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Title: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Tallman on December 03, 2008, 06:21:34 AM
Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
By Kwame Williams (T&T Guardian)


When times are tough or things are going woefully awry, it is then that folks tend to learn the most about themselves and others around them. In other words, when the chips are down and your mettle is tested, you find out exactly what you are made of.

Having to deal with disappointment is part and parcel of being human and, just as sure as a politician will tell lies, during ones lifetime this emotion is one everybody will experience at a number of junctures.

Adversity, though, seems to have a way of bringing the best out of some people and as the saying goes - “only the strong survive”.

Shahdon Winchester is testament to this. The Naparima College standout has been turning heads in the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) since making his debut for “Naps” as a tenacious 12-year-old in 2004.

This year, he lit the competition ablaze, scoring 16 goals on the way to leading “Naps” to another South Zone league and Intercol double, as well as the coveted BGTT Big Five crown.

His searing pace and mesmerising dribbling skills make him a constant threat to rivals on the football field, while an insatiable hunger for success ensures that he will fight to the last to see out any task set before him.

But prior to all Winchester’s headline-grabbing exploits in the SSFL, he was forced to tackle one of life’s harsh realities and the battle to overcome it when he lost his dad. Shahdon was just 10 when the man responsible for nurturing his love of football – Derek Winchester – died in a vehicular accident.

Although it has been six years since the elder Winchester’s passing, every time Shahdon plays he is driven by a desire to make his father proud and not a day goes by in which the Princes Town native doesn’t wonder how his dad would feel about his development both on and off the pitch.

“I think about him a lot, especially when I’m playing and even more so if we lose. I study how he would feel about of my performance, if he was happy with it or not.

“He was the one who got me interested in the sport because he used to carry me to watch a lot of matches,” Winchester said.

After her husband’s death, Shahdon’s mom – Svetlana Winchester – took up the mantle and made it her responsibility to ensure that her young son was not denied the opportunity to pursue his football dreams.

As a matter of fact, so committed was she to the cause that Svetlana, who did not know how to drive, decided to take driving classes and apply for a permit just to be able to drop and pick up Shahdon, the eldest of her three children, from practice at the club his dad enrolled him in – Couva outfit W Connection.

“It was a rough period for us, but everyone always used to tell me how good a player he was and if you give Shahdon a chance, he is the type who will play football whole day,” she joked.

“Having to work and be the home-maker was difficult at first but he was always a good and obedient child and I saw how much he loved football so it was an easy choice for me to make really. And fortunately for me I got help from his uncle and sometimes his cousins because they would carry him to practice when I couldn’t,” she added.

Even though he is 16 now, Winchester’s mother is still very active in his football life, ensuring he is up on time when he has early morning practice sessions and readying his gear whenever he needs it.

And this continued devotion over the years has began to bare fruit as Winchester is currently a key member of the T&T Under-17 team vying for qualification for the 2009 Fifa U-17 World Cup in Nigeria.

“Seeing how dedicated she is just makes me feel that I have to push even more. It makes me want to work harder,” he said.

Unfortunately, “Naps” failed to defend their national Intercol title, but Shahdon will have little time to dwell on that as he now has to focus on national team duties. He and his teammates will leave for Mexico in April, when the final round of qualifiers are scheduled to take place.

T&T are uncertain who they will face in Mexico as the tournament’s organisers are yet to decide the format in which it will be contested. One thing is for sure though, and that is whoever the local lads come up against, with Shahdon Winchester in the team they have an excellent chance of achieveing their goal.

You can even expect to see a couple opponents getting dribbled out of their boots as well, as he is an avid admirer of Brazil’s dribbler extraordinaire - Robinho.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Swima on December 03, 2008, 06:37:29 AM
From what little I have seen, this fella have all the gifts necessary to be someone special for T&T football.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: weary1969 on December 03, 2008, 06:44:21 AM
Agree Swima like d little I c of d yute
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Quags on December 03, 2008, 07:33:17 AM
Is'n this the same player one of the members was always bigging up everytime we talking about Jerrol Brittos games.?
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: weary1969 on December 03, 2008, 09:46:09 AM
Yep he is Britto strikin pardner
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Small Magician aka Wazza on December 03, 2008, 04:34:08 PM
hope he comes along...i like
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Trini _2022 on December 03, 2008, 05:34:28 PM
Yep he is Britto strikin pardner

I say he was a mid
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: weary1969 on December 03, 2008, 05:37:41 PM
I c him strikin wit Britto in d under 17 earlier dis yr
Title: Shahdon Winchester.
Post by: Sando on November 18, 2009, 12:02:42 PM
For those of you who watching Shahdon Winchester play.

Can you compare him to the SSFL standouts like Nixon, Sherwood, Yorke, Dwarika, Sampson etc etc.

It this a future star ?

How good is he ?

Can anyone name some players of his calibre in the SSFL ?

What about his teammates at Naps, Ryan Fredericks.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Trini Madness on November 18, 2009, 02:04:35 PM
i got a chance to see him play when connection come to jersey. i know u cant judge someone just by one game but de man have de tools...lots of potential.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: palos on November 18, 2009, 02:28:34 PM
He done nearly too old arready to be "special".
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: dreamer on November 18, 2009, 06:07:11 PM
Exciting player. No lie.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: GODFATHER on November 18, 2009, 09:02:05 PM
Last year I say him play one game and he looked impressive. This season he looked less than impressive but probably because Naps lost some of their players so teams focussed more on him a lot more. I will say this he does have potential, he very strong on the ball and has a good touch but he seems disintrested in the game at times. I feel like this season he played just to have something to do. We'll see how he looks when the Pro League gets going next season. I can't class him with the likes of Yorke, Sampson, Sherwood. Just have not seen him performing at a high level consistently even though he gets the goals he doesn't seem to be a game changer. 
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Big Magician on November 18, 2009, 09:08:33 PM
not really palos...yuh have to put everyting in place.... this kid could play fittball...ah hearing yuh...but its not always cut and dry like dat
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Quags on November 18, 2009, 09:35:14 PM
we discover most of our players at 15,16 ,17 .How old is Winchester 17 thats par for the course with us.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Cocorite on November 18, 2009, 11:44:40 PM
Quick, get him a trial at Arsenal. ;D
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Sando prince on November 19, 2009, 12:05:00 AM
NAPARIMA COLLEGE !!..San Fernando Stand Up !!  ;D
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: palos on November 19, 2009, 12:31:30 AM
we discover most of our players at 15,16 ,17 .How old is Winchester 17 thats par for the course with us.

He eh now discovered.  He been around a while now.

If I eh mistaken, he even went Portugal or someplace so fuh trials.  He moms have a Russian soundin name and she went wit he.

My point is...if he was "special", he woulda been picked up by somebody out dey.  Everybody on de football circuit lookin fuh players and when a special player come around, dem does know.

Is why Peltier & Hyland get extended looks.  I eh sayin it too late.  He IS 17 after all.  But time runnin out fuh him.  He have to leave T&T to get better and leave SOON. 

Playin SSFL & Intercol actually makin him REGRESS.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Sando on November 19, 2009, 08:06:00 AM
Last year I say him play one game and he looked impressive. This season he looked less than impressive but probably because Naps lost some of their players so teams focussed more on him a lot more. I will say this he does have potential, he very strong on the ball and has a good touch but he seems disintrested in the game at times. I feel like this season he played just to have something to do. We'll see how he looks when the Pro League gets going next season. I can't class him with the likes of Yorke, Sampson, Sherwood. Just have not seen him performing at a high level consistently even though he gets the goals he doesn't seem to be a game changer. 

Thanks for de update.

I hear he left W Connection. So expect Joe Public to sign him up soon.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: coachman on November 19, 2009, 08:28:33 AM
At 12yrs he won 3 titles at naps ,top scorer in the pro league youth levels with W.Connection,top class goal-scorer,national coaches put him in midfield,could have gone further,connection trying to hold him for money ,or buisness purposes.rigth up there with latas ,not that many skillful teamates  at his disposal like lats had with tech,similar to Collin Samuel at mayaro.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Tallman on November 19, 2009, 10:31:05 AM
At 12yrs he won 3 titles at naps ,top scorer in the pro league youth levels with W.Connection,top class goal-scorer,national coaches put him in midfield,could have gone further,connection trying to hold him for money ,or buisness purposes.rigth up there with latas ,not that many skillful teamates  at his disposal like lats had with tech,similar to Collin Samuel at mayaro.

I've seen Shahdon play a couple of times with W-Connection, and I like what was displayed, and I believe that he has a future in de game. But why exactly would you put him "right up there with Latas"?
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: coachman on November 19, 2009, 02:23:28 PM
Similar ability, potential and accomplishments at youth levels,not saying he is better than the boss,but six south  zone titles,one national big five ,one national intercol title,national youth teams and  national senior team call ups, trials overseas,right agent that all it takes :D
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: real madness on November 19, 2009, 02:27:50 PM
Similar ability, potential and accomplishments at youth levels,not saying he is better than the boss,but six south  zone titles,one national big five ,one national intercol title,national youth teams and  national senior team call ups, trials overseas,right agent that all it takes :D

So Winchester win those titles by himself?  He played a supporting role on a very good Naps over the years.  Last year was probably the first year where he was the "star" of the team.

Rating him should not be based on how many titles Naps won.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Dumplingdinho on November 19, 2009, 08:24:24 PM
Winchester is the best SSFL player I have seen in the last 5 years but he is nowhere near the class of Latas, Yorke, Sherwood, and Sampson when they were his age.  I would rate him higher than Nixon.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: coachman on November 26, 2009, 09:47:44 PM
Shadon Winchester,Shadon Winchester,year after year, the best. :rotfl:
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Trini _2022 on November 28, 2009, 06:48:02 AM
well how did Winchester on trial  at sporting  Braga  in portugal? anyone know
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Dinner Mints on November 28, 2009, 07:53:17 AM
well how did Winchester on trial  at sporting  Braga  in portugal? anyone know
He playing for Naps.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Trini _2022 on November 28, 2009, 08:48:35 AM
well how did Winchester on trial  at sporting  Braga  in portugal? anyone know
He playing for Naps.
exactly
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: coachman on November 28, 2009, 01:17:07 PM
Did latapy makebradford city in his first trial,contracts are given not only for ability.steups waste ah time. ???
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: diamondtrim on November 29, 2009, 08:32:16 AM
dis exactly is d problem wit we football...we so thirst to idolise somebody dat we does be graspin at straws.

