Trapp: Buffon at PSG would be ‘something special’

first_imgTransfers Trapp believes working with Buffon at PSG would be ‘something special’ Dom Farrell 09:26 6/6/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Buffon Juventus Verona Serie A Transfers PSG Ligue 1 The legendary Italian arriving at the French side would excite the man who would be part of his competition for a starting spot Kevin Trapp feels it would be “something special” to count Gianluigi Buffon as a Paris Saint-Germain team-mate.Buffon completed an emotional farewell at Juventus with his latest Serie A and Coppa Italia double this season and the 40-year-old goalkeeping great has been heavily tipped to join PSG .Trapp managed to secure a place in Germany’s World Cup squad despite losing his first-team spot at the Parc des Princes to Alphonse Areola, but he would have no qualms over Buffon providing a further threat to his prospects of regular action. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now “I have to say, there were many rumours about different goalkeepers joining PSG,” he told reporters.”If they all joined we would have had like 15 keepers during that time.”For me, as a goalkeeper, Gigi of course is a legend. What he did the last couple of years, at that age, on that level, that is remarkable.”If you had the chance to work with such a goalie, that would be something special.”Whether it happens, I don’t know, but it would be interesting to train alongside such a goalkeeper.”last_img read more

Man who pledged 75M donation to hockey team pleads guilty in unrelated

first_imgCRANBROOK, B.C. – A man who pledged $7.5 million to a British Columbia junior hockey team has pleaded guilty to an unrelated fraud charge.Mike Gould of Calgary was charged with fraud and using a forged document over allegations he wrote bad cheques to a Cranbrook, B.C., restaurant.The owner of Northwest Grill claimed Gould hosted a dinner for the hockey team and others after making the multimillion-dollar announcement last October, but the $8,000 banquet bill went unpaid.Restaurant owner Jolene Salanski claimed cheques were provided to cover the costs, but there were insufficient funds in the accounts.Gould’s lawyer made the guilty plea to the fraud charge on Gould’s behalf in Cranbrook provincial court on Tuesday.He still faces the second charge of using a forged document and the case has been put over for disposition to Feb. 26.Gould could not immediately be reached for comment on Tuesday.He pledged to donate the cash to the Kimberley Dynamiters hockey club during a home game.At the time the announcement was made, Gould said he was born in Kimberley and grew up playing hockey there.He said he has two boys who play hockey in the city and the donation was a celebration of his love for family and the game.Gould has said he won a 2008 jackpot in a EuroMillions lottery but didn’t disclose the value.The team said it has yet to receive any money.Gould said in an interview in November that issues with his bank prevented the money from being transferred.The donation was also intended to provide funds for the Kimberley Minor Hockey Association, which said it has seen a drop in corporate sponsorship because of Gould’s pledge.(Cranbrook Daily Townsman)last_img read more

Organization representing Inuit women gains standing in MMIWG inquiry

first_imgAnnette FrancisAPTN National NewsA national Inuit organization has gained the right to participate in The National Inquiry.The news comes at a turbulent time, as families and advocates of missing and murdered Indigenous women question the whole inquiry process.How does this sit with the organization representing Inuit women?last_img