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De Four names 18 overseas players in training squad for Olympic qualifiers; ‘Baby’ appointed skipper

Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team head coach Stephan De Four named 18 overseas-based players in his 29-member squad for a residential camp, as they prepare for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying series. The team will be led by Iceland-based midfielder Karyn ‘Baby’ Forbes and lists her sister and …

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Women Soca Warriors start Olympic qualifying campaign against Aruba on 30 Sept

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team will kick off their Tokyo 2020 Olympic campaign on Monday 30 September when they face Aruba from 5pm in the second game of a double header at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. St Kitts and Nevis and Dominican Republic open Group …

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Fact checking DJW: Hart problems, star gazing and why fans, stats and players—but not Lawrence!—are to blame

On Friday, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams sat down with TV6 Morning Edition host Fazeer Mohammed to discuss the state of football in the twin island republic. “I am not here to defend a coach, I am not here to defend an association,” said John-Williams, “I …

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Lawrence: We lacked mentality! T&T coach wants to widen pool after failing to beat largely amateur Martinique team

“Forget players, systems, anything else, its mentality. And the mentality tonight, to defend set pieces was not strong enough.” Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Men’s Team coach Dennis Lawrence bore a frustrated figure at the end of T&T’s 2-2 draw with Martinique at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain …

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Warriors return to POS after two-year absence, Lawrence seeks to end 10-game winless streak

The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team return to Port of Spain tonight for a crucial 2019 Concacaf Nations League outing against Martinique from 9pm at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. At stake is a place at the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup and the Concacaf Hex for the Qatar 2022 World …

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Bateau: Warriors will put pressure on themselves to lift levels, Concacaf raises stakes for Martinique contest

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team defender Sheldon Bateau vowed that the Soca Warriors will try to put pressure on each other to lift their standards, as they search for their first win of 2019 away to Martinique on Friday. Trinidad and Tobago and Martinique kick off from 6pm …

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Corneal: They’re operating by guess; you can’t play trial and error with the future of our football!

“[Trinidad and Tobago Boys National Under-15 head coach Stuart Charles-Fevrier] has spoken now about things that need to change but those things should have been changed two years ago. That means they didn’t have the required experience or weren’t sure about what is supposed to happen at that age group. …

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St Vincent coach: All T&T teams are losing, maybe the problem is administrative support—not Lawrence

“Last time I checked, all your teams are losing—from male to female. Is it that all your coaches on the selected national teams are no good? [My] advice [is] look for the solution elsewhere…” The following Letter to the Editor by St Vincent and the Grenadines coach Dale Mercury was …

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