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TTFF: Warner took Haiti aid money

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) admitted culpability this morning for the Haiti financial aid scandal reported exclusively by the UK Sunday Times and confirmed by Wired868.com on 12 February 2012. However, Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner was fingered as the only person …

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Warner, TTFF mum on Haitian aid scandal

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) kept a still tongue today in the face of reports that FIFA has stopped funding the local sporting body due to its role in the misappropriation of aid funds meant for earthquake-ravaged, Haiti. On Sunday, the UK Times revealed that $4.76 million (US$750,000) …

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FIFA withholds Warner pension

FIFA revealed yesterday that it is withholding the pension of its former Vice President and Trinidad and Tobago Works Minister Jack Warner. Warner resigned from FIFA last June in the wake of bribery allegations that saw fellow Vice President Mohamed Bin Hammam banned for life. However, the former TTFF special …

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Caledonia, W Connection set up all T&T CFU finals

… Pro League teams book CONCACAF spots   The Trinidad and Tobago Pro League is assured two of three CONCACAF Club Championship spots available after Neal & Massy Caledonia and W Connection were both victorious in tonight’s Caribbean Football Union (CFU) semifinal fixtures in Marabella. Second half goals from Radanfah …

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W Connection books CFU spot

W Connection stormed to the top of the Digicel Pro League standings tonight and booked a spot in the 2012 Caribbean Club Championship with a hard fought 1-0 win over T&TEC at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Connection plays Police on Tuesday in the final fixture before the two …

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Jack accuses Blatter of fraud over TV deal

A leaked hand-written letter, supposedly penned by FIFA General Secretary Jérôme Valcke to ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, added new weight to the latter’s claim that FIFA President Sepp Blatter acted improperly in awarding him the Caribbean’s World Cup television rights. The alleged Valcke letter, revealed exclusively by British investigative journalist …

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Finnish-ing lessons for gutsy Warriors

A new-look Trinidad and Tobago national football team did well enough to earn plaudits but not a result as the “Soca Warriors” fell 3-2 to the visiting Finland outfit last night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. The Warriors led twice and matched their guests for long spells …

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Warner dummies the press again

…Ex-FIFA VP as slippery as ever   Former FIFA Vice President and Trinidad and Tobago Works Minister, Jack Warner, had a potentially disastrous time of things last week. It was hard to tell from a cursory glance at the major newspapers, though. On Thursday morning, High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad …

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