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Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2024 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

WITH THE nation’s two World Cup qualifying games out of the way, the Reggae Boyz will now turn their attention to the CONMBEBOL Copa America tournament, to be held in the United States from June 20-July 16. Assistant coach John Wall noted that the...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2024 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

AFTER ENDURING a tumultuous period upon leaving the Birmingham Legion in the USL for French Ligue 2 club Toulouse in 2022, Jamaican forward Junior Flemmings has found his feet again in the Serbian Super Liga for Vozdovac. The 28-year-old, who was...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2024 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOYZ assistant coach Jon Wall said the team’s 3-2 result over minnows Dominica in their second round Concacaf Group E World Cup qualifier in Dominica yesterday covered up a less-than-ideal performance. The Jamaicans, with a brace from Shamar...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2024 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

NO MATTER what the make-up of the Reggae Boyz starting team looks like today in their opening Concacaf Group E World Cup qualifiers, the type of performance they put in, or the time the game gets under way, head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said most...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2024 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA FOOTBALL Federation (JFF) general secretary Dennis Chung says no effort was spared to try get lights at the National Stadium up to Concacaf standards for Jamaica’s World Cup qualifier against the Dominican Republic this afternoon at 3:30 p....

Published:Wednesday | June 5, 2024 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THE REGGAE Girlz suffered a second successive 4-0 defeat to South American giants Brazil in their international friendly at Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador, Brazil, yesterday. Two goals from Jhennifer and one each from Debinha and Marta saw the...

Published:Wednesday | June 5, 2024 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THOUGH REGGAE Boyz number-one goalkeeper Andre Blake is out for the next month and a half with injury, coach Heimir Hallgrimsson is confident the team is in safe hands with any of the four goalkeepers they have selected for their two upcoming...

Published:Tuesday | June 4, 2024 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOYZ coach Heimir Hallgrimsson continues to bat for better fields and facilities for his charges, especially given the number of overseas-based players in the squad. According to Hallgrimsson, lower quality of playing surfaces and facilities...

Published:Tuesday | June 4, 2024 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

PAUL CHRISTIE, Mount Pleasant Football Academy sporting director, said the decision not to renew the tenure of Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore as head coach of the club had long been decided, and insists their Jamaica Premier League (JPL) final defeat to...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2024 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA FUTSAL and Scrimmage Association (JFSA) became the newest member of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) following an Extraordinary Congress at the JFF office on Saturday. However, the novel organisation will remain a non-voting affiliate...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2024 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOYZ coach Heimir Hallgrimsson says there is danger in thinking that their opening Concacaf World Cup qualifier against the Dominican Republic on Thursday at the National Stadium is a foregone conclusion. The Reggae Boyz have been placed in...

Published:Saturday | June 1, 2024 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A number of injured high-profile players will be missing from the Reggae Boyz squad for their opening 2026 Concacaf World Cup qualifying match against the Dominican Republic next Thursday at the National Stadium. The injury list includes goalkeeper...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2024 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA FOOTBALL Federation (JFF) general secretary Dennis Chung said he expects the nation’s opening 2026 Concacaf World Cup qualifier against the Dominican Republic on Thursday, June 6, at the National Stadium at 6:30 p.m. to go ahead as...

Published:Wednesday | May 29, 2024 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

IN AN effort to give youngsters at the basic school level an early introduction into organised football, David Laylor and his Next Generation Football Foundation will be putting on a one-day competition in collaboration with the University of the...

Published:Wednesday | May 29, 2024 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

FORMER BOYS’ Town and Harbour View attacker Rafiek Thomas, who was shot and killed in his community of Denham Town yesterday morning, is being remembered as a prolific goalscorer with a deft touch, sublime skills, and an appetite for the big moment...

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2024 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), Mark Bennett, said despite what he calls hugely successful Championship and Major League seasons, which culminated with both finals at the Anthony Spaulding Complex on Sunday,...

Published:Monday | May 27, 2024 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

AUGUST TOWN came from behind to beat Duhaney Park 2-1 to claim the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Major League title at the Anthony Spaulding Complex yesterday. Tajay McIntosh fired Duhaney Park in front after 22 minutes, but...

Published:Monday | May 27, 2024 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE GIRLZ head coach Hubert Busby Jr says taking the team to the next level is his main focus in this his second stint in charge. Busby said the standard the Reggae Girlz achieved under previous coach Lorne Donaldson, who led the team to the...

Published:Monday | May 27, 2024 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE GIRL head coach Hubert Bubsy Jr will be taking his time in naming the captain of the team but said he is looking for the process to happen naturally. Manchester City striker and team poster girl Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw has worn the captain’s...

Published:Monday | May 27, 2024 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

AFTER FIVE seasons and two Jamaica Premier League (JPL) titles, Cavalier forward Shaniel Thomas is looking to make the move overseas. Although the 22-year-old was coy in his pronouncement after last Sunday’s JPL triumph at the National Stadium, he...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2024 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REAPPOINTED REGGAE Girlz head coach Hubert Bubsy Jr, in his first public address at a press conference at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) on Wednesday, said the sexual misconduct allegations, which led to his suspension from the programme in...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2024 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE GIRLZ head coach Hubert Busby Jr believes that for more reasons than one, Brazil will be extremely motivated when they play the South America country in two international friendlies in Brazil on June 1 and 4. Speaking at a press conference...

Published:Wednesday | May 22, 2024 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICAN TENNIS star Blaise Bicknell continues inching closer to becoming only the nation’s third qualifier for the prestigious Wimbledon tennis tournament. On Monday, Bicknell defeated Kosuke Ogura of Japan 6-3, 6-3 in his opening round of the...

Published:Wednesday | May 22, 2024 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

IN 2021 WHEN Cavalier won their first Jamaica Premier League (JPL) title in 30 years, with a squad filled with young players, many questioned the merit of their victory, especially since the title came during the heights of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Published:Tuesday | May 21, 2024 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Sunday’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL) final between Mount Pleasant and Cavalier at the National Stadium, with an attendance of just under 20,000 spectators, was the biggest yet under the stewardship of the Professional Football Jamaica Limited (...

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