Osmond Downer


Osmond Downer

Often a pain in their side, constitution expert and former referee and school principal Osmond Downer has come out in support of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association on an issue of transparency in its forthcoming elections.

This comes after Super League president and TTFA Board member Keith Look Loy recently wrote to general secretary Kamara David, asking him to reveal the names of all candidates declared to take part in next month’s election of officers. “With the passing of the deadline date for all nominations to be submitted to you, TTFA general secretary, I now request the names of all persons whose nominations met said deadline, as well as the positions they propose to contest,” Look Loy had stated in correspondence to David.


DAVID JOHN-WILLIAMS will concentrate his efforts on completing work on Trinidad and Tobago’s Home of Football before his term as Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president ends this month.

BOTH Trinidad and Tobago pairs reached the beach volleyball finals for the third year in succession, yesterday, in the Barbados Olympic Association’s Independence Invitational Games (BIIG).

ANGUS EVE can’t help but think what Queen’s Royal College head coach Nigel Grosvenor has planned when the defending champions Naparima College travel to QRC ground, in St Clair, on today’s final day of the Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier League competition.

GLAMORGAN won the top-of the-table clash when the Office of the Prime Minister’s Super League A Volleyball Tournament continued Saturday at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas.

PRISON SERVICES FC went to Matura with an unbeaten record on Saturday and left later with a 4-3 defeat to home team Matura ReUnited. Despite the defeat though, Prisons remain atop the Ascension TT Super League football standings.

What do we expect from our sports media? Cheerleading? Fiercely independent critiques? Somewhere in between? I ask these questions in the wake of the sudden passing of Dave Lamy on Friday, a stalwart in sports broadcasting whose commentary on horseracing, cricket and football, together with duties as a sports news announcer,