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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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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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Sancho: T-League won’t clash with Ascension; Piper explains transfer policy

Commission member and Central FC managing director Brent Sancho has reiterated that the proposed ‘T-League’ competition—the much-touted Trinidad and Tobago Football Association-run domestic competition that seeks to unify the Pro League and Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) competitions—will not clash with the ongoing Ascension Invitational Tournament. The Ascension Invitational …

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T-League on verge of collapse as Gillette accuses DJW and Camara of betrayal

The much-vaunted T-League, a FIFA-approved and TTFA-run football league involving Trinidad and Tobago’s two top domestic competitions, appears to be on the verge of collapse before a ball is kicked, with leaked correspondence suggesting an about-turn by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams. Today, Commission chairman Lindsay …

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‘It’s part-time footballers vs professionals!’ Lawrence talks Gold Cup, Pro League… and Peltier

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Dennis Lawrence pointed to the issues plaguing the Pro League as one possible cause for the Soca Warriors’ woeful form during his tenure. Lawrence, whose team finished bottom of Group D at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup between the United States, …

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Downer: John-Williams is unconstitutionally subverting the TTFA’s Board of Directors

“Colleagues, the Emergency Committee is NOT a standing Committee in the Constitution. It is only enacted when a real emergency situation arises which must be immediately decided upon. “Colleagues, what has happened here is, at least, a grave mistake, or at worst an attempt to unconstitutionally subvert the relevance and …

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Eve: T&T football is going backwards and DJW should resign; national youth players now working in construction!

Men’s National Under-23 Team head coach-in-waiting, Angus Eve, is urging Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and his Board to accept that they are not up to the job of running local football and resign with immediate effect. Eve’s plea came within 24 hours of a press …

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Enter Gillette: Swim president coos over DJW and Home of Football in debut appearance

Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) president and former Energy Minister and Petrotrin chairman Lindsay Gillette made his first public splash in local football yesterday, in a remarkably unremarkable press conference at his Woodford Street, Port of Spain office. By Gillette’s retelling, the media gathering marked ‘a historic …

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‘Unlike other Pro League teams, we’ve been training for three months…’; Terminix Rangers explain reason for blanking Warriors training

“As we understand, the local-based players were called to train [for the Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Team] because there is no local football being played at the moment and this training would help them to prepare physically. In addition, none of the Pro League teams are training at the …

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