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House that Jack built

This is the farmer sowing the corn / that kept the cock that crowed in the morn… Some people are born indispensable; other achieve indispensability and still others have indispensability thrust upon them. There is no way to know for certain, beyond any reasonable doubt even, which category Jack Austin …

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FIFA withholds Warner pension

FIFA revealed yesterday that it is withholding the pension of its former Vice President and Trinidad and Tobago Works Minister Jack Warner. Warner resigned from FIFA last June in the wake of bribery allegations that saw fellow Vice President Mohamed Bin Hammam banned for life. However, the former TTFF special …

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FIFA must overturn illegitimate TTFF

FIFA recently announced an extraordinary incursion into Caribbean football administration with the creation of a Normalisation Committee per Article 7 of the FIFA Statutes. While some would characterize, FIFA’s move as an overreach of its organizational powers, at best, or the introduction of European neocolonialism, at worst, I am of the opinion that FIFA …

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Time for the ‘TTFF Spring’

Hutson “Barber” Charles, a former “Strike Squad” stand-out and Defence Force legend, was having a hard time curbing his enthusiasm on Sunday night. Shaun Fuentes, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) press officer, did his best to help. The national football team had just lost 3-2 to the visiting …

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