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One-month moratorium on clubs to show they are past due

first_imgThe clubs will have one more month to demonstrate that they have no deferred debts, within the measures adopted by UEFA in the face of the exceptional situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the economic impact suffered by the suspension of competitions.According to the Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations, The teams must meet this requirement on March 31, but with this possibility the deadline to do so is postponed from that date to April 30, 2020, as confirmed by UEFA.On the 17th and after deciding to postpone the Euro Cup from next summer to 2021 (from June 11 to July 11), UEFA also agreed to the creation of a working group to assess with the clubs, leagues and players unions, the economic, financial and regulatory impact generated by the coronavirus and adopt measures that help mitigate the damage.The UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations provide for the principle of force majeure regarding supervisory activity in relation to financial fairness. According to this, “any extraordinary event or circumstance beyond the control of the club and that is considered a case of force majeure is taken into account in the evaluation of the clubs on a case-by-case basis.” The leagues and clubs that have had to stop their competitions already have warned of the millionaire losses that they will suffer from this situation, as is the case of the Spanish LaLiga, which has estimated that not resuming the competition would mean losses of around 700 million euros.Clubs like Barcelona are studying measures that could affect the salaries of their squad and in Italy, Serie A weighs decisions that could include a reduction in the salary of footballers.The calculation of income from television rights in Italy amounts to 1,400 million euros per year. The stoppage of their competition already implies close to 600 million euros of losses for these rights, plus some 200 million for sponsors and another 150 million for tickets.last_img read more

Lonzo Ball’s triple-double sends Lakers past Denver

first_imgLos Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, center, grabs a rebound against Denver Nuggets forwards Trey Lyles, left, and Juancho Hernangomez of Spain, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 127-109. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)LOS ANGELES — Lonzo Ball’s haircuts are headline news around LA and the NBA. His father already draws more attention than most politicians, and LaVar Ball is even currently engaged in a public argument with the president.Through all of this extraordinary attention on a 20-year-old point guard and his family, Lonzo has managed to remain focused on his rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers.ADVERTISEMENT He broke through the distractions with another beautiful game against Denver.Ball had his second career triple-double and Julius Randle scored 24 points in the Lakers’ 127-109 victory over the short-handed Nuggets on Sunday night.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneWith 11 points, a career-high 16 rebounds and 11 assists, Ball reached the milestone at 20 years and 23 days — the exact age at which LeBron James became the youngest player to record his second triple-double in 2005.Ball became the youngest player in NBA history with a first triple-double eight days earlier in a loss at Milwaukee. “This one was a lot better,” Ball said. “I actually like this one. Just keep building on it.”Ball and Magic Johnson are the only Lakers with multiple triple-doubles in their rookie seasons. Johnson had seven, and his new point guard has two in his first 17 games.“You should always play better in front of your fans, so I’m just trying to put on a good show for them and win at the same time,” Ball said.Ball had another big game at another turbulent moment in his family life. With his father beefing with Donald Trumpover the president’s role in resolving brother LiAngelo’s legal issues during a UCLA basketball trip to China, Lonzo Ball put together an outstanding floor game to boost the Lakers to just their second win in seven games.“Never with a young man like this, his age, have I seen it,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said of the circus surrounding Ball’s every move.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set “I just want to apologize to the Denver Nuggets,” Jokic said. “I feel bad. I left my teammates alone there.”JULIUS EARNINGRandle went 11 of 18 from the field and added seven points and five assists in a stellar game off the bench. Walton would love to see a similar effort from Randle every night.“I’m trying to figure that out,” Walton said. “Because when he plays like he did tonight, he’s as good as anyone in this league.”HURTINGDenver forward Paul Millsap left with a sprained left wrist in the second quarter of a miserable night for the Nuggets, who lost for just the second time in six games. Millsap had X-rays, but Malone didn’t yet know the results.UP NEXTNuggets: At Sacramento Kings on Monday night.Lakers: Host the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night. “I mean, he got a haircut and fielded three questions on game day about his haircut. One, it’s impressive how he is able to maintain and handle it, and two, I think it’s a little bit nuts. But that’s the way it’s going to be.”Brook Lopez scored 21 points and Jordan Clarkson added 18 for the Lakers, who surged to a 24-point lead in the first half and won easily.Denver coach Mike Malone and top scorer Nikola Jokic were ejected in the second quarter after Malone stepped onto the court during play to argue a no-call on a play by Jokic around the basket. Malone furiously confronted referee Rodney Mott, who swiftly ejected the coach and his best player when Jokic joined in the argument.“I’ll be honest, I deserved to get tossed, but Nikola Jokic did nothing to warrant an ejection,” Malone said. “That’s something that we’ll try to look into if we can.”TIP-INSNuggets: Jamal Murray got a technical foul for gesturing at Mott after a no-call shortly after the two ejections. … Two nights after Denver scored 146 points in a win over New Orleans, the Nuggets mustered just 48 points in the first half while committing 13 turnovers.Lakers: The 6-foot-6 Ball’s 16 rebounds are the most in the NBA by a rookie this season. … Los Angeles had a season-high 36 assists. … Randle scored 17 points before halftime. … Josh Hart and Ivica Zubac were recalled from the South Bay Lakers before the game. Hart scored three points, and Zubac played two minutes.TOSSEDMalone was infuriated when Mott didn’t call a foul on the Lakers for contact while Jokic battled underneath the basket. When the teams headed upcourt, Malone took two steps onto the hardwood and blocked Mott’s path.Jokic had barely joined the argument when Mott tossed him as well, prompting a profane response. Malone’s assistants had to calm him down. 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Arellano coach braces for ‘tough’ stretch vs contenders

