Topic Tag: Football

Engage, Sports, History, Haiti

Football holiday | On this day

When two English football clubs toured the Caribbean fifty-five years ago, local teams in Jamaica, Trinidad, and Barbados were no competition. Haiti was a different story, writes James Ferguson

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Advertorial, Sports

Can Caribbean football make an impact at international level?

Trinidad and Tobago legend Dwight Yorke recently stated that Caribbean football is on the decline. But is there any truth in his statement? Are Caribbean nations failing to produce as many top-level players? And is Caribbean football on the decline?

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Immerse, Sports

FIFA World Cup: Caribbean footballers by proxy | Snapshot

For sports fans around the world, the arrival of June means the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. No Caribbean team qualified this year, James Ferguson writes, but that doesn’t mean our region won’t be represented

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Culture, Sports, People, Trinidad and Tobago

20+ questions with Shaka Hislop

Trinidad-born SHAKA HISLOP is dubbed a “Gentleman At The Goalpost” for English football team West Ham United. His six-foot-four...

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Sports, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

FIFA comes to Trinidad

Trinidad and Tobago is an old hand at staging large-scale events. Each year the country’s famous Carnival erupts in a whirlwind of rhythm...

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Sports, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Shaka Hislop: gentleman at the goalpost

On Friday I spoke to West Ham goalkeeper Shaka Hislop to fix a date for the interview. The next day he broke his leg. The highlights of the...

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Embark, Festivals and Events

Caribbean datebook (May/June 2015)

Don’t miss . . . St Kitts Music Festival 25 to 27 June • Warner Park Stadium stkittsmusicfestival.net The Caribbean’s cultural...

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Sports, Festivals and Events

Trinidad & Tobago stages the Under 17 Football Championships

Come September, the eyes of the world’s football fans will be trained on Trinidad and Tobago. From  14–30 September, the country plays...

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