Greenwood pens new Man Utd deal

first_imgManchester United starlet Mason Greenwood has signed a new four-year contract at Old Trafford, with the extension of a further year.The 18-year-old forward, who first joined the academy set-up at United at the age of seven, has been fast-tracked into the first-team picture under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and has two goals to his name this season.His first goal for the club, against Astana in the Europa League, was United’s first scored by a player born in the 2000s. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Time for another transfer? Giroud’s Chelsea spell set to end like his Arsenal career “Having grown up as a Manchester United fan, playing for the first team is a real dream come true,” Greenwood told the club’s website.”I know that, when I play for this club, I represent the whole Academy and I want to repay the faith that my coaches have shown in me with my performances on the pitch.“I am learning all the time from the manager and his coaching staff and I know that this is the perfect club to help me reach my potential.”Greenwood has spent much of 2019 breaking records. Prior to his first goal, his full league debut against Cardiff back in May saw him become the club’s youngest starter in the Premier League.Mason Greenwood Manchester United Europa League 2019While he is yet to score in the top flight, he followed his strike against Astana with a goal against Rochdale in the Carabao Cup less than a week later.With Romelu Lukaku gone, Anthony Martial out of contention and Marcus Rashford struggling to find his best form for his club, United are likely to rely on Greenwood as a backup option this season.He has already appeared from the bench in all but two of United’s games this season, and Solskjaer has previously described him as the best finisher he has seen in his football career.“Mason has progressed through our outstanding academy and we are delighted with the progress he has made,” the Norwegian added.“At such a young age, he already has great pace and intelligence and he is such a natural finisher.“Since he came into the first team, he has really impressed everyone with his drive and attitude. He has all the attributes to become a top player.“Mason is learning every day in training and, with his work ethic, there is no doubt that he has an excellent future ahead of him.”Greenwood will be hoping to feature again as United host Liverpool on Sunday, in what would be the youngster’s first involvement as a player in arguably English football’s most historic fixture. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

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Hilton Hotels & Resorts Welcomes Iconic Santa Barbara Resort to Portfolio

first_imgApril 23, 2018 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Today, Santa Barbara’s iconic beachside destination opens its doors as Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, where guests will enjoy stunning coastal views. All 360 newly-remodeled guest rooms are stylishly appointed with ocean and sky-blue tones, driftwood inspired interiors, private balconies or patios. The resort is a premier meetings and events destination with a wide array of indoor and outdoor event space, perfect for weddings, conferences and gatherings of any size. Centrally located, the landmark property is walking distance from quaint downtown Santa Barbara and easily accessible to Santa Barbara Airport and the Santa Barbara Amtrak Station via complimentary shuttle service. The newly modernized property continues the legacy established by the Fess Parker family while paying homage to the resort’s rich history, stunning location and the unique culture of Santa Barbara. “From its unbeatable location to legacy of exceptional service, Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort represents everything today’s travelers value,” said Joe Berger, executive vice president & president, Americas, Hilton. “With the renovations and repositioning of this resort, we are poised to redefine the guest experience for visitors to this top American destination.” Formerly known as The Fess Parker, A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort, the hotel has undergone a complete renovation and will remain managed by Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and jointly owned by Park Hotels & Resorts along with the Fess Parker family who are proud to continue their 30-year partnership with Hilton. “We look forward to this next chapter for the property and to continuing our long-standing partnership with Hilton,” said Eli and Ashley Parker, son and daughter of Fess Parker. “The resort may have a new look and a new name, but will continue to provide the same first-class visitor experience that has made both locals and travelers feel at home for several decades.” Highlights from Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort include: A Space for Every OccasionHilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort offers over 40,000 square feet of flexible space – the largest amount of meeting and event space in the region – ranging from newly renovated indoor/outdoor venues and spectacular outdoor locations. The semi-enclosed Plaza Del Sol boasts 180-degree views of the ocean and a connecting rotunda, perfect for beachside weddings or conference gatherings and the Grand Ball Room & Foyer can host large-scale, indoor events for up to 600 guests. Delectable DiningSavor locally-sourced California cuisine at The Roundhouse, offering all-day dining with a fresh and flavorful menu that changes daily, or Rodney’s Grill, where sustainable seafood and naturally raised meats are paired with the freshest seasonal ingredientsExplore the wines of the Central Coast at the iconic Fess Parker Wine Tasting Room, which offers a self-service wine dispensing systemEnjoy ocean breezes, a bistro-style menu and full service bar while watching the sunset over outdoor fire pits at The SetRelax with casual grab n’ go options at Java Del Mar or a lunch bite and a blended beverage at the poolside Terraza Del Mar Signature Service & AmenitiesTravelers seeking a serene retreat need look no further than Spa del Mar, where a variety of massages, facial treatments and salon services promise instant rejuvenationA heated outdoor pool and whirlpool are open year-round along with a 24-hour fitness center bound to entice with ocean viewsThis pet-friendly resort also has a business center, gift shop, car rental desk and offers authentic local experience such as a Bike, Bites + Brews tour, horseback riding tour, wine tasting, golf and tennis on the three well-appointed on-site tennis courts. Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is also part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in and choose their room. The hotel is also part of Hilton’s Travel with Purpose corporate responsibility strategy, which fosters sustainable travel and tourism globally. Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is located at 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, California. For more information or reservations, call +1-805-564-4333 or visit http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/hilton-santa-barbara-beachfront-resort-SBAFPHH/index.html.  About Hilton Hotels & Resorts For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world’s travelers. With more than 575 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests’ evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.last_img read more

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Government Supports Sustainable Transportation in Bridgewater

first_imgA new trail system in Bridgewater will connect a neighbourhood to a park, a sports field and businesses. Business Minister Mark Furey, on behalf of Energy Minister Michel Samson, announced today, Sept. 11, that the Generations Active Park Connector will receive funding from the province’s sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2. “I am proud of the progress the Town of Bridgewater is making to build a more sustainable, active community,” said Mr. Furey. “This project is a great example of how partnerships, local leadership and community support result in better infrastructure in our neighbourhoods and offer opportunities for healthier living.” The project will link the Glen Allan subdivision to the Generations Active Park, the LaHave Sportsfield Complex, the Centennial Trail and businesses in Bridgewater. Government is providing $17,500, complementing the Town of Bridgewater’s $17,500 contribution and ongoing work to improve a baseball field, a dog park, the trail loop and other park features. “A lot of our work on sustainability happens through partnerships. This funding from the province is going to help us create an important sustainable transportation link in our town,” said Bill McInnis, deputy mayor for the Town of Bridgewater. “By creating a trail loop we can connect and promote active living and local businesses to residents and visitors.” Connect2, launched in May, aims to create and promote active transportation options for trips of two kilometers or less between community hubs in rural and urban parts of the province. More projects will be announced in the coming weeks, and all will be completed by March 10, 2016. For more information, visit novascotia.ca/sustainabletransportation/ .last_img read more

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