Real Club Deportivo Mallorca, S. A. D. is a Spanish football club in the Balearic Islands. Founded on 5 March 1916 it plays in La Liga, holding home games at the Estadi de Son Moix with a 23,142-seat capacity; the club had its peak in the late 1990s and early 2000s, reaching a best-ever 3rd place in La Liga in 1999 and 2001 and winning the Copa del Rey in 2003 following final defeats in 1991 and 1998. It won the 1998 Supercopa de España and reached the 1999 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final. In 1990–91, Mallorca reached the Copa del Rey final for the first time, losing by one goal to Atlético Madrid. Argentine Héctor Cúper was hired as manager in 1997. In his first season, the club reached the 1998 Copa del Rey Final, lost on penalties to FC Barcelona after a 1–1 draw in Mestalla. However, as Barcelona won the league, Mallorca were their opponents in the 1998 Supercopa de España and won 3–1 on aggregate for their first major honour. Barcelona's double meant Mallorca entered the 1998–99 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, the final staging of the tournament – the lost the final 2–1 to Italy's S.
S. Lazio at Villa Park. In 1999, Mallorca finished a best-ever 3rd and qualified for the first time to the UEFA Champions League, but were eliminated on the away goals rule by Molde FK of Norway before the group stage. Luis Aragonés matched 3rd place in 2001, before leaving for an Atlético Madrid still in the second tier. On 28 June 2003, Mallorca won the Copa del Rey with a 3–0 win over Recreativo de Huelva in the final in Elche. Mallorca was relegated from La Liga on the last day of the 2012–13 season. In January 2016, with the team at risk from relegation to the third tier, American investor Robert Sarver and former NBA player Steve Nash bought the club for just over €20 million. On 4 June 2017, Mallorca fell into the third tier for the first time since 1981, with one game of the season still to play. A year they bounced back in the 2017–18 season after winning the play-off final against CF Rayo Majadahonda. In June 2019, Mallorca secured a second consecutive promotion to the 2019–20 La Liga, following a 3–2 win on aggregate over Deportivo de La Coruña in the 2019 Segunda División play-offs – having lost the first game 2–0.
28 seasons in La Liga 36 seasons in Segunda División 3 seasons in Segunda División B 12 seasons in Tercera División 7 seasons in Divisiones Regionales As per the Club´s official website: www.rcdmallorca.es As of 25 February 2020Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Head coach: Vicente Moreno President: Andy Kohlberg Chief Executive Officer: Maheta Molango Board of Directors Member: Robert Sarver Board of Directors Member: Steve Nash Board of Directors Member: Utz Claassen Honorary Secretary: Rosemary Mafuz Real Sociedad Alfonso XIII Football Club Club Deportivo Mallorca Real Club Deportivo Mallorca Copa del ReyWinners: 2002–03 Runner-up 1990–91, 1997–98Supercopa de EspañaWinners: 1998 Runner-up 2003Segunda DivisiónWinners: 1959–60, 1964–65Play-off Winners 2019 Segunda División BWinners: 1980–81, 2017–18 UEFA Cup Winners' CupRunner-up: 1998–99 Best La Liga position: Third Record La Liga win: 7–1 v Recreativo de Huelva, 9 March 2008 Record La Liga defeat: 7–0 v Atlético Madrid, 7 Feb 1988 Fastest goal: 22 seconds - Dani García v Real Oviedo, 21 Feb 1999.
