The EPL is a world class organization with the best footballers on the planet. They are competitive week in and week out as they pursue their quest for greatness. As it turns out the team managers are just as competitive. This YouTube clip is from an Arsenal versus Chelsea match and you can clearly see the managers getting into a shoving match. Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho seem oblivious to the camera as they let the pressure get the better of them, It seems to me that Wenger got the worse of it – but that might just be my take. Our group is looking for Arsenal and CFC writers to join our team. If you would like to blog about your favorite football side – please email us @ [email protected] For all your EPL updates – please join us on our Twitter handle @ Getrealpremierc.
The EPL season is in full swing and the drama is not lacking. Sides like Chelsea FC and Manchester City FC are my favorites for a strong finish to the new campaign. The surprising performance of Southampton FC is making things entertaining and hopefully they continue their good form into 2015. Smaller clubs like Leicester City and Crystal Palace have also been fun to watch – as they struggle to keep up with the big boys. We are looking for EPL bloggers for all clubs. We want coverage on all teams from Liverpool to Swansea. The Get Real group of websites has 200,000 followers on social media so we can make sure that your articles will be seen and read. Please email us @ [email protected] if you have any questions. You can also reach us on our Twitter handle @ Getrealpremierc.
It’s been the surprise challenge taking social media by storm over the last few weeks, and the Ice Bucket Challenge shows no signs of stopping.
The movement, which is aiming to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, has been extremely well received so far. The premise of the movement is simple: once nominated, you have 24 hours to complete the challenge and dump a bucket of ice water over your head.
To date, it has proven to be incredibly successful in raising both awareness and funds. Many social media platforms are reporting astounding numbers for the #icebucketchallenge hashtag, and the ALS Association announced on today that there has been more than $15 million raised during the period that the challenge has been running for.
Pete Frates is credited with starting the movement. Frates, the former captain of the Boston College baseball team, was 27 when he was informed he had ALS. As the years went on, Frates – an advocate for ALS awareness – organized several charity baseball games to try to boost awareness.
Inspired by Chillin’ 4 Charity, the initiative organized by University of Arizona women’s basketball coach Niya Butts, it wasn’t until Frates dared some of his friends to douse themselves in ice water in the spirit of raising ALS awareness that things began to take shape. Continue reading