Internationals hit Man Utd worst as Pogba, Wan-Bissaka and Lingard injured

first_imgMANCHESTER UNITED face a huge game with Leicester on Saturday but their chances haven’t been helped by an injury-hit international break.Most worrying for the Red Devils was the back problem picked up by Aaron Wan-Bissaka that forced him to leave the England camp.1 Wan-Bissaka and Lingard both pulled out of the England squadCredit: Getty – ContributorThe right-back has been a rare consistent force at Old Trafford this season and is joined by Paul Pogba as a doubt for the weekend after the Frenchman pulled out of France duty with an ankle issue.Furthermore, Jesse Lingard developed an illness while away with England.It adds to the concern over Anthony Martial, Diogo Dalot and Luke Shaw while Eric Bailly is a long-term absentee.Arsenal are also having to wait on key players Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira after the midfield pair aggravated Achilles and muscle knocks, respectively.Another side left counting the cost of the international period is Newcastle.Swiss defender Fabian Schar returned to Tyneside nursing a touch of fatigue and Miguel Almiron has undertaken an exhausting trip to Japan and back, via Jordan, with Paraguay.LO BLOWTottenham were already sweating on the fitness of Tanguy Ndombele before their clash with Crystal Palace but now a hip injury to Giovani Lo Celso has hit them further.The Argentine initially shrugged off the issue but it was confirmed on Tuesday that he is out until late October.London rivals Chelsea may have a decision to make at left-back with Emerson Palmieri damaging his hamstring just eight minutes into Italy’s win over Finland on Monday.The Azzurri defender insisted his exit was a precaution and “nothing serious” as he looks to keep Marcos Alonso out the team.Latest Football NewsSILVA’S GOLDEN GIRLModel Ines Tomaz has been helping Bernardo Silva through quarantineGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleMan United star, Paul Pogba, vows to fight racists ‘for the next generation’As for Brighton, they are potentially without star signing Leandro Trossard after the Belgian midfielder aggravated a groin problem in training for his national side.With the internationals now complete, the final Premier League players in action – and thus the last to return to their clubs – included Wolves’ Raul Jimenez after he completed 90 minutes of a 4-0 defeat to Argentina in Texas on Tuesday night.Merseyside rivals Roberto Firmino and Richarlison also played over an hour in the States as Brazil lost to Peru.last_img read more

NEW LIFEBOAT PRAISED AS IT REACHES STRANDED FISHERMEN IN RECORD TIME

first_imgThe Lough Swilly Shannon lifeboat.The newly-launched Lough Swilly Shannon lifeboat has been praised after it played a vital part in saving there men from seas off Inishsowen.The boat, on its first full rescue, responded with several other lifeboats and other local boats when there fishermen failed to return to shore overnight.The men, in a 16ft vessel, had gone out to test the boat but had failed to return. The new Shannon lifeboat, who spotted the missing craft on its radar, was first on the scene.A spokesman for the Lough Swilly lifeboat said the response time with the new boat was 50 minutes quicker in reaching the men than it would have taken before.The men were taken back to the shore shortly after 3am much to the relief of waiting friends and relatives.“Very often we don’t have god endings as we saw off Horn Head earlier in the week. But thankfully the outcome here was a happy one. The new boat certainly played its part as did all the rescue vessels and other support boats who responded to the call,” said the spokesman.  NEW LIFEBOAT PRAISED AS IT REACHES STRANDED FISHERMEN IN RECORD TIME was last modified: June 19th, 2015 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:donegalfishermenInishowenLough Swilly Shannonlast_img read more