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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #90 on: March 20, 2019, 01:06:52 PM »
Whey sah. Lawrence looking thin at back dey boy. Ah only see starting defenders. . .
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #91 on: March 20, 2019, 02:05:29 PM »
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The commentator mentioned that there are a few scouts at the game wanting to have a look at our players.
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #92 on: March 20, 2019, 02:21:50 PM »
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #93 on: March 20, 2019, 02:44:04 PM »
We not looking bad, we're having room to play in our half of the field but not much success in their half. Same can be said for them but they're starting to establish more forward runs and passes deeper in our half that resulted in some half chances.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #94 on: March 20, 2019, 02:48:50 PM »
Wales is the superior team so far but not by much.

T&T look very good as well expect for the final third of the game, mid in fwd.

For a team of inactive players at club level, T&T don't look to bad, hopefully they don't fall apart in the second half when the gas run out.

Cyrus, David, Nathan and Bateau are having good games.

Kevon George got a yellow in min 41st.

No creativity in T&T midfield with Paul, Hyland and George as mostly defensive minded players.

The long balls is not working for T&T because the transition from midfield to forward is to slow.

Plaza look more mobile than before, but to many miscommunication between zones.

Peltier needs to be on and push Levi as a false 9 with Plaza.

No Ramsey and Bale.

Levi is a raw talent who can be a big player or a good player who cannot produce the final touch.

Overall, Lawrence is doing a good job with the little he have at his disposal.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #95 on: March 20, 2019, 02:54:37 PM »
Appreciate the well thought out update/report, Sando

Lawrence will have to manage the match fitness in the 2nd half. And try to get something going with Levi and Plaza
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #96 on: March 20, 2019, 02:57:35 PM »
we just playing deep and trying to catch them on the counter
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #98 on: March 20, 2019, 03:06:14 PM »
Levi looking good. Did well to maintain his composure on that chance....and Lawrence take him off right as I'm typing this.

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« Reply #99 on: March 20, 2019, 03:07:33 PM »
We need a stickers DL  Levi is  a winger
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« Reply #100 on: March 20, 2019, 03:08:08 PM »
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #101 on: March 20, 2019, 03:11:01 PM »
If I'm Levi Garcia, this is a match I want to play 70-90 minutes at high level of concentration and intensity with a good mix of individual product and telling contributions to the collective orientation. Even if we lose the match, there can still be winners and then everyone wins. Bubble de pot, Levi. You have the tools!
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #102 on: March 20, 2019, 03:38:27 PM »
Wheyyy boy, we give it up in de dregs yes.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #103 on: March 20, 2019, 04:00:03 PM »
Tails of two half.

T&T couldn't get 3 passes together in the 2nd half.

And they had no idea going forward, Kenwyne Jones should have never retired, we don't have a strong or true center forward and Lawrence is to stubborn (like Maurizio Sarri) to call up some decent forward we have scattered over North America and even Europe.

Ben Woodburn for Wales is a top player. Ryan Hedges is a wild man and should have gotten a red card.

T&T did well for a team that most members are not regulars or consistently active for their clubs.

Peltier and Cato added nothing to the team when they came on. Cato was the reason Wales scored, he did not clear the initial ball.

Lawrence, took off Plaza and put Peltier to play striker was depressing. Peltier is a wingman and I like him there.

Hyland showed some good skills, beating 3 man and made a splitting pass that T&T could have break and scored, best play of the game, Hyland showed maturity and have to be the smartest player on the team.

Anyway we could recall Keon Daniel? We need some spark in midfield. Some brian.

I like Lawrence and I give him respect for doing the best he can at his disposal, however, he need to stop playing to pragmatic for long periods hence we played with 3 defence minded players the entire game even when subs were made, Hackshaw, Paul, Hyland, George. Is like playing with 7 defenders.

We played not to concede or get embarrassed.

Wales was nothing spectacular, they would have been beaten by a fit T&T side.

