Advertisement Manchester City star Eric Garcia released from hospital after horrific collision with Ederson ‘He responds well but we have to wait for the next few hours,’ Guardiola said after the game.‘He is conscious but I think he is going to be tested tonight because a kick in the head is always so dangerous.’City’s 3-0 win over Arsenal was a game packed with flashpoints and injuries for both teams.Most notably, David Luiz gave away a penalty and was sent off after replacing Pablo Mari and Arsenal also lost Granit Xhaka to an early injury.MORE: Rescheduled Premier League fixtures for Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool confirmedMORE: Pep Guardiola’s reaction to horrific Eric Garcia injury against ArsenalFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Garcia went off the pitch receiving oxygen (Picture: Getty)Eric Garcia has been released from hospital after suffering a horrible head injury during Manchester City’s win over Arsenal on Wednesday night.The 19-year-old was taken off the pitch on a stretcher in a neck brace after colliding with his own team-mate Ederson in the closing stages of the game at the Etihad.City and Arsenal players looked on in horror as Garcia was tended to by medics for several minutes and was given oxygen.The Daily Mail claim Garcia underwent tests at the hospital and spent the night there before being released on Thursday morning.ADVERTISEMENTEderson confirmed the news Garcia was out of hospital by posting a snap of him and the defender at City’s training ground.AdvertisementAdvertisementGarcia is likely to sit out the next game. The Spaniard has caught the eye Pep Guardiola this season and is being tipped as a future regular at City.Guardiola is eager to give the emerging star more game time between now and the end of the season, but the City manager was visibly shaken by what happened. pic.twitter.com/YzvaPTMaO3— Ederson Moraes (@edersonmoraes93) June 18, 2020 Coral BarryThursday 18 Jun 2020 1:48 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link249Shares Comment Advertisement
Sentencing law overhaul needed so offenders don’t get off ‘scot-free’, Labour leader Andrew Little saysStuff co.nz 5 October 2016Family First Comment: Well said.New Zealand’s sentencing laws need an overhaul to stop offenders “getting off scot-free” without a conviction, Labour leader Andrew Little says.Little says some judges are getting it wrong when granting discharges without conviction, saying Parliament has to send a message that it is not acceptable.Wellington rugby player Losi Filipo’s discharge without conviction for a 2015 attack on four people is being appealed by police, while an Auckland man who beat his wife with a hammer was initially granted a discharge without conviction before the High Court overturned the decision.Little told The Paul Henry Show discharges without conviction in a number of recent cases had “left everybody scratching their heads”.“When there’s violence involved, when there’s a weapon involved, when you’re attacking a police officer or other frontline person like that, it doesn’t make sense that you kind of get off scot-free.”While judges had to take certain “aggravating factors” into account when determining a sentence, some did not seem to be giving them enough weight when granting a discharge without conviction.The courts had a duty to reflect the community’s expectations and concerns about crime.READ MORE: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/84975525/Sentencing-law-overhaul-needed-so-offenders-don-t-get-off-scot-free-Labour-leader-Andrew-Little-says
Former board member of Accra Hearts of Oak, Apiigi Afenu has denied reports in the media that he had some financial disagreements with Togbe Afede before tendering in his resignation.Afenu was said to have resigned due to some financial disagreements within the club such as players and staff salaries.But the administrator has debunked the allegation and says in an interview with Joy Sports, he resigned amicably.“Yes I have resigned, but never had any disagreement with the board chairman. I have extra responsibilities now on SAS and Africa World Airlines and so in an agreement with the board I decided to inform them to let go the duties on the Accra Hearts of Oak board.” He saidThe Hearts board is yet to find replacement for Afenu.