Sacked Soccer Saturday pundits Le Tissier, Nicholas and Thompson launch rival TV show with Paddy Power

AXED Soccer Saturday stars Phil Thompson, Charlie Nicholas and Matt Le Tissier have shown it’s a game of two laughs – storming back with a new sitcom series called Pundits.

The rival TV show by bookmaker Paddy Power reveals the house-sharing trio gagging to rebuild their careers.

Charlie Nicholas begins the new series hoping to become a stand-up comedian - but soon resigns himself to a return to punditry

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Charlie Nicholas begins the new series hoping to become a stand-up comedian – but soon resigns himself to a return to punditry
Alan Curbishley, second from the right, joins the lads as they bare more than their souls and show what life is like under the table as well as in front of the cameras

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Alan Curbishley, second from the right, joins the lads as they bare more than their souls and show what life is like under the table as well as in front of the cameras

The famous three slip seamlessly from their former life of discussing play-acting superstar footballers to acting as ex-players bemoaning their luck.

Judging by the first episode, released on Saturday, the dramatic skills of Arsenal maverick Nicholas and Southampton legend Le Tiss are particularly impressive  – perhaps

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US Open all about location on Winged Foot and on calendar | Pro Golf

US OPEN ’20: Facts and figures

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Facts and figures for the 120th U.S. Open golf championship:

Dates: Sept. 17-20.

Site: Winged Foot GC (West).

The course: The West Course at Winged Foot was built in 1923 by A.W. Tillinghast, who was told by club founders to “give us a man-sized course.” It has been a man-sized test for the U.S. Open five times and the PGA Championship in 1997. Winged Foot is best known for the severe slopes on the greens and the deep, penalizing bunkers.

The date: The U.S. Open was to be played June 18-21 until golf was shut down for three months because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the majors were rescheduled. It will be the first time since 1974 the U.S. Open was not held on Father’s Day.

Length: 7,477 yards.

Par: 70.

Cut: Top 60 and ties.

Playoff (if necessary): Two-hole

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2021 Ferrari Roma First Drive: Sheer Pace, Unflappable Poise

The 2021 Ferrari Roma is an emphatic celebration of the Italian gran turismo, a genre that in the 1950s and ’60s resulted in some of the most beautiful and desirable cars ever built in Maranello. But the Roma is not a carefully crafted homage to the past, a contrived pastiche of retro-whimsy wrapped around 21st century hardware. No, this Ferrari GT is in every way a thoroughly modern interpretation of a classic automotive concept, cleverly engineered and superbly executed.



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2021 Ferrari Roma 5

First things first: The Roma is not a replacement for the Portofino, Ferrari’s other V-8-powered front-engine GT. It is an addition to the lineup, and with a price tag of $222,620 it’s by a fraction the least expensive new Ferrari you can buy. In the rarified world of Ferrari-nomics, it’s a stone-cold bargain.



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The Roma is an amalgam

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Sound, Design and Function – New Evolving All-in-One Music System OTTAVA(TM) f SC-C70MK2 | News

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Technics today unveiled its new Premium Class OTTAVA™ f SC-C70MK2. Technics created this model by further refining the sound quality, function and design of the preceding SC-C70 model, a compact all-in-one system highly acclaimed in the market for casual enjoyment of high-quality music.

The SC-C70MK2 is equipped with exclusively developed 8-cm woofer unit and 2-cm dome tweeter unit. The new tweeter is combined with an acoustic lens whose shape is optimized to deliver more expansive sound. Just like its predecessor, the SC-C70MK2 features a 2.1ch speaker system that includes a 12-cm subwoofer. The speaker system is powerfully driven by three units of Technics’ original digital amp, JENO Engine, to reproduce full-bodied sound unimaginable from such a compact unit.

The SC-C70MK2 is also equipped with Space Tune, a function that adjusts sound quality to best suit the installation location condition. In addition, the

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Hohem iSteady X Smartphone Gimbal: The Newest Best-Have for Photography Arsenal – Press Release

Now, it is relatively common to know about the newest gadgets and electronic equipment day by day, because the digital devices’ development trend is very fast. For example, with the increasing use of video sharing applications, more and more people would like to record their life moments, and share their own interesting videos on social media. Hence, the portable selfie stick and gopro are increasingly popular.

Hohem, a well-known innovative company in gimbal stabilizer industry and the high-quality gimbal manufacturer, released their new product iSteady X on their cooperation partner shopping recommendation website TiKTech. The device can be viewed as the newest advanced gimbal in the market currently.

