State to Help Residents with Sandy-Related Grants

first_imgBy John BurtonLITTLE SILVER – Borough residents interested in applying for state grants for help with Sandy-related repairs are invited to come to borough hall on Friday, June 21, for assistance and answers.Representatives from the state Department of Community Affairs, which is administering the grants, will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to answer questions concerning the applications.Borough officials strongly advise residents to submit applications to be in consideration for the first round of grant awards that will help homeowners with their rebuilding and raising of homes.The Homeowner Resettlement Grant will provide up to $10,000 for eligible homeowners for work on their primary residence, with the condition they remain in or return to Sandy-impacted communities.The Homeowner Reconstruction, Rehabili­tation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) program offers as much as $150,000 for eligible homeowners for the necessary repairs or elevating their homes.last_img read more

Red Bank Says ‘Cheers!’ to Another Beer Hall. That’s 5 So…

first_imgWith the green light,some believe this couldopen the door for Red Bankto become known as anepicenter of microbreweryactivity in the state – a newidentity that appeals to RedBank RiverCenter executivedirector James Scavone. There are 105 fully operational breweries in New Jersey, 13 of which are in Monmouth County, including five in the greater Two River area: Belford Brewing, Carton Brewing, Jughandle Brewing, Raritan Bay Brewing and Red Tank. Instead, Lupu said he would chop the third story from the proposal, eliminating two apartments and the need to lease additional parking spaces from nearby Amboy Bank. A six-minute walk from Triumph to Riverside Avenue will bring craft beer fans to another brewery of sorts in Birravino, which offers house-brewed beer selections and an Italian-themed menu. “It’s something we’d like to embrace,” Scavone said. “We want to look at the arrival of all of these breweries as an opportunity. People are definitely into the culture and I think having several breweries open in a short period of time of each other shows that Red Bank has a very active economic structure in place.” Lupu also owns Maloney’s Pub on Main Street in Matawan, a beer-lover’s destination known for its rotating list of more than 100 draft beers, including seasonal specialties, high-end imports, the latest and greatest selections from local brewing operations and other craft options from around the nation. Part of Lupu’s proposal for the former art and memorabilia store, which he purchased in 2017 for $1.2 million, called for the placement of a separate eatery alongside a microbrewery on the first floor. Though Phoenix of Matawan attorney Rick Brodsky said the food vendor initially aligned with the proposal has walked away, the 3,000-square-foot microbrewery concept is still green-lighted, and one Lupu should be able to deliver. “The craft brewing culture is about freedom and experimentation, and people enjoy tasting as many different brands as they can. Having so many breweries in one area that people can hop to plays into that.” “I never like to take the easy way out when it comes to my work. But if removing the top level is what it takes to get this done then that’s what it takes,” Lupu said. “I can’t wait to show people a finished product. This city is such a wonderful location with an exciting atmosphere and we can’t wait to be part of it.” Founded by two prominent local photographers, John and Lovina Arcara, Red Tank opened its doors in October, pairing its brewing operation with weekly trivia nights, birthday bashes and live music events. There are three brewpubsin Monmouth County. Two,Birravino and Triumph, arelocated in Red Bank. During the hearing for the new brewery proposed for 42 Monmouth St., building owner Florin Lupu, on behalf of his company and applicant Phoenix of Matawan, agreed to scale back the scope of work for the mixed-use building with a microbrewery and store on the ground floor and four large apartments on the second and third stories. By Chris Rotolo RED BANK – Another borough brewery is on tap after a long-proposed site plan for the former Fameabilia building was approved by the zoning board following a major alteration. Less than half-mile stroll down Monmouth Street toward Bridge Avenue patrons can find Triumph Brewing, a regional brewpub just steps away from Red Bank’s historic train station and the Two River Theater. Triumph offers in-house dining options and additional has additional locations in Princeton, Philadelphia and New Hope, Pennsylvania. Three other Monmouth County breweries, including Ross Brewing Company and Source Brewing of Colts Neck, are in the licensing stage and preparing to launch. Located just a short walk through the White Street parking lot, inside the old Liberty Hose Company firehouse, will be a third microbrewery, when the long-awaited Ross Brewing Company presents its bold flavors to the public. Though Scavone said the possibility for a craft beer-themed event is a possibility, Mayor Pasquale Menna isn’t sure another festival is necessary. With so much Two River community brewing taking place in and around Red Bank, it certainly presents the borough as a centralized location for a larger event that could capture the attention of a statewide audience, much like Red Bank’s International Beer & Wine Festival and the Guinness Oyster Festival. If Lupu’s brewery concept comes to fruition, it would be located just across Monmouth Street from another new Red Bank tasting room, Red Tank Brewing at 77 Monmouth St. “We may not need a festival, because we already have activity and creative energy coming together. Long before craft breweries were big, Red Bank had the creative juices flowing. They were alive and well in coffee houses, galleries and art spaces. We have plenty of activity and entertainment already happening here,” Menna said. This article was first published in the May 23 – 29, 2019 printed edition of The Two River Times.last_img read more

