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Tag Archives: soccer

  1. Skip Marley and Tifa added to Football is Freedom event

    Cedella Marley’s Football is Freedom inaugural event — a friendly international match between the National Women’s teams of Jamaica and Costa Rica, taking place at 5pm on October 24th at DVR PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale — has just received a boost of musical star power with the addition of Cedella’s son Skip Marley and dancehall star Tifa. The two […]

    October 17, 2021Football, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Ronaldo is in 7th Heaven on retention of his number as he reunites with Manchester United this weekend

    There was a big question mark for many football fans as to what would happen for Cristiano Ronaldo as to what shirt number would be allocated after his shift from Juventus to Manchester United. As the pointed out? “Premier League rules state… a player cannot swap shirt numbers once a season is under way, meaning […]

    September 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments

    This one is a rough one for all of us but especially for Shawn, Emanuelle and Laurenne, for my parents and for Stewart, Elan and me. Quick and rough. I thank all of you who have reached out with your prayers and condolences. We love you so much but you know what you will never […]

    June 30, 2021Football, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. VP Records Hosts Jamaican Alumni Association ‘True Blue Sound Clash’ On YouTube April 10th, 2021

    Tune in to the VP Records YouTube channel on Saturday April 10th, 2021, at 7 pm for the Livestream broadcast of a friendly Sound Clash between St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc., and the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. The MC for the clash will be popular radio personality […]

    March 19, 2021FootballNo comments
  5. MU fans bedevilled as Manchester City build on Champions League momentum, Pogba still got leaving on his mind…

    Champions League has a big turn up, as Manchester may have made the latest round, but it won’t be the Red Devils competing as their rivals City prepare to take on Borussia Monchengladbach, who are in the last 16 for the first time since 1978… According to Nation News, the online version of Barbados’ Daily […]

    December 16, 2020FootballNo comments
  6. 2021 may be the new normal for football – EPL subs, lady refs in Champions League and all!

    It’s not even 2021 yet, and already fans can expect challenging and exciting times ahead in both the Champions League and EPL when traditions and rules alike are set for upheaval… Although Liverpool remains at top of the table with odds at +130 to win the Premier League according to SBD, their coach Jurgen Klopp […]

    December 4, 2020Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  7. Celtic need their experienced players to step up and be counted

    Celtic’s slump in form has come as a shock to all those associated with the Scottish club. This is a team where winning is simply the norm, and any drop below those levels of excellence can rightfully be considered a crisis. But that is the reality facing Celtic, as Rangers sit pretty at the top […]

    December 4, 2020Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  8. Barbados Cabinet bid warm Farewell to Argentine Ambassador

    On Monday night, in an intimate dinner at the Abidah Hotel at Enterprise Beach, a group of distinguished members of Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s Cabinet expressed heartfelt recognition to Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados, Gustavo Martinez Pandiani. In attendance were Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jerome Walcott; Speaker of the House, Arthur Holder; outgoing […]

    October 15, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  9. Can RB Leipzig win the Bundesliga next season?

    It looks as though Bayern Munich’s domination of the Bundesliga over the last decade or so is set to continue this season, with the Bavarians just a few wins away from an impressive eighth successive title. It comes as no surprise to those betting on the professional football league in Germany that Bayern are set […]

    June 15, 2020FootballNo comments
  10. Liverpool’s title celebrations put on hold as football is forced to take a back seat

    The current Premier League season already had a strange feel to it before the widespread outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Liverpool were runaway leaders, playing at a level that no-one else in the league could rival, the rest of the field left fighting over the scraps. Liverpool’s title victory seemed inevitable, a matter of time […]

    March 30, 2020Featured, FootballNo comments
  11. Promising Bajan footballer travels to Argentina for a Premier League tryout

    With a full smile on his face despite the long trip, promising Barbadian footballer Nicoli Brathwaite arrived in Buenos Aires for a local Premier League tryout. The harsh South American winter was not an obstacle for the young athlete, who immediately received a warm welcome from his Argentine hosts at Club Atlético Lanús. During his […]

    July 2, 2019Featured, FootballNo comments

    Pinelands Youth Soccer Academy is kicking off the new year with a boost in resources thanks to a donation of a brand new John Deere ride-on lawn tractor from local real estate company, Island Villas Ltd. “These remarkable young people, their coaches and everyone involved at Pinelands Youth Soccer Academy have shown how sport has […]

    January 23, 2019FootballNo comments
  13. The English Football Team’s Caribbean Roots

    As a former English colony, some of the most popular sports in Jamaica (football, rugby, cricket) originated in Britain. Football, in particular, is not exempt from the influences that remain visible today. Many of the players in the English national team, past and present, can trace their roots all the way back to the Caribbean. […]

    November 14, 2018Featured, Football1 comment
  14. Go on a Grand Tour of Sports this Fall

    In Barbados and around the world, a huge year of sports is only just around the corner. Whether you’re a cricket fan, follow the football, or want to experience a new and exciting sport, there are some huge occasions on the horizon. If you’re a fan of many sports, the next few months present the […]

    August 3, 2018Featured, FootballNo comments
  15. Can Raheem Sterling Become the Best UK Footballer of Jamaican Heritage Ever?

