Arsenal consider stripping Granit Xhaka of captaincy after he told fans to ‘f*** off’

first_imgXhaka reacted angrily to the booing (Picture: Rex Features)Arsenal chiefs will meet on Monday to discuss whether to fine and strip Granit Xhaka for his meltdown at the Emirates during the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.Xhaka was hauled off after 61 minutes and reacted furiously to the home fans booing his departure, appearing to tell the home supporters to ‘f*** off’.The show of dissent was met with a wave of criticism after the game and the Evening Standard claim meetings are planned today to decide what the official club response to Xhaka’s dissent should be.Xhaka was named as Arsenal’s captain by Unai Emery this month, but was slammed by his manager for his behaviour towards the home fans.ADVERTISEMENT Emery: Granit Xhaka was wrong to swear at fansTo 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 12:45FullscreenEmery: Granit Xhaka was wrong to swear at fans 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.There is sympathy for Xhaka among the Arsenal squad, with several players visiting the midfielder at his home after the game.AdvertisementAdvertisementLucas Torreria was pictured on the brink of tears while Xhaka was being booed off, while Hector Bellerin has issued his public backing to his skipper.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 CityHe said on Twitter: ‘We are all humans, we all have emotions, and sometimes it’s not easy dealing with them.‘It’s time to lift each other up, not to push each other away. We only win when we are together.’Emery named four vice-captains to Xhaka, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bellerin, Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil in line to replace the Swiss as skipper if he is stripped. Xhaka has been roundly criticised for his reaction (Picture: Reuters)The Arsenal boss criticised Xhaka after the draw, admitting 27-year-old was ‘wrong’ in his reaction.‘He was wrong. We are going to speak to him and decide with the club.‘We are here because we have supporters. We work for them and need to have respect for them when they are applauding us and criticising us.’MORE: Hector Bellerin sends message to Arsenal fans after abusing Granit XhakaMORE: Sokratis disagrees with Granit Xhaka over his reaction to Arsenal fans Coral BarryMonday 28 Oct 2019 11:34 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.2kShares Advertisement Comment Advertisement Arsenal consider stripping Granit Xhaka of captaincy after he told fans to ‘f*** off’last_img read more

CEF celebrates anniversary, announces concert

first_imgMilan, In. — The Child Evangelism Fellowship is a Bible-centered organization designed to evangelize young people with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and establish them in a local church. The group is celebrating 80 years of operation this year.The group offers the Good News Club ® to local youths as well. Trained teachers meet with groups of children in schools, homes, community centers, churches, apartment complexes, just about anywhere the children can easily and safely meet with their parent’s permission. Each week the teacher presents an exciting Bible lesson using colorful materials. The program also includes songs, Scripture memory, a missions story and review games or other activities focused on the lesson’s theme.The group will hold a concert featuring “This Hope” on Monday, November 27 at the Bridge of Hope Worship Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. the center is located at 4050 East County Road 50 South in Milan.The local chapter serves 16 counties and has an office in Versailles. For more information go online here.last_img read more