SOCCER AND GAA JOIN FORCES TO GIVE SPORTSTAR MCHUGH A UNIQUE TESTIMONIAL GAME

first_imgOne of Donegal’s best-known sportstars has been rewarded for his contribution to football with a unique testimonial game.by Mark ForkerKevin McHugh has played more than 330 games for Finn Harps in an amazing career. The Killea man will now be rewarded with a unique soccer/GAA testimonial game.The game will feature a Donegal GAA select against a Finn Harps select at Finn Park on Fri, November 23rd.And in the spirit of both codes, one half will be gaelic football and the other half soccer.Half of the money raised will go towards the Donegal GAA team training fund and the rest to McHugh. A large crowd is expected for the game to honour a genuine servant of Donegal sport.“I am delighted and it’s an idea I have had for a while now. It’s going to be a great night and I’m really grateful that both the Donegal GAA team and Finn Harps have got behind the idea,” said the 32 year old.The following night, McHugh will be the guest of honour at his testimonial dinner dance at the Radisson Hotel in Letterkenny. SOCCER AND GAA JOIN FORCES TO GIVE SPORTSTAR MCHUGH A UNIQUE TESTIMONIAL GAME was last modified: November 13th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalfinn harpsKevin McHughtestimonial gamelast_img read more

Tottenham fans offered refunds as move to their new stadium is delayed

first_imgTottenham Hotspur have clarified the current situation regarding their delayed move into the new stadium and given season ticket holders a partial refund for the games against Liverpool.Following the news Spurs are now unable to open their stadium against Liverpool on September 15, the club have now provided more information about the state of affairs in N17. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Meanwhile season ticket holders will be given refunds worth 1/19th of the value of their full 2018/19 Premier League season ticket price for both games against Liverpool and Cardiff City.For more information on the ticketing situation, fans are advised to visit the club’s official website by clicking here. A statement on their official website said: “Further to last night’s announcement: Yesterday the Club received a report from Mace which highlighted the extent of the issues with critical safety systems. As a result, a decision was taken at a Board meeting to defer the opening of the stadium and to move two further games to Wembley.“Delays are common, certainly for builds of this size and complexity, however we are hugely frustrated that this has occurred with these systems at such a late stage. Whilst we would have been able to mitigate other areas, we simply cannot compromise safety.“This decision was unavoidable. Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? 2 predicted smart causal Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update gameday cracker Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT silverware latest possible standings How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures 2 Tottenham Hotspur fans at Wembley. revealed Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 changes whoops Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Most Popular Premier League News “We should also like to clarify the correct context of the news that broke yesterday regarding arrangements with Wembley. The option was in fact exercised at the end of last year – and not in response to this issue – as a sensible back-up given the nature of construction and the possibility of exactly such an issue arising.“Last night’s announcement was brought forward from today in order to advise fans as soon as possible given the confusion caused and the news of the Board meeting becoming public. As such we were unable to release details of refunds and ticketing at the same time as planned – please now find them below.“We should like to apologise to supporters for this delay. We are acutely aware of the disappointment this may cause supporters and shall now look to ensure that we minimise any inconvenience.“Our Construction team is working hard to overcome these issues and we shall keep you all updated. Thank you for your support at this challenging time.” How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Tottenham Hotspur beat Liverpool 4-1 at Wembley last season. SORRY last_img read more