Following a protracted process that allowed Tobago United Football Club ample opportunity to resolve its financial difficulties, the Club has failed to provide the TT Pro League Board of Directors with a concrete plan and commitment to address these matters.
As a consequence, the Board considered and discussed a special resolution and following full discussions, the Board of Directors made a majority decision to expel Tobago United Football Club from the TT Pro League with immediate effect.
The meeting of the Board of Directors held on Thursday 16th September 2010 was chaired by Mr. David John-Williams, Deputy Chairman of the TT Pro League. Eight of the eleven clubs were in attendance at the meeting and the representative for Tobago United failed to attend the meeting.
The Board of Directors deeply regrets having to make such a difficult decision as the organization has supported Tobago United Football Club resolutely up to this juncture. The League is committed to the development of professional football in the sister isle of Tobago. As much as the Board of Directors is dismayed and saddened at having to make this decision, it is satisfied that it has worked closely, fairly and honestly with Tobago United to resolve their difficulties.
An immediate consequence of this decision is that Tobago United will not be participating in the First Citizens Cup qualifier scheduled for Saturday 18th September.
With regard to the League competition Tobago United will not be allowed to fulfill its fixtures and all points from the preceding games will be deducted from the standings.