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SporTT: ‘Too little, too late’; TTFA admit missing Fifa deadline as Warriors likely to miss Gold Cup

Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura gave the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) a deadline of 3pm on Wednesday 23 September to withdraw all cases against the Switzerland-based global sport body. However, TTFA president William Wallace’s affidavit in support of the withdrawal did not go in until 3:02pm while the …

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United TTFA granted injunction; Hadad blocked from calling EGM—ball in Fifa’s court

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace and vice-presidents Clynt Taylor, Susan Joseph-Warrick and Sam Phillip were today granted an injunction, which blocks the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee from convening the extraordinary general meeting it scheduled for tomorrow. High Court Judge Carol Gobin also prohibited Fifa and its agents …

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Justice Gobin: ‘Fifa could not presume to be above the law’! Infantino-led body accused of ‘thumbing nose’ at fair play in TTFA attack

Madame Justice Carol Gobin handed down a comprehensive defeat to global football body, Fifa, in the Port of Spain High Court today, in a decision that is likely to be read closely across the planet. The TTFA was represented legally by Dr Emir Crowne, Matthew Gayle, Jason Jones and Crystal …

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Wallace wins in High Court, Fifa application dismissed as seismic case remains in Trinidad

If Fifa wants to defend its implementation of a normalisation committee in Trinidad and Tobago, the world governing body will have to do so in the Port of Spain High Court. Today, Justice Carol Gobin dismissed Fifa’s application to move its case with Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president …

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Fifa: TTFA wants to have cake and eat it too; TTFA: Arbitration clause ‘unconscionable’

Should the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) be forced to abide by an arbitration clause that is explicit in its own constitution? Or is the clause itself, which orders that all disputes with Fifa be sent to the Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), ‘unconscionable’ by virtue of …

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‘Not me and that!’ Patrick turns down Fifa appointment, as TTFA hit with more uncertainty

Fifa, apparently, needs a new makeshift football leader in Trinidad and Tobago. This morning, controversial Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) finance manager Tyril Patrick informed attorneys for the estranged local football president, William Wallace, that he will not attempt to succeed him. On Tuesday, Fifa effectively dissolved the TTFA’s …

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‘Rank corrupt, unjust, bullyboy tactics!’ Wallace’s attorneys take on Fifa and Patrick

Estranged Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has issued a pre-action protocol letter to finance manager Tyril Patrick and threatened Fifa general secretary Fatma Samoura with formal legal proceedings, as local football officials attempt to challenge the dissolution of the TTFA board. On Tuesday, Fifa announced its …

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