Homeowners Sue Rumson In Response to Confidential Negotiations, Affordable Housing

first_imgBy Allison Perrine | Currently, the borough’s total affordable housing obligation is 603 units. It’s realistic development potential (RDP), however, is 51 units. The remaining obligation, an unmet need of 552, will be addressed with inclusionary overlay zoning and additional ordinances. The inclusionary overlay zoning will allow property owners to keep a property as is or, if they choose, to one day develop multifamily housing with affordable set-asides. Hundreds of residents packed the Forrestdale Middle School gymnasium Jan. 14 to learn about Rumson’s affordable housing plan. Photo by Allison Perrine The Two River Times reached out to Rumson borough attorney Martin Barger and asked him to comment on the lawsuit. He did not immediately return a phone call Wednesday. Additionally, the lawsuit alleges that the borough council did not comply with the Open Public Meetings Act during the litigation. It says Rumson “unlawfully delegated its authority to negotiate and settle” the litigation to a standing committee. “This delegation necessarily taints the determinations of the Borough Council up to and including the adoption of the Resolutions,” it continues. RUMSON – A group of residents have filed a lawsuit against the borough and other parties involved in the confidential negotiations that led to the current affordable housing plan for Rumson. The article originally appeared in the March 5-11, 2020 print edition of The Two River Times. ROSAH’s hope is that the court invalidates the resolutions and declares the settlement agreements invalid. In response, ROSAH’s lawsuit was filed Feb. 28 in state Superior Court. It alleges that the adoption of the resolutions “was arbitrary, capricious, unreasonable, and contrary to public policy,” because the adoption was done under “substantial duress” by Rumson. “The proposed settlements are not consistent with the strong preference for municipalities to continue to hold control over their zoning processes, particularly where there is no demonstrable nexus between the proposed settlements and the achievement of any goal under the Fair Housing Act,” it claims. The group, dubbed Rumson Open Space and Affordable Housing (ROSAH), is made up of borough residents and individuals with property interests within and around the proposed affordable housing sites. Its members take issue with two resolutions that authorized settlement agreements between the borough and Cherry Hill-based affordable housing advocates Fair Share Housing Center, and between the borough and Yellow Brook Properties, Inc. As part of Yellow Brook’s agreement, housing will be constructed on Rumson Road, Bingham Avenue and Carton Street. Developer Roger Mumford will build luxury market-rate units on rezoned areas of Bingham Avenue and Rumson Road. Mumford will also contribute $1.35 million toward the town’s construction of affordable housing at 62 Carton St. In addition, he said he will convey his land on Carton Street to the borough for $1.last_img read more

