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Rochford sparkles but ‘Showtime’ has last laugh as Cunupia clobber Santa Rosa

“It was an easy game,” said Cunupia FC coach Michael De Four, as he mused over his outfit’s 5-2 thrashing of FC Santa Rosa in Ascension Invitational action last night. “[…] We didn’t get much from the game in terms of learning as a team because they didn’t offer us …

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“A perfect role model!” Hislop honoured to be SSFL’s first ambassador; plus 2018 award list

Former England Premier League standout and World Cup 2006 goalkeeper Shaka Hislop is ‘honoured’ to serve as the Secondary Schools Football League’s first ambassador, after he was unveiled at a press conference in the Hyatt Hotel in Port of Spain yesterday evening. Hislop, a former St Mary’s College student who …

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SSFL 2018: Ode to Naparima juggernauts; and three cheers to our Premier Division stars 

The curtain has fallen on the 2018 Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) with the juggernauts of Naparima College claiming a historic treble of titles in a season that offered exciting twists at the end. Coach Angus Eve’s team never tasted the bitterness of defeat, as they claimed an unbeaten 2018—an …

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Latapy: We have nothing to lose; T&T U-20 coach vows to give USA a game

Trinidad and Tobago National Under-20 Team coach Russell Latapy insisted that his squad will not be pushovers tomorrow when the face host nation, United States, in a decisive Group A fixture from 8:45pm at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. USA won the 2017 Concacaf Under-20 title and again boast …

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Lee and Rochford shine as T&T U-20s pummel Puerto Rico; Latapy: “Expectations are changing”

The Trinidad and Tobago National Under-20 Team made it two wins from as many matches at the Concacaf Under-20 Championship today, as they whipped Puerto Rico 5-1 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. On Thursday afternoon, the young Soca Warriors snatched two stoppage time goals to edge St Vincent …

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QRC’s little giant; one on one with T&T U-20 captain John-Paul Rochford

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dog. So said Trinidad and Tobago National Under-20 Team captain and Queen’s Royal College playmaker John-Paul Rochford, as he spoke about his approach to football and life. The five foot six midfielder …

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Benny joins T&T U-20s a day late; Rochford: We want to make country proud

Two days into the Concacaf Under-20 Championship, Trinidad and Tobago head coach Russell Latapy finally has his full complement of players in Florida, after Portugal-based midfielder, Che Benny, joined the team last night. Benny, a former St Ann’s Rangers and St Anthony’s College playmaker, missed the junior Soca Warriors’ opening …

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SSFL 18: St Mary’s snatch point from old rivals, QRC, to climb out of relegation zone

Try as they might, St Mary’s College and Queen’s Royal College could not be separated today, as the northern rivals battled to a goalless draw in sluggish conditions at Serpentine Road in St Clair. St Mary’s came into today’s fixture in the relegation zone with their only win of the …

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