Klopp admits frustration with three substitute rule

first_img “We have 38 Premier League games in a four-weeks shorter season. That says it all. And all the other competitions will be pretty much the same, as far as I know. That means just that these things would help. But I can imagine that other teams see it differently. read also:Klopp reveals secret New York meeting which led to Liverpool decision “I saw it last season as well when we played the last nine games — Manchester City could bring on five players — ooh not bad! But it’s never for having an advantage. It’s all about how can we get through this season. Not: ‘Oh that’s a little advantage here’. “Getting in a good way through the season for the sake of the football players and the performance levels, I think it would make sense. But I don’t make the decisions.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, is annoyed with the Premier League only allowing three substitutions this season. Clubs who have qualified for Europe, including Liverpool, will be playing a midweek game each week until December 22. The Premier League allowed five substitutions after the restart last season, but that won’t be happening for the 2020/21 campaign, which starts on September 12. Asked whether he would have been in favour staying with five changes, Klopp replied: “Yes. I know the discussion will go again that it’s an advantage for the bigger clubs. I don’t discuss it from that point of view. I don’t want to have an advantage in the competition.Advertisement Loading… center_img Promoted ContentThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It AppearedBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better5 Reasons Why The Black Widow Solo Movie Will Be AwesomeNo Good Disney Role Models For Boys?World’s Most Delicious Foods6 TV Characters Whose Departures Have Made The Shows BetterWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Super Recognizable Outfits That Actors Wore In The Famous Movies7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universelast_img read more

Slum Village’s Fantastic, Vol. 2 is a reminder of home

first_imgI get homesick easily. I’m the type of person who sees something insignificant, like a brown leaf, and thinks back to every memory I have ever had with a brown leaf. These memories are usually related to growing up in Michigan. And while California’s weather does not change drastically, there are still plenty of brown leaves around, which means homesickness seems like a chronic illness to me during the fall.To help with my homesickness, I listen to some local artists from Michigan to remind me of the sounds I heard while I was growing up. While every city has its local artists, there are some who unfortunately fall through the cracks and don’t get the recognition they deserve. Hipsters will be the first to brag about these artists you “probably haven’t heard of” like it’s their claim to fame. While Detroit has plenty of these artists, my favorite is, without a doubt, a group called Slum Village.Slum Village started out as an unknown, underground rap group that nobody, save for a few hip musicians and artists, could tell you about. However, like most groups, one chance encounter led to another — mostly in part to their producer — and they finally got a sweet record deal. After stirring some commotion with their first album, Slum Village finally hit their stride with their second and best album, Fantastic, Vol. 2. For me, this album has one of the key sounds that represent the culture and music scene of Detroit. Every time I listen to this album, it puts me back in the city. It puts me back in a car going down Woodward Avenue and seeing the cityscape of Detroit, and how there’s a clear divide between the more commercial sections and the sections that seemed to be forgotten about. It puts me back on the sidewalk of the downtown area, walking by the Fillmore and trying to choose from the myriad of local restaurants to eat at for the night with my friends.Lowkey beats with a subtle, yet smooth baseline reinvented the head bump. Soulful claps on the twos and fours sounded like they were recorded in a Baptist church in the heart of the city. Rhymes jumped between being playful and conscious — these were all indicators of Slum Village’s self-aware but fun attitude. These elements are what make up the overall sound of Fantastic, Vol. 2, the quintessential album from this little known Motor City group.In the city where Motown was born, it’s no surprise that R&B and soul are among the most popular styles in the Detroit music scene, and as time went on, it made sense that the city’s musicians were able to incorporate aspects of the two genres into the more mainstream direction music was going into: hip-hop and rap.Songs like “Climax,” “Tell Me,” “Untitled/Fantastic” and the classic “Fall In Love” are all simply smooth as butter. The lyrics, truth be told, aren’t the most prolific, but Baatin, Jay Dee and T3 have voices that were made for these beats. The Midwest didn’t have too much to show for in the hip-hop scene at the time (except for everyone’s favorite bleach-blond rapper), but these three showed what one aspect of Detroit sounded like.Every song on this album has a heavy-R&B and soul influence. “I Don’t Know” even features bits of a James Brown’s “Make it Funky.” Sound bits from the Brown jump into the rappers’ verses to finish out what they were saying and create an effect that sounds like James Brown is throwing in ad-libs with the group live in the studio.It’s a fun song that contributes to a cool, calm and collected album. It’s perfect to listen to when you’re strolling around in the Motor City, providing a backdrop to the gorgeous urban landscape that’s humble but homey. Whenever I put this album on and listen to its soothing beats, it always feels like I’m listening to the heartbeat of the cities I grew up around. It’s one of those albums that truly makes me believe in the therapeutic aspect of music. It can take my blues and turn them into happy memories, which were never in short supply in Detroit during October.I always consider this to be one of the perfect Detroit albums because of the amount of soul that you can feel from a group that doesn’t have the flash or wide appeal of other rap groups. Last week, I touched on The Slim Shady LP and how its dark humor reflects the ability of the city to rise above its problems. This album, on the other hand, represents Detroit in its natural state. To outsiders, it might look raw and unrefined, but give it a closer look and it will surprise you with the beauty it puts forward. It foregoes the extra to focus on the basics, and sometimes, that’s all you need.Spencer Lee is a junior majoring in narrative studies. His column, “Spencer’s Soapbox,” runs every Tuesday. He is also the chief copy  editor of the Daily Trojan.last_img read more