I hope the TTFA get many more games for T&T before the Gold Cup, definitely some good signs but Lawrence need a few more attacking players and maybe some help on the bench from a good attack minded coach.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #104 on: March 20, 2019, 04:04:41 PM »
To give away a goal like that at that time was criminal. 2nd half performance was full of discipline. We lack that go to centre forward on top.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #105 on: March 20, 2019, 04:26:57 PM »
Ben Woodburn strike seals it late for Wales in 1-0 victory over T&T.
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Ben Woodburn scored a 91st minute to secure victory over Trinidad & Tobago in Wales’ return to the Racecourse Ground.

Wales were made to work hard by their opponents who provided a competitive test for an experimental Wales side in their preparation for their European Championship Qualifying campaign. 

Wales had early attacking intentions as Ryan Hedges crossed to Tyler Roberts for a looping header which was comfortably saved by Marvin Phillip.

Trinidad created a chance of their own as Levi Garcia teed up Khaleem Hyland who curled his shot straight at Danny Ward.

Debutant Will Vaulks impressed as he drove the hosts forward through the break-up of play from Trinidad.

Trinidad didn’t create a lot of opportunities but put together a few passages of plays that could have troubled Wales.

George Thomas went closest after Hedges laid it off from a short-corner, firing just wide of Marvin Phillip’s goal.

Wales dominated possession in a goalless first half but were unable to find a cutting edge in the final third as they sought a clear-cut opportunity.

In the second half, Woodburn showed good feet to feed through Thomas, who forced Phillip to save to his near-side. 

Chris Gunter made an important goal line clearance to deny his opposite number Aubrey David the opening goal after Garcia pulled the ball back to him.

Vaulks who continued his performance into the second-half almost opened his Wales account, but his goal-bound shot was blocked.

Wales had the ball in the net, but it did not count. Hedges lofted a ball over to Thomas who flicked a header past Phillip but the linesman’s flag denied Thomas his first Wales senior goal.

A header from outside the box from Vaulks sailed just over the bar of the Trinidad goalkeeper as Wales continued to pile the pressure on.

Lee Evans almost snuck home his effort after Lawrence heeled it back to the midfielder with Phillip forced into action at his post.   

Opportunities came at a minimum towards the end of the game, but Wales continued to carry the ball forward in search of a late winner.

Ben Woodburn and Wales made the most of the additional four minutes shown as they opened the scoring. Vaulks crossed into Woodburn who chested from close-range to secure Wales the victory.

The 18-year-old almost doubled his tally when a free-kick sailed just wide of the post. His effort was the last action of the game as Tim Marshall blew for a Wales victory.

Teams

Trinidad and Tobago: 1.Marvin Phillip (GK); 2.Aubrey David, 4.Sheldon Bateau, 5.Daneil Cyrus, 18.Triston Hodge; 19.Kevan George (Yellow 41), 23.Leston Paul (15.Neveal Hackshaw 80), 8.Khaleem Hyland (captain); 13.Nathan Lewis, 10.Levi Garcia (11.Lester Peltier 60); 9.Willis Plaza (7.Cordell Cato 46).

Unused substitutes: 21.Nicklas Frenderup (GK), 22.Adrian Foncette (GK), 6.Carlyle Mitchell, 12.Ross Russell Jr, 14.Akeem Humphrey, 16.Alvin Jones, 17.Mekeil Williams, 20.Duane Muckette.

Coach: Dennis Lawrence.

Wales: 1.Danny Ward (GK) (21.Adam Davies [GK]); 6.Ashley Williams (captain) (15.James Lawrence 61), 4.Paul Dummett (13.Declan John 61), 14.Ryan Hedges; 2.Chris Gunter, 16.Lee Evans, 7.Will Vaulks, 3.Neil Taylor; 10.Ben Woodburn, 9.Tyler Roberts (17.Rabbi Matondo 71), 11.George Thomas.

Unused substitutes: 8.Matthew Smith, 18.Connor Roberts, 19.Harry Wilson.

Coach: Ryan Giggs.

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Ben Woodburn scrambles late reward for starless Wales against Trinidad.
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Gareth Bale was present but not risked for a match in which Wales snatched a late winner through Ben Woodburn, a deserved outcome after constant second-half pressure that improved Ryan Giggs’s underwhelming record.

Having taken over a year on Friday, Giggs’s 10th match in charge ended as a fourth victory to go with five defeats and a draw. Before Sunday’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia the manager protected all his A-listers. This meant no Bale, Aaron Ramsey, Joe Allen, Ben Davies or first-choice goalkeeper, Wayne Hennessey.

