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


BFA insists on club licence to play

14 September 2015

THERE WILL be no letting up and local football clubs without a licence won’t be allowed to kick a ball next year. That is the warning coming from the Barbados Football Association (BFA) to its members ahead of the 2016 season. Read More


BFA to rule on matches this week

13 September 2015

WAS THERE wrongdoing by teams involved in two first division football matches last season? The Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) board is expected to make a decision on the matter this week. Read More


City extend lead as Chelsea lose again

12 September 2015

LONDON – Manchester City opened up an 11-point gap over champions Chelsea when they beat Crystal Palace 1-0 with a stoppage-time goal on Saturday after Chelsea crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Everton in the English Premier League football competition. Read More


De Gea signs new four-year contract with ManU

11 September 2015

MANCHESTER – Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has signed a new four-year contract, the club said on Friday, a week after a proposed transfer to Real Madrid collapsed. The Spain international, 24, almost joined Madrid on transfer deadline day, but the deal... Read More


Injured Courtois out of Everton match

10 September 2015

LONDON – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has injured his knee and is likely to miss the champions’ visit to Goodison Park to take on Everton on Saturday, British media reported. The Belgium international returned to Chelsea fully fit after international duty, but... Read More


Neymar scores two in Brazil win over USA

09 September 2015

FOXBOROUGH – Substitute Neymar scored two second-half goals to inspire Brazil to a 4-1 win over the United States in Massachusetts on Tuesday in football. The Barcelona striker came on at half time with his ahead 1-0 quickly doubling their lead with a penalty then... Read More


Empire juniors boosting community

06 September 2015

The New Orleans community benefits from youth involvement in sports. In the midst of national discussions concerning the alarming increase in crime and deviant behaviour, manager of the Empire junior football team, Julie Grant, said this community was uplifted... Read More


New snag to De Gea transfer

01 September 2015

MADRID – Real Madrid said on Tuesday they had done everything needed to complete the signing of goalkeeper David De Gea from Manchester United before Monday’s midnight deadline and hinted that the English club were to blame for the deal’s failure. Read More


110 dig into grassroots scheme

29 August 2015

PLAY IS THE BEST MEANS OF LEARNING, and above all, youngsters should have fun. This was the concept that attracted 110 boys and girls to the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) grassroots football summer programme. Despite the heat, resulting from high temperatures... Read More


Champions League draw made

27 August 2015

MONACO – Arsenal will face Bayern Munich in the Champions League for the third time in four seasons after being drawn against the German club in the group stage. The draw was made today in Monaco where Lionel Messi was named UEFA Best Player in Europe for the 2014-15... Read More


Arantees off to Nishan ’42

15 August 2015

ONE OF BARBADOS’ best footballers is taking his talents abroad. Top goal-scoring talent Arantees Lawrence will be plying his trade in Suriname for the next eight months after signing a contract to play for semi-professional team Nishan ’42 in the country’s domestic... Read More


West Ham bring Arsenal back to earth

09 August 2015

LONDON - West Ham United capitalised on mistakes by new Arsenal new goalkeeper Petr Cech to secure a surprise 2-0 English Premier League football victory at the Emirates and leave the Gunners deflated on Sunday. Philippe Coutinho’s stunning late strike gave Liverpool... Read More


Premier League Results

08 August 2015

RESULTS of matches played today in the Barclays Premier League Football Competition. Read More


Boyce signs with Blackpool

07 August 2015

EMMERSON BOYCE has found a new home. Read More


Arsenal win Community Shield

02 August 2015

LONDON – FA Cup winners Arsenal beat Premier League champions Chelsea 1-0 in England’s Community Shield season curtain-raiser at Wembley on Sunday to end a long wait for victory over their London rivals. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s brilliant goal after 24 minutes settled... Read More




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