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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.

Downer: John-Williams is violating constitution by failure to call AGM and TTFA election date

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and general secretary Camara David have again drawn criticism over their supposed disregard for the local football body’s constitution, as stakeholders look forward to the 2019 elections. Veteran administrator Osmond Downer, who is the Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association (TTFRA) …

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Creighton scores hattrick in fresh Rangers rout, as Guaya exposed 7-0 in La Horquetta

Terminix La Horquetta Rangers attacker Tyrone Charles finished last night with a swollen jaw and blurred vision. But imagine how the Guaya United goalkeepers felt. Another outing, another Rangers rout. The star-studded La Horquetta-based team continued their habit of being insensitive hosts as they thumped Guaya United 7-0 in Ascension …

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Did you pay your players? SporTT awaits payroll info before fresh pay out to Pro League clubs

Can you provide payroll information, salary slips and/or NIS information for your players for the 2018 TT Pro League season? The TT Pro League’s eight clubs which receive government subventions, according to a source at the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT), have been asked to prove they paid …

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Pro League invites TTSL clubs to form its ‘second division’ but mum on benefits; Look Loy declines

The Trinidad and Tobago Pro League (TTPL) has offered Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) clubs the chance at a slot in the top flight competition. Sort of. Just days after announcing its intention to start the 2019 TTPL season on 4 October—after growing tired of waiting for the Trinidad …

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Boyo boy! Gonzales gets collector’s item as Defence Force edge Jabloteh to reclaim top billing

Defence Force reclaimed pole position in the Ascension Invitational Tournament yesterday, however it was anything but comprehensive, as they eked out a come from behind 2-1 win over San Juan Jabloteh at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar. The fact that Defence Force’s decisive late item came from veteran defender …

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Pro League and TTSL go separate ways as T-League hopes fade for 2019; Guardian $3 million claim refuted

The Trinidad and Tobago Pro League has confirmed that their clubs will go it alone this season, after a board meeting this morning. The decision, relayed via a press statement by CEO Julia Baptiste, means curtains for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s proposed T-League, which should have been an …

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Gordon rages as Jabloteh labour to win over Prisons; but coos over 14-year-old debutant, Faustin

San Juan Jabloteh head coach Keith Jeffrey is abroad at present and his assistant, Marvin Gordon, was in charge as the ‘San Juan Kings’ faced Prison Service FC at Bourg Mulatresse yesterday afternoon. Perhaps someone should have informed versatile ex-National Under-17 Team midfielder Jodel Brown of such. By the final …

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Corneal: They’re operating by guess; you can’t play trial and error with the future of our football!

“[Trinidad and Tobago Boys National Under-15 head coach Stuart Charles-Fevrier] has spoken now about things that need to change but those things should have been changed two years ago. That means they didn’t have the required experience or weren’t sure about what is supposed to happen at that age group. …

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Eight debutants in T&T squad to face ‘Vincy Heat’; Jabari is in but no room for Radanfah or ‘Showtime’

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Dennis Lawrence named eight uncapped players in his 20-man squad to face St Vincent and the Grenadines on Sunday afternoon, as he retained his adventurous selection policy at the helm of the Soca Warriors. The Trinidad and Tobago outfit are scheduled …

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T-League on verge of collapse as Gillette accuses DJW and Camara of betrayal

The much-vaunted T-League, a FIFA-approved and TTFA-run football league involving Trinidad and Tobago’s two top domestic competitions, appears to be on the verge of collapse before a ball is kicked, with leaked correspondence suggesting an about-turn by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams. Today, Commission chairman Lindsay …

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