Some well-known media viewed the new-generation smartphone gimbal as the next dark horse in the gimbal stabilizer field, and said that it can help you achieve more professional and smooth results. Hohem’s newest gimbal device is iSteady X, it maintains the Pro

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India Commercial Sanitization Market Analysis 2015-2025 and the Evolution of the UV Blaster

DUBLIN, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “India Commercial Sanitization Market, by Ingredient (Ethanol, Iso Propyl Alcohol, Sodium Hypochlorite, Chloroxylenol/Benzalkonium Chlorine, Others), by End Use (Commercial, Industrial, Others), by Distribution Channel, by Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The Indian Commercial Sanitization Market stood at around USD 611 million in 2019 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 27% until 2025.

The commercial sanitization market is driven by increase in COVID-19 cases across the country, unlocking of the country to boost economy, resume of air and train travel coupled with opening of malls, offices and other commercial buildings are the major factors propelling demand for commercial sanitization. The demand for commercial sanitation has significantly increased in 2020 owing to increasing government focus on maintaining clean, hygienic and virus free environment across the country.

As per Ministry of Health and Family

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100 percent renewable energy is a red herring



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Opinion: A promise to move to fully renewable electricity by 2030 distracts from Labour’s unwillingness to act on the sectors that contribute measurably to our greenhouse gas emissions, like transport and agriculture, Marc Daalder argues

On the face of it, the promise from Labour that it would make New Zealand’s electricity system fully renewable by 2030 seems a bold climate pledge.

In reality, it is little more than a red herring to distract from the woeful lack of policy to reduce emissions in sectors that pollute far more than the energy industry.

The pledge advances an earlier target of a 100 percent renewable system by 2035 and would involve a review of the plan when the Government evaluates its five-year emissions budget in 2025. However, it is targeting only a small slice of the country’s emissions profile, while

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NFL BETTING BLOG: Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs

The NFL season is finally here.

The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs host the Houston Texans in the Thursday night opener. The Chiefs are 9½-point favorites with a total of 53½.

Refresh this blog throughout the game to track player props, movement on the live betting line, halftime bets and much more.

UPDATES

8:40 p.m.: That’s it for tonight. Thanks for following along. We’ll be back Saturday for the college football slate.

8:29 p.m.: Some final prop grades: Largest lead of the game over 14½ points (-140). Longest TD of the game under 47½ yards. Both teams will not make 33-yard field goals (-130).

Chiefs props: Mahomes under 305½ passing yards (211), over 2½ TD passes (3, +105), did not throw an interception (-140), under 19½ rushing yards (0). Edwards-Helaire over 55½ rushing yards (138); Hill under 5½ receptions (5, -140), under 71½ yards (46); Kelce over 5½

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Charleston Municipal Golf Course open for ‘A Walk in the Park’ on Sundays this month | Sports

Beginning this weekend and continuing each Sunday in September, Friends of the Muni is inviting local golf enthusiasts to come out for “A Walk in the Park” and see the results of the renovation and restoration that is taking place at Charleston Municipal Golf Course.

Friends of the Muni (friendsofthemuni.com) is a grassroots organization that helped spearhead the first major upgrade to the facility in 60 years, raising funds to match the City of Charleston’s $1.5 million commitment.

Muni ambassadors will be stationed around the golf course from 4-7 p.m. on Sept. 13, 20 and 27. The events are free, although donations for the project will be accepted, and there will be food trucks and kids activities. Pets and motorized vehicles are not allowed.

Golf architect Troy Miller, who lives in adjacent Riverland Terrace and is heading up the redesign, said the “Walks in the Park” are modeled after what

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Access Bank Improves COVID-19 Resilience With $93 Million Syndicated Loan Agreement

Nigerian banking giant, Access Bank PLC, has announced the signing of a Subordinated Syndicated Loan Agreement totaling $93.8 million with the Dutch development bank (FMO), the French private sector development bank (Proparco), and leading investment firm, Symbiotics.

The tier-II capital facility was structured as a “10 years non-call 5 years” subordinated debt instrument, benefitting the bank for a period of 5 years.

According to Herbert Wigwe, Group Managing Director, Access Bank PLC, the facility will enable the Bank to continue on its strategic path to becoming Africa’s gateway to the world even after the unexpected simultaneous surfacing of the two ‘Black Swans’ in 2020: COVID-19 and the international oil crisis.

“This deal is in line with our strategy to deepen Access Bank’s footprint in the retail segment as well as increasingly support local Micro, Small, and Medium-size Enterprises, thereby supporting job creation in the Nigerian economy. The need to boost

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