AVB defends decision to leave out duo

first_imgChelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas defended his decision not to start with Frank Lampard or Ashley Cole in the Champions League defeat against Napoli.Lampard was again named among the substitutes and had to wait until the 70th minute to be introduced along with fellow midfielder Michael Essien, who was also ommited from the starting line-up.Villas-Boas opted not to start with Cole, who has been nursing an injury, only to bring the full-back on when Jose Bosingwa limped off after only 12 minutes of the Blues’ 3-1 loss in Naples.AdChoices广告Villas-Boas faced some tough choices.The under-pressure manager explained: “The two sitting midfielders were chosen on the basis of hardworking midfielders sitting in front of the defence. ‘Lamps’ can do it, but it’s the decision we took.”He added:: “Those who were on the pitch have been doing magnificently well and that’s why the choice was taken.“We had a conversation with Ashley and Frank. They felt they could help the team, which is perfectly understandable.“They were disappointed but it’s a decision they have to accept and we move on.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Cause of death determined for former runner Sabrina Cammock

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on September 2, 2015 at 7:45 pm Contact Sam: sjfortie@syr.edu | @Sam4TR Former Syracuse track and field runner Sabrina Cammock died of “cardiac arrhythmia,” an irregular heartbeat, a spokeswoman for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said Wednesday.It is unclear what caused the heart condition, according to the OCME, and that the manner of Cammock’s death was “natural,” meaning no foul play is suspected.The OCME investigation concluded in “late August,” about 24 weeks after Cammock died in March in a New York City hotel room, was 21. She was a senior Public Health major and will be remembered by many, including friends and coaches. Commentslast_img read more

Get Oprah in Oz sneak peak Nicole Kidman

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J Channel Ten announced it will air a special Australian episode of the Oprah Show early next week to celebrate Oprah upcoming “Ultimate Australian Adventure”. The presentation will air on 30 November at 7:30pm and will include an interview and musical performance by Australian artist Keith Urban followed by a chat with Nicole Kidman on her latest movie role in ‘Rabbit Hole’.   The episode will also offer advice from Australians on what the 300 Americans travelling down under can expect upon arrival.One lucky member of the audience will also win a last minute ticket to join the trip.“We’re just weeks away from our ultimate Australian adventure and we’ve got a case of Aussie fever!” Oprah said.“I can’t wait.”Tourism Australia collaborated with production staff from the Oprah show earlier this year to organise episode tapings in Australia from 7 to15 December at the Sydney Opera House. Additional guests on the show will be named in the coming weeks.  PHOTO SOURCE: London Evening Standard – Nicole Kidman confirmed guest for ‘Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventurelast_img read more