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Trinidad and Tobago football and sports news

Real evolution for Mourinho’s Madrid

Some 90,000 Catalans bayed for blood in the Nou Camp; Saturday April 21 was the day they expected Barcelona to put the Real Madrid’s Galácticos to death, a slow, merciless death. But they reckoned without the special one himself, José Mourinho. We covered several tactical topics prior to the game …

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Caledonia aims for Cup hattrick

Caledonia AIA will play for its third Cup trophy this season after whipping T&TEC FC 3-1 on Friday night in the semi-finals of the Lucozade Sport Goal Shield at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella. Caledonia, who is coached by Jerry Moe and Jamaal Shabazz, has already lifted the First …

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Mourinho gets Fenwick’s nod for El Clásico

Spain’s finest and two of the world’s most renowned football clubs, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, go head-to-head in this mouth-watering winner-take-all encounter. To fully appreciate the true value and importance of this championship decider, one must start by identifying the ingredients that have the whole football world on edge …

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Philosophy, El Clásico and Nakhid

Like earlier versions of match-ups between these two high-flying teams, today’s Clásico is shaping to be a contest pitting a particular philosophy against a specific plan for a specific result. After two decades of trial and error, Barcelona’s philosophy, the brainchild of the most cerebral football player of all times, …

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Defence Force overwhelms Jabloteh

Adam’s Construction San Juan Jabloteh coach Earl Carter leaned against his bench on Friday night and waited to be put out of his misery at Port of Spain’s Hasely Crawford Stadium. The Movie Towne cinema was barely 400 metres south of the Jabloteh goalpost. But there was to be no …

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High Court gives Warner and TTFF more time

Justice Devindra Rampersad’s agenda was disturbed again today at the Port of Spain High Court as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) once more disobeyed a court order and failed to take legal action against its former Special Advisor and Works Minister Jack Warner. The TTFF’s decision again raised …

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A tale of two TTFF lawyers

Today, in room 25 of the Port of Spain High Court, attorney Derek Ali took centre stage. Ali must be a gambling man. This morning, he wagered the freedom of his client and Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) general secretary Richard Groden. The media could not report on the …

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Connection dedicates title to courageous captain

W. Connection coach Stuart Charles Fevrier paid special tribute to club captain Jan-Michael Williams as the “Savonetta Boys” executed a remarkable triumph by snatching the 2011/12 Digicel Pro League crown from under the nose of rivals, T&TEC, on the final day of the season. On Thursday, Caledonia AIA stunned T&TEC …

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T&TEC cries foul at Pro League fixtures

… Fate tests debutantes’ resolve   Debutantes, T&TEC, must withstand a searching close season test of endurance if it is to claim its first Trinidad and Tobago Digicel Pro League football crown tomorrow night at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella. T&TEC, who is still without silverware despite two Cup final …

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