Bombers dominate the opposition at Rockers Fieldhockey playday

first_imgLVR won games over rival Rossland Royals, South Okanagan Hornets of Oliver and host Stanley Humphries Rockers.The Bombers got past the Rockers 5-0 on goals by Jesse Cooper and singles from Sarah Wade and Abbie Bouchier-Willans.LVR then dumped Rossland 3-0 as Chiara Chirico, Lauren Walgren and Emma Borhi scored.Sydney Zondervan and Cooper paced the offence throughout the wekeend for LVR, each scoring five times.Rachel McKenzie and Wade each scored twice with singles markes going to Bouchier-Willans, Anna Goeppner, Bohri, Walgren, and Chiara Chirico. It was a playday for the L.V. Rogers Bomber record books.The Bombers rode the stellar goalkeeping of Samantha Garbula en route to a convincing 19-1 shellacking of teams at a High School Girl’s Fieldhockey Playday this past weekend at the Pass Creek Park in Castlegar.last_img read more

Saints on the road for Alberta triple-header weekend

first_img“We’re going up against three teams that made their league playoffs last season, and we’re playing three games in three days off of a long bus trip. But those are the types of challenges that you want to face and overcome early in the season. We should head back with a very good idea of how we’re going to stack up against the top college hockey teams in Western Canada.” The trip will see Selkirk’s returning players face off against a pair of ex-teammates, as 2012/13 captain Jordan Wood and two-year blueliner Justin Sotkowy now play for NAIT and McEwan respectively. The Saints will then return home for their final preseason games against Trinity Western University on Friday, September 27th (7:30 p.m. in Nelson) and Saturday, September 28th (7:30 p.m in Castlegar).General admission tickets for both games will be available at the door for $5. The Selkirk College Men’s Hockey program will continue the march towards the beginning of the 2013/14 B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League regular season this weekend when they make the trip to Edmonton for a trio of match-ups against Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference opponents. The Saints will face off against Concordia University on Friday, the defending league champion Northern Alberta Institute of Technology on Saturday and Grant McEwan University on Sunday.Last weekend they were victorious in a pair of home contests against Keyano College, who also compete in the ACAC. “Last weekend we got our first taste of the calibre of play in Alberta against Keyano and I was very impressed with what I saw,” says Saints head coach Jeff Dubois.”Overall, the ACAC is a bigger and more physical than what we usually see in B.C., but our skill level and work ethic held up very well. We’re looking to carry forward on the momentum from those two wins into the weekend and continue to improve in a number of areas with the regular season just two weeks away.” The Saints’ first opponent – Concordia University – finished fourth in the 9-team league with a 12-12-4 record last season, while NAIT led the way at 23-2-3 and McEwan grabbed the sixth and final playoff spot with a 9-19-0 regular season. “Each of these games should be demanding, both physically and mentally,” says Dubois.last_img read more

Dam City Rollers begin defence as West Kootenay Roller Derby League begins

first_imgDam City has undergone a roster change this year; two of the team’s core veteran skaters will be imparting their knowledge from the sidelines this season.The team has been practising hard since the beginning of January, refining their team work and incorporating new skills, drills, and strategies into their arsenal. Tickets for the March 14bout are available in advance at Central City Shoes for $10 or at the door for $15. Kids 12 and under $2.Bouts are also scheduled for April 18thand May 23rdin the Trail Cominco Gymnasium.The semi-final bouts will take place at the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus on June 7, followed by the WKRD finals on June 27  at the NDCC Arena in Nelson.To get the full seasons schedule and ticketing information please visit Castlegar’s Dam City Rollers are out to defend its 2014 West Kootenay Roller Derby crown when the 2015 season kicks off Saturday at the Selkirk College Gymnasium in Castlegar.Dam City, which finished last season without a defeat, opens defence against 2015 finalist Nelson Killjoys at 5 p.m.The feature match has Salmo/Slocan Valley Brutality will be taking on the Rossland Trail Roller Girls at 7 p.m.last_img read more


