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Play Ascension: ‘Easy’ as Sunday evening, Defence Force hail comfortable win over QPCC

Defence Force held another football pitch under siege in Division One of the Ascension Invitational League, emerging 5-1 victors over a hapless QPCC at St Mary’s College grounds on Sunday. “Today was easy,” Hutson ‘Barber’ Charles, Defence Force assistant coach, chuckled after the match. “I don’t think QPCC offered us …

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SSFL 18: “It was about desire and pride!” Poon-Angeron inspires CIC to 4-2 triumph over Fatima

St Mary’s College got their first victory of the 2018 Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) season today as they defeated rivals Fatima College 4-2 at Mucurapo Road to move off the bottom of the Premier Division standings. Coming into this afternoon’s encounter, both schools were situated at the foot of …

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SSFL 18: “It will be a dogfight!” Fatima and CIC prepare for vital bottom of the table clash

It may be premature to deem it a relegation battle but when Fatima College host northern rivals St Mary’s College at Mucurapo Road from 3:30pm on Saturday, it will be an almighty battle for three precious points. Both teams endured rough starts to the 2018 Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) …

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SSFL 2018: Fifth time lucky for North Zone? Wired868 speaks to coaches on upcoming season

The start of the 2018 Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division season is just over a week away and League and school administrators alike will be determined that the 2018 season is not filled with the off-field shenanigans that occurred last year. In the north, the schools will be …

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Unpacking the 2018 World Cup: Hart, Walkes, Hislop and Sheppard talk France, trends and lessons from Russia

“Teams that couldn’t adjust defensively and show patience and discipline to withstand those spells [of possession from opponents] found themselves chasing the game. France were without question the best at this…” “There was […] a return to what we would consider ‘outdated’ centre forwards like Mario Mandzukic, Olivier Giroud and, …

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Intercol 2017: St Mary’s and Fatima set up semifinal clash after wins over Mucurapo and Malick

St Mary’s College and Fatima College will renew their northern rivalry in the Coca Cola North Zone Intercol semifinals next Thursday, both schools today advancing from the quarterfinal round with comfortable wins over East Mucurapo Secondary and Malick Secondary respectively. Back in 2014, Mucurapo proved to be ruthless giant-killers, copping …

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“Pres Lions” roar in North as Premier title goes South again; Presentation conquer SSFL

“Ain’t nobody, ain’t nobody better than Pres!” Uninhibited jubilation. When referee Nicholas Murray’s whistle sounded to signal the end of today’s final round match at Mucurapo Road, Presentation College (San Fernando) celebrated their 2-1 away win over Fatima as if celebrations were going out of style. The victory meant that …

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