Koeman: ‘An unbelievable feeling to be again’

Appointed in August 2020, new trainer Ronald Koeman spoke to UEFA.com forward of his first Champions League marketing campaign in charge of Barcelona.Barcelona's fixtures On returning to BarcelonaEvery time we went again to Barcelona, we had that feeling of, "OK, we're back home, we have friends." We know the whole lot in regards to the town and it is an unbelievable feeling to be again in Barcelona. I'm Dutch, however perhaps I'm slightly bit Dutch-Spanish, Dutch-Catalan, as a result of I had a length of 9 years in overall in Barcelona.On scoring in (and profitable) the 1988 and 1992 European Cup finals

Dear Abby: Grieving widower wishes pals, spare time activities — however now not

DEAR ABBY: Your recommendation to the grieving widower “In Need of Someone” (June 22) used to be spot on. I met my husband when I used to be 14. We married at 18, and he died when he used to be 44. After his dying, I had no concept how one can be an individual as a result of I had at all times been a spouse. In the early years, I cried on a daily basis and used to be looking, like “In Need,” to fill that vacant spot in my existence. Then sooner or later, I began understanding what to do in regards to the different holes in my existence. I had now not been

Dear Abby: Told to not enter, teen’s buddies barge in,

DEAR ABBY: On a current Saturday afternoon, two of my daughter’s 13-year-old buddies got here to our home. My daughter answered the door, and after being denied entry, each pushed their approach in. During their keep, the women have been impolite and disrespectful, going by means of the fridge and pantry and serving to themselves to no matter they wished. My spouse and daughter repeatedly requested them to go away, however the ladies laughed and ignored the requests. What do you recommend in an occasion corresponding to this with out getting bodily, as my spouse didn’t have their mother and father’ telephone numbers? (I used to be away on a piece journey throughout all

Songwriter Allee Willis, who did “Friends” theme, dies

LOS ANGELES — Allee Willis, a songwriter whose work included the Broadway musical “The Color Purple” in addition to the theme track from the TV present “Friends” and Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September,” has died. She was 72. The explanation for demise Tuesday was a cardiac occasion, her publicist, Ellyn Solis, instructed The New York Times. The Times didn't specify the place she died, although she had been residing in Los Angeles. The Associated Press couldn't instantly attain Solis. Willis was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018 — greater than 30 years after she received a Grammy for co-writing Patti LaBelle’s “Stir It Up” for the soundtrack of “Beverly Hills Cop.” She was

Dear Abby: Should I invite son’s lower-class buddies to our

DEAR ABBY: My 13-year-old son performs on an area journey sports activities workforce. Many of his teammates could possibly be thought-about decrease class or decrease center class. We reside in an expensive dwelling. We don’t flaunt it, and we’re not snobbish. All of the youngsters and the dad and mom get alongside, and socioeconomic standing performs no function in our interactions. My son invited a number of of his teammates over for a number of hours, and from the expressions on their faces, it was clear that they had by no means seen a house like ours. They behaved like excellent gents and had been a pleasure to have over. My mom instructed that it will

Arroyo says he didn’t attempt to repair pal’s ticket, questions

Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo Jr. now says he didn’t ask to dismiss a pal’s parking ticket when he received concerned in a scenario documented in a Cook County Inspector General report. The “accusation” that he did, which was leveled in opposition to him within the report launched final week by Inspector General Patrick Blanchard, now makes Arroyo and different commissioners involved about Blanchard’s “fitness for this position,” Arroyo mentioned in an announcement launched Monday. “I requested that the situation surrounding the issuing of the parking ticket be investigated because I believe this ticket was issued as a result of racial bias and discrimination,” Arroyo mentioned. Blanchard mentioned he had no touch upon the assertion.

Friend’s lack of life taught White Sox’ Tim Anderson

With a Player of the Month caliber April behind him, Tim Anderson ventures into May, and earlier than lengthy he'll reminisce and really feel very unhappy. But not can be overwhelmed. It was two years in the past May 7 when Anderson’s finest good friend, Branden Moss, the 23-year-old godfather of his oldest daughter, was shot and killed whereas coming to assistance from an assault sufferer in a bar car parking zone in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Anderson was lower to his very core, so saddened and troubled it affected his sleep, his temper and his play throughout his first first full season because the White Sox shortstop.CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - APRIL 29: Tim Anderson #7 of the Chicago White Sox