D winchester boy good in SSFL...and dais about it. When men excel in a below par league, we quick to say he is d nex dis and dat. We hadda stop encouragin and promoting d mediocrity.

Encourage d player yes, but men done exalting him....and he aint all dat yet.

Same ting go on wit Jabloteh a season or two ago..dey beat everybody in pfl and as soon as dey gone outside is level licks.

Wake up ppl..d youngster may have potential, but we cyah properly assess dat in d SSFL. He went outside already and get sent back...dat doh mean he not good, it mean he not ready yet. How long he take to be ready is anyone's guess...but we should know is not now.

Stop writing articles makin ppl feel dat d boy reach somewhere
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: coachman on November 29, 2009, 03:49:12 PM
I not fighting to bigup the youth but allyuh crying down the youth man ,I said he can compare with Latas and Dwight at the same age,for his accomplishments already, he scoring goals just like nixon,dwarika, stern John,and Jones did,allyuh crying down the SSFL saying it is a below standard league,The youth choose to go back to school,just like some good ball players do, allyuh say he eh ready yet,The man already play with W-connection senior team and scored goals,he get ah call on theTnT senior team,and he still young enough to go to school and get ah little subjects so allyuh can't say he dunse,and allyuh say he medioca. :rotfl:   
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Dumplingdinho on November 29, 2009, 04:59:53 PM
I not fighting to bigup the youth but allyuh crying down the youth man ,I said he can compare with Latas and Dwight at the same age,for his accomplishments already, he scoring goals just like nixon,dwarika, stern John,and Jones did,allyuh crying down the SSFL saying it is a below standard league,The youth choose to go back to school,just like some good ball players do, allyuh say he eh ready yet,The man already play with W-connection senior team and scored goals,he get ah call on theTnT senior team,and he still young enough to go to school and get ah little subjects so allyuh can't say he dunse,and allyuh say he medioca. :rotfl:   

i dont think anybody fighting down de fellah, as for school, u want to bet after the season done he eh see the inside of Naps again
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Ngozi on November 30, 2009, 11:23:40 AM
All i have to say is if the boy creating so much conversation then he have to have something plus he get call up to the senior team 2 ...so i'm curious bout him.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: fordy on November 30, 2009, 11:43:51 AM
All i have to say is if the boy creating so much conversation then he have to have something plus he get call up to the senior team 2 ...so i'm curious bout him.

These days getting call up to our senior team aint really worth much ah nothing!! Seems like if yuh limin with the right crew yuh pick and play guaranteed!
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Ngozi on November 30, 2009, 08:10:16 PM
Yuh know what Fordy ....yuh might be right yuh might be right ....
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Sando on December 01, 2009, 11:36:13 AM
Give the youth a chance, de only thing that can kill him is if his head gets to big for his boots, but once he lime around the more mature players he will do find. He must know what he wants.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: pardners on December 02, 2009, 09:42:48 AM
All i have to say is if the boy creating so much conversation then he have to have something plus he get call up to the senior team 2 ...so i'm curious bout him.

These days getting call up to our senior team aint really worth much ah nothing!! Seems like if yuh limin with the right crew yuh pick and play guaranteed!

As Weary would say...once the jersey coud fit yuh...

I not fighting to bigup the youth but allyuh crying down the youth man ,I said he can compare with Latas and Dwight at the same age,for his accomplishments already, he scoring goals just like nixon,dwarika, stern John,and Jones did,allyuh crying down the SSFL saying it is a below standard league,The youth choose to go back to school,just like some good ball players do, allyuh say he eh ready yet,The man already play with W-connection senior team and scored goals,he get ah call on theTnT senior team,and he still young enough to go to school and get ah little subjects so allyuh can't say he dunse,and allyuh say he medioca. :rotfl:   

i dont think anybody fighting down de fellah, as for school, u want to bet after the season done he eh see the inside of Naps again

I understand that he did not do well in O'levels, hence the reason why he joined up with the Naps team late this season...had to get a bligh to get back in school.  Not surprising though with the amount of football he played and the time away from schoool.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Trini _2022 on August 09, 2010, 06:12:09 PM
SHAHDON WINCHESTER

http://www.youtube.com/v/i7Z5dYVwcYU
Title: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: Flex on August 12, 2010, 04:57:58 PM
W Connection's Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
By: Renee John-Williams (WCFC Press).


Trinidad & Tobago National Senior Football Team starlet and W Connection player Shahdon Winchester has been offered a trial by Celtic Football Club of the Scottish Premier league.

The ex-Naparima College striker was scouted early in the 2010 TT Pro League Season and the legendary “Old Firm” powerhouse have moved forward their interest by extending an invitation to him to join them for a two week trial.

Having been at W Connection’s youth academy since age eight, he made his first senior appearance for the club at the age of sixteen.

He has also represented his club in the prestigious CONCACAF Champions League in 2009. Shahdon has represented T&T at the National Under-14, Under-15 and Under-17 levels.

Winchester’s talent has not escaped the eyes of National coach Russel Latapy, and is a current member of the senior national set up preparing for the upcoming Digicel Caribbean Cup.

Shahdon leaves on Sunday for Glasgow, Scotland, hoping to impress and secure a permanent dream move to join Celtic Football Club.

For Additional Information, contact the Marketing and Media Department at WConnection Club offices.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trini _2022 on August 12, 2010, 04:59:23 PM
 :beermug: :beermug: :beermug: :beermug:
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Bakes on August 12, 2010, 05:03:58 PM
Hope it's a happy trail...
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Deeks on August 12, 2010, 05:58:46 PM
Good luck and God Bless!!!!
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: weary1969 on August 12, 2010, 06:14:15 PM
:beermug: :beermug: :beermug: :beermug:

 :beermug:
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: chelsealife on August 12, 2010, 06:50:44 PM
Well. Hope he makes the best of his opportunity. Hope they decide whether or not they will sign him before the window closes. :beermug:
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Jah Gol on August 12, 2010, 07:05:42 PM
Please get a contract  :praying:
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: weary1969 on August 12, 2010, 08:27:20 PM
Please get a contract  :praying:

CO-SIGN Marv eh doin nutten these days so he could help yuh  :praying:
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Storeboy on August 12, 2010, 08:31:08 PM
Please get a contract  :praying:

CO-SIGN Marv eh doin nutten these days so he could help yuh  :praying:
Ah hope he prepared to play in cold weather!
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: weary1969 on August 12, 2010, 08:34:00 PM
Please get a contract  :praying:

CO-SIGN Marv eh doin nutten these days so he could help yuh  :praying:
Ah hope he prepared to play in cold weather!

Marv could elp wit dat as well. He walked d road ahready so he would be able to give some useful advice. I will change my name if anybody contact Marv 2 c how he could assist d yute. After all he in d yuteman back yard.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Sando prince on August 12, 2010, 08:37:26 PM

..

Naparima College (South Trinidad) Stand UP !!!!


Best of luck Winchester
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: AirMan on August 12, 2010, 08:56:26 PM
Good luck to him
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Big Magician on August 13, 2010, 12:30:40 AM
play yuh fitball
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Quags on August 13, 2010, 12:53:57 AM
Well if he does get signed he would be the first in a long line of our recent "starlets" .

Doh sit or rest in practice just act like you dont get tired and built of steel  always eager.Like what ever they put you true ,didnt even phase you  :)
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trini _2022 on August 13, 2010, 10:33:44 AM
hope something works out for britto and Johan peltier
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Blue on August 13, 2010, 10:34:31 AM
Work permit will be problematic
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: palos on August 13, 2010, 10:38:07 AM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: andre samuel on August 13, 2010, 11:13:11 AM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.

lol........Didnt know it had a Russia in Princes Town!
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: daryn on August 13, 2010, 12:04:38 PM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.

lol........Didnt know it had a Russia in Princes Town!

check dis thread:
http://www.socawarriors.net/forum/index.php?topic=41376.0
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Deeks on August 13, 2010, 03:52:42 PM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.

lol........Didnt know it had a Russia in Princes Town!

check dis thread:
http://www.socawarriors.net/forum/index.php?topic=41376.0

How all yuh so sure she is Russian. Maybe she parents wanted an exotic name for their daughter.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: daryn on August 13, 2010, 04:20:28 PM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.

lol........Didnt know it had a Russia in Princes Town!

check dis thread:
http://www.socawarriors.net/forum/index.php?topic=41376.0

How all yuh so sure she is Russian. Maybe she parents wanted an exotic name for their daughter.

I never get the impression anybody was sure.  Just telling Andre to check the thread that's all.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Sando prince on August 13, 2010, 07:28:53 PM
C'mon Shadon bring we some good news..
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: dreamer on August 14, 2010, 07:21:25 AM
Gotta be happy for Winchester. For the few who haven't seen him in action, de little youth has it and his attitude is infectious. Young, very skillful and nippy, reasonably stylish, they will see him as marketable, and he seems to be very disciplined allways very neatly dressed wearing the W Connection uniform at TT proleague games. Scotland will never forget the impact Latapy has had on their football and Celtic are thinking that they are seeing another little Latas, with the same dreads and all.

Big up.  :beermug:
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: andre samuel on August 14, 2010, 09:51:05 AM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.

lol........Didnt know it had a Russia in Princes Town!

check dis thread:
http://www.socawarriors.net/forum/index.php?topic=41376.0




How all yuh so sure she is Russian. Maybe she parents wanted an exotic name for their daughter.

