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Robert Pires claims Arsenal are ‘still sick’ from Unai Emery’s reign after Norwich City draw

first_img Metro Sport ReporterSunday 1 Dec 2019 9:48 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link510Shares Advertisement Robert Pires claims Arsenal are ‘still sick’ from Unai Emery’s reign after Norwich City draw Advertisement Freddie Ljungberg and Robert Pires trained Arsenal’s players this week (Getty Images)‘The bottom line is that the team is still sick.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Freddie or someone else, they are going to have find the right medicine.‘They are going to have to be patient but this is a little bit what has been happening since the start of the season.More: 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‘We are weak, we are not calm.‘When you are lacking confidence, you take less responsibility. You try fewer things.‘I think going forward things look very good, but defensively, and Freddie knows this, with Per, a lot of work is required.’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 Robert Pires says Arsenal are ‘still sick’ from Unai Emery’s reign (Getty Images)Robert Pires believes Arsenal’s players are ‘still sick’ from Unai Emery’s reign following their draw with Norwich City.Freddie Ljungberg took charge of Arsenal for the first time as interim manager but was unable to secure a victory as his side were held at Carrow Road on Sunday.Norwich went in front on two occasions but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted twice to salvage a point for the Gunners.And Pires, who was part of Arsenal’s first-team training session with Ljungberg this week, admits the team are still lacking confidence despite Emery’s departure.ADVERTISEMENT‘This was a complicated and difficult game, stressful even sometimes,’ Pires told Canal Plus after Arsenal’s draw with Norwich. Commentlast_img read more

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Friday people roundup

first_imgAPG – Gerard van Olphen has been appointed chief executive of the €410bn Dutch asset manager and pensions provider. He will relieve Angelien Kemna, the company’s CFRO, of her responsibilities as interim chief executive since the departure of the former chief executive Dick Sluimers at the end of last year. Van Olphen starts in mid-March, having most recently served as chief executive at VIVAT Insurance. He was previously chief executive at SNS Reaal, in charge of the restructuring of the nationalised bancassurer.  Keva – Timo Kietäväistä has been appointed managing director of the €44.2bn Finnish local authority pension provider, taking over from Tapani Hellstén in mid-February. Hellstén has been acting managing director, with former Keva managing director Jukka Männistö having suddenly resigned last October. Kietäväistä joins from the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities.Norges Bank Investment Management – Christian Ringnes and Petter Fredrik Neslein have been named external members of the five-strong real estate investment board, advising on investments by the Government Pension Fund Global. Ringnes is principal shareholder and chief executive of the real estate companies Eiendomsspar and Victoria Eiendom. Neslein is the owner and chief executive of real estate company Pecunia, which manages and develops commercial and residential properties in central Oslo.ACD – Cristiano Carraroli has been appointed chief executive at ACD, an Italian company dedicated to supporting foreign asset managers’ business in the Italian market. He has worked at several investment companies in Italy, Luxembourg and Malta, including GDP Asset Management Sim. Carraroli will be supported by Chiara Verderio, head of research and fund analysis at ACD.Zurich Corporate Services – Andy Seed is joining the UK defined contribution (DC) services provider as corporate distribution manager of strategic partnerships. Seed joins from JP Morgan Asset Management, where he was an executive director leading UK DC sales. Schroders, European Securities and Markets Authority, Finanssivalvonta, EIOPA, APG, VIVAT Insurance, Keva, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, Norges Bank Investment Management, ACD, Zurich Corporate Services, JP Morgan Asset ManagementSchroders – The asset manager has created a fiduciary management team headed by Mark Humphreys, previously head of UK strategic solutions at Schroders. The position, like the team, is new. Hannah Simons, Jonathan Smith and Rosalind Mann have been appointed as fiduciary managers, having been analysts in Schroders’s UK strategic solutions group. They take their previous responsibilities with them. European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) – Anneli Tuominen has been appointed vice-chair of the EU supervisory body. She is director general of Finanssivalvonta, the Finnish financial supervisory authority, and already a long-standing member of the ESMA board of supervisors. Tuominen is also on the supervisory board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), the European Banking Authority (EBA), the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). She replaces Carlos Tavares, former chairman of the Portuguese securities markets commission (CMVM), who has completed his term.EIOPA – Fausto Parente has been elected executive director, joining from the Italian insurance regulator, Istituto di Vigilanza sulle Assicurazioni (IVASS). Peter Braumüller, managing director of the Austrian Financial Market Authority, has been re-elected EIOPA’s alternate chair.last_img read more

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GFA/Stag Premium league 2017 Santos end Camptown’s winning streak with 2-1 win

first_img—Northern Rangers and Pele also record victoriesSANTOS Football Club ended Camptown’s winning streak on Sunday last by registering a 2-1 win against the Campbellville based team to move to second in the standings with nine points and a goal difference of plus five.William Europe who had three goals to his name going into Sunday’s engagement, opened the scoring in the 67th minute with a perfectly timed-header from inside the opposition’s 12-yard box. However, 10 minutes later, Jamal Codrington found the equaliser and with five minutes to regulation time, keith Caines sealed the issue for Santos.Camptown remains on nine points after four rounds of competition and has a goal difference of plus two after winning three consecutive matches, scoring six goals and conceding two.Santos on the other hand has won three of their four matches,They lost to lowly rated Flamingo by a 0-1 margin, but scored seven goals while conceding two.In the feature game on Sunday night, Pele recorded their first points of the competition after four matches by edging home side, Georgetown Football Club 1-0, through a Keith DaSilva 40th minute goal.The win for Pele earned them three points and they are currently ninth in the points standing.In the second game on the night’s card, Northern Rangers secured three points after edging Flamingo 1-0 to take them to five points after recording their first win on Sunday to add to their drawn 1-1 game against Beacons during the third round of competition.Earlier in the competition, Northern Rangers lost by a 0-3 margin to GFC and 1-2 to Camptown.Police is the current leaders of the league with 12 points from four victories.The lawmen registered a 4-1 win against Camptown in a round one fixture, then followed up with a 3-0 win against Flamingo and a further 3-0 victory against Black Pearl.In their last match, the men in dark blue and red uniform brushed aside Beacons by a 5-2 margin with their leading goal scorer being Rawle Haynes with five goals to his name after four matches.The League will continue on Friday with a double-header.last_img read more