Arsenal boss Unai Emery reveals he was with Javi Gracia when Watford sacked him

first_img James GraySunday 15 Sep 2019 10:46 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link201Shares Comment Advertisement Watford v Arsenal: Unai Emery press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 10:54FullscreenWatford v Arsenal: Unai Emery press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘I remember it. Every coach, every player, every person in football remembers some things,’ Emery added. ‘I remember we drew 2-2 at home and we drew 0-0 away.‘In the last minute the referee did not give us an amazing penalty for the opportunity to win.‘In my way, everything that happened to me is something to learn from, for experience. Sometimes it’s positive, but also negative. I learned from it all.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Unai Emery and Javi Gracia bumped into each other away from the touchline for once (Picture: Getty)Arsenal manager Unai Emery appears to have been mid-conversation with Javi Gracia when Watford sacked him.Gracia led Watford to an FA Cup final and their best league finish in more than three decades last season but has failed to win in the Premier League so far this term and the Hornets are bottom of the league with just one point.They will try to improve on that total when they host Arsenal today but they will do so under a new manager after Gracia was dismissed over the international break, coincidentally during a chance meeting with the boss who was preparing to face him.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It’s amazing,’ said Emery.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I met him, we found each other last week in my town, in Hondarribia, when I was there with my family. I was walking and in front us was Javi Gracia.‘And in the moment we started speaking about our match, we finished it knowing he was sacked. It’s a good story, yes?’Gracia has been replaced by Quique Sanchez Flores, back for his second spell at Watford after leaving under a cloud in May 2016.The former Spain defender has also managed the likes of Valencia, Benfica and Getafe and has come up against Emery before, both in Spain and in England.When Sanchez Flores was Atletico Madrid boss, he took on the now-Arsenal manager in a Europa League quarter-final clash with Valencia in a game Emery has struggled to forget. Arsenal boss Unai Emery reveals he was with Javi Gracia when Watford sacked himlast_img read more

Dental assistant accused of sexually assaulting woman during surgery

first_imgA dental assistant has been arrested after he reportedly sexually assaulted an 18-year-old woman while administering laughing gas just before her wisdom tooth surgery.The incident was reported on December 6, 2019 at the Tampa Bay Institute of Oral Surgery.The woman told authorities that after 37-year-old Edwin Alvis administered the laughing gas, he then pulled her shirt up her and put his mouth on her breast. Alvis then reportedly put his hand down her pants and began touching the victim inappropriately.Alvis denied the victim’s claims during a police interview and agreed to let police take a swab of his DNA.He was then arrested after authorities found that his DNA matched the DNA found on the woman’s breast after she came forward with the allegations.Alvis has since been charged with sexual battery.last_img read more

Kotoko’s suffer derby loss in chase for the top

first_imgKing Faisal claimed the all the bragging rights after beating rivals to win the Kumasi derby in the Glo Premier League on Wednesday.Faisal, who were caught in the relegation zone before kick off rallied from a goal down in the first half to win the outstanding match-day-17 game 2-1 at the Baba Yara Stadium.The defeat, Kotoko’s second in the season will cost them their hopes of closing in on the top spot, though they have a game in hand.Kwabena Adusei gave the Porcupine Warriors the lead after 42 minutes when he scored from the spot after Kotoko were awarded a penalty.Kotoko held onto the lead to end the first half 1-0.Thirteen minutes after recess, Faisal drew level when former Hearts of Oak player, Tetteh Nortey scored. With the game coasting towards a draw, Kofi Owusu stunned the large Kotoko following at the stadium when he struck the match winner in the 88th minute.Faisal are now out of the bottom three while Kotoko are placed fifth on the table.last_img read more