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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.

Power to the clubs; TTFF considers constitutional reform

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) president Raymond Tim Kee yesterday vowed to push through reform of the local body’s controversial constitution after confirming the appointment of ex-FIFA technical committee member and former football manager Richard Braithwaite, former local referees association president and ex-FIFA referee Osmond Downer and Veteran Footballers …

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Is Tobago racist or is Rampersad an idiot?

The TOP was not routed in Tobago because it is an uninspiring bunch steered by a leader, Ashworth Jack, of questionable integrity and chained to a People’s Partnership that it is dogged by corruption and which treats the electorate as mindless voting machines. Not even close. Tobago voted against TOP …

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T&T footballers eye Korea and Peru friendlies

The Trinidad and Tobago national senior football team is anticipating an exciting start to 2013 as the “Soca Warriors”, according to a source, are closing in on international friendlies against Peru and South Korea in February and March respectively. The Warriors hope to host Peru in Port of Spain on …

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T&TEC raises the voltage with Central FC tie

Welcome back, T&TEC FC. Five months and nine games into the 2012/13 Digicel Pro League season, the “Electricity Boys” finally decided to show up yesterday as they raised the voltage to claim a 1-1 draw against rookie team Central FC at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva. Fashionably late? Last season, …

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Soldiers rout Caledonia to surge clear

The 2012/13 Digicel Pro League football season is barely at the halfway mark this weekend. And yet there could be no questioning the right of the Defence Force team to hold the ultimate prize. Not anymore. At the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva last night, the army/coast guard combination sent …

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Connection and Jan-Michael agree amicable split

There will be no reconciliation for defending Pro League champion football club DIRECTV W Connection and its former team captain and custodian Jan-Michael Williams. But there will be no more accusations from the two parties either. W Connection chairman David John Williams and his namesake and former employee, Williams—the two …

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Major TTFF changes afoot; Muhammad tipped to return

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) president Raymond Tim Kee told Wired868.com on the weekend that the local football fraternity should expect “major changes” in February. However, Tim Kee stopped short of saying whether general secretary Richard Groden would be replaced or if, as rumoured, ex-national team manager David Muhammad …

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Rangers leapfrog Central to sixth in Pro League

St Ann’s Rangers has lost its star striker Hector Sam and team manager Adrian Romain to Central FC this month while it appears that winger Jason Marcano will also head down the Uriah Butler Highway to the rookie Digicel Pro League club before the transfer window closes next week. Rangers …

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W Connection, Caledonia play to tame draw

DIRECTV W Connection recorded its second straight clean sheet last night. So there was no sign yet of a flutter in the team’s performances following coach Stuart Charles-Fevrier’s decision to axe captain and custodian Jan-Michael Williams. It is upfront that Connection’s problems lie as the “Savonetta Boys” produced another largely …

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