Six football-related fundraising events

first_imgSix football-related fundraising events About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  729 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 Donations to UNICEF via SoccerAid until 29 July will be doubled by the UK government. Matched donations will be used to fund nutrition of mothers, babies and children under five in Zimbabwe, Myanmar and Ethiopia.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIgNSIMxCmc[/youtube] [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHyK2bsmOls[/youtube] Tagged with: football fundraising events 3) Seymours Estate Agents Keepy Uppy ChallengeSurrey estate agents Seymours is running a keepy uppy challenge during Euro 2016, asking people to do as many “keepy-ups” as possible with a football or random object of their choosing, film themselves, and nominate their chosen charity as well as three friends to join the challenge. Videos can be uploaded to Twitter or Seymours’ Facebook page, and the person who attracts the most “likes” or retweets will win £2,000 for their chosen charity.  730 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 4) 2016 Homeless World CupThe 2016 Homeless World Cup takes place in Glasgow, from July 10-16, with 64 teams, representing 52 countries, participating in celebrating and highlighting the work of the Homeless World Cup National Partner network. George Square will be converted into an outdoor street football venue for the event, with three purpose built pitches with seating. The charity is also currently rolling out a new site that is translatable into different languages to help extend its reach across the globe. Advertisement 5) Indie Music Cup 201616 companies in the independent music industry are taking part in the five-a-side Indie Music Cup 2016 to raise money for medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The tournament is taking place on 4 June in Shoreditch and teams include Domino Records, 4AD, PRS for Musico, Last FM, Bella Union and Ninja Tune. DJ sets from Throwing Shade plus secret guests will also provide entertainment on the day. Melanie May | 1 June 2016 | News With Euro 2016 starting on 10 June, football-themed events are proving a popular way of raising money for charity. Here are six footie fundraising events that we’ve spotted taking place around the UK.1) Confero & Soccer AidConfero is aiming to take £120,000 for UNICEF’s Soccer Aid 2016 by donating 60 call centre agents to answer calls for the Telethon at their state-of- the-art call centre in Wembley. Confero is an official corporate partner of the event that has so far raised more than £17 million in total for UNICEF. It will also provide hardware and software infrastructure and full pre-and post-event consultancy. 2) Chelsea FC Champions of Change CupChelsea FC’s first ever Champions of Change Cup tournament, which took place in May, has raised £50,000 for Plan International’s Champions of Change programme in Colombia. Teams from London and beyond came to Stamford Bridge to compete, including CBRE, Zone, Adam&Eve, and D E Shaw & Co. Plan International has been Chelsea FC’s global charity partner since September 2015.Pictured: the winning team with Carlo Cudicini.last_img read more

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99 New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chautauqua County On Friday

