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Ronald Koeman and Jamie Carragher think Arsenal and Manchester City are out of the Premier League title race following Leicester's 1-0 win against Newcastle.http:///...son-capitals-jersey/ . Claudio Ranieris side moved five points clear of nearest rivals Tottenham thanks to Shinji Okazakis 25th-minute overhead kick with just eight games remaining.Victory moved Leicester 11 points clear of Arsenal and 12 points ahead of Manchester City, who both have a game in hand on the league leaders. Ronald Koeman was a guest alongside Jamie Carragher on Monday Night Football However, Southampton manager Ronald Koeman, speaking on Monday Night Football, insists both Arsenal and Manchester City are now out of the title race following Leicesters win.It will be a fight between Tottenham and Leicester, the Dutchman said.In my opinion, thats the difference between before and after this result. Its a new situation for Leicester. Eleven points from Arsenal, 12 points from Manchester City, they are out of the title.Sky Sports pundit Carragher agreed with Koeman, saying both Arsenal and Manchester City are not in good enough form to challenge Leicester and Tottenham.Its not just the points, its how those teams are playing, the former Liverpool defender said. Theyre not playing very well. Arsenal are now 11 points behind league leaders Leicester You look at the difference to Tottenham and Leicester, they are playing well. They look like title winners with the performances they are giving.You look at Arsenal with the cup problem, Manchester City at Norwich. They dont look like teams that are going to go on and win the title.I think that gap now is too far. Theres too much for them to do. Sergio Aguero reacts to a missed chance as Man City dropped points at Norwich Koeman, who was a guest on MNF, is no stranger to success in title races, winning 11 league titles during his time in football, eight as a player and three as a manager.And with a first league title in their history now firmly in their sights, the Dutchman thinks Leicester will be under even more pressure.Tottenham are still close, but its now a fight between two teams, Koeman added. Shinji Okazakis overhead kick sent Leicester five points clear at the top. Before this game, it was still a fight between four or five. Thats the difference and it starts to run in your mind as a Leicester player.When asked if that will pile even more pressure on Leicester, Koeman replied: Yes, because you are closer to winning the title. That makes a big difference.Before today, the manager was still mentioning the Europa League but after the result, they have Champions League. Now its about second or first place. Thats the title and its a different situation to what it was before the game. Get Sky Sports Alerts Breaking news, line ups and goal alerts from your football club - direct to your mobile Also See: Okazaki sends Leicester clear Leicester 1-0 Newcastle recap PL Fixtures PL Table http:///...ruk-capitals-jersey/ . Granato was an assistant for the Pittsburgh Penguins for the last five seasons, and he was also part of Team USAs staff at the 2014 Olympics. http:///...kin-capitals-jersey/ .com) - NFL owners have unanimously approved the sale of the Buffalo Bills.NEW YORK -- Ralph Kiner was a smash as a slugger, launching so many home runs over the left-field wall at old Forbes Field that fans nicknamed it his corner. Years later, as one of baseballs most beloved broadcasters, he became a big hit in a new "Kiners Korner." Kiner, the Hall of Famer whose frequent malaprops endeared him to New York Mets listeners for more than a half-century, died Thursday. He was 91. The Hall of Fame said Kiner died at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif., with his family at his side. "He was a jewel," Mets Hall of Famer Tom Seaver said. Kiner hit 369 home runs during a 10-year career cut short by back problems. He debuted with Pittsburgh in 1946 and won or tied for the National League lead in homers in each of his first seven seasons. He was popular off the field, too. His Hollywood pals included Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra, he squired Liz Taylor and Janet Leigh, and he played himself in the 1951 film "Angels in the Outfield." Kiner became a Mets announcer in their expansion season of 1962, working 17 years as a trio with Bob Murphy and Lindsey Nelson. Kiner called their games for 52 years in all, including a handful of them last season. Kiner was already a fixture on the Mets airwaves when he was inducted into the Hall in 1975. He was