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Rupert James Graham Lowe is a British politician and businessman, who served as a the Brexit Party Member of the European Parliament in the West Midlands constituency from 2019 to 2020. Lowe was chairman of Southampton Football Club from 1996 to 2006 and again from 2008 to 2009, when the company was placed into administration. Born in Oxford, England Rupert Lowe was educated at Radley College and the University of Reading before gaining a reputation working in the City of London for companies such as Morgan Grenfell and Deutsche Bank, he was a board member of the London International Financial Futures Exchange. He founded Secure Retirements, a quoted care home provider, with Andrew Cowen the Southampton F. C. Vice-Chairman. In the mid-1990s, the Saints board were looking to float the club on the London Stock Exchange, a long and costly procedure. Therefore, they attempted a reverse takeover as a way to reduce costs, they needed to find a company that had floated and take it over while being taken over themselves.
Lowe's Secure Retirements, which ran nursing homes, was a perfect candidate. The resultant group was renamed Southampton Leisure Holdings PLC. After the deal was completed, Lowe became chairman of the football club; this was despite him being an avid rugby union watcher and hockey player, who had only seen his first professional football game six months previously. Southampton fans were undecided about Lowe, he had vast business expertise, a vital trait for any chairman of a football club, but he knew hardly anything about the game. In contrast, clubs including Blackburn Rovers and Wolverhampton Wanderers had been taken over by lifelong fans who had made their wealth in various industries before switching their investments to football. In the summer of 1997, manager Graeme Souness left after just one season in charge, as did director of football and former manager Lawrie McMenemy. Both men cited'difficulties' with the new owners; this came as a huge shock to many fans and to the local press, who regarded McMenemy as'Mr.
Southampton'. Lowe, did much to move the club forward, he guided the club from their old stadium into the 32,000-seater St Mary's Stadium, which opened in 2001, the club continued to follow a long-standing policy of selling players to clubs for high prices. Dean Richards, sold to Tottenham Hotspur for £8 million, Kevin Davies, sold to Blackburn Rovers for £7 million, are good examples. Davies was subsequently bought back by Southampton for a much smaller fee. James Beattie joined the club for £1 million from Blackburn Rovers, enjoyed great form at Southampton, joined Everton for £6 million. During his ownership of the club, the Saints managed to maintain their Premier League status into the 21st century, despite having been in regular relegation battles since the early 1990s and finishing in the top half of the table, his timing of managerial decisions were somewhat alarming and inconsistent, however, as there were eight managers during his tenure, a high turnover rate. Dave Jones was forced out in January 2000 when faced with a criminal investigation though Jones was exonerated of all charges.
Jones was succeeded by Glenn Hoddle, who left just over a year to join Tottenham Hotspur, amid criticism from Southampton fans that he had turned his back on the club. Lowe appointed a talented coach, Stuart Gray, but Gray was swiftly replaced by Gordon Strachan after a disastrous start to the 2001–02 season. Strachan guided the Saints to a secure 11th-place finish. In 2003, Saints went on to reach the FA Cup Final and qualified for the UEFA Cup for the first time in nearly 20 years finishing eighth in the league – their highest finish for well over a decade. In the following season they were lying fourth in the league at Christmas, but it soon emerged that Gordon Strachan was refusing to extend his contract citing "personal reasons". Strachan resigned in March 2004, Lowe and the board took the decision to replace him with Paul Sturrock before the end of the season. Sturrock himself left the club by "mutual consent" within six months of being appointed, despite achieving good results during his time in charge.
It is understood that Lowe attempted to interfere in team selection after consulting Rugby Union coach Sir Clive Woodward, being approached about a possible role at the club at the time. Lowe made the same mistake as he did with Stuart Gray by employing a good coach in, who seemed to lack the steely will needed for a manager to succeed at the highest level. Like the appointment of Gray three years earlier, Lowe appeared to be taking a huge gamble by employing another untested coach, exploited his own influence by indulging himself more and more in team affairs, including the much documented "Delgado Affair"; the appointment of Wigley broke Premiership rules requiring all managers to have the relevant coaching qualifications. With the team's form deteriorating and relegation looking like a real possibility for the first time in three years, Lowe sacked Wigley in November of the same year. Wigley was replaced, by former Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp; the appointment of an experienced manager in Redknapp led to expectations that results would improve, but they were worse in the second half of the season than in the first, the club was relegated on the last day of the season after 27 years in the top flight of English football.
With relegation, a 50% wage cut was imposed on most players and staff, after a mediocre start to the new season, Redknapp resig
Patrick Cassidy "Pat" Finn is an American film and television actor. Finn, one of six children, was born in Evanston and grew up in Wilmette, where he attended Loyola Academy High School, he graduated from Marquette University in 1987. After graduation, he moved to Chicago where he worked as a beer salesman until joining The Second City National Touring Company. During this time, he was performing improvisation with the ImprovOlympic in Chicago. After writing and performing in two Second City resident shows, Finn landed the part of George Wendt's younger brother in The George Wendt Show. Pat has had re-occurring roles on Murphy Brown, 3rd Rock from the Sun and Ed, his other television credits include series such as Friends, The Drew Carey Show, That'70s Show, According to Jim, Less than Perfect, The King of Queens, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Las Vegas. His film roles include How High, The Bachelor, Where's My Car?, I Love You, Beth Cooper, Space Buddies and It's Complicated. He experienced commercial success with campaigns for Got Milk?, Sony PlayStation, DiGiorno Pizza, Holiday Inn, H&R Block, BellSouth and others.
Finn played the recurring character Bill Norwood on ABC's The Middle starting in 2010. He starred in Marvin Marvin on Nickelodeon from November 24, 2012 to April 27, 2013, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children. Pat Finn on IMDb
The Pensacola Mountains are a large group of mountain ranges of the Transantarctic Mountains System, located in the Queen Elizabeth Land region of Antarctica. They extend 450 km in a NE-SW direction. Subranges of the Pensacola Mountains include: Argentina Range, Forrestal Range, Dufek Massif, Cordiner Peaks, Neptune Range, Patuxent Range, Rambo Nunataks and Pecora Escarpment; these mountain units lie astride the extensive Foundation Ice Stream and Support Force Glacier which drain northward to the Ronne Ice Shelf. NamingDiscovered and photographed on January 13, 1956 in the course of a transcontinental nonstop plane flight by personnel of US Navy Operation Deep Freeze I from McMurdo Sound to Weddell Sea and return. Named by US-ACAN for the U. S. Naval Air Station, Florida, in commemoration of the historic role of that establishment in training aviators of the U. S. Navy; the mountains were mapped in detail by USGS from surveys and US Navy air photos, 1956-67. The Pensacola Mountains were continuous with the Ventana Mountains near Bahía Blanca in Argentina, Cape Fold Belt in South Africa, the Ellsworth Mountains and the Hunter-Bowen orogeny in eastern Australia.
The Ordovician-Devonian Neptune Group rests unconformably on a Cambrian succession, is overlain disconformably by the Dover Sandstone of the Beacon Supergroup. Within the Neptune Group is the Brown Ridge Conglomerate, Elliott Sandstone, Elbow Formation, the Heiser Sandstone. Georgraphical features include
Elmer Thompson was an American football player. He played for Cornell University from 1905 to 1907 and was selected as a first-team All-American in both 1906 and 1907. Thompson grew up in Waterbury and played three years of football at Andover, he was a "weight man" for Andover's track team, competing in the hammer throw and shot put. Thompson was the captain of Andover's football team as a senior, in April 1903, the Boston Evening Transcript reported that he had been "much sought after" due to "his splendid" work on the Andover football team, he committed to attend Yale University, but changed his mind and enrolled at Cornell University. He played at the guard position for Cornell football team from 1905 to 1907, was selected as a first-team All-American in 1906 and 1907, he weighed "close to 250 pounds," and The New York Times described him as "one of the largest men who played on a college gridiron." Despite his large size, Thompson was known for his speed as reflected in the following 1907 newspaper story:"Big Elmer Thompson in the guise of a sprinter was the novel sight which the enthusiasts at the football practice were treated to yesterday afternoon.
The Cornell left guard, who weighs about 220, surprised the coaches by the way he got down under punts, sometimes beating out Van Osman, the fleet end." In 1927, the New York Sun named Thompson to its first-team list of the greatest football players in Cornell history. In explaining its selection, the Sun emphasized Thompson's ability to scatter the opposing team's line:"Elmer Thompson's one weakness was his good-natured, easy-going temperament; this burly, frizzle-haired blonde weighed 240 pounds—all of it solid bone and muscle. Tommy loomed up like Gibraltar, he didn't make a hole in the opposing line. His touseled yellow head gleamed through the melee like Henry of Navarre's white plume." In February 1908, Thompson was "dropped from the Cornell College of Law on account of deficiencies in his studies." According to reports at the time, Thompson "was'busted' out after failing to pass enough subjects at the close of the first term." Thompson appealed his case in a petition to the faculty. Under Cornell rules, Thompson lost his eligibility to play football at Cornell.
After leaving Cornell, Thompson applied to President William Howard Taft to be a special Secret Service guard. In 1909 and 1910, he worked as the football coach for Polytechnic Preparatory High School in New York. In 1929, Thompson died at his home after a short illness. In 1955, Thompson was selected by The Cornell Daily Sun as one of two guards on Cornell's all-time football team