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Ascension: Seven clubs chase TT$650,000 on closing weekend; plus Shabazz, refs and organisers on Mv’t Caledonia fall-out

The inaugural Ascension Invitational Tournament will be concluded this weekend with seven clubs chasing a share in the TT$650,000 cash pot available across Division One and Two. In Division One, leaders Defence Force need only to avoid a heavy defeat against table proppers Matura ReUnited on Sunday afternoon to secure …

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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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‘Karen’ postpones final Ascension fixtures with ‘Army’, Deportivo, Giants and UTT chasing glory

Tropical Storm Karen has disrupted the Ascension Invitational Tournament’s final round of fixtures with Defence Force FC on the verge of the Division One crown and Deportivo PF, San Fernando Giants and UTT FC all within touching distance of the Division Two title. Tournament organisers informed all participants this morning …

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Mv’t Caledonia booted out of Ascension after brawl with referees; club insist their official was struck first 

Morvant Caledonia AIA were disqualified from the Ascension Invitational Tournament tonight, as a result of their behaviour in the aftermath of Wednesday evening’s fixture against Defence Force at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar. The decision was relayed via a press statement by tournament organiser Richard Ferguson, who is also …

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Ascension Rd 10 (Video): UTT stun Giants, Caledonia’s Cunupia calamity and Rangers spank QPCC

Che Benny’s UTT FC aims to spark a Div 2 revolution as they host joint leaders, San Fernando Giants, Radanfah Abu Bakr’s Mv’t Caledonia AIA can wrap up up Div 1 but Cunupia’s ‘Showtime’ Woodley might have other ideas, and Ross Russell Jr is back to help Terminix La Horquetta …

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Caledonia’s title quest in jeopardy after Legall trouble in Malabar, as Cunupia romp to 3-0 win

Morvant Caledonia AIA’s winning streak in the Ascension Invitational Tournament was rudely halted at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar yesterday, as they were whipped 3-0 by Cunupia FC. Fresh off of their eighth straight victory in Ascension’s Division One—a 2-0 win over Terminix La Horquetta Rangers (LHR) last weekend—Caledonia …

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Ascension Rd 9: M’vt Caledonia, ‘Army’, La Horquetta Rangers and Jabloteh jostle for places

Trouble in Arima as John-Paul Rochford’s FC Santa Rosa host Jodel Brown’s San Juan Jabloteh, two sevens clash in Phase Two as Tyrone Charles’ Terminix La Horquetta Rangers face Radanfah Abu Bakr’s Morvant Caledonia AIA and fire in San Fernando as Jerwyn Balthazar’s title chasing Defence Force travel to Josiah …

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Ascension Rd 8 (Video): Sando thwart Rangers, QPCC frustrate Police and ‘Army’ see off Rosa

Angus Eve’s Club Sando prove too stubborn for Terminix La Horquetta Rangers, QPCC answer back frustrated Police FC and Darius Ollivierra help Defence Force pacify ‘Rosa Nation’ in Round Eight of Play Ascension. Analyst Terry Fenwick and Vidia Ramphal review the action on Wired868.

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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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Ollivierra torches Rosa’s ‘Big Cannons’ as Army flex muscles ahead of Caledonia clash

Defence Force (22 points) maintained their slender one-point lead in Division One of the Ascension Invitational Tournament yesterday, as they eased to a 3-1 victory over FC Santa Rosa at the Hasely Crawford Stadium training field. Meanwhile, in Guayaguayare, Morvant Caledonia AIA (21 points) stayed hot on the heels of …

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