first_imgLATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Arellano coach Obet Javier. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netArellano University head coach Obet Javier is bracing for a gauntlet of games to end the elimination round.The Lady Chiefs are gunning for their third title in four years and Javier knows achieving the feat won’t be easy.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Up ahead in the latter part of their schedule are four of the top five teams last season—San Sebastian, San Beda, College of St. Benilde, and University of Perpetual Help.“These are four tough teams so we know that we have to prepare well for them,” said Javier in Filipino Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkIn what served as a tune-up match for Arellano before its tough stretch, the Lady Chiefs dominated the Lyceum Lady Pirates in three sets, 25-16, 25-17, 25-11, to extend their perfect run to 5-0.READ: Arellano blasts Lyceum for 5th straight wincenter_img But Javier added that for Arellano to sweep its remaining games, it has to play even better than how it performed against the Lyceum.“We’re still starting slow and that’s not a good sign for any team especially if you’re playing against these next ones,” said Javier. “We have to show them, or show ourselves at least, that we can immediately get it going.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Sonnen outlasts Rampage, advances in Bellator heavyweight tournament Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Yearlast_img read more

Liberian Political Struggles: Was President Weah Thoughtful in Calling for the End of the…

first_img– Advertisement – Dr. Kadiker Rex Dahn By Kadiker Rex Dahn, MA, M.Ed, PhDIntroduction  I salute our progressive fathers, those who are alive as well as those who have gone into glory for solidly laying the foundation of the multi-party democratic system in Liberia. In laying the foundation, indeed it wasn’t bread and butter but bloodshed, and untold sufferings. In 1979, the “Rice Riot speaks” of the “struggle,” Retrospecting the past, considering the experiences of the present and the struggle that lies ahead, our progressive fathers from the political trenches came up with the political manifesto which states, “In the Cause of the People, the Struggle Continues.” From the 1970s up to January 21, 2018, this manifesto became the path in which sons and daughters of progressivism in part took their strength.Surprisingly, on January 22, 2018, at an inaugural address by President George Weah after laying out his vision for the country, concluded by telling the Liberian people that “In the Cause of the People, the Struggles must End.” We ask, has President Weah taken concrete steps to address Liberian plights to end the struggles inherited from one successive generation to another?Our answer is a resounding No and, on the contrary, we maintain that since coming to power, President Weah has created more problems with more struggles and those problems undermine the struggle of our progressive fathers. This article will attempt to argue that the call by President Weah to end the struggle without putting in place concrete mechanisms and practicing what he preaches to end the struggle was not thoughtful.Discussion When progressive fathers said in the cause of the people, the struggle continues, they were referencing the fight to end or curtail many cultural liabilities prominent among which include nepotism, corruption, alienation, etc. When in President Weah’s inaugural address, he stated that the struggle must end, conscientious individuals extrapolated that immediately, the President, whose campaign slogan, “Change for Hope”, could actualize his promise. From what has been known thus far, the actions or inactions of President Weah-led government speaks for the fact that he was quick and not thoughtful to call for the end of the “struggle.”Legends Gabriel Baccus Matthews, Conmany Wesseh, Amos Sawyer, H. Boima Fahnbulleh, Togba Nah Tipoteh and other progressive fathers, who suffered for multi-party democracy could oppose what is at present unfolding in the leadership of President Weah. The CDC-led government from initial analysis seems not only to have failed on nepotism, but on what we called geographical or regional nepotism. By geographical or regional nepotism, we intend to argue that President Weah’s appointees in government miserably lacks the test of inclusiveness where almost all appointed are from the Southeast where he hails from.We ask, did only the people of the Southeast vote for him and no sector of the country voted, and thus wants to appease his electorates? We wonder how with such