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PHOTO FLASHBACK : Manning Cup Championship teams

Published:Thursday | December 1, 2022 | 9:17 PM
Members of the Wolmer’s team which won the Manning Cup schoolboy football competition with a 3-0 triumph over Kingston College in a play-off at the National Stadium on November 3, 1971. In front from left: Richard Davey, Cornel Smith, Vermont Samuda, Fitzroy Robinson, Hugh Fisher, Keith Tulloch (captain), Paul Pringle and Karl Largie. Back row from left: Frank Lawrence, Ron Jones (coach), Roderick O’Savio, Warren McLean, Dervan Garvey, Derrick Plummer, Mr. Richard Morris (headmaster), Harold Smith and Jeffrey Mordecai.
Members of the Kingston College Manning Cup football team after the November 30, 1967 2-0 victory over Excelsior at the National Stadium in the replay of the final are: (standing from left) Horace Knight, Neville Brown, Junior Higgins, Peter Daniels, Calvin Stewart, Patrick Hector, Jerry Murray, (stooping from left) Errol Gage, Vin Blaine, Denny Campbell, Dennis Smith, Strattan Palmer and John Prescod Jr (captain).
MANNING CUP SOCCER CHAMPIONS FOR A SECOND YEAR RUNNING WITH THEIR COACH AND HEADMASTER: Shortly after defeating Ardenne 3-0 in the final of the 1979 Manning Cup soccer competition at the National Stadium on November 21, 1979, Camperdown’s take-the-field eleven and the members of their bench, in the pic at the top, pose with Coach Jackie Walters (fourth from left, centre row) and headmaster Mr Geoff Brown (fifth from left, back row) for The Gleaner. In the picture above (left to right stooping in front) are Donovan Corcho, Errol Blake, Carlton 'Spider Man' Williams (Capt), Kenneth Henry (vice-captain), Peter Cargill and Patrick Dawes. Middle row (left to right) are Peter Trail, Gladstone Heron, Errol Myrie, coach Walters, Everton Grant, Richard Gordon. Back row (left to right) Peter Hibbert, Michael Brown, headmaster Geoff Brown, Eric Maynard, Delroy Lewis, Mark Salmon and Lloyd Crawford.
Four members of Excelsior’s winning Manning Cup football team hold the coveted trophy aloft shortly after clipping Charlie Smith 1-0 in the November 18, 1989 final at the National Stadium. It was Excelsior’s fourth hold on the trophy. From left: captainn Allan Cole Jr, goalscorer Chris Bailey, Frederick Kenward and Bradley Saddler.

Schoolboy football has always ignited the masses. Both present and past students make it their point of duty to attend matches and boost their players on the field. Check out the highlights of these Manning Cup Champion Teams.