Greenwood eyeing records after first England call-up

first_img Loading… “Ole’s a big part of my game, really,” the forward said of the United boss. “Obviously he’s helped me to get where I am now and he’s given me the chances to prove to everyone what I can do. Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterThe 9 Best Robots In Movie History6 Stunning Bridges You’ll Want To See With Your Own Eyes10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemTake A Look At The Celebs Who Lost Their Money And WhyInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street ArtIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldPretty Awesome Shows That Just Got Canceled Manchester United’s youngster Mason Greenwood says he wants to “break records” and be remembered forever. The 18-year-old forced has earned a first England call-up after a breakthrough season at Old Trafford, where he established himself in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first-choice attack. No teenager has ever scored more goals in a single campaign for United than Greenwood, whose 17-goal haul in all competitions put him level with George Best, Brian Kidd and Wayne Rooney. Greenwood said he felt “ready to compete with anyone” and all-time record Premier League goalscorer Alan Shearer has already backed the forward to surpass his own 260-goal haul. “Obviously any young football player would want to break records – and if you didn’t, there’s something wrong,” he said ahead of England’s Nations League matches away to Iceland and Denmark. “It’s always nice to have visions and goals you set in your football career and that goes for virtually any England forward, really. “Just go out there and do your best and break records and just be remembered forever, really.” Solskjaer, a former striker at United, has described Greenwood as the best finisher he has worked with.center_img Read Also: Dutch star ‘agrees terms’ with Barcelona “Yeah, we will more or likely be doing that because it’s obviously a big thing,” Greenwood said. “Everybody notices it. “Everyone notices it and a lot of people watch football so it will send a good message out there for everyone and, for my part, I’d like to see it next season as well, to stay there as well.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 “I am glad he’s there and he’s a good manager. Obviously he knows what he’s talking about because he has been a good goalscorer for Man United.” One of the most impressive aspects of Greenwood’s game is his ability to strike the ball powerfully with both feet. Asked which he prefers, Greenwood said with a laugh: “I prefer to use any foot when it comes to me, but I prefer my left foot more than my right, really. “When I was younger I put in a lot of practice into both feet and it’s stayed with me naturally now.” Greenwood also spoke about the Black Lives Matter movement and his expectation that England’s players will take a knee before the Nations League matches in Iceland and Denmark.last_img read more

Men’s Soccer: Badgers tally season-high four goals in defeat of Rutgers

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin men’s soccer team (6-4-2, 3-1 Big Ten) beat fellow Big Ten opponent Rutgers (2-8-1, 1-4 Big Ten) 4–2 Sunday, extending their unbeaten streak to five games.The slippery conditions at the McClimon Complex didn’t slow down the players on offense — both teams combined for 26 shots (14 on goal) and six goals during the match.The four goals scored by Wisconsin are the most they have managed in any match this season.In a post-match conversation with UW athletics, Wisconsin head coach John Trask commended his team for their scoring output and ability to play to the dismal conditions.Women’s hockey: Badgers sweep Mercyhurst to continue impressive start to seasonAfter last weekend’s sweep of the Lindenwood Lions at home, the Badgers (4-0-0) looked to continue their success on the Read…“On a day like today, obviously conditions play a part. Sometimes it’s just about getting the ball down the field and we did that,” Trask said. “We knew it was going to be an absolute battle, but the guys listened to the message and it paid off.”The scoring began early as junior Robin Olofsson scored his first goal for the Badgers this season with a fifth-minute strike.The goals would continue to flow for Wisconsin as freshman Noah Melick, in his first start for the Badgers, scored his first goal in Wisconsin colors in the 28th minute. Melick wasn’t done either, as he would add to his tally later in the match with a second goal shortly after halftime.Freshman and the Badgers’ leading goal-scorer Andrew Akindele also joined the onslaught, scoring shortly after Melick’s second. That was Akindele’s third goal of the season, which accompanies his three assists — also a team high.Volleyball: Badgers fall in five sets to underdog HawkeyesThe University of Wisconsin volleyball team fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes 2–3 in Iowa City for their fourth away match Read…Despite the Badgers’ dominance, Rutgers wouldn’t go down easily. The Scarlet Knight’s Jordan Hall scored a pair, the second of which came in the 84th minute, shaving the Badger lead to just two and boosting his season tally to an impressive nine goals.Post-match, Trask also spoke highly of the performance from Wisconsin captain Noah Leibold.“He is one of the best players we have,” Trask said. “I don’t talk about him often, but I wouldn’t trade him for anyone in the conference.”The Badgers now head to an out-of-conference matchup against Green Bay (5-4-2, 2-2-1 Horizon).The Green Bay Phoenix began the season hot, winning five of their first seven matches but have struggled recently — having only been able to secure one victory in their past six outings.The Badgers will be looking to keep Green Bay out of the win column and continue their good run of form — Wisconsin has not lost the last five matches where the two sides have meet.The match will be broadcast on BTN Plus and kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m Wednesday from the McClimon Complex.last_img read more

Jamaica’s ISSA Boys and Girls Champs Cancelled

first_imgKINGSTON, Jamaica – The 2020 Boys’ and Girls’ Championships in Kingston have been cancelled following a meeting with Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA), Ministry of Health and Wellness and Title sponsors, Grace Kennedy.The cancellation is a preventative measure as the government works to contain the VID-19, coronavirus which was confirmed on the island yesterday.The news also comes a day after the government issued a travel ban on schools to attend the Penn Relays in the United States of America. The annual Digicel Grand Prix Finale, which was scheduled for Saturday, March 14, has also been cancelled.Student-athletes that have been preparing since last year for CHAMPS will have to refocus for next year’s championships, or other sporting events later this year. CHAMPS is the largest school sports event in Jamaica, and often gives the opportunity for senior students to be scouted by coaches from International Universities.last_img read more