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Dear Editor: Modern football isn’t just about talent but coaching; the TTFA’s youth policy problem

“The current TTFA administration and technical staff seem not to understand. Their dependence on a cadre of volunteers who come at a dime a dozen shows flagrant disregard for an effective pathway to success.” The following Letter to the Editor on Trinidad and Tobago’s struggles in youth football—and, in particular, …

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Corneal: I’ve no apprehensions; returned TTFA Technical Director hopes to avoid internal clashes

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Anton Corneal will re-assume the post he quit three years ago, as part of a settlement with the local football body of a seven-figure debt owed to the former national youth coach. His appointment means a portfolio change for current technical …

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Shabazz offers TTFA National Elite Youth Program update but Eve and Taylor point to flaws

Nine. You can count as many as nine players who are currently in the national senior squad who began their careers at Under-13 level under the watchful eyes of former Trinidad and Tobago World Youth Cup coach, Anton Corneal. And if National Youth Football Coordinator Jamaal Shabazz has his way, Under-13 football …

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TTFA VP ‘concerned’ about John-Williams’ ‘one-man governance style’

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) vice-president Allan Warner has denied rumours that he resigned his post, after a disagreement with current football president David John-Williams. However, the Tobago-based businessman has admitted that he is uncomfortable with the perceived ‘one-man style’ of governance by the current TTFA boss. Warner was …

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Isa approved as TTFA technical director; DJW makes fourth “short-term” appointment

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) appears set to makes its fourth major appointment under the term of current president David John-Williams. And, like the other three, it has been secretive, done without tender, supposedly interim and merely hustled through the local football body’s board of directors. Muhammad Isa, …

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TTFA set to access FIFA funding, announces Pellerud pay-off

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams announced today, via a press release, that the local football body has had its internal audits approved by FIFA and is now set to access funding from the international body again. FIFA offers a developmental grant of US$250,000 a year to …

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DJW is autocratic, vindictive and narcissistic! Walkes blasts TTFA president 

Sacked Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Kendall Walkes has blasted football president David John-Williams for his supposed autocratic, vindictive and narcissistic style, as he opened up about the last four months at his post. Walkes, a former Trinidad and Tobago national midfielder and US Virgin Islands technical …

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