Jamaica, T&T in crucial clash in Regional Women’s Super50

first_imgPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) remain on course for a spot in the final of the Regional Women’s Super50 following the third round of the championship which concluded on Monday. While Barbados trounced South Windwards by 102 runs at the National Cricket Centre in Couva, hosts T&T strolled to an equally uncomplicated six-wicket victory over Guyana Macaulay Park in California. Both teams are the only unbeaten ones in the competition. T&T lead the standings with 12 points, but are just one ahead of Barbados, with defending champions Jamaica a further four points back in third. Guyana also have seven points, but are fourth on net run rate, while North Windwards and South Windwards bring up the rear with two points each. T&T, however, face a crucial clash today when they take on Jamaica at the National Cricket Centre. The hosts will fancy their chances of full points, especially with the Jamaicans having played unconvincingly and picking up their first win on Monday with a 116-run verdict over South Windwards. Barbados, meanwhile, have a far easier assignment against the winless North Windwards at Caldrac and will see the fixture as an excellent opportunity to top the tables, especially if T&T slip up. The remaining game will see Guyana squaring off with South Windwards at Gilbert Park. Sunday’s final, following the last round of preliminary games on Friday, will be contested between the two top teams in the table. Last year, Jamaica beat Guyana in the final at Windsor Park, when the tournament was hosted in Dominica. excellent opportunitylast_img read more

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REVEALED! The highest scoring English top flight teams ever!

first_img 7. Newcastle – 5047 top flight goals – Click the arrow to see which recent super power makes number six – Just four goals ahead of their north-east rivals at time of writing*, Newcastle are one of English football’s traditional heavyweights. Their debut in the top flight came in 1898 – some five years after they joined the league system – and they mustered 49 league goals in their inaugural First Division season. Since then the Magpies have gone on to add another 4998 to their tally. 5. Man United – 6229 top flight goals – Click the arrow to see an equally surprising number four – Unquestionably one of English football’s giants, the Red Devils have passed the 100 goal mark in a top flight season three times. The 20 time league winners made their first appearance at the highest level in 1892 and have been an ever present in the top flight since 1975. 10. Chelsea have 4890 top flight goals in total* – Click the arrow to see which clubs have scored more goals in English football’s top division – The Blues’ first campaign in the top flight came in the 1907/08 season. That campaign they scored just 53 goals, a far cry from the Premier League record 103 goals they bagged in the 2009/10. The top tier of English football saw a new milestone reached on Monday night, as Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind scored the 140,000th top flight goal, grabbing a late equaliser to help the Red Devils draw 2-2 against West Brom.The history of the top flight is traced back to 8 September, 1888, when the first round of league fixtures was contested by 10 of league’s 12 teams, with the honour of the first ever goal being awarded to Aston Villa defender Gershom Cox, who inadvertently scored an own goal in a 1-1 draw with Wolves.Since then 64 teams have been fortunate enough to score in the top flight, and here are the 10 to have massed the most goals.Click the arrow to find out who is number one.*Correct up to 21 October 2014Source: Infostrada 10 3. Arsenal – 6518 top flight goals – Click the arrow to see which club is second – One of England’s traditional heavyweights, Arsenal have spent just two seasons outside of the top flight since making their debut in the England’s premier competition in 1904. The Gunners’ highest scoring season came in 1930/31 as they bagged 127 league goals to storm to the title. 1. Everton – 6776 top flight goals – Click the arrow for more – Another founding member of league football in England, Everton have spent just four years outside of the top flight since 1888 – a remarkable achievement. The Toffees finished the inaugural campaign in eighth spot, scoring just 35 goals in 22 games. Since then they have added an unparalleled 6741 goals. 10 10 9. Tottenham – 5015 top flight goals – Click the arrow to see which traditional giant is number eight – Celebrated as the first club to win a League and FA Cup double in the 20th century – a feat they achieved in the 1960/61 season – Spurs have only spent 16 years outside of the top flight since making their Football League debut in 1908. 10 8. Sunderland – 5043 top flight goals – Click the arrow to see which rival club is seventh – One of the most historic clubs in English football, Sunderland were ever-present in the top flight from their debut in 1890 through to the conclusion of the 1958/59 campaign when they first tasted relegation. Very much a yo-yo club ever since, the Mackems have still managed to record a respectable 5043 top flight goals since. 6. Man City – 5274 top flight goals – Click the arrow for a very surprising number five – Another side to bounce around the English league system throughout their history, Man City’s longevity as a pillar of the game means that they have enjoyed some 86 campaigns in the top flight. Over the course of their history, City’s highest scoring season came in 1936/37, when they hit 107 goals to win the league. 2. Aston Villa – 6554 top flight goals – Click the arrow to see which club has scored more top flight goals than any other – One of the founding members of the Football League in England, Aston Villa have earned their spot on this list due to their longevity. The seven-time champions of England faced midlands rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers in their first-ever league match, drawing 1-1. 10 4. Liverpool – 6515 top flight goals – Click the arrow to see which London club is third – One of English football’s most successful teams, it is no surprise to see Liverpool included in this list. An ever present in the top flight since 1962, the Merseysiders have scored 80+ goals in a Division One/Premier League season on 14 occasions. 10 10 10 10 10last_img read more

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