With the curtain just drawn on 2013, we’ve looked back through the archives and picked out ten of the best articles on the website last year…
In no particular order:
October: Soca Warrior Fights For His Life
Description: An emotional report on Trinidad & Tobago international Akeem Adam’s heart condition and the things being done to raise money for him. Adams later passed away, on 30 December, 2013.
Description: A thorough and in depth look ahead to the eagerly anticipated Gold Cup – arguably the largest tournament in the region – via two parts. Includes profiles of four Caribbean countries involved.
February: Famous Draw For Jamaica At Azteca In WCQ
Description: Back in February, The Reggae Boyz traveled to Mexico’s daunting Azteca Stadium and played without fear, yielding a historic point when they could have taken all three.
Description: A bumper review of the 2013 ABCS Tournament which Suriname won for the second time in their history. Includes a plethora of photos from the two-day event.
Description: Barbados FIFA Referee Adrian Skeete talked to us about his path to officiating in the game, his experiences and even offered some tips to the youngsters.
Description: Finnish football writer Rich Nelson compiled this one, analyzing the growing amount of Trinidadian players moving to Finland and using Ataullah Guerra as a prime example.
Description: A two-part profile of young Bermudan striker Nahki Wells who is setting the lower depths of English football alight. Really worth a read.
Description: The inaugural CONCACAF U15 Championship was played in Cayman Islands this year and we comprehensively recapped it, dissecting each group and key player along the way.
Description: In this exclusive interview, well-traveled Bahamas international Cameron Hepple chats playing in a WCQ when just 15, training with James Beattie, making Europa League history plus more.
December: Profile of new MLS/Caribbean Combine
Description: The ‘MLS/Caribbean Combine’ is a new initiative, designed to promote young Caribbean footballers and provide a select bunch with a rare opportunity to play in front of MLS scouts, with the hope of earning a pro contract in America. All is revealed in this article.
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