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Published:Wednesday | July 24, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Under-fire coach Donovan Duckie will lead Jamaica’s national Under-23 team into the Pan Am Games football championship, which begins tomorrow, despite the team’s disappointing showing at the just-concluded Olympic qualifiers held here in Jamaica at...

Published:Wednesday | July 24, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Sashana ‘babyface’ Campbell, who was appointed Reggae Girlz co-captain along with young ­goalkeeper Sydney Schneider for the Pan Am Games squad, said her experience and that of other ­seasoned campaigners, such as Toriana Patterson, will be...

Published:Tuesday | July 23, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Veteran coach Leebert Halliman, who recently returned to Excelsior High School as technical director of its football programme, says that although some sections of the school community disapprove of his reappointment, his track record of discipline...

Published:Tuesday | July 23, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After leading Jamaica to their historic participation in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France recently, Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies said that his next goal is to help the country establish a vibrant, sustainable women’s domestic league....

Published:Monday | July 22, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s under-23 men’s team crashed out of the Concacaf men’s Olympic qualifying first round after playing to a 1-1 draw with group winners St Kitts and Nevis at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex last night. St Kitts, who also beat Dominica 4-...

Published:Saturday | July 20, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Glenmuir High School ended day one of the Excelsior High School pre-season football tournament, the Ali Cup, as the only team perfect from all matches played, winning all of their three games yesterday. The Glen Laing-coached team defeated Hydel 1-...

Published:Wednesday | July 17, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National Under-23 goalkeeper Jaedin White believes the team is in prime condition ahead of their opening Group A first-round Concacaf (Caribbean stage) men’s Olympic qualifying game against Dominica at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex this...

Published:Wednesday | July 17, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After both Jamaica’s men’s and women’s rugby sevens teams took runner-up spots at the 2019 Rugby Americas North Championship in the Cayman Islands on Sunday, President of the Jamaica Rugby Union Jerry Benzwick is calling on regional bodies to...

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

As Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz get ready for the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, from July 26 to August 11, they have been hit with the news that captain and central defender Konya Plummer will miss the tournament through injury. However, head coach...

Published:Saturday | July 13, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican assistant referee Princess Brown, who, along with Stefanie-Dale Yee Sing, became the first Caribbean women to officiate a FIFA Women’s World Cup semi-final, had her brush with the VAR (video assistant referee) system. But though the video...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz patron Cedella Marley has raised serious questions concerning the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) handling of raised funds after yesterday condemning the body for refusing to allow sponsorship monies for a pre-Pan Am Games...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Phoenix All Stars Football Academy founder Craig Butler says his Under-13 and Under-16 teams will depart the island in a couple weeks for a 10-day tour of Europe, playing friendlies against some of the continent’s clubs. Butler says the Phoenix...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Robert Samuels, the head instructor at the West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA)/Wray...

Published:Friday | July 5, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Alison Moss-Solomon, brand and communication manager at J. Wray and Nephew, said her company is on a mission to make cricket a great Jamaican sport again. Moss-Solomon was speaking with The Gleaner on the opening day of the West Indies Players...

Published:Wednesday | July 3, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Under-19 men’s volleyball coach, Steve Davis, said that despite the inexperience make-up of his squad for the upcoming Cazova Youth Volleyball tournament to be held at G.C. Foster College from July 22-27, he expects the team to be...

Published:Wednesday | July 3, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore has admitted that his team will have to be much better in midfield if they are to come away with a favourable result against the United States (US) in their Concacaf Gold Cup semi-final match at the...

Published:Tuesday | July 2, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Manager of the referees department at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Victor Stewart, says the achievement of Jamaican female assistant referees Princess Brown and Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing, who were selected to officiate in the FIFA Women’s...

Published:Monday | July 1, 2019 | 12:42 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

For the last 20 years, Marcia Brevett, has committed herself to helping Jamaica’s less fortunate children to know what it is like to enjoy the summer like any normal child. Brevett, a therapist by profession who resides in the United States,...

Published:Monday | July 1, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica advanced to their third straight Concacaf Gold Cup semi-final after scoring a 1-0 win over Panama at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, yesterday. The Reggae Boyz’s goal came from a Darren Mattocks penalty in the...

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:35 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Football analyst Clyde Jureidini and coach Andrew Price believe that the Reggae Boyz have to improve on their performance in the first round of the Concacaf Gold Cup if they are to, at least, match their achievement at the last tournament where...

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Emelio Williams-led Valeo Football Academy, which, in association with the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), continues its thrust to develop football from the grass roots through to the highest level, will host two...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Elon Parkinson, public relations and communications manager of Digicel Jamaica, said the Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS) Summer Games, scheduled for July 6 at The UWI Mona Bowl, has the potential to expand into a major national sporting...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Major Desmon Brown, general manager of Independence Park Limited (IPL), said patrons attending major events at the National Stadium should use designated parking areas to prevent their vehicles being broken into or stolen. Brown’s comments follow a...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:31 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nelson Bonilla became the first man to score in a Concacaf Gold Cup game on Jamaican soil last night. The El Salvadorian scored in first-half stoppage time to give his side a 1-0 win over Curaçao in their opening Group C match at the National...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:44 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Tivoli Gardens Football Club president, Edward Seaga, was remembered as a champion for the youth, especially those involved in sports, in particular, football. Seaga, who passed away last month after a prolonged illness, was honoured with a...

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