I aint have to check any thread...........i know the family personally and dem livin Princes Town.....LOL
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: chelsealife on August 14, 2010, 10:10:15 AM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Dnt think russia part of the EU. So he would still have to get a work permit.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: sammy on August 14, 2010, 10:26:31 AM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Dnt think russia part of the EU. So he would still have to get a work permit.
ent they does play in the the Eurocup?
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: dreamer on August 14, 2010, 02:24:32 PM
Good video clips of Winchester in action, posted in Gols Galore by Trini_2014
http://www.socawarriors.net/forum/index.php?topic=50536.0
Show dem li'l warrior ...
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: maxg on August 14, 2010, 02:42:49 PM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Dnt think russia part of the EU. So he would still have to get a work permit.
but isn't he related to the Beni family outta Egypt ?...ps Palos yuh make meh read the whole post guy...alrite..u an lilman ressin it on meh hard, guy
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: coachman on August 16, 2010, 10:43:44 AM
Winchester will make it at Celtic,i really hope.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: chelsealife on August 16, 2010, 03:40:24 PM
Winchester will make it at Celtic,i really hope.
How can u say he will make it and then say u hope  ::)  ::)
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: coachman on August 16, 2010, 04:34:12 PM
trying to be positive,it boils down to what they want from him.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trini _2022 on August 27, 2010, 09:39:49 PM
ok any news people ?
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: chelsealife on August 28, 2010, 06:22:32 AM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Dnt think russia part of the EU. So he would still have to get a work permit.
ent they does play in the the Eurocup?
Yes they play in Euro competitions. Russia is on Asian borders. I dnt understand this part but they are not part of the European Union. Israel plays in Europe as do Turkey and they are both Asian countries and not part of the EU. Just like Australia is Oceania but plays in Asia but they are not Asian.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Deeks on August 28, 2010, 06:49:03 AM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Dnt think russia part of the EU. So he would still have to get a work permit.
ent they does play in the the Eurocup?
Yes they play in Euro competitions. Russia is on Asian borders. I dnt understand this part but they are not part of the European Union. Israel plays in Europe as do Turkey and they are both Asian countries and not part of the EU. Just like Australia is Oceania but plays in Asia but they are not Asian.


Russian so damn big there are physically, culturally and ethnically European and Asian. But the dominant power of the country is Euro. I don't think they are part of the Euro Union, but they have always been part of the Euro Zone in sports. Well in Israel case, no Muslim country wants to play them until that Palestinian issue is resolved. They use to be a power house in Asian football at one time.They qualified for 1970 WC from Asia. So the Euros gave them a waiver to play in the Euro Zone, That good and bad. They get to play against top quality players, but unlikely to qualify for the WC. But who knows?

Turkey is also split between Euro and Asia. The Bosporus can take either way. The Turks like the Russians have alway played in the Euro.Zone, even though most of Turkey is in Asia.

But the real issue is Shadon Benny. I hope he makes it at Celtic. I bias, because I am a Celtic fan also.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: just cool on August 28, 2010, 02:36:40 PM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Dnt think russia part of the EU. So he would still have to get a work permit.
ent they does play in the the Eurocup?
Yes they play in Euro competitions. Russia is on Asian borders. I dnt understand this part but they are not part of the European Union. Israel plays in Europe as do Turkey and they are both Asian countries and not part of the EU. Just like Australia is Oceania but plays in Asia but they are not Asian.
Just like surinam and guyana plays in concacaf and they are in south america, and not central, caribbean or north america.

as for israel, they can't play in the asian confederation BC of the amount of security it would take @ the games since they have soooo many enemies in the middle east so it was easier to place them in the eropean confederation to their detriment, BC if they were allowed to play in asia, they would easily dominate that region.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Blue on August 28, 2010, 02:52:43 PM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Dnt think russia part of the EU. So he would still have to get a work permit.
ent they does play in the the Eurocup?
Yes they play in Euro competitions. Russia is on Asian borders. I dnt understand this part but they are not part of the European Union. Israel plays in Europe as do Turkey and they are both Asian countries and not part of the EU. Just like Australia is Oceania but plays in Asia but they are not Asian.
Just like surinam and guyana plays in concacaf and they are in south america, and not central, caribbean or north america.

as for israel, they can't play in the asian confederation BC of the amount of security it would take @ the games since they have soooo many enemies in the middle east so it was easier to place them in the eropean confederation to their detriment, BC if they were allowed to play in asia, they would easily dominate that region.

if they were in the asian federation, many of the arab nations would literally refuse to play against israel. Israelis are not allowed into several arab nations (even having an Israeli stamp in yuh passport will get u denied entry)
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trini _2022 on August 28, 2010, 04:26:23 PM
so any news? will they sign him
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Flex on August 29, 2010, 07:11:23 AM
Celtic trial for young Trinidadian striker.
sport.stv.tv.


Shahdon Winchester will spend two weeks at Celtic as he bids to win a move from W Connection to the SPL.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon will cast his eye over another young prospect as Trinidad striker Shahdon Winchester arrives on trial this week. The 18-year-old will spend two weeks at Lennoxtown as he attempts to win a move to Scotland.

Winchester, who is already part of Trinidad and Tobago’s full team under former Rangers and Hibernian playmaker Russell Latapy, plays with W Connection, a club he has been with since he was eight years old.

Having made his debut at the age of 17, Winchester has scored twice this season in three appearances and was watched by Celtic scouts in action for Connection. In 2009, he also had a 10-day trial with Braga, the team who knocked Lennon’s side out of this season’s Champions League.

Connection have a growing reputation for producing young players, having sold Kenwyne Jones to Southampton in 2004. Now David John Williams, president of Winchester’s club, believes Winchester could eclipse Jones and become a big hit in Glasgow, if his trial results in a move.

“If Shahdon is successful, it could be a big move for him,” Williams told the official website of the T&T Pro League. “It would be much bigger than when Kenwyne Jones left for Southampton.

“Celtic is a massive club in terms of world football and I am confident in Shahdon’s talent. He is going into an environment that is English speaking and that’s going to make him even more comfortable.”
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trini _2022 on August 29, 2010, 07:18:47 AM
Celtic trial for young Trinidadian striker.
sport.stv.tv.


Shahdon Winchester will spend two weeks at Celtic as he bids to win a move from W Connection to the SPL.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon will cast his eye over another young prospect as Trinidad striker Shahdon Winchester arrives on trial this week. The 18-year-old will spend two weeks at Lennoxtown as he attempts to win a move to Scotland.

Winchester, who is already part of Trinidad and Tobago’s full team under former Rangers and Hibernian playmaker Russell Latapy, plays with W Connection, a club he has been with since he was eight years old.

Having made his debut at the age of 17, Winchester has scored twice this season in three appearances and was watched by Celtic scouts in action for Connection. In 2009, he also had a 10-day trial with Braga, the team who knocked Lennon’s side out of this season’s Champions League.

Connection have a growing reputation for producing young players, having sold Kenwyne Jones to Southampton in 2004. Now David John Williams, president of Winchester’s club, believes Winchester could eclipse Jones and become a big hit in Glasgow, if his trial results in a move.

“If Shahdon is successful, it could be a big move for him,” Williams told the official website of the T&T Pro League. “It would be much bigger than when Kenwyne Jones left for Southampton.

“Celtic is a massive club in terms of world football and I am confident in Shahdon’s talent. He is going into an environment that is English speaking and that’s going to make him even more comfortable.”

this is an old article flex ...well i guess i no news yet on if the sign him or not
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: andre samuel on August 31, 2010, 06:48:20 PM
He didnt go again!!

Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: weary1969 on August 31, 2010, 09:34:39 PM
He didnt go again!!



YYYYYYYYYYYYYYY ? 

Thanks in advance
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Mose on August 31, 2010, 11:39:10 PM
WTF!!!
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trini _2022 on September 01, 2010, 05:02:45 AM
He didnt go again!!



 :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: supporter on September 01, 2010, 02:26:59 PM
He didnt go again!!



Where you hear that? and WTF
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: andre samuel on September 01, 2010, 04:47:54 PM
I done with giving inside info on this side, too much ah bachannal.....

But i just want to say that somebody didnt buy de ticket!!

ah love it!!
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: weary1969 on September 01, 2010, 05:01:51 PM
I done with giving inside info on this side, too much ah bachannal.....

But i just want to say that somebody didnt buy de ticket!!

ah love it!!

LAWDDDDDDDDD FADDERRRRRRRRRRRR
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Quags on September 01, 2010, 05:10:37 PM
You get 3 tame responses and you quit damn .But anyway who byes tickets for these trails ?
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Big Magician on September 01, 2010, 06:35:19 PM
hole on ..hole on ..hole fa#king on

somebody forget to buy de ticket ???
but yet still somebody yapping about the trial to de press ???
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: SUPA on September 01, 2010, 06:36:59 PM
D way some members does be ripping Latapy a new A hole. I will not be surprised if all yuh doh blame he 4 d ticket 2. Steupssss. HIGHLY BLESSED.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trini _2022 on September 01, 2010, 06:41:35 PM
D way some members does be ripping Latapy a new A hole. I will not be surprised if all yuh doh blame he 4 d ticket 2. Steupssss. HIGHLY BLESSED.

steeeps
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: palos on September 01, 2010, 08:39:22 PM
D way some members does be ripping Latapy a new A hole. I will not be surprised if all yuh doh blame he 4 d ticket 2. Steupssss. HIGHLY BLESSED.

Latapy is he agent.

Who else woulda buy he ticket?  :devil:
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trinimassive on September 01, 2010, 09:32:55 PM
He didnt go again!!