first_imgJoseph Talamo6651098%$443,758 BAFFERT HAPPY WITH PHAROAH’S ECLIPSE AWARD      Understandably disappointed that Bayern didn’t win Horse of the Year or 3-year-old male honors at last night’s Eclipse Award ceremonies, Bob Baffert took solace with American Pharoah being named two-year-old male champion of 2014.            “I’m happy with Pharoah,” said the Hall of Fame trainer, who turned 62 on Jan. 13. “Anytime you have a champion, it’s good. I don’t know how many I have now (12, including 2001 Horse of the Year Point Given), but I think I’m second to Wayne Lukas. I’m getting there, but he’s still going, too.“There were no surprises (in the Eclipse results). It was entertaining to watch. The social media last year really followed California Chrome. Bayern (who was a finalist for Horse of the Year and three-year-old male) never really had that following . . . but at the end of the day, they gave it to the right horse. He deserved it. I don’t have any problem with it.”Baffert said he hopes to have American Pharoah breezing by the end of the month. Drayden Van Dyke62651010%$341,636 A. C. Avila1030030%$65,980 PEDROZA STILL GOING STRONG NEARING MID-CENTURY MARKMartin Pedroza is the Stealth Bomber of jockeys. He flies beneath the radar. The unsinkable Panamanian turns 50 this July 20, but he still has the fire of youth stoking his motivational and competitive engines.Overcoming umpteen injuries that would have dampened the sprit of a less-determined athlete, Pedroza moves ever forward, undeterred. Through 15 racing days, there he is, tied for third in Santa Anita’s jockey standings with nine victories.“The key to success is working hard, and that’s never been a problem for me,” said Pedroza, who has 3,656 wins in a career that began in 1982. “I get up every morning and hardly ever take a day off.”He has been represented for the better part of 28 years by agent Richie Silverstein. Like any marriage, there have been bumps in the road, but they’re still together. Ain’t love grand?“What drives me?,” Pedroza said. “I just want to win. I motivate myself, working to keep up with these young puppies. I just love what I do.” Fernando Perez545639%$203,894 FINISH LINES: Jerry Hollendorfer on Cross The Line, 9-2 winner of the California Derby at Golden Gate Fields Saturday: “He’s been coming along very well and he ran a huge race. I look for a lot from him.” Next up: the $200,000, Grade III El Camino Real Derby at 1 1/8 miles on Feb. 14 . . .Seduire, winner of the Grade II Santa Ynez Stakes on Jan. 3, runs in the Grade II, $200,000 Forward Gal at seven furlongs at Gulfstream on Saturday, Jerry Hollendorfer assistant Dan Ward said . . . Congrats to Jon Hardoon on giving out Sr. Quisqueyano on the Roger Stein radio show to win Saturday’s Sunshine Millions Classic at a $43.20 payoff. Lucky that bettors don’t ask for the name of the horse when they go to the mutuel windows, like they do in the movies, because that one is nearly unpronounceable. All they had to do to buy a winning ticket was ask for the post position, “number one.” . . . Tyler Baze rides a steed named for him in today’s third race, a 5-year-old Affirmative horse called Warren’s T. Baze. A 6-1 morning line chance owned and bred by Benjamin C. Warren, the California-bred chestnut has been ridden by Baze twice before and is trained by Jorge Gutierrez . . . Santa Anita races through tomorrow, Monday, but will be dark Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday next week. First post time on Monday is 12:30 p.m. . . . Santa Anita will be open for simulcast racing on Thursday, however, with free admission and free parking. Hector Palma831038%$64,460 ESPINOZA PROUD AND HONORED ON ‘AMAZING’ YEARAll’s right with the world this morning. California Chrome is Horse of the Year.When it comes to results, this wasn’t exactly Douglas over Tyson, Jets over Colts orMets over Orioles.When winners of the Eclipse Awards were announced last night in Florida, there were no great shocks. On the whole, the results were pretty much vanilla, with Chrome being named Horse of the Year and male 3-year-old champion.Victor Espinoza, the regular rider of California Chrome and two other Eclipse winners, American Pharoah (two-year-old male) and Take Charge Brandi (two-year-old female), understandably was sated with the evening’s outcome, since he also is the regular rider of both two-year-olds. Oh by the way, Chrome also was named 3-year-old male champion, thanks mainly to winning two-thirds of the Triple Crown.“I was watching the show on HRTV last night,” Espinoza said on a pleasant Sunday morning at Clockers’ Corner, where it was business as usual for the 42-year-old rider. “First they announced the filly had won, then later American Pharoah, then California Chrome as three-year-old.