Solskjaer in spotlight as Liverpool target Christmas No. 1 spot

first_imgLondon, United Kingdom | AFP | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes charge of Manchester United for the first time this weekend as their on-fire rivals Liverpool aim to become the Premier League’s Christmas number one.Former United striker Solskjaer, named caretaker manager at Old Trafford this week following the sacking of Jose Mourinho, is gunning to make a statement on Saturday at Cardiff City, where he flopped as coach in 2014.At the top of the table, Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool have a chance to open up a four-point lead over Manchester City at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday, with Pep Guardiola’s team not in action against Crystal Palace until the following day.Third-placed Tottenham, five points behind second-placed City, face a tricky trip to Goodison Park to take on Everton while Chelsea host Leicester and Arsenal, smarting after Southampton ended their 22-game unbeaten run and League Cup defeat to bitter rivals Spurs midweek, welcome Burnley to the Emirates.AFP Sports picks out some of the main talking points ahead of the weekend fixtures in the Premier League.Can Solskjaer restore Man United magic?Manchester United’s rotating cast of players have failed dismally to live up to the club’s tradition of swashbuckling football in a dire season that led to Mourinho’s dismissal.All eyes will be on caretaker manager Solskjaer as he begins his attempt to turn around the club’s fortunes at Cardiff. Among the issues facing the Norwegian are bringing Paul Pogba back into the fold, liberating stifled attacking players and tightening up a leaky defence.Solskjaer, who managed Cardiff from January to September 2014, has a special place in the hearts of United fans and has talked about the “very talented squad”.Disgruntled supporters will not be expecting miracles but they will want to see an immediate change in style.Liverpool keep feet on the groundManchester City started the season as hot favourites to defend their Premier League crown but Liverpool have turned the campaign into a genuine title race.If Jurgen Klopp’s unbeaten leaders beat Wolves on Friday it would be their seventh league win on the bounce and guarantee them to be top of the table on Christmas Day.Each of the past four sides to be in front on December 25 have gone on to win the title, though Liverpool themselves were the last side to fail to do so, in 2013/14.Share on: WhatsApp Pages: 1 2last_img read more

