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Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen: Ryan Christie goal leads Brendan Rodgers’ men to seventh straight domestic trophy

Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen: Ryan Christie goal leads Brendan Rodgers’ men to seventh straight domestic trophy

Sports
CHAMPIONS This is the Hoops' 18th Scottish League Cup Ryan Christie’s first-half strike ensured Celtic would make it an impressive seven successive trophy wins with a 1-0 triumph over Aberdeen in the Betfred Cup final at Hampden Park. After having two spells on loan at the Pittodrie club prior to this season, he scored what proved to be the winning goal in stoppage-time at the end of the first-half. Christie celebrates his goal against Aberdeen Dons keeper Joe Lewis brilliantly saved Scott Sinclair’s controversial penalty in the 52nd minute of a pulsating second-half which thrilled until the final whistle. Since taking charge of the Parkead club in 2016, boss Brendan Rodgers has won every piece of silverware on offer and this...
Swansea boss Graham Potter says bouncing straight back to the Premier League will not be straightforward

Swansea boss Graham Potter says bouncing straight back to the Premier League will not be straightforward

Sports
Swansea boss Graham Potter insists bringing the club straight back to the Premier League in his first season will not be easy.The Swans were relegated to the Championship last season and appointed Potter as part of a bold restructure of the club. Potter, 43, managed Swedish club Ostersund for eight years, winning three promotions and the Svenska Cupen while playing an attractive brand of football. Potter is not getting ahead of himself at Swansea However, the Englishman knows immediate success with his new club will be difficult. “It’s not so straightforward. We’ve got to go through a transition, a restructure,” he told talkSPORT. “For us, it’s not about worrying what’s going to happen in May. “It’s about trying ...
CDC: E-cigs most common youth tobacco product for 4 straight years

CDC: E-cigs most common youth tobacco product for 4 straight years

Health
June 7 (UPI) -- E-cigarettes were the most common way for U.S. young people to use tobacco for the fourth year in a row in 2017, a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. "For the fourth straight year, the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) found e-cigarettes remain the most commonly used tobacco product among youth," American Lung Association National President and CEO Harold Wimmer said in a statement released Thursday in response to the new survey. The CDC based its data on seven years of voluntary pencil-and-paper surveys self-administered by U.S. middle and high school students. The 2017 survey had a sample size of 17,872 and a response rate of 68.1 percent. Though e-cigarette use, also known as vaping, was also the most common way for youth to consum...
3 killed in 5th straight Friday of clashes at Israel-Gaza border

3 killed in 5th straight Friday of clashes at Israel-Gaza border

World
April 27 (UPI) -- Three Palestinians were killed and hundreds were injured Friday during the fifth weekly "March of Return" rally along the Israel-Gaza border, officials said.The Israeli military said it opened fire at the crowd after hundreds of Palestinian rioters tried to burn the fence and enter the Israel throwing explosives, fire bombs and rocks.Thousands of young people, dubbed "rebellious youth," protest every Friday at the border fence. Several of the injured on Friday were journalists and medical staff:UN Human Rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said Israel must address what he called an excessive use of force in Gaza -- saying the loss of life is "deplorable" and the number of injuries is staggering.Last week, the Israel Defense Force again dropped pamphlets over Palestinian dem...