Alexandre Lacazette admits he ‘could be happier’ under Arsenal boss Unai Emery

first_imgAlexandre Lacazette admits he ‘could be happier’ under Arsenal boss Unai Emery As usual, Lacazette looked sullen when Emery decided to substitute him (Picture: Getty)‘I do one of the most beautiful jobs in the world, even if I could be even happier.’Lacazette has made 42 appearances in all competitions for Arsenal this season, but has gone the distance in just 15 of those matches – around a third.He has reportedly been disappointed with how often he has been withdrawn just as games are starting to open up, limiting him to only 13 Premier League goals.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal The Frenchman has frequently been subbed off early this season (Picture: Getty)Alexandre Lacazette has hinted that he is still frustrated with his reduced role at Arsenal after being withdrawn early in the Gunners’ Europa League win over Napoli on Thursday night.The French striker, who started alongside Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in an away game for the first time since February, scored the only goal in Naples with a brilliant first-half free-kick.It sealed a 3-0 aggregate win as Arsenal stormed into the semi-finals of the Europa League, where they will now meet manager Unai Emery’s old club Valencia. Lacazette scored Arsenal’s only goal of the night in Naples (Picture: Getty)Lacazette was withdrawn in the 68th minute against Napoli, replaced by Alex Iwobi, and has now only completed 90 minutes in just two of the Gunners’ last 10 matches.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTIt is a theme that has annoyed the Frenchman throughout Emery’s reign so far, rarely finishing matches, while he didn’t play a single minute against Watford on Monday.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 CityAsked if he is happy with his current situation, Lacazette pointedly told RMC Sport: ‘I am happy when I play, of course, like any player.‘When I’m on the pitch, of course there is joy. On the field and off, I keep smiling. You have to smile in life. Commentcenter_img Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterFriday 19 Apr 2019 10:52 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link138Shares Advertisementlast_img read more

Military members highlight Veterans Remembrance Road Race field

first_imgELLSWORTH — Local veterans were among the many competitors at this year’s running of the Veterans Remembrance Road Race held Sunday morning in Ellsworth.A total of 127 walkers and runners competed in this year’s race, which was held behind the Down East Family YMCA. Twenty-two of the participants were veterans.The top military veteran overall in the field was Jason Russell, who crossed the finish line in 27 minutes, 30 seconds to place seventh. Doug Farnham (16th place) and Marc Dupuy (17th) were the other veterans to finish in the top 20.Nichi Farnham of Bangor finished as the top female veteran in the race with a time of 34:55 and overall place of 28th. Ellsworth’s Christa Brey also had a strong showing, placing 33rd with a time of 36:11.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textIn addition to the aforementioned veterans, Tom Zapsky, Jason McGloughlin, David Brickel, Dave Samuelian, Brian Baker, Tony Beardsley, Kayla Moore, Dan Clement, Gerald Cummings, Shawn Goodwin, Brandon Stevens, Nathan Eisworth, Will Lopes, Shawn Boutaugh, Kara Pratt and Robert Davis also competed.Matt Shea of Ellsworth won the race with a time of 23:32. Jessica Barbay of Ellsworth finished as the top female runner with a time of 30:51 and overall place of 11th.Listed below are all finishers from the race. Walkers are marked with asterisks.Matt Shea, 23 minutes, 32 secondsPerry LeBreton, 23:51Rob Shea, 24:25Ben Zapsky, 25:24Nick Cormier, 26:34Dylan Fowler, 26:39Jason Russell, 27:30Nick Brown, 28:22Peter Kenney, 28:25Mark Libby, 29:43Jessica Barbay, 30:51Peter Hall, 32:02Thomas Murphy, 32:14Toni Bridges, 32:24Bailey Bishoff, 32:36Doug Farnham, 32:38Marc Dupuy, 32:54Jonathan Kelley, 33:06Laura Driscoll, 33:16Lisa Tweedie, 33:22Ashley Santerre, 33:33Lisa Kearns, 33:34Christopher Heel, 34:06Michele Gagnon, 34:13Tom Zapsky, 34:44Amy Houghton, 34:51Logan McGowan, 34:52Nichi Farnham, 34:55Victoria Grenier, 35:24Vanessa Corson, 35:31Ryan White, 35:42Jen Baroletti, 35:55Christa Brey, 36:11Susan Kolakowski, 36:14Jason McGloughlin, 36:18Maggie Fowler, 36:20Ena White, 36:20Kelly McKenney, 36:35Steve Strout, 36:41Tina Jordan, 36:55Alexander McGowan, 37:04Lisa McGowan, 37:13Rebecca Mantelli, 37:13Debbie Hall, 37:39David Brickel, 37:47Lloyd Harmon, 38:07Bob Abrams, 38:09Tamera Murphy, 38:18Rick Houghton, 38:35Dave Samuelian, 39:11Carla Pope, 39:43Susan Bean, 40:39Leigh Farnsworth, 40:53Leann Beal, 41:06Jenel Thurlow, 41:48Denise Chandler, 42:44Robert Garnett, 43:08Joel Farley, 43:12Brian Baker, 43:24Renee Fournier, 43:58Jennifer Jelliff-Russell, 44:15Heather Alley, 44:32Sarah Thibault, 45:42*Andrew Kephart, 46:01Marion Frehill, 46:28Patricia Lanigan, 46:30*Chris Lanigan, 46:31*Melissa Tapley, 46:45Tony Beardsley, 47:52Brooke Bartlett, 48:55Katherine Ford, 48:56Kayla Moore, 50:02*Linda Rogers, 50:04Jessica Briggs, 50:36Louise Cunningham, 51:05Alicia Woodward, 51:36Robin Emery, 54:35Robert Cunningham, 55:08Vanessa Cassidy, 55:08Carmen Feliciano, 55:09Jessica Sinclair, 59:09*Tim Sinclair, 59:10*Kristy Sharp, 59:48*Chrissy Lacrosse, 59:50*David Bednar, 1:00:24*Dan Clement, 1:00:25*Gerald Cummings, 1:01:42*Lisa Albee, 1:02:12*Beth Lawson, 1:02:14*Shannon Snurkowski, 1:02:27*Jackie Carroll, 1:02:28*Harrison Richardson, 1:02:41*Lynne Brown, 1:02:46*Shawn Goodwin, 1:03:12*Debbie Krupke, 1:03:13*Brandon Stevens, 1:03:14*Nathan Eisworth, 1:03:14*Ryan Edgerly, 1:03:16*Tina Lawson, 1:03:18*Dave Lebel, 1:03:31*Dawn Bednar, 1:04:22*Stacey Clement, 1:04:27*Maria Patterson, 1:04:54*Ellen Eaton, 1:04:56*Gavin Gammill, 1:04:21*Cheryl Murphy, 1:05:28*Judith Richards, 1:05:31*Penny Brady, 1:05:32*Rebecca Parent, 1:07:20*Briana West, 1:07:44*Melinda Beers, 1:07:44*Will Lopes, 1:08:52*Daniel Krug, 1:09:01*Brooks Engle, 1:09:59*Cindy Engle, 1:09:59*Scott Boutaugh, 1:13:15*Shawn Boutaugh, 1:13:17*Lee Fopeano, 1:13:19*Amanda Kucharski, 1:13:53*Kara Pratt, 1:13:54*Samantha Schneider, 1:13:58*Meghan Joyce, 1:13:59*Robert Davis, 1:14:06*Jill Pratt, 1:14:06*Andrea Marquis, 1:14:29*Mary Katsiaficas, 1:16:10*Athena Joy, 1:16:10*last_img read more