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“A perfect role model!” Hislop honoured to be SSFL’s first ambassador; plus 2018 award list

Former England Premier League standout and World Cup 2006 goalkeeper Shaka Hislop is ‘honoured’ to serve as the Secondary Schools Football League’s first ambassador, after he was unveiled at a press conference in the Hyatt Hotel in Port of Spain yesterday evening. Hislop, a former St Mary’s College student who …

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“Look Loy is passionate but he is not a strategist”; Wired868 reviews the TTFA AGM, as DJW prevails again

“If the same attitude persists and the president [David John-Williams] continues with the same ‘onemanship’,” said one football member, who spoke on condition of anonymity. “Any board member can call for an extraordinary general meeting to move a vote of no confidence in the president.” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association …

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TTFA “killing dreams” of our young players; SSFL president “fearful” as inactive U-20s near Concacaf tourney

“We are very fearful that what could occur in a couple weeks time [at the Concacaf Under-20 Championship) in Bradenton may not be something our players may want to remember; and will not auger well for those players who are hoping that this tournament would afford them opportunities to be …

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TTFA president gives critics the slip; DJW survives EGM without handing over construction or I95 contracts

“I hereby move a motion to compliment the President for the yeomen effort he has given to advance our beloved game,” said Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association (TTRFA) vice-president Osmond Downer, during last night’s TTFA EGM, “but also censure the President for the way in which he approached the …

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TTFA braces for hellfire at Glorious Saturday AGM; DJW expected to survive as president

Embattled Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams is expected to face another grilling on Glorious Saturday when the local football body attempts to hold its AGM for a sixth time. However, despite concerns about John-Williams’ stewardship—financial and otherwise—and autocratic behaviour, according to football insider, there are two main …

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Downer: “Mr President, you’re wrong!”; DJW: “I’m trying to do the right thing!” TTFA stakeholders clash by email

“Mr President, for two reconvened meetings for the continuation of the November 2017 AGM—January 9th and […] March 17th—you, as Chairman, proceeded, on you own accord to abort the meetings and to announce an adjournment for ‘the lack of a quorum.’ “Mr President, your decision on both occasions was erroneous.” …

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“Tyranny!” TTFA descends further into farce as DJW calls off AGM—blocking financial questions

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s fourth successive attempt to hold its 2017 AGM ended in farce and a shouting match today in Couva, as local football president David John-Williams adjourned the meeting for 14 days in an apparent misinterpretation of the constitution and amidst cries of “tyranny” and “dictatorship.” …

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SSFL Forum: Schools’ league grapples with issues of registration, player development and TTFA relations

Academic requirements for school footballers, wider powers for the credential committee, an electronic database for players, small-sided games for Under-14s and a re-evaluation of the registration period and deadline for players to participate in external competitions. There were no shortage of talking points as the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) …

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