continue with research, he said.The HRD Minister also said the government has started the higher education finance agency.An amount of Rs20,000 cores would be raised in next one and half years. The amount would be spent to create research and academic infrastructure in the best institutes so that the best of the students stay back in the country, he said.Javadekar said he sought a “positive Indology” to replace a “divisive agenda with which people are working on Indology”.advertisement”Indology, Indian studies is suffering world over because its a divisive agenda with which people are working on Indology. I found that I have ICSSR, ICHR, ICPR, then there is ASI in Culture ministry, then Indira Gandhi institute in Culture ministry and ICCR.”I said you create a positive Indology. Because, there only this negative narrative and divisive narrative of Indology. Thats wrong interpretation. Its united country and will remain united. Thats the real narrative which must preserve,” he said.The NDA government is moving ahead with the agenda of making India prosperous that involves all, he said.Meanwhile, Javadekar visited Bhongir in Telangana earlier in the day and addressed BJP functionaries.Asserting that the victory of BJP in Uttar Pradesh polls is vote for development, he dismissed the doubts expressed about functioning of EVMs by BSP chief Mayawati. PTI SJR NRB RCJ
Shillong, Mar 25 (PTI) Bembem Devi, the face of Indian womens football for the past couple of decades, today said Eastern Sporting Unions performances will speak for themselves as the defending champions look to take home the crown that they earned last year when the Hero Indian Womens League gets underway here tomorrow. ?We are the defending champions and our aim is to take back home what we earned last year,” said Bembem, who coaches Eastern Sporting Union. ?Being the defending champions, there is always an added pressure on you. The weight of expectations can be overwhelming. But if we as a team are not confident enough in our abilities then there is no point in taking the field. ?There is absolutely no alternative to not believing in yourself and playing like champions,” she added. Bembem said they are not waiting on their past laurels. ?Well some of the players played at the Senior NFC and they learnt that you cant take anything for granted in football. This year we have brought in a few players and are not just resting on our previous achievements. ?Just wait for us to take the field and our performances will speak for themselves.? The IWL had seen a reach of 8.8 million on Facebook last year, even the Qualifiers for Season 2 in Kohlapur had generated sizeable interest. Bembem said: ?The interest in Womens Football and football in general is growing in India. And if we can showcase good football, this interest will grow even further.advertisement ?It would be even better if existing teams in the top tiers take interest in having their own Womens team. I want to thank Gokulam Kerala FC from the bottom of my heart for taking active interest in the womens game,? the Arjuna Award winner added. The IWL was held in Delhi last year and this time it finds home in Shillong in the North East and Bembem is excited about it. ?We all know how passionate the North East is about football. We can expect good crowds to come in and support us?, said the hopeful Coach. Recent times have seen new power centres come up with Tamil Nadu winning the Senior Womens National Football Championship and Chandigarh coming on top in the Sub-Junior Girls National Football Championship. Both times, it was Manipur who came up short. ?It is actually good that new teams are winning at the national level. It shows how the game is spreading in different parts of the country,? Bembem said. ?I want to congratulate Tamil Nadu for the super display in Cuttack and also the AIFF for the work they have done at the grassroot level across the country.? PTI ATK ATK
Milan VIDEO: Goalkeeper heads historic injury-time equaliser to devastate AC Milan and Gattuso Goal Last updated 1 year ago 22:00 12/3/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Milan Serie A Benevento v Milan Benevento The Rossoneri’s first outing under their new manager ended in spectacular fashion, dropping two points as a result of a headed leveller in added time Gennaro Gattuso’s first game in charge of AC Milan ended with Benevento goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli scoring a 95th-minute equaliser to earn the home side their first ever Serie A point.Milan winger Giacomo Bonaventura opened the scoring for Milan in the first half before the hosts struck back through George Puscas.Nikola Kalinic then restored Milan’s goal advantage with a header, capitalising on the home side’s struggle to clear the ball from a corner, but it would be the Benevento goalkeeper who had the final say. Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Deep into the five minutes of stoppage time added onto the end of the game, a free-kick from Danilo Cataldi was met by the head of Brignoli who had been sent into the opposing penalty area to attack the set-piece.Gianluigi Donnarumma was unable to attempt a save, such was the nature of the header, leaving Benevento to steal a 2-2 draw and record their first point of the season.ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE, WHEN YOU THINK YOU’VE SEEN IT ALL…INJURY TIME, GOALKEEPER DIVING HEADER EQUALISERSensational drama at Benevento pic.twitter.com/3q7qVYbvYU — BT Sport Football (@btsportfootball) December 3, 2017 “It’s such a strong feeling, indescribable,” Brignoli told Sky Sport Italia. “I dedicate the goal to all the fans who are living a dream that they hoped would have gone better.”They [the coaches] told me to go up, that there was nothing to lose. I went to jump, closed my eyes and dived more like a goalkeeper than a striker.”We’ve lost so many games unfairly at the end, even against Juventus. For once, after three months of sacrifice by everyone, it’s nice to be able to celebrate.”This draw is for everyone and it would be selfish to talk only about me.”Before Sunday’s meeting with Milan at Stadio Ciro Vigorito, Benevento had failed to pick up a single point from 14 league outings and sat firmly at the bottom of the Italian top flight following their promotion from Serie B last season.Prior to Brignoli’s effort, the last goalkeeper to score a goal in Serie A had been Massimo Taibi in Reggina v Udinese, in April 2001.
UEFA Champions League ‘No Liverpool player would make Real Madrid’s team’ – Del Bosque Harry Sherlock Last updated 1 year ago 18:43 5/22/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(48) Getty Images UEFA Champions League Real Madrid v Liverpool Real Madrid Liverpool The former Blancos manager is supremely confident his old team will beat Jurgen Klopp’s men in this weekend’s Champions League final Former Real Madrid manager Vicente Del Bosque insists that no Liverpool player would get into Los Blancos’ team as the two sides prepare to face off in this weekend’s Champions League final.The Reds defeated Roma to reach the showpiece in Kiev, while Real overcame Bayern Munich in the last four .Both sides have been in exciting, swashbuckling form in Europe, with the Reds scoring 17 goals in just six knockout fixtures, and Real hitting 13. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Mohamed Salah has inspired Liverpool’s superb run to the final, scoring 10 goals in 12 appearances in Europe’s premier club competition, but Del Bosque does not believe the Egypt international would make Zinedine Zidane’s starting XI.Indeed, the 67-year-old, who won the Champions League and La Liga twice apiece during his reign at Santiago Bernabeu, believes the final could be something of a rout.”Real Madrid have a great squad, and it’s the best club in Europe right now,” Del Bosque told Spanish outlet COPE .“They have to ratify that on Saturday. Real Madrid will beat Liverpool 4-1.“I cannot find a single Liverpool player that improves Real Madrid, [not even] Salah.”[Gareth] Bale and [Karim] Benzema are very good. “Benzema is a great player too, sometimes [he can go] cold, but he has given an extraordinary performance, and Cristiano Ronaldo makes them all better.”Del Bosque also won the World Cup and the European Championships with Spain in 2010 and 2012 respectively.Liverpool prepared for this weekend’s final with a 4-0 win over Brighton on the final day of the Premier League season, two weekends ago, while a rotated Real XI drew 2-2 with Villarreal on Saturday. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the web
If you want the best response to your outreach this holiday, focus on creating surround sound around your supporters. You want to project the same messages via multiple channels in a well-orchestrated marketing symphony.How do you do that? Roger Craver had some good tips in Fundraising Success that focused on retention. Here are five ways to better orchestrate your messages this holiday, inspired by his thinking.1. Create one message or theme and build on it. You want your outreach via email, direct mail, telephone, social media, mobile, etc. to sound like variations on a theme – not unrelated music. Pick a key idea and reinforce it through each medium through which you contact supporters.2. Contact supporters in multiple ways. The best way to build a relationship with donors is to acknowledge the fact that people like to give in a variety of venues: email, direct mail, Facebook,etc. There are not just pure “online donors” and “mobile donors”and “direct mail” donors – there are donors who choose to mix it up. Research shows donors give the most – and stay the longest – when you take this approach.3. In each form of outreach, reference other ways to connect. Put web addresses for online giving in your direct mail. Put postal addresses on your website. And so on.4. Experiment. Roger notes that some organizations have success when they send text messages to donors the day direct mail hits. Others find better responses by sending emails a little while after a direct mail piece lands. Test different combinations and timing to see what works best for you.5. Plan around the donor. Get all of these pieces playing together by creating a comprehensive plan around the donor (rather than having each department at your organization doing their own thing). You want harmonic sense for your supporters — a lovely set of surround sound rather than a cacophony of ad hoc outreach! So make a calendar from the donor perspective and confirm your supporters are getting the right messages, through the right channels at the right times.
ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on February 17, 2015August 10, 2016Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Join the Secretariat of Health of Mexico and 15 other convening partners in Mexico City, October 18 to 21, for a landmark technical conference to discuss strategies for reaching every mother and newborn with high-quality health care.Who should attend? The conference will have a technical focus, highlighting approaches and lessons from programs, policies, research, and advocacy for improving both maternal and newborn health. We welcome participation from stakeholders at all levels including: program managers, policymakers, researchers, donors, clinicians, technical advisors, advocates, and representatives of professional organizations.How to join?Abstract submission will open in March 2015. For more information, including updates on open registration, please sign up for the conference mailing list or visit www.globalmnh2015.org.Why now? 2015 is a critical milestone in international development. The deadline for the Millennium Development Goals; the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals; and the launch of an updated UN Secretary General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health under the Every Woman Every Child movement will provide the framework for the Global Maternal and Newborn Health Conference 2015. Our gathering will offer the first opportunity for the global maternal and newborn health communities to engage in technical discussions together and strategize how to meet the new goals and translate international commitments into concrete action.Share this:
For 61 years, Better Health (a Network for Good customer since 2017) has addressed the unmet healthcare needs of Cumberland County’s low-income residents through education, referral, and assistance. Since 2015, Executive Director and CEO Amy Navejas has managed a small team of ten staff. Though they are small, they are mighty—that small staff touched over 7,000 people in 2017.Caring for a communityOriginally, Better Health filled emergency medications for individuals in need. Over time they evolved to meet the needs of the community; aiding with things that strain a low-income person’s financial reserves, such as emergency dental extractions, eyeglasses, and travel to the larger North Carolina hospitals.“We don’t want anybody to have to choose between food and rent and a critical medical need.”In the 1970s, Better Health launched an education-based diabetes program to help clients manage their disease along with their doctor. Through the program, a patient can get their blood sugar and blood pressure checked; take classes; and even borrow wheelchairs, walkers, and other medical supplies from Better Health’s 1,000+ donated items.Dedicated to patients of all ages, Better Health also helps families with children who are significantly obese create a wellness program. The entire family attends the program together. By providing a safe outlet where children can become physically fit and adopt more healthy lifestyle habits, the entire family learns better health and fitness.“I wear many, many hats.”On any given day, you’ll find Navejas writing or reporting on a grant, reviewing program updates from staff, managing the organization’s financials, and of course lots of meetings—board meetings, committee meetings, fundraising meetings, community meetings.But she hadn’t always planned on becoming a nonprofit CEO. A law school graduate, Navejas switched careers after the birth of her first child.“To be a great attorney you have to bring home boxes and boxes of files every night and pour over them to prepare for court. I watched my firm’s senior partners arrive before all the other staff and leave well after dark. I wouldn’t want to do that any other way in order to be completely prepared for clients. After my daughter was born, I realized that schedule wasn’t conducive to the kind of family life that I wanted to have.”From a young age, Navejas’ parents and grandparents instilled in her a passion for helping others. She followed that passion to Carolina Collaborative Community Care, and when the opportunity at Better Health came up, she jumped on it.“I love it here. There are always challenges and I love working through hurdles, making progress, and finding creative solutions. Sometimes a client walks through our doors, deeply in need, and they don’t expect us to be able to help because everyone else they’ve gone to has said no. We try to find a way to say yes, not a reason to say no. The relief I see on their face when I tell them they’ll be taken care of is all the motivation I need.”Passion for the missionWhen it comes to leading a nonprofit, Navejas relies on her small but mighty staff. The single most critical factor she looks for in a team member is someone who has that passion and that connection with the mission.“It’s all about finding the right people. If someone has the passion and the work ethic, they can be trained and do well. Being such a small organization, that makes a big difference. Our staff has made a huge impact. Better Health excels at what we do because our staff is so dedicated.”Women in Philanthropy is an ongoing blog series in celebration of Women’s History Month, featuring some of the incredible women Network for Good has the pleasure to work with.Read more on The Nonprofit Blog
