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Stories by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

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...

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...

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