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Ascension: Seven clubs chase TT$650,000 on closing weekend; plus Shabazz, refs and organisers on Mv’t Caledonia fall-out

The inaugural Ascension Invitational Tournament will be concluded this weekend with seven clubs chasing a share in the TT$650,000 cash pot available across Division One and Two. In Division One, leaders Defence Force need only to avoid a heavy defeat against table proppers Matura ReUnited on Sunday afternoon to secure …

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Mv’t Caledonia booted out of Ascension after brawl with referees; club insist their official was struck first 

Morvant Caledonia AIA were disqualified from the Ascension Invitational Tournament tonight, as a result of their behaviour in the aftermath of Wednesday evening’s fixture against Defence Force at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar. The decision was relayed via a press statement by tournament organiser Richard Ferguson, who is also …

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Who was T&T’s best and worst coach in this millennium? Wired868 uses stats to answer

“At the end of the day, [Dennis Lawrence] does not have to put the ball be­hind the net and nei­ther do I,” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams told the Trinidad Guardian. “[Lawrence] is a pro­fes­sion­al and well-trained coach, who […] has coached at the high­est lev­el …

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“It was heart-breaking!” Maylee opens up about Morace, Shabazz, DJW and T&T’s disastrous W/Cup campaign

In 2018, two Caribbean teams qualified for FIFA World Cup tournaments for the first time. Neither were Trinidad and Tobago. Haiti booked their place for the France 2018 Women’s Under-20 World Cup—after finishing third at the Concacaf tournament hosted right here in Couva—while Jamaica qualified for the senior 2019 World …

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M’vt Caledonia suspend Pierre, pending investigation, after altercation with Wired868 journalist

“We condemn Mr Pierre’s participation in this altercation in the strongest possible terms. In light of this unfortunate incident Morvant Caledonia United has asked Mr Gordon Pierre to step down from representing the club pending an investigation into the matter.” The following is a press release from the Morvant Caledonia United …

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TTFA board still to rule on Cooper appointment; Waldrum, Hood declare coaching interest

The Women Soca Warriors were promised the necessary funding for their upcoming Concacaf Championships in the United States by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs. But the matter of their technical staff for the competition remains a contentious issue. On Monday, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David …

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“This is as far as I could carry it!” Shabazz quits as T&T women’s football coach

Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team coach Jamaal Shabazz handed in his resignation to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) today, just 13 months after he replaced Italian Carolina Morace at the helm of the local women’s programme. Shabazz served as head coach for the Women’s National Under-17, …

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“I tried to call them off!” Shabazz says T&T players refused to show Grenada mercy; reveals future plans

Crisis? What crisis? A potentially tricky assignment was last night transformed into a “coming out” party at the Ato Boldon Stadium, where the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team put a humbling 13-0 whipping on their Grenadian counterparts. The Women Soca Warriors needed only six goals to qualify and, …

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Shabazz talks missed chances, Maylee and the Almighty’s will; St Kitts challenge with “fire in [their] eyes”

“What a game, eh!” exclaimed Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team coach Jamaal Shabazz, as he opened last night’s post-game media conference. “[It was] not one [that’s] good for the heart but sometimes you have to fight. “Sometimes you don’t like to fight but fighting sometimes is good for …

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