David Thompson tournament matches postponed

01 October 2016

SEVERAL MATCHES in the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Council Football Classic (DTMCCFC) originally scheduled for September 30, have been postponed until October 3. The matches are St Lucy versus St Philip South; St James North versus Christ Church South; St... Read More


Two more win in Thompson football

24 September 2016

ST GEORGE SOUTH and hosts St Philip North were victorious in their opening matches of this year’s David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils’ Football Classic at Hilda Skeene Primary School on Friday night. Last year’s losing semi-finalists, St George South trounced... Read More


Event to promote good health, says Boyce

06 September 2016

THE JOHN BOYCE Football Tournament is here once again. In an opening ceremony at the Dover Playing Field on Sunday, MP for the area John Boyce said the tournament was established to improve the health of the community as well as bring communities together. “It... Read More


Rooney to quit internationals after World Cup

30 August 2016

LONDON – Wayne Rooney will end his England career after the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the striker said on Tuesday. The 30-year-old made his announcement at a news conference ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday when will set a new record for... Read More


Bajan girls put best foot forward

19 August 2016

DESPITE THEIR ELIMINATION from the CONCACAF Under-15 Championships in Orlando, Florida, the Barbados’ girls Under-15 football team made an impressive improvement on their 2014 performance. After losing all of their matches two years ago, Barbados finished second in... Read More


Harris joins CFU board

27 July 2016

PRESIDENT OF the Barbados Football Association (BFA) Randy Harris was elected to the executive board of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) at the 39th ordinary congress in Miami last Sunday. Harris’ 18 votes were the most polled in the race to elect four new executive... Read More


Ronaldo promises to come back stronger

20 July 2016

CRISTIANO RONALDO has vowed to come back stronger for the coming season after suffering a knee injury in Portugal's triumphant Euro 2016 football final earlier this month. The Real Madrid forward, who is in this year’s Best Player in Europe shortlist, was carried... Read More


Unfancied Portugal win Euro 2016

10 July 2016

PARIS – Substitute Eder’s thunderous finish deep into extra time secured Portugal’s first European Football Championship title after they overcame the early loss of Cristiano Ronaldo to snatch a 1-0 smash-and-grab victory over hosts France on Sunday. Eder picked... Read More


Warm welcome for Welsh footballers

09 July 2016

CARDIFF – Hundreds of thousands of supporters lined the streets of Cardiff on Friday to give a special welcome home to Wales’ European Football Championship squad. Chris Coleman’s team, featuring in a major tournament for the first time since the 1958 World Cup,... Read More


Coaches getting better qualified

07 July 2016

THE UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) Academy of Sport has selected suitably qualified applicants to become certified football coach educators. On Tuesday, 22 participants started the two-week course. It is being conducted in partnership with the Belgium Football... Read More


Barbados Under-17 CFU hopes still high

07 July 2016

BARBADOS LOST their final international warm-up football match to St Lucia 3-2 at the Wildey AstroTurf on Tuesday but the hopes are still high of winning the Caribbean Football Union’s Under-17 Caribbean Cup. The Barbados team took the lead in the early exchanges... Read More


Bajan U-17s beat St Lucia

05 July 2016

THE BARBADOS UNDER-17 football team received a much needed confidence booster last Sunday evening when they held off a courageous challenge from their St Lucian counterparts to win 2-1 at the Barbados Football Association (BFA) Wildey AstroTurf. Barbados will depart... Read More


A THORNY ISSUE: Game’s image takes a beating

29 June 2016

THE INK HAD BARELY DRIED on my article about Pinelands getting a 21-0 caning from UWI Blackbirds before Rendezvous were thumped 14-0 by the same opponents and surrendered at half-time. The scenarios were similar from the viewpoint that both teams were not at full... Read More


Chile stun Argentina to lift Copa again

27 June 2016

EAST RUTHERFORD - Chile upset favourites Argentina with a penalty shootout victory in the Copa America final at MetLife Stadium on Sunday to retain their title in the world’s oldest continental soccer competition. Chile earned themselves bragging rights as South... Read More


Messi retires from internationals

27 June 2016

EAST RUTHERFORD - Lionel Messi has said that he is to retire from international football after Argentina were beaten 4-2 by Chile in a penalty shootout in the Copa America final on Sunday, the fourth final the Barcelona striker has lost with the national side. Messi,... Read More


Charles F. the champs

25 June 2016

UNBELIEVABLE AND EXTRA SPECIAL. That was what coach Emerson Webster and physical education teacher Alphonza King said as Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary collected another sporting title yesterday. They won the Bico Primary Schools Football Competition from... Read More


English Premier League under no threat from EU exit

24 June 2016

LONDON – Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) will not harm the prestige of the world’s most popular domestic soccer competition, the Premier League said on Friday. Last season 432 European players were registered to play in the 20-team Premier League... Read More


Girls after goals

22 June 2016

THE FIRST AND MOST important objective of the Live Your Goals Football Festival campaign is to inspire and encourage women and girls to play football. This was the theme for the second edition of the Live Your Goals programme which was introduced to the St George... Read More


Blackbirds flying high

21 June 2016

THE Blackbirds of Cave Hill soared to the summit of the 2016 Premier League and claimed their first league championship when they embarrassed Banks Beer Champions Cup finalists Rendezvous on Sunday night at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey AstroTurf. University... Read More


St Leonard’s kings

20 June 2016

SECONDARY SCHOOLS FOOTBALL has two new champions. St Leonard’s Boys are the new kings of the Barbados Secondary Schools Football League Under-14 division, while The Lodge won the girls’ title. St Leonard’s beat Harrison College 2-1 after the game went into extra time,... Read More


Course for women in football

17 June 2016

THE THIRD SEGMENT of the women’s football development programme for 2016-2017 will continue next week with an administrative course. This course was preceded by the coaching course and the launch of the Live Your Goals programme and will be conducted by FIFA’s facilitator... Read More




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