LNTUP 5 Hot Topics Of The Day, By THE DATE 13TH Oct 2017
1. Happy Birthday : Tissier ( Le God )
Matthew Le Tissier (born 14 October 1968) is a former professional footballer and football television presenter. He represented England at international level. He works as a football analyzer for Sky Sports and is the honorary president of Guernsey F.C..
He spent his most of the club career in the Southampton City and played 443 games there. His loyalty garnered special affection from Southampton’s fans who nicknamed him “Le God”. He won 8 caps in his international career in England. He Scored 164 goals in his 461 appearances.
2. Sion President denies 14 month ban.
The president of Swiss top flight club FC Sion has vowed to defy a 14-month ban imposed on him for attacking a television commentator following a league match last month. Christian Constantin was suspended by the Swiss Football League’s disciplinary committee on Thursday and is banned from entering any part of a stadium that is hosting a domestic league, cup or national team match.
“a clear and serious violation” and the committee added “discredited the values of football”. Constantin told Swiss newspaper Le Matin. “I was not even called or heard (by the disciplinary commission). If they want a war, they’ll have a of war. We’ll see who is standing at the end.
3. 7th loss in 8 games : Cologne crisis.
Cologne’s seemingly cursed start to the Bundesliga continued Friday when video assistance denied the side a late penalty and then Stuttgart scored in the fourth minute of injury time for a 2-1 win.
Dominique Heintz thought off a tie and bring one point but and it could have been more when referee Benjamin Cortus awarded a penalty after Cologne substitute Sehrou Guirassy fell in a challenge with Dennis Aogo. But the lengthy video consultation in the injury time gave Chadrac Akolo – the late winner at the other end with a deflected shot.
4. A Deep Review after missing the Russia next year.
Sunil Gulati ; President of the United States Football Federation ; promised on Friday a “deep dive” review of their entire programme after the men’s national team hit an embarrassing low by failing to qualify for next year’s World Cup. “It is something we do after every major competition whether we have been successful or not successful, or not lived up to what we had hoped,” Gulati said in a conference. The shocking loss to Trinidad and Tobage had rumbled the whole US fanbase too.
5. Kante out for nearly a month.
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is facing nearly a month on the sidelines with a muscular injury he picked up during the international break, his manager Antonio Conte said ahead of Saturday’s Premier League trip to Crystal Palace. He got his hamstring injury in Bulgaria and missed his country’s next game against Belarus. An initial scan revealed it would be 25 days.
For sure it’s a muscular problem, a hamstring,” Conte told a news conference on Friday. “This is a big loss for us. You know very well the importance of N’Golo Kante in our team. We don’t have another player with the same characteristics.”