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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.

TTFF hits back at Jan-Michael

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today declined an opportunity to make peace with grieving national goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams and, instead, hinted that the W Connection captain was guilty of dishonesty. Williams, whose fiancée Candice Worrell remains in a coma since a brutal robbery on January 20, complained to …

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D/Force edges Stars

Defending Pro League football champions, Defence Force, continued its momentum this evening with a typically gritty 1-0 win over DirecTV North East Stars at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar. The army/ coast combination is now three points shy of fourth placed T&TEC with a game in hand and are undefeated …

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TTFF disregards Jan-Michael’s tragedy

… Grieving goalie considers international retirement   Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams is considering retiring from international duty at the age of 27; stung by what he perceives as insensitivity by the local football body, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF), to his tragic personal circumstances. Williams, who …

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Battered beauty queen improves slightly

Former beauty queen Candice Worrell remains in a comatose condition at the St Clair Medical Centre, more than two weeks after she was brutally assaulted and robbed outside her work place at 38 John Street, Montrose, Chaguanas. However, Worrell’s condition has stabilised and she is now breathing on her own. …

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Jabloteh goes third

  Fourth placed Adam’s Construction San Juan Jabloteh climbed to third place tonight with a 1-1 draw against defending champions Defence Force in 2011/12 Digicel Pro League football action at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar. Jabloteh moved a point clear of T&TEC who dropped to fourth spot with 19 points. …

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Defiant Connection tops Pro League

W. Connection FC stormed to the top of the Digicel Pro League on Tuesday night with a 1-0 win over T&TEC at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva. Connection club president David John Williams punched the air at the final whistle and there was good reason to be pleased. The “Savonetta …

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W Connection books CFU spot

W Connection stormed to the top of the Digicel Pro League standings tonight and booked a spot in the 2012 Caribbean Club Championship with a hard fought 1-0 win over T&TEC at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Connection plays Police on Tuesday in the final fixture before the two …

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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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