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Port-of-Spain Gazette

The local football team leaves to-morrow for Demerara by the Statia. The team comprises thirteen players vis., Messrs. J.B.L. Todd, F. Brierly, D.M. Anderson, R. Torrence, J. Hoadley, McCracken, W. Eccles, H. Bulock, J. Rochford, G. Brierly, G. Owen, and E. Legge, A. Gordon, who during the early stage of the series of practice matches, exhibited excellent form but returned to Demerara recently, will play on the Trinidad team. Mr. Thomas Boyd, and Mr. Alexander Russell—the latter the President of the Georgetown Foot Ball Club who has recently arrived in the colony, accompany the team to-morrow. The first match will be played on Tuesday next on the Bourda grounds. The team expect to return by the Dutch Steamer Prince Frederick Hendrick, due on or about the 30th instant.