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Fifa and Uefa reverse initial decision suspend Russia football teams, Russia can still appeal to CAS

Barely 24 hours after suggesting that Russia continue competition in the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying competition under the name of the ‘Football Union of Russia (RFU)’, Fifa and Uefa have suspended Russia’s national and club teams from ‘participation in both Fifa and Uefa competitions until further notice’. The measure …

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Normalisation committee vice-chair, Judy Daniel, passes away in USA; TTFA expresses ‘sadness’

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee vice-chair Judy Daniel has passed away at the age of 63. Daniel, an attorney with extensive experience in environmental law and management and sister of former national table-tennis star Jennylyn Branker, lived in Atlanta, USA. The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), run by the Robert Hadad-led …

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‘A smart move’, ‘laughable’, ‘farming out their duties’; TTFA members and creditors respond to NC

Before lunch yesterday, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad faced off against former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Kendall Walkes in a virtual hearing of the local high court. Walkes was represented legally by Keston McQuilkin and Melissa Keisha Roberts-John. Attorney Stephen Salandy is believed to have appeared …

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“No different than John-Williams!” Hadad-led NC accused of ‘hiding money’ from creditors

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director and Men’s National Senior Team player Kendall Walkes has accused the Robert Hadad-led normalisation committee of hiding money from its creditors. Walkes, who won a TT$5.1m award in the Port-of-Spain High Court for breach of contract against the David John-Williams-led administration …

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TTFA members pass financial statement after Fifa threat, UFCTT accepted as member

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad successfully navigated today’s online extraordinary general meeting of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), as the local football body’s 2019 financial statement was passed by 27 votes to four Former TTFA president David John-Williams appeared to be dissatisfied with the auditor’s report at …

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‘Unworkable!’ Ferguson, Lewis, Look Loy and Wallace discuss Hadad’s debt plan and suggest how to rescue TTFA

On 5 October 2021, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad shared his idea for addressing the debt of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association with the Trinidad Guardian. “We’re looking at other methods of raising the funding and some sort of process to repay that debt, either borrowing or [an] …

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Eve urges Concacaf to punish Mexico, as T&T players subjected to racist abuse and death threats

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team interim head coach Angus Eve called on Concacaf to ‘make an example’ of Mexico, after national footballers and officials were besieged with obscene, abusive messages, racist taunts and death threats, following the goalless draw between the two nations on 10 July 2021. Mexico, …

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Normalisation comm asks for trust, vows to improve communication; after TTFA members write Fifa

The Robert Hadad-led normalisation committee has promised to ‘improve on the communication channels between the TTFA and its membership’, after representatives that comprise half of the local football body complained to Fifa about Hadad’s stewardship. The 14-page letter from the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) members, written by Eastern …

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‘A breeding ground for mismanagement and fraud!’ TTFA Members report Hadad-led NC to Fifa

Eight of the 16 bodies that comprise the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have accused Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad and his colleagues of ‘weak management’, poor communication, ‘glaring errors regarding […] proper corporate governance’ and ‘creating a breeding ground for mismanagement and fraud’. The accusations, supported by …

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