Devonshire Cougars

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Devonshire Cougars
Devonshire Cougars 2.svg
Full name Devonshire Cougars
Ground Devonshire Recreation Club
Bermuda
Ground Capacity 10,000
Manager Dennis Brown
League Cingular Wireless Premier Division

Devonshire Cougars is a football (soccer) club based in Devonshire, Bermuda and are in the Cingular Wireless Premier Division league. Team colours are Green and Gold.

In the 2009-10 season, Devonshire Cougars won their first FA Cup after defeating the Somerset Eagles 2-2. Cougars found themselves trailing at the interval after conceding two goals in as many minutes just before halftime. Player/coach Kwame Steede pulled one goal back for the Cougars in normal time and Darius Cox's hopeful punt from the halfway line completed a dramatic injury time comeback. The match was decided in a penalty shootout, where the Cougars bested the Eagles 5-4. The Eagles fell behind in the shootout when their second penalty, taken by Damon Swan, was saved by goalkeeper Ricardo Brangman. Damico Coddington converted the fifth and final spot kick to secure Cougars maiden FA Cup final triumph.

In the 2010-11 season, the power house Devonshire Cougars Started and ended the season off on a high beating Dandy Town Hornets in the beginning of the season, for the charity Cup. In the final stage of the season the Big Cats showed their ability in the last game of the season, once again sealing the FA Cup defeating Rangers at the National Sports Centre. Critics say that it was the Tumaini Steede show at National Sports Centre as the youngster struck a brace to help Devonshire Cougars successfully defend their FA Cup with a comfortable 4-1 win over Southampton Rangers.Jesse Seymour and youngster Lejuan Simmons also scored for the champions, while Travis Wilkinson scored a consolation goal for Rangers. Having been beaten the weekend before at the same venue in the Friendship Cup to North Village, the FA Cup final was to be no repeat of their last outing.

Achievements[edit]

2004/05, 2006/07, 2008/09, 2012/13
  • FA Challenge Cup: 3
2009/10 2010/11 2012/13
  • Bermuda Charity Shield: 2
2006/07 2010/11
  • Bermuda Friendship Trophy: 2
2004/05 2012/13
  • Bermuda Martonmere Cup: 3
2001/02, 2006/07, 2008/09
  • Bermuda Dudley Eve Trophy: 1
2005/06

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Bermuda DF Joshua Butterfield
Bermuda DF Darius Cox
Bermuda DF Kijuan Franks
Bermuda DF Zekiro White
Bermuda DF Jesse Seymour
Bermuda MF Sean Brangman
No. Position Player
Bermuda MF Kwame Steede
Bermuda MF Tumaini Steede
Bermuda MF Moses Steede
Bermuda MF Kori Goddard
Bermuda FW Kor-von Tucker
Bermuda FW Damico Coddington
Bermuda FW Aljame Zuill
Bermuda FW Mark Steede

Past Players[edit]

Staff and board members[edit]

  • President: Bermuda Nadine Browne-Evans, JP
  • Vice President: Bermuda Vance Brown
  • Secretary: Bermuda Janell West-Smith
  • Assistant Secretary: Shanika Hayward
  • Treasurer: Bermuda David Burt, JP

Sponsors[edit]

  • Mussenden Subair Limited (2012–Present)
  • Burt Construction Ltd. (2009-2012)
  • Matches Lane (2009/10)
  • Twist Trucking (2009/10)