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Teen talent

Teen talent

The National Sports Council/Youth Development Programme Under-17 Community Football final will be an all St Michael affair. Wednesday night at the Dover, Christ Church playing field, St Michael North West and St Michael East won their respective semifinal encounters to advance into the final which is scheduled for this Saturday – Errol Barrow Day – at […]

Football fans get Cup treat

Football fans get Cup treat

Football fans from across the island got a once in a lifetime opportunity Wednesday to snap photos and selfies with the oldest trophy in English football history. Telecommunications company FLOW and reigning FA Cup champions Manchester United teamed up to host the Barbados leg of the FA Cup tour of the Caribbean much to the delight […]

Footballers put through their paces

Footballers put through their paces

The assessment and training of footballers from the Barbados Soccer Academy continued Wednesday evening at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex, Cave Hill, St Michael. Coach of the NCCA Division 1 Football team in Connecticut, Shaun Green, led the players through a tough and disciplined training session in which he tested and assessed their passing, tackling, defending, […]

Gianni’s goal

Gianni’s goal

President of the Barbados Football Association (BFA) Randy Harris is ecstatic over FIFA’s decision to increase World Cup Finals participants from 32 to 48. FIFA, football’s world governing body, Tuesday announced it would add 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament that is likely to be held in North America. FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s favoured plan […]

Opportunity for Barbados footballers

Opportunity for Barbados footballers

An American coach is in Barbados to find young footballers who possess both the physical and mental skills required to be offered scholarships to the Central Connecticut State University. That was the word last weekend from coach of the NCCA Division 1 Football team in Connecticut, Shawn Greene, and others at a press conference held […]

Wanted – $50 million for stadium

Wanted – $50 million for stadium

The redevelopment of the National Stadium has not been forgotten. Chairman of the National Sports Council, Michael Power, made this assertion Sunday during the opening ceremony for the start of the 2017 Barbados Football Association (BFA) season where a total of 65 teams from all divisions were on parade at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. With […]

Play ball

Play  ball

Newly promoted Premier League team, Waterford Compton, began their outing on a 1-0 losing note against seasoned campaigners Paradise, in the opening match of the 2017 Digicel sponsored Barbados Football Association season last night. Played before a sizeable crowd at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex, Black Rock, St Michael, Paradise striker, Ackeel Applewhaite managed to […]

Rooney equals Sir Bobby’s Man Utd scoring record

Rooney equals Sir Bobby’s Man Utd scoring record

Wayne Rooney has moved level with Sir Bobby Charlton as Manchester United’s all-time leading goalscorer. The 31-year-old’s FA Cup strike against Reading took him to 249 in 543 games, reaching the landmark 215 matches and four seasons quicker than Charlton. The record had stood since 1973 but Rooney now seems certain to beat it. “This […]

West Hamm thrashed

West Hamm thrashed

Pep Guardiola enjoyed his FA Cup bow as Man City thrashed West Ham United 5-0 in their third-round clash at the London Stadium on Friday night. The visitors led 3-0 at half-time thanks to strikes by Yaya Toure, via the penalty spot, a Havard Nordtveit own goal and David Silva. However, things got even worse […]

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