Real Betis coach Rubi has joked he hopes Barcelona star Lionel Messi comes down with a cold ahead of his expected return from injury in La Liga on Sunday. Messi missed the Catalans’ season opener last weekend through a calf complaint, with Athletic Bilbao claiming a late 1-0 win in his absence. Much to Rubi’s dismay, the Argentine attacker has returned to full training and will likely play some part against Betis. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? While he accepts Messi could well start the contest, Rubi has his fingers crossed a flu might just strike him down and give his side one less thing to worry about. “I think Messi is going to play from the start. It’s what I think,” Rubi said. “I’d prefer Messi to have a cold, not an injury, but a cold so he cannot play. “We have to go with a point of courage but knowing that any player they put out will be good. “If you go with excessive respect you are losing 1-0. You have to be brave but not commit nonsense, because they will take advantage of that.” Betis began their La Liga campaign with a 2-1 loss to Valladolid having finished last season in 10th where they did claim a surprise 4-3 win over Barcelona in November. Rubi, who joined the club in June from Espanyol, was asked to weigh in Barca’s protracted pursuit of Neymar and declared it can only help the Catalans to have such a player. “I am nobody to say if Barcelona should sign Neymar or not, but I have worked with him and he is one of the five best in the world,” he said. “Having one of the five best in the world is wonderful.” While the Catalans remain in a transfer battle for the Brazilian, Ernesto Valverde will be hoping his side can bounce back quickly from their shock loss to Bilbao. Barcelona eased to the La Liga title last season, finishing 11 points clear of Atletico Madrid, and are now looking to claim the Spanish top-flight for a third straight season. With Atletico and Real Madrid both claiming wins in their opening games, this is the first time Messi has ever seen his side trail both by three points.
Alexis Sanchez does not regret his decision to join Manchester United but suggested he became frustrated at not being selected regularly for the Red Devils.The Chile international found himself struggling for form from the moment he completed a switch from Arsenal in the winter transfer window of 2018.Despite being a proven performer in the Premier League, Sanchez found it difficult to make his mark in Manchester and saw questions asked of his value on a lucrative contract. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Niggling knocks and an inability to adjust to the demands of his new surroundings have left the South American stuck on five goals in 45 appearances.That return has led to United sanctioning a loan move to Serie A giants Inter , with the plan being for Sanchez to rediscover his spark in Italy before another call is made on his long-term future.The 30-year-old forward told BBC Sport on the path his career has taken of late: “I’m very happy I went to Manchester United.”I’ve always said that. It’s the club that’s won the most in England.”When I went to Arsenal it was fantastic – I was happy there – but United were growing at the time, they were buying players to win something.”I wanted to join them and win everything. I don’t regret going there.”While remaining convinced that he made the right decision, Sanchez started just 31 of 77 possible outings for United and concedes that tactical tweaks left him frustrated at times.He added: “I think that I’m happy when I play for my national team.”I was happy at Manchester United too, but I’ve always said to my friends: I want to play.”If they would let me play I’ll do my best. Sometimes I’d play 60 minutes then I wouldn’t play the next game – and I didn’t know why.”Sanchez is yet to take in a competitive outing during the 2019-20 campaign, having returned to United over the summer nursing an injury picked up on Copa America duty.He is adamant that he was ready for international duty, despite the lack of minutes under his belt, and is unsure as to why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decided to completely overlook him during pre-season and the opening weeks of the new campaign.Sanchez said: “I felt fine. I think I did well in the Copa America.”After that, it [not playing any pre-season games] depended on the coach to let me play. You need to ask him this question, not me.”
