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Fifa puts DJW’s accountant, Patrick, in charge of TTFA, despite being subject of investigaton

Fifa has placed controversial Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) finance manager, Tyril Patrick, in charge of the local football body ‘until the normalisation committee has been put in place’—a decision that has further heightened suspicions within the fraternity. The governing football body belatedly informed the TTFA, via email today, …

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‘Travesty of logic and justice’, ‘attempted coup’, ‘cover-up’: TTFA officials condemn Fifa intervention

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) stakeholders have slammed Fifa’s decision to implement a normalisation committee on the island and effectively nullify the football body’s election last November. Fifa, in a press release today, claimed that its fact-finding mission to Trinidad last month—done in conjunction with Concacaf—found ‘extremely low overall …

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Pro League ‘cancels matches’ due to Covid-19 fears, vows to protect players and officials

The Trinidad and Tobago Pro League has ‘taken the decision to cancel all matches in the League as of this weekend until further notice’ due to concerns over Covid-19. The decision, according to a press release, was taken to ‘protect its players, technical staff, match commissioners, referees, dedicated media officers and …

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“Success takes sacrifice!” One on one with Defence Force goalie Aaron Enill

“I didn’t have a rich family... So sometimes I had to borrow a boots [or] borrow a gloves to go and practice. Sometimes I had to get money from my brother to go to train or play with Defence Force. Well, almost every day…” A former National Intercol champion with …

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Pro League result: Lee keeps Rangers in hunt as Defence Force stumble against Sando

Terminix La Horquetta Rangers stayed in the hunt for their maiden Pro League title last night, as they whipped rivals Morvant Caledonia United 4-0 at the Phase Two Recreation Ground in La Horquetta. A first half double by lively forward Isaiah Lee and a goal apiece by captain Jamal Creighton …

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Pro League result: AC’s struggles continue against Jabloteh; Rangers need win over M’vt Caledonia

AC Port of Spain, formerly North East Stars, slumped to their fifth straight defeat yesterday evening as they were edged 1-0 by San Juan Jabloteh in Pro League action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. Jair Edwards got the winner for the ‘San Juan Kings’ in the …

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Pro League results: ‘Pappy’ helps Civic to third, Sam keeps ‘Army’ on title course

A solitary strike by Point Fortin Civic playmaker Tyrel ‘Pappy’ Emmanuel kept the southern outfit chasing a team record yesterday as they edged Morvant Caledonia United 1-0 at the Mahaica Oval. It was only Emmanuel’s third goal this season but each item was a match winner, as he also broke …

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Pro League clashes with TTFA/TTSL on demand for unlimited Caricom players

Tripartite discussions between the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), the TT Pro League and the Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) appear to have reached an impasse with the parties disagreeing on three points. At present, the three bodies continue to disagree on the administration of the competition and …

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$4 million for taxman missing, an unsafe hotel and spiralling debts: Wallace reveals TTFA’s ‘true’ health

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has accused the administration of his predecessor, David John-Williams, of failing to account for millions of dollars received from Fifa and improperly deducted from office staff. Wallace’s claims were part of a 50-minute long press conference at the Queen’s Park Oval …

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Caribbean Chemicals Ltd becomes TTFA partner in TT$1.5 million deal

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace today announced a four year deal with Caribbean Chemicals & Agencies Ltd, which will see the latter company offer ‘support in the development and improvement of playing pitches at senior, junior and school level’ and ‘product for the improvement of playing …

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