Former England worldwide Terry Fenwick, who’s the present coach of Trinidad and Tobago, has been accused of headbuttig a press officer after they received right into a livid argument.
Fenwick, who represented the Three Lions on the 1986 World Cup and received 20 caps for his nation, has been answerable for the Caribbean nation since January 1, 2020.
Native media outlet, Wired868 reported that Fenwick was heard shouting ‘I informed you I’m not doing any f***ing interview as soon as he’s right here’ in the direction of press officer Shaun Fuentes, seemingly sad with the presence of a journalist.
The supervisor was resulting from maintain a press briefing with journalists on the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva forward of his facet’s World Cup qualifiers in opposition to Guyana and Puerto Rico later this month.
Fenwick’s row with Fuentes reportedly escalated when the Englishman head-butted Fuentes. However the pair later returned to the journalists and performed the press convention.
Robert Hadad, a FIFA-appointed normalisation committee chairman, was current because the incident unfolded and later demanded a report into the incident.
On Wednesday March 17, the TTFA issued a press release to native media that mentioned ‘apologies have been exchanged’ however it didn’t confer with a headbutt.
It learn: ‘The Trinidad and Tobago Soccer Affiliation needs to state that following an incident on the Senior Staff coaching session involving males’s nationwide head coach Terry Fenwick and director of communications and group press officer Shaun Fuentes on Wednesday morning on the Ato Boldon Stadium.
‘The matter has been addressed at a gathering involving the 2 people, group supervisor Adrian Romain and the normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad.
‘The TTFA additional advises that the matter was blown out of proportion as head coach Fenwick solely selected to specific his disapproval of a sure member of the media fraternity being current at a scheduled media briefing on the eve of the group’s departure for the Dominican Republic for the upcoming Concacaf World Cup qualifier in opposition to Guyana.
‘Apologies have been exchanged and Fenwick and Fuentes have since agreed to place the incident behind them and proceed the give attention to the group’s upcoming assignments in Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.’
‘Each Fenwick and Fuentes proceeded to conduct themselves in an expert method and subsequently hosted the media briefing earlier than the media current on the venue.’
Fenwick, 61, performed for Crystal Palace, Queens Park Rangers, Tottenham, Leicester and Swindon City throughout his enjoying profession.
He’s finest recognized for his function in Diego Maradona’s gorgeous ‘Objective of the Century’ in England’s 1986 World Cup quarter-final defeat by Argentina.