Mourinho: My Rashford critics are a bit confused

first_imgRashford was tipped to have a bright future at Old Trafford after finishing the season with eight goals in 18 appearances across all competitions.But the 20-year-old striker has often found himself shifted out to the flanks since Mourinho took charge at United, with Alan Shearer and Jamie Carragher suggesting this week that he may need to leave the club for fulfil his ambitions as a top goalscorer.The Portuguese coach came in for more criticism after Rashford started for England against Spain and Switzerland during the international break and found the back of the net in both games.However, Mourinho was quick to put his detractors in their place on Friday during his pre-match press conference for Saturday’s clash with high-flying Watford.“In the season 2016/17, Marcus Rashford played 32 Premier League matches, 11 Europa League matches including the final, three FA Cup matches, six League Cup matches including the final, 53 appearances,” he said.“If you want to take the minutes of play, he played 3,068 minutes. If you want to divide that by 90 minutes of the matches, he played 34.2 matches of 90 minutes.“In the 2017/18 season, he played 35 Premier League matches, eight in the Champions League, five in the FA Cup including the final, three League Cup matches and the European Super Cup final.“He played a total of 52 matches with 2, 676 minutes. If you divide that by 90 it gives 29.7 matches.“So with me in two seasons, he had 105 appearances, 5, 744 minutes, 63.7 matches of 90 minutes including five finals so the people that are speaking about his minutes I think they are a bit confused.”Mourinho added: “The kid is a good kid. The kid is a good player. The kid knows what Manchester United did for him, starting in the academy, then Mr Van Gaal’s support, then my support and the club’s support and the new contract and the new shirt and being selected for every single match since I am here.“Marcus Rashford was selected for every single match. He was never one day out of selection because of my decision. He knows and that is the most important thing.“But again, media is very important and I think it is very important that Manchester United supporters know the truth. That is why I am going so specific about these numbers.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000The Portuguese coach came in for more criticism after Rashford started for England against Spain and Switzerland during the international break and found the back of the net in both games. Photo/TEAM TALKLONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 14 – Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has responded to claims about Marcus Rashford’s perceived lack of development, insisting the supporters know the truth of the matter.The Red Devils youth product burst onto the scene in the second half of the 2015/16 campaign, scoring on his Europa League and Premier League debuts under Louis van Gaal.last_img read more

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Gardaí investigating daylight burglary in Letterkenny

first_imgAn appeal has been launched for witnesses after a home was burgled in the Glencar area of Letterkenny on Monday morning. A large sum of cash was taken from a house on the Glencar Road between the hours of 9.30am and 10.30am.The intruder gained entry via an unlocked door. Gardaí are asking anyone with any information to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 074-9167100 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111Gardaí investigating daylight burglary in Letterkenny was last modified: September 10th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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SA wine ranked 6th in world

first_img14 July 2003South Africa has increased its share of the global wine market from six percent to 7.5 percent over the last year, and is now ranked sixth in the world. Andre Morgenthal, the spokesman of Wines of South Africa (Wosa), attributes the growth of South Africa’s wine industry on increased focus on branding and quality.Wosa is a member of Proudly South African. The wine sector is well represented in the campaign, with estates and wine companies as members.France has shed seven percentage points of market share and has lost its number one position to Australia.One of South Africa’s wines, the Bergsig Chardonnay 2002 vintage, was named one of the three top white wines at the Monde Selection in Brussels, Belgium. It received the Grand Gold prize, together with wines from Hungary and Portugal. They were the only three selected for top honours from 600 entries from around the world. Nine wines were awarded gold prizes.South African wines are performing better than ever at competitions around the world.At the recent 2003 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, South Africa proposed that it be presented as the theme country at the event in 2005.This year more than 17 000 people attended the festival and Morgenthal said the local wines made their presence felt through their sheer quality.However, because of the cost of participation at trade shows, he said Wosa had decided to initiate a series of tastings in North America focusing exclusively on local wines.“The objective of these tastings will be to enhance the image and increase awareness of South African wines among the United States media and the trade.“The acceptance of South African wine in the US is growing, as shown by recent statistics indicating a growth of 31 percent in 2002 from 2001,” said Morgenthal.Wosa regards the growth on the international arena as paramount to success, but the organisation has decided to invest within the country as well. South Africa’s first ever “township tasting” was recently held at Mandalay on the Cape Flats.Mzokhona Mvemve, the winemaker at Cape Classics, conducted the tasting and a group of 30 incipient wine-lovers attended.Source: ProudlySAlast_img read more

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Other Pack of 36 Tone Thin Elastic Bands / Hair Bobbles – Pack of 36 Black Tone Thin Elastic Bands / Hair Bobbles

first_imgEverything exactly as listed and quick delivery. Not much to say but good product they do the job and there strong head bobbles, would defiantly recommend ordering. You can never have enough of these if your hair is long. I am always hunting for a thin black hair elastic to tie my hair up and as i am only 1 of three people in our house that has long hair, it is becoming like gold to find one as they keep getting taken by someone else 🙂 i have decided that i am just going to have a container in the bathroom witih loads of these and that way i don’t have to run around hunting for one (they are like gold in our house :-)))these are perfect, they are big enough that you can turn them around enough times to get a tight pony and they don’t break. I am sure they will last and it is great to get so many. You can never have enough of these if your hair is longPack of 36 Black Tone Thin Elastic Bands / Hair BobblesGreat Value for money Everything exactly as listed and quick delivery. Pack of 36 black tone thin elastic bands / hair bobbles. Pack of 36 black tone thin elastic bands / hair bobbles great buy will but again soon. Features of Pack of 36 Black Tone Thin Elastic Bands / Hair Bobbles,Product Dimensions: The product is very good value for money considering the quantity that you get and the quality of the items. They are mainly ok – but they definitely break. The product is very good value for money considering the quantity that you get and the quality of the items. The bands were great value for money, although could have been more professionally packaged. Pack of 36 black tone thin elastic bands / hair bobbles. Pack of 36 black tone thin elastic bands / hair bobbles great buy will but again soon. You can never have enough of these if your hair is long. I am always hunting for a thin black hair elastic to tie my hair up and as i am only 1 of three people in our house that has long hair, it is becoming like gold to find one as they keep getting taken by someone else 🙂 i have decided that i am just going to have a container in the bathroom witih loads of these and that way i don’t have to run around hunting for one (they are like gold in our house :-)))these are perfect, they are big enough that you can turn them around enough times to get a tight pony and they don’t break. I am sure they will last and it is great to get so many. They are mainly ok – but they definitely break. The bands were great value for money, although could have been more professionally packaged. Not much to say but good product they do the job and there strong head bobbles, would defiantly recommend ordering. Loose hairbands not in a pack. Loose hairbands not in a pack. SummaryReviewer Nathalie DuboisReview Date2017-10-28 22:32:04Reviewed Item Pack of 36 Black Tone Thin Elastic Bands / Hair BobblesRating 5.0 / 5  stars, based on  18  reviewscenter_img Posted on October 28, 2017Author Nathalie DuboisCategories HeadbandsTags Otherlast_img read more

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