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It’s Halloween, which means it’s time for Garcia to mock Chelsea again

first_imgWas it or wasn’t it over the line?This was the question racing through referee Lubos Michel’s mind during a frenetic start to a highly-charged Champions League semi-final between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in 2005.The Reds’ no.10 at the time, Luis Garcia, latched onto a loose ball six yards out after Petr Cech floored Milan Baros and chaos ensued for the next few seconds. REVEALED huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 1 gameday cracker latest RANKED Did Garcia’s effort cross the line? Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? REVEALED Semi👻Ghost is back at home !! I’ve seen him around the house but couldn’t catch him!! Few videos on my [email protected] …don’t know what to do with him !! #Help #StopHim pic.twitter.com/NwP4vx2WNJ— Luis Garcia (@LuchoGarcia14) October 31, 2018center_img Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Garcia’s shot was half-blocked by John Terry before being hooked away by William Gallas as it bounced towards the line, however, the goal was given much to the outrage of Chelsea fans and the delight of Liverpool supporters.This turned out to be the only goal of the tie, meaning Rafa Benitez’s Liverpool marched onto the final against AC Milan in Istanbul – and we all know what happened there…Replays show Garcia’s effort never crossed the line but neither he nor any Kopite cares about that!The Spaniard has now become famous for dressing up as a ghost every Halloween, in honour of the “Ghost Goal”, as his strike against Chelsea has became known as. Below you can see Garcia’s costume for Halloween two years ago.This year, Garcia has told his fans on Twitter that the “Semi Ghost” is back at his house!He said: “Semi Ghost is back at home!! I’ve seen him around my house but couldn’t catch him!“Few videos on my Instagram stories…don’t know what to do with him!!”Below you can see Garcia’s hilarious Halloween video. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update shining Latest Liverpool FC News REVEALED last_img read more

Mailbag: who’s going to represent the Sharks at the NHL All Star Game?

first_imgSAN JOSE — Heading into the Christmas break, the Sharks are starting to look like the Stanley Cup contenders that everyone predicted they’d be back in training camp.They’ve won seven of nine games, putting together a season best five-game winning streak before the Winnipeg Jets beat them at SAP Center Thursday night. Despite the loss, the Sharks outplayed the Western Conference’s top-ranked team for 40 minutes, thrusting themselves back into the Stanley Cup conversation after a miserable month …last_img read more

SA to respond to UK bulk wine exports

first_img22 August 2012 South Africa will be looking to counter the impact of a decision by United Kingdom retailers to import local wine in bulk and bottle it in the UK, both by engaging with the UK government and retailers, and by developing a strategy for the sustainable development of the local industry. Following its fortnightly meeting, the Cabinet said on Wednesday that it had noted the impact of the decision by UK retailers to switch from importing bottled wine from South Africa to importing bulk wine which is then bottled in the UK. Speaking at a media briefing in Pretoria, the chief director for agro-processing in the Department of Trade and Industry, Stephen Hanival, said South Africa had a long and very strong relationship with the United Kingdom at both the trade and political level. He hoped the developments around bulk wine exports would not adversely trade between South Africa and the UK or any of the European Union countries with which SA trades. In the 2011/12 period, 52% of South Africa’s certified wine was exported in bulk. In 2006 the number was around 35%. “There’s been a very significant swing in the volume of bulk wine leaving the country,” said Hanival.Socio-economic costs He added that part of the decision by the UK was due to the work of a UK-based NGO that advocates bulk wine exports from developing countries such as SA, citing environmental concerns. “It appears as though the NGO has not taken account of the socio-economic costs to an economy like SA from exporting wine in bulk,” Hanival said. “Wine in bulk means that we don’t have the value addition in South Africa, we don’t have the brand identity associated with South Africa’s very high quality wine.” The decision is likely to affect the development of other ancillary and downstream industries such as the glass bottle industry. “This is a serious risk to the SA wine industry,” Hanival said. “We are led to believe that the retailers in the UK would like to import wine from SA in bulk mainly because it’s slightly cheaper and allows them to bottle it within their economies and add value in their economies, rather than in a developing country such as South Africa.”Sustainable wine industry strategy To reduce the impact of the bulk import move, the Cabinet has approved the development of a process to come up with a five-year strategy to place the industry on a sustainable growth trajectory and reduce the environmental costs of producing wine in South Africa. The Cabinet has also approved a consumer awareness programme to improve consumers’ understanding of holistic environmental monitoring indicators; an in-depth cross-sectoral research and analysis of the wine value-chain; as well as a study on the impact of possible bulk imports of whisky from the United Kingdom. “We are certainly not hoping for a trade war with either the UK or the EU, but we want firm and robust engagement with our trade partners when South African interests in the wine industry or any other manufacturing sector are potentially going to be undermined,” said Hanival. “It is within that context that we’re looking to engage the UK government, its major retailers as well as the local wine industry to ensure that, where we can improve competitiveness, we do so.” Source: SANews.gov.zalast_img read more

Pack of 250 Small Mini Hair Elastics Silicone Braiding Bands : Minimum hair casualty

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