FA Team Drew 2 Curacao Games

Date Published: 
1955-06-15
Source: 
Jamaica Gleaner

MEMBERS of the English Football Association team which drew a two-game series against Curacao over the week-end, called on a brief visit en route to Britain yesterday. The tourists drew the first match with Curacao 2-all and the second 1-all.

The FA team previously played in Bermuda, Jamaica, and Trinidad. They won their three matches here, later going on to Trinidad where they played and won four matches.

The group was head by Mr. Joe Richards, manager, who said the tour was "very successful". He said the team had had pleasant stays in Curacao and Trinidad.

Yesterday members of the team went to Sabina Park to see the third day's play in the fifth Test match between the West Indies and Australia.

They are leaving Jamaica today by BOAC airliner on the return trip to Britain. They leave from Montego Bay Airport.

Members of the team were greeted at Palisadoes Airport yesterday by Mr. Vin Sasso, chairman of the JFA Selection Committee, and Mr. Arthur Bethune, secretary of the JFA.