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A ‘Tiger’ at the back and Gellineau’s good head on top; T&T’s humble W/Cup bow in ‘66

As the Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team prepare to kick off their Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying series, journalist Lasana Liburd recalls our first campaign with former national goalkeeper Lincoln ‘Tiger’ Phillips—in the first instalment of a series on T&T’s World Cup adventures, adapted from articles published first …

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‘Humble’, ‘gentleman’, ‘red Eric’, ‘complicit’, ‘likeable’, ‘victim’… T&T football remembers ‘Ollie’

Oliver Camps, Trinidad and Tobago’s longest serving football president, died this morning at the age of 87. Camps was president of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) from 1992 to 2012—almost always alongside his special advisor and then FIFA vice president …

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The legacy of “Spider-Man”: How ESPN got it wrong on Carter’s contribution to goalkeeping

“The way [David] De Gea reacted to Luis Muriel’s header was almost like Spider-Man,” the BT Sport presenter said at the halftime interval of Sevilla’s Champions League clash with Manchester United last Wednesday. The Spaniard was in fine form, making several impressive saves to deny a dangerous-looking host team and …

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Nearer to history: T&T women relieved by Haiti win

Trinidad and Tobago national women’s team central defender Arin King said the team was relieved with yesterday’s result after a Kennya “Yaya” Cordner goal gave the “Women Soca Warriors” a 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over Haiti in Chicago. The Warriors are due to land in Washington this afternoon before …

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TTFF disregards Jan-Michael’s tragedy

… Grieving goalie considers international retirement   Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams is considering retiring from international duty at the age of 27; stung by what he perceives as insensitivity by the local football body, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF), to his tragic personal circumstances. Williams, who …

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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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