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Jamaica Gleaner Sport
published: Wednesday | November 7, 2007

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) in cash crisis
PRELIMINARY estimates of the newly-installed Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) board calculate its debts at a staggering $77.5 million, president Captain Horace Burrell revealed at a press conference yesterday. The disclosure was made at a press conference at JFF head-quarters...

Bridgeport, Waterford off to winning starts

ST. CATHERINE teams Bridgeport and Waterford got off to winning starts in the second round of the ISSA/ Pepsi/Digicel Manning Cup when they slipped by St. Andrew Technical (STATHS) and Eltham at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterd... to see his team

Burrell in full support of PLCA

NEWLY RE-INSTALLED president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Captain Horace Burrell, has expressed full support for the Premier League Clubs Association, saying "It's here to stay. "The PLCA - a conglomerate of teams participating in the national league...

Locker Room Sports launches deal with CPPL

THE OFFER was simply too good to refuse. Those were the words of David Shirley, managing director of gear and equipment suppliers, Locker Room Sports, as the company officially launched its sponsorship deal for the Cash Plus Premier League...

Rusea's, Garvey Maceo in title clash

WESTERN BUREAU: THE FIRST title of the rural area ISSA/Pepsi/Digicel schoolboy football season will be decided this afternoon when Rusea's and Garvey Maceo square off in the Ben Francis Cup Knock-out final at Jarrett Park, at 3:00 p.m....

Still hope for Liverpool

BELGRADE (Reuters): LIVERPOOL REVIVED their hopes of reaching the Champions League last 16 with a record 8-0 drubbing of Besiktas while Rosenborg beat Valencia 2-0 to hand Ronald Koeman a disappointing start at the Mestalla yesterday...

Grange hails KFC Cup champs

OLIVIA 'BABSY' Grange, the Minister of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports, hailed Jamaica's wining KFC Cup team for breaking the eight-year drought at the regional level at a special reception at Sabina Park, on Monday night. Speaking at the reception, which was hosted...

Mohammed ready to resume cricket career

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):WEST INDIES and Trinidad and Tobago left-arm spinner Dave Mohammed is fit again and ready to resume his international cricket career. "I miss cricket badly and I am very happy that I am back. I am ready for cricket and ready to go out there...

21 years at helm for Ferguson

LONDON (Reuters): ALEX FERGUSON celebrated 21 years in charge of Manchester United yes-terday, while the head of his union lamented that today's managers were not given the chances the Scot enjoyed in his early years at Old Trafford.As Ferguson took the...

Blatter wants fewer overseas players in Europe

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters):FIFA PRESIDENT Sepp Blatter is working with the European Union on plans to reduce the number of overseas players dominating teams in leagues across Europe. Speaking to reporters in the Malaysian capital, where he is attending a regional award ceremony...

Steelers roll over Ravens

NEW YORK (Reuters): PITTSBURGH STEELERS quarterback Ben Roethlisberger passed for a career-high five first-half touchdowns in a 38-7 rout of the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. Heath Miller caught the first touchdown of a rain-drenched first half, before Roethlisberger...

All-star cast to battle for Asian prize

BEIJING (Reuters):WORLD NUMBER-two Phil Mickelson and number-four Ernie Els lead a cosmopolitan field in the battle for Asia's richest prize at the third Champions tournament, in Shanghai, this week.In Mickelson, Els, Padraig Harrington, Vijay Singh,...

Tendulkar refuses captaincy

MUMBAI (Reuters): SACHIN TENDULKAR said yesterday he did not want to take on the job of India's Test captain again at present. "Tendulkar has conveyed to Sharad Pawar (board president) that he was not in a position to accept the captaincy of the Indian team...

Efficient strides to Cup glory

MELBOURNE (Reuters): EFFICIENT UNLEASHED a devastating late sprint to win yesterday's 147th running of the Melbourne Cup, Australia's richest and most popular horse race.Perfectly ridden by Michael Rodd, Efficient stormed home from near the back of the field to overhaul...

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