    There have been a number of superstar footballers in the UK in the last few decades with Jamaican roots. Some were born on Jamrock itself, while others were born to parents who hailed from the Caribbean island. Raheem Sterling is one of the most notable players from the country currently in the game, and the […]

    July 24, 2018Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  16. Skeete wins Flow Skills Challenge!

    The dream is very much alive for Nathan Skeete. Skeete, a utility player who is also a member of the Pro Shottas, bested more than thirty of the Caribbean’s top junior footballers when the final of the Challenge was staged in Trinidad recently at the St Joseph Convent Grounds. “Nathan is a member of the […]

    April 15, 2018Featured, FootballNo comments
  17. Red’s regional creative work on Premier League and Hurricane Relief scores big

    Red advertising scored for Flow locally and regionally when they won 3 Gold and 5 Silver American Advertising Federation ADDY awards at this year’s judging. Specifically, they won Gold and Silver awards on their Hurricane relief campaign for the FLOW foundation, as well as for their work in support of FLOW TVs coverage of the […]

    April 8, 2018Business, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The first buzzer sounds off on April 9th with the premiere of the docu-series DESTINO RUSIA 2018. The new production goes behind the scenes and explores the stories of key soccer figures and athletes making their way to Russia for this year’s World Cup. DESTINO RUSIA 2018 is the first co-production between HBO Latin America […]

    March 25, 2018Football, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. Hornets to play without Ian Coke

    Hornets’ Ian Coke leaves the field on a stretcher, he couldn’t finish the Premier Division match against Young Men’s Social Club. The footballer injured his knee only a few seconds before the interval. A simple misstep forced the player to leave the game, which eventually ended with Dandy Town’s 7:3 triumph. Coke is now forced […]

    March 19, 2018Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  20. Scotiabank to Become the Official Banking Partner of FC Barcelona

    In a landmark agreement, FC Barcelona and its Foundation announced today an official partnership with Scotiabank designating the international bank as the Official Banking Partner of FC Barcelona in Latin America and the Caribbean. “Very few sports teams can rouse the passion of its fans around the world like football powerhouse FC Barcelona and we […]

    March 5, 2017FootballNo comments
  21. Huge excitement as Flow brings FA Cup to Barbados

    England’s oldest football trophy was the toast of Bridgetown recently, as Flow teamed up with reigning FA Cup champions Manchester United to host the Barbados leg of the FA Cup Tour of the Caribbean. Last year, Flow and Manchester United signed a multi-year regional partnership that covers sponsorship and media rights for the ‘Red Devils‘ […]

    January 23, 2017Featured, FootballNo comments
  22. KickStart Coaches Undergo First Aid Training

    Coaches at the KickStart Football Club are now certified by the Barbados Red Cross Society in First Aid, CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator). Nine coaches, including Director of Coaching David Porter, participated in the one day course held at the Club’s Wildey location. According to Mr. Porter, the club was of the […]

    October 20, 2016FootballNo comments
  23. Flow congratulates Red Devils on F.A. Cup victory

    Flow, Barbados’ leading telecommunications provider, is extending heartiest congratulations to Manchester United after The Red Devils came from behind to beat Crystal Palace at Wembley to win a record-equalling twelfth FA Cup over the weekend. Earlier this year, Flow signed an exciting deal with Manchester United to provide Caribbean fans with exclusive content via Red […]

    May 29, 2016FootballNo comments
  24. Sandals Foundation and DeRo Score in Barbados

    SANDALS Foundation and the DeRo United Foundation have proven to be a winning combination for positive social growth in Barbados. The two charitable entities recently completed a one week soccer camp at the Dover Playing Field which saw 53 children aged from 4-16 attend and leave renewed with improved football skills and life lessons to […]

    April 24, 2016FootballNo comments

    The BFA’s 2016 Youth Tournament is on now – Saturday 16th January at 5 grounds across the island. A number of clubs have entered the five categories of the competition, with traditional soccer schools, Pro Shottas, Kick Start, Mavericks and Barbados Soccer Academy entering teams in all five categories of the competition. These clubs will join […]

    January 16, 2016FootballNo comments