Giggs pointed to Bale’s full part in Real Madrid’s win over Celta Vigo last Saturday. “It was a first 90 minutes in three months,” he said. “He took part in a little bit of training yesterday, trained this morning really well but it was too much of a risk for him.”

Instead there was a chance for the fringe members to push a claim with Newcastle United’s Paul Dummett the sole regular Premier League performer – the Leicester goalkeeper Danny Ward a reserve, along with Liverpool’s Woodburn.

Dennis Lawrence’s Trinidad & Tobago came into the contest having lost their last two games and in Sheldon Bateau of Norway’s Sarpsborg had a solitary Europe-based player.

Lawrence, a former Wrexham player of five years, watched as Wales started brightly. Woodburn, the striker in Giggs’s 4-2-3-1, slipped a ball into Ryan Hedges and his dink was reached by Tyler Roberts though the Trinidad goalkeeper, Marvin Phillip, was not troubled.

The visitors operated a 4-4-1-1 and the captain, Khaleem Hyland, offered a first threat, taking aim from distance at Ward’s goal. Then came a burst of quality as the Trinidad No 9, Wills Plaza, found Hyland and he recycled the ball to Nathan Lewis at speed; Wales were grateful nothing came of it.

So, too, were the visitors when George Thomas sprayed wide as the interval neared. Just before the whistle Woodburn suffered a painful challenge from Kevan George but was able to resume.

For the second half Giggs brought off Ward for Adam Davies, the Barnsley keeper making his international debut. Lawrence’s switch was to replace Plaza with Cordell Cato of Oklahoma City.

Giggs named Ashley Williams as captain despite the on-loan Everton centre-back’s struggle to play regularly for Stoke City and the manager will not have been happy to see him cede the ball carelessly.

When Woodburn slipped in Thomas the No 11’s fierce shot warmed Phillip’s fingers – and the support – as he saved to his right. Suddenly the game flared: Levi Garcia rounded Davies at the other end and found Aubrey David and his effort was cleared off the Wales line by Gunter.

From here Giggs’s men pressed and finally got the breakthrough, Woodburn’s chest home coming from a Vaulks’s ball to the back post. His goal gave Wales the perfect boost before the serious stuff, this weekend’s start to their qualification campaign for the European Championship.

“I’m gutted for the boys,” Lawrence said.

Giggs defends decision to rest Bale amid disappointed Wales fans
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Ryan Giggs says he understands why some Wales fans were disappointed that Gareth Bale was left out of Wednesday's friendly win over Trinidad and Tobago.

Wrexham's Racecourse Ground was sold out for Wales' first match in the north since 2008.

But some supporters were left disappointed as Giggs fielded a second string team ahead of Sunday's opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia.

"Of course it's disappointing for the fans," said Giggs.

"They want to see the likes of Gareth. But it's my job to make sure we are ready for Sunday.

"Gareth got his first 90 mins in three months [for Real Madrid last weekend], took part in a little bit of training yesterday, then trained this morning, really well.

"So it was just too much of a risk with Sunday in mind. That was the case with a few of the players. I gave the chance for players to push forward for Sunday, but also keeping players fresh.

"Originally when I planned the game, it was going to be a first-half [at full strength] and then we make changes.

"But Brooksy [David Brooks] took a knock at the weekend on his ankle, Harry [Wilson] has played a lot of games, Connor [Roberts] has played a lot of games. Aaron [Ramsey] picked up that little knock. It gave me the opportunity to look after them at the start of the week."

As Giggs made wholesale changes to his side to face Trinidad and Tobago, an unfamiliar looking Wales team struggled to impose themselves on their opponents ranked 93rd in the world.

Former Wales captain Kevin Ratcliffe, who was a part of the BBC Radio Wales commentary team for the game, said in the first half: "It's looking like a bunch of players that have been thrown together, not knowing when to pass it."

Wales improved and eventually forced a winning goal two minutes into added time as Ben Woodburn chested the ball in from close range.

"The performance, first half especially, I was really pleased with," said Giggs.

"We had a couple of days to work on a few things and felt we did that first half without that final third composure, making the right decisions and having a bit of quality.

