first_imgCrystal Palace have appointed former Ajax Amsterdam and Inter Milan coach Frank de Boer as their new manager on a three-year contract, the Premier League club said on Monday.The 47-year-old Dutchman has been out of work since he was sacked by Serie A club Inter in November after winning just five of the opening 14 games of the season.”We have undertaken a thorough interview process to ensure we are in a position to appoint a manager of the calibre and experience that Frank brings with him,” Palace chairman Steve Parish said in a statement.”I am pleased to welcome him to Crystal Palace and I know he cannot wait to get started and prepare for our record breaking fifth season in the top flight.”Palace have been without a manager since Sam Allardyce opted to leave the south London club at the end of last season after securing their top flight survival.De Boer, who played for Ajax and Barcelona during a distinguished career which also saw him make 112 appearances for the Dutch national team, is only the second non-British manager of the club.”This role is a hugely exciting opportunity for me, and I cannot wait to get started in the Premier League with the players and staff here in south London,” said De Boer.Palace recorded 41 points and finished 14th in the league last season with 12 victories in 38 games.last_img read more

first_imgZimbabwe were seven wickets away from their maiden Test win over Sri Lanka on Monday after setting the hosts a target of 388 in their one-off match at the R. Premadasa Stadium.Sri Lanka were 170/3 in their second innings at stumps on the fourth day, still needing another 218 to beat Zimbabwe, who also recently won their maiden One-Day international series against the hosts.Kusal Mendis was unbeaten on 60 with Angelo Mathews, who stepped down as captain after the ODI series defeat, on 17 not out.Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer picked up 2/67 in Sri Lanka’s second innings to add to his five-wicket haul in the first innings.Earlier, Sikandar Raza’s first Test century helped Zimbabwe to 377 in their second innings after the touring side had resumed the fourth day on 252-6.Raza scored 127 and added 144 for the seventh wicket with Malcolm Waller, who made 68, to ensure his side set Sri Lanka a steep target to chase.Sri Lanka spin spearhead Rangana Herath picked up 6/116 – his 31st five-wicket haul in Tests – to total 11 wickets in the match.last_img read more

first_img Related Items:#Freeportwomankilledbypolice, #magneticmedianews, #TheresaJessicaThompson Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, April 3, 2017 – Grand Bahama – The grand-daughter of former government minister and Member of Parliament for Marco City, David Thompson was that police reservist shot to death on the weekend in Grand Bahama.  Theresa Jessica Thompson-George, 24 years old was killed at a business on Oakes Street, gunned down and it has the island shaken up.  The young woman’s father is crying out on Facebook with tributes and photos and memories and questions.   Troy Thompson said, “I feel like I will cry for years and it’s hard to even think.  I lost my baby to the increasing violence in our country.”Police have not identified a motive as yet for the shooting on Saturday April 1 around 9:30pm which adds to the soaring murder count for The Bahamas.#MagneticMediaNews#TheresaJessicaThompson#Freeportwomankilledbypolicelast_img read more