Sheldon Phillips – Wired868 https://wired868.com Wired868 for smart sport news and satire Wed, 04 Apr 2018 21:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 Dear Editor: Phillips: Arrogant, shifty John-Williams-led TTFA is steering T&T football to ruin https://wired868.com/2017/12/23/phillips-arrogant-shifty-john-williams-led-ttfa-is-steering-tt-football-to-ruin/ https://wired868.com/2017/12/23/phillips-arrogant-shifty-john-williams-led-ttfa-is-steering-tt-football-to-ruin/#comments Sat, 23 Dec 2017 05:56:43 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=44175 “The [TTFA’s] handling of former coaches Stephen Hart and Randy Waldrum were nothing short of embarrassingly unprofessional and mean. [And the] TTFA leadership persists in acting in a manner that may very well push creditors to seek legal redress and have the TTFA placed in court-appointed administration. “There simply seems to be no evidence of …

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DJW unplugged: An illegal TTFA election, tacit FIFA support and a CFU power grab  https://wired868.com/2016/06/24/djw-unplugged-an-illegal-ttfa-election-tacit-fifa-support-and-a-cfu-power-grab/ https://wired868.com/2016/06/24/djw-unplugged-an-illegal-ttfa-election-tacit-fifa-support-and-a-cfu-power-grab/#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:56:20 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=31663 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 off an extradition request from …

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DJW is autocratic, vindictive and narcissistic! Walkes blasts TTFA president  https://wired868.com/2016/04/29/djw-is-autocratic-vindictive-and-narcissistic-walkes-blasts-ttfa-president/ https://wired868.com/2016/04/29/djw-is-autocratic-vindictive-and-narcissistic-walkes-blasts-ttfa-president/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:48:59 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=30444 Sacked Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Kendall Walkes has blasted football president David John-Williams for his supposed autocratic, vindictive and narcissistic style, as he opened up about the last four months at his post. Walkes, a former Trinidad and Tobago national midfielder and US Virgin Islands technical director, accepted a three year …

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Disrespect, possible illegitimacy and two controversial TTFA votes: the Futsal scandal https://wired868.com/2016/04/09/disrespect-possible-illegitimacy-and-two-controversial-ttfa-votes-the-futsal-scandal/ https://wired868.com/2016/04/09/disrespect-possible-illegitimacy-and-two-controversial-ttfa-votes-the-futsal-scandal/#comments Sat, 09 Apr 2016 17:58:13 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=29963 The Trinidad and Tobago National Futsal Team are in their last lap of preparations for the CONCACAF Futsal Championship play off qualifier against Honduras, which is scheduled for 4 and 6 May 2016 in Costa Rica. However, while the Futsal team get ready on the field, the backdrop continues to be a muddled and mystifying …

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No USSF loan: TTFA accepted just US$12,500 for US victory tour games https://wired868.com/2015/12/11/no-ussf-loan-ttfa-accepted-just-us12500-for-us-victory-tour-games/ https://wired868.com/2015/12/11/no-ussf-loan-ttfa-accepted-just-us12500-for-us-victory-tour-games/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 20:31:24 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=26970 Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Sheldon Phillips agreed to send the “Women Soca Warriors” to play two matches against the 2015 FIFA World Cup champions for less than the cost of airfare, according to documents leaked to Wired868. The TTFA has remained in perilous financial straits despite a host of high …

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US women hit T&T for six; W/Warriors pondered strike before gala friendly https://wired868.com/2015/12/11/us-women-hit-t-wwarriors-pondered-strike-before-gala-friendly/ https://wired868.com/2015/12/11/us-women-hit-t-wwarriors-pondered-strike-before-gala-friendly/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:33:03 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=26948 The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team suffered another heavy defeat last night, as they went down 6-0 to the United States at an exhibition match in San Antonio. The result was hot on the heels of an 11-0 hammering from Brazil for a largely second string Trinidad and Tobago team in Natal, although …

