WESTERN BUREAU:Baca Star United prevailed in a 3-2 penalty shoot-out to win the Trelawny FA Knockout title over Harmony FC on Saturday at the Elliston Wakeland Centre.The teams had to settle for the dreaded spot kicks to determine the outcome of a spirited final, which had plenty of twists along the way, but it was particularly a sweet win for Baca Star, which signalled their recent appetite for the big occasions with yet another victory.Harmony grabbed the lead in the 35th minute through Kevin Woollery, the midfielder firing home to complete a sweeping move.Baca Star responded in typical fashion in the second half. Hosawani Mendez’s free kick was too good for the Harmony FC goalkeeper in the 51st minute of play.With neither team able to break the 1-1 stalemate after regulation and extra time, they had to settle for the penalty route.Captain Ziddane France, Nichoy Campbell and Shane Brown scored for Baca Star, while Shaquelle Reid and Fitzroy Shirley converted for Harmony, giving the Cassman Williams-coached Baca Star the title.
Here’s the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers…Manchester United appear increasingly confident that they have won their battle to retain goalkeeper David De Gea’s services for at least one more season by offering him a new contract in the region of £200,000 a week. (Independent)Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj is ready to sign a year-long loan deal with Everton at the end of the season. (The Sun)Real Madrid have 48 hours to make a decision on Javier Hernandez as the clock runs down on their first option to buy the Manchester United striker. (Daily Mail)Manchester City face competition from Paris Saint-Germain for Wolfsburg star Kevin De Bruyne. City have identified former Chelsea midfielder De Bruyne as a top summer target but the Belgian’s agent, Patrick De Koster, claims PSG are also interested and that he could cost as much as £42million. (Daily Mirror)PSG have told Manchester United and Arsenal that Edison Cavani is not for sale this summer. (Daily Mirror)Arsenal are in pole position to land Charlton wonderkid Joe Gomez. Manchester City and Manchester United have also made enquiries about the England Under-19 international defender but Arsenal are leading the chase. Charlton are willing to do business and want at least £8million for rising star Gomez. (Daily Mirror)Everton, Newcastle and Stoke have indicated they are ready to meet Yannick Bolasie’s £15million asking price. The explosive Crystal Palace winger is looking to leave Selhurst Park this summer after two-and-a-half years at the club, and will net the Eagles a tidy profit on the player they bought for £300,000. (Daily Mirror)Swansea are set to make a £4million bid for St Etienne full-back Franck Tabanou if the French club miss out on Champions League qualification. (Daily Mirror)John Obi-Mikel’s agent has failed to dismiss reports of the Chelsea midfielder making a shock switch to Real Madrid. (Daily Star)Chelsea will only allow Patrick Bamford to join a Premier League club on loan next season if he is guaranteed regular first team football. Crystal Palace, Southampton, Everton and Aston Villa are among clubs showing an interest in the striker. (London Evening Standard)And here’s the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…Exclusive – Arsenal two or three players away from turning into title winners, claims Harry RedknappExclusive – Liverpool MUST ‘spend big’ to catch Premier League rivals, claims former RedExclusive – Southampton chief claims ‘signs look good’ Nathaniel Clyne will pen new deal‘England’s best young manager’ Howe is going nowhere, Bournemouth chairman tells talkSPORTExclusive – Harry Redknapp hails Bournemouth’s ‘amazing’ rise to the Premier LeagueTransfer blow for Man United! Bayern Munich enter race for Borussia Dortmund starReports – Arsenal target contacted by Inter Milan about £30m moveArsenal transfer blow? Inter Milan and Juventus ‘want Dybala the most’, says Palermo presidentManchester United move ahead of Chelsea in chase to land £22m-rated Brazilian starletAtletico Madrid ready new deal for Bayern Munich and Chelsea targetEverton and West Ham target announces he will leave current clubPSG president claims club ‘won’t even consider any offers’ for Manchester United targetBoost for Tottenham! Italy striker’s agent admits summer move is a possibilityChristian Benteke’s agent rubbishes Aston Villa exit rumoursWest Ham join Liverpool and Newcastle in race to sign French hitman on a free transfer