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Yorke criticises lack of black bosses in football

Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke has criticised the lack of black bosses in football and claims he cannot get an interview for a manager's job.

Yorke, 45, said he knew of black former players who would not do coaching badges as they felt they had little chance of getting a coaching role.

"If it's not because of the colour of our skin then tell me what it is?" the former Trinidad and Tobago player said.

"I'm speaking out about it. Be fair. At least give us an interview."

Soca Warriors to face Grenada on April 29th

Trinidad and Tobago’s Senior Men will travel to St George’s, Grenada to play the Grenada Men’s Senior Team in an International Friendly on April 29th.

The match will be part of the official opening of the Grenada National Football League.

Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence will use the match as another tune-up for his home-based players as the country looks ahead to the 2018 World Cup qualifier away to the United States on June 8th and Costa Rica on June 13th.

Thin air awaits Soca Warriors in qualifier against the US

While keeping one eye on the crucial need for points, the Soca Warriors will have another concern when they face the United States in a CONCACAF World Cup qualifier on June 8th, that of thin air.

The U.S. Soccer Federation has finalised its decision to play its June 8 qualifier against Trinidad and Tobago at Commerce City, Colorado.

FIFA President to visit T&T next week

FIFA President Gianni Infantino will visit this country on April 10-11 2017.

TTFA President David John-Williams met with Infantino at the FIFA Headquarters in Zurich in January to hold talks on local football and discussions on local football development will resume when the FIFA boss arrives in Port of Spain later this month.

 This will be the FIFA boss' first visiting since he became President.

He was here to meet with TTFA President David John Williams during the build-up to the FIFA Presidential elections.

T&T vs Panama not available on television for T&T viewers tonight

Local fans hoping to see Trinidad and Tobago versus Panama on television tonight, are not going to be able to do so.

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and Flow Sports were unable to reach an agreement with regard to the televising of the Trinidad and Tobago World Cup Qualifier match today.

A statement by Flow says this telecast will not be available on Flow Sports in Trinidad and Tobago.

It says that viewers in the rest of the Caribbean will be able to see the game live on Flow Sports as scheduled beginning at 7 pm.

Arsenal seeks to achieve near impossible task in Champion's League clash with Bayern Munich

Arsenal will need to pull off one of the biggest football miracles in history in order to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.

Trailing 5-1 to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich from the first leg, Arsene Wenger‘s Gunners need to win 4-0 or better in order to progress.

With Mesut Ozil ruled out for the clash and the future of Alexis Sanchez dominating the headlines, thinks are looking bleak in north London.

In fact, so slim are Arsenal’s chances of progression, Ladbrokes have put a 25/1 price on them reaching the last eight against the German behemoths.

Soca Warriors to play Barbados next Friday

Trinidad and Tobago’s Men Senior Team will face Barbados’ Senior Team in an international friendly on Friday March 10th, 2017 at 7 pm at the Ato Boldon Stadium.

The match was secured by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association following a late pull out by Suriname from the originally carded friendly in Paramaribo on March 10th.

The T&T Team is currently engaged in a training camp under head coach Dennis Lawrence in preparations for the two 2018 World Cup Qualifiers scheduled to play at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.

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