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Jurgen Klopp blasts ‘senseless’ Nations League

first_imgKlopp is pleased a hectic schedule of seven matches in 23 days is now over but is unsure what the next fortnight will bring for his players.“If somebody would have told me after eight matchdays you have 20 points, I would say with that fixture list, ‘I’ll buy it, let’s start with the ninth matchday’,” said Klopp.“The boys unfortunately go away again now and have to play Nations League games, the most senseless competition in the world of football.”Klopp said players need a proper break to be fresher, pointing to the case of Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson who played for England at the World Cup in Russia.“If you want to see fresher (players), give them a summer break,” he said. “For Jordan Henderson it was exactly two weeks, which is funny. But that’s how it is.“That’s why I say going away is not a big problem but now you call a manager of any country and ask him to leave out one or two players and he says, ‘I am under pressure as well’ because now it’s Nations League.“I don’t exactly know what you can win but there is some final next summer or something so that’s it.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised the UEFA Nations League © AFP / Paul ELLISLIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Oct 8 – Jurgen Klopp has branded the UEFA Nations League “the most senseless competition in the world” as he prepares to see many of his squad leave on international duty following Liverpool’s drab 0-0 draw with Manchester City.The two sides — along with Chelsea — are all locked on 20 points at the top of the Premier League table, separated only by goal difference after Sunday’s matches.last_img read more


first_imgProtestors have returned to Letterkenny Tesco todayWORKERS with a Co Donegal company who face losing their jobs are picketing Tesco in Letterkenny again today.The employees of Rock Shopfitting Services in Muff are angry at losing a contract to a French company to carry out re-fits and merchandising at Irish branches of the British supermarket chain.Company MD Martin McCafferty said the workers were in Letterkenny again today to protest at the loss of 100 jobs – 50 of them in Co Donegal. “Local companies are losing out to foreign companies in the tender process,” he said.“We are so grateful for all the support we have received in Donegal and in Letterkenny.”Tesco has denied discriminating against the Muff company.It says the tender was awarded fairly and says Rock can tender for future work.   DONEGAL WORKERS PICKET TESCO LETTERKENNY AGAIN OVER JOB LOSSES was last modified: September 4th, 2013 by John2Share 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:letterkennymuffrockTesco boycottlast_img read more