Grace Smith-King retired as a
Supervisor II from a teaching career which saw her reach
the shores of England while living all things St
Dominic's RC Church in Morvant.. She was the only female
teacher in Nelson Street Boys upper school and supported
Dodgers and Burnley football teams in the 50s and 60s
Adrian McIntyre was the captain of Dodgers Football Club which happens to be the most dominant team in Morvant Football. He was the captain of captains and a central back who save the most goals via goal line clearances in the history of the Morvant Football league
Thora Best is arguably the busiest Executive in Trinidad and Tobago. The retired Principal continues to devote time to helping the development of youths not just in Morvant but throughout the twin island. She is the Chairman of the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (TUCO) Junior Calypso Committee and runs the Junior competitions. She is also a Vicariate Manager and a Judge of the Best Village competition.
PG (Percy Granville) Wilson was a record setting quarter miler who had (literally) started races while setting the pace. A Monsieur with a Degree in Physiotherapy he helped Hasley Crawford regained his physical sharpness to win the gold medal in the 100 metres at the '76 Montreal Olympics. PG was the starter at most of the top track meets in T&T and when given the job in Mississippi, USA he gave Tougaloo College athletic program their first taste of championships.
Thomas Bailey is the President of Presidents. He one of the many teachers Morvant has produced and his contribution to the Brooklyn Labour Day Carnival and Fiboro Soccer League as the President for over 25 years is invaluable.
Trinidad and Tobago men's football Head Coach Dennis "Tallest" Lawrence is proud of being from the district of Morvant. He scored the winning goal against Bahrain for the country to qualify for FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 and thinks that Morvant gets a bad rap.
Anthony "Banga" Harewood took this opportunity to exhale . A diehard supporter of Merrymen FC he is still inspired from the unity and support shown by the district for the Morvant United football team during the national Better Village competition
Dave Small is the Manager of Morvant Ebonites Steel Orchestra. Throughout his career he represented the younger version of most of his affiliated groups and he is hopeful of boosting Ebonites membership with younger people.
In naming the top five teams Rueben "Stonegoat" Nurse thinks that Cipriani United is the best team to have played in the Morvant Football League. With the ability and love for all sports "Stonegoat" is mostly remembered for his tough stance against bullying by literally taking over (buying) the fight. .
Carlos Renwick became the Secretary of Secretaries in Morvant. He was the Secretary of the Morvant St Dominic's Ex-pupils Association and the Morvant Community Welfare Association (MCWA) only to name a few.
George Green fills the generation gap in Morvant as a teacher; from his football days with Manchester and Blackburns as an Executive in Morvant Literary & cultural Group to Treasurer on the Morvant Central Community Council (MCCC) .
Anthony "Mose" Lewis is a talented drummer from Chinapoo, Morvant who played for big name Soca bands such as Sound Revolution and Atlantik for 22 years before forming his own band called Moses Revolution in Toronto, Canada .
Reynold "Water-head" Hunte is amongst the best to have played in the Morvant Football league. Quiet by nature Reynold felt compelled to talk about some of the players and teams of the Morvant football.
Horace "Goofy" Harrison love for Morvant goes well beyond playing for his team Rebels in the Morvant Football league being a part of the large contingent of Morvant supporters who travelled to South to support Morvant in the district in Best Village final. in '75.
Winston Smith has a very interesting perspective on the teams and players of the Morvant Football League from 50s onwards. He was the early captain of Dodgers and better known as "Long-john as one of the tallest players in the league.
Renwick "Bunny" Jupiter moved from a member of the great Eagles football team of Morvant, Trinidad in the 60s, to the co-founder of Street Guys Soccer League at Flemingdon Park in Toronto, Canada in the 70s.
Percy Parker has defied the odds by revolutionizing the advertising industry in Trinidad and Tobago. Originally from Morvant Percy was instrumental in launching the Diquez Petroleum Jelly advertisement with 'Bumble Bee' as well as the Pennywise Cosmetics Campaign from a Client/Agency relationship that spanned for 25 years
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See below for the shortlist of
the 16 people interviewed earlier:
Gwenwyn Cust (God
rest his soul) had the longest teaching
career in Morvan and helped in the
development of Morvant in general. He played for Richmond
Street Primary school and Tranquility Secondary where
he graduated and became a teacher. During
that time he played for Luton Town before
accerpting a scholarship from Colts Sports Club
where he became the captain and gained
selection to the national team.
