Inside Caribbean - Thompson Best Bermuda Woman Player
Inside Caribbean Football has listed what they consider the Best Woman Player of each Caribbean Country including Bermuda.
The website has announced the Caribbean has plenty of good players with Kenni Tompson named as Bermuda’s top Woman player.
Thompson now plays for the London City Lionesses.
The Bermuda-born 21-year-old joined from Spanish Women’s First Division side, CD Santa Teresa. Thompson spent most of her professional playing career in Spain showcasing her talent in the competitive First and Second Divisions. At the age of 16, she became a Spanish Champion.
Her former clubs include Deportivo de La Coruña and Espanyol. Prior to moving to Spain, Thompson was a part of the Chelsea F.C. Under 15 set up.
London City Lionesses Head Coach Melissa Philips shared her thoughts on Thompson saying, “Kenni is a bright young player with tremendous technical ability and understanding of the game. She has been able to come into the environment and integrate seamlessly while looking to challenge herself physically and mentally and at this stage in her career. We have goals that strongly align and look forward to challenging Kenni to get the best out of her in the year ahead.”
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Bermuda European Footballers Round-Up
Triston Hall Rises Highest
Nathan Trott and his AS Nancy Lorraine teammates went down 4 – 1 to ten men Grenoble Foot 38 in their French Ligue 2 Division match.
The teams went to the break at 1 – 1 with Yoric Ravet scoring in the 25th minute for Grenoble, and William Bianda scored for Nancy, Grenoble also had Manuel Perez sent off in injury time of the first half.
Grenoble would get three second-half goals from Jules Sylvestre-Brac, Loic Nestor, and Abdel-akim Abdalla to claim the win.
Dale Eve and his Spennymoor teammates are into the next round of the Emirates FA Cup thanks to Glen Taylor's penalty and a superb all-round performance.
Reggie Lambe and his Stowmarket Town teammates bowed out of the Emirates FA Cup falling 1 – 0 in a replay with AFC Sudbury who had Romario Dunne score in the 90th minute.
Triston Hall and his Holbæk B&I teammates defeated Ringsted playing in Danish Football League 2 Division East.
Hall and his teammates came away with a 4 – 2 victory.
Monday, September 20, 2021
Smith Speaks After Ballymena Debut
Following his Ballymena United debut, 27-year-old Bermuda international Jonte Smith spoke about the experience.
Smith, who took the squad number 27, had no qualms about settling into a new country and a new league, 'I moved from Bermuda to play football when I was sixteen years old, I've played in both Finland and Norway so traveling is not new. I love to experience different cultures and environments and so settling in here won't be a problem. I'm looking forward to meeting the fans tomorrow and giving them a performance. As a striker, I pride myself on goals over all else, and goals is what the manager wants, so that's what I'm here to do.'
Sunday, September 19, 2021
Bermuda's Overseas Footballers Round-Up
Lewis was Man of the Match
Nathan Trott and his AS Nancy Lorraine teammates played to a 1 – 1 draw with Havre AC in their French Ligue 2 Division match.
After a scoreless first half, AS Nancy took the lead when Andrew Jung converted from the penalty spot, but seven minutes after the scores were level as Quentin Cornette beat Trott to score for Havre.
Zeiko Lewis and his Charleston Battery teammates concluded their two-game road trip with a 1 - 1 draw with The Miami FC, with Lewis named Man of the Match.
Charleston would strike first in the 14th minute following a Lewis corner kick, with Patrick Hogan heading home his first professional goal to make the score 1 - 0. Lewis’ cross was well placed to the near post and Hogan was the tallest one to the ball, sending it past goalkeeper Connor Sparrow’s dive.
Lamar Walker successfully converted in the 67th minute following a pass by Ariel Martinez, who was credited for the assist, to make the score 1 - 1.
Delia Ebbin and her Barry Town United Ladies FC, teammates took on the defending Welsh Premier League Champions Swansea and went down 5 - 0.
Djair Parfitt Williams
Djair Parfitt Williams and his Fylkir teammates are now on the bottom of the Iceland First Division standings following their 5 – 0 loss to ÍA. ÍA led 1 – 0 at the half, and then exploded with 4 goals in the second half.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Bermuda's European Footballers Round Up
Nahki Wells struck a dramatic injury-time winner for Bristol City against his former loan club as they sealed all three points away to QPR.
With the game deadlocked at 1 – 1, Bristol City went on the counter-attack with Andreas Weimann leading the charge, he spread the ball for Wells whose touch was perfect, before he found the far corner in front of the traveling away support.
Ballymena United in Northern Ireland has bolstered their attacking options with the signing of Bermuda international striker Jonté Smith.
Smith made his debut this afternoon as they hosted their first Danske Bank Premiership game of the season when Glenavon visited and the teams played to a 1 – 1 draw.
Dale Eve and his Spennymoor teammates drew 1 – 1 with AFC Fylde in their National League North battle.
Justin Donawa and his Solihull teammates defeated Boreham Wood 3 – 1, picking up their 3rd win in a row.
Kole Hall and his Radcliffe teammates enter the hat for the Third Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup after a superb second-half comeback to defeat Mossley AFC 2 – 1.
Roger Lee and his Mickleover FC teammate's run in the Emirates FA Cup came to an end going down to Basford 3 – 1.
Reggie Lambe and his Stowmarket Town teammates will face an Emirates FA Cup Replay after finishing in a scoreless draw with AFC Sudbury on the road.
Keziah Martin and his Kidderminster teammates advanced in the Emirates FA Cup following their 3 – 1 win over Sporting Khalsa.
J'nai Butterfield-Steede and his Kendal Town teammates went down 2 – 1 to Clitheroe.
Ayleal Dill has signed with a new club Newark Football Club, he was an unused substitute as his teammates defeated Heanor Town 3 – 2.