Salah matches Sturridge’s Liverpool record

first_imgLiverpool Salah hits double figures for Liverpool to match Sturridge’s Premier League record Chris Burton Last updated 1 year ago 03:22 11/26/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Mohamed Salah Liverpool Getty Liverpool Mohamed Salah Liverpool v Chelsea Chelsea Premier League The in-form Egyptian forward was on target against his former club Chelsea on Saturday, taking him to 10 goals for the Reds in just 13 appearances Mohamed Salah’s fine form at Liverpool has seen him match Daniel Sturridge’s club record for most Premier League goals in 13 outings.The Reds saw enough in the Egyptian forward to make him their record signing over the summer.5/2 for Southampton and Everton draw Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player He returned to England with questions being asked of his ability to adapt following a forgettable spell at Chelsea.Salah has, however, been a revelation and his latest effort – which fittingly came against his former club – has seen the 25-year-old hit another notable landmark.10 – Mohamed Salah has scored 10 goals in his first 13 Premier League apps for Liverpool, the joint-most by any Liverpool player in their first 13 apps in the competition (level with Daniel Sturridge). Impact.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 25, 2017Salah has already passed a goalscoring record held by the iconic Robbie Fowler this season, with Liverpool getting an immediate return on their sizeable investment.He has been the star of the show in an inconsistent campaign for the Reds, with his performances ensuring that Jurgen Klopp’s side have always posed a considerable threat going forward.So remarkable has his impact been that he already has five times as many goals for Liverpool as he managed in the same number of Premier League outings for Chelsea.Liverpool will be hoping that the goals continue to flow for Salah over the remainder of the season, with the hectic festive period fast approaching as another top-four bid is pieced together.  Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

Government and Teachers Sign Wage Agreement

first_imgFollowing months of deliberations, the island’s teachers have accepted the Government’s four-year wage offer.The new Heads of Agreement for the 2017 to 2021 contract period was signed between the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) and the Government during a ceremony at the National Heroe Circle offices of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, on Wednesday (May 16).Portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, said the Government values the nation’s teachers and the role they play in the society.“The teachers of Jamaica represent a foundation in our society. We have all been influenced by teachers who have played crucial roles in our own individual lives, and we wouldn’t be where we are without our teachers,” he said.Dr. Clarke said he is pleased that an agreement was reached that all involved were comfortable with.President of the JTA, Georgia Waugh Richards, said she is pleased that all parties have come to an agreement after a tough negotiating process.“We had brought the offer to the teachers of Jamaica, and we all agreed that the four-year contract period would hold, but there are other items of fringe benefits that had seen improvements, and based on that, the teachers decided that it was now time to accept,” she said.She noted however, that she could not disclose the new package until the nation’s teachers were first briefed on the final agreement.“We have listened to the voices of the teachers of Jamaica and we have acted according to their wishes, and so we look forward to future collaborations and discussions as they relate to the well-being of the teachers of Jamaica,” she said.In the meantime, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dean-Roy Bernard, said he is pleased with the outcome of the negotiations.“We have done very well in negotiating on behalf of the welfare of our beloved almost 25,000 teachers, and this is a signal moment and we are happy to be part of it,” he said.The teachers have agreed to wage increases over the agreed period of five per cent in the first year; two and four per cent in the second and third years, respectively; and five per cent in the final year.last_img read more

Lomars New Boxship Grounds off New Caledonia

first_imgzoom The newly-built Maltese-flagged containership Kea Trader ran aground today off New Caledonia, the ship’s AIS data shows.The boxship hit the Durand Reef, some 100 kilometres southeast of the island of Mare.The 18 crew members on board have not been injured in the incident, and there have been no visible traces or reports of any immediate pollution from the vessel, according to the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping.Based on the ship’s vessel tracking data, Kea Trader was en route from Papeete port in French Polynesia to the Port of Noumea, New Caledonia.“The situation is currently stable and the weather forecast is good for the coming days,” the company said.Lomar added that it has activated its emergency response centre and was coordinating with all relevant authorities and organisations.A salvage team has been sent to the site and is providing support.“We are grateful for the rapid help and support that has been given since the vessel ran aground. We are currently working with the authorities and other industry experts to determine when and how the vessel is to be re-floated,” a spokesman from Lomar told World Maritime News.The cause of the grounding is yet to be disclosed.“An internal company investigation will work alongside the official inquiry to thoroughly examine this incident,” the company added.The 2, 194 TEU Subpanamax boxship, constructed by China’s Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in 2017, is chartered by Seatrade Groningen as of June 7, 2017, VesselsValue data shows.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more