Vinny Perth ‘impressed’ with new signing Nathan Oduwa

first_imgNATHAN ODUWA is hoping for some stability at Dundalk as he prepares to play in his sixth country in five years.The former Spurs starlet has completed his move to Oriel Park having been a free agent since leaving Hapoel Hadera last summer.1Credit: SportsfileThat is the same club which signed Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe – who topped the League of Ireland scoring charts last year during a loan spell with Derry City – last month.Israel was the latest pitstop for the Londoner who also played in Scotland during a loan spell with Rangers, with Slovenia’s Olimpija Ljubljana and Vejle in Denmark.Oduwa said: “My agent told me to come over and have a look at Dundalk and I was surprised at the standard and the facilities, to be honest.“In England, they don’t really talk about the League of Ireland too much but the gym facilities, changing rooms and canteen here is of European standard.ONLY 24“I’m only 24 but I’ve travelled to a lot of places and I’ve learned a lot.“The world of football can be very cut-throat and players like to have security and be somewhere where they are happy to play and express themselves and I feel like I have that at Dundalk. I’m just raring to go now.”Oduwa spent a decade on Spurs’ books without making the first team but picked up first-team experience during temporary stints with Luton Town, Colchester United and Peterborough United as well as Rangers.The attacker was also capped by England up to under-20 level and by Nigeria’s under-23s.Dundalk head coach Vinny Perth said: “Nathan is someone we have tracked for a while.MOST READ IN SPORTTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN 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’“He trained with us last week and we were really impressed with him. He can play left-wing, right-wing and we also feel he could operate as a centre forward.“Career-wise, he probably made a couple of wrong decisions over the past couple of years but he’s got real pedigree and this is the first time he has felt at home in a group for a long time.“He’s had loads of options and he has been to lots of different clubs over the past few months but this felt more like a home move for him. It’s an opportunity for him to rebuild his career.”last_img read more

The Dorchester the iconic London flagship of the

first_imgThe Dorchester, the iconic London flagship of the Dorchester Collection, has unveiled one of the city’s most desirable retreats — The Dorchester Spa. This exciting launch follows a comprehensive six-month, £3.2 million refurbishment and expansion program including a remarkable design by Fox Linton Associates, a new spa treatment menu celebrating the ritual of beauty, an exclusive Spatisserie and a special introductory spa package.The exquisite new Dorchester Spa is designed by award-winning interiors consultancy Fox Linton Associates of London. The firm drew inspiration from the glamour and elegance of the 1930s and enhanced it with a modern edge including rich textures and luxurious materials. A sense of calm informality prevails throughout the Spa, which welcomes guests to a light and comfortable seating area with a backdrop of white-gold mirrored screens containing a design of reeds. The focal point is a beautiful chandelier comprising 75,000 South Pacific white pearls. The concept and design incorporates the high levels of quality, expertise and style long associated with The Dorchester, creating a perfect backdrop for the ultimate in indulgent pampering and sumptuous relaxation.The new Dorchester Spa features nine tranquil treatment rooms including two double suites, a manicure and pedicure suite and a quiet room dedicated to deep relaxation. Separate changing rooms for men and women feature state-of-the-art aromatic steam rooms with mood lighting and sculpture. Hairdressing salon and gentlemen’s barber shop sit alongside the Spa with a separate entrance, as does a handsomely equipped fitness studio.Experience the new Dorchester Spa with a special introductory spa package available from June 1 — August 31, 2009. The package for two includes an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room, full English breakfast, and one aromatherapy massage per person.www.dorchestercollection.comlast_img read more