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Published:Saturday | March 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Of the six teams in the lower half of the Red Stripe Premier League, last-placed Boys' Town have collected the most points, seven, from their last five games and will be aiming to get another three more when the league continues with three games...

Published:Saturday | March 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Boys' Town have made the bottom place in the Red Stripe Premier league their own all season and many have pronounced them dead, while others have gone a step further by closing the coffin of relegation on them. The Red Brigade, as they were known in...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

The saying 'when the cat's away the mice will play' will apply to Humble Lion today when they host the plucky Reno Football Club in Red Stripe Premier League action at the Effortville Community Centre.With just a point and goal difference separating...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former champions Arnett Gardens will be hoping that home comforts bring them what it brought at the turn of the new year when they host the struggling Waterhouse at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in one of six games on today in the Red Stripe...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

What makes the UWI FC-Harbour View game interesting is to see how the former leaders and title aspirants recover from a near embarrassing loss to Arnett Gardens and the steadying Harbour View looking to make their climb away from the bottom of the...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Schoolboy Alphanso Gooden did not look out of place on Sunday as he marked his Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) debut for Harbour View with the winning goal. This lifted his team to a 1-0 win over fifth-placed Humble Lion.Though his 68th-minute...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 4:46 PMNodley Wright

It will be the biggest test of the second round for University of West Indies (UWI) FC when they journey to Wespow Park in Montego Bay to challenge leaders and defending champions Montego Bay United in the Red Stripe Premier League.The team, which...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Things will get no easier for Waterhouse and new coach Glendon 'Admiral' Bailey in the Red Stripe Premier League this week than they were last week.In his first match in charge of the troubled team, which has changed more coaches than any in the...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

It is not often, outside of the end of season scrap to avoid relegation, that a bottom-of-the-table clash highlights the Red Stripe Premier League. Today, though, is one such day even with leaders and defending champions Montego Bay United ready to...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

While all the other Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs are looking up at defending champions Montego Bay United at the top of the table, most eyes will be focused on the central parish of Clarendon, where the best of that parish, Humble Lion,...

Published:Saturday | November 19, 2016 | 3:40 PMNodley Wright

One of the most storied clubs in the country and the club of the uncommitted fans, Boys' Town, has been playing catch-up for most of the 2016-2017 Red Stripe Premier League season, so far, and coach Andrew Price is looking for a turnaround.Looking...

Published:Saturday | November 5, 2016 | 3:50 PMNodley Wright

They may be close to the middle of the table, but these two rivals will top the bill in today's round of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL).Arnett Gardens, a team favoured by neutrals and one which increased in popularity when the likes of Walter...

Published:Monday | October 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Portmore United teenager, Malique Foster, knew that Sunday's matchup with defending champions Montego Bay United was a big one and one that he had to be prepared for.The last time they met was in the final of the 2015-16 Red Stripe Premier League (...

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2016 | 6:19 PMNodley Wright

Former champions Arnett Gardens will be counting on home comforts to return them to winning ways when they host the impressive debutants, Jamalco, in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL).On Sunday last, the 'Junglists' came from behind twice to pull...

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

With three points tucked away following their away win against Harbour View, Waterhouse will be aiming to replicate that result on home soil when they host Tivoli Gardens today in the Red Stripe Premier League.The team which, to some, miraculously...

Published:Saturday | September 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Football fans in western Jamaica could be in for a treat this afternoon when Red Stripe Premier League leaders FC Reno of Westmoreland and defending champions Montego Bay United go head to head at the Frome Complex at 3:30 p.m.Having struggled to...

Published:Saturday | September 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Today's second match day of the 2016-2017 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) could be even more interesting than last Sunday's opening day as the opening-day winners will be trying to repeat.Chief among the opening-day winners going for their second...

Published:Monday | September 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

At one of the lowest times in the country's football, with the Reggae Boyz's World Cup dreams coming to an end and the Red Stripe Premier League getting off to a lukewarm start, veteran Jermaine 'Teddy' Johnson stood out like a floodlight in a sea...

Published:Saturday | September 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

For the first time in 24 years, Maverley-Hughenden FC will be competing among the country's football elite, and the man charged with leading their charge is Lijyasu 'Shaka' Simms.Like the great Zulu warrior from whom he earned his nickname, Simms is...

Published:Saturday | July 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Things could come full circle for Reggae Boy Giles Barnes if one of the whispered moves afoot for him materialises before the transfer window closes on August 31.Barnes, the 27 year-old captain of Major League Soccer (MLS) team Houston Dynamo and,...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2016 | 7:19 PMNodley Wright

Reggae Boyz striker Darren Mattocks is set to miss out on Jamaica's participation in the Copa Centenario football tournament in the United States next month.Twenty-five year-old Mattocks, who was acquired by Portand Timbers from Vancouver Whitecaps...

Published:Saturday | April 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

On the face of it, when the whistle blows at the Montego Bay Sports Complex this afternoon at 4 p.m., or whenever, signalling the start of the 2016 Red Stripe Premier League final, promoted team and multiple champions Portmore United should start...

Published:Tuesday | April 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Michael Binns was easily Portmore United's man of the match for his double strike and all-round classy performance in their 3-1 second-leg semi-final win, which gave them a 4-3 victory on aggregate and a place in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL)...

Published:Tuesday | April 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Owayne Gordon performed the Moses act of leading his team to the promised land of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final but, like the biblical character, he will not set foot in it this year, at least.Gordon, the 24-year-old attacker and a...

Published:Sunday | April 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Sunday April 10, 2016 is a day that will be etched in the memory of seven-time capped midfielder Ricardo...

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