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Published:Saturday | February 4, 2023 | 1:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Rowland ‘Randy’ Phillips will open Jamaica’s Davis Cup tie against Estonia’s Kristjan Tamm today at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre starting at 3 p.m. and the 29-year-old is looking to set the tone for the rest of the weekend with a win. Phillips, the...

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2023 | 1:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON AND St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Super League winners Real Mona will not be accepting their invitation to participate in the National Tier II Competition, confirmed club president Peter Moses. Yesterday was the deadline for clubs...

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2023 | 1:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

NATIONAL UNDER-17 football coach Merron Gordon is confident the 20 players selected to make the trip to Guatemala for the Concacaf Under-17 Championships can take Jamaica to the Under-17 World Cup for the third time in the country’s history. Gordon...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2023 | 12:17 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After a month in camp, the coaching staff of Jamaica’s under-17 national football team named a 20-man squad at a press conference this morning. The squad is set to depart the island shortly for the Concacaf U-17 Championships in Gautemala...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2023 | 1:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

YOUNG DANIEL Azar goes into this weekend’s Davis Cup Tennis Group II playoff tie against Estonia as the youngest member of Jamaica’s five-man team. The 17-year-old, who has been one of the top performers at the prestigious Saddlebrook Tennis...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2023 | 1:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA WILL host their first Davis Cup tennis tie in more than a decade this weekend and Tennis Jamaica president John Azar believes it is only fitting to have newly laid surfaces for the four courts at the Tennis Jamaica Centre for the February 4...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2023 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Brazilian coach Clovis de Oliveira arrived in the island yesterday to begin his stint with Jamaica Premier League (JPL) club Chapelton Maroons and the former Reggae Boyz coach insisted he will not be affected by the internal turmoil that plunged...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2023 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Meadforest Football Club president Daglalish Henry says his club will be taking up the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) offer to participate in the National Tier II playoffs despite possible repercussions from the Kingston and St Andrew Football...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2023 | 12:59 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Shaqueil Bradford saved Waterhouse from making a losing return to the Waterhouse mini-stadium scoring a late equaliser against Portmore to earn a 1-1 draw in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) yesterday. Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle praised his...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2023 | 12:53 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Several top schoolboy footballers will converge on the Bell/Chung complex today to showcase their skills in the presence of South Carolina coach Tony Allan, in an effort to secure a football scholarship to the United States-based institution....

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2023 | 1:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

ACCORDING TO one highly placed Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) source, the federation has written to the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), stating that their refusal to participate in the National Tier II competition is...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2023 | 1:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National football coach Heimir Hallgrimsson who said he would not have selected the now World Cup champions Argentina as opponents to start his tenure with the Reggae Boyz is now changing his tune. Although the game was scheduled before the...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2023 | 1:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier coach Everdean Scarlett will have a tough assignment when the Zone B leaders take on Olympic Gardens, the second-place team in Zone A, in the feature Jamaica Women’s Premier League (JWPL) game today at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2023 | 1:03 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association’s (KSAFA) Super and Major leagues will not go ahead at the end of the month as was originally announced. According to KSAFA president Mark Bennett these competitions will now begin next month. Bennett...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2023 | 1:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOYZ coach Heimir Hallgrimsson believes he knows what it takes to get good results for developing football countries like Jamaica and that the teams will be ready for his first competitive assignment, a Nation League game against regional...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2023 | 1:01 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL Jamaica Limited (PFJL) CEO Owen Hill believes that the Ashenheim Stadium, located on the grounds of Jamaica College (JC), has the making of a prime centralised Jamaica Premier League (JPL) venue, following the first game of...

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2023 | 12:41 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON COLLEGE forward Dujuan ‘Whisper’ Richards has expressed surprise and delight at his first-ever senior Reggae Boyz call-up, and has promised to make his supporters proud. “It is a great feeling to be in a senior national team training,”...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2023 | 1:36 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National under-17 coach Merron Gordon is optimistic that the young Reggae Boyz can claim a top four spot at the Concacaf qualifiers in Guatemala from February 11-26 and book a place to the 2023 Under-17 World Cup in Peru. Gordon said the squad is...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2023 | 1:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier’s coach, Rudolph Speid, said it feels good to be on top of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) after clipping Portmore United 2-1 win at Stadium East to hand the St Catherine-based club their first defeat of the season. The win pushed the...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2023 | 1:03 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite the hiccups the Jamaica Women’s Premier League (JWPL) has experienced since it returned from a three-year hiatus last November, chairperson of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Women’s Committee, Elaine Walker-Brown, says the aim is to...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2023 | 12:58 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Vere United will host Baptiste Alliance in the feature match at the Wembley Centre of Excellence today in the Jamaica Women’s Premier League (JWPL) as the competition continues today with another round of cross-zone fixtures. Baptiste are third...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2023 | 1:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

IN A recent interview with fifpro.org, Reggae Girl and FIFPRO council member Chinyelu Asher said that after their struggles for remuneration from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) after their historic 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualification...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2023 | 1:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA WOMEN’S Premier League’s top team, Frazsier’s Whip, was expected to face their biggest test of the season at the weekend when the Zone A leaders faced Zone B table-toppers Cavalier. The result proved to be less of a challenge for Frazsier’s...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2023 | 1:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has put its plans to start a Jamaica Women’s Premier League (JWPL) tier two competition early this year on hold. General Secretary of the JFF Dennis Chung says the primary aim is to stabilise the women’s...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2023 | 12:41 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Harbour View general manager Clyde Jureidini says the club is in no rush to host Jamaica Premier League (JPL) matches at the Harbour View mini stadium. According to Jureidini, the club will first be seeking to upgrade its lighting and general...

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