El Albacete dismisses Ramis and signs Lucas Alcaraz

first_imgThe poor dynamics of results of Albacete has cost Luis Miguel Ramis the job as coach of the Manchego team. Albacete has not won in the League since November 16 and this bad trajectory has produced that the white equipment has fallen to the positions of descent. The Manchego team has already chosen their substitute: Lucas Alcaraz, who signs until the end of the season. He will debut on Sunday against Ponferradina. The new coach of Albacete will begin in his position from Wednesday with the aim of straightening the course of the Manchego team and trying to move away from the descent and approach the goal set at the beginning of the season, enter ascent playoff positions. Alcaraz, which will be presented tomorrow, Tuesday, February 4 at 5 p.m. in the press room of Carlos Belmonte, will be accompanied by his second, Jesús Cañadas. They will complete the technical body Alberto Piernas as physical trainer and Carlos Cano as goalkeeper trainer.In his career Lucas Alcaraz has directed Granada, Recreativo de Huelva, Racing de Santander, Xerez, Real Murcia, achieving promotion to First Division, Córdoba, Almería, Aris de Thessaloniki, Levante, Elche, selection of Algeria and Real Zaragoza. and he is even the coach who has directed more games in Spain with more than 750 and with 25 consecutive seasons in professional football. The Andalusian coach, who has been seen on occasion in recent weeks in the Carlos Belmonte witnessing matches of the white team, arrives in La Mancha lands with the aim of achieving salvation with Albacete and keep leaving the white club in professional football.Ramis, on the other hand, arrived last season on the bench of the white club and left Albacete very close to get the promotion to the First Division being eliminated by Mallorca in the promotion playoff, the Balearic team being the one who subsequently got the promotion to First.In this way, the stage of the Catalan coach in La Mancha lands and also his entire work team formed by José Gil, Iván Madroño and Miguel Ángel Fernández, at Carlos Belmonte, ends. From Albacete we wanted to thank the delivery, professionalism and great work of a technical staff, led by Ramis.This is the statement of Albacete“Albacete Balompié has made the difficult decision to do without the services of Luis Miguel Ramis. The club regrets having made a choice motivated by the irregular sporting progress of the team in recent months.In this way the stage of the technician from Tarragona and his work team, formed by José Gil, Iván Madroño and Miguel Ángel Fernández, at Carlos Belmonte, ends.From Albacete Balompié we want to publicly thank the delivery, professionalism and great work of a technical staff, led by Ramis, that last season managed to inscribe his name in the history of our entity. “last_img read more

The exciting story of Nacho Vidal

first_imgNacho Vidal has shown these complicated days for everyone, their enormous solidarity and their desire to contribute their grain of sand to make confinement less difficult, especially for the little ones. As he showed through his social networks, he wanted to have a detail with his little neighbor, Odei. This was his birthday and the red defender wanted to leave him a little surprise at the door of his house; a note and signed photos for Odei and her sisters. The man from Alicante accompanied the surprise photo for his neighbor with this text: “I have a neighbor, Odei, who misses El Sadar as much as I do. Yesterday I wanted to leave the doormat for him and his sisters, a small gift so they don’t forget that we will see each other again soon ”. But the story did not end there and the surprised ended up being Nacho. Also through his networks, he said: “This morning the doorbell rang. It was little Odei and he would bring me this cake that he has made to celebrate his birthday. I have not been able to hug him, but I wish him a happy day. The smile still lasts. Thank you for reminding me that the simplest things are always the best. ”Nacho Vidal’s gesture reinforces the message of encouragement that he sent to all the fans from Rojas a few days ago., given the complicated situation that is being experienced: “A lot of strength and a lot of encouragement to endure this situation, which is difficult for everyone. I want to tell fans to stay active, to find things that they are passionate about and can do at home. Let them try to carry it as well as possible. And as for the competition, that they continue to feel Osasuna as they do, which has always given us a lot. And when this resumes, let them be with us. ”last_img read more

