Mikel Arteta explains why he axed Mesut Ozil from Arsenal squad vs Man City

first_img Comment Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 17 Jun 2020 11:08 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link534Shares Granit Xhaka and Pablo Mari both suffered injuries against Man City (Picture: Getty)In a subsequent interview, he added: ‘I’m going to select the players for the day that we believe as staff that are the best for the day and that’s it.’Goals from Raheem Sterling, Kevin de Bruyne and substitute Phil Foden ensured Liverpool’s wait to be crowned champions will continue and guaranteed there was no happy return for Arteta to his old place of employment.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Arteta speaks out after Arsenal’s 3-0 loss to Man CityTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 3:04FullscreenArteta speaks out after Arsenal’s 3-0 loss to Man Cityhttps://metro.co.uk/video/arteta-speaks-arsenals-3-0-loss-man-city-2194078/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.The plans of Pep Guardiola’s assistant were severely disrupted when injuries to Granit Xhaka and Pablo Mari forced him into making two early changes.‘Everything went wrong from the first minute,’ Arteta said. ‘Every possible accident that could have happened hopefully happened today.’On whether the injuries were a consequence of the three-month lay-off, he added: ‘If they were muscular injuries, maybe yes. But these ones I don’t think so.’MORE: Mikel Arteta explains why he axed Mesut Ozil from Arsenal squad vs Man CityMORE: Pep Guardiola’s reaction to horrific Eric Garcia injury against ArsenalFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Mikel Arteta explains why he axed Mesut Ozil from Arsenal squad vs Man City Advertisement Mesut Ozil was left out of Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal’s matchday squad for the game against Man City (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta insists Mesut Ozil was left out of the Arsenal squad which travelled to Manchester City purely for tactical reasons. The former Germany international had been a central part of Arsenal’s impressive form under their new manager prior to the season being suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.Ozil had featured in all of Arsenal’s Premier League fixtures since Arteta’s appointment and played in last week’s friendlies against Championship sides Charlton and Brentford at the Emirates stadium.The club’s highest earner, however, was omitted from the 22-man squad which Arteta selected for the trip to the Etihad. The decision hardly yielded any dividends as Arsenal were comprehensively outclassed and slumped to a 3-0 defeat without registering a single shot on target.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAsked why Ozil wasn’t selected by Sky Sports, Arteta said: ‘It was a tactical reason.’last_img read more

Governor Wolf Announces Construction of Sheet Metal Training Facility in Berks County

first_img Economy,  Education,  Infrastructure,  Jobs That Pay,  Press Release,  Workforce Development Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding to construct a new sheet metal training facility where students will earn wages while learning in-demand skills in Hamburg, Berks County.“Businesses are expanding and creating jobs in Pennsylvania and we need more skilled workers on many projects,” said Governor Wolf. “This is an investment in the people and economy of Berks County. This will allow the union, in partnership with local businesses, to train more workers, who will earn a paycheck while they learn, and prepare for a good career that can support a family.”Sheet Metals Workers Local 19 was awarded a $1 million grant to construct a 12,000-square-foot post-secondary school at 102 Windsor Ave. in Hamburg. The $2.6 million school will contain four classrooms and 8,400 square feet of shop and laboratory space. The new facility will provide Sheet Metals Workers Local 19 with space to incorporate new technologies into apprenticeships and journey worker education for its more than 4,000 members, while also establishing enough classroom space to accept more students into its wage-paying training program. The school will operate jointly with local businesses, providing students with pathways into jobs with family-sustaining wages.Supported through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), funding will support critical expansion projects, some of which will provide opportunities for additional economic development. Governor Wolf Announces Construction of Sheet Metal Training Facility in Berks County August 22, 2018center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Syracuse men’s cross country wins northeast regional, qualifies for nationals

first_img Published on November 11, 2016 at 2:16 pm Contact Billy: [email protected]u | @Wheyen3 Defending national champion Syracuse won the NCAA northeast regional in men’s cross country, paced by the winner, Justyn Knight, along with four other runners in the top 10.With the victory, the No. 5 Syracuse men won their fourth straight northeast regional title. Justyn Knight defended his title as he also took first place in this race last year. Colin Bennie came in just behind Knight for the second year in a row at regionals.With the men taking home the top spot, they automatically qualify for the NCAA national championship meet on November 19, in Terre Haute, Indiana. The top two finishing teams in each regional qualify automatically, so second-place Iona, which is ranked No. 7, qualified along with the Orange.On the 10-kilometer course at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, New York, Knight ran a time of 30:30.52, followed by Bennie in 30:32.75.Coming in behind Knight and Bennie to round out the Orange’s five scorers were Iliass Aouani (30:41.23) in seventh place, Philo Germano (30:47.36) in ninth place, and Joel Hubbard (30:47.44) in 10th place.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse’s 29 points put a large gap between the Orange and Iona, which had 65 points. This was the second straight year of 29 points in the northeast regional for the Orange.In the women’s race, on a 6-kilometer course, Syracuse was led by a 10th place-finishing Paige Stoner (20:42.62). Stoner’s strong race was unable to carry the Orange, as SU finished seventh.Finishing in the other four scoring positions for Syracuse were Emma Wilson (21:31.51) in 43rd place, Sydney Leiher (21:53.25) in 62nd place, Shannon Malone (21:55.29) in 67th place and Mackenzie Altmyer (21:59.01) in 74th place.New Hampshire’s Elinor Purrier (20:07.82) won the race, finishing ahead of Courtney Smith (20:13.07) of Harvard. Defending regional champion, No. 3 Providence, emerged victorious again, finishing with 50 points.  Syracuse totaled 256 points. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more