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Caledonia AIA defies soldiers and stereotypes

On Friday 27 April 2012, over a dozen Caledonia young men faced a combined army/coast guard battalion near Movie Towne in Port of Spain and whipped the soldiers in front of a few hundred witnesses. They then sauntered into the night with new silverware and $36,000 in prize money. The …

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Defence Force blunt in Lucozade final

Friday’s final of the Lucozade Sport Goal Shield at the Hasely Crawford Stadium was not, in my opinion, a typical Caledonia AIA versus Defence Force game. The venue was familiar, the coaches were familiar, the teams were familiar but it was difficult in my view to recognize the tactics employed …

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Caledonia completes Cup treble

Caledonia completed a treble of knock out titles tonight with a 3-1 win over Defence Force in Lucozade Sport Goal Shield final at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. The “Eastern Stallions” survived an early goalmouth scare to go ahead after just four minutes as right back Kareem “Tiny” …

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Real evolution for Mourinho’s Madrid

Some 90,000 Catalans bayed for blood in the Nou Camp; Saturday April 21 was the day they expected Barcelona to put the Real Madrid’s Galácticos to death, a slow, merciless death. But they reckoned without the special one himself, José Mourinho. We covered several tactical topics prior to the game …

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Caledonia aims for Cup hattrick

Caledonia AIA will play for its third Cup trophy this season after whipping T&TEC FC 3-1 on Friday night in the semi-finals of the Lucozade Sport Goal Shield at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella. Caledonia, who is coached by Jerry Moe and Jamaal Shabazz, has already lifted the First …

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Mourinho gets Fenwick’s nod for El Clásico

Spain’s finest and two of the world’s most renowned football clubs, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, go head-to-head in this mouth-watering winner-take-all encounter. To fully appreciate the true value and importance of this championship decider, one must start by identifying the ingredients that have the whole football world on edge …

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Philosophy, El Clásico and Nakhid

Like earlier versions of match-ups between these two high-flying teams, today’s Clásico is shaping to be a contest pitting a particular philosophy against a specific plan for a specific result. After two decades of trial and error, Barcelona’s philosophy, the brainchild of the most cerebral football player of all times, …

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Defence Force overwhelms Jabloteh

Adam’s Construction San Juan Jabloteh coach Earl Carter leaned against his bench on Friday night and waited to be put out of his misery at Port of Spain’s Hasely Crawford Stadium. The Movie Towne cinema was barely 400 metres south of the Jabloteh goalpost. But there was to be no …

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High Court gives Warner and TTFF more time

Justice Devindra Rampersad’s agenda was disturbed again today at the Port of Spain High Court as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) once more disobeyed a court order and failed to take legal action against its former Special Advisor and Works Minister Jack Warner. The TTFF’s decision again raised …

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A tale of two TTFF lawyers

Today, in room 25 of the Port of Spain High Court, attorney Derek Ali took centre stage. Ali must be a gambling man. This morning, he wagered the freedom of his client and Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) general secretary Richard Groden. The media could not report on the …

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