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Toothless Sharks battered by Army

As a lifelong football supporter, I tend to believe in omens. For example, my son and I soon felt that if we saw a wedding car on the way to Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham would win. If we saw two, Gillingham would win by two clear goals. Bizarrely, we felt this …

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Caledonia shut down dim T&TEC

Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA recorded its first win of the season on Friday night as the “Eastern Stallions” eased past a dim T&TEC outfit 2-0 in a First Citizens Cup quarterfinal fixture at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. As a further indicator of T&TEC’s eye-watering slide since …

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Modeste Rangers stun Stars in Cup opener

A spirited team performance and generous slice of good fortune paved the way for the first upset of the First Citizens Cup tonight as the modestly assembled St Ann’s Rangers stunned North East Stars 2-1 in a quarterfinal meeting at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. Long-serving Rangers utility …

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Caledonia draws T&TEC in First Citizens Cup quarters

First Citizens Cup 2011 finalists Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA and T&TEC will face each other at the start of the 2012 edition after the two Trinidad and Tobago Pro League clubs were drawn in the opening quarterfinal round today. Caledonia AIA and T&TEC will meet from 8 pm on …

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Eve-lution at Stars as Caledonia cut down

New Pro League head coach Angus Eve and his North East Stars squad threw out a challenge to Trinidad and Tobago’s established football order last night as the Sangre Grande stunned Caribbean champions, Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA, en route to a 3-1 win at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port …

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Pro League kicks off with two-day POS fiesta

Armchair and bar room football fans will have the chance for some fresh air this weekend as Trinidad and Tobago’s Digicel Pro League competition officially gets going with two days of action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. All eyes have been peeled on Parliament this week …

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Charitable W Connection beat D/Force in season opener

Charity begins in the dressing room at DirecTV W Connection. As Connection beat a 10-man Defence Force team 2-0 for the Digicel Charity Shield at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium this evening, announcer Wayne Cunningham informed the audience that the $10,000 charitable cash prize at stake would go to captain Jan-Michael …

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Connection, D/Force start Pro League party today

Defending Digicel Pro League champions DirecTV W Connection and 2012 Digicel Pro Bowl  winners Defence Force will lift the curtain on the 2012/13 domestic top flight season today when they battle from 5 pm at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella for the Digicel Charity Shield. Today’s winner will be awarded …

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Central FC joins Pro League; Jabloteh misses out

Newly formed outfit, Central FC, is set to become the latest entrant to Trinidad and Tobago’s Pro League ranks after being accepted for the Digicel Pro League 2012/13 season. Central, which lists its address as 53 West Boundary Street, California, Couva, will be the 20th football club to take a stab …

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Pro League given grounds for optimism

Whatever may be the Pro League’s perceived flaws, neither a poor work ethic nor a lack of transparency is ever included among them. League CEO Dexter Skeene is aided by an enthusiastic young staff knitted together by Corporate Secretary Julia Baptiste—whom he describes as a phenomenal person and asset—and press …

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Pro League fights back

With little money, fewer friends and no sporting venues, the 2012/13 Trinidad and Tobago Digicel Pro League is preparing for another kick-off. The season is scheduled to start on 7 September with what is likely to be a Super Friday double-header. There is no word on who is playing yet, …

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