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ManU lift FA Cup

21 May 2016

LONDON – Manchester United substitute Jesse Lingard’s superb volley in extra time secured a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday for their first major trophy in three years. The game was locked at 1-1 after 90 minutes, Jason... Read More

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BDF on UWI's heel

21 May 2016

Significant moves were made at each end of the Digicel Premier League last Thursday night at the Barbados Football Association (BFA) Wildey Astroturf. Defending champions the Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) gained ground on table leaders the University... Read More

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Rendezvous, Wales in Cup clash

17 May 2016

FOR THE third time in four years, Rendezvous will contest the Banks Beer Champions Cup final. After a miserable run of league form, the title contenders defeated Mackeson Brittons Hill 4-1 last Sunday night at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey Astroturf.... Read More

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Royal Win

17 May 2016

THIS TIME PENALTIES didn’t favour Brooklyn Central. The Banks Barbados International Masters Football Festival has itself a new champion, as Brooklyn Central missed their first two penalties to hand fellow first-time finalists Royalty Ballers a 3-2 shootout victory... Read More

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Suarez hat-trick seals La Liga for Barcelona

15 May 2016

BARCELONA – A ravenous Luis Suarez bagged a third hat-trick in five games as defending champions Barcelona won 3-0 at Granada to clinch their 24th Spanish La Liga Football title on Saturday. The Uruguayan converted Jordi Alba’s low pass in the 22nd minute to give... Read More

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Masters football expects big crowd

13 May 2016

TWENTY-TWO overseas teams have landed in Barbados for the 20th Banks International Masters Football Festival which kicks off today. At the opening ceremony at Sporting Pig, the official bar of the tournament, yesterday, chairman of the festival organising committee... Read More

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BFA, FIFA hosting planning workshop

12 May 2016

THE BARBADOS Football Association (BFA) will be hosting a strategic planning workshop in partnership with FIFA. Marketing and communications officer Katrina Kirton told NATIONSPORT the main purpose, of the programme which was scheduled to be conducted from May 25... Read More

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Easy win for St Stephen’s

12 May 2016

THE DEFENDING CHAMPS surely aren’t scratching about to start the season. If St Stephen’s were looking to make a statement then consider the message sent after the BICO primary schools’ football kings gave St Silas a 3-0 drubbing at Bagatelle yesterday. Former... Read More

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UWI maul Belfield

10 May 2016

IT WAS RAINING GOALS last Sunday night at the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) Wildey Astroturf as the Digicel Premier League continued with three high-scoring matches. Table leaders University of the West Indies (UWI) extended their lead at the top of the table... Read More

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La Liga to be decided on final round

08 May 2016

BARCELONA – Barcelona closed in on the La Liga title by thrashing local rivals Espanyol 5-0 on Sunday as Atletico Madrid dropped out of the race after losing 2-1 at Levante and Real Madrid beat Valencia 3-2. Barca top the standings on 88 points, Real moved into second... Read More

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Kompany to miss Euro 2016

07 May 2016

MANCHESTER – Belgium defender Vincent Kompany will miss next month’s European Championship in France because of injury. “I’ll miss the Euros,” the Manchester City captain said in a Facebook post written from his hospital bed on Saturday. “That’s very sad news.” ... Read More

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Tottenham’s Dembele gets six-match ban

07 May 2016

LONDON – Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele has been handed a six-match ban for violent conduct that went unseen by the referee but was caught on video, the Football Association said on Friday. Dembele, who had accepted the charge, will see his suspension... Read More

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Coaches coming for UEFA licences

07 May 2016

COACHES FROM across the globe will soon be travelling to Barbadian shores for UEFA licensing. This was revealed on Thursday during a media launch to announce the Football Coach Educator Programme scheduled to kick off from July 6 to 20 at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex.... Read More

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Checker Hall grab title

06 May 2016

IT WAS a good night for northern teams when the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) Division Two and Three playoffs kicked off on Wednesday night at the Wildey Astroturf. Chicken Barn Checker Hall reigned supreme in Division Three when they narrowly defeated Hothersal... Read More

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Four for England

05 May 2016

FOUR NATIONAL junior footballers are on their way to London for trials with two British football academies. Elijah Downey and Ackeel Applewaithe of Paradise Football Club, Notre Dame’s Antone Greaves and Nicoli Brathwaite of Lambeth Tigers were given the opportunity... Read More

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Bale goal sends Real into Champions League final

04 May 2016

MADRID – Real Madrid reached their 14th European Cup final and crushed Manchester City’s hopes of a maiden title after Gareth Bale’s deflected effort secured a 1-0 victory in the second leg of their Champions League last four clash on Wednesday. Bale’s right-footed... Read More

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Atletico back in Champions League final

03 May 2016

MUNICH – Atletico Madrid reached the Champions League final on away goals on Tuesday after a 2-1 defeat at Bayern Munich, in which both sides missed a penalty, with the exhilarating tie finishing 2-2 on aggregate. Atletico will play in the showpiece match for the... Read More

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Ellerton back in Premier League

28 April 2016

GUESS who’s back in the top flight? Five seasons after last appearing in Premier League football, Ellerton Football Club are set to play with the big boys once again after gaining promotion from the Barbados Football Association First Division competition. The... Read More

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Paradise on top after beating Rendezvous

26 April 2016

DIRECT TV Paradise secured their place at the summit of the Digicel Premier League with an industrious 3-2 win over Christ Church neighbours Rendezvous last Sunday night at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey Astroturf. The boys from Dover joined the University... Read More

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Paradise looking to top League

24 April 2016

DIRECTV Paradise will be aiming to secure their position at the top of the Digicel Premier League when they face a rejuvenated Rendezvous in the feature game tonight at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey Astroturf. Thanks to a nine game unbeaten run, Paradise... Read More

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ManU into FA Cup final

23 April 2016

LONDON – Anthony Martial snatched a late winner to send Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United into a potentially season-redeeming FA Cup football final as the favourites following a 2-1 victory over Everton at Wembley on Saturday. After Marouane Fellaini’s first-half... Read More

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