Listen back to Ray Parlour on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast below...Tuesday, April 17, 2018Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has told talkSPORT the Gunners have ‘not been good enough’ this season and says Burnley will deserve to finish above them in the Premier League table.Arsene Wenger’s side face missing out on Champions League football for the second successive year as they currently sit sixth in the table, 13 points adrift of the top-four.They still have a chance to qualify if they win the Europe League, but after being drawn against tournament favourites Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals, few expect the north London side to lift the trophy.But as well as finishing well below fourth-placed rivals Tottenham, the Gunners could suffer further embarrassment by ending the season below Se
The original Ronaldo was a terrifying prospect for opposition defenders on his day, and Manchester United fans can attest to this. When the Galacticos arrived at Old Trafford, Ronaldo put on a clinical finishing display and scored an incredible hat-trick. When he left the pitch, Old Trafford stood and applauded as one to celebrate the Brazilian’s performance.Thursday, April 5, 2018Football fans can be a fickle bunch at times, with their opinions on players changing quicker than the wind.In case you didn’t notice, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a pretty decent bicycle kick last night, and even managed to earn the adulation of Juventus fans.With their side being dismantled, the Italian supporters showed incredible grace and dignity in standing in unison to applaud the Portuguese’s moment of magic.
March 30 (UPI) -- For the first time in 91 years, it's legal to buy an alcoholic drink on Good Friday at a pub in Ireland.The Irish parliament passed legislation in January allowing pubs, supermarkets and restaurants to legally sell alcohol, in an effort to boost international tourism at Easter. The Vintners Federation of Ireland, a pub keeper's organization, said the change in the law could bring up to $ 49 million in sales and $ 8.4 million in new taxes."The Good Friday ban is from a different era and is rightfully consigned to history," federation CEO Padraig Cribben, said of the Intoxicating Liquor Act of 1927. "Like all other businesses who were never subject to a ban, publicans now have a choice to open."The old law, a remnant of Ireland's Catholic heritage, called for a 24-hour ban ...
Want lasting energy? Less belly fat? Younger-looking skin? Of course you do! Here's all the motivation you need to break up with the sweet stuff. Kicking a sugar habit is challenging—even for the most strong-willed among us. See, research has found that sugar tricks your brain into wanting more and more of it. But there's good news. A little sweetness is okay—emphasis on little. The American Heart Association recommends no more than six teaspoons of added sugar a day for women. Also okay: the sugar found in whole foods like fruits and veggies, says Kimber Stanhope, PhD, a nutritional biologist at the University of California, Davis. "These naturally occurring sugars come packaged with good-for-you vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other nutrients." But if you can di
Cheese is typically considered more of an indulgence than a health food, but a new review of research suggests that it may not be as bad for you as once thought. This article originally appeared on Time.comCheese is typically considered more of an indulgence than a health food, but a new review of research suggests that it may not be as bad for you as once thought. In fact, people in the analysis who ate a little bit of cheese every day were less likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke, compared to those who rarely or never ate cheese.Cheese, like other dairy products, contains high levels of saturated fat—which has been linked to high cholesterol, atherosclerosis and an increased risk of heart disease. (Recently, however, some nutrition experts believe