Wakaso sees red, Atsu benched: How Ghanaians fared in Europe’s top leagues this weekend

first_imgA number of Ghanaian players were in action across Europe over the weekend. Here’s a breakdown of how they fared.EnglandAlbert Adomah came off the bench for Middlesbrough in their 2-2 draw at Milwall on Friday. Jordan Ayew played 90 minutes for Crystal Palace in their 0-0 draw with Watford on Saturday. Jeff Schlupp started the game but was substituted. Christian Atsu was an unused substitute as Newcastle beat Southampton 2-1 at home. Andy Yiadom played 90 minutes as Reading lost 3-2 to Birmingham City.SpainOn Friday, Thomas Partey played 59 minutes of Atletico Madrid’s goalless draw at Villareal before being replaced by Vitolo. Mubarak Wakaso was sent off after picking up two yellow cards as Alaves were thrashed 3-0 by. Granada. He was a 36-minute substitute and was off after receiving yellow cards in the 40th and 67th minutes. Iddrisu Baba Mohammed was replaced in the second half of Mallorca’s 5-2 loss to Barcelona. Mohammed Salisu played 90 minutes for Valladolid in their 0-0 draw with Real Sociedad. Joseph AIdoo played 90 minutes for Celta Vigo as they lost 3-2 at Leganes. In the Segunda, Richard Boateng scored a consolation goal for Alcocorn as they lost 3-1 at home to Real Oviedo. Samuel Obeng was a second-half substitute for Oviedo.ItalyKwadwo Asamoah started on the bench for Inter Milan’s match against Roma. He eventually came on in the 72nd minute as the match ended 0-0. Nicholas Opoku was an unused substitute as Udinese drew 1-1 with Napoli. Alfred Duncan was an unused substitute for Sassuolo in their 2-2 draw with Cagliari. Emmanuel Gyasi was a substitute for Spezia in their 2-0 win over Livorno.GermanyKassim Nuhu Adams played the full game as Fortuna Dusseldorf lost 5-0 to Dortmund. Nana Opoku and Bernard Tekpertey were unused substitutes for Dusseldorf. Christopher Antwi-Adjei started for Padeborn but was substituted in the second half as the away side beat Werder Bremen 1-0.FranceJohn Boye played 90 minutes and was yellow-carded for Metz as they lost 4-1 to Nice.BelgiumEric Ocansey was a substitute in Kortrijk’s 1-1 draw with Mechelen. Gideon Mensah played the full game for Zulte-Waregem as they lost 2-0 at Gent. Nana Asare was an unused substitute for Gent. Godfred Donsah played the full game as Cercle Brugge lost at home to Genk. Joseph Painstil came off the bench for Genk. Samuel Asamoah was a substitute for Sint-Truiden as they lost 2-1 to Club Brugge.NetherlandsRobin Polley was an unused substitute as Den Haag drew 0-0 with FC Twente.last_img read more

Albania qualify for Euros at last!

first_img Serbia played the final minutes with nine men as captain Aleksandar Kolarov was sent off with a second yellow card in the 80th, and Nemanja Matic received a straight red in the 81st. In Group D, Germany needed a penalty from Thomas Mueller (50th) and a late goal from substitute Max Kruse (79th) to overcome Georgia, whose captain, Jaba Kankava, had equalised at the 53rd minute, while Poland had captain Robert Lewandowski to thank for the winner against Ireland. Kruse scored three minutes after coming on as a substitute for Germany to finish top of the group, one point above Poland. Lewandowski’s goal was his 13th goal in qualifying for Poland. It tied the mark set by David Healy of Northern Ireland in Euro 2008 qualifying. Ireland finished three points behind Poland, but can still qualify for the Euros via a play-off. In Warsaw, Grzegorz Krychowiak fired Poland ahead in the 13th, only for Jon Walters to equalise three minutes later with a penalty. Lewandowski claimed the winner with a header to Krzysztof Maczynski’s cross in the 42nd. Scotland routed Gibraltar 6-0 in Faro, Portugal, in the other group game to finish three points behind Ireland in fourth. Georgia finished six points further back, with Gibraltar bottom on none. captain sent off LEIPZIG, Germany (AP): Albania joined World Cup-winners Germany, Poland and Romania in clinching a spot at next year’s European Championship yesterday after winning their final qualifying games. Germany beat Georgia 2-1 to top Group D ahead of Poland, which beat Ireland by the same score. Albania reached their first major tournament with a 3-0 away win over Armenia to finish second in Group I behind Portugal, which had already qualified. Romania’s 3-0 away win over the Faroe Islands was enough to clinch second place behind Northern Ireland in Group F. Here’s a round-up of action from yesterday’s Euro 2016 qualifying games: In Group I, Albania reached 14 points, two more than Denmark, which had already played their last qualifier and now face the play-offs. Group winners Portugal beat already-eliminated Serbia 2-1, winning their seventh consecutive qualifier after a shock 1-0 loss to Albania in the teams’ opener. Nani scored in the fifth minute, Zoran Tosic equalised in the 65th and substitute Joao Moutinho netted the winner in the 78th. Portugal finished with 21 points from eight matches. With qualification already secured in advance, the Portuguese played without Cristiano Ronaldo and a few other regular starters.last_img read more

