May 31

Hugo Lloris admits Spurs are ‘missing something’ as skipper doubts title hopes

first_imgHUGO LLORIS says Tottenham’s title bid is “missing something” – and he does not mean points.The North Londoners are ninth in the table, already seven points behind early leaders Liverpool and five behind Manchester City in second, after a sticky start to the season.2 Keeper Hugo Lloris says Spurs might not know until later in the season what has been missing from their performancesMauricio Pochettino’s men have won just one of their opening four matches and drawn two.Keeper and captain Lloris said: “Liverpool and Man City have the experience and they are really competitive.”I think, at the moment, there’s something missing from us.“We will see later in the season because things turn very quickly in football.”The most important thing is we focus on ourselves, to get points, to get consistency in the league. And we will see where we are in the table in April, in March.WE EXPECTED BETTER“That is the moment when you can win or lose European places or trophies. At the moment, we don’t want to lose focus with that type of question.”Spurs kicked off the campaign with a 3-1 home win over newly-promoted Aston Villa.But after a creditable 2-2 draw at reigning champs City they suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at home to struggling Newcastle.Tottenham then drew 2-2 at Arsenal in Sunday’s North London derby in their final match before the international break.Lloris, speaking ahead of France’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Albania on Saturday, admitted: “Unfortunately at Tottenham we didn’t have the start we expected.More on SpursHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerLADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Liverpool, Rangers vs Celtic and Arsenal vs Spurs scores this weekend and win £1002″Even though we got good results against City and Arsenal away from home, we should have done better against Newcastle.”We all know the importance of home games and when I talk about consistency, we have to capable of winning that type of game.There’s now already a gap between them – Liverpool and Man City – and us.”Tottenham release throwback sky blue third kitlast_img read more

January 12

Police Constable killed in highway accident

first_imgA Police Constable attached to the Mackenzie Police Station was on Saturday afternoon killed after he lost control of the car he was driving at Bamia Linden/Soesdyke Highway, East Bank Demerara (EBD).Dead: Ishaan CainesThe car Caines was driving when he met his demiseDead is Constable Ishaan Caines, formerly of Lot 184 Coverden, EBD and of Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara.The accident reportedly occurred at about 15:15h.According to information received, the 26-year-old Policeman was driving a motorcar bearing registration number PPP 7936 and was heading along the roadway at a fast rate when he reportedly lost control of the vehicle. The car, Guyana Times understands, toppled several times before coming to a stop with its four wheels in the air.The young Policeman sustained severe injuries and was taken to the Linden Hospital Complex where he was pronounced dead on arrival. When contacted, his mother Carla Loncke told this publication that her son would normally return home on the weekend. She noted that on Saturday, he asked to use her motorcar claiming that he had to drop off a document at Police Headquarters, Eve Leary, in Georgetown.“He left home at about 12:30h so I went back to bed… It was in my sleep when I hear the phone ring and I got the message of the accident,” she added. The woman claimed that at no point in time did her son tell her he was heading to Linden and could not say exactly what transpired.She immediately travelled to Georgetown and boarded a route 43 minibus and travelled to Linden where she saw her son, who was already placed in the mortuary. The young man graduated last year and was transferred to the Mackenzie Police Station.The Police have launched an investigation into the accident. He leaves to mourn his parents and three siblings.last_img read more