Former Arsenal team-mates lead tributes to Jose Antonio Reyes after tragic death in car crash

first_img Read More Read More Read More Full Screen Former Arsenal star Sol Campbell wrote: ‘Devastated by the news of my old team mate Jose Antonio Reyes at Arsenal. What a player. My condolence goes out to his family and friends ! Rest in Peace. Big lost.’The club’s official Twitter account put out a statement, reading: ‘Everyone at Arsenal is devastated by the shocking news that our former player Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision in Spain.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Jose Antonio Reyes: 1983-2019. Rest in peace, Jose’ Read More Phil HaighSaturday 1 Jun 2019 1:19 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link78Shares Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Read More About Connatix V67539 Top articles Another Gunners hero, Ray Parlour, added: ‘So Sad. team mate of mine and great talent RIP Jose.’ PLAY SPONSORED Coming Next 1/1 AdvertisementAdvertisementCesc Fabregas posted an emotional tribute on Instagram: ‘My first great friend in the world of professional football, my roommate, who always wanted to sleep with the air conditioning even at -10 degrees.‘A humble guy who always had a smile on his face, great footballer and great person. I could not wake up today in a worse way.I will never forget when you and your family welcomed me at your home in my first Christmas in England when I was alone and was 16 years old. I will never forget our tennis football matches in the gym before and after workouts.‘Our connection in the field was also special, since it was always easy to find yourself between the lines so that you could later mark the differences. I always say that you have been one of the greatest talents in our football and I know that I am not wrong. 2 days ago I was talking about you in an interview, it might be a sign, who knows, to remember you, my great friend.‘I will never forget you, we will never forget you. Always in our hearts. Rest in peace Jose Antonio Reyes. Love you very much.’Arsene Wenger, who managed Reyes at Arsenal, wrote: ‘I am devastated to hear the terrible news about Jose. To his family and friends, all support from everyone in the Arsenal family. He will remain forever in our hearts.’Freddie Ljunberg, who also played with Reyes in north London tweeted: ‘Numbed by the news about my former team-mate, Jose Antonio Reyes. Gone far too soon, my thoughts are with his family and friends.’ 1 min. story Former Arsenal team-mates lead tributes to Jose Antonio Reyes after tragic death in car crash Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Jose Antonio Reyes starred for Arsenal from 2004-07 (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)Friends, team-mates and fans have written tributes to Jose Antonio Reyes after the news of his tragic death in a car crash at just 35-years-old.The former Arsenal, Sevilla and Real Madrid striker was killed in a crash in Spain on Saturday morning with the football world hit badly by the horribly sad news.The Spaniard was most recently playing for Extremadura in the Spanish second flight, after spells at Espanyol, Cordoba and in China with Xinjiang Tianshen Leopard.Reyes is best known in the UK for his time at Arsenal from 2004-07, during which he won the Premier League, FA Cup and a runners-up medal in the Champions League.ADVERTISEMENT Video Settings Comment by Metro Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE / Advertisement Advertisement Skip Abou Diaby offered his condolences to the Reyes family: ‘Very sad to hear the news about José Antonio Reyes. An amazing player and a wonderful team mates. My thoughts are with all his family and friends. Rest in peace.’ Reyes was just 35-years-old at the time of his death (Picture: Getty Images)Former Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry tweeted: ‘I’m devastated to hear the sad news about José Antonio Reyes. Wonderful player, superb team mate and exceptional human being. I wish his family and friends continued strength and courage to get through this difficult time. #takenfartoosoon’ Arsenal fan Piers Morgan offered his sentiment: ‘Desperately sad & shocking news… José Antonio Reyes, whose crucial late season goals helped Arsenal become the ‘Invincibles’ in 2004, has been killed in a car crash aged just 35. RIP.‘The Invincibles, one of the greatest teams in football history, with José Antonio Reyes among them. This is such a sad day for José’s family, his former teammates & all Arsenal fans.’ MORE: Former Arsenal star Jose Antonio Reyes dies in tragic car crashMORE: Arsenal have contacted Thomas Meunier over summer transfer but Man Utd remain keen on the full-back Arsenal veteran, Robert Pires, wrote: ‘Devastated to hear the very sad news about my dear friend Jose Antonio Reyes. Rest In Peace.’ Skip Adlast_img read more