elected with just one vote to spare in his 15th and final year on the Baseball Writers Association of America ballot. The six-time All-Star outfielder still ranks sixth all-time with a home run every 14.1 at-bats. He averaged more than 100 RBIs per season and hit .279 with the Pirates, the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland. When he retired, Kiner was sixth on the career home run list. To generations of TV viewers and radio listeners, his postcareer acclaim was as great as the honours he earned on the field. "Kiners Korner" was a delight for players and fans alike, where stars would join Kiner for postgame chats. "I loved going on Kiners Korner. I enjoyed talking baseball with Ralph, especially learning about players from his era," former Mets star Dwight Gooden said. "But what really made it special was every time you went on, you got a $100. For a rookie like me in 1984, a $100 was a big deal." Kiner was known for tripping over his own words, and often laughed about his own comments. "If Casey Stengel were alive today, hed be spinning in his grave," he once commented after a misplay. "On Fathers Day, we again wish you all a happy birthday," he also said. Then there was the time Gary Carter hit a winning home run in the 10th inning of his Mets debut in 1985 and Kiner introduced him as Gary Cooper, the famed actor. "Gary was a great sport about it," Kiner remembered. "He came on Kiners Korner afterward and introduced himself to me as Gary Cooper and even signed a picture to me, Gary Cooper Carter." His observations were pretty astute, too. Talking about a former Gold GGlove outfielder, Kiner remarked: "Two-thirds of the earth is covered by water. http:///...son-capitals-jersey/. The other third is covered by Garry Maddox." Kiner had a stroke about a decade ago that slowed his speech, but remained an occasional part of the Mets announcing crew. Fellow announcers such as Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling always brightened when Kiner was alongside them. Younger fans who were born long after Kiner retired also reveled in his folksy tales. "As one of baseballs most prolific power hitters for a decade, Ralph struck fear into the hearts of the best pitchers of baseballs Golden Era despite his easygoing nature, disarming humility and movie-star smile," Hall President Jeff Idelson said in a statement. "His engaging personality and profound knowledge of the game turned him into a living room companion for millions of New York Mets fans who adored his game broadcasts and later Kiners Korner for more than half a century," he said. "He was as comfortable hanging out in Palm Springs with his friend Bob Hope as he was hitting in front of Hank Greenberg at Forbes Field." As a teen, hanging around the Hollywood Stars in the Pacific Coast League, Kiner shook hands with Babe Ruth and talked ball with Ty Cobb. In high school, he hit a home run off Satchel Paige during a barnstorming tour. After serving as a Navy pilot in World War II, Kiner had a strong rookie year and won the NL homer title with 23, beating Johnny Mize by one. He really broke loose the next year, hitting 51 home runs with 127 RBIs while batting .313. Stuck on poor teams, Kiner never made it to the post-season. He made his mark in All-Star games, homering in three straight. Kiner connected in the 1950 showcase at Comiskey Park, but made more noise with another ball he hit in the game. He hit a long drive to the base of the scoreboard in left-centre field and Ted Williams broke his left elbow making the catch, causing him to miss two months. "Williams always said I ruined his batting stroke, that he could never hit after that," Kiner said. "Yeah, sure. He only hit .388 in 57." Mets owner Fred Wilpon remembered Kiner as "one of the most beloved people in Mets history -- an original Met and extraordinary gentleman." "His knowledge of the game, wit, and charm entertained generations of Mets fans. Like his stories, he was one of a kind," he said. "Our sport and society today lost one of the all-time greats." The Mets named the home TV booth at Shea Stadium in his honour. The Pirates retired Kiners No. 4. "All of us at the Pittsburgh Pirates have heavy hearts upon learning of Ralph Kiners passing," the team said in a statement. Ralph McPherran Kiner was born on Oct. 27, 1922. He was first married to tennis star Nancy Chaffee. Following their divorce he married Barbara George, and following another divorce he married DiAnn Shugart, who died in 2004. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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