Chelsea 4 – 1 Sheff Utd

first_imgAnd Chelsea completed the turnaround as Ben Chilwell bundled home Ziyech’s deep cross at the far post (34), though both Ramsdale and Max Lowe should have done more to keep the defender out.Man-of-the-match Ziyech assisted Chelsea’s third as Thiago Silva nodded in ahead of Ramsdale from a free-kick (77), before Timo Werner got in on the act, smashing home as the ball broke into his path (80).The result takes Chelsea third in the Premier League, just a point behind leaders Liverpool, while Sheffield United remain bottom having taken just one point from a possible 33 since beating Chelsea 3-0 on July 11.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – Chelsea continued their improvement with a fourth straight win as they fought back from a goal down to beat struggling Sheffield United 4-1 at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea conceded for the first time in five games through David McGoldrick’s clever flick from a Sander Berge strike (9), but Tammy Abraham levelled as his weak effort into the ground beat Aaron Ramsdale (23).- Advertisement –center_img Full report to followWhat’s next?Chelsea return to action after the international break with a trip to Newcastle United on Saturday November 21 at 12.30pm, while Sheffield United host West Ham on Sunday November 22, live on Sky Sports Premier League at 2pm.last_img read more

Quadri on the Verge of History, Plays in Final Today

first_img“Quadri has really made Nigeria proud. Her performance in recent years has shown that she has the potential to become a top player at global level. The Nigeria Tennis Federation will continue to support and monitor her to actualise this dream,” NTF boss, Sani Ndanusa said.Before bagging the win over Eloundou, whose fellow US-based twin sister Manuella is also featuring in the tournament, Quadri dumped out Trisha Vinod of India 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinal while her Camerounian rival shocked top seed, Aesha Patel of USA 6-3, 1-6, 6-3.Now nearing the end of her one-year ITF scholarship in Morocco, the kid sensation has notched 13 consecutive singles win in the tournament where she is making her debut and a win against her European opponent will make her the first player ever in the history of the West/Central Africa 18 and Under Circuit to have a clean sweep of singles title and quite remarkably, she is yet to lose any set at the circuits.Quadri is also in the final of the doubles as she partnered Angel McLeod to beat Karine Job and Trisha Vinod. They now set up a rematch with Maxine Ng and Aisha Patel, who triumphed in their meeting in the semifinal last week.In the boy’s doubles, Christopher Itodo and Christopher Bulus are through to the semifinal where they will face Egyptians Eric Banoub and Mohamed Goma.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Nigeria’s Barakat Quadri, on Tuesday continued her majestic form at the 2016 ITF West/Central Africa 18 and Under Circuit holding in Lome, Togo with a 6-2, 7-5 win over Linda Eloundou of Cameroun to move to the final of the point-earning tournament.The fourth-seeded Nigerian will today meet number two seed, Marion Karine Job of France, who defeated third seed, Maxine Ng of Singapore in the other semifinal.The fourth-seeded Quadri has been the stand out performer of the three-phase tournament featuring over 80 players from Africa, Asia, Europe and North America which was highlighted by her triumph last week in Lome in addition to her title-winning outing in Cotonou, Benin Republic where the three-leg circuit served off on September 6.last_img read more

Around Whittier

first_imgOfficers volunteering for CHiP’s For Kids events are seeking donations of new, unwrapped toys for underprivileged children in their communities. The Santa Fe Springs CHP Station at 10051 Orr and Day Road has already received 42 letters from local charity organizations asking for more than 23,000 toys. To date, the station has collected just over 100 toys and are in dire need for more. CHiP’s For Kids is a community partnership program of the California Highway Patrol in its 19th year. Since it was created in 1989, the program has collected and donated more than 2.5 million toys in Los Angeles County. To help, please stop by any CHP Station, Mervyn’s department store or Mattel Toy Store. The toy drive will run through Dec. 23. The group will meet in the Nature Center parking lot. Participants need not be experienced birders. The walk lasts 90 minutes to two hours and is followed by light refreshments in the Nature Center building. Participants should dress comfortably and casually. Bring binoculars or scopes if you have them but the regular birders are quite generous sharing their expertise and views of birds through their scopes, said Audubon officer Linda Oberholtzer. La Mirada to take letters to Santa LA MIRADA – The city of La Mirada will send letters addressed to Santa Claus directly to the North Pole this holiday season. All letters will receive a personalized reply from Santa Claus. Santa can only respond to mail received by Tuesday. Special mailboxes will be located at City Hall, the Resource Center, Activity Center, SPLASH! – La Mirada Aquatics Center – and the Community Gymnasium. Letters can also be mailed to: Santa Claus, c/o La Mirada Resource Center, 13710 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638. For information call La Mirada Community Services at (562) 943-7277. Computer group to meet today NORWALK – The Whittier Area Macintosh Users Group will meet from 9 a.m. to noon today at 12722 Woods Ave., Norwalk. They will demonstrate features of the new operating system from Apple called OX X “Leopard,” including iChat. For information call (562) 943-4919 or visit www.geocities.com/wamug Seniors can talk veterans’ affairs NORWALK – A representative from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will speak with seniors at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. The representative will talk, by appointment, about information regarding resources for veterans, surviving spouses and children who might be eligible for veterans benefits. For information or to make an appointment, call (562) 929-5580. Christmas show planned Sunday WHITTIER – “Natividad en Whittier” will be presented at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier College, 6760 Painter Ave. Cost is $15. Seniors cost $10. Danza Floricanto/USA is performing the show. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champFor information call Officer Joe Zizi at (562) 868-0503. Next council meeting set Jan. 8 WHITTIER – In deference to the holiday season, the next scheduled meeting of the Whittier City Council has been postponed until 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 at City Hall, 13230 Penn St. Bill Bell Bird Walk flies today SOUTH EL MONTE – The 19th annual Bill Bell Bird Walk will be held at 8 a.m. today at the Whittier Narrows Nature Center, 1000 N. Durfee Ave. last_img read more