first_img64 Zip Code 13.25% 0.0 23 6.95% 4.4% 14048- Dunkirk4 0.52% 291.3 100 16.4% 14063- Fredonia4 36 Active Case Rate (per 100,000 residents) Percent 2.3% 306.0 287.2 90+2 17 0-19366 50-59386 14787- Westfield2 159.7 0.2% 197.4 14136- Silver Creek2 14 Percent of Total Cases 0.91% 0.8% 19 1819.3 15.1% 51 193.6 463.4 3.6% 25 0.7% 433 534.9 14716- Brocton2 67 37 1.3% 0 309.6 60-69329 93 14747- Kennedy0 25.9% Fatality Rate by Age Group 8 415 14718- Cassadaga1 334.0 10 312.2 0 5 0.9% 21 123 4 Symptoms Known1705 40-492 Percent 362.3 14784- Stockton2 0.7% 20 14710- Ashville4 Age Group 14081- Irving1 0.91% 3 201.2 480.8 19.21% 2 13.32% Symptoms 3.66% 27 14138- South Dayton0 11.97% 2 16 4 0.6% 139.8 No349 1 253.9 20 64 99 12 14712- Bemus Point2 73 14738- Frewsburg4 616.0 0.8% 14062- Forestville3 122 461.8 2.7% 14723- Cherry Creek0 COVID-19 Cases by Presence of Symptoms at Time of Interview 11 0.55% 11.97% Age 20.47% 1.9% Number 20 452 6 246.4 2.4% 60 218.7 0-390 4.7% 14767- Panama0 0.4% 14757- Mayville4 Yes1356 11 Total 45.4 1.0% 47 0.4% 20 80-899 316.2 14701- Jamestown41 14733- Falconer5 60-693 14775- Ripley4 2748 15 1.3% 14750- Lakewood3 1.5% 5 33 1.2% 0.00% 0 2 0.7% 0.1% 30-39349 41 126.6 11 0.0% 70-797 36 4 All Ages25 14781- Sherman1 14769- Portland1 COVID-19 Cases by Known Age 508.3 14728- Dewittville0 0 5.26% 14726- Conewango Valley2 156.7 12 70-79191 Number 14720- Celoron0 6 6 711 1.7% 14724- Clymer5 New Cases 0.4% 79.53% 3.28% 90+38 446.1 40-49364 80-8990 20-29528 WNY News Now / MGN Stock Image.MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Health Department reported 99 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday afternoon.According to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard, there are now 433 cases active.Additionally, 31 people are hospitalized with the virus, down from 34.The seven-day average percent positivity rate also dropped from 8.8 percent to 7.8 percent. A breakdown of the new data is posted below:COVID-19 Cases by ZIP Code of Residence Total Cases 14736- Findley Lake0 NYS Fatality Rate: 4.86%US Fatality Rate: 1.9%Source: John Hopkins University COVID-19 Tracker 12/9/2020 5 14740- Gerry2 12.70% 6 Total Deaths Fatality Rate 128 307.6 1.38% 100.0% 740.7 8 50-592 2.3% 4 14722- Chautauqua0 0.0 0.0 3.4% 10.00% 23 Active Cases 14782- Sinclairville0 Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Gasser to watch 2012-13 from bench

first_imgSlated to take over at point guard for the Badgers this season, junior Josh Gasser tore the ACL in his left knee Saturday, ending his season.[/media-credit]Meeting with the press for the first time since his injury, Josh Gasser took a seat with his left leg resting on a separate chair.The brace that covers Gasser’s resting leg now serves as a grisly reminder to the Wisconsin guard, teammates and press alike of the season-ending injury the junior suffered in practice this past Saturday.Going up for a layup, Gasser heard a pop, and that was it. Just like that, the Badgers lost their projected starting point guard for the season to a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.“Just kind of a freak thing, first of all,” Gasser said. “I just got a steal, going in transition and went up for a layup, did a little side step going up for a layup, nothing out of the ordinary. Just kind of gave out on me.“The physical pain was pretty bad but it was nothing compared to the emotional, mental pain that happened.”With surgery scheduled for next Tuesday, Wisconsin will have to scramble to adjust to the unplanned loss of Gasser for the 2012-13 season.Gasser will likely travel with the team the entire year but miss the first two road trips to Gainesville, Fla., and Las Vegas, Nev., due to the fact they fall within the first month of his recovery from surgery.The injury and the entire press conference was an affair charged with the raw emotion of Gasser, who seemed to still be accepting the fact his season was over.It’s a disappointing fact considering what the junior was expected to do this season.With the upcoming season projected as a breakout year for the new Wisconsin point guard, Gasser was ready for an increased role in the offense handling the ball and running the offense, filling the void left by former Badger All-American Jordan Taylor.Just a season ago, Gasser averaged 7.6 points per game and 4.2 rebounds a game for the Badgers, logging 34.1 minutes a contest – good for second on the team – while starting all 36 games.A starter even as a freshman, Gasser, who will use his redshirt to avoid losing a season of eligibility, acknowledged the frustrations he’s already felt in regard to his injury.“It sucks; you can’t really describe it I guess,” Gasser said.But Gasser hasn’t lacked a support network. Reaching out to the injured player have been players from other campuses and sports, like the football team’s Curt Phillips, a quarterback who has endured and returned from multiple injuries to his own ACL.Phillips had some advice for the long road of recovery ahead.“Do what [the medical staff] tell you,” Gasser said of Phillip’s advice. “The doctors and trainers they have experienced it with other athletes. … He just told me to be patient with it; it’s going to suck the first few weeks, it’s going to suck the first couple of months to try and get it done. He told me to take my time with it because if you do you’ll come back strong.”Gasser also received support from Minnesota’s big man Trevor Mbakwe, who had an ACL injury sideline him just a season ago. Mbakwe responded to Gasser through Facebook, as the two exchanged a few quick messages.“We inboxed each other for a couple posts back and forth,” Gasser said. “It was pretty nice of him.”The Badgers will now have to scramble to adjust their backcourt accordingly. A positive for head coach Bo Ryan’s squad is that they have a bona fide No. 1 on the roster waiting for his chance to shine.George Marshall, just a redshirt freshman, will most likely get the call to fill Gasser’s spot in the starting lineup. Marshall looked impressive in the practice period available to the media Tuesday afternoon, knocking down three-pointer after three-pointer while also showing off a smooth pull-up jumper.While the Badgers will miss the most seasoned member of their backcourt and the unquestioned vocal leader of the team, Gasser voiced his confidence in the teammates stepping up to respond to his absence.“George, Traevon (Jackson), Ben (Brust); … we’re not going to skip a beat with me out,” Gasser said. “But the big thing I think we’re going to miss is a vocal guy at the guard position, a leader who’s been there and played a little bit, but that’s something I’ll contribute to even though I’m not out there.”That contribution for Gasser will come in learning a new role in the Wisconsin program: coach. While not able to partake physically, Gasser will be on the sideline for games and practices to give advice and coach the young and developing Badger backcourt.“If I’m going to do that in my future, I’m going to treat this year as a coaching internship,” Gasser said. “It’s good to see a different perspective, get to watch from the sideline, get to watch from courtside.“That’s what guys who have reached out to me have told me: ‘You’re going to learn some stuff that you never would have learned playing out there and you’re going to realize how much you love basketball and that’s going to help you in the long run.’ I’m definitely going to take this opportunity to learn some things off the court.”Follow Nick on Twitter.last_img read more

