Lampard to give new recruits more time to integrate

first_img Loading… “And we knew the ban and all this talk, and it was important for me to try to improve the squad and with the players that we are bringing in, it feels that way. read also:No excuse for Lampard at Chelsea after spending spree “But we need to be careful of getting too far ahead of ourselves because we need to give time to players to come in and adapt, to the way I want us to play and to their team-mates, but I think the moves we are making our positive, so I am excited and then it is up to us to get our heads down and work very hard.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Chelsea manager Frank Lampard was coy on how quickly he expects his new signings to integrate. The Blues have added the likes of Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Thiago Silva, and Ben Chilwell, with Kai Havertz also expecting to join. But Lampard does not want to put too much pressure on his new recruits, as he admits so many signings will take time to gel together. “We have an idea to try to add to improve, as you should do at a club of our level, and we know that has not been absolutely possible for us,” Lampard told the club’s website.Advertisementcenter_img Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe10 Legendary Movies To Learn History FromTop 10 Must-Know Facts About Ivanka Trump5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The Worldlast_img read more

Update on the latest sports

first_imgF1 said in a statement Wednesday that the decision to postpone the race was taken after a request from the Shanghai promoter to “ensure the health and safety of the travelling staff, championship participants and fans,”Motor sport officials from F1’s governing body, the FIA, Chinese organizers and teams will remain in discussions about whether the race can be rearranged this year.Other virus-related cancellations or postponements range from soccer and Olympic qualifying events to golf tournaments.The Tokyo Olympics open on July 24 and organizers have repeatedly said the games will not be cancelled or postponed. But many Olympic qualifying events are in disarray, with Chinese athletes not free to travel outside the country to participate.COLLEGE FOOTBAL-NEWS February 12, 2020 Garrett missed Cleveland’s final six games last season after his disturbing attack on Rudolph in the closing seconds of a Nov. 14 game that was nationally televised. Garrett has been remorseful since the incident and Monday he met with Commissioner Roger Goodell and league officials in New York.Garrett is cleared to return to all activities with the Browns.As the Browns were wrapping up a rare win over the Steelers, Garrett pulled down Rudolph after a pass attempt and the two wrestled on the ground. Rudolph tried to pull off Garrett’s helmet but couldn’t. Garrett ripped off Rudolph’s helmet and swung and struck him with it, triggering a brawl between the teams.MLB-BRAVES-TOMLINBraves agree to minor-league deal with RHP Josh Tomlin Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNFL-BROWNS-GARRETT REINSTATEDBrowns’ Garrett reinstated by NFL after 6-game suspensionCLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett has been reinstated by the NFL after his suspension for hitting Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet. F1-CHINESE GP POSTPONEDFormula One’s Chinese Grand Prix postponed due to virusLONDON (AP) — Formula One organizers have postponed the Chinese Grand Prix that was due to be staged in Shanghai in April, the latest sporting event impacted by the fast-spreading viral infection in the country.More than 1,100 people have been killed in China by the virus, which has been named COVID-19 by the World Health Organization.One of 22 races on the F1 calendar for 2020 that opens in Melbourne next month, the Chinese Grand Prix was due to be staged on April 19. Associated Press center_img Update on the latest sports AP Sources: Michigan State hires Colorado coach Mel TuckerUNDATED (AP) — Mel Tucker has agreed to lead Michigan State’s football program, according to two people familiar with the decision.The people spoke Wednesday morning to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the hiring had not been announced. One person said the school’s governing board scheduled a meeting later in the day to approve the hire.Tucker would succeed Mark Dantonio, the school’s all-time winningest coach, who retired less than two weeks ago.Colorado hired Tucker in December 2018, and gave him an opportunity to run a program after he was Georgia defensive coordinator. He was given a five-year, $14.75 million contract to lead the Buffaloes and they were 5-7 last season. ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract with reliever Josh Tomlin that includes an invitation to the big league camp.The Braves announced the deal on Wednesday, one day before the first workout for pitchers and catchers at the team’s new spring training facility in North Port, FloridaTomlin, a 35-year-old right-hander, returns to the Braves after making a career-high 51 appearances in 2019. He was 2-1 with a 3.74 ERA working mostly in long and middle relief, though he did have the first two saves of his 10-year career.Before going to Atlanta, Tomlin pitched nine seasons — mostly as a starter — with Cleveland. He had three seasons with at least 10 wins, including a 13-9 mark in 2016.Tomlin provides additional depth in a Braves bullpen that was bolstered last season by trade-deadline deals for Mark Melancon (meh-LAN’-sehn), Shane Greene and Chris Martin and the November free-agent signing of Giants closer Will Smith to a three-year, $40 million contract. Tucker has ties to Michigan State because he was a graduate assistant at the school under Nick Saban in the late 1990s.In other college football news:— Police say two Ohio State University football players were booked into jail early Wednesday on charges of rape and kidnapping. The Columbus Dispatch reported that police charged defensive players Amir I. Riep and Jahsen L. Wint, both 21, late Tuesday and they are scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning. Ohio State spokesman Ben Johnson said in a statement to the Associated Press that “we are aware that two of our students have been arrested and criminally charged,” and that they have been suspended from all activities involving the football program. Riep is a 6-foot-1, 185-pound cornerback entering his senior season for Ohio State’s top-5 football program, while Wint is a 6-foot, 198-pound redshirt senior safety, according to court documents and the university’s athletics website.last_img read more