Most goals scored in a season: 69 Pichichi Trophy La Liga Daniel Güiza – 27 Ricardo Zamora Trophy La Liga Carlos Roa – 1998–99 Segunda División Badou Zaki – 1988–89 The following players have been selected by their country in the World Cup Finals, while playing for Mallorca. Social Members: 17.000 Total Attendance in La Liga: 304.713 Average Attendance: 16.038 Espectadores Official shirt manufacturer: Umbro Official shirt sponsors: Bet Fred Other sponsors: Viajes Iberia, La Caixa, Coca-Cola, Asepeyo, Lanjaron, Bancaja, Illes Balears, AMASK8, Bet-at-home.com Name – Estadi de Son Moix City – Palma de Mallorca Capacity – 23,142 Inauguration – June 1999 Pitch size – 107 m x 69 m Other Facilities: – Antonio Asensio Sports Complex Google Maps Location – Son Moix RCD Mallorca B - Real Mallorca's reserve team Real Cartagena Official website http://www.rcdmallorca.es/en Futbolme team profile BDFutbol team profile ca:Trofeu Ciutat de Palma de Futbol
Green electricity in the United Kingdom. There are a number of suppliers offering green electricity in the United Kingdom. In theory these types of tariffs help to lower carbon dioxide emissions by increasing consumer demand for green electricity and encouraging more renewable energy plant to be built. Since Ofgem's 2014 regulations there are now set criteria defining what can be classified as a green source product; as well as holding sufficient guarantee of origin certificates to cover the electricity sold to consumers, suppliers are required to show additionality by contributing to wider environmental and low carbon funds. Care needs to be taken in selecting a green energy supplier. A National Consumer Council report in December 2006 concluded that many green tariffs are not delivering the environmental benefits they claim to, that consumers may not be making the positive contribution they think they are. In the United Kingdom, suppliers are obliged to purchase a proportion of their electricity from renewable sources under the Renewables Obligation and there is a danger that energy suppliers may sell such green electricity under a premium'green energy' tariff, rather than sourcing additional green electricity supplies.
In addition to selling the green electricity to the consumer, it is possible for the supplier to sell the associated Renewables Obligation Certificates to another supplier who has failed to meet their quota, rather than'retiring' the certificate from the marketplace. On several occasions in May 2016, Britain burned no coal for electricity for the first time since 1882. In April 2018, Britain burned no coal for a period of 76 hours, from 10am 21 April to 10am 24 April – the longest period since the 19th century. Non-domestic consumers can avoid paying the Climate Change Levy by acquiring Levy Exemption Certificates from renewable energy suppliers. Since these are not required by domestic consumers, it is possible for the supplier to sell the certificates to the non-domestic sector, as well as selling the renewables obligation certificate and the electricity. Prior to the OFGEM green supply regulations, some green energy tariffs involved carbon offsetting, rather than purchasing or investing in renewable energy, a practice that does not meet with universal approval.
George Monbiot, an English environmentalist and writer, has compared carbon offsets to the practice of purchasing indulgences during the Middle Ages, whereby people believed they could purchase forgiveness for their sins. Monbiot says that carbon offsets are an excuse for business as usual with regard to pollution. In June 2008, Defra announced that, with effect from the financial year 2008/9, Green Electricity is to be treated the same as average grid electricity for carbon dioxide reporting purposes, it was treated as if there were no CO2 emissions associated with it. Explaining the change, the Minister responsible said "I want to make sure that the green tariff market, which has grown over recent years, is clear for consumers and businesses about the precise benefit their tariff brings. Many energy suppliers offer green tariffs to businesses and domestic customers who want to make a contribution to environmental projects or help tackle climate change, but these differ in what they deliver."
He added "It is difficult to demonstrate that buying a renewable electricity tariff is offering additional carbon emissions reductions compared with what suppliers are required to source to meet the Renewables Obligation. I have therefore decided that we will change the voluntary corporate reporting guidelines to bring them into line with current best practice and provide coherent carbon accounting; this will mean that for the reporting year 2008-9, best practice is expected to be for businesses to use a grid average rate – average rate of carbon emissions associated with electricity transmitted on the national grid – unless their supplier can prove the carbon benefits are additional." This does not affect green electricity generated on site, which can continue to be reported as producing zero emissions. In 1999 the Future Energy national certification scheme for green electricity was launched, however it was closed in 2002 because too few suppliers were prepared to accept the proposed revised requirements.
