Unclaimed through FASHION billed for ACDA on Sunday

first_imgOn Sunday evening, the ACDA building on Thomas Lands will come alive when “Unclaimed through Fashion” is held. The event which will showcase several pieces by prominent designers is promoted by Abeni Sullivan and Mark Junor. The show will commence at 15:00h and will feature pieces by Kramronuj Designs; Favourite Ensemble; Abeni Designs; WJ Designs; Rudy Richmond Creation; Lip Richard Designs; Tricia Thomas Designs and many more.This is the first show to be organised by the duo and it is one that is highly anticipated. “Unclaimed through Fashion” is one that you do not want to miss.VIP tickets cost $5000 while general admission is $2000 and can be picked up at the ACDA Building, Thomas Lands. Persons can also contact Mark Junor on telephone number 663-8966 or Abeni Sullivan on 699-7799.last_img read more

NSC web of deceit and hypocrisy

first_imgDear Editor,The GABF received on Friday, February 3, 2017 a cheque for $3.5 million, being part of the funds due from the National Sports Commission (NSC) for works done by GABF at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH); prior to the Caribbean Basketball Confederation U16 Championships, hosted in Guyana from July 2-16, 2016.The geniuses and masterminds that run the NSC have somehow made $3.5 million equivalent $7.8 million.It would be an insult to the intelligence of the leadership of the NSC, if they actually believe their stated intent not to repay the balance due of $4.5 million. NSC must understand that the debt will fully paid, and time is of essence.Some members of the NSC are sunshine sport patriots, who have put title and benefits above service and seem empowered to conduct themselves in ways that are not fit and proper. They make grand claims to spending the taxpayers’ monies as if it is their personal sacrifice!The same logic that spurred them to pay $3.5 million linked to GABF part payment towards the new basketball goals should apply with equal force to the capital type expenditures made by the GABF to prepare CASH for the Championships re: Carpeting of VIP Area and three rooms; Wall partitions; Door for VIP Washroom, Two Urinals with fittings; construction works on: First Responders Room, Kitchen, Walkway, Balcony Rooms; Repairs to Washroom and replacement of Sinks at the National Gymnasium, among other capital expenditures.The shameful conduct by the NSC, evidenced by the monies due to GABF not being repaid after six months is insensible and indefensible. These are monies that the NSC committed verbally to repaying.While the NSC pay “lip service” to sport development and having a youth development policy, their inaction betrays their verbal pronouncements.The vainglorious nature of some members of the NSC, does not bode well for Youth and Sports Development in Guyana.Sincerely,Nigel Hindslast_img read more

BLUES PLACE SECOND IN 2018 UNIVERSITY CUP STANDINGS

first_imgEric Deare, Ian MacDonald raced to the top positions within the men’s “A” division. Story Links U of T managed to hold on to their No. 2 provincial ranking and Michal Leckie and Maximilian Regenold each won the combined individual provincial championship title in their respective “B” divisions. The Varsity Blues mountain bike team was ready to brave the elements at the final Ontario University Cup race held at the Hardwood Ski and Bike race venue on Sunday, September 30 near Barrie, Ontario.As it turned out the rain that was forecasted held off and despite it being a little on the cool side the team as a whole performed extremely well on the course.  center_img Hannah Story-Korman continued to rip up the trails in her first year on the team and powered her way to a gold medal for U of T in the woman’s “B” race. Team co-captain Michal Leckie was close behind Story-Korman and claimed the silver medal in that race. Hannah Poirier also had a strong showing in fifth place. The team was in a rebuilding season as a large number of veteran racers graduated last year. Coaches Wright and Mayboom are very happy with how the team has come together this season and are already excited about next season.For more information, scores and highlights on your favourite U of T athletes and teams, please visit www.varsityblues.ca. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat and Facebook for the latest and greatest in Varsity Blues intercollegiate athletics. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Spurs throw away lead,West Ham see red and Foxes top PL – round-up

