Ten goal-line technology systems to be tested

BERNE, (Reuters) – Soccer’s rule-makers will consider  the results from tests on 10 different goal-line technology  systems when they meet for their annual meeting in Cardiff next  month.

FIFA rejects appeals by Temarii, Adamu

BERNE, (Reuters) – FIFA has rejected appeals from  Reynald Temarii and Amos Adamu, the suspended executive  committee members who were at the heart of a corruption scandal  which marred the contest to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

World Cup looms large over Six Nations

LONDON, (Reuters) – This year’s World Cup will cast a  long shadow over the 2011 Six Nations as the teams battle for  supremacy in the northern hemisphere.

Two for Rooney as Man Utd cruise past Villa 3-1

LONDON, (Reuters) –  Manchester United may have kept  their powder dry in the transfer window but they remain the team  to beat in the Premier League as two goals by Wayne Rooney  helped them to a 3-1 home win over Aston Villa yesterday.

Europe’s big spenders warned over transfer spree

BERNE, (Reuters) – Europe’s big-spending soccer clubs  were warned yesterday that their recent frenzy of transfer  activity could affect their ability to meet UEFA’s new financial  rules aimed at making them live within their means.

Pele outplays Conquerors for title

Western Tigers Super Eight tourney…

By Kizan Brumell Pele battled their way into the history books after enduring a tough match up against the in-form Fruta Conquerors Sunday night to emerge victorious in the inaugural Western Tigers Super Eight Knockout Competition at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground.

NAMILCO Champs!

—- Alpha United add NAMILCO crown to Kashif and Shanghai title

lpha ‘The Hammer’ United easily sailed over  their final hurdle in the NAMILCO Football Festival Tournament to claim top honours on Friday night at the Tucville Playfield.

Pollard strike ends W Connection title hopes

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Guyanese international Charles Pollard scored the lone goal as North East ended the title hopes of former champions W Connection with a 1-0 win when the Trinidad and Tobago Pro League continued here Tuesday night.

Harry’s double propels Conquerors to semis

Western Tigers Super Eight tourney…

By Kizan Brumell A Jolyon Harry double was the back bone of the Fruta Conquerors victory over Riddim Squad on the opening night of the inaugural BK International Western Tigers Super Eight Knockout Competition at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground on Sunday night.

CONCACAF wants fourth spot in World Cup

NEW YORK, CMC – CONCACAF says it will fight for a fourth spot at the FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil, with the organisation contending Sunday that it had merited the increase based on its growth in recent years.

Hercules confident ahead of tough road

- Under20s trounce Western Tigers in friendly

The newly selected head coach of the National Under-20 team Collie Hercules is confident that the side will give a good account of itself in Suriname as it trods the ‘rocky road’ to gain a spot in the final of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship.

Western Tigers’ Super Eight kicks off tonight

The inaugural BK International Western Tigers Super Eight football tournament kicks off this evening with a double header at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground from 6pm where four Premier League teams will begin the battle for supremacy.

FIFA hands out $40 million from World Cup to clubs

ZURICH, (Reuters) – FIFA is handing out $40 million to  clubs whose players took part in last year’s World Cup, though  that may not placate European clubs who have labelled the  fixed-payment system unrealistic.

Pele and Camptown advance to quarterfinals

21st Kashif and Shanghai Tournament…

Two intriguing games unravelled at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground last night with Pele and Sunburst Camptown Football clubs recording wins to reach the quarterfinal round of the 21st Kashif and Shanghai Football Tournament.

Latapy submits crucial report on failed campaign

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Embattled Trinidad and Tobago head coach Russell Latapy has submitted his technical report on his side’s failed Digicel Caribbean Cup campaign to football authorities here.

Berbice teams beaten but not disgraced

Berbice teams, New Amsterdam United and Rosignol United were beaten but not disgraced as Santos and Guyana Defence Force (GDF) marched into the next round of the Kashif and Shanghai Football Festival following matches Sunday evening at Blairmont Community Centre ground.

Young Warriors set up final showdown with Tamran Root

NBS Second Division 40-Over Cricket Competition

The winner of Sunday’s New Building Society (NBS) limited overs cricket competition will be either Tamran Root or Young Warriors after the latter team  completed a comfortable eight wicket win over Hopetown United in the second semi-final recently.

Tevez stays but City loses

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – Manchester City  striker Carlos Tevez completed a remarkable U-turn yesterday when he committed his future to the club a week after handing in  a written transfer request.

