Namilco Football Festival…Buxton teams eliminated

The two football teams from Buxton, Bakewell Buxton Stars and Buxton United, were eliminated  from the fourth annual Namilco Football Festival by the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Sunburst Camptown respectively on Wednesday night at the Tucville Playfield.

Warner meets with Putin

MOSCOW, Russia,  CMC – FIFA Vice President Jack Warner met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Office on Tuesday in the Kremlin.

Bayridge supports Namilco Football Festival

The Best Goal Keeper award for the fourth edition of the Namilco Football Festival  organized by  Fruta Conquerors Football Club will be sponsored by the Bayridge Taxi Service on Sheriff Street.

FIFA must postpone World Cup vote says former ExCo member

BERLIN, (Reuters) – World soccer’s governing body FIFA should postpone the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups after allegations of vote-selling, a former FIFA Executive Committee member said yesterday.

Swiss weigh law change after FIFA bribery scandal

ZURICH, (Reuters) – Switzerland is considering closing a loophole for sporting bodies in its anti-corruption law following allegations of bribery among FIFA officials for World Cup bids.

World Cup soccer’s psychic octopus dies in Germany

BERLIN, (Reuters Life!) – Paul, the oracle octopus who shot to fame in the World Cup this summer for his uncanny ability to predict the results of Germany’s soccer matches, has died at his home in Oberhausen at the age of two.

Forgotten man Oddo helps Milan climb to second

MILAN, (Reuters) – Forgotten man Massimo Oddo, only playing because of a raft of injuries, set up both goals to send AC Milan up to second in Serie A after an action-packed 2-1 win at 10-man Napoli in heavy rain yesterday.

Chelsea stretch lead at top, Spurs held

LONDON, (Reuters) – Goals by Florent Malouda and Salomon Kalou helped Chelsea open a five-point gap at the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers yesterday.

Blatter orders FIFA to probe vote-selling claims

LONDON, (Reuters) – FIFA president Sepp Blatter  appealed to his executive committee members to stay silent as he  launched an immediate investigation into alleged vote-selling  ahead of the decision on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts.

Namilco Football Festival launched

The fourth edition of the annual Fruta Conquerors organized Namilco Knockout Football Festival was officially launched in the boardroom of the National Milling Company and kicks off on Saturday, October 23 at the Tucville Playfield.

Oasis Water supports Conquerors ahead of Namilco Football Festival

The Oasis water company yesterday made a timely donation to the Fruta Conquerors football club which is to assist in the refurbishing of the Tucville playfield ahead of their annual Namilco Football Festival which is scheduled to commence later this month.