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Wallace: ‘We won’t bow to Fifa fear play’; TTFA president explains return to CAS and resumption of case

“[…] I believe that the recent punitive action taken by Fifa against the TTFA because the TTFA is engaged in a legitimate action before the Trinidad and Tobago High Court—even after the TTFA filed documents to discontinue the action before the Court—is high-handed, unreasonable, and does not accord with the …

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‘I’m saddened and disappointed!’ TTFA vice-president resigns, points to late withdrawal from Fifa case

“[…] Within recent times it has become clear to me, that we are also fighting against those that we represent: the associations, the clubs, the teams, supporters and, sadly, the players. “[…] How and why these papers were filed after the 3pm deadline is beyond me, and I am saddened …

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Dear editor: Tribute to T&T’s ‘singularly incisive’ football referee, Osmond Downer—may we see more like him

“[…] May there be similarly sensible incarnations of Osmond Downers, as domestic football crawls to its uncertain future and Downer’s informed movement across the field of play inevitably wanes and welcomes generational substitution. “[…] May that tradition be relayed by others who pick up his torch…” In the following Letter …

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‘The TTFA has been colonised!’ Wallace ends Fifa case to ‘avoid further victimisation’ of T&T football

“[…] It is fair to say that the overwhelming majority of representatives were motivated by fear of Fifa’s threat to suspend TTFA. “[…] We end our just action in order to avoid further victimisation of Trinidad and Tobago football. We have stood for Democracy, National Sovereignty and the rule of …

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‘To withdraw the profanity will be otiose…’ Ramischand apologises but warns Deyalsingh not to test him

“[…] What the Honourable Minister was doing was violating and interfering in the Judicial process by conducting a trial in the public and convicting my daughter in the court of public opinion and therefore prematurely and pre-emptively interfering with the judicial process by creating public prejudice and condemning my daughter …

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DJW vows action after legal review but yet to rebut specific CNC3 claims

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams has promised libel action against Guardian Media Limited and its investigative reporter Mark Bassant, as well as to clear his name from allegations of financial misconduct related to the Home of Football project. However, John-Williams has done neither—not yet anyway. …

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