Wales, UWI in Knockout semis

18 April 2016

NEIGHBOURHOOD Care Pharmacy Weymouth Wales and the University of the West Indies (UWI) earned the first two semi-final spots in the Barbados Football Association’s Banks Beer Champions Cup on Saturday night at Wildey. Wales came out victorious in a 6-4 thriller versus... Read More


Real narrow gap on league leaders

16 April 2016

GETAFE – Real Madrid moved to within a point of La Liga leaders Barcelona after Karim Benzema, Isco, Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo all scored in a 5-1 thrashing at struggling Getafe on Saturday. Benzema opened the scoring after 29 minutes by... Read More


Final four for Europa League

16 April 2016

NYON – Liverpool’s reward for their stirring Europa League fight back against Borussia Dortmund was a semi-final against Spanish side Villarreal in Friday’s draw that also pitched holders Sevilla against Shakhtar Donetsk. Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool came from 3-1 down... Read More


Champions League semis set

15 April 2016

LONDON – A repeat of the 2014 Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid is still possible after Friday’s semi-final draw. Real, who won that game 4-1 after extra-time, will play first-time semi-finalists Manchester City, with the first leg in... Read More


Barcelona crash out of Champions League

13 April 2016

MADRID – Holders Barcelona crashed out of the Champions League after being stifled by a brilliantly well-organised Atletico Madrid and undone by two goals from Antoine Griezmann in a 2-0 quarter-final second-leg defeat on Wednesday. Griezmann headed home Saul Niguez’s... Read More


Mourinho still out of a job

10 April 2016

LONDON – Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has not signed a contract with anybody, he said on Saturday, but expects to be back in football in time for the start of next season and would prefer to work in England again. “At this moment I can promise you that I... Read More


Real end Barcelona winning streak

03 April 2016

BARCELONA – Cristiano Ronaldo struck late to give Real Madrid a 2-1 victory in the 'Clasico' of the Spanish football league and ruin Barcelona’s 39-game unbeaten run in a tense game overshadowed by debatable refereeing decisions on Saturday. Gerard Pique headed in... Read More


Football kings

02 April 2016

PINELANDS, Kick Start and Pro Shottas A were crowned champions when the 2016 Barbados (Football) Cup Youth Tournament concluded yesterday with finals in its three divisions. In the Under-11 Group, KFC Pinelands Academy continued to exude their dominance in the younger... Read More


A THORNY ISSUE: Reward Harewood for job well done

30 March 2016

What if Colin “Heavy Foot” Harewood leads the national footballers to this year’s Caribbean Football Union’s finals? What if the team wins? Wouldn’t he have a good claim to be appointed national coach? I am sure that even now Read More


Dominican Republic 2, Barbados 0

29 March 2016

BARBADOS LOST their Caribbean Football Union Caribbean Cup match against Dominican Republic this evening. Two second-half goals by D. Batista secured the win at the Felix Sanchez Stadium. With the victory, Dominican Republic move to the top of the standings in... Read More


Dames, Brittons Hill advance

29 March 2016

PREMIER LEAGUE neighbours Claytons Kola Tonic Notre Dame and Brittons Hill had contrasting passages to the quarter-finals of the Banks Beer Champions Cup after their round of 16 victories on Sunday night at the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) Wildey Astroturf.... Read More


Hodgson not getting carried away

27 March 2016

BERLIN – Coach Roy Hodgson tried to keep things in perspective after England fought back from 2-0 down to beat world champions Germany 3-2 in a friendly thanks to three goals in the last half hour on Saturday. “I’m a bit worried that all of the criticism we’ve had... Read More


Dutch legend Johan Cruyff dies

24 March 2016

AMSTERDAM – Johan Cruyff, one of football’s greatest players and most influential and visionary coaches, died aged 68 on Thursday after a five-month battle with lung cancer. His death was announced on his website and soon after by the De Telegraaf newspaper, for... Read More


Barbados win opener against Curacao

24 March 2016

BARBADOS SENIOR MEN’S football team sit in the driver’s seat of Group 4 of the Scotiabank Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Caribbean Cup Qualifiers after the local boys defeated Curacao 1-0 last night at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. In a game where Barbados saw very... Read More


Barbados 1, Curacao 0

23 March 2016

BARBADOS DEFEATED CURACAO 1-0 to win the opening salvo of their Caribbean Football Union Caribbean Cup match at Usain Bolt Complex tonight. BDFSP captain Romario Harewood put Barbados ahead 1-0 in the 68th minute and Barbados fought off all challenges for the full... Read More


Boyce positive ahead of match

22 March 2016

BARBADOS SENIOR FOOTBALL CAPTAIN Emmerson Boyce is upbeat about his team’s chances against Curacao when the two clash tomorrow in the first round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Caribbean Cup at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. England-based Boyce and first choice... Read More


BFA boss meets FIFA president

18 March 2016

HOURS after being re-elected Barbados Football Association (BFA) president, Randy Harris (left) was in Zurich where he had a “candid” one to one with new FIFA president Gianni Infantino. Harris left Barbados on Sunday at the request of FIFA to attend a beach soccer... Read More


Harris defeats Wharton for BFA presidency

13 March 2016

RANDY HARRIS will remain as president of the Barbados Football Association (BFA). Earlier today during the general meeting at Solidarity House, Harris defeated challenger Fabian Wharton 87-46 to secure another term in office. The 57-year-old has been president... Read More


Dunga wants Neymar for Olympics

09 March 2016

SAO PAULO – Brazil would prefer Neymar to play in the Olympics rather than at the Centenary Copa America this year and will be working with both the player and his club Barcelona to make it happen, coach Dunga said on Tuesday. Both tournaments take place in Barcelona’s... Read More


Caballero heroics seal League Cup for Man City

28 February 2016

LONDON – Manuel Pellegrini will head to pastures new with at least one shiny memento of his final season as Manchester City manager after keeper Willy Caballero’s penalty shootout heroics sealed a League Cup final win against Liverpool on Sunday. The Chilean will... Read More


Infantino confident of FIFA victory

24 February 2016

ZURICH – FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino voiced confidence on Tuesday he would get more than the 105 votes he needs to win Friday’s election for the new head of football's world governing body. FIFA is engulfed in a corruption scandal that has led to... Read More




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