28 January, 1921. ‘British Guiana’, as they were known back then, are preparing for their first ever international match. The opponents? Neighbours ‘Dutch Guiana’, now known as Suriname. A 2-1 away victory was assured, and this was the start of a footballing revolution in the small Caribbean country. The fixtures were sporadic. The team’s next 

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He may not get pulse rates racing, but Chris Nurse’s simple yet effective abilities have seen a rise in the standard of football being played in the Guyanese national football team. The Hammersmith-born ball-playing, athletic midfielder represents Guyana due to his family heritage and has earned 13 caps. But perhaps Nurse’s proudest moment was in 

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