Fran Alcoy stops being coach of Talavera

first_img“It has been an unbelievable six years,” Alcoy stated in a farewell letter launched by the membership. “I’ve labored in a membership as acquainted in lots of issues, as nice in others, and each me and my household have felt half of a metropolis and of a beautiful society that welcomed us on the time and over time made us theirs “The coach has led Talavera in 142 video games in Segunda B, with a stability of 45 wins, 37 attracts and 60 losses. In complete, 234 official nationwide class matches (80 within the Third Division, 6 within the Copa del Rey and 6 within the RFEF Cup), along with 2 different matches within the JCCM Trophy. CF Talavera de la Reina has introduced at midday on Saturday that Fran Alcoy is not going to proceed subsequent season as coach of the Blue and Whites group. The Valencian coach had been on the Talabrican bench for six years, from the 2014-2015 marketing campaign, and was the second coach who had been coaching the identical group in First, Second and Second B for the longest time, behind Cholo Simeone. After the 28 days performed in group IV of Segunda B earlier than the suspension of the competitors, and contemplating the aim common normal, Talavera was in 17th place, tied on factors with Algeciras and Recreativo Granada within the battle for the place of promotion of permanence. Fran Alcoy arrived at El Prado in the summertime of 2014, when the membership was making ready to face its third season in group 18 of the Third Division. He was the third coach within the membership’s historical past, after the disappearance of Talavera CF and the founding of the present entity in 2011 ensuing from the merger between CD San ​​Prudencio and Actual Talavera CD. In his debut marketing campaign, he was promoted on to the primary try. He was first within the Castilian-La Mancha group and beat Portugalete within the championship tie (0-Zero and 2-0). A 12 months later he survived the descent. With a really tight funds, Talavera couldn’t save the bronze class, however the Directive that José Antonio Dorado chairs renewed its confidence in that of Massanassa. A 12 months later, the Blue and Whites returned to Second B once more on the first change, on this case eliminating the Xàtiva Olympic within the champions part (1-Zero and 3-1).The fourth season was essentially the most profitable. After eliminating Toledo and Antequera, a aim from Cartagena in further time at El Prado disadvantaged his group of dealing with a Primera within the Copa del Rey. Even if participation within the KO event weighed down the league begin, the group overcame, reached the ultimate stretch two with choices to achieve the playoff and completed the championship within the seventh place of group I, which gave him a brand new ticket for the Copa del Rey. The next marketing campaign (2018-2019), in group IV, Talavera completed the ninth League, attaining the aim of permanence with a number of days upfront.last_img read more

Alex Remiro: “I only have a few remains of antibodies”

first_imgEarlier than the information of his optimistic serological take a look at was identified, Remiro had maintained a nice chat with the participant of the ladies’s crew, Nerea Eizagirre, for one of the sponsors of the Actual. “For me, what I have lived right here and one of the issues I got here right here for is the remedy and the belief that has been given to me. See daily the remedy between membership staff, the ladies’s, grassroots gamers … It’s a household membership, regardless of being massive, “says Remiro about Actual.He additionally ensured that it didn’t happen to him to alter his air once more, regardless of how properly issues are going for him, and that may lead him to obtain affords. “In 5 years I don’t know, however the reality is that I’m very comfy right here. As time goes by, I discover myself extra comfy with the town, the folks and, above all, the membership, so I don’t plan to go wherever, or see the place I might be, however I attempt to take pleasure in taking benefit of the second the place I’m now, as a result of I do know the place I come from ”. And he or she guarantees Nerea that they’ll observe the trail of the ladies’s Actual, the Truthful Cup champion a yr in the past in Granada. “Have little question that we are going to strive,” he guarantees. Alex Remiro wished to thank all of the followers who have despatched him messages of encouragement after confirming his optimistic within the coronavirus serological take a look at. And in passing, qualify that he has not examined optimistic for the completely happy virus. He has carried out it by way of some phrases accompanied by a picture during which he’s seen smiling subsequent to an train bike at his residence. “Thanks very a lot for all of the messages of encouragement. I have examined detrimental for PCR and all I have are a few remains of antibodies that can quickly cross and others will seem that can inform me that I’m already cured. I can be again shortly, now to maintain hitting the bike onerous ”, says the Cascante goalkeeper.last_img read more