In the absence of a replacement national scheme in the UK, the international Eugene Network, whose main purpose was to give accreditation to national green energy schemes, supported Ecotricity and indicates that Good Energy would be ready for accreditation should a Eugene Standard compliant scheme be introduced in the UK. The Eugene standard was discontinued in February 2009, leaving no internationally recognised means of comparing green electricity. In an attempt to end some of the premium priced offerings by suppliers which were doing no more than repackaging electricity that they had to buy under the Renewables Obligation, the UK Government's Office of Gas and Electricity Markets Ofgem proposed a voluntary scheme for independently verified energy ratings for electricity suppliers; this was intended to include a detailed analysis of the carbon content of the supply, but some critics felt that this lacked sufficient emphasis on additionality, the actual energy used by consumers from the grid was always a mix of brown and green sources.
After running a series of workshops in early 2008, their proposals turned away from a focus on the source of electricity, to look instead at whether an environmental benefit is demonstrated. Ofgem suggest that this can only be done if the supplier invests part of payment received into one of the following a
Modern Boy is a 2008 South Korean film. Seoul, 1937. Lee Hae-myeong is a rich and hedonistic playboy who cares little for the Japanese colonization of his homeland, but things change when he falls in love with bar singer Jo Nan-sil, who turns out to be a member of the Korean independence movement. Park Hae-il... Lee Hae-myeong Kim Hye-soo... Jo Nan-sil Kim Nam-gil... Shinsuke, Japanese detective Kim Joon-bae... Baek Sang-heo Kim Young-jae... Okai Shin Goo... Lee Hae-myeong's father Joo Seok-tae... Policeman Hong Seung-jin... Cheol-kwon Do Ji-won... Ishida Yoko Modern Boy was released in South Korea on 2 October 2008, topped the box office on its opening weekend with 329,956 admissions; as of 26 October, the film had received a total of 761,090 admissions, as of 9 November had grossed a total of $3,839,780. 2008 Blue Dragon Film AwardsTechnical Award - Insight Visual Nomination - Best Cinematography - Kim Tae-gyeong Nomination - Best Art Direction - Jo Sang-gyeong, Park Ju-yeong Nomination - Best Music - Lee Jae-jin2008 Korean Film AwardsNomination - Best Art Direction - Jo Sang-gyeong, Park Ju-yeong Nomination - Best Music - Lee Jae-jin Nomination - Best Sound - Seo Yeong-jun2009 Grand Bell AwardsNomination - Best Supporting Actor - Kim Nam-gil Nomination - Best Art Direction - Jo Sang-gyeong Nomination - Best Costume Design - Jo Sang-gyeong Nomination - Best Visual Effects - Kang Jong-ik, Son Seung-hyeon Nomination - Best New Actor - Kim Nam-gil Modern Boy on IMDb Modern Boy at the Korean Movie Database Modern Boy at HanCinema
Yūdai Yamaguchi is a Japanese film director who has worked in the comedy and horror genres. He has "made a name for himself by mixing goofy gore with manga-esque escapades and plain utter weirdness". Yamaguchi attended the Japan Academy of Moving Images. After graduation he won a number of awards at independent film festivals. In 2000 he co-wrote. Yamaguchi was a second-unit director on the movie, he made his debut as a feature film director with Battlefield Baseball released theatrically in July 2003. This horror-sports-comedy again starred Tak Sakaguchi and the film won the Grand Prize at the 14th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival held in February 2003. Yamaguchi was a guest at the festival, he followed this in 2004 with Babaa Zone, a compilation of five short skits in collaboration with manga artist Gatarō Man. In late 2004, Yamaguchi was one of the directors of Takashi Shimizu's comedy-horror TV series The Great Horror Family; as with Battlefield Baseball, his next feature, Cromartie High - The Movie from July 2005, was based on a manga series.
