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Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jerome 'Jerry' Waite, assistant coach of Jamaica's national senior team, admitted that the team should have scored more against Cayman Islands in last Sunday's Concacaf Nations League opener at the National Stadium.Waite, however, said that he was...

Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Camperdown High Christopher Bender has warned his rivals that his team will be at full strength for their next fixture following a 1-0 win against minnows Meadowbrook High in ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group C action yesterday.Sean Daley...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) surprised many experts last year when they went to the final. This year will be different as teams will be coming at them.First up for last year's finalists is Papine at Bumper Hall, Spanish Town Road, at 3:...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:11 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of St Catherine High, Anthony Patrick, is looking to win the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup title in what will be the final year of his three-year plan.Patrick took charge two years ago and guided the team out of the preliminary stage each year. Now...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Having won the Super Cup title last year, coach of Kingston College Ludlow Bernard is looking to build on that momentum in this year's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition, which kicks off today.Many-time champions KC last won the coveted title in...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will look to secure a historic win against Ecuador when the two countries meet in a friendly encounter today at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, USA. Kick- off time is 7 p.m.In three previous friendly games, Jamaica, ranked...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Assistant coach of Jamaica's national senior women's team, Lorne Donaldson, says it is now not very important who the Reggae Girlz will play in the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship after the draw was made yesterday.According to Donaldson the...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Women's Committee chairperson, Elaine Walker-Brown is pleased with the camaraderie and grit showed by the team that advanced to the CONCACAF final stage of FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers. Walker-Brown who has...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier blanked rivals Santos 2-0 to lift the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Under-15 title at Alpha Institute yesterday.Jhavon Smith scored a wonderful kick from just outside the 18 yards area to put Cavalier in the lead in...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz forward Trudi Carter is set to depart for Italy soon to line up for the recently formed AS Roma women's team in the 2018-19 season.Carter has scored two goals so far in the five-team CONCACAF Caribbean Women's World Cup qualifiers now...

Published:Wednesday | August 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, confirmed that overseas-based coaches Hue Menzies and Lorne Donaldson, who are both involved in the national women's programme, are currently operating on a voluntary basis.Head...

Published:Tuesday | August 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Chairperson of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) women's programme, Elaine Walker-Brown, says there is need for more resources for its improvement."We need to structure the schoolgirls' league properly for it to run concurrently with the boys'...

Published:Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 12:15 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Lorne Donaldson, assistant coach of Jamaica senior women's team, says it will be very important to get off to a winning start against Antigua and Barbuda when the teams meet in the CONCACAF Caribbean Union World Cup Qualifiers final stage at the...

Published:Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

In light of heavy investment in local schoolboy football from corporate Jamaica, some coaches of schoolgirl teams believe that they should be treated better.Wisynco and Digicel were this week announced as the new sponsors for the Inter-Secondary...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National Under-23 team head coach Donovan Duckie says he is looking to build a winning culture within his squad ahead of weekend friendlies against St Vincent and the Grenadines.Jamaica's Under-23s are scheduled to oppose St Vincent and the...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Vassell Reynolds, head coach of defending daCosta Cup schoolboy champions Rusea's High, said he is working on the team's mentality to retain the title.With the competition scheduled to start early September, Reynolds, who guided the Hanover-based...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse's women team head coach Xavier Gilbert was disappointed with his team's performance despite a come-from-behind 2-1 victory against Arnett Gardens in the Jamaica Football Federation/Lascelles Employees and Partners Co-operative Credit...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National Under-14 coach Aaron Lawrence is confident that his team will top Group F in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series that kicks off tomorrow with a double-header at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Arnett Gardens.The...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint said that his organisation has secured a friendly international against Ecuador, just two days before the CONCACAF Nations League opener.Jamaica's Reggae Boyz, who are 54th on the FIFA...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Manager of Jamaica senior men's football team, Roy Simpson, said that despite having a better history against Grenada and Barbados, those teams were the best available options to engage in friendly international games at this time.The senior Reggae...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Former national star basketball representative Kimani Ffriend says that he is delighted with the inaugural staging of the Hoops and Friends one-day clinic held last Saturday at the University of the West Indies gymnasium.With approximately 50...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:22 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Arnett Gardens, Jerome 'Jerry' Waite blamed faulty finishing for his team's elimination from the CONCACAF League by Unido Arabe of Panama.Arnett went down 3-0 to the Panamanian club in the first leg of the round of 16 tie on July 31. They...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Veteran broadcaster Simon Crosskill is back as host of RJR's sports magazine programme, 'Sports Grill'. He started yesterday after replacing Patrick Anderson, who is on a leave of absence."I am going back to Hitz 92 and the 'Sports Grill', which is...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Donovan Duckie head coach of the national Under-23 team is pleased that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has secured two friendly games against St Vincent as they continue preparation for the Olympic Games qualifiers."The national Under-23...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Peart has been officially confirmed as the new head coach of the University of the West Indies (UWI) heading into the upcoming Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) new season.With the departure of Marcel 'Fuzzy' Gayle to Waterhouse, the position...

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