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DJW calls off Board meeting after High Court blocks attempt to move Look Loy; national youth teams left in limbo

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams abruptly called off a Board meeting today, with less than an hour’s notice to members, after a High Court injunction blocked him from fulfilling his threat of jettisoning perceived rival, Keith Look Loy. On Glorious Saturday, John-Williams, through his fresh-faced general …

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Uproar as Camara gives Look Loy deadline to prove he is valid TTFA Board member; but attorney’s admission could undo exercise

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s Board of Directors was thrown into chaos on the night of Glorious Saturday, as TTFA General Secretary Camara David suggested that Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) President Keith Look Loy’s election to the TTFA Board of Directors was ‘invalid’. David used a three …

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New Year’s message: DJW hails TTFA’s resilience and Home of Football; Downer counters

“The TTFA will celebrate its 111th anniversary this year and looks ahead to the highly anticipated opening of the Home of Football and the Sports and Entertainment Centre projects…” The following is a New Year’s message by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams: The TTFA would like …

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Stakeholder rebuts Downer: TTFA Board must follow DJW’s instructions on general secretary

“The use of the word ‘shall’ leaves no room for deliberation or consideration by the Board of Directors. “[…] The constitution does not give the Board of Directors in this matter any instructions or powers to reject, revoke or consider the President’s proposal. The instructions are quite clear.” The following …

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Downer: John-Williams cannot force a general secretary on the TTFA Board

“Article 39.3 of the Constitution states: ‘Only the President may propose the appointment or dismissal of the General Secretary’. “Now, the Oxford English Dictionary defines the word ‘propose’ as follows: ‘To put forward for consideration’ or ‘to nominate as a candidate’. ‘Propose’ does not mean ‘select’ or ‘elect’…” Trinidad and Tobago …

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“Look Loy is passionate but he is not a strategist”; Wired868 reviews the TTFA AGM, as DJW prevails again

“If the same attitude persists and the president [David John-Williams] continues with the same ‘onemanship’,” said one football member, who spoke on condition of anonymity. “Any board member can call for an extraordinary general meeting to move a vote of no confidence in the president.” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association …

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TTFA board picks Cooper as women’s coach; discusses VP’s resignation and Men’s U17 and U20 teams

Shawn Cooper will lead the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team into the next week’s Concacaf Championship, after his proposed selection was finally brought before the board of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) last night. Faced with a choice of Cooper and American Randy Waldrum—with just six …

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