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Pro League votes to become ‘Ascension Premier League’; Ferguson wows clubs with tv rights offer 

Say goodbye to the Pro League and hello to the Ascension Premier League. Barely a month after the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) refused to permit a second round of the Ascension Invitational Tournament, the competition’s founder, Richard Ferguson, got the TT Pro League to rebrand its own 20-year …

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Pro League clubs reject TTFA proposal; DJW falls out with support base with elections looming

TT Pro League clubs have rejected the financial goodies on offer by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and are prepared to enter the 2019 season armed with just TT$450,000 government subventions, in what might be the first tangible sign of a split between TTFA president David John-Williams and …

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TTFA’s T-League ‘tweaks’: More $$ for Pro League, less for TTSL and performance incentives ‘absorbed’

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is set to significantly alter a deal hammered out by UEFA and Concacaf advisors, after discussion with local stakeholders, for a unified domestic elite league in a controversial move that would change the face of the local game. In a media statement yesterday, …

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Proof of payment to players? Check! Pro League clubs pass SporTT vetting process

Maybe TT Pro League clubs are well-run, financially-responsible organisations after all. Despite a stream of horror stories from current and past players and administrators about poor financial practice by top flight local football clubs, Wired868 understands the Pro League’s eight franchises eligible for government subventions have all submitted relevant financial …

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TTFA Committee blanks Ascension extension, votes to wait for gov’t Pro League subvention instead 

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s National Football Committee, charged with restarting domestic football, has ruled that the privately-funded Ascension Invitational Tournament be denied an extension while clubs wait on taxpayers’ money to start the 2019 Pro League season instead. The Committee also endorsed the Pro League’s invitation for Trinidad …

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Pro League invites TTSL clubs to form its ‘second division’ but mum on benefits; Look Loy declines

The Trinidad and Tobago Pro League (TTPL) has offered Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) clubs the chance at a slot in the top flight competition. Sort of. Just days after announcing its intention to start the 2019 TTPL season on 4 October—after growing tired of waiting for the Trinidad …

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Pro League and TTSL go separate ways as T-League hopes fade for 2019; Guardian $3 million claim refuted

The Trinidad and Tobago Pro League has confirmed that their clubs will go it alone this season, after a board meeting this morning. The decision, relayed via a press statement by CEO Julia Baptiste, means curtains for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s proposed T-League, which should have been an …

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