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Hadad, Pro League clubs see light ahead

T&T’s eleven Pro league clubs are op­ti­mistic about the fu­ture of pro­fes­sion­al foot­ball in Trinidad and To­ba­go fol­low­ing their vir­tu­al meet­ing with Robert Hadad, the chair­man of the T&T Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion (TTFA) Nor­mal­iza­tion Com­mit­tee on De­cem­ber 17.Lead­ing the dis­cus­sions for the clubs was chair­man Brent San­cho, who said that, “Mr Hadad put his vi­sion on…

Ron DeSantis Is TNR’s 2020 Rascal of the Year

Ron DeSantis Is TNR’s 2020 Rascal of the Year

For so many of us, the person of the year is Nothing. The thing that killed mom or laid out the elementary school teacher was Nothing. Nobody saw it. Either dad tracked nothing home from the grocery store or there was a fatal amount of Nothing smeared all over the produce. Maybe it was on…

The Case for Biden to Muddle Through America’s Political Crisis

The Case for Biden to Muddle Through America’s Political Crisis

Even as America hits low ebb with an out-of-control pandemic and staggering economic pain, there is, at least, the comfort that the nation can wrest itself out of its current situation if only it can find the political will. As we wait for most Americans to be vaccinated, there is overwhelming evidence that mask-wearing, social…

Messi, now the greatest one club player

Messi, now the greatest one club player

On the night of 22nd December, Messi did something that was believed no one could ever do. Lionel Messi scoring his 644th goal for Barcelona broke Pele’s record for the most goals scored by a player in one club.Pelé scored 643 goals in 757 matches for his loving club, Santos FC. Not only did Leo…

Coronavirus tiers: Which tier is your football club in?

Coronavirus tiers: Which tier is your football club in?

Luton welcomed fans earlier this month, but are back behind closed doorsSeveral football clubs must close their doors again from Saturday after Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed changes to the coronavirus tier system.A limited number of supporters returned to some grounds after the national lockdown ended on 2 December.However, Hancock announced on Thursday that Bedfordshire,…

Ligue 1 Clubs in Financial Crisis After Collapse of TV Deal

Ligue 1 Clubs in Financial Crisis After Collapse of TV Deal

A number of Ligue 1 clubs have been left on the brink of financial ruin, following the collapse of a lucrative TV contract. In 2018, the LFP – French football’s governing body – sold the broadcasting rights to Mediapro and BeIN Sports, in a deal worth upwards of €1.15bn per year – the second biggest TV…