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Warriors advance as Suriname shocks St Vincent

Maybe the tide really is turning for the Trinidad and Tobago national football team. The “Soca Warriors” qualified for next month’s Caribbean Cup finals in Antigua and Barbuda with a game in hand after Suriname shocked St Vincent and the Grenadines 1-0 today at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, …

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St Vincent holds Cuba to frustrate Warriors

Trinidad and Tobago’s path to next month’s Caribbean Cup football finals in Antigua and Barbuda became more complicated this evening before the “Soca Warriors” had even taken the field. A draw between St Vincent and the Grenadines and Cuba means that the Trinidad and Tobago footballers will almost certainly need …

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Magical Marcel dismantles Suriname

Cuban attacker Marcel Hernandez lit the flame at the 2012 Caribbean Cup qualifying tournament tonight with an outstanding performance in a resounding 5-0 win for the Spanish-speaking islanders against Suriname at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago. If communist Cuba espouses the importance of collectivism over individualism, Hernandez did …

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Tim Kee: I am my own man

New Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) president Raymond Tim Kee addresses the membership after being elected unopposed today: Today we have taken just another small step in pursuit of national greatness. The democratic process that has resulted in the appointment of a President and a National Executive signals that …

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Stubborn Connection defies Mexicans again

DirecTV W Connection ended its 2012 CONCACAF Champions League campaign last night with a defiant display at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva as the Trinidad and Tobago Pro League team held Mexican outfit Chivas de Guadalajara to a 1-1 tie. The result maintained Connection’s remarkable record of having never lost …

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Connection, Caledonia end CONCACAF campaigns tonight

Trinidad and Tobago Pro League teams DirecTV W Connection and Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA will close off their CONCACAF Champions League campaigns tonight in differing circumstances. Caledonia travels to Honduras to face CD Marathón with only pride at stake for both teams as United States Major League Soccer (MLS) …

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Now ex-Barbados Chief Justice investigates Warner

Former Barbados Chief Justice and Attorney General Sir David Simmons QC, who is chairman of Trinidad and Tobago’s 1990 Coup Enquiry, will hone in on the past practices of National Security Minister Jack Warner as CONCACAF continues to dig through its closet. Simmons, who is trying to compel Jamaat al …

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Connection eliminated from Champions League

A late header from veteran Xelajú defender Fredy Santiago ended DirecTV W Connection’s CONCACAF Champions League aspirations last night as the Trinidad and Tobago Pro League’s defending champions lost 3-2 at the Estadio Mario Camposeco in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Twice, Connection fought back from a goal down to hold the Guatemalan outfit …

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Toasting Scotland the Brave

Technically competent, strong as an ox, a deft dribbler and a fierce striker of the ball with either foot, Jason Scotland was well worth whatever trouble he may have given the coach when he arrived in Dundee. Fortunate to be signed by Dundee United after scoring twice in a rare …

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