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Dear editor: Why Fifa’s normalisation committee won’t help T&T’s football

“The real problem with the TTFA isn’t generally about the president of the TTFA. The problem is and has been the individuals representing the member associations. “[…] History speaks for itself about what our presidents have done because our democratic membership allowed it to happen…” The following letter to the …

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TTFA bungle keeps Pro League teams out of Concacaf again, disqualification ‘hidden’ from clubs

Interim Pro League chairman Brent Sancho said he was ‘thoroughly disappointed’ that local top flight clubs will miss out on Concacaf competition for the second year running, after the David John-Williams-led Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) failed to fix ‘a simple error’. Worse, the information was relayed by Concacaf …

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‘Discourteous, totally disrespectful and dangerous!’ Sancho slams DJW on Anguilla fixture swap

Acting Pro League chairman Brent Sancho has accused Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams of ‘total disrespect’ to the local top flight competition and putting the health of players at risk, due to the latter’s unilateral decision to shift Trinidad and Tobago’s friendly international against Anguilla from …

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Pro League votes to become ‘Ascension Premier League’; Ferguson wows clubs with tv rights offer 

Say goodbye to the Pro League and hello to the Ascension Premier League. Barely a month after the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) refused to permit a second round of the Ascension Invitational Tournament, the competition’s founder, Richard Ferguson, got the TT Pro League to rebrand its own 20-year …

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TTFA’s T-League ‘tweaks’: More $$ for Pro League, less for TTSL and performance incentives ‘absorbed’

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is set to significantly alter a deal hammered out by UEFA and Concacaf advisors, after discussion with local stakeholders, for a unified domestic elite league in a controversial move that would change the face of the local game. In a media statement yesterday, …

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Proof of payment to players? Check! Pro League clubs pass SporTT vetting process

Maybe TT Pro League clubs are well-run, financially-responsible organisations after all. Despite a stream of horror stories from current and past players and administrators about poor financial practice by top flight local football clubs, Wired868 understands the Pro League’s eight franchises eligible for government subventions have all submitted relevant financial …

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TTFA Committee blanks Ascension extension, votes to wait for gov’t Pro League subvention instead 

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s National Football Committee, charged with restarting domestic football, has ruled that the privately-funded Ascension Invitational Tournament be denied an extension while clubs wait on taxpayers’ money to start the 2019 Pro League season instead. The Committee also endorsed the Pro League’s invitation for Trinidad …

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