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Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Alex Marshall's 84th-minute goal, which earned his team a point in their 1-1 draw with newcomers Dunbeholden at Stadium East on Sunday, made him the team's leading scorer this season and leaves him just one shy of his total for the entire 2017-18...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens coach Jerome Waite is hoping that events do not get out of control and has called on the referee to be firm when his team meets hosts Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the Edward Seaga Complex this afternoon at...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The key to the city of Kingston was bestowed upon Jamaica's senior women's football team at a ceremony at Flag Circle in downtown Kingston yesterday. Sport Minister Olivia Grange said that mayors of other municipalities, upon learning of the...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Great Kidz in Action (GKIA), formerly Kidz Connection, will host its second annual six-a-side youth football jamboree today at the Duhaney Park Football Field, and event organiser Tynesa Miller, is excited about the inclusion of females."This year,...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reno coach Godfrey Drummond believes their 0-0 draw against high-flying Cavalier at Stadium East in their 15th-round Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game on Sunday is reason for him to be positive going into their run of games over the holidays....

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Stand-in Harbour View coach Fabian Taylor said the players have still not got over the sudden departure of former head coach Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner, who handed in his resignation to the club on Monday after a poor run of results.Taylor will lead...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner has resigned as head coach of Harbour View Football Club, administrator Ludlow Bernard confirmed yesterday. Gardner, a former national senior men's football team captain, has been in charge of the club since last season, but...

Published:Saturday | December 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former national striker Ricardo Fuller, is heartened to see locally-bred players coming through the senior national team ranks once again. Since qualification in 1998, Jamaica has relied heavily on recruiting English-based professionals at the...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Digicel schoolboy football ambassador, Ricardo Fuller, said he was extremely impressed with the local talent on show in the competition this season. He has, however, warned that transitioning from that level to European club football, remains a...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

History-making Jamaican female assistant referees Princess Brown and Stephanie Yee Sing are looking forward to further growth and credited their experience officiating in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) and local schoolboy football competitions...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Zach Lazarus defeated his schoolmate, two-time defending champion and favourite Roman Tavares-Finson, as well as American International School of Kingston (AISK) shooting ace Danzell Knight, in a three-way super six shoot-off for the ATL Automotive...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After two seasons with Philadelphia Union's affiliate team, Bethlehem Steel, in the United Soccer League (USL), the United States' second-tier football league, national striker Cory Burke had nothing more on his mind than making it through to the...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

UWI FC spiralled to their fourth successive defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League yesterday, going down 1-0 to the in-form Cavalier at UWI Bowl.Alex Marshall netted the only goal of the game, 25 minutes into the match, as Cavalier continued their...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It was sweet revenge for Portmore United and coach, Shavar Thomas after the defending champions defeated Tivoli Gardens 2-0 in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) feature game at Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday.First-half goals from Rondee...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High School's outstanding goalkeeper, Shaquan Davis, said it was a big disappointment that the school did not go further in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition.However, he and his teammates will be looking to go the distance next season,...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Red Stripe Premier League's (RSPL) top striker, Rondee Smith (with six goals), has proven in his short time in the league that he knows how to find the net, but the former Manchoniel player stressed that his focus is to help the team meet its...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Having seen his charge's stock fall in Germany, Craig Butler, the adoptive father and manager of Bayer Leverkusen forward Leon Bailey, has issued a warning of sorts to the club.The combative Butler notes that the striker will assess his options over...

Published:Saturday | November 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Julian Robinson, who was recently named North America Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Coach of the Year, said the award proved a lot of doubters wrong, as back when he just started coaching throwing events, many insisted he would need expert...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Trainer Gary Subratie and jockey Dane Dawkins yesterday combined to post a rare hat-trick, upstaging the players locked in championship battles on the 10-race card. The jockey-trainer combination dominated races four to six, scoring with NUCLEAR...

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St George's College (STGC) head coach Neville 'Bertis' Bell, said based on their record against Jamaica College (JC) in recent times, he likes his chances going up against the defending champions in today's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-final,...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chevany Willis was Portmore United's unlikely goalscoring hero as the defending Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) champions came from behind to beat Dunbeholden 3-2 in a St Catherine derby at the Royal Lakes Complex in Spanish Town yesterday.The...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

One thing that will be common among all the coaches in today's ISSA Walker Cup final, scheduled for the Stadium East field at 4 p.m., is they have all either attended or worked at Excelsior High School.Lebert Halliman, a former student and coach at...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following Jamaica's impressive display in the just-concluded CONCACAF Under-20 World Cup qualifiers in the United States, head coach Jerome Waite believes that the nation has a special crop of young players and should try to keep the core of the...

Published:Saturday | November 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It went all the way to a penalty shoot-out, but Excelsior's coach, Daniel Riley, said that he was always confident of victory in their ISSA/Digicel Walker Cup semi-finals at the Spanish Town Prison Oval, yesterday.The Mountain View Avenue-based...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Under-20 team coach Jerome Waite says that the focus for the next two Concacaf World Cup qualifying games is to score as many goals as possible, to give themselves the best chance of advancing from the group.Only the group winners will...

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