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first_img{loadposition tc}Click on a thumbnail for a low-resolution image, or right-click on the link below it to download a high-resolution copy of the image.» Download Business & Industry contact sheet (1.8MB) » Download full image library contact sheet (10.5MB) Cape Town, Western Cape province: Deep-sea fishing boats docked at the harbour’s fish terminal. In the foreground is the company Japan Marine Supplies and Services.Photo: Rodger BoschMediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Cape Town, Western Cape province: Deep-sea fishing boats docked at the harbour’s fish terminal. Photo: Rodger BoschMediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Cape Town, Western Cape province: A ship docked in the harbour for bunkering and resupply. Photo: Rodger BoschMediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Cape Town, Western Cape province: A bulk-carrier ship approaches in the harbour.Photo: Rodger BoschMediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Cape Town, Western Cape province: Container ships in the harbour.Photo: Rodger BoschMediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Cape Town, Western Cape province: Oil rigs in the the busy harbour. Servicing and refurbishing oil installations has become a big business.Photo: Rodger BoschMediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Cape Town, Western Cape province: Sardines used as bait by fishermen fishing with handlines off Cape Point. Photo: Rodger Bosch, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Cape Town, Western Cape province: Fishermen fishing with handlines off Cape Point. Photo: Rodger Bosch, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Cape Town, Western Cape province: Fishermen fishing with handlines off Cape Point. Photo: Rodger Bosch, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY 7: {loadposition business}Having trouble downloading high-resolution images? Queries about the image library? Email Janine Erasmus at [email protected]last_img read more

Samsung granted permission to test self-driving cars in California

first_imgSamsung is the latest technology company to receive a permit to test self-driving cars in California, but does not plan on launching its own automotive anytime soon.The South Korean electronics giant will instead work on ‘control systems’ for self-driving vehicles. It has already conducted tests in its home country with Hyundai cars.See Also: Samsung challenges Google with Connect Home Wi-Fi meshSamsung has a major investment in Renault which could be used as a partner in the self-driving development, although it has not publically tested its technology in a Renault vehicle.The company acquired vehicle audio firm Harman for $8 billion last year, seen as a power move to enter the in-car entertainment and self-driving market.Even though Samsung has not made as large a footprint in the self-driving market as Google, Baidu, and Uber, it has the funds and talent available to make it a prominent player.That said, the Galaxy S8 maker may find it difficult to attract partners when rivals are showing millions of autonomous miles driven or advanced artificial intelligence, two things Samsung hasn’t shown.Samsung’s largest rival in the mobile industry, Apple, has also kept its self-driving developments quiet. It was only a few months ago that the iPhone maker received a permit in California, and has only just started testing three Lexus cars on public roads.Apple is reportedly planning to launch a shuttle service for employees, going from Palo Alto to the Infinite Loop headquarters. Samsung has not said if it will launch a similar service, or what cars it intends to test in California. IT Trends of the Future That Are Worth Paying A… Tags:#Apple#Autonomous#California#connected car#driverless#Harman#Internet of Things#IoT#Samsung#Self-Driving#taxi For Self-Driving Systems, Infrastructure and In… Related Posts center_img 5 Ways IoT can Help to Reduce Automatic Vehicle… Break the Mold with Real-World Logistics AI and… David Currylast_img read more

SEA Games: ‘Stand-in’ Ferrera nails hammer throw bronze

first_imgMalaysia’s Wong Siew Cheer launched a throw of 65.90m, which shattered the 65.63-m meet record of the Filipino-American Stuart, who ruled the meet two years ago in Singapore.Thailand’s Kittipong Boonmawan posted 65.49m to take the silver medal.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe 36-year-old Ferreira, who won the SEAG gold in the event in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009, has been serving as coach for national team.He said he had no choice but fill in for Caleb, who reportedly got a job back in the United States. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief View comments LATEST STORIES Caleb reportedly got a call from the athletics body to play in the national open, but he didn’t respond. MOST READ LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games ACL or not, Obiena hunts for SEA Games pole vault gold Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnessescenter_img LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension KUALA LUMPUR—Former champion Arniel Ferrera nailed a bronze medal in men’s hammer throw amid a very tough field that saw the winner posting a new Southeast Asian Games record Wednesday here at Bukit Jalil National Stadium.A last-minute stand-in for original bet Caleb Stuart, Ferrera heaved 55.94 meters on his sixth attempt to secure a place on the podium.ADVERTISEMENT WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Read Next PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short programlast_img read more

