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Alma Parris, Ellerton are football champs

Alma Parris, Ellerton are football champs

A stunning display of skill and team play recently earned the athletes of the Alma Parris School successful protection of their senior division football crown. In the just concluded Special Olympics Barbados National Games Football Tournament, Razzaq Goddard scored six goals in the competition to lead his team to victory and another championship. Goddard was […]

SPORTS – Victory for Man Utd

SPORTS – Victory for Man Utd

Manchester United moved one point behind fourth-placed Manchester City as Anthony Martial marked his return with a goal and an assist in a victory over Watford. United, now unbeaten in their past 16 Premier League games, took the lead when Martial set up Juan Mata to finish from close range. Watford keeper Heurelho Gomes then […]

SPORTS – Arsenal defeat Hull

SPORTS – Arsenal defeat Hull

Alexis Sanchez scored twice as title-chasing Arsenal beat relegation-threatened Hull in controversial circumstances in the Premier League. The hosts had been on top when the ball came off forward Sanchez’s hand and ended up in the net on 34 minutes. He added a penalty in injury-time which was awarded after Sam Clucas was sent off […]

Compton clobbered

Compton clobbered

Waterford Compton have so far provided cannon fodder for the other teams in the Digicel-sponsored Barbados Football Association’s Premier League. And last night at the National Stadium the script remained the same as they were thrashed 4-0 by the high-flying University of the West Indies Blackbirds. The Blackbirds led 3-0 by the half-time break and […]

Chelsea extend league lead

Chelsea extend league lead

Chelsea had to settle for a 1-1 draw against a much-improved Liverpool at Anfield this evening after Diego Costa’s late penalty was saved by Simon Mignolet – but still extended their lead at top of the Premier League to nine points. Liverpool keeper Mignolet made amends for his first-half embarrassment when he had been caught […]

St Michael North West celebrate

St Michael North West celebrate

The champions of the National Sports Council/Youth Development Programme’s Under-17 Football Tournament, St Michael North West, celebrated in style over the weekend in a motorcade to celebrate their triumphant win. Travelling through the St Michael North West community, the boys were all smiles as motorists and residents stopped to watch and congratulate the team. The motorcade […]

Paradise lost!

Paradise lost!

The Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) will seemingly be taking no prisoners. Thursday night they made it three wins out of three visits to the field, with a hard-fought 3-2 win over plucky Direct TV Paradise at the National Stadium, as the Digicel-sponsored Barbados Football Association Premier League season continued. The boys in the Government […]

Egypt name Africa Cup last 8

Egypt name Africa Cup last 8

Egypt reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as Group D winners with a 1-0 win Wednesday over already qualified Ghana, who finish as runners-up. Mohamed Salah provided the decisive moment, lashing in a free-kick through a gap in Ghana’s defensive wall. A mistake by Ghana keeper Brimah Razak presented Marwan Mohsen with a chance to […]

CONCACAF appears fractured

CONCACAF appears fractured

A seventh confederation within world football has moved closer after the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) agreed to discuss the possibility of breaking away from the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF). The 31-member CFU is currently part of the CONCACAF but the organisation gave the green light to exploring a potential […]

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