Manchester City star Eric Garcia released from hospital after horrific collision with Ederson

first_imgAdvertisement 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.— Ederson Moraes (@edersonmoraes93) June 18, 2020center_img 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 Advertisementlast_img read more

BT scheme loses final court appeal against PPF levy exemption

first_imgIn a statement, the scheme said: “We welcome the clarity the judgement provides and have proceeded to date on the basis that the levy would remain payable.”A spokesman for BT said it accepted, but was disappointed, by the court’s decision.The ruling is the latest in a number of court cases for BTPS, which has been seeking to clarify in front of domestic courts the extent of the Crown Guarantee – a guarantee that would require the UK government to support the formerly state-owned company’s pension fund were it to become insolvent.A UK Court of Appeal ruling from July found that the UK government would not be required to meet the costs of a buyout were the sponsor to collapse.,WebsitesWe are not responsible for the content of external sitesLink to European Court of Justice verdict The BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) has seen its exemption from the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) levy confirmed as unlawful state aid.The UK’s second-largest pension fund had been appealing a 2013 ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that found it was incompatible with the single European market to be exempt from the lifeboat scheme’s levy, and therefore amounted to state support.It followed an investigation by the European competition authorities in 2007 that led to then-competition commissioner Neelie Kroes to order an end to the PPF levy exemption.In its judgement, the court said the appeal was “unfounded” and would be dismissed, ordering BT and the BTPS to cover all associated costs.last_img read more

Summer at the Library Focuses on Mind and Body Fitness

first_imgFacebook1Tweet0Pin0Submitted by the Timberland Regional Libraries Healthy minds and healthy bodies make children happy learners. This year, “Summer at the Library” focuses on health and fitness. Programs will offer fun for all ages – birth through teens – and all interests.Many popular performers will be back, with shows tailored to the fitness theme. The list includes: magician Jeff Evans, “Zaniac” Alex Zerbe, juggler Rhys Thomas, storyteller Chris Fascione, ventriloquist Vikki Gasko Green and steel drum musician Ian Dobson. Always a hit, “Reptile Man” Scott Peterson returns with his traveling zoo of cold-blooded creatures. “W.E. C.A.R.E Sports” has a new line-up of fun fitness programs. Summer reading is all about healthy minds and healthy bodies at TRL this summer. Photo credit: Timberland Regional LibraryThrough physical activities – games, sports and creative movement – summer readers will try new things, work in teams and experience activities from other cultures.Youth Services Coordinator Kendra Jones has overseen library summer reading programs in Vancouver and Tacoma, Washington. She is a true believer:“We absolutely know, from years of research, that summer reading programs improve reading skills,” Jones said, adding, “strong reading skills help children become more confident learners.”“When children read during the summer,” Jones said, “they are more likely to remember what they learned the previous school year. Library summer programs are so much fun, kids learn naturally. It’s not unusual for summer readers to actually fall in love with reading. That,” Jones added, “is the ultimate life-changer!”Each branch of the Timberland Regional Library offers fun programs for kids that will keep them learning and engaged throughout the summer. Photo credit: Olympia Timberland LibraryThe health and fitness emphasis ties in nicely with the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. It also sets the scene for a sports-related “Timberland Reads Together” (TRT) this October. Readers throughout the TRL district will read and discuss “The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.”Check TRL’s online calendar regularly throughout the summer for all library programs listed by county and by library. All Timberland Regional Library programs are free and open to the public.last_img read more