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.
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.
“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…
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.
Does Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams feel in any way responsible for the Concacaf Gold Cup performances of the Men’s National Senior Team—his self-titled ‘flagship’ team—or any other national outfit for that matter?
“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…”
“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.”
T&T Football Association (TTFA) Director Keith Look Loy has filed yet another lawsuit seeking disclosure of information related to the construction of its US$2.5 million "Home for Football".