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Clayton Morris: The late Larry Joseph—teammate, friend, brother, father figure, mentor

“[…] There was something about Larry Joesph and goalkeepers—moreso the ones that seemed to have slack screws. Trintoc vs Alcons at the Arima Velodrome. Anton Corneal reminded me of a goal Larry scored, which he described as ‘pure brilliance’.  “Larry Joseph scored from in our half of the field with …

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‘They’re sabotaging Fenwick and Hadad!’ TTFA staff blamed for normalisation committee blunders

Who is doing more damage to Trinidad and Tobago’s 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifying chances? Is it the perceived arrogance and ignorance of the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee, headed by Robert Hadad? The eccentric behaviour and questionable decision-making of Men’s National Senior Team head coach Terry Fenwick? Or the alleged indifference …

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Quarantine or play elsewhere! Wired868 looks at why gov’t blanked TTFA’s late WCQ proposal

The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team will concede home advantage in a World Cup qualifying campaign for the first time in 36 years, after Ministry of Health chief medical officer Dr Roshan Parasram ruled that a proposal by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) fell short of …

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The Hadad era: has normalisation committee become a threat to T&T football?

“America won’t have [Christian] Pulisic, so it will be an easy game,” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) acting general secretary Amiel Mohammed supposedly told a football insider, as he bragged about the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee’s coup in securing a friendly match against Concacaf giants, the United States. Mohammed could …

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Clayton Morris: ‘Larry Joseph always had the extra in him when the moment warranted it’

“[…] Larry Joseph demonstrated some of the most important skills in the game. Smooth as ever, effortlessly—as he alone did it—and effectively, as we loved seeing him on football field. He surely will be missed…” The following statement on the passing of former Strike Squad midfielder Larry Joseph was submitted to …

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‘A true son of the sport’; TTFA mourns passing of ex-Strike Squad player Larry Joseph

Former Strike Squad and United Petrotrin midfielder Larry Joseph passed away today at the age of 56. Joseph, a skilful, mobile ball handler, represented Trinidad and Tobago in the 1986 and 1990 World Cup qualifying campaigns. Following his retirement, he continued to play for the Strike Squad in exhibition matches …

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SOS to Dr Rowley! CMO accused of ‘sabotage’, as Warriors unable to train or book warm-up games

The Soca Warriors’ Qatar 2022 World Cup dreams are being stymied by the Trinidad and Tobago government’s Covid-19 rules and, according to football insiders, the Ministry of Health’s apparent reluctance to relax them for the Men’s National Senior Team. There have been 107 million cases of infection worldwide since the …

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Fenwick: ‘This is the starting position… we weren’t far away [from USA] with our local-based players’

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Terry Fenwick today continued to reframe the narrative around his international coaching debut—a joint national record 7-0 loss to the United States in Orlando on Sunday—as he suggested some positives to local football fans, in an interview with the TTFA Media. …

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