 :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

SURPRISE!!!
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: SUPA on September 01, 2010, 09:43:04 PM
Palos at least u took d post in different way. But 2014 want tuh try meh. Ah was so mad ah replied tuh de steepss but ah doh know wey de facking post went.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: SUPA on September 01, 2010, 09:56:22 PM
2014 if yuh is a female or a teenager ah will take back this post. If yuh have something on yuh mind just set it off. De Enterprise doh watch nuttin round here so set it off so we cud sort yuh out. Ah will forget d promise ah made tuh Allah and meh wife and just deal wid d thing. Enteprise and Alkiance wey do some clown round here. HIGHLY BLESSED.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: SUPA on September 02, 2010, 12:01:10 AM
Enterprise and Alliance wey do dem. Set it off star please do. Make some fool know we got this cuz wehave d entire citypun lock. Member d Enterprise toldyuh. HIGHLY BLESSED.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Tallman on September 02, 2010, 05:37:42 AM
I done with giving inside info on this side, too much ah bachannal.....

But i just want to say that somebody didnt buy de ticket!!

ah love it!!

I understand that he will still be going.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: reggae-fan on September 02, 2010, 06:23:21 AM
Enterprise and Alliance wey do dem. Set it off star please do. Make some fool know we got this cuz wehave d entire citypun lock. Member d Enterprise toldyuh. HIGHLY BLESSED.

The Jakan influence got you weak
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: SUPA on September 02, 2010, 11:09:28 AM
RF seriously ah lil slow on yuh post. Ah think ah get it but ah not sure. If yuh diss de Supa dat is cool my yute cuz it is all part of d fun on d forum. But when ah get tried and d member post tuh me look serious den ah does get kross and have tuh defend meh title. HIGHLY BLESSED.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: reggae-fan on September 02, 2010, 11:20:30 AM
RF seriously ah lil slow on yuh post. Ah think ah get it but ah not sure. If yuh diss de Supa dat is cool my yute cuz it is all part of d fun on d forum. But when ah get tried and d member post tuh me look serious den ah does get kross and have tuh defend meh title. HIGHLY BLESSED.

No man, what I meant to say was you sound like a Jamaican, if i didnt know you were trini i'd think you from Inner-city Kingston. Thats actually an honorable thing to say about a Trini

you have the Jamaican streat talk down to a "T"
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: SUPA on September 02, 2010, 12:03:46 PM
RF, thanks my yute. No dis to any members cuz to each his own. But I am d completeopposite to most of dem cuz I love respect and get along very well wid people from yard. After all two of my best friends are from d great Killa and d Alliance. It doh get much better dan dat. Respect star.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: SUPA on September 02, 2010, 12:12:33 PM
Sorry I am a bit lazy. I am relaxing in my bed and using my phone to visit d forum. So wid dat said I screwed up d words complete opposite in my last post. HIGHLY BLESSEd.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: Tallman on September 03, 2010, 11:59:03 AM
He will supposedly be heading out to Scotland on Wednesday, September 8th.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: Pointman on September 03, 2010, 12:09:08 PM
All the best son...work hard and show them what you can do. Score goals!!!!!!
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Trini _2022 on September 03, 2010, 01:42:21 PM
RF, thanks my yute. No dis to any members cuz to each his own. But I am d completeopposite to most of dem cuz I love respect and get along very well wid people from yard. After all two of my best friends are from d great Killa and d Alliance. It doh get much better dan dat. Respect star.
liar
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: Midknight on September 03, 2010, 02:12:04 PM
RF seriously ah lil slow on yuh post. Ah think ah get it but ah not sure. If yuh diss de Supa dat is cool my yute cuz it is all part of d fun on d forum. But when ah get tried and d member post tuh me look serious den ah does get kross and have tuh defend meh title. HIGHLY BLESSED.

No man, what I meant to say was you sound like a Jamaican, if i didnt know you were trini i'd think you from Inner-city Kingston. Thats actually an honorable thing to say about a Trini

you have the Jamaican streat talk down to a "T"

whoopie doo. give him a medal.

Next time anybody accuse you or one of your countrymen of being a troll...take it as a compliment.

So we rock it in Trinbago. ::)
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: SUPA on September 05, 2010, 02:54:18 PM
Knight de medal round meh neck already man. On a serious note puh sea hole 2014 ah do need 2 be a liar. Ah was ignoring yuh but is a holiday weekend wid grill on and meh glass full wid juice ah will teach u a thing or 2. I am blessed fool pull up meh past. Aircraft mechanic at MIA meh own house on d beach a beautiful Puertorican wife cute son 2 apartments rented out owner and leader of a crew and party and concert promoter. Ask Movado. Ha ha. Enterprise and Alliance war do dis puh sea hole. Talk tuh meh. What u got what u got fool?
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Storeboy on September 05, 2010, 03:13:16 PM
Work permit will be problematic

He mother Russian.

He eh go qualify on some kinda obscure EEU rule?

More dan half England cricket team not born in England.
Dnt think russia part of the EU. So he would still have to get a work permit.
ent they does play in the the Eurocup?
Yes they play in Euro competitions. Russia is on Asian borders. I dnt understand this part but they are not part of the European Union. Israel plays in Europe as do Turkey and they are both Asian countries and not part of the EU. Just like Australia is Oceania but plays in Asia but they are not Asian.

Turkey is geographically in both Europe and Asia, divided by the Bosphorus, and politically is in Europe as it is part of NATO. Israel is in the Middle East not considered part of Asia geographically or politically.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: just cool on September 05, 2010, 03:28:08 PM
RF seriously ah lil slow on yuh post. Ah think ah get it but ah not sure. If yuh diss de Supa dat is cool my yute cuz it is all part of d fun on d forum. But when ah get tried and d member post tuh me look serious den ah does get kross and have tuh defend meh title. HIGHLY BLESSED.

No man, what I meant to say was you sound like a Jamaican, if i didnt know you were trini i'd think you from Inner-city Kingston. Thats actually an honorable thing to say about a Trini

you have the Jamaican streat talk down to a "T"
Weh so honorable bout dat fella?? is like yuh trying tuh say we trinis sorf or what??!! ah know allyuh Jkans does feel allyuh is the toughest and no body cyar come close. but ah hear tuh let yuh know that ah man is just ah man, and i met some real bad bajan and vincention who doh care weh yuh from, if yuh violate dem they will dun yuh.

so go from here wid dat JKan honorary trini tribute BSh!t, BC no man eh badder than no man, all ah we does bleed, and all does go up to the cemetery in due season. ah man is just that, ah man, and nothing more, no matter where yuh from!           don't be fooled.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: SUPA on September 05, 2010, 05:29:01 PM
JC yuh know we cool but I disagree wid some of your comments. By d way ah believe yuh was talking tuh RF. Not just from dis thread but RF always been a cool yardie. Y u coming down on d breddah so star? HIGHLY BLESSED.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: SUPA on September 05, 2010, 05:55:03 PM
JC dat man is just a man and we all bleed is just nice lyrics but nothing more dan dat in my world. Cuz member Supa told yuh dis it have not thousands but millions of punks and woosies out here. So my friend there will always be a baddah man. Respect. HIGHLY BLESSED.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: just cool on September 06, 2010, 04:04:30 AM
JC dat man is just a man and we all bleed is just nice lyrics but nothing more dan dat in my world. Cuz member Supa told yuh dis it have not thousands but millions of punks and woosies out here. So my friend there will always be a baddah man. Respect. HIGHLY BLESSED.
JC yuh know we cool but I disagree wid some of your comments. By d way ah believe yuh was talking tuh RF. Not just from dis thread but RF always been a cool yardie. Y u coming down on d breddah so star? HIGHLY BLESSED.
Supa, is RF i dey wid and not you. as for RF being cool, i wouldn't go that far. RF is aahight, but if push come tuh shove yuh will see his true colors.

in regards to them JKans, they fully believe they invent bad behavior and nothing bad like ah yardie. every body else in their definition is "fryers". remember i stayed there for a while, and right here in boo york i fren up plenty baarrrddd JKans who went nuts in the 80ies an90ies.

those guys truly believe trinis are pu$$ies and have tuh take a back seat tuh dem. my cousins musta kill about five ah dem when he was alive fuh the same disrespect BS and man taking him lightly when he was in reality a real hateful dude who didn't give ah flying f@ck.

i meh self had tuh tump up ah few of dem when i was young and dum, and to my surprise they never came back in spite of all the threats.

most JKans have tuh really change they style and give other caribbeans they props. don't get me wrong, a lot of yardies are fantastic incredible ppl, but the numb skulls does give the real bonified JKans a bad name.

i happen to love jamaican above all other caribbeans, but when yuh meet ah kakah@le jamaican, yuh could truly say yuh met ah certified kakah@le by all means, and that one battyh@le could give ah whole region an incredibly funky stigma.

PS :as for the man is just ah man lyrics. what i mean't tuh say was, ah man is really just ah man. bad lawless men come from every nation and is not subjected to any particular geographic location, race, creed or culture. same goes for good genuine ppl, they come from every corner of the earth and beyond in many shapes sizes and hues.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: SUPA on September 06, 2010, 01:42:52 PM
Holl on nuh JC. Very nice. Dat is y people like u Shark and Coop's are in our fav 10 on dis forum. U all speak u all mind and do be a lil b@@?* a## punk round here.  You may not find Coop's in a topic like dis but when it cometuh de football topic he is straight up.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: SUPA on September 06, 2010, 01:51:11 PM
Just 4 d records we dislike de lil wimps and dem here dat scared tuh speak up and only looking tuh ride other members tuh avoid being disliked. People like u all deserve a few @@n butt in yuh fork in Jaw. HIGHLY BLESSED.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trail.
Post by: Bakes on September 06, 2010, 04:29:12 PM
whoopie doo. give him a medal.

Next time anybody accuse you or one of your countrymen of being a troll...take it as a compliment.

So we rock it in Trinbago. ::)

Allyuh men need to relax sometimes... yuh dey with de wrong person (http://www.socawarriors.net/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=44).

