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Stories by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | August 24, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Waterhouse will start the defence of their JFF Women’s Premier League title against Olympic Gardens this afternoon in the second game of a double header at the Drewsland Stadium at 4 p.m. Whip Although Waterhouse coach Xavier...

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

After a failed attempt last season to rebrand and reignite the urban and rural area schoolboy knockout competitions, the Walker Cup and the Ben Francis Cup, the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), has readjusted both competitions...

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) is expected to, at the upcoming Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) annual general meeting, call for a review of the local transfer cap system, particularly for lower-league transfers. Currently...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United have lost two key components to their back-to-back Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) championship unit, with the departure of top striker Javon East and ace midfielder, Ricardo Morris. However, new Portmore United head coach,...

Published:Wednesday | August 14, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant Academy play Peruvian club Comunicaciones in their quarter-final match in the 2019 Scotia Bank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League, after a dominant group stage performance. Coach Vanny Clarke believes they have shown their high...

Published:Tuesday | August 13, 2019 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) CEO Courtney Francis hailed firebrand Windies batsman Chris Gayle as a legendary figure in international cricket, likening his status to that of Trinidad and Tobago’s record-setting, Hall of Fame batting great...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With just a few weeks to go before the start of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season, there has been no improvement in the situation affecting the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA), whose responsibility, as it stands, is to operate and...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s representatives in Olympic skeet at the Pan American Games, Christian Sasso and Shaun Barnes, said that the competition they faced in Lima, Peru, was on another level. However, both shooters thought that they represented well,...

Published:Wednesday | August 7, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite losing all three of their group games, to finish bottom of Group A, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz ended the Pan American Games football tournament on a positive note after beating host Peru 1-0 at the Estadio Universidad in San Marcos, yesterday....

Published:Tuesday | August 6, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Under-15 team will not participate in this year’s Concacaf Under-15 Championship after the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) request for emergency appointments for visa-less members of the team was not granted by the US Embassy. The...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Experienced netball personalities Sylvester Campbell and Patrick Brissett have both questioned the experience of Netball Jamaica (NJ) President-designate Tricia Robinson, and are in ‘wait and see’ mode ahead of her expected ascension to the top...

Published:Saturday | August 3, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Even though Tony James did not receive the required four nominations at Thursday’s Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) presidential nominations to be eligible to contest the September 15 elections, he said that as a matter of principle, he had to...

Published:Friday | August 2, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

He might be widely expected to return as Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, when the dust settles, following the upcoming elections on September 15, but the incumbent, Michael Ricketts, is not taking anything for granted. Ricketts, who is...

Published:Wednesday | July 31, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has described as “unfortunate” comments made by national Under-23 head coach Donovan Duckie in the wake of a string of poor results from the team at the Olympic qualifiers and the Pan...

Published:Wednesday | July 31, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle described playing in the Concacaf League Round-of-16 as an opportunity and an inspiration for his players, the club, and the community. The Red Stripe Premier League finalists take on HS Herediano from Costa Rica at...

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica started their 2019 Pan American Games football tournament on a losing note, going down 3-1 to Honduras in their opening Group B match at the Estadio Universidad San Marcos yesterday. Deshane Beckford fired the Jamaicans into the lead in the...

Published:Monday | July 29, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After their disappointing early exit from the first round of 2020 Olympic qualifiers, Jamaica’s Under-23 men’s football team will seek some early redemption when they take on Honduras in their first match at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru,...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president, Christopher Samuda, like most Jamaicans, was left disappointed with the national under-23 football team’s early elimination from their Caribbean zone, Concacaf Olympic qualifying Championships, which was...

Published:Wednesday | July 24, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Under-fire coach Donovan Duckie will lead Jamaica’s national Under-23 team into the Pan Am Games football championship, which begins tomorrow, despite the team’s disappointing showing at the just-concluded Olympic qualifiers held here in Jamaica at...

Published:Wednesday | July 24, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Sashana ‘babyface’ Campbell, who was appointed Reggae Girlz co-captain along with young ­goalkeeper Sydney Schneider for the Pan Am Games squad, said her experience and that of other ­seasoned campaigners, such as Toriana Patterson, will be...

Published:Tuesday | July 23, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Veteran coach Leebert Halliman, who recently returned to Excelsior High School as technical director of its football programme, says that although some sections of the school community disapprove of his reappointment, his track record of discipline...

Published:Tuesday | July 23, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After leading Jamaica to their historic participation in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France recently, Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies said that his next goal is to help the country establish a vibrant, sustainable women’s domestic league....

Published:Monday | July 22, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s under-23 men’s team crashed out of the Concacaf men’s Olympic qualifying first round after playing to a 1-1 draw with group winners St Kitts and Nevis at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex last night. St Kitts, who also beat Dominica 4-...

Published:Saturday | July 20, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Glenmuir High School ended day one of the Excelsior High School pre-season football tournament, the Ali Cup, as the only team perfect from all matches played, winning all of their three games yesterday. The Glen Laing-coached team defeated Hydel 1-...

Published:Wednesday | July 17, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National Under-23 goalkeeper Jaedin White believes the team is in prime condition ahead of their opening Group A first-round Concacaf (Caribbean stage) men’s Olympic qualifying game against Dominica at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex this...

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