Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp slams joke Baku venue for Arsenal vs Chelsea Europa League final

first_imgJurgen Klopp and his Liverpool team travelled to Basel for the 2016 Europa League final against Unai Emery’s Sevilla (Picture: Getty)‘These guys who make the decisions I don’t know what they have for breakfast really.‘How can you do it? Last year we go to Kiev which is a wonderful city but that a Russian team, or one from that part of the world, will be involved is not really likely.‘You go there and now Madrid has to prepare for 200,000 English fans. Baku I have no clue how to get there or if there is any regular flight at all.‘In these decisions people must be a much more sensible and reasonable. It is irresponsible.’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 Comment Advertisement Arsenal and Chelsea will contest the Europa League final at Baku’s Olympic Stadium (Picture: Getty)Jurgen Klopp has hit out at the ‘irrisponsible’ decision to host this season’s Europa League final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Baku’s Olympic Stadium.Respective victories over Valencia and Eintracht Frankfurt ensured both European finals will be contested by English clubs, after Tottenham and Liverpool reached next month’s Champions League showpiece occasion in Madrid having completed epic comebacks in their own semi finals.Although airlines and travel companies have hiked up their prices for fans planning travel arrangements to the Spanish capital, Klopp insists he has greater sympathy with supporters of Arsenal and Chelsea who will have to make near 6,000-mile round trips, assuming they can secure a ticket given both clubs have only been allocated 6,000 each by UEFA.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I think going to Baku, that’s really funny for a European final,’ said the Liverpool manager.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City James GoldmanFriday 10 May 2019 11:23 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.7kShares Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp slams joke Baku venue for Arsenal vs Chelsea Europa League final Advertisementlast_img read more

Soak up the sea views from this beachfront family home

first_imgThe inground pool has proved perfect for family gatherings.The master bedroom has a walk-in robe, ensuite and balcony access. Three additional bedrooms, a study and family bathroom are also on this main level. A private bedroom is on the top floor while a store room and huge deck are on the bottom level. The property has an inground swimming pool and double lockup garage at front of the block.The home is being marketed by Lynne Burns and Jock Burns from Redcliffe Realty for $3.2 million. The front balcony looks out over Queens Beach.The younger Mr Cassimatis said the house on Queens Beach was the only one he remembered living in as a child.“Every memory I have of my family growing up is in that house,” he said. “Within our family it was the go-to place for Christmas and there was always plenty of room for all us sitting on the balcony or in the entertainment area or in the pool.“As a kid the greatest thing about that house was the prime location. Any time I wasn’t at school I was fishing at the front. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019“And we used to go and buy fresh fish straight from the professional fisherman who would drag the beach for mullet.” The home at 132 Prince Edward Parade, Scarborough sits on Queens Beach.THIS beachfront Scarborough property was built to be a family home. James and Barbara Cassimatis built the three-storey western cedar house on the 1131sq m block at 132 Prince Edward Pde in 1989. They raised their three children, Nick, Gina and Angie, in the home and filled the rooms with laughter and memories. center_img The kitchen was built with a big family in mind.Mr Cassimatis said his sisters moved to opposite ends of the country, one in Melbourne and one in Darwin, but they looked forward to coming home. “We all love that house,” he said. The home has cathedral ceilings, parquetry flooring and stunning ocean views. A big timber kitchen is between two open-plan living areas and sliding doors open to the timber deck, which overlooks the beach. last_img read more

GAC LNG Services secures voyage management deal with Translux

first_imgImage courtesy of GACGAC LNG Services has secured a global contract to provide voyage management services to Translux Limited as they enter the liquefied natural gas (LNG) business.Under the Translux agreement, GAC’s global network of offices and approved agents will support operations, which will be overseen by GAC LNG Services in Houston, the company said in its statement.Translux Limited a supplier and distributor of various energy commodities across the Middle East has expanded into natural gas to support its existing customers in the Middle East as well as Europe and Asia.GAC LNG Services, officially formed in 2016, provides a full-service solution for the sector, covering charterers’ vessel operations, as well as technical and commercial information.last_img read more

Sebastian Coates makes Sporting Lisbon loan switch

first_img The 25-year-old Uruguay international headed for Portugal following Sunderland’s capture of Ivory Coast international Lamine Kone on Wednesday evening and could make his Sporting debut against Academica at the weekend. Coates joined the Black Cats from Liverpool, initially on loan, in 2014 and made a permanent move to the Stadium of Light last summer. Press Association Sunderland have confirmed that defender Sebastian Coates has joined Sporting Lisbon on loan for the rest of the season. center_img He made 32 appearances for the club, but has been sacrificed as manager Sam Allardyce attempts to rebuild his squad while balancing the wage bill to meet Financial Fair Play regulations. last_img read more