Weh so honorable bout dat fella?? is like yuh trying tuh say we trinis sorf or what??!! ah know allyuh Jkans does feel allyuh is the toughest and no body cyar come close. but ah hear tuh let yuh know that ah man is just ah man, and i met some real bad bajan and vincention who doh care weh yuh from, if yuh violate dem they will dun yuh.

so go from here wid dat JKan honorary trini tribute BSh!t, BC no man eh badder than no man, all ah we does bleed, and all does go up to the cemetery in due season. ah man is just that, ah man, and nothing more, no matter where yuh from!           don't be fooled.

I agree that the way de man phrase it sound kinda off-putting... but think about it, we might be inclined to say the same if we hear a white person (or any foreigner really) pull off sounding like a Trini.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: maxg on September 06, 2010, 08:52:11 PM
it doh have ah 'who badder than who ' thread all dis coulda go in ? maybe in the culture & entertainment section...me doh know nah...ppl get tie up with the "Winchester" talk or wha ?
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: NYtriniwhiteboy.. on September 06, 2010, 09:23:33 PM
whoopie doo. give him a medal.

Next time anybody accuse you or one of your countrymen of being a troll...take it as a compliment.

So we rock it in Trinbago. ::)

Allyuh men need to relax sometimes... yuh dey with de wrong person (http://www.socawarriors.net/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=44).

Weh so honorable bout dat fella?? is like yuh trying tuh say we trinis sorf or what??!! ah know allyuh Jkans does feel allyuh is the toughest and no body cyar come close. but ah hear tuh let yuh know that ah man is just ah man, and i met some real bad bajan and vincention who doh care weh yuh from, if yuh violate dem they will dun yuh.

so go from here wid dat JKan honorary trini tribute BSh!t, BC no man eh badder than no man, all ah we does bleed, and all does go up to the cemetery in due season. ah man is just that, ah man, and nothing more, no matter where yuh from!           don't be fooled.

I agree that the way de man phrase it sound kinda off-putting... but think about it, we might be inclined to say the same if we hear a white person (or any foreigner really) pull off sounding like a Trini.

and all dis time i eh realize it impressive i sound like atrini!  ;D
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: Midknight on September 07, 2010, 11:08:01 AM
not sure what you're on about B&S. I know exactly who I dey with.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: SUPA on September 08, 2010, 02:25:01 PM
Despite what some of u all may thing d Supa do have a side of humor. Well Knight your post about de medal an ting I did not read anything in to it. However D way yuh replied to Sharkyuh attempting me think dat over and c wat u cud have meant.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: Midknight on September 08, 2010, 03:14:25 PM
Despite what some of u all may thing d Supa do have a side of humor. Well Knight your post about de medal an ting I did not read anything in to it. However D way yuh replied to Sharkyuh attempting me think dat over and c wat u cud have meant.

I have nothing with you Supa. How you choose to talk is your own decision, I have a problem with somebody feeling they doing me (as a Trini) any kind of honour by telling me that I sound like a Jamaican, and more precisely one from inner city Kingston.

Its not something that I would personally take as a compliment, but I guess one man's meat is another man's poison, hence my "If we call you a troll take it as a compliment" comment. Once again, nothing to do with you.

This particular RF has a way to come across very condescending whenever he has to compare anything between the two islands...I was shocked to hear him admit the other day on the girls thread that he wish Jamaica had the facilities and infrastructure to bid, let alone host any kind of international football tournament.

I will always rate Jamaicans for the way the rate themselves and the kind of pride they have in their own culture, land, team etc, but sometimes they doh know where to to get off, unless you tell them to.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: SUPA on September 08, 2010, 05:51:45 PM
Despite what some of u all may thing d Supa do have a side of humor. Well Knight your post about de medal an ting I did not read anything in to it. However D way yuh replied to Sharkyuh attempting me think dat over and c wat u cud have meant.

I have nothing with you Supa. How you choose to talk is your own decision, I have a problem with somebody feeling they doing me (as a Trini) any kind of honour by telling me that I sound like a Jamaican, and more precisely one from inner city Kingston.

Its not something that I would personally take as a compliment, but I guess one man's meat is another man's poison, hence my "If we call you a troll take it as a compliment" comment. Once again, nothing to do with you.

This particular RF has a way to come across very condescending whenever he has to compare anything between the two islands...I was shocked to hear him admit the other day on the girls thread that he wish Jamaica had the facilities and infrastructure to bid, let alone host any kind of international football tournament.

I will always rate Jamaicans for the way the rate themselves and the kind of pride they have in their own culture, land, team etc, but sometimes they doh know where to to get off, unless you tell them to.

I always thought you did not meant anything negative towards me,cuz I never had u down as one of those woosies round here. However, I must admit that wid de post yuh send tuh Shark, yuh had meh thinking for a while. Cool and respect still. Well if RF was being smart wid his post, I did not take it that way, cuz I doh be on dat . Tuh de smart people who thinking what dey thinking. Hear meh nah, I am de leader of De Enterprise and in FL alone de Jamaicans make up 98 percent of my crew, we love and respect each other. We hang together and we always have each other side. However, when it cum tuh being serious, although meh yardies are very cockie and all that, dey will not kross dis Trini, cuz dey all saw meh went tuh work already and dey all know what de Supa working with. My point is dat in my world, yardies are just another human being dat I will show love and respect for, just as I will do for any other nationality. A yardie tuh some ah all yuh, may mean tuh run, duck, hide, piss, shyth and den sit down on it. HIGHLY BLESSED.
Title: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: Flex on October 07, 2010, 06:05:36 AM
Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
By: Shaun Fuentes.


W Connection forward Shahdon Winchester returned home recently from a 17-day trial with Scottish Premier League giants Celtic and is likely to earn a recall to the club when the transfer window re-opens in January.

The 18-year-old Princes Town resident scored three goals in two matches during his stint there, a double in a 6-1 win over a Motherwell XI and another item in a 7-0 win over AYR United on his last day of the trial.

He also interacted with Greece international and former Manchester City striker Georgios Samaras. “It was a memorable experience to see how the Celtic players carry about themselves…how they train, what they do before training and after training and just their general approach. I also had the chance to talk and train with players like Samaras,” Winchester said.

“I trained the first three days with the Under-19 team and then spent the rest of the time with the first team which is when I played in two matches and got the goals in the wins over Motherwell and AYR.”

Winchester was also an attraction, coming from the Caribbean and more particularly from the birth country of Russell Latapy who was chased by Celtic prior to his signing with Glasgow Rangers.

“All the fans wanted to know what was going on, whether I will be signing with the club and yes, they did bring up Trinidad and Tobago because they know about some of the players we have had in Scotland,” Winchester added. “So far the feedback has been positive.

The club president spoke to me before I left and he said they will continue to monitor me and will make a decision on whether they call me back in January.”
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: banton on October 07, 2010, 07:26:41 AM
dont let dem know what latapy doing these days
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: Anbrat on October 07, 2010, 07:29:29 AM
dont let dem know what latapy doing these days

LOL hahahahahaha. ;D
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: sammy on October 07, 2010, 07:33:33 AM
good stuff....


i really hope he gets through
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: HEARNAR on October 07, 2010, 08:51:57 AM
Just keep your eyes on the prize.
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: Dutty on October 07, 2010, 08:53:47 AM
in a nutshell, this youth is the nex best ting commin out ah T&T or wha?
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: elan on October 07, 2010, 10:40:25 AM
in a nutshell, this youth is the nex best ting commin out ah T&T or wha?

Thought that was Hyland Peltier DaSilva Daniel ...................
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: sammy on October 07, 2010, 12:00:07 PM
in a nutshell, this youth is the nex best ting commin out ah T&T or wha?

Thought that was Hyland Peltier DaSilva Daniel ...................

a harsh dose of reality
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: chelsealife on October 07, 2010, 02:10:47 PM
Over hyped. But i still hope he succeeds
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: PantherX on October 07, 2010, 03:57:03 PM
dont let dem know what latapy doing these days

LOL hahahahahaha. ;D

Alllyuh dread...Latapy shoulda blank the T&T post and look for a coaching job with small club in Scotland instead.
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: Blue on October 07, 2010, 04:56:50 PM
AYR united lol....someone need to tell de author that Ayr is a place not an abbreviation.
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: ZANDOLIE on October 07, 2010, 05:36:17 PM
Glad this youthman making the most out of his opportunities, but in the meantime...keep building up your rep with Connection.

Hoping for similar things from Jerrel Britto soon. Cordell Cato is another one to look out for, he small but speedy and skilfull.
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: AirMan on October 07, 2010, 11:17:06 PM
Hopefully him get contract
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: kicker on October 08, 2010, 07:20:40 AM
AYR united lol....someone need to tell de author that Ayr is a place not an abbreviation.

Damn nuttin' does pass allyuh jed...honest mistake- pretty reasonable to think that Ayr is an acronym if you don't live in the UK or if you've never heard of them...

Back in 1989, some Americans thought that they were playing 2 games in one day when their schedule said November 19- USA v Trinidad and Tobago. 
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: chelsealife on October 08, 2010, 07:45:47 AM
Glad this youthman making the most out of his opportunities, but in the meantime...keep building up your rep with Connection.

Hoping for similar things from Jerrel Britto soon. Cordell Cato is another one to look out for, he small but speedy and skilfull.
Two impressive players. Britto has a lot of potential. Jeron Quashie is another good young player we can expect big things from  8)
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: E-man on October 08, 2010, 08:17:12 PM
Trinidadian starlet will have to wait for Celtic decision
sport.stv.tv


Shahdon Winchester has completed his trial at Celtic but hopes for a recall.

(http://files.stv.tv/img/articles/201706-trinidadian-starlet-will-have-to-wait-for-celtic-decision-410x230.jpg)
Wait and see: Shahdon Winchester says Celtic may come in for him in January. Pic: © SNS Group

Shahdon Winchester has returned to Trinidad after completing a 17-day trial with Celtic. The W Connection striker says he has been told the Glasgow club may make contact again in January with a view to a permanent move.