Maria Sharapova included in Russian squad for Rio Olympics

first_imgThe Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) has named dope offender and suspended star Maria Sharapova among four tennis players, who will compete in women’s singles at the 2016 Rio Olympics.Apart from Sharapova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Anastasia Pavliuchenkova, and Darya Kasatkina were named, reports Tass.The regulations for the Games say countries can enter four women players having the biggest points in international ratings.However, there is still uncertainty about Sharapova’s participation.Sharapova was suspended from competitions as of March 12 after testing positive for banned substance ‘Meldonium’ and the International Tennis Federation has not considered her case yet.REPLACEMENT KEPT READY The president of the Russian Tennis Federation, Shamil Tarpishchev, earlier said the issue of endorsing her participation in Rio would be decided during the French Open.Russia are expected to apply for her participation in the Games before June 6 and it is important to understand now if there will be an opportunity to put another player into the list of competitors if Sharapova is not permitted to perform at the Games.If substitution is possible, then Sharapova will be replaced by Yekaterian Maksimova, No. 5 in the ratings among Russian women players.last_img read more

a month ago​Cleverley delighted with straightforward Watford boss Sanchez Flores

first_img​Cleverley delighted with straightforward Watford boss Sanchez Floresby Ansser Sadiqa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveTom Cleverley only has positive words for his new manager Quique Sanchez Flores.The Spaniard took over from Javi Gracia, who was sacked after a miserable start to the season.Flores has managed at the club before, and got off to a decent start with a 2-2 draw against Arsenal.”He’s not bombarded us with information,” said Cleverley to reporters. “He’s just got his ideas across, very black and white about the basics of how he wants to set up and play. It has been a good, positive week.”The most pleasing thing was how solid we were defensively in the second half.”It has been a problem of ours this season and we were really solid at the back in the second half, from a good shape and that helps us get numbers forward.”We need to be consistent with performances like that now and if we do that we won’t be long where we are now [in the table]. About the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Ezekiel Elliott’s Mother Tried To Buy Ohio State’s Black Jersey With Her Son’s Number, But They’re Sold Out

first_imgOhio State's Ezekiel Elliot's mother tweets that she can't buy her sons number online.Ohio State Black Jerseys ElliottWhile we’re still not sure which Nike schools will be wearing the black alternate jerseys that popped up this past weekend, we do know that fans of at least some of the schools are excited at the possibility. Maybe a few family members of players, too.Tuesday, the mother of Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott, Dawn Elliott, apparently tried to go on Fanatics and purchase a black jersey shirt with her son’s number – No. 15. To her dismay, it was already sold out. ain’t this a bleep!? I didn’t get one ordered in time pic.twitter.com/rZ8t8U6Hbb— Dawn (@itz_mizdee) August 4, 2015We’re not sure what the NCAA rules are regarding this kind of thing, but shouldn’t the mothers of players get first crack at their son’s jersey?last_img

Former College Basketball Stars To Compete For $2 Million Prize In This Year’s TBT Tournament

first_imgtbtTwitter/@thetournamentLast year, The Basketball Tournament really took off, with teams from across the country playing for a $1 million cash prize. Many of the top teams in the field are primarily comprised of alumni of some of college basketball’s most proud programs. This year, Kansas, Kansas State, Kentucky, Syracuse, and Villanova are all teams well represented in the 60-team field.#TBT2016 $2M. Winner takes all. What team do you play for? pic.twitter.com/HZQNDIFHmM— TBT (@thetournament) February 23, 2016Some teams are true alumni squads, like Syracuse’s “Boeheim Army,” while others, the Kansas Morris Twins-sponsored FOE, are just heavy on a particular school. Here are some of the alumni team rosters, as well as the other notable former college stars from across the country.Next: ACC Alumni >>>Pages: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7last_img