Category: Football

CR7 turns down $315m

The festive period is drawing to a close, but football’s silly season is about to kick off. The European winter transfer window is about to open, heralding 31 days of feverish speculation, bids, counter bids and, finally, deals expected to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars. As is customary, the rumour mill is already […]

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New year, new outlook

The completion of Wildey, Astro Turf is always at the top of Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) agenda but President Randy Harris and his board have other plans for the development of football come 2017. It is no secret the association will have a new technical director and national coach next year but in relation to […]

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WC stunned

St Michael North-West just edged St Michael West-Central 1-0 thanks to a scorcher scored by striker Nathan Worrell this evening at Passage Road.  With everything still to play for, the National Sports Council and Youth Development Community Under-17 Football Tournament still in its early stages, St Michael North West with top attackers like Kavian Inniss […]

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St Joseph demolished

St George North beat St Joseph 5-0, compliments a brace from striker Terrell Hinds, when the two sides met this evening at the Market Hill Ground. The National Sports Council/ Youth Development Programme Community Under-17 match actually became exciting a minute before the break when, St George North pressuring the St Joseph defence, had several […]

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‘A life of service’

Former long serving member of the Barbados Football Association (BFA), Keith Jolla Barrow, was remembered as a man who lived a life of service. During a thanksgiving service held Thursday morning at the Cathedral Church of St Michael And All Angels, Barrow’s family was joined by Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy, Minister of Education Ronald Jones, […]

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East folds to West in Christ Church derby

Christ Church West (CCW) recorded their first win of the National Sports Council and Youth Development Programme Community Under-17 Football Tournament. Tuesday afternoon at Briar Hall Ground, CCW defeated Christ Church East (CCE) 3-0 with a goal coming as early as ten minutes into the game compliments Tremaine Straker. Straker capitalized on a perfect goal scoring […]

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Regents establish Hall of Fame

A total of 50 pioneer members from Regents and Pinelands football clubs will be honoured this coming weekend for their invaluable contribution to the sport both locally and regionally. Coordinator and former parliamentarian Hamilton Lashley said there will be three days of festivities planned at the Parkinson Resource Centre. Commencing Friday, December 23, the induction […]

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Suarez agrees to new Barca deal

Barcelona have confirmed that Luis Suarez will sign a contract extension on Friday that will keep him at the Nou Camp until 2021. The striker joined Barcelona in 2014 from Liverpool and has won two La Liga titles, two Copa del Reys and a Champions League with Luis Enrique’s side. Now the club have announced […]

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SJPP champs

Rashad Crichlow’s match winning goal propelled Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) to top honours, denying first time finalists Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB), during the Coca Cola sponsored Barbados Secondary Schools Football Knockout final. Both teams produced impressive performances earlier this season to earn places in the final played this evening at the Usain Bolt […]

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Chelsea go six points clear

Chelsea moved six points clear at the top of the Premier League as Cesc Fabregas’ first-half goal beat a stubborn Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Fabregas steered into the far corner from the edge of the box as the Blues recorded a 10th consecutive league victory. Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford saved from former Black […]

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Barcelona back to winning ways

More than a month since last tasting victory in La Liga, Barcelona finally ended its winless run with a comfortable three points over struggling Osasuna. Luis Suarez broke the home side’s resistance 15 minutes into the second half, before Lionel Messi hit a late double to add gloss to the scoreline. “We have been patient […]

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Champions League final 16

Here’s a look at which teams have progressed, and who they could face. From Group A, Arsenal with PSG runners up; Group B, Napoli with Benfica taking the second spot; Group C, sees Barcelona go through on top honours with Manchester City to follow; Group D, Atletico Madrid took the top spot Bayern Munich is […]

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United cruise into next round

ODESSA, Ukraine (AP) — Manchester United won for the first time in 10 away games in Europe and advanced to the Europa League knockout stage by defeating Zorya Luhansk 2-0 on Thursday. Another defeat and a Feyenoord win in the other Group A match, and United would have been eliminated. But midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s first […]

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St Michael School crush Ellerslie

Colby Cutting netted a hat-trick as the St Michael School crushed Ellerslie Secondary 9-0 in the Coca Cola sponsored Barbados Secondary Schools Football League Under-19 Competition yesterday. Playing at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex, the lads from Martindale’s Road spared their opponents no mercy even though they were handicapped by having just seven players at […]

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SJPP crush Deighton

Josiah “Earth” Hinds’s unstoppable performance earned him a brilliant beaver-trick for hosts Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic has they trounced Deighton Griffith 7-0 yesterday afternoon in the Coca Cola sponsored Secondary Schools Under-19 Championship. In a clearly one-sided affair at the Pine, the SJPP made light work of the visitors who were down 1-0 as early […]

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Last two standing

Two-time defending champions Christ Church East Central have earned a berth in the final of the 2016 David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils Football Classic following their 2-1 victory last night over former champions The City of Bridgetown at the Gall Hill Playing Field, St. John. Playing in front of a massive crowd, one could sense […]

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More abuse cases in UK football

About 350 victims have reported child sexual abuse within United Kingdom football clubs, police chiefs have said. The National Police Chiefs’ Council said a “significant number of calls” had been received after several former players alleged past abuse by coaches. Its figures are also based on details from existing investigations as well as referrals from […]

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