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TedXPoS (Video): Sport as entertainment, tool for excellence and catalyst for social change

“[Shaka] Hislop understood his social responsibility and grasped that it was insufficient to be revered as a footballer yet despised as a human being. “[…] Sport is, first, entertainment. It is a live play totally ad-libbed by actors, who have no idea what ending awaits. It is one part ballet, …

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‘Concerned’ Wallace writes Fifa on Warner links, Inside World Football denies paid hatchet job

Newly elected Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has dismissed links between himself and disgraced former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner as a work of fantasy. This afternoon, Wallace, whose ‘United TTFA’ slate won a clean sweep at the TTFA elections on Sunday 24 November, wrote Fifa general …

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From ‘kaisoca’ to ‘shittykyahkyah soccer’; Best muses on TTFA elections and Nov 19

At 11pm last night, I turned my TV off. Honduras 4, T&T 0. I had had enough. Despite the importance of the game, we had fielded nothing like our best team. The travel papers of some of the key players were not in order. But, it seems, we had only …

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“A very dangerous election!” Shabazz on TTFA elections, DJW, OJT coaches and the problem with ‘transparency’

Morvant Caledonia AIA technical director Jamaal Shabazz, a self-proclaimed friend and supporter of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams, has warned that next month’s football elections will be a ‘dangerous’ one which might require intervention from Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith. Shabazz, who reminded viewers that he …

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Corneal: They’re operating by guess; you can’t play trial and error with the future of our football!

“[Trinidad and Tobago Boys National Under-15 head coach Stuart Charles-Fevrier] has spoken now about things that need to change but those things should have been changed two years ago. That means they didn’t have the required experience or weren’t sure about what is supposed to happen at that age group. …

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How to spot a poorly run sporting body: CIES’ Cornu calls out CFU, TTFA points fingers at self

If FIFA and the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) were practising good governance, including fair and transparent electoral processes, would Mohammed bin Hammam realistically have expected to get away with trying to bribe 25 CFU officials for their votes during his bid for the FIFA presidency in 2012? That rhetorical question …

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