W Connection – Wired868 https://wired868.com Wired868 for smart sport news and satire Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:22:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 TTFA AGM: DJW struggles to provide answers on Home of Football contracts and “sweetheart” i95.5FM deal https://wired868.com/2018/04/01/ttfa-agm-djw-struggles-to-provide-answers-on-home-of-football-contracts-and-sweetheart-i95-5fm-deal/ https://wired868.com/2018/04/01/ttfa-agm-djw-struggles-to-provide-answers-on-home-of-football-contracts-and-sweetheart-i95-5fm-deal/#comments Mon, 02 Apr 2018 03:45:39 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=46878 Mysterious construction contracts without Board approval, national football coaches operating without oversight and a secret “sweetheart deal” with i95.5FM were among the controversial revelations yesterday as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) held a marathon AGM at the Cycling Centre in Couva. There were roughly 45 delegates and board members at one point yesterday …

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Pro League players speak up: “Panic has set in!;” “Football has become a hustle!” https://wired868.com/2018/03/05/pro-league-players-speak-panic-set-football-become-hustle/ https://wired868.com/2018/03/05/pro-league-players-speak-panic-set-football-become-hustle/#comments Mon, 05 Mar 2018 15:32:49 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45970 Trinidad and Tobago Pro League players are uneasy, “starting to panic,” one of them told Wired868. He and a couple of his mates are of the view that the Pro League had its work cut out for him to ensure that the competition stays afloat in 2018. As things stand, there is as yet no …

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Fevrier offers update on T&T U-15’s progress; Connection staff dominate TTFA boys elite programme https://wired868.com/2018/02/17/charles-fevrier-st-rose-offer-update-tt-u-15-teams-progress-ttfas-elite-programme/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/17/charles-fevrier-st-rose-offer-update-tt-u-15-teams-progress-ttfas-elite-programme/#comments Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:58:51 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45612 Trinidad and Tobago Elite Under-14 programme head coach Stuart Charles-Fevrier told the TTFA Media that he is pleased with the response of his players so far, as they continue their preparations at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. At present, Fevrier oversees the development of 40 players under the NLCB programme, which started in 2017. …

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Connection’s embarrassing Caribbean elimination deepens growing malaise in T&T football https://wired868.com/2018/02/05/connections-embarrassing-caribbean-elimination-adds-growing-malaise-tt-football/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/05/connections-embarrassing-caribbean-elimination-adds-growing-malaise-tt-football/#comments Mon, 05 Feb 2018 23:25:24 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45293 The W Connection Football Club last night became the latest in a line of Trinidad and Tobago football representatives to be embarrassed in regional competition, being eliminated in the group stage of the Caribbean Club Championship at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Connection only needed a draw to advance to the semifinal round of …

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Nathan, Theobald, Carlyle and Glen among 13 new short-term Central signings for Caribbean tourney https://wired868.com/2018/02/04/nathan-theobald-carlyle-glen-among-13-new-short-term-central-signings-caribbean-tourney/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/04/nathan-theobald-carlyle-glen-among-13-new-short-term-central-signings-caribbean-tourney/#comments Sun, 04 Feb 2018 15:37:26 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45262 Central FC—now re-christened the ‘Hydrotech Central FC’—have undergone another revamp of their roster for the purpose of the Caribbean Club Championship. There are 13 new faces for the 2018 tournament, which serves as a qualifier for the CONCACAF Champions League and Second Tier League competitions. Former Trinidad and Tobago World Cup 2006 midfielder Densill Theobald …

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‘Lobo’ double keeps Connection alive in Caribbean Championship; WCFC need result on Sunday https://wired868.com/2018/02/03/lobo-double-keeps-connection-alive-caribbean-championship-wcfc-need-result-sunday/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/03/lobo-double-keeps-connection-alive-caribbean-championship-wcfc-need-result-sunday/#comments Sat, 03 Feb 2018 14:52:37 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45232 W Connection revived their chances of advancing past the group stage of the Caribbean Club Championship group stage last night after a 2-1 win over Jamaican outfit Arnett Gardens at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Forward Marcus Joseph scored two first-half items for the “Savonetta Boys” who led 2-0 at the interval. However, Fabian …

