Larry Joseph


FORMER Trinidad and Tobago and Trintoc midfielder Larry Joseph will be laid to rest in La Brea on Wednesday, a week after he passed at age 56.

Joseph’s funeral service will take place from 2 p.m. at the La Brea Recreation Ground where he would have played many matches.

Joseph, a member of the famous 1989 “Strike Squad” pool, was also part of this country’s 1990 Shell Caribbean Cup team which reached the final of the competition that year. He also played for T&T during the 1986 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Following his retirement from playing, Joseph continued to stay active, appearing in numerous exhibition matches with the “Strike Squad” and became a member of the panel of local sports talk show programme “Field of Dreams” hosted by former national player Steve David.


The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force had no time to celebrate their CG Insurance Super50 triumph a week ago with most of the players taking up West Indies assignments less than 24 hours after lifting the trophy and a few still in Antigua waiting to come home.

Ex-West Indies fast bowler, Tony Gray, has slammed Jason Holder for his “weak” leadership during the just concluded Regional Super50 Cup, and believes the leading all-rounder has lost his “power of influence” in the Test team and needs to be replaced as captain.

Halifax Wanderers have announced that coach Stephen Hart has agreed to a three-year contract extension.

“Stephen was the right person to lead our club on the pitch three years ago and he remains the right person to lead our club into the future,” stated club president and founder Derek Martin.

HILLVIEW RENEGADES moved four points clear at the top of the standings as Solo Crusaders were beaten again when the inaugural Table Tennis Champions League continued Thursday night.

Taejha Badal finished fifth in the Championship girls’ 200 metres final at the Adidas Indoor Track and Field High School National Championships in Virginia, USA, last Saturday.

Badal got to the line in a personal best 23.91 seconds.