Real Madrid get boost ahead of Champions League clash

02 November 2015

MADRID – Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez has been relying on second-string players to get the club through a mini injury crisis but should have several of his heavyweights back when Paris St Germain visit in the Champions League on Tuesday. Playmaker James Rodriguez,... Read More


St Michael South dismantle The City

25 October 2015

St Michael South made amends for their first round loss in the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils Football Classic with a 4-0 thrashing of City of Bridgetown when the tournament continued at Brereton on Friday. It was hardly the outcome many were looking... Read More


Brazil bounce back with 3-1 win

14 October 2015

FORTALEZA – Willian scored after 40 seconds and added a second just before the break as Brazil beat Venezuela 3-1 to pocket their first points in South American qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup. After their 2-0 defeat to Chile last week, Brazil, again without the... Read More


First Futsal Fiesta

12 October 2015

THE INAUGURAL Barbados Football Association Futsal Fiesta Challenge kicked off yesterday at the Wildey Gymnasium with 21 teams vying for honours. The five girls’ teams are competing for cash awards while the seven Under-15 and nine Under-17 boys’ teams are battling... Read More


Good night for defending champions

12 October 2015

There was a goal rush at the Wotton Pasture when the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils Football Classic continued on Saturday night. Defending champions Christ Church East Central gave the home fans a lot to cheer about as they picked up their second... Read More


St James South beat St Philip North in Thompson Classic

11 October 2015

The rains on Friday night held up enough to allow St James South to record a 2-1 victory over St Philip North at Hilda Skeene in a first round match of the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils Football Classic. Dayo Ward scored for St James South in the... Read More


St James South win in Constituency Council Football

10 October 2015

THE RAINS HELD UP enough on Friday night to allow St James South to record a 2-1 victory over St Philip North at Hilda Skeene in a first round match of the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils Football Classic. Read More


Klopp bringing “big heart” to Liverpool

10 October 2015

LONDON – Liverpool’s new manager Juergen Klopp promised to bring “full throttle” football with a “big heart” to Anfield in his first comments since the German was unveiled as the Merseyside’s club new manager on Thursday night. Invited to emulate Jose Mourinho’s... Read More


Barca beaten again

03 October 2015

SEVILLA – Champions Barcelona suffered their second defeat in three matches in Spanish La Liga football competition on Saturday with Michael Krohn-Dehli scoring and setting up another goal in a 2-1 victory for Sevilla. Denmark international Krohn-Dehli tucked the... Read More


CAS rejects Neymar appeal

03 October 2015

LAUSANNE – Brazil’s appeal against Neymar missing their first two South American 2018 World Cup qualifiers this month has been turned down, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday. Neymar, banned for four matches at the Copa America in Chile in June... Read More


Sponsors call for Blatter to resign

03 October 2015

NEW YORK – Major sponsors on Friday issued coordinated calls for the immediate resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter in the most significant move by companies supporting the sport since a bribery and corruption scandal erupted at world football’s governing body... Read More


BFA on track

03 October 2015

THE BARBADOS FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (BFA) is on the right track. BFA’s president Randy Harris made this declaration at the closing ceremony for the 30 coaches that took part in the four-day training clinic sanctioned and conducted by CONCACAF at their Wildey headquarters... Read More


Spotlight falls on Platini

01 October 2015

ZURICH – Key nations backing European football boss Michel Platini as the next FIFA President are adopting a more cautious approach to his bid while Swiss authorities investigating graft at world football’s governing body look into a $2 million payment it made to him.... Read More


Ronaldo scores brace, draws level with Raul

30 September 2015

MALMO – Cristiano Ronaldo joined Raul as Real Madrid’s most prolific goalscorer when he netted both goals in their 2-0 win over Malmo in Champions League Group A on Wednesday. Already the top scorer in the competition’s history, Ronaldo rifled home his 81st and 82nd... Read More


Swiss investigating Blatter

26 September 2015

ZURICH – Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Sepp Blatter, the head of world football body FIFA, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and misappropriation of funds, the Swiss attorney general’s office said on Friday. It said Blatter was interrogated... Read More


Investigators demand access to Valcke’s emails

24 September 2015

ZURICH – Switzerland’s Attorney General Michael Lauber has formally asked FIFA to give investigators access to the email accounts of the global football organisation’s suspended General Secretary Jerome Valcke. Read More


Murray focussed on Davis Cup

22 September 2015

LONDON – Andy Murray's dedication to the Davis Cup has proved invaluable to the British team, but it may also rob the ATP Tour Finals of one of its biggest draws this year. The 28-year-old has performed heroics in helping Britain to its first Davis Cup final for 37... Read More


Two sponsors for David Thompson Memorial Football tourney

21 September 2015

TELECOMMUNICATIONS GIANT FLOW has thrown its support behind the David Thompson Memorial Football tournament. Managing director of Cable and Wireless Barbados Niall Sheehy, presented a sponsorship cheque for $30 000 ... Read More


CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Roma draw 1-1 with Barcelona

17 September 2015

ROME – Alessandro Florenzi scored an extraordinary goal from a seemingly impossible position on the right touchline, nearly 50 metres from goal, to give AS Roma a 1-1 draw against Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday. Florenzi raced down the touchline and... Read More


South Asia supporting Platini

16 September 2015

NEW DELHI – A senior South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) official has said its seven members will vote for Frenchman Michel Platini in next year’s FIFA presidential elections. Asian Football Confederation (AFC) chief Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has already... Read More


Real Madrid keeping it clean

16 September 2015

MADRID – Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez praised his defenders as well as his forwards after Tuesday’s 4-0 Champions League victory at home to Shakhtar Donetsk meant the club have not conceded in their opening four games for the first time. Read More




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