Valencia test for Real’s Benitez

first_imgBARCELONA, Spain (AP):Rafa BenÌtez held on to his job last year but faces another tough test of his coaching credentials tomorrow when Real Madrid visit Valencia for their first Spanish league game of 2016.BenÌtez has been the focus of criticism from disgruntled fans for Madrid’s unpredictable campaign, which has included a lopsided loss to fierce rivals Barcelona and their embarrassing disqualification from the Copa del Rey for fielding an ineligible player.Madrid travel to Mestalla Stadium after two easy victories at their own Santiago BernabÈu home that failed to win over their most sceptical supporters, some of whom jeered BenÌtez.Madrid defender Pepe has called for calm.”We have to let our coach continue to improve,” Pepe said. “If a new manager came, we’d have to adapt to new systems and that isn’t good. We should save the evaluations for the end of the season.”Madrid have struggled on the road this season, dropping points on four of eight of their outings. Their last away game ended in a 1-0 loss at Villarreal.Madrid are in third place, two points behind Barcelona and AtlÈtico Madrid. Defending champions Barcelona have played one less game than their rivals.BenÌtez’s counterpart tomorrow is also in need of a victory.Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville’s coaching debut has got off to an uninspiring start.Valencia have only beaten a third-division side in the Copa del Rey since he took over. Otherwise, the team has recorded a pair of draws and two losses, including a poor showing in a 1-0 league defeat at regional rivals Villarreal on Thursday. That loss left Valencia 10th and 11 points from the Champions League spots.”The team is united and we are trying to get a win as soon as possible,” said Valencia striker ·lvaro Negredo. “January will be a key month.”BARCELONA DERBYBarcelona make the short trip across the Catalan capital to play the first of three derbies against Espanyol today.The two clubs will also meet in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey over the next two weeks.Barcelona will be heavily favoured to continue their record form of 2015, when Luis Enrique’s team won five titles and set a new record 180 for goals scored.The strike trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Su·rez combined for 137 of those goals. Su·rez is leading the league this campaign with 15, followed by Neymar and Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo with 14 each.Espanyol’s defence is the fourth-worst in the competition with 28 goals conceded. Only the three teams in the relegation zone have conceded more.last_img read more

Big win for Charlie Smith

first_imgCharlie Smith High drubbed Penwood High 8-1 at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex yesterday to move closer to a spot in the next stage of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup football competition.Led by a brace from Kemar James in the 44th and 48th minutes, Charlie Smith notched their fifth straight win. Also getting their names on the score sheet were Ronaldo McDonald (3rd), Shawn Ricketts (14th), captain Shaquille Notice who converted a penalty (23rd), Brian Harding (35th), and substitute Kurt Hibbert (67th).Penwood scored a late goal when Cherando Anderson converted a penalty in the 77th minute.From the kick-off, the home side was clearly the better team and they were quickly in the lead going two up in the first 15 minutes.In the second half, they missed a number of clear chances which could have seen them winning by a much wider margin.Wasted some chancesPenwood looked good in patches and also wasted some chances to make it a more respectable scoreline.Charlie Smith’s coach Jerome Waite was pleased with the three points as it pushed his team a step closer to the second round.”I expected more goals as we wasted about seven in the second half. It is always a concern when the team misses many chances,” Waite told The Gleaner.”However, I am satisfied with the win as we need one more victory to seal a spot in the next round. And, that is the objective,” the veteran coach, who has guided Charlie to three Manning Cup titles added.On the other hand, Penwood’s coach Orlando Clarke was pleased with his team’s performance in the second half.”Well, based on the second half, we improved as a team and got some chances. This team is young, so it is a work in progress,” Clarke said.Penwood are rooted at the bottom of the group without a point from six games.last_img read more