"Trinidad and Tobago didn't have anything. But I reminded the players at half-time about Albania [where Wales lost in November]. It was exactly the same in Albania so we had to keep that clean sheet.

"We rode our luck a bit in the second half, obviously Gunts [Chris Gunter] fantastic clearance off the line and credit to Trinidad and Tobago, second half they made it difficult for us. We just had to be patient.

"To score late in the game is a great trait for teams to have so really pleased with the result."

Wales edge T&T with late goal.
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Trinidad and Tobago’s Senior Men had their hearts broken as Wales got a 93rd minute winner from Liverpool’s Ben Woodrum to give the hosts a late 1-0 victory before a packed Racecourse in Wrexham on Wednesday night.

It was a cruel way for T&T to finish the match after the held their own for most of the match and should have gone ahead in the second half.

In terms of chances, Tyler Roberts saw his header saved and Lee Evans hit over when found by Ryan Hedges. George Thomas drilled a low shot wide and had another effort from range pushed round the post.

But it was actually Trinidad and Tobago who created the best opening. A poor throw by goalkeeper Adam Davies allowed Willis Plaza to find Levi Garcia and he checked back to square to Aubrey David, whose finish was heading in until Chris Gunter cleared off the line.

Wales had a goal correctly ruled out for offside when Thomas headed in a flicked pass by Hedges and Will Vaulks went close with a firm strike.

There were a few tasty tackles in the game, the meatiest being Evans on Leston Paul. Evans was shown a yellow card when his studs down shin foul could easily have warranted a red.

Rabbi Matondo, Schalke’s signing from Manchester City, was introduced in the second half and looked lively. Before Woodburn gave Giggs his fourth victory in 10 games in charge. Now the real action begins.

Joining Bale in watching from the stands were regulars Allen, Davies, Wayne Hennessey, and David Brooks. Chris Mepham and Dan James also had their feet up and should start on Sunday. Ramsey was rested due to a thigh issue. Connor Roberts and Harry Wilson remained on the bench throughout.

For T&T, skipper Khaleem Hyland had a solid performance while goalkeeper Marvin Phillip was tidy in between the posts. T&T’s back four of Sheldon Bateau, Daneil Cyrus, Triston Hodge and Aubrey David also resisted anything the Welsh came at them with until the closing seconds.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #106 on: March 20, 2019, 06:03:48 PM »
Decent and organized showing by the boys...
switched off in injury time to concede a sloppy one.
AGAIN..we wont play a second game in this FIFA window..
and we only used two subs ( and one more in 90th min)..
we were allowed six subs...so really only 13 men out of 22 got any playing time.
to make matters worse..im sure they break up the team tomorrow..so not even four extra training days and team bonding...and the next International window is competitive tournaments...Nations league in June and Gold Cup in July.
WCQ is next year...we cant keep wasting International windows.
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #107 on: March 20, 2019, 06:23:58 PM »
Tails of two half.

T&T couldn't get 3 passes together in the 2nd half.

And they had no idea going forward, Kenwyne Jones should have never retired, we don't have a strong or true center forward and Lawrence is to stubborn (like Maurizio Sarri) to call up some decent forward we have scattered over North America and even Europe.

Ben Woodburn for Wales is a top player. Ryan Hedges is a wild man and should have gotten a red card.

T&T did well for a team that most members are not regulars or consistently active for their clubs.

Peltier and Cato added nothing to the team when they came on. Cato was the reason Wales scored, he did not clear the initial ball.

Lawrence, took off Plaza and put Peltier to play striker was depressing. Peltier is a wingman and I like him there.

Hyland showed some good skills, beating 3 man and made a splitting pass that T&T could have break and scored, best play of the game, Hyland showed maturity and have to be the smartest player on the team.

Anyway we could recall Keon Daniel? We need some spark in midfield. Some brian.

I like Lawrence and I give him respect for doing the best he can at his disposal, however, he need to stop playing to pragmatic for long periods hence we played with 3 defence minded players the entire game even when subs were made, Hackshaw, Paul, Hyland, George. Is like playing with 7 defenders.

We played not to concede or get embarrassed.

Wales was nothing spectacular, they would have been beaten by a fit T&T side.

