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Quizz Time & Facts / Actor-father-boxer
« on: August 23, 2020, 04:09:02 AM »
What actor had a father who was a sparring partner for the Heavyweight Champion of the world?

Tallest ah feeling brave. Go ahead.  ;D

VB

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Quizz Time & Facts / Singer, son, rugby
« on: August 04, 2020, 04:33:25 PM »
What famous TT singer has a son that has played International Rugby.

NOT TALL MAN!!!!!

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Quizz Time & Facts / Knocked out but bounced back (Heavyweights)
« on: July 10, 2020, 06:32:42 PM »
How many heavyweights got knocked out in their first attempt to win the World Title but won it later in life.

Name the fighters and if you are really good who they lost to and who they won it from. ;-)

NOT TALL MAN!!!

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Quizz Time & Facts / Max G here's a quickie (Boxing)
« on: June 22, 2020, 02:45:41 PM »
What ex World Champion from the WI once lost a fight because he had to go "to the toilet."

Hint it was not in a world title fight.

NOT TALL MAN!

VB

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Entertainment & Culture Discussion / Where can I find TT movies?
« on: May 04, 2020, 09:20:18 PM »
I realize that there are a few TT movies on Youtube but certainly not all. I can't find them on Torrents and as I live abroad really hard to go a cinema in the few countries that they are in.

Anywhere on the net I can find these movies, any kind of stream available?

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Football / Concacaf Club Final 1988
« on: December 24, 2019, 06:52:42 PM »
I see Defence Force played Olimpia of Honduras in the Finals and lost.

What is curious is that both games were played in Hond.

Anyone know as to why?

VB

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Football / Trinidad vs China, 1978
« on: December 01, 2019, 02:57:00 AM »
I was told by someone that China visited TT in 1978.

I cannot find a record of it. I believe there was a seperate game vs the Caribbean All Stars.

Anyone remember the TT game and what the score was.
VB

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Quizz Time & Facts / Goalkeeper Father and Son. North Zone Football
« on: November 25, 2019, 06:14:29 PM »
What father and son duo both made it to the N. Zone Intercol Final.

IF you good, what years, which team did they represent. Who were the opponents and what was the score?

Nobody here is TM so for now, I will accept just the names. ;-)

Yes, I did my hw on this one.  ;D

NOT TALL MAN!!!

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Quizz Time & Facts / Two Intercol Titles, two different teams.
« on: November 13, 2019, 10:48:46 PM »
I feeling bad for my latest guffaw so I giving you all an easy one and yes, even TM could participate.

Which player has won National Intercol titles with two different teams and actually made it to three finals.

VB

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Quizz Time & Facts / Goalkeepers/Outfielders - pro contracts
« on: November 08, 2019, 08:29:43 PM »
Name two TT Goakeepers who earned pro contracts abroad and were used to play in the outfield.

This is a slightly trick question.

NOT TALL MAN!!

VB

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Football / Live stream SSFL and Super League
« on: November 08, 2019, 10:44:33 AM »
Just curious, is there anywhere on the net to get live streams of the SSFL and the SL. I would even take delayed broadcasts.

VB

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Football / Mucurapo vs Trinity Barclays KO tournament 1978
« on: October 31, 2019, 12:03:07 PM »
Anybody who old (Palos, TM ;-)) help me out here.

Clauzel says that MSC beat Trinity 5-0 in this Nationwide KO tournament. Christian Rodriguez who played for Saints that year agrees.

But the Capt and Vice Capt of MSC say they believe the score was 5-2.

Anbody here was at that game and remembers. I think Slates and Fishs migt be able to chip in.

VB

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Football / Emmerson Dubisson
« on: October 30, 2019, 02:01:16 PM »
I was talking to Earl Spiderman Carter re Ian Clauzel and the Mucurapo team of '78.

He started to rave about Dubisson, saying he was the man who used to provide IC with the goals.

he said I have never seen midfielder run with the ball so fast at their foot except Archibald.

I also heard someone else say he had a nervous breakdown or went mad. Anybody remember seeing this man play.

VB

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Football / Ian Clauzel interview
« on: October 26, 2019, 11:46:55 AM »
Fellas,

Ian Clauzel has agreed to do an interview with me.

I think the former Dread Dribbler of Mucurapo has a story to tell and I am looking forward to the interview.

I will be honest and tell you that I was a youngster in the late 70s and never saw him play. But even people who did not follow football in those days knew the name Clauzel.

If you have any memories of him or questions for him please say. I will do my best to put forward your questions.

Peace,
VB

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Quizz Time & Facts / Sitting at the wicket.
« on: September 11, 2019, 03:35:28 AM »
In what First Class match in the WI did the batsmen refuse to bat and the player at the opposing end took off his pads and sat next to the stumps and the Umpire.

Not Tall Man.

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Quizz Time & Facts / The "99" brothers - Cricket
« on: August 28, 2019, 02:16:32 PM »
Which two brothers in FC cricket have a top score of 99.

Hint they are West Indians.

NOT TALL MAN!!!

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Quizz Time & Facts / Neighbours and Test cricketers.
« on: June 25, 2019, 08:18:57 PM »
Which two neighbours from TT living on the same street, both ended up playing cricket for the WI.

I only know of one instance but I have a feeling I am about to be surprised. ;-)

NOT TALL MAN.

vb

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Football / Richard Chinapoo, "I took pride in punishing a Goalkeeper."
« on: October 17, 2018, 10:23:28 AM »

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Football / Ronnie Simmons, "I was disenchanted with TT football
« on: September 08, 2018, 10:09:10 PM »
https://vbhoolai.wixsite.com/hail-caribbeansport/ronald-simmons-football-fatima-trin

The 1981 CFL (College’s Football League) produced a handful of stars that many thought would go on to have a bright future for the rest of that decade.

In addition, to the already established Garh Pollonais, the Captain of St. Augustine SC, there were Dexter Skeene, David Nakhid and Barry Henderson (St. Mary’s College), Dexter Sandy and Lester Charles (Queen’s Royal College) and Ronald Simmons (Fatima).

Simmons captured the imagination of all who saw him; a sweeper who was strong in the air, could run from end to end, score goals and had a magnificent clearance, he was like a man amongst men. Only 17 years old, he was fast tracked on to the Senior team just a few months later.

Not surprisingly, the following year, he was Vice Captain of the National Youth Team under Pollonais and awarded a full scholarship to Howard University.

Post Howard, he won the US Cup with Club Espana and the Washington Diplomats giving  him the chance to play in the Concacaf Club Championships.

In an era of no internet, many local fans were unaware of his accomplishments and even more confused at his continuous absence from national training sessions. However, whilst locals seemed ignorant of his efforts, US coaches and fans were reveling in his ability and success.

https://vbhoolai.wixsite.com/hail-caribbeansport/ronald-simmons-football-fatima-trin

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Football / Bias aganst College players
« on: September 07, 2018, 10:25:46 PM »
Mods merge this if you need to.
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I was speaking recently to people such as Ronnie Simmons, Graeme Rodriguez and Dexter Skeene. And they were adamant that during their time in the 80s and early 90s there was a bias against College players.

Simmons was more direct and said race was involved.

Although I agree with them. I am of the opinion that such is not the case today.
Bateau went to Fatima and I seem to see College grads getting their chance to train or play for the national team.

 I am from abroad but was curious to know what the local based think.

VB

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