Brisbane’s best architect unveils his latest project

first_imgMosman House in Sydney, by architect Shaun Lockyer. Picture supplied.His team of 15 usually build around 10 to 12 houses a year, with the most expensive build so far topping $10.5 million.But Mr Lockyer said he was just as happy working on small projects, whether it be an extension or a deck.“Every job we do is with the same passion and intensity,” he said.“I’ve never prioritised jobs in terms of value.” The kitchen inside Shaun Lockyer’s Bardon home, which he designed. Inside the Bardon home of architect Shaun Lockyer.“I’ve given myself 10 years to try and convince my wife it could become our home, but I’m looking at her now and she’s shaking her head,” he said.“It’s a mixed-use site, so it has the potential to be developed in the future for retail or residential.” INSIDE EMILY PALMER’S PROPERTY EMPIRE PROPERTY INVESTORS ARE BACK IT’S TIME YOUR KIDS STARTED PAYING RENT The Nest House in Bardon, by Shaun Lockyer Architects. Picture supplied.Concrete and timber are his materials of choice and his design ethos is timeless and practical. “We continue to promote an honest palette of materials,” Mr Lockyer said.“Not fashionable but more enduring.”Don’t expect to see any loud, feature tiles in a Shaun Lockyer designed home any time soon. Architect Shaun Lockyer’s Cutter Street project on North Stradbroke Island. Photo: Scott Burrows.Think sleek timber doors and windows, skylights and rendered exterior walls covered in climbing fig trees, plus a strong injection of personality.“What I really like about having our home in a cottage is that its kind of the origins of us as a business,” he said.“A lot of our work when we started out was small cottages and small alterations.” More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoMooloolah House in Minyama on the Sunshine Coast, by Shaun Lockyer Architects. Photo: Scott Burrows.The South African-born, award-winning architect, whose clients include swimming champions Libby and Luke Trickett and property identity Don O’Rorke, has come to be a force in Southeast Queensland home design.The past year has been the busiest yet, with his talent now being recognised further afield than just Brisbane.“In the last year and a bit, we’ve had a couple of projects that felt like real catalysts for another level of work,” Mr Lockyer said.“The Mosman House in Sydney has been a massive watershed for us. “On the back of that, we’ve been given the verbal on a very significant house in Whale Beach, which is very exciting.“It’s been a massive endorsement — although a little bit overwhelming — given the choice of all the fantastic architects in Sydney.”center_img Brisbane architect Shaun Lockyer at the site of his latest project. Picture: Mark Cranitch.HE has designed dream homes for cashed-up clients with $10 million budgets, but Shaun Lockyer regards his latest project as priceless.The man widely touted as Brisbane’s best architect has embarked on a build close to his heart — a new home for his burgeoning business and, possibly, his own family one day. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERE It might look like a neglected worker’s cottage now, but the property at 15 Masters St, Newstead, is about to be transformed into an architectural masterpiece that could well become Brisbane’s best office.Mr Lockyer created his current home, the Lighthouse project, in leafy Bardon in 2010, but admits he is itching for a more urban base. The Greenhouse at Wights Mountain by Shaun Lockyer Architects. Photo: Scott Burrows.DREAM HOME DEMANDS IN 2018 *BUTLER’S PANTRIES — These add-ons to the main kitchen are still must-haves for big, family homes *ROOM TO PARK THE TOYS — Some clients ask for 10 parking spaces*MUD ROOMS — Or ‘drop zones’ for the kids to leave their bags and sports equipment*WINE CELLARS — Not just a shelf — an entire room dedicated to consuming a fine drop*HEALTH RETREATS — From saunas and steam rooms to meditation rooms and boutique gyms with giant television screens or a stunning view *SMART HOMES — A fully automated system that controls every aspect of living electronically — from security to lighting — and all from a mobile phone.(Source: Shaun Lockyer Architects) An artist’s impression of the new office Shaun Lockyer has designed in Newstead. Picture supplied.The new site is right next door to his previous headquarters in the heart of Newstead, just 100 metres from the Gasworks precinct and 200 metres from the Brisbane River.“What attracted me to it is that it’s a very rare block of land — a little triangle in Newstead with two street frontages,” Mr Lockyer said.Construction will start in three weeks and the immediate term plan is to raise the house to create more office space underneath for another tenant.“We’ll refurbish the whole top of it and give it a new lease on life,” Mr Lockyer said.last_img read more