De Jong A little luck could help Ajax defeat Real Madrid

first_imgAjax star Frenkie de Jong is hopeful that with a “little luck” they can cause an upset against Real Madrid in the Champions League.De Godenzonen have been drawn to face reigning champions Real in the last-16 of the Champions League, with the first leg to take place in Amsterdam on Wednesday.This young and inexperienced Ajax team, who boast an average age of 23 years old, are not expected to prevail against 13-time winners Real over a two-legged tie.In fact, Ajax haven’t even made it to the quarter-final of the Champions League in 16 years and the last time they won the competition came in 1995.But De Jong is refusing to rule out an upset against Los Blancos, who are chasing a fourth successive European title this season.“Our upcoming opponent is Real Madrid, a team that is starting to come in,” De Jong told Het Kontakt.“I’m not going to say that we’re going to win the cup. We’ll see it from round to round.“Real in the last five year, have won the Champions League four times, and they are favourites. But if we have a little luck, we are not hopeless.Gerard Pique, Neymar, BarcelonaLa Liga Betting: Match-day 4 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Despite it being very early into La Liga season, both Barcelona and Real Madrid have had unprecedented starts to their campaigns. With this in…“Apart from a few pains, I feel great fit. It makes a difference that we have a very good team and that every individual player also knows this.”Although Ajax have proven they are no pushovers when it comes to facing Europe’s elite in a match after claiming a thrilling 3-3 draw against Bayern Munich in the group stages this term.Erik ten Hag’s side are also going strong in the Eredivisie this season in second-place and five points off leaders PSV Eindhoven after winning 16 of their opening 20 games.For De Jong, on the other hand, this two-legged tie against Real represents a great opportunity for him to impress his new employers Barcelona against their great rivals.The 21-year-old midfielder will arrival at Camp Nou in July after a €75m deal along with €11m in bonuses was agreed on between Ajax and Barcelona.✖️ HISTORY✖️ IN✖️ GOALS!#heraja pic.twitter.com/QmcS9lVFtc— AFC Ajax (@AFCAjax) February 7, 2019last_img read more

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One on one with SDSU President Adela de la Torre

first_img Dan Plante 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsIt’s always a big deal– when a major univeristy changes leadership. But at this time in history– it’s about as big as it gets. As you know– San Diego State is competing with “SoccerCity” for that land in Mission Valley. This is truly a rare moment in time– and the stakes are high. Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: September 14, 2018 Dan Plante, September 14, 2018 One on one with SDSU President Adela de la Torrelast_img read more

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Atal lab to foster students creativity

first_imgJP International School located at sector Omega 1, takes a step forward in their noble mission of knowledge enhancement. Under the aegis of Atal Innovative Mission of Government’s Niti Aayog, the Atal Tinkering Lab l was inaugurated by Chief Guest Anurag Tripathi (IRPS) Secretary, CBSE in the presence of Dr Rintu Nath, Scientist, Vigyan Prasar, Chairman Roshan Agarwal, President Arun Kedia, Vice President Amit Saxena , Principal Heema Sharma along with HMS , senior faculty members and students. It was indeed a proud moment as JPIS, was selected for Atal Tinkering Lab, by NITI AAYOG which would contain educational and “Do it yourself” kits and equipment on – science, electronics, robotics, open source microcontroller boards, Sensors, and 3D printers etc. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfDuring the inauguration, young innovators from the school exhibited various innovative projects and explained it’s functioning with élan’. Anurag Tripathi, Secretary, CBSE, congratulated JPIS, interacted with the students and asked them to keep innovating and play a constructive role in nation building. He further said, “This step will surely support young and talented students of JPIS to shape their curiosity, creativity, adaptive learning, and physical computing to understand the basic concept of STEM along with the hands-on experiments with the help of various tool and equipment required”. Dr Rintu Nath said, “The school is really making all sincere efforts to create innovators for a skilled India and now from Class VI-XII will benefit from having ATL at school.” Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveRoshan Agarwal thanked NITI AAYOG for selecting JPIS and said, “The lab is designed to inculcate skills such as design mindset, computational thinking, adaptive learning etc and hopefully learning from here will place our students at par with world’s best”. Principal Heema Sharma said, “We had these facilities at our school much earlier, however, having ATL will add more to it. On his occasion, all the dignitaries present also released the 13th edition of the annual magazine VISION which is a beautiful compilation of articles contributed by students and activities that took place in 2017-18 session. Students also presented a cultural program in the honor of the dignitaries which was appreciated by everyone.last_img read more

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Train lines blocked due to fault with signalling system

first_imgCrewe Train Station Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know – Tweet us @SOTLive or message us on our Facebook page . And if you have pictures to share, tag us on Instagram at StokeonTrentLive . Get the biggest Daily stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribingSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailTrains between Cheshire and Staffordshire are delayed because of a fault with the signalling system. Passengers want to travel between Crewe and Lichfield Trent Valley, on the Virgin Trains service, face delays of up to an hour because all lines are blocked. It is hoped all lines will be reopen shortly after 7.45pm. Motorist’s shock at £12 parking fee for dropping off disabled friend at train station A Virgin Trains spokesman said: “Delays to services between Crewe and Lichfield Trent Valley Ll Due to a fault with the signalling system between Crewe and Lichfield Trent Valley Ll all lines are blocked. “Train services running through these stations may be delayed. Disruption is expected until 7.45pm. We are sorry for the delay this will cause to your journey.” last_img read more

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