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NFCTT disputes Hadad’s claim that coaches ‘paid up’; Corneal, Shabazz discuss Fenwick fracas

National Football Coaches of Trinidad and Tobago (NFCTT) interim president Jefferson George has denied Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad’s apparent claim that any coaches were paid off under his watch. Hadad’s comments were supposedly made in a press conference on 18 March and subsequently published in the Trinidad Newsday …

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A ‘Tiger’ at the back and Gellineau’s good head on top; T&T’s humble W/Cup bow in ‘66

As the Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team prepare to kick off their Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying series, journalist Lasana Liburd recalls our first campaign with former national goalkeeper Lincoln ‘Tiger’ Phillips—in the first instalment of a series on T&T’s World Cup adventures, adapted from articles published first …

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“His choice of passes was one of the best I’ve seen!” Remembering the ‘pass-master’ Sedley Joseph

“I never saw Sedley [Joseph] in the middle of a problem as a player, and as manager he was even better…” “Sometimes a player might make an accurate pass but it wasn’t the best one—he would always see the best pass…” “Captain Sedley was the epitome of the essential gentleman: …

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The legacy of “Spider-Man”: How ESPN got it wrong on Carter’s contribution to goalkeeping

“The way [David] De Gea reacted to Luis Muriel’s header was almost like Spider-Man,” the BT Sport presenter said at the halftime interval of Sevilla’s Champions League clash with Manchester United last Wednesday. The Spaniard was in fine form, making several impressive saves to deny a dangerous-looking host team and …

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TTFA announces season tickets for “legends” and Warriors fans; and another Bostock bummer

Two hundred Trinidad and Tobago “football legends” are set to finally receive free access to Soca Warriors international matches, as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) announced a TT$250,000 partnership with the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) yesterday, which will see the implementation of a Season Ticket Program from …

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