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Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Relegation favourites Boys' Town will continue their fight against the improbable - some say impossible - when they play away to leaders Portmore United at the Spanish Town Prison Oval.Last week, the former champions, who are now rooted at the foot...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

When preparations begin for the upcoming schoolboy football season, a new man will be at the helm for Wolmer's Boys.Long-time assistant coach Alex Thomas was, on Friday, introduced to the school population at devotion by principal Dr Walton Small....

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

All eyes will be focused on the Edward Seaga Complex this afternoon when the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) kicks off today with four matches - all scheduled to start at 3 p.m. Eyes will be trained there not because of the possibility of any off-...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former champions Harbour View had their march to the top six halted on Thursday by the relegation-mired Sandals South Coast, but coach Ricardo Gardner is hoping that it was only a temporary bump.Today, the Stars of the East travel to Montego Bay for...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Having disposed of bottom-of-the-table Boys' Town last week, coach Rudolph Speid's Cavalier will be taking aim at the top when they host leaders Portmore United at Stadium East.Portmore United, last year's beaten finalists, lead the league on 47...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Two of the older clubs in local football, Cavalier and Boys' Town, will meet at Stadium East in one of five matches in the Red Stripe Premier League today.There will be no trading of old tales today for long-time fans or players as the current...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

It will be mostly about bragging rights when the top two teams meet in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the Prison Oval in Spanish Town.In action will be leaders Portmore United, who not only have the most points, but have scored the most...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Leaders Arnett Gardens and second-place Portmore United are both playing away from home today but are still expected to maintain their advantage at the end of today's five matches in the Red Stripe Premier League.Arnett Gardens, the defending...

Published:Sunday | December 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

No team has managed to get the better of defending champions Arnett Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) this season, but they could lend a helping hand today in today's match if they do not show up, literally or otherwise.Arnett Gardens...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

The 'Red Brigade', as Boys' Town Football Club were dubbed in their heyday, were known for their fighting spirit and refusal to die. Those qualities are what they will have to call on today and the rest of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season...

Published:Sunday | November 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Having had very little time to take stock of their performances in the first round, which ended Thursday, for all but two teams, the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) teams will kick off round two today.The quickest turnaround leaders and defending...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Today's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) action promises to be very exciting, with a number of intriguing encounters but the one that most catches the eye is the Humble Lion-Waterhouse clash at Effortville.This match features the return of Donovan...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

"It was historic. Euphoric, hard to put into words," were the first words that popped out of the mouth of Warren Barrett, captain of the historic Reggae Boyz team, the first from the English-speaking Caribbean to qualify for the football World Cup....

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

The Spanish Town Prison Oval should be rocking today at 3 p.m. when leaders and defending champions Arnett Gardens play away to last year's beaten finalists and current second-place team Portmore United in a top-of-the-table clash."It will be a big...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

It should be an intriguing Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) matchup at the UWI Bowl this afternoon when title aspirants UWI FC host Harbour View FC, a team that "has been there and done that".The history of both teams appears worlds apart, with UWI...

Published:Saturday | November 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Thursday evening was similar to Monday evening for Cavalier Football Club as they marched to another 2-0 victory in the Red Stripe Premier League and like it was on Monday, the three little 'big men' were at the heart of their victory.Chevone Marsh...

Published:Wednesday | November 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former St George's schoolboy Alex Marshall on Monday night did a whole lot to allay fears of him being another schoolboy star who is unable to make the grade at the Red Stripe Premier League level. His impressive performance aided his team in its...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former champions Tivoli Gardens will kick a competitive ball for the first time this season in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at their home ground, Edward Seaga Sports Complex, today when they host Sandals South Coast, and they intend to make...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Having recorded two firsts of Premier League life with their first goal and first point, Westmoreland-based Red Stripe Premier League debutantes Sandals South Coast will be going after yet another today - their first victory - when they play away to...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former champions Tivoli Gardens on Monday earned their first win of the season after four games with a 1-0 win over fellow former champions Harbour View at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.Twenty-two year-old substitute Junior McGregor was the...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 11:25 PMNodley Wright

For the first time in over a season, national midfielder Andrew Vanzie has looked like a man having fun in his work.The 26-year-old midfielder even played with a smile on his face and was responsible for his team's go-ahead goal in their 1-1 draw...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Leaders Portmore United will once again try to separate themselves from the pack when they play away to former champions Waterhouse at the Drewsland Stadium.Last year's beaten finalists are one of four teams topping the league on points, but they...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Like a number of his famous namesakes, 19-year-old Arnett Gardens midfielder Ronaldo Wright thought he had produced the goods to hand his team a third successive win when he swept them in front in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter with...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former champions Tivoli Gardens will be hoping that for them, it will be a case of when the going gets tough, the tough get going, when they play away to leaders Portmore United in their third match of the season. Having lost their first two...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

There is hardly a player who stands taller on a football field, especially the outfield, than Newton Sterling, and on Sunday, it was no different.Thirty-two-year-old Sterling, who stands well over six feet, was the difference between fierce rivals...

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