“I was more excited than I was after winning all the big races last year. I was thrilled that those young horses were champions. Then at the end it was California Chrome, Horse of the Year. Wow!“I was very proud, and really proud of myself to be able to say that I rode those three champions. I never thought in a million years that would happen, in one year to have three great horses and be able to say I rode all three.“We all hope everyone stays healthy for the new year. That’s the main thing. So far, it looks like all three are going to run in 2015. As a jockey, it’s amazing to say I rode all three. For me, it’s an honor to say that.”Added Dan Ward, valued assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, who competed with and befriended California Chrome’s 77-year-old trainer Art Sherman when both plied their trade regularly in the Bay Area for many years:“Class act,” is how Ward summed up his take on Sherman. “We were absolutely, 100 percent, rooting for him.”Meanwhile, it’s back to work for The Chromester Monday morning. He works at 8 a.m. at his Los Alamitos headquarters for the $500,000 San Antonio Stakes on Feb. 7 and a likely meeting with the Hollendorfer-trained male 2-year-old champion of 2013 Shared Belief, and, if he recovers from an abscessed hind foot, possibly Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Bayern. -30- Rafael Bejarano762016926%$957,394 Mark Glatt2354422%$175,236 Tyler Baze821151313%$583,228 (Current Through Saturday, Jan. 17) Brandon Boulanger3341212%$84,620 Mike Puype2632412%$120,450 JockeyMts1st2nd3rdWin%Money Won Edwin Maldonado383258%$133,798 John Sadler363688%$249,406 Kent Desormeaux50116622%$578,258 Martin Pedroza5297517%$294,780 Mike Smith4167715%$558,411 HOLLENDORFER EYES SIXTH STAKES WIN IN SANTA MONICAHall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer guns for his sixth stakes win of the young meet when he sends out Sam’s Sister in Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. holiday feature, the Grade II Santa Monica Stakes for older fillies and mares at seven furlongs.Winner of the Grade I La Brea Stakes at seven furlongs on Dec. 26, Sam’s Sister is the 9-5 favorite on Jon White’s morning line.The Santa Monica, race five of nine: Master the Blues, Kent Desormeaux, 20-1; Dancinthenightaway, Tyler Baze, 5-2; Lexington Pearl, Victor Espinoza, 20-1; Sam’s Sister, Elvis Trujillo, 9-5; Harlington’s Rose, Joe Talamo, 10-1; My Sweet Addiction, Gary Stevens, 2-1; and Sweet Martini, Martin Garcia, 7-2.Fans can “buck up” on another popular Dollar Day at Santa Anita Monday, the finale of a three-day holiday weekend at The Great Race Place. On-track attendees can enjoy draft beers, hot dogs and sodas for a dollar each. First post time is 12:30 p.m. Corey Nakatani3877518%$400,626 Carla Gaines1632119%$182,365 SANTA ANITA STATISTICS Felipe Valdez632150%$57,480 TrainerSts1st2nd3rdWin%Money Won Jerry Hollendorfer45116624%$965,630 Peter Miller43107523%$581,036 Richard Baltas1932216%$101,630 Martin Garcia363758%$391,800 Gary Stevens2664323%$276,150 Flavien Prat2341417%$134,430 Elvis Trujillo6095515%$467,758 Mark Casse2444417%$334,360 Michael Pender1143036%$113,690 Victor Espinoza50810616%$552,790 Eddie Truman430175%$77,280 Peter Eurton2653419%$263,660 D’AMATO HOPES TO DOUBLE HIS ‘PLEASURE’ IN OAKS            Sheer Pleasure lived up to her name when she won by 6 ½ lengths at first asking for trainer Phil D’Amato Dec. 19 at Los Alamitos, running six furlongs against California-bred maidens in a snappy 1:09.80, returning a generous $20 to her backers.Next up: Saturday’s $200,000 California Cup Oaks at one mile on turf, one of five added money races worth a total of $1 million on Sunshine Millions California Cup Day.            “It was surprising to me that she won like that going six furlongs,” D’Amato remarked before the 3-year-old daughter of Birdonthewire worked five furlongs on Santa Anita’s firm turf course Saturday in 1:02.“She was always training like a filly that wanted to go long,” D’Amato said. “Martin (Garcia) never used the stick on her. She just took off and did it on her on.”Other probables for the Oaks include Heat the Rocks, Elvis Trujillo, and Light One, Rafael Bejarano.Entries for California Cup Sunshine Millions Day will be taken on Monday. First post time next Saturday will be 12 noon, with gates opening at 10 a.m.There also will be a trackside wine festival. For tickets and information, visit Jeff Bonde1230225%$121,560 Doug O’Neill444559%$229,240 CALIFORNIA CHROME: THE PEOPLE’S CHAMPIONBOB BAFFERT: ‘THE RIGHT HORSE WON IT’SHEER PLEASURE TRIES TURF IN CAL CUP OAKSMARTIN PEDROZA: RACING’S ENERGIZER BUNNY Philip D’Amato2144419%$190,530last_img read more


