Mikel Arteta sends warning to Arsenal players ahead of FA Cup clash with Leeds United

first_imgArsenal face Leeds in the third round of the FA Cup (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta has warned his Arsenal players that they must start feeding off the energy from their supporters to ‘create more fear’ for opposition teams ahead of the side’s FA Cup clash with Leeds United.After their unsuccessful defence of the trophy last season, the Gunners will be desperate to book their place in the fourth round of the competition.On Wednesday evening, Arteta got his first taste of victory as Arsenal head coach as the north London giants beat Manchester United in convincing fashion.The atmosphere inside the Emirates was electric that night and the Spaniard hopes to make the stadium a fortress during his tenure at the club.ADVERTISEMENT Metro Sport ReporterSunday 5 Jan 2020 11:49 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.5kShares Advertisement Advertisement Mikel Arteta sends warning to Arsenal players ahead of FA Cup clash with Leeds Unitedcenter_img Arteta’s side play host to Leeds United on Monday night (Picture: Getty)‘When you take the fans to Wembley they are all proud of you. It’s a special day for everyone, they all travel with their families looking for success,’ Arteta said.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘The history of this club means they are used to winning trophies and when you do that it generates something special.‘So if we can get connected with the fan-base again, that will be a powerful weapon.‘It’s in our own hands. If we can give the supporters what they want, I am sure they will give us even more.‘When we know the fans are behind us, we have to pinch the players to react to them and use them to have a better performance and create more fear for the opponent.’ Comment Arsenal will be bursting with confidence after their win over United (Picture: Getty)He added: ‘When I arrived here we were trying to win the Premier League but didn’t quite have the level to compete for the title every year.‘So the cup competitions became very important and after eight years without winning absolutely anything it was a massive relief when we lifted the Cup in 2014.‘That success generated a really good belief and unity around our team and helped that group of players to achieve more trophies.‘Winning always brings togetherness and when you have beautiful experiences together and you win trophies those shared memories stay within the group.‘You like the people you work with more and you believe more in your team. You become addicts to winning and that’s what we have to try to implement at this club again.’More: 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 CityPierre-Emerick Aubameyang continues to skipper Arsenal after Granit Xhaka was stripped of the armband and Arteta has refused to confirm whether or not the Swiss will captain the club again.‘I don’t know, time will tell that,’ he said.‘Now he’s happy to stay here, he’s completely committed and that’s a big plus today.’MORE: Jurgen Klopp provides James Milner injury update after Liverpool beat Evertonlast_img read more

Mandate roundup: Co-op Pensioenfonds, Syntrus Achmea, SP VNU, Aon Hewitt, Buck Global Investment Advisors

first_imgThe €186m Stichting Co-op Pensioenfonds in the Netherlands has outsourced its administration, board support and pensions communications to Syntrus Achmea as of 1 January.Theo van Gameren, employer’s chairman of at the Co-op pension fund, said: “Syntrus Achmea offered the best price/quality ratio.“Also culture-wise, the deal connects very well, as Syntrus Achmea’s operations are based on a cooperative philosophy. Therefore, we are very confident about the future cooperation.”The Co-op scheme has approximately 9,000 participants, and provides pensions for former employees of Co-op supermarkets and Cuvo funeral services. In other news, SP VNU, the €440m pension fund of publishing company VNU, and Aon Hewitt have signed a contract for outsourcing its pensions administration.Aon Hewitt has already taken over the management of participant and benefit administration, as well as financial administration, including the annual reporting.The administration of SP VNU will be incorporated in Aon Hewitt’s standard platform Lifetime.The pensions adviser will also support the scheme’s board.According to Johan van der Tas, executive director of benefits administration at Aon Hewitt, the scheme’s choice showed the consultant was on track to achieve its growth target.“Over the last three years, we have welcomed 12 new clients,” he added.SP VNU is pensions provider for more than 5,600 former workers at media company VNU.Lastly, Buck Global Investment Advisors (BGIA), the investment practice of Buck Consultants, has been appointed by the Pirelli Common Investment Fund to monitor and evaluate services provided by its fiduciary manager.Under the terms of the mandate, BGIA will be responsible for independent, objective monitoring and evaluation of its fiduciary manager, including customised reporting.BGIA launched its Fiduciary Management Evaluation Service in May 2013.last_img read more

