By Simon Stone BBC Sport in Perth 13 Jul From the section Football Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48971764 Read more about sharing. Perth Glory have taken a risk by agreeing to play Manchester United at their Optus Stadium on Saturday night.The A-League Grand Finalists will be without a number of key players, including former Republic of Ireland striker Andy Keogh, when they provide opposition for the touring Premier League giants, as Australia's domestic campaign doesn't start until October.Two 15-year-olds, midfielder Joshua Rawlins and striker Gabriel Popovic, son of Glory manager Tony, are likely to be involved in the friendly against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men.But Glory owner Tony Sage was never going to turn down the game. Almost 60,000 tickets have been sold for Saturday's game. … [Read more...] about Man Utd tour: Is Australia’s A-League about to take off?
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When Neil Mann chose to end his 20-year association with Hull City in 2013, it was not a decision taken lightly. First as a player and then a coach he had spent the vast majority of his working life on the Tigers’ payroll. City was just about all he had ever known. The new challenge sought was hardly around the corner, either. Mann’s next job was half the world away in Australia. Six years on, though, there is no cause for regret. Along with wife Lucie and children Callum and Maisie, Mann is firmly at home on the coast of New South Wales. “It’s everything we wanted it to be,” he said. “The kids have got surf boards and we’re always down at the beach. It’s a great lifestyle. Australia is home for us now.” The skies above him might have changed colour but Mann’s passion is still for the game that gave him so much in East Yorkshire. As well his coaching role at Bossley Park High School, 30 miles west of Sydney, the 46-year-old is … [Read more...] about Where are they now? Neil Mann on his 20 years with Hull City
0 Post a comment Friday, 17 May 2019 - Local People by The Post @twitter.com/ThePostSeries [email protected] DOZENS of singers from all over Cornwall converged on Truro’s High Cross over the Easter weekend for a spontaneous ‘flash mob’ rendition of a new anthem for the Cornwall International Male Choral Festival, which saw performances in the Post area. Music for Song for the World was composed by the festival’s artistic director, the renowned musical supremo Gareth Churcher, with lyrics provided by Bob Willmott, to celebrate the 2019 gathering of international choirs who arrived from May 2 to 6 for the biggest event of its kind in the world.Shoppers in Truro were surprised and delighted as Cornwall’s Brass Ensemble struck up on the cathedral steps, summoning singers for a rousing burst, which began with Trelawny and finished with the world premiere of the new anthem.Gareth said: “Singing and music and celebrating Cornwall’s … [Read more...] about New anthem revealed by flash mob
YEREVAN, APRIL 17, ARMENPRESS. The recently re-elected Premier of New South Wales, Australia, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian will address the National Armenian Genocide Commemoration Evening on Wednesday 24th April 2019 in Sydney, marking the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Armenian National Committee of Australia reported. Berejiklian is the grandchild of Armenian Genocide survivors. re-elected in late March. Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan … [Read more...] about NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to deliver remarks at Armenian Genocide commemoration event in Australia
Anybody who has ever stepped foot in a gym will know it isn't a place for some peace and quiet. But plans for a brand new gym have got some people at one council sweating. Snap Fitness 24/7 wants to open its first Northern branch in an empty Whitley Bay unit. But the firm - which boasts of being "the world's premier gym" chain - will have to assure North Tyneside Council it won't be too noisy. A dozen jobs could be created if the council gives the green light to revamp the former Co-Op unit in Park Avenue. The authority's regeneration team love the plans, claiming it could drive shoppers onto the struggling high street. But planning manager Julia Dawson has "concerns" on surrounding residents and wants assurances from the firm it won't make too much of a racket. "As advised by the council’s Environmental Health team, they receive complaints in relation to gyms close to dwellings (even when the premises are not directly attached), due to impact noises from weights and also … [Read more...] about Council fears ‘noisy weightlifters’ if this new 24/7 gym opens