This episodic comedy, which made its New York premiere at the 2006 New York Asian Film Festival, revolves around the hapless Cromartie High with a student body composed of thugs, yakuza look-alikes, a giant, a gorilla and an obnoxious robot. Kamiyama the only normal student, tries to improve things - but the aliens invade. Yamaguchi's September 2006 film Meatball Machine, which he co-directed with Jun'ichi Yamamoto based on an earlier film by Yamamoto, has aliens taking over human bodies and turning them into bio-mechanical monsters. In August 2008, Yamaguchi released Tamami: The Baby's Curse, a horror story about a monster-baby, a more subdued work than his previous manic comedy efforts. Along with Noboru Iguchi, Yamaguchi directed the fake TV commercials for good friend Yoshihiro Nishimura's cult horror film Tokyo Gore Police after Yamaguchi suggested that it might balance out the dark tone of the movie. In a change of pace, Yamaguchi left the horror aspects behind to direct a straight comedy in the February 2009 release Elite Yankee Saburo with special makeup effects by Yoshihiro Nishimura.
The film followed a Japanese TV comedy shown on TV Tokyo in 2007, itself based on a manga by Shuji Abe about a nerdy boy entering high school who because his older brothers were delinquents is labeled a troublemaker - an "elite yankee". The movie retained the original cast from the TV series including lead actor Hideo Ishiguro. "Yūdai Yamaguchi at All Cinema". "Yūdai Yamaguchi at JMDB". Sharp, Jasper. "Yudai Yamaguchi Interview". Midnight Eye. Retrieved 2009-09-21. Yūdai Yamaguchi on IMDb
Brentford is a railway station in the London Borough of Hounslow, west London. It is on the Hounslow Loop Line and in Travelcard Zone 4; the station and all trains serving. It is the main station for Brentford F. C.'s Griffin Park, 400 metres east. The modest High Street of the suburb of Brentford characterized by wide-ranging businesses and light industrial parks is 300 metres south-east; the typical off-peak service from the station in trains per hour is: 4 direct to Waterloo via Chiswick 2 circuitously to Waterloo via Hounslow and Richmond 2 to WeybridgeThe Sunday service is one train per hour each way: London Waterloo – Woking and the same serving Waterloo, Twickenham, Kingston and Waterloo and all intermediate stops each way. Brentford railway station was opened in 1849 by the London and South Western Railway in a period of passenger use – an unlinked perpendicular line, the Brentford Dock line operated between 1859 and 1964 for goods and waste transfer; the Dock Line between 1860 and 1942 ran a passenger service into passenger terminus Brentford railway station.
Between 1950 and 1980 Brentford station was named Brentford Central station. When multi-national pharmaceutical and retail company Glaxo Smith Kline opened its Global HQ 500 metres west, GSK House in 2001 after two years of construction, it contributed towards modernisation of the station. Between 22 May 2000 and 28 September 2002, the station was served by the London Crosslink service provided by Anglia Railways. London Buses routes 195 and E8 – E denotes Ealing – serve the station. Bus E2 stops nearby. Train times and station information for Brentford railway station from National Rail
The 2013 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships were the 77th such event organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation. 48 teams representing their countries participated in seven levels of competition. The competition served as qualifications for division placements in the 2014 competition; the Top division championship took place between sixteen teams from 3 to May 19, 2013. Sweden and Finland hosted the event with games played in Helsinki; the IIHF's official final ranking of the tournament: The Division I A tournament was played in Budapest, from 14 to 20 April 2013. The Division I B tournament was played in Donetsk, from 14 to 20 April 2013; the Division II A tournament was played in Zagreb, from 14 to 20 April 2013. The Division II B tournament was played in İzmit, from 21 to 27 April 2013; the Division III qualification tournament was played in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 14 to 17 October 2012. The Division III main tournament was played in Cape Town, South Africa, from 15 to 21 April 2013.