Local heroes make good

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Moyes set for £2m bonus if he saves West Ham from relegation

first_img But the Scot, 56, will be well rewarded if he can repeat the feat he pulled off in his first, short-term spell in 2018 and keep West Ham up thanks to the £2m bonus. And it is understood there are further incentives written in beyond survival relating to West Ham’s final position. Moyes confirmed there is also an extension clause in the contract he signed to replace Pellegrini who was halfway through a three-year deal worth up to £7m-a-year including his bonuses when the axe fell. And he is confident he will haul West Ham clear of trouble and earn an extended stay. Read Also:West Ham confirm David Moyes return on 18-month deal Moyes said: ‘This time I’m going to make it where there’s no choice that they [West Ham] will always want to renew in the future. ‘I’m really that thrilled to go again and I’m going to make it impossible that the clause can’t be implemented.’ FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted ContentTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever MadeYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksA Little Cafe For Animal Lovers That You Will Never Want To Leave10 Largest Cities In The WorldPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body7 Worst Things To Do To Your Phone8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise Youcenter_img David Moyes is in line for a £2million bonus if he can steer West Ham to Premier League safety — and will earn even more if the Hammers finish further up the table. moyes West Ham turned back to Moyes after sacking Manuel Pellegrini on Saturday. Moyes begins his second reign as Hammers manager against Bournemouth on Wednesday with the club 17th, just a point outside the drop zone and on a poor run of just two wins from their last 13 league games. David Moyes is looking at a £2million bonus if he can guide West Ham to Premier League safety Moyes returned to the London Stadium on an 18-month deal worth around an initial £2m a year.Advertisementlast_img read more

It became the Phillies’ year when Harper signed

first_imgThe MLB has money, and it isn’t afraid to spend a little extra cash if it means keeping a franchise player like Cabrera around. After all, he did become the first Triple Crown winner since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967.  Sam Arslanian is a sophomore writing about sports. His column, “Extra Innings,” runs Fridays. First, the price seems comparable to the added value to Phillies will receive. At nearly $25 million per year, Harper’s contract is on par with players like Giancarlo Stanton with the Marlins in 2016.  Philadelphia’s strength is in pitching. The team’s starting rotation is solid all-around with Jake Arrieta, Aaron Nola and Nick Pivetta, to name a few. The squad of slingers posted the league’s ninth-best era, at 4.40 in 2018. But it wasn’t supported by the team’s hitting, as the Phillies had the 15th best in the nation. The Phillies posted an 80-82 record finishing 10 games behind the division-leading Atlanta Braves. Last week, third baseman Manny Machado signed a $300 million contract with the San Diego Padres, signing the most valuable free agent contract in the history of the Major Leagues. It just doesn’t make sense. Machado swallows up anything hit to him and has a cannon for an arm, but he lacks the hitting numbers to make me feel comfortable having him as a part of this roster. The Padres haven’t risen above a .500 record since 2011, and for most of the years since then, they have lacked any semblance of half-decent talent. Don’t get me wrong — I am a Machado fan. Correction: I am a huge Machado fan. As a fielder, Machado is one of the smoothest, most fluid defenders baseball has seen. His web gems consistently fill my Twitter feed, each one more amazing than the last. He’s good, but he is not worth $300 million. His contract makes no sense for so many reasons.  I remember my jaw dropping in 2008 after hearing about the Detroit Tigers’ massive 10-year, $300 million contract with Miguel Cabrera. I was a little kid and Cabby was my hero — I thought he deserved all the money in the world. center_img Second, Harper is in good company. This past season, the Phillies looked like they had a shot to move past their multi-year slump; that didn’t happen, however. The Phillies continued to be the depressing, slightly-below-average team they have been for a while now. In retrospect, I realize just how much money $300 million is. But somehow, it felt like he deserved it. He was a franchise player, the face of the Tigers and an asset to the team.  Harper is one of those guys that makes clutch plays. He is an asset to have on any team and brings a level of swagger to the game that is sure to light a fire under the team and its fan base.  Second, the farm system for the Padres is currently solid and they should have no problem bringing up new talent or acquiring players from other teams to beef up their roster over the coming years. But I don’t see the appeal of hiring Machado to stand out on the diamond alone for a couple years until that happens.  My gut tells me that this is the year they figure it out. Last year, things were new and full of promise. 2019 is the Phillies’ year. In stark contrast, outfielder Bryce Harper finally signed with a team. For $330 million over 13 years, Harper will anchor the outfield at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. This deal makes so much more sense than Machado going to the Padres. last_img read more

Whelan to join Villans

first_imgPhoto © Pixabay City are 1-0 down going into their clash with Larnaca in Cyprus at 6 while at 5 Rovers take a 3-2 deficit into their game with Mlada Boleslav in the Czech republic. Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of Glen Whelan.The 33 year old Ireland midfielder joins from Stoke on a two year deal.Shamrock Rovers and Cork City look for progression in the Europa league tonight.last_img