The 18-year old, who has already been capped at full international level by Trinidad and Tobago coach Russell Latapy, trained with both the Under-19s and the first team at Lennoxtown. Playing with the youth team in bounce games he scored twice against a Motherwell XI and once in a 7-0 win over Ayr United.

"It was a memorable experience to see how the Celtic players carry about themselves, how they train, what they do before training and after training, and just their general approach,” he told the Trinidad Express. “I also had the chance to talk and train with players like Samaras.

"I trained the first three days with the Under-19 team and then spent the rest of the time with the first team, which is when I played in two matches and got the goals in the wins over Motherwell and Ayr.”

Winchester said he had been encouraged by the response of the club’s fans and that he had been told by Celtic that although a decision had not been reached on a transfer, they would keep an eye on his progress and may make a move in the next transfer window.

"All the fans wanted to know what was going on, whether I will be signing with the club, and, yes, they did bring up Trinidad and Tobago because they know about some of the players we have had in Scotland," he said.
 
"So far the feedback has been positive. The club president spoke to me before I left and he said they will continue to monitor me and will make a decision on whether they call me back in January."

Before travelling to Glasgow, the young forward had already scored twice in three matches for his club this season. He picked up valuable experience playing in the CONCACAF Champions League last year and has been capped at various international levels.
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: theworm2345 on October 08, 2010, 10:03:59 PM
Glad this youthman making the most out of his opportunities, but in the meantime...keep building up your rep with Connection.

Hoping for similar things from Jerrel Britto soon. Cordell Cato is another one to look out for, he small but speedy and skilfull.
As I recall, two or three years later we all still waiting to hear from Portsmouth about Britto (and Hyland).  My point being that one of the problems with these non-transfer window trials is that you almost never hear anything definitive once they over unless they do eventually sign.  Same thing with Baptiste and Ipswich.  Until something is heard from Celtic themselves I'm not going to hold my breath.
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: ZANDOLIE on October 08, 2010, 10:31:30 PM
Glad this youthman making the most out of his opportunities, but in the meantime...keep building up your rep with Connection.

Hoping for similar things from Jerrel Britto soon. Cordell Cato is another one to look out for, he small but speedy and skilfull.
As I recall, two or three years later we all still waiting to hear from Portsmouth about Britto (and Hyland).  My point being that one of the problems with these non-transfer window trials is that you almost never hear anything definitive once they over unless they do eventually sign.  Same thing with Baptiste and Ipswich.  Until something is heard from Celtic themselves I'm not going to hold my breath.

Exactly. A youth could  loose focus expecting that they finally make it...and get crushed when dissapointment hits. You really have to wonder what happened to youths like Aaron Downing, Jamal Gay and Kevon Neaves...


Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: Ngozi on October 09, 2010, 02:58:01 AM
Hope he get through wish people would stop over hyping him though he talented but not in the mould of some of our former players.
Title: Re: Winchester off to Celtic FC on 2 week trial.
Post by: theworm2345 on December 21, 2010, 11:32:50 PM
Any news on this?
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: Trini _2022 on January 24, 2011, 04:35:49 PM
Hmmmm any news ?
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: weary1969 on January 24, 2011, 11:33:26 PM
Hmmmm any news ?

Well when IC D thread I say iz news but I wrong like an o
Title: Re: Winchester scores three goals on Celtic trial.
Post by: jai john on January 25, 2011, 01:34:02 PM
..looks like a ...dont call us ...we'll call you ...sit tight
Title: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Insider on January 13, 2013, 06:05:38 AM
Saw him Saturday and he said he is going to Finland. He did not want to tell me the club, but its a club in the Finish Premier League.

Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: dreamer on January 13, 2013, 08:02:45 AM
Nice. Love news like this. Export players at a controlled rate, get transfer fees for the clubs and let the stars in waiting on de bench get a first team spot,  meanwhile Europe and anywhere else gets primed that T&T is the place to look for talent.  :beermug:
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: supporter on January 14, 2013, 01:53:06 PM
Thanks for the info!
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: FireBrand on January 14, 2013, 06:00:21 PM
Shahdon off for Finland trials
Wired868.com


DIRECTV W Connection attacker Shahdon Winchester should join the Pro League’s European exodus on Monday when he leaves for Finland and a trial with top flight club, FF Jaro.

Winchester has already agreed personal terms with Jaro but will spend two weeks there to see how he acclimatises with the Finnish conditions.  It is minus-20 degrees Celsius at the moment in Finland, which is a remarkable 50 degree drop in temperature from Trinidad and Tobago.

If the talented 20-year-old attacker can cope, he will kick start an overseas career that has comprised of several unsuccessful trials at more recognisable clubs like Scotland’s Celtic and Portugal’s Sporting Braga.

Jaro escaped relegation from the Finland Premier League by just one point last season and finished 11th from 12 participating teams.

Winchester has certainly been on a hot streak in Trinidad this season. He scored seven of Connection’s 15 Pro League goals and is second among the League’s top marksmen.

Jaro and Connection will hope he sizzles in sub-zero Finland too.

Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Quags on January 15, 2013, 06:30:32 AM
Poor Shahdon ,minus 20 below zero in shorts burrrrr.Its minus 7 here and i dont want to go out .only christian school girls wear short skirts in minus 20,
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Fyzoman on January 15, 2013, 08:03:27 AM
On the bright side, he already had trials in Europe so hopefully he got to experience the cold weather before?
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Flex on January 16, 2013, 07:22:25 AM
Akil DeFreitas is/was with the same Club (FF Jaro).

Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 16, 2013, 07:51:47 AM
I hope he received feedback as to why his prior trials were unsuccessful. The biological clock is ticking. Ah doh want to say it's now or never, but ... as far as Europe goes, there is a sell-by date.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Tallman on January 16, 2013, 08:33:34 AM
I hope he received feedback as to why his prior trials were unsuccessful. The biological clock is ticking. Ah doh want to say it's now or never, but ... as far as Europe goes, there is a sell-by date.

Here are some comments made during his trial last year with Norwegian club, FK Haugesund:

It will be exciting to see him when we get properly started. We have received good reports on him, but we are unsure of the level...
http://www.h-avis.no/sport/fevang-kommer-ikke-1.7117386

He is not very mobile, but when he moves, it makes sense. He is good in nærspillet, strong, explosive and resilient, but are probably used to a different playing culture. We must use good week to see if he's anything for us…
http://www.h-avis.no/sport/forventer-mer-av-winchester-1.7118319

They saw the Trinidad & Tobago striker Shahdon Winchester in action for FKH the last ten minutes of the match. He impressed not significant.
http://www.h-avis.no/sport/fkh-vant-mot-strommen-1.7120361

Sample Player Shahdon Winchester left La Manga yesterday without contract. He was never close to convince FKHs coaching team.
http://www.h-avis.no/sport/fkh-slo-ranheim-1.7131569
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: congo on January 16, 2013, 09:13:55 AM
Hmmmmm and imagine he is considered one of our brighter young prospects. We need to get serious with development.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Tallman on January 16, 2013, 02:33:32 PM
Over the last four years, Winchester has had the following trials:
March 2012: FK Haugesund (Norway)
June/July 2011: FC Dallas (USA)
February 2011: Colorado Rapids (USA)
October 2010: PFC Sevastopol (Ukraine)
August 2010: Celtic (Scotland)
February 2009: Sporting Braga (Portugal)
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 16, 2013, 02:47:10 PM
 ... that paints a serious picture. Hmmm. Seeing the world one trial at a time.

 Has anyone been accompanying him on his travels?
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: AirMan on January 16, 2013, 03:06:09 PM
I hope he received feedback as to why his prior trials were unsuccessful. The biological clock is ticking. Ah doh want to say it's now or never, but ... as far as Europe goes, there is a sell-by date.

Ding! Ding! Players have to make the best of opportunities
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Sam on January 16, 2013, 03:06:57 PM
Hmmmmm and imagine he is considered one of our brighter young prospects. We need to get serious with development.

Not for me, he is not one of our better young players, he decent, maybe one of the top 20 in Trinidad but not one of the best.

He is a lazy player.

Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 16, 2013, 03:15:40 PM
Hmmmmm and imagine he is considered one of our brighter young prospects. We need to get serious with development.

Not for me, he is not one of our better young players, he decent, maybe one of the top 20 in Trinidad but not one of the best.

He is a lazy player.


What's the difference?
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Tallman on January 16, 2013, 03:17:09 PM
Has anyone been accompanying him on his travels?

He was accompanied to Portugal by his mother and Leonson Lewis, and in the USA and Ukraine he went with other players.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 16, 2013, 03:23:59 PM
I would like to see him in the Jupiter League or Swedish 2nd division. Not feeling Finland.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 16, 2013, 03:28:25 PM
Has anyone been accompanying him on his travels?

He was accompanied to Portugal by his mother and Leonson Lewis, and in the USA and Ukraine he went with other players.

So the answer lies elsewhere.

I'll say this though, we flash abroad do trials then flash home. African players not on that! Once in Europe, always in Europe. Dem men staying till de fat lady hoarse.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: ZANDOLIE on January 16, 2013, 03:53:07 PM
No question the youth is good with the ball at his feet and is intelligent with his movement. He is not 'lazy'. But from what little I have seen he lacks that hard driving, almost maniacal sense of urgency that could tip him over the edge. For the most part Coaches in TT don't seem to be able to recognize the advantages of that, far less nurture it. Some do for sure, but as discussed in another thread its willpower and drive under adverse condtions that is the downfall of many of our players. That is part of what eventually makes the difference between an Autis Whitley and a Khaleem Hyland. And that is a coaching problem.


So the answer lies elsewhere.

I'll say this though, we flash abroad do trials then flash home. African players not on that! Once in Europe, always in Europe. Dem men staying till de fat lady hoarse.

