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Minor Leagues

Crown Trace captures Chaguanas U-15 title

Jerval Guadeloupe, the eventual tournament “Most Valuable Player” awardee and Keston John scored two goals each as Crown Trace spanked Marabella Family Crisis Centre 5-1 to lift the Chaguanas Borough Corporation/Central Football Association Under-15 Indoor football extravaganza at the Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Saith Park, Chaguanas on Sunday.

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GEMS trounce Cumuto in ‘Churches’ quarters

Dacien John scored four goals and Keron Roach netted a brace as four-time champions Global Encounter Ministries (GEMS) stormed into the Churches Football League knockout semi-final with an emphatic 10-0 victory over Cumuto. Six players got on the score sheet for GEMS, who have won this title four times in the last five years.

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Rochford shines for QRC U-13s, U-15s

Talented John Paul Rochford played an instrumental role for Queen’s Royal College’s (QRC) Under-13 and U-15 teams as they won both divisions in the Tyro Sports Club Football competition last weekend.

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D’Abadie whip Valencia 5-2 in Church League.

D’ABADIE DELIVERANCE Sanct-uary whipped Valencia Pentecostal Assembly 5-2 last Saturday in the first leg, of the quarter-final round, of the Churches Football League knockout tournament.

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Preserving the Tacarigua Savannah

Tacarigua, one of the oldest villages in Trinidad, has always been a peaceful village. In fact, it has been so peaceful that there has never been a police station in that village.1 One suspects that the presence of its savannah, the second largest in the country after Queen's Park Savanna in Port of Spain-that is, until the construction of homes on those magnificent grounds in the 1950s,-the gentle-flowing waters of its river to which all repaired on a Sunday, and the peaceful mixture of its peoples-Hindus in Paradise, Muslims in Dinsley, and Africans in St. Mary's-all added to the attractiveness of the place and mutual respect each accorded to the other. In a way, it could be said that the Tacarigua Savannah held the village together. It certainly was the central spot where everyone gathered.

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Coca edge Eastern Dynamo

COCA All-Stars needed a late goal from Matthew Robinson on Wednesday to beat the winless Eastern Dynamo 2-1 as action continued in the Caribbean Welders Fishing Pond Football League.

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Thought of Train

My name is Dion La Foucade and I run a football camp for children during the long vacation. After early childhood in Point Fortin, I lived in Carenage and attended St Anthony’s College, where I was named player of the year for the school in 1987. I took up football coaching soon after school and have not looked back. I live in Diego Martin now. I came close to getting married to a girl from England. But that did not work out because of my hectic lifestyle.

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GEMS trounce Divine Encounter

GEMS (GLOBAL Encounter Ministries) trounced Divine Encounter Ministries 7-0 last Saturday, as the first leg of the Churches Football League Round of 16 phase took place.

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Stern John and friends inspire Mayaro youths

Former national striker Stern John and several of his colleagues brought a touch of excitement and inspiration when the bpTT Mayaro Football League launched its 2013 season with an exhibition double-header at the Mayaro Recreation Ground on Sunday.

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