English title chasers Liverpool extended their lead at the top to 5 points heading into the last three games of the season after they clinched a hard fought 3-2 win at relegation battlers Norwich. Liverpool were seeking to take advantage of Sunderland's win over Chelsea, and they took a fourth minute lead through Jamaican-born winger Raheem Sterling. In the 11th minute, Luis Suarez made it 2-0 for Liverpool as the Merseyside club took full control of the game. Norwich reduced the lead through Gary Cooper in the 54th minute, but 8 minutes later it was Sterling again who got on the scoresheet for a 3-1 scoreline. A header from Robert Snodgrass gave Norwich another goal for 3-2 in the 77th minute to setup a tense finish at Carrow Road for both sides. Liverpool then held on to claim all three points and they are now on 80 points, while Norwich sit in 17th position, on 32, just two points above the relegation zone.
Two goals from German striker Lukas Podolski and one from Aaron Ramsey gave Arsenal a comfortable 3-0 win over Hull City as they cemented their hold on fourth place in the English Premiership. Both sides who will meet in this season's FA Cup final sought to impose their style on the game, and it was Arsenal who took the initiative as Ramsey scored from a layoff from Santi Carozola in the 31st minute. Podolski scored on the stroke of half time with the assist coming from Ramsey. In the 54th minute, it was Podolski again grabbing his fourth goal in as many games to extend Arsenal's lead to 3-0. The results sees Arsenal (70) stretch their lead over Everton (66) for the fourth Champions League place to four points, while Hull City in 14th are on 36 points.
Everton closed the gap with Arsenal to one point as the battle for the fourth place for the Champions League competition heats up as they beat outgoing English Premiership champions, Manchester United 2-0 at Goodison Park today. The Toffees took lead in the 28th minute, after referee Martin Atkinson pointed to the spot for a hand ball on United defender Phil Jones. Leighton Baines stepped up and put the ball in the net sending United goalkeeper David De Gea the wrong way for 1-0. It was 2-0 on 43 minutes when Kevin Mirallas beat the Manchester United offside trap, and he scored from an acute angle. United looked toothless in attack and Everton saw out the match with a comfortable win and all three points.
An unidentified man was stabbed to death along a section of Woodlawn Road in the vicinity of deCarteret College in Manchester today. Information on what led to the incident is unknown. Police have cordoned off the scene, as they have begun investigations. A motive for the fatal stabbing has yet to be established.
Residents in Kingston and St. Andrew are being advised by the National Water Commission that they should store water as they will be without the service for two days starting today. According to the NWC, this is being done to allow for the interconnection of the new Rio Cobre replacement pipeline. Sections of Portmore, St. Andrew and downtown Kingston will be without piped water while other areas will experience low water supply.
Three Jamaica Defence Force soldiers charged with the 2010 murder of businessman Keith Clarke at his home in Kirkland Heights, St. Andrew are set to go on trial on October 13. The three accused soldiers identified as Odel Buckley, Greg Tingling both Lance Corporals and Private Arnold Henry appeared in the Home Circuit Court last week where their bails were extended. Keith Clarke was killed at his West Kirkland Heights home during a man hunt for then fugitive Christopher “Dudus” Coke.
65-year-old Jeremiah Downer of Coopers Pen, died from injuries he received in a hit and run accident in Falmouth, Trelawny on Saturday. Reports are that, sometime after 8 pm, Downer was riding his bicycle along the thoroughfare when he was hit by a truck. The driver of the truck did not stop. The elderly man was taken to hospital and later died.
Over 10,000 illegal firearms have been seized by China during an operation by the police in southwestern province of Guizhou, China. Local media reported that this was the largest ever operation to capture illegal firearms in Chinese history as the country fights against gang related crimes.
A Jamaica Urban Transport Company (JUTC) bus caught fire yesterday near the Portmore Pines Plaza in Portmore, St. Catherine yesterday. Reports are that the driver spotted fire coming from the rear of the bus, and he stopped the unit. The driver then used a fire extinguisher, and with the aid of other JUTC workers managed to put out the blaze which was coming from the engine. Investigations are now being undertaken to find what triggered the blaze.
An unidentified man drowned at the Forum Beach located in Portmore, St. Catherine yesterday. Reports are that the man went for a swim with a group of friends when he got into difficulties and drowned. The police were alerted and a forensics team arrived on the scene and removed the body which washed ashore.
Two male suspects have been taken into custody following the shooting death of a man at a restaurant located along Gloucester Avenue, St. James yesterday. The dead man has been identified as 27-year-old Greenwood, St. James resident, Ricardo Barrington James. Reports are that, James was at the restaurant purchasing food when he was approached by armed men who shot him to death.
When did it come to this? Where do we begin to look for answers? Turns out that these are deep rooted psychological problems. And what the good Professor Hickling has concluded, might in fact be right. Jamaicans are mad people.
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