Source: Ledyard.# END # Ledyard National Bank contributed $1,000.00 to SCORE for the sponsorship of four workshops this fall. The workshop topics are: So You Want to Own Your Own Business, Business Bookkeeping, Selling and Advertising, and An Introduction to Internet Marketing. Ledyard supports SCORE’s mission to help more entrepreneurs become successful small business owners through face-to-face and email business counseling. Score’s workshops are a natural fit with and a complement to Ledyard’s mission of educating and advising its commercial clients on all financial matters related to their enterprises.Ledyard Financial Group, Inc., headquartered in Hanover, New Hampshire, is the holding company for Ledyard National Bank. Ledyard National Bank, founded in 1991, is a full service community bank offering a broad range of banking, investment, tax and wealth management services in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region. Ledyard National Bank has eight offices with locations in Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, New London, and West Lebanon, New Hampshire and in Norwich, Vermont.Ledyard Financial Group, Inc. shares can be bought and sold through the NASD sanctioned “Pink Sheets” under the trading symbol LFGP. Shares may be traded through an individual’s broker. For more information, please refer to the “Investor Relations” section of the bank’s website at www.ledyardbank.com(link is external) or contact the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Gregory D. Steverson.
Mario Gomez struck in injury time as Bayern Munich took a huge step towards avenging their defeat by Inter Milan in the 2010 Champions League final.The Bundesliga top scorer pounced on an error by Inter keeper Julio Cesar to tap home a priceless away goal in the first leg of the sides’ last-16 clash.Bayern played the better football throughout with Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben hitting the woodwork.Samuel Eto’o was repeatedly denied by keeper Thomas Kraft in an open match.Yet the game looked to be heading for a stalemate until the 90th minute when Cesar failed to hold Robben’s 20-yard strike and Gomez capitalised, leaving Inter’s grasp on the Champions League crown they won last May hanging by a thread.It was no less than the Germans deserved for a display full of attacking panache, led by the outstanding Robben, with 22-year-old goalkeeper Kraft imperious on his ninth senior match for the club. The two sides have endured a rough time since meeting in last year’s final, with Inter eclipsed by rivals AC Milan in Serie A and Bayern 13 points adrift of the Bundesliga summit.But both have improved of late, with Bayern in particular notching 22 goals in their previous seven games, and they produced an entertaining match with a dramatic finale.The Inter side that beat Bayern 2-0 last season famously had no Italians in it but the sole indigenous player in the current line-up, Andrea Ranocchia, should have given the Nerazzurri the lead within 70 seconds.The young centre-back, making his first Champions League start, found himself unmarked from Wesley Sneijder’s free-kick but he turned his effort wide from a few yards out.Bayern youngster Kraft was then called into action to charge down a close-range effort from Esteban Cambiasso. The visitors improved with star duo Ribery and Robben, playing together for only the third time this season because of injuries, beginning to shine.The pair combined to create Bayern’s best chance of the first half when Ribery headed his team-mate’s dinked cross against the bar.A fabulous Bayern passing move then ended inauspiciously when Gomez walloped the ball way over the bar from 10 yards.While the visitors continued to play the prettier football, Inter’s defence proved typically durable and the Italians created another chance when Kraft made a terrific one-handed save to deny Eto’o from 12 yards.Bayern had a great opportunity to break the deadlock seconds after half-time when Robben’s right-wing cross presented Thomas Mueller with a free header, which he contrived to glance well wide.Robben then created a chance for himself, scurrying across the penalty area before rifling an effort against the outside of the post as the Germans began to look dominant. Bayern’s stylish approach play continued to be undermined by their sloppiness in defence and Kraft again came to the rescue to parry Eto’o’s fierce effort, with Cambiasso spooning the rebound over with the goal at his mercy.Just as the match appeared to be igniting, it just as quickly began to fizzle out with Bayern unable to find the final ball to compliment their superior possession.There were no more chances of note until the final 10 minutes, with Inter appearing to be finishing the match stronger.Kraft made two stops, first to deny substitute Houssine Kharja and then to parry Thiago Motta’s point-blank header, before Eto’o’s goalbound effort was deflected just wide.But it was Bayern who found the decisive goal at the death when Robben broke forward and unleashed a strike from just outside the box, which Julio Cesar parried into the path of Gomez who tucked gleefully home. Source: BBC
COVERT cameras at Tottenham caught the final hours of Mauricio Pochettino’s reign and the shock appointment of Jose Mourinho.Amazon Prime Video are filming a behind-the-scenes documentary of the club’s astonishing 2019-20 campaign.2 Amazon cameras caught the dramatic sacking of Mauricio PochettinoCredit: AFP or licensorsAnd it is understood cameras dotted around their Enfield training base dramatically caught Pochettino’s final moments in charge.They are believed to have filmed his office being cleared out and frantic staff preparing for the arrival of Mourinho just hours later.The streaming service also caught the stunned reaction of players and training ground workers to the news of Poch being sacked last Tuesday and the arrival of Mourinho for talks with chairman Daniel Levy.The former Manchester United chief got the job on Wednesday morning, having slept at the club’s lodge after discussions that took place through the night.Amazon producers rushed down with a crew once news of Mourinho’s arrival had broken to capture his first day in charge of Tottenham.They got Harry Kane’s first meeting with him, along with other pep talks with senior stars.It is not known whether his rallying chat with Dele Alli was one of those captured.Jose Mourinho jokes about seeing his Olympiakos half-time team talk on the Amazon documentary2MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himLADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Saints vs Watford, Arsenal and Leicester vs Everton scores this coming weekend and win £100They will continue to film for the rest of this season, before an expected release later next year.Amazon Prime Video will kick-off their live Premier League coverage next week with ten matches across Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.They include boss Mourinho’s return to Old Trafford to face United, who sacked him last December, and the Merseyside derby at Anfield between Liverpool and Everton.Mauricio Pochettino says Amazon documentary was a ‘club decision’