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‘We’re free to play […] against ourselves… Brilliant!’ Dr Rowley appears to mock TTFA court win

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley appeared to mock a landmark High Court ruling won yesterday by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace and vice-presidents Clynt Taylor and Sam Phillip, as he suggested it was no more than a Pyrrhic victory. The TTFA officials successfully defied Fifa president …

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Cunupia withdraw ‘frivolous and regrettable claim’ against Wallace, but may now be $200k in the hole

Cunupia FC director and head coach Michael De Four today withdrew a TT$4.5 million High Court claim against Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace and vice-presidents Clynt Taylor and Sam Phillip, beating the TTFA officials’ deadline to backdown by a full 10 days. There is still, however, …

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Kelvin Jack: ‘United TTFA has no moral authority to risk the immediate future of T&T football’

I have chosen to publicly break my silence about the current impasse between United TTFA and FIFA. In my opinion, the atmosphere around our football reeks of toxicity. When Fifa appointed the normalisation committee, my first reaction was one of genuine surprise. I made that known to the president William …

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‘Infantino wanted to humiliate us!’ How Fifa’s suspension backfired and what’s next for T&T football

On Wednesday evening, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace applied to withdraw his case against Fifa for their implementation of a normalisation committee on the twin island republic. By Friday morning, Wallace had twice as many cases running against the world governing body in as many countries. …

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Concacaf extends olive branch and fresh deadline, as TTFA-FIFA tussle enters slapstick territory

At 11.55am today, Concacaf offered an olive branch to the Soca Warriors. On Monday 28 September, Concacaf will hold its draw for the 2021 Gold Cup, which is its showcase tournament, and there will be a special arrangement for the Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team. Yesterday, Fifa suspended …

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Fight back on! Wallace withdraws withdrawal in shock twist to TTFA-FIFA legal saga

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has responded to Fifa’s suspension by resuming his legal writ with the world governing body. This morning, Fifa’s attorneys expected confirmation that the case against their clients had been withdrawn in the High Court. Instead, there was yet another surprise, as …

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‘I’m saddened and disappointed!’ TTFA vice-president resigns, points to late withdrawal from Fifa case

“[…] Within recent times it has become clear to me, that we are also fighting against those that we represent: the associations, the clubs, the teams, supporters and, sadly, the players. “[…] How and why these papers were filed after the 3pm deadline is beyond me, and I am saddened …

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SporTT: ‘Too little, too late’; TTFA admit missing Fifa deadline as Warriors likely to miss Gold Cup

Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura gave the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) a deadline of 3pm on Wednesday 23 September to withdraw all cases against the Switzerland-based global sport body. However, TTFA president William Wallace’s affidavit in support of the withdrawal did not go in until 3:02pm while the …

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Wallace to High Court: Fifa forced TTFA to bend the knee, I feel physically sick

Outgoing Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace told the High Court that he felt ‘physically sick’ yesterday, as he formally withdrew his case against Fifa intervention, through a normalisation committee on 17 March. Wallace and first vice-president Clynt Taylor instructed their attorneys to raise the white flag …

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