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Soldiers rout Caledonia to surge clear

The 2012/13 Digicel Pro League football season is barely at the halfway mark this weekend. And yet there could be no questioning the right of the Defence Force team to hold the ultimate prize. Not anymore. At the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva last night, the army/coast guard combination sent …

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Defence Force edges Stars for sixth straight win

A brilliant individual performance from North East Stars captain and goalkeeper Cleon John was not enough to deny Defence Force tonight as the army/coast guard combination clinched a 1-0 win at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. It was Defence Force’s sixth straight win as coach Ross Russell’s men …

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Defence Force routs Rangers to stay top

If tonight’s Digicel Pro League clash between Defence Force and St Ann’s Rangers was a boxing match, referee Neil Brizan would have been obliged to stop the contest after 45 minutes. It was not just that Defence Force was landing its punches but the increasing ease in which the soldiers …

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Five-star soldiers flatten tired W Connection

There has been suspicion in some quarters at the rate in which national institutions are being created in south and central Trinidad or moved out of the capital of Port of Spain. But it seems safe to assume that the DIRECTV W Connection football club will be happy to forego …

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Stars triumph puts S/Grande over the moon

North East Stars owner Darryl Mahabir was in orbit on Friday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. Minutes earlier, the Sangre Grande-based football club had edged Defence Force 4-2 on penalties to clinch the 2012 Toyota Classic Cup crown. But Mahabir did not point towards the …

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Classic cut-tail: D/Force spanks Connection for final berth

Stand-in Defence Force coach Marvin Gordon praised his men for an impressive performance last night as the army/coast guard combination trounced DIRECTV W Connection 3-0 at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain to advance to the Toyota Classic Cup final. The Defence Force team, which was beaten 2-1 by …

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Caledonia, D/Force maintain winning ways

Joint Digicel Pro League leaders Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA and Defence Force kept pace atop the football standings last nights with resounding but contrasting wins over Police FC (5-1) and Central FC (3-0) respectively at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. Caledonia and Defence Force have ten points …

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Roy fires up D/Force; Connection and Stars share points

Defending champions DirecTV W Connection and North East Stars preserved unbeaten records in the Digicel Pro League tonight but it could hardly mask a poor evening for football. It has been a day stuffed with notable events. An estimated 20,000 persons marched through Port of Spain just after lunch while, …

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Caledonia spanks Defence Force 4-2

Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA produced a scintillating performance against a familiar foe last night as the “Eastern Stallions” spanked Defence Force 4-2 in Digicel Pro League action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. Caledonia found room for a quartet of offensive midfielders in its starting line-up—Conrod Smith, …

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Defence Force holds Stars in six-goal thriller

By the closing minutes of last night’s Digicel Pro League fixture between Defence Force and North East Stars, the two football coaches were reduced to the role of helpless spectators at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. Defence Force coach Ross Russell jumped up and down while waving …

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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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