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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.

NE Stars, Corneal support Williams’ fiancée

DirecTV North East Stars and Trinidad and Tobago national football team technical director Anton Corneal expressed support and prayers for W. Connection captain and “Soca Warriors” goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams, whose fiancée, Candice Worrell, is in critical condition after a brutal robbery. Worrell was relieved of her cellular phone and wallet …

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National footballer’s fiancée brutally assaulted

W. Connection Football Club captain and goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams, 27, will try to maintain his team’s Caribbean Club Championship hopes tonight while his fiancée, Candice Worrell, literally fights for her life at the St Clair Medical Centre in Port of Spain. Worrell, a Health and Safety Officer at Jenexcon Engineering …

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Time for the ‘TTFF Spring’

Hutson “Barber” Charles, a former “Strike Squad” stand-out and Defence Force legend, was having a hard time curbing his enthusiasm on Sunday night. Shaun Fuentes, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) press officer, did his best to help. The national football team had just lost 3-2 to the visiting …

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Finnish-ing lessons for gutsy Warriors

A new-look Trinidad and Tobago national football team did well enough to earn plaudits but not a result as the “Soca Warriors” fell 3-2 to the visiting Finland outfit last night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. The Warriors led twice and matched their guests for long spells …

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Youthful Warriors tackle Finland

The Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain should be brimming with youthful verve tomorrow evening as a youthful Trinidad and Tobago squad host a similarly fresh-faced Finnish outfit in a warm-up match from 5 pm. Wired868.com will allow readers to follow the action via a live, interactive news feed. The …

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Sacked U-23 manager claims victimisation

Sacked national under-23 football team manager Norris Ferguson accused the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) and, in particular, its Interim President Lennox Watson of victimisation after Ferguson and equipment manager Frank Rodriguez were removed from the technical staff on Wednesday. Rodriguez was part of a slate, headed by FC …

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Race, business and the country bookie

“You see that guy there?” The radiator technician leaned towards me as he spoke in a loud whisper while pointing to the back of a tall, hulking fellow who had just paid him. The latter man’s brisk strides seemed to swallow up the concrete as he headed for the gate. …

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Warriors look to rebound against Finland

The Trinidad and Tobago national senior football team will seek to rebound from its disastrous 2014 World Cup qualification with a good performance in Sunday’s 5 pm friendly international against Finland at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. The “Soca Warriors” will feature several under-23 players but still has …

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Warner dummies the press again

…Ex-FIFA VP as slippery as ever   Former FIFA Vice President and Trinidad and Tobago Works Minister, Jack Warner, had a potentially disastrous time of things last week. It was hard to tell from a cursory glance at the major newspapers, though. On Thursday morning, High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad …

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Welcome To Wired868

We prefer to think of Wired868.com as a Community Newspaper; one that aims to be both information supplier and conduit and to play a role in bettering society from the base rather than the pinnacle. Hello neighbours and welcome to Wired868.com and a new adventure in the information industry. {saudioplayer}http://wired868.com/868/mp3/Wired868.mp3{/saudioplayer} …

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Gally criticises “hasty” Corneal appointment

Ex-Trinidad and Tobago national football team standout player and coach, Everald “Gally” Cummings, today criticised the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) for its “haste” in appointing former assistant coach Anton Corneal as technical director. Corneal, who received a four-year contract to oversee the development of the local game, began …

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