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Other Sports / RIP Claude Noel
« on: June 16, 2023, 03:27:46 PM »

Football / Re the U 20 WC in Argentina
« on: May 30, 2023, 08:40:18 AM »
I have a roommate who played football in Nigeria. He is studying in Toronto and playing College soccer here. He has trials with two European clubs this summer.

He is 23 and told me if he had stayed in Nigeria he would have been on the present U 20 team in Argentina. ;-)

He added that is cousin is a starter on the team and is 25 LOL.

He said one of the reasons FIFA can't ascertain these things is that many Nigerian don't have proper nutrition so their bones don't reflect their proper age. Whereas I understand that,  his family is comfortable and certainly well fed but when he casually told me about the ages on the team I had to laugh. I don't feel so badly now about the cut tail that those African teams give TT and Canada.


Football / TT football really gone through yes!!
« on: May 17, 2022, 12:20:55 PM »
This is the link for the TT Pro Leaague SMFH!!!  :(

Quizz Time & Facts / Brother century same match WI FC cricket
« on: November 30, 2021, 12:29:20 PM »
When was the last time that two brothers scored a century in the same match in WI territorial cricket.

NOT TALL MAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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


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.


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. ;-)


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.



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?

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?


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.

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


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.


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.



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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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.

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.


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. ;-)



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

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