24 February 2014

THIS LOVE IS NOT FOR COWARDS

FC Santa Rosa lost its final match of the 2013-2014 season yesterday to finish twelfth in the thirteen-team Super League table on 20 points. The Big Cannons needed a win against second-placed Club Sando as well as a loss by two other teams at the wrong end of the table – WASA FC and Joe Public FC. In the event, Santa Rosa battled hard but lost 3:1, while the Joe Public lost 2:0 but WASA drew 0:0. The poor start and first round were too much for the Big Cannons to overcome despite a much improved second half to the season.

The TTFA still has to settle the mater of Defence Force FC’s default of its last eight matches. However, even if the points are awarded to the teams which did not play Defence Force, including Santa Rosa, the club will still return to the Eastern FA Premier Division for the 2014-2015 season.

FC Santa Rosa is not just a football club. It is an institution of twenty-two years standing dedicated to improving the life of young people in Arima and its environs. Our Philosophy and Aims are:
To provide a positive environment for our youth to enjoy healthy recreation.
To contribute to the development of their football, social and academic skills.
To foster their sense of responsibility to the community.
To provide them with athletic and academic opportunity.
To build a football club that will provide a model of organization and performance for all.
For some, relegation is part of football. In the words of the supporters of Mexican Primera Liga club Cuidad Juarez when faced with a twenty-four match losing streak and relegation after two seasons in the top league – “This love is not cowards”.

Life continues. FC Santa Rosa’s mission will continue.

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