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Caledonia’s First Citizens Cup withdrawal

Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA made its first significant deposit of the 2012/13 season on Friday night as the “Eastern Stallions” captured the First Citizens Cup at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain after a 2-1 win over Defence Force. If the outcome was predictable for the Caribbean champions, …

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Jorsling and Joseph pause friendship for fiery reunion

When Devorn Jorsling and Kareem “Tiny” Joseph first laid eyes on each other, Facebook was not yet invented and berries were a delicious snack not an omnipresent communication tool. If they didn’t quite complete each other’s sentences, the Malick schoolboys and Morvant villagers certainly meshed on the football field. The …

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Filbert Street finds T&T Football battered and abused

Scene: Port of Spain General Hospital. Wired868 Journalist (to camera): “Today we have seen extraordinary scenes here in Port of Spain, after Trinidad and Tobago Football was found abused and battered at an undisclosed location in the capital. The authorities are treating this as a case of an attempted murder. …

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Caledonia maestros eliminate Connection

Is Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA really the Caribbean’s best football club? Caledonia assistant coach Jerry Moe could not quite muster a straight answer. “I can be biased and say yes,” Moe told Wired868.com, “but some of these games come down to what happens on the night and who executes. …

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Defence Force edges Rangers to First Citizens Cup final

Defence Force will play in the first knock out final of the 2012/13 season after a 2-1 win over St Ann’s Rangers this evening in the First Citizens Cup semifinal at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. The army/coast guard combination will face Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA at …

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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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