The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association will host screening sessions for the Boys Under 13 Elite Development Programme this Sunday July 14th from 10am at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
Businessman Lindsay Gillette could again be the man to lead T&T football if the wishes of a new slate come through.
A NUMBER of respected former T&T footballers, including World Cup goalkeepers Kelvin Jack and Shaka Hislop, as well as former women’s team captain Maylee Attin-Johnson, have joined in the resounding chorus of appeals for TT Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams to resign.
A defiant Jack Warner, former FIFA vice president, says the latest salvo of litigation by the North American Soccer Confederation, of which he was president, was a “deliberate” and “orchestrated attempt” to “unjustly vilify” him.
A united group of football enthusiasts is aiming to rescue local football from what they claim are the ills of the current T&T Football Association administration.
“If such a move can be accommodated, there would be no more potent injection to jolt T&T football than to leave CONCACAF in order to join CONMEBOL…
“At the end of the day, [Dennis Lawrence] does not have to put the ball behind the net and neither do I,” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams told the Trinidad Guardian. “[Lawrence] is a professional and well-trained coach, who […] has coached at the highest level and I have a lot of faith in Dennis.”
“I also fully recognise that a lot of our problems have been a long time in the making. The dictatorial approach that got us in the problem in the first place is not what will get us out of it…”
Men’s National Under-23 Team head coach-in-waiting, Angus Eve, is urging Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and his Board to accept that they are not up to the job of running local football and resign with immediate effect.