On a brisk Friday afternoon in the aptly named ‘Queen City’, I sit in an archetypical American restaurant located on the banks of the Ohio river awaiting the imminent arrival of a fellow Brit abroad. Cincinnati itself may not appear on most English people’s list of must see places in the United States however it is considered a major city that lives for its sports teams. The Cincinnati Reds, the oldest franchise in Major League baseball, and the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL are the two foremost teams in the city but in the last two years another team has been stealing all the headlines. Futbol Club Cincinnati or more affectionately known by the locals as ‘FCC’ only had its first competitive league game on 26 March 2016 and has since hosted Crystal Palace and Valencia at Nippert Park in front of record crowds. Fast forward 18 months this club is the reason I am sitting down to chat with former Arsenal starlet Justin Hoyte, who considers the current LA Galaxy left back Ashley Cole as his mentor, about his football journey from Leytonstone to ’the Natti’.
Former Trinidad and Tobago football team captain Kenwyne Jones has stressed that he will not be coming out of retirement, having announced his decision to quit football – both at the international and club levels – on November 20.
Trinidad & Tobago's Joevin Jones received high praise after Seattle Sounders FC rolled to a 3-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo in the second leg of the MLS Western Conference final on Thursday night.
Defender Radanfah Abu Bakr has commenced new contract negotiations with Lithuanian club FK Suduva following the end of the 2017 season in which he helped the club capture the Lithuania Premier League title for the first time in its existence.
T&T miss out on La Liga defender Moore.
Former national Under-17 coach Shawn Cooper said he has no regrets over snubbing then 14 year old Shaquell "Shaq" Moore who now plies his trade in La Liga against global stars such as Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
National team defender Joevin Jones will be hoping to finish his time with Seattle Sounders on a second straight title-winning note when he takes the pitch for them against Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final on December 9.
Since this country's 2-1 victory over the United States in last month 2018 World Cup qualifying match at the Ato Boldon Stadium, things has been going soar for T&T players who ply their trades in the U.S at a rapid rate.
Jake Thomson doesn’t offer mitigation, his guilty plea reflects a man who comprehends costly mistakes.
The most recent two Seattle Sounders seasons, the run to the 2016 MLS Cup championship and now to the brink of another title game, have hinged on pivot points, moments when their campaigns could have decisively broken one way or the other.