Here’s his updated top four:Ohio State BuckeyesAlabama Crimson TideGeorgia BulldogsOklahoma SoonersClemson and LSU are the two other main contenders for the College Football Playoff right now.Auburn, Florida and Wisconsin have all looked strong, too. The Tigers and the Gators will play in Gainesville this weekend. ARLINGTON, TX – DECEMBER 31: TV/radio personality Paul Finebaum of the SEC Network speaks on air before the Goodyear Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium on December 31, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)ESPN college football analyst Paul Finebaum revealed earlier today that he does not have Clemson ranked inside his personal top four following the close win at North Carolina.The SEC guru is not high on the Tigers right now, though he admitted that they’ll end up making the College Football Playoff.“I would drop them out of the top four,” Finebaum said on SportsCenter. “Listen, the question is are they one of the four best teams in the country right now. They are not one of the four best teams. They will get to the Playoffs because they won’t see anyone of consequence, but they’re not better than Alabama. They’re not better than Ohio State. Then, you can look around and match them up against Georgia. No, they’re not better than Georgia either.”Finebaum has Ohio State at No. 1 following the Buckeyes’ blowout win at Nebraska.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – AUGUST 07: Reggie Bush, Joel Klatt and Kevin Burkhardt of Fox Sports speak during the Fox segment of the 2019 Summer TCA Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 7, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images) *** Reggie Bush; Joel Klatt; Kevin BurkhardtFOX college football analyst Joel Klatt has updated his personal rankings following Week 6 of the 2019 college football season.Week 6 featured a couple of notable results, with Michigan getting a big win over Iowa, and Florida taking down Auburn at home.Klatt has updated his top 10 following Week 6.The FOX analyst has Ohio State at No. 1. Ohio StateLSUAlabamaOklahomaGeorgiaClemsonWisconsinTexasNotre DameFloridaMy CFB Top 10 Wk61) @OhioStateFB2) @LSUfootball 3) @AlabamaFTBL 4) @OU_Football 5) @GeorgiaFootball 6) @ClemsonFB 7) @BadgerFootball 8) @TexasFootball 9) @NDFootball 10) @GatorsFB— Joel Klatt (@joelklatt) October 6, 2019The official new top 25 polls will be out later today.The new Coaches’ Poll comes out at noon E.T. The new AP Poll comes out at 2 p.m. E.T.
Next Hong Kong cricketers Irfan Ahmed and Nadeem Ahmed get life bans for match-fixingThree players of the Hong Kong national cricket team have been found guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code by a Tribunal.advertisement India Today Web Desk DubaiAugust 26, 2019UPDATED: August 26, 2019 18:26 IST Nadeem Ahmed has featured in 25 ODIs and 24 T20Is for Hong Kong (Getty Images)Irfan Ahmed and Nadeem Ahmed, who play for the Hong Kong national cricket team, have been handed life bans from all cricket by the International Cricket Council after being found guilty of match-fixing while a third player, Haseeb Amjad, has been banned for five years by the national governing body’s Anti-Corruption Tribunal.All three players were found guilty of breaching the Anti-Corruption Code after the ICC Tribunal found that all three “fixed or contrived to fix matches, failed, for reward, to perform and failed to disclose approaches to fix” during a number of international fixtures across a two-year period.All-rounder Irfan Ahmed has played 6 ODIs and 8 T20Is for Hong Kong while spinner Nadeem Ahmed has featured in 25 ODIs and 24 T20Is. Medium pacer Haseeb Amjad has played 25 international matches so far – 7 ODIs and 18 T20Is for Hong Kong.”This has been a long and complex investigation which has uncovered systematic attempts to influence moments in matches by experienced international cricketers over a period of time. Their conduct was premeditated and sophisticated and each of the Ahmed brothers sought to corrupt others.”The main offences relate to the Hong Kong matches against Scotland and Canada where the players fixed specific overs. These matches were won by Hong Kong so it did not materially affect the results of the tournament, however I cannot reiterate strongly enough to any player considering this that we treat any form of fixing – spot or match – with the upmost seriousness.”With the fixers finding it harder than ever before to penetrate the highest levels of the game, we are increasingly seeing them turn their attention to other avenues in the sport and we will continue to work with Members to ensure players at all levels are educated about the dangers of corruption.advertisement”The severity of the offences is reflected in the sanctions and I hope will deter other players from taking this path and demonstrate to cricket fans around the world our commitment to a corruption free sport,” Alex Marshall, ICC General Manager – ACU said in a statement.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow ICCFollow Match fixingFollow Irfan AhmedFollow Nadeem Ahmed