Cazenovia boys indoor track roars to Arcaro Invitational title

first_imgAfter a strong run through December, the Cazenovia boys indoor track and field team stepped it up even further in its first 2020 appearance.The Lakers pulled away from the field to take team honors in the afternoon session of Saturday’s John Arcaro Memorial Invitational at SRC Arena, earning 134 points, well clear of runner-up Fayetteville-Manlius and its total of 70 points.Sweeping the jumping events, Dalton Sevier cleared 11 feet in the pole vault and beat the field in the high jump by topping 6’1″ with fewer misses than Faith Heritage’s John Manchester. Sevier and Dylan Anderson won the team high jump, topping 11’1″ together. Tags: boys indoor trackCazenovia Connor Wilson and Jason Olkowski went to the top spot in the 55-meter hurdles in 18.14 seconds before Wilson, Anderson, Andrew Lee and Charles Kubinec won the 4×200 relay in 1:41.78.Smith and Eric Groff were second in the 3,200-meter run in 21:58.35 before Smith, Andrew Kent, Mike Senehi and Hunter McCullough finished second in the 4×800 relay in 9:00.53. Senehi and Stan Angus finishes third in the 1,600-meter run in 10:25.88.Olkowski and Gordan Wester were third in the shot put with throws of 70’2 1/2″, with Wester and Olkowski third in the weight throw as they heaved it 70’6″. Race, Albicker, Charlie Aronson and Dan Millson were third in the 4×400 relay in 3:54.46.Chittenango took part in the morning session of the Arcaro meet and finished with 23 points on the girls side, 21 points on the boys side.The girls Bears had Piper Beckwith, Lauren Suppe, McKayla Capeling and Kiara Waite take third place in the 4×800 in 10:59.21, also taking fifth in the 4×400 and 1,500.But Chittenango won the 4×400 on the boys side when Tristam LaFountaine, Kenny Matthews, Parker Tedford and Warren Tedford posted 3:52.52. The Bears were fifth in the 1,000, 4×200 and shot put.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story center_img Slater DeLeon beat the field in the 300-meter dash in 37.72 seconds and, with Cormac Race, got first place on the team side in 1:17.34. Dylan Albicker had a winning triple jump of 38 feet 9 1/2 inches and, with Sevier, got the team victory with 76’2″Jared Smith won the individual 1,000-meter run in 2:52.88 and paired with Cassidy Gilmore to get the team victory in 5:52.87. Then Andrew Kent took the 600-meter run in 1:29.50, pairing with Alex Lansing for second (3:09.91) in the team event.DeLeon also went 6.89 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles, second among individuals as he and Anderson were second in the team event in 14.41 seconds. DeLeon and Dylan Albicker were second in the long jump, going 37’8 1/2″.last_img read more

Carlos Tevez could cost Chelsea and Arsenal chance to sign PSG striker

first_img Carlos Tevez Paris Saint-Germain are lining up a summer move for former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez – which could open the door to a swap deal for Edinson Cavani.Tevez, 31, hit 20 goals in 32 Serie A outings last term as well as seven in 12 in the Champions League.That form has attracted the interest of clubs across Europe, with Tevez’s compatriot Diego Simeone, the manager of Atletico Madrid, keen on doing a deal to sign him.However, according to reports in Spain, the La Liga club will face strong competition to land him from within France, with quadruple winners PSG also in the race.And it has been suggested that the French champions could be open to a swap deal with Cavani moving to Turin in a part-exchange.The Uruguayan forward has been linked with a move away from the Parc des Princes, despite 18 Ligue 1 goals last term.Chelsea and Arsenal are reportedly keeping close tabs on Cavani’s situation but they might now miss out if a swap deal with Tevez is concluded.Argentina international Tevez has been at Juventus for two years since joining from Manchester City in 2013. Before that he had spent four years at the Etihad following his controversial switch from Manchester United in 2009.He also memorably helped save West Ham from relegation during the 2006/07 season when he scored seven crucial goals in the Premier League. 1last_img read more