Lee Dixon explains why Chris Wilder should win Manager of the Year award over Jurgen Klopp

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 11 Feb 2020 6:55 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link291Shares Klopp’s Liverpool have won 24 out of 25 league games this season (Picture: Getty Images)‘It’s the energy levels, the crowd demand that from them, that place seems to just breed hard-working footballers.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘And the way that he plays, that’s a given, you’ve got to give that. It’s not something he turns around and gives you praise for because that’s your job, work hard.‘But the way they’re playing, the tactics, everything he’s done on the pitch, he’s surprised a lot of opposition with the way he’s gone about the game.‘Arguably he should be up there at the top of that list.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalThe main contender for the award, German boss Klopp, is just six wins away from securing Liverpool’s first Premier League title since 1990.The Reds are enjoying a record-breaking season, with their latest FA Cup win against Shrewsbury Town making them unbeaten in 40 games at Anfield in all competitions.Former Borussia Dortmund manager Klopp signed a new two-year extension on his contract at Anfield in December, keeping him at the club until 2024.MORE: Chelsea, Liverpool and Man City in transfer battle to sign Nigeria winger Samuel ChukwuezeMORE: Trent Alexander-Arnold sends message to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain over Liverpool free-kicks Chris Wilder has been Sheffield United manager since 2016 (Picture: Getty Images)Former Arsenal and England defender Lee Dixon believes Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder should win the Manager of the Year award.The 52-year-old has worked wonders with a low-budget squad at Bramall Lane, unexpectedly pushing the Blades into contention for the top four.With 12 Premier League games left this season, Sheffield United sit just two points behind fourth-placed Chelsea, and Gunners legend Dixon said Wilder’s achievements are possibly more impressive than Jurgen Klopp’s at Liverpool.He told Premier League Productions: ‘Arguably you can say that’s a better job than what Jurgen Klopp’s doing.ADVERTISEMENT‘You could have that argument because it’s not just the results they’ve had, it’s the way they’ve gone about the season. Lee Dixon explains why Chris Wilder should win Manager of the Year award over Jurgen Klopplast_img read more

State Funding Helps Lycoming County Manufacturing Company Expand, Supporting Nearly 60 Jobs

first_img October 30, 2019 State Funding Helps Lycoming County Manufacturing Company Expand, Supporting Nearly 60 Jobs Press Release,  Workforce Development Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Hermance Machine Company, a family-owned and operated manufacturer and distributor specializing in woodworking and wood product manufacturing equipment in Williamsport, Lycoming County, will expand, supporting the combined retention and creation of 57 full-time jobs in the area.“I am pleased that Hermance Machine Company has decided to expand its operations in the city where it began,” said Governor Wolf. “I look forward to the continued investments and opportunities that Hermance will bring to Lycoming County residents for years to come.”Hermance has outgrown its current space and is exploring several real estate options to accommodate the expansion. The company also plans to add two new product lines, increase showroom/demo space and inventory, and make improvements to its online storefront. The company has pledged to invest $3.16 million into the project, and has committed to create at least 20 new, full-time jobs and retain 37 existing jobs over the next three years.“This assistance, coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, will allow for continued growth and employment opportunities at Hermance Machine Company,” said co-owner of Hermance Machine Company Claire Strouse. “Additionally, our local Innovative Manufacturers’ Center personnel Russ Lawrence and Brenda Holdren were instrumental in assisting us to prepare and qualify for this opportunity.”Hermance Machine Company received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development for the project, which includes an $80,000 Pennsylvania First Grant, $40,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits to be distributed upon creation of new jobs, and a $16,200 workforce development grant to help the company train workers. The company was also encouraged to apply for a $2,650,000 loan through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA). The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania.“Hermance Machine Company is committed to expanding and creating jobs in the commonwealth,” said Director of Innovation for Innovative Manufacturers’ Center Russ Lawrence. “The Governor’s Action Team’s support will significantly advance Hermance’s growth and ability to offer valuable technology solutions that will support the success of other area manufacturers.”For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED, visit the DCED website, and be sure to stay up-to-date with all of our agency news on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

22-year-old reportedly drowns

first_img… during early-morning swim in AtlanticA 22-year-old is now dead after an early-morning swim in the Atlantic Ocean turned tragic for him and his three friends.Drowned: Andy of De WillemDead is Andy (only name given) of De Willem on the West Coast of Demerara. Details surrounding the circumstances of the young man’s death are sketchy, but Guyana Times was reliably informed that Andy and three of his friends ventured to the De Willem Koker around 04:00h Saturday morning for an early-morning swim.However, the young man was swept away by the waves of the Atlantic Ocean and despite several efforts by one of his friends to find him, his body never resurfaced until around 16:00h on Sunday at Zeelugt on the East Bank of Essequibo.This newspaper understands that the friends panicked and did not inform the dead man’s parents until after his body was recovered.The Police have confirmed recovering the body and it is at the Ezekiel Funeral Parlour awaiting a post-mortem.Unconfirmed reports indicate that two of the three friends are in custody at the Leonora Police Station assisting with the ongoing investigations.last_img read more