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Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint says that all outstanding funds owed to the members of Jamaica’s national senior team – the Reggae Girlz relating to their World Cup contracts, have now been settled. With that out of...

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After two wins from their opening two Red Stripe Premier League matches, many were convinced that Harbour View had put their worst behind them and were on the path to return to their former glory, following unimpressive campaigns over the last few...

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

A bolt of lightning yesterday brought a dramatic end to a Manning Cup football match at the Stadium East field in Kingston after five players were affected, with at least two sent for precautionary medical treatment at hospital. The Group E...

Published:Monday | September 16, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) debutants Molynes United continued their perfect start to the season after their 1-0 win over fellow promoted team Vere United at the Wembley Centre of Excellence in Hayes, Clarendon, yesterday. The win keeps the St...

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A report from Apec Consultants, the company contracted by the Jamaican Government to research the redevelopment of the National Stadium and give an estimate of the cost for the project, is due in early October, this according to Major Desmon Brown...

Published:Tuesday | September 3, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden assistant coach, Ricardo Smith said thatthe last-minute coaching change totally unsettled the players and the club on a whole, going into their opening Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) fixture against Cavalier at Stadium East on Sunday...

Published:Saturday | August 31, 2019 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse FC head coach Marcel Gayle said his players went into their round of 16 Scotiabank Concacaf League second-leg tie against Costa Rican outfit CS Herediano on Thursday, as mere ‘mortals’ but came away as ‘gladiators’. This was because the...

Published:Thursday | August 29, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore is disappointed with the physical condition of some of the players, who are presently working out at the one-week training camp, which is aimed at helping the technical staff put together the final...

Published:Wednesday | August 28, 2019 | 12:43 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse head coach Marcel Gayle says that his team is under no illusions as to the difficulty of the task they face in taking on HS Herediano in their Concacaf League second-leg round-of-16 tie at the Estadio Eladio Rosabal Cordero in Heredia,...

Published:Tuesday | August 27, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Philadelphia Union forward Cory Burke, who has been sidelined and stranded in the country since May due to issues with his travel documents, has been included in Theodore Whitmore’s 19-man training squad called up to prepare for the Nations League...

Published:Monday | August 26, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint says outstanding fees of over $4million owed to match officials for last season’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) will be paid in full, with the assistance of the JFF. “Yes, they (...

Published:Saturday | August 24, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Waterhouse will start the defence of their JFF Women’s Premier League title against Olympic Gardens this afternoon in the second game of a double header at the Drewsland Stadium at 4 p.m. Whip Although Waterhouse coach Xavier...

Published:Thursday | August 22, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After a failed attempt last season to rebrand and reignite the urban and rural area schoolboy knockout competitions, the Walker Cup and the Ben Francis Cup, the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), has readjusted both competitions...

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) is expected to, at the upcoming Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) annual general meeting, call for a review of the local transfer cap system, particularly for lower-league transfers. Currently...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United have lost two key components to their back-to-back Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) championship unit, with the departure of top striker Javon East and ace midfielder, Ricardo Morris. However, new Portmore United head coach,...

Published:Wednesday | August 14, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant Academy play Peruvian club Comunicaciones in their quarter-final match in the 2019 Scotia Bank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League, after a dominant group stage performance. Coach Vanny Clarke believes they have shown their high...

Published:Tuesday | August 13, 2019 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) CEO Courtney Francis hailed firebrand Windies batsman Chris Gayle as a legendary figure in international cricket, likening his status to that of Trinidad and Tobago’s record-setting, Hall of Fame batting great...

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

With just a few weeks to go before the start of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season, there has been no improvement in the situation affecting the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA), whose responsibility, as it stands, is to operate and...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s representatives in Olympic skeet at the Pan American Games, Christian Sasso and Shaun Barnes, said that the competition they faced in Lima, Peru, was on another level. However, both shooters thought that they represented well,...

Published:Wednesday | August 7, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite losing all three of their group games, to finish bottom of Group A, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz ended the Pan American Games football tournament on a positive note after beating host Peru 1-0 at the Estadio Universidad in San Marcos, yesterday....

Published:Tuesday | August 6, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Under-15 team will not participate in this year’s Concacaf Under-15 Championship after the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) request for emergency appointments for visa-less members of the team was not granted by the US Embassy. The...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Experienced netball personalities Sylvester Campbell and Patrick Brissett have both questioned the experience of Netball Jamaica (NJ) President-designate Tricia Robinson, and are in ‘wait and see’ mode ahead of her expected ascension to the top...

Published:Saturday | August 3, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Even though Tony James did not receive the required four nominations at Thursday’s Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) presidential nominations to be eligible to contest the September 15 elections, he said that as a matter of principle, he had to...

Published:Friday | August 2, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

He might be widely expected to return as Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, when the dust settles, following the upcoming elections on September 15, but the incumbent, Michael Ricketts, is not taking anything for granted. Ricketts, who is...

Published:Wednesday | July 31, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has described as “unfortunate” comments made by national Under-23 head coach Donovan Duckie in the wake of a string of poor results from the team at the Olympic qualifiers and the Pan...

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