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General secretary chaos slows new TTFA; Phillips claims long-term contract https://wired868.com/2015/12/08/general-secretary-chaos-slows-new-ttfa-phillips-claims-long-term-contract/ https://wired868.com/2015/12/08/general-secretary-chaos-slows-new-ttfa-phillips-claims-long-term-contract/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 18:05:46 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=26839 New Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams should announce an interim general secretary before the end of this week, as the local football body has found itself handicapped by a debatable, existing arrangement between ex-president Raymond Tim Kee and his estranged former general secretary, Sheldon Phillips. Phillips, according to TTFA sources, has …

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W/Warriors coach sidelined; Waldrum wants chance to fix T&T women’s game https://wired868.com/2015/11/15/wwarriors-coach-sidelined-waldrum-wants-chance-to-fix-tt-womens-game/ https://wired868.com/2015/11/15/wwarriors-coach-sidelined-waldrum-wants-chance-to-fix-tt-womens-game/#comments Mon, 16 Nov 2015 02:42:32 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=26013 Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team head coach Randy Waldrum must make do with following the “Women Soca Warriors” via newspaper reports and the social media, as poor communication and disorganisation within the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has left him on the sidelines. Waldrum explained that the dismissal of TTFA general secretary …

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TTFA ExCo declares no confidence in “incompetent” president, Tim Kee https://wired868.com/2015/11/14/ttfa-exco-declares-no-confidence-in-incompetent-president-tim-kee/ https://wired868.com/2015/11/14/ttfa-exco-declares-no-confidence-in-incompetent-president-tim-kee/#comments Sat, 14 Nov 2015 08:50:38 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=25957 Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president Raymond Tim Kee’s re-election campaign was dealt another humiliating blow last night as six Executive Committee members, including all three vice-presidents Lennox Watson, Rudolph Thomas and Krishna Kuairsingh, declared, via a press release, that they had “unanimously lost confidence in the president, Mr Raymond Tim Kee.” Wired868 was …

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TTFA official questions validity of Tim Kee sacking; Phillips promises “dignified exit” https://wired868.com/2015/10/20/ttfa-official-questions-validity-of-tim-kee-sacking-phillips-promises-dignified-exit/ https://wired868.com/2015/10/20/ttfa-official-questions-validity-of-tim-kee-sacking-phillips-promises-dignified-exit/#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2015 22:30:08 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=25171 Did Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president Raymond Tim Kee have the authority to sack his general secretary, Sheldon Phillips? Tim Kee fired Phillips this afternoon and communicated his decision to the public, via a press release. According to Tim Kee, Phillips was axed for his: “failure to adhere to directives regarding the operational …

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Tim Kee sacks Sheldon; TTFA general secretary pays price for Guardian gaffe https://wired868.com/2015/10/20/tim-kee-sacks-sheldon-ttfa-general-secretary-pays-price-for-guardian-gaffe/ https://wired868.com/2015/10/20/tim-kee-sacks-sheldon-ttfa-general-secretary-pays-price-for-guardian-gaffe/#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2015 17:21:48 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=25139 Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president Raymond Tim Kee has sacked his general secretary, Sheldon Phillips, just six weeks before the TTFA presidential elections. Tim Kee confirmed Phillips’ termination today, via press release, for: “failure to adhere to directives regarding the operational activities of the FA.” The TTFA president, who is also the Port …

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TTFA VPs do not support Tim Kee; Guardian apologises for misleading article https://wired868.com/2015/10/18/ttfa-vps-do-not-support-tim-kee-guardian-apologises-for-misleading-article/ https://wired868.com/2015/10/18/ttfa-vps-do-not-support-tim-kee-guardian-apologises-for-misleading-article/#comments Mon, 19 Oct 2015 01:09:22 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=25071 Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president Raymond Tim Kee’s re-election campaign got off to an embarrassing start this weekend, as, within hours of his announcement, all three TTFA vice-presidents declared that they do not support his candidacy. The furious responses from vice-presidents Lennox Watson, Rudi Thomas and Krishendath Kuarsingh were prompted by a Trinidad …

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