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‘Fly with the angels, Grovy!’ A footballing tribute to iconic SSFL coach Nigel Grosvenor

Trinidad and Tobago lost a giant of its youth football arena today, at roughly 3am. Former St Anthony’s College and Queen’s Royal College (QRC) football coach Nigel ‘Grovy’ Grosvenor passed away at the Couva Hospital this morning, more than a month after he was admitted there—following a positive test for …

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‘Who’s looking after players?!’ Hyland and Bateau on owed monies, Qatar 2022 and United TTFA/Fifa

Soca Warriors captain Khaleem Hyland and veteran defender Sheldon Bateau are urging stakeholders to remember the young men and women who play the game, as they pointed to the desperate financial state of many local-based players at present. Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams left office …

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Grosvenor grateful for love and prayers, iconic ex-St Anthony’s coach hospitalised for Covid-19

Iconic Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) coach and former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) national youth team coach Nigel ‘Grovey’ Grosvenor is among 828 persons being treated for the novel coronavirus at present, within the Ministry of Health’s parallel health care system. Grosvenor was admitted to the Couva General …

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Wallace resigns as SSFL president, 2020 season still in limbo pending Health guidance

Embattled Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace appears to have conceded his portfolio as Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) president, in the first major fall-out from recent revelations regarding his tenure in charge of the TTFA. Wallace, a retired Carapichaima East Secondary vice-principal, allegedly submitted his resignation …

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Shaka: T&T football stuck between criminalisation and colonisation, Fifa has betrayed us

In early December of last year, I was in Trinidad to film a commercial for Unit Trust alongside none other than the world’s first black Miss Universe, Janelle Penny Commissiong. The format of the shoot was an informal conversation between two nationals about their successes, their failures—you get the picture. …

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