first_imgFollowing Everton’s thumping of Southampton at St Mary’s, Swansea maintained their excellent start to the Premier League, Leicester find themselves on top, while it is going from bad to worse for Sunderland…Sunderland 1-3 NorwichSunderland’s season is not looking good and they were 2-0 down at home in the first half. Russell Martin opened the scoring from close range when the ball fell to him after Costel Pantilimon parried the ball into his path from a Robbie Brady shot. Steven Whittaker made it two with some excellent passing between him and Wes Hoolahan and Nathan Redmond got in on the action after the break to score the third. The home fans got something to cheer about when Premier League debutant Duncan Watmore scored for the hosts late on.Swansea 2-0 NewcastleBafetimbi Gomis displayed his panther celebration in the 2-2 draw with Chelsea and Swansea fans did not have to wait long to see it again. Jonjo Shelvey opened up the Newcastle defence and the Frenchman collected the ball, lost Chancel Mbemba, rounded Tim Krul and scored inside ten minutes. Then, just before half-time, Daryl Janmaat was sent off for a second bookable offence when he pulled Jefferson Montero to the ground and it was the Ecuadorian whose cross saw Andre Ayew make it 2-0.Tottenham 2-2 StokeTottenham threw away a two-goal lead against Stoke having gone 2-0 up by half-time. Eric Dier and Nacer Chadli’s efforts were cancelled out by a Marko Arnautovic penalty and Mame Biram Diouf in the space of five second half minutes. Hugo Lloris and Jack Butland both produced excellent saves to keep the scores down.Watford 0-0 West BromIt was all square at half-time at Vicarage Road, despite Watford’s dominance. A rare foray into the Watford penalty area from West Brom early in the second half saw Saido Berahino appeal for a penalty, though the home side continued to press, but they tired towards the end. Baggies manager Tony Pulis will be happier with the point here.West Ham 1-2 LeicesterShinji Okazaki headed in from a yard out after Adrian had superbly saved his initial volley and then five minutes before the break, Okazaki fed Marc Albrighton, who pulled it back for Riyad Mahrez to slam the ball into the Hammers’ goal. While West Ham’s popular new signing Dimitri Payet fired West Ham back into the game from 16 yards, the home side were unable to build on their excellent win at Arsenal in their first game and the day was made worse by goalkeeper Adrian’s red card late on. 1 Leicester are top of the Premier League last_img read more

