Pellegrini unfazed by speculation

first_img Pellegrini said: “Every time you manage an important club, not just here in Manchester City, every big club, if you don’t have the results the club deserves, everyone is talking of changing the manager – here, in Spain, in Italy, in other parts of the world. “So you must be used to the rumours, but I trust a lot in the work I do. “Of course nobody is happy when you are out of the fight for the title. Maybe you cannot win the title every year but it is very easy (to say) that same thing, to sack the manager. I don’t think it is the correct diagnostic for every team.” City are not thought to be considering Pellegrini’s future at present, having been satisfied with his performance in his first season in charge. But the Chilean’s position is likely to be discussed when the club hierarchy conduct their usual annual review at the end of the season. Pellegrini accepts that results between now and the end of the campaign could have a huge bearing on the outcome of any appraisal. The 61-year-old said: “Every time you finish the season you must analyse, winning or losing. “I don’t think if we lost the next six games it will be the same analysis as if we win the next six games. Maybe winning the six games you finish second, maybe losing the six you finish eighth – so it is impossible to make the same analysis. After that you must review the whole season.” Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is not hurt by the latest bout of speculation concerning his future. Pressure on Pellegrini has continued to mount this week with the highly-rated Jurgen Klopp, who has announced he will leave Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season, being linked with his job. This has come after last weekend’s emphatic derby loss to Manchester United surely killed any remaining faint hope of retaining the Barclays Premier League title. last_img read more


first_imgThe Donegal Sports Partnership will host their Annual Sports Ability Day on Saturday 24th of September in Aura Leisure Complex in Letterkenny from 10-2pm.The event, which this year runs as part of Social Inclusion week and is also supported by Donegal County Council, is a “Come and Try” event for people with disabilities and offers them the opportunity to try sports which they may not have previously tried.Donegal Sports Ability Day is part of the overall Sport Inclusion Disability Officer (SIDO) Programme which runs under the umbrella of Donegal Sports Partnership. The initiative which was launched in 2008 is supported by the Irish Sports Council has seen many positive developments to-date in Donegal with approximately 700 people with disabilities having participated in sports participation programmes or events with similar numbers having participated in education and training programmes.Speaking in advance of the event SIDO with Donegal Sports Partnership Thérèse Laverty encouraged people of all abilities to come along to the Aura Leisure Complex and join in on the day.“The event is hosted on an annual basis and gives people the opportunity to try new sports, I’d like to encourage people with disabilities, their friends and family members to attend the event and see what we have on offer.“Many individuals have a preconception about disability sport but when they get to experience the sports this normally changes. “We’d also like to see as many local club coaches come along and join in the coaching with the various National Governing Bodies of Sport which will be present such as the GAA, FAI, Badminton Ireland and Athletics Ireland, everyone is welcome. We are also hoping to have some of the Donegal GAA County Players attend on the day to meet the participants.”Further information on the event can obtained from or by contacting Donegal Sports Partnership on 074(91)16078/79 or by email on [email protected]‘COME AND TRY’ WITH THE DONEGAL SPORT PARTNERSHIP’S SPORTS ABILITY DAY was last modified: September 5th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Aura CentreDONEGAL SPORTS PARTNERSHIPSports Ability Daylast_img read more