Roy Keane has launched a scathing attack on some of the players he oversaw as assistant coach of the Republic of Ireland. The former Manchester United player had been Martin O’Neill’s partner in charge of the national team from 2013 to 2018 before both left their roles in November last year following a poor run of results. Not one to keep quiet, Keane feels he and O’Neill were let down by some of their players, who he believes thought far too highly of themselves. Article continues below Editors’ Picks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream “I’ll give you an example. Jon Walters, the last two or three years – Jon does a lot of talking, it’s amazing. Harry Arter, he went to Cardiff on loan, got relegated. Wardy can’t get in the Stoke team, at the moment, bottom of the league,” Keane said while speaking at an Off The Ball event in Dublin. “Imagine if Jon won a trophy. He talks a good game. He goes on the TV, on about how he was harshly treated by me. Not kicking a ball for Burnley for two or three years. “On TV, crying about his family situation. You know, how about lying low for a while, taking it easy? Have a look at his medals? Wouldn’t take long. “Ironically two or three years ago when his career was coming to the end, he went to Ipswich on loan. I was laughing my head off. “When we were beaten by Wales, he didn’t have a good game. Wardy didn’t have a good game. They need to go back and see how bad they were.” Accused of demanding too much of his players as a coach, Keane feels he has nothing to apologise for and singled out one incident he experienced as a player to make his point. “Brian Clough – you’re on about motivation – he punched me one time,” he said. “He was upset. It was heated. He punched me. I remember thinking ‘You’re still a brilliant manager’. “I came in the next day and trained. I didn’t text somebody in the media. Or go on ‘Ratsapp’.” Having left his most recent role as an assistant at Nottingham Forest in June, Keane revealed he’s open to a return to management but wants complete control of a club again. “I definitely want to have another crack. I don’t think Real Madrid will be calling me,” he said. “If I go back to a club, it’s got to be as a manager, simple as that.” Republic of Ireland face Switzerland on September 5 as part of Euro 2020 qualification with Mick McCarthy’s side currently top of their group.
Manchester United remain “years away” from piecing together a Premier League title challenge, admits Andy Cole.The Red Devils have failed to get their hands on the English top-flight crown since Sir Alex Ferguson headed into retirement on the back of his 13th success in 2013.David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho have been unable to reclaim a standing at the summit, with the latter getting as close as anybody with a runner-up finish in 2017-18. Article continues below Editors’ Picks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is now charged with the task of forcing United back into contention, but he has taken on a big job.Cole, who formed part of the Red Devils’ historic Treble triumph in 1999, concedes that the rebuilding project at Old Trafford remains a work in progress.He is not expecting that to change any time soon, telling Sky Sports: “I genuinely believe we’re still a few years away.”We’ve just got to keep improving, keep bringing in better players and just try and improve season by season, because the two teams at the top – Liverpool and Manchester City – they’re pulling away from everyone.”I was in a team at Manchester United where we were doing exactly the same thing and in the end, everyone else closed the gap.”It’s a case of just keep persevering, keep improving season by season and closing the gap.”United finished 32 points adrift of arch-rivals Manchester City last season as Pep Guardiola’s side enjoyed back-to-back title wins.If the Red Devils are to close that gap, then they need to find inspiration from somewhere.They have boasted those qualities in abundance down the years, on and off the field, with two iconic figures from their recent past having made plenty of headlines of late.Former captain Roy Keane has been speaking his mind again, with the Irishman suggesting that United legend Ferguson did not always have the best interests of the club at heart.Cole hopes any differences between two men he holds in the highest regard can be ironed out, saying: “It’s disappointing but I’m just hoping that both of them can address the situation and work it out because I’ve got a lot of time for the pair of them.”I spoke to Roy the other day and I’ve always had a great relationship with Sir Alex, so fingers crossed they will be able to sort it out.” Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.
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