Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Tottenham Hotspur advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a comfortable 7-0 win over Tranmere Rovers.The visitors found it tough going at Prenton Park for the opening 40 minutes, but went ahead through a moment of magic. It was the unlikely figure of Serge Aurier who scored it, producing an unstoppable effort from 25 yards that saw the ball swerve dramatically in the air before finding the top corner with five minutes of the first half still to play.The lead was doubled after the break through Llorente, but it was the irrepressible Hueng-Min Son who was at the heart of things.The winger again drove at the defence before cutting it back from inside the box to allow the striker an easy tap-in.Lucas was denied a penalty moments later after racing through on goal and getting a touch to the ball, but the onrushing Davies made contact with his outstretched foot on the ball and was rightly rewarded for a brave effort. scrap Aurier added his second with a powerful effort from close range on the angle to effectively finish the game.It was three goals in eight minutes when Son waltzed through the defence before slotting in with his left foot as Spurs begin to cut loose.Oliver Skipp found Llorente with a fine, defence-splitting pass in the 71st minute for him to add his second, and he cleverly flicked in for his hat-trick moments later after Lucas had time to pick his man out with a low ball from the left. Llorente grabbed a hat-trick at Prenton Park Most Read in Football SORRY 4 gameday cracker Tottenham are 6-0 up against Tranmere, now bring on Harry Kane 😳📻 Live coverage → https://t.co/nOCybh8ExD pic.twitter.com/8hWUR8asc3— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) January 4, 2019Harry Kane completed the rout after coming off the bench. Captain for the evening Dele Alli played a perfectly weighted ball through for the England captain to flick the ball over the despairing Scott Davies. RANKED revealed 4 Spurs will find out their fate on Monday night Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT 4 BEST OF Aurier managed to get on the scoresheet twice from right-back The South Korea star was at his very best against Tranmere, driving at the defence and breaking in behind the lines all evening.His energy and adventure proved too much for the Rovers defenders, and his intelligent and selfless running enabled others around him to profit.If his country reach the final of the Asia Cup, Son will miss four Premier League games and that is not a scenario Mauricio Pochettino will want to envisage.What next for Spurs in the FA Cup? Son was sensational against Tranmere The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update 4 latest Star Man – Hueng-Min Son Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions The draw for the fourth round will take place at Molineux on Monday 7 January, after Wolverhampton Wanderers’ third round tie against Liverpool.
[dropcap]D[/dropcap]iazapam is my saviour; on long-haul flights. It’s knock-out effects, spare not only my sanity, but also that, of my ladyfriend, and official Head of Packing and Charging Devices; Belindabelle.On arrival, we were met at the airport, by Tom, one of the head honchos, at Casa Hogar. We made the exciting journey, around Lima, and out to Pachacamac, in his 4 x 4, which is necessary, for such an adventure. We could not quite believe though, where we are staying. Expecting a humble abode, to then be met, by a walled, paradise like, hideaway, was breathtaking (like a loyal Facebooker, Blog, I have taken some photos for you). In other news:Have you ever eaten ‘Lomo Saltado’? It is a sophisticated, Peruvian version, of steak ‘n chips. Tonight, we were treated to it, as a welcome meal. It is steak, flash fried, in vinegar, then mixed in, with a deep gravy, tomatoes, onions and red-peppers. Accompanied, of course, by chips. It’s a sensational dish, that you should not miss.—–We get to work tomorrow…—–Over and out, B x
AddThis ShareCONTACT: Franz BrotzenPHONE: 713-348-6775E-MAIL: [email protected] Foundation has had positive impact on NIH’s global health research, study at Rice U. findsA paper by two researchers at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy finds the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has had a significant role in increasing the total amount of resources devoted to research on health in developing countries by encouraging the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand funding in this area as well.The paper, written by Kirstin Matthews, program manager for the Science and Technology Policy Program at the Baker Institute, and Vivian Ho, the Baker Institute chair in health economics and associate professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, will be published in the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Reports. The study will be released today (May 1).The Gates Foundation is the largest charitable foundation in the United States. Its stated goal is to ”reduce inequities and improve lives around the world.” The Gates Foundation has taken a particular interest in global health issues. In 2003, it launched the Grand Challenges for Global Health (GCGH) initiative, which funneled hundreds of millions of dollars into the NIH over the next several years. That led the NIH to supplement the GCGH with increased funding of about $1 billion for global health issues “at a time when the overall NIH budget experienced little growth,” Matthews and Ho wrote.“This sudden interest and financial support for global health research at the NIH was largely due to the Gates Foundation,” the authors found, “and its strong outreach to both the scientific community and the public.”The net result of the Gates Foundation’s involvement, the paper concluded, is to energize the U.S. government’s commitment to improving the health of people around the world. “By reaching out to the press and creating enthusiasm among the scientific community,” Matthews and Ho wrote, “the Gates Foundation has been able to translate their own contribution into a significant increase in federal research in this area.” Journalists wishing to speak with Matthews or Ho about their report should contact Franz Brotzen at 713-348-6775 or [email protected]