Football Stories

Football Stories

Featuring football stories as told from athletes from the Caribbean.

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  • The Reggae Boyz - 2001 Documentary

    Calypso Soccer: The rise of the Jamaican Football team caught the world’s imagination as the self styled ‘Reggae Boyz’ who came from no-where to make it to the 1998 finals in France.

  • Jamaican Street Football in Trenchtown

    Jamaican Street Soccer, known to the local culture simply as "Scrimmage" is more than just a game it is a symbol of community & unity that travels through all parts of the country.

    Hear from Jamaican soccer players from all levels: Former National-teamers, coaches, spectators, children & adult...

  • World Cup Moments - Theodore Whitmore

    Jamaica's star at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, the midfielder remembers the historic nature of playing in the finals as well as the dramatic 2-1 win over Japan.

  • T&T - Small Axe looking to topple Big Trees

    Trinidad & Tobago is a small country with big soccer ambitions. Nicknamed "The Soca Warriors", the team from the dual-island Caribbean nation managed to qualify for its first-ever World Cup in 2006, making it the smallest country in both size and population to ever qualify for the tournament.

  • Reggae Boyz on the Rise Soccer Culture in Jamaica

    With recent success at the international level, making it to the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final, the beautiful game in Jamaica is on the rise. Eyes set on World Cup 2018, KICK sent its newest host Prez to the island nation to attend a Reggae Boyz World Cup Qualifier and explore the sport’s cultural impa...

  • Dwight Yorke - Close Up of the former Machester United Star

    A close look into the life of Trinidadian and former Manchester United Star Dwight Yorke. From humble beginnings in Trinidad and Tobago to a star in England. Follow Dwight Yorke as he goes to his home and looks back at his roots growing up in the islands.

  • Leon Bailey - Star from Jamaica to Leverkusen

    Leon Bailey is from Jamaica – just a land of reggae, jerk chicken and sprint superstars? Kick off! Life reporter Kres Harrington met Leverkusen’s striker to find out. Leon Bailey comes from the toughest part of Kingston – and now he’s lighting up the Bundesliga.

  • Waterhouse Through The Eyes of Football (2005)

    The Waterhouse community can be volatile yet has produced some of Jamaica's best footballers and athletes in general including the Olympic 100m champion Shelly-ann Fraser. The documentary takes an in-depth look...