So what is the difference between what our players do and what Africans do? Multiple trials, easier work permit situations, go abroad younger?
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: ZANDOLIE on January 16, 2013, 04:03:33 PM
btw, good luck to you. hope you can make the transition to europe. if not, nutten wrong with vietnam either
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Dynamite Warrior on January 16, 2013, 04:06:43 PM
Over the last four years, Winchester has had the following trials:
March 2012: FK Haugesund (Norway)
June/July 2011: FC Dallas (USA)
February 2011: Colorado Rapids (USA)
October 2010: PFC Sevastopol (Ukraine)
August 2010: Celtic (Scotland)
February 2009: Sporting Braga (Portugal)

We have to be patient, i know i probably rate Winchester better than others but remember hes still young. I remember Winchester had a good trial at Celtic and there were generally positive comments about his time there. He has probably the best first touch of any of our U-23 players.
Remember 2 yrs ago Peltier was a player who failed on trials at Houston, Zulte & Stabæk. He like Winchester was a touted youth player who had not reached his potential. He was going to a 2nd division team in Slovakia, now hes arguably our most inform player.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 16, 2013, 04:09:36 PM
Well, aside from having a wider network (formal and informal), they just &$@}&$ relentless! Plus, nothing to lose? I'll never forget a Nigerian telling me about "sleeping" in a tree at night to evade detection in Morocco. (These days he somewhere near your gates coaching youth soccer).
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Flex on January 16, 2013, 04:37:53 PM
Over the last four years, Winchester has had the following trials:
March 2012: FK Haugesund (Norway)
June/July 2011: FC Dallas (USA)
February 2011: Colorado Rapids (USA)
October 2010: PFC Sevastopol (Ukraine)
August 2010: Celtic (Scotland)
February 2009: Sporting Braga (Portugal)

We have to be patient, i know i probably rate Winchester better than others but remember hes still young. I remember Winchester had a good trial at Celtic and there were generally positive comments about his time there. He has probably the best first touch of any of our U-23 players.
Remember 2 yrs ago Peltier was a player who failed on trials at Houston, Zulte & Stabæk. He like Winchester was a touted youth player who had not reached his potential. He was going to a 2nd division team in Slovakia, now hes arguably our most inform player.

Actually, Peltier did not fail, he did not agree terms...

Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: ZANDOLIE on January 16, 2013, 04:55:03 PM
Well, aside from having a wider network (formal and informal), they just &$@}&$ relentless! Plus, nothing to lose? I'll never forget a Nigerian telling me about "sleeping" in a tree at night to evade detection in Morocco. (These days he somewhere near your gates coaching youth soccer).

So you advocating our players sleep in trees now?
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Dynamite Warrior on January 16, 2013, 04:57:32 PM
Youre right Flex i do remember reading somewhere that he couldnt agree to terms with Houston. However im not sure what the circumstances were with Birmingham,Zulte etc.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: FF on January 16, 2013, 05:14:05 PM
Well, aside from having a wider network (formal and informal), they just &$@}&$ relentless! Plus, nothing to lose? I'll never forget a Nigerian telling me about "sleeping" in a tree at night to evade detection in Morocco. (These days he somewhere near your gates coaching youth soccer).

So you advocating our players sleep in trees now?

Do what need to be done... depending on how thusty yuh is...

dem Africans thusty... as said before dey have nothing to lose or sometimes fall back on... Trinis could still come home and throw waist in a fete
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: 100% Barataria on January 16, 2013, 05:31:36 PM
or drink a rum at Nari's
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: congo on January 16, 2013, 05:40:33 PM
That is what it boils down to. Hunger and desire. Africans running away from civil war and poverty. There is nothing else for them to do but make it. Do or Dead...!!!
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 16, 2013, 05:55:28 PM
We running from poverty too ... but sufferer to sufferer, soldier to soldier, we comfortable in it, ent? Oftentimes cause Trinis don't label it fuh what it is. Poverty.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Flex on January 16, 2013, 05:58:46 PM
Youre right Flex i do remember reading somewhere that he couldnt agree to terms with Houston. However im not sure what the circumstances were with Birmingham,Zulte etc.

Read question number 7

Peltier: My greatest desire is to represent T&T at a World Cup (http://www.socawarriors.net/component/content/9914.html?task=view)

Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Dynamite Warrior on January 16, 2013, 06:09:54 PM
Youre right Flex i do remember reading somewhere that he couldnt agree to terms with Houston. However im not sure what the circumstances were with Birmingham,Zulte etc.

Read question number 7

Peltier: My greatest desire is to represent T&T at a World Cup (http://www.socawarriors.net/component/content/9914.html?task=view)



Thanks boss
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: ZANDOLIE on January 16, 2013, 08:08:34 PM
Well, aside from having a wider network (formal and informal), they just &$@}&$ relentless! Plus, nothing to lose? I'll never forget a Nigerian telling me about "sleeping" in a tree at night to evade detection in Morocco. (These days he somewhere near your gates coaching youth soccer).

So you advocating our players sleep in trees now?

Do what need to be done... depending on how thusty yuh is...

dem Africans thusty... as said before dey have nothing to lose or sometimes fall back on... Trinis could still come home and throw waist in a fete

i just throwing 'ol talk at asylumseeker. reality is we far from real deprivation. but that is an advantage, not a setback. our coaches and administrators have had the all means neccessary to instill players with the willpower and discipline to prepare and win long before they are showcased in foreign lands. they continue to fail miserably for the most part. hunger for success should be bred into footballers
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: congo on January 16, 2013, 11:05:50 PM
We running from poverty too ... but sufferer to sufferer, soldier to soldier, we comfortable in it, ent? Oftentimes cause Trinis don't label it fuh what it is. Poverty.

Nah we not running from Poverty. Ur could go by tanty and get a meal. Or push come to shove go in the streets and beg. Ur must get enough to atleast buy a pack of biscuit. The hell that some of those africans trying to run away from is really different. Remember some of these people migrate overseas and still live in one and two bedroom apartments with no less than 15-20 people. That is hell that does define you and is not just poverty is also disease and famine. In our country we have free tertiary education and free health care. The quality can be disputed but it's there none the less. We not in hell. Atleast not yet and Trini life sweet. No gas to buy because the place freezing etc.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 17, 2013, 04:19:34 AM
We running from poverty too ... but sufferer to sufferer, soldier to soldier, we comfortable in it, ent? Oftentimes cause Trinis don't label it fuh what it is. Poverty.

Nah we not running from Poverty. Ur could go by tanty and get a meal. Or push come to shove go in the streets and beg. Ur must get enough to atleast buy a pack of biscuit. The hell that some of those africans trying to run away from is really different. Remember some of these people migrate overseas and still live in one and two bedroom apartments with no less than 15-20 people. That is hell that does define you and is not just poverty is also disease and famine. In our country we have free tertiary education and free health care. The quality can be disputed but it's there none the less. We not in hell. Atleast not yet and Trini life sweet. No gas to buy because the place freezing etc.

Your response underscores my point. Perhaps spectacularly so. Even stereotypically so.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 17, 2013, 04:38:39 PM
(http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/42481000/gif/_42481600_africa_migration416x355.gif)

Quote
The majority of African migrants living overseas are in Europe - about 4.6m compared with 890,000 in the US, according to the International Organization for Migration. But the Migration Policy Institute believes there are between seven and eight million irregular African immigrants living in the EU - the actual number changing depending on regularisation schemes in the member states.
 
About two-thirds of Africans in Europe are from north Africa (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia). An increasing number are travelling from Sub-Saharan Africa, mainly heading for the former colonial powers of France, Germany, Italy and the UK.
 
Most Sub-Saharan migrants are from West Africa - Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal, in particular.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6228236.stm
 

These 3 countries haven't been the seat of the traditional famine that occupies our TV screens. In the context of Africa, a better pic is painted by looking at things through the lens of 55 countries ... rather than one continent. But, even as we grant that the economic landscape there is not the same as ours in T&T ... our rose-coloured lenses should recognize (and accept) that just about, or just under, 20% of our T&T population is at or below the poverty line. An entirely stunning figure. Some of the same tanties you suggesting to get a meal from are not better situated, so they cyah help.

Quote
"My brother is married with four children, he's sold land to make the journey and nothing we say will discourage him," the trader says.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/5383080.stm
 

Cost of the trip? Could be $1500 US.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: congo on January 17, 2013, 07:44:56 PM
If not Tanty then the neighbour. Also remember all this poverty talk you talking about. Children still have the school feeding programme etc to get lunch and breakfast each day at school. Bosss we can't compare to Africa. Even the poorest people in this country does wear Jordans. Fresh Jordans too.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 17, 2013, 08:50:18 PM
Fair enough, but I'm yet to see a barefooted African migrant. Back to Winchester ...
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Tallman on January 23, 2013, 02:05:38 PM
Winchester played a full game against Vasa IFK on Jan 19th, which they lost 3-1.

Here are some comments (translated from Finnish)  from the coach:

Jaron coach Alexei Eremenko impressed Trinidad & Tobago striker Shahdon Winchester skills training match Kakkonen playing for Vasa IFK against.

Although pietarsaarelaisryhmä lost struggle maalein 1-3, Eremenko not been lamenting. Eremenko, however, was satisfied with a 21-year-old player extracts, although he was also needed more fire.

- I'm sure that Winchester is still a good player. He is young and he has a lot of potential. He is quick, skilful, strong and intelligent player. I stayed in the attitude side, however, miss more, he should be more active and do more initiatives Eremenko says the club's website.

- However, the same applies to all the test players. Should they arise, rather than just be involved. Test for players should show that they really want an agreement.


http://www.suomifutis.com/2013/01/trinidad-tobagon-maajoukkuehyokkaaja-teki-vaikutuksen-jaro-luotsiin/
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Tallman on January 25, 2013, 08:47:15 PM
Today, Winchester had a goal and an assist in Jaro's 2-3 loss to SJK (Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho).

Jaro's head coach, Alexei Eremenko, was full of praise for Winchester. He said, "One goal and one assist, it was a good performance. He is fast, strong, and wins the head to head. I was happy with what I saw. Winchester was clearly better than in the previous game, and he has improved in every session."

