‘The guy was ready to kill’ – Ex-Arsenal striker talks Vidic and ‘psycho’ Ferdinand

first_imgEmmanuel Adebayor revealed Arsenal were not able to compete with the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea because they were not psychically strong enough.The former Togo captain, who spent four years playing under Arsene Wenger, was part of a team who promised to deliver so much. revealed “But Vidic was the tough man, the nastiest, like running into a rock. He could block a striker with a single finger. He walks on you, he says sorry, he kicks you, he says sorry. He shouts at you and makes a little bit of spit come out.“This guy was ready to kill.”As well as Cesc Fabregas, Robin van Persie and Alex Song, Adebayor left the Emirates in search of trophies and success.And the Istanbul Basaksehir reveals why he felt as though Wenger lost his most important players. SORRY JIBE REPLY Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Vidic and Rio Ferdinand were almost unstoppable for Manchester United getty Nemanja Vidic wanted to ‘kill’ opposition strikers according to Emmanuel Adebayor latest Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update “We swallowed defeats,” he added. “Games where I scored and we lost 2-1, I thought my job was done. Rio would have come to me ‘if you want to be happy, score three.’ I saw him argue with Rooney and [Ryan] Giggs.“These are the things we didn’t have. We were nice. We had a gentlemen team. We play, we pass around but when it comes to being dirty, we couldn’t.”center_img Lampard appears to aim dig at Mourinho for handling of Salah and De Bruyne at Chelsea tense 2 gameday cracker 2 However, as the Gunners’ best players were slowly picked off one by one, the wheels began to fall off.And Adebayor has told The Daily Mail he feels as though Arsenal lacked a nasty side – best exemplified by arguably the best centre-half pairing in Premier League history.While Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney scored goals for fun, it was Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand who proved to be the bed rock for United’s success.And the 35-year-old has revealed just how difficult it was to compete against the imperious defenders.“We had quality but for some games, I am sorry, it was not enough. United and Chelsea were technical but so strong. Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic. Rio insulted everyone on the pitch. He is proper psycho! whoops Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT MOST READ IN FOOTBALL Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ last_img read more

Humboldt Bronco Logan Boulet documentary from Sports Illustrated debuts

first_imgCALGARY (660 NEWS) – Almost eleven months after the tragic crash that took the lives of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos Junior A hockey team, a documentary has been released about Broncos player Logan Boulet.The documentary called The Logan Effect is produced by Mary Agnant, a video producer with Sports Illustrated. It focuses on the legacy that the 21-year-old left behind because of his choice to sign his organ donor card on his 21st birthday.By donating his organs he helped to extend the lives of six other people and sparked a nationwide movement.Agnant spent time with the Boulet family in Lethbridge, the Paulson family in Humboldt who billeted Logan for his three years with the Broncos, and she visited the hospital in Saskatoon where Logan passed away as well as the site where the team’s bus and the semi-truck crashed.Agnant said that during the process of putting this documentary together she heard about the events and people who impacted Logan’s life and influenced him in deciding to become an organ donor.“This decision, made at a young age, ended up making a grand impact in the wake of his death,” she also pointed that it helped thousands of others make the same decision.Throughout the course of the documentary, the Boulet family shared their stories about Logan growing up and his time in Humboldt.Toby and Bernadine Boulet also recalled the night of the Broncos’ bus crash and how it unfolded.When she spoke to his family and heard their story, as a mother of two children, it hit home for her.“Hearing Logan’s mom talk about how she read him stories in the hospital, and how this was the last time she could read to him — I couldn’t imagine being in her position,” she said.After the crash, the family had 27 hours to spend with Logan until “he fulfilled his new purpose” as an organ donor.Agnant said that by telling Logan’s story she was shown the importance and need for organ donation.April 7 will be inaugural Green Shirt Day https://t.co/xTmzFGTkX5— Green Shirt Day (@GreenShirtDay) March 5, 2019This documentary was released just over a week after the Boulet family announced that April 7 will be the first Green Shirt Day, to commemorate and encourage organ donations across the country.last_img read more