I hope the TTFA get many more games for T&T before the Gold Cup, definitely some good signs but Lawrence need a few more attacking players and maybe some help on the bench from a good attack minded coach.

Solid assessment especially the part about Sarri. However all the outfield players that played today are either in mid-season or are 2-3 games into their season (except Lewis) and all are starters for their club except Leston at the moment.

A 32 year old Keon Daniel whose commitment is shoddy at best is definitely not the creativity answer either. All we can do is hope that when Guerra, Joevin and Molino return, they could help in that regard.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #108 on: March 20, 2019, 06:52:08 PM »
Joevin Jones on Instagram today in carenage with he padnas eating pelau
dont get me wrong..dont mean he did not have his "personal reasons "
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« Reply #109 on: March 20, 2019, 07:18:04 PM »
Joevin Jones on Instagram today in carenage with he padnas eating pelau
dont get me wrong..dont mean he did not have his "personal reasons "

This game held the potential to be a life changing agent for the likes of him . . .European Scouts and playing against decent opposition in European conditions
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« Reply #110 on: March 21, 2019, 12:58:58 AM »
I suspect some players decide they not playing for no $300 match fee

And if that is the case, maximum respect to them.

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All things aside, just take the positives from this game and push on.
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« Reply #112 on: March 21, 2019, 04:40:04 AM »
Joevin Jones on Instagram today in carenage with he padnas eating pelau
dont get me wrong..dont mean he did not have his "personal reasons "

Lawrence reveals reasons for Joevin and Guerra omissions and inclusion of Russell Jr
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Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Team head coach Dennis Lawrence revealed that German-based flanker Joevin Jones and United States-based attacking midfielder Ataulla Guerra were ruled unavailable to face Wales next week, as he tried to explain his 22-man squad for international friendly action at the Racecourse Ground in Wrexham.

Guerra, according to Lawrence, has a slight injury and missed several sessions while Jones allegedly asked to be omitted for personal reasons.

“I am not in any position to make any more comment on [Jones’ withdrawal],” said Lawrence. “I respect his wishes in that it is private and confidential.”

It is the second time in the past five months that Jones withdrew from selection despite being physically able to play. Last October, he also pulled out of a trip to Thailand after saying he needed to mentally regroup.

Lawrence criticised Jones then for his late decision—which left the Warriors with a player short in their travelling party—and published the latter’s letter. But he was more conciliatory today.

Once more, Lawrence pointed to the number of national players in their pre-season and off season as his biggest worry heading into the Wales clash. The Warriors coach addressed this somewhat with a three-week camp for the local-based players but suggested it also prompted his recall of 31 year old forward Willis Plaza, who is campaigning with Churchill Brothers in the India professional league at present.

“For me, I would’ve liked [my players] to be playing competitive football,” said Lawrence. “We tried to put together a three-week training programme [and] we managed to get three friendly games—two against Rangers [and] one against the Police.

“[But] I think we all know is difficult because we are going take on a Wales squad that [has] got players that played over 30 games in the Spanish La Liga, 30 games in the English Premier League and so forth.

“So, in terms of the players’ match tempo, I think it’s going to be a bit difficult for them. So that’s why it was important to select a squad with a lot of the players that are involved in leagues, like Willis Plaza, Khaleem Hyland, and Sheldon Bateau; because these boys are more active at the moment.”

But how did Morvant Caledonia United winger-cum-left back Ross Russell Jr get in the squad ahead of overseas-based players like Keston Julien (AS Trecin—Slovakia) and Noah Powder (Real Monarchs—USA)?

At present, Powder is in pre-season while Julien, although still in season, has not played for his club since last October. Lawrence said Russell Jr—whose father, Ross Russell, played alongside Lawrence for Defence Force and Trinidad and Tobago and is the current goalkeeping coach—earned his chance by impressing at their training camp.

“We needed to strengthen in the left back position,” said Lawrence. “[…] Ross did very well coming down to the back end of last season and he was invited to be part of the training group and I think he really impressed with what he offers us.

“I think he deserves his selection.”

A versatile flanker, the 26 year old Russell Jr was considered better than useful at Pro League level with his ability to play in either full back or wing role. But his career trajectory was dramatically altered when he was charged for murder in 2016.

