Arsenal’s Aubameyang wants Frankfurt over Chelsea in Europa League final

first_imgReuse this content Share on LinkedIn Arsenal The Premier League clubs are well placed to meet there after Arsenal won their semi-final first leg at home to Valencia 3-1 and Chelsea drew 1-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt.Aubameyang, who scored Arsenal’s third goal, said of his side’s London rivals: “I don’t want them. We know they’re a great team but hopefully first we will go to the final and then I prefer to play Frankfurt because we’ve already played against Chelsea [in the Premier League]. I know Frankfurt are really good and, if we both go through to the final, it will be a hard one.”An all-English final in Baku would be the first in the competition since Tottenham and Wolves met in 1972 in what was then the Uefa Cup.Alexandre Lacazette scored Arsenal’s opening two goals against Valencia and Aubameyang talked up their partnership: “We have the same vision about football when we talk in the dressing room – the same ideas and the same feelings. The fact that we understand each other is the thing that makes the difference in games.” Arsenal’s Lacazette-Aubameyang double act puts Valencia on back foot news Topics Share via Email Share on Twitter Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang said he would not want Arsenal to face Chelsea in the Europa League final. Europa League Read more Share on Facebook Arsenal are at home to Brighton on Sunday as they chase a Champions League place via league position or by winning the Europa League. Aubemeyang added: “Hopefully we will reach the final and win this cup because it’s our target since the beginning of the season.” Share on Messenger Share on Pinterest Share on WhatsApp Chelsea The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email.last_img read more

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Health dept orders blood audit in all govtrun medical facilities

first_imgKolkata: The state Health department has issued an order instructing all the government-run blood banks across the state to carry out blood audit in every government medical colleges and other hospitals under their jurisdiction on a weekly basis.The step has been taken after the Health department found wastage of blood at different wards of various health facilities in the state. Measures may be taken against the medical college authorities in case of wastage of blood. This is being considered as a significant move by the Health department to address the prevailing blood crisis in the state. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaThe order issued by an additional secretary of the Health department says that a considerable number of blood units issued by various blood banks for the patients admitted in different hospitals and medical colleges are often wasted due to certain reasons. To check the recurrence of such incidents, the Health department has made blood audit mandatory at all the government-run health facilities in the state. All the state-run blood banks have been asked to conduct blood audit in the hospitals under their jurisdiction to assess the quantum of wastage. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayOn the basis of the blood audit, the concerned blood banks will prepare a report and send it to the Health department, which in turn may take necessary action against the hospital authorities if repeated incidents of wastage are reported from a particular hospital. There will be a designated officer at each blood bank who will be given the responsibility to conduct the audit in liaison with the Superintendents of the respective medical colleges and health facilities. Deputy Director (Blood Safety) will monitor the progress of the blood audit in the hospitals with an aim to identify the major causes of such wastage. The Deputy Director will submit a monthly consolidated report to the Joint Director (Blood Safety) with a copy to the additional secretary of the department after compilation and collection of reports from all the hospitals. It may be mentioned here that various government hospitals often run short of blood units, particularly during summer. The patients and their family members also witness a shortage of blood at various blood banks at times. The situation is further aggravated when the number of blood donation camps goes down due to various reasons.last_img read more

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Enbridges First Nations backers remain a mystery

first_imgAPTN National NewsAs public hearings continue to look into the potential impacts of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline project, the company’s executive vice-president says more and more bands are signing onto an equity agreement worth a 10 per cent stake in the project.But which First Nations those could be remains a mystery.APTN National News reporter Noemi LoPinto has this story.last_img

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