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TTFF: Warner has the money

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today insisted that Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner was the sole arbiter of its World Cup revenue and it did not have the funds to honour its debt of $4.6 million to the 2006 World Cup players. The figure represented …

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Soca Warriors seize TTFF assets

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) was subjected to a new low this morning as 15 policemen swooped down on its Dundonald Street headquarters and seized removable assets. The early morning raid is a result of the TTFF’s failure to honour a High Court order to pay 13 of …

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TTFF hits back at Jan-Michael

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today declined an opportunity to make peace with grieving national goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams and, instead, hinted that the W Connection captain was guilty of dishonesty. Williams, whose fiancée Candice Worrell remains in a coma since a brutal robbery on January 20, complained to …

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TTFF disregards Jan-Michael’s tragedy

… Grieving goalie considers international retirement   Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams is considering retiring from international duty at the age of 27; stung by what he perceives as insensitivity by the local football body, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF), to his tragic personal circumstances. Williams, who …

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NE Stars, Corneal support Williams’ fiancée

DirecTV North East Stars and Trinidad and Tobago national football team technical director Anton Corneal expressed support and prayers for W. Connection captain and “Soca Warriors” goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams, whose fiancée, Candice Worrell, is in critical condition after a brutal robbery. Worrell was relieved of her cellular phone and wallet …

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FIFA must overturn illegitimate TTFF

FIFA recently announced an extraordinary incursion into Caribbean football administration with the creation of a Normalisation Committee per Article 7 of the FIFA Statutes. While some would characterize, FIFA’s move as an overreach of its organizational powers, at best, or the introduction of European neocolonialism, at worst, I am of the opinion that FIFA …

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Time for the ‘TTFF Spring’

Hutson “Barber” Charles, a former “Strike Squad” stand-out and Defence Force legend, was having a hard time curbing his enthusiasm on Sunday night. Shaun Fuentes, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) press officer, did his best to help. The national football team had just lost 3-2 to the visiting …

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Youthful Warriors tackle Finland

The Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain should be brimming with youthful verve tomorrow evening as a youthful Trinidad and Tobago squad host a similarly fresh-faced Finnish outfit in a warm-up match from 5 pm. Wired868.com will allow readers to follow the action via a live, interactive news feed. The …

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Sacked U-23 manager claims victimisation

Sacked national under-23 football team manager Norris Ferguson accused the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) and, in particular, its Interim President Lennox Watson of victimisation after Ferguson and equipment manager Frank Rodriguez were removed from the technical staff on Wednesday. Rodriguez was part of a slate, headed by FC …

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Warriors look to rebound against Finland

The Trinidad and Tobago national senior football team will seek to rebound from its disastrous 2014 World Cup qualification with a good performance in Sunday’s 5 pm friendly international against Finland at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. The “Soca Warriors” will feature several under-23 players but still has …

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Gally criticises “hasty” Corneal appointment

Ex-Trinidad and Tobago national football team standout player and coach, Everald “Gally” Cummings, today criticised the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) for its “haste” in appointing former assistant coach Anton Corneal as technical director. Corneal, who received a four-year contract to oversee the development of the local game, began …

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Corneal named TTFF technical director

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) Acting President Lennox Watson announced today, via press release, that long-time senior team assistant coach, Anton Corneal, is the new national football team technical director. Corneal was awarded a four-year contract, which suggests that he will bear long-term responsibility for arresting the decline in …

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