Football

Date Published: 
1908-02-16
Source: 
Port-of-Spain Gazette
Page: 
4

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The game which was played ...
Savannah yesterday afternoon ...
interesting, and the ...
("Reds" and "Stripes") ...
matched. Scandella—Red ...
was again absent through ...
business, and as on previous ...
Gibbon and the necessary ...
to see Blair on the field against ...
... but long absence, it is ...
soon regain his old form. ...
Stripes—J. Todd (goal), F. Brierly, D.
Anderson, (backs). G. Owen, D. Adamson,
J. McLelland, (half backs), S. Harragin,
G. Logie, J. Hislop, L. Newbury, A.P.
Blair (forwards). Reds—Gibbon (goal), R.
Miles, R. Lord (backs). W. Adam, B.
McCracken, R.A. Swan, (half backs), W.
Eccles, R. Legge, J. Bulloch, J. Rochford,
G. Brierly (forwards). A large ...
of spectators, including ...
watched the game.

At the onset, Reds ...
to score a goal, and ...
field with the ball well ...
Eccles shot to goal, but ...
score was frustrated by Gibbon ...
however soon followed up by ...
on seeing an opening ...
goal. A corner was immediately ...
by McLelland, and nicely ...
Hislop, thus within a few ...
second goal in favour of ...
scored; and first half ...
... by the referee. On ...
play ... was more exciting ...
... seemed another ...
eventually resulted ...
Reds nil. On the whole ...
was contested, and was ...
of the practice games for ...
... promises well for the ...
tournament.