TTFA Statement on Lawrence’s link to Wrexham job

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association has taken note of the contents of reports emanating out of Wrexham, Wales indicating that National Senior Men’s Team head coach Mr Dennis Lawrence is a leading candidate to take up the manager’s role at his former club.

The TTFA wishes to state that it has no intentions of allowing its current employee, Mr Lawrence, to engage in discussions with the club regarding the possibilities of a move and a subsequent step down from his position as Head Coach of the Men’s Senior National Team. The FA has engaged in discussions with Mr Lawrence on this matter and is pleased to have his understanding and cooperation.

Wrexham is at present taking steps towards  an appointment and Lawrence is currently odds on with BetVictor to be the latest to take the position.

Lawrence, who made 198 appearances for the Reds in a five year spell between 2001-2006, is currently ahead of assistant manager Graham Barrow, whose odds are currently 16/1.Other potential candidates include John Barnes (6/1), John Askey, who Ricketts has replaced at Shrewsbury, at 8/1, Darren Ferguson and Dave Challinor (16/1), Kevin Nolan and Andy Morrell (20/1).Other notable names linked include Craig Bellamy and Harry Kewell (25/1), Brian McDermott and Ian Holloway (33/1).