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How to spot a poorly run sporting body: CIES’ Cornu calls out CFU, TTFA points fingers at self

If FIFA and the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) were practising good governance, including fair and transparent electoral processes, would Mohammed bin Hammam realistically have expected to get away with trying to bribe 25 CFU officials for their votes during his bid for the FIFA presidency in 2012? That rhetorical question …

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Ciao Carolina! T&T women’s programme in jeopardy as Italian walks after three months without pay

The Italian renaissance of the Trinidad and Tobago National Women’s Team programme appears to be over—after just under six months—as the much vaunted head coach Carolina Morace officially informed the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) on Friday that she has had enough. Morace, a former Italy player and Canada …

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CFU president faces four-year ban; John-Williams could benefit from FIFA hounding of rival

Embattled Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick could find himself crowbarred out of office by FIFA, after the world governing body’s ethics committee today recommended a four-year ban from all football activities for the Antigua and Barbuda native. The ethics committee, which is chaired by Dr Cornel Borbély, focused …

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TTFA promises retainer contracts; Morace brings three foreign coaches on women’s staff

The Women Soca Warriors could kick off their France 2019 Women’s World Cup preparation with a rematch against Ecuador next month while the national players should also be offered retainer contracts soon. Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams made both revelations at the Ato Boldon Stadium in …

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Kenwyne ruled out Central’s C/League opener, DJW faces fresh conflict of interest scenarios 

Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Team captain Kenwyne Jones will not feature in Central FC’s opening 2016/17 CONCACAF Champions League outing against United States Major League Soccer (MLS) team Vancouver Whitecaps from 8pm tomorrow at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Last month, Jones signed for new MLS franchise, Atlanta …

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John-Williams loses CFU bid; Derrick thwarts TTFA boss’ controversial challenge

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams today failed in his bid to wrest the post of Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president from incumbent leader and Antigua and Barbuda FA general secretary, Gordon Derrick, in a regional football election in Miami, Florida. Derrick got 18 votes while John-Williams …

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DJW launches CFU manifesto amidst hints of UEFA interference in Caribbean election

Suspicions that CONCACAF and UEFA have lent to their support to one of three candidates in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) election race might harden after presidential candidate David John-Williams released his manifesto, which suggested that his proposed Caribbean Professional Football League (CPFL) is an integral part of his bid …

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We don’t need the TTFA board! DJW and Salazar lift the lid in explosive I95.5 interview

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and vice-president Joanne Salazar said yesterday that they, along with vice-president Ewing Davis, acted on more than one occasion without approval from the TTFA’s board of directors and sought to justify their doing so in a radio interview on I95.5FM. John-Williams …

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DJW unplugged: An illegal TTFA election, tacit FIFA support and a CFU power grab 

The world governing football body, FIFA, stands accused of complicity in the rise of an allegedly illegitimately elected football president from Trinidad and Tobago with overarching ambitions. FIFA handed former vice-president, Jack Warner, a life ban for attempting to rig its 2011 presidential elections. And the disgraced ex-football official is now fighting …

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