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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...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior men’s football team head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore anticipates a difficult game against Honduras when the Reggae Boyz meet them at the National Stadium in the Concacaf Gold Cup this evening. The game is a historic one for...

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite coming into touching distance of second place in the JFF All-Island Confederations Play-Offs, Wadadah coach, Daniel Ricketts, is convinced that Vere will be too good for Molynes when the teams meet in their crucial final-round game at the...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hillel Academy and National Commercial Bank (NCB) Junior Sporting Clay Open highest overall winner Cameron Phang Sang said that victory at Sunday’s tournament at the Jamaica Skeet Club was due to hard work and mental toughness. And after claiming...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:34 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United coach Lijyasu Simms said his team was perfect throughout the JFF All-Island Confederation Play-Offs and were able to qualify for the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) because they played to their strengths. Molynes United defeated...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Shamar Nicholson scored the game’s only goal just five minutes after coming on against the USA, giving the Reggae Boyz a morale-boosting 1-0 win over their opponents in an international friendly at Audi Field in Washington, DC, yesterday. The...

Published:Wednesday | June 5, 2019 | 12:33 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hue Menzies, Reggae Girlz head coach, confirmed that University of Washington Huskies striker Mireya Grey has been selected to replace injured forward Kayla McKoy in Jamaica’s FIFA Women’s World Cup roster. The coach noted that Grey was chosen...

Published:Tuesday | June 4, 2019 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation technical director, Wendell Downswell, said a good international debut for Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey could be a big boost to the player’s career, as well as the national senior team. Bailey, who has been the root...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United and Vere United both took a step closer to qualifying for the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after wins over Lime Hall and Downs FC, respectively. League leaders Vere defeated Downs 4-1 at Wembley in Clarendon, while Molynes...

Published:Saturday | June 1, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United coach Lijyasu Simms, said that they will be aiming for their third straight win in the JFF All-Island Confederations Playoffs when they take on Lime Hall CC tomorrow at the Constant Spring field. Molynes trail Vere, which have played...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After watching his team concede from two set-pieces in their 3-2 loss to Scotland on Tuesday in their final international friendly before their opening FIFA Women’s World Cup game, Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies was left disappointed with the...

Published:Monday | May 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Society for the Blind, Daemion McLean, has hailed young Danzel Knight as a role model and a shining light following a second successful staging of the You Can Do Anything Sporting Clays Charity Tournament at the Jamaica...

Published:Saturday | May 25, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies was pleased that the makeshift team that he put out against Miami-based outfit, FC Surge, in a friendly game in Miami on Thursday had the mentality to get a positive result despite not having a good game. Menzies...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

One of the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) most outspoken members, Rudolph Speid, said the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) decision to suspend all sponsorship or potential sponsorship communication came as a surprise to him. However, he...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team assistant coach, Lorne Donaldson, said that naming the final squad for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France next month, and leaving out some of the players that played a very important role in their...

Published:Wednesday | May 22, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After months of deliberation and consultation, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) have decided to dissolve the Professional Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ), which will be replaced by an...

Published:Wednesday | May 22, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following the Reggae Girlz’s 3-1 win over Panama on Sunday at the National Stadium, head coach Hue Menzies assessed that the team needs more work on ball possession, while noting that the Jamaicans are among the best counter-attacking teams heading...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Fed-eration (JFF) General secretary Dalton Wint says the contractual impasse with the senior national women’s football team is over. After the Reggae Girlz’s historic qualification for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France next...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Panama coach Victor Suárez says his team will not be taking their friendly international against the Reggae Girlz as a grudge match. The game at the National Stadium tomorrow also serves as a farewell match before the departure for the FIFA Women’s...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Head coach of the national senior women’s team, Hue Menzies, said that the team will miss the aura and presence of assistant coach, Andrew Price, who was suspended for two weeks because of disorderly conduct. Price reportedly sent a derogatory...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A few weeks ago, Portmore and Waterhouse met at the National Stadium to decide the national championship. This evening, the top two local clubs will again lock horns, but this time for regional honours, when they square off in the decisive match of...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In September of 2018, Reggae Girlz star Trudi Carter realised her dream of becoming a professional footballer and was on top of the world when she signed for Italian club AS Roma. A month later, she surpassed that achievement when she helped...

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