Antelope Valley Calendar

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! TUESDAY J&J Social and Travel Club weekly league bowling, 6-8 p.m. at Sands Bowl, 43323 Sierra Highway, Lancaster. Call (661) 267-2586. Lupus International Support Group meets, 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in Palmdale. Information and location: Danielle Duffey at (888) 532-2322, Ext. 4. Business Network International B2 Bombers chapter will meet, 12:15 p.m. at Eduardo’s restaurant, 819 W. Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale. Call (661) 609-1288 or e-mail audmill@qnet.com. The organization’s Web site is at www.bni-scav.com. Prostate Cancer Support Group meets, 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Lutheran Church of the Master, 725 E. Ave. J, Lancaster. Call Susan Baker at (661) 273-2200. Toddler story time for children ages 2-6, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 39228 10th St. W., Palmdale. Call (661) 272-9134. Celebrate Discovery, a Christian-based 12-step program, will meet, 6:30 p.m. at Palmdale United Methodist Church, 39055 10th St. W., Palmdale. Call (661) 947-3103. Jazzercise classes, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at George Lane Park, 5520 W. Ave. L-8, Quartz Hill. Call (661) 722-7780. Lupus International Support Group meets, 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in Palmdale. Call Danielle Duffey at (888) 532-2322, Ext. 4. Successful Anger Management course, 7-9 p.m. in Lancaster. Call (661) 538-1846. Sand Creek Orators, Toastmaster International meets, 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Hummel Hall, 2200 20th St. W., Rosamond. Call Miik Miller at (661) 256-0328. Caregiver Support Group will meet, 5:30-7 p.m. in Conference Room 1 at Lancaster Community Hospital in Lancaster. Sponsored by ProCare Hospice. Call (661) 951-1146. Tears in My Heart Support Group will meet, 10:30 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m. at ProCare Hospice, 42442 10th St. W., Suite D, Lancaster. Call (661) 951-1146. Rocketeers Toastmasters meets, 1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Call Pam Raneri at (661) 275-5287. Pancho Barnes Composite Squadron 49, Civil Air Patrol, will meet, 6-8:30 p.m. at Rosamond Sky Park, 4171 Knox Ave., Rosamond. Call (760) 373-5771. Antelope Valley Archaeology Club will meet, 9:30-11 a.m. at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, 38350 Sierra Highway, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5656. Grief Support Group will meet, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Hoffmann Hospice, 1832 W. Ave. K, Suite D-1. Call (661) 948-8801. Toastmasters Sand Creek Orators Club meets, 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 2500 Orange St., Rosamond. Call Miik Miller at (661) 256-0328. Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet, 9-10:30 a.m. Call (661) 272-0207 or (661) 947-7672. Snyders Dance Groove meets, 6-8:30 p.m. the first and second Tuesdays of each month at the Antelope Valley Senior Center, 777 W. Jackman St., Lancaster. Cost: $2. Call (661) 609-6510. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meets, 9-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month for brunch, speakers and crafts at Central Christian Church, 3131 W. Ave. J, Lancaster. Cost: $6 per meeting, plus $2 per child for child care. Scholarships are available. Call (661) 945-7902. 12 Step Recovery Group for alcohol and drug addiction will meet, 7 p.m. at Desert Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 1011 E. Ave. I, Lancaster. Call (661) 945-2777. American Indian Little League will meet, 7 p.m. at HomeTown Buffet, 422 W. Ave. P. Call Harry Richard at (661) 267-2259. High Desert Woodworkers Club meets, 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Denny’s restaurant, 2005 W. Ave. K, Lancaster. Call (760) 240-4705. Grief/Bereavement Group will meet, 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at ProCare Hospice, 42442 10th St. W., Suite D, Lancaster. Call (661) 951-1146. Youth Anger Management Group for ages 8-11 will meet, 6:30-8 p.m. at Family Resource Foundation, 38345 30th St. E., Suite A-2, Palmdale. Call (661) 266-8700 or (800) 479-CARE, or visit the Web site: www.frf.av.org. Plane Talk Toastmasters will meet, noon-1 p.m. at the Lockheed Federal Credit Union, 1011 Lockheed Way, Palmdale. Call (661) 572-4123. Harmony Showcase Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will rehearse, 7:30 p.m. at 44857 Cedar Ave., Lancaster. The group is part of an international organization of women who sing four-part harmony. Call (661) 273-0995, (661) 285-1797 or (661) 940-3109. Al-Anon will hold a discussion, noon at 1737 E. Ave. R, Room 104, Palmdale, and at 7 p.m. at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, Room 704, Palmdale. Call (661) 274-9353 or (800) 344-2666. Cardio Knockout Blast, a workout for seniors, 8-9 a.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Bring a floor mat. Call (661) 267-5551. Billiards Gang for seniors, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551. Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program representative will be available, 1-3 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551 for an appointment. Tumbleweed Card Club for seniors will play canasta, pinochle and other games, 1-4:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551. Line dancing, 6-7 p.m. for beginners and 7-8:30 p.m. for intermediate dancers at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551. Palmdale Youth Council will meet, 5:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Parks and Recreation office, 38260 10th St. E., Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5611. Sierra Club will offer one- to two-hour conditioning hikes leaving at 6 p.m. from the Palmdale Park and Ride lot, Avenue S at the Antelope Valley Freeway. Moderately conditioned beginning hikers are welcome. Call (661) 273-2761. Expectant parent tours of the Antelope Valley Hospital obstetrics department will start at 6 p.m. from the hospital lobby, 1600 W. Ave. J, Lancaster. Overeaters Anonymous will meet, 7-9 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1821 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster. Beginners will meet at 7 p.m. Call (661) 948-2571. Hotline: (661) 789-5806. Compulsive Eaters Anonymous – HOW Concept will meet, 10:30 a.m. at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, 38530 Sierra Highway, Palmdale. Call (661) 274-4178. Also in Lancaster, 6:30 p.m. at Sunnydale School, 1233 W. Ave. J-8. Call Karen at (661) 723-9331. Overeaters Anonymous – HOW Concept will meet, 7:15 p.m. at Robin’s Law Office, 203 W. Ave. J, Lancaster. Call (661) 949-9192. Narcotics Anonymous: For meeting times and locations, call (661) 266-2200 or check www.sava-na.org.last_img read more