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Connection lose to Haitians but confident of advancing in Caribbean competition; Central announce new sponsors https://wired868.com/2018/02/01/connection-lose-haitians-confident-advancing-caribbean-competition-central-announce-new-sponsors/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/01/connection-lose-haitians-confident-advancing-caribbean-competition-central-announce-new-sponsors/#comments Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:22:33 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45184 Trinidad and Tobago Pro League club W Connection FC will be fighting for their Caribbean Club Championship survival on Friday evening when they tackle Jamaica’s Arnett Gardens FC from 8pm at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Connection lost 0-1 to Haiti’s Real Hope Football Academy in Group A action yesterday while Arnett Gardens played …

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Pro League coaches: We have no war with TTSL; Look Loy offer is like return to stone age https://wired868.com/2018/01/11/pro-league-coaches-no-war-ttsl-look-loy-offer-like-return-stone-age/ https://wired868.com/2018/01/11/pro-league-coaches-no-war-ttsl-look-loy-offer-like-return-stone-age/#comments Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:03:41 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=44582 Taking pot shots at one another and making snide remarks is definitely not the way to go, say four Trinidad and Tobago Pro League (TTPL) coaches. What is needed is for football people to come together and talk about the state of the sport in the country so as to better be able to diagnose …

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Connection steal another FA trophy; Hector’s double keeps Lawmen waiting for another year https://wired868.com/2017/12/09/connection-steal-another-fa-trophy-hectors-double-keeps-lawmen-waiting-for-another-year/ https://wired868.com/2017/12/09/connection-steal-another-fa-trophy-hectors-double-keeps-lawmen-waiting-for-another-year/#comments Sat, 09 Dec 2017 14:01:49 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=43934 W Connection captured their fifth Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) FA Trophy title last night when they defeated Police FC by a 3-1 margin at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. A predatory double strike by veteran skipper Hughtun Hector was enough to get the job done for Connection, runners-up in the recently concluded …

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Alajuelense release Boatswain after four months; agents discuss life for T&T players in Latin America https://wired868.com/2017/11/03/alajuelense-release-boatswain-after-four-months-agents-discuss-life-for-tt-players-in-latin-america/ https://wired868.com/2017/11/03/alajuelense-release-boatswain-after-four-months-agents-discuss-life-for-tt-players-in-latin-america/#comments Sat, 04 Nov 2017 01:44:28 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=42867 Trinidad and Tobago international forward Jamille Boatswain’s whirlwind move to the Costa Rica First Division lasted just four months. The former St Benedict’s College student and Defence Force and Point Fortin Civic poacher is on the lookout for a new opportunity after LD Alajuelense cut him from their roster today. Boatswain, who signed a two-year …

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Pro League scores: M’vt Caledonia secure point as Connection go third week without win https://wired868.com/2017/08/05/pro-league-scores-mvt-caledonia-secure-point-as-connection-go-third-week-without-win/ Sat, 05 Aug 2017 18:25:09 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=40102 W Connection forward Marcus Joseph was on the score sheet again last night in TT Pro League action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium but it was not enough to stop the “Savonetta Boys” from going a third successive week without a win. Joseph’s item, which was his League high fifth goal this term, nullified veteran …

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I can provide stability! Shabazz reopens door to Maylee, Mollon and Cordner; but wants to keep Caledonia job https://wired868.com/2017/07/19/i-can-provide-stability-shabazz-reopens-door-to-maylee-mollon-and-cordner-but-wants-to-keep-caledonia-job/ https://wired868.com/2017/07/19/i-can-provide-stability-shabazz-reopens-door-to-maylee-mollon-and-cordner-but-wants-to-keep-caledonia-job/#comments Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:48:22 +0000 http://wired868.com/?p=39713 New Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team and Under-20 Team head coach Jamaal Shabazz believes he is the right man to steady the ship as the Women Soca Warriors attempt to recover from the abrupt departure of Italian head coach Carolina Morace and her three assistants. Morace and assistant Nicola Williams handed in their …

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