Beach ball kicks off

10 February 2017

THIS IS the experience we were longing for and we will make the best of it. The words of Barbados’ national coach, Chris King, ahead of tonight’s opening of the first international beach soccer tournament in Barbados. Barbados will be joined by Trinidad and Tobago,... Read More


Downey off to trials with S. League

09 February 2017

TWO YOUNG Caribbean footballers have been invited to go to the United States for trials with the S. League. Paradise striker 17-year-old Elijah Downey and 22-year-old Mickeel Gordon of Trinidad and Tobago flew yesterday, to Florida for their first trial match with... Read More


Wales share lead after 1-0 win

07 February 2017

WEYMOUTH WALES joined the Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) at the top of an early-stage table with a narrow 1-0 win in the Barbados Football Association’s Digicel Premier League at the National Stadium on Sunday. Wales overcame gutsy Belfield, thanks... Read More


Rendezvous outplay Ellerton

31 January 2017

RENDEZVOUS pulled off an impressive come from behind win over Ellerton at the National Stadium on Sunday, as the action intensified in the Digicel Premier League. Goals from Emerald George, Shandel Samuels, Rashida Williams and Carl Joseph proved more than enough... Read More


Red Flag

27 January 2017

BAJAN FOOTBALLERS are being targeted for funny business. WEEKEND NATION investigations revealed that a handful of top local footballers have signed contracts with unregistered agents and some licensed intermediaries offering contacts with international clubs, but... Read More


BFA shares plan for youth football

25 January 2017

PLANS ARE under way for further development of youth football, said senior vice-president of the Barbados Football Association (BFA), Captain Al Walcott, during a press conference held at their Wildey offices yesterday. One of those developments will see the Association... Read More


Guardian football tourney kicks off

25 January 2017

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS of the Guardian Group Youth Football Competition, Pro Shottas United and Barbados Soccer Academy, will face their opponents when the tournament kicks off at the BET Sporting Complex on Saturday. The tournament, which runs for 15 weeks, will see... Read More


BDFSP win second game

24 January 2017

THE Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) continued their winning ways with an impressive come from behind 3-2 victory over UWI Blackbirds, when the Digicel Premier League continued at the National Stadium on Sunday. The former champions prevailed in an... Read More


St Michael North West win Under-17 title

22 January 2017

ST MICHAEL NORTH WEST are the new champions of the National Sports Council/Youth Development Programme Under-17 Football Tournament. Captain Kavian Inniss scored a fortuitous goal in the 15th minute as St Michael North West defeated St Michael East 1-0 in the final... Read More


Wales crush Rendezvous

17 January 2017

WEYMOUTH WALES were the biggest football winners when the Digicel Premier League continued at the National Stadium on Sunday. Wales convincingly thrashed Rendezvous 4-1, thanks to a brace from Stefan Cumberbatch, along with strikes from Hadan Holligan and Romario... Read More


Football triple treat at Stadium today

15 January 2017

BARBADOS’ best players will grace the field tonight to mark the return of top-flight football to the National Stadium after a two-year break with an interesting Digicel Premier League triple header. Nine-time champions Claytons Kola Tonic Notre Dame will get the... Read More


Real Madrid set new Spanish football unbeaten record

13 January 2017

SEVILLA – Real Madrid set a Spanish football record of 40 matches unbeaten in all competitions after they came back from two goals behind to snatch a 3-3 draw at Sevilla with a last-gasp equaliser from Karim Benzema in the King’s Cup on Thursday. Real trailed 3-1... Read More


Harris: BFA going by rules

13 January 2017

THE HIERARCHY of the Barbados Football Association (BFA) has hit back at female coaches of the Women’s League. In an article which appeared in Monday’s edition of the DAILY NATION, a group of coaches aired their grievances after both president Randy Harris and general... Read More


High FIFA World Cup hopes

12 January 2017

BARBADOS NOW have real hopes of qualifying for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Football’s governing body announced Tuesday evening they would be increasing the number of participating teams from 32 to 48 from 2026. And according to president of the Barbados Football... Read More


FIFA okays expanded World Cup

10 January 2017

ZURICH – FIFA has voted to expand the Football World Cup to 48 teams from its current 32, brushing aside concerns that the expansion would lower the overall standard of the tournament, and make it too big and unwieldy. Soccer’s governing body said on its Twitter... Read More


Lacklustre start to Premier League

10 January 2017

FIRST APPEARANCES count and usually have a lasting impression. But four rusty teams, tired players, missed chances, a controversial penalty, 11 bookings, lack of midfield creativity all combined in an inauspicious start to the new Barbados Football Association’s... Read More


12 ‘no-show’ clubs to be penalised

10 January 2017

TWELVE of the licensed 81 clubs registered with the Barbados Football Association are likely to be penalised with the deduction of six points for failing to parade during Sunday’s awards presentation and opening ceremony at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. But the... Read More


Ronaldo, Lloyd are FIFA’s ‘Best’

09 January 2017

ZURICH – Cristiano Ronaldo won FIFA’s player of the year award for the fourth time on Monday, beating his old rival Lionel Messi who was pulled out of the ceremony only a few hours earlier by his club Barcelona. Italian Claudio Ranieri won the coach of the year award... Read More


Another player leaves Chelsea for China

06 January 2017

NIGERIA MIDFIELDER John Obi Mikel has become the latest big name player to join the Chinese Super League gold rush after leaving Chelsea for Tianjin Teda. Mikel, who failed to make a single appearance for Antonio Conte’s side this season, had a medical in the port... Read More


BFA reveals fresh kick

06 January 2017

THE Barbados Football Association (BFA) has added some new rules and incentives for the Digicel Premier League season, which kicks off on Sunday at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. President of the association, Randy Harris, said at a press conference at their Wildey... Read More


Harris: BFA sticking to rules

05 January 2017

IT IS SIMPLY a case of the rules being enforced. In the recently concluded Barbados Football Association (BFA) Women’s League competition, five of the seven teams, as a result of not showing for their scheduled matches, had six points deducted from their score. ... Read More




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