Harry Kane: Tottenham striker most likely to break Alan Shearer’s Premier League goals record, says Wayne Rooney | Football News

Wayne Rooney believes Harry Kane can bounce back from his poor spell of form at the start of this season and thinks the Tottenham striker will be the player closest to breaking Alan Shearer’s Premier League goalscoring record. After winning the Premier League Golden Boot last term and helping England to the Euro 2020 final with four goals during the tournament, Kane has begun the 2021/22 campaign for Tottenham in lacklustre fashion, failing to score in six top-flight games. Despite netting a hat-trick against Slovenian side NS Mura in the…

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PM asks to provide the Agrahara compensation for public employees who are receiving treatment for covid-19 at homes

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday instructed the relevant officials to formulate a scheme to pay compensation from the Agrahara Insurance Fund to public servants who are receiving treatment at home due to the covid-19 epidemic. The Prime Minister made this announcement during a discussion with representatives of the trade unions of the SLPP and the United Trade Unions at Temple Trees. Earlier, the then Prime Minister as the then Minister of Finance had taken steps to implement the Agrahara Insurance Compensation Scheme in the 2021…

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Lewy Williams: Rising Welsh star relishing the big time in impressive first year on the PDC Pro Tour | Darts News

Rising darts star Lewy Williams chats to The Darts Show Podcast, discussing his whirlwind start to life on the PDC Pro Tour, ambitions for the coming years, and leaving his career as a barber behind. Last Updated: 14/10/21 3:47pm Lewy Williams is on an upward trajectory Life is good for Lewy Williams right now. After winning his PDC Tour Card for the first time at Q-School in 2021, the 19-year-old Welshman has kicked on and adapted to life at the top table. The qualified barber put his razor and scissors…

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Live match preview – So’ton vs Leeds 16.10.2021

Team news, stats and prediction ahead of Southampton vs Leeds in the Premier League on Saturday; kick-off 3pm. Team news Southampton striker Che Adams will miss Saturday’s Premier League home match against Leeds after picking up a muscle injury on international duty with Scotland. Jack Stephens remains sidelined with a knee injury, while James Ward-Prowse will miss out through suspension, which should see Ibrahima Diallo feature in midfield. Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa has not ruled Raphinha out of Saturday’s Premier League game despite his involvement with Brazil. Image: James Ward-Prowse…

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Gunfire erupts on Beirut streets after port explosion protest

Five people have been shot dead at a protest in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, against the judge investigating last year’s devastating port explosion. Heavy gunfire erupted as supporters of the Hezbollah and Amal movements demanded Judge Tarek Bitar’s removal. Huge tension surrounds the probe into the port blast, with Hezbollah accusing the judge of unfairly singling out allied former government ministers. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Pedri: Barcelona teenager agrees new contract with 1bn euros release clause | Football News

Barcelona teenager Pedri has agreed a long-term contract extension with the financially stricken club. The 18-year-old Spain international, who was named in the Euro 2020 team of the tournament, will remain at the Nou Camp until 2026. His new contract includes a €1bn release clause and will be officially signed on Friday. Pedri, who had been linked with Liverpool, joined Barcelona from Las Palmas in August 2020 and quickly established himself as a starter in midfield. He played 53 times last season – the most appearances of anyone at the…

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Coldplay: Band announce first tour in four years with an ‘eco-friendly’ focus

Coldplay put a pause on touring in 2019 due to concerns about the environmental impact of concerts. Four years after their A Head Full of Dreams tour, which saw them stage 122 shows across five continents, the band have announced a new tour, with an eco-friendly focus. The band have pledged to make their upcoming Music of the Spheres tour as sustainable and low-carbon as possible. This includes cutting their CO2 emissions by 50% compared to their previous tours, developing and supporting sustainable touring practices, and offsetting CO2 emissions through…

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527 new positive cases reported so far today

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health says 527 more people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus so far today (October 14). This brings the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in the country to 529,608. Reportedly, more than 24,500 virus-infected patients are undergoing treatment at the moment at hospitals, treatment centres, and undergoing home-based care.  The total number of coronavirus recoveries reached 491,604 after 366 more patients in total were discharged from medical care earlier today. Thank you

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Women’s World Cup 2023: England to host Latvia in qualifier at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium in November | Football News

England will host Latvia in a Women’s World Cup 2023 qualifier at Doncaster Rovers’ Keepmoat Stadium on November 30. The Lionesses are top of Group D after an 8-0 win over North Macedonia in Southampton before a 10-0 victory in Luxembourg in Sarina Wiegman’s opening two games as manager last month. England will begin the November international window against Austria, who have also won their first two group games, at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on November 27 before travelling to Doncaster for their final fixture of 2021. “Hopefully our visits…

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India’s Army Commander joins Gajaba Regiment Day celebration (PHOTOS)

The Regiment Day celebrations are held today (14) at the Sri Lanka Army Gajaba Regiment Headquarters in Saliyapura, Anuradhapura. General Manoj Navarane the Commander of the Indian Army will be joining as the Chief Guest for the event. General Navarane and his wife were greeted by Sri Lanka Army Commander General Shavendra Silva and a special salute parade was held in welcoming the Indian Army Commander. MIAP Thank you

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Chris Eubank Jr, Savannah Marshall and Hughie Fury press conference ahead of Sky Sports Boxing and BOXXER show | Boxing News

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Newcastle Fight Night Press Conference LIVE! Chris Eubank Jr, Savannah Marshall and Hughie Fury will set eyes on their opponents at Thursday’s press conference – watch a live stream here at 12.35pm. BOXXER Fight Night in Newcastle is on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. Eubank Jr will return to action against Wanik Awidjan after the short-notice cancellation of his fight two weeks ago. Image: Eubank Jr Unbeaten Marshall defends her WBO middleweight championship against Lolita Muzeya. Fury is in…

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Baroness Sue Campbell hails ‘ambitious plan’ to improve disability football as FA launches Football Your Way | Football News

Baroness Sue Campbell believes the Football Association is “driving change” after announcing a new three-year plan to improve disability football opportunities in England. The ‘Football Your Way’ initiative has been implemented to give disabled people better access to play football. Running from 2021 to 2024, the plan is to increase participation from grassroots to elite level. Football Your Way. ⚽️ We’re pleased to launch our new three-year plan to help develop, improve and raise awareness of disability football in England. — The FA (@FA) October 14, 2021 It will also…

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GMOA unveils concept paper to enable graduation of medical students at the age of 22

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday unveiled the concept paper “MBBS BY 22 YEARS,” a proposal to enable medical students to graduate when they turn 22. During the last five decades there have been a gradual extension of the age of graduation of medical students, from 22 years up to 25-27 years. The delay was unacceptable, it said. “This is a result of many complex challenges endured by the education system since Independence, including youth unrests, political turmoil, terrorism, and poor economic growth. This preventable delay has led to…

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Newcastle takeover brings hope of improvement but problems on the pitch won’t be quick to fix | Football News

Newcastle supporters will travel to St James’ Park on Sunday full of optimism that a brighter future awaits under their new Saudi-backed owners, following the departure of Mike Ashley. However, whatever the outcome against Tottenham in the curtain-raiser to the new era, one thing is certain: it will take time, investment and a lot of hard work to move Newcastle up the Premier League table and into a position to compete with the best sides in the country. Here, Sky Sports statistician Sven Alexis takes a look at the numbers…

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