OFF-FIELD issues were the common theme for football in TT during 2018, with problems affecting national teams, the Pro League, the Super League and, most importantly, the local governing body TT Football Association (TTFA).
For yet another time players have been forced to take the T&T Football Association to Court for monies owed to them after promises were made. Why this continues to happen, why?
KEITH LOOK LOY, president of the TT Super League, has bemoaned the instability within the TT Football Association (TTFA), after members of the national men’s team called on TTFA president David John-Williams to pay outstanding match fees, for the period October 2017 till now.
PRESIDENT of the TT Football Association (TTFA) David John-Williams is being asked by TTFA board members to explain if he played a role in someone with no official connection to the association attending a two-day FIFA Forward workshop in Barbados last week – without the knowledge of the general secretary and membership.
There will be no football for T&T's Warriors if it is not free. T&T Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams shared this yesterday as he again confirmed the sad financial state of affairs of his association.
The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has paid match fees to its Men’s National Senior Team players for four of six outstanding games, although president David John-Williams is believed to remain some distance from mending his relationship with the Soca Warriors.
Trinidad and Tobago Senior Team assistant coach and head coach of the Elite U-15 Development programme Stuart Charles Fevrier is anticipating the opening of the TTFA Home of Football Training Centre which he sees as the dawn of a new era for all national teams and officials involved in local football.
VICE-PRESIDENT of the TT Football Association (TTFA) Ewing Davis says he was unaware of the crisis involving the men's footballers who have threatened to strike owing to unpaid match fees for over a year.
“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.”