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Hear it from Louis Saha: A United teammate made Cristiano Ronaldo cry!

first_imgImage Courtesy: Getty ImagesAdvertisement 8xgtNBA Finals | Brooklyn VssyfkvvWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E19v2n8( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 848Would you ever consider trying this?😱k5uCan your students do this? 🌚y7bvRoller skating! Powered by Firework Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the biggest names in the world of Football and Sports, started his rise to fandom from Manchester United. The FC Porto youngster was picked up by the legendary Sir Alex in 2003, and he became the 5 times Ballon d’Or winner currently the hitman at Serie A champions Juventus. But did you know the Portuguese superstar once shed his tears at Old Trafford? Club legend Louis Saha reveals.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Getty ImagesSpeaking to UK football magazine FourFourTwo, the former French international forward looked back at his years as a Red Devil, and his teammate and one of United’s biggest hall of fame- Ruud van Nistelrooy, and the Dutch giant’s occasional fallout with Fergie.“He was always really nice with me; he maybe had a problem with the choice made by the manager, but never with me. He was obsessed about goals, and I respect that.” Saha told in the interview.Advertisement Nistelrooy switched sides in 2006 and joined the Spanish elites Real Madrid, a move thought to have Saha behind it, but he denied the speculations. “I know some people said I maybe pushed him to a move away from the club, but that’s totally bollocks.”Nistelrooy, who is currently managing the PSV Eindhoven Under 19 team, spent two years with Saha at the Theater of Dreams before flying to Santiago Bernabéu.Advertisement “He was such a good player – he just had an issue with the manager – and I was maybe good enough for the manager to replace him, but I could have played with him, too.”However, when asked about Ronaldo, Saha admitted that Nistelrooy once made the young Portuguese talent to break down during drills.“Did Ruud make Ronaldo cry? Yeah, there were stories because I think they ended up in an argument at the moment when Cristiano’s father had passed away, so it wasn’t the right moment. Things like that happen when two players have lots of spirit, but I’m sure Ruud regrets some of his words.” He added. Advertisementlast_img read more

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