Thrilling win puts JC in Super Cup final – St George’s beat St Jago to book spot

first_imgDefending ISSA-FLOW Super Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) stung Wolmer’s Boys’ 2-0 and sent them packing from the semi-finals at Sabina Park yesterday. In the second semi-final, at the same venue, St George’s College beat St Jago 3-1, and will meet JC in the final. In the opening game, JC went ahead courtesy of a first-half wonder strike from Tyreek Magee, who whistled a shot into the right corner and past the outstretched arm of Shamar Jamieson in goal, in the 32nd minute. Chances came and went in the open, attacking game, and the first-half closed with a 1-0 advantage to JC. With the confidence of champions on their side, JC attacked the second-half immediately on resumption and were denied by Jamieson again and again. Their second goal, though coming in extra time, knocked the wind from a less-clinical Wolmer’s after Jahvain Russell pounced on the rebound from a powerfully hit shot by Donovan Segree in the 94th minute. It was the first time Wolmer’s were conceding two goals this season and it came against the same JC team, which they eliminated in the Walker Cup KO recently. Meanwhile, Wolmer’s will be blaming Rivaldo English, who got a glorious equalising opportunity from Alphanso Gooden, with a delightful chip into the box, which English failed to put away with some 70 plus minutes gone in the contest. He cut a JC defender, but struck his shot straight into the legs of goalkeeper Jahmali Waite, much to the amazement of the stunned Sabina Park crowd, who, by then, were at inaudible decibels of cheering as if to signal game over for Wolmer’s and victory for JC. Allando Brown, the JC captain, said: “I feel really great. The team came out and fought to the end. We got two goals. Lovely! “As I said before, no team will beat Jamaica College twice in a tournament, so we came out and showed Wolmer’s who the champions are,” the never-say-die skipper told The Sunday Gleaner. Their head coach, Miguel Coley, said: “Tactically, it was a good game. We just have to keep the ball in front more. We have some good players, we are still working on getting that clinical striker, but it was a total team effort as Wolmer’s threw everything forward and we were able to capitalise and keep the game.” Vassell Reynolds, Wolmer’s head coach, called it a “tough loss”. “We gave them too much room to operate in the first-half. “We created a number of easy chances and we were left to rue those chances.” GREAT FEELINGlast_img read more

Oral Tracey: Shutting the door on young ballers

first_imgI was telling one of my colleagues just this past week that one of the fundamental problems facing Jamaica’s football is that when you look at the schoolboy season currently in progress and see the level of talent, passion, enthusiasm, and quality of some of the players, I am willing to bet that in another four or five years, very few, if any, of these individuals on show will make the transition to the national senior level.I pointed out that this season is quite typical of almost all the other seasons in schoolboy football, with minor variations, in that this year, St George’s College is the outstanding team. Last year it was Jamaica College; and in previous years, there were perhaps no stand-out teams. But quality individual players were scattered all over the Manning and daCosta Cup competitions, and the principle remains the same: So very few, if any, of the players we see excelling at the schoolboy level will transition into the senior ranks. Something has got to be terribly wrong with that.Not only did I speak to losing the talent of these players, but with these schoolboy stars getting lost in the system, the national programme is also losing the loyal support of the fans who have been connected to these young players from their days as Manning Cup and d’Cup stars.The fans now have a senior Reggae Boyz team comprising players they really don’t know.The just-concluded Flow Cup grand finale, which was played at the National Stadium the Saturday night after Jamaica’s opening semi-final round World Cup Qualifier (WCQ) against Panama, filled the stadium to capacity, while the big WCQ saw the stadium 10,000 or 12,000 short of full capacity. That’s an index of the bigger problem to which I am alluding.’gap’ yearsMy colleague listened intently to my tirade then calmly pointed out to me that when Jamaica plays at the regional level against the likes of Mexico, the USA, and Costa Rica at the Under-17 and even at the Under-20 levels, our players are somewhat competitive. However, in those critical years between 18 and 24, the best young players – in Mexico and the USA, especially – become full professionals and develop at a more rapid rate their Jamaican counterparts.In so doing, they can make the transition to the senior level easier, while our young players benefit from very little in terms of structured development after schoolboy football. Therefore, my colleague explained, he fully understood and empathised with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) for continuing the trek to England in search of England-born professional players to represent Jamaica.At that point, the conversation ended, but my thoughts on the issue continued deep into the night. I was not swayed. Why should it be a case of either-or, as it now appears to be?The mistake the JFF continues to make is in directly comparing our young players with the other young players around the world. The fact of the matter is that our best young players are what we have, and we must have more faith in them.While there might be 50 or 100 Alex Marshalls in Brazil or Argentina, or even in Mexico, it does not change the fact that Alex Marshall is our best young player. We don’t have 50 or 100 like they do in Brazil or Argentina or Mexico.We have one or two. So instead of comparing Marshall – and others like him who have popped up on the schoolboy football production line over the years, with other players across the world – we must also, in principle, do what the other countries of the world are doing: develop and work with the best young talent they produce and get more of them transitioning to the next level, even as we continue to seek the reinforcements we need from England and elsewhere.The problem, as initially pointed out to my colleague, remains that we continue to slam the door shut on our best young Jamaican players – and that is fundamentally WRONG.last_img read more

