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Women’s FA Cup: Government in talks with FA over resuming competition during lockdown | Football News

first_imgThe women’s first round – not classed as elite according to government guidelines – was originally scheduled for November 15, but the earliest return date possible for the competition will be December 2, when lockdown restrictions are due to be eased.But the minister for sport, tourism and heritage Nigel Huddleston provided an update on Thursday, suggesting there was a possibility for the women’s competition to go ahead despite the latest restrictions. Clubs below the Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship will be unable to train or play matches for the duration of the lockdown, with all 24 women’s sides in the FA Cup first round from the fourth tier or below.Teams from the Women’s National League North and South Premier divisions – the third tier of the women’s pyramid – enter at the second-round stage.All clubs from the top two divisions in women’s football do not join the FA Cup competition until the fourth round.- Advertisement – The government and the FA are in talks over potentially resuming the Women’s FA Cup, which has been suspended during the four-week national lockdown in England, despite the men’s competition being given approval to continue.The Football Association confirmed on Tuesday that the 10 non-elite teams competing in the first round of the men’s FA Cup will be able to compete from November 6-9.- Advertisement – His tweet said: “We are in discussions with the FA about the Women’s FA Cup to see if a solution can be found that means the competition does not need to be paused.”- Advertisement – An FA statement read: “Ahead of the upcoming national lockdown The Football Association is working with the UK Government, clubs and key stakeholders to continue the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship seasons under the elite sport guidance and protocols. Our number one priority remains the safety and welfare of everyone involved in our game. A special thanks to all women’s football fans for their ongoing support during these challenging times.“Whilst the Barclays FA WSL and FA Women’s Championship will continue, ‘non-elite’ football, which includes Tiers 3-7 of the Women’s Football Pyramid, the Regional NLS Feeder Leagues, the Barclays FA WSL Academy League, FA Girls Regional Talent Clubs, indoor and outdoor grassroots fixtures and all training, is to be paused during this period as a result of the new UK Government restrictions.”The FA added details on fixtures and dates for this season’s competition would follow in due course.All adult and children’s grassroots football has been put on halt in England during the lockdown, which came into effect on Thursday. Elite sport will continue behind closed doors.Manchester City beat Everton 3-1 in extra-time to win the 50th Women’s FA Cup final behind closed doors at Wembley on Sunday.The competition was originally scheduled to finish in May but was delayed for over six months at the quarter-final stage because of the pandemic.Women’s FA Cup first-round drawFC United of Manchester Women vs Fleetwood Town Wrens LFC or Liverpool Feds LFCChester-Le-Street Town Ladies FC vs Brighouse Town Women FCNewcastle United Women FC vs Barnsley Women’s FCWolverhampton Wanderers WFC vs Stourbridge FC LadiesLincoln City Women FC vs Solihull Moors Women FCWem Town Ladies FC vs Boldmere St Michaels Women FCHarlow Town Ladies FC vs Ipswich Town LFCKent Football Utd LFC or AFC Wimbledon Ladies vs Luton Town Ladies FC/ Enfield Town LFCBillericay Town LFC vs Maidenhead United LFCEastbourne Town LFC or Leyton Orient WFC vs Actonians LFCAFC Bournemouth Women vs Southampton FC WomenExeter City Women FC vs Cheltenham Town LFC We are in discussions with the @FA about the Women’s FA Cup to see if a solution can be found that means the competition does not need to be paused. pic.twitter.com/dFN5E90Hrr— Nigel Huddleston MP (@HuddlestonNigel) November 5, 2020 – Advertisement –last_img read more

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Cultural contents as year-round motives of the tourist offer

