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Lasana Liburd

Lasana Liburd
Lasana Liburd is the managing director and chief 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.

Fresh farce as Connection whips T&TEC

Defending champions DIRECTV W Connection predictably returned to winning ways tonight with a 2-1 win over T&TEC FC in the second game of a Digicel Pro League double header at the Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya. The result pulled Connection to within four points of second placed Neal & Massy …

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Defence Force held 1-1 by Central

Digicel Pro League leaders Defence Force stretched its unbeaten run to nine successive matches tonight but the “Teteron Boys” did not have it all their own way as they were held 1-1 by Central FC at the Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya. Two goals within the first eight minutes from …

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National captain omitted from T&T squad

Trinidad and Tobago national football team captain Jan-Michael Williams has thrown his full support behind the technical staff after being overlooked for next Wednesday’s international friendly against Peru at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Williams has not played competitive football since the 2012 Caribbean Cup finals on December 12 …

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Pro League diamonds in the rough

In the first of a two-part series, Wired868 reviews the standout performers at the mid-term mark in 2012/13 Digicel Pro League. Here is a list of the League’s upcoming talent that are destined for bigger and better things. (Starting XI) Zane Coker (St Ann’s Rangers/ Goalkeeper/ 23 years old): Neal …

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Glen double sinks Connection

A freaky double strike from 2006 World Cup attacker Cornell Glen stunned DIRECTV W Connection last night as North East Stars downed the defending Pro League champions 2-0 at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. The result saw Stars close the gap with third placed Connection to just goal aggregate. …

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Defence Force guns down Police; Central edges Rangers

Trinidad and Tobago international striker Devorn Jorsling scored in his sixth consecutive Digicel Pro League outing yesterday evening as Defence Force brushed aside Police FC 3-1 at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. It was the eighth successive Pro League win for the army/coast guard combination and, although the domestic …

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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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