MULROY COLLEGE, MILFORD PRIZEGIVING PICTURE SPECIAL

first_imgFirst year prize winners at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last with seated from left Nicola McBride, Martin Davis, Parmerica, Ian McGarvey, Donegal Mayor, Jason Black, guest Speaker, Fiona Temple Principal, Eileen McGettigan, Caoimhe Beagley, Tony McCarry, Parents Committtee, Scatha Farrell, BOM and Catherine McHugh, Deputy Principal. Photo Clive Wasson.Third year students who received awards at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last with seated from left Odelle Callaghan, Nicola McBride, Martin Davis, Parmerica, Ian McGarvey, Donegal Mayor, Jason Black, guest Speaker, Fiona Temple,Principal, Eileen McGettigan, Caoimhe Beagley, Tony McCarry, Parents Committtee, Scatha Farrell, BOM, Catherine McHugh, Deputy Principal and Declan Doherty. Photo Clive Wasson.Second year students who received Attendance Awards at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last wit seated from left Fiona Temple Principal, Karen Patton, Martin Davis, Parmerica, Ian McGarvey, Donegal Mayor, Jason Black, guest Speaker, Tony McCarry, Parents Committtee, Scatha Farrell, BOM, Peadar Sullivan and Frank Boyce. Photo Clive Wasson.TRansition year students who received awards at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last Seated from left are Martin Davis, Parmerica, Ian McGarvey, Donegal Mayor, Fiona Temple Principal, Jason Black, guest Speaker, Tony McCarry, Parents Committtee and Scatha Farrell, BOM. Back row Catherine McHugh, Deputy Principal and Aisling McAteer. Photo Clive Wasson.Fifth year studens who recieved awards at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last with seated from left Brendan Meladey, Catherine McHugh, Deputy Principal Martin Davis, Parmerica, Ian McGarvey, Donegal Mayor, Fiona Temple,Principal, Jason Black, guest Speaker, Tony McCarry, Parents Committtee, Scatha Farrell, BOM, Susan McKelvey and Breda McGettigan. Photo Clive Wasson.Orla McGonigle, Best Junior Cert at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last. Photo Clive Wasson.Sixth Year Award winners at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last Anne Marie Doherty, Gillian Marley, Martin Davis, Parmerica, Ian McGarvey, Donegal Mayor, Fiona Temple,Principal, Jason Black, guest Speaker, Tony McCarry, Parents Committtee, Scatha Farrell, BOM, and Catherine Crawford. Back row Year Head, Dympna English and Catherine McHugh, Deputy Principal. Photo Clive Wasson.Winners of the Student of the year awards at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last. Seated from left are Scatha Farrell, Board of Management, Ian McGarvey, Donegal Mayor, Fiona Temple, Principal, Gillian Marley, Student of the Year 6th Year, Jason Black, guest Speaker, Tony McCarry, Parents Committtee and Catherine McHugh, Deputy Principal. Back from left are Ben Harkin, Dylan McBride, Rosa Barrett, Chloe Bradley, Erin Mallon, Aine Greene, Aoife Sweeney and Zoe Greene. Photo Clive Wasson.Gillian Marley, Student of the Year 2014 with Fiona Temple Principal and Bernie Marley at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last. Photo Clive Wasson.Fiona Temple, Principal, Roisin Boyce, Best Leaving Cert, Orla McGonigle, Best Junior Cert and Catherine McHugh, Deputy Principal at the Mulroy College prize giving on Thursday night last. Photo Clive Wasson.MULROY COLLEGE, MILFORD PRIZEGIVING PICTURE SPECIAL was last modified: May 19th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalMilfordMulroy Collegeprizegivinglast_img read more