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Stern John commits to Central FC

Former T&T striker Stern John is targeting silverware in the CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship as he renewed his committment to Central FC for the season ahead.

Along with the club, he will unveil the 20-man squad for the trip to the Dominican Republic on Friday afternoon at the Marvin Lee Stadium. The squad is expected to include former T&T standouts such as Carlyle Mitchell and Densill Theobald as well as the return of midfielders Darren Mitchell and Keron Cummings.

W Connection’s Neil Benjamin heads to Vietnam

W Connection winger Neil Bejamin Jr. is headed to Vietnam to ply his trade in the Vietnam V-League with Nam Dinh FC on “a permanent deal.”

The talented 23-year-old Savonetta Boys’ winger was last season’s Pro League top-scorer. His success on the domestic circuit has earned him a contract abroad.

Speaking to his club's media, he said, "It’s an incredible opportunity to be able to sign my first overseas contract and leave your home country and play for a different club."

Sport: Manchester United retains World's Richest Club position

Manchester United have held on to top spot as the world’s richest club, by just £1.7 million from Real Madrid.

It is the 10th time United have been top of the list, compiled by Deloitte, for the highest revenue generating club in the world.

United generated revenue of €676 million (£581 million), pipping Champions League winners Real Madrid, even though the Spanish giants’ success in Europe’s most prestigious club competition saw their revenue grow in the last 12 months by 54.5 million euros.

Sport: Ronaldinho announces retirement from football

One of the most skillful footballers this world has ever seen, Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has announced his retirement from football.

37-year-old Ronaldinho was part of the triumphant Brazil 2002 World Cup squad and won the Champions League in 2006 with Barcelona and won the Balon d'Or in 2005.

His brother and agent Roberto Assis confirmed the retirement on Tuesday and announced a series of tribute events.

Ronaldinho started his career with Gremio in Brazil before moving to Paris St-Germain in 2001.

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