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Paul: I will never turn down national team

… Former U-20 captain backs Olympic hopefuls   Gifted Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Leston Paul has denied that he ever turned down the chance to represent his country and said he is rooting for his teammates to book a London 2012 Olympic spot without him. The 22-year-old playmaker, who is …

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U-23s fall to Fort Lauderdale

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team lost the second of its last three outings yesterday evening with a 2-1 defeat to Fort Lauderdale Strikers in Miami. As in their last defeat to Portmore United in Jamaica, the young men in “red, white and black” were undone by senior …

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U-23 team faces more squad disruptions

… But Eve welcomes MLS duo to camp   Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team coach Angus Eve is still enjoying promising results on the field of play as he prepares for this month’s London 2012 Olympic Games qualifiers in the United States. But Eve might be growing increasingly …

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Gay stars in T&T friendly win

… Honduras summons starlets   Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 striker Jamal Gay continued his scoring form with two goals on Sunday evening as the 2012 London Olympic hopefuls started their Fort Lauderdale pre-tournament camp with a 4-1 over top South Florida amateur club, Honduras 5 Stars. Honduras 5 Stars …

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U23s stretch unbeaten run

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team stretched its unbeaten run to four successive matches as the visting squad held Jamaica 1-1 at the Edward Seaga Complex in Kingston on Wednesday night. Caledonia AIA striker Trevin Caesar scored in the 67th minute, just six minutes after replacing club teammate …

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Stanford guilty of 13 counts of fraud

Texas tycoon and cricket mogul Allen Stanford was today found guilty of running a $42.5 billion (US$7 billion) international pyramid scheme at a court in Houston, Texas. The jury, which comprised of eight men and four women, heard five weeks of evidence and had announced yesterday that it was “unable …

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Morton mourned by cricket world

Imran Khan, West Indies Cricket Board Corporate Communications Officer, wrote a moving summary of the late West Indies, Leeward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago cricketer Runako Morton. The best judgment of a man’s character is in his behavior when he feels that no one is watching. And Morton, according to …

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Gutsy T&T U-17 women fail Mexican test

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-17 women’s footballers gave a disciplined, energetic performance this evening but it was not nearly enough as they fell 2-0 in their CONCACAF opener to Mexico at the Estadio Cementos Progreso in Guatemala City, Guatemala. It might sound pessimistic to start booking your return flight …

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TTFF appoint national managers

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today announced the appointment of three managers to its football teams. Joycelyn Francois-Opadeyi, a former national hockey team captain and women’s cricket team manager, will serve as manager of the woman’s under-17 team. William Wallace, a past secondary schools cricket president, has been …

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Hyland misses Olympic qualifiers

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team will have to book its place at the London 2012 Olympic Games without the help of star Belgium-based midfielder Khaleem Hyland after the 22-year-old was ruled out by his employer, Racing Genk. The Olympic qualifiers, which will be staged in the United …

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Jack’s Haiti aid defence

Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner has submitted a tsunami of documentation to FIFA, which aims to prove the whereabouts of emergency aid funds that was wired to Trinidad and Tobago, two years ago, for disbursement to Haiti. However, there is no chance that FIFA or anyone else …

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