City’s Christmas Tree Pick-Up

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City’s Annual Christmas Tree pick up is quickly approaching.If you are looking for ways to dispose of your real Christmas Tree, Saturday, January 5, 2019, Volunteers will be out collecting trees in city limits all day. The City asks that you have your tree out at your curb in an accessible spot by 8 am.For those that wish to drop of their own tree or require more time, you can do that at the Grounds Building; 9312 111 St from January 5-13th, 2019.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Bastian Schweinsteiger: A look at his stellar career

first_imgFactbox on Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, who announced his retirement from international football on Friday.  (Also read: Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from international football)Born August 1, 1984 in Kolbermoor, Bavaria.Makes international debut in June 2004 in a 2-0 defeat by Hungary in Kaiserslautern.Endures a disappointing debut in a major tournament, as Germany are eliminated in the group stage of Euro 2004.Stars for Germany as Juergen Klinsmann’s side reach the 2006 World Cup semi-finals on home soil, but lose to eventual winners Italy after extra time.Scores twice in a 3-1 World Cup playoff win over Portugal to help Germany finish third in Stuttgart.Suffers more disappointment as Germany lose 1-0 to Spain in the Euro 2008 final.Loses out to Spain again in 2010 World Cup in South Africa, as Carles Puyol’s header secures a 1-0 victory in the semi-final.Germany are eliminated by Italy in the last four of Euro 2012.Schweinsteiger ends his long wait for a major international trophy two years later in Brazil, after Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in the World Cup final.Following the international retirement of Bayern team-mate Philipp Lahm, Schweinsteiger takes over as Germany captain.Joins Premier League side Manchester United after spending 13 seasons with German champions Bayern Munich, where he made 500 appearances, winning eight Bundesliga titles and the 2013 Champions League crown.Has an injury disrupted first season with United, but was selected by Germany manager Joachim Loew for the 2016 European Championship, his seventh major tournament.Played five games in Euro 2016 as Germany reach the semi-finals where they lose 2-0 to hosts France.advertisementAnnounces retirement from international football, after making 120 appearances for his country, with a record of 81 wins and 20 defeats. He scored 24 goals for Germany.last_img read more