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Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Having shot the sheriff last week in the form of defending champions Portmore United, Mount Pleasant FC will this week aim to cut down the deputy defending champions Waterhouse when both teams meet in one of five Red Stripe Premier League matches...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

When the first ball is kicked in this the 2018-2019 Red Stripe Premier League season, most eyes and ears will be trained in the direction of the Spanish Town Prison Oval.Not because of any possible prison break and not wholly because it is the home...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Title favourites for the 2017-2018 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) Portmore United have already put the disappointment of a last week's first-leg semi-final 0-0 draw with Cavalier behind them and are looking forward to setting things straight today...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

After two weeks of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) inactivity, leaders, favourites, and beaten finalists for the past two years, Portmore United, will take to the field to face Cavalier United in a first-leg semi-final that can best be billed as...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Cavalier Football Club have lit up the 2017-2018 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season with their refreshing style of football and their willingness to involve and trust young players.All of that will be fiercely examined today when they host the...

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

The penultimate set of matches in the true league section of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) that get on the way today, will not only place fans in a quandary as to which match to choose, but will have many questioning their previously-held...

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

With three game days to go before playoff round of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) begins, the jostling for the minor places in the top six continues today with five games.Fourth-place Cavalier should have been assured of their place at this...

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

Those who are in will be looking to stay in, while those who are out, will be looking to get in. That is how the battle for the top six in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) is situated at the moment, especially among the five teams fighting for...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Portmore United are sitting pretty at the top of the Red Stripe Premier League table with a lead of 12 points and six matches to go. With that lead, their form and the composition of their squad, it seems improbable that any team will catch them,...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

February is celebrated as Black History Month. It is a month in which we recognise great black people who have toiled to level the social playing field so that blacks can have equality.However, some opt to utilise various chemical means to make...

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...

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