first_imgTwo-Day International Racing ShowcaseReturns to the West Coast, November 4-5LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 4, 2016) – The Breeders’ Cup announced today the post times for the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 races and purses and awards totaling $28 million, which will be held on November 4-5 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.The official race order and wagering menu for both days of the Championships will be announced on Wednesday, October 26.The 33rd Breeders’ Cup begins on Friday, November 4 with a total of 10 races, four of them Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. There will be five Santa Anita Park races preceding the first Breeders’ Cup race, with post time of the first race at 11:25 a.m. PT. The first Breeders’ Cup race will be Race #6 and will have a post time of 2:25 p.m. PT. The $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff will be the ninth race on the program, with a post time of 4:35 p.m. PT.All of Friday’s Breeders’ Cup races will be televised live on NBCSN.There will be 12 races on the Saturday, November 5 program, featuring nine Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. There will be three Santa Anita Park races preceding the first Breeders’ Cup race, with post time for the day’s first race at 10:15 a.m. PT. The first Breeders’ Cup race will be Race #4 and will have post time of 12:05 p.m. The first eight Breeders’ Cup races will be televised live on NBCSN.Post time for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, Race #12, will be 5:35 p.m. PT, and will be televised live and in primetime on NBC.2016 Breeders’ Cup World ChampionshipsPOST-TIMESAll Times PacificFriday, November 4Race 1 11:25 AMRace 2 12:00 PMRace 3 12:35 PMRace 4 1:10 PMRace 5 1:45 PMRace 6 2:25 PMRace 7 3:05 PMRace 8 3:50 PMRace 9 4:35 PM Longines Breeders’ Cup DistaffRace 10 5:10 PMSaturday, November 5Race 1 10:15 AMRace 2 10:50 AMRace 3 11:25 AMRace 4 12:05 PMRace 5 12:43 PMRace 6 1:21 PMRace 7 2:05 PMRace 8 2:43 PMRace 9 3:22 PMRace 10 4:01 PMRace 11 4:40 PMRace 12 5:35 PM Breeders’ Cup ClassicALL POST-TIMES ARE PACIFIC TIMEBOLD are Breeders’ Cup World Championships races About Breeders’ CupThe Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 grade I races and purses and awards totaling $28 million, will be held November 4-5 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platformsFacebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTubelast_img read more


