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Published:Saturday | April 6, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant captain and the leader of the league’s most stubborn defensive unit, Ladale Richie, says his defensive team will be ready for anything the Portmore offence has to throw at them in the first leg of their Red Stripe Premier League semi...

Published:Thursday | April 4, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts stated that members of the country’s national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, were scheduled to receive outstanding incentive payments yesterday for their historic FIFA...

Published:Wednesday | April 3, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts is convinced that the opportunity to host matches in this summer's Concacaf Gold Cup, will go a long way in developing the sport here in Jamaica. Concacaf President Victor Montagliani...

Published:Monday | April 1, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Francois Swaby’s 27th-minute penalty helped newcomers Mount Pleasant create history as they ­became the first promoted team to make the semi-finals of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after a 1-0 win over UWI in the second leg of their two-leg...

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Since showing up for his first race at this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships – the Class One boys 200m heats on Tuesday – Calabar star Christopher Taylor has shown signs of discomfort, leaving many to question his...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

According to Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) president Wayne Shaw, a lack of sponsorship and opportunities on the calendar have forced the cancellation of the Jackie Bell Knockout competition this year. The competition features...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Football analyst Clyde Jureidini believes that the Reggae Boyz’s 1-0 defeat to Costa Rica in an international friendly in Costa Rica on Tuesday, right on the heels of their 2-0 loss to El Salvador in their final Concacaf Nation’s Cup game on...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

UWI FC head coach Andrew Peart said his team went above and beyond to grab a 2-2 draw with Mount Pleasant in their Red Stripe Premier League quarter-final first-leg game at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex yesterday. Ramoun Reid (21) and Ryan...

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has decided who it will support in Sunday’s Cricket West Indies election for president, but the results of a vote taken on Monday remain a closely guarded secret. JCA director, Dr Donovan Bennett, told The...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team head coach Hue Menzies said that he and members of his coaching staff will not discuss contractual arrangements being offered to them by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) until the players’ deals are first...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United secured the $1-million prize for topping the regular season of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL)after battering relegation favourites Montego Bay United 5-1 at Wespow Park in the penultimate round of games yesterday. The top six...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The physical nature of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) has once again come under criticism from Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson, who believes that local referees encourage the overly aggressive culture by not enforcing some rules of the...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange announced on Wednesday that an annual football tournament called the Caribbean/African Cup competition is in the making and is likely take place over the Emancipation/Independence celebrations or during...

Published:Thursday | March 14, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle says he is not focussing on the $1-million cash prize issued to the team that tops the regular season points standings in the Red Stripe Premier League. However, his team captain, Keithy Simpson, told The Gleaner that...

Published:Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden’s fight for survival in the Red Stripe Premier (RSPL) is being spearheaded by forward Dean-André Thomas, who bagged a brace on Sunday as the St Catherine club eased to a 3-0 win over former champions Reno. Thomas has been the lynchpin...

Published:Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Dalton Wint, says exciting young Jamaican winger Leon Bailey will not be invited to join the Reggae Boyz squad for the upcoming CONCACAF Nations League fixture versus El Salvador on March...

Published:Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Esports Initiative (JEI), Gregory Moore, has hailed the association’s acceptance into the International Esports Federation (IEF). Moore said the move by the world body came as a direct result of the JEI’s strong...

Published:Tuesday | March 12, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After losing his first two matches in charge, Tivoli Gardens’ new coach, Philip Williams, said it would take a little time for the players to get used to his coaching style and philosophy. Williams, who made his mark in schoolboy football with St...

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

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dalton Wint, pointed to a ‘misunderstanding’ while admitting that the federation had not yet issued contracts to the players and coaches of the FIFA Women’s World Cup-bound national senior...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:49 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is at the centre of another contract dispute, this time with coaches and players of the national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, with the coaches denying claims made by president Michael Ricketts that...

Published:Saturday | March 9, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) president, Peter Reid, says football in the parish is vibrant and kicking and that it is very difficult for someone with no history of service in the SCFA to have the answers the association requires. Reid...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Senior Reggae Girlz football team manager Jean Nelson says that qualification to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France will definitely have a positive effect on the local game. “The young (local) girls are now looking to become another Khadija...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

For the majority of last season, UWI FC’s Ryan Miller was a contender for the Golden Boot before ending the season with 12 goals. The midfielder, however, had a dip in form late in the campaign, and UWI FC also suffered as they failed to hold...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s history-making Reggae Girlz will headline the annual Bob Marley One Love football matches scheduled to take place this Ash Wednesday, March 6, at the Anthony Spaulding Sport Complex, starting at 4:00 p.m. The Reggae Girlz qualified for...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Gregory Jones, organiser of the Victory Cup youth football competition, which was held at the Shortwood Teachers’ College on the weekend, said that including the Under-eight category in the tournament proved a major success and he hopes to find a...

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