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Helping hand

30 January 2016

The Fitts Village football team has new goal bars, thanks to the help of St James Central MP Kerrie Symmonds. He presented a cheque to the team last Wednesday at the Desmond Haynes Sports Complex in Holder’s Hill, St James. “I am committed to assisting the youth... Read More

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Leicester back on top

23 January 2016

LONDON – Leicester City went top with a win over Stoke City, title rivals Manchester City lost ground and Liverpool edged a nine-goal epic at Norwich City on Saturday as a weird and wonderful English Premier League Football season churned on. As 20-times English... Read More

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Sampaoli leaving Chile team

20 January 2016

SANTIAGO – Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli has quit after reaching an agreement to end his deal with the country’s football association (ANFP) following weeks of festering tension after details of his work contract were exposed. “As part of the deal, Jorge Sampaoli’s... Read More

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Platini still being paid by FIFA

20 January 2016

MIAMI – Banned UEFA president Michel Platini will continue to be paid “until further notice” despite being unable to carry out his duties, European soccer's governing body said on Tuesday. UEFA’s statement came after FIFA told Reuters on Monday that their banned... Read More

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Swiss roll

19 January 2016

THE BARBADOS FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (BFA) is kicking with FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino of Switzerland in next month’s vote to replace Sepp Blatter at the helm of the crisis-hit global football body. Infantino flew into Barbados late Sunday night on... Read More

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Blackbirds save the day

19 January 2016

UWI BLACKBIRDS were just too hot to handle for Rendezvous when the two met on Sunday night in the Barbados Football Association’s Digicel Premier League at the Wildey Astroturf. The Blackbirds, desperate to avoid another big loss, defeated Rendezvous 2-0 on a cold,... Read More

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Blackbirds pip Rendezvous

18 January 2016

UWI BLACKBIRDS were just too much for Rendezvous to handle when the two met on Sunday night in the Barbados Football Association’s Digicel Premier League at the Wildey Astro Turf. The Blackbirds, desperate to avoid another big loss, defeated Rendezvous 2-0 on a cold,... Read More

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Arsenal back on top with draw

17 January 2016

LONDON – Arsenal ended Leicester City’s brief stay at the top of the Premier League football standings on Sunday despite being held to a 0-0 draw at Stoke City after Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney struck late for a 1-0 win at Liverpool. Arsenal, despite a raft... Read More

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Rendezvous, Blackbirds go at it tonight

17 January 2016

RAMPAGING RENDEZVOUS and UWI Blackbirds will oppose each other in a big football clash in the Barbados Football Association’s Digicel Premier League tonight at the Wildey AstroTurf. Rendezvous, last season’s second-placed finishers, opened their season last week... Read More

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Klopp warns Guardiola about weather, schedule

12 January 2016

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has warned Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola about the Premier League’s packed fixture list, and the weather, if he goes ahead with his plan to join an English football club. Guardiola has been strongly linked with a move... Read More

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Hattrick for Bale as Zidane era begins

09 January 2016

MADRID – Zinedine Zidane’s triumphant start as Real Madrid coach set the Bernabeu buzzing on Saturday and the ten-time European champions are hoping the ‘Zizou effect’ can return the world’s richest club to winning ways. The former Real and France midfielder, appointed... Read More

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No upset for Eastleigh, Arsenal on to next round

09 January 2016

LONDON – Minor league Eastleigh suffered FA Cup heartbreak when they conceded a late equaliser to four-time winners Bolton Wanderers on a gluepot pitch at their snug Ten Acres ground on Saturday. The Hampshire part-timers, nicknamed the Spitfires after the World... Read More

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Sampaoli to stay with Chile

09 January 2016

SANTIAGO – Jorge Sampaoli will stay on as the coach of Chile’s national team despite recent speculation that he was considering stepping down, the recently elected head of the country's football association ANFP said on Friday. ANFP President Arturo Salah, however,... Read More

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Real sack Benitez, appoint Zidane

04 January 2016

MADRID – Real Madrid have sacked coach Rafa Benitez after less than half a season in charge and promoted their former France great Zinedine Zidane from the B team to replace him, president Florentino Perez said on Monday. Perez announced the dismissal of the experienced... Read More

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Over 80 teams in BFA parade

04 January 2016

MORE THAN 80 teams turned up yesterday for the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) season opening ceremony and awards presentation at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. In the feature address, chairman of the National Sports Council Michael Power complimented the BFA... Read More

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Chelsea get first win under Hiddink

03 January 2016

LONDON – Chelsea began the year offering signs of a revival as the Premier League football champions won 3-0 at Crystal Palace on Sunday before Tottenham Hotspur underlined their top-four credentials with a 1-1 draw at Everton. Goals from Brazil duo Oscar and Willian... Read More

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Rooney second on Premier League scoring list

03 January 2016

LONDON – Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney rose to second place on the all-time Premier League scoring list with a clever winner against Swansea City on Saturday. The England captain ended a run of 553 minutes without a goal for his club by deftly flicking in... Read More

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Arsenal back on top Premier League

02 January 2016

LONDON – Arsenal’s Premier League title charge rolled on as they moved two points clear at the top with a scrappy 1-0 victory over Newcastle United on Saturday and Leicester City’s push faltered with a goalless home draw against Bournemouth. Predictions that Leicester’s... Read More

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Barcelona held

02 January 2016

BARCELONA – Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both hit the woodwork as Barcelona were held 0-0 by Espanyol in a hard fought derby that could see Atletico Madrid go top of La Liga Football Competition if they beat bottom side Levante later on Saturday. Barca set a Spanish... Read More

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Arsenal go top of Premier League

28 December 2015

LONDON – Manchester United’s winless run continued but they gave under-fire coach Louis van Gaal crumbs of cheer with a committed display in an entertaining 0-0 draw with Chelsea while Arsenal went top of the English Premier League football table on Monday. Arsenal... Read More

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Ancelotti to replace Pep at Bayern

21 December 2015

BERLIN – Pep Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season after the Spaniard decided not to extend his contract at the German champions, who announced on Sunday that multiple Champions League winner Carlo Ancelotti had signed a three-year deal to replace... Read More

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