Dwyer will not double

first_imgWhen Rasheed Dwyer finished sixth in the 200 metres at last year’s National Senior Championships, that ended his chance to run an individual event at the World Champion-ships in Beijing, China. Despite that, Dwyer won’t be running the 100 metres at this year’s Nationals as insurance. That’s the word according to his Sprintec coach Maurice Wilson. Speaking at the recent PUMA/JAAA Jamalco meet, coach Wilson said: “No, he will not be doubling this year, but I can tell you he will be running a fast 200m somewhere along the line.” Dwyer, who turned 27 on January 29, sparkled at the Pan-Am Games in Toronto after his Nationals disaster. In the semi-finals, he reset his personal from 19.98 seconds to 19.80. That moved him past Nickel Ashmeade – 19.85, Donald Quarrie – 19.86 and Asafa Powell – 19.90 on the Jamaican all-time list. He was second in the final to fast Canadian newcomer AndrÈ DeGrasse with a silver medal run of 19.90 seconds. His form earned him a spot in Jamaica’s World 4x100m relay pool. He did a fine job running the third leg in the heats. In 2011, during his days as student-athlete at the G.C. Foster College for Physical Education, Dwyer won his pet event at the World University Games. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, the former Camperdown High School sprinter led Warren Weir and Jason Livermore in a Jamaican medal sweep. Dwyer and superstar Usain Bolt were the only Jamaicans to go faster than 20 seconds last year, and his new personal best made him the third fastest man in the world in the 200m after Bolt and American Justin Gatlin. By contrast, his best run over 100 metres was 10.16 seconds. Five Jamaicans ran that distance in under 10 seconds flat.last_img read more

Hope, Carter tons set up huge target for Barbados Pride

first_imgBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Test batsman Shai Hope and left-hander Jonathan Carter both gathered attractive unbeaten hundreds to power Barbados Pride into a match-winning position against leaders Guyana Jaguars yesterday.The right-handed Hope struck 114 not out, while Carter finished on exactly 100 not out as Pride stormed to 320 for four declared in their second innings on the penultimate day of the seventh-round encounter at Kensington Oval.Set an improbable 405 for victory, Jaguars were making a fist of it heading into today’s final day, however, finishing on 52 without loss – still 353 runs adrift of what would be a remarkable run chase.Test opener Rajindra Chandrika was unbeaten on 28 and was partnered by Tagenarine Chanderpaul on 23.The day belonged to Pride, in particular, Hope and Carter, who dominated the Jaguars’ much-vaunted spin attack, to put the hosts in control of the contest.Hope faced 225 balls in a shade over 5 1/2 hours at the crease and counted six fours, while Carter was the aggressor, hammering eight fours and three sixes in an innings requiring only 104 deliveries.For Hope, it was his fourth first-class hundred and second triple figure score in as many games, following his 162 against Windward Islands Volcanoes in the last round.Carter, meanwhile, collected his third first class hundred and his first of the season.The pair put on 162 in an unbroken fifth-wicket stand, which steadied the innings after Pride had lost two quick wickets for 16 runs to slip to 158 for four in the first hour after lunch.Brooks perished in the fifth over after lunch, caught at slip by Johnson, off pacer Keon Joseph and Roston Chase lasted just 11 balls before he edged a drive to Assad Fudadin at second slip, also off Joseph.The 24-year-old Keon Joseph was impressive in claiming two for 35, while Veerasammy Permaul finished with two for 108.Hurricanes poisedAt Addelita Cancryn Junior High School: Windward Islands Volcanoes, replying to Leeward Islands Hurricanes’ 327 all out, reached 323 for six in their first innings at the close on the penultimate day of their seventh-round match in the WICB Regional Four-Day Championship yesterday.Scores: HURRICANES 327 (Rahkeem Cornwall 97, Orlando Peters 47, Jahmar Hamilton 46, Nkrumah Bonner 41, Montcin Hodge 31, Kyle Mayers 5-83, Kevin McClean 3-56); VOLCANOES 323 for six (Devon Smith 89, Kavem Hodge 71 not out, Sunil Ambris 56, Jerlani Robinson 47, Kyle Mayers 30 not out, Jacques Taylor 2-52).last_img read more