All About the England vs Trinidad and Tobago Friendly, June 1st 08

May 27, 2008 at 7:19 am (news, Trinidad) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO/SOCA WARRIORS :


STARTERS:

GK Clayton Ince (Walsall)

DEF Osei Telesford (Puerto Rico Islanders), Keyeno Thomas (Joe Public), Dennis Lawrence (Swansea City), Kern Cupid (W Connection)

MID Carlos Edwards (Sunderland), Aurtis Whitley (W Connection), Khaleem Hyland (Unattached), Keon Daniel (United Petrotrin)

FW Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland), Stern John (Southampton)

SUBS:

Ancil Farrier (University Of Southern Connecticut), Akile Edwards (Defence Force), Kareem Smith (United Petrotrin), Kevon Carter (Defence Force), Kevaughn Connell (l’Entente SSG), Jerol Forbes (United Petrotrin), Darryl Roberts (Dutch-based), Jan Michael Williams (Sheffield United), Ataullah Guerra (San Juan Jabloteh)

SUBS In FOR:

Connell for Daniel
Forbes for John
Roberts for Jones
Carter for Edwards
Guerra for Hyland
Williams for Ince
A.Edwards for Cupid
Farrier for Telesford

PLAYERS DROPPED:

Marvin Phillip (W Connection), Akeem Adams (W Connection), Stephan David (Caledonia AIA), Jamal Gay (Under 20s), Anton Pierre (Defence Force), Makan Hislop (United Petrotrin)


ENGLAND/THREE LIONS

GK David James (Portsmouth)

DEF Glen Johnson (Portsmouth), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United), John Terry (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea)

MID David Beckham (LA Galaxy), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Stewart Downing

FW Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)


SUBS:

Michael Owen (Newcastle United), Dean Ashton (West Ham), Tom Huddlestone (Tottenham Hotspur), David Bentley (Blackburn Rovers), Wayne Bridge (Chelsea), Owen Hargreaves (Manchester United), Jermain Defoe (Portsmouth)

The game will be played on June 1st 2008 at the Hasley Crawford stadium. It can be seen locally on channel 6 CNMG or internationally on Setanta Sports and (not sure) ESPN. It could probably also be seen on sites such as : Sportingo.com or OleOleFootball.

Tickets are TT $300 for uncovered, $600 for covered and upwards from $1200 for VIP sections ($50, 100 and $200US)

The team Trinidad is fielding was picked based on politics..there is a “blacklist” of players who sued the TTFF over not being paid monies owed to them since their qualification for the WC @ Germany 2006. Hence the notable difference in the starting lineup from the great team in 2006, of which every single player is available for selection, especially the star midfielder Christopher Birchall, Swansea City-based Away Player of the Year (2008), Top Goalscorer of the League (2008), Supporters Player of the Year (2008) and YouTube famous, Scottish-football fans’ sensation Jason Scotland and the legendary “Smiling Assassin”, Dwight Yorke of Sunderland. The team for the June 1st friendly is instead mostly made up of scabs, people who they thought they couldn’t leave out (Stern John for example) and grossly inexperienced, outclassed, never seen before players…..NOTABLY Clayton Ince…who was the THIRD choice goalkeeper for the 2006 World Cup, and is a well known screw-up…all against players who already are above the level of the best team had it been picked such as Rooney, Terry and Lampard….a recipe for great international embarassment on the part of Trinidad.

This is the team that played England in 2006 (attached clubs are as of 2006) :

Goalkeepers:

1 Shaka Hislop (West Ham United, England)
21 Kelvin Jack (Dundee, Scotland)
22 Clayton Ince (Coventry City, England)

Defenders:

2 Ian Cox (Gillingham, England)
3 Avery John (New England Revolution, USA)
4 Marvin Andrews (Rangers, Scotland)
5 Brent Sancho (Gillingham, England)
6 Dennis Lawrence (Wrexham, Wales)
8 Cyd Gray (San Juan Jabloteh)
17 Atiba Charles (W Connection)

Midfielders:

7 Christopher Birchall (Port Vale, England)
9 Aurtis Whitley (San Juan Jabloteh)
10 Russell Latapy (Falkirk, Scotland)
11 Carlos Edwards (Luton Town, England)
16 Evans Wise (SV Wacker Burghausen, Germany)
18 Densill Theobald (Falkirk, Scotland)
19 Dwight Yorke (Sydney FC, Australia)
23 Anthony Wolfe (San Juan Jabloteh)

Forwards:

12 Collin Samuel (Dundee United, Scotland)
13 Cornell Glen (LA Galaxy, USA)
14 Stern John (Coventry City, England)
15 Kenwyne Jones (Southampton, England)
20 Jason Scotland (St Johnstone, Scotland)

The TTFF is ruining T&T’s football. Hence I expect a sad display on June 1st..and sadly, ultimately for the team to not qualify for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Mr. Austin Jack Warner is a corrupt, egotistical asshole and megalomanic that needs to be removed for Trinidad’s football to advance.

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7 Comments

  1. gid said,

    what tv station or service provider will be broadcasting this game live?

  2. Nkosi said,

    Do you know what channel I would be able to pick this match up on? I live in NY.

  3. Kyle said,

    wam kwame..when i saw ur name i thought about u and then when i say that u live in NY i said to myself ‘yeah thats him’ lol..i heard europe bought the tv rights so i’m not sure if i getting to watch it..idk about u though lol..go england!!! lol

  4. Nkosi said,

    Wam hoss? I still looking for it in the TV Guide over here. They showing it on some special channel that only bars can get. The closest bar with that channel is in Manhattan but I’m not going quite there to watch it with them unenthusiastic Americans. Last time they were making rel noise for Trinidad though. 🙂

  5. Nkosi said,

    Hey people, here is a link to watch the game on your PC.

    http://livefooty.doctor-serv.com/sun1.6/Trinidad_England.html

    GO SOCA WARRIORS!!!

  6. unexplained_anomaly said,

    Update : the match will be broadcasted live on NCC Channel 4 locally. Coverage has just begun. In the studio is Brent Sancho (blacklisted player) and Ruskin Mark.

  7. Natalie said,

    Hi guys,
    here is one more link to watch live football online direct from your PC. Every game you want : http://www.footy-live.com/

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