alienation in government, can a president call for an end of struggles? Such action of alienation, is it not against what our progressive fathers fought for? Progressive fathers championed equality, regardless of ethnic or religious backgrounds, but with the ascendancy of George Weah to the Presidency, such effort seems to be undermined. How is it then Excellency that you are demanding the end of the political struggle when willfully, you have created more struggles by alienating a cross-section of the citizenry? Better still, philosophically, is it possible Excellency to end struggle of any kind while one is alive?Indeed, the pronouncement in ending Liberian struggles seems to be a political rhetoric with reality far-fetched. Consider prices of local commodities where things are heading for the wrong direction, is that the way you intend to end the struggles? Our staple food price is at an astronomical rate, and there seems to be no concrete mechanism to curtail such increment. In what manner and form Excellency can the struggles the Liberian people are going through come to an end?Liberian-owned businesses, promised by you that they would not be spectators in their own economy, have not been provided opportunity that would enable them to actualized what you promised. Rather than Liberian businesses not being spectators, they are gate keepers, not even allowed to come on the field of Liberianization, the national policy of the Liberian government. The CDC’s government under your leadership has been besieged by claims of corruption, and bad governance where citizens under the umbrella of Council of Patriots (CoP) in mass has given one month ultimatum to address some of the pressing issues facing the nation. Here again, as a protégé of progressivism we ask, in what manner and form Excellency, that you expect the struggles to end?Conclusion/RecommendationsFinally, from the above analysis, you may agree that you are struggling to ensure genuine democratic leadership where equality, fair play and inclusion would be the cornerstones. The fact that you are struggling indicates that ending the struggles are remote propositions. You have surrounded yourself with individuals, who will not honestly tell you the truth. You are right in part to have some of your folks around you, but the presidency is not for supporters alone, but educated and experienced citizens with impeccable records, who will guard you both at the national and international levels.Again, Excellency, these suggestions are being made in good faith for the better of your leadership, and that of our country. We are taken aback of your refusal and unwillingness to fight against cronyism, corruption and regional nepotism. Gabriel Baccus Matthews once said of former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s election, “This is the President all of us did not vote for, but this is the President all of us have.” Bad governance destroys the fabric of a nation, thus our candid advice to take stock of your activities since incumbency, because, we believe those activities undermine your quest to end the struggles. Emphatically, we maintain like our Progressive Fathers that “IN THE CAUSE OF THE PEOPLE, THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES!!!”About the authorKadiker Rex Dahn holds a PhD in Historical, Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education from the University of Oklahoma. He is a member with distinction of the North America Scholar Consortium. Contact: yenpuu@yahoo.com.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Beatton River Campground closed due to vandalism

first_imgThe Regional District is transferring the Beatton River Campground back to Crown land.This means the park will remain closed to the public, until the Province’s Integrated Land Resource Management Bureau decides what to do with it.Chair of the Peace River Regional District, Karen Goodings, says the park was being vandalized, and the district couldn’t keep maintaining it. – Advertisement -[asset|aid=1464|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=e5db39e009ab53f5b7a7850319fbcb35-Goodings park 1_1_Pub.mp3] The Regional District has to keep the park closed during the transfer process. Trenches are dug across the road, and a sign is posted indicating the park is closed. Goodings says it was the Regional District’s last resort. Advertisement [asset|aid=1465|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=e5db39e009ab53f5b7a7850319fbcb35-Goodings park 2_1_Pub.mp3] Also, Copeland’s Beach on the Beatton River is leaving the Regional District’s hands and going back to the Crown. The beach was also being vandalized.last_img read more

