The Premier League season is almost upon us. Everton are set to kick off their domestic campaign away at Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Blues were in fine form towards the end of last term and have bought well this summer so the Goodison faithful will be hoping for a strong start to the new season. SOMETHING ABOUT WHAT FANS ARE GENERALLY PREDICTING Here is what all fans of all 19 of Everton's Premier League rivals are predicting ahead of 2019/20: Arsenal Oliver Nunn How will you fare this season? I'm not holding out big hopes but I think we can make top four. Which player will be key to your hopes this season? Our attacking prospects excite me this year and I'm looking forward to seeing how Nicolas Pepe links up with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette. That said, Lacazette is the key player for me. How do you think your team will fare against Everton? I am confident that we can beat Everton at home but our away form is never good in the Premier League. How do you think … [Read more...] about Premier League predictions for Everton by fans
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Bryan Bell nearly missed the birth of his daughter because Newcastle United were playing at home. It was only Wolves in the Championship, but 20 years of loyalty is hard-wired. The only home games he’s missed over two decades have been for the occasional family holiday and when Heidi was born – but even then it was a close-run thing. On Sunday, United will kick off a new season with the visit of one of the Premier League’s blue riband sides and he won’t be there. “It’ll feel pretty numb, to be honest,” he admits of the prospect of missing the one thing he’s built his week around since he was 14. After a summer unlike any other at Newcastle, it is what the supporters do next which is the intriguing sub-plot to Sunday’s season opener against Arsenal. The battle in the Premier League is one front for United. The war for hearts and minds feels like another. “Rafa Benitez represented hope,” Bryan says. “Now that … [Read more...] about Newcastle United fans’ boycott: The stories behind the protest
DeForest Mapp Special to USA TODAY Published 6:26 AM EDT Jul 2, 2019 How can you get a better price on a home — and make sure it's safe and comfortable? An effective way is to hire a home inspector to uncover the hidden secrets nestled in the property. “Inspecting a home is incredibly important because you're spending probably all your money on that house,” says home inspector Joe Mazza, 44, owner of Exclusive Home Inspection and a licensed home inspector in New York and Connecticut. Generally, after an offer is accepted, it's time to hire a home inspector to check things out. After you get the inspection report, this could be the last time you get a chance to shave a significant amount off the agreed-upon price, or have the current owner handle needed repairs. “After a home inspection, I give the list of items that are wrong,” Mazza says. “The buyer and their agent will then go to the drawing table and bring it to the … [Read more...] about How to prepare for a home inspection, negotiate lower price
The original queen of pop talks to Vanessa Grigoriadis about inspiration, aging, motherhood and why she refuses to cede controlThe night before the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas in May, Madonna was sitting in the arena attached to the MGM Grand hotel, staring at a double of herself. The double, who was standing on the stage many yards away, was younger and looked Asian but wore a similar lace minidress and a wig in Madonna’s current hairstyle, a ’30s movie star’s crimped blond waves.“It’s always the second person with the wig — she wants to see it,” a stage designer said, adding that when she makes a decision, she is definitive.Madonna was observing Madonna to make sure Madonna was doing everything perfectly. Up on the stage set of a funky urban street with lampposts and a tiled bar, the double hit her marks and held a fist up to her mouth like a faux microphone for a rendition of “Medellín,” the on-trend, Latin-inflected … [Read more...] about What next for Madonna?
It's summer at last, and we can't wait to head out into our outside space - it's like gaining an extra room! But if your area needs a little TLC, we can help transform it into an outdoor oasis - in one weekend. We promise. We spoke to influencer Lisa Dawson, who's well known for her ability to create stunning places to live, inside and out. See below for her video on transforming your outside space into somewhere you can relax and entertain. And everything you need can be found at B&Q - from pressure washers and sprinklers to stylish outdoor lighting that will make your space pop. There's also an amazing range of outdoor furniture - a must for anyone looking to host a garden party, or simply wanting to relax in the sun. Here's seven things YOU can do to make your outdoor space sensational in just 48 hours (and all without breaking the bank)... Get your garden ready for summer! There's nothing like eating outside with friends and family 1) SPRUCE … [Read more...] about 7 ways to make your outside space sensational in ONE weekend