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TTFA neglects Elite Girls; administrators struggle to explain why U-15 Girls inactive for five months

Five months after Trinidad and Tobago was controversially forfeited from the Concacaf Girls’ Under-15 Championship in the United States, the local Girls’ National Under-15 Team have not held a single training session and have no idea when next they will meet on the football field. Team manager Vernetta Flanders confirmed …

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Confusion as TTFA fails to pay match fees to 10 players; Ranjitsingh among blanked Warriors

Relations between Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and the National Senior Team are in danger of deteriorating further, after the discovery that roughly half of the squad were not paid match fees for internationals against Mexico and the United Arab Emirates in 2017 and 2018 respectively. …

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New Year’s message: DJW hails TTFA’s resilience and Home of Football; Downer counters

“The TTFA will celebrate its 111th anniversary this year and looks ahead to the highly anticipated opening of the Home of Football and the Sports and Entertainment Centre projects…” The following is a New Year’s message by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams: The TTFA would like …

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‘Humble’, ‘gentleman’, ‘red Eric’, ‘complicit’, ‘likeable’, ‘victim’… T&T football remembers ‘Ollie’

Oliver Camps, Trinidad and Tobago’s longest serving football president, died this morning at the age of 87. Camps was president of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) from 1992 to 2012—almost always alongside his special advisor and then FIFA vice president …

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Stakeholder rebuts Downer: TTFA Board must follow DJW’s instructions on general secretary

“The use of the word ‘shall’ leaves no room for deliberation or consideration by the Board of Directors. “[…] The constitution does not give the Board of Directors in this matter any instructions or powers to reject, revoke or consider the President’s proposal. The instructions are quite clear.” The following …

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Downer: John-Williams cannot force a general secretary on the TTFA Board

“Article 39.3 of the Constitution states: ‘Only the President may propose the appointment or dismissal of the General Secretary’. “Now, the Oxford English Dictionary defines the word ‘propose’ as follows: ‘To put forward for consideration’ or ‘to nominate as a candidate’. ‘Propose’ does not mean ‘select’ or ‘elect’…” Trinidad and Tobago …

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TTFA pays four match fees but Warriors maintain strike threat; DJW urged to reveal contracts with foreign FAs

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has paid match fees to its Men’s National Senior Team players for four of six outstanding games, although president David John-Williams is believed to remain some distance from mending his relationship with the Soca Warriors. On Tuesday 18 December, Wired868 revealed exclusively that …

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Soca Warriors vow to boycott Wales match due to unkept DJW promises; still unpaid for USA win in October 2017

Trinidad and Tobago’s National Senior Team players have had enough of alleged broken promises by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and will not play against Wales next March unless all debts are wiped off. At present—according to four senior players who spoke on condition of anonymity—the …

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“Look Loy is passionate but he is not a strategist”; Wired868 reviews the TTFA AGM, as DJW prevails again

“If the same attitude persists and the president [David John-Williams] continues with the same ‘onemanship’,” said one football member, who spoke on condition of anonymity. “Any board member can call for an extraordinary general meeting to move a vote of no confidence in the president.” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association …

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