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Published:Saturday | December 28, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

For the sixth successive year, the One Law Christmas Day charity event, organised by Waterhouse defender Shawn Lawes, has not only put a smile on the face of the youngsters from Cockburn Gardens, and the homeless living in downtown Kingston, but it...

Published:Friday | December 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Vere United have spent the entire Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season at the bottom of the standing and coach Andrew Isaac said they are looking to add an experienced centre back, midfielder and striker in January to boost their chance of...

Published:Thursday | December 26, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) newcomers Vere United haven’t had much to cheer about so far this season. However, their outstanding performer of the season, midfielder Xahne Reid, wants them to be more clinical in front of goal. He says that the...

Published:Thursday | December 26, 2019 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United will need to look for a replacement for Corey Burke in the January transfer window as the striker is now set for a return to Major League Soccer (MLS) in January. Burke was playing for Philadelphia Union in MLS last year when he...

Published:Tuesday | December 24, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Michael Lopez Castillo, commercial manager for Pepsi-Cola Jamaica, has great admiration for Jamaica’s sporting personnel and their achievement internationally and wants more local stars to endorse the brand in 2020. On Wednesday, Gatorade signed...

Published:Saturday | December 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The funeral for late national senior women’s football team player Tarania Clarke will take place at Excelsior High School at noon tomorrow. Clarke’s former coach at Excelsior and member of the organising committee for the funeral, Xavier Gilbert,...

Published:Friday | December 20, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) general manager Pat Garel says that there is no money set aside for teams demoted from the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). Garel was responding to Molynes United president Herman Cruickshank’s comments in...

Published:Thursday | December 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican international Peter Lee Vassell signed a one-year contract with Pepsi-Cola Jamaica to become a brand ambassador for the rehydration drink Gatorade. Vassell, who put pen to paper yesterday at the company’s offices at 214 Spanish Town Road,...

Published:Wednesday | December 18, 2019 | 12:40 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Lorne Donaldson, assistant coach for Jamaica’s senior national women’s football team, is the front-runner to land the vacant Reggae Girlz head coach job and is expected to lead the team in its final-round Concacaf Women’s Olympic qualifiers next...

Published:Tuesday | December 17, 2019 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) Football Veterans’ Welfare Association (FVWA) has identified former national midfielder Dennis Ebanks and striker Miguel Blair as two of the first to benefit from its assistance. Ebanks, the former St Jago High...

Published:Monday | December 16, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United president Herman Cruickshank says Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) organisers should put aside a cash allocation to help promoted teams. This, he says, would be to help offset expenses these teams face, especially at the beginning of...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts has publicly reiterated his belief that national senior men’s team head coach, Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore, will lead the Reggae Boyz to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Speaking at the launch of...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Newton Sterling netted his third goal of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season to help Tivoli Gardens to a rare win, a 2-0 victory over Molynes United at the Edward Seaga Sport Complex, yesterday. The towering striker, who became Tivoli’s...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Sunshine Girls assistant coach Winston Nevers has hit back following recent criticism from team captain Jhaniele Fowler, who questioned his coaching acumen following the team’s ill-fated Netball World Cup (NWC) campaign in Liverpool, England...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:44 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United’s winless streak in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) stretched to 10 matches over the weekend, but new coach Calvert Fitzgerald believes that the team showed some positives in their defeat to Humble Lion and Portmore United,...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:40 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Boxing Board president Stephen Jones says that the country’s performance at the recent Caribbean Boxing Championships, which took place in Trinidad and Tobago from December 4 to 9, was very encouraging going into next year’s Olympic-...

Published:Monday | December 9, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse FC women’s head coach Xavier Gilbert has said that the lack of sponsorship for local women’s football is hampering the future of many talented prospects. Gilbert led Waterhouse to their second straight JFF Women’s Premier League (WPL)...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A new date has been set for the funeral of national female footballer, Tarania Clarke, who was stabbed and killed in Half-Way Tree in October. The former Excelsior High School female football team captain was scheduled to be laid to rest on...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint says that match officials can be penalised for accepting Red Stripe Premier League matches and not honouring them. On Sunday, the game between Tivoli Gardens and Waterhouse at the...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:57 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint says he is yet to receive official word of the departure of former Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies. He, however, believes such a development would provide opportunities for other...

Published:Wednesday | December 4, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It was a history-making weekend at the ATL Automotive Inter Schools Sporting Clay Challenge at the Jamaica Skeet Club on Sunday after Campion College dethroned Hillel Academy, the only team to have won the title in over 10 years of competition....

Published:Tuesday | December 3, 2019 | 12:41 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Clarendon College (CC) students came out yesterday morning in celebration mode for the school’s retention of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup on Saturday. However, team management did its best to keep the festivities as low-key as it could, at least until...

Published:Monday | December 2, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Football fans at the aborted Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game between league leaders Waterhouse and relegation battlers Tivoli Gardens at the Edward Seaga Sport Complex yesterday had a double dose of disappointment as match fees were not...

Published:Saturday | November 30, 2019 | 12:37 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Asannie Brown scored a double, as St Catherine high defeated Excelsior 3-2 in the ISSA Walker Cup knockout final at the National Stadium yesterday, giving the Spanish Town-based school their first hold on a major schoolboy football title. Brown...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Martin Lyn, president of the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), said the increased international success of Jamaican swimmers recently, is a result of the competition and experience gained at the prep and primary level. Speaking at the...

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