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Published:Saturday | December 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former leaders Portmore United could find themselves overtaken by Humble Lion when the two meet today in the Red Stripe Premier League at Effortville Community Centre.Portmore United currently sit second in the table on 31 points, two behind leaders...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Paul Young Sr is not the product of a virgin birth, but he is being viewed by many as the equivalent of the football messiah, especially for Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) club Waterhouse, which he is expected to save.Having recorded the fewest...

Published:Saturday | December 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

A place above the relegation zone is not where Rudolph Speid, coach of Cavalier, thought his team would have been at this stage of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), and this could get worse if they achieve any other result but win when they play...

Published:Tuesday | December 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

National hopeful Chevonne 'Messi' Marsh is hoping that with improved decision-making in the final third of the field and better composure he and his team, Cavalier Soccer Club, will achieve better results in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL).The...

Published:Saturday | November 28, 2015 | 6:22 PMNodley Wright

Defending champions Arnett Gardens will continue their march towards steadying their ship in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) when they play away to neighbours and rivals Boys' Town in the Trench Town derby today.Arnett Gardens are currently in...

Published:Saturday | November 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

The last time defending champions Arnett Gardens faced Cavalier the more-fancied team was taught a lesson by Cavalier, and today, when they meet again, coach Jerome Waite will be hoping that his Arnett Gardens team will set the record straight."It...

Published:Saturday | November 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former champions Montego Bay United will be hoping to continue in the form with which they ended the first round when they play away to Portmore United today in the Red Stripe Premier League.The most consistent team in the league over the past two...

Published:Saturday | November 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

After getting off to a fast pace at the beginning of the season and even topping the table for a while, former champions Reno spent a good part of the first round looking up at teams such as leaders Montego Bay United and Portmore United, a thing...

Published:Saturday | October 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Coach Christopher Bender could lead his charges closer to the top of the Red Stripe Premier League today if they get the better of leaders Montego Bay United, who they will go up against at the Edward Seaga Stadium at 3 p.m.Former champions Tivoli...

Published:Thursday | October 22, 2015 | 2:18 PMNodley Wright

The captain of Jamaica's Under-20 team that disappointed many with their impotent performance in the first quarter of this year when they failed to qualify for the World Cup has restored his reputation with a big performance in the Red Stripe...

Published:Saturday | October 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

In a bid to go forward and change their fortunes in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), former champions Waterhouse have gone back to where they were last season - under the guidance of Anthony Patrick. His first assignment is against Cavalier...

Published:Saturday | October 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Two places and a point separate them, but there will be much more at stake when they meet today in one of five games in the Red Stripe Premier League League (RSPL).Former champions Tivoli Gardens and Waterhouse, sitting in eighth and 10th places,...

Published:Saturday | October 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

At the bottom looking up is not a position often associated with former champions Waterhouse, but that is where they find themselves after four games in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) and anything but a win today against newcomers UWI (...

Published:Wednesday | September 30, 2015 | 3:08 PMNodley Wright

Rosario Harriott is still celebrating after he lifted Harbour View to their first win of the 2015-2016 Red Stripe Premier League season on Monday night with a 71st-minute strike.The 26-year-old utility player reacted ahead of everyone else around...

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

The matchup between the two promoted teams will take the spotlight in this weekend's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) on a day when four other matches will take place.While UWI FC and Portmore United are the two 'new' teams in the league this season...

Published:Monday | September 21, 2015 | 2:33 PMNodley Wright

Back with a bang is the phrase that can be best used to describe the performance of Newton Sterling and Arnett Gardens in Sunday night's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game against neighbours Boys' Town.Sterling, who last played in the League over...

Published:Monday | September 21, 2015 | 2:46 PMNodley Wright

Boys' Town and Charlie Smith High attacker Shamar Nicholson left the island yesterday to take up residence in the academy of US Major League Soccer (MLS) team Philadelphia Union.The 18-year-old, who represented Trench Town High in the Manning Cup...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 3:13 PMNodley Wright

Following their defeat last week, defending champions Arnett Gardens will not only be seeking to return to winning ways today, but will also be fighting for bragging rights on Collie Smith Drive.Sharing the same street, Collie Smith Drive, Arnett...

Published:Tuesday | September 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Former local football giants Cavalier Soccer Club missed an excellent opportunity to send a statement of their re-emergence with a whipping of defending champions Arnett Gardens on Monday night when both teams met in the Red Stripe Premier...

Published:Saturday | September 12, 2015 | 5:34 PMNodley Wright

It could be a case of jumping out of the frying pan into the fire or from the fire into the frying pan, depending on how you look at it, when the newly-promoted UWI FC go up against last year's beaten finalists, Montego Bay United, today in the Red...

Published:Monday | September 7, 2015 | 5:51 PMNodley Wright

Jorginho James looked like a man on a mission when he took to the football field on Sunday night, and he left the field feeling accomplished after giving Harbour View a 1-1 draw with Boys' Town in their opening match of the 2015/2016 Red Stripe...

Published:Saturday | September 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them," is a quote attributed to basketball legend Michael Jordan and one which last season's young Player of the Year seems to be guided by.Eighteen-year-old Shamar Nicholson, who scored seven...

Published:Saturday | September 5, 2015 | 6:15 PMNodley Wright

Former champions Portmore United will not have the luxury of easing back into the big league as on today's opening day of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), the newly promoted former champions will play away to last season's beaten finalists,...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2015 | 6:17 PMNodley Wright

What some may view as a negative for the Reggae Boyz, the absence of midfielder Joel 'Jobi' McAnuff and winger Garath McCleary, will be taken as a positive by attacker Joel Grant.The 28-year-old, who made his senior team debut for Jamaica in 2014 -...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2015 | 5:41 PMNodley Wright

Reggae Boyz captain Rodolph Austin has reason to smile again.The 30-year-old midfielder, who led Jamaica to a historic runner-up position in last month's Gold Cup tournament and who saw one of his greatest highs followed by one of his lowest lows as...

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