Gold Cup 2019

Grp C: Reggae Boyz jammin in Jamaica

Jamaica 4 Honduras 2

June 17 – The Reggae Boyz caused the first surprise of the Gold Cup on home ground in Kingston, Jamaica, with a 3-2 win over Honduras.

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Diego Maradona – the ultimate World Cup showman

By David Owen at Ellis Park, Johannesburg

June 12 – “We don’t know what is going to happen today”. This comment by Sergio Gustavo Segovia, a journalist with Diario Crónica, the Buenos Aires daily, epitomises the ambivalence many Argentinians feel about the man at the helm of their 2010 World Cup challenge: Diego Armando Maradona, possessor of the notorious Hand of God, quite possibly the greatest footballer seen on this planet.

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USA still planning to bid for 2018 and 2022 World Cup

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

June 12 – The United States does not have any plans at the moment to withdraw its bid for the 2018 World Cup, even though they are the only non-European bidders left following the decision of Australia earlier this week to concentrate on winning the right to host the 2022 tournament.

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Legal experts to probe Warner FIFA role

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

June 11 – A panel of legal experts have been appointed by the Trinidad and Tobago Government to advise them on whether FIFA vice-president Jack Warner (pictured) should be allowed to combine his football roles with his position as the country’s Minister of Works and Transport.

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Blatter offers support to Warner as pressure mounts

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

June 8 – Sepp Blatter, the President of FIFA, has again publicly praised Jack Warner as pressure mounts on him in Trinidad and Tobago to step down from his roles in football to concentrate on his new position in there Government there.

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