Brighton Prepare For 1944 Soccer

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Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad Guardian Correspondent.

LA BREA, June 30—Soccer fans here are highly enthusiastic over the prospects of the Brighton Football Club in their 1944 campaign, scheduled to begin within the next couple of weeks.

The club, along with U.B.O.T., Apex Sporting Club, Forest Reserve and two Volunteer teams, have taken entry in the Southern Amateur Football League, and will compete for the Mark Moody-Stewart Shield, Oil Well Supply Cup, the Stephen's Charity Cup, the Duckman Cup and the Football Association Trophy.

With Mr. Clyde L. Vandeburgh, General Manager of the Trinidad Lake Asphalt Operating Company as patron of the club, Mr. John Smith as president, and Mr. Hubert Gloudon as secretary, the team ought to enjoy a highly successful season, while T. C. Gardiner will be called upon to skipper the team during the season's games.

With such players as MacSheppard, S. Samuel, Garrick Warner, C. Lynch, M. Greaves, E. Jefferson, G. Phillips, G. Adams, Joe Weekes, E. Ribeiro, "Doc" Hackett, C. Brown, H. McD. Joseph and F. McAllister from which to select their First XI, a highly successful tourney is anticipated.

Apart from the regular S.A.F.L. games, the team will also participate in the Palmer Cup Sunday Competition.

The Brighton grounds will be opened for practice from Wednesday next.