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Lasana Liburd

Lasana Liburd
Lasana Liburd is the CEO and Editor at Wired868.com and a journalist with over 20 years experience at several Trinidad and Tobago and international publications including Play the Game, World Soccer, UK Guardian and the Trinidad Express.

Hart gets TT$5 million for wrongful dismissal, DJW fails to defend sacking T&T coach

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) must fork out TT$5 million to former Men’s National Senior Team head coach Stephen Hart for wrongful dismissal and unpaid salaries and bonuses, after controversial football president David John-Williams failed to defend his sacking of the Soca Warriors coach. Justice Eleanor Donaldson-Honeywell delivered …

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Vaccination cock-up, travel issues, unpaid match fees: T&T bedevilled by woes before crucial Honduras fixture

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Dennis Lawrence will not have the services of six from the 11 starting players used in his final warm-up match against Ecuador, as the Soca Warriors appear set to pay the price for haphazard planning. Tomorrow, the Soca Warriors face Honduras …

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Intercol 19: Chaguanas thwart Miracle Ministries’ revenge mission, ‘Caps’ clobber Couva East

Defending Central Zone Intercol champions Carapichaima East Secondary and Central Zone Championship winners Chaguanas North Secondary will meet in the zonal knock out final next Wednesday, after both teams made fairly comfortable work of their semifinal match-ups this afternoon at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Carapichaima East, perennial Central …

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Football saviour or cash cow? Ferguson faces grilling from ‘Faz’ and surprise text from police commissioner

“It seems that football has more bacchanal than national politics,” TV6 Morning edition host Fazeer Mohammed asked Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) presidential candidate Richard Ferguson on Friday 8 November, “why would you want to get involved in this?” “That is a good question,” Ferguson responded. “To be honest, …

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Electoral Committee clears TTFA presidential candidates; all 47 delegates expected to vote

The Electoral Committee of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) today cleared all 11 candidates seeking office at the local football body’s AGM on 24 November. The candidates are: President: David John-Williams (DJW), Richard Ferguson (RF), William Wallace (United TTFA); First vice-president: Selby Browne (DJW), Clynt Taylor (United TTFA); …

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Junior Sammy accuses United TTFA of ‘grave misrepresentation’, Wallace apologises and offers explanation

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) presidential candidate William Wallace has issued an ‘unreserved apology’ to the Junior Sammy Group of Companies, after the contractors accused Wallace’s ‘United TTFA’ slate of a ‘grave misrepresentation’ during their breakfast launch at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain on Saturday. During …

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