Nostalgia

|| This is where a landmark or memorable event from the past is reflected upon – whether it be a nation’s World Cup journey, a particular player’s triumph or breaking of a record or recapping a special moment that created history. ||

World Cup reflection series:

Cuba’s class of ’38 – the first Caribbean nation to play at World Cup

Cuba became the first Caribbean country to play at the World Cup in 1938. (pic credit: otfsoccer)

Haiti’s eventful journey at the 1974 World Cup finals

Profiles on six members of the Haitian squad – Henri Francillon, Wilner Nazaire (C), Arsene Auguste, Philippe Vorbe, Jean-Claude Desir and Emmanuel Sanon – at the 1974 World Cup in West Germany. (pic credit: Panini Munchen 74 Sticker Album)

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz at France ’98 – Coming Soon

The Jamaican starting Xl against Croatia in their opening 1998 World Cup fixture. From left to right: Ian Goodison, Theodore Whitmore, Onandi Lowe, Robbie Earle, Peter Cargill, Warren Barrett, Ricardo Gardner, Paul Hall, Frank Sinclair, Deon Burton, Fitzroy Simpson. (pic credit: tonyscup.com)

Trinidad’s 2006 World Cup debut relived

Trinidad & Tobago’s starting Xl for their second match against England at the 2006 World Cup. From left to right: Dwight Yorke (C), Kenwyne Jones, Shaka Hislop, Brent Sancho, Aurtis Whitley, Dennis Lawrence, Chris Birchall, Cyd Gray, Carlos Edwards, Densill Theobald, Stern John. (pic credit: 90soccer)

Caribbean professional clubs which competed in the American soccer system:

  • Puerto Rico Islanders (2003-2012) Existence: 9 years
  • Bermuda Hogges (2006-2013) Existence: 7 years
  • Antigua Barracuda (2010-2014) Existence: 4 years
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The legendary Bob Marley playing football on 56 Hope Road in Kingston, 1979, two years before his death. (pic credit: Johnnie Black)

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