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Pro League given grounds for optimism

Whatever may be the Pro League’s perceived flaws, neither a poor work ethic nor a lack of transparency is ever included among them. League CEO Dexter Skeene is aided by an enthusiastic young staff knitted together by Corporate Secretary Julia Baptiste—whom he describes as a phenomenal person and asset—and press …

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Pro League fights back

With little money, fewer friends and no sporting venues, the 2012/13 Trinidad and Tobago Digicel Pro League is preparing for another kick-off. The season is scheduled to start on 7 September with what is likely to be a Super Friday double-header. There is no word on who is playing yet, …

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Caledonia AIA takes Caribbean football title

Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA enjoyed the most memorable night of the club’s 32-year history today as the Morvant/Laventille-based football team edged fellow Trinidad and Tobago Pro League team, W Connection, to win the 2012 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella. Twenty-two year …

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Connection, Caledonia defend T&T football in CFU semis tonight

… P/Rico and Antigua clubs in the way at Marabella   “From a Trinidad and Tobago standpoint, we are out of the Olympic and World Cup qualifying campaigns,” said Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA coach Jamaal Shabazz. “So this gives us a chance to still keep in touch with the …

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Caledonia, WCFC face fresh CFU leadership

There was applause and handshakes all round in midweek at the Boscolo New York Palace Hotel in Budapest, Hungary as Cayman Islands’ Jeffrey Webb and Antigua and Barbuda’s Gordon Derrick officially replaced controversial ex-FIFA Vice President and Works Minister Jack Warner at the helm of the CONCACAF and Caribbean Football …

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Connection starts CFU campaign with Victory

W Connection started its Caribbean Club Championship campaign at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium this evening with a 2-0 win over Victory SC from Haiti. If that sounded awkward to say—because of the ambitious name of the Haitian club—it was even more difficult to watch at times. Connection has won the …

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Connection expects Victory in Caribbean Championship

W Connection will aim to ensure that Haitian champion, Victory SC, fails to live up to its name from 5.30 pm today in the first game of a Caribbean Club Championship double header at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella. The second fixture pits the Antigua Barracuda, which participates in …

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Connection dedicates title to courageous captain

W. Connection coach Stuart Charles Fevrier paid special tribute to club captain Jan-Michael Williams as the “Savonetta Boys” executed a remarkable triumph by snatching the 2011/12 Digicel Pro League crown from under the nose of rivals, T&TEC, on the final day of the season. On Thursday, Caledonia AIA stunned T&TEC …

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Dissecting a choke: A review of T&TEC’s Pro League collapse

Sport, to paraphrase UK Times writer Simon Barnes, does not build character as much as it reveals it. There is little that compares to the flood of nervous tension as two or two dozen athletes step into the public glare knowing that the next 90 minutes or 100 overs would …

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T&TEC cries foul at Pro League fixtures

… Fate tests debutantes’ resolve   Debutantes, T&TEC, must withstand a searching close season test of endurance if it is to claim its first Trinidad and Tobago Digicel Pro League football crown tomorrow night at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella. T&TEC, who is still without silverware despite two Cup final …

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