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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 tries to divorce its past

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) Acting President Lennox Watson, who was the football body’s longest serving vice president until his sudden promotion last October, could not answer many questions at this evening’s press conference at the Harvard Sports Club on Serpentine Road, Port of Spain. Watson said he did …

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TTFF: Warner has the money

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today insisted that Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner was the sole arbiter of its World Cup revenue and it did not have the funds to honour its debt of $4.6 million to the 2006 World Cup players. The figure represented …

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Soca Warriors seize TTFF assets

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) was subjected to a new low this morning as 15 policemen swooped down on its Dundonald Street headquarters and seized removable assets. The early morning raid is a result of the TTFF’s failure to honour a High Court order to pay 13 of …

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Caledonia, W Connection set up all T&T CFU finals

… Pro League teams book CONCACAF spots   The Trinidad and Tobago Pro League is assured two of three CONCACAF Club Championship spots available after Neal & Massy Caledonia and W Connection were both victorious in tonight’s Caribbean Football Union (CFU) semifinal fixtures in Marabella. Second half goals from Radanfah …

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Caledonia clinches second CFU spot

A goal on the hour mark by Trinidad and Tobago striker Devon Jorsling booked Caledonia AIA second successive Caribbean Football Union (CFU) spot tonight at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar. Jorsling beat national teammate and T&TEC goalkeeper Marvin Phillip with a precise right footer to seal a deserved triumph for …

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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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