Shelter partners with Target

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhy these photogenic dumplings are popping up in Los AngelesThe Children’s Program supports the shelter’s young clients with such things as on-site schooling, art and play therapy, crisis intervention, support groups and individual counseling. “They are the most traumatized at this stage,” said Gordon. The programs are “a healing help for them. We have to work with both the mothers and the children, all at the same time and all on their own needs.” Gordon said this is the first time the shelter has received sponsorship from Target as a corporation, though the local stores have donated such items as Christmas trees and gifts in the past. Gordon said the shelter applied for the grant, and the amount given is standard for Target. Representatives from Target could not be reached for comment. The money will help support a multitude of group discussions and art therapy. “They \ express themselves through artwork, so we can see where the source of their pain is,” Gordon said. “Every child is different, so every child gets treated as they need to be. “That program is very expensive, so every little bit helps.” bethania.palma@sgvn.com (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3051160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – The Women’s and Children’s Crisis Shelter in Whittier has partnered with Target Corporation, which will underwrite the shelter’s Children’s Program. Target donated $4,000 last week to sponsor a program that helps children through some of the most difficult times in their lives, according to Judith Gordon, the shelter’s executive director. Gordon said the shelter, which has operated in the Whittier area for nearly 30 years, is the first place women and children go in an emergency. She said about two-thirds of its clients are children. “They’re broken,” she said. “They’re really the unseen victims, because people think that the children don’t see \. But they do, and they’re very damaged. We have to teach them that life does not require a violent response.” last_img read more

Jose Mourinho reveals Henrikh Mkhitaryan could make Man United return this week

first_img1 Jose Mourinho is set to recall Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Manchester United’s Carabao Cup quarter-final at Championship side Bristol City on Wednesday.The Armenia forward has fallen out of favour in recent weeks and not even made the bench for eight of United’s last nine games.His absence has led to speculation that he could be allowed to leave Old Trafford in the near future but manager Mourinho insists he remains in his thoughts.Competition for attacking places is fierce with Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic all featuring regularly in matchday squads.Mourinho said: “We need to take the game really seriously but I’m going to make a few changes and it’s possible Miki is involved.“In this moment we are playing with Mata, Lingard, Rashford or Martial and Lukaku, and the bench has been Ibra and one of the other ones – Martial or Rashford. There is no space for everybody because you need balance on the bench too.”Mourinho, who has key midfielder Paul Pogba available again after suspension, does not want to make wholesale changes for the trip to Ashton Gate.The competition, which United won last season, now looks a more realistic route to silverware than the Premier League. United are still second in the table but already trail leaders Manchester City, who are unbeaten and showing no signs of weakness, by 11 points.Mourinho also views the Robins, who are third in the Championship, as potentially tricky opposition and does not want to take chances.The Portuguese said: “I’m making a few changes for the match, not many, because Bristol City are one of the best teams in the Championship.“And for me now, the Championship is not the Championship any more of five, 10 years ago. The Championship is now high-quality teams with lots of high-quality players that could be playing in the Premier League easily.”last_img read more

County Board to reduce ticket prices for county final replay

first_imgSUPPORTERS attending next Sunday’s Donegal SFC final replay will pay a reduced admission fee.The Donegal County Board are set to announce a price reduction for the second instalment of the Gaoth Dobhair v Naomh Conaill rivalry.The teams played out a 0-8 apiece stalemate at Sean MacCumhaill Park yesterday. Some 4,800 paid in yesterday to a game that was shown live on TG4. The replay has been confirmed for next Sunday, October 27, at 3pm, again in Ballybofey.Adult tickets for yesterday’s game were €20, but that price is set to be lowered for the replay.It will be only the seventh time in history for the Donegal SFC final to be replayed and the first since 2005 when Naomh Conaill overcame St Eunan’s to win Dr Maguire for the first time.  County Board to reduce ticket prices for county final replay was last modified: October 21st, 2019 by Chris McNultyShare 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:2019 Donegal SFCDonegal GAAGaoth DobhairMartin ReganMervyn O’DonnellNaomh Conailllast_img read more

Alisson will officially become Liverpool’s number one next season

first_img 2 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Alisson has kept 18 Premier League clean sheets this season Alisson Becker will officially become Liverpool’s number one next season.The goalkeeper was signed from Roma for £66.8million last summer. REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury The Brazilian has been a key part of the Premier League’s best defence with just 20 goals conceded all season.Liverpool currently top the league by two points ahead of Manchester City, who have played one game fewer. Loris Karius and Alisson in pre-season LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS ADVICE The Reds also made it through to the semi-final of the Champions League with a 6-1 aggregate win over Porto.Alisson has not been their official number one, though.He took the vacant 13 shirt number when he joined the club at the start of the season. Napoli vs Arsenal (Thursday, 8pm) – talkSPORT 2Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest (Friday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Leeds vs Wigan (Friday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Sunderland vs Doncaster (Friday, 5:15pm) – talkSPORT 2Norwich vs Sheffield Wednesday (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Newcastle vs Southampton (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTAccrington Stanley vs Luton (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Everton vs Manchester United (Sunday, 1:30pm) – talkSPORTCardiff vs Liverpool (Sunday, 4pm) – talkSPORT REVEALED talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2… Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card shining LIVE ON talkSPORT REPLY huge blow He has since gone on to feature in all 34 Premier League games the club have played so far this season.The 26-year-old also has the most amount of clean sheets with 18, two ahead of nearest rival Ederson. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 2 Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ no dice BEST OF Loris Karius, who was their preferred goalkeeper last season, still has the number 1 shirt.But Alisson will inherit the number from the German next season, who is currently on a two-year loan with Besiktas.last_img read more