CSU faculty OKs contract

first_imgLOS ANGELES – Following 23 months of negotiations and a strike authorization vote, California State University faculty members, including those at the Long Beach, Los Angeles and Northridge campuses, have approved a tentative labor agreement, union officials announced on Monday. The California Faculty Association’s 12,000 members, voting on all 23 CSU campuses last week, approved the tentative contract by 97 percent. “We are happy to ratify this contract and hope that this CSU administration will do the same,” said CFA President John Travis. “Through intense negotiations, faculty activism and finally strike preparations, the CSU faculty have won a contract that provides fair salaries, retirement security, proper grievance procedures and much more.” The California State University Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the contract at its May 15-16 meeting. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “Our focus now is on ensuring the university has adequate resources to pay for compensation increases,” said CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed. “Even with the full funding provided in the compact with the governor, which assumes a 4 percent increase in state funding and a 10 percent student fee increase, the combination of all compensation agreements with our employees and increased health benefit premiums will cost approximately $40 million more than the proposed 2007- 08 CSU budget,” he said. “We will continue working with the Legislature and the governor to secure additional funding to minimize campus impacts.” Last month, CSU officials said the proposed contract provides faculty members with base pay increases of 20.7 percent over a four-year period, along with some step increases. – City News Servicelast_img read more

I tried to copy Messi and LeBron, says Griezmann after Barca double

first_img0Shares0000Arturo Vidal, Carles Perez and Antoine Griezmann celebrate © AFP / Josep LAGOMADRID, Spain, Aug 25 – Antoine Griezmann copied Lionel Messi for the goal and LeBron James for the celebration but it was his night for Barcelona on Sunday after he scored twice in a 5-2 win over Real Betis.Griezmann imitated the basketball superstar by tossing confetti into the air to celebrate his second at Camp Nou, a curling effort into the corner that he said was inspired by watching Messi. “I saw Leo do this in training, so I tried to copy him,” said Griezmann. “And for the celebration, I like the ritual that LeBron did so we tried to do it as well.”Yet Griezmann was the star, if only for the night with Messi in the stands, the Argentinian still short of fitness following a calf injury.A brilliant Barcelona performance also delivered a resounding response to the doubts arising from their defeat by Athletic Bilbao last weekend, among them a reliance on Messi, the need for Neymar and the future of Ernesto Valverde as coach.But as Carles Perez, Jordi Alba and Arturo Vidal made it three, four and five, the gloom was forgotten, along with Nabil Fekir’s opener in the 15th minute, that had Betis level at half-time.“After a defeat, there is always a big reaction,” Griezmann said. “We really wanted to play another game and when so many players are missing, the team steps up.”Loren Moron slammed a late strike into the top corner for Betis but by then the game was up as Barca ensured no further ground was lost on Atletico Madrid, who beat Leganes 1-0 earlier on Sunday, or Real Madrid, who were held to a 1-1 draw on Saturday by Real Valladolid.– Timely display –Barcelona will hope to have Messi back for the trip to Osasuna next weekend but with Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele both out for longer, Griezmann’s statement display was timely.Whether it also affects the club’s attempts to prise Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain remains to be seen.“I have to admit today was an important day for Antoine,” said Valverde.The crowd also enjoyed a goal from the 21-year-old Perez, making his first Barca start, and a substitute appearance from Anssumane Fati, who at 16 became the second youngest player ever to play for the club in La Liga.Sergio Busquets was at fault for Betis’ opener as he gave the ball away, allowing Fekir to drive in his debut goal since he moved from Lyon in July.But Barca were undeterred and after Rafinha missed an excellent chance to equalise, Griezmann took over, volleying in on the stretch four minutes before half-time, past the weak hand of Dani Martin.If Griezmann’s first owed something to the goalkeeper, his second was unstoppable. He collected the ball 25 yards out and used Sidnei as a marker to bend his shot around the defender and inside the far post.Griezmann ran to the corner where confetti was poured into his hands. He threw it into the air above his head.Barca were relentless as Perez steered a third into the bottom corner and Alba made it four, latching onto a superb Busquets pass inside the full-back.There was still time for two scintillating strikes, the first from Vidal, who was slid in by Griezmann, and the second by Loren, who was given too much space. It was no more than a consolation.Vitolo scored Atletico’s winner at Leganes © AFP / BENJAMIN CREMELBarcelona stay behind Atletico, who maintained their perfect start with another 1-0 victory, this time over Leganes as Vitolo came off the bench to score a second-half winner at Butarque.Joao Felix, Atletico’s 126 million-euro ($140 million) buy from Benfica and much-hailed replacement for Griezmann, was again quiet but again delivered the match’s most memorable moment.The 19-year-old’s perfectly-timed pass provided set Vitolo free while Felix had been picked out by Kieran Trippier, who was faultless on his second Atletico start.0Shares0000(Visited 30 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Louis van Gaal calls Premier League rival one of the world’s best

