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Primary Schools’ tourney at hand

05 May 2017

CHARLES F. BROOME will be hoping to defend their title when the BICO National Sports Council Primary Schools Football Competition kicks off today. Charles F. Broome will face George Lamming Primary at 10:30 a.m. at Blenheim, while other matches will be staged across... Read More

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BFA won’t sanction Islands Cup

03 May 2017

WE WILL NOT support it! That is the stance of the Barbados Football Association (BFA) on the Islands Cup Open 2017, a Caribbean professional tournament. “We have made a decision that we are not going to sanction [the tournament],” BFA president Randy Harris said... Read More

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Call for more qualified coaches

03 May 2017

MORE CERTIFIED coaches will produce more talented footballers. That was the assessment of Barbados Football Association president Randy Harris at the conclusion of the Guardian Group Youth competition at the Widley Astroturf last Saturday. “We need to have all... Read More

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A stroll for UWI

27 April 2017

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS UWI Blackbirds collected another important win, as they came away with a comfortable 2-0 triumph over Ellerton in the Digicel Premier League at the Wildey AstroTurf on Tuesday night. Another goal from Dario “Ears” Harewood, coupled with a second-half... Read More

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Champions League draw pits Madrid rivals against each other

21 April 2017

NYON – Eleven-times champions Real Madrid will take on neighbours Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-final after the draw pitted last year’s finalists against each other. The other semi-final will feature Monaco vs Juventus. Monaco and Real will play the... Read More

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UWI, Brittons Hill battle to draw

20 April 2017

DEFENDING FOOTBALL champions UWI Blackbirds and Brittons Hill played to a 0-0 stalemate when the two sides met in the Digicel Premier League at the Wildey AstroTurf on Tuesday night. UWI, who were reeling from a 1-0 loss to Paradise on the weekend, would have come... Read More

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A THORNY ISSUE: Why no interest in Pro League?

19 April 2017

THE QUESTION has to be asked. Why would Barbados be used as a hub for the new Caribbean Professional Football League and none of the exhibition games in the inaugural season be played here? I think that sounds rather unusual when you further consider that Barbados... Read More

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Notre Dame hand Wales first loss

18 April 2017

NOTRE DAME did Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) and Rendezvous a huge favour by handing Wales their first loss of the Barbados Football Association’s Digicel Premier League campaign at the Wildey Astroturf on Sunday night. Goals from Notre Dame’s Zeco... Read More

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BDFSP make light work of Waterford Compton

17 April 2017

BARBADOS DEFENCE FORCE Sports Programme (BDFSP) got back to winning ways when the Digicel Premier League continued at the Wildey Astroturf on Saturday night. BDFSP made light work of last-placed Waterford Compton with a 3-0 thumping to resume their title charge,... Read More

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Wales strike back

11 April 2017

WEYMOUTH WALES responded to Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme’s (BDFSP) late triumph the previous night with an emphatic win of their own in the Digicel Premier League at the Wildey Astroturf on Sunday night. The leaders overcame Belfield by a 3-1 scoreline,... Read More

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BDFSP win late against Ellerton

10 April 2017

THE Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) scored with practically the final kick of the game to snatch all three points against Ellerton when the Digicel Premier League continued at the Wildey Astroturf on Saturday night. A 93rd-minute curler from Khalil... Read More

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Paradise do Wales a favour

04 April 2017

WALES capitalised on the Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme’s (BDFSP) first loss of the campaign to move three points clear at the top of the Digicel Premier League, with a 2-1 win over stuttering champions UWI Blackbirds. Early strikes in either half from Arantees... Read More

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Dames tackling lowly Compton

01 April 2017

NOTRE DAME will argue they are not where they should be in the standings. Home Improvement Waterford Compton, second from bottom, are surely not relishing where they are either. Read More

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Guidance for young ’ballers

30 March 2017

“I WANT to be successful in Barbados”. That is the personal mandate of the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) technical director Somalia-born Ahmed Mohamed, who was speaking at his first press conference at their Wildey headquarters yesterday. “My goal is to... Read More

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Coach: Well done

29 March 2017

COACH COLIN Harewood is pleased with the progress the Barbados football team have made ahead of the Windward Islands Tournament in May. They were defeated in their first international practice match against Trinidad and Tobago 2-0, but won their second match against... Read More

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Jules a joy for Barbados

28 March 2017

RASHAD JULES was the hero for Barbados on Sunday night. It was his brace which propelled the local football team to a 2-1 win over Martinique at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. Jules’ two well taken strikes jolted an initially tentative home side into life and... Read More

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A THORNY ISSUE: Community teams failing

22 March 2017

MAINSTREAM FOOTBALL might be on the verge of losing another of the traditionally strong community-based teams. I may have to ask supreme community practitioner Hamilton “Hammie La” Lashley why this seems like a growing trend. He may have more insight than me about... Read More

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Comeback win for Ellerton

21 March 2017

CRANE EQUIPMENT Ellerton staged a remarkable comeback, lifting themselves from two goals down to prevail 3-2 against Notre Dame when the Barbados Football Association’s Digicel Premier League continued at the Wildey Astroturf on Sunday. Goals from Daniel Rowe and... Read More

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Draw pits Real vs Bayern, Barca against Juve

17 March 2017

NYON – Titleholders Real Madrid must face their former coach in the Champions League quarter-finals after they were drawn against Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich on Friday. Ancelotti led Real to the 10th of their 11 European Cups in 2014, inflicting Bayern’s heaviest... Read More

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UWI crash to another defeat

16 March 2017

DEFENDING champions UWI Blackbirds succumbed to a fourth defeat, as the disappointing defence of their title continued when matches resumed in the Digicel Premier League on Tuesday night at the Wildey AstroTurf. Ellerton downed the stuttering champions 2-1 in what... Read More

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BDFSP, Wales fight to 1-1 draw

14 March 2017

IT IS “as you were” at the top of the Digicel Premier League, after the Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme and Weymouth Wales played out to a 1-1 draw in their top-of-the-table clash at the Wildey AstroTurf on Sunday. A Rashad Jules strike right on the stroke... Read More

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