It took two years before lawmen realised they held the wrong man; and by then he lost his job as a soldier.

Lawrence suggested that Russell Jr’s international call up—his first at senior international level—was reward for his efforts since his release on 20 August 2018.

“Part of the reform is the boy [is] back now and getting his football career to where it should be,” said Lawrence. “I think we need to see that as a positive. A lot come out [of jail] and go back in.”

Lawrence suggested that he still hopes to have a look at players like Leland Archer, Akeem Roach, Shannon Gomez and Powder—who are all under 23 years old—but felt the short preparation time for the Wales match meant it was not the best opportunity to integrate them.

The Warriors coach confirmed that two local-based players were cut from his training squad due to failed drug tests but declined to name them. He said the duo could be important national players and he hopes they get the help necessary to return to his squad.

“Our job is to help the players, not to reveal anything,” he said. “The clubs have been notified [and] they’re working with the clubs.”

The Warriors depart from Tobago to Manchester tomorrow from where they will head to their training base in Chester, just 15 minutes from Wrexham. Their first training session is scheduled for Monday afternoon.

Lawrence, who spent eight years in Wales as a player with Wrexham and then Cardiff City, said he had been trying to get this game ever since his appointment in January 2017.

Trinidad and Tobago, again, will play only once in this FIFA international match window. Lawrence said this was because their other friendly offers were outside of Europe and FIFA regulations advise against playing in different confederations within such short timeframes.

“We had the opportunity to play other friendlies, but [they] were in different confederations,” said Lawrence, whose outfit are preparing for the June 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #113 on: March 21, 2019, 04:57:09 AM »
I suspect some players decide they not playing for no $300 match fee

And if that is the case, maximum respect to them.

You have to take a stand somewhere.  An infinite amount of empty promises will do that to a body

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #114 on: March 21, 2019, 06:27:14 AM »
WATCH: Comments from Captain Khaleem Hyland following Trinidad and Tobago's 1-0 loss to Wales

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #115 on: March 21, 2019, 06:57:23 AM »
Solid in defence, combative in midfield, poor in attack. Clearly we need a creative/attacking midfielder to move the ball from midfield to striker. We need a number 9 striker too. Kevin Molino springs to mind as the obvious missing piece but there's Kristian Lee Him in Germany, Matthew Woo Ling in Cyprus. We also have Daniel Carr in Ireland. Woo ling is born Trini the other two is Canada and England born with Trini passports. Also is it worthwhile trying to woo Bostock out of exile/retirement? Keon Daniel even? As it stands we definitely can't go forward with that attack that we had last night. It definitely needs some invention and intervention to press on.
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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #116 on: March 21, 2019, 07:17:44 AM »
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Lawrence suggested that he still hopes to have a look at players like Leland Archer, Akeem Roach, Shannon Gomez and Powder—who are all under 23 years old—but felt the short preparation time for the Wales match meant it was not the best opportunity to integrate them.
What about Greg Ramjitsingh? I know I'm probably beating a dead horse here but we need to hear from DL why he keeps getting omitted!

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #117 on: March 21, 2019, 07:29:56 AM »
Ben Woodburn for Wales is a top player.
You could see he's their marquee player for the future (right now anyway) and Giggs was showcasing him. Heck he even wore the #10 shirt.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #118 on: March 21, 2019, 12:03:41 PM »

What about Greg Ramjitsingh? I know I'm probably beating a dead horse here but we need to hear from DL why he keeps getting omitted!
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This is becoming a mind boggling omission at this point and I can't understand why this question isn't being asked by media.

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Re: Thread for the T&T vs Wales Game (20-Mar-2019)
« Reply #119 on: March 21, 2019, 03:18:47 PM »
I suspect some players decide they not playing for no $300 match fee

And if that is the case, maximum respect to them.

You have to take a stand somewhere.  An infinite amount of empty promises will do that to a body

Relieved Warriors get match fee hike from TTFA, look forward to Wales clash.




Thanks Flex.  So if I read this correctly, this “payment” is for this game only and there’s no time frame given in when players will receive their promised “payment”.

If that’s the case, what makes this “promise” different than the countless others have failed to materialize from the DJW administration?

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