The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association says former England international Terry Fenwick has been appointed to the position of Head Coach of the Trinidad and Tobago Senior Men’s National Team.

The TTFA said in a media release on Sunday that Theservices of Dennis Lawrence as national team coach were terminated with immediate effect following a majority decision by the board.

Mr Fenwick has been appointed for two years, beginning January 1st 2020. 

His first major task will be to guide Trinidad and Tobago through the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 playoff against either Barbados or Guyana in June of next year, the TTFA statement said.

Mr Fenwick will also work with the coaches of the national youth teams as the TTFA Technical Committee seeks to ensure technical linkages and continuity between national teams and within the TTFA National Teams Programme.

In an immediate response, he told TTFA Media  quote, After 20 years working across Trinidad & Tobago football, he is honoured to have been given this opportunity to improve the fortunes of the senior men’s national tea, unquote.

Fenwick, who made  20 appearances for England and  over 400 appearances in England’s top division for three famous London clubs; Tottenham Hotspurs, Queens Park Rangers and Crystal Palace, has a long association with Trinidad and Tobago football. 

He has won four Professional League titles with San Juan Jabloteh FC and has played a significant part in guiding many Trinidad and Tobago players to professional contracts and university scholarships abroad.