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Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following Jamaica's impressive display in the just-concluded CONCACAF Under-20 World Cup qualifiers in the United States, head coach Jerome Waite believes that the nation has a special crop of young players and should try to keep the core of the...

Published:Saturday | November 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It went all the way to a penalty shoot-out, but Excelsior's coach, Daniel Riley, said that he was always confident of victory in their ISSA/Digicel Walker Cup semi-finals at the Spanish Town Prison Oval, yesterday.The Mountain View Avenue-based...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Under-20 team coach Jerome Waite says that the focus for the next two Concacaf World Cup qualifying games is to score as many goals as possible, to give themselves the best chance of advancing from the group.Only the group winners will...

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Garvey Maceo High's coach, Merron Gordon, has weighed in on the urban versus rural schoolboy football debate. He strongly believes the rural schools are good in defence but urban schools have better players in forward positions."My belief is that...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

This season, St George's College has been flying under the radar and has not create the usual buzz that normally surrounds their team. However, unlike teams before this St George's College side, they don't have very outstanding individual players....

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

ISSA Director of Competitions George Forbes says the association cannot say as yet whether there will be sanctions for crowd indiscipline in the Champions Cup match between St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) and Manchester High last Saturday....

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Andre Dawson's first goal of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season could not have come at a better time for the former Boys' Town star. Dawson's 47th-minute strike was the difference as Tivoli defeated Portmore United 1-0 at the Spanish Town...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to increase the ownership of horses at Caymanas Park and revamp the industry in general, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) has introduced a new incentive that is aimed at attracting new owners to the sport.Peter...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Ari Rodgers was the hero as Kingston College (KC) defeated Camperdown 2-0 in their ISSA Digicel/Manning Cup quarter-final Group H game at Prison Oval yesterday. Rodgers' goals rescued the North Street-based school from elimination and put them into...

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta anticipates the toughest of challenges for the 2018 Burger King Super Stakes crown, from rivals and nemeses WILL IN CHARGE and 2016 winner BIGDADDYKOOL.The Robert Pearson-trained WILL IN CHARGE has beaten the reigning...

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The semi-final places in this season's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup will be decided with the final round of quarter-final matches, which begins at 3 p.m.In today's game, Kingston College go up against Camperdown at the Spanish Town Prison Oval and St...

Published:Monday | October 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant coach Donovan Duckie could find no answer as his team went down to their second successive home defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) losing 1-0 to bottom-of-the-table, Humble Lion at Drax Hall yesterday. Glendon 'Admiral'...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With Kingston College principal Dave Myrie taking issue with his team having to play their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup quarter-finals match against Charlie Smith at the home of sporting rivals Calabar, one ISSA official, who requested anonymity, stated...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Principal of Vere Technical High Antoinette Banton Ellis says that former headmaster Ben Francis, who passed away on Friday, October 19, should be remembered as the "foundation of Vere". Banton Ellis also said that the Ben Francis Cup football...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden's team manager, Paul Christie, said the club is aiming to get their own home ground up to Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) standards, this after it was announced that the team will play their next home match at the Royal Lakes Complex....

Published:Wednesday | October 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard, and St George's College's assistant coach Marcel Gayle, are both predicting a very competitive match when the Corporate Area neighbours meet in the latest renewal of the famed North Street football...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nutrition company Qualcare has stood by their word to extend their partnership with Kingston College's (KC) senior team into the schoolboy football season with their shake drink, Intrust.The initial sponsorship of the team started last summer during...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Shane Richards, coach of Jamaica's Special Olympics football team, said that he is confident that the team can win the football event at the World Games in Abu Dhabi next year.The team finished second at the recent Special Olympics Unified Football...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After watching teammate Shaquille Bradford miss a first half penalty, Camperdown High's match winner, Basil Trevelen, kept his cool and netted from the spot in the 86th minute to hand his school a 1-0 win over Excelsior in their second round Digicel...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Approximately 6 o'clock this evening Jamaica's Reggae Girlz, and an entire nation, could be celebrating a historic qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.Jamaica female footballers, FIFA's 64th ranked team, have been knocking...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National women's youth team and Excelsior High coach, Xavier Gilbert and former national women's Christopher Bender are confident Jamaica's Reggae Girlz can beat Panama and book tickets to France 2019.However, both coaches are wary of Panama."I...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Camperdown High coach Christopher Bender, said his team is looking not to concede when they face Excelsior in a tough ISSA/Digicel second round first-leg game at Stadium East this afternoon, in the second game of a double-header, at 3:00 p.m....

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant goal scorer Cardel Benbow said that the team continues to improve and that the chemistry among the players gets better each game after his team's 1-0 win away to former league leaders, Tivoli Gardens, who lost their second successive...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Rising football star, Jamaica's Leon Bailey, says that he's ready to represent the Reggae Boyz.However, Bailey, in an exclusive interview with The Gleaner, remains adamant that certain conditions must be met by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore said that although the team has been ravaged by injuries to a number of senior players, his objective is to go to Bonaire, score lots of goals, keep a clean sheet, and come home with the...

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