Eto’o claims record fourth African award

CAIRO, (Reuters) – Cameroon and Inter Milan striker  Samuel Eto’o set a new landmark for individual success in  African football yesterday after being named the continent’s  Footballer of the Year for a record-breaking fourth time.

Alpha United in for a surprise

-Seawall FC’s coach Andrew Thom

Four more teams will have their Kashif and Shanghai title hopes shattered tonight when the 21st annual knockout tournament continues with two double headers at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) and Blairmont Community Centre (BCC) Grounds.

Sporting weekend falls foul of English freeze

LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain’s sporting weekend was decimated by heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures with today’s Premier League showdown between Chelsea and Manchester United among the hundreds of fixtures to be called off.

U-17 footballers suffer second defeat

Guyana’s Under-17 footballers suffered a humiliating 7-0 defeat at the hands of regional powerhouse Haiti yesterday in their second round Caribbean Football Union (CFU) World Cup preliminary match played in the Dominican Republic.

Guyanese Beveney scores in T&T pro league

National midfielder Shawn `Bubbly’  Beveney was on  target for his club when the Trinidad an Tobago  Digicel Pro League resumed Tuesday night after a two-week break for the Digicel Caribbean Cup Finals which ended in Martinique on Sunday.

Inclement weather puts teams in K&S tourney on even keel

- coaches say

The current inclement weather is affecting the preparation of many of the teams that will be competing in the Kashif & Shanghai football tournament but their coaches are taking solace in the fact that all teams will be entering the competition on an even keel.

King’s Jewellery rings to honour two football stalwarts

King’s Jewellery World once again granted a request of the Kashif and Shanghai Organization when it manufactured rings to honour Guyana’s football stalwarts Collie ‘Hitman’ Hercules and Charles ‘Lilly’ Pollard.

Beveney, Velox on target in T&T

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Shawn Beveney of Guyana and veteran Vincentian Kendall Velox were both on target for their respective clubs when the Trinidad and Tobago Pro League resumed on Tuesday night, following a two-week break for the Digicel Caribbean Cup Finals which ended in Martinique on Sunday.

Blatter says FIFA not corrupt, England bad losers

ZURICH, (Reuters) – FIFA president Sepp Blatter has  rejected allegations of corruption at soccer’s governing body  after Russia and Qatar won the right to host the 2018 and 2022  World Cups, calling England “bad losers” for their reaction.

Warner hints at possible Latapy exit

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Football mogul Jack Warner gave the strongest hint yet that Trinidad and Tobago head coach Russell Latapy could be axed, when he said this week that coaches needed to secure positive results in order to preserve their jobs.

Five T&T-based Guyanese for K&S opener

Five Trinidad & Tobago-based Guyanese players have been named in a 20-man Guyana All Star squad that will play Brazil’s Athletico Roraima in the feature game of the opening night for the 21st Kashif & Shanghai football tournament on December 12.

Media hurt England World Cup bid, says Warner

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Caribbean and world football mogul Jack Warner said yesterday England’s 2018 World Cup bid had been undermined by British media allegations of corruption inside FIFA.

Kashif and Shanghai not properly compensating players

-Lumumba

President of Alpha United Football Club Odinga Lumumba believes that while the Kashif and Shanghai tournament is a positive for the development of football in the country the organisers are exploiting the players’ talents and not properly compensating them.

Guinness Greatest of de Street…

Schultz and Clark score doubles for CCT

Pernell Schultz and Aubrey Clarke scored two goals each to propel Cultural Centre Tarmac Futsal Team to a comfortable victory over Meadowbrook in the Guinness Greatest of de Street competition Friday night on the Cultural Centre Tarmac.

Guinness Greatest of De Streets…

Wagner, Pedro record hat-tricks

Eight more teams registered wins as round two of the Guinness Greatest of de Street Futsal competition wrapped up at the Cultural Centre Tarmac on Tuesday night.

Jaguars whip SVG 2-0

The Golden Jaguars got their first win in Group F of the Digicel Caribbean Cup when they defeated St.

Golden Jaguars to play Guatemala in USA

New York (SMS) — Golden Guyana’s football (soccer) is set to score another major goal when it national senior men’s team play an international friendly on American soil for the first time.

Western Tigers’ Super Eight knockout tournament launched

The inaugural Super Eight Knockout football tournament which is organized by the Western Tigers Football Club was officially launched in the canteen of the club’s sponsor BK International Inc., with the handover of the first prize of the tournament.

Paul heads Camptown Football Club

Attorney-at-Law Dennis Paul is the new president of the Canmptown Football Club following the staging of the club’s annual general meeting on Monday.