Mulled Cranberry Cider.

first_imgDirections:Remove the orange portion of the orange peel using a vegetable peeler. Cut peel into strips. Squeeze juice from orange; discard seeds and pulp. In a 3-1/2-, 4-, or 5-quart crockery cooker combine orange juice, cranberry-raspberry drink, and brown sugar.For spice bag, place the orange peel, cinnamon, star anise, and whole cloves on a double-thick, 8-inch square of 100 percent cotton cheesecloth. Bring corners of cheesecloth together and tie with a clean cotton string. Add to crockery cooker.Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. To serve, remove spice bag and discard. Ladle cider into cups. If desired, garnish with additional orange peel. Makes 10 (6-ounce) servings. Share Share Tweet Food & DiningLifestyle Mulled Cranberry Cider. by: – July 7, 2011 Sharecenter_img 21 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Recipe source: Better Homes and Gardens Mulled Cranberry Cider.This simple cider is great for holiday parties and get-togethers with friends. Brown sugar, cinnamon, anise, and cloves give the drink a sweet and spicy flavor, while bright red cranberry-raspberry drink contributes to its festive look. Garnish each glass with zesty orange peel curls.Ingredients:1 small orange8 cups cranberry-raspberry drink1/4 cup packed brown sugar6 inches stick cinnamon3 star anise1 teaspoon whole clovesOrange peel strips (optional)last_img read more

OrthoLive Telemedicine Option at Oly Ortho During COVID-19

first_imgFacebook39Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Olympia Orthopaedic AssociatesAt Oly Ortho, we care about our patients safety and access to healthcare. Now offering OrthoLive Virtual consultations with specialists during COVID-19 outbreak.Olympia Orthopaedic Associates has acted swiftly to service patients via Telemedicine for patients with orthopaedic needs that are stuck at home while the COVID-19 outbreak continues to worsen in the U.S.Many of Oly Ortho’s physicians have offered OrthoLive, a virtual option to meet and speak with a specialist through your Smart Phone or tablet. To find out if you are a candidate for OrthoLive, call Olympia Orthopaedic Associates at (360) 570-3460 and ask a representative about our Telemedicine option.It is quite simple, after you have confirmed OrthoLive is an option for your visit as directed by a representative at Oly Ortho- you will receive a text message with your login credentials. This text message will also provide a clickable link that takes you right to the app store where you download OrthoLive. Once downloaded, you enter your login credentials and click through a series of waivers (mostly HIPAA), then you are in a virtual waiting room.OrthoLive.com expresses that around 80% of orthopaedic injuries can be diagnosed over its platform and offers some great information if you are interested in learning more about its platform.Check out the FAQ’s below:OrthoLive is a simple, secure way for you to hold a telehealth consultation with an orthopedic provider from Oly Ortho. OrthoLive allows HIPAA-compliant chat and video calls. It’s encrypted, so your patient health data is secure.What is Telemedicine?Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare over modern communication methods. In the case of OrthoLive, this is done with HIPAA compliant secure video chat.Is OrthoLive secure and HIPAA compliant?Yes. OrthoLive uses HIPAA compliant video that is also utilized by other leading telemedicine providers and NASA.What are the patient benefits of OrthoLive?Simplified Access, Eliminate Travel Time, Can be seen/treated from anywhere, Easy Virtual SchedulingHow much does it cost?The visit is billed to your insurance and coverage is the same as if you were in the office for an in-person visit.Do I need WIFI?WiFi is not required but highly recommended. You will need the ability to connect to the internet, so if you do not have WiFi at your location you will need a mobile device with LTE, 4G or 3G service.What type of devices can I use?iOS and Android devicesWhat kind of treatment can you provide over Telemedicine?Your provider can order testing such as MRI, CT, Electrodiagnostic studies (EMG/NCS) and X-rays. Treatment can be ordered such as injections, physical or hand therapy, prescription medications and bracing.Health Savings Accounts can be used and visits average around 10 min!last_img read more