Jabloteh, and P&D Academy were big winners
at Caribbean Stars Youth Football Tournament
on a bright sunny day on Saturday October 17,
2015 at the Morvant Recreation Ground. It
was Caribbean Stars substitute tournament for the Morvant Primary school
Football leaguer after Hokett Baptist was
the only school which was ready for
Hokett Baptist took place in the Boys U-11
Division that was won by Trendsetter Hawks
which defeated San Juan Jabloteh in sudden
death penalty kicks in the final after the
team played to a scoreless finish in regulation.
Trendsetter Hawks converted its first kick
while Jabloteh missed their first to spark
San Juan Jabloteh regrouped from their loss
in the U-11 final and won the Boys Under 13
Division in impressive fashion. Unllike the
U-11s the U-13
division was played under a league format
and from the opening whistle Jabloteh showed
why their team is the T&T Pro league U-13
Champions. They displayed some effective defending,
precision passing and textbook finishing to
rise to the top.
From the kickoff of the U-13 competition
Jabloteh made it seem like the only race in
the group was for second place. P&D Academy
which seemed to be Jabloteh competition was
not ready mentally for a composed Jabloteh
team and was defeated 3-0 and eventually
finished second, after defeating Morvant
Elements in the last game of the tournament. Morvant Football
Academy gave a grand display and finished third.
Dressed to radiate the radiant sunshine P&D
Academy won the Eggy's March Pass Trophy for
their uniformity, and colour
coordination. The judges of the March Pass
were Christford Williamson, Russell McIntyre
and Victor McGill after the participating
teams voted to turn the March Pass
Walk-By without the marching band present.
Stay Tuned for more pictures in Mova Love
(Celebrating On stage) Winners of the
Caribbean Stars Morvant Youth Football
P&D Academy (Led the march from start to
finish as the best uniform, most colorful
and best coordination
(Above) San Juan Jabloteh Boys U-13 Winners
Stars producing "Mova (Morvant)
Caribbean Stars is continuing with the release of 40+ years of
football/soccer information by producing a Mova (Morvant)
The magazine will give a comprehensive
look at the historical components of the
Morvant is strategically located at
the eastern edge of Port of Spain, Trinidad
Mova Love magazine will highlight
countless people who have contributed to shaping the
cultural landscape of not just Morvant but
of Trinidad and
Tobago as well.
huge awakening to the district of Morvant
football potential was realized in
1970 when a Morvant
United team made a clean sweep of the
PYM Football League in San Juan and
reached the semi final of the FA Trophy.
Morvant United team 1970 feat was
accomplished even when a couple of players from Morvant
(Errol Sebro and Victor McGill)
represented Trinidad and Tobago were
unavailable due to commitment with their
respective First Division clubs (Paragon & Colts)
in the Port of Spain Football League (POSFL).
1970 was the first time that Morvant footballers came
together for a United effort to represent
the district. ...Stay
Morvant United, the 1970
champions of the PYM (Progressive Youth
Movement) Football League gave a grand
display Wednesday when they met Police of
the Port of Spain Football League in the
North Zone F.A. Trophy semi-final on St
Mary's College Ground.
beaten 2-0 the Morvant team performed
creditably and justified their clean sweep
of the PYMFL trophies.
Cipriani and coached by Tony Gouveia,
Morvant won the First Division Shield, Witco
Trophy, Vat 19 Cup, Best Discipline Cup,
Most Goals Trophy, another prize for
qualifying as the league FA finalist and
first round medals.
above shows the Morvant United team at St
Mary's Ground before the semi-final
Row(from left to right) Jose Parker, Gearge
Andrews, (GK) Carlton Joseph, Reginal Carr,
Russell McIntyre (capt)
Lance Dillon, Keith Bruce, Adrian Hunte,
Aldwyn McGill, Herman Downer, and Reynold