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SSFL 2022: Fixtures Committee brushes off Arima’s “no confidence motion”, after Big 5 confusion

“[…] How can the SSFL decide that an unavailable ground is reason enough to postpone an already rescheduled game in a tournament that has already started a month late—and when there were grounds available elsewhere? “[…] I object to (SSFL assistant secretary administration and fixtures committee member) Gerald Elliot’s disregard …

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Déjà vu as “Naps” record unbeaten run halted by Fatima, while “Caps” clobbered 8-0 in Benedict’s “Zoom” session

Saturday 16 September 2017. That was the last time two-time reigning Premier Division champions Naparima College tasted defeat in the Secondary Schools Football league (SSFL) top flight—barring the Intercol knockout competition.  Yesterday, on Saturday 17 September 2022, “Naps” were dealt a Premier Division defeat for the first time in five …

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QPCC FC mourn tragic deaths of young footballers Belgrave and Taiwan-bound Prudhomme

The QPCC football community was plunged into mourning yesterday after losing two players on the same day in different incidents. Former goalkeeper Raheem ‘Birdie’ Belgrave, 29, drowned yesterday morning while full-back Ackime Prudhomme was gunned down in Arouca. QPCC head coach Shawn Cooper and his former assistant Wayne Sheppard both …

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B&B Ep 20: Shawn Cooper on ‘Naps’ v ‘Pres Lions’ and calamity with ‘Yaya’ and the Women Warriors

Presentation College (San Fernando) head coach Shawn Cooper talks to the Burdie and Barney Show about his coaching journey, working with Levi Garcia and Keston Julien, the ‘Naps’ / ‘Pres Lions’ derby, and the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team calamitous 2018 Concacaf Championship campaign, including when star forward …

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UFCTT disappointed as Hood and Mascall take T&T coaching jobs without tender, James apologises for error

The Unified Football Coaches of Trinidad and Tobago (UFCTT) is considering the future of two representatives from its interim eight member committee, second vice-president Dernelle Mascall and floor member Richard Hood, in the wake of their appointments on the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team coaching staff. The Trinidad …

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Hadad and his crew are the only ones earning from football, while they suffer T&T players and coaches

The only people making money in football in Trinidad and Tobago for the last year have been non-football people. Robert Hadad is drawing upwards of TT$40,000 per month while Judy Daniel, Nigel Romano and Trevor Gomez are banking over TT$30,000 per month—based on the standard sums given to Fifa-appointed normalisation …

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‘Smooth operator’, ’down to earth’, ‘loved to talk’, ‘a thinking footballer’: Remembering Clyde Leon

“[…] We were on a water break and he turned to me and said: ‘I’m not getting dropped from this team.’ I was wondering, who is this dude?” “[…] I remember at Jan-Michael Williams’ wedding reception when you’re thinking it was not an ideal situation for much talk—because of the …

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