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Wounded Warriors press on despite gov’t snub

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) is banking on the goodwill of the local public and the sales savvy of marketing manager Anthony Harford to rescue its 2012 Digicel Caribbean Cup campaign after being snubbed by the Sport Ministry. The TTFF had requested $423,218 from the Government but was …

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Warriors pay cost for TTFF/Sport Ministry conflict

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) marketing manager Anthony Harford accused Sport Minister Anil Roberts of attempting to create a parallel organisation to run local football as the conflict intensified between the two sporting bodies. Roberts has consistently snubbed the TTFF since National Security Minister Jack Warner asked him to …

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Penniless Warriors restart Operation Gold Cup

The Trinidad and Tobago national football team restarted its mission to qualify for its first CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament since 2007 with a training session on Sunday and coach Hutson Charles’ 29-man provisional squad meets again today from 9 am at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar. But selecting a squad …

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An unsporting conversation with the Spalk Minister

It is Monday morning in the Office of The Minister of Sport. The telephone rings. Sport Minister: “Good morning. The Minister of Spalk speaking.” Anthony Harford: “Ah, Minister, it’s Tony here.” Minister: “Tony, Tony, I’m so glad you called. I wanted to speak to you about your football funding.” Harford: …

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National coaches unpaid; TTFF blames Sport Ministry

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation’s (TTFF) coaches are going unpaid and its debts are mounting as the Sport Ministry’s recent apparent indifference to the local football body threatens to create a crisis within the nation’s most popular sport. Anthony Harford, chairman of the TTFF’s marketing firm All Sport Promotion, …

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Jack threatened to bankrupt TTFF

Works and Infrastructure Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President, Jack Warner, has apparently broken the terms of his FIFA exit and exposed the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) to more sanctions from the world governing body by meddling in regional football matters. Warner, according to a letter that was leaked …

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