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Jack’s shadow still smothers TTFF

… Integrity Commission briefed on Warner   The Integrity Commission, chaired by former media magnate Ken Gordon, might offer the best chance of investigating the machinations of Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA vice president, Jack Warner. Wired868.com, through local civic-minded groups Fixin’ TT and the Transparency Institute, sent …

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Jack threatened to bankrupt TTFF

Works and Infrastructure Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President, Jack Warner, has apparently broken the terms of his FIFA exit and exposed the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) to more sanctions from the world governing body by meddling in regional football matters. Warner, according to a letter that was leaked …

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Connection starts CFU campaign with Victory

W Connection started its Caribbean Club Championship campaign at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium this evening with a 2-0 win over Victory SC from Haiti. If that sounded awkward to say—because of the ambitious name of the Haitian club—it was even more difficult to watch at times. Connection has won the …

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Connection expects Victory in Caribbean Championship

W Connection will aim to ensure that Haitian champion, Victory SC, fails to live up to its name from 5.30 pm today in the first game of a Caribbean Club Championship double header at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella. The second fixture pits the Antigua Barracuda, which participates in …

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T&T U-17 women eliminated by USA

… Pellerud bemoans lack of depth, fitness and experience   Ninety minutes can seem like an eternity in sport. For the first hour, the Trinidad and Tobago under-17 women’s football team competed well with its United States counterpart at the Concacaf Championship in Guatemala City although the latter outfit got …

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Guardiola’s brilliance was destined to be temporary

When Barcelona’s soon-to-be-ex-coach Pep Guardiola related his “waiting for that eureka moment”, as he described his coaching ideology, many in the football world may have thought it pretentious. The would-be philosopher-coach would find the tactical strategy necessary to overcome any and every team in Barcelona’s path through a flash of …

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Caledonia AIA defies soldiers and stereotypes

On Friday 27 April 2012, over a dozen Caledonia young men faced a combined army/coast guard battalion near Movie Towne in Port of Spain and whipped the soldiers in front of a few hundred witnesses. They then sauntered into the night with new silverware and $36,000 in prize money. The …

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Defence Force blunt in Lucozade final

Friday’s final of the Lucozade Sport Goal Shield at the Hasely Crawford Stadium was not, in my opinion, a typical Caledonia AIA versus Defence Force game. The venue was familiar, the coaches were familiar, the teams were familiar but it was difficult in my view to recognize the tactics employed …

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Caledonia completes Cup treble

Caledonia completed a treble of knock out titles tonight with a 3-1 win over Defence Force in Lucozade Sport Goal Shield final at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. The “Eastern Stallions” survived an early goalmouth scare to go ahead after just four minutes as right back Kareem “Tiny” …

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Real evolution for Mourinho’s Madrid

Some 90,000 Catalans bayed for blood in the Nou Camp; Saturday April 21 was the day they expected Barcelona to put the Real Madrid’s Galácticos to death, a slow, merciless death. But they reckoned without the special one himself, José Mourinho. We covered several tactical topics prior to the game …

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Caledonia aims for Cup hattrick

Caledonia AIA will play for its third Cup trophy this season after whipping T&TEC FC 3-1 on Friday night in the semi-finals of the Lucozade Sport Goal Shield at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella. Caledonia, who is coached by Jerry Moe and Jamaal Shabazz, has already lifted the First …

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