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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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“They’ve appointed a cabal!” Check and mate as DJW finds way to legally dodge TTFA Board

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams will be able to legitimately run the local game without consulting his Board for the foreseeable future, due to a loophole in the constitution that was enacted on Monday evening. Article 20.2 of the TTFA Constitution describes the Board of Directors …

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Police Commissioner’s son, Griffith III, named in T&T National U-17 squad; Stern: He earned his pick

Gary Griffith III, son of Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith, will be part of a 20-man Trinidad and Tobago National Under-17 Team that travels to Miami  on Monday for the Under-17 Concacaf Championship, which also serves as a World Cup qualifying series. The National Under-17s, coached by Trinidad and Tobago …

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FIFA/Concacaf delegation meets TTFA Board as concerns grow; but are they here to help football? Or DJW?

A joint high-powered delegation from FIFA and Concacaf met the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s Board in a secret meeting today, as, for the first time, the world governing body betrayed their concern over the instability of the local game under President David John-Williams. The million dollar question, though, is: …

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Cudjoe silent as TTFA row rages on, Govt mum as Home of Football scandal continues on state land

Sport Minister Shamfa Cudjoe remains deafeningly silent as the furore surrounding Trinidad and Tobago’s football continues to intensify in the courts, the board room and, ultimately, the fields of play. In the past six months alone, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) President David John-Williams lost legal cases to ex-General …

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T&T start Olympic qualifiers in July but neither coach nor squad in place; ex-TD advises TTFA to turn to minor leagues

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has been advised to turn to ‘minor leagues’, as the chronically under-prepared local football body is tasked to build a team from scratch to compete in the 2020 Olympic qualifying series, which kicks off in three months. The TTFA does not have a National …

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Hotel Normandie considers run on TTFA’s accounts after winning $750k judgment; Look Loy: TTFA effectively bankrupt

The legal and financial woes of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have intensified with Hotel Normandie joining the list of creditors weighing up a run on the football body’s finances. Last month, attorney Tamilee Budhu gave TTFA president David John-Williams two weeks to satisfy a judgment for over …

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Over $16 million unaccounted from FIFA-funded Home of Football project! TTFA bank records to be searched next

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and general secretary Camara David could be asked to explain a gap in excess of TT$16 million between the quantum of contracts at their headquarters and the budget for the controversial Home of Football in Couva. The revelation comes as TTFA …

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Bank ordered to hand TTFA’s money to Futsal Team; DJW-led body spent close to $4 million in three months

This afternoon, First Citizens Bank held on to the token sum of TT$300 from the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) eight accounts at the financial institution—for banking and maintenance fees. The local football body’s remaining money, TT$270,871.33, is now property of 15 former National Futsal players and their five …

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