first_img Louis van Gaal and Arsene Wenger 1 Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has no doubt Arsene Wenger is one of the world’s best managers – but is not sure he could go 11 years at one club without a league title like the Frenchman.Wenger, who celebrated 19 years in charge of Arsenal this week and last guided them to the Premier League title in 2004, has faced criticism over the past few days following his side’s 3-2 home loss to Olympiacos in the Champions League.Ahead of United’s top-flight trip to Arsenal on Sunday, Van Gaal said of his Gunners counterpart: “I think he is doing great work.“When you can, like (ex-United boss) Sir Alex Ferguson, stay at a club for such a long time, you have to be very good otherwise you shall not succeed.“So I think Arsene Wenger is one of the best coaches of this world. In the same way, I think Sir Alex Ferguson is the best because he won the most titles.“It is easy to say that, but with Arsene Wenger, when you are such a long time with one club and everybody is satisfied – the fans, the board, the players – then you are very good, believe me.”The extent to which all those mentioned are currently satisfied is up for debate.And when asked if he thought any manager in Spain or Germany could go 11 years in a job without winning the league like Wenger, Van Gaal said: “I think you have to ask the board of Arsenal that question, not me.”Van Gaal – who had already described Wenger and Ferguson as “other types” to him in terms of their longevity in one job and his more nomadic career – was then asked if it would be enough for him to go so long at a top club without winning the top prize.“That is difficult to answer because I have won a lot of titles,” said the Dutchman, a champion with the likes of Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.“That is my aim and I want to do it in different countries, not only in the Netherlands but in Spain and Germany and England. That is my ambition.“As I said, I am not that type. I like to win a lot.”Van Gaal has expressed his ambition to win both the Premier League and Champions League with United.They are currently top of the Premier League and he says they believe they can stay there this season – something that will only be enhanced with victory at fourth-placed Arsenal.“You have to believe always in this,” the 64-year-old said.“I think the balance in our selection is much better than last year (when United finished fourth in his first term in charge), and last year we also had the chance. So I believe in that, and the most important thing is not only my belief but that the players are believing in that.“If we win against Arsenal, the belief shall raise a lot I think.”last_img read more

School honors area Marine slain in Iraq

first_img“It’s hard for me. I lost my first son. I loved him,” Robert Arellano Sr. said, breaking into tears. He said he liked the plaque, which has a photo of Carlos and describes him as a “Former student of Garvey Schools, who gave his life in the defense of liberty in Iraq.” shirley.hsu@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2306160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2“Carlos Arellano represents a new face – a new immigrant face serving his country proudly,” Solis said. Arellano, 22, was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and got his U.S. citizenship last year. He was in combat during all three tours of duty he served in Iraq. Members of Garvey School District and the Rosemead City Council held the ceremony, during which they dedicated two myrtle trees and a plaque at the base of the flagpole to Arellano. “We will think of you each time we walk by this street,” said Virginia Peterson, superintendent of Garvey School District. Arellano attended Emerson Elementary and Garvey Intermediate, as well as Mark Keppel High School in Alhambra. Monterey Park Councilman Mike Eng announced he will donate a $500 scholarship for a Mark Keppel High School student in honor of Arellano. The Arellano family will help determine the qualifications for the scholarship. Garvey Intermediate students Nicholas Castillo and Isaac Valdez, both 14, helped Arellano’s father hoist the flag. ROSEMEAD – Robert Arellano Sr. remembers going to Garvey Intermediate School to watch his son Carlos graduate years ago. Arellano returned Wednesday for a different purpose. Arellano and two eighth-graders at the school raised a flag to half staff in honor of Marine Cpl. Carlos Arellano, who was killed Jan. 20 during a suicide car bomb attack in Haqlaniyah, Iraq, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. Rep. Hilda Solis, D-El Monte, dedicated the flag, which has been flown at the U.S. Capitol and will be given to the Arellano family. last_img read more

DIVERSIONS LIFTED AFTER BURNFOOT CRASH

first_imgTraffic is now flowing smoothly through Burnfoot after a serious accident overnight.Diversions had been put in place after a 33 year old man crashed his van but they have now been lifted.The man is in a serious condition in Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry but his injuries are not understood to be life-threatening.  DIVERSIONS LIFTED AFTER BURNFOOT CRASH was last modified: March 14th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click 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 share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more