Kolkata’s Mohammedan Sporting Club have pulled off a coup ahead of the 2017/18 Second Division League by strengthened their squad with the signing of Trinidad and Tobago striker Willis Deon Plaza only days after he was released by city rivals East Bengal.
The Savonetta Boys will be without speedy striker Neil Benjamin Jr. when they kick off their CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship tournament next week. Benjamin, who led the TT Pro League 2017/18 season with the most goals scored, signed his first overseas contract with Nam Dinh FC in a permanent move to the Vietnam V-League.
Republic FC has released Trevin Caesar by mutual consent of the club and the player.
After a debacle on Sunday in the form of a 2-0 loss to arch-rivals Mohun Bagan, East Bengal have decided to part ways with out-of-form striker Willis Plaza.
Former Ipswich Town star Carlos Edwards has signed for Woodbridge Town.
T&T senior men’s football team utility player, Joevin Jones kicked off his European professional career on a winning note when he featured in the first-half for SV Darmstadt in a 3-0 defeat of Belgium’s Jupiler League club, Waasland-Beveren at the Pinatar Arena, Football Center, San Pedro del Pinatar on Tuesday.
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 Ipswich Town captain Carlos Edwards is looking forward to bringing his experience to Woodbridge Town, and says he still takes every game ‘very seriously’.
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.