Tributes to ‘complete gentleman’ Martin Peters following England legend’s death

first_img Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta We’re deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Martin Peters MBE, scorer of the #ThreeLions’ second goal in the 1966 @FIFAWorldCup final, at the age of 76.Our thoughts are with Martin’s family and friends at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/0P2aDVRmzZ— England (@England) December 21, 2019 Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ Liverpool transfer news live: Mbappe latest, Lille star wants to join Reds in future Sorry to hear that Martin Peters has passed away. One of our World Cup winning heroes. A great player and a true gentleman.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) December 21, 2019 Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son West Ham legend Alvin Martin has paid tribute to the ‘tremendous’ Martin Peters who has died at the age of 76.England World Cup winner Peters, who scored the second goal in the 1966 final, passed away in the early hours of Saturday following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.Peters was one-third of the famous West Ham trio who helped win England the tournament, along with Bobby Moore and Sir Geoff Hurst. We are extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Martin Peters. The thoughts of everyone at the Club are with his family and friends at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/fwvwRQajWd— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 21, 2019 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS getty targets on target center_img Everyone at Norwich City is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our former player, Martin Peters. Our thoughts are with Martin’s family and friends at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/miT8PmaSNo— Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) December 21, 2019 appointed Former England manager, and current Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson also had kind words about Peters after his side were beaten by Newcastle on Saturday.Hodgson said: “One of our legends of course. One of the people whose names will be in the annals of English football for his World Cup triumph.“He was a wonderful footballer, Martin Peters, an elegant player. An extremely talented midfield player who had no particular weaknesses in his game from what I remember.“It’s a sad day to hear he has now left us. All one can do is pass on one’s condolences to his family and close friends and make certain people are mindful of what a great player he was and what a great job he did for English football.”The tributes have also been flooding in on social media with legends of the game and his former clubs posting their messages about Peters. We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of club legend Martin Peters. https://t.co/69IazGy1ZW— West Ham United (@WestHam) December 21, 2019 latest statement BREAKING: England World Cup winner Martin Peters has died at the age of 76.📻 Listen → https://t.co/nOCybh8ExD pic.twitter.com/7lDo91648v— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) December 21, 2019“There was a certain thing all three used to do in training, Sir Geoff, Bobby Moore and Martin would start on the goal line and would keep the ball up between them and walk to the other end of the pitch and never let it drop.“They were the ones who Ron Greenwood got to demonstrate any subtlety in training.”Newcastle manager Steve Bruce also paid a touching tribute to the former West Ham, Tottenham and Norwich midfielder.“He was a complete gentleman,” Bruce told talkSPORT. “I had the pleasure to play against him when I was young and he was at the end of his career and gave me a lesson in how to be a footballer.“I think I speak for everybody in the country that our thoughts are with his family and of course he will be sadly missed because they don’t make him anymore.“He was a great, great player and will be sadly missed by everybody.” stalemate rookie error Martin led the tributes to Peters following the announcement of his death.He told talkSPORT: “I know he was a fantastic man. I got to know him very well. When I was playing at West Ham and when he finished we both associated in the same circles. He was just a tremendous guy. Understated and it really is sad news.“Obviously the World Cup is synonymous with Martin Peters’ name and the three West Ham players. All for different reasons were fantastic icons for the club.“Bobby Moore because he lifted the trophy, Sir Geoff because he scored a hat-trick but Martin, I know I spoke to many, many players who played with all three of them and a lot said the same thing that he was the most naturally gifted of the three. He was a spectacular player. 1 update Martin Peters was a hero for England at the 1966 World Cup Today is a very sad day for football & for me personally Martin Peters was one of the all time greats & a close friend and colleague of mine for in excess of 50 years. A fellow World cup final goalscorer & my West Ham partner for years along with Bobby Moore RIP old friend.— Sir Geoff Hurst (@TheGeoffHurst) December 21, 2019last_img read more