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Unpacking the 2018 World Cup: Hart, Walkes, Hislop and Sheppard talk France, trends and lessons from Russia

“Teams that couldn’t adjust defensively and show patience and discipline to withstand those spells [of possession from opponents] found themselves chasing the game. France were without question the best at this…” “There was […] a return to what we would consider ‘outdated’ centre forwards like Mario Mandzukic, Olivier Giroud and, …

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Corneal: I’ve no apprehensions; returned TTFA Technical Director hopes to avoid internal clashes

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Anton Corneal will re-assume the post he quit three years ago, as part of a settlement with the local football body of a seven-figure debt owed to the former national youth coach. His appointment means a portfolio change for current technical …

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TTFA VP ‘concerned’ about John-Williams’ ‘one-man governance style’

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) vice-president Allan Warner has denied rumours that he resigned his post, after a disagreement with current football president David John-Williams. However, the Tobago-based businessman has admitted that he is uncomfortable with the perceived ‘one-man style’ of governance by the current TTFA boss. Warner was …

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Isa approved as TTFA technical director; DJW makes fourth “short-term” appointment

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) appears set to makes its fourth major appointment under the term of current president David John-Williams. And, like the other three, it has been secretive, done without tender, supposedly interim and merely hustled through the local football body’s board of directors. Muhammad Isa, …

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TTFA set to access FIFA funding, announces Pellerud pay-off

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams announced today, via a press release, that the local football body has had its internal audits approved by FIFA and is now set to access funding from the international body again. FIFA offers a developmental grant of US$250,000 a year to …

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DJW is autocratic, vindictive and narcissistic! Walkes blasts TTFA president 

Sacked Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Kendall Walkes has blasted football president David John-Williams for his supposed autocratic, vindictive and narcissistic style, as he opened up about the last four months at his post. Walkes, a former Trinidad and Tobago national midfielder and US Virgin Islands technical …

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TTFA “responds” to report on Walkes’ termination; but does not clarify TD’s job status

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), headed by new president David John Williams, has issued a response to a Trinidad Guardian article on the termination of its technical director Kendall Walkes. However, the TTFA release has not confirmed or denied Walkes’ job status and only claimed that the aforementioned …

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TTFA launches nationwide children community clinics

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Kendall Walkes and technical advisor Muhammad Isa have started a nationwide grassroots coaching clinic, which targets children in the under-8, under-11 and under-13 categories. The clinics, which will operate over the next eight weeks, will offer “an introduction to the game, the …

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