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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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High Court gives Warner and TTFF more time

Justice Devindra Rampersad’s agenda was disturbed again today at the Port of Spain High Court as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) once more disobeyed a court order and failed to take legal action against its former Special Advisor and Works Minister Jack Warner. The TTFF’s decision again raised …

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A tale of two TTFF lawyers

Today, in room 25 of the Port of Spain High Court, attorney Derek Ali took centre stage. Ali must be a gambling man. This morning, he wagered the freedom of his client and Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) general secretary Richard Groden. The media could not report on the …

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T&T eliminated from Olympic qualifiers

… Honduras down Warriors 2-0   The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team was not short of effort or personality but, in the end, the young “Soca Warriors” lacked the ability to get to the knock out stage of the Concacaf London 2012 Olympic qualifying series. A goal on …

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T&T’s Olympic hopes suffer

… U-23s need win against Honduras   The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team can still mathematically qualify for the London 2012 Olympic Games but it would take a miraculous awakening against Honduras on Tuesday night. In California this evening, the young “Soca Warriors” again failed to match their …

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Warriors routed by Mexico

… Unlucky seven for T&T Olympic hopefuls   Trinidad and Tobago’s 2012 London Olympic qualifying campaign got off to a dismal start last night in California as the Mexico Under-23 football team routed the young “Soca Warriors” 7-1 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Los Angeles. Los Angeles is …

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Eve selects 20-man Olympic squad

… Rochford and Joseph among six T&T exclusions   Trinidad and Tobago national football team coach Angus Eve selected his 20-man squad today who will aim to win a spot at the 2012 London Olympic Games. The twin-island republic has never competed at the Olympics in football. The national under-23 …

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Canada edges T&T U23s

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team endured another lesson yesterday evening with a 1-0 loss to their Canadian counterparts at the Holiday Inn Sports Complex, Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale. It was Trinidad and Tobago’s second straight tour defeat after a 2-1 loss to Fort Lauderdale Strikers on Wednesday. Canada, …

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Paul: I will never turn down national team

… Former U-20 captain backs Olympic hopefuls   Gifted Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Leston Paul has denied that he ever turned down the chance to represent his country and said he is rooting for his teammates to book a London 2012 Olympic spot without him. The 22-year-old playmaker, who is …

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U-23s fall to Fort Lauderdale

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team lost the second of its last three outings yesterday evening with a 2-1 defeat to Fort Lauderdale Strikers in Miami. As in their last defeat to Portmore United in Jamaica, the young men in “red, white and black” were undone by senior …

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