Antonio hopeful to get call up for EnglandWest Ham’s Michail Antonio has revealed he turned down the opportunity to play for Jamaica as he still has ambitions to represent England.The forward, 25, has caught the eye since his £7m move to the Hammers last September, scoring six league goals.He has been overlooked by England for this month’s friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands.“Jamaica called up for me, but I feel if I keep doing what I’m doing, hopefully I can get a call-up for England,” he told BBC news.Antonio, a former non-league player with Tooting & Mitcham United, has flourished on the right flank for the FA Cup quarter-finalists this season.He was a Championship player with Nottingham Forest until his transfer to West Ham, and he said he is taking inspiration from fellow former lower league players, such as Tottenham’s Dele Alli and Leicester’s Jamie Vardy, both of whom have been named in Roy Hodgson’s recent squad.“You can see it with Dele Alli, he’s come from League One and he’s already in the England squad,” Antonio told Football Focus. “You see it with Vardy. Hopefully I can get the call-up as well.”
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U/13 Chess Dunmore/Garrafrauns/Kiltevna Galway 5 Kilteevan 0 A great day of sport and competition took place on Saturday when over eighty teams from the five Counties of Connaught took part in the Aldi Community Games Finals hosted by Leitrim in twenty three team events. U/13 Boys Basketball Oranmore/Maree 33 Ballina 15 U/13 Girls BasketballOranmore/Maree 23 Scramogue 6 We especially congratulate all the children from Galway who took part and we offer best wishes to the winners who will now go forward to represent the Province at the Aldi Community Games Final in University of Limerick on the weekend of 25th to 27th May 2018.It was again a grand slam for Galway in the Basketball with Oranmore Maree winning all 5 Competitions, Dunmore/Garrafrauns /Kiltevna winning Gold and Silver in the U/13 and U/16Chess, Claregalway/Lackagh won gold in the U/10 Indoor soccer after AET while Annaghdown won the silver medals in the girls U13 Indoor Soccer. A big congrats to allCheck into Galway Community Games Facebook page and Connaught Community Games Facebook to see photos from the Connaught Finals.2018 Galway Results from Aldi Community Games Connaught Finals hosted by Leitrim.WinnersU/11 Mixed Basketball Oranmore/Maree 15 Castlerea 10 U/10 Boys Indoor Soccer Claregalway Lackagh 1 Aughanagh Sligo 1 AETClaregalway Lackagh won 3 – 2 on Penalties U/16 Boys Basketball Oranmore/Maree 63 Drumcliffe 19 U/16 Girls Basketball Oranmore/Maree 45 Boyle 18 U/16 Chess Manorhamilton 2 ½ Dunmore/Garrafrauns/Kiltevna 1 ½ U/10 Girls Indoor Soccer Strokestown 2 Annaghdown 0print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Galway Community Games wish to thank the Connaught Council of Community Games and the Leitrim Community Games Committee for hosting the event. Thanks also to all the officials, the governing bodies, schools community centre etc who allowed Community Games organize the various events in their facilities.