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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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Fifa admits Hadad’s NC has struggled with mandate; then extends their TTFA control for another year

The Bureau of the Fifa Council, headed by Fifa president Gianni Infantino, has extended the mandate for its normalisation committee in Trinidad and Tobago until 31 March 2023. The move means that the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA)—and all organised football on the two-island republic—will remain under the thumb of …

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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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Swiss prosecutor: ‘Clear signs of criminal behaviour by Infantino’; Fifa: Report ‘malicious and defamatory’

Dr Stefan Keller: “There are clear indications of criminal behaviour on the part of the Fifa president…” Fifa press office: “Fifa and the Fifa president are shocked by the statement issued today by ‘special prosecutor’ Stefan Keller. This statement is both malicious and defamatory in nature and demonstrates his extreme …

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Fifa ‘welcomes’ TTFA’s acquiescence but still ‘assessing’ next step, after two weeks

It is almost two weeks since the court of appeal broke the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s legal resistance to Fifa, with the local football body’s member delegates swiftly voting to subsequently hand its reins to the governing body’s normalisation committee. Having forced regime change, Fifa president Gianni Infantino is …

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