Winchester himself said after the game that he still was less than his best.
"This was a pretty good match for us, but sometimes it happens in football that the better team does not win. My game was all right, but it still was not 100 percent, but it was better than the last. Football here is very different than in my country, especially the intensity, it is much harder, but I like it."

http://www.ffjaro.fi/news/sjk-eteni-tammiturnauksen-loppuotteluun
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Big Magician on January 26, 2013, 02:50:21 AM
keep going son....finish de fitball
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: theworm2345 on January 26, 2013, 12:25:17 PM
Winchester has signed a one year deal
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ffjaro.fi%2Fnews%2Fwinchesterille-sopimus-hugo-miranda-testiin
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Cocorite on January 26, 2013, 12:44:06 PM
Glad for him.  :applause:
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: King Deese on January 26, 2013, 12:57:55 PM
Congratulations young gun....Jaro's coach is wise to put you in the middle of the attack and to see you for the playmaker I always thought you to be. Hopefully, your desire to play and your talent and skills will lead to bigger and brighter things. God Bless.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Tallman on January 26, 2013, 01:16:01 PM
http://www.facebook.com/v/10151286542477917
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Fyzoman on January 26, 2013, 03:54:31 PM
Niceness, all de best for de youth!
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: asylumseeker on January 26, 2013, 04:04:53 PM
100% Mr. Winchester.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: ZANDOLIE on January 26, 2013, 08:07:41 PM
congrats, about time! show them what you have
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Flex on January 27, 2013, 06:25:09 AM
Winchester signs one year deal with Finnish Premier Club.
By Shaun Fuentes (TTFF).


National Under 23 striker Shahdon Winchester joined this country’s contingent of European-based players when he signed a one-year contract with Finland Premier League club FF Jaro on Friday

The 21-year-old former Naparima College left his now former club W Connection earlier this month for a trial at the club and was sufficiently impressive to earn the contract.

“It’s a tremendous feeling to secure my first European professional contract at age 21,” Winchester told TTFF Media on Saturday.

“Especially in Europe… where else could a young professional player hope to play. I dreamt about this for some time now.

I tried before and nothing came through but I thank God that this is now something that I can take off my mind and just focus on football and doing my best for my new club FF Jaro,” a proud Winchester added.

The Princes Town resident was thankful to W Connection and its head coach Stuart Charles Fevrier for their belief  in him and their investment over recent seasons and he was also grateful to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation for the experience he gained while playing at the international youth and senior level.

Read More (http://www.socawarriors.net/mens-youth-team/12164-winchester-signs-one-year-deal-with-finnish-premier-club.html)

Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Flex on January 27, 2013, 06:58:30 AM
http://www.facebook.com/v/10151286542477917

How he go say he tragets 8 goals for the season.....

 :devil:

Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Quags on January 27, 2013, 10:12:52 AM
This is the same guy who came up with Britto right or are there 2 Winchesters.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: chelsealife on January 27, 2013, 10:22:00 AM
http://www.facebook.com/v/10151286542477917

How he go say he tragets 8 goals for the season.....

 :devil:


He being realistic lol. Season already start right??
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Dynamite Warrior on January 27, 2013, 04:03:27 PM
He'll shine in this league, wish him the best.
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Fyzoman on January 27, 2013, 05:19:53 PM
Yeah ah feel he meant to score at least 8 goals for the remainder of this current season...though ah could be wrong:)

Yuh see how ah lil research does help...seems as though de bredda DID mean for the WHOLE (33 game) season, cause de season starts in April and runs thru October??
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Big Magician on January 27, 2013, 05:45:43 PM
well done kid....
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: Tallman on March 15, 2013, 05:31:28 AM
He may have surgery. Will be out 4-6 weeks.
http://www.ffjaro.fi/news/miranda-sivuun-pidemmaksi-aikaa-winchester-leikkauspoydalle
Title: Re: Winchester off to trial in Europe.
Post by: coachman on March 17, 2013, 06:41:29 AM
Get well soon kid. :frustrated:
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Tallman on February 07, 2018, 11:48:02 AM
Forward Shahdon Winchester has joined Azerbaijan Premier League club, Kapaz PFK, who play their home matches in the wonderfully named Ganja City Stadium.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: chelsealife on February 07, 2018, 05:11:00 PM
He and Jomal have the same agent? Both gone Azerbaijan
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester: Rising above adversity
Post by: Tallman on February 08, 2018, 08:02:55 AM
New clubs for several local footballers.
T&T Newsday Reports.


A NUMBER of Trinidad and Tobago footballers have joined new clubs in Europe, North America, Central America and Asia within the past fortnight.

Top of the list is striker Shahdon Winchester who has recently become the number one option for T&T coach Dennis Lawrence after strong performances during the latter stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign.

The 26-year-old is still contracted with Ascenso MX (Mexican Second Division) outfit Murcielagos FC, but has been sent on loan to Kapaz PFK in the Azerbaijan Premier League for the rest of the 2017-18 season.

Another T&T player who has been sent on loan in the Azerbaijan Premier League is midfielder Jomal Williams who is owned by Murcielagos FC. The 23-year-old Williams will now represent Zira until the end of the 2017-18 season.

Also in Europe, wing-back Aubrey David has signed a one-year contract with Finnish Premier League club Vaasan Palloseura from PS Kemi. The 27-year-old David has played for a number of clubs locally as well as in Kazakhstan, Costa Rica and United States.

A pair of free agent defenders, Jamal Jack and Shannon Gomez, are still in the United States, with Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC and Sacramento FC respectively.

Striker Jerrel Britto will stay in Honduras, but has moved from Club Deportivo Honduras Progreso to CD Real Sociedad while another forward, Jamille Boatswain, has joined Progreso as a free agent.

(https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27749857_10156217518664314_5621337779463780014_n.jpg?oh=84d8888471d1b954f92e7eca533579b7&oe=5B186FD3)

Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: maxg on February 08, 2018, 10:49:47 AM
He and Jomal have the same agent? Both gone Azerbaijan
ah wonder if is the same fella getting exclusive pictures of the signings.. call name see if somebody whistle nah   :devil:  :D
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Tallman on July 26, 2018, 06:46:42 AM
Shahdon Winchester has joined Finnish Premier League (aka Veikkausliiga) club Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho (http://www.sjk.fi/w/winchester--opiyo-ja-oliynyk-sopimuksiin) (or SJK Seinäjoki or SJK) for the remainder of the 2018 season with an option for next season.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Deeks on July 26, 2018, 07:31:54 AM
Talking about a journeyman. Man, his passport must be overflowing. But you got to make that money.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Flex on August 07, 2018, 02:31:34 AM
Winchester delighted over return to Finnish League.
TTFA Media.


Trinidad and Tobago forward Shahdon Winchester is feeling upbeat over his latest move to Finnish Premier League club SJK Seinajoki for the remainder of the 2018 season with an option  to extend his stay for next season.

Winchester is coming off a period in Azerbaijan with Ganja-based club Kepaz PFK where things didn’t quite go according to plan and now he’s anticipating the change in environment.

“I’m very much ecstatic about the new move,” he told TTFA Media.

“I have a bit of knowledge of the club, not too much but having played before in the Finnish League with Jaro, I got to know a little about them in relation to the standards of the club,their intentions,their ambitions as well as how they treat their players. For so me being a part of the club is a very satisfying and grateful feeling,” Winchester said.

The former W Connection and Naparima College striker recalled his season in Azerbaijan as a less than fulfilling one.

“To be honest my previous stint in Azerbaijan wasn’t to my liking. I would have gained experience in dealing with difficult situations away from home before but was this was not the best for me. Being based in Finland before was partially the reason for returning as well as other key reasons which I’m all very much comfortable with and looking forward to enjoying playing again,” he added.

With the friendly coming up against United Arab Emirates in September and the CONCACAF Nations League and Gold Cup to follow in 2019, Winchester is all to keen to put on the national colours again.

“Words can’t describe my anticipation for the rest of 2018 and 2019 as in where international football is concern with the Concacaf Nations League and Gold Cup. I have some anxiety building up in me also but as I said, words won’t do justice in me explaining my anticipation of putting on the national shirt again for international football,” he said.

The 26-year-old from Princes Town has six goals in 24 appearances for Trinidad and Tobago.

Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Deeks on August 07, 2018, 03:45:43 PM
Winchester is coming off a period in Azerbaijan with Ganja-based club Kepaz PFK

Care to explain!
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Tallman on August 07, 2018, 04:02:02 PM
Winchester is coming off a period in Azerbaijan with Ganja-based club Kepaz PFK

Care to explain!

Deeks, you jokey yes. Ganja is ah city in Azerbaijan. Free up de herb. LOL.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Deeks on August 07, 2018, 06:22:22 PM
Winchester is coming off a period in Azerbaijan with Ganja-based club Kepaz PFK

Care to explain!

Deeks, you jokey yes. Ganja is ah city in Azerbaijan. Free up de herb. LOL.

I did not know that to be honest. But while I have no issue with the herb per se. I have real issue with the use and consequences, as it pertain to people of color. We getting the shitty end of the stick.
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Tallman on August 08, 2018, 07:41:01 AM
WATCH: Interview with Shahdon Winchester at his new club, SJK Seinäjoki

https://www.youtube.com/v/gWBsO_6Exfo
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Tallman on August 20, 2018, 03:58:25 PM
WATCH: Shahdon Winchester gets his first goal and assist of the season in SJK’s 3-2 loss to FC Ilves

https://www.youtube.com/v/EZL5B3H7Glk?start=443
Title: Re: Shahdon Winchester Thread
Post by: Tallman on November 30, 2018, 11:20:11 AM
Forward Shahdon Winchester will be at a new club next season since SJK Seinäjoki did not trigger his contract option. (http://www.sjk.fi/w/kiitokset-sjk-n-jattaville-pelaajille2)