first_imgNumerous changes taking place in modern society, be they economic, technological, climatic, political or any other nature, affect the relatively sensitive tourist market in different ways. Demand is changing in terms of demand and the paths to a satisfied tourist today are completely different than maybe just a decade ago. This is largely due to changes in the value system, so more valued healthy, comfortable, new, different, simple, natural, cultural, urban and as much as possible adapted to the specific wishes of potential market segments.Content buyers want to learn, get to know, remember something that will deepen their knowledge, enrich it, enrich it and contribute to the quality of their lives. It can be assumed that in the future, which brings an increasingly hectic everyday life, cities and other environments will try to create their own identity systems of tourist offer that will offer people an “escape” from the hustle and bustle, vacation, attractive leisure content…The most beautiful feature of a tourist offer that has the greatest potential for the cause of all the consequent changes in the cultural offer, economic profit and the economy as a whole are the manifestations. In the next few lines we bring you a wonderful synergy that is happening in Split. Split, which is a mirror of the cultural offer of our Dalmatia in the summer season, in its preseason offers equally valuable content based on different values, values ​​that promote modern culture and even more beautiful, through the academic community that seeks to connect and cooperate internationally.That is why you must visit Split and the art festival until May 19 “Split Art Convention”. The festival is conceived as an international platform for the exhibition and presentation of contemporary student works, and their connection through cooperation and socializing. The long-term goal is to set the festival on an international level, provide students with the opportunity to present themselves and set the city of Split as an ideal platform for further development of contemporary art. In addition to exhibiting finished student works, the goal is also educational.Ivana Kovač, a student of classical composition at the Rotterdam Conservatory of Music, will hold a lecture on “Independent Artists and the Sustainability of Entrepreneurship in the Arts” on Wednesday (May 17) at 16:00 pm in the Multimedia Hall of the University Library in Split (Ruđera Boškovića Street 31). Students of the Faculty of Philosophy in Split will hold workshops; “Media and Art and Their Influence on Children’s Attitudes Toward Art” through Thursday at 10:00 a.m. (May 17) and the workshop “How to Encourage a Child to Create?” Also at 10:00 a.m. (May 18). Both workshops will be at the Peristyle at Poljana kraljice Jelena 1.All those interested will have the opportunity, with the expert guidance of students of the Faculty of Philosophy in Split, to see the core of the city of Split in 19: 00 hours. The route will start next to the model of the city of Split on the waterfront, and will end in Loggia (Golden Gate) where 20: 00 hours start another exhibition of students from Split and Zagreb.For lovers of contemporary music, a concert of electronic music will be held on May 17, 05 at 2018:20 PM in the Concrete Cinema (MKC), and a concert of young student songs will be held on May 00, 18 at 05:2018 PM in the Gothic Hall of the City Museum. composers from all over Europe. Numerous artists (Kažimir Hraste, Ivan Božičević, Mišo Komenda, Karlo Kazinoti…) will be happy to talk as part of Artist talk which will be led by students of the Faculty of Philosophy in Split, while poets from the Faculty of Philosophy on Thursday (May 17) at 18:00 in the cafe Tinel (within the student dormitory Franjo Tuđman) will present their poetry to be read by actors from the Academy of Arts in Split .The closing of the festival will be marked by the performance of the S / UMAS Contemporary Music Ensemble, which will play in Diocletian’s Cellars on Saturday (May 19) at 20:00. After the First International Festival Split Art Convention, the band RØLØ will be in charge of socializing, playing from 21:00 in the club Cirkus Split – Monty Python.Split has once again shown that it works to create culturally inspired tourist facilities, because the city is becoming the basic space of culture of the future, then it is possible to assume that city identities will surely become a cultural phenomenon in the future, and therefore an increasing offer of attractiveness. is culture largely recognized as a vital development segment of tourism through the domain of “cultural tourism” which, in addition to the traditional focus of valorization of cultural and historical heritage, also activates new cultural and creative production as part of the tourist offer.This is the level of functioning of communities in which identity issues become the critical point of a new understanding and practice of community. Culture today in modern tourism has not only a perceptual role, but it is also an important content of the stay in which tourists are active participants. Moreover, culture becomes not only one of the more important contents of a stay, but often also the main motive for traveling to certain destinations.last_img read more

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Huston Narrowly Misses Advancing In The 10,000 Meters

first_img Friday Results (HTML) Story Links Friday Results (PDF) LAWRENCE, Kan. – Drake University junior Reed Fischer (Minnetonka, Minn.) turned in another strong performance in the 10,000 meters to advance to the NCAA Championships.Fischer finished sixth in the strong field at the NCAA West Preliminary at Rock Chalk Park to advance to the NCAA Championships with a time of 29:53.25. Fischer ran towards the front of the 48-runner pack throughout all 26 laps but found himself in 14th place at the midway mark before moving to the outside to navigate into the lead group. Once there, he kept pace with the leaders and remained in sixth to more than guarantee his spot in the NCAA field. He will try to qualify for a second event on Saturday as he races in the 5,000 meters at 2 p.m.Fischer was one of eight Bulldogs to compete on Friday after the first day of the competition on Thursday was postponed due to inclement weather.Emma Huston (Des Moines, Iowa) just missed advancing in the 10,000 meters as she finished in 17th in 34:59.96. The top 12 competitors in the field advanced, but Huston will race again on Saturday at 1:20 p.m. in the 5,000 meters.Pierce Vincent (Fayetteville, Ga.) closed his tremendous senior season by finishing 25th in the 100 meters with a time of 10.52. Robert McCann (Mississauga, Ontario), the Missouri Valley Conference steeplechase champion also turned in   top-25 performance in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.”Everyone was fired up for Thursday, then the rain and lightning forced a complete suspension,” said Drake head coach Natasha Kaiser-Brown. “We were back at it today at 6:30 a.m. and were just a little flat. Plus the new format added extra pressure. We had great efforts, but with the time and schedule change, we struggled to do what you need to do to advance.”In addition to Huston and Fischer competing on Saturday, sophomore Mary Young (Urbandale, Iowa) steps into the blocks in the 100-meter hurdles at 11:30 a.m. 2016 NCAA West Preliminary Friday, May 27, 2016 Lawrence, Kan. Drake Individual Men’s Results 100 Meters  25. Pierce Vincent, 10.52 10,000 Meters 6. Reed Fischer, 29:53.25 400-Meter Hurdles 34. Bas Van Leersum, 52.87 42. Hudson Priebe, 54.38 3,0000-Meter Steeplechase 25. Robert McCann, 9:10.80 2016 NCAA West Preliminary Friday, May 27, 2016 Lawrence, Kan. Drake Individual Women’s Results 10,000 Meters 17. Emma Huston, 34:59.96 400-Meter Hurdles 39. Virginia Hill, 1:00.79 Long Jump 32. Kayla Bell, 18-10.5 Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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