first_imgTRAINER QUOTES COREY NAKATANI, GOODYEARFORROSES, WINNER: “Her winning so easily is just a tribute to Richard’s team. Richard has been so patient with her and has let her tell us when she’s ready to go.“The group that owns her is great and being given the opportunity that I’ve been given, to ride her…the sky is the limit. She’s doing unbelievable, as you can tell from the way she ran today. She tells us when she wants to run and she’s just such a good mare.” RICHARD BALTAS, TRAINER, GOODYEARFORROSES, WINNER: “She’s been aggressive from the time we got her and it’s nice to have a jock like Corey, who I don’t have to give any instructions to.  She’s done everything right and she’s acted like a good horse.  We’ve got some weight on her now and she’s all race horse.  We might stay home (next time) and run in the Gamely (Grade I, 1 1/8 miles on turf, May 27).”BING BUSH, GOODYEARFORROSES, WINNER:  “I can’t put that run into words. We’re beyond the moon! That was amazing.”NOTES: The winning owner is Bing Bush of Del Mar, CA who races as Abbondanza Racing, LLC. -30- JOCKEY QUOTES last_img read more

Alli and Lingard axed from England squad as Abraham and Tomori called up

first_imgDELE ALLI has been axed from the England squad but Chelsea duo Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori have both earned call ups for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.Alli’s fellow midfielder Jesse Lingard and his former Spurs teammate Kyle Walker have also been left out of Gareth Southgate’s party to face the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.2 Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard have both struggled for form and fitness this seasonCredit: AFP or licensors2 Chelsea trio Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori, and Tammy Abraham have all earned England call upsCredit: Getty – ContributorRight-back Walker was also axed by manager Southgate for the previous two matches against Bulgaria and Kosovo.Kieran Trippier has been starring for Atletico Madrid and was watched by England assistant Steve Holland against rivals Real at the weekend.And the 29-year-old has kept his place alongside Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold.Meanwhile Alli, who started for Spurs as they were thrashed 7-2 against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, has only just returned from injury and has not done enough to get back into Southgate’s squad.Lingard has also struggled for form and fitness for Manchester United this season, with the England manager admitting that “Jesse has had a difficult period.”There is also no space for his Red Devils team-mate Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who missed the 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Monday through illness.Everton midfielder Fabian Delph has been recalled, but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has also been left out after struggling for game-time at Merseyside rivals Liverpool.But Abraham has been rewarded for his stunning start to the season with his first competitive call-up.The 22-year-old, has already won two senior caps but they were in friendlies against Brazil and Germany in 2017, has scored seven Premier League goals this season to add to his one against Lille last night.Goalkeepers: Tom Heaton (Aston Villa), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley)Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ben Chilwell (Leicester), Joe Gomez (Liverpool), Michael Keane (Everton), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Danny Rose (Tottenham), Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea) Kieran Trippier (Atletico Madrid)Midfielders: Ross Barkley (Chelsea), Fabian Delph (Everton), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), James Maddison (Leicester), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Declan Rice (West Ham), Harry Winks (Tottenham)Forwards: Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) Harry Kane (Tottenham), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Callum Wilson (Bournemouth)Most Read in FootballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticThe England manager also explained his reasons behind a first senior call-up for Tomori, who has been capped at Under 19, 20 and 21 level.Southgate said: “His profile as a defender fits with the way international football is. Athleticism is important; he is capable with the ball. We think it’s a good opportunity to have a closer look at him.”The Three Lions side face an away trip to the Czech Republic on October 11 before travelling to Bulgaria just three days later.Gareth Southgate says England fans should be hugely excited by our young playerslast_img read more