So confident is William Wallace of his chances of being the next Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president that he thinks the incumbent David John-Williams might well abandon plans to seek a new four-year term.

“I am so confident, I think David John-Williams might well support us in the election,” Wallace joked in an interview with cable TV station Sportsmax.

Wallace, president of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) and former senior national men’s team manager, is the first to begin his campaign in earnest.

Both he and businessman Richard Ferguson have declared their intentions to challenge John-Williams for the leadership of the TTFA, heading separate slates.


THERE will be no compromise between William Wallace and his sidelined executives of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and the FIFA-imposed normalisation committee.

The pain associated with lactic acid build up in the muscles is all too familiar to track and field athletes. Yet, they endure the severe discomfort day-in, day out. Trinidad and Tobago sprint star Kelly-Ann Baptiste has been dealing with the lactic for close to two decades.

Former West Indies pacer Michael Holding says he can’t blame the trio of players - Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul - who opted out of the impending England tour, given the conditions globally surrounding Covid-19. But the SKY cricket commentator deemed it a missed chance for the batsmen, especially, to develop their craft.

While the abrupt end to the domestic cricket season in the Caribbean and the shortening of next year’s Cricket West Indies four-day championship will provide fewer opportunities for players to showcase their skills in competition, Trinidad and Tobago Red Force chairman of selectors Tony Gray doesn’t believe the cuts will significantly affect the overall development of talent in the West Indies.

United States-based ESPN Television analyst and former Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Neil S…