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Life under DJW: reviewing TTFA president’s campaign promises and how teams fared during his term

On 30 November 2015, W Connection owner David John-Williams was elected for a four year term as Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president after two rounds of voting at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. In tomorrow’s AGM, on 24 November 2018, John-Williams must convince football stakeholders …

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Latapy: “We’ll do our best”; Benny recalled, as U-20 coach gets 24 hours to select T&T squad

Trinidad and Tobago National Under-20 Team coach Russell Latapy admitted that a good showing—rather than qualification for the Poland 2019 Under-20 World Cup—is the realistic aim for his squad, with least than a week together, as they prepare for next week’s Concacaf Championship in the United States. Trinidad and Tobago …

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“You have no evidence!” John-Williams faces withering cross-examination in High Court

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams was the last person to enter the courtroom on the second floor of the Port of Spain’s Hall of Justice at roughly 10am on Tuesday 16 October 2018. John-Williams was there for cross-examination, as the TTFA attempted to defend itself against …

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DJW tells Latapy-George to find a new job; Cunningham replaced on TTFA board

The future of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George could be the latest touch paper within the fractious football body, as board member Keith Look Loy vowed to resist president David John-Williams’ attempt to replace the general secretary next month. Latapy-George’s term with the TTFA expires …

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Unrest, victimisation and Randy’s letter; “Yaya” spills beans on T&T’s campaign and her refusal to play against USA

Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team star forward and all-time record goal scorer, Kennya “Yaya” Cordner, revealed today that she refused to represent her country in World Cup qualifying action last night, after becoming disenchanted with head coach Shawn Cooper. Cordner was initially listed on the starting line-up for …

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T&T Women prepare for W/Cup qualifiers with 15 players; Kayla expected just before kickoff

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team will have to dig deep tomorrow to offset more shambolic preparations, as they get ready for their opening Concacaf Women’s Championship fixture against Panama with five absentees from their 20-member squad, including star forward Kayla Taylor. Taylor, versatile defender Rhea Belgrave, and …

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TTFA board picks Cooper as women’s coach; discusses VP’s resignation and Men’s U17 and U20 teams

Shawn Cooper will lead the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team into the next week’s Concacaf Championship, after his proposed selection was finally brought before the board of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) last night. Faced with a choice of Cooper and American Randy Waldrum—with just six …

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Women Warriors still stuck in T’dad despite assurances; Cooper omits Maylee from final W/Cup squad

Eight days before Trinidad and Tobago’s opening 2018 Concacaf Championship fixture against Panama—and despite assurances by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shamfa Cudjoe—the Women Soca Warriors have no confirmed coach, no plane tickets for the pre-tournament camp and are …

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Salazar chaos continues: Cunningham voted both ways, Look Loy accuses DJW of fraud

The fall out from the suppression of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) vice-president Joanne Salazar’s resignation continued over the Republic Day weekend, with president David John-Williams, general secretary Justin Latapy-George and board member Wayne Cunningham increasingly under the spotlight for varying reasons. Salazar resigned her post on 11 September …

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Latapy-George: DJW ordered me to keep VP’s resignation secret from the TTFA board

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George confirmed that vice-president Joanne Salazar quit the local football body almost two weeks ago and that president David John-Williams instructed him to hide it from the board. And, more pertinently, Latapy-George admitted that Salazar was not a board member when …

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TTFA voting scandal! Salazar reveals she quit a week before DJW allegedly counted her vote to appoint Cooper

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams was dealt another blow last night as vice-president Joanne Salazar announced that she quit her post due to unexplained “personal reasons.” Remarkably, Salazar said her resignation was effective on 11 September 2018. “Goodnight Board Members, I am writing to inform you …

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