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Former TTFA president and W Connection owner, David John-Williams, passes away

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams passed away this morning. He was believed to have been ailing for some time. A businessman and contractor by trade, John-Williams burst on the domestic football scene in 1999 as owner of the W Connection Football Club which successfully applied …

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‘Things not adding up,’ Joevin omitted from T&T team again, puzzled by Eve’s selection reasoning

Trinidad and Tobago utility player Joevin Jones is set to return to his US Major League Soccer (MLS) employers, InterMiami CF, after a disagreement with Men’s National Senior Team head coach Angus Eve over his non-selection. Jones came on at halftime in Managua for Trinidad and Tobago’s opening Concacaf Nations …

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The TTFA’s debt proposal: HoF gets thumbs down, Warner, Fenwick and Miller make claims, and tension between creditors

Trustee for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), Maria Daniel, revealed to creditors that the local football body has received 291 financial claims amounting to roughly TT$90.7m. But to settle its debts, the TTFA has ‘an approved financial arrangement’ of US$3m (TT$20.1m) —minus a ‘supervisory levy’ of TT$1.005m It …

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‘A smart move’, ‘laughable’, ‘farming out their duties’; TTFA members and creditors respond to NC

Before lunch yesterday, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad faced off against former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Kendall Walkes in a virtual hearing of the local high court. Walkes was represented legally by Keston McQuilkin and Melissa Keisha Roberts-John. Attorney Stephen Salandy is believed to have appeared …

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TTFA members pass financial statement after Fifa threat, UFCTT accepted as member

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad successfully navigated today’s online extraordinary general meeting of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), as the local football body’s 2019 financial statement was passed by 27 votes to four Former TTFA president David John-Williams appeared to be dissatisfied with the auditor’s report at …

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‘Unworkable!’ Ferguson, Lewis, Look Loy and Wallace discuss Hadad’s debt plan and suggest how to rescue TTFA

On 5 October 2021, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad shared his idea for addressing the debt of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association with the Trinidad Guardian. “We’re looking at other methods of raising the funding and some sort of process to repay that debt, either borrowing or [an] …

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Is TTFA squatting at HoF? Bol, Fenwick, debt repayment plan and missing financials among NC issues

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s first general meeting under the Robert Hadad-led normalisation committee passed without rancour today but with few questions answered. A TTFA press statement this evening said that ‘many of the issues were addressed’ but did not identify any. It listed some matters that were ‘still …

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Eve and Soca Warriors technical staff still unpaid, TTFA regains HoF and sets AGM date

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team interim head coach Angus Eve and his technical staff are among over a dozen Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) employees still awaiting outstanding salaries from the local football body. Eve was hired as Soca Warriors head coach by the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee …

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The pride, then the fall: from Fenwick’s World Cup champagne dreams to hops and channa

The Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign continues on Saturday without any involvement from Trinidad and Tobago—unless you count Canada’s substitute goalkeeper Dayne St Clair, who chose to represent the land of his birth soon after he popped up on the radar of Soca Warriors head coach Terry Fenwick in …

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Barney’s bible: Does T&T player development follow best practices? Are our youth competitions helping or hurting?

A question on The Burdie and Barney podcast during our discussion with former England Premier League and 2006 World Cup goalkeeper Shaka Hislop lingered long after that episode was over:  Have we been developing players? Or were we just blessed with talented players previously and, now, not so much?  At …

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SOS to Dr Rowley! CMO accused of ‘sabotage’, as Warriors unable to train or book warm-up games

The Soca Warriors’ Qatar 2022 World Cup dreams are being stymied by the Trinidad and Tobago government’s Covid-19 rules and, according to football insiders, the Ministry of Health’s apparent reluctance to relax them for the Men’s National Senior Team. There have been 107 million cases of infection worldwide since the …

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