Hatem Ben Arfa He already has his happy birthday. The French star of Real Valladolid, who turns 33 this Saturday, has been summoned again by Sergio González a month later of his first and only citation since he arrived in Zorrilla. The attacker, who played 13 minutes against Villarreal, has followed a specific plan during these four weeks to improve his fitness.Against Athletic could have the opportunity to test the results of those sessions, possibility that has been opened thanks to the casualties presented by the team in attack to receive the lions. Sergi Guardiola, sanctioned, the match will be lost due to having to complete the warning cycle, the same as the forward of the subsidiary Miguel de la Fuente, which to date had been another alternative for Sergio. The entry of the Frenchman is the main novelty of a call that presents only that novelty. The rest of the players are those who lost by the minimum against the Real Sociedad in the Reale Arena; namely: Masip, Caro, Moyano, Pedro Porro, Kiko Olivas, Salisu, Nacho, Raúl Carnero, Óscar Plano, Pablo Hervías, Joaquín, Alcaraz, San Emeterio, Míchel, Toni Villa, Ünal and Sandro, to which the mentioned Ben Arfa.They remain outside the citation Antoñito, Javi Sánchez, Matheus Fernandes and Waldo by technical decision and Guardiola by sanction, in addition to the Ecuadorian Stiven Plaza, who will travel to Vitoria with the Promises to face Alavés B.
Kiwis will miss seeing the icy continent from the air Despite early Kiwi interest, a planned sightseeing flight from Auckland to Antarctica in February 2013 has been cancelled due to a lack of seats booked.Antarctica Sightseeing Flights made the call to cancel the flight, claiming it was not justifiable to operate the chartered Boeing 747-400 with less than 100 passengers booked.The company’s founder, Phil Asker, said he was disappointed strong interest in the Auckland flight had not translated into reservations.Passengers booked to travel on the Auckland service will receive a full refund and offered a $250 discount on any Antarctica sightseeing flight departing from Australia, Mr Asker said.“We regret having to cancel this service, and apologise to those who have been disappointed or inconvenienced by our decision,” he remarked. With the Perth service sold out and a second departure scheduled, the five flights from Australia continue to sell well. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: K.W