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Ascension: Seven clubs chase TT$650,000 on closing weekend; plus Shabazz, refs and organisers on Mv’t Caledonia fall-out

The inaugural Ascension Invitational Tournament will be concluded this weekend with seven clubs chasing a share in the TT$650,000 cash pot available across Division One and Two. In Division One, leaders Defence Force need only to avoid a heavy defeat against table proppers Matura ReUnited on Sunday afternoon to secure …

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Mv’t Caledonia booted out of Ascension after brawl with referees; club insist their official was struck first 

Morvant Caledonia AIA were disqualified from the Ascension Invitational Tournament tonight, as a result of their behaviour in the aftermath of Wednesday evening’s fixture against Defence Force at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar. The decision was relayed via a press statement by tournament organiser Richard Ferguson, who is also …

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Referee association wants ‘strongest disciplinary action’ against Caledonia for referee attack

The following statement was sent to Wired868 from Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association vice-president Osmond Downer, following an after-match altercation between some Morvant Caledonia AIA club members and match officials on Wednesday: The membership of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association condemns in the strongest terms the attack …

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“My personality is my strength!” T&T’s Crystal Sobers named second best ref in Concacaf 

Trinidad and Tobago referee Crystal Sobers was the only local football representative on the honours list yesterday as Concacaf toasted the best talent in the confederation for 2018. Sobers, who officiated at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup and Women’s Under-20 Championship, finished second among the confederation’s top women’s referees, …

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Referee attack was “a heinous crime” but La Brea minor league says stopping football means conceding to terrorists

La Brea Off Season Football League executive member Callum Marshall has likened the assault on referee Michael London to a terrorist attack and urged stakeholders to help improve the minor league competition rather than shut it down. London, an elite referee, was hospitalised with bruised ribs and a hairline fracture …

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SSFL Forum: Schools’ league grapples with issues of registration, player development and TTFA relations

Academic requirements for school footballers, wider powers for the credential committee, an electronic database for players, small-sided games for Under-14s and a re-evaluation of the registration period and deadline for players to participate in external competitions. There were no shortage of talking points as the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) …

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