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Wells: Clyde Best Has Been An ‘Inspiration’

Wells: Clyde Best Has Been An ‘Inspiration’

Professional footballer Nahki Wells says Clyde Best has “long been an inspiration” as he “was the first footballer to really emerge from Bermuda” and “put the island on the map.” The 26-year-old Huddersfield player was speaking with the Examiner, which reported, “These days it’s Huddersfield Town striker Nahki... Read more of this article

Daily Mail Features Football Legend Clyde Best

Daily Mail Features Football Legend Clyde Best

Bermudian football legend Clyde Best has been featured in the Daily Mail, with the publication outlining the racism that the player faced during his early days in the sport, and also highlighting the recent release of his autobiography. The story said “Clyde Best distinctly remembers the fear when he opened the letter. It was the 1970-71 season and... Read more of this article

Clyde Best Signs Autobiography In UK

Clyde Best Signs Autobiography In UK

West Ham United legend Clyde Best was at London Stadium earlier this week in order to sign copies of his new autobiography, ‘The Acid Test’, ahead of the team’s Premier League clash against Burnley. West Ham’s website said, “The Hammers cult hero has travelled over from his home in Bermuda for the launch of the book, which explores... Read more of this article

Book Signing For Clyde Best’s Autobiography

Book Signing For Clyde Best’s Autobiography

Bermudian football legend Clyde Best will be at the Bookmart at Brown & Co in Wednesday [Nov 16] at 6.30pm in order to sign copies of his autobiography, titled ‘The Acid Test.’ Mr. Best — one of the top athletes that Bermuda has ever produced — traveled to the UK from Bermuda to play for West Ham United in 1968, where he... Read more of this article

Video: Clyde Best SCC Scholarships Awarded

Video: Clyde Best SCC Scholarships Awarded

In a presentation held at Clyde Best Lane in Sandys, three young people were named as the recipients of the second annual Clyde Best Scholarship Awards. The three young people — Tahzeiko Harris, Kayla Corday and Jaellan Greaves — all expressed their appreciation for the scholarships.Clyde Best — a former professional football player... Read more of this article

English Visitor’s Dream Comes True In Bermuda

English Visitor’s Dream Comes True In Bermuda

An English football fan’s visit to Bermuda turned out to be the trip of a lifetime, with a local tour guide helping the gentleman to make contact with one of his sports idols – and when legendary footballer Clyde Best heard one of his fans was on the island, he took the time to meet him personally. Visitor John Carey — a self-professed... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Clyde Best Lane Officially Unveiled

Photos/Video: Clyde Best Lane Officially Unveiled

[Updated with video & more photos] Broome Street in Sandys has been officially renamed Clyde Best Lane, with the unveiling held earlier today [Nov 1] with friends and family, politicians from both sides of the aisle, and football fans both young and old in attendance. One of the most successful athletes the island has ever produced, Mr Best began... Read more of this article

Clyde Best Honoured By Somerset Cricket Club

Clyde Best Honoured By Somerset Cricket Club

The Somerset Cricket Club is getting set to celebrate the life and accomplishments of legendary footballer Clyde Best. A spokesperson said, “The accomplishments of Bermuda’s legendary footballer Clyde Best are internationally documented. He was a superstar for both Somerset Trojans and Bermuda and his distinguished football career paved the... Read more of this article

New Mural Features Bermudian Football Stars

New Mural Features Bermudian Football Stars

A mural featuring five Bermudian football stars — Clyde Best, David Bascome, Shaun Goater, Nahki Wells and Kyle Lightbourne — located on the side of Jamaican Grill on Court Street is in its final stages of being completed. As one of Britain’s first black football stars, Clyde Best was regularly targeted with racist chanting from the... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Clyde Best Centre Of Excellence

Photos/Video: Clyde Best Centre Of Excellence

Yesterday [May 2] the Bermuda Football Association held a ground breaking ceremony for the planned Clyde Best Centre of Excellence at the BFA field in Devonshire. The Centre is named after Bermuda’s own Clyde Best, a world class athlete who helped pave the way for the black footballers of today. One of the first black players of the modern era... Read more of this article

Best Among Wall Of Fame Honorees

Best Among Wall Of Fame Honorees

Community Group Sandys 360 will be recognising outstanding athletes from the West End Community including legendary former West Ham United striker Clyde Best with a Wall of Fame ceremony later this month [Mar. 24]. This year, the organisation has selected five former athletes and one team to honour.K. Randolph Horton Clyde Best Norbert Simons Alan... Read more of this article

Video: Clyde Best Featured On CNN

Video: Clyde Best Featured On CNN

The CNN special report on racism in football “World Sport Presents: It’s Not Black & White” featuring Bermuda football legend Clyde Best aired yesterday, and is due to show on CNN again today [Feb.25]. Mr Best has also written a column — “Beautiful Game’ can transcend society’s ills” –that appears on CNN,... Read more of this article