Chelsea are lowering the asking price for AC Milan target Tiemoue Bakayoko. The defensive midfielder failed to impress at the Blues under Antonio Conte a few years ago, and has been on loan ever since. Bakayoko was at Milan for some time, while he was at Monaco last term. Neither club wants to buy him permanently at the current asking price.Advertisement Now Chelsea are hoping to strike a deal for £20 million with Milan. read also:Bakayoko agrees personal terms with AC Milan The Sun claims the club simply want to get the player’s wages off the wage bill for the coming two years. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, they know most clubs would not pay a high fee for a player who has never fulfilled the potential he initially showed at Monaco to convince Chelsea to sign him. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted Content8 Ways Drones Will Automate Our Future10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without RechargingTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeWorld’s Most Delicious FoodsThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More9 Great Actors Who Will Always Be Defined By One RoleFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtThe Network’s Greatest Shows On HBOThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldThe Most Exciting Cities In The World To Visit10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made
Wins for Reliance Hustlers, Cotton Field Strikers and Affiance F.CTHE sixth round of the Central Essequibo T20 league was played on Sunday last with host Reliance Hustlers imposing a convincing 8-wicket win over Queenstown S.C.After winning the toss and batting, the visitors posted 153 all-out in 19 overs, with former National Under -19 opening batsman, Herell Green striking 38 (5x4s), Jonathan Sankar 26 (3x4s) and Herry Green 22 (4x4s). Consistent bowling by the host saw 2 wickets each for Narendra Mandolall (2-14 off 4 overs), Pavindra Persaud 2-19 (4) and Anthony Ifill 2-23 (4).The Hustlers then wasted little time in reaching the target of 158-2 from just 13 overs with the in-form Mark Austin blasting an unbeaten 85, decorated with 14x4s and 3x6s, while Mandolall was also unbeaten at the end on 33 (5x4s). At the same venue, Cotton Field Strikers earned a 20-run victory against Ramkissoon’s XI after taking first strike to be all-out for 151 in the 20th over.Opening batsman Parmanand Persaud was in sublime touch with a colourful 55 (8x4s) being the principal scorer. Veteran off-spinner Naitram had impressive figures of 7-10 from his 4 overs. In reply, Ramkissoon’s XI, despite an entertaining 43 (6x4s and 1x6s) from Fenton Benneth, were restricted to 131-9 when their overs expired, to concede defeat.At the Affiance Number 1 ground, host Affiance S.C held their composure to clinch a 4-run win against Ravens. Batting first, Affiance S.C got off to a decent start with a half-century opening stand. Wickets then fell regularly after the breakthrough as Ravens struck back.Opener Sanjay Rajkumar played superbly for 60 (10x4s and 2x6s) to carry Affiance S.C to 153 all-out in the 20th over. Left-arm seamer Alvin Bacchus grabbed 3-14 from 4 overs while Jermain Anderson had 3-31 from his 4 overs. In reply, Ravens lost early wickets in their pursuit of the target.Not daunted by the situation, Jamal Wilson kept them in the hunt with an aggressive half-century. He belted 5x6s and 3x4s in a cameo 58.However, when he departed, Affiance S.C regained the balance and kept the pressure on the remaining batsmen. Despite a late flourish from former Essequibo senior inter-county batsman , Elroy Stephney 32 (4x4s and 2x6s) and a 6 from the final delivery, Ravens couldn’t cross the line, ending on 159-8 from the allotted 20 overs.Meanwhile, the competition will continue this week-end with the following fixture: Reliance vs Rebels XI, Bacchus Bulls vs Ramkissoon XI, Affiance S.C vs Reliance Hustlers and Queenstown vs Ravens. (Elroy Stephney).
by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” Rick Roitman has been hired as the Wellington head boys basketball coach, replacing Brian Buchanan, who took the athletic directorâ€™s job at Goddard High School.Rick RoitmanRoitman was hired Monday evening in a Wellington school board meeting that was moved from Thursday.Roitman has been an assistant at Wellington since 2007 under Buchanan, who headed up the WHS varsity program since 2003.Roitmanâ€™s wife, Jo, is currently running for state representative of the 116th District.Roitmanâ€™s dad, Nathan Roitman, was a long time basketball coach for Central and Southeast High School in Kansas City in the 50s, 60s, and 70s.â€œI think I attended my first basketball game in my momâ€™s womb,â€ Roitman joked. â€œI was always around the game of basketball in North Kansas City.â€Roitman was an outstanding high school athlete, and would go on to play basketball at Penn Valley Community College in Kansas City in 1971-72. He would eventually get into coaching and was an assistant coach at William Jewell, a four-year liberal arts college in Liberty, Mo. He ran the junior varsity program from 1973-75 and assisted on the varsity level.Roitman then joined the U.S. Navy, where he spent the bulk of his career, retiring in 1997.He coached basketball off and on in the military and was a referee in Virginia.After his retirement, he would work in the corporate world before retiring in 2007 and moving to Winfield, to be close to his family. Carmen Hatfield, his step daughter, is currently a high school counselor and Adam Hatfield is a high school principal at USD 353.â€œMy wife was babysitting their children everyday so we decided to move over to Wellington in 2012,â€ Roitman said.Roitman said his philosophy is defense comes first.â€œYou have to play defense, or you will not play for me,â€ Roitman said. â€œGreat fundamental defense leads to offense.â€Roitman takes over a program that reached the sub-state championship game after going 11-11 last season.Follow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (4) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +5 Vote up Vote down CueballSumnernewscow 94p · 213 weeks ago I want signed signatures for this story. Report Reply 0 replies · active 213 weeks ago +6 Vote up Vote down Austin Lloyd · 213 weeks ago Loved playing for this guy, great hire! Congrats Rick! Report Reply 0 replies · active 213 weeks ago +6 Vote up Vote down Terry Deschaine · 213 weeks ago Excellent choice. Good luck, Rick. Report Reply 0 replies · active 213 weeks ago +2 Vote up Vote down Darin Miller · 213 weeks ago All the best. Good luck. Report Reply 0 replies · active 213 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments