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The trials of Jan, Matthew and Aaron: How racism affected future of three T&T players

The following story—written by Wired868 managing director Lasana Liburd—was first published by the Trinidad Express on 2 December 2008 and chronicles the ambitions and racial barriers faced by Trinidad and Tobago players, Jan-Michael Williams, Matthew Bartholomew and Aaron Downing, as they tried to break into the European professional leagues: “Williams, …

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NLCB pumps $8 million into TTFA U-13/14 programme, DJW goes back to the future

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFA) will revamp its under-13 and under-14 programme in 2017, after announcing a TT$8 million sponsorship deal with the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) for the National Elite Youth Development Program. The NLCB money will be paid over a four-year period while the TTFA …

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Orlando City bury Molino incident: No comment, no action; T&T ace takes curious approach

Orlando City will not take action against midfielder Kevin Molino for his alleged indiscretions on international duty with Trinidad and Tobago. And neither “Lions” coach Jason Kreis or Molino will comment on what happened either. According to Orlando Sentinel journalist Alicia DelGallo, a City spokesman confirmed that Molino will train …

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Molino breaks camp again! Hart axes Soca Warriors star for sneaking out to nightclub

Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Team coach Stephen Hart has cut playmaker Kevin Molino from his squad for breaking camp, barely a month since the Orlando City player incurred a massive fine for the same infraction. Hart’s decision means the Warriors face Martinique in Fort-de-France tonight—in a must-win Caribbean Cup …

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Williams stuffs T&T U-20 team with south-based talent; but misses out on Levi

Trinidad and Tobago National Under-20 Team coach Brian Williams selected a 23-man squad stuffed with south-based schoolboy talent for Caribbean Football Union battle in Curaçao from 21-30 October 2016. Twelve of the 23-man squad either played for or still represent one of the country’s south-based schools including team captain and …

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